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CEO Howard Lincoln leaving Mariners with ‘a few regrets’

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:20

Thoughts of his eventual retirement, which was announced Wednesday, had lingered since January 2014, when longtime team president and close friend Chuck Armstrong retired.
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Mariners CEO Howard Lincoln to resign, sources say

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:20

Sources have indicated that team minority owner John Stanton will assume Lincoln’s role. The Mariners have announced a 3 p.m. news conference at Safeco Field.
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AP Source: Cruz taps Fiorina to serve as running mate

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:19

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to serve as his running mate. The Texas senator plans to unveil his pick for vice president Wednesday afternoon in Indianapolis. That’s according to a Republican with direct knowledge of Fiorina’s selection, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the […]
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AP Source: Cruz taps Fiorina to serve as running mate

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:19

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to serve as his running mate. The Texas senator plans to unveil his pick for vice president Wednesday afternoon in Indianapolis. That’s according to a Republican with direct knowledge of Fiorina’s selection, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the […]
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Storm’s Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart named to U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team

Seattle Storm - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:18

Sue Bird and her Seattle Storm teammate, rookie Breanna Stewart, were both named to the U.S. women's national basketball team that will compete at the Olympic Games this summer.
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Activists in New York protest price of pneumonia vaccine

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:35

NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors Without Borders has held a protest in New York City against the price of a pneumonia vaccine. Advocates especially want cheaper versions to be available in poor countries and for humanitarian groups. About 70 people silently placed 2,500 flowers in an empty crib outside Pfizer’s headquarters Wednesday. It symbolized the […]
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Activists in New York protest price of pneumonia vaccine

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:35

NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors Without Borders has held a protest in New York City against the price of a pneumonia vaccine. Advocates especially want cheaper versions to be available in poor countries and for humanitarian groups. About 70 people silently placed 2,500 flowers in an empty crib outside Pfizer’s headquarters Wednesday. It symbolized the […]
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Police: Officer shoots, kills man with machete or knife

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:34

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Police in metro Atlanta say an officer shot and killed a man who appeared to have a knife or machete during a confrontation with the officer. Deputy Chief Cornelius Yarbro of the DeKalb County police tells WSB-TV (2wsb.tv/1Wq9eTE) it happened Wednesday morning. Police said the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating […]
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Police: Officer shoots, kills man with machete or knife

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:34

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Police in metro Atlanta say an officer shot and killed a man who appeared to have a knife or machete during a confrontation with the officer. Deputy Chief Cornelius Yarbro of the DeKalb County police tells WSB-TV (2wsb.tv/1Wq9eTE) it happened Wednesday morning. Police said the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating […]
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Slain husband and wife lauded for their kindness

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:27

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A husband and wife who emigrated from Bangladesh 30 years ago and were found slain in their California home last weekend are being remembered for their kindness. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1NxqgxD ) immigrants Shamima and Golam Rabbi often had relatives stay with them as a first step in […]
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Slain husband and wife lauded for their kindness

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:27

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A husband and wife who emigrated from Bangladesh 30 years ago and were found slain in their California home last weekend are being remembered for their kindness. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1NxqgxD ) immigrants Shamima and Golam Rabbi often had relatives stay with them as a first step in […]
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Wednesday TV Picks: ‘Skin Wars’ artists try camouflage

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:25

Also airing Wednesday, April 27, 2016: “Blackish” on ABC and “Rosewood” on Fox.
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Wednesday TV Picks: ‘Skin Wars’ artists try camouflage

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:25

Also airing Wednesday, April 27, 2016: “Blackish” on ABC and “Rosewood” on Fox.
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Ex-House speaker Hastert sentenced to 15 months for sex-abuse cover-up

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:24

Dennis Hastert, who for eight years presided over the House and was second in the line of succession to the presidency, was sentenced in the hush-money case that included accusations that he sexually abused teenagers decades ago while coaching.
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Ex-House speaker Hastert sentenced to 15 months for sex-abuse cover-up

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:24

Dennis Hastert, who for eight years presided over the House and was second in the line of succession to the presidency, was sentenced in the hush-money case that included accusations that he sexually abused teenagers decades ago while coaching.
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Surgeon makes tourism ad after Rhode Island’s Iceland flop

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:22

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An oral surgeon has made a Rhode Island tourism ad and paid to air it following a botched rollout of the state’s own tourism campaign. A tourism video that Rhode Island released in March was mocked for showing footage of a concert hall in Iceland. It was quickly pulled. Cranston’s Stephen […]
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Surgeon makes tourism ad after Rhode Island’s Iceland flop

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:22

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An oral surgeon has made a Rhode Island tourism ad and paid to air it following a botched rollout of the state’s own tourism campaign. A tourism video that Rhode Island released in March was mocked for showing footage of a concert hall in Iceland. It was quickly pulled. Cranston’s Stephen […]
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Photos of the Day: April 27, 2016

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:21

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: April 27, 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:21

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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USGS records 4.1 magnitude earthquake in central Oklahoma

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:21

LUTHER, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded at 4.1 magnitude earthquake in the Oklahoma City area. The quake struck at 10:44 a.m. Wednesday near Luther, about 30 miles north of Oklahoma City. No injuries or damage have been reported, but the USGS website shows the earthquake was felt 135 miles away in […]
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