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NBA All-Star weekend: A primer on what to watch in Toronto

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:04

Hockey and Toronto are synonymous, with the sport’s Hall of Fame being housed there and the Maple Leafs being one of the NHL’s “Original Six” franchises. And sports like baseball, rugby, yachting and curling all have history in the city going back to the 19th century. But next weekend, basketball takes over the Queen City. […]
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NBA All-Star weekend: A primer on what to watch in Toronto

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:04

Hockey and Toronto are synonymous, with the sport’s Hall of Fame being housed there and the Maple Leafs being one of the NHL’s “Original Six” franchises. And sports like baseball, rugby, yachting and curling all have history in the city going back to the 19th century. But next weekend, basketball takes over the Queen City. […]
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Coffee-pod trend has peaked in U.S.

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:03

Coffee-pod sales grew quickly during the recession, as Americans shifted to single-serve as a cheaper alternative to buying coffee out.
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Coffee-pod trend has peaked in U.S.

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:03

Coffee-pod sales grew quickly during the recession, as Americans shifted to single-serve as a cheaper alternative to buying coffee out.
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App launched with uniquely African emojis

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:00

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis of characters dressed in colorful traditional attire using popular local expressions and gestures. Afro Emoji founder Nigerian-American Ayoola Daramola said there was a gap in the market for images representing African mobile phone users. The app offers 50 characters in 300 different […]
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App launched with uniquely African emojis

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:00

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis of characters dressed in colorful traditional attire using popular local expressions and gestures. Afro Emoji founder Nigerian-American Ayoola Daramola said there was a gap in the market for images representing African mobile phone users. The app offers 50 characters in 300 different […]
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Grocer is green but unions see red

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:00

New Seasons’ store plans draw opposition; benefits of investment deal for the state is promoted.
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Grocer is green but unions see red

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:00

New Seasons’ store plans draw opposition; benefits of investment deal for the state is promoted.
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Branded for Bernie: Dozens get inked with free Sanders tat

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 23:37

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Fans of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are wearing their support for him on their sleeves — and on their rib cages, calves, necks and backs. Several dozen people have flocked to Aartistic Tattoo in Montpelier, Vermont, to get a free tattoo of the senator, complete with his unkempt hair and […]
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Branded for Bernie: Dozens get inked with free Sanders tat

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 23:37

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Fans of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are wearing their support for him on their sleeves — and on their rib cages, calves, necks and backs. Several dozen people have flocked to Aartistic Tattoo in Montpelier, Vermont, to get a free tattoo of the senator, complete with his unkempt hair and […]
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Clinton’s New Hampshire challenge: Winning trust

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 23:29

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — The private email server. The Wall Street ties. The evolving policy positions. The speaking fees. The concerns vary, but when it comes to Hillary Clinton, it seems the Democratic presidential candidate is having problems earning the public’s trust. Ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary, the former secretary of state is trying […]
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Clinton’s New Hampshire challenge: Winning trust

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 23:29

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — The private email server. The Wall Street ties. The evolving policy positions. The speaking fees. The concerns vary, but when it comes to Hillary Clinton, it seems the Democratic presidential candidate is having problems earning the public’s trust. Ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary, the former secretary of state is trying […]
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Ex got cold feet, jilted one bolted

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 23:00

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax: “Maybe his doubts ended things, but on your way out you slammed the door on his hand.”
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Ex got cold feet, jilted one bolted

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 23:00

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax: “Maybe his doubts ended things, but on your way out you slammed the door on his hand.”
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Thousands take part in anti-Islam protests across Europe

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 22:44

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Thousands of people are taking part in protests against Islam and immigration in several European cities. Police in Dresden say they expect about 15,000 protesters at a rally organized by the group Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West. Known by its German acronym PEGIDA, the group emerged in Dresden […]
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Thousands take part in anti-Islam protests across Europe

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 22:44

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Thousands of people are taking part in protests against Islam and immigration in several European cities. Police in Dresden say they expect about 15,000 protesters at a rally organized by the group Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West. Known by its German acronym PEGIDA, the group emerged in Dresden […]
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Mention of NYC officers’ shooting is barred at cop’s trial

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 22:42

NEW YORK (AP) — This week’s shooting of two New York City police officers in a public housing stairwell has become an issue in another officer’s manslaughter trial. The judge in Officer Peter Liang’s trial on Friday barred any mention of Thursday’s shootings in the Bronx. Officers Patrick Espeut and Diara Cruz were wounded by […]
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Mention of NYC officers’ shooting is barred at cop’s trial

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 22:42

NEW YORK (AP) — This week’s shooting of two New York City police officers in a public housing stairwell has become an issue in another officer’s manslaughter trial. The judge in Officer Peter Liang’s trial on Friday barred any mention of Thursday’s shootings in the Bronx. Officers Patrick Espeut and Diara Cruz were wounded by […]
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EU ministers want to buttress borders to stem refugee flow

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 22:35

AMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union nations anxious to stem the flow of asylum-seekers coming through the Balkans are increasingly considering sending more help to non-member Macedonia as a better way to protect European borders instead of relying on EU member Greece. With Athens unable to halt the tens of thousands of people making the sea […]
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EU ministers want to buttress borders to stem refugee flow

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 22:35

AMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union nations anxious to stem the flow of asylum-seekers coming through the Balkans are increasingly considering sending more help to non-member Macedonia as a better way to protect European borders instead of relying on EU member Greece. With Athens unable to halt the tens of thousands of people making the sea […]
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