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Details of N. Korea party congress secret, but goals clear

NBA - 1 hour 59 min ago

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea, the world’s last great master of socialist spectacle, is likely to deliver a big one when its ruling party holds its first congress in 36 years later this week. What exactly is in store during the congress, which opens Friday and will be presided over by leader Kim Jong Un, […]
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Details of N. Korea party congress secret, but goals clear

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 59 min ago

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea, the world’s last great master of socialist spectacle, is likely to deliver a big one when its ruling party holds its first congress in 36 years later this week. What exactly is in store during the congress, which opens Friday and will be presided over by leader Kim Jong Un, […]
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Threats force Afghan boy, fan of Messi, to leave the country

NBA - 1 hour 59 min ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The father of a 5-year-old Afghan boy who received autographed shirts from his soccer hero Lionel Messi says the family was forced to leave Afghanistan amid constant telephone threats. Mohammad Arif Ahmadi — whose son grabbed headlines when he was photographed wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No. 10 on the […]
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Threats force Afghan boy, fan of Messi, to leave the country

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 59 min ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The father of a 5-year-old Afghan boy who received autographed shirts from his soccer hero Lionel Messi says the family was forced to leave Afghanistan amid constant telephone threats. Mohammad Arif Ahmadi — whose son grabbed headlines when he was photographed wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No. 10 on the […]
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Warriors determined to set defensive tone again in Game 2

NBA - 2 hours 40 min ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Bogut has taken to publicly calling himself unflattering names. Such was his mood Monday when someone inquired about the Golden State center often appearing mean and nasty. He used another word to basically refer to himself as a jerk — “100 percent,” he said. As long as Bogut and the […]
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Warriors determined to set defensive tone again in Game 2

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 40 min ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Bogut has taken to publicly calling himself unflattering names. Such was his mood Monday when someone inquired about the Golden State center often appearing mean and nasty. He used another word to basically refer to himself as a jerk — “100 percent,” he said. As long as Bogut and the […]
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HSBC profit lower in volatile market

NBA - 2 hours 40 min ago

BEIJING (AP) — HSBC Holdings PLC says its latest quarterly profit fell 18 percent from a year earlier due to global market volatility. The London-based bank said Tuesday it earned $5.4 billion in the three months ending March 31 on revenue of $15 billion. It said revenue was down from $15.9 billion the same period […]
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HSBC profit lower in volatile market

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 40 min ago

BEIJING (AP) — HSBC Holdings PLC says its latest quarterly profit fell 18 percent from a year earlier due to global market volatility. The London-based bank said Tuesday it earned $5.4 billion in the three months ending March 31 on revenue of $15 billion. It said revenue was down from $15.9 billion the same period […]
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Pietrangelo logs heavy ice time in Blues’ playoff run

NBA - 2 hours 42 min ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo is used to playing a lot — especially this time of year. The St. Louis Blues linchpin defenseman plays with a high motor and appears to have no issues piling up the ice time. Pietrangelo is fourth overall in the playoffs averaging 30 minutes, 34 seconds, including more than […]
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Pietrangelo logs heavy ice time in Blues’ playoff run

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 42 min ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo is used to playing a lot — especially this time of year. The St. Louis Blues linchpin defenseman plays with a high motor and appears to have no issues piling up the ice time. Pietrangelo is fourth overall in the playoffs averaging 30 minutes, 34 seconds, including more than […]
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Gaza sewage poisons coastline, threatens Israel

NBA - 2 hours 42 min ago

SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip’s Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone. The sewage has damaged Gaza’s limited fresh water supplies, decimated fishing zones, and after years of […]
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Gaza sewage poisons coastline, threatens Israel

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 42 min ago

SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip’s Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone. The sewage has damaged Gaza’s limited fresh water supplies, decimated fishing zones, and after years of […]
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St. Louis jury awards $55M in Johnson & Johnson cancer suit

NBA - 2 hours 45 min ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A jury in St. Louis has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $55 million to a South Dakota woman who claimed the company’s talcum powder caused her to develop ovarian cancer. Court records show the jury returned the verdict in favor of plaintiff Gloria Ristesund on Monday. It comes after a […]
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St. Louis jury awards $55M in Johnson & Johnson cancer suit

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 45 min ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A jury in St. Louis has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $55 million to a South Dakota woman who claimed the company’s talcum powder caused her to develop ovarian cancer. Court records show the jury returned the verdict in favor of plaintiff Gloria Ristesund on Monday. It comes after a […]
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Monday’s prep results

NBA - 2 hours 55 min ago

Million Teckle scored a hat trick for Chief Sealth, and scored two assists on the night as the Seahawks shut out Eastside Catholic in a Metro league match.
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Monday’s prep results

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 55 min ago

Million Teckle scored a hat trick for Chief Sealth, and scored two assists on the night as the Seahawks shut out Eastside Catholic in a Metro league match.
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North Korea says waitresses tricked into going to South

NBA - 3 hours 5 min ago

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea stepped up its calls Tuesday for South Korea to return 12 waitresses whom Pyongyang says Seoul abducted from a restaurant in China. Seoul says the waitresses willingly defected to the South. North Korean authorities on Tuesday presented the colleagues and parents of the waitresses to North Korean and […]
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North Korea says waitresses tricked into going to South

Seattle Seahawks - 3 hours 5 min ago

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea stepped up its calls Tuesday for South Korea to return 12 waitresses whom Pyongyang says Seoul abducted from a restaurant in China. Seoul says the waitresses willingly defected to the South. North Korean authorities on Tuesday presented the colleagues and parents of the waitresses to North Korean and […]
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Leicester owners aim to keep winning team together

NBA - 3 hours 9 min ago

BANGKOK (AP) — The Thai owners of Premier League champion Leicester City aim to keep the victorious squad together despite expectations that many players will be lured away by big-money offers from richer clubs. Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, son of club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, attended Monday’s game between Chelsea and Tottenham which ended in a draw, meaning […]
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Leicester owners aim to keep winning team together

Seattle Seahawks - 3 hours 9 min ago

BANGKOK (AP) — The Thai owners of Premier League champion Leicester City aim to keep the victorious squad together despite expectations that many players will be lured away by big-money offers from richer clubs. Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, son of club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, attended Monday’s game between Chelsea and Tottenham which ended in a draw, meaning […]
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