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Trump settles lawsuit against Univision

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 02:33

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump and Univision say they have resolved the lawsuit that the Republican presidential contender filed after the company decided last summer not to broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants. Trump owned the pageants at the time. Univision dropped them following remarks Trump made about Mexicans during the announcement […]
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Trump settles lawsuit against Univision

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 02:33

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump and Univision say they have resolved the lawsuit that the Republican presidential contender filed after the company decided last summer not to broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants. Trump owned the pageants at the time. Univision dropped them following remarks Trump made about Mexicans during the announcement […]
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Canada says will seek United Nations Security Council seat

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 02:33

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country will seek a United Nations Security Council seat as vacancies come up. Trudeau spoke Thursday after meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Trudeau says seeking a council seat meshes with his government’s plan to renew Canada’s relationship with the world body, which cooled under […]
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Canada says will seek United Nations Security Council seat

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 02:33

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country will seek a United Nations Security Council seat as vacancies come up. Trudeau spoke Thursday after meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Trudeau says seeking a council seat meshes with his government’s plan to renew Canada’s relationship with the world body, which cooled under […]
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John Lewis on Sanders’ civil rights work: ‘Never saw him’

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 02:28

WASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ 1960s work on racial equality, saying, “I never saw him. I never met him.” The Georgia congressman — a stalwart of the Freedom Rides through the South, lunch counter sit-ins and the 1963 March on Washington — raised questions […]
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John Lewis on Sanders’ civil rights work: ‘Never saw him’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 02:28

WASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ 1960s work on racial equality, saying, “I never saw him. I never met him.” The Georgia congressman — a stalwart of the Freedom Rides through the South, lunch counter sit-ins and the 1963 March on Washington — raised questions […]
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2 teen brothers plead not guilty to charges stemming from Jungle shooting

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:40

Two teenage brothers charged last week with felony murder for allegedly shooting five people in The Jungle pleaded not guilty Thursday.
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2 teen brothers plead not guilty to charges stemming from Jungle shooting

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:40

Two teenage brothers charged last week with felony murder for allegedly shooting five people in The Jungle pleaded not guilty Thursday.
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Low snow in Anchorage may move Iditarod sled dogs farther north

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:39

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins with a fan-friendly slow jaunt through Anchorage, but another low snow year in Alaska is playing havoc with the start of the nearly-thousand mile race.
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Low snow in Anchorage may move Iditarod sled dogs farther north

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:39

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins with a fan-friendly slow jaunt through Anchorage, but another low snow year in Alaska is playing havoc with the start of the nearly-thousand mile race.
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CDC ships Zika test for pregnant women; Puerto Rico at risk

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is shipping Zika virus tests for pregnant women to health departments, as travelers try to tell if they returned with an infection that could put a developing baby at risk. But officials warn there could be temporary shortages. Health officials don’t expect widespread transmission of the mosquito-borne virus in the […]
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CDC ships Zika test for pregnant women; Puerto Rico at risk

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is shipping Zika virus tests for pregnant women to health departments, as travelers try to tell if they returned with an infection that could put a developing baby at risk. But officials warn there could be temporary shortages. Health officials don’t expect widespread transmission of the mosquito-borne virus in the […]
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Boeing stock plunges on report of SEC accounting probe

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:36

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of the Boeing Co. plummeted Thursday morning after a report said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the aircraft manufacturer’s accounting. Shares of the Chicago-based company fell more than 10 percent after Bloomberg News published a report shortly after 10:30 a.m. The report said the SEC was looking […]
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Boeing stock plunges on report of SEC accounting probe

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:36

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of the Boeing Co. plummeted Thursday morning after a report said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the aircraft manufacturer’s accounting. Shares of the Chicago-based company fell more than 10 percent after Bloomberg News published a report shortly after 10:30 a.m. The report said the SEC was looking […]
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Colorado deputy dies after being shot while on duty

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:34

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado sheriff’s deputy shot while on duty has died after he was taken off life support. Mesa County Sheriff Matt Lewis announced the death of Deputy Derek Geer late Wednesday night. The sheriff’s office says Geer was shot by a 17-year-old boy who was seen walking around with a […]
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Colorado deputy dies after being shot while on duty

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:34

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado sheriff’s deputy shot while on duty has died after he was taken off life support. Mesa County Sheriff Matt Lewis announced the death of Deputy Derek Geer late Wednesday night. The sheriff’s office says Geer was shot by a 17-year-old boy who was seen walking around with a […]
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Open-source textbooks gain in push for college affordability

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:29

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is preparing for the fall semester, the cost will be zero. An early adopter of open source textbooks, Neth said he turned […]
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Open-source textbooks gain in push for college affordability

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:29

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is preparing for the fall semester, the cost will be zero. An early adopter of open source textbooks, Neth said he turned […]
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Report: Boeing faces SEC probe of Dreamliner, 747 accounting

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:26

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Boeing properly accounted for the costs and expected sales of two of its best known jetliners, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
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Report: Boeing faces SEC probe of Dreamliner, 747 accounting

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:26

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Boeing properly accounted for the costs and expected sales of two of its best known jetliners, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
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