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North Carolina lawmaker defends law, acknowledges fallout

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:37

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A leading North Carolina lawmaker has told business leaders he respects their right to speak out against a law limiting protections for LGBT people — but he’s not changing his mind. The Human Rights Campaign posted a copy of the letter, dated April 19, online Friday. In the letter, Republican Senate […]
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Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:35

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The federal government is asking a judge to disband the police department in polygamous towns on the Utah-Arizona border found guilty of violating the constitutional rights of nonbelievers. U.S. Department of Justice attorneys say in a court filing Friday that outside agencies such as county sheriffs need to handle the […]
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Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:35

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The federal government is asking a judge to disband the police department in polygamous towns on the Utah-Arizona border found guilty of violating the constitutional rights of nonbelievers. U.S. Department of Justice attorneys say in a court filing Friday that outside agencies such as county sheriffs need to handle the […]
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Norovirus sickens 159 on cruise ship docked in Norfolk

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:00

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Passengers on a cruise ship docked in Virginia have been sickened with norovirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the Balmoral, which is docked Friday in Norfolk, reports 159 crew and passengers have reported being sick. The ship operated by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines left Britain April 16. A […]
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Norovirus sickens 159 on cruise ship docked in Norfolk

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:00

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Passengers on a cruise ship docked in Virginia have been sickened with norovirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the Balmoral, which is docked Friday in Norfolk, reports 159 crew and passengers have reported being sick. The ship operated by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines left Britain April 16. A […]
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Adam Hochschild on ‘Spain in Our Hearts’, this week on Well Read

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:58

Whether you know nothing or quite a bit about the Spanish Civil War, historian Adam Hochschild’s new book “Spain in Our Hearts” is well worth a read. It’s a moving and tragic story, about the Americans and other international residents who signed up to help the Spanish Republic fight a right-wing nationalist insurrection in the […]
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Adam Hochschild on ‘Spain in Our Hearts’, this week on Well Read

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:58

Whether you know nothing or quite a bit about the Spanish Civil War, historian Adam Hochschild’s new book “Spain in Our Hearts” is well worth a read. It’s a moving and tragic story, about the Americans and other international residents who signed up to help the Spanish Republic fight a right-wing nationalist insurrection in the […]
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Spokane police fatally shoot man with knife

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:52

The officers shot a man outside a homeless shelter after he approached them with a knife.
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Spokane police fatally shoot man with knife

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:52

The officers shot a man outside a homeless shelter after he approached them with a knife.
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Reports: Doctor accused of swapping prescriptions for sex

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:51

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia doctor has been arrested after three women told investigators he exchanged prescriptions for sexual acts. Fairmont Police Lt. Douglas Yost is quoted by news outlets as saying that 65-year-old Dr. Eugenio A. Menez was arrested at his home Thursday and charged with 15 felony counts of delivery of […]
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Reports: Doctor accused of swapping prescriptions for sex

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:51

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia doctor has been arrested after three women told investigators he exchanged prescriptions for sexual acts. Fairmont Police Lt. Douglas Yost is quoted by news outlets as saying that 65-year-old Dr. Eugenio A. Menez was arrested at his home Thursday and charged with 15 felony counts of delivery of […]
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US: China rejects Hong Kong port call by US aircraft carrier

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:45

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says China has recently denied a request from a U.S. aircraft carrier for a port visit in Hong Kong. That appears to be a sign of mounting tension in the disputed South China Sea. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his Philippine counterpart visited the carrier, USS John C. Stennis, […]
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US: China rejects Hong Kong port call by US aircraft carrier

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:45

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says China has recently denied a request from a U.S. aircraft carrier for a port visit in Hong Kong. That appears to be a sign of mounting tension in the disputed South China Sea. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his Philippine counterpart visited the carrier, USS John C. Stennis, […]
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‘She grabbed her gun’: Sultan woman, 80, kills intruder after he stabs her husband

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:43

The son of an 80-year-old Sultan woman who fatally shot an intruder who stabbed her husband Thursday said he’s proud of his mother’s bravery — and her aim.
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‘She grabbed her gun’: Sultan woman, 80, kills intruder after he stabs her husband

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:43

The son of an 80-year-old Sultan woman who fatally shot an intruder who stabbed her husband Thursday said he’s proud of his mother’s bravery — and her aim.
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Statement at trial by Auschwitz death camp guard

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:39

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — Excerpts from a 22-page typed statement by defendant Reinhold Hanning, a guard at the Auschwitz death camp, which was read out at his trial in Detmold state court on Friday: Recovering from wounds suffered in combat in 1941: “In this time I thought frequently about my comrades with whom I’d fought […]
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Statement at trial by Auschwitz death camp guard

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:39

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — Excerpts from a 22-page typed statement by defendant Reinhold Hanning, a guard at the Auschwitz death camp, which was read out at his trial in Detmold state court on Friday: Recovering from wounds suffered in combat in 1941: “In this time I thought frequently about my comrades with whom I’d fought […]
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Ducks fire coach Bruce Boudreau after early playoff exit

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:34

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after their disappointing first-round exit from the playoffs. Ducks general manager Bob Murray announced the decision to fire Boudreau, who hasn’t been able to pair postseason success with steady excellence in his two NHL coaching jobs in Anaheim and Washington. […]
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Ducks fire coach Bruce Boudreau after early playoff exit

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:34

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after their disappointing first-round exit from the playoffs. Ducks general manager Bob Murray announced the decision to fire Boudreau, who hasn’t been able to pair postseason success with steady excellence in his two NHL coaching jobs in Anaheim and Washington. […]
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Pop goes a weasel, and down goes world’s biggest atom smasher

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:30

GENEVA (AP) — It’s one of the physics world’s most complex machines, and it has been immobilized — temporarily — by a weasel. Spokesman Arnaud Marsollier says the world’s largest atom smasher, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN outside of Geneva, has suspended operations because a weasel invaded a transformer that helps power the machine […]
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