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At Tony Award nominations Tuesday, all eyes on ‘Hamilton’

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:37

Nominations for best musical, best original score and best book are a foregone conclusion for “Hamilton,” while Thomas Kail’s direction of the show and Andy Blankenbuehler’s choreography are also pretty likely.
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Oprah Winfrey to star in HBO’s ‘Henrietta Lacks’ movie

NBA - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:33

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is expanding her participation in HBO’s “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” to an on-screen role. The cable channel said Monday that Winfrey will star in the TV movie that she’s been shepherding as an executive producer. The film is based on Rebecca Skloot’s nonfiction book of the same […]
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Oprah Winfrey to star in HBO’s ‘Henrietta Lacks’ movie

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:33

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is expanding her participation in HBO’s “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” to an on-screen role. The cable channel said Monday that Winfrey will star in the TV movie that she’s been shepherding as an executive producer. The film is based on Rebecca Skloot’s nonfiction book of the same […]
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Military tests unmanned ship designed to cross oceans

NBA - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:25

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The military is launching tests on the world’s largest unmanned surface vessel — a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board. The so-called “Sea Hunter” has the potential to revolutionize not only the military’s maritime service but commercial shipping […]
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Military tests unmanned ship designed to cross oceans

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:25

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The military is launching tests on the world’s largest unmanned surface vessel — a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board. The so-called “Sea Hunter” has the potential to revolutionize not only the military’s maritime service but commercial shipping […]
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No time to revel in Game 7 wins for Raptors and Heat

NBA - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:10

MIAMI (AP) — The exhilaration of winning Game 7s was short-lived for Toronto and Miami. It’s back-to-work time. The Raptors play host to the Heat in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup in Toronto on Tuesday night, a series that starts a mere two days after both teams survived elimination games on their […]
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No time to revel in Game 7 wins for Raptors and Heat

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:10

MIAMI (AP) — The exhilaration of winning Game 7s was short-lived for Toronto and Miami. It’s back-to-work time. The Raptors play host to the Heat in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup in Toronto on Tuesday night, a series that starts a mere two days after both teams survived elimination games on their […]
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Navy boss: Russian jets should stop buzzing US planes, ship

NBA - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:09

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian jets buzzing a U.S. military ship and planes in the Baltics are escalating tension between the two nations, the chief of naval operations said Monday. “My hope is that we can stop this sort of activity,” Adm. John M. Richardson told reporters at the Pentagon. “I don’t think the Russians are […]
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Navy boss: Russian jets should stop buzzing US planes, ship

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:09

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian jets buzzing a U.S. military ship and planes in the Baltics are escalating tension between the two nations, the chief of naval operations said Monday. “My hope is that we can stop this sort of activity,” Adm. John M. Richardson told reporters at the Pentagon. “I don’t think the Russians are […]
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Jerry Sandusky presses appeal, wants to question witnesses

NBA - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:08

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky’s effort to get his child molestation convictions thrown out ran into tough questioning Monday from a judge who voiced doubt about defense lawyers are entitled to question witnesses — including some of the former Penn State assistant football coach’s victims. Judge John Cleland pressed Sandusky attorney Al Lindsay about […]
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Jerry Sandusky presses appeal, wants to question witnesses

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:08

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky’s effort to get his child molestation convictions thrown out ran into tough questioning Monday from a judge who voiced doubt about defense lawyers are entitled to question witnesses — including some of the former Penn State assistant football coach’s victims. Judge John Cleland pressed Sandusky attorney Al Lindsay about […]
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Remo Belli, musician who pioneered synthetic drumheads, dies

NBA - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:08

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Remo Belli, who pioneered the synthetic drumhead just in time to help a generation of rock-and-rollers shape their sound, has died. His death was announced in a statement by Remo Inc., the California-based drum manufacturer that Belli founded and ran for six decades. It did not disclose the location or cause […]
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Remo Belli, musician who pioneered synthetic drumheads, dies

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:08

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Remo Belli, who pioneered the synthetic drumhead just in time to help a generation of rock-and-rollers shape their sound, has died. His death was announced in a statement by Remo Inc., the California-based drum manufacturer that Belli founded and ran for six decades. It did not disclose the location or cause […]
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Ukrainian city marks 2nd anniversary of fire that killed 43

NBA - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:59

MOSCOW (AP) — Demonstrators have gathered in the Ukrainian city of Odessa to mark the second anniversary of the street clashes that culminated in a fire that killed 43 people as they took shelter from opponents. In all, 48 people died in the May 2, 2014, violence. It began with fights between two factions marching […]
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Ukrainian city marks 2nd anniversary of fire that killed 43

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:59

MOSCOW (AP) — Demonstrators have gathered in the Ukrainian city of Odessa to mark the second anniversary of the street clashes that culminated in a fire that killed 43 people as they took shelter from opponents. In all, 48 people died in the May 2, 2014, violence. It began with fights between two factions marching […]
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Faulty breast implants: French court upholds 4-year sentence

NBA - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:50

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — A French appeals court on Monday upheld a four-year prison sentence against a maker of fraudulent breast implants that were given to tens of thousands of women worldwide from 2001 to 2010. The appeals court in the southern town of Aix-en-Provence found Jean-Claude Mas, 76, the founder and former owner of […]
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Faulty breast implants: French court upholds 4-year sentence

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:50

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — A French appeals court on Monday upheld a four-year prison sentence against a maker of fraudulent breast implants that were given to tens of thousands of women worldwide from 2001 to 2010. The appeals court in the southern town of Aix-en-Provence found Jean-Claude Mas, 76, the founder and former owner of […]
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Cliffhangers, wigs and dangling plotlines: The next-to-last episode of ‘The Good Wife’

NBA - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:39

In the penultimate “Good Wife” episode, Peter Florrick’s trial is underway and it doesn’t look good. We learned at least one major bombshell (spoiler alert!), the office gets a really unexpected make-over, and the writers teased the will-they-or-won’t-get-together plotline just a little further. Also, there was a new wig! Tricia: The Wig looked good last […]
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