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$500 bill sent to Tamir Rice’s estate for EMS services

NBA - 4 hours 45 min ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland is asking Tamir Rice’s estate to pay $500 for ambulance and medical services he received after being shot by a police officer. The city requested the money as the 12-year-old boy’s “last dying expense” in a creditor’s claim filed Wednesday in Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Probate Court. The claim […]
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$500 bill sent to Tamir Rice’s estate for EMS services

Seattle Seahawks - 4 hours 45 min ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland is asking Tamir Rice’s estate to pay $500 for ambulance and medical services he received after being shot by a police officer. The city requested the money as the 12-year-old boy’s “last dying expense” in a creditor’s claim filed Wednesday in Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Probate Court. The claim […]
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‘Star Wars’ producers charged over Harrison Ford accident

NBA - 4 hours 49 min ago

LONDON (AP) — British health authorities have laid criminal charges against producers of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” over an on-set accident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg. The actor was struck by a hydraulic door on the set of the Millennium Falcon — his character Han Solo’s spaceship — at Pinewood Studios near […]
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‘Star Wars’ producers charged over Harrison Ford accident

Seattle Seahawks - 4 hours 49 min ago

LONDON (AP) — British health authorities have laid criminal charges against producers of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” over an on-set accident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg. The actor was struck by a hydraulic door on the set of the Millennium Falcon — his character Han Solo’s spaceship — at Pinewood Studios near […]
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Authorities reach $3.2B settlement with Morgan Stanley

NBA - 4 hours 50 min ago

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal and state authorities have reached a $3.2 billion settlement with Morgan Stanley over bank practices that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis including misrepresentations about the value of mortgage-backed securities. The nationwide settlement, negotiated by the working group appointed by President Barack Obama in 2012, says the bank acknowledges that […]
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Authorities reach $3.2B settlement with Morgan Stanley

Seattle Seahawks - 4 hours 50 min ago

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal and state authorities have reached a $3.2 billion settlement with Morgan Stanley over bank practices that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis including misrepresentations about the value of mortgage-backed securities. The nationwide settlement, negotiated by the working group appointed by President Barack Obama in 2012, says the bank acknowledges that […]
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Nordstrom shows plans for elaborate Manhattan flagship

NBA - 4 hours 50 min ago

Nordstrom unveils the footprint and exterior design of its planned Manhattan flagship store.
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Nordstrom shows plans for elaborate Manhattan flagship

Seattle Seahawks - 4 hours 50 min ago

Nordstrom unveils the footprint and exterior design of its planned Manhattan flagship store.
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Man accused of trying to join extremists found competent

NBA - 4 hours 54 min ago

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A psychologist says a Wisconsin man charged with trying to join the Islamic State militant group is competent to stand trial. A federal magistrate in Madison has given Joshua Van Haften’s lawyer two weeks to contest the finding. Van Haften was charged last April with trying to cross from Turkey to […]
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Man accused of trying to join extremists found competent

Seattle Seahawks - 4 hours 54 min ago

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A psychologist says a Wisconsin man charged with trying to join the Islamic State militant group is competent to stand trial. A federal magistrate in Madison has given Joshua Van Haften’s lawyer two weeks to contest the finding. Van Haften was charged last April with trying to cross from Turkey to […]
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Police: 3 knives, other blades used in Chicago family deaths

NBA - 4 hours 56 min ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police believe three knives or other weapons with blades were used to kill five of six family members whose bodies were found last week in their home on the city’s Southwest Side. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-lee-EHL’-mee) said Wednesday that investigators believe the weapons were either knives or other cutting […]
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Police: 3 knives, other blades used in Chicago family deaths

Seattle Seahawks - 4 hours 56 min ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police believe three knives or other weapons with blades were used to kill five of six family members whose bodies were found last week in their home on the city’s Southwest Side. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-lee-EHL’-mee) said Wednesday that investigators believe the weapons were either knives or other cutting […]
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Sea lion found starving in San Diego restaurant on the mend

NBA - 4 hours 59 min ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend. SeaWorld vets said Wednesday that the 8-month-old female pup has put on about four pounds, and her bloodwork is encouraging. The underweight and dehydrated sea lion was found […]
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Sea lion found starving in San Diego restaurant on the mend

Seattle Seahawks - 4 hours 59 min ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend. SeaWorld vets said Wednesday that the 8-month-old female pup has put on about four pounds, and her bloodwork is encouraging. The underweight and dehydrated sea lion was found […]
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Tutu asks why it took years to prosecute apartheid murder

NBA - 5 hours 1 min ago

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu has questioned why it took so long for South African prosecutors to charge former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 death of an activist. On Thursday, Tutu welcomed the National Prosecution Authority’s decision this week to prosecute four men linked to the torture […]
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Tutu asks why it took years to prosecute apartheid murder

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 1 min ago

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu has questioned why it took so long for South African prosecutors to charge former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 death of an activist. On Thursday, Tutu welcomed the National Prosecution Authority’s decision this week to prosecute four men linked to the torture […]
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Guest essay: How ‘good’ high schools can be so bad

NBA - 5 hours 8 min ago

Tutor Chris Morris-Lent says excessive difficulty in high school hurts students academically and socially.
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Guest essay: How ‘good’ high schools can be so bad

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 8 min ago

Tutor Chris Morris-Lent says excessive difficulty in high school hurts students academically and socially.
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State: Forcing officer’s testimony in Gray case not unusual

NBA - 5 hours 11 min ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors say there’s nothing unusual about a court order requiring Baltimore Police Officer William Porter to testify against fellow officers in the Freddie Gray case. Assistant Attorney General Carrie Williams made the argument on behalf of city prosecutors in a filing Wednesday in the Court of Special Appeals, Maryland’s second-highest court. Porter […]
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State: Forcing officer’s testimony in Gray case not unusual

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 11 min ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors say there’s nothing unusual about a court order requiring Baltimore Police Officer William Porter to testify against fellow officers in the Freddie Gray case. Assistant Attorney General Carrie Williams made the argument on behalf of city prosecutors in a filing Wednesday in the Court of Special Appeals, Maryland’s second-highest court. Porter […]
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