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Von Miller, 2 other Broncos fined by NFL for AFC title game

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:52

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Denver Broncos Von Miller, T.J. Ward and Shiloh Keo have been fined $23,152 each by the NFL for actions in their victory over the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game. Miller, a linebacker, was docked for unsportsmanlike conduct, likely for a celebration after one of his 2 1/2 sacks […]
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Huskies battle but can’t close out No. 23 Arizona in 77-72 loss

WA Huskies - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:44

The Huskies have lost five straight games to Wildcats, including a 99-67 rout last month. UW expects a sellout at Alaska Airlines Arena - the first since 2012 - which should provide an energetic atmosphere.
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Ex-‘Survivor’ contestant charged with possessing child porn

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:27

CLARKSTON, Mich. (AP) — Michigan authorities have charged a former “Survivor” contestant with possessing child pornography and running Ponzi scheme. Michael Skupin was arraigned Friday in Oakland County on a dozen felony charges, including child porn possession, larceny by conversion and racketeering. His bond was set at $350,000. It wasn’t clear if Skupin has an […]
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Ex-‘Survivor’ contestant charged with possessing child porn

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:27

CLARKSTON, Mich. (AP) — Michigan authorities have charged a former “Survivor” contestant with possessing child pornography and running Ponzi scheme. Michael Skupin was arraigned Friday in Oakland County on a dozen felony charges, including child porn possession, larceny by conversion and racketeering. His bond was set at $350,000. It wasn’t clear if Skupin has an […]
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Two first aid at sea courses offered this month in Seattle

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:19

The Washington Sea Grant and Port of Seattle Fishermen’s Terminal are co-sponsoring a Coast Guard-approved First Aid at Sea course for commercial fishermen and recreational boaters 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8 and Friday, Feb. 26 at the Fishermen’s Terminal in Seattle. Topics include cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), patient assessment, hypothermia, cold-water survival, near-drowning, shock, trauma, […]
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Two first aid at sea courses offered this month in Seattle

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:19

The Washington Sea Grant and Port of Seattle Fishermen’s Terminal are co-sponsoring a Coast Guard-approved First Aid at Sea course for commercial fishermen and recreational boaters 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8 and Friday, Feb. 26 at the Fishermen’s Terminal in Seattle. Topics include cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), patient assessment, hypothermia, cold-water survival, near-drowning, shock, trauma, […]
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Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Watson named Oxford fellows

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:14

LONDON (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have got new roles: Visiting fellows at Oxford University. The actors are among 11 non-academics to have accepted appointments at Oxford’s Lady Margaret Hall. Visiting fellows are normally appointed for three years, and are encouraged to visit, dine, debate or perform at the college. Alan Rusbridger, the […]
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Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Watson named Oxford fellows

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:14

LONDON (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have got new roles: Visiting fellows at Oxford University. The actors are among 11 non-academics to have accepted appointments at Oxford’s Lady Margaret Hall. Visiting fellows are normally appointed for three years, and are encouraged to visit, dine, debate or perform at the college. Alan Rusbridger, the […]
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Chai’s death: She was happy at new zoo

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:12

As someone who has long loved the Woodland Park Zoo elephants, I would like to share my thoughts [“Pang of guilt in Seattle over Chai’s death,” Opinion, Feb. 6]. The Woodland Park Zoo sent its elephants to another zoo to provide social interaction. We only had two elephants left at the zoo, which meant that […]
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Chai’s death: She was happy at new zoo

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:12

As someone who has long loved the Woodland Park Zoo elephants, I would like to share my thoughts [“Pang of guilt in Seattle over Chai’s death,” Opinion, Feb. 6]. The Woodland Park Zoo sent its elephants to another zoo to provide social interaction. We only had two elephants left at the zoo, which meant that […]
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Leicester stuns Man City to stretch EPL lead, Spurs go 2nd

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:12

LONDON (AP) — With a 3-1 win at Manchester City, Leicester showed why it really could be lifting the Premier League trophy for the first time in May. From 5,000-1 outsiders for the title in August, Leicester became the 7/4 favorites with several British bookmakers on Saturday after going five points clear at the top. […]
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Leicester stuns Man City to stretch EPL lead, Spurs go 2nd

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:12

LONDON (AP) — With a 3-1 win at Manchester City, Leicester showed why it really could be lifting the Premier League trophy for the first time in May. From 5,000-1 outsiders for the title in August, Leicester became the 7/4 favorites with several British bookmakers on Saturday after going five points clear at the top. […]
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Somali official: Bomb blew hole in passenger jet

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:02

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali official says that a bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday. Ali Jama Jangali, Somalia’s transport minister, said at a press conference Saturday that investigators concluded that a bomb caused the […]
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Somali official: Bomb blew hole in passenger jet

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:02

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali official says that a bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday. Ali Jama Jangali, Somalia’s transport minister, said at a press conference Saturday that investigators concluded that a bomb caused the […]
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Austrian police: 5 skiers killed in ‘massive’ avalanche

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:57

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Austria say five skiers from the Czech Republic have been killed after being buried in a ‘massive’ Alpine avalanche. Tirol police spokesman Helmut Schuetz said Saturday that two people were also injured after the avalanche struck the Wattener Lizum region, 30 kilometers (20 miles) southeast of Innsbruck. Schuetz says a […]
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Austrian police: 5 skiers killed in ‘massive’ avalanche

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:57

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Austria say five skiers from the Czech Republic have been killed after being buried in a ‘massive’ Alpine avalanche. Tirol police spokesman Helmut Schuetz said Saturday that two people were also injured after the avalanche struck the Wattener Lizum region, 30 kilometers (20 miles) southeast of Innsbruck. Schuetz says a […]
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Philadelphia taxi driver shot in arm during robbery attempt

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:55

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a Philadelphia taxi driver has been shot in the arm during an overnight robbery attempt in his cab. Police say two men and one woman flagged down the Get A Cab taxi just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday in front of a gas station and asked to be taken to a […]
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Philadelphia taxi driver shot in arm during robbery attempt

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:55

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a Philadelphia taxi driver has been shot in the arm during an overnight robbery attempt in his cab. Police say two men and one woman flagged down the Get A Cab taxi just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday in front of a gas station and asked to be taken to a […]
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2 dead, 1 badly hurt in explosion at Spanish biodiesel plant

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:44

MADRID (AP) — An explosion at a biodiesel plant has killed two workers and left one survivor seriously injured, Spanish emergency services said Saturday. The Emergency Coordination and Information Center for the regional government of Valencia said the explosion occurred at around 11 a.m. Saturday at a fuel production plant in Algemesi, 33 kilometers (21 […]
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2 dead, 1 badly hurt in explosion at Spanish biodiesel plant

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:44

MADRID (AP) — An explosion at a biodiesel plant has killed two workers and left one survivor seriously injured, Spanish emergency services said Saturday. The Emergency Coordination and Information Center for the regional government of Valencia said the explosion occurred at around 11 a.m. Saturday at a fuel production plant in Algemesi, 33 kilometers (21 […]
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