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Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scalia

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 20:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months, 31 arguments and 18 decisions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is the Supreme Court hopelessly deadlocked or coping as a party of eight? The answer varies with the issue, but arguments last week in the corruption case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell show there are high-profile cases […]
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Trump, Clinton angle for advantage in politics of gender

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 20:01

WASHINGTON (AP) — She has no stamina. She shouts. She’s got nothing going for her but being a woman. Donald Trump, after toying with gender politics off and on during the campaign, is all in on a mission to undercut Hillary Clinton’s credentials by syncing up his say-anything campaign strategy with his alpha-male persona. The […]
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Trump, Clinton angle for advantage in politics of gender

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 20:01

WASHINGTON (AP) — She has no stamina. She shouts. She’s got nothing going for her but being a woman. Donald Trump, after toying with gender politics off and on during the campaign, is all in on a mission to undercut Hillary Clinton’s credentials by syncing up his say-anything campaign strategy with his alpha-male persona. The […]
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Sweden celebrates king’s 70th birthday

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 19:48

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden is celebrating King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 70th birthday with a service in the palace chapel attended by his family and royal visitors from Japan, Spain, the Netherlands and Denmark, among others. Outdoor pomp and celebrations for Sweden’s monarch in the past 43 years included a tightly choreographed military parade on Saturday […]
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Sweden celebrates king’s 70th birthday

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 19:48

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden is celebrating King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 70th birthday with a service in the palace chapel attended by his family and royal visitors from Japan, Spain, the Netherlands and Denmark, among others. Outdoor pomp and celebrations for Sweden’s monarch in the past 43 years included a tightly choreographed military parade on Saturday […]
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Bangladesh Hindu man hacked to death in latest such attack

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 19:25

NEW DELHI (AP) — A Hindu man was hacked to death in central Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, following a spate of similar attacks in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation. Authorities are investigating whether the killing of Nikhil Joarder was connected to a 2012 complaint against him for alleged comments he made against Prophet Muhammad, […]
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Bangladesh Hindu man hacked to death in latest such attack

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 19:25

NEW DELHI (AP) — A Hindu man was hacked to death in central Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, following a spate of similar attacks in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation. Authorities are investigating whether the killing of Nikhil Joarder was connected to a 2012 complaint against him for alleged comments he made against Prophet Muhammad, […]
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Educated migrants have edge as Germany aims for integration

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 19:16

BERLIN (AP) — Wafaa Askar arrived in Germany barely a year and a half ago from her Syrian homeland, but she already speaks German fluently and counts more Germans than Syrians as friends. Orhan Sahin arrived from Turkey more than three decades ago, but still feels like a foreigner and speaks in broken German. The […]
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Educated migrants have edge as Germany aims for integration

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 19:16

BERLIN (AP) — Wafaa Askar arrived in Germany barely a year and a half ago from her Syrian homeland, but she already speaks German fluently and counts more Germans than Syrians as friends. Orhan Sahin arrived from Turkey more than three decades ago, but still feels like a foreigner and speaks in broken German. The […]
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Bangkok ferris wheel catches fire, but no injuries reported

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 18:56

BANGKOK (AP) — The ferris wheel at a newly opened dinosaur theme park in Bangkok caught fire on Saturday, but the park said no one was on it at the time, and no injuries were reported. The fire broke out following an afternoon thunderstorm in the Thai capital. “At the time of the incident, no […]
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Bangkok ferris wheel catches fire, but no injuries reported

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 18:56

BANGKOK (AP) — The ferris wheel at a newly opened dinosaur theme park in Bangkok caught fire on Saturday, but the park said no one was on it at the time, and no injuries were reported. The fire broke out following an afternoon thunderstorm in the Thai capital. “At the time of the incident, no […]
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Police detain protesters at party convention in Germany

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:58

BERLIN (AP) — Police have detained about 400 leftists who were protesting against the national convention of the populist Alternative for Germany party in Stuttgart. German news agency dpa reported that protesters were shouting “refugees can stay, Nazis must go,” as some 2,000 party members arrived at the convention center on Saturday morning. Protesters temporarily […]
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Police detain protesters at party convention in Germany

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:58

BERLIN (AP) — Police have detained about 400 leftists who were protesting against the national convention of the populist Alternative for Germany party in Stuttgart. German news agency dpa reported that protesters were shouting “refugees can stay, Nazis must go,” as some 2,000 party members arrived at the convention center on Saturday morning. Protesters temporarily […]
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Air strikes on Aleppo amid calm in other parts of Syria

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:51

BEIRUT (AP) — Two Syrian opposition monitoring groups are reporting government air strikes on insurgent-held neighborhoods of the northern city of Aleppo. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported 20 separate air raids, killing at least two people and wounding others. The Local Coordination Committees said the air raids killed one person and wounded […]
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Air strikes on Aleppo amid calm in other parts of Syria

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:51

BEIRUT (AP) — Two Syrian opposition monitoring groups are reporting government air strikes on insurgent-held neighborhoods of the northern city of Aleppo. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported 20 separate air raids, killing at least two people and wounding others. The Local Coordination Committees said the air raids killed one person and wounded […]
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:45

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery features a bullfighter in Madrid, a procession of Orthodox Christians on Good Friday in Jerusalem, and clashes between protesters and French […]
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:45

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery features a bullfighter in Madrid, a procession of Orthodox Christians on Good Friday in Jerusalem, and clashes between protesters and French […]
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English soccer team, 5,000-1 longshots, close in on title

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:19

LONDON (AP) — Bettors looking for a wager with a fancifully high payoff last fall could have gone into their local betting shop in England and risked a bit of cash on the proposition that Elvis Presley would be found alive and well. Or they could have placed their money on a true longshot: The […]
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English soccer team, 5,000-1 longshots, close in on title

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:19

LONDON (AP) — Bettors looking for a wager with a fancifully high payoff last fall could have gone into their local betting shop in England and risked a bit of cash on the proposition that Elvis Presley would be found alive and well. Or they could have placed their money on a true longshot: The […]
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In Norway, search for 2 missing bodies after deadly crash

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:17

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A search continued Saturday for the two missing bodies from the crash of Airbus EC-225 helicopter off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board. Police spokesman Per Angel said they also were working on identifying the 11 victims found so far. The helicopter carrying workers from an offshore rig in […]
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