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US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize

NBA - 5 hours 40 min ago

HELSINKI (AP) — American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold has won this year’s euro 1 million ($1.2 million) Millennium Technology Prize for discoveries in “directed evolution,” which has helped sustainable development and clean technology become available in many areas of industry. The prize-awarding committee says the 59-year-old professor from the California Institute of Technology “has from […]
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US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 40 min ago

HELSINKI (AP) — American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold has won this year’s euro 1 million ($1.2 million) Millennium Technology Prize for discoveries in “directed evolution,” which has helped sustainable development and clean technology become available in many areas of industry. The prize-awarding committee says the 59-year-old professor from the California Institute of Technology “has from […]
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Report: European banks to struggle, may need to cut costs

NBA - 5 hours 42 min ago

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European banks are likely to struggle to make profits in months ahead and may need to cut costs, merge or change their business strategies to return to solid health, a report said Tuesday. In its review of financial stability in the 19-country eurozone, the European Central Bank said the region’s banking […]
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Report: European banks to struggle, may need to cut costs

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 42 min ago

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European banks are likely to struggle to make profits in months ahead and may need to cut costs, merge or change their business strategies to return to solid health, a report said Tuesday. In its review of financial stability in the 19-country eurozone, the European Central Bank said the region’s banking […]
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Senior Taliban figure says death of leader could unify group

NBA - 5 hours 55 min ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior Afghan Taliban figure says the death of their leader in a U.S. drone strike last week could make the movement stronger and unify their ranks. Mullah Mohammad Ghous, a foreign minister during the Taliban’s 1996-2001 rule of Afghanistan, says Mullah Akhtar Mansour’s death clears the way for those who […]
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Senior Taliban figure says death of leader could unify group

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 55 min ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior Afghan Taliban figure says the death of their leader in a U.S. drone strike last week could make the movement stronger and unify their ranks. Mullah Mohammad Ghous, a foreign minister during the Taliban’s 1996-2001 rule of Afghanistan, says Mullah Akhtar Mansour’s death clears the way for those who […]
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Florida doctor sentenced to 25 years in 3 pill mill deaths

NBA - 6 hours 2 min ago

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge in Tampa has sentenced a 76-year-old doctor to 25 years in prison for the deaths of three patients who were prescribed pain medications at his clinic. U.S. District Judge James D. Whittemore told Edward Neil Feldman at sentencing Monday that the doctor “became a drug pusher” and […]
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Florida doctor sentenced to 25 years in 3 pill mill deaths

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 2 min ago

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge in Tampa has sentenced a 76-year-old doctor to 25 years in prison for the deaths of three patients who were prescribed pain medications at his clinic. U.S. District Judge James D. Whittemore told Edward Neil Feldman at sentencing Monday that the doctor “became a drug pusher” and […]
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34-year-old orangutan dies at Columbus Zoo

NBA - 6 hours 3 min ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The zoo says Sally died while undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Zoo officials say she had a chronic respiratory disease, which she had been treated for several times in recent years. Officials say the respiratory disease made Sally more […]
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34-year-old orangutan dies at Columbus Zoo

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 3 min ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The zoo says Sally died while undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Zoo officials say she had a chronic respiratory disease, which she had been treated for several times in recent years. Officials say the respiratory disease made Sally more […]
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Ginger Zee shines on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ despite injury

NBA - 6 hours 17 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ginger Zee’s ailing back didn’t seem to affect her much during the first half of the two-night season finale of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” The “Good Morning America” meteorologist showed off plenty of flexibility during two performances Monday. The only evidence of pain came after the first dance when Zee […]
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Ginger Zee shines on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ despite injury

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 17 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ginger Zee’s ailing back didn’t seem to affect her much during the first half of the two-night season finale of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” The “Good Morning America” meteorologist showed off plenty of flexibility during two performances Monday. The only evidence of pain came after the first dance when Zee […]
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Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics

NBA - 6 hours 20 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain’s most prestigious universities. The London School of Economics announced Monday that Jolie will be working with students studying for a master’s degree in Women, Peace and Security. Among others appointed to teach the course is former […]
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Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 20 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain’s most prestigious universities. The London School of Economics announced Monday that Jolie will be working with students studying for a master’s degree in Women, Peace and Security. Among others appointed to teach the course is former […]
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Best Buy adds to chorus or woes in retail

NBA - 6 hours 27 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A strong start to the year from Best Buy was overshadowed by a lengthening string of declining quarterly sales and a pessimistic outlook that added to a chorus of woes from the retail sector. The chain’s shares dropped nearly 4 percent before the market opened Tuesday. Last week, Target Corp. reported […]
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Best Buy adds to chorus or woes in retail

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 27 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A strong start to the year from Best Buy was overshadowed by a lengthening string of declining quarterly sales and a pessimistic outlook that added to a chorus of woes from the retail sector. The chain’s shares dropped nearly 4 percent before the market opened Tuesday. Last week, Target Corp. reported […]
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Apple boss Tim Cook: Apps are future of TV

NBA - 6 hours 47 min ago

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Tuesday that apps are the future of television and that the company wants to help change the entertainment industry. Cook was speaking at a meeting of tech and other startups in Amsterdam, two months after Apple announced software enhancements for its TV system, Apple TV, and knocked […]
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Apple boss Tim Cook: Apps are future of TV

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 47 min ago

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Tuesday that apps are the future of television and that the company wants to help change the entertainment industry. Cook was speaking at a meeting of tech and other startups in Amsterdam, two months after Apple announced software enhancements for its TV system, Apple TV, and knocked […]
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Priest abuse victim sentenced for child pornography

NBA - 6 hours 54 min ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky newspaper reports a man who was abused by a Catholic priest in Louisville as a child has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for using two boys to produce child pornography. The Courier-Journal (http://cjky.it/1TtP0JM ) reports that 47-year-old Michael Mudd, of Bullitt County near Louisville, was sentenced Wednesday […]
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Priest abuse victim sentenced for child pornography

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 54 min ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky newspaper reports a man who was abused by a Catholic priest in Louisville as a child has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for using two boys to produce child pornography. The Courier-Journal (http://cjky.it/1TtP0JM ) reports that 47-year-old Michael Mudd, of Bullitt County near Louisville, was sentenced Wednesday […]
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