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Jozy Altidore determined to avoid injury in a big year ahead

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:18

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jozy Altidore feels he has watched far too many of the United States’ biggest games from the sidelines over the past nine years, so he decided to do something about it. The striker showed up to the team’s annual January camp one week earlier and more than 10 pounds lighter to […]
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Jozy Altidore determined to avoid injury in a big year ahead

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:18

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jozy Altidore feels he has watched far too many of the United States’ biggest games from the sidelines over the past nine years, so he decided to do something about it. The striker showed up to the team’s annual January camp one week earlier and more than 10 pounds lighter to […]
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AP source: Latos agrees to $3M, 1-year deal with White Sox

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:18

CHICAGO (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says pitcher Mat Latos has agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced by the team. Latos played for the Marlins, Dodgers […]
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AP source: Latos agrees to $3M, 1-year deal with White Sox

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:18

CHICAGO (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says pitcher Mat Latos has agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced by the team. Latos played for the Marlins, Dodgers […]
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Ferguson City Council expected to vote on DOJ agreement

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:17

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a police and court reform proposal with the U.S. Department of Justice, an agreement that would cost the St. Louis suburb millions of dollars. The consent decree would require hiring a monitor, training police on diversity, giving significant pay raises to […]
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Ferguson City Council expected to vote on DOJ agreement

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:17

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a police and court reform proposal with the U.S. Department of Justice, an agreement that would cost the St. Louis suburb millions of dollars. The consent decree would require hiring a monitor, training police on diversity, giving significant pay raises to […]
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Police searching for missing Mountlake Terrace woman

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:16

Mountlake Terrace police are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who went missing on Monday.
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Police searching for missing Mountlake Terrace woman

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:16

Mountlake Terrace police are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who went missing on Monday.
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The Latest: Intel chief: US faces global terror threat

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:11

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is telling the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that the Islamic State group is the leading edge of an unprecedented increase in Sunni violent extremism. He delivered the annual assessment […]
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The Latest: Intel chief: US faces global terror threat

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:11

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is telling the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that the Islamic State group is the leading edge of an unprecedented increase in Sunni violent extremism. He delivered the annual assessment […]
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In Tech: Google ads, Verizon video, domain leadership

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:08

Google is helping to promote the fight against extremism through its own digital advertising network. Anti-extremist ads partially financed by Google recently began appearing in the U.K. as part of a program that helps nonprofit organizations highlight their causes when people enter certain words into a search engine. In this instance, Google says it is […]
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In Tech: Google ads, Verizon video, domain leadership

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:08

Google is helping to promote the fight against extremism through its own digital advertising network. Anti-extremist ads partially financed by Google recently began appearing in the U.K. as part of a program that helps nonprofit organizations highlight their causes when people enter certain words into a search engine. In this instance, Google says it is […]
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Court upholds tax evasion convictions of Atkins diet doctor

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:07

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Kansas obesity specialist who co-authored the “Atkins Diabetes Revolution.” The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday affirmed all five counts of attempted tax evasion against Dr. Mary C. Vernon. The Lawrence woman was sentenced in 2014 to three years and […]
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Court upholds tax evasion convictions of Atkins diet doctor

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:07

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Kansas obesity specialist who co-authored the “Atkins Diabetes Revolution.” The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday affirmed all five counts of attempted tax evasion against Dr. Mary C. Vernon. The Lawrence woman was sentenced in 2014 to three years and […]
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Toyota recalls Scion FR-S to fix ignition key problem

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:06

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota’s youth-oriented Scion brand is recalling about 28,000 FR-S sports cars in North America because drivers can take the keys out of the ignition without the car being in park. The recall covers cars with automatic transmissions from the 2013 through 2016 model years. Toyota says in some cases, the mechanism that […]
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Toyota recalls Scion FR-S to fix ignition key problem

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:06

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota’s youth-oriented Scion brand is recalling about 28,000 FR-S sports cars in North America because drivers can take the keys out of the ignition without the car being in park. The recall covers cars with automatic transmissions from the 2013 through 2016 model years. Toyota says in some cases, the mechanism that […]
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Officer injured in shootout with marathon bombers to retire

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:05

BOSTON (AP) — A transit police officer who was shot and critically injured during a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombers is retiring. Richard Donohue Jr. nearly died during a chaotic gun battle in Watertown four days after the 2013 bombing as police closed in on the suspects, brothers Dzhokhar (joh-HAHR’) and Tamerlan Tsarnaew (TAM’-ehr-luhn […]
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Officer injured in shootout with marathon bombers to retire

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:05

BOSTON (AP) — A transit police officer who was shot and critically injured during a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombers is retiring. Richard Donohue Jr. nearly died during a chaotic gun battle in Watertown four days after the 2013 bombing as police closed in on the suspects, brothers Dzhokhar (joh-HAHR’) and Tamerlan Tsarnaew (TAM’-ehr-luhn […]
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Agencies contend Facebook is breaching French privacy laws

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:04

PARIS (AP) — Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users there without their knowledge. The independent privacy watchdog CNIL has given Facebook three months to comply with French data protection laws or risk sanctions. The government-linked General Direction for […]
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Agencies contend Facebook is breaching French privacy laws

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:04

PARIS (AP) — Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users there without their knowledge. The independent privacy watchdog CNIL has given Facebook three months to comply with French data protection laws or risk sanctions. The government-linked General Direction for […]
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