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Obamas, Bidens to kick off USO comedy show next week

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:52

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are joining their wives next week for a USO comedy show in observance of Military Appreciation Month. The event also marks the fifth anniversary of the national initiative Joining Forces. First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden launched Joining Forces in 2011 to support […]
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Gilead 1Q profit tumbles on slower hepatitis C drug sales

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:47

FOSTER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Gilead Science Inc.’s earnings tumbled 17 percent in first quarter as sales of its blockbuster hepatitis C franchise slowed faster than expected, missing Wall Street estimates. The maker of Harvoni, the first once-daily, single-pill regimen for hepatitis C, said sales of the best-selling drug fell 15 percent to $3 billion […]
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Gilead 1Q profit tumbles on slower hepatitis C drug sales

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:47

FOSTER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Gilead Science Inc.’s earnings tumbled 17 percent in first quarter as sales of its blockbuster hepatitis C franchise slowed faster than expected, missing Wall Street estimates. The maker of Harvoni, the first once-daily, single-pill regimen for hepatitis C, said sales of the best-selling drug fell 15 percent to $3 billion […]
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Slain teen’s dad, stepmom arrested on domestic abuse charges

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:37

WYTHEVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say the father and stepmother of a slain Virginia teenager have been arrested after a domestic violence incident. Wytheville Police Chief Ricky Arnold said Thursday that David Madison Lovell and Terri Surratt Lovell have been arrested and charged with unlawful wounding against each other. Arnold declined to provide further details […]
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Slain teen’s dad, stepmom arrested on domestic abuse charges

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:37

WYTHEVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say the father and stepmother of a slain Virginia teenager have been arrested after a domestic violence incident. Wytheville Police Chief Ricky Arnold said Thursday that David Madison Lovell and Terri Surratt Lovell have been arrested and charged with unlawful wounding against each other. Arnold declined to provide further details […]
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Fans’ Holy Grail: unreleased songs in Prince’s vault

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:35

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the days since Prince died, YouTube and other uploading sites have been flooded with hundreds of hours of the superstar’s songs, concert footage, TV appearances and music videos. It’s a boon for Prince lovers, and a sign that the notoriously tight copyright controls the artist maintained over his material are […]
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Fans’ Holy Grail: unreleased songs in Prince’s vault

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:35

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the days since Prince died, YouTube and other uploading sites have been flooded with hundreds of hours of the superstar’s songs, concert footage, TV appearances and music videos. It’s a boon for Prince lovers, and a sign that the notoriously tight copyright controls the artist maintained over his material are […]
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Police: Man shot dead after killing wife, shooting at deputy

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:31

SULPHUR, La. (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected of fatally shooting his wife is dead after exchanging gunfire with sheriff’s deputies in southwest Louisiana. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso says investigators are trying to determine if the man shot and killed himself or was fatally wounded by a sheriff’s deputy after he opened fire […]
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Police: Man shot dead after killing wife, shooting at deputy

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:31

SULPHUR, La. (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected of fatally shooting his wife is dead after exchanging gunfire with sheriff’s deputies in southwest Louisiana. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso says investigators are trying to determine if the man shot and killed himself or was fatally wounded by a sheriff’s deputy after he opened fire […]
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Next for Hastert: Prison, sex-offender program, polygraph

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:24

CHICAGO (AP) — Now that a judge branded him “a serial child molester,” Dennis Hastert must prepare to serve his 15-month prison sentence. Once he’s out, the former House speaker must participate in a sex-offender program that could include lie-detector and other tests to determine how many children he’s molested in his lifetime. Judge Thomas […]
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Next for Hastert: Prison, sex-offender program, polygraph

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:24

CHICAGO (AP) — Now that a judge branded him “a serial child molester,” Dennis Hastert must prepare to serve his 15-month prison sentence. Once he’s out, the former House speaker must participate in a sex-offender program that could include lie-detector and other tests to determine how many children he’s molested in his lifetime. Judge Thomas […]
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UW’s Budda Baker, Sidney Jones, WSU’s Luke Falk among Pac-12’s top 2017 NFL prospects

WA Cougars - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:24

Pac-12 roundup: UW's Travis Feeney, WSU's Joe Dahl close to realizing NFL dreams this weekend.
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UW’s Budda Baker, Sidney Jones, WSU’s Luke Falk among Pac-12’s top 2017 NFL prospects

WA Huskies - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:24

Pac-12 roundup: UW's Travis Feeney, WSU's Joe Dahl close to realizing NFL dreams this weekend.
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UW’s Budda Baker, Sidney Jones, WSU’s Luke Falk among Pac-12’s top 2017 NFL prospects

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:24

Pac-12 roundup: UW's Travis Feeney, WSU's Joe Dahl close to realizing NFL dreams this weekend.
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UW’s Budda Baker, Sidney Jones, WSU’s Luke Falk among Pac-12’s top 2017 NFL prospects

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:24

Pac-12 roundup: UW's Travis Feeney, WSU's Joe Dahl close to realizing NFL dreams this weekend.
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Amazon shares soar on strong earnings, revenue gains

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:19

The tech and retail giant posted profit of $513 million, or $1.07 per diluted share, nearly doubling the 58 cents expected by analysts. Revenue rose 28 percent to $29.1 billion, also surpassing analysts’ expectations of $28 billion.
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Amazon shares soar on strong earnings, revenue gains

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:19

The tech and retail giant posted profit of $513 million, or $1.07 per diluted share, nearly doubling the 58 cents expected by analysts. Revenue rose 28 percent to $29.1 billion, also surpassing analysts’ expectations of $28 billion.
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Mom convicted of creating public nuisance for Facebook post

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:09

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell woman has been convicted of creating a public nuisance by posting an online comment about the possibility of a shooting at her son’s middle school. The Roswell Daily Record (http://goo.gl/TwXFTU ) reports that 32-year-old Jeanette Garza Alvarez was given a 30-day deferred sentence Tuesday after being convicted in Municipal […]
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Mom convicted of creating public nuisance for Facebook post

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:09

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell woman has been convicted of creating a public nuisance by posting an online comment about the possibility of a shooting at her son’s middle school. The Roswell Daily Record (http://goo.gl/TwXFTU ) reports that 32-year-old Jeanette Garza Alvarez was given a 30-day deferred sentence Tuesday after being convicted in Municipal […]
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May Day in Seattle has featured violence after peaceful marches

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:04

A day of mostly peaceful protests across the world, May 1 has a complicated political history. In Seattle, it has drawn peaceful labor and immigration marches — and, more recently, anarchist and anti-capitalist demonstrations that have erupted in violence.
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