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Turkish legislators fight again over bill to strip immunity

NBA - 6 hours 13 min ago

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish parliamentary committee has again erupted in chaos over a contentious ruling party proposal to strip legislators of their immunity from prosecution. Legislators on Monday hurled bottled water at each other across the committee room while others engaged in a fist-fight, forcing the committee head to halt proceedings. The committee […]
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Turkish legislators fight again over bill to strip immunity

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 13 min ago

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish parliamentary committee has again erupted in chaos over a contentious ruling party proposal to strip legislators of their immunity from prosecution. Legislators on Monday hurled bottled water at each other across the committee room while others engaged in a fist-fight, forcing the committee head to halt proceedings. The committee […]
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Lawsuit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice

NBA - 6 hours 15 min ago

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups. The lawsuit was filed last week in Chicago on behalf of Stacy Pincus, a local woman who accuses Starbucks of misleading consumers. The lawsuit alleges […]
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Lawsuit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 15 min ago

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups. The lawsuit was filed last week in Chicago on behalf of Stacy Pincus, a local woman who accuses Starbucks of misleading consumers. The lawsuit alleges […]
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3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life

NBA - 6 hours 16 min ago

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers searching for extraterrestrial life may need to look no farther than a small, nearby star. That’s the word Monday from a Belgian-led team that has discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star just 40 light-years away. It’s the first time planets have been found around these types […]
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3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 16 min ago

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers searching for extraterrestrial life may need to look no farther than a small, nearby star. That’s the word Monday from a Belgian-led team that has discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star just 40 light-years away. It’s the first time planets have been found around these types […]
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Officers fatally shoot man while executing search warrant

NBA - 6 hours 16 min ago

ALAMO, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says agents are gathering information after law enforcement officers fatally shot a man. A TBI statement says the shooting occurred at 3:30 a.m. Sunday while Crockett County deputies and a Maury City police officer were executing a search warrant the West Tennessee residence. The statement says […]
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Officers fatally shoot man while executing search warrant

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 16 min ago

ALAMO, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says agents are gathering information after law enforcement officers fatally shot a man. A TBI statement says the shooting occurred at 3:30 a.m. Sunday while Crockett County deputies and a Maury City police officer were executing a search warrant the West Tennessee residence. The statement says […]
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British family attacked in Thailand recount assault in court

NBA - 6 hours 18 min ago

BANGKOK (AP) — A British couple in their 60s who were brutally attacked during a holiday in Thailand have recounted the assault in court after a visit from government officials bearing gifts and apologies. Rosemary and Lewis Owen and their 43-year-old son were vacationing last month in the resort town of Hua Hin when a […]
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British family attacked in Thailand recount assault in court

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 18 min ago

BANGKOK (AP) — A British couple in their 60s who were brutally attacked during a holiday in Thailand have recounted the assault in court after a visit from government officials bearing gifts and apologies. Rosemary and Lewis Owen and their 43-year-old son were vacationing last month in the resort town of Hua Hin when a […]
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Woman dies in fall from Columbia Gorge trail; 3-year-old survives

NBA - 6 hours 24 min ago

PORTLAND (AP) — A 3-year-old boy survived a 50-foot fall at a popular Oregon hiking trail that killed his 37-year-old mother. Multnomah County Sheriff’s Capt. Steve Alexander says deputies responded late Sunday afternoon after learning that two hikers had fallen off a cliff at Horsetail Falls along the Columbia River Gorge. The woman and the […]
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Woman dies in fall from Columbia Gorge trail; 3-year-old survives

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 24 min ago

PORTLAND (AP) — A 3-year-old boy survived a 50-foot fall at a popular Oregon hiking trail that killed his 37-year-old mother. Multnomah County Sheriff’s Capt. Steve Alexander says deputies responded late Sunday afternoon after learning that two hikers had fallen off a cliff at Horsetail Falls along the Columbia River Gorge. The woman and the […]
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Finnish broadcaster fights taxman demand for Panama Papers

NBA - 6 hours 27 min ago

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish broadcaster YLE says it won’t provide documents related to the Panama Papers to the country’s tax authority, which has demanded access to them in an apparent move to trace tax dodgers with offshore accounts. YLE lawyer Kirsi-Marja Okkonen says they won’t comply with the request from the Finnish Tax Authority, which […]
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Finnish broadcaster fights taxman demand for Panama Papers

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 27 min ago

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish broadcaster YLE says it won’t provide documents related to the Panama Papers to the country’s tax authority, which has demanded access to them in an apparent move to trace tax dodgers with offshore accounts. YLE lawyer Kirsi-Marja Okkonen says they won’t comply with the request from the Finnish Tax Authority, which […]
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Perkins Coie to offer 15 percent discount to startups with women executives

NBA - 6 hours 30 min ago

The Seattle-based law firm launched Le[a]dBetter to encourage companies to hire women in executive business roles.
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Perkins Coie to offer 15 percent discount to startups with women executives

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 30 min ago

The Seattle-based law firm launched Le[a]dBetter to encourage companies to hire women in executive business roles.
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Virginia GOP lawmakers to sue over felons’ voting rights

NBA - 6 hours 34 min ago

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Virginia will file a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November, GOP leaders said Monday. Republicans said that they have hired an attorney and plan to contest the governor’s executive order, which restored the rights of felons […]
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Virginia GOP lawmakers to sue over felons’ voting rights

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 34 min ago

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Virginia will file a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November, GOP leaders said Monday. Republicans said that they have hired an attorney and plan to contest the governor’s executive order, which restored the rights of felons […]
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Judge temporarily blocks removal of Confederate monument in Louisville

NBA - 6 hours 35 min ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has temporarily barred the city of Louisville from removing a 70-foot-tall Confederate monument from the University of Louisville campus. Jefferson Circuit Judge Judith McDonald-Burkman signed a restraining order Monday morning forbidding the city from moving the 121-year-old obelisk honoring Kentuckians who died fighting for the Confederacy in the Civil […]
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Judge temporarily blocks removal of Confederate monument in Louisville

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 35 min ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has temporarily barred the city of Louisville from removing a 70-foot-tall Confederate monument from the University of Louisville campus. Jefferson Circuit Judge Judith McDonald-Burkman signed a restraining order Monday morning forbidding the city from moving the 121-year-old obelisk honoring Kentuckians who died fighting for the Confederacy in the Civil […]
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