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UN chief urges nuclear test ban treaty ratification

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:33

VIENNA (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the U.S. and seven other nations to ratify the treaty banning nuclear weapons testing so that the agreement can take effect. Ban was speaking Wednesday at 20th-anniversary commemorations of the Vienna-based CTBTO, the U.N. organization created to monitor adherence to the treaty. But all 44 nations […]
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UN chief urges nuclear test ban treaty ratification

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:33

VIENNA (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the U.S. and seven other nations to ratify the treaty banning nuclear weapons testing so that the agreement can take effect. Ban was speaking Wednesday at 20th-anniversary commemorations of the Vienna-based CTBTO, the U.N. organization created to monitor adherence to the treaty. But all 44 nations […]
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Prosecutors: Ex-coal chief should be in prison during appeal

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:32

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Prosecutors are urging a federal appeals court not to allow former coal company executive Don Blankenship to remain free while the court considers an appeal. The Charleston Gazette-Mail (http://bit.ly/1Uh7VX4 ) reports that government lawyers say allowing the ex-Massey Energy CEO to continue his $1 million bail would be contrary to federal […]
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Prosecutors: Ex-coal chief should be in prison during appeal

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:32

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Prosecutors are urging a federal appeals court not to allow former coal company executive Don Blankenship to remain free while the court considers an appeal. The Charleston Gazette-Mail (http://bit.ly/1Uh7VX4 ) reports that government lawyers say allowing the ex-Massey Energy CEO to continue his $1 million bail would be contrary to federal […]
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FTC rules Amazon is liable for in-app charges

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:28

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Amazon is liable for in-app purchases made by children, the latest development in a suit filed by the Federal Trade Commission in 2014. The FTC reached a settlement agreement with Apple and Google in 2014 about in-app purchases made by children without parental consent but […]
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FTC rules Amazon is liable for in-app charges

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:28

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Amazon is liable for in-app purchases made by children, the latest development in a suit filed by the Federal Trade Commission in 2014. The FTC reached a settlement agreement with Apple and Google in 2014 about in-app purchases made by children without parental consent but […]
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AP NewsAlert

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:26

CHICAGO (AP) — Man who says Dennis Hastert sexually abused him speaks at ex-U.S. House speaker’s sentencing .
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AP NewsAlert

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:26

CHICAGO (AP) — Man who says Dennis Hastert sexually abused him speaks at ex-U.S. House speaker’s sentencing .
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Reports: Blast in Turkish city kills 1, wounds at least 6

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:25

ISTANBUL (AP) — An explosion rocked a major city in northwestern Turkey Tuesday, killing one person and wounding others, local media reported. The private Dogan News agency said the explosion hit near the Grand Mosque of Bursa and killed one person and wounded seven others. It’s broadcast footage showed people fleeing the area. The state-run […]
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Reports: Blast in Turkish city kills 1, wounds at least 6

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:25

ISTANBUL (AP) — An explosion rocked a major city in northwestern Turkey Tuesday, killing one person and wounding others, local media reported. The private Dogan News agency said the explosion hit near the Grand Mosque of Bursa and killed one person and wounded seven others. It’s broadcast footage showed people fleeing the area. The state-run […]
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Tyson Fury teases Wladimir Klitschko ahead of rematch

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:24

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Tyson Fury removed his T-shirt, turned to Wladimir Klitschko, pointed to his flabby belly and blurted out: “Shame on you, you let a fat man beat you.” It was just one of the many lively moments in an expletive-laden, at-times-shocking news conference at the Manchester Arena on Wednesday between two fighters […]
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Tyson Fury teases Wladimir Klitschko ahead of rematch

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:24

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Tyson Fury removed his T-shirt, turned to Wladimir Klitschko, pointed to his flabby belly and blurted out: “Shame on you, you let a fat man beat you.” It was just one of the many lively moments in an expletive-laden, at-times-shocking news conference at the Manchester Arena on Wednesday between two fighters […]
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‘SnoCoSqueeze’ lane closures on I-5 this weekend

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:20

The state Department of Transportation is warning Snohomish County drivers of road maintenance expected to slow traffic on northbound I-5 and city streets.
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‘SnoCoSqueeze’ lane closures on I-5 this weekend

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:20

The state Department of Transportation is warning Snohomish County drivers of road maintenance expected to slow traffic on northbound I-5 and city streets.
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UK Labour lawmaker suspended over anti-Israel comments

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:20

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has suspended a lawmaker for making anti-Israel posts on social media before she was elected to Parliament. The party says Naz Shah is barred from taking part in the party’s activities. Shah has faced strong criticism for comments, including a 2014 Facebook post in which she shared […]
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UK Labour lawmaker suspended over anti-Israel comments

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:20

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has suspended a lawmaker for making anti-Israel posts on social media before she was elected to Parliament. The party says Naz Shah is barred from taking part in the party’s activities. Shah has faced strong criticism for comments, including a 2014 Facebook post in which she shared […]
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French billionaire to create new art museum in Paris

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:36

PARIS (AP) — The French billionaire and art collector Francois Pinault has announced the creation of a new contemporary art museum in central Paris. Pinault described the project as “a dream come true” in a news conference Wednesday with Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo. The museum will open by the end of 2018 in the former […]
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French billionaire to create new art museum in Paris

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:36

PARIS (AP) — The French billionaire and art collector Francois Pinault has announced the creation of a new contemporary art museum in central Paris. Pinault described the project as “a dream come true” in a news conference Wednesday with Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo. The museum will open by the end of 2018 in the former […]
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In Internet age, pirate radio arises as surprising challenge

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:27

IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) — In the age of podcasts and streaming services, you might think pirate radio is low on the list of concerns of federal lawmakers and broadcasters. You’d be wrong. They’re increasingly worried about its presence in some cities as unlicensed broadcasters commandeer frequencies to play anything from Trinidadian dance music to Haitian […]
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In Internet age, pirate radio arises as surprising challenge

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:27

IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) — In the age of podcasts and streaming services, you might think pirate radio is low on the list of concerns of federal lawmakers and broadcasters. You’d be wrong. They’re increasingly worried about its presence in some cities as unlicensed broadcasters commandeer frequencies to play anything from Trinidadian dance music to Haitian […]
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