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Sounders Clint Dempsey, Brad Evans, Jordan Morris all named to preliminary U.S. Copa America Centenario roster

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 06:50

Sounders forwards Clint Dempsey and Jordan Morris and defender Brad Evans have all been named to coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s preliminary, 40-player United States roster for this summer’s Copa America Centenario, the federation announced Sunday. The USMNT begins training camp on May 16, four days before the due date for the final, 23-man roster. The team […]
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Sounders Clint Dempsey, Brad Evans, Jordan Morris all named to preliminary U.S. Copa America Centenario roster

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 06:50

Sounders forwards Clint Dempsey and Jordan Morris and defender Brad Evans have all been named to coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s preliminary, 40-player United States roster for this summer’s Copa America Centenario, the federation announced Sunday. The USMNT begins training camp on May 16, four days before the due date for the final, 23-man roster. The team […]
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LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi law

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 06:43

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi supporters of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights protested Sunday, saying they’re not giving up their fight against a state law they call discriminatory. The law, which takes effect July 1, is to allow religious groups and some private businesses to deny services to same-sex couples and transgender people. More […]
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LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi law

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 06:43

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi supporters of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights protested Sunday, saying they’re not giving up their fight against a state law they call discriminatory. The law, which takes effect July 1, is to allow religious groups and some private businesses to deny services to same-sex couples and transgender people. More […]
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‘Family Guy’ creator to sing with Boston Pops opening night

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 05:53

BOSTON (AP) — “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane is helping the Boston Pops kick off its spring concert series. The 42-year-old actor and filmmaker will be the orchestra’s opening night guest on Friday. He’ll be singing a selection of popular songs from the 1940s and 1950s, according to the ensemble. The New England native is […]
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‘Family Guy’ creator to sing with Boston Pops opening night

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 05:53

BOSTON (AP) — “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane is helping the Boston Pops kick off its spring concert series. The 42-year-old actor and filmmaker will be the orchestra’s opening night guest on Friday. He’ll be singing a selection of popular songs from the 1940s and 1950s, according to the ensemble. The New England native is […]
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After a half-century wait, US cruise leaves Miami for Cuba

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 05:44

MIAMI (AP) — After a half-century of waiting, passengers finally set sail on Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba. Carnival Corp.’s 704-passenger Adonia left port at about 4:24 p.m., bound for Havana. Carnival’s Cuba cruises, operating under its Fathom band, will visit the ports of Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. The […]
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After a half-century wait, US cruise leaves Miami for Cuba

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 05:44

MIAMI (AP) — After a half-century of waiting, passengers finally set sail on Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba. Carnival Corp.’s 704-passenger Adonia left port at about 4:24 p.m., bound for Havana. Carnival’s Cuba cruises, operating under its Fathom band, will visit the ports of Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. The […]
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Governor: Puerto Rico won’t make $420 million debt payment

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 05:35

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico’s government will not make a $420 million bond payment due Monday, after a failure to negotiate a legal or political solution to the U.S. territory’s public debt crisis. Garcia said Sunday that he had issued an executive order suspending payments on […]
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Governor: Puerto Rico won’t make $420 million debt payment

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 05:35

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico’s government will not make a $420 million bond payment due Monday, after a failure to negotiate a legal or political solution to the U.S. territory’s public debt crisis. Garcia said Sunday that he had issued an executive order suspending payments on […]
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2 reservation hospitals agree to quality-of-care changes

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 05:34

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two government-run hospitals on Native American reservations in South Dakota will keep receiving crucial federal funding after agreeing to undertake significant measures to improve the quality of care provided to patients. The Indian Health Service, which administers the hospitals on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Indian Reservations, announced Sunday that […]
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2 reservation hospitals agree to quality-of-care changes

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 05:34

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two government-run hospitals on Native American reservations in South Dakota will keep receiving crucial federal funding after agreeing to undertake significant measures to improve the quality of care provided to patients. The Indian Health Service, which administers the hospitals on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Indian Reservations, announced Sunday that […]
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2 reservation hospitals reach deal with US government; avoid losing Medicare, Medicaid funding

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 05:33

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — 2 reservation hospitals reach deal with US government; avoid losing Medicare, Medicaid funding.
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2 reservation hospitals reach deal with US government; avoid losing Medicare, Medicaid funding

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 05:33

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — 2 reservation hospitals reach deal with US government; avoid losing Medicare, Medicaid funding.
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Pro Football Focus breaks down the final five Seahawks’ draft picks

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 04:59

Here are the assessments from Pro Football Focus of the final five Seahawks' draftees.
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Pro Football Focus breaks down the final five Seahawks’ draft picks

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 04:59

Here are the assessments from Pro Football Focus of the final five Seahawks' draftees.
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Jack Black surprises cast of Broadway’s ‘School of Rock’

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 04:54

NEW YORK (AP) — The cast of Broadway’s new musical “School of Rock” got the endorsement Sunday of someone they’ve desperately wanted to impress for months — Jack Black. Black saw a matinee at the Winter Garden Theatre with his son and went backstage to high-five cast members and pose for pictures. He embraced Alex […]
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Jack Black surprises cast of Broadway’s ‘School of Rock’

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 04:54

NEW YORK (AP) — The cast of Broadway’s new musical “School of Rock” got the endorsement Sunday of someone they’ve desperately wanted to impress for months — Jack Black. Black saw a matinee at the Winter Garden Theatre with his son and went backstage to high-five cast members and pose for pictures. He embraced Alex […]
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Things to know about a gap year, when students take time off

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 04:48

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s daughter Malia is taking a year off after graduating from high school before attending Harvard University as part of an expanding program for students known as a “gap year.” Many colleges are encouraging the delayed entry to give students time to recharge after the stress of high school and […]
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Things to know about a gap year, when students take time off

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 04:48

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s daughter Malia is taking a year off after graduating from high school before attending Harvard University as part of an expanding program for students known as a “gap year.” Many colleges are encouraging the delayed entry to give students time to recharge after the stress of high school and […]
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