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California man says brother is innocent of parents’ deaths

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 23:24

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The elder of two sons suspected of killing their parents tells a San Francisco newspaper that his younger brother was not involved in the killings that have unnerved their tight-knit Muslim community. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1SUERp2 ) that 22-year-old Hasib Bin Golam Rabbi said in a jailhouse interview […]
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California man says brother is innocent of parents’ deaths

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 23:24

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The elder of two sons suspected of killing their parents tells a San Francisco newspaper that his younger brother was not involved in the killings that have unnerved their tight-knit Muslim community. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1SUERp2 ) that 22-year-old Hasib Bin Golam Rabbi said in a jailhouse interview […]
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Pilgrims trace Jesus’ footsteps on Good Friday in Jerusalem

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:59

JERUSALEM (AP) — Greek-Orthodox and Eastern Orthodox pilgrims are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ by following the path in Jerusalem’s Old City where, according to tradition, he walked on the way to the cross. The Good Friday procession passes along the Way of the Cross, or Via Dolorosa, the route believed to have been […]
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Pilgrims trace Jesus’ footsteps on Good Friday in Jerusalem

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:59

JERUSALEM (AP) — Greek-Orthodox and Eastern Orthodox pilgrims are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ by following the path in Jerusalem’s Old City where, according to tradition, he walked on the way to the cross. The Good Friday procession passes along the Way of the Cross, or Via Dolorosa, the route believed to have been […]
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Board renames Virginia school that honored segregationist

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:58

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia middle school that was named in honor of a prominent segregationist will be renamed for a local historically black village. News outlets report that the Henrico County School Board voted 3-0 Thursday to change the name of Harry F. Byrd Middle School to Quioccasin (kwee-ock-a-sin) Middle School. The board […]
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Board renames Virginia school that honored segregationist

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:58

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia middle school that was named in honor of a prominent segregationist will be renamed for a local historically black village. News outlets report that the Henrico County School Board voted 3-0 Thursday to change the name of Harry F. Byrd Middle School to Quioccasin (kwee-ock-a-sin) Middle School. The board […]
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Amazon stock rockets 10 percent after earnings crush expectations

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:56

Amazon’s share price climbed as high as $677.74 Friday.
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Amazon stock rockets 10 percent after earnings crush expectations

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:56

Amazon’s share price climbed as high as $677.74 Friday.
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Report: SC firefighter killed after trying to jump on truck

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:55

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A report from state troopers says a South Carolina firefighter who died last month had tried to jump onto a fire truck. The South Carolina Highway Patrol’s incident report said 42-year-old Christopher Ray of Green Sea slipped as he tried to leap onto the truck as it backed up at about […]
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Report: SC firefighter killed after trying to jump on truck

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:55

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A report from state troopers says a South Carolina firefighter who died last month had tried to jump onto a fire truck. The South Carolina Highway Patrol’s incident report said 42-year-old Christopher Ray of Green Sea slipped as he tried to leap onto the truck as it backed up at about […]
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NJ Weedman: Officials ‘exaggerated big-time’ in pot charges

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:54

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman says authorities “exaggerated big-time” in charging him with distributing pot. Ed Forchion (FOHR’-chuhn) told The Trentonian (http://bit.ly/1WXkjft ) on Thursday that his arrest has given him a platform to continue with his goal of legalizing marijuana. Forchion was arrested Wednesday along with 10 […]
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NJ Weedman: Officials ‘exaggerated big-time’ in pot charges

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:54

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman says authorities “exaggerated big-time” in charging him with distributing pot. Ed Forchion (FOHR’-chuhn) told The Trentonian (http://bit.ly/1WXkjft ) on Thursday that his arrest has given him a platform to continue with his goal of legalizing marijuana. Forchion was arrested Wednesday along with 10 […]
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SUV crashes into day care center, pinning toddler

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:53

BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police say a driver having a medical episode struck several cars and crashed through the wall of a day care center, pinning a toddler beneath the vehicle. Billerica Deputy Police Chief Roy Frost says an SUV driven by a 38-year-old Billerica woman hit the cars, jumped a curb and struck […]
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SUV crashes into day care center, pinning toddler

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:53

BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police say a driver having a medical episode struck several cars and crashed through the wall of a day care center, pinning a toddler beneath the vehicle. Billerica Deputy Police Chief Roy Frost says an SUV driven by a 38-year-old Billerica woman hit the cars, jumped a curb and struck […]
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University: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:44

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire now acknowledges that spending $17,000 on a custom-made chef’s table with LED lights for the campus dining hall was a mistake. Initially, university officials thought the light-up table would allow the dining staff to interact with students and demonstrate healthy cooking techniques. But word soon got […]
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University: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:44

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire now acknowledges that spending $17,000 on a custom-made chef’s table with LED lights for the campus dining hall was a mistake. Initially, university officials thought the light-up table would allow the dining staff to interact with students and demonstrate healthy cooking techniques. But word soon got […]
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US stocks skid on weak health care results; Europe slumps

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:30

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Friday morning, while markets in Europe and Asia take hefty losses. Health care companies are falling after some weak first-quarter reports and technology companies continue to trade lower after a late plunge a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 104 points, or 0.6 […]
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US stocks skid on weak health care results; Europe slumps

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:30

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Friday morning, while markets in Europe and Asia take hefty losses. Health care companies are falling after some weak first-quarter reports and technology companies continue to trade lower after a late plunge a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 104 points, or 0.6 […]
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Police criticize BYU investigations into sex assault victims

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:25

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several Utah police officials are joining in calls to change Brigham Young University’s practice of investigating students who have reported being sexually assaulted for violations of the school’s strict code of behavior. Provo’s police chief said Thursday that he’s pleased the Mormon-owned school based in his city is considering changing […]
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Police criticize BYU investigations into sex assault victims

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:25

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several Utah police officials are joining in calls to change Brigham Young University’s practice of investigating students who have reported being sexually assaulted for violations of the school’s strict code of behavior. Provo’s police chief said Thursday that he’s pleased the Mormon-owned school based in his city is considering changing […]
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