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Gap reports 7 pct drop for a key sales figure for 4Q

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 06:02

NEW YORK (AP) — Gap Inc. is reporting slumping sales at all three brands for the crucial fourth quarter, which covers the holiday season. The company, which operates Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores, said Monday that a key revenue measure fell 7 percent in the November-January period. It fell 3 percent for the […]
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Box Office Top 20: ‘Kung Fu Panda’ roars past the Coens

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:48

NEW YORK (AP) — Nothing could punt “Kung Fu Panda 3″ from the top spot at the box office over Super Bowl weekend, where the 20th Century Fox animated sequel hauled in $21.2 million in its second week of release. A trio of new releases didn’t come close to challenging. Joel and Ethan Coen’s 1950s […]
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Box Office Top 20: ‘Kung Fu Panda’ roars past the Coens

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:48

NEW YORK (AP) — Nothing could punt “Kung Fu Panda 3″ from the top spot at the box office over Super Bowl weekend, where the 20th Century Fox animated sequel hauled in $21.2 million in its second week of release. A trio of new releases didn’t come close to challenging. Joel and Ethan Coen’s 1950s […]
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City of Rocky Top settles suit with song copyright holders

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:48

ROCKY TOP, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Rocky Top has settled a lawsuit with the copyright holders of the bluegrass song the town is named after. Rocky Top changed its name from Lake City in 2014 after developers promised the new name would entice them to build a massive tourist complex in the former […]
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City of Rocky Top settles suit with song copyright holders

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:48

ROCKY TOP, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Rocky Top has settled a lawsuit with the copyright holders of the bluegrass song the town is named after. Rocky Top changed its name from Lake City in 2014 after developers promised the new name would entice them to build a massive tourist complex in the former […]
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Man on trial for chain-reaction crash that left officer dead

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:48

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor urged a jury Monday to convict a suburban New York man of vehicular manslaughter, drunken driving and other charges in the death of a police officer, despite the fact that another driver was actually the one who struck and killed the highway patrolman. Nassau County Police Officer James Oliveri’s […]
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Man on trial for chain-reaction crash that left officer dead

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:48

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor urged a jury Monday to convict a suburban New York man of vehicular manslaughter, drunken driving and other charges in the death of a police officer, despite the fact that another driver was actually the one who struck and killed the highway patrolman. Nassau County Police Officer James Oliveri’s […]
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Prosecutor visits NY city he called ‘cauldron of corruption’

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:46

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A federal prosecutor behind the convictions of several of New York’s most powerful lawmakers has paid a visit to a capital city he once described as a “cauldron of corruption.” U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (buh-RAH’-ruh) traveled to Albany on Monday to address a meeting of the state Conference of Mayors and […]
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Prosecutor visits NY city he called ‘cauldron of corruption’

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:46

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A federal prosecutor behind the convictions of several of New York’s most powerful lawmakers has paid a visit to a capital city he once described as a “cauldron of corruption.” U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (buh-RAH’-ruh) traveled to Albany on Monday to address a meeting of the state Conference of Mayors and […]
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UN agency proposes greenhouse gas emissions rules for planes

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. panel says it is proposing greenhouse gas emissions standards for planes that fly internationally beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and three years later for designs already in production. The International Civil Aviation Organization said the agreement reached by 170 international experts sets a cutoff date of 2028 for […]
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UN agency proposes greenhouse gas emissions rules for planes

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. panel says it is proposing greenhouse gas emissions standards for planes that fly internationally beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and three years later for designs already in production. The International Civil Aviation Organization said the agreement reached by 170 international experts sets a cutoff date of 2028 for […]
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City of Rocky Top settles suit with song copyright holders

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:43

ROCKY TOP, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Rocky Top has settled a lawsuit with the copyright holders of the bluegrass song their town is named after. House of Bryant Publications sued what was then the town of Lake City in 2013 in an effort to prevent the name change. A federal court allowed the […]
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City of Rocky Top settles suit with song copyright holders

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:43

ROCKY TOP, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Rocky Top has settled a lawsuit with the copyright holders of the bluegrass song their town is named after. House of Bryant Publications sued what was then the town of Lake City in 2013 in an effort to prevent the name change. A federal court allowed the […]
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Small town New Hampshire prepares for midnight voting

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:40

DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — The first votes of the first-in-the-nation primary will be counted in three tiny communities where primary day lasts all of five minutes. Under New Hampshire state law, communities with fewer than 100 voters can get permission to open their polls at midnight and close them as soon as all registered voters […]
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Small town New Hampshire prepares for midnight voting

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:40

DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — The first votes of the first-in-the-nation primary will be counted in three tiny communities where primary day lasts all of five minutes. Under New Hampshire state law, communities with fewer than 100 voters can get permission to open their polls at midnight and close them as soon as all registered voters […]
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Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP lawmaker lashes out at Beyonce video

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyonce’s new video “Formation” is “pro-Black Panther” and “anti-cop,” says a Republican congressman, who argued Monday that it perpetuates a lie about the August 2014 shooting in Missouri of an unarmed black man by a white police officer. “Beyonce may be a gifted entertainer but no one should really care what she […]
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Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP lawmaker lashes out at Beyonce video

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyonce’s new video “Formation” is “pro-Black Panther” and “anti-cop,” says a Republican congressman, who argued Monday that it perpetuates a lie about the August 2014 shooting in Missouri of an unarmed black man by a white police officer. “Beyonce may be a gifted entertainer but no one should really care what she […]
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‘Good Wife’ creators welcome show’s end; possible spinoff?

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:07

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Good Wife” creators Robert and Michelle King say they welcomed CBS’ decision to end the series, allowing them to write its final chapter. The Kings already had decided to exit as executive producers after this season, the seventh, leaving CBS to weigh whether to keep the critically acclaimed show afloat […]
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‘Good Wife’ creators welcome show’s end; possible spinoff?

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:07

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Good Wife” creators Robert and Michelle King say they welcomed CBS’ decision to end the series, allowing them to write its final chapter. The Kings already had decided to exit as executive producers after this season, the seventh, leaving CBS to weigh whether to keep the critically acclaimed show afloat […]
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Marshawn Lynch’s agent offers further confirmation of retirement

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:04

The agent for Marshawn Lynch, Doug Hendrickson, took to Twitter Monday to offer further confirmation of his client's intent to retire.
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