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Sick-out by Detroit teachers prompts 43 school closures

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:33

DETROIT (AP) — More than 40 Detroit Public Schools will be closed Monday, the district said, after the teachers union urged members to call in sick in a protest over funding issues. The move by the Detroit Federation of Teachers was announced at a press conference Sunday. It comes a day after the district’s transition […]
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Tiny Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of life

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:27

NICKERSON, Neb. (AP) — Half-ton pickup trucks crowd the curb outside the One Horse Saloon, a neon Coors Light sign in the window and rib-eye steaks on the menu, but otherwise Nickerson, Nebraska, is nearly silent on a spring evening, with only rumbling freight trains interrupting bird songs. Regional economic development officials thought it was […]
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Tiny Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of life

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:27

NICKERSON, Neb. (AP) — Half-ton pickup trucks crowd the curb outside the One Horse Saloon, a neon Coors Light sign in the window and rib-eye steaks on the menu, but otherwise Nickerson, Nebraska, is nearly silent on a spring evening, with only rumbling freight trains interrupting bird songs. Regional economic development officials thought it was […]
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SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:16

Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors that all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China’s recent construction of artificial islands in the Spratly archipelago, complete with airstrips and radar stations, and U.S. patrols […]
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SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:16

Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors that all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China’s recent construction of artificial islands in the Spratly archipelago, complete with airstrips and radar stations, and U.S. patrols […]
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Q&A: Puerto Rico’s debt crisis explained

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:09

NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island’s governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday. Island officials spent the weekend trying to negotiate a settlement that would have avoided the default. The development comes as Congress […]
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Q&A: Puerto Rico’s debt crisis explained

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:09

NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island’s governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday. Island officials spent the weekend trying to negotiate a settlement that would have avoided the default. The development comes as Congress […]
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French leader says all new subs will be built in Australia

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:59

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A new fleet of French-designed Australian submarines will be built in Australia on time and within budget, the French prime minister said on Monday. Prime Minister Manuel Valls met his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull on Monday, a week after Australia announced that DCNS, a French state majority-owned company, had been chosen […]
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French leader says all new subs will be built in Australia

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:59

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A new fleet of French-designed Australian submarines will be built in Australia on time and within budget, the French prime minister said on Monday. Prime Minister Manuel Valls met his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull on Monday, a week after Australia announced that DCNS, a French state majority-owned company, had been chosen […]
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Trump’s NY co-chair has challenge of his own — from teenager

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:57

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two candidates inhabit Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino’s universe these days. The first is Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner whose campaign Paladino is co-chairing at home in New York. The other is Austin Harig, a teenager from south Buffalo who is running against Paladino for his seat on the Buffalo school […]
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Trump’s NY co-chair has challenge of his own — from teenager

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:57

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two candidates inhabit Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino’s universe these days. The first is Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner whose campaign Paladino is co-chairing at home in New York. The other is Austin Harig, a teenager from south Buffalo who is running against Paladino for his seat on the Buffalo school […]
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Kim Little leads Reign FC to home victory

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:52

Kim Little scored, leading the Reign to a 1-0 victory over visiting FC Kansas City in a National Women’s Soccer League match.
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Kim Little leads Reign FC to home victory

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:52

Kim Little scored, leading the Reign to a 1-0 victory over visiting FC Kansas City in a National Women’s Soccer League match.
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Outrage over college’s plans to sell political memorabilia

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:27

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — One of America’s largest troves of political and campaign memorabilia is headed for the auction block, spurring protests from some who do not want to see it divided up and sold to private collectors. The University of Hartford plans to hire an auction house and sell off more than 70,000 items, […]
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Outrage over college’s plans to sell political memorabilia

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:27

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — One of America’s largest troves of political and campaign memorabilia is headed for the auction block, spurring protests from some who do not want to see it divided up and sold to private collectors. The University of Hartford plans to hire an auction house and sell off more than 70,000 items, […]
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AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:25

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala’s highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher. Instead, the 16-year-old spends most days alone in […]
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AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:25

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala’s highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher. Instead, the 16-year-old spends most days alone in […]
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AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:23

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala’s highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher. Instead, the 16-year-old spends most days alone in […]
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AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:23

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala’s highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher. Instead, the 16-year-old spends most days alone in […]
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Washington men place fourth in Pac-12 golf

WA Cougars - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:11

The Huskies finish at 23-over 1,443. Stanford won its third consecutive team title and Arizona State’s Jon Rahm was the individual winner.
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