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Turkey: 15 detained in connection to suicide bombing

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:26

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities on Thursday detained 15 people in connection with a suicide bomb attack in the northwestern city of Bursa which wounded 13 people, Interior Minister Efkan Ala said. The female attacker blew herself up near an Ottoman-era mosque in Bursa’s historic district on Wednesday. None of the wounded was in […]
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Turkey: 15 detained in connection to suicide bombing

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:26

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities on Thursday detained 15 people in connection with a suicide bomb attack in the northwestern city of Bursa which wounded 13 people, Interior Minister Efkan Ala said. The female attacker blew herself up near an Ottoman-era mosque in Bursa’s historic district on Wednesday. None of the wounded was in […]
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LG Electronics’ profit jumps on strong appliance sales

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:18

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. reported a stunning jump in its first-quarter earnings as its high-end home appliance sales offset a loss for its smartphone business. The South Korean company said Thursday it earned 191 billion won ($168 million) in the January-March period, compared with 2 billion won a year earlier. The […]
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LG Electronics’ profit jumps on strong appliance sales

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:18

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. reported a stunning jump in its first-quarter earnings as its high-end home appliance sales offset a loss for its smartphone business. The South Korean company said Thursday it earned 191 billion won ($168 million) in the January-March period, compared with 2 billion won a year earlier. The […]
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Home long thought to be Monroe’s turns out to be guest house

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:18

For decades, a modest farmhouse in central Virginia was thought to be what remained of President James Monroe’s home in Charlottesville, Virginia. It turns out, historians were wrong. New evidence suggests the building that has long been billed as the home that the Founding Father lived in beginning in 1799 was actually a guest house […]
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Home long thought to be Monroe’s turns out to be guest house

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:18

For decades, a modest farmhouse in central Virginia was thought to be what remained of President James Monroe’s home in Charlottesville, Virginia. It turns out, historians were wrong. New evidence suggests the building that has long been billed as the home that the Founding Father lived in beginning in 1799 was actually a guest house […]
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Electrolux sees strong rise in first quarter profit

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:15

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux says its first-quarter income rose 158 percent to 875 million kronor ($108 million), citing increasing demand in Europe and North America. Electrolux, the world’s second-largest appliance maker after U.S rival Whirlpool, says sales for the period ending March 31 dropped 3 percent to 28.1 million kronor ($3.5 […]
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Electrolux sees strong rise in first quarter profit

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:15

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux says its first-quarter income rose 158 percent to 875 million kronor ($108 million), citing increasing demand in Europe and North America. Electrolux, the world’s second-largest appliance maker after U.S rival Whirlpool, says sales for the period ending March 31 dropped 3 percent to 28.1 million kronor ($3.5 […]
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Bill Tilden: A US tennis hero, but with a morals clause

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:08

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the 1920s and 1930s, Bill Tilden was to tennis what Babe Ruth was to baseball. Honoring him with a historical marker should be an ace — if not for questions about his conduct with teenage boys. Tilden’s athletic accomplishments are hard to overstate. He became the first American to win Wimbledon […]
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Bill Tilden: A US tennis hero, but with a morals clause

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:08

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the 1920s and 1930s, Bill Tilden was to tennis what Babe Ruth was to baseball. Honoring him with a historical marker should be an ace — if not for questions about his conduct with teenage boys. Tilden’s athletic accomplishments are hard to overstate. He became the first American to win Wimbledon […]
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Republican donors deny Cruz, Kasich needed funds, data show

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:52

WASHINGTON (AP) — It seems like a logical pairing: Republican donors who despise Donald Trump, and two GOP presidential hopefuls sticking it out to keep him from the nomination. Yet such a financial cavalry never arrived for Ted Cruz and John Kasich, ignoring their impassioned pleas for financial help. Donors who gave as much as […]
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Republican donors deny Cruz, Kasich needed funds, data show

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:52

WASHINGTON (AP) — It seems like a logical pairing: Republican donors who despise Donald Trump, and two GOP presidential hopefuls sticking it out to keep him from the nomination. Yet such a financial cavalry never arrived for Ted Cruz and John Kasich, ignoring their impassioned pleas for financial help. Donors who gave as much as […]
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Trump’s mention of ‘woman’s card’ draws backlash

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:50

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claim that Hillary Clinton is playing “the woman’s card” has drawn intense backlash, from the Democratic front-runner herself as well as tens of thousands of critics on social media. “If fighting for women’s health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the ‘woman card,’ […]
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Trump’s mention of ‘woman’s card’ draws backlash

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:50

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claim that Hillary Clinton is playing “the woman’s card” has drawn intense backlash, from the Democratic front-runner herself as well as tens of thousands of critics on social media. “If fighting for women’s health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the ‘woman card,’ […]
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Family of man killed in police shooting leery of grand jury

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:49

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Relatives of a legally armed black musician who was fatally shot by a police officer while waiting for a tow truck said they are “leery” of a local prosecutor’s decision to present the case to a grand jury. The family of Corey Jones issued a statement Wednesday, saying that […]
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Family of man killed in police shooting leery of grand jury

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:49

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Relatives of a legally armed black musician who was fatally shot by a police officer while waiting for a tow truck said they are “leery” of a local prosecutor’s decision to present the case to a grand jury. The family of Corey Jones issued a statement Wednesday, saying that […]
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Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:47

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs. The move is part of an effort the Obama administration is undertaking to enroll an additional 2 million people into repayment programs such as the Pay As You […]
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Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:47

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs. The move is part of an effort the Obama administration is undertaking to enroll an additional 2 million people into repayment programs such as the Pay As You […]
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Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:45

WASHINGTON (AP) — Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama’s health care law, in a wave of state-level requests rippling across the country ahead of the political conventions this summer. Insurers say the law’s coverage has been a financial drain for many of them, and they’re setting the stage for 2017 […]
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Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:45

WASHINGTON (AP) — Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama’s health care law, in a wave of state-level requests rippling across the country ahead of the political conventions this summer. Insurers say the law’s coverage has been a financial drain for many of them, and they’re setting the stage for 2017 […]
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