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Ex-MLB player bidding to become next Vermont governor

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:58

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former Major League Baseball player is running for governor in Vermont as a member of the Liberty Union party, which bills itself as nonviolent and socialist. Bill “Spaceman” Lee tells WCAX-TV (http://bit.ly/1VhfM7r ) voters will “need umbrellas” if he’s elected, because “it’s going to be raining dollars,” referring to money […]
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Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour’s death

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:51

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban has confirmed that its former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and appointed a successor. In a statement sent to media Wednesday, the insurgent group said its new leader is Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, one of two Mansour’s deputies. It said he […]
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Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour’s death

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:51

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban has confirmed that its former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and appointed a successor. In a statement sent to media Wednesday, the insurgent group said its new leader is Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, one of two Mansour’s deputies. It said he […]
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Syria’s refugee crisis focus of interactive exhibit

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:47

BOSTON (AP) — What’s it like to flee Syria as a refugee? Global relief and development organization Oxfam America and Microsoft are hoping to demonstrate the harrowing ordeal many migrants endure through a free exhibit Wednesday evening at the tech giant’s research and development center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Participants in “The Refugee Road” will be […]
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Syria’s refugee crisis focus of interactive exhibit

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:47

BOSTON (AP) — What’s it like to flee Syria as a refugee? Global relief and development organization Oxfam America and Microsoft are hoping to demonstrate the harrowing ordeal many migrants endure through a free exhibit Wednesday evening at the tech giant’s research and development center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Participants in “The Refugee Road” will be […]
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Cosby lawyers outline defense as case heads to trial

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:41

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers gave a blistering preview of the questions the actor’s accuser will face at trial, as a judge refused to dismiss the sex-assault case at a preliminary hearing. The defense Tuesday attacked the consistency of Andrea Constand’s police statements; offered context to her friendship with Cosby; and insisted she […]
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Cosby lawyers outline defense as case heads to trial

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:41

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers gave a blistering preview of the questions the actor’s accuser will face at trial, as a judge refused to dismiss the sex-assault case at a preliminary hearing. The defense Tuesday attacked the consistency of Andrea Constand’s police statements; offered context to her friendship with Cosby; and insisted she […]
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Afghan Taliban confirm death of former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in US drone strike, appoint successor

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:31

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan Taliban confirm death of former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in US drone strike, appoint successor.
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Afghan Taliban confirm death of former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in US drone strike, appoint successor

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:31

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan Taliban confirm death of former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in US drone strike, appoint successor.
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Roosevelt boys poised to win first state golf title

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:27

Sam Warkentin of Bainbridge, looking for his second straight title in 3A, shoots a 69 for opening-round lead.
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Roosevelt boys poised to win first state golf title

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:27

Sam Warkentin of Bainbridge, looking for his second straight title in 3A, shoots a 69 for opening-round lead.
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Prep all-league teams: KingCo, SPSL, Metro and more name their league’s finest

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:26

The coaches and athletic directors have voted - spring all-league teams have been announced.
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Prep all-league teams: KingCo, SPSL, Metro and more name their league’s finest

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:26

The coaches and athletic directors have voted - spring all-league teams have been announced.
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VOICES: A-bomb survivors leader says Japan shares blame, too

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:15

TOKYO (AP) — The debate over whether President Barack Obama should apologize to Japanese survivors of America’s atomic bombings in World War II made Terumi Tanaka think: What about his own government? Tanaka, secretary-general of Japan Confederation of A-and H-bomb Sufferers Organizations, was 13 when the U.S. dropped its second atomic bomb on Nagasaki city […]
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VOICES: A-bomb survivors leader says Japan shares blame, too

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:15

TOKYO (AP) — The debate over whether President Barack Obama should apologize to Japanese survivors of America’s atomic bombings in World War II made Terumi Tanaka think: What about his own government? Tanaka, secretary-general of Japan Confederation of A-and H-bomb Sufferers Organizations, was 13 when the U.S. dropped its second atomic bomb on Nagasaki city […]
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Beach’s Emmanuel Wells is back at state with eye on sprint titles

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:07

Senior won the 200 in Class 3A last year, but 100 title eluded him by the slimmest of margins.
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Beach’s Emmanuel Wells is back at state with eye on sprint titles

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:07

Senior won the 200 in Class 3A last year, but 100 title eluded him by the slimmest of margins.
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Military spouses struggle to find jobs

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military spouses struggle to find jobs and are more likely to work for less pay or in positions below their education level, spurring unemployment and other costs of as much as $1 billion a year, according to a study. Wrestling with frequent moves, deployments and erratic schedules of their service member mates, […]
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Military spouses struggle to find jobs

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military spouses struggle to find jobs and are more likely to work for less pay or in positions below their education level, spurring unemployment and other costs of as much as $1 billion a year, according to a study. Wrestling with frequent moves, deployments and erratic schedules of their service member mates, […]
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A thousand-plus pack hearing on proposed Longview coal terminal

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 11:48

The Millennium Bulk Terminals could handle up to eight trains per day of Western coal headed to Asia.
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