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Australian believed to have been kidnapped in Afghanistan

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:54

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian officials say an Australian aid worker is believed to have been kidnapped in Afghanistan. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told reporters on Friday that the government was working with Afghan officials to determine exactly what happened to Katherine Jane Wilson, who generally goes by the first name Kerry. Bishop says Afghan […]
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Australian believed to have been kidnapped in Afghanistan

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:54

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian officials say an Australian aid worker is believed to have been kidnapped in Afghanistan. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told reporters on Friday that the government was working with Afghan officials to determine exactly what happened to Katherine Jane Wilson, who generally goes by the first name Kerry. Bishop says Afghan […]
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Russia, China in agreement on North Korea, South China Sea

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:49

BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of Russia and China are expressing their joint opposition to the U.S. deployment of an anti-missile system in South Korea and say non-claimants shouldn’t take sides in the dispute over the South China Sea. Russia’s Sergey Lavrov said in Beijing Friday that North Korea’s actions shouldn’t be taken as […]
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Russia, China in agreement on North Korea, South China Sea

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:49

BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of Russia and China are expressing their joint opposition to the U.S. deployment of an anti-missile system in South Korea and say non-claimants shouldn’t take sides in the dispute over the South China Sea. Russia’s Sergey Lavrov said in Beijing Friday that North Korea’s actions shouldn’t be taken as […]
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North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:27

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has sentenced an ethnic Korean citizen of the United States to 10 years in prison. Kim Dong Chul had been detained in the North on suspicion of engaging in spying and stealing state secrets. He was sentenced to prison after a brief trial in Pyongyang on Friday. Further […]
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North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:27

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has sentenced an ethnic Korean citizen of the United States to 10 years in prison. Kim Dong Chul had been detained in the North on suspicion of engaging in spying and stealing state secrets. He was sentenced to prison after a brief trial in Pyongyang on Friday. Further […]
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Seattle sports world reacts after Seahawks select OL Germain Ifedi in first round of NFL draft

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:26

Fans and media members had mixed reactions to the Seahawks' first-round pick, Germain Ifed.
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Seattle sports world reacts after Seahawks select OL Germain Ifedi in first round of NFL draft

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:26

Fans and media members had mixed reactions to the Seahawks' first-round pick, Germain Ifed.
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North Korea sentences an ethnic Korean U.S. citizen to 10 years in jail for espionage

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:24

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea sentences an ethnic Korean U.S. citizen to 10 years in jail for espionage.
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North Korea sentences an ethnic Korean U.S. citizen to 10 years in jail for espionage

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:24

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea sentences an ethnic Korean U.S. citizen to 10 years in jail for espionage.
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Polls open in key runoff parliamentary election in Iran

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:24

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Polls have opened in Iran’s parliamentary runoff elections, a key vote to decide whether hard-liners or moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will control the legislature. Iranian state television reported polls opened at 8 a.m. Friday. They will remain open until at least 6 p.m., though election hours often get extended. […]
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Polls open in key runoff parliamentary election in Iran

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:24

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Polls have opened in Iran’s parliamentary runoff elections, a key vote to decide whether hard-liners or moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will control the legislature. Iranian state television reported polls opened at 8 a.m. Friday. They will remain open until at least 6 p.m., though election hours often get extended. […]
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Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing a rule that would prohibit federal agencies from asking certain job applicants questions about criminal and credit history until a conditional offer of employment has been made. The administration said that early inquiries about criminal history can unnecessarily narrow the pool of qualified candidates and make it […]
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Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing a rule that would prohibit federal agencies from asking certain job applicants questions about criminal and credit history until a conditional offer of employment has been made. The administration said that early inquiries about criminal history can unnecessarily narrow the pool of qualified candidates and make it […]
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Ex-Montana Sen. Conrad Burns dies; influenced energy policy

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:02

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns, a former cattle auctioneer whose folksy demeanor and political acumen earned him three terms and the bitter disdain of his opponents, died Thursday. He was 81. Burns died of natural causes at his home in Billings, Montana Republican Party Executive Director Jeff Essmann said. “He was […]
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Ex-Montana Sen. Conrad Burns dies; influenced energy policy

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:02

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns, a former cattle auctioneer whose folksy demeanor and political acumen earned him three terms and the bitter disdain of his opponents, died Thursday. He was 81. Burns died of natural causes at his home in Billings, Montana Republican Party Executive Director Jeff Essmann said. “He was […]
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Meet OL Germain Ifedi, Seahawks’ first-round pick (No. 31) in NFL draft

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:58

The Seahawks addressed their biggest need by selecting Texas A&M offensive lineman Germain Ifedi in the first round.
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Meet OL Germain Ifedi, Seahawks’ first-round pick (No. 31) in NFL draft

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:58

The Seahawks addressed their biggest need by selecting Texas A&M offensive lineman Germain Ifedi in the first round.
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Former Bellevue star Myles Jack tumbles, falls out of first round of NFL draft

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:53

The former Bellevue and UCLA star Myles Jack was not selected in the first round of the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday as concerns about his right knee flared up.
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Former Bellevue star Myles Jack tumbles, falls out of first round of NFL draft

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:53

The former Bellevue and UCLA star Myles Jack was not selected in the first round of the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday as concerns about his right knee flared up.
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