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Governor of major China province removed for ‘disloyalty’

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

BEIJING (AP) — The governor of a major Chinese province has been removed from his post over accusations of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party. Sichuan Governor Wei Hong’s removal comes amid a climate of growing political intolerance under President and party chief Xi Jinping. Xi is seen as nurturing a nascent personality cult similar […]
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Utah lawmaker: Pornography a public health crisis

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:22

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Republican state senator in Utah is pushing a resolution to declare pornography a public health crisis. Sen. Todd Weiler, a Mormon, contends that children are being exposed to pornography at an earlier age and that viewing the images and videos lead to relationship problems. His points echo arguments made […]
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Utah lawmaker: Pornography a public health crisis

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:22

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Republican state senator in Utah is pushing a resolution to declare pornography a public health crisis. Sen. Todd Weiler, a Mormon, contends that children are being exposed to pornography at an earlier age and that viewing the images and videos lead to relationship problems. His points echo arguments made […]
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Funeral to draw large crowd in support of Oregon protester

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:15

The funeral for the man killed by law enforcement during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge is expected to draw supporters from around the West to a small Utah town. Robert “Lavoy” Finicum, 54, was shot during a Jan. 26 traffic stop after authorities say he reached for a gun in his jacket […]
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Funeral to draw large crowd in support of Oregon protester

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:15

The funeral for the man killed by law enforcement during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge is expected to draw supporters from around the West to a small Utah town. Robert “Lavoy” Finicum, 54, was shot during a Jan. 26 traffic stop after authorities say he reached for a gun in his jacket […]
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Clinton-Sanders battle boils over in debate between two-iron willed contenders

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:14

Analysis: Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton engaged in a heated exchange during the MSNBC debate on Feb. 4
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Clinton-Sanders battle boils over in debate between two-iron willed contenders

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:14

Analysis: Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton engaged in a heated exchange during the MSNBC debate on Feb. 4
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Tony Stewart to miss start of NASCAR season

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:11

Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday.
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Tony Stewart to miss start of NASCAR season

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:11

Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday.
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Carolina Panthers WR Brenton Bersin has a big fan in his father, Seattle cardiologist Robert Bersin

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:08

Meet Dr. Robert Bersin, a Seattle cardiologist. From heart-valve replacements to a number of catheter-based procedures, the 61-year-old has built a reputation by caring for the ticker. His heart will be beating as fast as anybody’s watching his son play in the Super Bowl.
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Carolina Panthers WR Brenton Bersin has a big fan in his father, Seattle cardiologist Robert Bersin

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:08

Meet Dr. Robert Bersin, a Seattle cardiologist. From heart-valve replacements to a number of catheter-based procedures, the 61-year-old has built a reputation by caring for the ticker. His heart will be beating as fast as anybody’s watching his son play in the Super Bowl.
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Chief defends major’s promotion, domestic violence past

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:55

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha defended the promotion of a major who was arrested in 1994 for domestic violence after a lawmaker complained the selection is bad for the department’s image. Kealoha said Thursday he’s confident Maj. Ryan Borges will be an excellent assistant chief. Borges “has been honest and open about […]
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Chief defends major’s promotion, domestic violence past

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:55

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha defended the promotion of a major who was arrested in 1994 for domestic violence after a lawmaker complained the selection is bad for the department’s image. Kealoha said Thursday he’s confident Maj. Ryan Borges will be an excellent assistant chief. Borges “has been honest and open about […]
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Japan may change temple map icon to avoid Nazi confusion

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:50

TOKYO (AP) — As Japan gears up to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and caters to a surging influx of foreign visitors, the country faces a cultural dilemma: Should it stop identifying Buddhist temples on maps with the traditional “manji” symbol that is often confused with a Nazi swastika? The symbol, from ancient Sanskrit, means […]
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Japan may change temple map icon to avoid Nazi confusion

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:50

TOKYO (AP) — As Japan gears up to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and caters to a surging influx of foreign visitors, the country faces a cultural dilemma: Should it stop identifying Buddhist temples on maps with the traditional “manji” symbol that is often confused with a Nazi swastika? The symbol, from ancient Sanskrit, means […]
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AP FACT CHECK: Dems in New Hampshire

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:49

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign — despite the money that industry has poured into her White House effort. Bernie Sanders once again mischaracterized the share of the wealth taken by the very richest Americans. A look at some of the claims in their latest […]
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AP FACT CHECK: Dems in New Hampshire

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:49

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign — despite the money that industry has poured into her White House effort. Bernie Sanders once again mischaracterized the share of the wealth taken by the very richest Americans. A look at some of the claims in their latest […]
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Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has book deal

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:43

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has a book deal. HarperCollins Publishers announced Thursday that it has acquired world rights to Kelly’s first book. It will be published by the Harper imprint this fall. Kelly currently anchors Fox News Channel’s “The Kelly File.” Before joining Fox, she was a general assignment reporter […]
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Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has book deal

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:43

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has a book deal. HarperCollins Publishers announced Thursday that it has acquired world rights to Kelly’s first book. It will be published by the Harper imprint this fall. Kelly currently anchors Fox News Channel’s “The Kelly File.” Before joining Fox, she was a general assignment reporter […]
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Seattle council members grill City Light nominee

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:18

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s nominee to head City Light got a grilling from City Council members Thursday.
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