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Governor signs bill about officers’ use of force, grand jury

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:21

ATLANTA (AP) — Police officers who use deadly force will still have a special privilege allowing them to make a statement before a grand jury, but they’ll have to answer questions and won’t be allowed to sit through the entire proceeding under a bill Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law Tuesday. Supporters of the new […]
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Spain: New election seems inevitable with no coalition deal

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:19

MADRID (AP) — A new election in June for Spain seemed all but inevitable Tuesday after the leader of the country’s Socialist party said he was open to a last-minute deal for a coalition government proposed by a small leftist group but predicted he wouldn’t get enough support to pull it off. Pedro Sanchez said […]
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Spain: New election seems inevitable with no coalition deal

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:19

MADRID (AP) — A new election in June for Spain seemed all but inevitable Tuesday after the leader of the country’s Socialist party said he was open to a last-minute deal for a coalition government proposed by a small leftist group but predicted he wouldn’t get enough support to pull it off. Pedro Sanchez said […]
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London’s finest: Fun facts to know about the city’s Big Ben

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:16

With plans for a three-year repair to the tower holding Britain’s most-famous bell, here’s some trivia to tide you over when the bell is silenced.
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London’s finest: Fun facts to know about the city’s Big Ben

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:16

With plans for a three-year repair to the tower holding Britain’s most-famous bell, here’s some trivia to tide you over when the bell is silenced.
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Warrant: Man wanted in couple’s killings tried to cash check

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:16

One of the brothers charged in the presumed killings of a Washington couple tried to cash a check for $96,000 before he went on the run, according to court documents filed Monday.
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Warrant: Man wanted in couple’s killings tried to cash check

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:16

One of the brothers charged in the presumed killings of a Washington couple tried to cash a check for $96,000 before he went on the run, according to court documents filed Monday.
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DOCUMENT: Read full WIAA report on Bellevue High football violations

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:15

An investigation of the Bellevue High School football team has produced a 68-page report (posted below) found that the program violated high-school sports rules. School district officials had requested the investigation last year after a Seattle Times story detailed how many Bellevue players had actually attended a private alternative school in a local office park. […]
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DOCUMENT: Read full WIAA report on Bellevue High football violations

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:15

An investigation of the Bellevue High School football team has produced a 68-page report (posted below) found that the program violated high-school sports rules. School district officials had requested the investigation last year after a Seattle Times story detailed how many Bellevue players had actually attended a private alternative school in a local office park. […]
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Hubble Telescope finds tiny moon orbiting dwarf planet

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:10

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Chalk up a moon for the icy dwarf planet Makemake. The Hubble Space Telescope has detected a tiny, dark moon circling the dwarf planet on the frozen fringes of our solar system. Scientists announced the discovery Tuesday. It’s the same team that spotted Pluto’s smaller moons years ago. Makemake itself […]
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Hubble Telescope finds tiny moon orbiting dwarf planet

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:10

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Chalk up a moon for the icy dwarf planet Makemake. The Hubble Space Telescope has detected a tiny, dark moon circling the dwarf planet on the frozen fringes of our solar system. Scientists announced the discovery Tuesday. It’s the same team that spotted Pluto’s smaller moons years ago. Makemake itself […]
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2 baby bald eagles get new names — Freedom and Liberty

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two baby bald eagles at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington have been officially named “Freedom and “Liberty” following a “Name the Nestlings” social media campaign. News media outlets quote the American Eagle Foundation as saying that more than 36,000 people voted on five different name pairings selected on the Friends of […]
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2 baby bald eagles get new names — Freedom and Liberty

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two baby bald eagles at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington have been officially named “Freedom and “Liberty” following a “Name the Nestlings” social media campaign. News media outlets quote the American Eagle Foundation as saying that more than 36,000 people voted on five different name pairings selected on the Friends of […]
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Bellevue football report: Coaches violated rules for years, district obstructed investigation

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:04

An independent probe of Bellevue High’s football team found “significant and long-standing violations” of state rules, including actions of celebrated head coach Butch Goncharoff. Investigators said administrators “deliberately interfered with or obstructed” the inquiry.
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Bellevue football report: Coaches violated rules for years, district obstructed investigation

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:04

An independent probe of Bellevue High’s football team found “significant and long-standing violations” of state rules, including actions of celebrated head coach Butch Goncharoff. Investigators said administrators “deliberately interfered with or obstructed” the inquiry.
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April snow showers fall on the flowers in New England

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 01:30

GRAY, Maine (AP) — It’s late April, but it’s not too late for snow in northern New England. The National Weather Service says parts of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont were set to get a couple of inches on Tuesday. A blanket of wet snow covered the grass and blooming daffodils on the State House […]
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April snow showers fall on the flowers in New England

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 01:30

GRAY, Maine (AP) — It’s late April, but it’s not too late for snow in northern New England. The National Weather Service says parts of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont were set to get a couple of inches on Tuesday. A blanket of wet snow covered the grass and blooming daffodils on the State House […]
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Candace Parker disappointed, will not be on US hoops roster

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 01:25

NEW YORK (AP) — Candace Parker was shocked when the two-time Olympic gold medalist learned that she will not be on the U.S. women’s basketball roster for the Rio Games. “I was surprised and disappointed,” Parker said in a phone interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday. “Having gone to last two Olympics, I know […]
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Candace Parker disappointed, will not be on US hoops roster

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 01:25

NEW YORK (AP) — Candace Parker was shocked when the two-time Olympic gold medalist learned that she will not be on the U.S. women’s basketball roster for the Rio Games. “I was surprised and disappointed,” Parker said in a phone interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday. “Having gone to last two Olympics, I know […]
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Panel confirms first female officer for warfighting command

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 01:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved the nomination of the first female officer to lead one of the military’s warfighting commands. Members of the panel on Tuesday confirmed Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson to be commander of U.S. Northern Command. The panel acted on a voice vote. The command is responsible […]
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