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Arabs demand that UN remove a panel from Israeli exhibition

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:25

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Arab and Islamic nations are demanding that the United Nations remove a panel from an Israeli exhibition that calls Jerusalem “the spiritual and physical capital of the Jewish people.” A letter from the Palestinian U.N. mission to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and General Assembly President Mogens Lykketoft circulated Thursday evening expressed “vehement […]
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Arabs demand that UN remove a panel from Israeli exhibition

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:25

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Arab and Islamic nations are demanding that the United Nations remove a panel from an Israeli exhibition that calls Jerusalem “the spiritual and physical capital of the Jewish people.” A letter from the Palestinian U.N. mission to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and General Assembly President Mogens Lykketoft circulated Thursday evening expressed “vehement […]
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Chinese government-backed social media users flood Web

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:07

BEIJING (AP) — A new paper by three U.S. researchers estimates that China’s government fabricates and posts about 488 million social media posts a year to influence public opinion about the country. The academic study led by Harvard political scientist Gary King claims to be one of the first in-depth looks into the inner workings […]
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Chinese government-backed social media users flood Web

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:07

BEIJING (AP) — A new paper by three U.S. researchers estimates that China’s government fabricates and posts about 488 million social media posts a year to influence public opinion about the country. The academic study led by Harvard political scientist Gary King claims to be one of the first in-depth looks into the inner workings […]
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105K gallons of saltwater-oil mixture spills in North Dakota

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:06

MARMARTH, N.D. (AP) — A tank overflow has caused a spill of about 16,800 gallons of oil and more than 100,000 gallons of a mixture of saltwater and oil in North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Health says the spill happened Wednesday at a site operated by Texas-based Denbury Onshore LLC, near the town […]
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105K gallons of saltwater-oil mixture spills in North Dakota

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:06

MARMARTH, N.D. (AP) — A tank overflow has caused a spill of about 16,800 gallons of oil and more than 100,000 gallons of a mixture of saltwater and oil in North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Health says the spill happened Wednesday at a site operated by Texas-based Denbury Onshore LLC, near the town […]
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Sara Ramirez’s Callie hanging up ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ scalpel

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:05

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Surgeon Callie Torres is turning in her scalpel at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. Sara Ramirez, who plays Dr. Torres on “Grey’s Anatomy,” tweeted Thursday that she’s taking “welcome time off” after 10 years with the ABC medical drama. The actress said she was grateful to the network and producer Shonda Rhimes. […]
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Sara Ramirez’s Callie hanging up ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ scalpel

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:05

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Surgeon Callie Torres is turning in her scalpel at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. Sara Ramirez, who plays Dr. Torres on “Grey’s Anatomy,” tweeted Thursday that she’s taking “welcome time off” after 10 years with the ABC medical drama. The actress said she was grateful to the network and producer Shonda Rhimes. […]
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5 Chadian peacekeepers killed in latest Mali violence

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:58

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The U.N. says five Chadian peacekeepers have been killed and three wounded after being attacked in northern Mali, one of the deadliest attacks on United Nations soldiers. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called it a “heinous attack” and said it would be considered a war crime under international law. The U.N. Security […]
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5 Chadian peacekeepers killed in latest Mali violence

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:58

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The U.N. says five Chadian peacekeepers have been killed and three wounded after being attacked in northern Mali, one of the deadliest attacks on United Nations soldiers. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called it a “heinous attack” and said it would be considered a war crime under international law. The U.N. Security […]
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Bothell High teacher assaulted, police investigating

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:39

Medics took the 63-year-old teacher to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
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Bothell High teacher assaulted, police investigating

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:39

Medics took the 63-year-old teacher to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
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Texas city sells church patch of park surrounding cross

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:34

PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — A Southeast Texas city has sold a local church a 20-by-20-foot patch of a city park surrounding a cross that has been at the center of a First Amendment argument. KFDM-TV (http://bit.ly/1U2ESEM) of Beaumont-Port Arthur reported Thursday the City of Port Neches has sold the cross and surrounding patch of […]
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Texas city sells church patch of park surrounding cross

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:34

PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — A Southeast Texas city has sold a local church a 20-by-20-foot patch of a city park surrounding a cross that has been at the center of a First Amendment argument. KFDM-TV (http://bit.ly/1U2ESEM) of Beaumont-Port Arthur reported Thursday the City of Port Neches has sold the cross and surrounding patch of […]
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Jenny Boucek says Storm’s identity ‘still unfolding’

Seattle Storm - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:23

Growing pains were evident during Sunday’s season-opening 96-66 defeat at Los Angeles. The Storm (0-1) return to action Friday at Phoenix (0-2).
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Jenny Boucek says Storm’s identity ‘still unfolding’

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:23

Growing pains were evident during Sunday’s season-opening 96-66 defeat at Los Angeles. The Storm (0-1) return to action Friday at Phoenix (0-2).
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Jenny Boucek says Storm’s identity ‘still unfolding’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:23

Growing pains were evident during Sunday’s season-opening 96-66 defeat at Los Angeles. The Storm (0-1) return to action Friday at Phoenix (0-2).
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Seahawk WR Baldwin says on NFL Network contract talks with team could begin “shortly”

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:09

Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin said during an appearance on the NFL Network Thursday that talks with the team on a new contract could begin "shortly.''
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Seahawk WR Baldwin says on NFL Network contract talks with team could begin “shortly”

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:09

Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin said during an appearance on the NFL Network Thursday that talks with the team on a new contract could begin "shortly.''
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Rope burn to neck of black girl, 12, ignites dispute

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 09:59

DALLAS (AP) — A rope burn a 12-year-old black Texas girl received around her neck during an overnight school campout has left the girl’s mother asking if her daughter was victimized by racially motivated bullying by sixth-grade classmates. Sandy Rougely of Waco has retained a lawyer to press a personal injury claim against Live Oak […]
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