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T-Mobile adds 2.2 million customers, swings to quarterly profit

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:27

The Bellevue telecom posted profit of $479 million on revenue of $8.6 billion for its first quarter.
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T-Mobile adds 2.2 million customers, swings to quarterly profit

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:27

The Bellevue telecom posted profit of $479 million on revenue of $8.6 billion for its first quarter.
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Senator says fighter program has been scandal and tragedy

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:24

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee says the record and performance of the most expensive weapons program in U.S. military history has been a scandal and a tragedy. Senator John McCain of Arizona delivered a withering critique of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter at a committee hearing Tuesday. The Pentagon […]
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Senator says fighter program has been scandal and tragedy

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:24

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee says the record and performance of the most expensive weapons program in U.S. military history has been a scandal and a tragedy. Senator John McCain of Arizona delivered a withering critique of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter at a committee hearing Tuesday. The Pentagon […]
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Chinese company to build $1 billion mill in south Arkansas

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:22

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Gov. Asa Hutchinson says the Chinese company Sun Paper will build a $1 billion bio-products mill in southern Arkansas, creating 250 jobs. Hutchinson was joined by Sun Paper chairman and founder Hongxin Li in making the announcement Tuesday. The mill will be Sun Paper’s first facility in North America. Sun […]
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Chinese company to build $1 billion mill in south Arkansas

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:22

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Gov. Asa Hutchinson says the Chinese company Sun Paper will build a $1 billion bio-products mill in southern Arkansas, creating 250 jobs. Hutchinson was joined by Sun Paper chairman and founder Hongxin Li in making the announcement Tuesday. The mill will be Sun Paper’s first facility in North America. Sun […]
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Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:15

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines. News outlets report that the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, West Virginia Rivers Coalition and the West Chapter of the Sierra Club filed two lawsuits in two federal courts […]
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Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:15

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines. News outlets report that the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, West Virginia Rivers Coalition and the West Chapter of the Sierra Club filed two lawsuits in two federal courts […]
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Turner, Criterion Collection launch movie-streaming service

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Turner Broadcasting and the Criterion Collection are teaming up to launch a movie-streaming TV service to cater to arthouse aficionados. The companies announced Tuesday that the new over-the-top streaming service, dubbed FilmStruck, will debut in the fall. It will make available art house, independent, foreign and cult films for a not-yet-announced […]
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Turner, Criterion Collection launch movie-streaming service

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Turner Broadcasting and the Criterion Collection are teaming up to launch a movie-streaming TV service to cater to arthouse aficionados. The companies announced Tuesday that the new over-the-top streaming service, dubbed FilmStruck, will debut in the fall. It will make available art house, independent, foreign and cult films for a not-yet-announced […]
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Police: Virginia man killed after he fired at officers

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:08

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Authorities are identifying a man fatally shot by Norfolk police after they say he fired at officers. Virginia State Police identified the man Monday in a news release as 30-year-old Eric Wakup of Norfolk, who barricaded himself inside a home Friday night. Early Saturday, police say Wakup fired at officers, who […]
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Police: Virginia man killed after he fired at officers

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:08

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Authorities are identifying a man fatally shot by Norfolk police after they say he fired at officers. Virginia State Police identified the man Monday in a news release as 30-year-old Eric Wakup of Norfolk, who barricaded himself inside a home Friday night. Early Saturday, police say Wakup fired at officers, who […]
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Fired Pittsburgh sergeant pleads not guilty at arraignment

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:08

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A fired Pittsburgh police sergeant has pleaded not guilty to charges he violated the civil rights of a drunken man by punching and pushing him during his November arrest then filed false reports to justify his actions. Forty-seven-year-old Stephen Matakovich (mah-TAH’-koh-vitch) was charged by a federal grand jury earlier this month. He […]
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Fired Pittsburgh sergeant pleads not guilty at arraignment

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:08

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A fired Pittsburgh police sergeant has pleaded not guilty to charges he violated the civil rights of a drunken man by punching and pushing him during his November arrest then filed false reports to justify his actions. Forty-seven-year-old Stephen Matakovich (mah-TAH’-koh-vitch) was charged by a federal grand jury earlier this month. He […]
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Georgia may soon lift ban on food stamps for drug felons

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:08

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia may soon lift a ban on food stamps for convicted drug offenders after they are released, in an effort to keep them from returning to prison. Gov. Nathan Deal plans to sign legislation Wednesday making the state opt out of a federal lifetime ban on food stamps for those convicted of […]
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Georgia may soon lift ban on food stamps for drug felons

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:08

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia may soon lift a ban on food stamps for convicted drug offenders after they are released, in an effort to keep them from returning to prison. Gov. Nathan Deal plans to sign legislation Wednesday making the state opt out of a federal lifetime ban on food stamps for those convicted of […]
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Police: Man chokes Uber driver on I-95 in Chesterfield

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:05

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — A Massachusetts man is behind bars in Virginia after police say he choked an Uber driver on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield. Media outlets report 22-year-old Maxwell Sweeney of Mansfield, Massachusetts, is charged with strangling another causing wounding or injury, and vandalism to a vehicle. Virginia State Police say Sweeney was one […]
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Police: Man chokes Uber driver on I-95 in Chesterfield

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:05

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — A Massachusetts man is behind bars in Virginia after police say he choked an Uber driver on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield. Media outlets report 22-year-old Maxwell Sweeney of Mansfield, Massachusetts, is charged with strangling another causing wounding or injury, and vandalism to a vehicle. Virginia State Police say Sweeney was one […]
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Saudi prince unveils plans to welcome tourists

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:01

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia will begin issuing select tourist visas soon to welcome tens of thousands of foreigners a year, part of a sweeping national reform plan. The religiously conservative country currently does not issue tourist visas, though it ran a pilot program between 2006 and 2010 welcoming around 25,000 visitors […]
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Saudi prince unveils plans to welcome tourists

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:01

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia will begin issuing select tourist visas soon to welcome tens of thousands of foreigners a year, part of a sweeping national reform plan. The religiously conservative country currently does not issue tourist visas, though it ran a pilot program between 2006 and 2010 welcoming around 25,000 visitors […]
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