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Clint Dempsey on Copa America Centenario: ‘What better opportunity are you going to have to win a major competition?’

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:54

Speaking with local media on Thursday before joining USMNT camp next week, Sounders and former U.S. captain Clint Dempsey struck an optimistic tone ahead of next month's tournament.
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Clint Dempsey on Copa America Centenario: ‘What better opportunity are you going to have to win a major competition?’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:54

Speaking with local media on Thursday before joining USMNT camp next week, Sounders and former U.S. captain Clint Dempsey struck an optimistic tone ahead of next month's tournament.
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FBI adds 2009 Chicago slaying suspect to 10 Most Wanted list

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:53

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago-area man suspected of taking part in the killing of a teenager who was beaten and shot before his body was set on fire has been added to the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. Luis Macedo of Oak Lawn is charged with first-degree murder in the 2009 slaying of 15-year-old […]
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FBI adds 2009 Chicago slaying suspect to 10 Most Wanted list

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:53

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago-area man suspected of taking part in the killing of a teenager who was beaten and shot before his body was set on fire has been added to the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. Luis Macedo of Oak Lawn is charged with first-degree murder in the 2009 slaying of 15-year-old […]
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Michigan man charged after stripper paid with fake $100 bill

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:52

KOCHVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man is facing charges after a stripper was paid with a counterfeit $100 bill following a lap dance. Stephen Gidcumb is charged with intentionally passing counterfeit notes. Police tell The Detroit News that fake bills were mixed in with real $100 bills. MLive.com reports the 32-year-old was arrested […]
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Michigan man charged after stripper paid with fake $100 bill

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:52

KOCHVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man is facing charges after a stripper was paid with a counterfeit $100 bill following a lap dance. Stephen Gidcumb is charged with intentionally passing counterfeit notes. Police tell The Detroit News that fake bills were mixed in with real $100 bills. MLive.com reports the 32-year-old was arrested […]
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Adam Lind, Leonys Martin homers power Mariners to series win vs. Orioles

Seattle Mariners - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:51

After being swept at home by the Angels last weekend, the Mariners responded by winning a road series against the American League East-leading Orioles.
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Gluck’s revolution: Pacific MusicWorks performs ‘Orphée,’ an opera by Marie Antoinette’s music teacher

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:14

In 1774, Christoph Gluck — the son of a gamekeeper and Marie Antoinette’s music teacher — began his lifelong reform of opera with “Orphée et Eurydice.” Now Pacific MusicWorks performs it with students at UW.
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Gluck’s revolution: Pacific MusicWorks performs ‘Orphée,’ an opera by Marie Antoinette’s music teacher

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:14

In 1774, Christoph Gluck — the son of a gamekeeper and Marie Antoinette’s music teacher — began his lifelong reform of opera with “Orphée et Eurydice.” Now Pacific MusicWorks performs it with students at UW.
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Huge peach, scorned by some, is plucked from Atlanta skyline

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:11

ATLANTA (AP) — To some, the metal tower supporting a giant peach atop an Atlanta building was about as popular as a freeway-snarling ice storm. It was so unpopular that when it was removed recently, employees at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building celebrated by drinking champagne. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the peach […]
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Huge peach, scorned by some, is plucked from Atlanta skyline

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:11

ATLANTA (AP) — To some, the metal tower supporting a giant peach atop an Atlanta building was about as popular as a freeway-snarling ice storm. It was so unpopular that when it was removed recently, employees at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building celebrated by drinking champagne. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the peach […]
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Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it’s possible

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Step aside, Burmese python — you may no longer be Florida’s scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they say it’s possible more of the man-eating reptiles are still out there, although no one can say for sure. The big question now: […]
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Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it’s possible

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Step aside, Burmese python — you may no longer be Florida’s scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they say it’s possible more of the man-eating reptiles are still out there, although no one can say for sure. The big question now: […]
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Seattle Pride president quits after flap over airline sponsorship

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:06

The president of Seattle Pride resigned after acknowledging he misrepresented the sponsorship agreement with Delta Air Lines.
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Seattle Pride president quits after flap over airline sponsorship

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:06

The president of Seattle Pride resigned after acknowledging he misrepresented the sponsorship agreement with Delta Air Lines.
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Bill Gates’ summer reading list

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:02

Our neighbor over in Medina, Bill Gates, has released his summer reading list, and you won’t be surprised to discover that it’s not exactly beach reading. There’s one possible exception – Seattle author Neal Stephenson’s visionary science fiction novel “Seveneves,” just released in paperback (Morrow, $17.99). Here’s the premise: Something hits the moon, and it starts […]
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Bill Gates’ summer reading list

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:02

Our neighbor over in Medina, Bill Gates, has released his summer reading list, and you won’t be surprised to discover that it’s not exactly beach reading. There’s one possible exception – Seattle author Neal Stephenson’s visionary science fiction novel “Seveneves,” just released in paperback (Morrow, $17.99). Here’s the premise: Something hits the moon, and it starts […]
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US investigators: Pipeline company failed to quickly detect and react to California oil spill

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:02

LOS ANGELES (AP) — US investigators: Pipeline company failed to quickly detect and react to California oil spill.
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US investigators: Pipeline company failed to quickly detect and react to California oil spill

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:02

LOS ANGELES (AP) — US investigators: Pipeline company failed to quickly detect and react to California oil spill.
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Hits and errors in Book-It’s well-acted ‘Brothers K’

NBA - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:01

A review of Myra Platt’s adaptation of David James Duncan’s 600-plus-page “The Brothers K,” a two-part dramatization at Book-It Repertory Theatre that is a pretty tight squeeze.
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