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Marshawn Lynch’s agent offers further confirmation of retirement

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:04

The agent for Marshawn Lynch, Doug Hendrickson, took to Twitter Monday to offer further confirmation of his client's intent to retire.
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Marshawn Lynch’s agent offers further confirmation of retirement

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:04

The agent for Marshawn Lynch, Doug Hendrickson, took to Twitter Monday to offer further confirmation of his client's intent to retire.
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Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight police work

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:02

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch tells The Associated Press she’s visiting six cities starting this week to highlight police departments that she says can serve as role models for law enforcement. The nation’s top law enforcement official, Lynch has already visited places whose police forces are considered to have troubled community relations. In […]
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Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight police work

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:02

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch tells The Associated Press she’s visiting six cities starting this week to highlight police departments that she says can serve as role models for law enforcement. The nation’s top law enforcement official, Lynch has already visited places whose police forces are considered to have troubled community relations. In […]
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Cabin smoke forces flight back to Arizona; passengers unhurt

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:01

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A commercial flight headed to Los Angeles filled with smoke, turned around and made an emergency landing in Tucson, Arizona, where some passengers had to jump from the airplane to the runway. The United flight operated by SkyWest Airlines took off from the southern Arizona city Sunday morning. The cabin filled […]
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Cabin smoke forces flight back to Arizona; passengers unhurt

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:01

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A commercial flight headed to Los Angeles filled with smoke, turned around and made an emergency landing in Tucson, Arizona, where some passengers had to jump from the airplane to the runway. The United flight operated by SkyWest Airlines took off from the southern Arizona city Sunday morning. The cabin filled […]
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Cyprus ends tender for medium-term gas supply

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:00

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ Natural Gas Co. says it has ended a two-year bid to find suppliers of natural gas to fire up the east Mediterranean island’s main power plant. The company, or DEFA, said in brief statement Monday that it was “unable to agree terms” for the supply of gas with any bidder. […]
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Cyprus ends tender for medium-term gas supply

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:00

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ Natural Gas Co. says it has ended a two-year bid to find suppliers of natural gas to fire up the east Mediterranean island’s main power plant. The company, or DEFA, said in brief statement Monday that it was “unable to agree terms” for the supply of gas with any bidder. […]
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Stallone put Oscars attendance in Coogler’s hands

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sylvester Stallone put his Oscars attendance in “Creed” director Ryan Coogler’s hands, he told reporters on Monday at the annual luncheon gathering of Academy Award nominees. Amid all the discussions of boycotting the Oscars for its lack of racial diversity among the acting nominees, Stallone, who is nominated for his […]
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Stallone put Oscars attendance in Coogler’s hands

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sylvester Stallone put his Oscars attendance in “Creed” director Ryan Coogler’s hands, he told reporters on Monday at the annual luncheon gathering of Academy Award nominees. Amid all the discussions of boycotting the Oscars for its lack of racial diversity among the acting nominees, Stallone, who is nominated for his […]
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Despite defeat, NYC mayor vows to revive horse carriage deal

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 04:57

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is insisting that will he try to revive a plan to limit carriage horses. The Teamsters union last week pulled out of a deal that would have restricted the horses to a portion of Central Park and also placed boundaries on where pedicabs can […]
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Despite defeat, NYC mayor vows to revive horse carriage deal

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 04:57

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is insisting that will he try to revive a plan to limit carriage horses. The Teamsters union last week pulled out of a deal that would have restricted the horses to a portion of Central Park and also placed boundaries on where pedicabs can […]
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From high-school dropout to medical student: one man’s remarkable journey

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 04:56

He hoped to one day be the manager at a fast-food restaurant, but Timothy Woodiwiss ended up using his community-college degree as a springboard to something much more ambitious: medical school.
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From high-school dropout to medical student: one man’s remarkable journey

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 04:56

He hoped to one day be the manager at a fast-food restaurant, but Timothy Woodiwiss ended up using his community-college degree as a springboard to something much more ambitious: medical school.
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North Carolina seeks delay to fix 2 congressional districts

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 04:54

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state attorneys have asked a federal court to delay its order directing legislators draw new congressional districts by the end of next week. They are asking for the delay because the state’s primaries are just five weeks away. A three-judge panel found the 1st and 12th Districts unconstitutional because […]
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North Carolina seeks delay to fix 2 congressional districts

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 04:54

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state attorneys have asked a federal court to delay its order directing legislators draw new congressional districts by the end of next week. They are asking for the delay because the state’s primaries are just five weeks away. A three-judge panel found the 1st and 12th Districts unconstitutional because […]
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Affidavit: Attack left Manziel’s ex-girlfriend deaf in 1 ear

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 04:54

DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend says he hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation that’s being investigated by police that she lost hearing in one ear. An affidavit filed by Colleen Crowley was obtained by KXAS-TV (http://bit.ly/1olRUCr ). Crowley won a protective order last week against Manziel, the Cleveland Browns quarterback who is […]
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Affidavit: Attack left Manziel’s ex-girlfriend deaf in 1 ear

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 04:54

DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend says he hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation that’s being investigated by police that she lost hearing in one ear. An affidavit filed by Colleen Crowley was obtained by KXAS-TV (http://bit.ly/1olRUCr ). Crowley won a protective order last week against Manziel, the Cleveland Browns quarterback who is […]
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Washington men fall in RPI, but remain in NCAA tournament projections

WA Huskies - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 04:11

With four weeks remaining in regular season, bracketologists project Huskies will snap a five-year NCAA tournament drought and make first appearance in Big Dance since 2011.
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An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disasters

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 04:02

WASHINGTON (AP) — When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach. Repulsive as they may be, roaches have the remarkable ability to squish their bodies down to one quarter their normal size, yet still scamper at lightning speed. Also, they can withstand 900 times their body […]
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