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Profits sagged at Swiss bank UBS as clients held back

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 25 min ago

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Swiss bank UBS Group AG says first-quarter profits dropped as turbulent markets and global economic and political uncertainty deterred clients from doing business. Net profit fell to 707 million Swiss francs ($749 million) from 1.98 billion francs in the year-earlier quarter. The bank said market swings and geopolitical uncertainty resulted in […]
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2 detained after Dalit law student raped, murdered in India

NBA - 9 hours 26 min ago

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police have detained two suspects for questioning in the rape and murder of a law student whose body was found mutilated in the southern Indian state of Kerala. The case has drawn comparisons to the deadly 2012 gang rape of a university student on a New Delhi bus that sparked widespread […]
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2 detained after Dalit law student raped, murdered in India

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 26 min ago

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police have detained two suspects for questioning in the rape and murder of a law student whose body was found mutilated in the southern Indian state of Kerala. The case has drawn comparisons to the deadly 2012 gang rape of a university student on a New Delhi bus that sparked widespread […]
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Long Island’s first science-focused high school is closing

NBA - 9 hours 36 min ago

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP) — Long Island’s first science-focused high school is slated to close in June due to a $1 million budget gap and low enrollment. The Doshi STEM Institute, which focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, opened in 2013. Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/1NiUC7f ) reports Nassau BOCES officials notified parents and students at a meeting […]
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Long Island’s first science-focused high school is closing

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 36 min ago

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP) — Long Island’s first science-focused high school is slated to close in June due to a $1 million budget gap and low enrollment. The Doshi STEM Institute, which focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, opened in 2013. Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/1NiUC7f ) reports Nassau BOCES officials notified parents and students at a meeting […]
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Kenya: Baby saved from collapsed building after 80 hours

NBA - 9 hours 42 min ago

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan hospital official says a child estimated to be seven months old has been rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed three and half days ago. Simon Ithae, spokesman of the Kenyatta National hospital, says the baby was pulled from the rubble of the seven-story building at 4 […]
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Kenya: Baby saved from collapsed building after 80 hours

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 42 min ago

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan hospital official says a child estimated to be seven months old has been rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed three and half days ago. Simon Ithae, spokesman of the Kenyatta National hospital, says the baby was pulled from the rubble of the seven-story building at 4 […]
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Jim Beam fills 14 millionth bottle of bourbon

NBA - 9 hours 47 min ago

CLERMONT, Ky. (AP) — Jim Beam has filled and sealed its 14 millionth barrel of bourbon since the 1933 repeal of Prohibition, achieving a first in the bourbon industry. Seventh-generation master distiller Fred Noe and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin sealed the barrel Monday at the company’s flagship distillery in Clermont, Kentucky, about 20 miles south […]
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Jim Beam fills 14 millionth bottle of bourbon

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 47 min ago

CLERMONT, Ky. (AP) — Jim Beam has filled and sealed its 14 millionth barrel of bourbon since the 1933 repeal of Prohibition, achieving a first in the bourbon industry. Seventh-generation master distiller Fred Noe and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin sealed the barrel Monday at the company’s flagship distillery in Clermont, Kentucky, about 20 miles south […]
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Defense Sec’y Carter says Russia is ‘nuclear saber-rattling’

NBA - 9 hours 57 min ago

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is criticizing Russia for aggression in Europe and is promising to continue a military buildup to deter war on NATO’s eastern flank. In remarks Tuesday at a ceremony installing a new commander of U.S. Forces in Europe, Carter said he is particularly troubled by what he called […]
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Defense Sec’y Carter says Russia is ‘nuclear saber-rattling’

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 57 min ago

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is criticizing Russia for aggression in Europe and is promising to continue a military buildup to deter war on NATO’s eastern flank. In remarks Tuesday at a ceremony installing a new commander of U.S. Forces in Europe, Carter said he is particularly troubled by what he called […]
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Press Freedom: Journalists face murders but keep working

NBA - 10 hours 2 min ago

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — For Abdiqadir Dulyar, simply reading messages sent to his phone can send shivers down his spine. His voice breaks as he reads a recent note: “Keep doing what you do, and we shall come to give your well-deserved award (death).” Dulyar, the Mogadishu director for the Somali television station Horn Cable, […]
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Press Freedom: Journalists face murders but keep working

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 2 min ago

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — For Abdiqadir Dulyar, simply reading messages sent to his phone can send shivers down his spine. His voice breaks as he reads a recent note: “Keep doing what you do, and we shall come to give your well-deserved award (death).” Dulyar, the Mogadishu director for the Somali television station Horn Cable, […]
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Australia plans to halve budget deficit within 3 years

NBA - 10 hours 11 min ago

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s government says it plans to reduce its budget deficit by more than half in three years while maintaining momentum in a sluggish economy with personal and business tax cuts. Treasurer Scott Morrison revealed on Tuesday that the deficit for the current fiscal year that ends on June 30 is expected […]
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Australia plans to halve budget deficit within 3 years

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 11 min ago

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s government says it plans to reduce its budget deficit by more than half in three years while maintaining momentum in a sluggish economy with personal and business tax cuts. Treasurer Scott Morrison revealed on Tuesday that the deficit for the current fiscal year that ends on June 30 is expected […]
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Defense Secretary Carter: American killed in combat in Iraq

NBA - 10 hours 14 min ago

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed near Irbil in Iraq. “It is a combat death,” Carter said at the outset of a news in Stuttgart, Germany where he has been consulting with European allies this week. The defense secretary provided no other details, other […]
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Defense Secretary Carter: American killed in combat in Iraq

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 14 min ago

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed near Irbil in Iraq. “It is a combat death,” Carter said at the outset of a news in Stuttgart, Germany where he has been consulting with European allies this week. The defense secretary provided no other details, other […]
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Romania: minister who quit amid opera dispute, wants to stay

NBA - 10 hours 15 min ago

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s culture minister who resigned over his failure to resolve a bitter dispute at Romania’s main opera house involving internationally acclaimed ballerina Alina Cojocaru, says he has changed his mind. It may be too late. Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos has said he will appoint a new minister Tuesday. Vlad Alexandrescu said […]
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Romania: minister who quit amid opera dispute, wants to stay

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 15 min ago

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s culture minister who resigned over his failure to resolve a bitter dispute at Romania’s main opera house involving internationally acclaimed ballerina Alina Cojocaru, says he has changed his mind. It may be too late. Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos has said he will appoint a new minister Tuesday. Vlad Alexandrescu said […]
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Grandparent: Teacher hangs boy hung from chalkboard by belt

NBA - 10 hours 18 min ago

CONYERS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman says her grandson’s teacher made him hang by his belt from the top of a chalkboard as punishment. Tracy Davis tells WSB-TV (http://2wsb.tv/1NiOVpJ) that on Thursday, the principal at Shoal Creek Elementary School in Conyers found her 5-year-old grandson — who has special needs — hanging from a […]
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