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Federal investigators explore motives for Idaho church arson

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:28

BONNERS FERRY, Idaho (AP) — Federal investigators are trying to determine whether the arson that destroyed a Catholic church in Idaho was driven by religious or racial bias. The Spokesman-Review reports (http://bit.ly/1VQJNMK ) that the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating the Thursday fire at St. Ann’s Catholic Church […]
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Chobani employees unexpectedly receive ownership stake

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:24

The Turkish immigrant who founded the New York-based maker of Greek yogurt announced Tuesday his 2,000 workers will get a stake worth up to 10 percent of the company, whose value is thought to be in the billions.
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Chobani employees unexpectedly receive ownership stake

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:24

The Turkish immigrant who founded the New York-based maker of Greek yogurt announced Tuesday his 2,000 workers will get a stake worth up to 10 percent of the company, whose value is thought to be in the billions.
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With no notice, King County slaps ban on pot businesses

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:20

Without public notice, hearing or debate, the Metropolitan King County Council imposed an emergency moratorium on legal marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas.
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With no notice, King County slaps ban on pot businesses

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:20

Without public notice, hearing or debate, the Metropolitan King County Council imposed an emergency moratorium on legal marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas.
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Judge rejects Cosby’s bid to dismiss underage sex abuse case

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:17

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge is allowing a woman’s case against Bill Cosby that alleges he abused her at the Playboy Mansion when she was underage to proceed. The ruling Thursday by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Craig Karlan allows most of Judy Huth’s lawsuit against Cosby to proceed but dismisses an infliction of […]
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Judge rejects Cosby’s bid to dismiss underage sex abuse case

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:17

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge is allowing a woman’s case against Bill Cosby that alleges he abused her at the Playboy Mansion when she was underage to proceed. The ruling Thursday by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Craig Karlan allows most of Judy Huth’s lawsuit against Cosby to proceed but dismisses an infliction of […]
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107-year-old woman who danced with Obama gets new ID card

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:15

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 107-year-old woman who gained Internet fame for her impromptu dance with President Barack Obama has received a temporary photo identification card after her lack of a birth certificate stymied her earlier efforts to get one. Virginia McLaurin could not obtain a replacement for a photo ID that was stolen years ago […]
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107-year-old woman who danced with Obama gets new ID card

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:15

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 107-year-old woman who gained Internet fame for her impromptu dance with President Barack Obama has received a temporary photo identification card after her lack of a birth certificate stymied her earlier efforts to get one. Virginia McLaurin could not obtain a replacement for a photo ID that was stolen years ago […]
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Regulators relax monitoring of decade-old Gulf oil leak

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:12

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Federal regulators have relaxed a pollution monitoring requirement for a company responsible for a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that could last another century. In 2008, the Coast Guard ordered Taylor Energy Company to conduct daily flights over the leak site to monitor chronic oil sheens that […]
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Regulators relax monitoring of decade-old Gulf oil leak

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:12

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Federal regulators have relaxed a pollution monitoring requirement for a company responsible for a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that could last another century. In 2008, the Coast Guard ordered Taylor Energy Company to conduct daily flights over the leak site to monitor chronic oil sheens that […]
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Clinton pushes for big wins in primary quintet

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:08

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is looking to a series of contests in northeastern states on Tuesday to solidify what’s rapidly becoming a nearly unstoppable march to the Democratic presidential nomination. The Democratic front-runner hopes to expand her sizable delegate lead with wins in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Maryland. Already, Clinton can […]
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Clinton pushes for big wins in primary quintet

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:08

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is looking to a series of contests in northeastern states on Tuesday to solidify what’s rapidly becoming a nearly unstoppable march to the Democratic presidential nomination. The Democratic front-runner hopes to expand her sizable delegate lead with wins in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Maryland. Already, Clinton can […]
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Trump looking to dominate Tuesday contests as rivals plot

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:08

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hoped for decisive wins in the five northeastern states voting on Tuesday as he worked to maintain a tenuous pathway to the nomination that leaves little room for error. “Tomorrow’s so important,” Trump said in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Monday evening, where he held his final, […]
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Trump looking to dominate Tuesday contests as rivals plot

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:08

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hoped for decisive wins in the five northeastern states voting on Tuesday as he worked to maintain a tenuous pathway to the nomination that leaves little room for error. “Tomorrow’s so important,” Trump said in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Monday evening, where he held his final, […]
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Chobani giving employees shares in company

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:06

NEW YORK (AP) — Chobani says it is giving its employees an ownership stake in the privately held company. The Greek yogurt maker says the shares being distributed would amount to 10 percent of the company’s future value in the event of a sale or initial public offering. It says each of its approximately 2,000 […]
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Chobani giving employees shares in company

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:06

NEW YORK (AP) — Chobani says it is giving its employees an ownership stake in the privately held company. The Greek yogurt maker says the shares being distributed would amount to 10 percent of the company’s future value in the event of a sale or initial public offering. It says each of its approximately 2,000 […]
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Bureau of Reclamation investigating after boy’s death

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:29

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Bureau of Reclamation safety team is investigating after a dock stored at a Canyon Ferry Lake boat launch partially collapsed and pinned a 3-year-old Butte boy, causing fatal injuries. Landon Haight was injured Friday afternoon while he played at the Shannon Boat Launch and died Saturday at Sacred Heart Medical […]
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Bureau of Reclamation investigating after boy’s death

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:29

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Bureau of Reclamation safety team is investigating after a dock stored at a Canyon Ferry Lake boat launch partially collapsed and pinned a 3-year-old Butte boy, causing fatal injuries. Landon Haight was injured Friday afternoon while he played at the Shannon Boat Launch and died Saturday at Sacred Heart Medical […]
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Details of sex abuse could mean prison time for Hastert

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 02:21

CHICAGO (AP) — When Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty last year to breaking banking laws, sentencing guidelines suggested that the former House speaker would probably serve no more than six months in prison for making illegal withdrawals in to conceal a dark secret from his past. But after prosecutors lifted a veil of secrecy from the […]
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