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US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:13

MIAMI (AP) — Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend. Sen. Bill Nelson has called for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the voyage that forced frightened passengers into their cabins overnight Sunday […]
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US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:13

MIAMI (AP) — Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend. Sen. Bill Nelson has called for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the voyage that forced frightened passengers into their cabins overnight Sunday […]
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Publisher to pay $14M in ‘Happy Birthday’ copyright case

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:13

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music publisher Warner/Chappell Music will return $14 million in fees to settle a lawsuit that challenges its claim to “Happy Birthday,” one of the world’s best-known songs. A federal judge ruled in September that Warner/Chappell didn’t own the lyrics and had no right to charge for their use. The Los Angeles […]
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Publisher to pay $14M in ‘Happy Birthday’ copyright case

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:13

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music publisher Warner/Chappell Music will return $14 million in fees to settle a lawsuit that challenges its claim to “Happy Birthday,” one of the world’s best-known songs. A federal judge ruled in September that Warner/Chappell didn’t own the lyrics and had no right to charge for their use. The Los Angeles […]
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7 in critical condition after casino bus crash in snowstorm

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:11

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Seven people remain in critical condition following a charter bus crash that injured three dozen during Monday’s snowstorm on Interstate 95 in Connecticut. Hospital spokesman Mark D’Antonio said Tuesday a total of 11 patients remain at Yale-New Haven Hospital from the accident. State police say 36 people were injured when […]
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7 in critical condition after casino bus crash in snowstorm

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:11

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Seven people remain in critical condition following a charter bus crash that injured three dozen during Monday’s snowstorm on Interstate 95 in Connecticut. Hospital spokesman Mark D’Antonio said Tuesday a total of 11 patients remain at Yale-New Haven Hospital from the accident. State police say 36 people were injured when […]
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Suspension of Turkey flights costs Russian airports heavily

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:11

MOSCOW (AP) — A top official at Russia’s busiest airport says the halt or reduction of flights to Turkey, Ukraine and Egypt over the past three months has cost the country’s airports six billion rubles ($77 million). Denis Nuzhdin, the deputy CEO of Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport, was quoted by state news agency Tass as saying […]
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Suspension of Turkey flights costs Russian airports heavily

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:11

MOSCOW (AP) — A top official at Russia’s busiest airport says the halt or reduction of flights to Turkey, Ukraine and Egypt over the past three months has cost the country’s airports six billion rubles ($77 million). Denis Nuzhdin, the deputy CEO of Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport, was quoted by state news agency Tass as saying […]
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VA hospitals compare favorably on deaths, readmission rates

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:10

CHICAGO (AP) — Veterans’ hospitals compare pretty favorably with others when it comes to treating older men with three common conditions — heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia, according to a study on death rates and readmissions. Chances for dying or being readmitted within 30 days of treatment for those conditions varied only slightly for […]
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VA hospitals compare favorably on deaths, readmission rates

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:10

CHICAGO (AP) — Veterans’ hospitals compare pretty favorably with others when it comes to treating older men with three common conditions — heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia, according to a study on death rates and readmissions. Chances for dying or being readmitted within 30 days of treatment for those conditions varied only slightly for […]
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State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River fishing reports show two spring chinook appeared in catches

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:08

SALMON AND STEELHEAD Cowlitz River – 31 bank anglers kept 1 adult spring Chinook and 2 winter run steelhead plus released 1 steelhead.  4 boat anglers kept 1 winter run steelhead.  Steelhead were caught from the trout hatchery downstream; the spring Chinook was caught in the lower river. Last week Tacoma Power recovered three coho adults, three […]
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State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River fishing reports show two spring chinook appeared in catches

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:08

SALMON AND STEELHEAD Cowlitz River – 31 bank anglers kept 1 adult spring Chinook and 2 winter run steelhead plus released 1 steelhead.  4 boat anglers kept 1 winter run steelhead.  Steelhead were caught from the trout hatchery downstream; the spring Chinook was caught in the lower river. Last week Tacoma Power recovered three coho adults, three […]
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UN chief: Leaders must stop conflicts that drive aid crises

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:05

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says over 80 percent of humanitarian funding requested by the United Nations is going toward life-saving needs in a growing number of conflicts, and urgent action is needed to shift from perpetual crisis management to conflict prevention and solutions. The U.N. chief calls for “far greater global leadership” […]
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UN chief: Leaders must stop conflicts that drive aid crises

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:05

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says over 80 percent of humanitarian funding requested by the United Nations is going toward life-saving needs in a growing number of conflicts, and urgent action is needed to shift from perpetual crisis management to conflict prevention and solutions. The U.N. chief calls for “far greater global leadership” […]
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A look at Obama’s final budget proposal for 2017

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on Tuesday. Here’s a look at each agency and department: __ AGRICULTURE Up or down? Down 5.3 percent Most Read StoriesSeahawks' Marshawn Lynch announces retirement in his own, unique fashionBlack Sabbath calls it a night at the Tacoma Dome — for goodSeahawks' Russell […]
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A look at Obama’s final budget proposal for 2017

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on Tuesday. Here’s a look at each agency and department: __ AGRICULTURE Up or down? Down 5.3 percent Most Read StoriesSeahawks' Marshawn Lynch announces retirement in his own, unique fashionBlack Sabbath calls it a night at the Tacoma Dome — for goodSeahawks' Russell […]
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Photos of the Day: Feb. 9, 2016

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 23:52

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: Feb. 9, 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 23:52

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Ikea recalls ceiling lamps for risk of falling glass shades

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 23:50

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling two types of ceiling lamps because of a risk that the glass shades might fall and injure people. The company says that after receiving complaints from customers that the shades of some “Lock” and “Hyby” lamps had fallen and caused injuries, it’s urging all buyers of […]
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Ikea recalls ceiling lamps for risk of falling glass shades

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 23:50

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling two types of ceiling lamps because of a risk that the glass shades might fall and injure people. The company says that after receiving complaints from customers that the shades of some “Lock” and “Hyby” lamps had fallen and caused injuries, it’s urging all buyers of […]
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