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Cruz: border security needed to stop addiction ‘epidemic’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 05:06

HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz shared the deeply personal story of his sister’s overdose death as he campaigned across New Hampshire on Thursday, describing “an epidemic” of addiction that has destroyed lives in his family and across the nation. Cruz then suggested his powers as president would be limited to address the issue. […]
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Coldplay to honor past present and future at Super Bowl

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

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin says the band’s Super Bowl halftime show will try to honor the past, present and future. At a press conference Thursday, the band said that they will have the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles there to represent the future and Beyonce — whose 2013 performance they […]
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Coldplay to honor past present and future at Super Bowl

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

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin says the band’s Super Bowl halftime show will try to honor the past, present and future. At a press conference Thursday, the band said that they will have the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles there to represent the future and Beyonce — whose 2013 performance they […]
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3 things we learned from WSU Cougars coach Mike Leach on National Signing Day

WA Cougars - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:44

Mike Leach says Bellevue's Justus Rogers will stay at quarterback ... for now. Leach also explained how he evaluates his offensive linemen.
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2 teens charged with murder in Los Angeles double homicide

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:18

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two teenagers have been charged in the double murder of a young woman and a girl whose bodies were found last fall in a Los Angeles park. Charging documents show that 18-year-old Jose Antonio Echeverria and 17-year-old Dallas Stone Pineda have been arrested and charged with murder. Pineda is charged as […]
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2 teens charged with murder in Los Angeles double homicide

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:18

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two teenagers have been charged in the double murder of a young woman and a girl whose bodies were found last fall in a Los Angeles park. Charging documents show that 18-year-old Jose Antonio Echeverria and 17-year-old Dallas Stone Pineda have been arrested and charged with murder. Pineda is charged as […]
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5 years trimmed from ex-cop’s sentence in Katrina body case

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:16

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An ex-New Orleans police officer who burned the body of a man shot to death by a fellow officer in the chaos following Hurricane Katrina had his 17-year-sentenced reduced by more than five years Thursday by a federal judge. But Gregory McRae lost his bid for an even greater sentence cut. […]
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5 years trimmed from ex-cop’s sentence in Katrina body case

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:16

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An ex-New Orleans police officer who burned the body of a man shot to death by a fellow officer in the chaos following Hurricane Katrina had his 17-year-sentenced reduced by more than five years Thursday by a federal judge. But Gregory McRae lost his bid for an even greater sentence cut. […]
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Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:13

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says 12.7 million people have signed up for private insurance or renewed coverage under the president’s health care law, respectable results for a program still in political jeopardy. Expectations were low when 2016 open enrollment started on Nov. 1. Premiums were rising, and many of the remaining uninsured were […]
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Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:13

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says 12.7 million people have signed up for private insurance or renewed coverage under the president’s health care law, respectable results for a program still in political jeopardy. Expectations were low when 2016 open enrollment started on Nov. 1. Premiums were rising, and many of the remaining uninsured were […]
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Careening car ends up on roof of Southern California house

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:10

PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — It’s hard to know what was more amazing: An out-of-control car ending up on the roof of a Southern California house or the driver somehow escaping serious injury despite the wild ride. Palos Verdes Estates police Capt. Mark Velez says a driver with a medical problem lost control of […]
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Careening car ends up on roof of Southern California house

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:10

PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — It’s hard to know what was more amazing: An out-of-control car ending up on the roof of a Southern California house or the driver somehow escaping serious injury despite the wild ride. Palos Verdes Estates police Capt. Mark Velez says a driver with a medical problem lost control of […]
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Obama salutes NBA champs at White House

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:08

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saying they’re beautiful to watch, President Barack Obama is saluting the Golden State Warriors, the reigning champions of the National Basketball Association. Obama is a basketball enthusiast who said at a White House reception that the Warriors are one of the best teams “we’ve ever seen.” The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers […]
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Obama salutes NBA champs at White House

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:08

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saying they’re beautiful to watch, President Barack Obama is saluting the Golden State Warriors, the reigning champions of the National Basketball Association. Obama is a basketball enthusiast who said at a White House reception that the Warriors are one of the best teams “we’ve ever seen.” The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers […]
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Stanford names New York university leader as next president

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:06

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Stanford University’s governing board has named a neuroscientist who leads a prestigious graduate school in New York City as the California university’s next president. The Board of Trustees announced that Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University, will become Stanford’s 11th president on Sept. 1. Tessier-Lavigne will succeed President John […]
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Stanford names New York university leader as next president

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:06

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Stanford University’s governing board has named a neuroscientist who leads a prestigious graduate school in New York City as the California university’s next president. The Board of Trustees announced that Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University, will become Stanford’s 11th president on Sept. 1. Tessier-Lavigne will succeed President John […]
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Dejounte Murray sets Washington freshman scoring record with 34 points

WA Huskies - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:03

It was a historic performance for Murray who led Washington to a 95-83 overtime win over Arizona State.
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Dejounte Murray sets Washington freshman scoring record with 34 points

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:03

It was a historic performance for Murray who led Washington to a 95-83 overtime win over Arizona State.
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Dejounte Murray sets Washington freshman scoring record with 34 points

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:03

It was a historic performance for Murray who led Washington to a 95-83 overtime win over Arizona State.
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Report: Rwandan military trained Burundian refugees

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 03:55

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A confidential report by a United Nations panel of experts says refugees from Burundi received training from Rwandan military personnel last year with the ultimate goal of removing Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza from power. The report, seen by The Associated Press, says about 400 Burundian refugees were recruited and trained in […]
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