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Children’s Museum of Manhattan features NYC’s sights, sounds

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:31
NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming installation at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan invites kids to explore the sounds, sights and flavors of New York City. Young visitors will play-act parallel parking, driving a taxi and writing a parking ticket inside an interactive 3,000-square-foot gallery. They can pretend to be a construction worker by moving […]
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Same-sex couple cheers gay marriage ruling in Kentucky

NBA - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:26
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky clerk’s office on Thursday again refused to issue a marriage license to a gay couple, in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage across the country two months ago. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue any marriage licenses, citing her Christian faith […]
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Same-sex couple cheers gay marriage ruling in Kentucky

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:26
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky clerk’s office on Thursday again refused to issue a marriage license to a gay couple, in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage across the country two months ago. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue any marriage licenses, citing her Christian faith […]
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Jimmy Carter’s church adjusts to demand for Sunday school lessons

NBA - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:25
PLAINS, Ga.  — Members of a small Baptist church in southwest Georgia where former President Jimmy Carter frequently teaches Sunday school lessons are capping the number of people who can attend. Church representatives said in a statement that starting this Sunday, seats win the church will be limited to 400 people. Carter’s recent disclosure that […]
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Jimmy Carter’s church adjusts to demand for Sunday school lessons

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:25
PLAINS, Ga.  — Members of a small Baptist church in southwest Georgia where former President Jimmy Carter frequently teaches Sunday school lessons are capping the number of people who can attend. Church representatives said in a statement that starting this Sunday, seats win the church will be limited to 400 people. Carter’s recent disclosure that […]
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Woman to give birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

NBA - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:23
AURORA, Colo. — An expectant mother of conjoined twins in Colorado has been told by doctors one of her babies won’t survive, but she’s hopeful the other can be saved. Amber McCullough, of Hastings, Minnesota, was scheduled to have a cesarean section to deliver twin girls at the Colorado Fetal Care Center at Children’s Hospital […]
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Woman to give birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:23
AURORA, Colo. — An expectant mother of conjoined twins in Colorado has been told by doctors one of her babies won’t survive, but she’s hopeful the other can be saved. Amber McCullough, of Hastings, Minnesota, was scheduled to have a cesarean section to deliver twin girls at the Colorado Fetal Care Center at Children’s Hospital […]
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Bolt gets a whack from a cameraman after winning gold in 200

NBA - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:22
BEIJING (AP) — Turns out, only a man on wheels can take down Usain Bolt. Shortly after the Jamaican great won a fourth 200-meter title and a 10th gold overall at the world championships, a cameraman on a two-wheel vehicle banged into Bolt from behind. Suddenly, the Olympic champion was down on his back, flipping […]
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Bolt gets a whack from a cameraman after winning gold in 200

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:22
BEIJING (AP) — Turns out, only a man on wheels can take down Usain Bolt. Shortly after the Jamaican great won a fourth 200-meter title and a 10th gold overall at the world championships, a cameraman on a two-wheel vehicle banged into Bolt from behind. Suddenly, the Olympic champion was down on his back, flipping […]
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‘Fire hazard’ home burns as couple signs deed to buy it

NBA - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:20
MEYERSDALE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania couple who bought a neighboring vacant house because they feared it was a fire hazard was right: It caught fire while they were at the county courthouse signing the deed. The (Somerset) Daily American (http://bit.ly/1KOm9FS ) reports that Bradley and Penny Mason bought the house in Meyersdale intending […]
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‘Fire hazard’ home burns as couple signs deed to buy it

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:20
MEYERSDALE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania couple who bought a neighboring vacant house because they feared it was a fire hazard was right: It caught fire while they were at the county courthouse signing the deed. The (Somerset) Daily American (http://bit.ly/1KOm9FS ) reports that Bradley and Penny Mason bought the house in Meyersdale intending […]
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Ukraine reaches debt-relief deal with creditors

NBA - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:20
MOSCOW  — The Ukrainian government said Thursday it has reached a deal with its international bondholders to lighten its public debt burden, a crucial move that will help the country avoid default as it tries to cope with the devastating costs of war. As part of the deal, investors who own Ukraine’s bonds will write […]
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Ukraine reaches debt-relief deal with creditors

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:20
MOSCOW  — The Ukrainian government said Thursday it has reached a deal with its international bondholders to lighten its public debt burden, a crucial move that will help the country avoid default as it tries to cope with the devastating costs of war. As part of the deal, investors who own Ukraine’s bonds will write […]
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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage drops to 3.84 percent

NBA - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates dropped this week to their lowest levels since May, in a week marked by turmoil in global markets that was stoked by economic developments in China. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.84 percent from 3.93 percent a […]
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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage drops to 3.84 percent

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates dropped this week to their lowest levels since May, in a week marked by turmoil in global markets that was stoked by economic developments in China. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.84 percent from 3.93 percent a […]
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IAEA reports Iran broadly complying with nuclear accords

NBA - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:16
WASHINGTON — The International Atomic Energy Agency reports that Iran is broadly complying with agreements on curtailing its nuclear program in its first update since last month’s deal between Tehran and world powers. The IAEA says Iran’s level of uranium enrichment, nuclear research and development and other activity is in line with its declarations. The […]
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IAEA reports Iran broadly complying with nuclear accords

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:16
WASHINGTON — The International Atomic Energy Agency reports that Iran is broadly complying with agreements on curtailing its nuclear program in its first update since last month’s deal between Tehran and world powers. The IAEA says Iran’s level of uranium enrichment, nuclear research and development and other activity is in line with its declarations. The […]
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Hungary sees record number of migrants: Over 3,200 in 1 day

NBA - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:14
ROSZKE, Hungary  — Record numbers of migrants are arriving in Hungary across its southern border with Serbia, many of them carrying babies, marching down train tracks and crawling under spools of razor wire. Police said they detained 3,241 migrants on Wednesday, over 700 more than a day earlier and the highest number so far. Many […]
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Hungary sees record number of migrants: Over 3,200 in 1 day

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:14
ROSZKE, Hungary  — Record numbers of migrants are arriving in Hungary across its southern border with Serbia, many of them carrying babies, marching down train tracks and crawling under spools of razor wire. Police said they detained 3,241 migrants on Wednesday, over 700 more than a day earlier and the highest number so far. Many […]
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Obama says New Orleans is ‘moving forward’ after hurricane

NBA - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:13
WASHINGTON — President Obama says New Orleans is “moving forward” a decade after Hurricane Katrina dealt it a devastating blow, and has become an example of what can happen when people rally around each other to build a better future out of the despair of tragedy. Obama was marking the storm’s 10th anniversary by meeting […]
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