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New tests find Russian athletes positive

BBC World News - 4 hours 53 min ago
The Russian Olympic Committee says 14 of its athletes at the 2008 Beijing Olympics have tested positive for doping during re-tests of their samples.
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VIDEO: Inside infamous Moscow anti-doping lab

BBC World News - 4 hours 53 min ago
Dan Roan is granted rare behind-the-scenes access to the discredited Moscow laboratory at the centre of the Russian doping scandal.
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Person struck, killed by train on Market Frankford Line

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 53 min ago

Person struck, killed by train on Market Frankford LineA man was struck and killed by a SEPTA train in Center City Philadelphia on Tuesday, halting the Market Frankford Line.


North Carolina speaker: On LGBT, Charlotte must repeal first

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 53 min ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chances appear to be dwindling that North Carolina lawmakers will alter a contentious, new state law limiting LGBT nondiscrimination protections, because a legislative leader says they won't act until Charlotte first throws out its local ordinance increasing those protections.

US seeks death penalty for church attack

BBC World News - 4 hours 55 min ago
The US justice department seeks the death penalty in the case of the Charleston church shooting which claimed nine lives last year.
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Jet searched as precaution at LAX over 'non-credible' threat

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 56 min ago

An American Airlines jet sits on a remote stretch of runway at Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday, May 24, 2016. American Airlines says officials screened the plane as a precaution after a "non-credible" threat was received about the flight from Houston. Passengers were escorted from the twin-engine regional jet more than an hour after it landed without incident Tuesday morning. A SWAT team with a dog went through the plane. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A SWAT team with guns drawn searched a jet packed with passengers at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday after authorities received a threat about the flight from Houston, officials said.


UW-led study pinpoints how air pollution harms your heart

NBA - 4 hours 57 min ago

Dr. Joel Kaufman of the University of Washington led a 10-year study of 6,000 people in six cities that found air pollution accelerates deposits of calcium in heart arteries, a known cause of heart attack and stroke.
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UW-led study pinpoints how air pollution harms your heart

Seattle Seahawks - 4 hours 57 min ago

Dr. Joel Kaufman of the University of Washington led a 10-year study of 6,000 people in six cities that found air pollution accelerates deposits of calcium in heart arteries, a known cause of heart attack and stroke.
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UW-led study pinpoints how air pollution harms your heart

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 57 min ago

Dr. Joel Kaufman of the University of Washington led a 10-year study of 6,000 people in six cities that found air pollution accelerates deposits of calcium in heart arteries, a known cause of heart attack and stroke.

North Carolina speaker: On LGBT, Charlotte must repeal first

NBA - 4 hours 57 min ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chances appear to be dwindling that North Carolina lawmakers will alter a contentious, new state law limiting LGBT nondiscrimination protections, because a legislative leader says they won’t act until Charlotte first throws out its local ordinance increasing those protections. House Speaker Tim Moore said this week he and other Republican legislators […]
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North Carolina speaker: On LGBT, Charlotte must repeal first

Seattle Seahawks - 4 hours 57 min ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chances appear to be dwindling that North Carolina lawmakers will alter a contentious, new state law limiting LGBT nondiscrimination protections, because a legislative leader says they won’t act until Charlotte first throws out its local ordinance increasing those protections. House Speaker Tim Moore said this week he and other Republican legislators […]
Categories: Sports Center

North Carolina speaker: On LGBT, Charlotte must repeal first

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 57 min ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chances appear to be dwindling that North Carolina lawmakers will alter a contentious, new state law limiting LGBT nondiscrimination protections, because a legislative leader says they won’t act until Charlotte first throws out its local ordinance increasing those protections. House Speaker Tim Moore said this week he and other Republican legislators […]

US seeking death penalty in Charleston church massacre case

NBA - 5 hours 3 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday. “The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision,” Lynch said in a […]
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US seeking death penalty in Charleston church massacre case

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 3 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday. “The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision,” Lynch said in a […]
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US seeking death penalty in Charleston church massacre case

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 3 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday. “The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision,” Lynch said in a […]

Wisconsin first-grader receives kidney from teacher

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 4 min ago
MILWAUKEE (AP) — An 8-year-old Wisconsin girl received a life-changing gift Tuesday from a special donor: a teacher at her school.

Cavaliers lose series lead, invincible aura to Raptors

NBA - 5 hours 4 min ago

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Upon their return from Canada, the Cavaliers had nothing to declare at U.S. Customs. Their lead in the Eastern Conference finals had already been confiscated. Cleveland was stripped of its dominance and a 2-0 advantage during a long weekend in Toronto, where the growing-confident-by-the-shot Raptors, propelled by a crowd and city […]
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Cavaliers lose series lead, invincible aura to Raptors

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 4 min ago

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Upon their return from Canada, the Cavaliers had nothing to declare at U.S. Customs. Their lead in the Eastern Conference finals had already been confiscated. Cleveland was stripped of its dominance and a 2-0 advantage during a long weekend in Toronto, where the growing-confident-by-the-shot Raptors, propelled by a crowd and city […]
Categories: Sports Center

Cavaliers lose series lead, invincible aura to Raptors

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 4 min ago

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Upon their return from Canada, the Cavaliers had nothing to declare at U.S. Customs. Their lead in the Eastern Conference finals had already been confiscated. Cleveland was stripped of its dominance and a 2-0 advantage during a long weekend in Toronto, where the growing-confident-by-the-shot Raptors, propelled by a crowd and city […]

Ferguson city attorney steps down after criticism

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 5 min ago

A protester wears tape over her mouth during a silent demonstration against what they say is police brutality after the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by a white police officer, in St. LouisStephanie Karr, who had also served as city prosecutor until recently, said the decision to resign was hers alone, in a letter dated on May 23 that she provided to Reuters by email. Ferguson will start looking for a new city attorney next week, the city said in a statement. The city contracts for legal services, so it will issue a request for proposals on June 1.