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Furious 'liar' row precedes Indiana poll

BBC World News - 6 hours 1 sec ago
Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz brands his rival Donald Trump "a pathological liar" after the front-runner suggested Mr Cruz's father was linked to JFK's assassin.
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Former NY top political powerbroker gets 12 years in prison

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 3 min ago

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver arrives to court in New York, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The former New York Assembly Speaker is set to learn how long he'll spend in prison following his conviction on federal corruption charges. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)NEW YORK (AP) — Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a backroom master whose name was synonymous with political power in New York for a generation, was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison, destined to take his place atop the state's crowded lineup of crooked politicians behind bars.


Lew says currency design plan winning rave reviews

NBA - 6 hours 4 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the reaction to his plan to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill and add civil rights and suffragette leaders to U.S. currency has been “overwhelmingly positive.” In an appearance in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Lew said that everywhere he has gone since announcing the design changes […]
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Lew says currency design plan winning rave reviews

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 4 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the reaction to his plan to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill and add civil rights and suffragette leaders to U.S. currency has been “overwhelmingly positive.” In an appearance in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Lew said that everywhere he has gone since announcing the design changes […]
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Lew says currency design plan winning rave reviews

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 4 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the reaction to his plan to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill and add civil rights and suffragette leaders to U.S. currency has been “overwhelmingly positive.” In an appearance in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Lew said that everywhere he has gone since announcing the design changes […]

Texas prison ban on Muslim inmate beards, caps ruled illegal

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 4 min ago
DALLAS (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has upheld a Texas prison inmate's right to a beard and skullcap as required by his religious beliefs.

Workers lose benefits as Verizon strike continues

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 5 min ago

Workers lose benefits as Verizon strike continuesAfter three weeks Verizon workers are still on strike. But this past weekend they lost their health insurance benefits.


Don Shula treated for fluid retention, sleep apnea

NBA - 6 hours 7 min ago

MIAMI (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Don Shula has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of fluid retention and sleep apnea. Shula’s ailments were confirmed in a statement Tuesday by his wife, Mary Anne. He was admitted Monday, and she said the family “is looking for a speedy recovery.” The 86-year-old […]
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Don Shula treated for fluid retention, sleep apnea

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 7 min ago

MIAMI (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Don Shula has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of fluid retention and sleep apnea. Shula’s ailments were confirmed in a statement Tuesday by his wife, Mary Anne. He was admitted Monday, and she said the family “is looking for a speedy recovery.” The 86-year-old […]
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Don Shula treated for fluid retention, sleep apnea

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 7 min ago

MIAMI (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Don Shula has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of fluid retention and sleep apnea. Shula’s ailments were confirmed in a statement Tuesday by his wife, Mary Anne. He was admitted Monday, and she said the family “is looking for a speedy recovery.” The 86-year-old […]

Alaska town’s first liquor store in more than 40 years opens

NBA - 6 hours 7 min ago

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska town’s first liquor store in more than 40 years has opened, and the police chief there worries he won’t have enough officers to handle an expected spike in alcohol-related calls. The AC Quickstop opened to a small crowd Tuesday in Bethel, a community of about 6,200 people located in […]
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Alaska town’s first liquor store in more than 40 years opens

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 7 min ago

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska town’s first liquor store in more than 40 years has opened, and the police chief there worries he won’t have enough officers to handle an expected spike in alcohol-related calls. The AC Quickstop opened to a small crowd Tuesday in Bethel, a community of about 6,200 people located in […]
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Alaska town’s first liquor store in more than 40 years opens

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 7 min ago

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska town’s first liquor store in more than 40 years has opened, and the police chief there worries he won’t have enough officers to handle an expected spike in alcohol-related calls. The AC Quickstop opened to a small crowd Tuesday in Bethel, a community of about 6,200 people located in […]

Six funerals held after Ohio family massacre

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 7 min ago

Mourners arrive to attend a funeral for six members of the Rhoden family in rural OhioMore than a week after eight family members were found shot to death at four separate homes in rural Ohio's Appalachian foothills, funerals for six of the victims were held on Tuesday as investigators continue to comb through evidence. The victims, all members of the Rhoden family ranging in age from 16 to 44, were executed on April 22 in a planned, "sophisticated operation," officials said. David Dickerson from the Pike County prosecutor's office told reporters after the church service on Tuesday that it was standing-room only in the church for the nearly 40-minute service for the six victims.


Immigrant family detention center granted child-care license

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 8 min ago

FILE - In this July 31, 2014 file photo, a suggestion box hangs on the wall outside of the hair salon and commissary at the Karnes County Residential Center, in Karnes City, Texas. Karnes, one of the nation's largest detention centers for families caught crossing the southern U.S. border received a temporary residential child-care license from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. DFPS spokesman Patrick Crimmins said Tuesday, May 3, 2016, the agency granted the six-month license last week to the facility. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)HOUSTON (AP) — One of the nation's largest detention centers for families caught crossing the southern U.S. border has received a temporary residential child-care license, amid discussions over whether the federal government will keep using such facilities.


The Latest: Gov. on ex-speaker's sentence: 'Justice served'

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 9 min ago

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver leaves court in New York, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The former New York Assembly Speaker was sentenced to 12 years in prison Tuesday, capping one of the steepest falls from grace in the state's lineup of crooked politicians for a consummate backroom dealer who wielded power for over two decades. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's sentencing in a $5 million corruption case (all times local):


Nuns to sell estate, move tomb of 2nd American-born saint

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 9 min ago

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2000, file photo, worshippers kneel at the crypt of Saint Katharine Drexel a day after she was canonized at the Vatican as the second American-born saint, at her national shrine on the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament's suburban Philadelphia estate in Bensalem, Pa. The Roman Catholic religious order, founded by Drexel in 1891, announced Tuesday, May 3, 2016, that it is selling the estate and plans to keep the shrine open through 2017, before moving the tomb to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul in Philadelphia. The order will also sell 2,000 acres in Powhatan, Va., the site of two now-closed schools for black students. (AP Photo/Dan Loh, File)BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic religious order announced Tuesday that it would sell its suburban Philadelphia estate and move the tomb of the second American-born saint, a banker's daughter who gave up her wealth to become a nun.


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New York Times Headlines - 6 hours 11 min ago
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AOL announces public-facing NYC studio for new productions

NBA - 6 hours 13 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — AOL is looking to connect more with the public, so it’s building a ground level, public-facing studio in downtown Manhattan for some future productions. It promises to use top technology to engage more with its audience, including shooting in 360-degrees for virtual reality. Jimmy Maymann, executive vice president and president of […]
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AOL announces public-facing NYC studio for new productions

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 13 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — AOL is looking to connect more with the public, so it’s building a ground level, public-facing studio in downtown Manhattan for some future productions. It promises to use top technology to engage more with its audience, including shooting in 360-degrees for virtual reality. Jimmy Maymann, executive vice president and president of […]
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