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5 things you need to know Thursday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:14

The biggest news to start your morning.

       

FBI paid at least $1.3M to hack terrorist iPhone

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:10

Comey said the agency paid more than he will be paid in the remaining 7 years of his position

       

AP: S. Korea covered up mass abuse, killings of ‘vagrants’

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:08

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — The 14-year-old boy in the black school jacket stared at his sneakers, his heart pounding, as the policeman accused him of stealing a piece of bread. Even now, more than 30 years later, Choi Seung-woo weeps when he describes all that happened next. The policeman yanked down the boy’s pants […]
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AP: S. Korea covered up mass abuse, killings of ‘vagrants’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:08

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — The 14-year-old boy in the black school jacket stared at his sneakers, his heart pounding, as the policeman accused him of stealing a piece of bread. Even now, more than 30 years later, Choi Seung-woo weeps when he describes all that happened next. The policeman yanked down the boy’s pants […]
Categories: Sports Center

AP: S. Korea covered up mass abuse, killings of ‘vagrants’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:08

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — The 14-year-old boy in the black school jacket stared at his sneakers, his heart pounding, as the policeman accused him of stealing a piece of bread. Even now, more than 30 years later, Choi Seung-woo weeps when he describes all that happened next. The policeman yanked down the boy’s pants […]

Historic makeover: Harriet Tubman to be face on $20 bill

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. paper money is getting a historic makeover. Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will be the new face on the $20 bill. The leader of the Underground Railroad is replacing the portrait of Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president and a slave owner, who is being be pushed to […]
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Historic makeover: Harriet Tubman to be face on $20 bill

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. paper money is getting a historic makeover. Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will be the new face on the $20 bill. The leader of the Underground Railroad is replacing the portrait of Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president and a slave owner, who is being be pushed to […]
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Historic makeover: Harriet Tubman to be face on $20 bill

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. paper money is getting a historic makeover. Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will be the new face on the $20 bill. The leader of the Underground Railroad is replacing the portrait of Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president and a slave owner, who is being be pushed to […]

More Americans are expected to remodel their homes this year

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rising number of Americans are preparing to renovate their homes this year, a potential boost for the economy, according to projections released Thursday by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. The report estimates that spending on remodeling and repairs will climb 8.6 percent this year to $310 billion. The gains […]
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More Americans are expected to remodel their homes this year

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rising number of Americans are preparing to renovate their homes this year, a potential boost for the economy, according to projections released Thursday by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. The report estimates that spending on remodeling and repairs will climb 8.6 percent this year to $310 billion. The gains […]
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More Americans are expected to remodel their homes this year

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rising number of Americans are preparing to renovate their homes this year, a potential boost for the economy, according to projections released Thursday by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. The report estimates that spending on remodeling and repairs will climb 8.6 percent this year to $310 billion. The gains […]

New Hampshire man asking to have murder sentence suspended

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:06

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who got away with murder for 20 years is trying to get his sentence reduced to the 10 years he already has served. Eric Windhurst was 17 when he fatally shot a friend’s stepfather, Danny Paquette, in 1985 after the friend told him that Paquette had sexually […]
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New Hampshire man asking to have murder sentence suspended

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:06

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who got away with murder for 20 years is trying to get his sentence reduced to the 10 years he already has served. Eric Windhurst was 17 when he fatally shot a friend’s stepfather, Danny Paquette, in 1985 after the friend told him that Paquette had sexually […]
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New Hampshire man asking to have murder sentence suspended

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:06

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who got away with murder for 20 years is trying to get his sentence reduced to the 10 years he already has served. Eric Windhurst was 17 when he fatally shot a friend’s stepfather, Danny Paquette, in 1985 after the friend told him that Paquette had sexually […]

Obama: 'Nobody's spirit was stronger, bolder, or more creative' than Prince

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:04

President Obama mourns the singer, who played a concert at the White House last year.

       

Killer worm invades Peninsula oak trees

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:04

Killer worm invades Peninsula oak treesThere's a killer worm that has Bay Area experts on high alert.


MTV Plays Will Smith Music Video During Prince Tribute

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:00
DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince's music video "Girls Ain’t Nothing But Trouble" aired at 2:55 p.m.
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VIDEO: Yemen's bitter conflict explained

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:00
Talks aimed at resolving the conflict in Yemen are scheduled to restart in Kuwait on Thursday.
Categories: BBC World News

MTV President Opens Up About Major Brand Reinvention: Music Is "Our Muse"

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:00
Sean Atkins, in the job since September, talks about the direction he's taking the Viacom network with its massive upfront slate.
Categories: Yahoo! Music News

MTV Orders 11 Unscripted Series, Including Music Competition Show From Mark Burnett

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:00
The cable network is developing five scripted shows from producers Drew Barrymore, Pitbull, John Legend and more.
Categories: Yahoo! Music News