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You talkin’ to me? Cast of ‘Taxi Driver’ reunites for 40th

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:49

NEW YORK (AP) — You talkin’ to me? Sorry, not this time. Robert De Niro bypassed waiting media on the red carpet Thursday night before heading into a Tribeca Film Festival screening of “Taxi Driver” in celebration of the iconic film’s 40th anniversary. But inside, he introduced the film at the Beacon Theatre as cast […]
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You talkin’ to me? Cast of ‘Taxi Driver’ reunites for 40th

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:49

NEW YORK (AP) — You talkin’ to me? Sorry, not this time. Robert De Niro bypassed waiting media on the red carpet Thursday night before heading into a Tribeca Film Festival screening of “Taxi Driver” in celebration of the iconic film’s 40th anniversary. But inside, he introduced the film at the Beacon Theatre as cast […]

North Carolina Republicans criticize Obama over transgender law

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:43

US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London with Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (unseen) following a meeting at Downing Street, in LondonNorth Carolina last month became the first state to require transgender people to use public restrooms that match the sex assigned to them at birth rather than their gender identity. Backers of the legislation in the Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature say it is meant to protect privacy rights and keep children and women safe from sexual predators. "Not every father has the luxury of Secret Service agents protecting his daughters' right to privacy in the girls' bathroom," North Carolina State Senate Leader Phil Berger said in a statement.


Stewart’s stormy return garners support of fellow drivers

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:40

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart returned to the track on Friday for the first time this season, and several drivers said they support his right to raise questions about safety concerns. NASCAR fined Stewart $35,000 on Thursday for comments he made criticizing the series for not policing how many lug nuts […]
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Stewart’s stormy return garners support of fellow drivers

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:40

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart returned to the track on Friday for the first time this season, and several drivers said they support his right to raise questions about safety concerns. NASCAR fined Stewart $35,000 on Thursday for comments he made criticizing the series for not policing how many lug nuts […]
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Stewart’s stormy return garners support of fellow drivers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:40

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart returned to the track on Friday for the first time this season, and several drivers said they support his right to raise questions about safety concerns. NASCAR fined Stewart $35,000 on Thursday for comments he made criticizing the series for not policing how many lug nuts […]

VIDEO: Ukraine cat 'adopts' baby squirrels

BBC World News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:39
Cat owner Karina Vengrovska describes how a cat with her own litter of kittens took on an additional labour of love - being a "mother" to two rescued baby squirrels.
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Arizona triple homicide victims were from Washington state - KOMO News

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:39

Arizona triple homicide victims were from Washington state
KOMO News
PHOENIX (AP) - Three homicide victims found dead in trailers on a desert property in western Arizona were identified Friday as Washington state residents, including a married couple about to return home. The victims included 83-year-old Lester Lindsay ...

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'No sign' Prince's death was suicide

BBC World News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:38
There is "no reason to believe" that Prince's death was suicide, a sheriff in Minnesota says after a post-mortem examination which suggests he died alone.
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Judge won't dismiss lawsuit on harsh CIA interrogation

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:35

FILE - In this May 14, 2013, file photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning. The Justice Department has signaled that it won’t try to block a lawsuit arising from the CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques, leaving the door open for a court challenge over tactics that have since been discontinued and widely discredited. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday said he won't dismiss a lawsuit against two Washington state psychologists who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques in the war on terror. The decision means a continuation of the closely watched case that will likely include secret information.


Microsoft and Alphabet tumble, Skechers and AMD climb

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:35

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Skechers USA Inc., up $1.93 to $32.73 The shoe company reported a bigger profit and greater sales than expected in the first quarter. Most Read StoriesSheriff: Prince found unresponsive in elevator, […]
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Microsoft and Alphabet tumble, Skechers and AMD climb

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:35

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Skechers USA Inc., up $1.93 to $32.73 The shoe company reported a bigger profit and greater sales than expected in the first quarter. Most Read StoriesSheriff: Prince found unresponsive in elevator, […]
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Microsoft and Alphabet tumble, Skechers and AMD climb

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:35

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Skechers USA Inc., up $1.93 to $32.73 The shoe company reported a bigger profit and greater sales than expected in the first quarter. Most Read StoriesSheriff: Prince found unresponsive in elevator, […]

NBA: Harden should been called for foul on winning shot

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:34

HOUSTON (AP) — The NBA said Friday that Houston’s James Harden should have been given an offensive foul for pushing Golden State’s Andre Iguodala before his winning shot Thursday night in Game 3 of the first-round playoff series. The Rockets trailed by a point when Harden dribbled down the court and pushed Iguodala before stepping […]
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NBA: Harden should been called for foul on winning shot

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:34

HOUSTON (AP) — The NBA said Friday that Houston’s James Harden should have been given an offensive foul for pushing Golden State’s Andre Iguodala before his winning shot Thursday night in Game 3 of the first-round playoff series. The Rockets trailed by a point when Harden dribbled down the court and pushed Iguodala before stepping […]
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NBA: Harden should been called for foul on winning shot

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:34

HOUSTON (AP) — The NBA said Friday that Houston’s James Harden should have been given an offensive foul for pushing Golden State’s Andre Iguodala before his winning shot Thursday night in Game 3 of the first-round playoff series. The Rockets trailed by a point when Harden dribbled down the court and pushed Iguodala before stepping […]

U.S. probes toy jewelry kits linked to high lead levels

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:33
Elliot Kaye, who chairs the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, said on Friday that he is examining the safety of Cra-Z-Art kits after New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called on several big retailers to pull them from store shelves. A similar demand was made to LaRose Industries LLC, a Randolph, New Jersey-based company that distributes Cra-Z-Art.

Wrestling Propelled Hastert’s Career, and Provided Opportunity for Abuse

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:32
As sentencing approaches for J. Dennis Hastert on charges of secret payments over sexual abuse, the wrestling community feels a sense of betrayal.

School board chairman accused of cheating on GED resigns

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:31

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The chairman of a Kentucky school board who is accused of cheating on a GED exam has resigned from the board. The Mountain Advocate in Barbourville (http://bit.ly/1qGT0cI ) reports that Knox County school board chairman Dexter Smith resigned Friday. Smith, who dropped out of high school at 17, signed up to […]
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School board chairman accused of cheating on GED resigns

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:31

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The chairman of a Kentucky school board who is accused of cheating on a GED exam has resigned from the board. The Mountain Advocate in Barbourville (http://bit.ly/1qGT0cI ) reports that Knox County school board chairman Dexter Smith resigned Friday. Smith, who dropped out of high school at 17, signed up to […]
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