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Trump criticizes North Carolina transgender 'bathroom law'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:22

Republican presidential candidate says legislators should have left law the way it was

       

China’s Defense Ministry appears to confirm new missile test

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:21

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Defense Ministry appears to have confirmed a test of an intercontinental missile over disputed waters in the South China Sea. A three-sentence statement posted on the ministry’s website Thursday posed the question of whether China had fired an ICBM in the area of the South China Sea, which is claimed almost […]
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China’s Defense Ministry appears to confirm new missile test

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:21

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Defense Ministry appears to have confirmed a test of an intercontinental missile over disputed waters in the South China Sea. A three-sentence statement posted on the ministry’s website Thursday posed the question of whether China had fired an ICBM in the area of the South China Sea, which is claimed almost […]
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China’s Defense Ministry appears to confirm new missile test

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:21

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Defense Ministry appears to have confirmed a test of an intercontinental missile over disputed waters in the South China Sea. A three-sentence statement posted on the ministry’s website Thursday posed the question of whether China had fired an ICBM in the area of the South China Sea, which is claimed almost […]

Harriet Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson on $20 bill, treasury confirms

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:20

Harriet Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson on $20 bill, treasury confirmsThe Treasury confirmed Wednesday that Harriet Tubman will be the new face of the $20 bill following an earlier plan to replace Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill.


Some states, utilities balk at disclosing locations of lead water pipes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:19

The EPA asked state drinking water regulators to urge utilities to post details online

       

Chicago mayor: City implementing recommendations for police

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:19

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago’s new police superintendent say the city will immediately implement about a third of the recommendations made last week by a police accountability task force. The mayor’s office says Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will outline the proposed police reforms Thursday morning. Emanuel’s office says Chicago […]
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Chicago mayor: City implementing recommendations for police

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:19

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago’s new police superintendent say the city will immediately implement about a third of the recommendations made last week by a police accountability task force. The mayor’s office says Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will outline the proposed police reforms Thursday morning. Emanuel’s office says Chicago […]
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Chicago mayor: City implementing recommendations for police

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:19

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago’s new police superintendent say the city will immediately implement about a third of the recommendations made last week by a police accountability task force. The mayor’s office says Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will outline the proposed police reforms Thursday morning. Emanuel’s office says Chicago […]

9/11 Commissioner urging release of report’s 28 secret pages

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former ambassador and congressman who sat on the 9/11 Commission is urging the release of 28 pages that have been kept secret. Tim Roehmer (ROH’mer) says the public should be allowed access to the material, which reportedly focuses on Saudi Arabia’s possible role in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed thousands. […]
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9/11 Commissioner urging release of report’s 28 secret pages

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former ambassador and congressman who sat on the 9/11 Commission is urging the release of 28 pages that have been kept secret. Tim Roehmer (ROH’mer) says the public should be allowed access to the material, which reportedly focuses on Saudi Arabia’s possible role in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed thousands. […]
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9/11 Commissioner urging release of report’s 28 secret pages

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former ambassador and congressman who sat on the 9/11 Commission is urging the release of 28 pages that have been kept secret. Tim Roehmer (ROH’mer) says the public should be allowed access to the material, which reportedly focuses on Saudi Arabia’s possible role in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed thousands. […]

Iran: no output freeze until it restores pre-sanctions level

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:17
PARIS (AP) — Iran won't consider a production freeze until it reaches its pre-sanctions level of output of 4.2 million barrels a day, a senior energy official said Thursday.

Stop ticketing lemonade stands, Louisiana’s senators say

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:15

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Looking for someone to ticket? Louisiana legislators say to steer clear of neighborhood children selling lemonade. Louisiana’s state senators came down squarely on the side of the local lemonade stand Wednesday, voting 37-0 for a bill that would exempt minors engaging in sales of less than $500 a year from […]
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Stop ticketing lemonade stands, Louisiana’s senators say

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:15

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Looking for someone to ticket? Louisiana legislators say to steer clear of neighborhood children selling lemonade. Louisiana’s state senators came down squarely on the side of the local lemonade stand Wednesday, voting 37-0 for a bill that would exempt minors engaging in sales of less than $500 a year from […]
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Stop ticketing lemonade stands, Louisiana’s senators say

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:15

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Looking for someone to ticket? Louisiana legislators say to steer clear of neighborhood children selling lemonade. Louisiana’s state senators came down squarely on the side of the local lemonade stand Wednesday, voting 37-0 for a bill that would exempt minors engaging in sales of less than $500 a year from […]

Stop ticketing lemonade stands, Louisiana's senators say

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:12
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Looking for someone to ticket? Louisiana legislators say to steer clear of neighborhood children selling lemonade.

Amazon wins $30M contract to sell e-books to NYC schools

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. has won a $30 million contract to sell digital textbooks to New York City’s public schools. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/22PRwsY ) reports that the Panel for Educational Policy approved the three-year contract on Wednesday for the Department of Education. The city school district has about 1.1 million pupils […]
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Amazon wins $30M contract to sell e-books to NYC schools

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. has won a $30 million contract to sell digital textbooks to New York City’s public schools. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/22PRwsY ) reports that the Panel for Educational Policy approved the three-year contract on Wednesday for the Department of Education. The city school district has about 1.1 million pupils […]
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Amazon wins $30M contract to sell e-books to NYC schools

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. has won a $30 million contract to sell digital textbooks to New York City’s public schools. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/22PRwsY ) reports that the Panel for Educational Policy approved the three-year contract on Wednesday for the Department of Education. The city school district has about 1.1 million pupils […]