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PREAKNESS 2016: 5 New Shooters to Watch

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:50

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will face a slew of new challengers in the Preakness next Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Runner-up Exaggerator and ninth-place finisher Lani are two Derby horses taking him on again. Here’s a look at some of the new shooters, including possible rising star Stradivari, a pair of colts who […]
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PREAKNESS 2016: 5 New Shooters to Watch

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:50

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will face a slew of new challengers in the Preakness next Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Runner-up Exaggerator and ninth-place finisher Lani are two Derby horses taking him on again. Here’s a look at some of the new shooters, including possible rising star Stradivari, a pair of colts who […]
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PREAKNESS 2016: 5 New Shooters to Watch

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:50

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will face a slew of new challengers in the Preakness next Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Runner-up Exaggerator and ninth-place finisher Lani are two Derby horses taking him on again. Here’s a look at some of the new shooters, including possible rising star Stradivari, a pair of colts who […]

Berkshire's NetJets settles U.S. immigration bias claim

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:47

Berkshire Hathaway shareholders walk by a video screen at the company's annual meeting in OmahaThe settlement calls for NetJets to be monitored by the U.S. Department of Justice for two years, improve training of its human resources staff, and pay a $41,480 civil penalty, the department said in a Friday statement. NetJets denied wrongdoing in agreeing to settle, and cooperated in the probe. A NetJets spokesman said the government found "inadvertent errors" in the company's processes for verifying workers' residency.


Actors get engaged during Action News interview

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:45

Actors get engaged during Action News interviewPhiladelphia film talent is on FIRE right now at the Cannes Film Festival.


Bill would block DC government from spending its own money

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:42
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman has introduced legislation that would block the District of Columbia government from spending its local tax dollars without approval by Congress.

The Latest: Trial of Baltimore officer to resume Monday

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:39
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest in the trial of Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero, who faces charges stemming from the arrest and subsequent death of Freddie Gray (all times local):

Kosovo & Gibraltar become Fifa members

BBC World News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:39
Kosovo and Gibraltar become the 210th and 211th members of Fifa and can enter World Cup 2018 qualifying.
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Texas court finds school funding flawed but constitutional

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:37

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2013 file photo, teachers, students, parents and school administrators march up Congress Avenue to the state Capitol, in Austin, Texas to a rally for Texas public schools. The Texas Supreme Court has declared the state's school finance system constitutional - a surprise defeat for 600-plus school districts that sued. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)DALLAS (AP) — Texas' school finance system is flawed but constitutional, the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled Friday, a surprising, years-in-the-making blow to 600-plus districts that sued to force the conservative Legislature to pump more cash into classrooms.


Alabama university apologizes for T-shirt with racist image

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:33

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama university is apologizing after discovering a sorority on the Birmingham campus had T-shirts printed with an image of a black man eating watermelon. Samford University spokesman Philip Poole said Friday that administrators will conduct a review that could lead to disciplinary action against Alpha Delta Pi sorority. He said […]
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Bill would block DC government from spending its own money

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:33

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman has introduced legislation that would block the District of Columbia government from spending its local tax dollars without approval by Congress. Rep. Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican who is chairman of the subcommittee on government operations, introduced the bill Thursday, according to a copy of the legislation. It […]
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Alabama university apologizes for T-shirt with racist image

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:33

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama university is apologizing after discovering a sorority on the Birmingham campus had T-shirts printed with an image of a black man eating watermelon. Samford University spokesman Philip Poole said Friday that administrators will conduct a review that could lead to disciplinary action against Alpha Delta Pi sorority. He said […]
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Bill would block DC government from spending its own money

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:33

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman has introduced legislation that would block the District of Columbia government from spending its local tax dollars without approval by Congress. Rep. Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican who is chairman of the subcommittee on government operations, introduced the bill Thursday, according to a copy of the legislation. It […]
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Alabama university apologizes for T-shirt with racist image

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:33

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama university is apologizing after discovering a sorority on the Birmingham campus had T-shirts printed with an image of a black man eating watermelon. Samford University spokesman Philip Poole said Friday that administrators will conduct a review that could lead to disciplinary action against Alpha Delta Pi sorority. He said […]

Bill would block DC government from spending its own money

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:33

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman has introduced legislation that would block the District of Columbia government from spending its local tax dollars without approval by Congress. Rep. Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican who is chairman of the subcommittee on government operations, introduced the bill Thursday, according to a copy of the legislation. It […]

The Latest: Ex-student found guilty in discarded-baby case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:31
ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a former Ohio college student accused of killing her newborn baby (all times local):

White House to honor 3 officers for ending college shooting

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:28

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The White House says three Santa Monica police officers will receive the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor for their response to a 2013 rampage on a community college campus that left five people dead. The White House said Friday that officers Jason Salas and Robert Sparks and Capt. Raymond […]
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White House to honor 3 officers for ending college shooting

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:28

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The White House says three Santa Monica police officers will receive the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor for their response to a 2013 rampage on a community college campus that left five people dead. The White House said Friday that officers Jason Salas and Robert Sparks and Capt. Raymond […]
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White House to honor 3 officers for ending college shooting

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:28

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The White House says three Santa Monica police officers will receive the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor for their response to a 2013 rampage on a community college campus that left five people dead. The White House said Friday that officers Jason Salas and Robert Sparks and Capt. Raymond […]

Washington state jail inmate sneaks out after switching identities - Daily Mail

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:27

Daily Mail

Washington state jail inmate sneaks out after switching identities
Daily Mail
An inmate at the Clark County Jail in Washington state has escaped after posing as another inmate who was scheduled to be released and is still on the loose, authorities say. The Clark County's Sheriff's Office said 30-year-old Michael Diontae Johnson ...
ID swap lets inmate serving 24 years escape in Washington stateReuters

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