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Questions linger about Prince's choice of local doctor

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:46

Questions linger about Prince's choice of doctorIf Prince was seeking help for a problem with prescription drugs, it would make sense for him to turn to a California addiction specialist known for new ideas on treatment.


Operator of cargo ship held at Lake Superior port charged

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:45
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The German operator of a cargo ship detained at a Lake Superior port in Minnesota last year is charged with covering up illegal dumping of oily wastewater, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

Washington state auditor lashes out at Gov. Inslee for questioning his staff firings - Q13 FOX

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:45

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Washington state auditor lashes out at Gov. Inslee for questioning his staff firings
Q13 FOX
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley has responded to Gov. Jay Inslee's concerns over Kelley's firing of three staffers after his federal fraud trial ended, essentially telling the governor to back off. Kelley was elected in 2012 and is ...
Correction: Indicted Washington Auditor storyYakima Herald-Republic
State auditor fights back after trial, accuses Gov. Inslee of 'political grandstanding'The Seattle Times
Troy Kelley Accuses Gov. Inslee Of 'Political Grandstanding'KUOW News and Information

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Hillary Clinton Email Inquiry Won’t Be Rushed, F.B.I. Chief Says

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:41
James Comey wouldn’t say if the investigation would be wrapped up by November. “I don’t tether to any particular external deadline,” he said.

Weird facts about Friday the 13th

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:38

Beware superstitious friends: It's Friday the 13th again! Here are some fun facts about the day you might not know:

       

Video: Police pummel driver after 2-state high-speed pursuit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:38

This aerial image made from a helicopter video provided by WHDH shows Richard Simone kneeling and putting his hands on the ground after a high-speed police pursuit in Nashua, N.H., Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Moments later several officers rushed Simone and pummeled him. (Courtesy WHDH via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; BOSTON OUTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Helicopter video of a high-speed police pursuit from Massachusetts to New Hampshire shows a driver stepping slowly out of his truck, kneeling and putting his hands on the ground before several officers rush him and start pummeling him.


John Boehner's retirement plan: Never stop trolling Ted Cruz

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:37

We know how this began. We know not how it will end.

       

Nevada high court ruling keeps judge on Las Vegas Sands case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:35

FILE - In this April 28, 2016 pool file photo, District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez listens as Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson testifies at Clark County Justice Center in Las Vegas. The Nevada Supreme Court says Gonzalez will continue to handle a lawsuit headed for trial involving billionaire casino mogul Adelson and a former Sands China Ltd. chief executive. The ruling issued Wednesday, May 11, 2016 is a blow to Sands and Adelson, whose lawyers argued that Gonzalez had a conflict of interest and should be removed.(Jeff Scheid/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, Pool, File)LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state court judge in Las Vegas will continue to handle a lawsuit headed for trial involving billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson's company and a former Sands China Ltd. chief executive, the Nevada Supreme Court said Wednesday.


Missouri executes man who killed three, including sheriff's deputy

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:35

Death row inmate Earl Forrest is seen in an undated picture released by the Missouri Department of CorrectionsEarl Forrest, 66, was pronounced dead at 7:18 p.m. at the state prison in Bonne Terre, Missouri Department of Corrections spokesman Mike O'Connell said. Forrest killed an acquaintance, Harriet Smith, and a visitor at her house, Michael Wells, in a dispute over methamphetamine, on Dec. 9, 2002. Forrest and his girlfriend then fled Smith's house in the southern Missouri town of Salem, taking with them a lockbox containing an estimated $25,000 of methamphetamine.


State fishery submits proposal back to tribes hopefully ending stalemate on setting salmon seasons

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:30

State Fish and Wildlife submitted their fishing proposal late Wednesday afternoon back to tribal fishery managers, and many in the sport-fishing industry are hopeful that an agreement on the 2016-17 salmon fishing seasons will be announced in the next day or two. On May 6, the Puyallup Tribe submitted a proposal letter to Michael S. […]
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State fishery submits proposal back to tribes hopefully ending stalemate on setting salmon seasons

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:30

State Fish and Wildlife submitted their fishing proposal late Wednesday afternoon back to tribal fishery managers, and many in the sport-fishing industry are hopeful that an agreement on the 2016-17 salmon fishing seasons will be announced in the next day or two. On May 6, the Puyallup Tribe submitted a proposal letter to Michael S. […]
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State fishery submits proposal back to tribes hopefully ending stalemate on setting salmon seasons

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:30

State Fish and Wildlife submitted their fishing proposal late Wednesday afternoon back to tribal fishery managers, and many in the sport-fishing industry are hopeful that an agreement on the 2016-17 salmon fishing seasons will be announced in the next day or two. On May 6, the Puyallup Tribe submitted a proposal letter to Michael S. […]

The Latest: Alabama Supreme Court refuses to halt execution

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:29
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the planned execution of Alabama death row inmate Vernon Madison (all times local):

US won't appeal court rulings on lesser prairie chicken

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:28
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. government said Wednesday that it won't appeal recent court rulings in Texas that stripped the lesser prairie chicken of federal protection under the Endangered Species Act.

Expedia at 20: Execs see new places to go — and grow

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:28

As Expedia turns 20, its focus is on expansion: by looking overseas, by making more acquisitions and by sharpening its mobile product.
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Expedia at 20: Execs see new places to go — and grow

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:28

As Expedia turns 20, its focus is on expansion: by looking overseas, by making more acquisitions and by sharpening its mobile product.
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Expedia at 20: Execs see new places to go — and grow

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:28

As Expedia turns 20, its focus is on expansion: by looking overseas, by making more acquisitions and by sharpening its mobile product.

Tacoma Rainiers rally, but fall short at Fresno

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:24

Tacoma loses 7-6 after falling behind 7-0. Stefen Romero hit a three-run homer and Daniel Robertson hit a two-run homer.
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Tacoma Rainiers rally, but fall short at Fresno

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:24

Tacoma loses 7-6 after falling behind 7-0. Stefen Romero hit a three-run homer and Daniel Robertson hit a two-run homer.
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Tacoma Rainiers rally, but fall short at Fresno

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:24

Tacoma loses 7-6 after falling behind 7-0. Stefen Romero hit a three-run homer and Daniel Robertson hit a two-run homer.
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