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Sweden’s Princess Sofia gives birth to baby boy

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:56

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden’s Princess Sofia has given birth to a baby boy. He is the first child of Prince Carl Philip and Sofia, who got married last year. Marshal of the Realm Svante Lindqvist announced the birth in a brief statement Tuesday that didn’t reveal the sex of the child. “Both mother and child […]

UnitedHealth to trim ACA exchanges to 'handful' of states

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:52
UnitedHealth's decision to slash its participation in the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges shows how these still-new marketplaces remain unsettled heading toward their fourth year.

Ex-Kentucky personnel secretary pleads guilty to kickbacks

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:52

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former official whose case was an embarrassment for Kentucky’s former Democratic governor and the current attorney general has pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge. Tim Longmeyer pleaded guilty Tuesday to using his influence as head of the state’s Personnel Cabinet under former Gov. Steve Beshear to steer contracts to […]
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Massachusetts church being moved to make way for casino

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:52

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A historic Massachusetts church started slowly rolling along the street Tuesday to make way for a nearly $1 billion casino. After weeks of preparation, crews began moving Springfield’s 129-year-old First Spiritualist Church about two football-field lengths, where it will eventually stand next to a skating rink within the MGM Springfield casino’s […]
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Ex-Kentucky personnel secretary pleads guilty to kickbacks

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:52

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former official whose case was an embarrassment for Kentucky’s former Democratic governor and the current attorney general has pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge. Tim Longmeyer pleaded guilty Tuesday to using his influence as head of the state’s Personnel Cabinet under former Gov. Steve Beshear to steer contracts to […]
Categories: Sports Center

Massachusetts church being moved to make way for casino

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:52

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A historic Massachusetts church started slowly rolling along the street Tuesday to make way for a nearly $1 billion casino. After weeks of preparation, crews began moving Springfield’s 129-year-old First Spiritualist Church about two football-field lengths, where it will eventually stand next to a skating rink within the MGM Springfield casino’s […]
Categories: Sports Center

Ex-Kentucky personnel secretary pleads guilty to kickbacks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:52

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former official whose case was an embarrassment for Kentucky’s former Democratic governor and the current attorney general has pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge. Tim Longmeyer pleaded guilty Tuesday to using his influence as head of the state’s Personnel Cabinet under former Gov. Steve Beshear to steer contracts to […]

Massachusetts church being moved to make way for casino

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:52

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A historic Massachusetts church started slowly rolling along the street Tuesday to make way for a nearly $1 billion casino. After weeks of preparation, crews began moving Springfield’s 129-year-old First Spiritualist Church about two football-field lengths, where it will eventually stand next to a skating rink within the MGM Springfield casino’s […]

Massachusetts church being moved to make way for casino

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:50
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A historic Massachusetts church started slowly rolling along the street Tuesday to make way for a nearly $1 billion casino.

Ex-Kentucky personnel secretary pleads guilty to kickbacks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:50
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former official whose case was an embarrassment for Kentucky's former Democratic governor and the current attorney general has pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge.

Marijuana Legalization in New England Is Stalled by Opiate Crisis

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:47
As the region struggles with the devastating impact of opiate abuse, many lawmakers are balking at the idea of legalizing a banned substance.

Airbnb adds new recommendations features

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:45

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Airbnb is adding recommendations to its online accommodations service, building on its knowledge of travelers’ preferences, coupled with tips from locals. The company, which lets out-of-town visitors find people renting out homes and rooms, says it wants to help travelers get off the beaten path by showing alternatives to well-known, often-crowded, […]
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Airbnb adds new recommendations features

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:45

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Airbnb is adding recommendations to its online accommodations service, building on its knowledge of travelers’ preferences, coupled with tips from locals. The company, which lets out-of-town visitors find people renting out homes and rooms, says it wants to help travelers get off the beaten path by showing alternatives to well-known, often-crowded, […]
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Airbnb adds new recommendations features

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:45

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Airbnb is adding recommendations to its online accommodations service, building on its knowledge of travelers’ preferences, coupled with tips from locals. The company, which lets out-of-town visitors find people renting out homes and rooms, says it wants to help travelers get off the beaten path by showing alternatives to well-known, often-crowded, […]

Brush fires near tracks halt trains near New York City

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:42

Men look over a burned area after officials put out a brush fire along a rail line, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Secaucus, N.J. The fire in Kearny and Secaucus caused disruptions to rail service. Both blazes sent large clouds of thick, black smoke billowing into the air, but no injuries were reported. The National Weather Service has issued a "red flag" warning, saying strong winds and dryness are creating ideal conditions for brush fires. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Amtrak has restored service on its busy Northeast Corridor line between Newark, New Jersey, and New York's Penn Station.


4-star QB Connor Neville Eager for Washington State Future - Scout

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:39

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4-star QB Connor Neville Eager for Washington State Future
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4-star QB Connor Neville Eager for Washington State Future. Brandon Huffman. 12:13 PM. Wilsonville (Ore.) quarterback Connor Neville committed to Washington State earlier this month and he talked about why he picked the Cougs... Wilsonville (Ore.) ...

Dancing to the top of television ratings

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:38

NEW YORK (AP) — A night of Disney tunes led ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” to the largest audience of its current season and to the top of the television rankings. The Nielsen company said an estimated 12.5 million people watched “Dancing,” which featured the contestants showing their steps to songs made famous by ABC’s […]
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Dancing to the top of television ratings

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:38

NEW YORK (AP) — A night of Disney tunes led ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” to the largest audience of its current season and to the top of the television rankings. The Nielsen company said an estimated 12.5 million people watched “Dancing,” which featured the contestants showing their steps to songs made famous by ABC’s […]
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Dancing to the top of television ratings

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:38

NEW YORK (AP) — A night of Disney tunes led ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” to the largest audience of its current season and to the top of the television rankings. The Nielsen company said an estimated 12.5 million people watched “Dancing,” which featured the contestants showing their steps to songs made famous by ABC’s […]

A Good Appetite: Persian Cuisine, Fragrant and Rich With Symbolism

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:36
A feast celebrating Nowruz, the Persian New Year, is a lens onto a fascinating food culture.