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Filmmaker Duncan Jones still inspired by dad David Bowie

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:56

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Duncan Jones says his dad, David Bowie, inspired him to make movies. The director of “Moon” and “Source Code” talked about his late father Wednesday at the Los Angeles premiere of Jones’ latest film, the video-game adaptation “Warcraft.” Bowie died in January at age 69. “My dad was obviously prolific […]
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Filmmaker Duncan Jones still inspired by dad David Bowie

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:56

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Duncan Jones says his dad, David Bowie, inspired him to make movies. The director of “Moon” and “Source Code” talked about his late father Wednesday at the Los Angeles premiere of Jones’ latest film, the video-game adaptation “Warcraft.” Bowie died in January at age 69. “My dad was obviously prolific […]

Criminal cases linked to blood-type testing to be reviewed

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:55

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials will review old Virginia criminal cases that involved the testing of blood types, following the exoneration of a man who spent 33 years in prison for crimes he did not commit. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1TAW8hH ) Virginia Department of Forensic Science Director Linda Jackson told the agency’s board members […]
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Criminal cases linked to blood-type testing to be reviewed

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:55

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials will review old Virginia criminal cases that involved the testing of blood types, following the exoneration of a man who spent 33 years in prison for crimes he did not commit. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1TAW8hH ) Virginia Department of Forensic Science Director Linda Jackson told the agency’s board members […]
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Criminal cases linked to blood-type testing to be reviewed

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:55

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials will review old Virginia criminal cases that involved the testing of blood types, following the exoneration of a man who spent 33 years in prison for crimes he did not commit. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1TAW8hH ) Virginia Department of Forensic Science Director Linda Jackson told the agency’s board members […]

Court rejects ex-coal CEO's bid to remain free during appeal

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:51

FILE - In a Wednesday, April 6, 2016 file photo, former Massey CEO Don Blankenship is escorted by Homeland Security officers from the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse in Charleston, W.Va. A federal appeals court rejected a bid Thursday May 12, 2016, by Blankenship to remain free while the court considers an appeal of his conviction related to the deadliest U.S. mine explosion in four decades. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced the ruling the same day Blankenship was scheduled to report to start serving his one-year sentence. (F. Brian Ferguson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDITCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court rejected a bid Thursday by former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship to remain free while the court considers an appeal of his conviction related to the deadliest U.S. mine explosion in four decades.


WHO warns pregnant women about Zika ahead of Rio Olympics

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:51

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning pregnant women not to travel to areas with Zika, and advising other travelers to take precautions against the mosquitoes that spread the virus ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. In a statement issued on Thursday, the U.N. health agency also said that since Zika can […]
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WHO warns pregnant women about Zika ahead of Rio Olympics

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:51

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning pregnant women not to travel to areas with Zika, and advising other travelers to take precautions against the mosquitoes that spread the virus ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. In a statement issued on Thursday, the U.N. health agency also said that since Zika can […]
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WHO warns pregnant women about Zika ahead of Rio Olympics

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:51

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning pregnant women not to travel to areas with Zika, and advising other travelers to take precautions against the mosquitoes that spread the virus ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. In a statement issued on Thursday, the U.N. health agency also said that since Zika can […]

Photos of the Day: May 12, 2016

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:49

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: May 12, 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:49

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: May 12, 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:49

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.

Michigan expands water payments in Flint to speed recovery

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:48

Running tap water is seen in Flint, a city struggling with the effects of lead-poisoned drinking water, MichiganMichigan on Thursday extended and expanded coverage of water bills for residents of Flint to speed recovery from a health crisis caused by high levels of lead. To encourage water use, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said, the state will pay for 100 percent of water in the month of May. Previously, the state had covered 65 percent of the water portion of a resident's water and sewer bill. "Flushing the pipes is essential for restoring the city's water system and increasing the water quality in every home," he said in a statement.  Water experts have said heavier water use by Flint residents would flush out lead particles and spread the needed chemical phosphates and chlorine that will better protect the system.


The Latest: Attorney urges court to reject forced medication

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:46
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the federal appeals court hearing on the forced medication of a defendant in a terror support case (all times local):

Federal appeals court delays execution of Alabama inmate, says it will review claim that he is no longer competent

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:45

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal appeals court delays execution of Alabama inmate, says it will review claim that he is no longer competent.
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Federal appeals court delays execution of Alabama inmate, says it will review claim that he is no longer competent

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:45

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal appeals court delays execution of Alabama inmate, says it will review claim that he is no longer competent.
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Federal appeals court delays execution of Alabama inmate, says it will review claim that he is no longer competent

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:45

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal appeals court delays execution of Alabama inmate, says it will review claim that he is no longer competent.

Former deaf inmate gets $70k for treatment during jail stint

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deaf former inmate of the D.C. Department of Corrections whose care was mismanaged during his incarceration has been awarded $70,000 in damages. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1ZIPKt3) that a federal grand jury made the award Wednesday. A judge in September found D.C. jail officials liable for failing to assess what accommodations […]
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Former deaf inmate gets $70k for treatment during jail stint

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deaf former inmate of the D.C. Department of Corrections whose care was mismanaged during his incarceration has been awarded $70,000 in damages. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1ZIPKt3) that a federal grand jury made the award Wednesday. A judge in September found D.C. jail officials liable for failing to assess what accommodations […]
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Former deaf inmate gets $70k for treatment during jail stint

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deaf former inmate of the D.C. Department of Corrections whose care was mismanaged during his incarceration has been awarded $70,000 in damages. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1ZIPKt3) that a federal grand jury made the award Wednesday. A judge in September found D.C. jail officials liable for failing to assess what accommodations […]