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Afghan official: More than 50 Taliban fighters killed

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:24

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that more than 50 Taliban militants were killed after the Taliban launched a major offensive in the northern province of Kunduz. Abdul Wasay Basil, spokesman for the provincial governor, said Friday that more than 60 Taliban fighters were wounded, and that clashes were still ongoing. Col. Ghulam […]
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Afghan official: More than 50 Taliban fighters killed

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:24

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that more than 50 Taliban militants were killed after the Taliban launched a major offensive in the northern province of Kunduz. Abdul Wasay Basil, spokesman for the provincial governor, said Friday that more than 60 Taliban fighters were wounded, and that clashes were still ongoing. Col. Ghulam […]

Cosby accuser asks judge to void 2006 secrecy pact

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:22

Cosby accuser asks judge to void 2006 secrecy pactThe accuser in Bill Cosby's criminal sexual assault case in Pennsylvania wants a judge to void the secrecy clause surrounding their 2006 settlement since each side accuses the other of violating the pact.


Police: NJ man arrested for sexually assaulting child

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:19

 NJ man arrested for sexually assaulting childThe accuser in Bill Cosby's criminal sexual assault case in Pennsylvania wants a judge to void the secrecy clause surrounding their 2006 settlement since each side accuses the other of violating the pact.


Kneeling Hitler sculpture could fetch over $10M at auction

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:16

This combination of undated photos provided by Christie's shows "Him," a controversial sculpture of Adolf Hitler by Maurizio Cattelan. Viewed from the rear, it appears as a child-like figure kneeling in prayer. But from the front, viewers come face-to-face with a likeness of the Nazi leader. The work is among the highlights of a special sale at Christie's auction house in New York scheduled for May 8, 2016. (Christie's/Marian Goodman Gallery/copyright Maurizio Cattelan via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — A controversial sculpture of a kneeling Hitler by the edgy Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan is among the highlights of a special sale at Christie's auction house in New York.


AP Poll: Dude, that’s rude: More say GOP is discourteous

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:12

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ask Americans about bad manners in the 2016 presidential campaign and the conversation shifts immediately to Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner who has branded his critics, “little,” ”lyin,” ”low-energy” and worse. “I don’t recall anyone stirring up as much of a fuss as Mr. Trump,” says Sidney Waldman, 81, a retired book […]
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AP Poll: Dude, that’s rude: More say GOP is discourteous

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:12

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ask Americans about bad manners in the 2016 presidential campaign and the conversation shifts immediately to Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner who has branded his critics, “little,” ”lyin,” ”low-energy” and worse. “I don’t recall anyone stirring up as much of a fuss as Mr. Trump,” says Sidney Waldman, 81, a retired book […]
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AP Poll: Dude, that’s rude: More say GOP is discourteous

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:12

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ask Americans about bad manners in the 2016 presidential campaign and the conversation shifts immediately to Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner who has branded his critics, “little,” ”lyin,” ”low-energy” and worse. “I don’t recall anyone stirring up as much of a fuss as Mr. Trump,” says Sidney Waldman, 81, a retired book […]

Photos of the Day: April 15, 2016

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:10

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: April 15, 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:10

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: April 15, 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:10

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

AMC chief says no texting in movie theaters after backlash

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:10

LAS VEGAS (AP) — CEO Adam Aron says he’s not going to allow texting in AMC movie theaters. Aron issued a statement Friday in response to a loud public backlash over his comments about testing the idea of having a few text-friendly screens. Aron on Wednesday told industry trade publication Variety that the company was […]
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AMC chief says no texting in movie theaters after backlash

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:10

LAS VEGAS (AP) — CEO Adam Aron says he’s not going to allow texting in AMC movie theaters. Aron issued a statement Friday in response to a loud public backlash over his comments about testing the idea of having a few text-friendly screens. Aron on Wednesday told industry trade publication Variety that the company was […]
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AMC chief says no texting in movie theaters after backlash

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:10

LAS VEGAS (AP) — CEO Adam Aron says he’s not going to allow texting in AMC movie theaters. Aron issued a statement Friday in response to a loud public backlash over his comments about testing the idea of having a few text-friendly screens. Aron on Wednesday told industry trade publication Variety that the company was […]

Man found shot to death in car in Willingboro, NJ

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:10

Man found shot to death in car in Willingboro, NJPolice officers were called to the 600 block of Woodhaven Lane at 3:15 a.m. Friday for reports of gunfire.


NBA to begin selling jersey sponsorships in 2017-18

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:09

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA will begin selling jersey sponsorships in 2017-18, becoming the first major North American sport to put partners’ logos on players’ uniforms. The three-year trial was approved Friday by NBA owners and will take effect when the league’s contract with Nike begins. The patches will appear on the front left […]
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NBA to begin selling jersey sponsorships in 2017-18

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:09

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA will begin selling jersey sponsorships in 2017-18, becoming the first major North American sport to put partners’ logos on players’ uniforms. The three-year trial was approved Friday by NBA owners and will take effect when the league’s contract with Nike begins. The patches will appear on the front left […]
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NBA to begin selling jersey sponsorships in 2017-18

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:09

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA will begin selling jersey sponsorships in 2017-18, becoming the first major North American sport to put partners’ logos on players’ uniforms. The three-year trial was approved Friday by NBA owners and will take effect when the league’s contract with Nike begins. The patches will appear on the front left […]

Panel recommends parole for ex-Manson follower Van Houten

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:07

Former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten confers with her attorney Rich Pfeiffer, not shown, during a break from her hearing before the California Board of Parole Hearings at the California Institution for Women in Chino, Calif., Thursday, April 14, 2016. A California panel recommended parole Thursday for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten more than four decades after she and other cult members went to prison for the notorious killings of a wealthy grocer and his wife. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)CHINO, Calif. (AP) — Leslie Van Houten sat before the California panel that would soon recommend her parole as a slight woman with shoulder-length gray hair, a wrinkled face and glasses, a far cry to from the rebellious teen she was when she joined the cult of Charles Manson more than 40 years ago and helped kill a wealthy grocer and his wife.