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Ryan won’t back bill allowing 9/11 victims sue Saudi Arabia

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 23:08

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to endorse bipartisan legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for any role that elements of Saudi regime may have played in the attack. Ryan said lawmakers need to review the bill “to make sure that […]
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Ryan won’t back bill allowing 9/11 victims sue Saudi Arabia

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 23:08

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to endorse bipartisan legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for any role that elements of Saudi regime may have played in the attack. Ryan said lawmakers need to review the bill “to make sure that […]

VW owners seek trial if there’s no fix in emissions case

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 23:05

DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for thousands of people who own diesel Volkswagens that cheat on emissions tests are asking a judge to order repairs and compensation if the company doesn’t agree to a fix by Thursday. The request was made in a proposed agenda for hearing Thursday before U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer in […]
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VW owners seek trial if there’s no fix in emissions case

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 23:05

DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for thousands of people who own diesel Volkswagens that cheat on emissions tests are asking a judge to order repairs and compensation if the company doesn’t agree to a fix by Thursday. The request was made in a proposed agenda for hearing Thursday before U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer in […]
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VW owners seek trial if there’s no fix in emissions case

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 23:05

DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for thousands of people who own diesel Volkswagens that cheat on emissions tests are asking a judge to order repairs and compensation if the company doesn’t agree to a fix by Thursday. The request was made in a proposed agenda for hearing Thursday before U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer in […]

2016 Already Shows Record Global Temperatures

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 23:00
A report shows that it has been the hottest year to date, thanks to both climate change and El Niño.

Senators urge Obama to raise Saudi rights cases on visit

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 23:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five senators are calling on President Barack Obama to press Saudi Arabia on human rights issues and raise the cases of two imprisoned advocates when he visits Riyadh this week. Marco Rubio, Patrick Leahy, Dick Durbin, James Risch and Ron Johnson sent a letter to Obama on Tuesday asking him to make […]
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Senators urge Obama to raise Saudi rights cases on visit

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 23:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five senators are calling on President Barack Obama to press Saudi Arabia on human rights issues and raise the cases of two imprisoned advocates when he visits Riyadh this week. Marco Rubio, Patrick Leahy, Dick Durbin, James Risch and Ron Johnson sent a letter to Obama on Tuesday asking him to make […]
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Senators urge Obama to raise Saudi rights cases on visit

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 23:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five senators are calling on President Barack Obama to press Saudi Arabia on human rights issues and raise the cases of two imprisoned advocates when he visits Riyadh this week. Marco Rubio, Patrick Leahy, Dick Durbin, James Risch and Ron Johnson sent a letter to Obama on Tuesday asking him to make […]

FDA campaign takes aim at chewing tobacco use by rural teens

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:59

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials will team up with minor league baseball as part of a new $36 million campaign to discourage rural teenagers from using chewing tobacco. Baseball stadiums will feature the campaign’s central message this summer, “smokeless doesn’t mean harmless,” via advertising and promotions with players. Ads will also run on local […]
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FDA campaign takes aim at chewing tobacco use by rural teens

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:59

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials will team up with minor league baseball as part of a new $36 million campaign to discourage rural teenagers from using chewing tobacco. Baseball stadiums will feature the campaign’s central message this summer, “smokeless doesn’t mean harmless,” via advertising and promotions with players. Ads will also run on local […]
Categories: Sports Center

FDA campaign takes aim at chewing tobacco use by rural teens

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:59

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials will team up with minor league baseball as part of a new $36 million campaign to discourage rural teenagers from using chewing tobacco. Baseball stadiums will feature the campaign’s central message this summer, “smokeless doesn’t mean harmless,” via advertising and promotions with players. Ads will also run on local […]

Survivor’s Boston Marathon: 26.2 miles of agonizing ecstasy

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:57

BOSTON (AP) — She laughed. She wept. She walked. She ran. For amputee Adrianne Haslet, the Boston Marathon was a grueling 10½-hour odyssey. But she finished. And Haslet, a professional ballroom dancer who lost her left leg in the 2013 finish line bombings, says conquering the course on a carbon-fiber blade was a giant leap […]
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Survivor’s Boston Marathon: 26.2 miles of agonizing ecstasy

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:57

BOSTON (AP) — She laughed. She wept. She walked. She ran. For amputee Adrianne Haslet, the Boston Marathon was a grueling 10½-hour odyssey. But she finished. And Haslet, a professional ballroom dancer who lost her left leg in the 2013 finish line bombings, says conquering the course on a carbon-fiber blade was a giant leap […]
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Survivor’s Boston Marathon: 26.2 miles of agonizing ecstasy

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:57

BOSTON (AP) — She laughed. She wept. She walked. She ran. For amputee Adrianne Haslet, the Boston Marathon was a grueling 10½-hour odyssey. But she finished. And Haslet, a professional ballroom dancer who lost her left leg in the 2013 finish line bombings, says conquering the course on a carbon-fiber blade was a giant leap […]

Of Booze, Brutal Honesty and Family: ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:54
Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne, Michael Shannon and John Gallagher Jr. talk about their work for a coming Eugene O’Neill revival.

Critic’s Notebook: You Don’t Like the Girls in ‘Girls’? That’s Its Genius.

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:46
Through 52 episodes, the show has never stopped looking for the grander, harsher psychological story. And, it never stopped looking for tough laughs.

Backhoe in Amtrak wreck had periodic right to be on tracks

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:35
A backhoe operator had a right to be on train tracks periodically on the weekend an Amtrak train slammed into it, killing the operator and a supervisor, federal crash investigators said Monday.

U.S. top court rules against Maryland over power plant subsidies

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:35
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against Maryland in its bid to revive a program to subsidize natural gas-fired electricity plant construction to serve the power needs of its residents in a case weighing state versus federal authority. Writing on behalf of the court in the 8-0 ruling, liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the Maryland program infringed upon the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) authority to regulate interstate wholesale electricity rates. The case focused on whether Maryland's actions to encourage power generation through subsidies and incentives ran afoul of the federal government's energy regulatory authority.

High court tie benefits Nevada inventor in tax dispute

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:31
WASHINGTON (AP) — A tie vote from the Supreme Court means California officials can be hauled into a Nevada state court to face allegations in a long-running tax dispute with a Nevada inventor.