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Chicago park group: Lucas Museum case shouldn’t be dismissed

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:36

CHICAGO (AP) — A parks advocacy group that’s trying to stop construction of “Star Wars” filmmaker George Lucas’ museum on Chicago’s lakefront says it deserves its day in court. Friends of the Parks late Wednesday filed its response in federal appeals court to the city of Chicago’s motion to dismiss the Lucas museum lawsuit. Mayor […]
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Chicago park group: Lucas Museum case shouldn’t be dismissed

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:36

CHICAGO (AP) — A parks advocacy group that’s trying to stop construction of “Star Wars” filmmaker George Lucas’ museum on Chicago’s lakefront says it deserves its day in court. Friends of the Parks late Wednesday filed its response in federal appeals court to the city of Chicago’s motion to dismiss the Lucas museum lawsuit. Mayor […]

Police: New York college student steals ambulance, crashes

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:35

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A 22-year-old college student has been charged with stealing an ambulance while its crew was responding to call on a western New York campus. Police say a Rural Metro ambulance responded around 2 a.m. Thursday to the University of Rochester to treat an intoxicated man. Officers say a different man got […]
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Police: New York college student steals ambulance, crashes

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:35

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A 22-year-old college student has been charged with stealing an ambulance while its crew was responding to call on a western New York campus. Police say a Rural Metro ambulance responded around 2 a.m. Thursday to the University of Rochester to treat an intoxicated man. Officers say a different man got […]
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Police: New York college student steals ambulance, crashes

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:35

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A 22-year-old college student has been charged with stealing an ambulance while its crew was responding to call on a western New York campus. Police say a Rural Metro ambulance responded around 2 a.m. Thursday to the University of Rochester to treat an intoxicated man. Officers say a different man got […]

Yemen soldiers killed in attacks

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:29
At least 10 soldiers are killed in attacks in the southern Yemeni city of Mukalla, recently recaptured from al-Qaeda militants.
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Record set for highest pizza delivery

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:27

And no, it wasn't to a dorm room.

       

Call me Lord Prime Minister: Cambodia wants PM title used

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:23

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — For years, some Cambodian media have referred to the country’s longtime leader simply as Prime Minister Hun Sen. Authorities warned Thursday that has to stop. Starting in August, all media must use his full, honorary, six-word title — “Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen” — in the opening […]
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Call me Lord Prime Minister: Cambodia wants PM title used

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:23

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — For years, some Cambodian media have referred to the country’s longtime leader simply as Prime Minister Hun Sen. Authorities warned Thursday that has to stop. Starting in August, all media must use his full, honorary, six-word title — “Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen” — in the opening […]
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Call me Lord Prime Minister: Cambodia wants PM title used

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:23

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — For years, some Cambodian media have referred to the country’s longtime leader simply as Prime Minister Hun Sen. Authorities warned Thursday that has to stop. Starting in August, all media must use his full, honorary, six-word title — “Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen” — in the opening […]

U.S. high court could spur Congress on Puerto Rico debt crisis

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:22

The Government Development Bank (GDB)in San Juan Puerto RicoWASHINGTON/SAN JUAN (Reuters) - As the U.S. Congress drags its feet on a bill to address Puerto Rico's $70 billion debt crisis, it could get kicked into high gear by an unlikely source: the Supreme Court. The highest U.S. court is due to rule by the end of June on the validity of a Puerto Rico law that would allow the U.S. territory to restructure the chunk of its debt issued by public agencies, more than $20 billion, in a bankruptcy-like process. The legislation is expected to put Puerto Rico's finances under federal oversight through a control board and let the Caribbean island cut debt through a bankruptcy-like restructuring process.


Maid of honor rescues drowning gosling during wedding photos

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:22

In middle of taking photos, the maid of honor spotted a large swan trying to drown baby bird.

       

3 injured in rollover crash on Kelly Drive in East Falls

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:19

3 injured in rollover crash on Kelly Drive in East FallsThree people are hospitalized after a violent rollover crash on Kelly Drive in Philadelphia's East Falls section.


Marshals nab fugitive former assistant police chief in Ala.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:16

Chris Miles, 41, was arrested at 7 a.m. CT at a residence in Notasulga, Ala., after he failed to show up for his federal prison sentence.

       

Wis. voters awaiting photo ID can use DMV receipt under new rule

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:15

Gov. Scott Walker approved new rule ahead of Monday's federal trial on Wis. voting laws.

       

U.S. traffic deaths climb, while New York streets are safer

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:11

A woman walks across a crosswalk along Queens Boulevard in the borough of Queens in New York, U.S., May 5, 2016.York City initiative that made 2015 the safest year on record for traffic accidents even as the number of roadway deaths nationwide shows a steep increase. Engineers are redesigning a stretch of Queens Boulevard, which earned its notorious nickname due to the 185 people killed on the road over 25 years. Adopting a Swedish program known as Vision Zero, New York City officials are trying to eliminate traffic deaths through more than 100 initiatives that include curbing speed limits, boosting enforcement with speed cameras and high profile ticketing campaigns, as well as driver outreach and education.


Lena Dunham mourns ‘Girls’ guest star’s death

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:06

Lena Dunham is mourning the death of actor Nick Lashaway, who appeared in an episode of Dunham’s, “Girls.” The MetroWest Daily News in Massachusetts reports the 28-year-old Lashaway was killed in a car accident in Framingham on Sunday evening. In an Instagram post Wednesday that features a shot of Dunham and Lashaway from a season […]
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Lena Dunham mourns ‘Girls’ guest star’s death

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:06

Lena Dunham is mourning the death of actor Nick Lashaway, who appeared in an episode of Dunham’s, “Girls.” The MetroWest Daily News in Massachusetts reports the 28-year-old Lashaway was killed in a car accident in Framingham on Sunday evening. In an Instagram post Wednesday that features a shot of Dunham and Lashaway from a season […]
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Lena Dunham mourns ‘Girls’ guest star’s death

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:06

Lena Dunham is mourning the death of actor Nick Lashaway, who appeared in an episode of Dunham’s, “Girls.” The MetroWest Daily News in Massachusetts reports the 28-year-old Lashaway was killed in a car accident in Framingham on Sunday evening. In an Instagram post Wednesday that features a shot of Dunham and Lashaway from a season […]

Bank of England warns about risks of exit from EU

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 19:04

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England warned Thursday of big risks to Britain’s economy should voters opt in a June referendum to leave the European Union — a stark assessment from an institution known for being independent of political campaigns. Members of the Monetary Policy committee said in a statement after deciding to keep […]
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