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Superdelegates put Clinton on path to clinch before Calif.

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 20:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — With her New York win, Hillary Clinton’s support among superdelegates puts her on a solid track to clinch the Democratic nomination outright before the national convention — even before results are known from the California primary, which Bernie Sanders was counting on winning to stand a chance. Clinton added 33 new endorsements […]

Spain probes list of Swiss bank accounts provided by Germany

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:59

MADRID (AP) — An official with Spain’s tax authority says Germany has provided a list of Spaniards with Swiss bank accounts and that officials are investigating to determine whether those on the list complied with income tax laws. The official said Wednesday that the list was received in recent days but could not provide details […]
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Spain probes list of Swiss bank accounts provided by Germany

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:59

MADRID (AP) — An official with Spain’s tax authority says Germany has provided a list of Spaniards with Swiss bank accounts and that officials are investigating to determine whether those on the list complied with income tax laws. The official said Wednesday that the list was received in recent days but could not provide details […]
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Spain probes list of Swiss bank accounts provided by Germany

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:59

MADRID (AP) — An official with Spain’s tax authority says Germany has provided a list of Spaniards with Swiss bank accounts and that officials are investigating to determine whether those on the list complied with income tax laws. The official said Wednesday that the list was received in recent days but could not provide details […]

Spain probes list of Swiss bank accounts provided by Germany

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:57
MADRID (AP) — An official with Spain's tax authority says Germany has provided a list of Spaniards with Swiss bank accounts and that officials are investigating to determine whether those on the list complied with income tax laws.

Little help for survivors of Central African Republic abuses

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:57

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The peacekeepers motioned to the teenage girl weaving through the sprawling camp in the baking afternoon sun selling bananas from a plate atop her head. Soon their real intentions were clear: They yanked her inside their tent and began unbuttoning their pants. Just 16 years old, she cried and […]
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Little help for survivors of Central African Republic abuses

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:57

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The peacekeepers motioned to the teenage girl weaving through the sprawling camp in the baking afternoon sun selling bananas from a plate atop her head. Soon their real intentions were clear: They yanked her inside their tent and began unbuttoning their pants. Just 16 years old, she cried and […]
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Little help for survivors of Central African Republic abuses

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:57

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The peacekeepers motioned to the teenage girl weaving through the sprawling camp in the baking afternoon sun selling bananas from a plate atop her head. Soon their real intentions were clear: They yanked her inside their tent and began unbuttoning their pants. Just 16 years old, she cried and […]

Pro-Clinton super PAC raises nearly $11.8 million

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:53

Priorities USA Action is gearing up for general-election ad barrage

       

Backup flame for Rio lit in birthplace of ancient Olympics

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:51

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — Fire spurted from the concave mirror as a priestess, kneeling in her long, pleated dress before a ruined Greek temple, focused the blazing sun’s rays on her metal torch. Come rain or shine on Thursday’s official lighting ceremony, Rio de Janeiro has now secured its Olympic flame, which will burn […]
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Backup flame for Rio lit in birthplace of ancient Olympics

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:51

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — Fire spurted from the concave mirror as a priestess, kneeling in her long, pleated dress before a ruined Greek temple, focused the blazing sun’s rays on her metal torch. Come rain or shine on Thursday’s official lighting ceremony, Rio de Janeiro has now secured its Olympic flame, which will burn […]
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Backup flame for Rio lit in birthplace of ancient Olympics

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:51

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — Fire spurted from the concave mirror as a priestess, kneeling in her long, pleated dress before a ruined Greek temple, focused the blazing sun’s rays on her metal torch. Come rain or shine on Thursday’s official lighting ceremony, Rio de Janeiro has now secured its Olympic flame, which will burn […]

After big New York wins, Trump and Clinton cast themselves as inevitable

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:40

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at his New York presidential primary night rally in New YorkRepublican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton scored sweeping victories in nominating contests in their home state of New York, and immediately cited those wins to argue that they are all but unstoppable as their respective parties’ presidential nominees. Trump’s crushing defeat of Ted Cruz in Tuesday’s primary election tilted the energy in the Republican race back to the front-runner, just as Republican National Committee members begin meeting in Florida on Wednesday to discuss their July convention, where the nominee will be chosen. For the Democratic favorite, Clinton’s more narrow victory over Bernie Sanders snapped a string of victories by the 74-year-old democratic socialist and gave her a much-needed lift with more tough fights ahead.


Russia says outside doping experts to start work this month

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:37

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says two outside experts will start work in Moscow this month to oversee anti-doping reforms. The Sports Ministry says the two unidentified “independent international experts” were nominated by the World Anti-Doping Agency, which suspended Russia’s national anti-doping agency and laboratory in November. That followed a report by a WADA commission alleging […]
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Russia says outside doping experts to start work this month

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:37

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says two outside experts will start work in Moscow this month to oversee anti-doping reforms. The Sports Ministry says the two unidentified “independent international experts” were nominated by the World Anti-Doping Agency, which suspended Russia’s national anti-doping agency and laboratory in November. That followed a report by a WADA commission alleging […]
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Russia says outside doping experts to start work this month

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:37

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says two outside experts will start work in Moscow this month to oversee anti-doping reforms. The Sports Ministry says the two unidentified “independent international experts” were nominated by the World Anti-Doping Agency, which suspended Russia’s national anti-doping agency and laboratory in November. That followed a report by a WADA commission alleging […]

New York Today: New York Today: Hometown Glory

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:35
Wednesday: Primary results, millennials and politics, and a long-term weather forecast.

For Pakistani Christians, persecution goes beyond terror attacks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:34

Last month's Easter bombing is one of many recent attacks targeting Christians in the country, but terrorism is far from the only threat to ...

       

Community mourns death of school superintendent in Robbinsville, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:32

Community mourns death of school superintendent in Robbinsville, N.J.A sea of candles and flowers graced the Foxmoor Pavilion Tuesday night as hundreds gathered to honor the life of Dr. Steven Mayer. Schools remain closed today.


Firefighters face venomous snakes while battling blaze

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:31

JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Firefighters came across a new danger while battling a South Carolina house fire — about a dozen venomous snakes. Local media outlets report the James Island homeowner, who workers in nuisance wildlife removal, told fire crews Tuesday to be aware of up to 80 reptiles in the home’s garage. Officials […]
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