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Jump in Iranian oil output helped balance market, IEA says

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:44

PARIS (AP) — The International Energy Agency says higher than expected Iranian oil production has helped stabilize the global oil market by offsetting concerns generated by wildfires in Canada and violence in Nigeria. In its monthly report Thursday, the Paris-based IEA says global oil output rose to 32.7 million barrels a day in April, a […]
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Jump in Iranian oil output helped balance market, IEA says

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:44

PARIS (AP) — The International Energy Agency says higher than expected Iranian oil production has helped stabilize the global oil market by offsetting concerns generated by wildfires in Canada and violence in Nigeria. In its monthly report Thursday, the Paris-based IEA says global oil output rose to 32.7 million barrels a day in April, a […]
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Jump in Iranian oil output helped balance market, IEA says

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:44

PARIS (AP) — The International Energy Agency says higher than expected Iranian oil production has helped stabilize the global oil market by offsetting concerns generated by wildfires in Canada and violence in Nigeria. In its monthly report Thursday, the Paris-based IEA says global oil output rose to 32.7 million barrels a day in April, a […]

Nextdoor.com makes changes to stop racial profiling on site

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:43

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco-based social media network created to connect neighbors in online communities said it is making changes on how members can report suspicious activity, after a group complained it was being used for racial profiling. The change come after some residents in racially diverse Oakland complained the site that was […]
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Nextdoor.com makes changes to stop racial profiling on site

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:43

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco-based social media network created to connect neighbors in online communities said it is making changes on how members can report suspicious activity, after a group complained it was being used for racial profiling. The change come after some residents in racially diverse Oakland complained the site that was […]
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Nextdoor.com makes changes to stop racial profiling on site

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:43

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco-based social media network created to connect neighbors in online communities said it is making changes on how members can report suspicious activity, after a group complained it was being used for racial profiling. The change come after some residents in racially diverse Oakland complained the site that was […]

Kerry: Corruption as great an enemy as extremism

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:42

The summit aims to get leaders of nations, business and civil society to agree on measures to fight corruption.

       

WATCH: UT-Austin professor parodies Justin Bieber in song about Excel

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:41

The video has gained so much traction, Microsoft Excel even gave him a shout out on Twitter.

       

Friday's forecast: Soggy East Coast, Midwest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:41

Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history

       

Court to consider forced medication in terror support case

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:39

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will consider whether a North Carolina man can be forcibly medicated in order to stand trial on a charge that he tried to join al-Qaida-linked fighters in Syria. Basit Sheikh is charged with providing material support to a terrorist group for attempting to join militants in Syria. […]
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Court to consider forced medication in terror support case

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:39

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will consider whether a North Carolina man can be forcibly medicated in order to stand trial on a charge that he tried to join al-Qaida-linked fighters in Syria. Basit Sheikh is charged with providing material support to a terrorist group for attempting to join militants in Syria. […]
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Court to consider forced medication in terror support case

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:39

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will consider whether a North Carolina man can be forcibly medicated in order to stand trial on a charge that he tried to join al-Qaida-linked fighters in Syria. Basit Sheikh is charged with providing material support to a terrorist group for attempting to join militants in Syria. […]

Ex-coal CEO Blankenship due to report to serve sentence

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:36

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is due to report to start serving his one-year prison sentence. Blankenship’s attorneys filed an emergency motion Tuesday with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals asking that he remain free while it considers the appeal of his conviction. The appeals court hasn’t acted on the […]
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Ex-coal CEO Blankenship due to report to serve sentence

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:36

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is due to report to start serving his one-year prison sentence. Blankenship’s attorneys filed an emergency motion Tuesday with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals asking that he remain free while it considers the appeal of his conviction. The appeals court hasn’t acted on the […]
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Ex-coal CEO Blankenship due to report to serve sentence

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:36

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is due to report to start serving his one-year prison sentence. Blankenship’s attorneys filed an emergency motion Tuesday with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals asking that he remain free while it considers the appeal of his conviction. The appeals court hasn’t acted on the […]

Scherzer has 20 Ks, ties MLB record as Nats top Tigers 3-2

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:29

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer celebrates with his teammates after a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Nationals Park, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, in Washington. Scherzer struck out 20 batters, tying the major league nine-inning record. The Nationals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer has thrown two no-hitters, come within one strike of a perfect game and met just about every expectation that accompanied the $210 million contract he signed with Washington.


Congress asking if DC government can spend its own money

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:24

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are looking into whether the District of Columbia government truly has the power to spend local tax dollars without approval by Congress. Mayor Muriel Bowser, a Democrat, has pledged not to submit this year’s local budget to Congress after a judge ruled in favor of the District’s so-called “budget autonomy” […]
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Congress asking if DC government can spend its own money

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:24

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are looking into whether the District of Columbia government truly has the power to spend local tax dollars without approval by Congress. Mayor Muriel Bowser, a Democrat, has pledged not to submit this year’s local budget to Congress after a judge ruled in favor of the District’s so-called “budget autonomy” […]
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Congress asking if DC government can spend its own money

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:24

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are looking into whether the District of Columbia government truly has the power to spend local tax dollars without approval by Congress. Mayor Muriel Bowser, a Democrat, has pledged not to submit this year’s local budget to Congress after a judge ruled in favor of the District’s so-called “budget autonomy” […]

Nissan reports drop in profit, taking stake in Mitsubishi

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:20

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan, which is taking a 34 percent stake in scandal-ridden Japanese rival Mitsubishi Motors, suffered a 40 percent plunge in January-March profit as sales dipped and currency perks faded. Nissan Motor Co. reported a 71 billion yen ($651 million) profit for the quarter Thursday. It had a 119 billion yen profit the […]
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