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Google to ban payday lending ads, calling industry ‘harmful’

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:45

NEW YORK (AP) — Google says it will ban ads from payday lenders, calling the industry “deceptive” and “harmful.” Google said Wednesday it will no longer allow ads for loans due within 60 days and will also ban ads for loans where the interest rate is 36 percent or higher. The ban is effective July […]
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Google to ban payday lending ads, calling industry ‘harmful’

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:45

NEW YORK (AP) — Google says it will ban ads from payday lenders, calling the industry “deceptive” and “harmful.” Google said Wednesday it will no longer allow ads for loans due within 60 days and will also ban ads for loans where the interest rate is 36 percent or higher. The ban is effective July […]

Top Obama aide pushes diversity in national security corps

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:41

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s national security adviser says America’s top diplomatic and defense brass needs to become more diverse. Susan Rice says minorities still make up less than a fifth of senior U.S. diplomats, and less than 15 percent of top military and intelligence officials. But minorities are 40 percent of the population […]
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Top Obama aide pushes diversity in national security corps

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:41

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s national security adviser says America’s top diplomatic and defense brass needs to become more diverse. Susan Rice says minorities still make up less than a fifth of senior U.S. diplomats, and less than 15 percent of top military and intelligence officials. But minorities are 40 percent of the population […]
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Top Obama aide pushes diversity in national security corps

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:41

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s national security adviser says America’s top diplomatic and defense brass needs to become more diverse. Susan Rice says minorities still make up less than a fifth of senior U.S. diplomats, and less than 15 percent of top military and intelligence officials. But minorities are 40 percent of the population […]

New York Today: New York Today: Empire State of Lights

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:38
Wednesday: Lighting up a landmark, an Uber agreement, and a remarkable construction.

US stocks skid as Macy’s drags retailers sharply lower

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:35

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are falling Wednesday morning, a day after their biggest gain in two months. Office supply companies Office Depot and Staples are tumbling after a judge blocked their plans to merge. Consumer stocks are plunging after Macy’s slashed its profit forecast and reported a steep drop in earnings. KEEPING […]
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US stocks skid as Macy’s drags retailers sharply lower

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:35

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are falling Wednesday morning, a day after their biggest gain in two months. Office supply companies Office Depot and Staples are tumbling after a judge blocked their plans to merge. Consumer stocks are plunging after Macy’s slashed its profit forecast and reported a steep drop in earnings. KEEPING […]
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US stocks skid as Macy’s drags retailers sharply lower

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:35

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are falling Wednesday morning, a day after their biggest gain in two months. Office supply companies Office Depot and Staples are tumbling after a judge blocked their plans to merge. Consumer stocks are plunging after Macy’s slashed its profit forecast and reported a steep drop in earnings. KEEPING […]

Father wanted in San Antonio child abuse case surrenders

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:33

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A third person wanted in a San Antonio child abuse case in which one toddler was chained to the ground and another tied to a door with a dog leash has surrendered to authorities. Bexar (bayr) County Sheriff’s spokesman James Keith says 36-year-old Deandre Dorch surrendered to deputies at the county […]
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Father wanted in San Antonio child abuse case surrenders

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:33

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A third person wanted in a San Antonio child abuse case in which one toddler was chained to the ground and another tied to a door with a dog leash has surrendered to authorities. Bexar (bayr) County Sheriff’s spokesman James Keith says 36-year-old Deandre Dorch surrendered to deputies at the county […]
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Father wanted in San Antonio child abuse case surrenders

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:33

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A third person wanted in a San Antonio child abuse case in which one toddler was chained to the ground and another tied to a door with a dog leash has surrendered to authorities. Bexar (bayr) County Sheriff’s spokesman James Keith says 36-year-old Deandre Dorch surrendered to deputies at the county […]

Police: Officers shoot man who confronted them with a gun

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:33

WYTHEVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police say officers checking on a possible break-in at a southwestern Virginia home shot a man who confronted them with a gun. Wytheville police said in a news release that a woman called police early Wednesday when she came home to find a window open. While officers checked the home, police […]
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Police: Officers shoot man who confronted them with a gun

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:33

WYTHEVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police say officers checking on a possible break-in at a southwestern Virginia home shot a man who confronted them with a gun. Wytheville police said in a news release that a woman called police early Wednesday when she came home to find a window open. While officers checked the home, police […]
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Police: Officers shoot man who confronted them with a gun

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:33

WYTHEVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police say officers checking on a possible break-in at a southwestern Virginia home shot a man who confronted them with a gun. Wytheville police said in a news release that a woman called police early Wednesday when she came home to find a window open. While officers checked the home, police […]

‘Weiner’ Covers a Political Campaign Set on Self-Destruct

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:32
Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg’s documentary “Weiner” records Anthony D. Weiner’s scandal-plagued New York mayoral bid in 2013.

Woody Allen opens Cannes; son resurrects sex abuse questions

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:24

CANNES, France (AP) — The 69th Cannes Film Festival has opened amid stormy skies, heightened security and the premiere of a new Woody Allen film that prompted a letter from his son Ronan Farrow questioning the festival’s and the media’s continued embrace of the 80-year-old director. Allen brought his 1930s Hollywood romance “Cafe Society,” starring […]
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Woody Allen opens Cannes; son resurrects sex abuse questions

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:24

CANNES, France (AP) — The 69th Cannes Film Festival has opened amid stormy skies, heightened security and the premiere of a new Woody Allen film that prompted a letter from his son Ronan Farrow questioning the festival’s and the media’s continued embrace of the 80-year-old director. Allen brought his 1930s Hollywood romance “Cafe Society,” starring […]
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Woody Allen opens Cannes; son resurrects sex abuse questions

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:24

CANNES, France (AP) — The 69th Cannes Film Festival has opened amid stormy skies, heightened security and the premiere of a new Woody Allen film that prompted a letter from his son Ronan Farrow questioning the festival’s and the media’s continued embrace of the 80-year-old director. Allen brought his 1930s Hollywood romance “Cafe Society,” starring […]

Germany to annul convictions of gay men

BBC World News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 22:19
Germany is set to annul the convictions of gay men under a law criminalising homosexuality that was applied zealously in post-WWII West Germany.
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