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Actress Carrie Fisher to be honored by Harvard student group

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:21

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher is being honored by a Harvard student group. Fisher is receiving a lifetime achievement award Monday from the Harvard Community of Humanists, Atheists, and Agnostics. The group is honoring the 59-year-old self-described “enthusiastic agnostic,” in part, for her work on mental health issues. Fisher has chronicled […]
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Actress Carrie Fisher to be honored by Harvard student group

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:21

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher is being honored by a Harvard student group. Fisher is receiving a lifetime achievement award Monday from the Harvard Community of Humanists, Atheists, and Agnostics. The group is honoring the 59-year-old self-described “enthusiastic agnostic,” in part, for her work on mental health issues. Fisher has chronicled […]

U.S. talent agent deal with Cuban entrepreneur marks change in business climate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:20

What's different is both parties' willingness to operate openly in public.

       

Drone sightings near U.S. airports by the numbers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:18

1,348 drone sightings near aircraft or airports from November 2014 through January.

       

Defender of Cambodia’s dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:14

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The latest crackdown on illegal logging in Cambodia is “just a game” and big timber traders are winning, says Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two decades helping poor villagers fight poaching of precious tropical forests. Leng’s tenacious and perilous crusade to stop illegal logging and stop […]
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Defender of Cambodia’s dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:14

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The latest crackdown on illegal logging in Cambodia is “just a game” and big timber traders are winning, says Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two decades helping poor villagers fight poaching of precious tropical forests. Leng’s tenacious and perilous crusade to stop illegal logging and stop […]
Categories: Sports Center

Defender of Cambodia’s dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:14

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The latest crackdown on illegal logging in Cambodia is “just a game” and big timber traders are winning, says Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two decades helping poor villagers fight poaching of precious tropical forests. Leng’s tenacious and perilous crusade to stop illegal logging and stop […]

Plea deal in works for Ohio student arrested at Trump rally

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:13

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A plea deal is in the works for an Ohio college student who rushed the stage at a Donald Trump rally. A federal judge in Dayton has scheduled an April 27 status conference. The judge on Friday continued the case after a prosecutor said both sides wanted more time “to discuss […]
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Plea deal in works for Ohio student arrested at Trump rally

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:13

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A plea deal is in the works for an Ohio college student who rushed the stage at a Donald Trump rally. A federal judge in Dayton has scheduled an April 27 status conference. The judge on Friday continued the case after a prosecutor said both sides wanted more time “to discuss […]
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Plea deal in works for Ohio student arrested at Trump rally

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:13

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A plea deal is in the works for an Ohio college student who rushed the stage at a Donald Trump rally. A federal judge in Dayton has scheduled an April 27 status conference. The judge on Friday continued the case after a prosecutor said both sides wanted more time “to discuss […]

In quake-devastated Ecuador, loss piles up amid the rubble

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:12

PORTOVIEJO, Ecuador (AP) — It was supposed to be a family reunion to celebrate a young relative’s start of college. But the gathering ended in tragedy when a collapsing building crushed 17-year-old Sayira Quinde, her mother, father and toddler brother in their rusting Chevy Blazer. A grief stricken aunt, Johana Estupinan, now is making the […]
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In quake-devastated Ecuador, loss piles up amid the rubble

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:12

PORTOVIEJO, Ecuador (AP) — It was supposed to be a family reunion to celebrate a young relative’s start of college. But the gathering ended in tragedy when a collapsing building crushed 17-year-old Sayira Quinde, her mother, father and toddler brother in their rusting Chevy Blazer. A grief stricken aunt, Johana Estupinan, now is making the […]
Categories: Sports Center

In quake-devastated Ecuador, loss piles up amid the rubble

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:12

PORTOVIEJO, Ecuador (AP) — It was supposed to be a family reunion to celebrate a young relative’s start of college. But the gathering ended in tragedy when a collapsing building crushed 17-year-old Sayira Quinde, her mother, father and toddler brother in their rusting Chevy Blazer. A grief stricken aunt, Johana Estupinan, now is making the […]

Plea deal in works for Ohio student arrested at Trump rally

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:11
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A plea deal is in the works for an Ohio college student who rushed the stage at a Donald Trump rally.

AP PHOTOS: Ecuador’s biggest quake in decades kills over 240

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:11

PEDERNALES, Ecuador (AP) — Parts of Ecuador have been devastated by the country’s strongest earthquake in decades, as the death toll continues to rise and people left homeless prepare for a second night outside in complete darkness. Officials say the quake that hit Saturday night killed more than 240 people and injured more than 2,500 […]
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AP PHOTOS: Ecuador’s biggest quake in decades kills over 240

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:11

PEDERNALES, Ecuador (AP) — Parts of Ecuador have been devastated by the country’s strongest earthquake in decades, as the death toll continues to rise and people left homeless prepare for a second night outside in complete darkness. Officials say the quake that hit Saturday night killed more than 240 people and injured more than 2,500 […]
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AP PHOTOS: Ecuador’s biggest quake in decades kills over 240

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:11

PEDERNALES, Ecuador (AP) — Parts of Ecuador have been devastated by the country’s strongest earthquake in decades, as the death toll continues to rise and people left homeless prepare for a second night outside in complete darkness. Officials say the quake that hit Saturday night killed more than 240 people and injured more than 2,500 […]

Philadelphia police officer shot and wounded by suspect

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:10
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer was shot and wounded while trying to stop two men from stealing a car, officials said.

Ill. fraternity, sorority in hot water for party theme

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:08

Some argue costumes worn to the Spring Break-themed party were culturally insensitive.

       

Small plane with 2 aboard crashes near Catalina airport

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:07
AVALON, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a small plane with two people aboard has crashed near the airport on Santa Catalina Island in Southern California.