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SF DA files bribery charges against former HRC and staffer

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:24

SF DA files bribery charges against former HRC and stafferThree former San Francisco City Hall insiders are facing corruption charges for allegedly taking contributions from undercover FBI agents in exchange for political access and favors.


As NFLPA Collegiate Bowl dawns, NFL draft analyst evaluates WSU Cougars’ Destiny Vaeao and Dom Williams

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:21

On Saturday, former WSU Cougars receiver Dom Williams and defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao will put their talents on display at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Los Angeles
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As NFLPA Collegiate Bowl dawns, NFL draft analyst evaluates WSU Cougars’ Destiny Vaeao and Dom Williams

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:21

On Saturday, former WSU Cougars receiver Dom Williams and defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao will put their talents on display at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Los Angeles
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As NFLPA Collegiate Bowl dawns, NFL draft analyst evaluates WSU Cougars’ Destiny Vaeao and Dom Williams

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:21

On Saturday, former WSU Cougars receiver Dom Williams and defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao will put their talents on display at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Los Angeles

Their Boss Stays on the Sideline, but Obama Aides Tilt to Clinton

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:18
The White House is working with Hillary Clinton’s campaign in ways large and small. Their two staffs consult on issues and the positions she takes on the president’s policy priorities.









Man arrested on suspicion of shooting firefighter

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:16
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Pulaski County Sheriff's deputies arrested a homeowner on suspicion of manslaughter after a firefighter was shot to death while responding to a medical emergency call at a rural home near Little Rock.

Clinton faces challenge in Iowa caucus reminiscent of 2008

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:14

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, in Rochester, N.H. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)WASHINGTON (AP) — Recall this 2008 storyline: Hillary Clinton enters the presidential campaign as the Democratic front-runner, runs into an inspirational candidate who generates big crowds and enthusiasm. And she winds up in a dogfight in Iowa.


Flint lead problem could be eased by recoating old pipes

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:14

This Jan. 21, 2016 photo shows the water tower at the Flint, Mich., water plant. Flint’s mayor has floated a shockingly high price to fix the city’s lead-contamination problem, saying it could millions to replace damaged pipes. (Perry Rech/American Red Cross via AP) MANDATORY CREDITFlint's mayor has floated a shockingly high price tag to fix the Michigan city's lead-contamination problem: $1.5 billion to replace damaged pipes. Gov. Rick Snyder put the figure at $700 million.


It’s difficult to get on board with optimism surrounding Mariners

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

It should be the perfect time to catch a raging spring dose of Mariners fever. Just one problem: The more I look at the roster, the more nagging questions and festering doubts I have.
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It’s difficult to get on board with optimism surrounding Mariners

Seattle Mariners - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

It should be the perfect time to catch a raging spring dose of Mariners fever. Just one problem: The more I look at the roster, the more nagging questions and festering doubts I have.
Categories: Sports Center

It’s difficult to get on board with optimism surrounding Mariners

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

It should be the perfect time to catch a raging spring dose of Mariners fever. Just one problem: The more I look at the roster, the more nagging questions and festering doubts I have.
Categories: Sports Center

It’s difficult to get on board with optimism surrounding Mariners

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

It should be the perfect time to catch a raging spring dose of Mariners fever. Just one problem: The more I look at the roster, the more nagging questions and festering doubts I have.

These kids and dogs are having the best blizzard ever

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

Maybe us adults need to take a break from the shoveling and learn from the kiddos and fidos: it's all just an opportunity for sledding, snow...

       

George Zimmerman divorce finalized; keeps truck, family dog

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:09

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman is officially divorced. The Orlando Sentinel (http://goo.gl/egEIya) reports that a Seminole County judge signed the divorce order Tuesday, ending his marriage to Shellie Zimmerman. Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce in September 2013, two months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Later in […]
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George Zimmerman divorce finalized; keeps truck, family dog

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:09

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman is officially divorced. The Orlando Sentinel (http://goo.gl/egEIya) reports that a Seminole County judge signed the divorce order Tuesday, ending his marriage to Shellie Zimmerman. Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce in September 2013, two months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Later in […]
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George Zimmerman divorce finalized; keeps truck, family dog

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:09

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman is officially divorced. The Orlando Sentinel (http://goo.gl/egEIya) reports that a Seminole County judge signed the divorce order Tuesday, ending his marriage to Shellie Zimmerman. Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce in September 2013, two months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Later in […]

IMF sees 2016 negative growth for Latin America, Caribbean

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is forecasting that the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean will maintain this year the same overall 0.3 percent negative growth seen in 2015.

Cavaliers, No. 1 in the East, Fire Coach David Blatt

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:07
Cleveland fired Coach David Blatt despite the team’s 30-11 record. General Manager David Griffin said the team was regressing.









3 charged in San Francisco public corruption case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:05
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former San Francisco city commissioner and two other people accepted $20,000 from an undercover FBI agent in exchange for political access and preferential treatment in the awarding of city contracts, prosecutors said Friday.

Google Pays Britain $185 Million to Settle Back Taxes

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:02
The technology giant says it will change how it calculates its tax payments in Britain so they are based on a percentage of local sales derived from the country.