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Colorado inmate claims Prince is his father, seeks DNA test

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:29

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Colorado inmate has filed a paternity claim with a Minnesota court against the estate of Prince, claiming the musician is his biological father. In filings with Carver County District Court, Calvin Q. Williams of Kansas City, Missouri, seeks DNA testing to determine if he’s Prince’s child. In an affidavit included with […]

Nokia sees drop in Q1 earnings, gives cautious outlook

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:28
HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia reported Tuesday a first-quarter net loss of 513 million euros ($584 million) due to lower demand in mobile networks and a drop in overall revenue despite its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent. It warned of a further decline in earnings, causing the shares to plunge 7 percent.

Stephen Curry is 1st unanimous NBA MVP, takes honor again

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:25

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is the first unanimous NBA MVP, earning the award for the second straight season. The Golden State Warriors superstar is the 11th player in NBA history to be voted MVP in consecutive seasons and the first guard to do so since Steve Nash in 2004-05 and 2005-06. Curry received […]
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Stephen Curry is 1st unanimous NBA MVP, takes honor again

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:25

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is the first unanimous NBA MVP, earning the award for the second straight season. The Golden State Warriors superstar is the 11th player in NBA history to be voted MVP in consecutive seasons and the first guard to do so since Steve Nash in 2004-05 and 2005-06. Curry received […]
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Stephen Curry is 1st unanimous NBA MVP, takes honor again

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:25

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is the first unanimous NBA MVP, earning the award for the second straight season. The Golden State Warriors superstar is the 11th player in NBA history to be voted MVP in consecutive seasons and the first guard to do so since Steve Nash in 2004-05 and 2005-06. Curry received […]

UN deplores Turkish military abuses

BBC World News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:24
A top UN official voices alarm over violence against civilians by Turkish government forces in the mainly Kurdish south-east.
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Baltimore officer waives jury trial in death of Freddie Gray

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:24

Officer Edward M. Nero is pictured in this undated booking photo provided by the Baltimore Police DepartmentA Baltimore police officer will be tried by a judge instead of a jury on charges stemming from the 2015 death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died in police custody, a Maryland judge ruled on Tuesday. Edward Nero, 30, is the second officer to face trial in Baltimore City Circuit Court over Gray's death from a neck injury suffered in a police transport van. Five other officers also face charges over Gray's death, ranging from misconduct in office to second-degree murder.


AP Interview: Michael Brown’s mom’s book recalls death, life

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:21

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lezley McSpadden was taking a cigarette break from her grocery store job when a friend called to say someone had been shot in the street near Canfield Green Apartments in Ferguson. Within minutes, her cellphone rang again. It was a family member declaring the victim was McSpadden’s 18-year-old son, Michael Brown. […]
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AP Interview: Michael Brown’s mom’s book recalls death, life

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:21

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lezley McSpadden was taking a cigarette break from her grocery store job when a friend called to say someone had been shot in the street near Canfield Green Apartments in Ferguson. Within minutes, her cellphone rang again. It was a family member declaring the victim was McSpadden’s 18-year-old son, Michael Brown. […]
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AP Interview: Michael Brown’s mom’s book recalls death, life

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:21

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lezley McSpadden was taking a cigarette break from her grocery store job when a friend called to say someone had been shot in the street near Canfield Green Apartments in Ferguson. Within minutes, her cellphone rang again. It was a family member declaring the victim was McSpadden’s 18-year-old son, Michael Brown. […]

Warriors' Stephen Curry first ever unanimous winner of NBA's MVP award

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:20

Warriors' Stephen Curry first ever unanimous winner of NBA's MVP awardStephen Curry is adding a second straight MVP award to his record-setting season


The Latest: Freddie Gray judge rules against media motions

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:18

From left, attorney Marc Zayon, Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero, and attorney Jason Silverstein, walk to Courthouse East before hearing on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Baltimore. A judge will rule on several motions ahead of the trial for Nero, one of the police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray. Nero faces assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. Gray died April 19, 2015, a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in the back of a police van. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun via AP) WASHINGTON EXAMINER OUT; MANDATORY CREDITBALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the trial of an officer who arrested Freddie Gray about a year ago (all times local):


Pakistan ex-PM's kidnapped son rescued

BBC World News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:15
The kidnapped son of Pakistan's ex-Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani is rescued in Afghanistan in a joint Afghan-US operation.
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Conwell-Egan Catholic High School on lockdown after threat

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:13

Conwell-Egan Catholic High School on lockdown after threatConwell-Egan Catholic High School in Fairless Hills, Bucks County is on lockdown after a reported threat..


Apollo Theater in New York City names new executive producer

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:10

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater in New York City has named a new executive producer. The dance, theater and performance art venue in Harlem announced Tuesday that Kamilah Forbes will join the Apollo in September. Forbes is the director, producer and co-founder of a New York-based nonprofit, the Hi-ARTS/Hip Hop Theater Festival. She […]
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Apollo Theater in New York City names new executive producer

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:10

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater in New York City has named a new executive producer. The dance, theater and performance art venue in Harlem announced Tuesday that Kamilah Forbes will join the Apollo in September. Forbes is the director, producer and co-founder of a New York-based nonprofit, the Hi-ARTS/Hip Hop Theater Festival. She […]
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Apollo Theater in New York City names new executive producer

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:10

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater in New York City has named a new executive producer. The dance, theater and performance art venue in Harlem announced Tuesday that Kamilah Forbes will join the Apollo in September. Forbes is the director, producer and co-founder of a New York-based nonprofit, the Hi-ARTS/Hip Hop Theater Festival. She […]

Program offers college scholarships to immigrant students

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:10

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware State University is joining with a national scholarship program to increase college opportunities for immigrant students living in the United States illegally. Gov. Jack Markell joined DSU officials and former Washington Post chairman and CEO Donald Graham on Tuesday to announce the historically black school’s partnership with TheDream.US, a program […]
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Program offers college scholarships to immigrant students

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:10

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware State University is joining with a national scholarship program to increase college opportunities for immigrant students living in the United States illegally. Gov. Jack Markell joined DSU officials and former Washington Post chairman and CEO Donald Graham on Tuesday to announce the historically black school’s partnership with TheDream.US, a program […]
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Program offers college scholarships to immigrant students

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:10

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware State University is joining with a national scholarship program to increase college opportunities for immigrant students living in the United States illegally. Gov. Jack Markell joined DSU officials and former Washington Post chairman and CEO Donald Graham on Tuesday to announce the historically black school’s partnership with TheDream.US, a program […]