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USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:45

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Trump campaign disavows former butler for saying Obama should be killed

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:38

Donald Trump’s campaign disavowed a former butler Thursday for declaring in a Facebook post that President Obama should be killed.

       

Michael Bennett remains away from Seahawks’ off-season program, general manager John Schneider says in PFT interview

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:23

Michael Bennett is not participating in the Seahawks' off-season program and remains unhappy with his contract. That was one of several interesting nuggets from an interview Seahawks general manager John Schneider gave to Pro Football Talk on Wednesday.
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Michael Bennett remains away from Seahawks’ off-season program, general manager John Schneider says in PFT interview

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:23

Michael Bennett is not participating in the Seahawks' off-season program and remains unhappy with his contract. That was one of several interesting nuggets from an interview Seahawks general manager John Schneider gave to Pro Football Talk on Wednesday.
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Michael Bennett remains away from Seahawks’ off-season program, general manager John Schneider says in PFT interview

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:23

Michael Bennett is not participating in the Seahawks' off-season program and remains unhappy with his contract. That was one of several interesting nuggets from an interview Seahawks general manager John Schneider gave to Pro Football Talk on Wednesday.

Honor at last: Former slaves reburied centuries later

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:22

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Their exhumed bones point to the hard lives of slaves: arthritic backs, missing teeth, muscular frames. In death, they were wrapped in shrouds, buried in pine boxes and — over centuries — forgotten. Remains of the 14 presumed slaves will soon be reburied near the Hudson River, 11 years after construction […]
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Honor at last: Former slaves reburied centuries later

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:22

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Their exhumed bones point to the hard lives of slaves: arthritic backs, missing teeth, muscular frames. In death, they were wrapped in shrouds, buried in pine boxes and — over centuries — forgotten. Remains of the 14 presumed slaves will soon be reburied near the Hudson River, 11 years after construction […]
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Honor at last: Former slaves reburied centuries later

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:22

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Their exhumed bones point to the hard lives of slaves: arthritic backs, missing teeth, muscular frames. In death, they were wrapped in shrouds, buried in pine boxes and — over centuries — forgotten. Remains of the 14 presumed slaves will soon be reburied near the Hudson River, 11 years after construction […]

Iran gripes it's not reaping economic benefits from nuclear deal

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:22

John Kerry met with European bankers to clarify rules for doing business with Iran.

       

2 Brits, Mexican are 1st foreigners on Everest in 2 years

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:17

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two British and a Mexican climber on Thursday became the first foreigners to scale Mount Everest in two years together with three Nepalese guides, officials said. The six climbers reached the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak early Thursday and were heading to lower camps, said Ang Tshering of the Nepal Mountaineering Association. The […]
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2 Brits, Mexican are 1st foreigners on Everest in 2 years

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:17

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two British and a Mexican climber on Thursday became the first foreigners to scale Mount Everest in two years together with three Nepalese guides, officials said. The six climbers reached the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak early Thursday and were heading to lower camps, said Ang Tshering of the Nepal Mountaineering Association. The […]
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2 Brits, Mexican are 1st foreigners on Everest in 2 years

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:17

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two British and a Mexican climber on Thursday became the first foreigners to scale Mount Everest in two years together with three Nepalese guides, officials said. The six climbers reached the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak early Thursday and were heading to lower camps, said Ang Tshering of the Nepal Mountaineering Association. The […]

Wednesday’s prep results

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:12

Caroline Bowman struck out 11 for the Spartans, pitching five innings and only giving up a single walk. Molly Spanic was 3-for-4 at the plate, with a run scored and three RBI. Shayna Swanson was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate, with three runs scored and two RBI.
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Wednesday’s prep results

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:12

Caroline Bowman struck out 11 for the Spartans, pitching five innings and only giving up a single walk. Molly Spanic was 3-for-4 at the plate, with a run scored and three RBI. Shayna Swanson was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate, with three runs scored and two RBI.
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Wednesday’s prep results

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:12

Caroline Bowman struck out 11 for the Spartans, pitching five innings and only giving up a single walk. Molly Spanic was 3-for-4 at the plate, with a run scored and three RBI. Shayna Swanson was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate, with three runs scored and two RBI.

Google seeking testers for self-driving cars in Ariz.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:09

Google has begun accepting resumes for test drivers in Chandler, Ariz., who would earn $20 per hour.

       

Cameron’s anti-corruption summit faces uphill struggle

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:06

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron gathered world leaders in London Thursday to crack down on corruption — but critics say his mission has been undermined by Britain’s tolerance for tax havens and his own indiscreet description of some attending nations as “fantastically corrupt.” The meeting has drawn a wide array of politicians […]
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Cameron’s anti-corruption summit faces uphill struggle

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:06

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron gathered world leaders in London Thursday to crack down on corruption — but critics say his mission has been undermined by Britain’s tolerance for tax havens and his own indiscreet description of some attending nations as “fantastically corrupt.” The meeting has drawn a wide array of politicians […]
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Cameron’s anti-corruption summit faces uphill struggle

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:06

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron gathered world leaders in London Thursday to crack down on corruption — but critics say his mission has been undermined by Britain’s tolerance for tax havens and his own indiscreet description of some attending nations as “fantastically corrupt.” The meeting has drawn a wide array of politicians […]

Storm at anti-counterfeiting group after Alibaba joins

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:04
WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversy over Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's admittance into a respected Washington-based anti-counterfeiting coalition intensified Wednesday when board members received an anonymous email threatening a mass defection unless Alibaba is pushed out, according to a copy obtained by The Associated Press.