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Seahawks sign five, including FB Taniela Tupou, and release five others, including CB Mohammed Seisay

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:15

The Seahawks on Monday signed five players including former UW Husky Taniela Tupou. But none of the moves involved quarterbacks as Vernon Adams left town without signing a deal.
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Seahawks sign five, including FB Taniela Tupou, and release five others, including CB Mohammed Seisay

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:15

The Seahawks on Monday signed five players including former UW Husky Taniela Tupou. But none of the moves involved quarterbacks as Vernon Adams left town without signing a deal.

Study: Sanders' economic plan piles $18T on federal debt

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:11

 Sanders' economic plan piles $18T on federal debtWASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders' tax and spending proposals would provide new levels of health and education benefits for American families, but they'd also blow an $18-trillion hole in federal deficits, piling on so much debt they would damage the economy.


Interest rates mixed at weekly US Treasury bill auction

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:09

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday’s auction, with rates on three-month bills rising and six-month bills falling. The Treasury Department auctioned $31 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.24 percent, up from 0.22 percent last week. Another $26 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at […]
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Interest rates mixed at weekly US Treasury bill auction

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:09

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday’s auction, with rates on three-month bills rising and six-month bills falling. The Treasury Department auctioned $31 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.24 percent, up from 0.22 percent last week. Another $26 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at […]
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Interest rates mixed at weekly US Treasury bill auction

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:09

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday’s auction, with rates on three-month bills rising and six-month bills falling. The Treasury Department auctioned $31 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.24 percent, up from 0.22 percent last week. Another $26 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at […]

The salacious musical scene behind a snakebite stage death

BBC World News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:07
The salacious world behind an on-stage snake death
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US prosecutors say they've shut down fake psychic scam

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:06
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York said Monday they have shut down a fake psychic scam that lured gullible Americans to part with $180 million.

Civil trial over Colorado theater shooting security begins

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:06

FILE - In this Friday, July 20, 2012 file photo, an overhead view from a neighboring rooftop gives a view of activities at the Century 16 theatre east of the Aurora Mall in Aurora, Colo. The theatre was the scene of a calculated ambush in which 12 people died and 70 people were injured in a bloody assault during a midnight premiere of "The Dark Knight." In a civil trial starting Monday, May 9, 2016, 28 victims' families will argue that Century Theatres should be held accountable for not doing more to prevent the bloody rampage. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Nine months after the Colorado theater shooter was sentenced to life in prison, some victims returned to the same courtroom Monday in hopes of holding the company that owns the suburban Denver movie theater accountable for not doing more to prevent his bloody rampage.


US prosecutors say they’ve shut down fake psychic scam

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:06

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York said Monday they have shut down a fake psychic scam that lured gullible Americans to part with $180 million. The defendants including two alleged psychics from France, a Canadian direct marketing company called Infogest and Hong Kong-based Destiny Research Center Ltd. have signed a consent decree […]
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US prosecutors say they’ve shut down fake psychic scam

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:06

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York said Monday they have shut down a fake psychic scam that lured gullible Americans to part with $180 million. The defendants including two alleged psychics from France, a Canadian direct marketing company called Infogest and Hong Kong-based Destiny Research Center Ltd. have signed a consent decree […]
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US prosecutors say they’ve shut down fake psychic scam

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:06

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York said Monday they have shut down a fake psychic scam that lured gullible Americans to part with $180 million. The defendants including two alleged psychics from France, a Canadian direct marketing company called Infogest and Hong Kong-based Destiny Research Center Ltd. have signed a consent decree […]

Glass falls from Center City building after cable breaks

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:04

Glass falls from Center City building after cable breaksGlass fell to the ground in Center City Philadelphia after a cable broke on a high-rise scaffolding


Widow, daughters of slain senator receive posthumous degree

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:03
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When he, along with eight of his parishioners, was slain last summer at the historic black church he pastored, Clementa Pinckney was working on his thesis for a Doctorate of Ministry degree.

LendingClub CEO resigns after internal probe of loan sale

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:03

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2014, file photo, Renaud Laplanche, founder & CEO of Lending Club, arrives on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, prior to his company's IPO. Lending Club Chairman and CEO Laplanche is resigning after the online lender says it conducted an internal probe related to issues with how a loan was sold to an investor. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman and CEO of the online lending company LendingClub stepped down after an internal review determined that the company's business practices were violated with the sale of $22 million in loans to people with sketchy credit scores to a single investor.


Panama Papers database goes online

BBC World News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:02
The Panama Papers affair widens, with a huge database of documents relating to more than 200,000 offshore accounts posted online.
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Uber drivers, if employees, owed $730 million more: U.S. court papers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:02

An Uber car is seen parked with the driver's lunch left on the dashboard in Venice, Los AngelesDrivers who worked for ride-hailing service Uber [UBER.UL] in California and Massachusetts over the past seven years would have been entitled to an estimated $730 million in expense reimbursements had they been employees rather than contractors, according to court documents made public on Monday. The figure was calculated by attorneys for drivers in a class action against the company, based on a standard rate for mileage reimbursement set by the U.S. government, and on data provided by Uber. Uber disputes the idea that drivers would ever be entitled to that reimbursement rate.


Reports: First exhumation at Spanish civil war site ordered

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:01

MADRID (AP) — A lawyer says a Spanish judge has ordered the first ever exhumation of bodies among tens of thousands of civil war victims at the Valley of the Fallen memorial site that also serves as dictator Gen. Francisco Franco’s mausoleum. Lawyer Eduardo Ranz told Europa Press Television on Monday that the judge ruled […]
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Reports: First exhumation at Spanish civil war site ordered

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:01

MADRID (AP) — A lawyer says a Spanish judge has ordered the first ever exhumation of bodies among tens of thousands of civil war victims at the Valley of the Fallen memorial site that also serves as dictator Gen. Francisco Franco’s mausoleum. Lawyer Eduardo Ranz told Europa Press Television on Monday that the judge ruled […]
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Reports: First exhumation at Spanish civil war site ordered

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 05:01

MADRID (AP) — A lawyer says a Spanish judge has ordered the first ever exhumation of bodies among tens of thousands of civil war victims at the Valley of the Fallen memorial site that also serves as dictator Gen. Francisco Franco’s mausoleum. Lawyer Eduardo Ranz told Europa Press Television on Monday that the judge ruled […]