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California woman dies after being run over by her mom’s car

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:38

SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) — A California woman died after a car driven by her mother ran over her while they were fighting, police said Saturday. Kimberly Wilson, 55, and her daughter, 34-year-old Brandy Wilson, were in a Jeep Cherokee in a Santa Maria parking lot Friday when they got into a fight that turned […]

Finance leaders pledge forceful response to boost economy

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:30

The International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) conference, during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington, Saturday, April 16, 2016. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)WASHINGTON (AP) — Finance officials are pledging a more forceful effort to stimulate a sluggish worldwide economy.


Gunmen Kill Scores of Civilians in Western Ethiopia, Official Says

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:29
The attackers came from South Sudan and killed 140 civilians, including women and children, Ethiopia’s communications minister said.

Raul Castro presents grim portrait of Cuban reforms

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:29

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a grim report on the state of the country on Saturday, acknowledging that the communist bureaucracy he oversees has failed to implement most of the hundreds of changes launched five years ago to stimulate the stagnant centrally controlled economy. In a two-hour address to the twice-a-decade meeting […]
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Raul Castro presents grim portrait of Cuban reforms

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:29

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a grim report on the state of the country on Saturday, acknowledging that the communist bureaucracy he oversees has failed to implement most of the hundreds of changes launched five years ago to stimulate the stagnant centrally controlled economy. In a two-hour address to the twice-a-decade meeting […]
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Raul Castro presents grim portrait of Cuban reforms

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:29

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a grim report on the state of the country on Saturday, acknowledging that the communist bureaucracy he oversees has failed to implement most of the hundreds of changes launched five years ago to stimulate the stagnant centrally controlled economy. In a two-hour address to the twice-a-decade meeting […]

How your U.S. lawmakers voted

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:20

WASHINGTON — Here’s how Washington state’s members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending April 15. In the week of April 18, the House will take up a bill to help Puerto Rico defuse its financial crisis, while the Senate will continue work on the federal aviation budget and start debate on […]
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How your U.S. lawmakers voted

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:20

WASHINGTON — Here’s how Washington state’s members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending April 15. In the week of April 18, the House will take up a bill to help Puerto Rico defuse its financial crisis, while the Senate will continue work on the federal aviation budget and start debate on […]
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How your U.S. lawmakers voted

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:20

WASHINGTON — Here’s how Washington state’s members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending April 15. In the week of April 18, the House will take up a bill to help Puerto Rico defuse its financial crisis, while the Senate will continue work on the federal aviation budget and start debate on […]

Zookeeper mourned a day after being fatally injured by tiger

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:20

Police officers enter the administration building at the Palm Beach Zoo after zookeeper Stacey Konwiser died while being attacked by a tiger, Friday, April 15, 2016, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Stacey Konwiser, 38, was attacked and killed by a 13-year-old male tiger in an enclosure known as the night house that is not visible to the public, Palm Beach Zoo spokeswoman Naki Carter said. It's where the tigers sleep and are fed. (Damon Higgins/Palm Beach Post via AP) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITMIAMI (AP) — South Florida zoo staffers and friends of a veteran keeper attacked and killed by a Malayan tiger met Saturday morning to mourn her death as investigators sought clues as to what led the tiger to violently turn on his caretaker.


LCD Soundsystem shows serious electronica in Coachella reunion

Yahoo! Music News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:19

LCD Soundsystem, pictured performing at Coachella in 2010, broke up in 2011 with what seemed like clear finality, but announced a reunion for this year's festival in the California desertChoosing lyrical wit and musical innovation over stage theatrics, a reunited LCD Soundsystem showed the Coachella festival a more serious take to the booming electronic music scene. LCD Soundsystem, whose erudite compositions made them a 2000s critical favorite, broke up in 2011 with what seemed like clear finality, playing a "last show" at New York's Madison Square Garden that was turned into a documentary. Taking the stage late Friday to the sound of Ace Frehley singing, "I'm back in the New York groove," LCD Soundsystem powered through some of its hits but also showed its inventive bent.


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EU 'turns page' in relations with Iran

BBC World News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:16
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says they have "turned a new page" with Iran, as she visits Tehran for highest-level talks in more than a decade.
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California-based Sport Chalet closing all its stores

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:16

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California-based Sport Chalet says it has begun closing all its stores and has stopped selling merchandise online. Founded in 1959, the sporting goods company has about 50 locations in California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah. In a statement online and emailed to customers, Sport Chalet says its stores began the process […]
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California-based Sport Chalet closing all its stores

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:16

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California-based Sport Chalet says it has begun closing all its stores and has stopped selling merchandise online. Founded in 1959, the sporting goods company has about 50 locations in California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah. In a statement online and emailed to customers, Sport Chalet says its stores began the process […]
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California-based Sport Chalet closing all its stores

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:16

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California-based Sport Chalet says it has begun closing all its stores and has stopped selling merchandise online. Founded in 1959, the sporting goods company has about 50 locations in California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah. In a statement online and emailed to customers, Sport Chalet says its stores began the process […]

LeBron has mastered art of first-round playoff knockouts

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:15

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is a perfect 10 in the first round of the NBA playoffs. As he enters his 11th postseason in 13 years, James, who is seeking a sixth straight appearance in the Finals, has a spotless record in the opening round while playing for Cleveland and Miami. And the four-time league […]
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LeBron has mastered art of first-round playoff knockouts

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:15

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is a perfect 10 in the first round of the NBA playoffs. As he enters his 11th postseason in 13 years, James, who is seeking a sixth straight appearance in the Finals, has a spotless record in the opening round while playing for Cleveland and Miami. And the four-time league […]
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LeBron has mastered art of first-round playoff knockouts

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:15

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is a perfect 10 in the first round of the NBA playoffs. As he enters his 11th postseason in 13 years, James, who is seeking a sixth straight appearance in the Finals, has a spotless record in the opening round while playing for Cleveland and Miami. And the four-time league […]

Los Angeles body camera program delayed by 'sticker shock'

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:14
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $58 million plan to equip nearly every Los Angeles police officer with body cameras by the end of the year has been delayed by concerns over the price tag.

Mother, 3 children killed in duplex fire; 2nd adult critical

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 03:14

BELLEVUE, Pa. (AP) — A mother and three children died and another adult was critically injured in a duplex fire in western Pennsylvania, authorities said. A fire official in Allegheny County said the blaze, which was reported just after 9:30 p.m. Friday in the Pittsburgh suburb of Bellevue, doesn’t appear suspicious. Bellevue fire chief Glenn […]
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