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Quiet nonprofit speaks up for ex-cons shunned by society

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:31

Pioneer wants to make some noise in favor of progress after prison.

Sheldon Silver Apologizes as Prosecutors Seek a Sentence of More Than 14 Years

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:28
The government said the former Assembly speaker’s sentence should be “greater than any sentence imposed on other New York State legislators convicted of public corruption offenses.”

How the French learned to love their police

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:28
How the French learned to love their police
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Police: Man fakes disappearance to escape child-porn charges

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:28
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — When Cody Magee's wife reported that her husband hadn't returned from a kayaking trip off the Georgia coast, the Coast Guard launched a two-day search by land and sea.

VIDEO: Why is Shakespeare more celebrated than Cervantes?

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:27
Literary giants Cervantes and Shakespeare died one day apart, 400 years ago, so why does the English playwright's quatercentenary overshadow the Spanish author's?
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VIDEO: What do Jamaicans think of the Queen?

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:27
As Britain prepares to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday, Jamaica where she is also head of state is considering cutting links with the monarchy.
Categories: BBC World News

WSU-UW T&F Dual Meet is Saturday at Mooberry Track - Washington State Athletics

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:24

Washington State Athletics

WSU-UW T&F Dual Meet is Saturday at Mooberry Track
Washington State Athletics
The Washington State track and field teams will compete in a dual meet against the University of Washington for the 97th year for men and the 37th year for women this Saturday, April 23, at WSU's Mooberry Track Complex in Pullman...field events begin ...

Women's Golf Concludes Play at Pac-12 Championships - Washington State Athletics

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:24

Washington State Athletics

Women's Golf Concludes Play at Pac-12 Championships
Washington State Athletics
PLEASANTON, Calif. – The Washington State women's golf team finished 11th after the third and final round of play at the Pac-12 Championships. In field which featured nine top-25 teams, WSU (+20, 884) finished three strokes behind No. 15 California ...

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'Sexual predator' ex-prosecutor admits guilt in federal case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:23

Harry Morel, a former district attorney for St. Charles Parish, La., arrives at Federal Court in New Orleans, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Morel Jr. is charged with obstructing a federal investigation. A bill of information filed by prosecutors said he harassed an unidentified witness in a federal grand jury investigation. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former Louisiana district attorney solicited sex from at least 20 women in exchange for offering favorable treatment from his office, authorities said Wednesday after the veteran prosecutor pleaded guilty to obstructing their long-running investigation of him.


Broncos’ Chris Harris names Seahawks’ Richard Sherman one of NFL’s top 5 cornerbacks

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:21

Richard Sherman receives high praise from Broncos cornerback Chris Harris.
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Broncos’ Chris Harris names Seahawks’ Richard Sherman one of NFL’s top 5 cornerbacks

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:21

Richard Sherman receives high praise from Broncos cornerback Chris Harris.
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Broncos’ Chris Harris names Seahawks’ Richard Sherman one of NFL’s top 5 cornerbacks

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:21

Richard Sherman receives high praise from Broncos cornerback Chris Harris.

What is 'actual innocence' in US justice?

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:20
Could a radical experiment save the broken US justice system?
Categories: BBC World News

Group sues Interior over 'fast track' deep-sea well permits

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:19
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An environmental group sued the Interior Department on Wednesday for what it called the "fast track" permitting of potentially dangerous oil and natural gas wells in offshore waters. The action came on the sixth anniversary of the nation's largest offshore oil spill.

Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:19

BOSTON (AP) — Plans to build a $3.3 billion natural gas pipeline from New York into New England through western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire have been suspended. Houston-based Kinder Morgan Inc. announced Wednesday it has decided to stop work on the project. It cited a lack of contracts with gas distribution companies. The company […]
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Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:19

BOSTON (AP) — Plans to build a $3.3 billion natural gas pipeline from New York into New England through western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire have been suspended. Houston-based Kinder Morgan Inc. announced Wednesday it has decided to stop work on the project. It cited a lack of contracts with gas distribution companies. The company […]
Categories: Sports Center

Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:19

BOSTON (AP) — Plans to build a $3.3 billion natural gas pipeline from New York into New England through western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire have been suspended. Houston-based Kinder Morgan Inc. announced Wednesday it has decided to stop work on the project. It cited a lack of contracts with gas distribution companies. The company […]

Thousands puff for legal pot at 4/20 parties throughout US

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:19

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Marlene Manning was glad to be back in her native California on Wednesday for an annual 4/20 celebration, where reggae music played loudly and the smell of weed pervaded. The 50-year-old real estate agent just relocated from Florida, where “everything is against the law,” she joked. She wasn’t partaking, but she […]
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Thousands puff for legal pot at 4/20 parties throughout US

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:19

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Marlene Manning was glad to be back in her native California on Wednesday for an annual 4/20 celebration, where reggae music played loudly and the smell of weed pervaded. The 50-year-old real estate agent just relocated from Florida, where “everything is against the law,” she joked. She wasn’t partaking, but she […]
Categories: Sports Center

Thousands puff for legal pot at 4/20 parties throughout US

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:19

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Marlene Manning was glad to be back in her native California on Wednesday for an annual 4/20 celebration, where reggae music played loudly and the smell of weed pervaded. The 50-year-old real estate agent just relocated from Florida, where “everything is against the law,” she joked. She wasn’t partaking, but she […]