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Kane suspects prosecutors leaked FBI recordings to newspaper

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:10

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane wants a judge to explore whether prosecutors leaked FBI recordings in her criminal case to a newspaper. Kane is due in court Wednesday in Montgomery County for a pretrial hearing in her grand jury leak case. Her lawyers say that only three parties had the FBI […]

Pulitzer winner speaks of refugee 'fear'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:08
Viet Thanh Nguyen, a former Vietnamese refugee, has won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. He told the BBC people have nothing to fear from refugees.
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Kuwait says oil unions end strike over government cutbacks

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait says the country’s oil unions have ended a three-day strike over government cutbacks. The state-run Kuwait News Agency reported early Wednesday that the strike ended with the unions praising the country’s ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah. The report, which said the strike ended late Tuesday, said the […]
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Kuwait says oil unions end strike over government cutbacks

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait says the country’s oil unions have ended a three-day strike over government cutbacks. The state-run Kuwait News Agency reported early Wednesday that the strike ended with the unions praising the country’s ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah. The report, which said the strike ended late Tuesday, said the […]
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Kuwait says oil unions end strike over government cutbacks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait says the country’s oil unions have ended a three-day strike over government cutbacks. The state-run Kuwait News Agency reported early Wednesday that the strike ended with the unions praising the country’s ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah. The report, which said the strike ended late Tuesday, said the […]

Watchdog: Press freedom declines around the world

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — Media freedom around the world has suffered a “deep and disturbing decline” due to by pressure from governments and businesses, an international media watchdog said Wednesday. The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said in an annual report that many of the world’s leaders have developed “a paranoia” about journalism and are clamping down […]
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Commission: LA policeman justified in shooting unarmed man

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A police officer was justified in shooting and gravely wounding an unarmed man who approached him and his partner with a towel wrapped around one of his hands, the civilian Los Angeles Police Commission ruled Tuesday. In issuing its ruling, the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/23ILGze ) reported the commission also released […]
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Watchdog: Press freedom declines around the world

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — Media freedom around the world has suffered a “deep and disturbing decline” due to by pressure from governments and businesses, an international media watchdog said Wednesday. The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said in an annual report that many of the world’s leaders have developed “a paranoia” about journalism and are clamping down […]
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Commission: LA policeman justified in shooting unarmed man

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A police officer was justified in shooting and gravely wounding an unarmed man who approached him and his partner with a towel wrapped around one of his hands, the civilian Los Angeles Police Commission ruled Tuesday. In issuing its ruling, the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/23ILGze ) reported the commission also released […]
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Watchdog: Press freedom declines around the world

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — Media freedom around the world has suffered a “deep and disturbing decline” due to by pressure from governments and businesses, an international media watchdog said Wednesday. The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said in an annual report that many of the world’s leaders have developed “a paranoia” about journalism and are clamping down […]

Commission: LA policeman justified in shooting unarmed man

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:07

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A police officer was justified in shooting and gravely wounding an unarmed man who approached him and his partner with a towel wrapped around one of his hands, the civilian Los Angeles Police Commission ruled Tuesday. In issuing its ruling, the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/23ILGze ) reported the commission also released […]

Scallop fishermen to discuss quota concern with regulators

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:06
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal regulators and scallop fishermen are meeting to discuss how to regulate the industry in the northern Gulf of Maine.

Cuba’s aging leaders to remain in power years longer

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:05

HAVANA (AP) — The former guerrilla fighters who founded Cuba’s single-party government will hold power for years to come after a twice-a-decade Communist Party congress kept President Raul Castro and his hardline deputy in the top leadership positions. Fidel Castro, who held power for nearly five decades before ill health led him to make way […]
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Cuba’s aging leaders to remain in power years longer

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:05

HAVANA (AP) — The former guerrilla fighters who founded Cuba’s single-party government will hold power for years to come after a twice-a-decade Communist Party congress kept President Raul Castro and his hardline deputy in the top leadership positions. Fidel Castro, who held power for nearly five decades before ill health led him to make way […]
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Cuba’s aging leaders to remain in power years longer

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:05

HAVANA (AP) — The former guerrilla fighters who founded Cuba’s single-party government will hold power for years to come after a twice-a-decade Communist Party congress kept President Raul Castro and his hardline deputy in the top leadership positions. Fidel Castro, who held power for nearly five decades before ill health led him to make way […]

Commission: LA policeman justified in shooting unarmed man

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:05

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2015 file photo, Walter DeLeon, left, discusses the details of his shooting last June as his mother Elisa cries in Covina, Calif. The Los Angeles Police Commission says an officer was justified in shooting and gravely wounding the unarmed man who approached him and his partner last year with a towel wrapped around one of his hands. In issuing its ruling Tuesday, April 19, 2016, the commission released a report quoting a witness as saying that moments before DeLeon was shot he said to call 911 and say he had a gun. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A police officer was justified in shooting and gravely wounding an unarmed man who approached him and his partner with a towel wrapped around one of his hands, the civilian Los Angeles Police Commission ruled Tuesday.


Ecuador buries dead as hope for survivors fade

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:05

MONTECRISTI, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadoreans began burying loved ones felled by the country’s deadliest earthquake in decades, while hopes faded that more survivors will be found. In the small town of Montecristi, near the port city of Manta, two children were among those buried Tuesday. They were killed with their mother while buying school supplies […]
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Ecuador buries dead as hope for survivors fade

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:05

MONTECRISTI, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadoreans began burying loved ones felled by the country’s deadliest earthquake in decades, while hopes faded that more survivors will be found. In the small town of Montecristi, near the port city of Manta, two children were among those buried Tuesday. They were killed with their mother while buying school supplies […]
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Ecuador buries dead as hope for survivors fade

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:05

MONTECRISTI, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadoreans began burying loved ones felled by the country’s deadliest earthquake in decades, while hopes faded that more survivors will be found. In the small town of Montecristi, near the port city of Manta, two children were among those buried Tuesday. They were killed with their mother while buying school supplies […]

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Win Easily in New York Primary

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:01
Mr. Trump’s win reclaimed control of the Republican race; Mrs. Clinton fought off another challenge from Bernie Sanders.