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Rats, Octopi and sharks! NHL needs pest control for playoffs

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

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rats! And Octopi. Even a lifeless shark. Real or rubber, NHL arenas in the postseason have a way of turning into an overflowing Animal House on the ice once fans get their arms warmed up. Angry you missed out on zoological fun? No worries, maybe some of the playoff stars will brighten […]

Taking Dan McGwire over Brett Favre may be biggest ‘What if?’ in Seahawks draft history

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

The Seahawks’ decision that day turned out to be between a player who will be a first ballot Hall of Famer and another regarded as one of the biggest first-round busts of all time.
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Taking Dan McGwire over Brett Favre may be biggest ‘What if?’ in Seahawks draft history

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

The Seahawks’ decision that day turned out to be between a player who will be a first ballot Hall of Famer and another regarded as one of the biggest first-round busts of all time.
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Taking Dan McGwire over Brett Favre may be biggest ‘What if?’ in Seahawks draft history

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

The Seahawks’ decision that day turned out to be between a player who will be a first ballot Hall of Famer and another regarded as one of the biggest first-round busts of all time.

Down to Lunch Founders Pursue Less-Traveled Path to App Success

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:15
The creators of the popular app, which centers on meeting up with friends in person, refuse most interviews and have turned away potential investors.

Museum gets only known film of Louis Armstrong in studio

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:15

FILE - In a June 21, 1971 file photo, Louis Armstrong practices with his horn at his Corona, New York home. The Louis Armstrong House Museum announced Wednesday, April 20, 2016, that it has acquired the only known film footage of the great jazz musician in a recording studio. While many audio recordings of Armstrong's music exist there has been no video of him working in a recording studio until now. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The Louis Armstrong House Museum has acquired the only known film of the great jazz musician in a recording studio, footage that was discovered in a storage facility.


FAA grounds Trump’s business jet for expired registration

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say Donald Trump’s business jet won’t be allowed to fly until its registration is renewed. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Wednesday that its inspectors have contacted the chief pilot of Trump’s 750 Citation X about the plane’s registration, which expired in January. The statement says the plane’s […]
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FAA grounds Trump’s business jet for expired registration

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say Donald Trump’s business jet won’t be allowed to fly until its registration is renewed. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Wednesday that its inspectors have contacted the chief pilot of Trump’s 750 Citation X about the plane’s registration, which expired in January. The statement says the plane’s […]
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FAA grounds Trump’s business jet for expired registration

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say Donald Trump’s business jet won’t be allowed to fly until its registration is renewed. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Wednesday that its inspectors have contacted the chief pilot of Trump’s 750 Citation X about the plane’s registration, which expired in January. The statement says the plane’s […]

Markets Right Now: U.S. stocks rise modestly, led by banks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:13

New York Stock Exchange floor governor Rudy Maas, left, calls out prices during the IPO of MGM Growth Properties on the floor of the NYSE, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. U.S. stock indexes are narrowly mixed in early trading on Wall Street as investors absorb the latest round of company earnings reports. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest news on global financial markets (all times local):


World War II veteran, 88, finally gets high school diploma

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:13

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) — A World War II veteran has just gotten his Pennsylvania high school diploma and says he’s grateful to have it even if it’s not going to help him get a job. Robert Dexter is 88 years old. He was awarded the degree by the Wayne Highlands School Board in a ceremony […]
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World War II veteran, 88, finally gets high school diploma

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:13

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) — A World War II veteran has just gotten his Pennsylvania high school diploma and says he’s grateful to have it even if it’s not going to help him get a job. Robert Dexter is 88 years old. He was awarded the degree by the Wayne Highlands School Board in a ceremony […]
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World War II veteran, 88, finally gets high school diploma

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:13

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) — A World War II veteran has just gotten his Pennsylvania high school diploma and says he’s grateful to have it even if it’s not going to help him get a job. Robert Dexter is 88 years old. He was awarded the degree by the Wayne Highlands School Board in a ceremony […]

CIA expands survivor benefit tied to overseas terror attacks

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mother of a CIA operative killed in the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic facility in Libya says the spy agency has agreed to pay a death benefit even though his parents were not entitled under a standard federal insurance policy he held that pays a survivor benefit only to spouses […]
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CIA expands survivor benefit tied to overseas terror attacks

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mother of a CIA operative killed in the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic facility in Libya says the spy agency has agreed to pay a death benefit even though his parents were not entitled under a standard federal insurance policy he held that pays a survivor benefit only to spouses […]
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CIA expands survivor benefit tied to overseas terror attacks

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mother of a CIA operative killed in the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic facility in Libya says the spy agency has agreed to pay a death benefit even though his parents were not entitled under a standard federal insurance policy he held that pays a survivor benefit only to spouses […]

The Latest: Victim's family gets justice in Katrina shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:03

Former New Orleans Police Former Sgt. Arthur Kaufman arrives at Federal Court in New Orleans, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Five former New Orleans police officers are expected to enter pleas to reduced charges in the deadly shootings on a bridge in the days that followed Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Kaufman, who was not involved in the shooting, faces a new trial in the cover-up alone. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on five former New Orleans police officers who have pleaded guilty in the deadly Danziger Bridge shootings after Hurricane Katrina (all times local):


Journalist who helped reveal Panama Papers is writing a book

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:03

NEW YORK (AP) — A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who helped bring the Panama Papers to light is working on a book about his findings. Henry Holt and Company told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Jake Bernstein’s “Secrecy World” will come out in 2017. According to Holt, Bernstein will offer “the first full picture” behind […]
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Journalist who helped reveal Panama Papers is writing a book

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:03

NEW YORK (AP) — A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who helped bring the Panama Papers to light is working on a book about his findings. Henry Holt and Company told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Jake Bernstein’s “Secrecy World” will come out in 2017. According to Holt, Bernstein will offer “the first full picture” behind […]
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Journalist who helped reveal Panama Papers is writing a book

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:03

NEW YORK (AP) — A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who helped bring the Panama Papers to light is working on a book about his findings. Henry Holt and Company told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Jake Bernstein’s “Secrecy World” will come out in 2017. According to Holt, Bernstein will offer “the first full picture” behind […]