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Microsoft sues feds over secrecy orders on customer data

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:17

Microsoft sued the U.S. government on Thursday, arguing that a statute allowing courts to prohibit Microsoft from telling customers when law enforcement comes looking for their data stored online is overly broad and unconstitutional.
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Microsoft sues feds over secrecy orders on customer data

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:17

Microsoft sued the U.S. government on Thursday, arguing that a statute allowing courts to prohibit Microsoft from telling customers when law enforcement comes looking for their data stored online is overly broad and unconstitutional.

Rules, Rules: How Regulators Mess With Bankers’ Minds, and Why That’s Good

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:16
Not communicating to banks exactly what they need to do to get their bankruptcy plans to pass muster is frustrating, confusing and part of the plan.









Minnesota man pleads guilty in Islamic State case

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:15

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of five Minnesota men due for trial next month for conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group has pleaded guilty. Adnan Abdihamid Farah pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Minneapolis to providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Four other counts were dropped. Farah faces up […]
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Minnesota man pleads guilty in Islamic State case

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:15

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of five Minnesota men due for trial next month for conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group has pleaded guilty. Adnan Abdihamid Farah pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Minneapolis to providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Four other counts were dropped. Farah faces up […]
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Minnesota man pleads guilty in Islamic State case

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:15

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of five Minnesota men due for trial next month for conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group has pleaded guilty. Adnan Abdihamid Farah pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Minneapolis to providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Four other counts were dropped. Farah faces up […]

Washington State University suspends fraternity - NBC Right Now

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:11

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Washington State University suspends fraternity
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PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - A Washington State University student was hospitalized with life-threatening blood alcohol levels after a recent party at a fraternity house. The WSU chapter of Phi Delta Theta was suspended by its national headquarters this week ...

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Microsoft Sues U.S. Over Orders Barring It From Revealing Surveillance

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:02
The company is challenging the use of secrecy orders that prevent it from telling people when the government obtains a warrant to read their emails.









Seattle Storm to have new uniforms as part of partnership with Swedish

Seattle Storm - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:02

Instead of having the team’s name above the numbers, the new jerseys will sport the markings of Swedish Medical, thanks to a multiyear deal announced Thursday.
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Seattle Storm to have new uniforms as part of partnership with Swedish

NBA - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:02

Instead of having the team’s name above the numbers, the new jerseys will sport the markings of Swedish Medical, thanks to a multiyear deal announced Thursday.
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Seattle Storm to have new uniforms as part of partnership with Swedish

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:02

Instead of having the team’s name above the numbers, the new jerseys will sport the markings of Swedish Medical, thanks to a multiyear deal announced Thursday.
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Seattle Storm to have new uniforms as part of partnership with Swedish

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:02

Instead of having the team’s name above the numbers, the new jerseys will sport the markings of Swedish Medical, thanks to a multiyear deal announced Thursday.

Zimbabwe: Thousands in anti-Mugabe march

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 23:59

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Thousands of opposition supporters marched in Harare to protest alleged misrule by President Robert Mugabe. Police in heavy anti-riot gear kept a heavy presence Thursday as marchers denouncing the 92-year-old veteran ruler. Such huge demonstrations are rare in Zimbabwe, where police routinely use force to break opposition protests. Police had initially […]
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Zimbabwe: Thousands in anti-Mugabe march

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 23:59

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Thousands of opposition supporters marched in Harare to protest alleged misrule by President Robert Mugabe. Police in heavy anti-riot gear kept a heavy presence Thursday as marchers denouncing the 92-year-old veteran ruler. Such huge demonstrations are rare in Zimbabwe, where police routinely use force to break opposition protests. Police had initially […]
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Zimbabwe: Thousands in anti-Mugabe march

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 23:59

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Thousands of opposition supporters marched in Harare to protest alleged misrule by President Robert Mugabe. Police in heavy anti-riot gear kept a heavy presence Thursday as marchers denouncing the 92-year-old veteran ruler. Such huge demonstrations are rare in Zimbabwe, where police routinely use force to break opposition protests. Police had initially […]

Czech Republic poised to change name

BBC World News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 23:54
The Czech Republic is expected to change its name to "Czechia" to make it easier for companies and sports teams to use it on products and clothing.
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Couple arrested for lewd acts with children; additional victims sought

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 23:53

Couple arrested for lewd acts with children; additional victims soughtA California couple has been arrested for allegedly engaging in lewd acts with at least 10 children, and sheriff's deputies fear there could be additional victims.


Canadian Prime Minister Seeks to Legalize Physician-Assisted Suicide

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 23:52
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has introduced legislation to address the legal void left after Canada’s Supreme Court overturned a ban on doctor-assisted death.









Bitter dispute in Romanian ballet, prime minister steps in

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 23:49

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s prime minister says he will step in to find a solution to a bitter dispute raging at the Romanian Opera after meeting international ballerina Alina Cojocaru. The controversy became public after the opera house’s artistic director Johan Kobborg, a Danish ballet dancer and choreographer, resigned, citing pressure from interim managers. […]
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Bitter dispute in Romanian ballet, prime minister steps in

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 23:49

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s prime minister says he will step in to find a solution to a bitter dispute raging at the Romanian Opera after meeting international ballerina Alina Cojocaru. The controversy became public after the opera house’s artistic director Johan Kobborg, a Danish ballet dancer and choreographer, resigned, citing pressure from interim managers. […]
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