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Appeals court upholds $1B NFL concussion settlement

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:01

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a potential $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players. The decision released Monday by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals comes almost a year after a revised deal was approved. Critics appealing the settlement had argued […]
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Appeals court upholds $1B NFL concussion settlement

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:01

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a potential $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players. The decision released Monday by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals comes almost a year after a revised deal was approved. Critics appealing the settlement had argued […]

US extra troops to aid Iraq war on IS

BBC World News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:58
The US is to send 200 extra troops to Iraq to help the fight against so-called Islamic State, officials say.
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Give drug felons food stamps, many states now say

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:54

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is desperate to stop the runaway growth of its prison population, but doing so depends a lot on people like Ronald Tillman. Tillman, 54, a paroled drug dealer who suffers from bipolar disease and a debilitating back injury, has lived since his 2013 release solely on his monthly $733 disability […]
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Give drug felons food stamps, many states now say

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:54

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is desperate to stop the runaway growth of its prison population, but doing so depends a lot on people like Ronald Tillman. Tillman, 54, a paroled drug dealer who suffers from bipolar disease and a debilitating back injury, has lived since his 2013 release solely on his monthly $733 disability […]
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Give drug felons food stamps, many states now say

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:54

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is desperate to stop the runaway growth of its prison population, but doing so depends a lot on people like Ronald Tillman. Tillman, 54, a paroled drug dealer who suffers from bipolar disease and a debilitating back injury, has lived since his 2013 release solely on his monthly $733 disability […]

Google wins copyright battle over books

BBC World News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:49
The US Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from a group of authors who claim Google breached copyright laws by scanning books.
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Alleged Italian crime boss arrested in pizza delivery sting

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:47

MILAN (AP) — An alleged mafia chief’s appetite for pizza has cost him his freedom. Police in Naples say they nabbed one of Italy’s most-wanted crime bosses after sending an agent dressed as a pizza deliveryman to the door. The fugitive, Roberto Manganiello, was watching the Naples-Inter soccer match with his girlfriend when the operation […]
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Alleged Italian crime boss arrested in pizza delivery sting

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:47

MILAN (AP) — An alleged mafia chief’s appetite for pizza has cost him his freedom. Police in Naples say they nabbed one of Italy’s most-wanted crime bosses after sending an agent dressed as a pizza deliveryman to the door. The fugitive, Roberto Manganiello, was watching the Naples-Inter soccer match with his girlfriend when the operation […]
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Alleged Italian crime boss arrested in pizza delivery sting

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:47

MILAN (AP) — An alleged mafia chief’s appetite for pizza has cost him his freedom. Police in Naples say they nabbed one of Italy’s most-wanted crime bosses after sending an agent dressed as a pizza deliveryman to the door. The fugitive, Roberto Manganiello, was watching the Naples-Inter soccer match with his girlfriend when the operation […]

Man in police custody dies while waiting in emergency room

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:46

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama shoplifting suspect who was in police custody following his arrest at a Wal-Mart store died during a two-hour wait in a hospital emergency room, police said Monday. Decatur police spokesman Lt. John Crouch said Justin Lee Dunn, 26, died in the early morning hours at Decatur Morgan Hospital on […]
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Man in police custody dies while waiting in emergency room

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:46

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama shoplifting suspect who was in police custody following his arrest at a Wal-Mart store died during a two-hour wait in a hospital emergency room, police said Monday. Decatur police spokesman Lt. John Crouch said Justin Lee Dunn, 26, died in the early morning hours at Decatur Morgan Hospital on […]
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Man in police custody dies while waiting in emergency room

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:46

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama shoplifting suspect who was in police custody following his arrest at a Wal-Mart store died during a two-hour wait in a hospital emergency room, police said Monday. Decatur police spokesman Lt. John Crouch said Justin Lee Dunn, 26, died in the early morning hours at Decatur Morgan Hospital on […]

Man in police custody dies while waiting in emergency room

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:45
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama shoplifting suspect who was in police custody following his arrest at a Wal-Mart store died during a two-hour wait in a hospital emergency room, police said Monday.

Egg producer Rembrandt Foods to build new cage-free farm

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:43

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One of the nation’s largest egg producers says it plans to build a new cage-free farm in eastern South Dakota that will house 3 million egg-laying hens. Spirit Lake, Iowa-based Rembrandt Foods supplies egg products to food manufacturers, food service providers, restaurant chains and retail grocers. It announced plans to […]
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Egg producer Rembrandt Foods to build new cage-free farm

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:43

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One of the nation’s largest egg producers says it plans to build a new cage-free farm in eastern South Dakota that will house 3 million egg-laying hens. Spirit Lake, Iowa-based Rembrandt Foods supplies egg products to food manufacturers, food service providers, restaurant chains and retail grocers. It announced plans to […]
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Egg producer Rembrandt Foods to build new cage-free farm

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:43

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One of the nation’s largest egg producers says it plans to build a new cage-free farm in eastern South Dakota that will house 3 million egg-laying hens. Spirit Lake, Iowa-based Rembrandt Foods supplies egg products to food manufacturers, food service providers, restaurant chains and retail grocers. It announced plans to […]

Drone collision with jet highlights growing aviation danger

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:41

FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 file photo, aircraft wait on the tarmac at Heathrow Airport in London. A collision between a British Airways passenger jet and a drone left the plane undamaged, but the aviation industry shaken. British police and air-accident authorities are investigating the incident which occurred on Sunday, April 17, 2016, in which an Airbus A320 carrying 137 people struck an object believed to be a drone while it was approaching Heathrow Airport. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, file)LONDON (AP) — A collision between a British Airways passenger jet and a drone over London has left the plane undamaged but the aviation industry deeply shaken.


Microsoft, T-Mobile offer free calls to Ecuador after weekend earthquake

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:41

Microsoft’s Skype and T-Mobile are allowing users to make calls into Ecuador for free after the country suffered a 7.8-magnitude earthquake over the weekend.
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Microsoft, T-Mobile offer free calls to Ecuador after weekend earthquake

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:41

Microsoft’s Skype and T-Mobile are allowing users to make calls into Ecuador for free after the country suffered a 7.8-magnitude earthquake over the weekend.
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