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Backup flame for Rio lit in birthplace of ancient Olympics

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:51

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — Fire spurted from the concave mirror as a priestess, kneeling in her long, pleated dress before a ruined Greek temple, focused the blazing sun’s rays on her metal torch. Come rain or shine on Thursday’s official lighting ceremony, Rio de Janeiro has now secured its Olympic flame, which will burn […]
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Backup flame for Rio lit in birthplace of ancient Olympics

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:51

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — Fire spurted from the concave mirror as a priestess, kneeling in her long, pleated dress before a ruined Greek temple, focused the blazing sun’s rays on her metal torch. Come rain or shine on Thursday’s official lighting ceremony, Rio de Janeiro has now secured its Olympic flame, which will burn […]
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Backup flame for Rio lit in birthplace of ancient Olympics

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:51

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — Fire spurted from the concave mirror as a priestess, kneeling in her long, pleated dress before a ruined Greek temple, focused the blazing sun’s rays on her metal torch. Come rain or shine on Thursday’s official lighting ceremony, Rio de Janeiro has now secured its Olympic flame, which will burn […]

After big New York wins, Trump and Clinton cast themselves as inevitable

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:40

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at his New York presidential primary night rally in New YorkRepublican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton scored sweeping victories in nominating contests in their home state of New York, and immediately cited those wins to argue that they are all but unstoppable as their respective parties’ presidential nominees. Trump’s crushing defeat of Ted Cruz in Tuesday’s primary election tilted the energy in the Republican race back to the front-runner, just as Republican National Committee members begin meeting in Florida on Wednesday to discuss their July convention, where the nominee will be chosen. For the Democratic favorite, Clinton’s more narrow victory over Bernie Sanders snapped a string of victories by the 74-year-old democratic socialist and gave her a much-needed lift with more tough fights ahead.


Russia says outside doping experts to start work this month

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:37

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says two outside experts will start work in Moscow this month to oversee anti-doping reforms. The Sports Ministry says the two unidentified “independent international experts” were nominated by the World Anti-Doping Agency, which suspended Russia’s national anti-doping agency and laboratory in November. That followed a report by a WADA commission alleging […]
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Russia says outside doping experts to start work this month

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:37

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says two outside experts will start work in Moscow this month to oversee anti-doping reforms. The Sports Ministry says the two unidentified “independent international experts” were nominated by the World Anti-Doping Agency, which suspended Russia’s national anti-doping agency and laboratory in November. That followed a report by a WADA commission alleging […]
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Russia says outside doping experts to start work this month

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:37

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says two outside experts will start work in Moscow this month to oversee anti-doping reforms. The Sports Ministry says the two unidentified “independent international experts” were nominated by the World Anti-Doping Agency, which suspended Russia’s national anti-doping agency and laboratory in November. That followed a report by a WADA commission alleging […]

New York Today: New York Today: Hometown Glory

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:35
Wednesday: Primary results, millennials and politics, and a long-term weather forecast.

For Pakistani Christians, persecution goes beyond terror attacks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:34

Last month's Easter bombing is one of many recent attacks targeting Christians in the country, but terrorism is far from the only threat to ...

       

Community mourns death of school superintendent in Robbinsville, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:32

Community mourns death of school superintendent in Robbinsville, N.J.A sea of candles and flowers graced the Foxmoor Pavilion Tuesday night as hundreds gathered to honor the life of Dr. Steven Mayer. Schools remain closed today.


Firefighters face venomous snakes while battling blaze

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:31

JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Firefighters came across a new danger while battling a South Carolina house fire — about a dozen venomous snakes. Local media outlets report the James Island homeowner, who workers in nuisance wildlife removal, told fire crews Tuesday to be aware of up to 80 reptiles in the home’s garage. Officials […]
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Firefighters face venomous snakes while battling blaze

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:31

JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Firefighters came across a new danger while battling a South Carolina house fire — about a dozen venomous snakes. Local media outlets report the James Island homeowner, who workers in nuisance wildlife removal, told fire crews Tuesday to be aware of up to 80 reptiles in the home’s garage. Officials […]
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Firefighters face venomous snakes while battling blaze

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:31

JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Firefighters came across a new danger while battling a South Carolina house fire — about a dozen venomous snakes. Local media outlets report the James Island homeowner, who workers in nuisance wildlife removal, told fire crews Tuesday to be aware of up to 80 reptiles in the home’s garage. Officials […]

White Pass - 4/20/2016 4:02:06 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:30
White Pass US12
4/20/2016 4:02:06 AM

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Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Satus Pass - 4/20/2016 4:01:10 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:30
Satus Pass US97
4/20/2016 4:01:10 AM

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Stevens Pass - 4/20/2016 4:04:37 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:30
Stevens Pass US2
4/20/2016 4:04:37 AM

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Blewett Pass - 4/20/2016 4:14:51 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:30
Blewett Pass US97
4/20/2016 4:14:51 AM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/20/2016 4:08:21 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:30
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/20/2016 4:08:21 AM

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10. Soulshine (The Voice Performance) - Adam Wakefield

iTunes Top Ten - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:30
Soulshine (The Voice Performance) - Single
Adam Wakefield

Release Date: April 18, 2016
Total Songs: 1
Genre: Country
Price: $1.29
Copyright ? 2016 Republic Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
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Firefighters face venomous snakes while battling blaze

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:29
JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Firefighters came across a new danger while battling a South Carolina house fire — about a dozen venomous snakes.