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FCC wants more companies making cable boxes

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:41

NEW YORK (AP) — The government wants to make it easier for you to buy and use cable boxes from companies other than your cable provider. That could help companies like Roku and Apple, which make streaming-TV devices, deliver a cable feed, too. It could also help lower people’s cable bills. The Federal Communications Commission […]
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FCC wants more companies making cable boxes

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:41

NEW YORK (AP) — The government wants to make it easier for you to buy and use cable boxes from companies other than your cable provider. That could help companies like Roku and Apple, which make streaming-TV devices, deliver a cable feed, too. It could also help lower people’s cable bills. The Federal Communications Commission […]

Baltimore officers shoot driver who backed SUV into cruiser

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:40

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say two officers shot a man who backed his SUV into their unmarked car, injuring one of the officers. Department spokesman T.J. Smith said at a news conference Wednesday that the officers saw a suspicious SUV with three men inside. Smith says the officers, who were not in uniform but […]
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Baltimore officers shoot driver who backed SUV into cruiser

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:40

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say two officers shot a man who backed his SUV into their unmarked car, injuring one of the officers. Department spokesman T.J. Smith said at a news conference Wednesday that the officers saw a suspicious SUV with three men inside. Smith says the officers, who were not in uniform but […]
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Baltimore officers shoot driver who backed SUV into cruiser

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:40

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say two officers shot a man who backed his SUV into their unmarked car, injuring one of the officers. Department spokesman T.J. Smith said at a news conference Wednesday that the officers saw a suspicious SUV with three men inside. Smith says the officers, who were not in uniform but […]

Broncos learned their lessons from Super Bowl letdowns

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:38

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Before his whirlybird spin in the air forever etched him in NFL lore, two-time Super Bowl champion John Elway called his mother on the team flight from Pittsburgh after winning the AFC championship on Jan. 11, 1998. “I said, ‘Mom, guess what? We get to go back to the Super Bowl!” […]
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Broncos learned their lessons from Super Bowl letdowns

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:38

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Before his whirlybird spin in the air forever etched him in NFL lore, two-time Super Bowl champion John Elway called his mother on the team flight from Pittsburgh after winning the AFC championship on Jan. 11, 1998. “I said, ‘Mom, guess what? We get to go back to the Super Bowl!” […]
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Broncos learned their lessons from Super Bowl letdowns

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:38

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Before his whirlybird spin in the air forever etched him in NFL lore, two-time Super Bowl champion John Elway called his mother on the team flight from Pittsburgh after winning the AFC championship on Jan. 11, 1998. “I said, ‘Mom, guess what? We get to go back to the Super Bowl!” […]

Overlake Medical Center launches $242M expansion

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:37

Bellevue’s Overlake Medical Center is kicking off a $242 million expansion, starting with a $20 million cancer center.
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Overlake Medical Center launches $242M expansion

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:37

Bellevue’s Overlake Medical Center is kicking off a $242 million expansion, starting with a $20 million cancer center.
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Overlake Medical Center launches $242M expansion

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:37

Bellevue’s Overlake Medical Center is kicking off a $242 million expansion, starting with a $20 million cancer center.

Wife of Illinois officer who staged suicide indicted

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:35

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted the wife of a northern Illinois police officer who authorities say killed himself after embezzling from a youth program. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says a grand jury on Wednesday indicted 51-year-old Melodie Gliniewicz on felony counts of money laundering and disbursing charitable funds without […]
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Wife of Illinois officer who staged suicide indicted

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:35

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted the wife of a northern Illinois police officer who authorities say killed himself after embezzling from a youth program. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says a grand jury on Wednesday indicted 51-year-old Melodie Gliniewicz on felony counts of money laundering and disbursing charitable funds without […]
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Wife of Illinois officer who staged suicide indicted

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:35

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted the wife of a northern Illinois police officer who authorities say killed himself after embezzling from a youth program. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says a grand jury on Wednesday indicted 51-year-old Melodie Gliniewicz on felony counts of money laundering and disbursing charitable funds without […]

Sundance films take on mass shootings and guns in America

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:32

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Gun violence was on the minds of more than a few filmmakers this year. The ongoing issue was the main subject of four new films at the Sundance Film Festival — two feature documentaries (“Newtown,” ”Under the Gun”) one short documentary, “Speaking is Difficult,” and one feature, “Dark Night.” The […]
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Sundance films take on mass shootings and guns in America

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:32

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Gun violence was on the minds of more than a few filmmakers this year. The ongoing issue was the main subject of four new films at the Sundance Film Festival — two feature documentaries (“Newtown,” ”Under the Gun”) one short documentary, “Speaking is Difficult,” and one feature, “Dark Night.” The […]
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Sundance films take on mass shootings and guns in America

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:32

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Gun violence was on the minds of more than a few filmmakers this year. The ongoing issue was the main subject of four new films at the Sundance Film Festival — two feature documentaries (“Newtown,” ”Under the Gun”) one short documentary, “Speaking is Difficult,” and one feature, “Dark Night.” The […]

APNewsBreak: Racial disparities seen in police stun gun use

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:26

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2004 file photo, an officer holds a stun gun used by his police department in a Farmington, Conn. Police across Connecticut disproportionately fired stun guns at blacks and Hispanics in 2015 while whites were the main beneficiaries when officers only threatened to use the weapons, according to preliminary data from the nation’s first accounting by a state of law enforcement stun gun use. State officials cautioned against making quick conclusions about the figures, saying they have just begun to analyze them after the Jan. 15, 2016 deadline for police departments to submit the reports. Civil liberties advocates also said the data appear to show racial disparities on the surface, but more analysis is needed. (AP Photo/Bob Child, File)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officers who drew their stun guns on the job last year were more likely to fire when the suspect was black or Hispanic, according to a first-of-its-kind set of statistics that could stoke the nation's debate over race and police use of force.


VIDEO: Kenya attempts to revive tourism industry

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:26
Security issues in Kenya and the region have had a serious impact on the country's tourism, BBC News looks at attempts to revive the industry.
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South Carolina Senate committee OKs bill to track refugees

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:26

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill requiring state police to track refugees coming to South Carolina and to hold their sponsors liable for damages if they commit an act of terrorism is on its way to the floor of the state Senate. A Senate committee approved the measure on Wednesday. A spokesman for an organization […]
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