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Microsoft is sharpening its tools for the classroom

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

The company is announcing Microsoft Classroom, a hub built on top of the Web-based Office 365 and designed to help teachers manage documents, calendars and assignments. It’s scheduled to arrive this summer.
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‘Too Late’: Strong acting boosts twisty, uneven detective story

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

Movie review of “Too Late”: Twisty detective story about a missing woman who shares a past with the private investigator hired to find her. John Hawkes stars. Rating: 2.5 stars out of 4.
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Home Viewing: ‘Thunderbirds are Go!,’ ‘The Forest,’ ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

A list of titles available for home viewing and streaming during the week of Friday, April 15.
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‘A Space Program’: Most clever trip to Mars you’ll ever take

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

Movie review of “A Space Program”: All aboard for Mars. Conceptual artist Tom Sachs takes the audience on a cleverly conceived low-budget interplanetary flight into the surreal fueled by high-octane whimsy. Rating: 3.5 stars out of 4.
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‘Sold’ into slavery in India: a child’s tale of despair, hope

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

Movie review of “Sold”: Achingly sad and dismayingly familiar, this fact-based drama tells the contemporary story of a rural Nepal girl who is sold into slavery in India. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
Categories: Sports Center

Microsoft is sharpening its tools for the classroom

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

The company is announcing Microsoft Classroom, a hub built on top of the Web-based Office 365 and designed to help teachers manage documents, calendars and assignments. It’s scheduled to arrive this summer.
Categories: Sports Center

‘Too Late’: Strong acting boosts twisty, uneven detective story

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

Movie review of “Too Late”: Twisty detective story about a missing woman who shares a past with the private investigator hired to find her. John Hawkes stars. Rating: 2.5 stars out of 4.
Categories: Sports Center

Home Viewing: ‘Thunderbirds are Go!,’ ‘The Forest,’ ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

A list of titles available for home viewing and streaming during the week of Friday, April 15.
Categories: Sports Center

‘A Space Program’: Most clever trip to Mars you’ll ever take

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

Movie review of “A Space Program”: All aboard for Mars. Conceptual artist Tom Sachs takes the audience on a cleverly conceived low-budget interplanetary flight into the surreal fueled by high-octane whimsy. Rating: 3.5 stars out of 4.
Categories: Sports Center

‘Sold’ into slavery in India: a child’s tale of despair, hope

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

Movie review of “Sold”: Achingly sad and dismayingly familiar, this fact-based drama tells the contemporary story of a rural Nepal girl who is sold into slavery in India. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
Categories: Sports Center

Microsoft is sharpening its tools for the classroom

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

The company is announcing Microsoft Classroom, a hub built on top of the Web-based Office 365 and designed to help teachers manage documents, calendars and assignments. It’s scheduled to arrive this summer.

‘Too Late’: Strong acting boosts twisty, uneven detective story

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

Movie review of “Too Late”: Twisty detective story about a missing woman who shares a past with the private investigator hired to find her. John Hawkes stars. Rating: 2.5 stars out of 4.

Home Viewing: ‘Thunderbirds are Go!,’ ‘The Forest,’ ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

A list of titles available for home viewing and streaming during the week of Friday, April 15.

‘A Space Program’: Most clever trip to Mars you’ll ever take

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

Movie review of “A Space Program”: All aboard for Mars. Conceptual artist Tom Sachs takes the audience on a cleverly conceived low-budget interplanetary flight into the surreal fueled by high-octane whimsy. Rating: 3.5 stars out of 4.

‘Sold’ into slavery in India: a child’s tale of despair, hope

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:00

Movie review of “Sold”: Achingly sad and dismayingly familiar, this fact-based drama tells the contemporary story of a rural Nepal girl who is sold into slavery in India. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.

U.S. and Philippines Bolster Air and Sea Presence in South China Sea

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:59
The American defense secretary, Ashton B. Carter, said the patrols were a response to China’s increasing assertiveness in the region.









Putin seeks to charm, insists Russian economy on the mend

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:55

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens for a question during his annual call-in show in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, April 14, 2016. Putin says Russian and Egyptian officials so far have failed to agree on security procedures needed to restore direct flights between the two nations, which were halted by Moscow after the downing of a Russian passenger jet. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)MOSCOW (AP) — Mixing wry jokes with economic statistics, Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to reassure the nation during his annual marathon call-in TV show Thursday, promising that its troubled economy will rebound and vowing to make other countries reckon with Russia's interests.


Future path in question as Cuba's congress meets

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:49

Will Cuban President Raul Castro name a successor for when he steps down in two years? Will more Cubans be able to start businesses? Will Cu...

       

UN climate panel to explore 1.5-degree warming goal

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:37

FILE - This is a Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 file photo of birds as they fly past at sun set as smoke emits from a chimney at a factory in Ahmadabad, India. The U.N.'s scientific panel on climate change will write a special report on how to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) compared with pre-industrial times. Temperatures have already risen almost 1 degree C (1.8 F) since humans started burning fossil fuels — the biggest source of greenhouse gases — on an industrial scale in the 19th century. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)STOCKHOLM (AP) — The U.N.'s scientific panel on climate change will write a special report on how to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) compared with pre-industrial times.


Authorities say headless body belonged to escaped inmate

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:33
WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a headless body found in North Carolina last week belonged to a prisoner who escaped from a jail last month.