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British astronaut all set to run London Marathon from space

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:02

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Britain’s first official spaceman, Timothy Peake, says he’s ready to run the London Marathon in 1½ weeks — from 250 miles up. But he’s not expecting to set a P-R, or personal record. In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, the astronaut said he’s glad he’s had plenty of […]
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British astronaut all set to run London Marathon from space

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:02

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Britain’s first official spaceman, Timothy Peake, says he’s ready to run the London Marathon in 1½ weeks — from 250 miles up. But he’s not expecting to set a P-R, or personal record. In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, the astronaut said he’s glad he’s had plenty of […]
Categories: Sports Center

British astronaut all set to run London Marathon from space

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:02

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Britain’s first official spaceman, Timothy Peake, says he’s ready to run the London Marathon in 1½ weeks — from 250 miles up. But he’s not expecting to set a P-R, or personal record. In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, the astronaut said he’s glad he’s had plenty of […]

Iowa principal won’t punish girls who hired male stripper

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:02

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines principal has decided not to punish the girls who arranged for a male stripper to perform at their school’s synchronized swimming club banquet. Officials say the girls employed the stripper as a joke and that the stripper didn’t totally disrobe at Friday evening’s event at the Des […]
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Iowa principal won’t punish girls who hired male stripper

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:02

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines principal has decided not to punish the girls who arranged for a male stripper to perform at their school’s synchronized swimming club banquet. Officials say the girls employed the stripper as a joke and that the stripper didn’t totally disrobe at Friday evening’s event at the Des […]
Categories: Sports Center

Iowa principal won’t punish girls who hired male stripper

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:02

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines principal has decided not to punish the girls who arranged for a male stripper to perform at their school’s synchronized swimming club banquet. Officials say the girls employed the stripper as a joke and that the stripper didn’t totally disrobe at Friday evening’s event at the Des […]

Your Thursday Briefing: Boko Haram, Golden State Warriors, Amazon Kindle

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:01
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.









New York Times Plans International Digital Expansion

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:01
The company announced that it would invest $50 million on a strategy to increase its digital audience and revenue outside the United States.









How to Watch the Democratic Debate

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:00
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will meet in Brooklyn on Thursday night to discuss their differences before the New York primary on Tuesday.









How to Watch the Democratic Debate

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:00
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will meet in Brooklyn on Thursday night to discuss their differences before the New York primary on Tuesday.









Parenting talk hurts grieving cousin

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:00

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax: Have a heart and proceed delicately.
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Parenting talk hurts grieving cousin

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:00

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax: Have a heart and proceed delicately.
Categories: Sports Center

Parenting talk hurts grieving cousin

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:00

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax: Have a heart and proceed delicately.

VIDEO: Royals try Bhutan's national sport

BBC World News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:59
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in the remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan and try archery, the national sport.
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Broadway ad agency SpotCo shows how campaigns are born

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:58

NEW YORK (AP) — If you close your eyes and think of a really special Broadway show, there’s a good chance an image born at SpotCo will pop up. That’s the advertising agency behind two decades of memorable campaigns, from the gritty logo for “Rent” to the black-and-white photos of slinky dancers in fishnets for […]
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Broadway ad agency SpotCo shows how campaigns are born

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:58

NEW YORK (AP) — If you close your eyes and think of a really special Broadway show, there’s a good chance an image born at SpotCo will pop up. That’s the advertising agency behind two decades of memorable campaigns, from the gritty logo for “Rent” to the black-and-white photos of slinky dancers in fishnets for […]
Categories: Sports Center

Broadway ad agency SpotCo shows how campaigns are born

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:58

NEW YORK (AP) — If you close your eyes and think of a really special Broadway show, there’s a good chance an image born at SpotCo will pop up. That’s the advertising agency behind two decades of memorable campaigns, from the gritty logo for “Rent” to the black-and-white photos of slinky dancers in fishnets for […]

Museum enlists volunteers in search for creepy crawlies

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:47

Dr. Brian Brown, Los Angeles' Natural History Museum's entomology curator captures insects on a butterfly net outside the Urban Nature Research Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. BioSCAN is the world's largest urban biodiversity study. Millions of insects from in and around Los Angeles have, and continue to be, collected. Currently, BioSCAN is gearing up for Phase II of the project which will survey Los Angeles from ocean to desert. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Long before Southern California was paved over with freeways and covered with cars and millions of people, it was teeming with snakes, slugs, spiders, snails and uncounted other slimy, creepy, crawly creatures.


US stocks edge mostly lower in early trading

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:46

US inflation in focus as stock markets take a breatherNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly lower in early trading as investors look over the latest batch of earnings reports.


US stocks edge mostly lower in early trading

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:46

US inflation in focus as stock markets take a breatherNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly lower in early trading as investors look over the latest batch of earnings reports.