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Nevada company to pursue purchase of unfinished nuke

NBA - 21 min 32 sec ago

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Nevada company says it will try to purchase an unfinished nuclear power plant in northern Alabama. Managing partner Michael Dooley of Phoenix Energy of Nevada says the company wants to use the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant site to produce electricity through a new technology. The Tennessee Valley Authority decided Thursday to […]
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Nevada company to pursue purchase of unfinished nuke

Seattle Seahawks - 21 min 32 sec ago

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Nevada company says it will try to purchase an unfinished nuclear power plant in northern Alabama. Managing partner Michael Dooley of Phoenix Energy of Nevada says the company wants to use the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant site to produce electricity through a new technology. The Tennessee Valley Authority decided Thursday to […]
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Egypt official blames ‘Tom and Jerry’ for spreading violence

NBA - 23 min 31 sec ago

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official has blamed the animated “Tom and Jerry” series for allegedly spreading a culture of violence. The accusations by Salah Abdel-Sadek, head of State Information Service, which is affiliated with the presidency, came at a forum held in Cairo this week. Abdel-Sadek told academics, media specialists, and public figures […]
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Egypt official blames ‘Tom and Jerry’ for spreading violence

Seattle Seahawks - 23 min 31 sec ago

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official has blamed the animated “Tom and Jerry” series for allegedly spreading a culture of violence. The accusations by Salah Abdel-Sadek, head of State Information Service, which is affiliated with the presidency, came at a forum held in Cairo this week. Abdel-Sadek told academics, media specialists, and public figures […]
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Murray beats Berdych to reach Madrid Open semifinals

NBA - 23 min 37 sec ago

MADRID (AP) — Playing on clay and under a closed roof, Andy Murray did just fine. The second-ranked Murray advanced to the semifinals at the Madrid Open on Friday, beating Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-2 to reach the last four for the second consecutive Masters tournament on clay. The match at the “Magic Box” was played […]
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Murray beats Berdych to reach Madrid Open semifinals

Seattle Seahawks - 23 min 37 sec ago

MADRID (AP) — Playing on clay and under a closed roof, Andy Murray did just fine. The second-ranked Murray advanced to the semifinals at the Madrid Open on Friday, beating Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-2 to reach the last four for the second consecutive Masters tournament on clay. The match at the “Magic Box” was played […]
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Myanmar leader Suu Kyi makes first official trip, to Laos

NBA - 26 min 37 sec ago

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader and foreign minister, has visited neighboring Laos in her first official trip abroad. Myanmar and Laotian state media reported that Suu Kyi accompanied Myanmar President Htin Kyaw on an official visit Friday at the invitation of the president of Laos, Bounnhang Vorachit. The […]
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Myanmar leader Suu Kyi makes first official trip, to Laos

Seattle Seahawks - 26 min 37 sec ago

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader and foreign minister, has visited neighboring Laos in her first official trip abroad. Myanmar and Laotian state media reported that Suu Kyi accompanied Myanmar President Htin Kyaw on an official visit Friday at the invitation of the president of Laos, Bounnhang Vorachit. The […]
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Colton Haynes: ‘Terminal anxiety’ led to ‘Teen Wolf’ break

NBA - 26 min 39 sec ago

Former “Teen Wolf” star Colton Haynes says “terminal anxiety” is what prompted him to take a break from television. The 27-year-old tells Entertainment Weekly in an interview published Thursday that he asked to step away from MTV’s “Teen Wolf” and the CW’s “Arrow,” on which he had a recurring role, because he cared more about […]
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Colton Haynes: ‘Terminal anxiety’ led to ‘Teen Wolf’ break

Seattle Seahawks - 26 min 39 sec ago

Former “Teen Wolf” star Colton Haynes says “terminal anxiety” is what prompted him to take a break from television. The 27-year-old tells Entertainment Weekly in an interview published Thursday that he asked to step away from MTV’s “Teen Wolf” and the CW’s “Arrow,” on which he had a recurring role, because he cared more about […]
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2 Atlanta police vehicles crash while responding to call

NBA - 27 min 29 sec ago

ATLANTA (AP) — Two Atlanta police vehicles crashed while officers were responding to the same call. Atlanta police spokesman Officer Lukasz Sajdak tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1q3iKzt) the officers were responding to a call of shots being fired behind a nightclub about 9 p.m. Thursday when the police SUV and patrol car collided. Carolyn Royal, […]
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2 Atlanta police vehicles crash while responding to call

Seattle Seahawks - 27 min 29 sec ago

ATLANTA (AP) — Two Atlanta police vehicles crashed while officers were responding to the same call. Atlanta police spokesman Officer Lukasz Sajdak tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1q3iKzt) the officers were responding to a call of shots being fired behind a nightclub about 9 p.m. Thursday when the police SUV and patrol car collided. Carolyn Royal, […]
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Female coach leads champion men’s team in Hong Kong

NBA - 32 min 17 sec ago

HONG KONG (AP) — At age 27, Chan Yuen-ting is younger than several of the players she coaches at Eastern Sports Club yet she has already secured a unique place for herself in soccer history by becoming the first woman to lead a men’s team to a top-division national championship. Chan took charge at Eastern […]
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Female coach leads champion men’s team in Hong Kong

Seattle Seahawks - 32 min 17 sec ago

HONG KONG (AP) — At age 27, Chan Yuen-ting is younger than several of the players she coaches at Eastern Sports Club yet she has already secured a unique place for herself in soccer history by becoming the first woman to lead a men’s team to a top-division national championship. Chan took charge at Eastern […]
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Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes, closing down road

NBA - 33 min 22 sec ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Potatoes are everywhere on a North Carolina road, but these spuds aren’t loaded or mashed and ready to eat. A tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 77 in Charlotte about 2 a.m. Friday, spilling 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes and closing the road for hours. Troopers say the truck driver told them he […]
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Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes, closing down road

Seattle Seahawks - 33 min 22 sec ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Potatoes are everywhere on a North Carolina road, but these spuds aren’t loaded or mashed and ready to eat. A tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 77 in Charlotte about 2 a.m. Friday, spilling 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes and closing the road for hours. Troopers say the truck driver told them he […]
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Pope seeks to renew European dream as he accepts unity prize

NBA - 34 min 40 sec ago

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, accepting a prize for promoting European unity, on Friday bemoaned that the continent’s people “are tempted to yield to our own selfish interests and to consider putting up fences.” “I dream of a Europe where being a migrant is not a crime, but a summons to a greater commitment […]
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Pope seeks to renew European dream as he accepts unity prize

Seattle Seahawks - 34 min 40 sec ago

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, accepting a prize for promoting European unity, on Friday bemoaned that the continent’s people “are tempted to yield to our own selfish interests and to consider putting up fences.” “I dream of a Europe where being a migrant is not a crime, but a summons to a greater commitment […]
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Herbalife says it is in advanced talks with FTC

NBA - 37 min 28 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Herbalife’s stock is surging 12 percent in premarket trading Friday after the seller of supplements and weight-loss products disclosed that it’s in advanced talks to potentially settle a federal investigation into claims that it’s a pyramid scheme. Herbalife Ltd. said in a regulatory filing that the possible settlement with the Federal […]
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Herbalife says it is in advanced talks with FTC

Seattle Seahawks - 37 min 28 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Herbalife’s stock is surging 12 percent in premarket trading Friday after the seller of supplements and weight-loss products disclosed that it’s in advanced talks to potentially settle a federal investigation into claims that it’s a pyramid scheme. Herbalife Ltd. said in a regulatory filing that the possible settlement with the Federal […]
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