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Saoirse Ronan to host Irish Rep gala of ‘Finian’s Rainbow’

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:38

NEW YORK (AP) — The Irish Repertory Theatre has tapped a star of the Emerald Isle to host a gala benefit performance of “Finian’s Rainbow” — Saoirse Ronan. The theater said Monday that the star of the film “Brooklyn” who is currently on Broadway in “The Crucible” will host the concert at The Town Hall […]
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Saoirse Ronan to host Irish Rep gala of ‘Finian’s Rainbow’

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:38

NEW YORK (AP) — The Irish Repertory Theatre has tapped a star of the Emerald Isle to host a gala benefit performance of “Finian’s Rainbow” — Saoirse Ronan. The theater said Monday that the star of the film “Brooklyn” who is currently on Broadway in “The Crucible” will host the concert at The Town Hall […]
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Photos of the Day: May 2, 2016

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:29

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: May 2, 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:29

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Turkish legislators fight again over bill to strip immunity

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:11

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish parliamentary committee has again erupted in chaos over a contentious ruling party proposal to strip legislators of their immunity from prosecution. Legislators on Monday hurled bottled water at each other across the committee room while others engaged in a fist-fight, forcing the committee head to halt proceedings. The committee […]
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Turkish legislators fight again over bill to strip immunity

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:11

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish parliamentary committee has again erupted in chaos over a contentious ruling party proposal to strip legislators of their immunity from prosecution. Legislators on Monday hurled bottled water at each other across the committee room while others engaged in a fist-fight, forcing the committee head to halt proceedings. The committee […]
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Lawsuit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:09

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups. The lawsuit was filed last week in Chicago on behalf of Stacy Pincus, a local woman who accuses Starbucks of misleading consumers. The lawsuit alleges […]
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Lawsuit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:09

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups. The lawsuit was filed last week in Chicago on behalf of Stacy Pincus, a local woman who accuses Starbucks of misleading consumers. The lawsuit alleges […]
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3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:08

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers searching for extraterrestrial life may need to look no farther than a small, nearby star. That’s the word Monday from a Belgian-led team that has discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star just 40 light-years away. It’s the first time planets have been found around these types […]
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3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:08

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers searching for extraterrestrial life may need to look no farther than a small, nearby star. That’s the word Monday from a Belgian-led team that has discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star just 40 light-years away. It’s the first time planets have been found around these types […]
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Officers fatally shoot man while executing search warrant

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:08

ALAMO, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says agents are gathering information after law enforcement officers fatally shot a man. A TBI statement says the shooting occurred at 3:30 a.m. Sunday while Crockett County deputies and a Maury City police officer were executing a search warrant the West Tennessee residence. The statement says […]
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Officers fatally shoot man while executing search warrant

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:08

ALAMO, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says agents are gathering information after law enforcement officers fatally shot a man. A TBI statement says the shooting occurred at 3:30 a.m. Sunday while Crockett County deputies and a Maury City police officer were executing a search warrant the West Tennessee residence. The statement says […]
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British family attacked in Thailand recount assault in court

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:06

BANGKOK (AP) — A British couple in their 60s who were brutally attacked during a holiday in Thailand have recounted the assault in court after a visit from government officials bearing gifts and apologies. Rosemary and Lewis Owen and their 43-year-old son were vacationing last month in the resort town of Hua Hin when a […]
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British family attacked in Thailand recount assault in court

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:06

BANGKOK (AP) — A British couple in their 60s who were brutally attacked during a holiday in Thailand have recounted the assault in court after a visit from government officials bearing gifts and apologies. Rosemary and Lewis Owen and their 43-year-old son were vacationing last month in the resort town of Hua Hin when a […]
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Woman dies in fall from Columbia Gorge trail; 3-year-old survives

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:00

PORTLAND (AP) — A 3-year-old boy survived a 50-foot fall at a popular Oregon hiking trail that killed his 37-year-old mother. Multnomah County Sheriff’s Capt. Steve Alexander says deputies responded late Sunday afternoon after learning that two hikers had fallen off a cliff at Horsetail Falls along the Columbia River Gorge. The woman and the […]
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Woman dies in fall from Columbia Gorge trail; 3-year-old survives

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:00

PORTLAND (AP) — A 3-year-old boy survived a 50-foot fall at a popular Oregon hiking trail that killed his 37-year-old mother. Multnomah County Sheriff’s Capt. Steve Alexander says deputies responded late Sunday afternoon after learning that two hikers had fallen off a cliff at Horsetail Falls along the Columbia River Gorge. The woman and the […]
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Finnish broadcaster fights taxman demand for Panama Papers

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:57

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish broadcaster YLE says it won’t provide documents related to the Panama Papers to the country’s tax authority, which has demanded access to them in an apparent move to trace tax dodgers with offshore accounts. YLE lawyer Kirsi-Marja Okkonen says they won’t comply with the request from the Finnish Tax Authority, which […]
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Finnish broadcaster fights taxman demand for Panama Papers

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:57

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish broadcaster YLE says it won’t provide documents related to the Panama Papers to the country’s tax authority, which has demanded access to them in an apparent move to trace tax dodgers with offshore accounts. YLE lawyer Kirsi-Marja Okkonen says they won’t comply with the request from the Finnish Tax Authority, which […]
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Perkins Coie to offer 15 percent discount to startups with women executives

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:53

The Seattle-based law firm launched Le[a]dBetter to encourage companies to hire women in executive business roles.
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Perkins Coie to offer 15 percent discount to startups with women executives

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:53

The Seattle-based law firm launched Le[a]dBetter to encourage companies to hire women in executive business roles.
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