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Buffett says election is important but won’t damage economy

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:08

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says choosing the next president will be important for the world, but it won’t derail the U.S. economy. Buffett reiterated his confidence in the economy during an appearance on CNBC Monday. Over the weekend he spent several hours answering questions at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting. Buffett supports […]
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Great Escape: 19 lab monkeys escape, all recaptured

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:07

YEMASSEE, S.C. (AP) — Nineteen monkeys made a break from a compound on the South Carolina coast, but freedom was fleeting. Local media outlets report the monkeys escaped from the Alpha Genesis center Sunday afternoon and six hours later all had been recaptured. Alpha Genesis operates two facilities near Beaufort, South Carolina, where it has […]
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Great Escape: 19 lab monkeys escape, all recaptured

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:07

YEMASSEE, S.C. (AP) — Nineteen monkeys made a break from a compound on the South Carolina coast, but freedom was fleeting. Local media outlets report the monkeys escaped from the Alpha Genesis center Sunday afternoon and six hours later all had been recaptured. Alpha Genesis operates two facilities near Beaufort, South Carolina, where it has […]
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German intel chief says terrorism threat “highly complex”

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:51

BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says the deadly attacks in Paris and Brussels show the “highly complex” nature of the terrorism threat facing Europe. Hans-Georg Maassen told a conference Monday that extremists returning from combat zones, home-grown extremists and extremists who have come in with Europe’s recent wave of migrants […]
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German intel chief says terrorism threat “highly complex”

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:51

BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says the deadly attacks in Paris and Brussels show the “highly complex” nature of the terrorism threat facing Europe. Hans-Georg Maassen told a conference Monday that extremists returning from combat zones, home-grown extremists and extremists who have come in with Europe’s recent wave of migrants […]
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OMG! Secretary of state says no selfies in the voting booth

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:46

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — If you want to share your voting experience on social media, you’ll have to find some way other than taking a photo in the voting booth. West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant says it’s forbidden. Tennant said in a news release Friday that it’s illegal to photograph any part […]
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OMG! Secretary of state says no selfies in the voting booth

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:46

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — If you want to share your voting experience on social media, you’ll have to find some way other than taking a photo in the voting booth. West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant says it’s forbidden. Tennant said in a news release Friday that it’s illegal to photograph any part […]
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Helicopter gives no mayday call before fatal crash in Norway

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:43

HELSINKI (AP) — A Norwegian investigator says the oil-rig helicopter that crashed in Norway, killing 13 people, gave no mayday call or indicated it was in trouble. Kare Halvorsen from Norway’s Accident Investigation Board says Monday their probe has shown no such evidence, but he declined to speculate on the cause of the accident. The […]
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Helicopter gives no mayday call before fatal crash in Norway

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:43

HELSINKI (AP) — A Norwegian investigator says the oil-rig helicopter that crashed in Norway, killing 13 people, gave no mayday call or indicated it was in trouble. Kare Halvorsen from Norway’s Accident Investigation Board says Monday their probe has shown no such evidence, but he declined to speculate on the cause of the accident. The […]
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Authorities investigate after suspect stunned by police dies

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:39

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating after a suspect, who police say was intoxicated, died at a hospital after being stunned by officers during his arrest. Anderson County Deputy Coroner Don McCown tells local news outlets that 26-year-old Benston Calvin Clinkscales died early Sunday at AnMed Health after being […]
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Authorities investigate after suspect stunned by police dies

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:39

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating after a suspect, who police say was intoxicated, died at a hospital after being stunned by officers during his arrest. Anderson County Deputy Coroner Don McCown tells local news outlets that 26-year-old Benston Calvin Clinkscales died early Sunday at AnMed Health after being […]
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Buffett still likes big stakes in Coke, American Express

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:34

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says he would be willing to sell Berkshire Hathaway’s big investments in American Express, Coca-Cola and other companies if he found a significantly better option, but he still believes in those companies. Buffett appeared on CNBC Monday after meeting with roughly 40,000 Berkshire shareholders on Saturday. Buffett’s Berkshire […]
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Buffett still likes big stakes in Coke, American Express

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:34

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says he would be willing to sell Berkshire Hathaway’s big investments in American Express, Coca-Cola and other companies if he found a significantly better option, but he still believes in those companies. Buffett appeared on CNBC Monday after meeting with roughly 40,000 Berkshire shareholders on Saturday. Buffett’s Berkshire […]
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Italy: Hague tribunal OKs marine’s return from India for now

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:32

ROME (AP) — Italy’s Foreign Ministry says an international tribunal in The Hague has decided that an Italian marine being held in India in the shooting deaths of two Indian fishermen mistaken for pirates can return home for the duration of arbitration. India has accused Salvatore Girone and fellow marine Massimiliano Latorre of the shootings […]
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Italy: Hague tribunal OKs marine’s return from India for now

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:32

ROME (AP) — Italy’s Foreign Ministry says an international tribunal in The Hague has decided that an Italian marine being held in India in the shooting deaths of two Indian fishermen mistaken for pirates can return home for the duration of arbitration. India has accused Salvatore Girone and fellow marine Massimiliano Latorre of the shootings […]
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First US cruise in decades set to arrive in Havana

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:23

HAVANA (AP) — The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years was crossing the Florida Straits from Miami to Havana on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that once represented a half-century of Cold War hostility. The 704-passenger Adonia was to finish its nearly 17-hour journey at 9:30 a.m. EST, becoming the first U.S. […]
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First US cruise in decades set to arrive in Havana

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:23

HAVANA (AP) — The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years was crossing the Florida Straits from Miami to Havana on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that once represented a half-century of Cold War hostility. The 704-passenger Adonia was to finish its nearly 17-hour journey at 9:30 a.m. EST, becoming the first U.S. […]
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Iran urges nuclear weapon-free Korean peninsula

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:21

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Monday pushed for a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons, the official IRNA news agency reported. Rouhani met with visiting South Korean President Park Geun-hye and said Iran seeks a world free of weapons of mass destruction, “especially nuclear” weapons. “Our demand is a world free […]
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Iran urges nuclear weapon-free Korean peninsula

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:21

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Monday pushed for a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons, the official IRNA news agency reported. Rouhani met with visiting South Korean President Park Geun-hye and said Iran seeks a world free of weapons of mass destruction, “especially nuclear” weapons. “Our demand is a world free […]
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Iraq: Car bombing kills at least 13 pilgrims in Baghdad

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:06

BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say a car bombing has killed at least 13 Shiite pilgrims commemorating the death anniversary of a revered Imam in Baghdad. A police officer says the parked explosives-laden car detonated shortly after midday in Baghdad’s southwestern Saydiyah neighborhood. He added that 28 other people were wounded. A medical official confirmed the […]
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