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CDC investigates after 97 fall ill on Disney cruise ship out of Miami

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 40 min ago

Vomiting was primary symptom on Bahamas cruise.
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How little Leicester pulled off the seemingly impossible

NBA - 2 hours 12 min ago

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Leicester has pulled off the seemingly impossible and won the English Premier League. It’s a sentence few can ever have imagined saying. So, how has a humdrum team from central England that was nearly relegated last season managed, and was in administration seven years ago, overcome the mega-rich giants of the […]
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How little Leicester pulled off the seemingly impossible

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 12 min ago

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Leicester has pulled off the seemingly impossible and won the English Premier League. It’s a sentence few can ever have imagined saying. So, how has a humdrum team from central England that was nearly relegated last season managed, and was in administration seven years ago, overcome the mega-rich giants of the […]
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Our sick drug business

NBA - 2 hours 13 min ago

Sometimes the road to hell is paved with bad intentions. A company adopts a business model so twisted that justice must come clanking down on its executives and bankrollers. Justice is now being served on Valeant Pharmaceuticals International. Evil this blatant is headed for the full Hollywood treatment. Valeant preys on sick people by acquiring […]
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Our sick drug business

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 13 min ago

Sometimes the road to hell is paved with bad intentions. A company adopts a business model so twisted that justice must come clanking down on its executives and bankrollers. Justice is now being served on Valeant Pharmaceuticals International. Evil this blatant is headed for the full Hollywood treatment. Valeant preys on sick people by acquiring […]
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Judge: Ailing media mogul to testify in mental capacity case

NBA - 2 hours 18 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge says an ailing media mogul should give brief sworn testimony in a case involving his mental competency and who has the authority to make medical decisions for him. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David J. Cowan ruled Monday that attorneys for the media mogul and Redstone’s ex-girlfriend and longtime […]
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Judge: Ailing media mogul to testify in mental capacity case

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 18 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge says an ailing media mogul should give brief sworn testimony in a case involving his mental competency and who has the authority to make medical decisions for him. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David J. Cowan ruled Monday that attorneys for the media mogul and Redstone’s ex-girlfriend and longtime […]
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White House: Obama not offended by comedian’s language

NBA - 2 hours 21 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama wasn’t offended by comedian Larry Wilmore’s use of a racial slur at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. Wilmore concluded his remarks noting progress on race and how much it meant to him that a black man was president. He concluded: “Yo Barry, you […]
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White House: Obama not offended by comedian’s language

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 21 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama wasn’t offended by comedian Larry Wilmore’s use of a racial slur at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. Wilmore concluded his remarks noting progress on race and how much it meant to him that a black man was president. He concluded: “Yo Barry, you […]
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Closings begin in ‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killer trial

NBA - 2 hours 21 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Overwhelming DNA and firearms evidence speaks for the 10 women who were silenced by the “Grim Sleeper,” a serial killer who menaced the south side of Los Angeles for many years, a prosecutor told jurors on Monday. That evidence points directly at Lonnie Franklin Jr., Deputy District Attorney Beth Silverman said […]
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Closings begin in ‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killer trial

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 21 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Overwhelming DNA and firearms evidence speaks for the 10 women who were silenced by the “Grim Sleeper,” a serial killer who menaced the south side of Los Angeles for many years, a prosecutor told jurors on Monday. That evidence points directly at Lonnie Franklin Jr., Deputy District Attorney Beth Silverman said […]
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Leicester wins English title for 1st time in 132-yr history

NBA - 2 hours 24 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Leicester secured an incredible first Premier League title without playing on Monday after second-place Tottenham drew 2-2 at Chelsea in one of the biggest-ever triumphs by an underdog in sports. Leicester was playing in the second tier only two years ago, came close to be relegated again last year and started this […]
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Leicester wins English title for 1st time in 132-yr history

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 24 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Leicester secured an incredible first Premier League title without playing on Monday after second-place Tottenham drew 2-2 at Chelsea in one of the biggest-ever triumphs by an underdog in sports. Leicester was playing in the second tier only two years ago, came close to be relegated again last year and started this […]
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Bitcoin’s creator unmasks himself — well, maybe

NBA - 2 hours 25 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward. Or has he? Australian inventor Craig Steven Wright announced Monday that he is “Satoshi Nakamoto,” the elusive, pseudonymous bitcoin founder. In interviews with the Economist, BBC, GQ and a few bitcoin insiders, bolstered by a technical demonstration intended to […]
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Bitcoin’s creator unmasks himself — well, maybe

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 25 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward. Or has he? Australian inventor Craig Steven Wright announced Monday that he is “Satoshi Nakamoto,” the elusive, pseudonymous bitcoin founder. In interviews with the Economist, BBC, GQ and a few bitcoin insiders, bolstered by a technical demonstration intended to […]
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Box office top 20: ‘The Jungle Book’ tops newcomers

NBA - 2 hours 29 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Jungle Book” extended its box-office reign to three weeks, easily besting a handful of newcomers that made little impact. In its third week of release, the Disney release took in $43.7 million, according to final box-office figures Monday. Jon Favreau’s well-reviewed Rudyard Kipling adaptation has held up extremely well, bringing […]
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Box office top 20: ‘The Jungle Book’ tops newcomers

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 29 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Jungle Book” extended its box-office reign to three weeks, easily besting a handful of newcomers that made little impact. In its third week of release, the Disney release took in $43.7 million, according to final box-office figures Monday. Jon Favreau’s well-reviewed Rudyard Kipling adaptation has held up extremely well, bringing […]
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Cate Blanchett named goodwill ambassador for UN refugees

NBA - 2 hours 32 min ago

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett said Monday she’s proud to have been named a global goodwill ambassador for the U.N. refugee agency. Filippo Grandi, the U.N. high commissioner for refugees, said the Australian actress “has already demonstrated great commitment to the cause,” having just returned from Jordan where she met Syrian […]
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Cate Blanchett named goodwill ambassador for UN refugees

Seattle Seahawks - 2 hours 32 min ago

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett said Monday she’s proud to have been named a global goodwill ambassador for the U.N. refugee agency. Filippo Grandi, the U.N. high commissioner for refugees, said the Australian actress “has already demonstrated great commitment to the cause,” having just returned from Jordan where she met Syrian […]
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Alcoa won’t idle Ferndale smelter in June as planned

NBA - 2 hours 34 min ago

Alcoa says it now plans to keep it an aluminum smelter in Ferndale open after reaching a power agreement with Bonneville Power Administration that keeps the facility competitive.
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