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1st funeral held for victims of Ohio slayings that killed 8

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:50

SOUTH SHORE, Ky. (AP) — Amid extra security, a funeral has been held for one of eight people shot in rural southern Ohio in what authorities describe as a cold-blooded massacre targeting one family. The gathering Thursday in South Shore, Kentucky, for 38-year-old Gary Rhoden is the first of three planned funerals for the victims. […]
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Johnson & Johnson hikes dividend at shareholders meeting

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:50

Health care giant Johnson & Johnson is increasing its dividend for the 54th consecutive year, news that cheered shareholders at a low-key annual meeting Thursday. CEO Alex Gorsky said the quarterly dividend will rise by 5 cents to 80 cents, “in recognition of our 2015 results, strong financial position and confidence in” J&J’s future. Meanwhile, […]
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Johnson & Johnson hikes dividend at shareholders meeting

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:50

Health care giant Johnson & Johnson is increasing its dividend for the 54th consecutive year, news that cheered shareholders at a low-key annual meeting Thursday. CEO Alex Gorsky said the quarterly dividend will rise by 5 cents to 80 cents, “in recognition of our 2015 results, strong financial position and confidence in” J&J’s future. Meanwhile, […]
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Katy Perry to headline glitzy amfAR event during Cannes

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:45

NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry will be lighting up the French Rivera like fireworks next month: The singer will perform at amfAR’s annual “Cinema Against AIDS” event, the glitzy A-list fundraiser held annually during the Cannes Film Festival. The fundraiser, which takes place just outside of Cannes in Antibes, France, will again feature Sharon […]
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Katy Perry to headline glitzy amfAR event during Cannes

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:45

NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry will be lighting up the French Rivera like fireworks next month: The singer will perform at amfAR’s annual “Cinema Against AIDS” event, the glitzy A-list fundraiser held annually during the Cannes Film Festival. The fundraiser, which takes place just outside of Cannes in Antibes, France, will again feature Sharon […]
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About 16 military disciplines in Afghanistan hospital attack

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:42

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. official says that about 16 U.S. military personnel, including one general officer, have been disciplined for mistakes that led to the bombing of a civilian hospital in Afghanistan last year that killed 42 people. U.S. officials say that the service members received administrative punishments, and no criminal charges were […]
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About 16 military disciplines in Afghanistan hospital attack

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:42

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. official says that about 16 U.S. military personnel, including one general officer, have been disciplined for mistakes that led to the bombing of a civilian hospital in Afghanistan last year that killed 42 people. U.S. officials say that the service members received administrative punishments, and no criminal charges were […]
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Kenya: Large pyres set up for massive burn of ivory

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:41

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan authorities have built towering pyres of more than 100 tons of elephant tusks that will be burned on Saturday, in what wildlife officials believe will be the largest single destruction of ivory in history. In front of the tusks are illegal ornaments made from ivory, such as a Chinese warrior […]
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Kenya: Large pyres set up for massive burn of ivory

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:41

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan authorities have built towering pyres of more than 100 tons of elephant tusks that will be burned on Saturday, in what wildlife officials believe will be the largest single destruction of ivory in history. In front of the tusks are illegal ornaments made from ivory, such as a Chinese warrior […]
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Police chief: No apparent warning before Wisconsin man shot

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:40

NEENAH, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin police chief says a dashcam video appears to show that officers who fatally shot an armed hostage in December gave no warning before they fired outside of a motorcycle shop. Neenah Police Chief Kevin Wilkinson commented Thursday on the video, which was obtained and published online by the USA […]
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Police chief: No apparent warning before Wisconsin man shot

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:40

NEENAH, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin police chief says a dashcam video appears to show that officers who fatally shot an armed hostage in December gave no warning before they fired outside of a motorcycle shop. Neenah Police Chief Kevin Wilkinson commented Thursday on the video, which was obtained and published online by the USA […]
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Large graffiti carved at Arches National Park in Utah

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:37

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials at Utah’s Arches National Park are investigating large graffiti so deeply carved into one of the park’s famous red rock arches that it might be impossible to erase. Park Superintendent Kate Cannon says the carvings discovered last week span 5 or 6 feet on Frame Arch and include names […]
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Large graffiti carved at Arches National Park in Utah

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:37

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials at Utah’s Arches National Park are investigating large graffiti so deeply carved into one of the park’s famous red rock arches that it might be impossible to erase. Park Superintendent Kate Cannon says the carvings discovered last week span 5 or 6 feet on Frame Arch and include names […]
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Homeownership continued fall in first quarter

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:34

If you were hoping the homeownership rate had stabilized, sorry. The latest drop is statistically small but keeps this measure of "the American Dream" near a decades-low level.
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Homeownership continued fall in first quarter

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:34

If you were hoping the homeownership rate had stabilized, sorry. The latest drop is statistically small but keeps this measure of "the American Dream" near a decades-low level.
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UK police charge 3 with terrorism offenses in Birmingham

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:33

LONDON (AP) — British police have charged two men and a woman from Birmingham with terrorism-related offenses in a probe that began after the extremist attacks on Paris and Brussels. West Midlands Police said Thursday the three have been charged with a variety of offenses. They are Mohammed Ali Ahmed, 26, Zakaria Boufassil, 26, and […]
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UK police charge 3 with terrorism offenses in Birmingham

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:33

LONDON (AP) — British police have charged two men and a woman from Birmingham with terrorism-related offenses in a probe that began after the extremist attacks on Paris and Brussels. West Midlands Police said Thursday the three have been charged with a variety of offenses. They are Mohammed Ali Ahmed, 26, Zakaria Boufassil, 26, and […]
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Alec Baldwin to host revived ‘Match Game’ on ABC this summer

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:29

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s going to be fun and games for Alec Baldwin as he joins Steve Harvey and Michael Strahan for ABC’s summer prime-time game-show block. ABC announced Thursday that Baldwin will be quizmaster for a revival of “Match Game.” First aired a half-century ago, it’s a panel game show that features two […]
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Alec Baldwin to host revived ‘Match Game’ on ABC this summer

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:29

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s going to be fun and games for Alec Baldwin as he joins Steve Harvey and Michael Strahan for ABC’s summer prime-time game-show block. ABC announced Thursday that Baldwin will be quizmaster for a revival of “Match Game.” First aired a half-century ago, it’s a panel game show that features two […]
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Federal prosecutors: 3 connected to San Bernardino shooter arrested in marriage fraud conspiracy

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 00:51

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors: 3 connected to San Bernardino shooter arrested in marriage fraud conspiracy .
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