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Obama: Taliban leader’s death an ‘important milestone’ in effort to bring peace to Afghanistan

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:38

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Obama: Taliban leader’s death an ‘important milestone’ in effort to bring peace to Afghanistan.
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Obama: Taliban leader’s death an ‘important milestone’ in effort to bring peace to Afghanistan

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:38

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Obama: Taliban leader’s death an ‘important milestone’ in effort to bring peace to Afghanistan.
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Murder trial for ‘Shield’ actor set to begin in Los Angeles

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:34

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two years after Michael Jace shot and killed his wife in their Los Angeles home, the actor is scheduled to go on trial in a case that will explore several unanswered questions about what led to the killing. Jace, who played a police officer on the FX series “The Shield,” turned […]
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Murder trial for ‘Shield’ actor set to begin in Los Angeles

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:34

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two years after Michael Jace shot and killed his wife in their Los Angeles home, the actor is scheduled to go on trial in a case that will explore several unanswered questions about what led to the killing. Jace, who played a police officer on the FX series “The Shield,” turned […]
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Hiroshima trip by Obama stirs differing views across Pacific

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:31

TOKYO (AP) — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. Michiko Kodama saw a flash in the sky from her elementary school classroom on Aug. 6, 1945, before the ceiling fell and shards of glass from […]
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Hiroshima trip by Obama stirs differing views across Pacific

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:31

TOKYO (AP) — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. Michiko Kodama saw a flash in the sky from her elementary school classroom on Aug. 6, 1945, before the ceiling fell and shards of glass from […]
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Madonna honors Prince, Dion inspires at Billboard Awards

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:28

This year’s Billboard Music Awards promised to be heavy on emotion during its biggest performances by iconic artists such as Celine Dion and Madonna. And they certainly delivered on Sunday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with a political statement about transgender rights, a tender Prince tribute and Dion’s return after personal losses. […]
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Madonna honors Prince, Dion inspires at Billboard Awards

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:28

This year’s Billboard Music Awards promised to be heavy on emotion during its biggest performances by iconic artists such as Celine Dion and Madonna. And they certainly delivered on Sunday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with a political statement about transgender rights, a tender Prince tribute and Dion’s return after personal losses. […]
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Oklahoma City crushes Golden State, takes a 2-1 lead

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:42

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Thunder gave the Warriors as complete a beating as they experienced during their record-setting season
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Oklahoma City crushes Golden State, takes a 2-1 lead

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:42

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Thunder gave the Warriors as complete a beating as they experienced during their record-setting season
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Asian stocks rise after G7 meet; Tokyo falls on weak trade

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:41

AP Business Writer (AP) — Japanese stocks fell and other Asian markets were higher Monday after a global finance meeting failed to produce an economic growth plan and Tokyo reported weaker exports. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index shed 0.5 percent to 16,657.72, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.1 percent to 5,344.40. The Shanghai Composite […]
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Asian stocks rise after G7 meet; Tokyo falls on weak trade

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:41

AP Business Writer (AP) — Japanese stocks fell and other Asian markets were higher Monday after a global finance meeting failed to produce an economic growth plan and Tokyo reported weaker exports. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index shed 0.5 percent to 16,657.72, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.1 percent to 5,344.40. The Shanghai Composite […]
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18 girls killed in fire at school dormitory in Thailand

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:35

BANGKOK (AP) — Police say 18 girls ranging from 5 to 12 years old have been killed in a fire at a boarding school dormitory in northern Thailand. A police official says five other girls were injured, with two in serious condition, in the fire late Sunday in Chiang Rai district. He said Monday that […]
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18 girls killed in fire at school dormitory in Thailand

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:35

BANGKOK (AP) — Police say 18 girls ranging from 5 to 12 years old have been killed in a fire at a boarding school dormitory in northern Thailand. A police official says five other girls were injured, with two in serious condition, in the fire late Sunday in Chiang Rai district. He said Monday that […]
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Manhunt in police officer’s slaying comes to violent end

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:21

AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — The man accused of killing a Massachusetts police officer during an early morning traffic stop was later shot to death after exchanging gunfire with police and wounding a state trooper, officials said. The suspect, identified as 35-year-old Jorge Zambrano, burst out of a bedroom closet and opened fire on officers Sunday […]
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Manhunt in police officer’s slaying comes to violent end

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:21

AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — The man accused of killing a Massachusetts police officer during an early morning traffic stop was later shot to death after exchanging gunfire with police and wounding a state trooper, officials said. The suspect, identified as 35-year-old Jorge Zambrano, burst out of a bedroom closet and opened fire on officers Sunday […]
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Opinion polls suggests Australia’s July 2 election is close

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:17

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A poll in Australia showed a narrowing preference for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to be the country’s leader two weeks into the campaign for July 2 elections. The survey by Sydney-based market researcher Newspoll published on Monday revealed that 46 percent prefer Turnbull as prime minister over opposition Bill Shorten, down […]
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Opinion polls suggests Australia’s July 2 election is close

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:17

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A poll in Australia showed a narrowing preference for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to be the country’s leader two weeks into the campaign for July 2 elections. The survey by Sydney-based market researcher Newspoll published on Monday revealed that 46 percent prefer Turnbull as prime minister over opposition Bill Shorten, down […]
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Japan trade data, factory survey show economy weakening

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:17

TOKYO (AP) — Japan says its exports fell 10 percent from a year earlier in April and imports plunged 23 percent, as a monthly survey of factory managers showed the sharpest worsening in operating conditions in over three years. Customs figures released Monday show Japan posted a trade surplus of 823 billion yen ($9.1 billion) […]
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Japan trade data, factory survey show economy weakening

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:17

TOKYO (AP) — Japan says its exports fell 10 percent from a year earlier in April and imports plunged 23 percent, as a monthly survey of factory managers showed the sharpest worsening in operating conditions in over three years. Customs figures released Monday show Japan posted a trade surplus of 823 billion yen ($9.1 billion) […]
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