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Plaintiffs in NHL concussion case now count 105 ex-players

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:56

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Long after the end of his NHL career, Steve Payne is living an empty-nest life with his wife and three dogs in western Wisconsin. There is one problem: His brain has aged about a decade ahead of his body. “I’ve been examined by several experts, and they’ve come to the […]
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Up next for UW men’s basketball: No. 23 Arizona

WA Huskies - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:52

Wildcats dominated the Huskies 99-67 in their first meeting and are looking to sweep the regular-season series, which would give them six straight wins against UW.
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Samantha Bee’s ‘Full Frontal’ on TBS ready to cause a buzz

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:28

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a day of dutifully answering reporters’ questions about her new TBS show, “Full Frontal,” Samantha Bee confesses to an urgent desire. “I want a ponytail so badly. I want my hair out of my face. I want my jeans on and flat shoes,” says Bee, glammed up at the moment […]
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Samantha Bee’s ‘Full Frontal’ on TBS ready to cause a buzz

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:28

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a day of dutifully answering reporters’ questions about her new TBS show, “Full Frontal,” Samantha Bee confesses to an urgent desire. “I want a ponytail so badly. I want my hair out of my face. I want my jeans on and flat shoes,” says Bee, glammed up at the moment […]
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Joe Cool tops list of best Super Bowl passing performances

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:26

The face of most successful NFL teams nowadays is the quarterback, so it should come as no surprise that seven of the past eight league MVPs played that position. Most people figure Carolina’s Cam Newton will make that eight of the past nine on Sunday. Similarly, seven of the past nine Super Bowl MVPs — […]
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Joe Cool tops list of best Super Bowl passing performances

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:26

The face of most successful NFL teams nowadays is the quarterback, so it should come as no surprise that seven of the past eight league MVPs played that position. Most people figure Carolina’s Cam Newton will make that eight of the past nine on Sunday. Similarly, seven of the past nine Super Bowl MVPs — […]
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Congress unites in scorn for Shkreli, but gridlock remains

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:25

WASHINGTON (AP) — A smirking Martin Shkreli briefly united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill this week, as lawmakers took turns blasting the price-hiking former CEO who has become the new poster child for corporate greed. But the gridlocked state of Congress virtually assures federal efforts to lower drug prices will remain in limbo for […]
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Congress unites in scorn for Shkreli, but gridlock remains

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:25

WASHINGTON (AP) — A smirking Martin Shkreli briefly united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill this week, as lawmakers took turns blasting the price-hiking former CEO who has become the new poster child for corporate greed. But the gridlocked state of Congress virtually assures federal efforts to lower drug prices will remain in limbo for […]
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State asking appeals court to compel testimony in Gray case

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:21

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors in Baltimore are asking an appeals court to compel one city police officer to testify against another in the Freddie Gray case, after a judge refused to do so. In a filing made public Friday, the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office says it’s appealing Circuit Judge Barry Williams’ Jan. 20 decision blocking […]
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State asking appeals court to compel testimony in Gray case

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:21

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors in Baltimore are asking an appeals court to compel one city police officer to testify against another in the Freddie Gray case, after a judge refused to do so. In a filing made public Friday, the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office says it’s appealing Circuit Judge Barry Williams’ Jan. 20 decision blocking […]
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Seattle expert: Amid Zika scare, brain damage is unusually severe

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:03

A Seattle expert in microcephaly, the devastating birth defect that appears linked to Zika virus infections in Brazil, said he’s seeing a pattern of cases that are unusually severe, raising worrisome questions about the outbreak.
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Seattle expert: Amid Zika scare, brain damage is unusually severe

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:03

A Seattle expert in microcephaly, the devastating birth defect that appears linked to Zika virus infections in Brazil, said he’s seeing a pattern of cases that are unusually severe, raising worrisome questions about the outbreak.
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Can Cruz legally be president? Ivy League scholars debate

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:59

BOSTON (AP) — In a public debate at Harvard, two constitutional law scholars have tried to answer whether Republican Ted Cruz is eligible to become president. Harvard professor Larry Tribe argues that based on the text of the U.S. Constitution, Cruz, who was born in Canada to an American mother, may not be considered a […]
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Can Cruz legally be president? Ivy League scholars debate

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:59

BOSTON (AP) — In a public debate at Harvard, two constitutional law scholars have tried to answer whether Republican Ted Cruz is eligible to become president. Harvard professor Larry Tribe argues that based on the text of the U.S. Constitution, Cruz, who was born in Canada to an American mother, may not be considered a […]
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Actress’ email shows she wanted sex after alleged assault

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:56

TORONTO (AP) — A television actress acknowledged Friday that she told a former star Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host that she wanted to have sex with him a day after he allegedly choked and slapped her. Lucy DeCoutere, a star of the TV and film series “Trailer Park Boys,” used racy language in her email […]
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Actress’ email shows she wanted sex after alleged assault

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:56

TORONTO (AP) — A television actress acknowledged Friday that she told a former star Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host that she wanted to have sex with him a day after he allegedly choked and slapped her. Lucy DeCoutere, a star of the TV and film series “Trailer Park Boys,” used racy language in her email […]
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Costco delays credit card switch

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:55

Costco’s switch from American Express to Visa is being pushed back to this summer.
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Costco delays credit card switch

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:55

Costco’s switch from American Express to Visa is being pushed back to this summer.
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Man accused of forcing Fort Bragg soldier into prostitution

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:51

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested on charges that he forced a 19-year-old female Fort Bragg soldier into prostitution. The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit.ly/1L3hKzM ) that 23-year-old Jibri Thomas is accused of exploiting the soldier from August until December. Thomas turned himself in to police on Jan. 11. He faces […]
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Man accused of forcing Fort Bragg soldier into prostitution

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:51

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested on charges that he forced a 19-year-old female Fort Bragg soldier into prostitution. The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit.ly/1L3hKzM ) that 23-year-old Jibri Thomas is accused of exploiting the soldier from August until December. Thomas turned himself in to police on Jan. 11. He faces […]
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