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Parts of India ban daytime cooking as hundreds die of heat

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 18:39

PATNA, India (AP) — With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said Friday they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people. The eastern state of Bihar this week took the unprecedented […]
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French politicians decry violence at Nuit Debout protest

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 18:31

PARIS (AP) — French politicians have decried the violence which erupted at the margins of anti-labor reform protests in Paris and other French cities. At least 150 people have been detained nationwide following protests against reforms, including 24 detained overnight after officers evicted demonstrators from “Nuit Debout” (“Night Rising”) from their encampment in Paris’ Place […]
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French politicians decry violence at Nuit Debout protest

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 18:31

PARIS (AP) — French politicians have decried the violence which erupted at the margins of anti-labor reform protests in Paris and other French cities. At least 150 people have been detained nationwide following protests against reforms, including 24 detained overnight after officers evicted demonstrators from “Nuit Debout” (“Night Rising”) from their encampment in Paris’ Place […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 18:00

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. NORTH KOREA IMPRISONS US CITIZEN North Korea sentences an American of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year. 2. WHY […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 18:00

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. NORTH KOREA IMPRISONS US CITIZEN North Korea sentences an American of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year. 2. WHY […]
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Portugal awaits crucial news for its financial future

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:53

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Debt-heavy Portugal is waiting to find out whether it will continue being eligible for vital financial help from the European Central Bank. International ratings agency DBRS is due to announce Friday whether it is keeping its investment grade classification for Portugal’s sovereign debt. Toronto-based DBRS is the only main agency that […]
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Portugal awaits crucial news for its financial future

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:53

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Debt-heavy Portugal is waiting to find out whether it will continue being eligible for vital financial help from the European Central Bank. International ratings agency DBRS is due to announce Friday whether it is keeping its investment grade classification for Portugal’s sovereign debt. Toronto-based DBRS is the only main agency that […]
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Spain: Park workers hit on huge Roman coin trove by accident

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:46

MADRID (AP) — Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 600-kilogram (1,300-pound) trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique historic discovery. The Seville Archaeological Museum says the construction workers came across 19 amphoras containing thousands of unused bronze and silver-coated coins dating from the end of […]
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Spain: Park workers hit on huge Roman coin trove by accident

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:46

MADRID (AP) — Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 600-kilogram (1,300-pound) trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique historic discovery. The Seville Archaeological Museum says the construction workers came across 19 amphoras containing thousands of unused bronze and silver-coated coins dating from the end of […]
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Nationalized Royal Bank of Scotland sees loss widen

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:41

LONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland says its net loss widened in the first quarter as the taxpayer-owned bank made its final 1.2 billion-pound ($1.7 billion) payment to the U.K. Treasury as part of a deal to give the government first crack at any profits. The bank, which is 73-percent taxpayer-owned, on Friday reported […]
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Nationalized Royal Bank of Scotland sees loss widen

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:41

LONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland says its net loss widened in the first quarter as the taxpayer-owned bank made its final 1.2 billion-pound ($1.7 billion) payment to the U.K. Treasury as part of a deal to give the government first crack at any profits. The bank, which is 73-percent taxpayer-owned, on Friday reported […]
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Michel Platini arrives at CAS to fight 6-year ban by FIFA

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:40

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Michel Platini has begun his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a six-year ban by FIFA over a $2 million payment approved by Sepp Blatter. The UEFA president did not speak with reporters Friday after arriving for an 8 a.m. (0600 GMT) closed-door hearing expected to last at […]
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Michel Platini arrives at CAS to fight 6-year ban by FIFA

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:40

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Michel Platini has begun his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a six-year ban by FIFA over a $2 million payment approved by Sepp Blatter. The UEFA president did not speak with reporters Friday after arriving for an 8 a.m. (0600 GMT) closed-door hearing expected to last at […]
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Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:32

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing a rule that would prohibit federal agencies from asking certain job applicants questions about criminal and credit history until a conditional offer of employment has been made. The administration said that early inquiries about criminal history can unnecessarily narrow the pool of qualified candidates and make it […]
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Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:32

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing a rule that would prohibit federal agencies from asking certain job applicants questions about criminal and credit history until a conditional offer of employment has been made. The administration said that early inquiries about criminal history can unnecessarily narrow the pool of qualified candidates and make it […]
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Protests break out as Trump speaks in Southern Cal

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:29

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Raucous crowds of protesters took to the streets in California as Donald Trump brought his Republican presidential campaign to conservative Orange County after sweeping the Northeast GOP primaries. Dozens of protesters were mostly peaceful Thursday as Trump gave his speech inside the Pacific Amphitheater. After the event, however, the demonstration […]
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Protests break out as Trump speaks in Southern Cal

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:29

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Raucous crowds of protesters took to the streets in California as Donald Trump brought his Republican presidential campaign to conservative Orange County after sweeping the Northeast GOP primaries. Dozens of protesters were mostly peaceful Thursday as Trump gave his speech inside the Pacific Amphitheater. After the event, however, the demonstration […]
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California brothers arrested in parents’ shooting deaths

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:24

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Two California brothers were arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of their parents, who were popular fixtures at their mosque for three decades and had helped relatives emigrate from their native Bangladesh. Hasib Bin Golam Rabbi, 22, and his 17-year-old brother were taken into custody Thursday, after their parents […]
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California brothers arrested in parents’ shooting deaths

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:24

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Two California brothers were arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of their parents, who were popular fixtures at their mosque for three decades and had helped relatives emigrate from their native Bangladesh. Hasib Bin Golam Rabbi, 22, and his 17-year-old brother were taken into custody Thursday, after their parents […]
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Large graffiti carved at Arches National Park in Utah

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:22

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rangers at Utah’s Arches National Park were investigating large graffiti Thursday that was carved so deeply into a famous red rock arch that it might be impossible to erase, officials said. The carvings discovered earlier this month measure about 4 feet across and 3 feet high, park Superintendent Kate Cannon […]
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