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Cosby hearing still on after appeals court rejects delay

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 04:00

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby has lost a bid to delay a key hearing Tuesday in his criminal sex-assault case. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has refused to grant a delay while Cosby tries again to have the case thrown out. The 78-year-old entertainer is appealing a ruling that upheld charges based on his 2004 […]
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Judge blocks Ohio from stripping Planned Parenthood funding

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:56

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio must continue to provide certain funding to Planned Parenthood while a state law aimed at keeping public money from going to the organization is being challenged, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett granted a temporary restraining order to temporarily block the state from diverting funding away […]
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Judge blocks Ohio from stripping Planned Parenthood funding

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:56

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio must continue to provide certain funding to Planned Parenthood while a state law aimed at keeping public money from going to the organization is being challenged, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett granted a temporary restraining order to temporarily block the state from diverting funding away […]
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Feds: Detroit paid $1.27M for tutoring that wasn’t provided

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:48

DETROIT (AP) — A woman who retired from Detroit Public Schools after nearly 40 years created several companies and billed the struggling district for at least $1.27 million for tutoring services that weren’t provided, authorities said Monday. The case against Carolyn Starkey Darden is more bad publicity for the district, which is pleading for a […]
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Feds: Detroit paid $1.27M for tutoring that wasn’t provided

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:48

DETROIT (AP) — A woman who retired from Detroit Public Schools after nearly 40 years created several companies and billed the struggling district for at least $1.27 million for tutoring services that weren’t provided, authorities said Monday. The case against Carolyn Starkey Darden is more bad publicity for the district, which is pleading for a […]
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Government favors open hearing in bridge co-conspirator case

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:48

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Unsealed filings in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case released Monday show federal prosecutors sided with media organizations in seeking a public hearing for an unidentified person trying to block the publication of a list of unindicted co-conspirators. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals already ruled last Friday the June […]
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Government favors open hearing in bridge co-conspirator case

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:48

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Unsealed filings in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case released Monday show federal prosecutors sided with media organizations in seeking a public hearing for an unidentified person trying to block the publication of a list of unindicted co-conspirators. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals already ruled last Friday the June […]
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Judge blocks Ohio from stripping Planned Parenthood funding

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:38

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge says Ohio must continue providing certain funding to Planned Parenthood while he weighs a challenge to a state law aimed at keeping public money from going to the organization. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett granted a temporary restraining order Monday blocking the state from enforcing that part of the […]
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Judge blocks Ohio from stripping Planned Parenthood funding

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:38

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge says Ohio must continue providing certain funding to Planned Parenthood while he weighs a challenge to a state law aimed at keeping public money from going to the organization. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett granted a temporary restraining order Monday blocking the state from enforcing that part of the […]
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Romania: health chiefs, Hewlett Packard probed

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:37

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors say nine health chiefs and tech giant Hewlett Packard are being probed on suspicion of wrongdoing in a health services contract that cost the state 16.8 million euros ($18.8 million). Anti-corruption prosecutors said Monday that from 2007-2009 Romania’s National House of Health Insurance signed amendments to an existing contract […]
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Romania: health chiefs, Hewlett Packard probed

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:37

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors say nine health chiefs and tech giant Hewlett Packard are being probed on suspicion of wrongdoing in a health services contract that cost the state 16.8 million euros ($18.8 million). Anti-corruption prosecutors said Monday that from 2007-2009 Romania’s National House of Health Insurance signed amendments to an existing contract […]
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Zedd, The Chainsmokers to play Electric Daisy Carnival

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:27

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zedd, The Chainsmokers, Tiesto, Kaskade, Paul Oakenfold and Martin Garrix will perform at the 20th annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas in June. The music festival released its lineup on Monday for the three-day music festival, which will be held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on June 17-19. More […]
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Zedd, The Chainsmokers to play Electric Daisy Carnival

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:27

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zedd, The Chainsmokers, Tiesto, Kaskade, Paul Oakenfold and Martin Garrix will perform at the 20th annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas in June. The music festival released its lineup on Monday for the three-day music festival, which will be held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on June 17-19. More […]
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Restaurateur, LGBT pioneer dead; estranged husband arrested

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:27

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The estranged husband of a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT advocate who died in a house fire over the weekend has been arrested on suspicion of murder and arson, authorities said. Craig Crawford, 47, was booked after the blaze on Sunday killed 72-year-old John Williams, the owner of […]
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Restaurateur, LGBT pioneer dead; estranged husband arrested

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:27

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The estranged husband of a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT advocate who died in a house fire over the weekend has been arrested on suspicion of murder and arson, authorities said. Craig Crawford, 47, was booked after the blaze on Sunday killed 72-year-old John Williams, the owner of […]
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Seahawk Michael Bennett credits healthy eating with rise in his career

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:16

Seattle Seahawk defensive lineman Michael Bennett spent his Saturday extolling the benefits of healthy eating and living to a group of local young families.
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Seahawk Michael Bennett credits healthy eating with rise in his career

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:16

Seattle Seahawk defensive lineman Michael Bennett spent his Saturday extolling the benefits of healthy eating and living to a group of local young families.
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Alaska inmate escapes, then comes back to try to free others

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:59

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A minimum-security prisoner who escaped from a halfway house in Alaska came back three hours later, but it wasn’t to turn himself in. State Troopers say 20-year-old Joshua Yaska returned with an SUV and tried to help other inmates flee the facility in Fairbanks. Staff members say Yaska was spotted leaving […]
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Alaska inmate escapes, then comes back to try to free others

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:59

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A minimum-security prisoner who escaped from a halfway house in Alaska came back three hours later, but it wasn’t to turn himself in. State Troopers say 20-year-old Joshua Yaska returned with an SUV and tried to help other inmates flee the facility in Fairbanks. Staff members say Yaska was spotted leaving […]
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Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:55

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain’s most prestigious universities. The London School of Economics announced Monday that Jolie will be working with students studying for a master’s degree in Women, Peace and Security. Among others appointed to teach the course is former […]
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