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Prosecutor who sent innocent man to death row is disbarred

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 21:04

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former prosecutor who used false testimony and withheld evidence to send a now-exonerated man to Texas’ death row has lost an appeal to overturn his disbarment. The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/1TPB1fq ) reports that the Board of Disciplinary Appeals on Monday upheld the decision of the State Bar of Texas […]
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Prosecutor who sent innocent man to death row is disbarred

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 21:04

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former prosecutor who used false testimony and withheld evidence to send a now-exonerated man to Texas’ death row has lost an appeal to overturn his disbarment. The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/1TPB1fq ) reports that the Board of Disciplinary Appeals on Monday upheld the decision of the State Bar of Texas […]
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UN official asks Sri Lanka to locate people missing from war

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 21:01

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The top United Nations human rights official asked Sri Lanka’s government on Tuesday to quickly locate thousands of civilians reported missing during the country’s civil war. The government has said most are probably dead. Many ethnic Tamil civilians have not been heard from since they were taken from their homes […]
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UN official asks Sri Lanka to locate people missing from war

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 21:01

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The top United Nations human rights official asked Sri Lanka’s government on Tuesday to quickly locate thousands of civilians reported missing during the country’s civil war. The government has said most are probably dead. Many ethnic Tamil civilians have not been heard from since they were taken from their homes […]
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Man found on fire outside London’s Kensington Palace dies

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:57

LONDON (AP) — British police say a man has died after being found on fire outside Kensington Palace, the London home of Prince William and his wife Kate. The Metropolitan Police force says officers were called early Tuesday to reports of a man behaving suspiciously in a locked park section near the palace. They arrived […]
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Man found on fire outside London’s Kensington Palace dies

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:57

LONDON (AP) — British police say a man has died after being found on fire outside Kensington Palace, the London home of Prince William and his wife Kate. The Metropolitan Police force says officers were called early Tuesday to reports of a man behaving suspiciously in a locked park section near the palace. They arrived […]
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Coke beats Street 4Q forecasts; Diet Coke volume falls

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:48

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola’s global soda volume rose in the fourth quarter, even as Diet Coke continued to suffer declines. The world’s largest beverage maker said Tuesday that unit volume worldwide, which reflects average daily sales, rose 2 percent in the final three months of last year, as the growth of Sprite and Coke Zero […]
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Coke beats Street 4Q forecasts; Diet Coke volume falls

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:48

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola’s global soda volume rose in the fourth quarter, even as Diet Coke continued to suffer declines. The world’s largest beverage maker said Tuesday that unit volume worldwide, which reflects average daily sales, rose 2 percent in the final three months of last year, as the growth of Sprite and Coke Zero […]
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Fortis buying electric transmission company ITC for $6.9B

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:42

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company ITC Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.9 billion as it looks to further diversify its business. ITC owns and runs high-voltage transmission facilities in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma. ITC Holdings Corp. shareholders will receive $22.57 per […]
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Fortis buying electric transmission company ITC for $6.9B

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:42

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company ITC Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.9 billion as it looks to further diversify its business. ITC owns and runs high-voltage transmission facilities in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma. ITC Holdings Corp. shareholders will receive $22.57 per […]
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Spain: Trash fire causes rail commuter chaos in Barcelona

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:41

MADRID (AP) — Tens of thousands of commuters in the Spanish city of Barcelona suffered travel chaos Tuesday as smoke from a fire filled railway tunnels and forced authorities to suspend train service for several hours. The city’s firefighting department said the fire started around 6 a.m. in trash that had accumulated at a disused […]
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Spain: Trash fire causes rail commuter chaos in Barcelona

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:41

MADRID (AP) — Tens of thousands of commuters in the Spanish city of Barcelona suffered travel chaos Tuesday as smoke from a fire filled railway tunnels and forced authorities to suspend train service for several hours. The city’s firefighting department said the fire started around 6 a.m. in trash that had accumulated at a disused […]
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UK media groups lose secrecy challenge on terror trial

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:41

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s media have lost a challenge to the unprecedented secrecy in the coverage of the trial of a British law student who had been accused of targeting former Prime Minister Tony Blair or planning a Mumbai-style attack. The case centered around Erol Incedal, who was acquitted last year. All but a few […]
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UK media groups lose secrecy challenge on terror trial

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:41

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s media have lost a challenge to the unprecedented secrecy in the coverage of the trial of a British law student who had been accused of targeting former Prime Minister Tony Blair or planning a Mumbai-style attack. The case centered around Erol Incedal, who was acquitted last year. All but a few […]
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Coke beats Street 4Q forecasts

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:13

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. (KO) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.24 billion. The Atlanta-based company said it had net income of 28 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and asset impairment costs, came to 38 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts […]
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Coke beats Street 4Q forecasts

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:13

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. (KO) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.24 billion. The Atlanta-based company said it had net income of 28 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and asset impairment costs, came to 38 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts […]
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NH polls open in first-in-the-nation primary

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:12

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Polls are opening across New Hampshire, though the exact hours vary from place to place. State law requires polls to be open between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday. Most allow voting between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m., with a handful opening polls as early as 6 a.m. and about 20 […]
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NH polls open in first-in-the-nation primary

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:12

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Polls are opening across New Hampshire, though the exact hours vary from place to place. State law requires polls to be open between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday. Most allow voting between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m., with a handful opening polls as early as 6 a.m. and about 20 […]
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Lock of Lennon’s hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

NBA - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:11

DALLAS (AP) — A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month. Heritage Auctions said in a news release Monday that the 4-inch lock was collected by a German hairdresser who trimmed […]
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Lock of Lennon’s hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 20:11

DALLAS (AP) — A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month. Heritage Auctions said in a news release Monday that the 4-inch lock was collected by a German hairdresser who trimmed […]
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