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The Latest: Trump ramps up NH schedule ahead of primary

NBA - 5 hours 26 min ago

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has ramped up his schedule as he works to close the deal with New Hampshire voters the day before they head to […]
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The Latest: Trump ramps up NH schedule ahead of primary

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 26 min ago

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has ramped up his schedule as he works to close the deal with New Hampshire voters the day before they head to […]
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Suspect in murder of dismembered Spaniard in Thai custody

NBA - 5 hours 34 min ago

BANGKOK (AP) — A Spanish man who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard was in Thai custody Monday after being arrested in Cambodia, where he fled after the victim’s dismembered body was recovered over several days from Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River. The suspect, identified as Artur Segarra Princep, 36, […]
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Suspect in murder of dismembered Spaniard in Thai custody

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 34 min ago

BANGKOK (AP) — A Spanish man who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard was in Thai custody Monday after being arrested in Cambodia, where he fled after the victim’s dismembered body was recovered over several days from Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River. The suspect, identified as Artur Segarra Princep, 36, […]
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Alabama trooper stops speeders, delivers baby instead

NBA - 5 hours 35 min ago

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Expecting to write up a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth. Danny Lowe, of Huntsville, tells news outlets he was driving his wife, Shawna, and their unborn baby to an Athens hospital Sunday morning when he was pulled over by Trooper Michael Kesler […]
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Alabama trooper stops speeders, delivers baby instead

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 35 min ago

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Expecting to write up a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth. Danny Lowe, of Huntsville, tells news outlets he was driving his wife, Shawna, and their unborn baby to an Athens hospital Sunday morning when he was pulled over by Trooper Michael Kesler […]
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WWII vet begins journey to reunite with wartime girlfriend

NBA - 5 hours 50 min ago

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A World War II veteran has embarked on a 10,500-mile journey to visit his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years apart. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1L8P3l0 ) reports that 93-year-old Norwood Thomas boarded a plane from Norfolk to Australia on Sunday to reunite with Joyce Morris. They first met in London shortly […]
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WWII vet begins journey to reunite with wartime girlfriend

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 50 min ago

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A World War II veteran has embarked on a 10,500-mile journey to visit his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years apart. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1L8P3l0 ) reports that 93-year-old Norwood Thomas boarded a plane from Norfolk to Australia on Sunday to reunite with Joyce Morris. They first met in London shortly […]
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South African university suspends 2 in costume outcry

NBA - 5 hours 50 min ago

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African university suspended two students for painting their faces in what it called a “blackface” incident deemed to be racially offensive. One of the students, however, says they were dressing as purple space aliens for a party with a galactic theme. The episode at Stellenbosch University comes amid heightened debate […]
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South African university suspends 2 in costume outcry

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 50 min ago

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African university suspended two students for painting their faces in what it called a “blackface” incident deemed to be racially offensive. One of the students, however, says they were dressing as purple space aliens for a party with a galactic theme. The episode at Stellenbosch University comes amid heightened debate […]
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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

NBA - 5 hours 53 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant […]
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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 53 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant […]
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Ex-French minister in court for tax fraud, money laundering

NBA - 6 hours 6 min ago

PARIS (AP) — A former French budget minister is appearing in court on charges of tax fraud and money laundering that forced him to dramatically resign three years ago in the first political scandal under President Francois Hollande. The trial of Jerome Cahuzac, once a champion in the fight against tax evasion, began Monday afternoon […]
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Ex-French minister in court for tax fraud, money laundering

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 6 min ago

PARIS (AP) — A former French budget minister is appearing in court on charges of tax fraud and money laundering that forced him to dramatically resign three years ago in the first political scandal under President Francois Hollande. The trial of Jerome Cahuzac, once a champion in the fight against tax evasion, began Monday afternoon […]
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Coldplay’s latest video criticized for portrayal of India

NBA - 6 hours 10 min ago

NEW DELHI (AP) — British rock band Coldplay’s latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images of India with Hindu holy men, peacocks and colorful festivals. Coldplay featured Beyonce in their Super Bowl half-time show Sunday, but they didn’t […]
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Coldplay’s latest video criticized for portrayal of India

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 10 min ago

NEW DELHI (AP) — British rock band Coldplay’s latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images of India with Hindu holy men, peacocks and colorful festivals. Coldplay featured Beyonce in their Super Bowl half-time show Sunday, but they didn’t […]
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India says 3Q growth faster than China’s at 7.3 percent

NBA - 6 hours 15 min ago

NEW DELHI (AP) — India said its economy grew 7.3 percent in the last three months of 2015, a rate of expansion that puts the South Asian nation ahead of China’s 6.8 percent growth during the same period. The data released Monday by the Indian Central Statistics Office shows a slight downturn for India from […]
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India says 3Q growth faster than China’s at 7.3 percent

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 15 min ago

NEW DELHI (AP) — India said its economy grew 7.3 percent in the last three months of 2015, a rate of expansion that puts the South Asian nation ahead of China’s 6.8 percent growth during the same period. The data released Monday by the Indian Central Statistics Office shows a slight downturn for India from […]
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Apollo Education to go private in $1.1B deal

NBA - 6 hours 26 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by private investment firm The Vistria Group. Shares jumped more than 28 percent in Monday premarket trading. The announcement comes about a month after the owner of the University of Phoenix, another for-profit college, signaled that […]
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Apollo Education to go private in $1.1B deal

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 26 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by private investment firm The Vistria Group. Shares jumped more than 28 percent in Monday premarket trading. The announcement comes about a month after the owner of the University of Phoenix, another for-profit college, signaled that […]
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