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English soccer team, 5,000-1 longshots, close in on title

NBA - 7 hours 41 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Bettors looking for a wager with a fancifully high payoff last fall could have gone into their local betting shop in England and risked a bit of cash on the proposition that Elvis Presley would be found alive and well. Or they could have placed their money on a true longshot: The […]
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English soccer team, 5,000-1 longshots, close in on title

Seattle Seahawks - 7 hours 41 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Bettors looking for a wager with a fancifully high payoff last fall could have gone into their local betting shop in England and risked a bit of cash on the proposition that Elvis Presley would be found alive and well. Or they could have placed their money on a true longshot: The […]
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In Norway, search for 2 missing bodies after deadly crash

NBA - 7 hours 43 min ago

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A search continued Saturday for the two missing bodies from the crash of Airbus EC-225 helicopter off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board. Police spokesman Per Angel said they also were working on identifying the 11 victims found so far. The helicopter carrying workers from an offshore rig in […]
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In Norway, search for 2 missing bodies after deadly crash

Seattle Seahawks - 7 hours 43 min ago

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A search continued Saturday for the two missing bodies from the crash of Airbus EC-225 helicopter off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board. Police spokesman Per Angel said they also were working on identifying the 11 victims found so far. The helicopter carrying workers from an offshore rig in […]
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IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bombing that killed 21

NBA - 8 hours 31 min ago

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday east of Baghdad, according to a statement posted on an IS-affiliated website. The attack killed at least 21 people and wounded at least 42 others, according to Iraqi police and hospital officials. The IS statement described the attack as a three-ton truck […]
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IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bombing that killed 21

Seattle Seahawks - 8 hours 31 min ago

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday east of Baghdad, according to a statement posted on an IS-affiliated website. The attack killed at least 21 people and wounded at least 42 others, according to Iraqi police and hospital officials. The IS statement described the attack as a three-ton truck […]
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Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

NBA - 9 hours 3 min ago

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A judge sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger’s womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy. Judge Maria Berkenkotter said the harshest sentences for the most serious charges were justified by the brutality of the […]
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Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 3 min ago

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A judge sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger’s womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy. Judge Maria Berkenkotter said the harshest sentences for the most serious charges were justified by the brutality of the […]
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San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training

NBA - 9 hours 5 min ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief said that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority suspects. Flanked by religious and minority community leaders at a San Francisco press […]
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San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 5 min ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief said that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority suspects. Flanked by religious and minority community leaders at a San Francisco press […]
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Police confirm 7 dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital

NBA - 9 hours 13 min ago

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Seven people were killed and at least 121 others were injured in the collapse of a residential building in Nairobi during heavy rains, Kenyan officials said Saturday. The Kenya Red Cross said a search team managed to pull three children and an adult from the rubble of the six-story building in […]
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Police confirm 7 dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 13 min ago

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Seven people were killed and at least 121 others were injured in the collapse of a residential building in Nairobi during heavy rains, Kenyan officials said Saturday. The Kenya Red Cross said a search team managed to pull three children and an adult from the rubble of the six-story building in […]
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Seahawks get high grades for drafting of Jarran Reed, while reaction to other picks a little more varied

NBA - 9 hours 51 min ago

The Seahawks' drafting of Alabama defensive tackle in the second round Friday night drew rave reviews. The reaction to the rest of Seattle's day two picks was a little more mixed.
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Seahawks get high grades for drafting of Jarran Reed, while reaction to other picks a little more varied

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 51 min ago

The Seahawks' drafting of Alabama defensive tackle in the second round Friday night drew rave reviews. The reaction to the rest of Seattle's day two picks was a little more mixed.
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Michigan State QB Cook biggest name still on board

NBA - 9 hours 57 min ago

A draft that has featured just about everything enters its final day and last four rounds with some intrigue remaining. So far, there have been bizarre drops and megatrades early on, a run on players from national champion Alabama on Day 2, and a fascination with Ohio State Buckeyes — a record 10 so far […]
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Michigan State QB Cook biggest name still on board

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 57 min ago

A draft that has featured just about everything enters its final day and last four rounds with some intrigue remaining. So far, there have been bizarre drops and megatrades early on, a run on players from national champion Alabama on Day 2, and a fascination with Ohio State Buckeyes — a record 10 so far […]
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Pennsylvania GOP delegates voice strong support for Trump

NBA - 10 hours 15 min ago

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A solid majority of Pennsylvania Republicans elected as delegates to the GOP’s presidential nominating convention in Cleveland say they intend to vote for the candidate who won a thumping primary victory in their state — Donald Trump. The ballot didn’t tell voters which candidate the delegates support, and the 54 people […]
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Pennsylvania GOP delegates voice strong support for Trump

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 15 min ago

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A solid majority of Pennsylvania Republicans elected as delegates to the GOP’s presidential nominating convention in Cleveland say they intend to vote for the candidate who won a thumping primary victory in their state — Donald Trump. The ballot didn’t tell voters which candidate the delegates support, and the 54 people […]
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Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene

NBA - 10 hours 17 min ago

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California’s Republican party, making his case directly to the GOP’s state party convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him outside in a possible harbinger of the controversy he will bring as the nominating process shifts toward the nation’s most populous […]
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Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 17 min ago

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California’s Republican party, making his case directly to the GOP’s state party convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him outside in a possible harbinger of the controversy he will bring as the nominating process shifts toward the nation’s most populous […]
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