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Elephants to perform for final time at Ringling Bros. circus

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:40

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Elephants will perform for the last time at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, as the show closes its own chapter on a controversial practice that has entertained audiences since circuses began in America two centuries ago. Six Asian elephants will deliver their final performances in Providence, […]
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Elephants to perform for final time at Ringling Bros. circus

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:40

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Elephants will perform for the last time at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, as the show closes its own chapter on a controversial practice that has entertained audiences since circuses began in America two centuries ago. Six Asian elephants will deliver their final performances in Providence, […]
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Sanders raises $26M in April in primary bid against Clinton

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:38

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is reporting raising about $26 million in April in his primary challenge to Hillary Clinton. Sanders’ fundraising total is a decline from the $46 million he raised in March. His campaign hasn’t yet reported how much it spent in March or how much it has in the […]
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Sanders raises $26M in April in primary bid against Clinton

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:38

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is reporting raising about $26 million in April in his primary challenge to Hillary Clinton. Sanders’ fundraising total is a decline from the $46 million he raised in March. His campaign hasn’t yet reported how much it spent in March or how much it has in the […]
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Labour Party denies anti-Semitism in its ranks as vote nears

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:37

LONDON (AP) — Senior Labour Party figures are fighting back against charges there is anti-Semitism in the party’s ranks ahead of Thursday’s vote for a new mayor of London and other posts. Labour legislator Diane Abbott said Sunday the party is being unfairly attacked by its political enemies while union leader Len McCluskey said the […]
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Labour Party denies anti-Semitism in its ranks as vote nears

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:37

LONDON (AP) — Senior Labour Party figures are fighting back against charges there is anti-Semitism in the party’s ranks ahead of Thursday’s vote for a new mayor of London and other posts. Labour legislator Diane Abbott said Sunday the party is being unfairly attacked by its political enemies while union leader Len McCluskey said the […]
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Kenya officials: Death toll of collapsed building up to 16

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:12

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan rescuers are continuing to search for survivors of a residential building that collapsed Friday as officials said the death toll rose to 16 and 73 people are missing. Pius Masai of Kenya’s National Disaster Management Unit confirmed the death toll Sunday. Authorities had initially said the building had six stories […]
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Kenya officials: Death toll of collapsed building up to 16

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:12

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan rescuers are continuing to search for survivors of a residential building that collapsed Friday as officials said the death toll rose to 16 and 73 people are missing. Pius Masai of Kenya’s National Disaster Management Unit confirmed the death toll Sunday. Authorities had initially said the building had six stories […]
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North Korea party congress to show unity around Kim Jong Un

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:12

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is preparing to hold a once-in-a-generation congress of its ruling party that is intended to rally the nation behind leader Kim Jong Un and could provide an important glimpse into Kim’s plans for the country’s economy and military. The congress, set to begin on Friday, is the first in 36 […]
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North Korea party congress to show unity around Kim Jong Un

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:12

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is preparing to hold a once-in-a-generation congress of its ruling party that is intended to rally the nation behind leader Kim Jong Un and could provide an important glimpse into Kim’s plans for the country’s economy and military. The congress, set to begin on Friday, is the first in 36 […]
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Sunday Best: Happy birthday, QEII

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:00

Queen Elizabeth II marked her 90th birthday by sticking with her favorite go-to style of outfit.
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Sunday Best: Happy birthday, QEII

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:00

Queen Elizabeth II marked her 90th birthday by sticking with her favorite go-to style of outfit.
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Trump gets outside help for potential GOP convention battle

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 20:46

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has a Plan B if he’s faced with a contested convention, and it involves the sort of outside groups that he’s called “corrupt.” While the billionaire businessman might lock up the Republican presidential nomination in the next five weeks of voting, he and his allies are simultaneously undertaking a parallel […]
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Trump gets outside help for potential GOP convention battle

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 20:46

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has a Plan B if he’s faced with a contested convention, and it involves the sort of outside groups that he’s called “corrupt.” While the billionaire businessman might lock up the Republican presidential nomination in the next five weeks of voting, he and his allies are simultaneously undertaking a parallel […]
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Damascus extends cease-fire by 24 hours

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 20:43

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s state news agency says the military has extended its cease-fire around Damascus for another 24 hours. Thousands of rebels are fighting pro-government forces in the region. The Sunday report said that President Bashar Assad’s army would extend the brief cessation of hostilities that was declared Friday around the capital and […]
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Damascus extends cease-fire by 24 hours

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 20:43

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s state news agency says the military has extended its cease-fire around Damascus for another 24 hours. Thousands of rebels are fighting pro-government forces in the region. The Sunday report said that President Bashar Assad’s army would extend the brief cessation of hostilities that was declared Friday around the capital and […]
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CSX train derails in Northeast DC, possible hazardous leak

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 20:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — A CSX freight train has derailed in Washington, D.C., leaving several cars overturned and a possible hazardous leak. Fire officials tell WTOP-TV (http://bit.ly/1W0ldIF) that several cars overturned near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station about 7 a.m. Sunday, and emergency responders were working to contain a leak. Officials say they do not […]
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CSX train derails in Northeast DC, possible hazardous leak

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 20:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — A CSX freight train has derailed in Washington, D.C., leaving several cars overturned and a possible hazardous leak. Fire officials tell WTOP-TV (http://bit.ly/1W0ldIF) that several cars overturned near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station about 7 a.m. Sunday, and emergency responders were working to contain a leak. Officials say they do not […]
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3 detained in Bangladesh after stabbing death of Hindu man

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 20:17

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Bangladesh detained three men Sunday, including the head of an Islamic school, in connection with the stabbing death of a Hindu tailor in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. Police officer Saleh Muhammed Tanvir said the school principal had sued Nikhil Joarder, the slain tailor, four years […]
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3 detained in Bangladesh after stabbing death of Hindu man

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 20:17

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Bangladesh detained three men Sunday, including the head of an Islamic school, in connection with the stabbing death of a Hindu tailor in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. Police officer Saleh Muhammed Tanvir said the school principal had sued Nikhil Joarder, the slain tailor, four years […]
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