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First Zika case in King County confirmed in male traveler

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 02:04

The first case of Zika virus in King County has been confirmed in a man who traveled to Colombia, one of the countries where the virus linked to devastating birth defects has been detected.
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Western countries urge Kenya to take steps for smooth polls

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:34

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan voters must have confidence that the electoral commission and judiciary are impartial and efficient ahead of polls next year, 11 diplomats from western countries said Wednesday. In a joint statement the diplomats, who included U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec, said with elections in 15 months, it is time for […]
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Western countries urge Kenya to take steps for smooth polls

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:34

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan voters must have confidence that the electoral commission and judiciary are impartial and efficient ahead of polls next year, 11 diplomats from western countries said Wednesday. In a joint statement the diplomats, who included U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec, said with elections in 15 months, it is time for […]
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Russia claims arrest of group planning holiday attacks

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:26

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Federal Security Service says a group of Central Asian citizens have been arrested on suspicion on planning attacks in the Moscow region and that explosives and weapons have been seized. The security service, known by the acronym FSB, said the suspects were under the direction of unspecified “international terrorist groups” active […]
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Russia claims arrest of group planning holiday attacks

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:26

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Federal Security Service says a group of Central Asian citizens have been arrested on suspicion on planning attacks in the Moscow region and that explosives and weapons have been seized. The security service, known by the acronym FSB, said the suspects were under the direction of unspecified “international terrorist groups” active […]
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US officials: Deal reached to extend Syria truce to Aleppo

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:26

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia have persuaded Syria’s government and moderate rebels to extend the country’s fragile truce to the northern city of Aleppo, although sporadic clashes continue, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The agreement was reached late Tuesday and took effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday Damascus time (7 a.m. EDT), said the […]
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US officials: Deal reached to extend Syria truce to Aleppo

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:26

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia have persuaded Syria’s government and moderate rebels to extend the country’s fragile truce to the northern city of Aleppo, although sporadic clashes continue, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The agreement was reached late Tuesday and took effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday Damascus time (7 a.m. EDT), said the […]
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500-euro bill, beloved by money launderers, is discontinued

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:15

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The 500-euro bill is being discontinued after criticism that the banknote had become a handy aid to money laundering. The European Central Bank’s 25-member governing council made the decision at a meeting Wednesday. Banknotes currently in circulation will remain legal but will no longer be issued after late 2018. The ECB […]
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500-euro bill, beloved by money launderers, is discontinued

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:15

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The 500-euro bill is being discontinued after criticism that the banknote had become a handy aid to money laundering. The European Central Bank’s 25-member governing council made the decision at a meeting Wednesday. Banknotes currently in circulation will remain legal but will no longer be issued after late 2018. The ECB […]
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Rob Reiner, son explore a dark time in ‘Being Charlie’

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:13

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — “I maybe didn’t handle it the best way,” said Rob Reiner of his son’s struggles with drugs. It’s a story that stayed out of the tabloids while it was happening, but by the time Nick Reiner was 18 years old, he had already cycled in and out of nine treatment […]
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Rob Reiner, son explore a dark time in ‘Being Charlie’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:13

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — “I maybe didn’t handle it the best way,” said Rob Reiner of his son’s struggles with drugs. It’s a story that stayed out of the tabloids while it was happening, but by the time Nick Reiner was 18 years old, he had already cycled in and out of nine treatment […]
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Liven up the dining table with spot prawn recipe by Anthony’s chef Pat Donahue

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:08

The spot shrimp fishery gets underway on May 14 in many areas of Puget Sound and Hood Canal with thousands of anglers hauling in their pots full of these jumbo prawn-sized delicacies, and this week’s seafood recipe of the week by executive chef Pat Donahue of Anthony’s Restaurant will knock the socks off your guests […]
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Liven up the dining table with spot prawn recipe by Anthony’s chef Pat Donahue

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:08

The spot shrimp fishery gets underway on May 14 in many areas of Puget Sound and Hood Canal with thousands of anglers hauling in their pots full of these jumbo prawn-sized delicacies, and this week’s seafood recipe of the week by executive chef Pat Donahue of Anthony’s Restaurant will knock the socks off your guests […]
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2017 Audi A4 brings more power, room and technology

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:07

The Audi A4 luxury sedan has been revamped from top to bottom for 2017 with a more powerful engine, new transmission and more room and technology inside. It also is one of the more technologically advanced compact sedans on the market with a new, optional feature called Traffic Jam Assist, which takes the burden off […]
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2017 Audi A4 brings more power, room and technology

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:07

The Audi A4 luxury sedan has been revamped from top to bottom for 2017 with a more powerful engine, new transmission and more room and technology inside. It also is one of the more technologically advanced compact sedans on the market with a new, optional feature called Traffic Jam Assist, which takes the burden off […]
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Laboratory advance provides view of early embryo development

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:03

NEW YORK (AP) — New lab techniques have provided the first good look at a crucial but mysterious stage in the development of human embryos, scientists reported Wednesday. The researchers said follow-up research might eventually lead to new treatments for infertility and perhaps new forms of birth control. The work extends the amount of embryonic […]
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Laboratory advance provides view of early embryo development

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:03

NEW YORK (AP) — New lab techniques have provided the first good look at a crucial but mysterious stage in the development of human embryos, scientists reported Wednesday. The researchers said follow-up research might eventually lead to new treatments for infertility and perhaps new forms of birth control. The work extends the amount of embryonic […]
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APNewsBreak: Chimp victim’s body rejecting face transplant

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:01

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting the transplant. Charla Nash says doctors have decided to end an experimental drug treatment and put her back on her original […]
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APNewsBreak: Chimp victim’s body rejecting face transplant

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:01

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting the transplant. Charla Nash says doctors have decided to end an experimental drug treatment and put her back on her original […]
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Robber is shortchanged after coming away with only 35 cents

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:00

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police are investigating an armed robbery of two men where the assailant walked away with only 35 cents. Police say the robbery happened Wednesday morning in the city’s Carrollton area. Police said that a 33-year-old man and a 29-year-old man were robbed by a man armed with a semi-automatic […]
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