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Photos of the Day: Feb. 11, 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:31

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Panel advances bill to require ultrasounds before abortions

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:29

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers have advanced a bill that would require doctors to perform ultrasounds prior to abortions and to describe what is seen to the pregnant woman. The measure cleared the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee on Thursday. The committee action is the latest effort by abortion opponents to […]
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Panel advances bill to require ultrasounds before abortions

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:29

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers have advanced a bill that would require doctors to perform ultrasounds prior to abortions and to describe what is seen to the pregnant woman. The measure cleared the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee on Thursday. The committee action is the latest effort by abortion opponents to […]
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Taylor Swift to kick off the Grammy Awards with performance

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:28

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift will open the 58th annual Grammy Awards with a performance from her nominated album, “1989,” while Alabama Shakes, Miguel and 12-year-old jazz pianist Joey Alexander will also perform. The Recording Academy on Thursday announced the final round of performers for Monday’s awards show in Los Angeles. LL Cool J […]
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Taylor Swift to kick off the Grammy Awards with performance

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:28

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift will open the 58th annual Grammy Awards with a performance from her nominated album, “1989,” while Alabama Shakes, Miguel and 12-year-old jazz pianist Joey Alexander will also perform. The Recording Academy on Thursday announced the final round of performers for Monday’s awards show in Los Angeles. LL Cool J […]
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5 indicted in 2015 New York City gas explosion that killed 2

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:28

NEW YORK (AP) — A building owner and four others have been indicted on charges that include manslaughter in connection with a gas explosion last year that killed two people and leveled three New York City buildings. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and other officials said Thursday that the charges also include criminally […]
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5 indicted in 2015 New York City gas explosion that killed 2

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:28

NEW YORK (AP) — A building owner and four others have been indicted on charges that include manslaughter in connection with a gas explosion last year that killed two people and leveled three New York City buildings. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and other officials said Thursday that the charges also include criminally […]
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German police say death toll from train crash rises to 11

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:28

BERLIN (AP) — Police in southern Germany say the death toll from Tuesday’s head-on train crash in Bavaria has risen to 11. Bad Aibling police say a 47-year-old man from the Munich area died of his injuries in the hospital Thursday. Police say 20 people were seriously injured, some of whom are in a grave […]
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German police say death toll from train crash rises to 11

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:28

BERLIN (AP) — Police in southern Germany say the death toll from Tuesday’s head-on train crash in Bavaria has risen to 11. Bad Aibling police say a 47-year-old man from the Munich area died of his injuries in the hospital Thursday. Police say 20 people were seriously injured, some of whom are in a grave […]
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Scientists say they have detected gravitational ripples, just as Einstein predicted a century ago

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 23:41

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists say they have detected gravitational ripples, just as Einstein predicted a century ago.
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Scientists say they have detected gravitational ripples, just as Einstein predicted a century ago

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 23:41

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists say they have detected gravitational ripples, just as Einstein predicted a century ago.
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Woven of dignity: Black seamstress’ legacy on display

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 23:38

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — For generations, any woman who owned a dress made by Willie Otey Kay owned an instant heirloom. Throughout much of the 20th century in North Carolina, the black seamstress worked in silk, satin and lace to design original wedding and debutante gowns worn by wealthy white women and by Kay’s black […]
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Woven of dignity: Black seamstress’ legacy on display

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 23:38

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — For generations, any woman who owned a dress made by Willie Otey Kay owned an instant heirloom. Throughout much of the 20th century in North Carolina, the black seamstress worked in silk, satin and lace to design original wedding and debutante gowns worn by wealthy white women and by Kay’s black […]
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Feds accuse prison guards of taking bribes, drug trafficking

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 23:28

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 40 prison guards and officers in Georgia have been indicted on charges of accepting bribes and drug trafficking, the latest in a federal effort to crack down on contraband and criminal activity in the state’s prisons. Since September, about 130 people — including prison employees, inmates, former inmates and others […]
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Feds accuse prison guards of taking bribes, drug trafficking

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 23:28

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 40 prison guards and officers in Georgia have been indicted on charges of accepting bribes and drug trafficking, the latest in a federal effort to crack down on contraband and criminal activity in the state’s prisons. Since September, about 130 people — including prison employees, inmates, former inmates and others […]
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NY man, 70, charged with murder in death of wife of 51 years

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 23:25

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A 70-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of his wife of 51 years inside their upstate New York apartment. Police in Gloversville say Thursday that Frank Ostrander was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 70-year-old Sally Ostrander. Officials say Frank Ostrander called 911 on Wednesday […]
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NY man, 70, charged with murder in death of wife of 51 years

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 23:25

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A 70-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of his wife of 51 years inside their upstate New York apartment. Police in Gloversville say Thursday that Frank Ostrander was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 70-year-old Sally Ostrander. Officials say Frank Ostrander called 911 on Wednesday […]
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US markets dive amid global selloff

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 23:23

U.S. stocks moved sharply lower early Thursday following steep market declines all around the world as concerns about global economic weakness intensified. Financials stocks were among the biggest decliners as investors worried that interest rates in the U.S. and elsewhere would remain low. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 173 points, or 1.1 […]
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US markets dive amid global selloff

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 23:23

U.S. stocks moved sharply lower early Thursday following steep market declines all around the world as concerns about global economic weakness intensified. Financials stocks were among the biggest decliners as investors worried that interest rates in the U.S. and elsewhere would remain low. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 173 points, or 1.1 […]
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43 prison guards in Georgia indicted on charges of accepting bribes, drug trafficking

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 23:22

ATLANTA (AP) — 43 prison guards in Georgia indicted on charges of accepting bribes, drug trafficking.
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