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Nordstrom shows plans for elaborate Manhattan flagship

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:33

Nordstrom unveils the footprint and exterior design of its planned Manhattan flagship store.
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Man accused of trying to join extremists found competent

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:30

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A psychologist says a Wisconsin man charged with trying to join the Islamic State militant group is competent to stand trial. A federal magistrate in Madison has given Joshua Van Haften’s lawyer two weeks to contest the finding. Van Haften was charged last April with trying to cross from Turkey to […]
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Man accused of trying to join extremists found competent

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:30

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A psychologist says a Wisconsin man charged with trying to join the Islamic State militant group is competent to stand trial. A federal magistrate in Madison has given Joshua Van Haften’s lawyer two weeks to contest the finding. Van Haften was charged last April with trying to cross from Turkey to […]
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Police: 3 knives, other blades used in Chicago family deaths

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:28

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police believe three knives or other weapons with blades were used to kill five of six family members whose bodies were found last week in their home on the city’s Southwest Side. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-lee-EHL’-mee) said Wednesday that investigators believe the weapons were either knives or other cutting […]
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Police: 3 knives, other blades used in Chicago family deaths

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:28

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police believe three knives or other weapons with blades were used to kill five of six family members whose bodies were found last week in their home on the city’s Southwest Side. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-lee-EHL’-mee) said Wednesday that investigators believe the weapons were either knives or other cutting […]
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Sea lion found starving in San Diego restaurant on the mend

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:25

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend. SeaWorld vets said Wednesday that the 8-month-old female pup has put on about four pounds, and her bloodwork is encouraging. The underweight and dehydrated sea lion was found […]
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Sea lion found starving in San Diego restaurant on the mend

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:25

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend. SeaWorld vets said Wednesday that the 8-month-old female pup has put on about four pounds, and her bloodwork is encouraging. The underweight and dehydrated sea lion was found […]
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Tutu asks why it took years to prosecute apartheid murder

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

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu has questioned why it took so long for South African prosecutors to charge former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 death of an activist. On Thursday, Tutu welcomed the National Prosecution Authority’s decision this week to prosecute four men linked to the torture […]
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Tutu asks why it took years to prosecute apartheid murder

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:23

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu has questioned why it took so long for South African prosecutors to charge former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 death of an activist. On Thursday, Tutu welcomed the National Prosecution Authority’s decision this week to prosecute four men linked to the torture […]
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Guest essay: How ‘good’ high schools can be so bad

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:15

Tutor Chris Morris-Lent says excessive difficulty in high school hurts students academically and socially.
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Guest essay: How ‘good’ high schools can be so bad

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:15

Tutor Chris Morris-Lent says excessive difficulty in high school hurts students academically and socially.
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State: Forcing officer’s testimony in Gray case not unusual

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:13

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors say there’s nothing unusual about a court order requiring Baltimore Police Officer William Porter to testify against fellow officers in the Freddie Gray case. Assistant Attorney General Carrie Williams made the argument on behalf of city prosecutors in a filing Wednesday in the Court of Special Appeals, Maryland’s second-highest court. Porter […]
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State: Forcing officer’s testimony in Gray case not unusual

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 22:13

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors say there’s nothing unusual about a court order requiring Baltimore Police Officer William Porter to testify against fellow officers in the Freddie Gray case. Assistant Attorney General Carrie Williams made the argument on behalf of city prosecutors in a filing Wednesday in the Court of Special Appeals, Maryland’s second-highest court. Porter […]
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Arraignment set for Oklahoma man in co-worker’s beheading

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 21:37

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man charged with beheading a co-worker with a butcher knife at an Oklahoma food processing plant is scheduled to formally enter a plea to first-degree murder. Alton Nolen is set to be arraigned in a Cleveland County courtroom Thursday for the September 2014 attack at the Vaughan Foods plant in […]
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Arraignment set for Oklahoma man in co-worker’s beheading

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 21:37

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man charged with beheading a co-worker with a butcher knife at an Oklahoma food processing plant is scheduled to formally enter a plea to first-degree murder. Alton Nolen is set to be arraigned in a Cleveland County courtroom Thursday for the September 2014 attack at the Vaughan Foods plant in […]
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Applications for US jobless aid fell sharply last week

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 21:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week in a sign of a stable job market despite the slowing global economy hitting stocks and commodities. The Labor Department says weekly applications for jobless aid fell 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 269,000. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, declined slightly to 281,250. […]
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Applications for US jobless aid fell sharply last week

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 21:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week in a sign of a stable job market despite the slowing global economy hitting stocks and commodities. The Labor Department says weekly applications for jobless aid fell 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 269,000. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, declined slightly to 281,250. […]
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Weekly applications for US unemployment benefits fall to 269,000, a positive sign for hiring

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 21:32

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weekly applications for US unemployment benefits fall to 269,000, a positive sign for hiring.
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Weekly applications for US unemployment benefits fall to 269,000, a positive sign for hiring

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 21:32

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weekly applications for US unemployment benefits fall to 269,000, a positive sign for hiring.
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Reynolds American 4Q profit jumps, but misses forecasts

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 21:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Cigarette maker Reynolds American’s fourth-quarter profit shot up 89 percent compared to the final quarter of 2014, when earnings fell due to pension charges and other costs. The parent of Camel and Pall Mall cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds earned $279 million in the three months that ended Dec. 31. That’s up […]
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