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Run-DMC to open for Chili Peppers at pre-Super Bowl concert

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:42

ATLANTA (AP) — Run-DMC will open up for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at a pre-Super Bowl concert in San Francisco. The famed rap group is expected to hit the stage at the sixth annual DirecTV Super Saturday Night concert party at Pier 70. The show is an invitation-only event co-hosted by Mark Cuban’s AXS […]
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Run-DMC to open for Chili Peppers at pre-Super Bowl concert

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:42

ATLANTA (AP) — Run-DMC will open up for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at a pre-Super Bowl concert in San Francisco. The famed rap group is expected to hit the stage at the sixth annual DirecTV Super Saturday Night concert party at Pier 70. The show is an invitation-only event co-hosted by Mark Cuban’s AXS […]
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Alabama deputy shot while serving papers; suspect also shot

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:14

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A northwestern Alabama deputy and a suspect have both been wounded after a shootout in Florence. Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton tells local news outlets that Deputy Randall McCrary was hit twice Wednesday evening, but his injuries as of late Wednesday didn’t appear to be life-threatening. The suspect’s condition is not […]
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Alabama deputy shot while serving papers; suspect also shot

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:14

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A northwestern Alabama deputy and a suspect have both been wounded after a shootout in Florence. Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton tells local news outlets that Deputy Randall McCrary was hit twice Wednesday evening, but his injuries as of late Wednesday didn’t appear to be life-threatening. The suspect’s condition is not […]
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Former US Attorney General Eric Holder negotiating MTN fine

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:13

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s regulatory agency says former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is leading negotiations for South Africa-based telecommunications giant MTN about a $3.9 billion fine. Spokesman Tony Ojobo of the Nigerian Communications Commission said Thursday Holder “is leading MTN’s legal team” challenging the fine. The commission fined MTN Nigeria for failing to […]
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Former US Attorney General Eric Holder negotiating MTN fine

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:13

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s regulatory agency says former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is leading negotiations for South Africa-based telecommunications giant MTN about a $3.9 billion fine. Spokesman Tony Ojobo of the Nigerian Communications Commission said Thursday Holder “is leading MTN’s legal team” challenging the fine. The commission fined MTN Nigeria for failing to […]
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Police: Man faked brain cancer, took thousands in donations

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:12

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut man shaved his head and took weight loss pills to convince people he had stage 3 brain cancer and collect thousands in donations. Tyler Tomer, of Wallingford, was charged Wednesday with first-degree larceny and first-degree larceny by defrauding a public community. Police say an investigation started in […]
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Police: Man faked brain cancer, took thousands in donations

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:12

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut man shaved his head and took weight loss pills to convince people he had stage 3 brain cancer and collect thousands in donations. Tyler Tomer, of Wallingford, was charged Wednesday with first-degree larceny and first-degree larceny by defrauding a public community. Police say an investigation started in […]
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Syrian family arrives in Italy in first humanitarian airlift

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:09

ROME (AP) — A 7-year-old Syrian girl suffering from a rare form of cancer arrived in Italy on Thursday, the first of an estimated 1,000 refugees who are being brought here on humanitarian grounds in a pilot project aimed at dissuading people from embarking on deadly sea crossings. Little Falak al Hourani, her parents and […]
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Syrian family arrives in Italy in first humanitarian airlift

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:09

ROME (AP) — A 7-year-old Syrian girl suffering from a rare form of cancer arrived in Italy on Thursday, the first of an estimated 1,000 refugees who are being brought here on humanitarian grounds in a pilot project aimed at dissuading people from embarking on deadly sea crossings. Little Falak al Hourani, her parents and […]
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Bank of England keeps interest rates steady amid uncertainty

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:05

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England policymakers have voted to keep interest rates at their record low of 0.5 percent as Governor Mark Carney unveils economic forecasts for Britain. The quarterly inflation report Thursday comes at a time of market volatility and plummeting oil prices. The dark mood prompted Carney to say last month […]
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Bank of England keeps interest rates steady amid uncertainty

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:05

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England policymakers have voted to keep interest rates at their record low of 0.5 percent as Governor Mark Carney unveils economic forecasts for Britain. The quarterly inflation report Thursday comes at a time of market volatility and plummeting oil prices. The dark mood prompted Carney to say last month […]
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Lawmakers anxious to hear from Shkreli, but he’s taking 5th

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. lawmakers are anxious to hear from 32-year-old pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli about severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired. But it’s unlikely the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals will answer questions in his appearance Thursday before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Shkreli, who has […]
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Lawmakers anxious to hear from Shkreli, but he’s taking 5th

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 20:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. lawmakers are anxious to hear from 32-year-old pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli about severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired. But it’s unlikely the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals will answer questions in his appearance Thursday before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Shkreli, who has […]
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BBC says American actor Matt LeBlanc to join ‘Top Gear’

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 19:44

LONDON (AP) — The BBC says former “Friends” star Matt LeBlanc will be joining the broadcaster’s popular “Top Gear” program, presenting the revamped car show with Chris Evans. LeBlanc, who starred as Joey Tribbiani on the NBC sitcom “Friends,” is the first non-British actor to host the show in its 39-year history. One of the […]
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BBC says American actor Matt LeBlanc to join ‘Top Gear’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 19:44

LONDON (AP) — The BBC says former “Friends” star Matt LeBlanc will be joining the broadcaster’s popular “Top Gear” program, presenting the revamped car show with Chris Evans. LeBlanc, who starred as Joey Tribbiani on the NBC sitcom “Friends,” is the first non-British actor to host the show in its 39-year history. One of the […]
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South African rangers seek to track rhinos in wildlife park

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 19:24

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa (AP) — Rangers in a major South African wildlife park recently darted a rhino to install a tracking device on the threatened animal as part of efforts to stop poaching. Journalists witnessed the operation in Kruger National Park, where poachers have killed rhinos in record numbers to meet consumer demand […]
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South African rangers seek to track rhinos in wildlife park

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 19:24

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa (AP) — Rangers in a major South African wildlife park recently darted a rhino to install a tracking device on the threatened animal as part of efforts to stop poaching. Journalists witnessed the operation in Kruger National Park, where poachers have killed rhinos in record numbers to meet consumer demand […]
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Officials search for cause of death for family in explosion

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 19:19

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio mother and two young girls were so badly burned that investigators can’t determine if they suffered any injuries prior to a fatal house explosion and fire. The Summit County Medical Examiner released a preliminary autopsy Wednesday saying investigators are searching for their causes of death. Records show […]
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Officials search for cause of death for family in explosion

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 19:19

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio mother and two young girls were so badly burned that investigators can’t determine if they suffered any injuries prior to a fatal house explosion and fire. The Summit County Medical Examiner released a preliminary autopsy Wednesday saying investigators are searching for their causes of death. Records show […]
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