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Iraq says oil exports, revenues increase in April

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 18:35

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq says April crude oil exports have increased by 2.3 percent from the previous month, filling cash-strapped coffers amid an acute economic crisis. Oil Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad, said Sunday that daily oil exports averaged 3.364 million barrels last month, worth $3.343 billion. March exports stood at 3.286 million barrels per day, […]
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Iraq says oil exports, revenues increase in April

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 18:35

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq says April crude oil exports have increased by 2.3 percent from the previous month, filling cash-strapped coffers amid an acute economic crisis. Oil Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad, said Sunday that daily oil exports averaged 3.364 million barrels last month, worth $3.343 billion. March exports stood at 3.286 million barrels per day, […]
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Would you watch the world Bern?

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 18:04

“And now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtain.” Those are, of course, the opening lyrics to Frank Sinatra’s immortal recording of “My Way.” They are also a succinct description of the state of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. Last week, the candidate announced he was laying off hundreds of staff members […]
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Would you watch the world Bern?

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 18:04

“And now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtain.” Those are, of course, the opening lyrics to Frank Sinatra’s immortal recording of “My Way.” They are also a succinct description of the state of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. Last week, the candidate announced he was laying off hundreds of staff members […]
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GOP race shifts California’s political fault lines

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 17:51

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity. But the prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in the Golden State has scrambled the party’s […]
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GOP race shifts California’s political fault lines

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 17:51

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity. But the prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in the Golden State has scrambled the party’s […]
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Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 17:49

PHOENIX (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at the Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump. The Cruz slate won virtually all of the 28 at-large national delegates and roughly split the 27 […]
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Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 17:49

PHOENIX (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at the Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump. The Cruz slate won virtually all of the 28 at-large national delegates and roughly split the 27 […]
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CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 17:46

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — When Carly Fiorina spoke at the California Republican Party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport, it was a brief homecoming of sorts for the newly minted vice presidential candidate. Fiorina grew up in the Bay Area and became chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard there before plunging into politics […]
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CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 17:46

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — When Carly Fiorina spoke at the California Republican Party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport, it was a brief homecoming of sorts for the newly minted vice presidential candidate. Fiorina grew up in the Bay Area and became chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard there before plunging into politics […]
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Thousands march in Moscow’s Red Square for May Day rally

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 17:19

Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events: RUSSIA Tens of thousands of people marched across Moscow’s Red Square on a sunny Sunday morning in a pro-Kremlin workers’ rally. The protesters were carrying the Russian tricolor and balloons. As is […]
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Thousands march in Moscow’s Red Square for May Day rally

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 17:19

Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events: RUSSIA Tens of thousands of people marched across Moscow’s Red Square on a sunny Sunday morning in a pro-Kremlin workers’ rally. The protesters were carrying the Russian tricolor and balloons. As is […]
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Obama out: President closes out his run as comedian-in-chief

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 17:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner for the last time — wrapping up with “Obama out” and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered. Obama’s performance Saturday night proved he hasn’t lost a step. “If this material works well, I’m going to use […]
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Obama out: President closes out his run as comedian-in-chief

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 17:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner for the last time — wrapping up with “Obama out” and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered. Obama’s performance Saturday night proved he hasn’t lost a step. “If this material works well, I’m going to use […]
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Orthodox Christians across the world celebrate Easter

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 16:44

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Across the world, Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than 2,000 years ago. Russian President Vladimir Putin attended a special Easter midnight Mass in Moscow. In Greece, the faithful attended Easter Mass holding candles lit with “Holy Fire” from the Church of […]
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Orthodox Christians across the world celebrate Easter

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 16:44

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Across the world, Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than 2,000 years ago. Russian President Vladimir Putin attended a special Easter midnight Mass in Moscow. In Greece, the faithful attended Easter Mass holding candles lit with “Holy Fire” from the Church of […]
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Nadal looks to keep momentum at Madrid Masters

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 16:35

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal arrives at the Madrid Masters with a chance to erase doubts about his form going into Roland Garros. The former No. 1-ranked player has been playing well again and is coming off two straight titles, and another win at his home Masters, which will feature all the top-ranked players, would […]
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Nadal looks to keep momentum at Madrid Masters

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 16:35

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal arrives at the Madrid Masters with a chance to erase doubts about his form going into Roland Garros. The former No. 1-ranked player has been playing well again and is coming off two straight titles, and another win at his home Masters, which will feature all the top-ranked players, would […]
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Brussels Airport departure hall reopens after deadly attacks

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 16:28

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels Airport is reopening its departure hall for the first time since deadly Islamic extremist attacks on March 22. The airport had already resumed some flights but passengers had been using a temporary check-in tent because of extensive damage to the departure hall from the twin suicide bombings that killed 16 […]
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Brussels Airport departure hall reopens after deadly attacks

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 16:28

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels Airport is reopening its departure hall for the first time since deadly Islamic extremist attacks on March 22. The airport had already resumed some flights but passengers had been using a temporary check-in tent because of extensive damage to the departure hall from the twin suicide bombings that killed 16 […]
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