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Cavs coach Lue believes David Blatt deserves another chance

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:49

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue would like to see his former boss, David Blatt, get another NBA job. Blatt was fired in January despite a 30-11 record and replaced by Lue, who guided Cleveland to the top seed in the Eastern Conference. On Wednesday, Blatt interviewed with the New York Knicks, a […]
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Cavs coach Lue believes David Blatt deserves another chance

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:49

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue would like to see his former boss, David Blatt, get another NBA job. Blatt was fired in January despite a 30-11 record and replaced by Lue, who guided Cleveland to the top seed in the Eastern Conference. On Wednesday, Blatt interviewed with the New York Knicks, a […]
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‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’: Biopic is a flop

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:43

‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’: This biopic gone wrong, directed by Bob Yari, is full of dialogue that sounds like it was ripped from a bad-Hemingway writing contest. 1.5 stars out of 4.
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‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’: Biopic is a flop

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:43

‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’: This biopic gone wrong, directed by Bob Yari, is full of dialogue that sounds like it was ripped from a bad-Hemingway writing contest. 1.5 stars out of 4.
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Young NFFTY filmmakers, ‘Purple Rain,’ ‘Sherlock Holmes’

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:41

Art-house screenings and events during the week of April 29 include the National Film Festival for Talented Youth, various screenings of “Purple Rain” and Guy Ritchie’s 2009 version of “Sherlock Holmes.”
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Young NFFTY filmmakers, ‘Purple Rain,’ ‘Sherlock Holmes’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:41

Art-house screenings and events during the week of April 29 include the National Film Festival for Talented Youth, various screenings of “Purple Rain” and Guy Ritchie’s 2009 version of “Sherlock Holmes.”
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APNewsBreak: South Dakota tribe sues feds over ER closure

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:40

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Native American tribe in South Dakota sued the federal government Thursday over the nearly five-month closure of the only emergency room on its reservation. The federal lawsuit filed Thursday by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe asks that federal officials be forced to re-open the emergency room at the hospital administered […]
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APNewsBreak: South Dakota tribe sues feds over ER closure

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:40

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Native American tribe in South Dakota sued the federal government Thursday over the nearly five-month closure of the only emergency room on its reservation. The federal lawsuit filed Thursday by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe asks that federal officials be forced to re-open the emergency room at the hospital administered […]
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Texas’ fetal tissue research questioned before court hearing

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:36

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas legislators who passed one of the nation’s toughest abortion laws turned their attention to fetal tissue research Thursday, ahead of a Houston court appearance by two anti-abortion activists on charges related to their filming of undercover videos at a Planned Parenthood clinic. The Legislature doesn’t return until 2017 — meaning […]
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Texas’ fetal tissue research questioned before court hearing

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:36

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas legislators who passed one of the nation’s toughest abortion laws turned their attention to fetal tissue research Thursday, ahead of a Houston court appearance by two anti-abortion activists on charges related to their filming of undercover videos at a Planned Parenthood clinic. The Legislature doesn’t return until 2017 — meaning […]
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Texas man in Iowa to face lottery jackpot fraud charges

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:31

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Texas man accused of helping a lottery computer manager in Iowa collect jackpots from rigged lottery games has given up an extradition fight to face charges in Iowa. Assistant Iowa Attorney General Rob Sand says Robert Rhodes, of Sugar Land, Texas, reported to the Polk County jail Thursday to […]
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Texas man in Iowa to face lottery jackpot fraud charges

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:31

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Texas man accused of helping a lottery computer manager in Iowa collect jackpots from rigged lottery games has given up an extradition fight to face charges in Iowa. Assistant Iowa Attorney General Rob Sand says Robert Rhodes, of Sugar Land, Texas, reported to the Polk County jail Thursday to […]
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House GOP seeks to block stricter rule on retirement savings

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:28

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House has voted to overturn new Obama administration rules requiring stricter standards for brokers regarding retirement investments. Thursday’s 234-183 vote to reject the rules was driven by Republicans who warn they will limit the options available to investors and could cause brokers to abandon retirement savers with smaller accounts. The […]
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House GOP seeks to block stricter rule on retirement savings

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:28

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House has voted to overturn new Obama administration rules requiring stricter standards for brokers regarding retirement investments. Thursday’s 234-183 vote to reject the rules was driven by Republicans who warn they will limit the options available to investors and could cause brokers to abandon retirement savers with smaller accounts. The […]
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Southwest, Delta tangle over whether to cut or raise fares

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:28

DALLAS (AP) — No one should blame consumers for being perplexed by airfares — even the airlines themselves can seem confused at times. Southwest Airlines caught rivals and Wall Street by surprise when it cut many U.S. fares by $5 each way. The reduction this week applied to tickets bought within seven days of departure, […]
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Southwest, Delta tangle over whether to cut or raise fares

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:28

DALLAS (AP) — No one should blame consumers for being perplexed by airfares — even the airlines themselves can seem confused at times. Southwest Airlines caught rivals and Wall Street by surprise when it cut many U.S. fares by $5 each way. The reduction this week applied to tickets bought within seven days of departure, […]
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Defense secretary investigating accuracy of sex crimes cases

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday he’s investigating whether his department misled Congress in an effort to derail a contentious bill that would change the way the military handles allegations of sexual misconduct. During testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Carter assured the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., that he’s […]
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Defense secretary investigating accuracy of sex crimes cases

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday he’s investigating whether his department misled Congress in an effort to derail a contentious bill that would change the way the military handles allegations of sexual misconduct. During testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Carter assured the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., that he’s […]
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California lawmakers reject John Wayne Day

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:19

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have defeated a resolution intended to honor John Wayne after opponents challenged what they say are racist statements by the late actor. Republican State Assemblyman Matthew Harper of Huntington Beach sought to declare May 26, 2016, as John Wayne Day to mark the day the actor was born. An […]
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California lawmakers reject John Wayne Day

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:19

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have defeated a resolution intended to honor John Wayne after opponents challenged what they say are racist statements by the late actor. Republican State Assemblyman Matthew Harper of Huntington Beach sought to declare May 26, 2016, as John Wayne Day to mark the day the actor was born. An […]
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