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2 Spanish factory workers die after inhaling toxic fumes

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:13

MADRID (AP) — An official says two workers in southern Spain have died after inhaling toxic fumes after falling into a tank at an animal feed factory. A spokesman for Andalusia’s regional emergency service said one worker fell into the tank after the ladder he was on broke. A second worker then fell in while […]
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2 Spanish factory workers die after inhaling toxic fumes

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:13

MADRID (AP) — An official says two workers in southern Spain have died after inhaling toxic fumes after falling into a tank at an animal feed factory. A spokesman for Andalusia’s regional emergency service said one worker fell into the tank after the ladder he was on broke. A second worker then fell in while […]
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EU digital progress report card: Europe could do better

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:02

BRUSSELS (AP) — A new report says that the European Union’s borderless single market is expanding only sluggishly into cyberspace, amid consumer concerns about security and whether it’s possible to return unwanted purchases. Monday’s European Digital Progress Report says that while 53 percent of European citizens now shop online, only 16 percent buy goods or […]
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EU digital progress report card: Europe could do better

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:02

BRUSSELS (AP) — A new report says that the European Union’s borderless single market is expanding only sluggishly into cyberspace, amid consumer concerns about security and whether it’s possible to return unwanted purchases. Monday’s European Digital Progress Report says that while 53 percent of European citizens now shop online, only 16 percent buy goods or […]
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Famous Buffalo chicken wing bar reopens after fatal shooting

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:59

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo bar credited with inventing the spicy chicken wings now known as Buffalo-style wings has reopened after one kitchen employee was killed and another was wounded in a shooting. The Anchor Bar reopened Sunday, two days after a man walked into the kitchen and fatally shot 32-year-old Freddie Dizon. Police […]
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Famous Buffalo chicken wing bar reopens after fatal shooting

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:59

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo bar credited with inventing the spicy chicken wings now known as Buffalo-style wings has reopened after one kitchen employee was killed and another was wounded in a shooting. The Anchor Bar reopened Sunday, two days after a man walked into the kitchen and fatally shot 32-year-old Freddie Dizon. Police […]
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Germany: Right-wing violence rose over 40 percent last year

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:58

BERLIN (AP) — The German government says violent politically motivated crime with a right-wing motive rose more than 40 percent last year as the country saw a large influx of migrants. German authorities recorded 1,485 such crimes last year, up from 1,029 the previous year, according to annual crime statistics released Monday. The Interior Ministry […]
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Germany: Right-wing violence rose over 40 percent last year

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:58

BERLIN (AP) — The German government says violent politically motivated crime with a right-wing motive rose more than 40 percent last year as the country saw a large influx of migrants. German authorities recorded 1,485 such crimes last year, up from 1,029 the previous year, according to annual crime statistics released Monday. The Interior Ministry […]
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Man sentenced for uncle’s violent death in watermelon field

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:52

MARDELA SPRINGS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to a decade behind bars for bludgeoning his uncle to death during an argument in a watermelon patch last summer. William Harcum III was sentenced Friday to the maximum 10-year sentence after having been convicted in March of voluntary manslaughter and first- and second-degree […]
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Man sentenced for uncle’s violent death in watermelon field

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:52

MARDELA SPRINGS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to a decade behind bars for bludgeoning his uncle to death during an argument in a watermelon patch last summer. William Harcum III was sentenced Friday to the maximum 10-year sentence after having been convicted in March of voluntary manslaughter and first- and second-degree […]
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Pepper spray at graduation party: Police review recordings

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:52

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Police say they’re reviewing body camera footage and 911 call audio after officers used pepper spray to break up a University of Maryland graduation party. University police said in a statement late Sunday that a 911 caller reported a fight and underage drinking at the party at on-campus apartments early […]
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Pepper spray at graduation party: Police review recordings

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:52

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Police say they’re reviewing body camera footage and 911 call audio after officers used pepper spray to break up a University of Maryland graduation party. University police said in a statement late Sunday that a 911 caller reported a fight and underage drinking at the party at on-campus apartments early […]
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Men caught playing ball at unfinished Connecticut stadium

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:50

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Hartford Yard Goats won’t be the first to take the field at Dunkin’ Donuts Park when the Double-A team makes it long-awaited debut at the new stadium. Police say four men were arrested and charged with criminal trespassing after they were caught playing baseball in the yet-to-be-completed Connecticut ballpark at […]
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Men caught playing ball at unfinished Connecticut stadium

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:50

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Hartford Yard Goats won’t be the first to take the field at Dunkin’ Donuts Park when the Double-A team makes it long-awaited debut at the new stadium. Police say four men were arrested and charged with criminal trespassing after they were caught playing baseball in the yet-to-be-completed Connecticut ballpark at […]
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Tribune Publishing rejects Gannett’s revised buyout bid

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:45

NEW YORK (AP) — Tribune Publishing is rejecting a second takeover bid from USA Today owner Gannett, saying it’s not in the best interest of shareholders. Gannett last week raised its per-share bid for the owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers to $15, from $12.25. Gannett, based in McLean, Virginia, […]
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Tribune Publishing rejects Gannett’s revised buyout bid

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:45

NEW YORK (AP) — Tribune Publishing is rejecting a second takeover bid from USA Today owner Gannett, saying it’s not in the best interest of shareholders. Gannett last week raised its per-share bid for the owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers to $15, from $12.25. Gannett, based in McLean, Virginia, […]
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Pope embraces Al-Azhar imam in sign of renewed relations

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:28

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday embraced the grand imam of Al-Azhar, the prestigious Sunni Muslim center of learning, in a sign that a five-year suspension of important Catholic-Muslim ties was over. As Sheik Ahmed el-Tayyib arrived for his audience in the Apostolic Palace, Francis said that the fact that they were meeting […]
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Pope embraces Al-Azhar imam in sign of renewed relations

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:28

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday embraced the grand imam of Al-Azhar, the prestigious Sunni Muslim center of learning, in a sign that a five-year suspension of important Catholic-Muslim ties was over. As Sheik Ahmed el-Tayyib arrived for his audience in the Apostolic Palace, Francis said that the fact that they were meeting […]
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US General in Afghanistan: Mansour was an obstacle to peace

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:25

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Monday that Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour was an obstacle to peace and his death will have a disruptive effect on the insurgency. Resolute Support Commander, Gen. John W. Nicholson, said during a visit to the northern province of Kunduz that Mansour rejected […]
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US General in Afghanistan: Mansour was an obstacle to peace

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:25

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Monday that Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour was an obstacle to peace and his death will have a disruptive effect on the insurgency. Resolute Support Commander, Gen. John W. Nicholson, said during a visit to the northern province of Kunduz that Mansour rejected […]
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