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Hawaii church deploying igloos to house homeless families

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:21

HONOLULU (AP) — A church in Hawaii looking to address the state’s ongoing homelessness crisis has settled on a solution that on first look appears better suited for the frigid winters of Alaska than the islands’ tropical climate: igloos. There’s no risk of the dome-shaped structures melting. They are made of fiberglass and their construction […]
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Hawaii church deploying igloos to house homeless families

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:21

HONOLULU (AP) — A church in Hawaii looking to address the state’s ongoing homelessness crisis has settled on a solution that on first look appears better suited for the frigid winters of Alaska than the islands’ tropical climate: igloos. There’s no risk of the dome-shaped structures melting. They are made of fiberglass and their construction […]
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Airbus profits down; gearbox troubles in military plane

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:17

PARIS (AP) — Airbus Group said Thursday it’s facing a “challenging year” after troubles surfaced with a gearbox on the A400M military transporter and export credit agencies suspended financing for the plane-maker. Despite a problematic first quarter, the company is maintaining its forecast for growth in plane orders and deliveries over 2016. The parent of […]
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Airbus profits down; gearbox troubles in military plane

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:17

PARIS (AP) — Airbus Group said Thursday it’s facing a “challenging year” after troubles surfaced with a gearbox on the A400M military transporter and export credit agencies suspended financing for the plane-maker. Despite a problematic first quarter, the company is maintaining its forecast for growth in plane orders and deliveries over 2016. The parent of […]
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After fanfare, forecasters review talk of storm ‘outbreak’

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:16

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After warning for days about violent storms that could rake the central U.S. with huge hail, high winds and strong tornadoes, forecasters will review whether the messages they sent were appropriate for severe weather that some considered a “bust” because the tornadoes that did develop were small. Storms on Tuesday […]
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After fanfare, forecasters review talk of storm ‘outbreak’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:16

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After warning for days about violent storms that could rake the central U.S. with huge hail, high winds and strong tornadoes, forecasters will review whether the messages they sent were appropriate for severe weather that some considered a “bust” because the tornadoes that did develop were small. Storms on Tuesday […]
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Deutsche Bank net profit falls 58 pct in turbulent markets

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:13

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank saw net profit fall 58 percent in the first quarter from the same period a year ago as turbulent financial markets deterred client activity. Germany’s largest bank made 236 million euros ($268 million) net profit, down from 559 million euros in the same quarter last year. Revenues fell 22 […]
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Deutsche Bank net profit falls 58 pct in turbulent markets

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:13

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank saw net profit fall 58 percent in the first quarter from the same period a year ago as turbulent financial markets deterred client activity. Germany’s largest bank made 236 million euros ($268 million) net profit, down from 559 million euros in the same quarter last year. Revenues fell 22 […]
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Civil rights panel to hold hearing over Flint water crisis

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:12

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Civil Rights Commission plans its first public hearing into whether Flint residents faced discrimination during the switch to the Flint River for drinking water and subsequent lead contamination. The hearing Thursday at Flint’s Riverfront Banquet Center will include opening remarks from commission co-chairs and a comment period with preference […]
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Civil rights panel to hold hearing over Flint water crisis

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:12

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Civil Rights Commission plans its first public hearing into whether Flint residents faced discrimination during the switch to the Flint River for drinking water and subsequent lead contamination. The hearing Thursday at Flint’s Riverfront Banquet Center will include opening remarks from commission co-chairs and a comment period with preference […]
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Mariners’ three-game win streak halted as Iwakuma struggles

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:40

The Mariners (11-10) hadn’t lost a game by more than two runs in two weeks.
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Mariners’ three-game win streak halted as Hisashi Iwakuma struggles

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:40

The Mariners (11-10) hadn’t lost a game by more than two runs in two weeks.
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Mariners’ three-game win streak halted as Iwakuma struggles

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:40

The Mariners (11-10) hadn’t lost a game by more than two runs in two weeks.
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Wednesday’s prep results

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:32

Josh Thompson notched two goals and two assists while Jackson Ragen netted a pair of goals to help the Pumas beat the Eagles.
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Wednesday’s prep results

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:32

Josh Thompson notched two goals and two assists while Jackson Ragen netted a pair of goals to help the Pumas beat the Eagles.
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Japanese stocks fall as central bank disappoints on stimulus

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:15

HONG KONG (AP) — Japanese stocks tumbled and the yen rose Thursday after the central bank dashed investors’ hopes for more stimulus while other Asian benchmarks were mixed after the Fed left interest rates unchanged. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index erased earlier gains and fell 2.6 percent to 16,832.53. South Korea’s Kospi shed […]
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Japanese stocks fall as central bank disappoints on stimulus

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:15

HONG KONG (AP) — Japanese stocks tumbled and the yen rose Thursday after the central bank dashed investors’ hopes for more stimulus while other Asian benchmarks were mixed after the Fed left interest rates unchanged. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index erased earlier gains and fell 2.6 percent to 16,832.53. South Korea’s Kospi shed […]
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‘Angry Birds’ maker wants phones out as film credits roll

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:10

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of “Angry Birds” hope movie theater audiences don’t get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of “The Angry Birds Movie” and point them at the screen. Rovio Entertainment is dropping a code in the credits of the upcoming animated film inspired […]
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‘Angry Birds’ maker wants phones out as film credits roll

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:10

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of “Angry Birds” hope movie theater audiences don’t get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of “The Angry Birds Movie” and point them at the screen. Rovio Entertainment is dropping a code in the credits of the upcoming animated film inspired […]
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Photos: Mariners end 3-game win streak, lose 7-4 to Astros

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:05

The Mariners fell 7-4 to the Astros on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
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