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Derailment affects commuter train service into Washington

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:49

WASHINGTON (AP) — The derailment of a CSX train in Washington, D.C. is forcing some commuters to find a different way to work. The MARC commuter rail system said its Brunswick Line won’t be operating in and out of Washington on Monday. MARC says the trains won’t run past Silver Spring and are urging commuters […]
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Gender politics playing a big role for Trump, Clinton

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:47

WASHINGTON (AP) — She has no stamina. She shouts. She’s got nothing going for her but being a woman. Donald Trump, after toying with gender politics off and on during the campaign, is all in on a mission to undercut Hillary Clinton’s credentials by syncing up his say-anything campaign strategy with his alpha-male persona. The […]
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Gender politics playing a big role for Trump, Clinton

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:47

WASHINGTON (AP) — She has no stamina. She shouts. She’s got nothing going for her but being a woman. Donald Trump, after toying with gender politics off and on during the campaign, is all in on a mission to undercut Hillary Clinton’s credentials by syncing up his say-anything campaign strategy with his alpha-male persona. The […]
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Closing arguments set in ‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killer trial

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:41

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The trial of alleged “Grim Sleeper” Lonnie Franklin Jr. headed to a close Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer who stalked women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic, then laid low for 14 years before renewing the grisly sex attacks. Closing arguments were scheduled to begin in the […]
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Closing arguments set in ‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killer trial

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:41

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The trial of alleged “Grim Sleeper” Lonnie Franklin Jr. headed to a close Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer who stalked women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic, then laid low for 14 years before renewing the grisly sex attacks. Closing arguments were scheduled to begin in the […]
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Malia Obama to enter Harvard in 2017 after taking gap year

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:40

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year off between high school and college is becoming a popular choice for U.S. students and it has caught the eye of President Barack Obama’s daughter, Malia. The White House says the high school senior will enter Harvard in 2017, not later this year as had been widely expected. The elder […]
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Malia Obama to enter Harvard in 2017 after taking gap year

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:40

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year off between high school and college is becoming a popular choice for U.S. students and it has caught the eye of President Barack Obama’s daughter, Malia. The White House says the high school senior will enter Harvard in 2017, not later this year as had been widely expected. The elder […]
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Seeking a high-tech solution to make firearms safer

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:34

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path. His family is renowned for its premier line of shotguns treasured by law enforcement, hunters and the military. Mossberg […]
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Seeking a high-tech solution to make firearms safer

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:34

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path. His family is renowned for its premier line of shotguns treasured by law enforcement, hunters and the military. Mossberg […]
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A confident Trump seeks knockout of Cruz in Indian

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:30

LA PORTE, Ind. (AP) — Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock the Texas senator out of the race. Buoyed by a sweep of last week’s primary elections […]
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A confident Trump seeks knockout of Cruz in Indian

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:30

LA PORTE, Ind. (AP) — Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock the Texas senator out of the race. Buoyed by a sweep of last week’s primary elections […]
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Quotations in the News

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:07

“Our principal focus right now is Cleveland. We want to bring as large a contingent as possible to demonstrate the breadth of (Donald) Trump’s appeal so that the party can see graphically what they’re going to lose if they hijack the nomination from him.” — Roger Stone, whose group Stop the Steal will be organizing […]
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Quotations in the News

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:07

“Our principal focus right now is Cleveland. We want to bring as large a contingent as possible to demonstrate the breadth of (Donald) Trump’s appeal so that the party can see graphically what they’re going to lose if they hijack the nomination from him.” — Roger Stone, whose group Stop the Steal will be organizing […]
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Asian markets start week lower; Tokyo slumps 3 percent

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:00

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday as investors registered their disappointment over the lack of fresh stimulus from Japan’s central bank. The surge in the Japanese yen and bleak readings from a monthly factory managers’ survey did little to lighten the gloom. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 slumped 3.1 percent to […]
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Asian markets start week lower; Tokyo slumps 3 percent

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:00

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday as investors registered their disappointment over the lack of fresh stimulus from Japan’s central bank. The surge in the Japanese yen and bleak readings from a monthly factory managers’ survey did little to lighten the gloom. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 slumped 3.1 percent to […]
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Egypt journalists call protest over police raid at syndicate

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:48

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s journalist syndicate has called for the dismissal of the interior minister and an immediate sit-in at its headquarters in downtown Cairo to protest the police detention of two journalists on its premises a day earlier. In a statement issued early Monday after an emergency meeting, the group called for the “open-ended” […]
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Egypt journalists call protest over police raid at syndicate

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:48

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s journalist syndicate has called for the dismissal of the interior minister and an immediate sit-in at its headquarters in downtown Cairo to protest the police detention of two journalists on its premises a day earlier. In a statement issued early Monday after an emergency meeting, the group called for the “open-ended” […]
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Gordon’s suspension defies PED stereotypes

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:40

Dee Gordon’s suspension was another reminder of an issue that may never totally go away: performance-enhancing drugs in baseball. But this positive test flies in the face of at least one aspect of the PED narrative. Gordon, after all, is listed at 5-foot-11 and 170 pounds. He’s hit eight home runs in 495 major league […]
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Turkey strikes Islamic State group positions in Syria

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:40

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish military says its forces have hit Islamic State positions in Syria, killing 34 militants. The state-owned Anadolu Agency said Monday the strikes took out multiple rocket launchers and gun positions. The AP was unable to verify the report. The army typically responds to fire from Syria in line with its […]
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Gordon’s suspension defies PED stereotypes

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:40

Dee Gordon’s suspension was another reminder of an issue that may never totally go away: performance-enhancing drugs in baseball. But this positive test flies in the face of at least one aspect of the PED narrative. Gordon, after all, is listed at 5-foot-11 and 170 pounds. He’s hit eight home runs in 495 major league […]
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