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Christie: Rubio as out of place in New Hampshire on abortion

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:48

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that Republican primary voters in New Hampshire “should be concerned” about presidential rival Marco Rubio’s position on abortion, suggesting he is out of step with the state’s GOP electorate. Betting his White House hopes on the state’s Feb. 9 primary, Christie is trying […]
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Christie: Rubio as out of place in New Hampshire on abortion

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:48

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that Republican primary voters in New Hampshire “should be concerned” about presidential rival Marco Rubio’s position on abortion, suggesting he is out of step with the state’s GOP electorate. Betting his White House hopes on the state’s Feb. 9 primary, Christie is trying […]
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APNewsBreak: Feds seeking settlement in coal mining lawsuits

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:45

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials disclosed Thursday that they want to enter settlement talks with an environmental group that sued the government over the potential climate change impacts from burning coal mined in Western states. Government attorneys have asked judges overseeing the cases to put them on hold until April 1 while negotiations take […]
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APNewsBreak: Feds seeking settlement in coal mining lawsuits

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:45

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials disclosed Thursday that they want to enter settlement talks with an environmental group that sued the government over the potential climate change impacts from burning coal mined in Western states. Government attorneys have asked judges overseeing the cases to put them on hold until April 1 while negotiations take […]
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APNewsBreak: Feds seeking settlement in coal mining lawsuits

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:45

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials disclosed Thursday that they want to enter settlement talks with an environmental group that sued the government over the potential climate change impacts from burning coal mined in Western states. Government attorneys have asked judges overseeing the cases to put them on hold until April 1 while negotiations take […]
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Judge says gyrocopter pilot can travel as he campaigns

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:17

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida man who pleaded guilty to landing a gyrocopter outside the U.S. Capitol as a political protest is getting a little bit more freedom as he awaits sentencing and works to plan a congressional campaign. Douglas Hughes, a Democrat from Ruskin, Florida, has said he plans to challenge South Florida Rep. […]
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Judge says gyrocopter pilot can travel as he campaigns

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:17

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida man who pleaded guilty to landing a gyrocopter outside the U.S. Capitol as a political protest is getting a little bit more freedom as he awaits sentencing and works to plan a congressional campaign. Douglas Hughes, a Democrat from Ruskin, Florida, has said he plans to challenge South Florida Rep. […]
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Swiss bank cooperates with US as 2 ex-bankers plead guilty

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:16

NEW YORK (AP) — Swiss bank Julius Baer has agreed in New York to cooperate for three years with American authorities to shut down accounts that enabled wealthy Americans to evade taxes. Lawyers for the bank appeared in Manhattan federal court Thursday to confirm the non-prosecution deal. The agreement calls for the bank to share […]
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Swiss bank cooperates with US as 2 ex-bankers plead guilty

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:16

NEW YORK (AP) — Swiss bank Julius Baer has agreed in New York to cooperate for three years with American authorities to shut down accounts that enabled wealthy Americans to evade taxes. Lawyers for the bank appeared in Manhattan federal court Thursday to confirm the non-prosecution deal. The agreement calls for the bank to share […]
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Judge: Abuse reporting case against church elders can go on

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:12

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge says state officials can pursue a lawsuit against elders of a Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation for failing to report suspected child abuse. Superior Court Judge Mary M. Johnston last week declined to rule in favor of the elders, saying there are factual issues that must be decided at trial. […]
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Judge: Abuse reporting case against church elders can go on

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:12

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge says state officials can pursue a lawsuit against elders of a Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation for failing to report suspected child abuse. Superior Court Judge Mary M. Johnston last week declined to rule in favor of the elders, saying there are factual issues that must be decided at trial. […]
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US official requires citizenship proof in 3 states

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:09

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal elections official has decided — without public notice or review from his agency’s commissioners — that residents of Alabama, Kansas and Georgia can no longer register to vote using a federal form without providing proof of U.S. citizenship. The action by the new executive director of the U.S. Election […]
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US official requires citizenship proof in 3 states

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:09

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal elections official has decided — without public notice or review from his agency’s commissioners — that residents of Alabama, Kansas and Georgia can no longer register to vote using a federal form without providing proof of U.S. citizenship. The action by the new executive director of the U.S. Election […]
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VA: Incorrect wait times reported at Colorado Springs clinic

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:07

DENVER (AP) — Federal investigators say workers at a Colorado Springs VA clinic incorrectly reported that 59 veterans got health care appointments sooner than they actually did. The Veterans Affairs Department Office of Inspector General said Thursday it found the false records at the Floyd K. Lindstrom Outpatient Clinic. The report didn’t say whether the […]
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VA: Incorrect wait times reported at Colorado Springs clinic

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:07

DENVER (AP) — Federal investigators say workers at a Colorado Springs VA clinic incorrectly reported that 59 veterans got health care appointments sooner than they actually did. The Veterans Affairs Department Office of Inspector General said Thursday it found the false records at the Floyd K. Lindstrom Outpatient Clinic. The report didn’t say whether the […]
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Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court’s image

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominations have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court. Roberts told an audience at New England Law School in Boston late Wednesday that the heated confirmation process — along with misleading attacks on […]
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Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court’s image

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominations have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court. Roberts told an audience at New England Law School in Boston late Wednesday that the heated confirmation process — along with misleading attacks on […]
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Biker clubs claim self-defense in deadly Denver brawl

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:03

DENVER (AP) — Two biker clubs that clashed over the weekend during a motorcycle show in Denver say their members acted in self-defense during the brawl that left one person dead and seven others shot, stabbed or beaten. Stephen Stubbs, an attorney for the Mongols motorcycle club, said Thursday that one of its members was […]
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Biker clubs claim self-defense in deadly Denver brawl

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:03

DENVER (AP) — Two biker clubs that clashed over the weekend during a motorcycle show in Denver say their members acted in self-defense during the brawl that left one person dead and seven others shot, stabbed or beaten. Stephen Stubbs, an attorney for the Mongols motorcycle club, said Thursday that one of its members was […]
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Colorado right-to-die backers try again before House panel

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:03

DENVER (AP) — Supporters and opponents of a right-to-die bill are testifying before a state House committee in what promises to be a marathon hearing. Democratic Rep. Daniel Kagan, chair of the Judiciary Committee, has set aside eight hours for testimony. The hearing could run into the late hours Thursday evening. A committee in the […]
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