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No serious injuries after train hits car in downtown Suffolk

Seattle Seahawks - 7 hours 38 min ago

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Authorities say no one was seriously injured when a Norfolk Southern train struck a car in Suffolk, Virginia. The city said in a statement that an Acura sedan became stuck on train tracks in downtown Suffolk and was struck by a westbound train around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. A 26-year-old male passenger […]
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Trails around Boise are mountain-biking gold

NBA - 7 hours 39 min ago

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A string of volunteer workers, mostly mountain bikers, were marching down an Avimor trail they just built toward a well-earned lunch when Steve Noyes put their effort in perspective. “We made the Earth a little more fun today,” Noyes said. Mountain bikers have been doing that across the Boise Foothills for […]
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Central Oregon’s Whychus Canyon is worth exploring

NBA - 7 hours 39 min ago

SISTERS, Ore. (AP) — Although I’ve roamed the extensive trails of Central Oregon for 15 years, I still come across areas where I have never set foot. Somehow I had yet to explore the Whychus Canyon Preserve, nearly 1,000 acres of stunning canyon and stream terrain where the pine trees stubbornly give way to the […]
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Trails around Boise are mountain-biking gold

Seattle Seahawks - 7 hours 39 min ago

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A string of volunteer workers, mostly mountain bikers, were marching down an Avimor trail they just built toward a well-earned lunch when Steve Noyes put their effort in perspective. “We made the Earth a little more fun today,” Noyes said. Mountain bikers have been doing that across the Boise Foothills for […]
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Central Oregon’s Whychus Canyon is worth exploring

Seattle Seahawks - 7 hours 39 min ago

SISTERS, Ore. (AP) — Although I’ve roamed the extensive trails of Central Oregon for 15 years, I still come across areas where I have never set foot. Somehow I had yet to explore the Whychus Canyon Preserve, nearly 1,000 acres of stunning canyon and stream terrain where the pine trees stubbornly give way to the […]
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Gibraltar pushes for airport to be under EU aviation laws

NBA - 7 hours 51 min ago

GIBRALTAR (AP) — Gibraltar’s authorities have joined air-travel industry leaders in calling for the small British territory on Spain’s southwestern tip to be included in the European Union’s laws governing European aviation. Joseph Garcia, Gibraltar’s Civil Aviation Minister, says Saturday that Gibraltar is legally entitled to inclusion “by virtue of our terms of membership of […]
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Gibraltar pushes for airport to be under EU aviation laws

Seattle Seahawks - 7 hours 51 min ago

GIBRALTAR (AP) — Gibraltar’s authorities have joined air-travel industry leaders in calling for the small British territory on Spain’s southwestern tip to be included in the European Union’s laws governing European aviation. Joseph Garcia, Gibraltar’s Civil Aviation Minister, says Saturday that Gibraltar is legally entitled to inclusion “by virtue of our terms of membership of […]
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Raiders trade up to take QB Cook in fourth round

NBA - 8 hours 8 min ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Connor Cook set Michigan State records for passing touchdowns and yards through the air while becoming the winningest quarterback in school history. It didn’t mean very much in the NFL draft. Cook was selected by Oakland with the second pick of the fourth round Saturday, with the Raiders making a trade with […]
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Raiders trade up to take QB Cook in fourth round

Seattle Seahawks - 8 hours 8 min ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Connor Cook set Michigan State records for passing touchdowns and yards through the air while becoming the winningest quarterback in school history. It didn’t mean very much in the NFL draft. Cook was selected by Oakland with the second pick of the fourth round Saturday, with the Raiders making a trade with […]
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CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina

NBA - 8 hours 28 min ago

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — When Carly Fiorina speaks to the California Republican party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport Saturday night, it will be a homecoming of sorts for the newly-minted vice presidential candidate. Fiorina grew up in the Bay Area and became chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard there before plunging into […]
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CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina

Seattle Seahawks - 8 hours 28 min ago

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — When Carly Fiorina speaks to the California Republican party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport Saturday night, it will be a homecoming of sorts for the newly-minted vice presidential candidate. Fiorina grew up in the Bay Area and became chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard there before plunging into […]
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Cowabunga! Ninja Turtles are official NYC ambassadors

NBA - 8 hours 47 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Cowabunga, dudes! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are New York City’s official family ambassadors for 2016. The city’s tourism agency, NYC & Company, has announced that the sewer-dwelling reptiles will star in ads to encourage families to explore New York. Agency CEO Fred Dixon says the turtles are “the perfect guides […]
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Cowabunga! Ninja Turtles are official NYC ambassadors

Seattle Seahawks - 8 hours 47 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Cowabunga, dudes! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are New York City’s official family ambassadors for 2016. The city’s tourism agency, NYC & Company, has announced that the sewer-dwelling reptiles will star in ads to encourage families to explore New York. Agency CEO Fred Dixon says the turtles are “the perfect guides […]
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GOP race shifts California’s political fault lines

NBA - 8 hours 49 min ago

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity. But the prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in the Golden State has scrambled the party’s […]
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GOP race shifts California’s political fault lines

Seattle Seahawks - 8 hours 49 min ago

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity. But the prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in the Golden State has scrambled the party’s […]
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Secretary of State heads to Switzerland for talks on Syria

NBA - 8 hours 55 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Switzerland this weekend for urgent talks on Syria. His trip comes amid escalating violations of a fragile truce around the city of Aleppo. The State Department says Kerry would leave Sunday for Geneva, where he would hold meetings the following day with the U.N. […]
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Secretary of State heads to Switzerland for talks on Syria

Seattle Seahawks - 8 hours 55 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Switzerland this weekend for urgent talks on Syria. His trip comes amid escalating violations of a fragile truce around the city of Aleppo. The State Department says Kerry would leave Sunday for Geneva, where he would hold meetings the following day with the U.N. […]
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Strahan-Ripa breakup isn’t TV’s first botched transition

NBA - 9 hours 2 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — “Live with Kelly and Michael” host Kelly Ripa emerged from her brief “strike” this past week on stronger footing, having extracted an apology from Walt Disney Co. officials for giving her little advanced word that her co-host Michael Strahan was leaving for “Good Morning America.” She had briefly boycotted the popular […]
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Strahan-Ripa breakup isn’t TV’s first botched transition

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 2 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — “Live with Kelly and Michael” host Kelly Ripa emerged from her brief “strike” this past week on stronger footing, having extracted an apology from Walt Disney Co. officials for giving her little advanced word that her co-host Michael Strahan was leaving for “Good Morning America.” She had briefly boycotted the popular […]
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Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems

NBA - 9 hours 27 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities. The two recalls are just the latest in a string of safety problems to hit automakers in the past year […]
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