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US stocks slip as tech slumps following Apple earnings

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:26

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly lower in Wednesday morning trading as tech stocks are hammered following weak results from Apple and Twitter. Energy companies continue to rise as the price of oil reached its highest price since November. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average dipped 40 points, or 0.2 percent, to […]
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US stocks slip as tech slumps following Apple earnings

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:26

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly lower in Wednesday morning trading as tech stocks are hammered following weak results from Apple and Twitter. Energy companies continue to rise as the price of oil reached its highest price since November. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average dipped 40 points, or 0.2 percent, to […]
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Thailand’s military government cracks down on opponents

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:24

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s military government on Wednesday turned up the pressure on its opponents, filing a legal complaint against critics of a proposed new constitution and detaining 10 people in connection with social media postings. Election Commissioner Somchai Srisuthiyakor filed the first complaint under a new law meant to discourage campaigning against the draft […]
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Thailand’s military government cracks down on opponents

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:24

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s military government on Wednesday turned up the pressure on its opponents, filing a legal complaint against critics of a proposed new constitution and detaining 10 people in connection with social media postings. Election Commissioner Somchai Srisuthiyakor filed the first complaint under a new law meant to discourage campaigning against the draft […]
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Man dies after being gored by buffalo in Spanish safari park

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:23

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say a man has died after being repeatedly gored by a buffalo in a safari park in eastern Spain. A Civil Guard spokesman said the man, a contracted maintenance worker, died Wednesday after being gored several times by the animal at the Aitana Safari park near the town of Penaguila. […]
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Man dies after being gored by buffalo in Spanish safari park

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:23

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say a man has died after being repeatedly gored by a buffalo in a safari park in eastern Spain. A Civil Guard spokesman said the man, a contracted maintenance worker, died Wednesday after being gored several times by the animal at the Aitana Safari park near the town of Penaguila. […]
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Poll: Wide differences in Muslim views on political Islam

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:19

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A survey in 10 countries with significant Muslim populations, released Wednesday, found “striking” differences in the extent to which people believe the Quran should influence a nation’s laws. Possible reasons for these differences include a nation’s history and religious composition as well as personal factors such as intensity of religious […]
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Poll: Wide differences in Muslim views on political Islam

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:19

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A survey in 10 countries with significant Muslim populations, released Wednesday, found “striking” differences in the extent to which people believe the Quran should influence a nation’s laws. Possible reasons for these differences include a nation’s history and religious composition as well as personal factors such as intensity of religious […]
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Cruz, Trump appeal to Indiana’s die-hard basketball fans

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:19

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are courting Indiana voters by appealing to the state’s love of basketball. But what should have been a slam dunk for Cruz quickly turned into a foul Tuesday night when he appeared to refer to the hoop as a “basketball ring” while recreating a scene from the […]
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Cruz, Trump appeal to Indiana’s die-hard basketball fans

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:19

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are courting Indiana voters by appealing to the state’s love of basketball. But what should have been a slam dunk for Cruz quickly turned into a foul Tuesday night when he appeared to refer to the hoop as a “basketball ring” while recreating a scene from the […]
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Boeing misses profit target as charge for tanker crimps earnings

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:16

Boeing’s profit fell short of analyst estimates for the first time in five years, as an accounting loss from the first refueling tankers built under a U.S. Air Force contract overshadowed improvements in cash flow and the company’s 787 Dreamliner production.
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Boeing misses profit target as charge for tanker crimps earnings

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:16

Boeing’s profit fell short of analyst estimates for the first time in five years, as an accounting loss from the first refueling tankers built under a U.S. Air Force contract overshadowed improvements in cash flow and the company’s 787 Dreamliner production.
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Separatists: 5 civilians killed in eastern Ukraine fighting

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:13

MOSCOW (AP) — At least five people including a pregnant woman were killed and more than 10 injured early Wednesday on the front line in eastern Ukraine in the worst civilian loss of life there in months, separatist officials said. Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government forces has been raging for two years, claiming […]
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Separatists: 5 civilians killed in eastern Ukraine fighting

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:13

MOSCOW (AP) — At least five people including a pregnant woman were killed and more than 10 injured early Wednesday on the front line in eastern Ukraine in the worst civilian loss of life there in months, separatist officials said. Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government forces has been raging for two years, claiming […]
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GM to make investments at Tennessee and Michigan factories

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:06

SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) — General Motors is expected to announce two factory investments on Wednesday that could add more than 800 jobs at plants in Tennessee and Michigan. The company has scheduled news conferences at factories in Spring Hill, Tennessee, and Bay City, Michigan. GM spokesman Tom Wickham would not comment before the ceremonies. […]
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GM to make investments at Tennessee and Michigan factories

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 22:06

SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) — General Motors is expected to announce two factory investments on Wednesday that could add more than 800 jobs at plants in Tennessee and Michigan. The company has scheduled news conferences at factories in Spring Hill, Tennessee, and Bay City, Michigan. GM spokesman Tom Wickham would not comment before the ceremonies. […]
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Police: Man who left girl in car drank beer as she sweltered

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 21:35

ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say the northern Virginia man accused of accidentally leaving a 2-year-old girl strapped in a car for hours, leading to her death last week, had no right to drive and drank a beer at his girlfriend’s home as the child sweltered inside the vehicle. Citing police and court documents obtained […]
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Police: Man who left girl in car drank beer as she sweltered

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 21:35

ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say the northern Virginia man accused of accidentally leaving a 2-year-old girl strapped in a car for hours, leading to her death last week, had no right to drive and drank a beer at his girlfriend’s home as the child sweltered inside the vehicle. Citing police and court documents obtained […]
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Saints’ Drew Brees: Pace of contract talks not hurting team

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 21:32

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees asserts that his contract talks with the Saints hasn’t hampered the club’s ability to acquire top free agents this offseason because he is committed to negotiating an extension that would improve the Saints’ financial flexibility. The quarterback said in an interview with the Associated Press that he was “on […]
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Saints’ Drew Brees: Pace of contract talks not hurting team

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 21:32

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees asserts that his contract talks with the Saints hasn’t hampered the club’s ability to acquire top free agents this offseason because he is committed to negotiating an extension that would improve the Saints’ financial flexibility. The quarterback said in an interview with the Associated Press that he was “on […]
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