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Ryanair posts record 2016 profit, sees lower summer fares

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:42

DUBLIN (AP) — European budget carrier Ryanair has posted record full-year profits and passenger figures, and expects both to hit new highs this summer amid rapid growth and declining fares. Monday’s results for the year ending March 31 showed the Dublin-based airline strengthening on every front. Net profits before exceptional gains rose 43 percent to […]
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Ryanair posts record 2016 profit, sees lower summer fares

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:42

DUBLIN (AP) — European budget carrier Ryanair has posted record full-year profits and passenger figures, and expects both to hit new highs this summer amid rapid growth and declining fares. Monday’s results for the year ending March 31 showed the Dublin-based airline strengthening on every front. Net profits before exceptional gains rose 43 percent to […]
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Police: Hostages in deadly Sydney siege appeared ‘jovial’

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:37

SYDNEY (AP) — A senior police official has told an inquest that a fellow officer described a group of people being held hostage by a gunman inside a Sydney cafe as “jovial.” The characterization was at stark odds with the grim description the hostages have given of the hours they were held at gunpoint inside […]
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Police: Hostages in deadly Sydney siege appeared ‘jovial’

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:37

SYDNEY (AP) — A senior police official has told an inquest that a fellow officer described a group of people being held hostage by a gunman inside a Sydney cafe as “jovial.” The characterization was at stark odds with the grim description the hostages have given of the hours they were held at gunpoint inside […]
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Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflicts

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:51

BEIRUT (AP) — As one of the few pediatricians remaining in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Dr. Mohammed Wassim Maaz offered hope to tens of thousands of children and their parents trapped in the horror and misery of the five-year civil war. But last month, an airstrike widely believed to have been carried out by […]
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Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflicts

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:51

BEIRUT (AP) — As one of the few pediatricians remaining in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Dr. Mohammed Wassim Maaz offered hope to tens of thousands of children and their parents trapped in the horror and misery of the five-year civil war. But last month, an airstrike widely believed to have been carried out by […]
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World Humanitarian Summit opens in Istanbul to tackle crisis

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:48

ISTANBUL (AP) — An unprecedented summit to revamp humanitarian aid and global responses to modern-day crises has opened in Turkey. The first World Humanitarian Summit is being convened in Istanbul on Monday and Tuesday in a bid to better tackle what the United Nations describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. The […]
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World Humanitarian Summit opens in Istanbul to tackle crisis

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:48

ISTANBUL (AP) — An unprecedented summit to revamp humanitarian aid and global responses to modern-day crises has opened in Turkey. The first World Humanitarian Summit is being convened in Istanbul on Monday and Tuesday in a bid to better tackle what the United Nations describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. The […]
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Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:21

NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — When an athlete is poised to become a huge Olympic star, it’s only natural to wonder what might come next. Hosting “Saturday Night Live,” perhaps? Maybe a reality show? Not so with Katie Ledecky. She might be one of the world’s greatest swimmers, but everything else about her seems downright […]
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Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:21

NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — When an athlete is poised to become a huge Olympic star, it’s only natural to wonder what might come next. Hosting “Saturday Night Live,” perhaps? Maybe a reality show? Not so with Katie Ledecky. She might be one of the world’s greatest swimmers, but everything else about her seems downright […]
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LEADING OFF: Kershaw tests streak vs Reds, Colon faces Nats

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:17

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ K ZONE Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw (6-1, 1.67 ERA) looks to extend his franchise record by striking out 10 or more hitters for a seventh consecutive game when Los Angeles hosts the Reds. Kershaw struck out 11 Angels his last time out and has […]
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Indy 500 champions choose 1992 finish as greatest race

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:17

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay admits to being biased when asked about the greatest race in Indianapolis 500 history. He also makes it clear that picking his own victory in 2014 is based more on merit than ego. There was a red flag with seven laps to go. The lead changed just about every lap. […]
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LEADING OFF: Kershaw tests streak vs Reds, Colon faces Nats

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:17

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ K ZONE Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw (6-1, 1.67 ERA) looks to extend his franchise record by striking out 10 or more hitters for a seventh consecutive game when Los Angeles hosts the Reds. Kershaw struck out 11 Angels his last time out and has […]
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Indy 500 champions choose 1992 finish as greatest race

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:17

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay admits to being biased when asked about the greatest race in Indianapolis 500 history. He also makes it clear that picking his own victory in 2014 is based more on merit than ego. There was a red flag with seven laps to go. The lead changed just about every lap. […]
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Obama lifts arms export embargo on Vietnam, removing final vestige of wartime animosity

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:15

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Obama lifts arms export embargo on Vietnam, removing final vestige of wartime animosity .
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Obama lifts arms export embargo on Vietnam, removing final vestige of wartime animosity

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:15

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Obama lifts arms export embargo on Vietnam, removing final vestige of wartime animosity .
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Hinchcliffe, Schmidt find perfect spot for 100th Indy 500

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:15

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — All James Hinchcliffe wanted this week was a good car. Turns out, he’ll have the best view in this year’s Indianapolis 500 field. The Canadian driver, who started second in the race in 2012 and 2014, edged out American Josef Newgarden on the final qualifying attempt of the weekend to claim his […]
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Hinchcliffe, Schmidt find perfect spot for 100th Indy 500

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:15

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — All James Hinchcliffe wanted this week was a good car. Turns out, he’ll have the best view in this year’s Indianapolis 500 field. The Canadian driver, who started second in the race in 2012 and 2014, edged out American Josef Newgarden on the final qualifying attempt of the weekend to claim his […]
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Vietnamese president: US lifts ban on lethal weapons sales to former foe

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:09

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese president: US lifts ban on lethal weapons sales to former foe.
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Vietnamese president: US lifts ban on lethal weapons sales to former foe

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:09

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese president: US lifts ban on lethal weapons sales to former foe.
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