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Latino vote in California targeted by Clinton, Sanders

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:53

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ image gazes out from a corner storefront in Boyle Heights, a Hispanic enclave known for its plump burritos and a plaza where mariachis strum guitars. It’s here that his campaign is going house to house to cut into Hillary Clinton’s advantage with Latino voters. The oversized painting of the […]
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Obama lifts decades-old arms ban in his 1st visit to Vietnam

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:53

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday lifted a half-century-old ban on selling arms to Vietnam during his first visit to the communist country, looking to bolster a government seen as a crucial, though flawed partner in a region he’s tried to place at the center of his foreign policy legacy. Obama […]
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Obama lifts decades-old arms ban in his 1st visit to Vietnam

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:53

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday lifted a half-century-old ban on selling arms to Vietnam during his first visit to the communist country, looking to bolster a government seen as a crucial, though flawed partner in a region he’s tried to place at the center of his foreign policy legacy. Obama […]
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Really important things from ‘Game of Thrones’ Ep. 5

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:52

Spoilers ahead: This post contains information about nudity, direwolves, Sansa and Bran.
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Really important things from ‘Game of Thrones’ Ep. 5

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:52

Spoilers ahead: This post contains information about nudity, direwolves, Sansa and Bran.
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In swing state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:50

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he’ll need the votes of women like Elizabeth Andrus. Yet Andrus, a registered Republican from Delaware, Ohio, sees “buffoonery” in the presumptive Republican nominee and says “I am not on the Trump train.” With all the trouble in the world, she […]
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In swing state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:50

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he’ll need the votes of women like Elizabeth Andrus. Yet Andrus, a registered Republican from Delaware, Ohio, sees “buffoonery” in the presumptive Republican nominee and says “I am not on the Trump train.” With all the trouble in the world, she […]
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Verdict expected in Freddie Gray-officer trial in Baltimore

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:46

BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge is expected Monday to hand down his verdict in the case of a Baltimore police officer charged in the arrest and subsequent death of Freddie Gray. Officer Edward Nero faces assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment charges. Prosecutors say the 30-year-old unlawfully arrested Gray without probable cause and was […]
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Verdict expected in Freddie Gray-officer trial in Baltimore

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:46

BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge is expected Monday to hand down his verdict in the case of a Baltimore police officer charged in the arrest and subsequent death of Freddie Gray. Officer Edward Nero faces assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment charges. Prosecutors say the 30-year-old unlawfully arrested Gray without probable cause and was […]
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Head of Indian state to attend Mother Teresa canonization

NBA - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:45

KOLKATA, India (AP) — The head of the Indian state where Mother Teresa worked with the destitute and ill says she’ll travel to the Vatican for the Nobel winner’s canonization later this year. The chief minister of West Bengal state, Mamata Banerjee, says she’s accepted an invitation from the head of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of […]
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Head of Indian state to attend Mother Teresa canonization

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:45

KOLKATA, India (AP) — The head of the Indian state where Mother Teresa worked with the destitute and ill says she’ll travel to the Vatican for the Nobel winner’s canonization later this year. The chief minister of West Bengal state, Mamata Banerjee, says she’s accepted an invitation from the head of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of […]
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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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