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Canadian actress says she sent flowers despite being choked

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:50

TORONTO (AP) — A television actress has testified that she sent a former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host flowers after spending a weekend with him where he choked her and slapped her across the face. Lucy DeCoutere, a star of the TV and film series “Trailer Park Boys,” said Thursday she continued to spend time […]
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Canadian actress says she sent flowers despite being choked

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:50

TORONTO (AP) — A television actress has testified that she sent a former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host flowers after spending a weekend with him where he choked her and slapped her across the face. Lucy DeCoutere, a star of the TV and film series “Trailer Park Boys,” said Thursday she continued to spend time […]
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Goodell to require teams to interview women for exec jobs

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:48

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will implement a “Rooney Rule” requiring that women be interviewed for executive positions with teams around the league. Goodell made the announcement Thursday in his opening remarks at the first NFL Women’s Summit, part of Super Bowl 50. Goodell says, “You can see that progress is being […]
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Goodell to require teams to interview women for exec jobs

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:48

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will implement a “Rooney Rule” requiring that women be interviewed for executive positions with teams around the league. Goodell made the announcement Thursday in his opening remarks at the first NFL Women’s Summit, part of Super Bowl 50. Goodell says, “You can see that progress is being […]
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Judge denies bail for Virginia Tech student charged with being an accessory in girl’s death

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:17

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Judge denies bail for Virginia Tech student charged with being an accessory in girl’s death.
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Judge denies bail for Virginia Tech student charged with being an accessory in girl’s death

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:17

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Judge denies bail for Virginia Tech student charged with being an accessory in girl’s death.
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Arkansas GOP, having embraced term limits, is now conflicted

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:16

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — More than two decades after Arkansas became one of the first states to limit how long lawmakers could serve in the Legislature, Republicans who once championed the issue are conflicted. GOP leaders now say they believe lawmakers should be able to stay longer than originally planned. Term limits advocate insist […]
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Arkansas GOP, having embraced term limits, is now conflicted

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:16

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — More than two decades after Arkansas became one of the first states to limit how long lawmakers could serve in the Legislature, Republicans who once championed the issue are conflicted. GOP leaders now say they believe lawmakers should be able to stay longer than originally planned. Term limits advocate insist […]
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Senate Dems block energy bill in impasse over Flint

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:13

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have blocked a comprehensive energy bill in a dispute over a federal aid package for Flint, Michigan, and its lead-contaminated water. Democrats wanted to add hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency assistance to Flint to fix and replace the city’s pipes. Majority Republicans opposed the move. The vote was […]
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Senate Dems block energy bill in impasse over Flint

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:13

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have blocked a comprehensive energy bill in a dispute over a federal aid package for Flint, Michigan, and its lead-contaminated water. Democrats wanted to add hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency assistance to Flint to fix and replace the city’s pipes. Majority Republicans opposed the move. The vote was […]
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Everett man pleads guilty in sexually motivated slaying at halfway house

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:12

The manager of an Everett halfway house pleaded guilty to killing a resident because of his “deep regret” for the incident, his attorney said.
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Everett man pleads guilty in sexually motivated slaying at halfway house

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:12

The manager of an Everett halfway house pleaded guilty to killing a resident because of his “deep regret” for the incident, his attorney said.
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In Boston area, the bald eagle population is soaring

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:11

BOSTON (AP) — People spotting bald eagles in the skies over the Boston area aren’t hallucinating — there really are more of the majestic birds of prey setting up shop in the urban eastern areas of the state. State ornithologist Andrew Vitz says there were 51 confirmed territorial breeding bald eagle pairs in Massachusetts last […]
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In Boston area, the bald eagle population is soaring

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:11

BOSTON (AP) — People spotting bald eagles in the skies over the Boston area aren’t hallucinating — there really are more of the majestic birds of prey setting up shop in the urban eastern areas of the state. State ornithologist Andrew Vitz says there were 51 confirmed territorial breeding bald eagle pairs in Massachusetts last […]
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Canadian man pleads guilty in crash that killed 3 children

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:10

TORONTO (AP) — A member of one of Canada’s wealthiest families has pleaded guilty to six charges in a crash that killed three young children and their grandfather. Marco Muzzo pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of impaired driving causing death and two of impaired driving causing bodily harm. The 29-year-old had faced a dozen […]
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Canadian man pleads guilty in crash that killed 3 children

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:10

TORONTO (AP) — A member of one of Canada’s wealthiest families has pleaded guilty to six charges in a crash that killed three young children and their grandfather. Marco Muzzo pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of impaired driving causing death and two of impaired driving causing bodily harm. The 29-year-old had faced a dozen […]
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Marysville mother guilty of sex crimes involving 6-year-old daughter

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:08

Prosecutors say the Marysville woman and her husband solicited customers through Craigslist to sexually assault the girl.
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Marysville mother guilty of sex crimes involving 6-year-old daughter

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:08

Prosecutors say the Marysville woman and her husband solicited customers through Craigslist to sexually assault the girl.
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Former DC mayor Gray begins comeback after investigation

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:06

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, whose sole term in office was dogged by a federal investigation that ended with no charges filed against him, began his political comeback on Thursday, announcing that he will run for the D.C. Council. Gray, a 73-year-old Democrat, lost his re-election bid in the 2014 […]
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Former DC mayor Gray begins comeback after investigation

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:06

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, whose sole term in office was dogged by a federal investigation that ended with no charges filed against him, began his political comeback on Thursday, announcing that he will run for the D.C. Council. Gray, a 73-year-old Democrat, lost his re-election bid in the 2014 […]
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