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Yale commencement includes first ROTC graduates since 70s

NBA - 8 hours 51 min ago

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ashton Carter handed out commissions to the Yale’s first ROTC graduating class in more than four decades. Carter, a Yale alumnus, on Monday awarded 18 commissions, 14 to Yale students and four to others who trained at the Ivy League school. The military ceremony followed the awarding of […]
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Yale commencement includes first ROTC graduates since 70s

Seattle Seahawks - 8 hours 51 min ago

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ashton Carter handed out commissions to the Yale’s first ROTC graduating class in more than four decades. Carter, a Yale alumnus, on Monday awarded 18 commissions, 14 to Yale students and four to others who trained at the Ivy League school. The military ceremony followed the awarding of […]
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Helen Hunt mistaken for Jodie Foster by barista

NBA - 9 hours 4 min ago

Helen Hunt says a confused barista mixed her up with fellow Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster. Hunt writes in a tweet that she asked a Starbucks barista if she wanted her name after giving her drink order. She writes the barista “winked and said. ‘We Gotcha’,” ending the tweet with a hashtag of Jodie Foster’s name […]
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Helen Hunt mistaken for Jodie Foster by barista

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 4 min ago

Helen Hunt says a confused barista mixed her up with fellow Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster. Hunt writes in a tweet that she asked a Starbucks barista if she wanted her name after giving her drink order. She writes the barista “winked and said. ‘We Gotcha’,” ending the tweet with a hashtag of Jodie Foster’s name […]
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Police: Human trafficking charge for Baltimore City teacher

NBA - 9 hours 7 min ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a Baltimore special education teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with human trafficking and prostitution. Baltimore County police said Monday that 23-year-old Michael Brandon Osikomaiya was arrested last week. Police said a 16-year-old girl posted an online ad for prostitution and an undercover detective contacted her […]
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Police: Human trafficking charge for Baltimore City teacher

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 7 min ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a Baltimore special education teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with human trafficking and prostitution. Baltimore County police said Monday that 23-year-old Michael Brandon Osikomaiya was arrested last week. Police said a 16-year-old girl posted an online ad for prostitution and an undercover detective contacted her […]
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Greece hopes to get new loans cleared by eurozone creditors

NBA - 9 hours 8 min ago

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece is hoping its eurozone creditor nations will approve Tuesday the payment of the next batch of rescue loans that will allow Athens to avoid defaulting on its debts this summer. Greece’s parliament passed a bill over the weekend providing for tax hikes, more budget-cutting reforms and a new privatization superfund, which […]
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Greece hopes to get new loans cleared by eurozone creditors

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 8 min ago

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece is hoping its eurozone creditor nations will approve Tuesday the payment of the next batch of rescue loans that will allow Athens to avoid defaulting on its debts this summer. Greece’s parliament passed a bill over the weekend providing for tax hikes, more budget-cutting reforms and a new privatization superfund, which […]
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Rights group wants probe of Thai shooting of migrant worker

NBA - 9 hours 18 min ago

BANGKOK (AP) — A human rights group is demanding an investigation into the fatal shooting of an ethnic Rohingya man who was among 21 to escape from an immigration detention center in southern Thailand. The Rohingya migrant workers escaped from the center in Phang Nga province on Monday, and police shot the man in what […]
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Rights group wants probe of Thai shooting of migrant worker

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 18 min ago

BANGKOK (AP) — A human rights group is demanding an investigation into the fatal shooting of an ethnic Rohingya man who was among 21 to escape from an immigration detention center in southern Thailand. The Rohingya migrant workers escaped from the center in Phang Nga province on Monday, and police shot the man in what […]
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Defeated right-wing Austrian president hopeful urges unity

NBA - 9 hours 18 min ago

VIENNA (AP) — Norbert Hofer, the right-winger who lost only narrowly to a pro-EU rival in Austrian presidential elections, has joined the winner in asking all citizens to try to overcome the ideological divisions that led to the close contest. Speaking Tuesday, Hofer asked “Austrians to stick together.” His opponent, Alexander Van Der Bellen, won […]
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Defeated right-wing Austrian president hopeful urges unity

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 18 min ago

VIENNA (AP) — Norbert Hofer, the right-winger who lost only narrowly to a pro-EU rival in Austrian presidential elections, has joined the winner in asking all citizens to try to overcome the ideological divisions that led to the close contest. Speaking Tuesday, Hofer asked “Austrians to stick together.” His opponent, Alexander Van Der Bellen, won […]
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British pound up as poll points to waning EU exit risk

NBA - 9 hours 18 min ago

LONDON (AP) — The British pound is posting strong gains after another opinion poll indicated that those advocating a British exit — so-called Brexit — from the European Union are losing ground. With less than a month to go before the June 23 referendum on Britain’s EU future, a string of polls are showing the […]
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British pound up as poll points to waning EU exit risk

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 18 min ago

LONDON (AP) — The British pound is posting strong gains after another opinion poll indicated that those advocating a British exit — so-called Brexit — from the European Union are losing ground. With less than a month to go before the June 23 referendum on Britain’s EU future, a string of polls are showing the […]
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Writings by Mother Teresa to be published in August

NBA - 9 hours 31 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is coming out in August, weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner is to be canonized. Image, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it has set an Aug. 16 release date for “A […]
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Writings by Mother Teresa to be published in August

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 31 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is coming out in August, weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner is to be canonized. Image, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it has set an Aug. 16 release date for “A […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - 9 hours 35 min ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT A FORENSICS EXPERT IS SAYING ABOUT EGYPTAIR CRASH Human remains retrieved from the crash site of Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft. 2. SANDERS: CONVENTION COULD […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 35 min ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT A FORENSICS EXPERT IS SAYING ABOUT EGYPTAIR CRASH Human remains retrieved from the crash site of Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft. 2. SANDERS: CONVENTION COULD […]
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Police: child dead, mother hurt after being dragged by car

NBA - 9 hours 39 min ago

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 21-month-old girl is dead and the child’s mother has been injured in Daytona Beach after being struck by an elderly driver recently reported as missing and endangered. Daytona Beach police told local media outlets that 85-year-old Ray Beams was driving Monday when he struck an SUV, crossed […]
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Police: child dead, mother hurt after being dragged by car

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 39 min ago

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 21-month-old girl is dead and the child’s mother has been injured in Daytona Beach after being struck by an elderly driver recently reported as missing and endangered. Daytona Beach police told local media outlets that 85-year-old Ray Beams was driving Monday when he struck an SUV, crossed […]
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