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Senate Dems field large roster of women in the Year of Trump

NBA - 10 hours 27 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman, if Democrats get their way. And that won’t be a coincidence. Democrats will have female Senate candidates on the ballot in nine states in November, a near-record, and these contenders […]
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Senate Dems field large roster of women in the Year of Trump

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 27 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman, if Democrats get their way. And that won’t be a coincidence. Democrats will have female Senate candidates on the ballot in nine states in November, a near-record, and these contenders […]
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Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care

NBA - 10 hours 31 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Obama administration counting down its final year, many Democrats are finding less to like about the president’s health care law, unsure about its place among their party’s achievements. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ call for “Medicare for all” seems to have rekindled aspirations for bigger changes beyond “Obamacare.” That poses a challenge […]
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Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 31 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Obama administration counting down its final year, many Democrats are finding less to like about the president’s health care law, unsure about its place among their party’s achievements. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ call for “Medicare for all” seems to have rekindled aspirations for bigger changes beyond “Obamacare.” That poses a challenge […]
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Ex-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died

NBA - 10 hours 33 min ago

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, of Utah, who shied away from the spotlight but earned a reputation as someone who knew how to get things done in Washington, has died. He was 82. Bennett assistant Tara Tanner said he died Wednesday from complications of pancreatic cancer and a recent stroke. […]
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Ex-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 33 min ago

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, of Utah, who shied away from the spotlight but earned a reputation as someone who knew how to get things done in Washington, has died. He was 82. Bennett assistant Tara Tanner said he died Wednesday from complications of pancreatic cancer and a recent stroke. […]
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How Trump broke the rules of modern politics, and won anyway

NBA - 10 hours 35 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Polling? Who needs to do that? Fundraising? Can’t be bothered. Parse your words? Fuhgetabout it. Donald Trump took the rules of modern politics, trashed them and became the last man standing for the Republican nomination anyway. 12 ways Trump did it his way: ___ Most Read StoriesSchool board rebukes Bellevue football program; […]
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How Trump broke the rules of modern politics, and won anyway

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 35 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Polling? Who needs to do that? Fundraising? Can’t be bothered. Parse your words? Fuhgetabout it. Donald Trump took the rules of modern politics, trashed them and became the last man standing for the Republican nomination anyway. 12 ways Trump did it his way: ___ Most Read StoriesSchool board rebukes Bellevue football program; […]
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Florida Supreme Court considers overturning death sentences

NBA - 10 hours 38 min ago

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The lives of nearly 400 death row inmates hang in the balance during oral arguments Thursday before Florida’s Supreme Court, which will ultimately decide if their sentences should be reduced to life in prison. The hearing comes in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this year that found Florida’s […]
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Florida Supreme Court considers overturning death sentences

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 38 min ago

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The lives of nearly 400 death row inmates hang in the balance during oral arguments Thursday before Florida’s Supreme Court, which will ultimately decide if their sentences should be reduced to life in prison. The hearing comes in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this year that found Florida’s […]
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IS continues to hit Turkish border town with rockets

NBA - 10 hours 38 min ago

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s state-run agency says a salvo of rockets has struck southern Turkey, wounding four people. The Anadolu Agency said three rockets struck the Turkish town of Kilis early Thursday. The rockets were fired from Islamic State group-controlled territory in Syria, according to the private Dogan News agency. It said one policeman was […]
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IS continues to hit Turkish border town with rockets

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 38 min ago

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s state-run agency says a salvo of rockets has struck southern Turkey, wounding four people. The Anadolu Agency said three rockets struck the Turkish town of Kilis early Thursday. The rockets were fired from Islamic State group-controlled territory in Syria, according to the private Dogan News agency. It said one policeman was […]
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Israel launches airstrikes on Hamas targets in Gaza

NBA - 10 hours 44 min ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it carried out airstrikes on four Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to mortar rounds fired at Israel. The Gaza Health Ministry said three children and a 65-year-old Palestinian suffered light-to-moderate injuries in an airstrike that hit a metal workshop in Gaza City. The military says […]
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Israel launches airstrikes on Hamas targets in Gaza

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 44 min ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it carried out airstrikes on four Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to mortar rounds fired at Israel. The Gaza Health Ministry said three children and a 65-year-old Palestinian suffered light-to-moderate injuries in an airstrike that hit a metal workshop in Gaza City. The military says […]
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Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust comment

NBA - 10 hours 46 min ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army’s deputy chief of staff has drawn a rebuke from hawkish Israeli ministers for comparing pre-Holocaust Germany to trends in Israel today. Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, speaking at a Holocaust remembrance day ceremony at a kibbutz in central Israel, said, “If there is something that frightens me in Holocaust remembrance, […]
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Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust comment

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 46 min ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army’s deputy chief of staff has drawn a rebuke from hawkish Israeli ministers for comparing pre-Holocaust Germany to trends in Israel today. Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, speaking at a Holocaust remembrance day ceremony at a kibbutz in central Israel, said, “If there is something that frightens me in Holocaust remembrance, […]
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North Carolina leaders denounce federal threat on LGBT law

NBA - 10 hours 54 min ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Giving no indication of yielding to pressure, North Carolina’s Republican leaders called a federal warning about the legality of the state’s new law limiting LGBT anti-discrimination rules a broad overreach by the government. Gov. Pat McCrory and top state legislators were determining what steps to take after the U.S. Justice Department […]
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North Carolina leaders denounce federal threat on LGBT law

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 54 min ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Giving no indication of yielding to pressure, North Carolina’s Republican leaders called a federal warning about the legality of the state’s new law limiting LGBT anti-discrimination rules a broad overreach by the government. Gov. Pat McCrory and top state legislators were determining what steps to take after the U.S. Justice Department […]
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‘Jungle Book,’ Warner Bros. big winners at trailer awards

NBA - 11 hours 7 min ago

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — While Disney’s “The Jungle Book” dominates the box office, the team responsible for getting the word out also got their due at the Golden Trailer Awards. The film won a top four honors at the annual celebration of movie marketing, held Thursday night in Beverly Hills. Warner Bros. picked up […]
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‘Jungle Book,’ Warner Bros. big winners at trailer awards

Seattle Seahawks - 11 hours 7 min ago

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — While Disney’s “The Jungle Book” dominates the box office, the team responsible for getting the word out also got their due at the Golden Trailer Awards. The film won a top four honors at the annual celebration of movie marketing, held Thursday night in Beverly Hills. Warner Bros. picked up […]
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