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BEIJING (AP) — China’s government says it will stick to its promises to curb carbon emissions after President Donald Trump eased U.S. restrictions on fossil fuel use that were meant to control global warming. A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang,...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Executive order set to pull back from Obama's Clean Power Plan, and lift moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands The post Trump takes aim at Obama’s efforts to curb global warming appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Rangers earned their seventh straight trip to the postseason despite giving up a late goal in regulation and falling to San Jose.
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Mountaineering expedition organizers in Nepal say they are sending huge trash bags with climbers on Mount Everest during the Spring season to collect trash that then can be lifted by helicopters back to the base camp. Damodar...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were both tested but made it to the quarterfinals. Top-seeded Stan Wawrinka was ousted on his birthday.
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Ms. Kaufmann, who was born in Austria, won a Golden Globe Award for her Hollywood debut in the film and later married Tony Curtis.
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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She was spotted on a talk show discussing her obesity and had never acted professionally before being cast as Johnny Depp’s mother in the 1993 film.
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Financials companies led U.S. stock indexes broadly higher in late-afternoon trading Tuesday, on course to snap an eight-day losing streak by the Dow Jones industrial average. The market got a lift from new data showing that consumer confidence in the...
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama had a hand in last week's grant of $100 million to address the lead in the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, despite a report that seeks to give Trump credit for the funding. The report...
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Discussions over U.S. taxpayers paying for a border wall comes as government threatens to partially shut down on April 28 The post White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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In Nigeria, Somalia and South Sudan, potential famines could threaten the lives of nearly 16 million people within months The post Massive humanitarian crisis strikes in Africa as Trump plans aid cuts appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he expects to make a deal on health care, even though his first attempt failed just a few days ago. Trump is hosting a reception for senators and their spouses at the White House. It attracted both Republicans...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Speaking to businesswomen in San Francisco, Clinton faulted the Republican presidential administration repeatedly The post Hillary Clinton jabs Trump in first major post-election speech appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let your camera "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Attorneys for a teenager accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a high school bathroom say the sex was consensual. Seventeen-year-old Jose Montano and 18-year-old Henry Sanchez are both charged with rape. Police say they took...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York woman has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for killing her 14-month-old daughter, who was found lifeless in a playpen with her arms sticking up in the air and may have been refrigerated. The Westchester...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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NEW YORK (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump’s lawyers say he’s immune while president from defamation claims brought by a former contestant on his reality-TV show “The Apprentice.” The lawyers say in a New York state Supreme Court filing...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Catcher Gary Sanchez, first baseman Greg Bird and outfielder Aaron Judge figure to be on the field when the Yankees open Sunday at Tampa Bay.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 ½ years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many cities.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The justices, by a 5-3 vote, reversed a Texas appeals court ruling that held that inmate Bobby James Moore was not intellectually disabled.
From: New Orleans Times-Picayune | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan is joining the growing list of Senate Democrats opposing President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. In a statement Tuesday, Stabenow said she can’t support Judge Neil Gorsuch, complaining...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided on Tuesday with a Texas death row inmate who claims he should not be executed because he is intellectually disabled. The justices, by a 5-3 vote, reversed a Texas appeals court ruling that held that inmate...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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LONDON (AP) — A British court on Tuesday shortened the sentence of a Royal Marine convicted of killing a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, meaning he will likely be released from prison within weeks. Sgt. Alexander Blackman was convicted of murder...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity is calling on CBS News to release the full tape of his interview with Ted Koppel for "Sunday Morning," in which the veteran "Nightline" anchor answered "yes" when Hannity asked if Koppel thought he was bad for America.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Philadelphia church official is due back in court as lawyers debate how many church abuse victims should testify at his retrial. Monsignor William Lynn is being retried after serving nearly three years of a three- to...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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LA VERNIA, Texas (AP) — Nine Texas high school students have been charged with sexual assault in a hazing scandal involving athletes. La Vernia Police Chief Bruce Ritchey says seven juveniles and two adults have been charged in allegations dating back...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Monday, March 27, 2017
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CHICAGO (AP) — A federal appeals court has restored a lawsuit blaming Home Depot for not firing a Chicago-area supervisor with a history of sexual harassment who ended up strangling a 21-year-old pregnant subordinate. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Monday, March 27, 2017
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The owners of a New Jersey jewelry store who used the business to further one of the largest credit card fraud schemes ever charged by the U.S. Department of Justice have been sentenced. Forty-nine-year-old Vijay Verma received...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Monday, March 27, 2017
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a northeast Florida woman has pleaded guilty to smuggling a Mexican woman into the U.S. as a pregnancy surrogate and instead forced her into domestic labor through abuse. Acting U.S. Attorney W. Stephen...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Monday, March 27, 2017
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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — American rapper Wiz Khalifa is stirring controversy in the South American nation of Colombia, where he laid flowers and smoked what looks like a joint at the tomb of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar. The rapper is an avid marijuana...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Tiny homes are coming to Garfield County as commissioners have approved land use and building codes that allow the small dwellings in unincorporated parts of the county.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Geographic and physical challenges — including the Rio Grande and threatened wildlife — will make it difficult to build the "big, beautiful wall" that President Donald Trump has promised on the U.S.-Mexico border, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said...
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump will meet for the first time on April 6-7 at the latter's Florida resort, China's foreign ministry announced Thursday.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The federal government has extended its deadline for companies to bid on the first contracts for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Federal investigators are getting their first look Thursday at the scene of a head-on collision involving a small church bus and a pickup truck that killed 13 senior adult church members onboard the bus.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Residents of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa live in terror, trapped as a massive human shield in the Islamic State's de facto capital ahead of the final battle with U.S.-backed opposition forces for the militant group's last major urban stronghold....
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii decided Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban, preventing the government from suspending new visas for people from six Muslim-majority countries and halting the U.S. refugee...
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Westinghouse Electric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp., filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, calling into question the future of a number of billion-dollar nuclear projects under construction, including two in the U.S.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The judge, Derrick Watson of Federal District Court, issued the longer-lasting hold on the ban just hours after hearing arguments.
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to New Jersey’s governor have been sentenced to jail for creating traffic jams at the busiest bridge in the United States for political revenge, bringing the case to a close. But appeals and a pledge from one...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Texas Department of Public Safety: 13th passenger from church bus crash has died.
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina GOP legislators say they have a deal with governor to end standoff over state’s “bathroom bill”
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Justin James scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Alexander Aka Gorski added 17 points on 5-of-7 shooting from deep to lead Wyoming to an 81-57 victory over Coastal Carolina on Wednesday night, forcing a third and deciding game in the finals...
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A 91-year-old federal judge who recently stopped hearing cases due to health issues has been reported missing from his Pennsylvania home. The U.S. Marshals Service said it’s looking for Edwin Kosik, who was last seen at his home...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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HONOLULU (AP) — US judge in Hawaii extends order blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban until state’s lawsuit is resolved .
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Russell Westbrook had 57 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-106 overtime win on Wednesday night.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Prosecutors are appealing a court ruling that dismissed sex crime charges because there was no proof the suspect acted "with lascivious intent," and judicial authorities announced Wednesday that the judge in the case had been suspended....
From: CBC | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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