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NPR faces possible SAG-AFTRA strike as contract negotiations stall

NPR faces possible SAG-AFTRA strike as contract negotiations stall

News July 14, 2017 at 5:37 am 0 comments

NPR employees are on the verge of a strike amidst tense negotiations between the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and the company. Despite NPR saying that the talks have been “productive,” the union has argued …

Trump says he’ll be ‘angry’ if revised health-care bill flops

Trump says he’ll be ‘angry’ if revised health-care bill flops

News July 13, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

In this June 28, 2017 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (Evan Vucci/AP)

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will be “very angry” if the Senate fails to pass …

Trouble brewing inside the White House? Trump’s credibility dealt blow by his son’s emails on Russia

Trouble brewing inside the White House? Trump’s credibility dealt blow by his son’s emails on Russia

News July 12, 2017 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

Trump, never one to back down from a fight, was unusually silent on Twitter about the mushrooming controversy over his son’s meeting with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Democrat Hillary Clinton. (Reuters)

President Donald Trump’s credibility took a sharp …

Carrick named Rooney’s replacement as Manchester United captain

Carrick named Rooney’s replacement as Manchester United captain

News July 12, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

Michael Carrick has been named the new captain of Manchester United, replacing departed striker Wayne Rooney.

Rooney was appointed skipper by former boss Louis van Gaal, but England’s record goalscorer ended his 13-year stay at Old Trafford this week to …

Senegal fails to stop abuse of children in Qur’anic schools

Senegal fails to stop abuse of children in Qur’anic schools

News July 12, 2017 at 8:25 am 0 comments

Tens of thousands of children in Senegal are still being forced to beg for their food by abusive teachers in Qur’anic schools, a year after the government began a crackdown on the issue, according to a survey.

A report from …

Caught Napping, Print Newspapers Are Running To Congress For A Bailout

Caught Napping, Print Newspapers Are Running To Congress For A Bailout

News July 12, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

NEWS FLASH: Newspapers are under siege! A new communications barbarian is at the gate; reaching a wider, different audience and draining advertising revenue! How can newspapers survive?

Actually, this isn’t a new story about the encroachment of Internet outlets on …

Witnesses describe scene of military plane crash: ‘One of the worst fires you can imagine’

Witnesses describe scene of military plane crash: ‘One of the worst fires you can imagine’

News July 11, 2017 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

At least 16 people were killed on Monday after a military plane crashed into a soybean field in Mississippi’s Delta region, authorities said.

The plane, a Marine Corps KC-130 aircraft, crashed Monday at around 4 p.m. in Leflore County, Mississippi …

5 movies open Feb. 17: Here’s how they rate

5 movies open Feb. 17: Here’s how they rate

News July 11, 2017 at 11:15 am 0 comments

“The Red Turtle” received an Oscar nomination for best animated feature.

Oscar nominee “The Red Turtle” lands in Seattle, along with four other movies. Here’s what our reviewers thought of them.

★★★½ “The Red Turtle” (PG): Not a single intelligible …

Mississippi: at least 16 dead in military plane crash

Mississippi: at least 16 dead in military plane crash

News July 11, 2017 at 8:22 am 0 comments

A US military plane crashed into a field in rural Mississippi on Monday, killing at least 16 people aboard and spreading debris for miles, officials said.

Leflore county emergency management agency director Frank Randle told reporters at a late briefing …

Almost half of fires reported in B.C. this year caused by humans: province

Almost half of fires reported in B.C. this year caused by humans: province

News July 11, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

Paul Black walks his dog along the North Thompson River as smoke from wildfires fills the air in Kamloops on Monday. (DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

As British Columbia struggles to contain hundreds of wildfires that have prompted a provincial state …