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Listen: On possible NFL changes, Texans’ offseason program

The Houston Chronicle’s John McClain and Aaron Wilson discuss the issues being debated at the NFL owners meetings, including possible changes to the overtime rule and how the league will discipline the likes of Tyreek Hill and Robert Kraft.

McClain and Wilson also go over the latest from the Texans’ organized team activities, including first-round pick Tytus Howard and other storylines to watch on this edition of the Texas Sports Nation podcast.

The development of first-round pick Tytus Howard (71) will be one of the storylines to watch from the Texans’ offseason program that resumes next week.

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Utah leaders sign off on ‘sweet deal,’ approve spending $56M to buy American Express buildings for state offices

(Dan Harrie | The Salt Lake Tribune) American Express property in Taylorsville, 4015 So. 2700 W. The state of Utah is buying the building to relocate hundreds of state employees. The purchase deal for $30 million is for two buildings on 31 acres. The state will spend another $26 million for renovations.

Utah legislative leaders voted after just a few minutes of discussion to spend $56 million to buy and renovate the American Express buildings and property at 4315 S. 2700 West for use as a new state office complex that will eventually house about 1,500 employees.

The Executive Appropriations Committee moved quickly to unanimously endorse the purchase after Jim Russell, director of the state’s Division of Facilities Construction and Management, told members that they had to act fast to...

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Panama’s electoral tribunal declares Cortizo winner of close presidential election

Presidential candidate Laurentino Cortizo, of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD), is pictured with his family after he casts his vote during the general election in Panama City, Panama May 5, 2019. Tribunal Electoral de Panama /Handout via REUTERS

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Panama’s electoral tribunal declared presidential front-runner Laurentino “Nito” Cortizo the winner of Sunday’s election with 95 percent of votes counted, following an unexpectedly tight race.

The second-place candidate, Romulo Roux, trailed two points behind and has not yet accepted defeat. The tribunal’s results are preliminary, and will be followed by a formal announcement.

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Mini goats make yoga debut in Kansas City

TAMPA (WFLA/CNN) – Goats, yoga, and beer add up to a good time for all at an event this weekend in North Kansas City, Kansas.

22 Nigerian dwarf goats from a nearby farm took part in a "goat yoga" class at a microbrewery.

The goats kept everyone entertained as they jumped, nibbled and cuddled their way through class.

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Falmouth Shoplifting: Woman Wanted For Questioning

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying this woman. (Falmouth Police Department)

FALMOUTH, MA — The Falmouth Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a woman in connection with a shoplifting investigation.

According to the Falmouth Jewelry Shop, there was a theft of multiple items April 11.

Police have not said the woman is a suspect, but she is wanted for questioning. Anyone with information is asked to call 774-255-4527.

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Andrew Card Speak at Lions Club Meeting

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Jenny Dee Luker

Jenny Dee Luker, 37, of Colt, died Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Memphis. Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, April 1, 2019, at Thompson-Wilson Wynne Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow in Pumpkin Bend Cemetery at McCrory.

Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home/ c/o Jacksons Funeral Home
2642 HWY 64 W., Wynne, AR
Phone: 870-523-5822

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Venezuela’s Maduro moves an office of state oil company to Moscow: VP

FILE PHOTO: The corporate logo of Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA is seen at a gas station in Cupira, Venezuela December 16, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said after talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday that President Nicolas Maduro had ordered a European office of state oil company PDVSA to move to Moscow.

(Reporting by Polina Devitt and Andrew Osborn, writing by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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Read More’s drones take flight to Japan in partnership with Rakuten

Chinese e-commerce company is taking its drone delivery system to Japan.

Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce giant, just announced a partnership with JD that will see its drones and unmanned vehicles become a part of Rakuten’s own unmanned delivery service efforts.

JD has been operating drones in its native China for a number of years, and it has wider expansion plans having recently gained a regional-level operating license. Its other human-less tech includes self-operating trucks, automated warehouses and unmanned stores, and it recently picked Indonesia for its first overseas drone pilot.

Rakuten has been offering drone delivery in Japan since 2016 and unmanned vehicle trials since 2018...

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