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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:01

Stocks closed higher on Monday, led by a recovery in the energy sector. A slide in the price of oil had set the market on a downward course early in the day, but it turned higher in morning trading and remained higher the rest of the day. Health care and consumer companies also posted big […]

Ohio man accused of plotting government attack can stand trial: judge

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:01

Christopher Cornell of Cincinnati, Ohio is pictured in this handout photoA federal judge on Monday made a preliminary finding that an Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol with guns and bombs was competent to stand trial. Judge Sandra Beckwith in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati said she will review evidence presented by prosecutors and defense and is expected to issue a final ruling in a written opinion in the case of Christopher Cornell from Green Township outside Cincinnati.


Macedonia enters second week of anti-government protests

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:01

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia has entered into a second week of protests with thousands marching peacefully late Monday in the capital after the country’s president pardoned dozens of politicians who were facing criminal proceedings for alleged involvement in a wiretapping scandal. Protests were held also in five other cities, including the second-largest city of […]
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Macedonia enters second week of anti-government protests

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:01

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia has entered into a second week of protests with thousands marching peacefully late Monday in the capital after the country’s president pardoned dozens of politicians who were facing criminal proceedings for alleged involvement in a wiretapping scandal. Protests were held also in five other cities, including the second-largest city of […]
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Macedonia enters second week of anti-government protests

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:01

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia has entered into a second week of protests with thousands marching peacefully late Monday in the capital after the country’s president pardoned dozens of politicians who were facing criminal proceedings for alleged involvement in a wiretapping scandal. Protests were held also in five other cities, including the second-largest city of […]

Arabic-speaker removed from California flight seeks apology

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:00
The incident unfolded as Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, a 26-year-old University of California Berkeley student, was waiting for his April 6 flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Oakland to take off. Makhzoomi, an Iraqi refugee, said he had called his uncle in Baghdad after taking his seat when he noticed a fellow passenger staring at him, said Zahra Billoo, executive director of CAIR's San Francisco Bay Area office, and media reports. The woman reported him to Southwest staff and Makhzoomi was escorted off the plane.

NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement upheld by U.S. appeals court

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:00
A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the National Football League's estimated $1 billion concussion settlement with thousands of retired players, calling the agreement imperfect but fair. A small group of players had objected to the deal, which was approved in April 2015 by U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia, because it did not cover potential victims of a degenerative brain disease that scientists have linked to repeated blows to the head. "It is the nature of a settlement that some will be dissatisfied with the ultimate result," Circuit Judge Thomas Ambro wrote for a three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.

Seattle biotech PhaseRx files to go public

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:59

The filing for an initial public offering is the first in Washington state in more than a year.
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Seattle biotech PhaseRx files to go public

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:59

The filing for an initial public offering is the first in Washington state in more than a year.
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Seattle biotech PhaseRx files to go public

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:59

The filing for an initial public offering is the first in Washington state in more than a year.

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:59
Stocks closed higher on Monday, led by a recovery in the energy sector.

The Latest: Plight of refugees among themes of prize winners

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:58

Associated Press employees applaud as the AP wins the Pulitzer Prize for public service, Monday, April 18, 2016, in New York. The AP report documented the use of slave labor in Southeast Asia to supply seafood to American tables, an investigation that spurred the release of more than 2,000 captive workers. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the awarding of the 100th-annual Pulitzer Prizes (all times local):


Netflix and Taser slide, Hasbro and Amazon trade higher

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:57

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE McGraw Hill Financial Inc., up $1.19 to $100.96 The financial data company agreed to sell its J.D. Power consumer ratings business to investment firm XIO Group for $1.1 billion. Most Read […]
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Netflix and Taser slide, Hasbro and Amazon trade higher

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:57

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE McGraw Hill Financial Inc., up $1.19 to $100.96 The financial data company agreed to sell its J.D. Power consumer ratings business to investment firm XIO Group for $1.1 billion. Most Read […]
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Netflix and Taser slide, Hasbro and Amazon trade higher

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:57

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE McGraw Hill Financial Inc., up $1.19 to $100.96 The financial data company agreed to sell its J.D. Power consumer ratings business to investment firm XIO Group for $1.1 billion. Most Read […]

Supreme Court case raises questions about tribal convictions

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:56
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether federal felony charges can be filed against defendants who were previously convicted of multiple domestic violence counts in tribal courts that didn't provide attorneys.

Father charged with murder in shooting of daughter, 4

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:54

 Girl, 4, killed by father who was playing with gunPhiladelphia police have identified the father charged in connection with the shooting death of his 4-year-old daughter in the Kensington section over the weekend.


Officials: Too soon to say if charges in firefighter death

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:52

LARGO, Md. (AP) — Authorities said Monday that it’s too soon to say whether charges will be filed against a man who fatally shot a firefighter who was attempting to enter his home to check on his health. Angela Alsobrooks, the Prince George’s County state’s attorney, said Monday that investigators need to access “what’s reasonable […]
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Officials: Too soon to say if charges in firefighter death

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:52

LARGO, Md. (AP) — Authorities said Monday that it’s too soon to say whether charges will be filed against a man who fatally shot a firefighter who was attempting to enter his home to check on his health. Angela Alsobrooks, the Prince George’s County state’s attorney, said Monday that investigators need to access “what’s reasonable […]
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Officials: Too soon to say if charges in firefighter death

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:52

LARGO, Md. (AP) — Authorities said Monday that it’s too soon to say whether charges will be filed against a man who fatally shot a firefighter who was attempting to enter his home to check on his health. Angela Alsobrooks, the Prince George’s County state’s attorney, said Monday that investigators need to access “what’s reasonable […]