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Massachusetts is investigating high cost of hepatitis C drug

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts attorney general’s office is investigating whether the makers of a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C are violating state law by pricing the drug too high. Attorney General Maura Healey on Wednesday released a letter sent to the chief executive of California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. In it, Healey said her office […]
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Massachusetts is investigating high cost of hepatitis C drug

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts attorney general’s office is investigating whether the makers of a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C are violating state law by pricing the drug too high. Attorney General Maura Healey on Wednesday released a letter sent to the chief executive of California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. In it, Healey said her office […]
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Massachusetts is investigating high cost of hepatitis C drug

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts attorney general’s office is investigating whether the makers of a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C are violating state law by pricing the drug too high. Attorney General Maura Healey on Wednesday released a letter sent to the chief executive of California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. In it, Healey said her office […]

Cops: Neglect led to death of woman in chair for 6 months

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two relatives of an 82-year-old woman who authorities say died after she sat in the same chair for six months have been charged with neglect. Warrants obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press show David Scott Howell and Carole Beam Howell were arrested Jan. 21 and charged with abuse or neglect resulting […]
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Cops: Neglect led to death of woman in chair for 6 months

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two relatives of an 82-year-old woman who authorities say died after she sat in the same chair for six months have been charged with neglect. Warrants obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press show David Scott Howell and Carole Beam Howell were arrested Jan. 21 and charged with abuse or neglect resulting […]
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Cops: Neglect led to death of woman in chair for 6 months

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two relatives of an 82-year-old woman who authorities say died after she sat in the same chair for six months have been charged with neglect. Warrants obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press show David Scott Howell and Carole Beam Howell were arrested Jan. 21 and charged with abuse or neglect resulting […]

Trump not backing down from Fox debate boycott

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:41

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump isn’t backing down Wednesday from his threat to boycott this week’s GOP debate, where candidates have the opportunity to make their closing arguments before voting begins in Monday’s Iowa caucuses. Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said in a pair of television interviews Wednesday that Trump, […]
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Trump not backing down from Fox debate boycott

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:41

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump isn’t backing down Wednesday from his threat to boycott this week’s GOP debate, where candidates have the opportunity to make their closing arguments before voting begins in Monday’s Iowa caucuses. Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said in a pair of television interviews Wednesday that Trump, […]
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Trump not backing down from Fox debate boycott

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:41

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump isn’t backing down Wednesday from his threat to boycott this week’s GOP debate, where candidates have the opportunity to make their closing arguments before voting begins in Monday’s Iowa caucuses. Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said in a pair of television interviews Wednesday that Trump, […]

Obama to seek $12B from Congress for child nutrition

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:40

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress for $12 billion over a decade to help feed schoolchildren from low-income families during the summer. The White House says the request will be in the 2017 budget proposal Obama plans to send lawmakers next month. Nearly 22 million low-income children receive free and reduced-price […]
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Obama to seek $12B from Congress for child nutrition

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:40

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress for $12 billion over a decade to help feed schoolchildren from low-income families during the summer. The White House says the request will be in the 2017 budget proposal Obama plans to send lawmakers next month. Nearly 22 million low-income children receive free and reduced-price […]
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Obama to seek $12B from Congress for child nutrition

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:40

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress for $12 billion over a decade to help feed schoolchildren from low-income families during the summer. The White House says the request will be in the 2017 budget proposal Obama plans to send lawmakers next month. Nearly 22 million low-income children receive free and reduced-price […]

Illinois man to be sentenced in terror plot with cousin

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:36

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois man who prosecutors say plotted with his cousin to carry out a terrorist attack in the United States is due to be sentenced. Jonas Edmonds, of Aurora, has pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group and making a materially false statement to law enforcement. […]
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Illinois man to be sentenced in terror plot with cousin

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:36

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois man who prosecutors say plotted with his cousin to carry out a terrorist attack in the United States is due to be sentenced. Jonas Edmonds, of Aurora, has pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group and making a materially false statement to law enforcement. […]
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Illinois man to be sentenced in terror plot with cousin

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:36

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois man who prosecutors say plotted with his cousin to carry out a terrorist attack in the United States is due to be sentenced. Jonas Edmonds, of Aurora, has pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group and making a materially false statement to law enforcement. […]

Stock indexes fall on weak forecasts from Apple and Boeing

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:36

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are down Wednesday morning as a shaky forecast from Apple takes tech stocks lower. Disappointing outlooks from aircraft makers Boeing and Textron hit industrial stocks. The Federal Reserve is holding its first meeting of the year and investors are waiting to see what it says about interest rates and […]
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Stock indexes fall on weak forecasts from Apple and Boeing

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:36

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are down Wednesday morning as a shaky forecast from Apple takes tech stocks lower. Disappointing outlooks from aircraft makers Boeing and Textron hit industrial stocks. The Federal Reserve is holding its first meeting of the year and investors are waiting to see what it says about interest rates and […]
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Stock indexes fall on weak forecasts from Apple and Boeing

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:36

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are down Wednesday morning as a shaky forecast from Apple takes tech stocks lower. Disappointing outlooks from aircraft makers Boeing and Textron hit industrial stocks. The Federal Reserve is holding its first meeting of the year and investors are waiting to see what it says about interest rates and […]

Try to Interview Google’s Co-Founder. It’s Emasculating.

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:34
Conor Dougherty provides a look at how he covers Google and its elusive chief executive, Larry Page.









The Latest: FBI checkpoints around refuge where some remain

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:34

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): 7:35 a.m. The FBI has established checkpoints around a national wildlife preserve in Oregon where some armed activists still are believed to be holed up, saying the decision came out of […]
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