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Protesters march on Seattle’s Uncle Ike’s pot shop

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:07

The mostly African-American groups say the store is too close to a local church’s teen center.

Bodies recovered after 4 killed in Alaska small plane crash

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:05
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The bodies of four people killed when a small airplane crashed Wednesday and burst into flames have been recovered from a heavily wooded area north of Anchorage, officials said.

Common Cause calls for gift ban — for convention delegates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:05

Group sends letters to candidates making the request

       

Postgame video and notes: Taijuan Walker and the Mariners’ bullpen deliver a near flawless performance

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:03

Postgame notes and video from the Mariners' 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night at Progressive Field
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Postgame video and notes: Taijuan Walker and the Mariners’ bullpen deliver a near flawless performance

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:03

Postgame notes and video from the Mariners' 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night at Progressive Field
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Postgame video and notes: Taijuan Walker and the Mariners’ bullpen deliver a near flawless performance

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:03

Postgame notes and video from the Mariners' 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night at Progressive Field
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Postgame video and notes: Taijuan Walker and the Mariners’ bullpen deliver a near flawless performance

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:03

Postgame notes and video from the Mariners' 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night at Progressive Field

Future of Palestinian town bleak after Israel shuts quarries

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:03

BEIT FAJAR, West Bank (AP) — The future of the Palestinian town of Beit Fajar looks bleak after Israel’s military forced the shutdown of some three dozen quarries in the area, endangering 3,500 jobs and paralyzing the dominant local industry. Palestinian quarry owners and their lawyer say March 21 raids of the quarries by hundreds […]
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Future of Palestinian town bleak after Israel shuts quarries

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:03

BEIT FAJAR, West Bank (AP) — The future of the Palestinian town of Beit Fajar looks bleak after Israel’s military forced the shutdown of some three dozen quarries in the area, endangering 3,500 jobs and paralyzing the dominant local industry. Palestinian quarry owners and their lawyer say March 21 raids of the quarries by hundreds […]
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Future of Palestinian town bleak after Israel shuts quarries

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:03

BEIT FAJAR, West Bank (AP) — The future of the Palestinian town of Beit Fajar looks bleak after Israel’s military forced the shutdown of some three dozen quarries in the area, endangering 3,500 jobs and paralyzing the dominant local industry. Palestinian quarry owners and their lawyer say March 21 raids of the quarries by hundreds […]

All sales final: Cities provide e-commerce zones to thwart crime

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:59

Washington, D.C., joins a growing list of cites with safe zones designed to curb the crime that can occur when closing an online deal.

       

Police: Man who fired at officers had homicide victim's car

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:57
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether a man accused of firing at officers in a Phoenix suburb is connected to a trio of shooting deaths in the state after he was found with a car belonging to a victim.

Trial for indicted Washington auditor comes to a close

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:57

Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley leaves the federal courthouse during a court recess, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Tacoma, Wash. Testimony concluded in Kelley's five-week fraud trial Tuesday, and U.S. District Judge Ronald Leighton said closing arguments will begin Wednesday following jury instructions. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The five-week fraud trial of Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley drew to a close Wednesday, with prosecutors calling it a "plain case of fraud and a cover-up" and the defense team describing it as a "disaster."


Ben Carson is cool to idea of Tubman on $20 bill

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:57

FILE - This April 17, 2015, file photo provided by the U.S. Treasury shows the front of the U.S. $20 bill, featuring a likeness of Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States. A Treasury official said Wednesday, April 20, 2016, that Secretary Jacob Lew has decided to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, making her the first woman on U.S. paper currency in 100 years. (U.S. Treasury via AP, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill? Not so fast, says former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson.


Clinton rallies in Philadelphia; Trump rails against delegate system

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:57

Clinton rallies in Philadelphia; Trump rails against delegate systemHillary Clinton, the nearly unstoppable Democrat, and Republican front-runner Donald Trump accelerated Wednesday toward Northeast primaries on an increasingly direct path to presidential nominations after trouncing party challengers in New York.


Clinton holds large lead over Sanders in Maryland

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:54

Maryland is one of five states holding a primary on Tuesday.

       

In an Age of Terror, an Early Start on the Presidential Transition

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:53
A meeting with Obama administration officials and those from the presidential campaigns is the official start of the handover process, likened to a giant corporate merger.

House would ban IRS from rehiring people fired for misconduct

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:51

The IRS would have a harder time rehiring former employees with past misconduct under legislation passed by the House on Thursday.

       

Ben Carson is cool to idea of Tubman on $20 bill

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:50

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill? Not so fast, says former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson. The Treasury Department announced Wednesday that Tubman will be featured on a redesign of the $20 bill that moves President Andrew Jackson to the back of the bill. Tubman would be the first African-American on […]
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Ben Carson is cool to idea of Tubman on $20 bill

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:50

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill? Not so fast, says former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson. The Treasury Department announced Wednesday that Tubman will be featured on a redesign of the $20 bill that moves President Andrew Jackson to the back of the bill. Tubman would be the first African-American on […]
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