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Drugstore chain CVS pushes convenience with curbside pickups

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:07

CVS Health will spread its curbside pickup service to drugstores nationwide this year, as traditional retailers continue to hone their reputations for convenience and fight fierce competition online. The nation’s second-largest drugstore chain has partnered with the technology firm Curbside to create CVS Express, a program that lets shoppers buy products with an app and […]
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Drugstore chain CVS pushes convenience with curbside pickups

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:07

CVS Health will spread its curbside pickup service to drugstores nationwide this year, as traditional retailers continue to hone their reputations for convenience and fight fierce competition online. The nation’s second-largest drugstore chain has partnered with the technology firm Curbside to create CVS Express, a program that lets shoppers buy products with an app and […]
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Drugstore chain CVS pushes convenience with curbside pickups

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:07

CVS Health will spread its curbside pickup service to drugstores nationwide this year, as traditional retailers continue to hone their reputations for convenience and fight fierce competition online. The nation’s second-largest drugstore chain has partnered with the technology firm Curbside to create CVS Express, a program that lets shoppers buy products with an app and […]

The Latest: Asian shares rebound, led by Japan

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:06

People are reflected on the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, April 18, 2016. Share prices sank in early trading Monday after an effort by major oil producing nations to agree on production cuts failed over the weekend. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest news on global financial markets (all times local):


Brazil president defiant after impeachment vote, won’t quit

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:05

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Expressing outrage over the congressional vote to open impeachment proceedings against her, President Dilma Rousseff says she will not resign and vows to keep fighting the forces arrayed against her. The defiant comments came at a Monday news conference at the presidential palace, which was Rousseff’s first public appearance since the […]
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Brazil president defiant after impeachment vote, won’t quit

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:05

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Expressing outrage over the congressional vote to open impeachment proceedings against her, President Dilma Rousseff says she will not resign and vows to keep fighting the forces arrayed against her. The defiant comments came at a Monday news conference at the presidential palace, which was Rousseff’s first public appearance since the […]
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Brazil president defiant after impeachment vote, won’t quit

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:05

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Expressing outrage over the congressional vote to open impeachment proceedings against her, President Dilma Rousseff says she will not resign and vows to keep fighting the forces arrayed against her. The defiant comments came at a Monday news conference at the presidential palace, which was Rousseff’s first public appearance since the […]

Foundation names 33 Andrew Carnegie Fellows winners

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:04
NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Corporation of New York on Tuesday announced 33 winners of its prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellows in recognition of their proposed research on an array of topics in the social sciences and humanities.

Foundation names 33 Andrew Carnegie Fellows winners

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:04

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Corporation of New York on Tuesday announced 33 winners of its prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellows in recognition of their proposed research on an array of topics in the social sciences and humanities. Each of the 2016 winners of the so-called “brainy awards” will receive up to $200,000 to fund one […]
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Foundation names 33 Andrew Carnegie Fellows winners

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:04

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Corporation of New York on Tuesday announced 33 winners of its prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellows in recognition of their proposed research on an array of topics in the social sciences and humanities. Each of the 2016 winners of the so-called “brainy awards” will receive up to $200,000 to fund one […]
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Foundation names 33 Andrew Carnegie Fellows winners

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:04

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Corporation of New York on Tuesday announced 33 winners of its prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellows in recognition of their proposed research on an array of topics in the social sciences and humanities. Each of the 2016 winners of the so-called “brainy awards” will receive up to $200,000 to fund one […]

Eradication of Zika-spreading mosquito in Brazil unlikely

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:03

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — In the 1940s and 1950s, Brazilian authorities made such a ferocious assault on Aedes aegypti — the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus — that it was eradicated from Latin America’s largest country by 1958. But Aedes aegypti returned, and now Brazil has launched another offensive against the pest, employing hundreds […]
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Eradication of Zika-spreading mosquito in Brazil unlikely

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:03

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — In the 1940s and 1950s, Brazilian authorities made such a ferocious assault on Aedes aegypti — the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus — that it was eradicated from Latin America’s largest country by 1958. But Aedes aegypti returned, and now Brazil has launched another offensive against the pest, employing hundreds […]
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Eradication of Zika-spreading mosquito in Brazil unlikely

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:03

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — In the 1940s and 1950s, Brazilian authorities made such a ferocious assault on Aedes aegypti — the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus — that it was eradicated from Latin America’s largest country by 1958. But Aedes aegypti returned, and now Brazil has launched another offensive against the pest, employing hundreds […]

Immigrant kids placed with adults who are in US illegally

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:57

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The vast majority of immigrant children who arrive alone at the U.S. border are placed by the government with adults who are in the country illegally, federal data reviewed by The Associated Press show. The government has long said that it places the children with family and friends regardless of immigration […]
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Immigrant kids placed with adults who are in US illegally

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:57

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The vast majority of immigrant children who arrive alone at the U.S. border are placed by the government with adults who are in the country illegally, federal data reviewed by The Associated Press show. The government has long said that it places the children with family and friends regardless of immigration […]
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Immigrant kids placed with adults who are in US illegally

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:57

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The vast majority of immigrant children who arrive alone at the U.S. border are placed by the government with adults who are in the country illegally, federal data reviewed by The Associated Press show. The government has long said that it places the children with family and friends regardless of immigration […]

China extending anti-graft measures to officials' families

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:56
BEIJING (AP) — Seeking to further reduce opportunities for corruption, China will include additional cities and regions in a pilot program begun in the financial hub of Shanghai that restricts the business dealings of officials' spouses and children, the government said Tuesday.

California governor, agencies face legal claims in gas blowout

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:52

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks before signing a bill hiking California's minimum wage to $15 by 2023 in Los AngelesHundreds of Los Angeles homeowners who live near the site of the worst U.S. methane leak have filed claims against state regulators and the governor, seeking $3.5 million each in damages for government failures they blame for the gas blowout.


Unloved B.C. homes find new lives on San Juan Islands

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:49

National housing experts said the house-relocation project in the San Juans and another on a nearby island might be the first of their kind.
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