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Russians with foreign currency mortgages protest at banks

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:37

MOSCOW (AP) — Russians who took out mortgages denominated in a foreign currency are protesting at their banks to demand that the loans be restructured. They chose foreign currency mortgages years ago to take advantage of lower interest rates abroad, but when Russia’s currency collapsed, the cost of repaying those mortgages skyrocketed. Groups of a […]
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Russians with foreign currency mortgages protest at banks

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:37

MOSCOW (AP) — Russians who took out mortgages denominated in a foreign currency are protesting at their banks to demand that the loans be restructured. They chose foreign currency mortgages years ago to take advantage of lower interest rates abroad, but when Russia’s currency collapsed, the cost of repaying those mortgages skyrocketed. Groups of a […]

Russians with foreign currency mortgages protest at banks

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:37

MOSCOW (AP) — Russians who took out mortgages denominated in a foreign currency are protesting at their banks to demand that the loans be restructured. They chose foreign currency mortgages years ago to take advantage of lower interest rates abroad, but when Russia’s currency collapsed, the cost of repaying those mortgages skyrocketed. Groups of a […]

24 migrants drown off Greek island

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:37
Twenty-four migrants drown off the Greek island of Samos near Turkey, as a continuing migrant influx puts pressure on the EU.
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Ivory Coast ex-leader denies war crimes

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:34
Ivory Coast ex-President Laurent Gbagbo denies charges of crimes against humanity, as his landmark trial opens in The Hague.
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Celebrities are going to be huge in Super Bowl ads

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:33

NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Game is more than a week away, but Super Bowl advertisers are already out in force online, playing up celebrity cameos to drive buzz for their brands. First-time advertiser Amazon on Wednesday teased its ad with Alec Baldwin. On Thursday, Hyundai revealed that Kevin Hart and Ryan Reynolds will […]
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Celebrities are going to be huge in Super Bowl ads

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:33

NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Game is more than a week away, but Super Bowl advertisers are already out in force online, playing up celebrity cameos to drive buzz for their brands. First-time advertiser Amazon on Wednesday teased its ad with Alec Baldwin. On Thursday, Hyundai revealed that Kevin Hart and Ryan Reynolds will […]
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Celebrities are going to be huge in Super Bowl ads

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:33

NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Game is more than a week away, but Super Bowl advertisers are already out in force online, playing up celebrity cameos to drive buzz for their brands. First-time advertiser Amazon on Wednesday teased its ad with Alec Baldwin. On Thursday, Hyundai revealed that Kevin Hart and Ryan Reynolds will […]
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Celebrities are going to be huge in Super Bowl ads

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:33

NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Game is more than a week away, but Super Bowl advertisers are already out in force online, playing up celebrity cameos to drive buzz for their brands. First-time advertiser Amazon on Wednesday teased its ad with Alec Baldwin. On Thursday, Hyundai revealed that Kevin Hart and Ryan Reynolds will […]
Categories: Sports Center

Celebrities are going to be huge in Super Bowl ads

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:33

NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Game is more than a week away, but Super Bowl advertisers are already out in force online, playing up celebrity cameos to drive buzz for their brands. First-time advertiser Amazon on Wednesday teased its ad with Alec Baldwin. On Thursday, Hyundai revealed that Kevin Hart and Ryan Reynolds will […]

Celebrities are going to be huge in Super Bowl ads

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:33

NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Game is more than a week away, but Super Bowl advertisers are already out in force online, playing up celebrity cameos to drive buzz for their brands. First-time advertiser Amazon on Wednesday teased its ad with Alec Baldwin. On Thursday, Hyundai revealed that Kevin Hart and Ryan Reynolds will […]

Washington state adds construction jobs - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:32

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Washington state adds construction jobs
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)
The Associated General Contractors of America said the state added 9,900 jobs last year, a 5.9 percent gain. There are more than 100 active construction projects in the greater downtown Seattle area alone, meaning that the construction industry is ...

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GameStop, Insomniac Games will duet with ‘Song of the Deep’

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:32

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — GameStop is dipping a toe into the video game publishing business. The retailer is partnering with Insomniac Games to release the studio’s upcoming underwater-set adventure “Song of the Deep.” The Grapevine, Texas-based company will also sell “Song of the Deep” merchandise. The venture marks GameStop’s first dive into console game publishing. […]
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GameStop, Insomniac Games will duet with ‘Song of the Deep’

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:32

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — GameStop is dipping a toe into the video game publishing business. The retailer is partnering with Insomniac Games to release the studio’s upcoming underwater-set adventure “Song of the Deep.” The Grapevine, Texas-based company will also sell “Song of the Deep” merchandise. The venture marks GameStop’s first dive into console game publishing. […]
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GameStop, Insomniac Games will duet with ‘Song of the Deep’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:32

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — GameStop is dipping a toe into the video game publishing business. The retailer is partnering with Insomniac Games to release the studio’s upcoming underwater-set adventure “Song of the Deep.” The Grapevine, Texas-based company will also sell “Song of the Deep” merchandise. The venture marks GameStop’s first dive into console game publishing. […]
Categories: Sports Center

GameStop, Insomniac Games will duet with ‘Song of the Deep’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:32

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — GameStop is dipping a toe into the video game publishing business. The retailer is partnering with Insomniac Games to release the studio’s upcoming underwater-set adventure “Song of the Deep.” The Grapevine, Texas-based company will also sell “Song of the Deep” merchandise. The venture marks GameStop’s first dive into console game publishing. […]
Categories: Sports Center

GameStop, Insomniac Games will duet with ‘Song of the Deep’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:32

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — GameStop is dipping a toe into the video game publishing business. The retailer is partnering with Insomniac Games to release the studio’s upcoming underwater-set adventure “Song of the Deep.” The Grapevine, Texas-based company will also sell “Song of the Deep” merchandise. The venture marks GameStop’s first dive into console game publishing. […]

GameStop, Insomniac Games will duet with ‘Song of the Deep’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:32

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — GameStop is dipping a toe into the video game publishing business. The retailer is partnering with Insomniac Games to release the studio’s upcoming underwater-set adventure “Song of the Deep.” The Grapevine, Texas-based company will also sell “Song of the Deep” merchandise. The venture marks GameStop’s first dive into console game publishing. […]

30 years since Challenger: New voice at astronauts' memorial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:30

 New voice at astronauts' memorialAs families of the lost Challenger astronauts gather with NASA to mark the space shuttle accident's 30th anniversary, there's a new voice to address the crowd.


Driver injured in head-on crash in Juniata Park

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:24

Driver injured in head-on crash in Juniata ParkA driver lost control and crashed a vehicle head-on into a parked car in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia.