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Union Pacific 4Q profit falls 22 pct as freight volume slows

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:42

In this Friday, June 6, 2014, photo, Union Pacific locomotives are seen in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Union Pacific reports quarterly earnings, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit fell 22 percent as the railroad hauled 9 percent less freight, and officials predicted difficult conditions would persist this year.


Jobless rates rise for Seattle, Washington state - The Seattle Times

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:40

Jobless rates rise for Seattle, Washington state
The Seattle Times
The unemployment rate for both Washington state and the Seattle metro area climbed in December. The statewide rate last month was 5.5 percent, up from 5.3 percent in November but down from 6.3 percent in December 2014, according to preliminary, ...

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Zika Virus May be Linked to Surge in Rare Syndrome in Brazil

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:37
Brazilian officials said that Zika, a virus linked to brain damage in infants, may be causing an increase in the number of cases of Guillain-Barré, an autoimmune condition.









NW Seaport Alliance sees 2015 payoff

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:36

The alliance of Seattle and Tacoma enjoyed increased contained traffic despite rough international seas.
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NW Seaport Alliance sees 2015 payoff

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:36

The alliance of Seattle and Tacoma enjoyed increased contained traffic despite rough international seas.
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NW Seaport Alliance sees 2015 payoff

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:36

The alliance of Seattle and Tacoma enjoyed increased contained traffic despite rough international seas.

Judge declines to suppress evidence in student slaying case

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:35

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A judge has denied a defense motion to suppress some evidence in the case of a man charged with killing a University of Virginia student. Media outlets report that Albemarle County Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins ruled Thursday against Jesse Matthew Jr., who is charged with capital murder in the 2014 disappearance […]
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Judge declines to suppress evidence in student slaying case

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:35

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A judge has denied a defense motion to suppress some evidence in the case of a man charged with killing a University of Virginia student. Media outlets report that Albemarle County Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins ruled Thursday against Jesse Matthew Jr., who is charged with capital murder in the 2014 disappearance […]
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Judge declines to suppress evidence in student slaying case

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:35

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A judge has denied a defense motion to suppress some evidence in the case of a man charged with killing a University of Virginia student. Media outlets report that Albemarle County Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins ruled Thursday against Jesse Matthew Jr., who is charged with capital murder in the 2014 disappearance […]

Clinton TV ads hammer guns in NH, shy away in Iowa

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — Broadcast TV viewers in New Hampshire should recognize Hillary Clinton’s stance on gun control by now. One of every four political ads she’s aired in the state over the past month has been about tougher gun laws. But in Iowa, only 1 in 17 of Clinton’s spots has featured her stance on […]
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Clinton TV ads hammer guns in NH, shy away in Iowa

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — Broadcast TV viewers in New Hampshire should recognize Hillary Clinton’s stance on gun control by now. One of every four political ads she’s aired in the state over the past month has been about tougher gun laws. But in Iowa, only 1 in 17 of Clinton’s spots has featured her stance on […]
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Clinton TV ads hammer guns in NH, shy away in Iowa

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — Broadcast TV viewers in New Hampshire should recognize Hillary Clinton’s stance on gun control by now. One of every four political ads she’s aired in the state over the past month has been about tougher gun laws. But in Iowa, only 1 in 17 of Clinton’s spots has featured her stance on […]

Judge declines to suppress evidence in student slaying case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:33
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A judge has denied a defense motion to suppress some evidence in the case of a man charged with killing a University of Virginia student.

The China risk: what leaders in Davos say about it

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:31

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Worries over China’s economic future have dominated many of the talks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Here are some of the top quotes of the day. ___ “China has the confidence and capacity to maintain medium to high growth.” -Li Yuanchao, Vice-President of China, on how the government […]
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The China risk: what leaders in Davos say about it

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:31

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Worries over China’s economic future have dominated many of the talks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Here are some of the top quotes of the day. ___ “China has the confidence and capacity to maintain medium to high growth.” -Li Yuanchao, Vice-President of China, on how the government […]
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The China risk: what leaders in Davos say about it

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:31

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Worries over China’s economic future have dominated many of the talks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Here are some of the top quotes of the day. ___ “China has the confidence and capacity to maintain medium to high growth.” -Li Yuanchao, Vice-President of China, on how the government […]

Chat live with Jordan Morris, freshly signed Seattle Sounders FC forward

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:31

Join our live Q&A with local soccer star Jordan Morris, who signed with the Sounders on Thursday after reportedly turning down an offer from a German club earlier this week.
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Chat live with Jordan Morris, freshly signed Seattle Sounders FC forward

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:31

Join our live Q&A with local soccer star Jordan Morris, who signed with the Sounders on Thursday after reportedly turning down an offer from a German club earlier this week.
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Chat live with Jordan Morris, freshly signed Seattle Sounders FC forward

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:31

Join our live Q&A with local soccer star Jordan Morris, who signed with the Sounders on Thursday after reportedly turning down an offer from a German club earlier this week.

De Blasio Presents an $82.1 Billion Budget Stressing Fiscal Responsibility

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 03:30
The office of Mayor Bill de Blasio called the proposal a “responsible budget,” increasing spending by a modest 0.5 percent — and presented it with the warning of an economic downturn.