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Cable-industry disruptor is back with new Internet service

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:43

NEW YORK (AP) — Cable’s pricey Internet packages may get some competition from the founder of Aereo, whose first attempt to shake up the cable industry was quashed by the Supreme Court. The new service is called Starry, and it’s expected to launch in Boston this summer. The founder, Chet Kanojia, decried the lack of […]

Senate Begins Debate on Comprehensive Bipartisan Energy Bill

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:42
The proposed energy legislation focuses on protecting and improving the power grid and updating the oil and gas infrastructure.









Seasoned veteran of Afghan war picked for top command

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:42

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say the Obama administration has chosen a seasoned veteran of the Afghanistan war to succeed Gen. John F. Campbell as the top American commander in Kabul. The selection of Lt. Gen. John W. “Mick” Nicholson Jr. is expected to be announced by the Pentagon on Wednesday. It comes amid growing concern […]
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Seasoned veteran of Afghan war picked for top command

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:42

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say the Obama administration has chosen a seasoned veteran of the Afghanistan war to succeed Gen. John F. Campbell as the top American commander in Kabul. The selection of Lt. Gen. John W. “Mick” Nicholson Jr. is expected to be announced by the Pentagon on Wednesday. It comes amid growing concern […]
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Seasoned veteran of Afghan war picked for top command

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:42

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say the Obama administration has chosen a seasoned veteran of the Afghanistan war to succeed Gen. John F. Campbell as the top American commander in Kabul. The selection of Lt. Gen. John W. “Mick” Nicholson Jr. is expected to be announced by the Pentagon on Wednesday. It comes amid growing concern […]

French minister resigns amid terror row

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:41
French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira steps down in protest at her own government's plan to strip people convicted of terrorism of their citizenship.
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VIDEO: Four labour camps in seven years

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:35
The daughter of Ernst Bornstein speaks about her "hero" father, who spent four years in seven different forced labour camps.
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Who is paying for the presidential race? Some answers coming

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:34

In this Jan. 26, 2016, photo, supporters hold photos of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump including one of Trump with Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in hopes of getting them autographed during a campaign event at the Roundhouse Gymnasium in Marshalltown, Iowa. Americans will soon get a look at the presidential picks of some of the nation’s richest donors and a progress report on the money flow inside the presidential campaigns. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans will soon get a look at the presidential picks of some of the nation's richest donors and a progress report on the money flow inside the presidential campaigns.


Lexus IS gets its first turbocharged engine for 2016

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:34

The Lexus IS got its first turbocharged engine in 2016, making the luxury brand’s smallest and least expensive sedan more powerful and fuel efficient. The compact IS 200t — as the new turbo model is called — carries a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price, including destination charge, of $38,275. This is $785 more than last […]
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Lexus IS gets its first turbocharged engine for 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:34

The Lexus IS got its first turbocharged engine in 2016, making the luxury brand’s smallest and least expensive sedan more powerful and fuel efficient. The compact IS 200t — as the new turbo model is called — carries a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price, including destination charge, of $38,275. This is $785 more than last […]
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Lexus IS gets its first turbocharged engine for 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:34

The Lexus IS got its first turbocharged engine in 2016, making the luxury brand’s smallest and least expensive sedan more powerful and fuel efficient. The compact IS 200t — as the new turbo model is called — carries a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price, including destination charge, of $38,275. This is $785 more than last […]

U.S. court hears arguments on transgender student using boys' bathroom

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:32

A man holds a flag as he takes part in an annual Gay Pride Parade in TorontoA U.S. appeals court heard arguments on Wednesday over whether a high school in Virginia should be ordered to allow a transgendered student to use the boys’ bathroom, even though he was born a biological female. The student, Gavin Grimm, a 16-year-old junior at Gloucester High School, is suing the Gloucester County School Board over its restroom policy. Joshua Block, the lead attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which brought the case, told the three-judge panel the policy violated constitutional guarantees of equal protection, and Title IX, the federal law that bars sexual discrimination.


UW putting together ‘most underrated’ recruiting class in U.S.

WA Huskies - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:31

A rival Pac-12 recruiter also says running back Sean McGrew is "the steal of the class" for Washington.
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Huskies links: UW putting together ‘the most underrated’ recruiting class in the nation

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:31

A rival Pac-12 recruiter also says running back Sean McGrew is "the steal of the class" for Washington.
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Huskies links: UW putting together ‘the most underrated’ recruiting class in the nation

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:31

A rival Pac-12 recruiter also says running back Sean McGrew is "the steal of the class" for Washington.
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Huskies links: UW putting together ‘the most underrated’ recruiting class in the nation

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:31

A rival Pac-12 recruiter also says running back Sean McGrew is "the steal of the class" for Washington.

VIDEO: Google AI beats Europe's Go champion

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:31
Google's DeepMind division says its AI software has beaten Europe's top player of the board game Go.
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Police investigate possible luring attempt in Evesham Twp.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:30

Police investigate 2 possible luring attempts in South JerseyPolice are investigating a possible luring attempt in Evesham Township, New Jersey.


The Legislature, school funding and Washington’s economy

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:29

A contempt of court order and fines don't light a fire under Washington lawmakers to improve education outlays. What about economic consequences from inaction?
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The Legislature, school funding and Washington’s economy

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 02:29

A contempt of court order and fines don't light a fire under Washington lawmakers to improve education outlays. What about economic consequences from inaction?
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