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IBM, Beazer and Murphy Oil fall as market plunges

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:28

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Murphy Oil Corp., down 51 cents to $15.87 The oil and gas company fell as the price of crude continues to tumble. Most Read StoriesAfter groom gets cold feet, bride gives […]

Board argues AG Kane's law license should remain suspended

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:25

Board argues AG Kane's law license should remain suspendedThe office that investigates misconduct by lawyers is arguing that Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane waited too long to complain about Justice Michael Eakin's participation with four other justices in suspending Kane's law license last fall.


U.S. justices target Alaska moose hunter's hovercraft claim

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:24
The Supreme Court took aim on Wednesday at a U.S. government regulation that banned an Alaska moose hunter from riding his hovercraft through a conservation area in a case that touches upon simmering tensions over federal control of public lands. Long-time hunter John Sturgeon contends the federal government cannot prevent him from traveling through the federal Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve on his hovercraft to access moose-hunting grounds.

Immigration tops politically charged caseload for high court

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:24

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision to add immigration to its already robust list of politically charged cases means a raft of rulings in the late spring or early summer that could inject the court into the presidential campaign. Cases involving abortion, affirmative action, labor unions and the Obama health care law have already […]
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Immigration tops politically charged caseload for high court

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:24

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision to add immigration to its already robust list of politically charged cases means a raft of rulings in the late spring or early summer that could inject the court into the presidential campaign. Cases involving abortion, affirmative action, labor unions and the Obama health care law have already […]
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Immigration tops politically charged caseload for high court

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:24

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision to add immigration to its already robust list of politically charged cases means a raft of rulings in the late spring or early summer that could inject the court into the presidential campaign. Cases involving abortion, affirmative action, labor unions and the Obama health care law have already […]

The Latest: Biden, Netanyahu to meet on Davos sidelines

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:23

 Biden, Netanyahu to meet on Davos sidelinesThe latest developments from Davos, where global leaders and business executives are attending the World Economic Forum's annual meeting. All times local. 10:20 p.m. Vice President Joe Biden will sit down ...


Price-hiking pharma exec Martin Shkreli gets House subpoena

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — House lawmakers have issued a subpoena to compel former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, reviled for price-gouging, to appear at a congressional hearing next Tuesday. An aide to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform confirmed the news Wednesday. The committee is investigating several companies for exorbitant drug price increases. Shkreli […]
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Price-hiking pharma exec Martin Shkreli gets House subpoena

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — House lawmakers have issued a subpoena to compel former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, reviled for price-gouging, to appear at a congressional hearing next Tuesday. An aide to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform confirmed the news Wednesday. The committee is investigating several companies for exorbitant drug price increases. Shkreli […]
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Price-hiking pharma exec Martin Shkreli gets House subpoena

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — House lawmakers have issued a subpoena to compel former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, reviled for price-gouging, to appear at a congressional hearing next Tuesday. An aide to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform confirmed the news Wednesday. The committee is investigating several companies for exorbitant drug price increases. Shkreli […]

Prosecutor: Man charged with killing 4 was on watch list

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:19

FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, file photograph, Ali Muhammad Brown pleads not-guilty in the murder of Brendan Tevlin at the Essex County Court House in Newark, N.J. On Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, Brown, a Washington state man accused of terrorism for allegedly killing a New Jersey college student over the United States' policy in the Middle East, is set to make a court appearance. The charges against Brown include the first-ever terrorism counts filed under New Jersey's law. (Frances Micklow/The Star-Ledger via AP, Pool, File)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man charged with killing four people in two states in 2014 to protest U.S. foreign policy was on a federal terrorism watch list and wrote in his journal that he planned to follow the Islamic State group and "learn the ways of jihadis," a New Jersey state prosecutor said Wednesday.


Cheap oil, good for consumers, is slamming stocks. Why?

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:16

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is drowning in oil. Stocks are having their worst start to a year in history in part because of a rapid plunge in the price of oil. The price of crude is down 28 percent this year already, which in turn has dragged down energy company shares in the […]
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Cheap oil, good for consumers, is slamming stocks. Why?

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:16

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is drowning in oil. Stocks are having their worst start to a year in history in part because of a rapid plunge in the price of oil. The price of crude is down 28 percent this year already, which in turn has dragged down energy company shares in the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Cheap oil, good for consumers, is slamming stocks. Why?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:16

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is drowning in oil. Stocks are having their worst start to a year in history in part because of a rapid plunge in the price of oil. The price of crude is down 28 percent this year already, which in turn has dragged down energy company shares in the […]

Patriots RB Jackson chasing unlikely Super Bowl appearance

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:15

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Steven Jackson wasn’t waiting by the phone late last month when the Patriots called looking for a running back to plug the holes of their battered backfield. He didn’t even hear it ring as he sat in a meeting with some of his St. Louis business partners, going over some legal […]
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Patriots RB Jackson chasing unlikely Super Bowl appearance

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:15

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Steven Jackson wasn’t waiting by the phone late last month when the Patriots called looking for a running back to plug the holes of their battered backfield. He didn’t even hear it ring as he sat in a meeting with some of his St. Louis business partners, going over some legal […]
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Patriots RB Jackson chasing unlikely Super Bowl appearance

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:15

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Steven Jackson wasn’t waiting by the phone late last month when the Patriots called looking for a running back to plug the holes of their battered backfield. He didn’t even hear it ring as he sat in a meeting with some of his St. Louis business partners, going over some legal […]

Biden wisecracks at Davos, then warns of digital age threats

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:12

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Ever the jokester, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden ribbed his boss Wednesday at the World Economic Forum before getting serious to chide tax-dodgers and warn about the possible dangers that the digital revolution and growing automation could pose to jobs. A frequent veteran of the 45-year-old World Economic Forum while a […]
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Biden wisecracks at Davos, then warns of digital age threats

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:12

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Ever the jokester, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden ribbed his boss Wednesday at the World Economic Forum before getting serious to chide tax-dodgers and warn about the possible dangers that the digital revolution and growing automation could pose to jobs. A frequent veteran of the 45-year-old World Economic Forum while a […]
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Biden wisecracks at Davos, then warns of digital age threats

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:12

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Ever the jokester, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden ribbed his boss Wednesday at the World Economic Forum before getting serious to chide tax-dodgers and warn about the possible dangers that the digital revolution and growing automation could pose to jobs. A frequent veteran of the 45-year-old World Economic Forum while a […]