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Chocolate wars: Nestle loses bid to trademark KitKat shape

NBA - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:03

LONDON (AP) — Nestle has lost a long-running court battle to trademark the four-finger shape of its KitKat chocolate bar in Britain. The food giant first tried to register the trademark in 2010, but the application was opposed by rival chocolate maker Cadbury U.K. Ltd. The case was previously dismissed by other courts including the […]
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Chocolate wars: Nestle loses bid to trademark KitKat shape

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:03

LONDON (AP) — Nestle has lost a long-running court battle to trademark the four-finger shape of its KitKat chocolate bar in Britain. The food giant first tried to register the trademark in 2010, but the application was opposed by rival chocolate maker Cadbury U.K. Ltd. The case was previously dismissed by other courts including the […]
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Chocolate wars: Nestle loses bid to trademark KitKat shape

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:03

LONDON (AP) — Nestle has lost a long-running court battle to trademark the four-finger shape of its KitKat chocolate bar in Britain. The food giant first tried to register the trademark in 2010, but the application was opposed by rival chocolate maker Cadbury U.K. Ltd. The case was previously dismissed by other courts including the […]

To save its salmon, California turns to genetic matchmaker

NBA - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:03

Geneticist John Carlos Garza has become a key figure in California’s effort to preserve its decimated salmon stocks. Using the latest genetic techniques, he and his team decide which individual fish should be bred together.
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To save its salmon, California turns to genetic matchmaker

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:03

Geneticist John Carlos Garza has become a key figure in California’s effort to preserve its decimated salmon stocks. Using the latest genetic techniques, he and his team decide which individual fish should be bred together.
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To save its salmon, California turns to genetic matchmaker

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:03

Geneticist John Carlos Garza has become a key figure in California’s effort to preserve its decimated salmon stocks. Using the latest genetic techniques, he and his team decide which individual fish should be bred together.

Chocolate wars: Nestle loses bid to trademark KitKat shape

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:02

File photo of Nestle logo on KitKat chocolate in VeveyLONDON (AP) — Nestle has lost a long-running court battle to trademark the four-finger shape of its KitKat chocolate bar in Britain.


Rant & Rave: Thanks for a great season, Seahawks

NBA - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:00

Readers thank Seahawks, complain about 5 a.m. traffic helicopter
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Rant & Rave: Thanks for a great season, Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:00

Readers thank Seahawks, complain about 5 a.m. traffic helicopter
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Rant & Rave: Thanks for a great season, Seahawks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:00

Readers thank Seahawks, complain about 5 a.m. traffic helicopter

VIDEO: Swedish man 'confesses' on Chinese TV

BBC World News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:49
A detained Swedish rights activist Peter Dahlin has appeared on Chinese state television apparently confessing to breaking the law through his group's activities.
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IS destroys ancient monastery in Iraq

BBC World News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:46
Satellite images confirm the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq has been destroyed by the jihadist group Islamic State (IS).
Categories: BBC World News

The Most Mystifying Lines of Sarah Palin’s Endorsement Speech

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:45
Mrs. Palin returned to the campaign trail with her rousing speech in support of Donald J. Trump. But some of her expressions left the audience puzzled.









2 hurt in crash on Route 55 in Gloucester County, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:45

Female passenger killed, driver hurt in crash on Route 55 in N.J.Two people have been injured in a crash on Route 55 in Gloucester County.


US consumer prices fell 0.1 percent in December

NBA - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices fell in December and for 2015 overall, rose by the smallest amount in seven years, reflecting a big drop in energy prices. Consumer prices slipped 0.1 percent last month after a flat reading in November, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. For the entire year, overall inflation was up just […]
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US consumer prices fell 0.1 percent in December

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices fell in December and for 2015 overall, rose by the smallest amount in seven years, reflecting a big drop in energy prices. Consumer prices slipped 0.1 percent last month after a flat reading in November, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. For the entire year, overall inflation was up just […]
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US consumer prices fell 0.1 percent in December

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices fell in December and for 2015 overall, rose by the smallest amount in seven years, reflecting a big drop in energy prices. Consumer prices slipped 0.1 percent last month after a flat reading in November, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. For the entire year, overall inflation was up just […]

US housing starts slip in December, but annual gains solid

NBA - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — US builders started fewer homes in December, but prior gains meant that residential construction ended 2015 at its healthiest level in eight years. Housing starts dipped 2.5 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.15 million homes, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. This marks some giveback after starts climbed […]
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US housing starts slip in December, but annual gains solid

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — US builders started fewer homes in December, but prior gains meant that residential construction ended 2015 at its healthiest level in eight years. Housing starts dipped 2.5 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.15 million homes, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. This marks some giveback after starts climbed […]
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US housing starts slip in December, but annual gains solid

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — US builders started fewer homes in December, but prior gains meant that residential construction ended 2015 at its healthiest level in eight years. Housing starts dipped 2.5 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.15 million homes, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. This marks some giveback after starts climbed […]