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Global stocks stumble as Greece debt woes escalate

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:22
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock markets were falling Monday as concerns mount about potential fallout from Greece’s escalating debt woes. The declines were worse in Europe following news over the weekend that Greece’s eurozone partners refused to extend the country’s bailout program. U.S. government bond prices rose as investors moved money into lower-risk assets. […]
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Global stocks stumble as Greece debt woes escalate

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:22
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock markets were falling Monday as concerns mount about potential fallout from Greece’s escalating debt woes. The declines were worse in Europe following news over the weekend that Greece’s eurozone partners refused to extend the country’s bailout program. U.S. government bond prices rose as investors moved money into lower-risk assets. […]
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Dogs from across Northwest compete at herding in Oregon

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:21
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — “Come by, come by!” Ian Caldicott called to his dog Goose as the border collie herded a group of sheep around a field. Caldicott used verbal commands like “come by” and “lie down” as Goose guided the herd into a metal pen during the last day of the Mohawk Valley Sheep Dog […]
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Dogs from across Northwest compete at herding in Oregon

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:21
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — “Come by, come by!” Ian Caldicott called to his dog Goose as the border collie herded a group of sheep around a field. Caldicott used verbal commands like “come by” and “lie down” as Goose guided the herd into a metal pen during the last day of the Mohawk Valley Sheep Dog […]
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Greece closes banks; crisis threatens euro, strength of EU

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:20
As the Greek debt drama hurtles toward a nail-biting climax, fears are mounting that the outcome could sink not just Greece but the euro and the idea of the European Union itself.
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Greece closes banks; crisis threatens euro, strength of EU

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:20
As the Greek debt drama hurtles toward a nail-biting climax, fears are mounting that the outcome could sink not just Greece but the euro and the idea of the European Union itself.
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Spain, Portugal issue health alerts amid scorching temps

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:20
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Spain and Portugal both issued weather alerts Monday, advising residents to take extra care as temperatures soared above 40 C (104 F) in some southern areas. The Iberian Peninsula was sweltering in a heat wave brought on by a mass of hot air flowing north from Africa to Europe in recent […]
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Spain, Portugal issue health alerts amid scorching temps

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:20
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Spain and Portugal both issued weather alerts Monday, advising residents to take extra care as temperatures soared above 40 C (104 F) in some southern areas. The Iberian Peninsula was sweltering in a heat wave brought on by a mass of hot air flowing north from Africa to Europe in recent […]
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US pending home sales climb to 9-year high

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in May, as pending sales climbed to their highest level in more than nine years. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 0.9 percent to 112.6 last month. The index has increased 10.4 percent over the […]
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US pending home sales climb to 9-year high

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in May, as pending sales climbed to their highest level in more than nine years. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 0.9 percent to 112.6 last month. The index has increased 10.4 percent over the […]
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Boy, father attacked by alligator at lake outside Houston

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:17
WALLISVILLE, Texas — A man and his son have survived an alligator attack at a lake near Houston. Chambers County sheriff’s officials say 42-year-old James Hurley and his 13-year-old son, Kaleb, were in Cedar Hill Park on Sunday when an alligator grabbed the boy’s arm while he was swimming in Lake Charlotte and dragged him […]
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Boy, father attacked by alligator at lake outside Houston

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:17
WALLISVILLE, Texas — A man and his son have survived an alligator attack at a lake near Houston. Chambers County sheriff’s officials say 42-year-old James Hurley and his 13-year-old son, Kaleb, were in Cedar Hill Park on Sunday when an alligator grabbed the boy’s arm while he was swimming in Lake Charlotte and dragged him […]
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High court won’t review Arizona, Kansas citizen proof rule

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will continue allowing residents of Arizona and Kansas to register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship. The justices on Monday rejected an appeal from Republican officials in those two states who have sought to enforce laws requiring new voters to submit a […]
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High court won’t review Arizona, Kansas citizen proof rule

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will continue allowing residents of Arizona and Kansas to register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship. The justices on Monday rejected an appeal from Republican officials in those two states who have sought to enforce laws requiring new voters to submit a […]
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Justices won’t hear appeal from BP, Anadarko over Gulf spill

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:14
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t hear appeals from BP and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. over Clean Water Act fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that said the owners of the blown-out Macondo well could not avoid federal fines for the […]
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Justices won’t hear appeal from BP, Anadarko over Gulf spill

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:14
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t hear appeals from BP and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. over Clean Water Act fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that said the owners of the blown-out Macondo well could not avoid federal fines for the […]
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2 Uber managers detained in France over low-cost service

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:14
PARIS (AP) — The spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor says two Uber managers have been taken into custody for questioning over “illicit activity” linked to the ride-hailing company’s low-cost service. Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre didn’t name the Uber two managers detained on Monday. The American company has sparred with the government over its lowest-cost service. Despite a […]
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2 Uber managers detained in France over low-cost service

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 22:14
PARIS (AP) — The spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor says two Uber managers have been taken into custody for questioning over “illicit activity” linked to the ride-hailing company’s low-cost service. Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre didn’t name the Uber two managers detained on Monday. The American company has sparred with the government over its lowest-cost service. Despite a […]
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Thurston County investigates 2 cases of Legionnaires

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 21:39
OLYMPIA — Thurston County officials say two recent cases of Legionnaires’ disease are connected to a local motel. Health officials say the motel is being tested for the presence of bacteria that causes the illness. Two people who recently stayed at the Super 8 Motel on Martin Way in Lacey have contracted Legionnaires’ disease. This […]
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Thurston County investigates 2 cases of Legionnaires

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 21:39
OLYMPIA — Thurston County officials say two recent cases of Legionnaires’ disease are connected to a local motel. Health officials say the motel is being tested for the presence of bacteria that causes the illness. Two people who recently stayed at the Super 8 Motel on Martin Way in Lacey have contracted Legionnaires’ disease. This […]
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