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Bertha gets its own ‘Star Wars’ supercut

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 23:18

It might take Jedi-like precision to take down the viaduct.
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Bertha gets its own ‘Star Wars’ supercut

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 23:18

It might take Jedi-like precision to take down the viaduct.
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Footage from within Islamic State attack cell yields secrets

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 23:16

PARIS (AP) — A French Islamic State cell dismantled in the final stages of planning an attack has yielded a new secret this week, with the release of undercover footage showing how a group of disaffected petty criminals transformed into a terror network. Filmed by a young French Muslim journalist who infiltrated the group with […]
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Footage from within Islamic State attack cell yields secrets

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 23:16

PARIS (AP) — A French Islamic State cell dismantled in the final stages of planning an attack has yielded a new secret this week, with the release of undercover footage showing how a group of disaffected petty criminals transformed into a terror network. Filmed by a young French Muslim journalist who infiltrated the group with […]
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Here are Seattle-area companies employees enjoy working at most

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 23:13

Four companies in the Puget Sound region are included in a list of the best places to work by the job website Indeed.
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Here are Seattle-area companies employees enjoy working at most

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 23:13

Four companies in the Puget Sound region are included in a list of the best places to work by the job website Indeed.
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Five-star QB recruit Tate Martell, a former UW commit, backs off pledge to Texas A&M

WA Huskies - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:54

Oregon is now believed to be in the mix for five-star recruit Tate Martell, who initially committed to the Huskies as a 14-year-old in 2012.
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Tourists use Alaska homeless shelter to grab coffee, snack

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:42

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Cruise ship passengers have been hanging out at an Alaska homeless shelter to get free coffee and a bite to eat, but few have bothered making a donation, said one of the nonprofit’s board members. Tourists in Ketchikan often stop by looking for a restroom, and some decide to stay longer, […]
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Tourists use Alaska homeless shelter to grab coffee, snack

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:42

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Cruise ship passengers have been hanging out at an Alaska homeless shelter to get free coffee and a bite to eat, but few have bothered making a donation, said one of the nonprofit’s board members. Tourists in Ketchikan often stop by looking for a restroom, and some decide to stay longer, […]
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Woman arrested for staying silent during traffic stop sues

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:41

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia woman who was taken into custody for refusing to answer questions during a New Jersey traffic stop has sued state police, claiming troopers violated basic rules by arresting her for remaining silent. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/21zKGbV) Rebecca Musarra filed the federal civil rights lawsuit after the Oct. 16 stop in […]
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Woman arrested for staying silent during traffic stop sues

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:41

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia woman who was taken into custody for refusing to answer questions during a New Jersey traffic stop has sued state police, claiming troopers violated basic rules by arresting her for remaining silent. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/21zKGbV) Rebecca Musarra filed the federal civil rights lawsuit after the Oct. 16 stop in […]
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GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:41

WASHINGTON (AP) — If there’s a War on Coal, it’s increasingly clear which side is winning. Wind turbines and solar panels accounted for more than two-thirds of all new electric generation capacity added to the nation’s grid in 2015, according to a recent analysis by the U.S. Department of Energy. The remaining third was largely […]
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GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:41

WASHINGTON (AP) — If there’s a War on Coal, it’s increasingly clear which side is winning. Wind turbines and solar panels accounted for more than two-thirds of all new electric generation capacity added to the nation’s grid in 2015, according to a recent analysis by the U.S. Department of Energy. The remaining third was largely […]
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Amazon leases 20 more jets for growing air cargo fleet

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:39

The latest deal, this one with Atlas Air, signals the seriousness and scope of Amazon’s intention to go big in logistics, as its fast-growing shipment needs exceed the capacity of traditional carriers such as UPS and FedEx.
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Amazon leases 20 more jets for growing air cargo fleet

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:39

The latest deal, this one with Atlas Air, signals the seriousness and scope of Amazon’s intention to go big in logistics, as its fast-growing shipment needs exceed the capacity of traditional carriers such as UPS and FedEx.
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North Korea readies for its biggest political show in years

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:38

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Its capital has been duly spruced up, the masses prepped for their rallies and leader Kim Jong Un appears to be set to take center stage Friday when North Korea pulls back the curtain on what promises to be the country’s biggest political show in years, if not decades: the […]
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North Korea readies for its biggest political show in years

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:38

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Its capital has been duly spruced up, the masses prepped for their rallies and leader Kim Jong Un appears to be set to take center stage Friday when North Korea pulls back the curtain on what promises to be the country’s biggest political show in years, if not decades: the […]
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Average US rate on 30-year mortgages falls to 3.61 percent

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:33

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, following the Federal Reserve’s decision not to raise its benchmark interest rate. The decline put long-term mortgage rates near their low levels for the year, offering an inducement to prospective home buyers during the spring buying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average 30-year […]
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Average US rate on 30-year mortgages falls to 3.61 percent

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:33

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, following the Federal Reserve’s decision not to raise its benchmark interest rate. The decline put long-term mortgage rates near their low levels for the year, offering an inducement to prospective home buyers during the spring buying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average 30-year […]
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Global stocks steady as US payrolls report looms

NBA - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 22:31

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday, helped by a sharp drive up in the price of oil, which rose more than 3 percent. Investors are looking ahead to Friday’s closely watched jobs report. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 43 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,694 as […]
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