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Secretary of state, her staff, to skip Tennessee meeting

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:25

Kim Wyman says she won’t attend a national secretaries of state conference in Tennessee because of new legislation there allowing counselors to refuse treatment based on religious or personal beliefs.
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Defense publisher leaving Hong Kong over safety concerns

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:23

BEIJING (AP) — The publisher of a leading magazine on Chinese and regional defense issues says he’s leaving Hong Kong out of concern he could be targeted by China’s state security bodies. Kanwa Asian Defense publisher Andrei Chang said Thursday that the suspected abductions to China of five men tied to a Hong Kong publisher […]
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Defense publisher leaving Hong Kong over safety concerns

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:23

BEIJING (AP) — The publisher of a leading magazine on Chinese and regional defense issues says he’s leaving Hong Kong out of concern he could be targeted by China’s state security bodies. Kanwa Asian Defense publisher Andrei Chang said Thursday that the suspected abductions to China of five men tied to a Hong Kong publisher […]
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China’s HNA to buy Radisson operator Carlson Hotels

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:22

HONG KONG (AP) — A unit of Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has agreed to buy Carlson Hotels, which owns brands including Radisson and Country Inns and Suites. The companies did not disclose the purchase price in a joint statement released Wednesday. They said that Carlson’s headquarters would remain in Minnetonka, Minn., after the deal is […]
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China’s HNA to buy Radisson operator Carlson Hotels

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:22

HONG KONG (AP) — A unit of Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has agreed to buy Carlson Hotels, which owns brands including Radisson and Country Inns and Suites. The companies did not disclose the purchase price in a joint statement released Wednesday. They said that Carlson’s headquarters would remain in Minnetonka, Minn., after the deal is […]
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Japan’s central bank leaves monetary policy mostly unchanged

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:21

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s central bank left its unprecedented monetary stimulus mostly unchanged in a policy meeting Thursday, defying speculation it would open the taps further to boost growth. The Bank of Japan did offer up to 300 billion yen ($2.75 billion) in support for disaster recovery financing on the southern island of Kyushu, where […]
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Japan’s central bank leaves monetary policy mostly unchanged

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:21

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s central bank left its unprecedented monetary stimulus mostly unchanged in a policy meeting Thursday, defying speculation it would open the taps further to boost growth. The Bank of Japan did offer up to 300 billion yen ($2.75 billion) in support for disaster recovery financing on the southern island of Kyushu, where […]
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Thunderbirds, Kelowna Rockets clash in game 4 of WHL Western Conference finals

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:20

The Thunderbirds can clinch their first trip to the WHL finals in 19 years with a victory over Kelowna Rockets in game four of the Western Conference finals.
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Thunderbirds, Kelowna Rockets clash in game 4 of WHL Western Conference finals

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:20

The Thunderbirds can clinch their first trip to the WHL finals in 19 years with a victory over Kelowna Rockets in game four of the Western Conference finals.
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Japan central bank leaves monetary policy mostly unchanged, boosts support for quake recovery

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:11

TOKYO (AP) — Japan central bank leaves monetary policy mostly unchanged, boosts support for quake recovery.
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Japan central bank leaves monetary policy mostly unchanged, boosts support for quake recovery

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:11

TOKYO (AP) — Japan central bank leaves monetary policy mostly unchanged, boosts support for quake recovery.
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Mariners sale: How John Stanton’s Seattle group struck a deal with Nintendo of America

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:01

The Mariners’ dramatic announcement Wednesday that a 17-person local group led by John Stanton bought a majority interest in the baseball team culminated more than two years of behind-the-scenes drama. Here’s how it happened.
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Mariners sale: How John Stanton’s Seattle group struck a deal with Nintendo of America

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:01

The Mariners’ dramatic announcement Wednesday that a 17-person local group led by John Stanton bought a majority interest in the baseball team culminated more than two years of behind-the-scenes drama. Here’s how it happened.
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Mariners sale: How John Stanton’s Seattle group struck a deal with Nintendo of America

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:01

The Mariners’ dramatic announcement Wednesday that a 17-person local group led by John Stanton bought a majority interest in the baseball team culminated more than two years of behind-the-scenes drama. Here’s how it happened.
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US honors Puerto Ricans who fought, died in segregated unit

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:48

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Angel Acevedo looked down at the Congressional Gold Medal in his hands as his eyes welled with tears during a ceremony held Wednesday to honor Puerto Ricans like him who faced discrimination and waited decades to be recognized for fighting several wars under the last segregated unit in combat. […]
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US honors Puerto Ricans who fought, died in segregated unit

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:48

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Angel Acevedo looked down at the Congressional Gold Medal in his hands as his eyes welled with tears during a ceremony held Wednesday to honor Puerto Ricans like him who faced discrimination and waited decades to be recognized for fighting several wars under the last segregated unit in combat. […]
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City Hall officials subpoenaed amid campaign finance probes

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:42

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials have been subpoenaed by local and federal prosecutors amid an investigation into the mayor’s campaign fundraising operation. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio’s (dih BLAH’-zee-ohz) counsel says in a statement issued Wednesday that City Hall has been subpoenaed by the Manhattan district attorney and the U.S. attorney in […]
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City Hall officials subpoenaed amid campaign finance probes

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:42

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials have been subpoenaed by local and federal prosecutors amid an investigation into the mayor’s campaign fundraising operation. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio’s (dih BLAH’-zee-ohz) counsel says in a statement issued Wednesday that City Hall has been subpoenaed by the Manhattan district attorney and the U.S. attorney in […]
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State gets B+ in government spending transparency

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:41

A new report gives Washington state a B+ for how transparent it is in disclosing government spending.
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State gets B+ in government spending transparency

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:41

A new report gives Washington state a B+ for how transparent it is in disclosing government spending.
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