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Former star of “The West Wing” greets White House reporters

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 02:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — Allison Janney played a White House press secretary on “The West Wing.” She got a chance to do the real thing on Friday. Janney won four Emmy Awards playing C.J. Cregg and now stars on “Mom,” for which she also won an Emmy. She took the podium normally reserved for spokesman Josh […]
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Original power lunch eatery to close and everything must go

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 02:14

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s original power lunch restaurant is closing, and the furniture, tableware and even the pots and pans will be sold. Items including the wine glass that President John F. Kennedy drank from and Henry Kissinger’s favorite banquette will go on the auction block when the Four Seasons closes in July. […]
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Original power lunch eatery to close and everything must go

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 02:14

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s original power lunch restaurant is closing, and the furniture, tableware and even the pots and pans will be sold. Items including the wine glass that President John F. Kennedy drank from and Henry Kissinger’s favorite banquette will go on the auction block when the Four Seasons closes in July. […]
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Police: Irate woman waves gun over boneless wing mix-up

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 02:01

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have charged a couple after a fouled-up order of chicken wings apparently prompted a woman to wave a gun inside a restaurant. Wilmington police spokeswoman Linda Rawley says 24-year-old Clarissa Gagum walked into the restaurant Thursday and placed an order of bone-in chicken wings, but received boneless […]
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Police: Irate woman waves gun over boneless wing mix-up

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 02:01

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have charged a couple after a fouled-up order of chicken wings apparently prompted a woman to wave a gun inside a restaurant. Wilmington police spokeswoman Linda Rawley says 24-year-old Clarissa Gagum walked into the restaurant Thursday and placed an order of bone-in chicken wings, but received boneless […]
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Island County man fined $100,000 for pointing laser at ferry wheelhouse

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:59

An Island County man has been fined $100,000 for allegedly pointing a high-powered laser at a ferry’s wheelhouse last October.
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Island County man fined $100,000 for pointing laser at ferry wheelhouse

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:59

An Island County man has been fined $100,000 for allegedly pointing a high-powered laser at a ferry’s wheelhouse last October.
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Boeing saved $305 million last year from state tax breaks

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:58

Boeing saved $305 million in state taxes last year thanks to Washington’s suite of aerospace tax incentives granted by lawmakers to keep the company building jets here.
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Boeing saved $305 million last year from state tax breaks

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:58

Boeing saved $305 million in state taxes last year thanks to Washington’s suite of aerospace tax incentives granted by lawmakers to keep the company building jets here.
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Prince Harry gets the queen, Obamas to plug Invictus Games

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:48

LONDON (AP) — It helps to have friends in high places when you’re promoting an athletic event. That’s certainly the case for Prince Harry, who released a video Friday promoting the upcoming Invictus Games for wounded veterans. The cast includes his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, and Barack and Michelle Obama, who Harry had over for […]
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Prince Harry gets the queen, Obamas to plug Invictus Games

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:48

LONDON (AP) — It helps to have friends in high places when you’re promoting an athletic event. That’s certainly the case for Prince Harry, who released a video Friday promoting the upcoming Invictus Games for wounded veterans. The cast includes his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, and Barack and Michelle Obama, who Harry had over for […]
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Friend of white man accused in black Charleston church massacre pleads guilty to lying to feds

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:46

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Friend of white man accused in black Charleston church massacre pleads guilty to lying to feds.
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Friend of white man accused in black Charleston church massacre pleads guilty to lying to feds

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:46

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Friend of white man accused in black Charleston church massacre pleads guilty to lying to feds.
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Grand Forks drone unit cleared to fly nationwide missions

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:45

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A county law enforcement unit in North Dakota that has been at the leading edge of unmanned aircraft development is cleared to fly drones throughout the country. The authorization announced earlier this month by the Federal Aviation Administration makes the Northeast Region Unmanned Aircraft System unit in Grand Forks one of […]
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Grand Forks drone unit cleared to fly nationwide missions

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:45

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A county law enforcement unit in North Dakota that has been at the leading edge of unmanned aircraft development is cleared to fly drones throughout the country. The authorization announced earlier this month by the Federal Aviation Administration makes the Northeast Region Unmanned Aircraft System unit in Grand Forks one of […]
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Senate confirms first female officer for warfighting command

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed an Air Force general to be the first female officer to lead one of the military’s warfighting commands. By voice vote late Thursday, the Senate approved Gen. Lori Robinson to be commander of U.S. Northern Command. The command is responsible for preventing attacks against the United States. She […]
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Senate confirms first female officer for warfighting command

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed an Air Force general to be the first female officer to lead one of the military’s warfighting commands. By voice vote late Thursday, the Senate approved Gen. Lori Robinson to be commander of U.S. Northern Command. The command is responsible for preventing attacks against the United States. She […]
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Federal investigators fault VA review of Texas wait times

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:38

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal authorities have determined that an investigation by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs into the manipulation of wait times for Texas veterans seeking care was “deficient and unreasonable.” The U.S. Office of Special Counsel said in a release this week that the investigation of scheduling manipulation at several Texas VA […]
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Federal investigators fault VA review of Texas wait times

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:38

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal authorities have determined that an investigation by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs into the manipulation of wait times for Texas veterans seeking care was “deficient and unreasonable.” The U.S. Office of Special Counsel said in a release this week that the investigation of scheduling manipulation at several Texas VA […]
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North Carolina lawmaker defends law, acknowledges fallout

NBA - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:37

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A leading North Carolina lawmaker has told business leaders he respects their right to speak out against a law limiting protections for LGBT people — but he’s not changing his mind. The Human Rights Campaign posted a copy of the letter, dated April 19, online Friday. In the letter, Republican Senate […]
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