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Let’s break from identity politics, together

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:21

Both parties sort voters by color and gender. Though there’s nothing new about promoting solidarity on the basis of genetics, it can get old really fast. One sees some utility in this brand of politicking, especially for Democrats. The party of Donald Trump has done its darnedest to offend the growing Latino electorate. But Republicans […]
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Let’s break from identity politics, together

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:21

Both parties sort voters by color and gender. Though there’s nothing new about promoting solidarity on the basis of genetics, it can get old really fast. One sees some utility in this brand of politicking, especially for Democrats. The party of Donald Trump has done its darnedest to offend the growing Latino electorate. But Republicans […]
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Exit poll: Few GOP protest votes, Dems sour on Wall Street

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Few Republicans said they cast protest ballots when voting in three of the five states holding primaries on Tuesday. Among Democrats, voters in Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania held a more negative view of Wall Street than their GOP counterparts. And in Pennsylvania, most GOP voters believe the heated contest among Donald Trump, […]
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Exit poll: Few GOP protest votes, Dems sour on Wall Street

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Few Republicans said they cast protest ballots when voting in three of the five states holding primaries on Tuesday. Among Democrats, voters in Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania held a more negative view of Wall Street than their GOP counterparts. And in Pennsylvania, most GOP voters believe the heated contest among Donald Trump, […]
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Defense rests in trial of ex-Oklahoma volunteer deputy

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:02

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The defense completed presenting its case Tuesday in the second-degree manslaughter trial of a former Oklahoma volunteer deputy charged with killing an unarmed man after presenting testimony that the gunshot did not kill the man. Attorneys for Robert Bates finished Tuesday after presenting a doctor who said Eric Harris died of […]
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Defense rests in trial of ex-Oklahoma volunteer deputy

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:02

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The defense completed presenting its case Tuesday in the second-degree manslaughter trial of a former Oklahoma volunteer deputy charged with killing an unarmed man after presenting testimony that the gunshot did not kill the man. Attorneys for Robert Bates finished Tuesday after presenting a doctor who said Eric Harris died of […]
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US Steel files trade complaint against big Chinese producers

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — United States Steel Corp. has filed a complaint with U.S. regulators against the biggest Chinese steel producers, accusing them of conspiring to fix prices, stealing trade secrets and skirting duties on imports in the U.S. with false labeling. The big steelmaker is alleging illegal unfair competition by the Chinese producers and their […]
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US Steel files trade complaint against big Chinese producers

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — United States Steel Corp. has filed a complaint with U.S. regulators against the biggest Chinese steel producers, accusing them of conspiring to fix prices, stealing trade secrets and skirting duties on imports in the U.S. with false labeling. The big steelmaker is alleging illegal unfair competition by the Chinese producers and their […]
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Arizona faces drug-expiration deadline for executions

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:54

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The state of Arizona technically had until today to obtain a death warrant before its supply of a crucial lethal injection drug expires. But Arizona can’t seek death warrants until a lawsuit filed by a group of death row inmates is resolved. The matter is still being decided in court. The […]
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Arizona faces drug-expiration deadline for executions

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:54

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The state of Arizona technically had until today to obtain a death warrant before its supply of a crucial lethal injection drug expires. But Arizona can’t seek death warrants until a lawsuit filed by a group of death row inmates is resolved. The matter is still being decided in court. The […]
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Police investigating after human remains found in Renton

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:52

The skeletal remains were found in a wooded area in Renton
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Police investigating after human remains found in Renton

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:52

The skeletal remains were found in a wooded area in Renton
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AP News Guide: 5 East Coast states shape White House race

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:51

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Donald Trump, the five-state East Coast round of primary voting Tuesday was about gobbling up enough delegates to tamp down the high risk of a catfight over the presidential nomination at the Republicans’ summer convention. For Bernie Sanders, it was a day of reckoning unlike any before it. Hillary Clinton is […]
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AP News Guide: 5 East Coast states shape White House race

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:51

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Donald Trump, the five-state East Coast round of primary voting Tuesday was about gobbling up enough delegates to tamp down the high risk of a catfight over the presidential nomination at the Republicans’ summer convention. For Bernie Sanders, it was a day of reckoning unlike any before it. Hillary Clinton is […]
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Police stings of pot-delivery services ignite dispute in Seattle

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:46

King County’s top prosecutor and Seattle’s police chief clash over how to crack down on illegal pot-delivery services, long tolerated by local officials. The chief wants felony charges. The prosecuting attorney says they’re unwarranted.
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Police stings of pot-delivery services ignite dispute in Seattle

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:46

King County’s top prosecutor and Seattle’s police chief clash over how to crack down on illegal pot-delivery services, long tolerated by local officials. The chief wants felony charges. The prosecuting attorney says they’re unwarranted.
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Congress OKs bill to curb antiquities looting by militants

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:38

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that cracks down on the looting of Syrian antiquities by Islamic State militants. By voice vote, the House passed the bill that would prevent cultural artifacts removed from Syria from being sold or imported into the United States. The Senate approved the bill […]
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Congress OKs bill to curb antiquities looting by militants

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:38

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that cracks down on the looting of Syrian antiquities by Islamic State militants. By voice vote, the House passed the bill that would prevent cultural artifacts removed from Syria from being sold or imported into the United States. The Senate approved the bill […]
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Head of state’s commitment center for sexual predators resigns

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:29

Mark Strong, CEO of the special commitment center on McNeil Island where Washington state houses sexual predators deemed likely to reoffend, has resigned.
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Head of state’s commitment center for sexual predators resigns

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:29

Mark Strong, CEO of the special commitment center on McNeil Island where Washington state houses sexual predators deemed likely to reoffend, has resigned.
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