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Iran calls on UN to help with US court asset award

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:32

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran is asking the United Nations to prevail upon the United States to uphold the principal of state immunity after an American court ruled that $2 billion of frozen Iranian assets be paid to victims of terrorist attacks. In a letter to Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Thursday, Iran’s Foreign Minister […]
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Economic recovery’s two sides: weak growth even as hiring surges

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:31

Gross domestic product advanced at a mere 0.5 percent annual growth rate in the first quarter, while the job market appears to be at its healthiest point since the boom of the late 1990s. How can both be true? The explanation is the apparent lack of improvement in productivity.
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Economic recovery’s two sides: weak growth even as hiring surges

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:31

Gross domestic product advanced at a mere 0.5 percent annual growth rate in the first quarter, while the job market appears to be at its healthiest point since the boom of the late 1990s. How can both be true? The explanation is the apparent lack of improvement in productivity.
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Coastal razor clam digs happening soon at Long Beach and Mocrocks, and more digs offered later in May

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:29

Dig this news. State Fish and Wildlife has approved another round of coastal razor clam digs at two beaches after latest test sample for marine toxins came back under the cut-off threshold. “We got approval for the latest digs at Long Beach, and added some weekdays to Mocrocks,” said Dan Ayres, the head state Fish […]
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Coastal razor clam digs happening soon at Long Beach and Mocrocks, and more digs offered later in May

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:29

Dig this news. State Fish and Wildlife has approved another round of coastal razor clam digs at two beaches after latest test sample for marine toxins came back under the cut-off threshold. “We got approval for the latest digs at Long Beach, and added some weekdays to Mocrocks,” said Dan Ayres, the head state Fish […]
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UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:29

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nearly 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 injured since the Ukraine conflict began in April 2014, a top U.N. official said Thursday. Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs Taye-Brook Zerihoun told the Security Council that the total number of casualties now stands at 30,729 including 9,333 people killed […]
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UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:29

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nearly 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 injured since the Ukraine conflict began in April 2014, a top U.N. official said Thursday. Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs Taye-Brook Zerihoun told the Security Council that the total number of casualties now stands at 30,729 including 9,333 people killed […]
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Former defense secretaries push for trade pact

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:50

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight former secretaries of defense are pushing congressional leaders to back one of President Barack Obama’s top priorities and pass a free trade agreement they say is fundamental to national security. The bipartisan group has penned a letter stating that the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will strengthen alliances with regional powers such as […]
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Former defense secretaries push for trade pact

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:50

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight former secretaries of defense are pushing congressional leaders to back one of President Barack Obama’s top priorities and pass a free trade agreement they say is fundamental to national security. The bipartisan group has penned a letter stating that the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will strengthen alliances with regional powers such as […]
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Trump, Cruz face early test at California GOP conclave

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:26

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s Republican Party convention will be an early test for Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich in a state whose June election could hold the decisive delegates in the fight for the party’s presidential nomination. Trump, who has seized front-runner status as a political outsider, will be speaking Friday outside […]
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Trump, Cruz face early test at California GOP conclave

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:26

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s Republican Party convention will be an early test for Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich in a state whose June election could hold the decisive delegates in the fight for the party’s presidential nomination. Trump, who has seized front-runner status as a political outsider, will be speaking Friday outside […]
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State fines ex-Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon for campaign violations

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:23

The state Public Disclosure Commission has fined former Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon $4,200 for violating state campaign laws during his 2011 re-election campaign.
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State fines ex-Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon for campaign violations

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:23

The state Public Disclosure Commission has fined former Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon $4,200 for violating state campaign laws during his 2011 re-election campaign.
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2016 NFL Draft: Live Seahawks coverage and analysis of the first round

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:20

Draft day is finally here! Follow along live as we break down the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, along with the Seahawks' No. 26 pick.
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2016 NFL Draft: Live Seahawks coverage and analysis of the first round

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:20

Draft day is finally here! Follow along live as we break down the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, along with the Seahawks' No. 26 pick.
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California Democrats will meet to choose national delegates

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:17

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — While much of the political attention is focused on the California GOP convention this weekend, Democrats are holding important meetings around the state to select delegates to the national convention in Philadelphia. The party business is drawing outsize interest as California’s presidential primary — the last in the nation — is […]
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California Democrats will meet to choose national delegates

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:17

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — While much of the political attention is focused on the California GOP convention this weekend, Democrats are holding important meetings around the state to select delegates to the national convention in Philadelphia. The party business is drawing outsize interest as California’s presidential primary — the last in the nation — is […]
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EPA announces latest steps addressing Missouri landfill fire

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:17

BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. government says the owner of a burning suburban St. Louis landfill near buried radioactive waste has agreed to new measures meant to slow and help monitor the blaze. Environmental Protection Agency regional chief Mark Hague said Thursday that Republic Services will install temperature monitors and cooling loops, which are […]
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EPA announces latest steps addressing Missouri landfill fire

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:17

BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. government says the owner of a burning suburban St. Louis landfill near buried radioactive waste has agreed to new measures meant to slow and help monitor the blaze. Environmental Protection Agency regional chief Mark Hague said Thursday that Republic Services will install temperature monitors and cooling loops, which are […]
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NBA says Wade wasn’t fouled in final seconds of Game 5 loss

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:12

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA says Dwyane Wade was not fouled on Miami’s final offensive play of the Heat loss to Charlotte in Game 5 of the teams’ Eastern Conference first-round series. Wade thought he was fouled with 2.6 seconds left as he tried to tie the game while being defended by the Hornets’ Cody […]
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