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FAA begins early inspection of Allegiant Air operations

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:46

DALLAS (AP) — Federal safety officials are reviewing operations at Allegiant Air two years ahead of schedule, spurred by incidents including an aborted takeoff and a plane that landed low on fuel. The Federal Aviation Administration routinely evaluates airlines every five years but moved up Allegiant’s review from 2018. The review began in early April […]
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Mayor defends his team after subpoenas in campaign probes

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:46

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH’-zee-oh) has defended himself and his advisers a day after his office confirmed top aides were subpoenaed by federal and state prosecutors amid investigations into his campaign fundraising operation. He told reporters Thursday the actions of his team were “legal and appropriate.” He […]
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Mayor defends his team after subpoenas in campaign probes

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:46

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH’-zee-oh) has defended himself and his advisers a day after his office confirmed top aides were subpoenaed by federal and state prosecutors amid investigations into his campaign fundraising operation. He told reporters Thursday the actions of his team were “legal and appropriate.” He […]
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Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:39

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States. Legislation approved by Congress would elevate the bison to a stature approaching that of the bald eagle, long the national emblem. There has not been an official mammal of the United States. The Senate gave final approval to the bill […]
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Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:39

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States. Legislation approved by Congress would elevate the bison to a stature approaching that of the bald eagle, long the national emblem. There has not been an official mammal of the United States. The Senate gave final approval to the bill […]
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Iran calls on UN to help with US court asset award

NBA - 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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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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