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US targets 11 countries for lax copyright protection

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:30

WASHINGTON (AP) — China, Russia and India are among 11 countries targeted by the Obama administration for leaving American producers of music, movies and other copyrighted material open to rampant piracy. The U.S. is placing the 11 countries on a “priority watch list” that subjects them to extra scrutiny and could lead to sanctions if […]
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UN office ‘concerned’ over Mexico missing students case

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:26

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday that it is troubled by a group of international experts’ complaints of obstacles to their investigation into the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico. Rupert Colville, spokesman for the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, said in a statement that […]
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UN office ‘concerned’ over Mexico missing students case

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:26

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday that it is troubled by a group of international experts’ complaints of obstacles to their investigation into the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico. Rupert Colville, spokesman for the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, said in a statement that […]
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Valeant CEO will cite ‘mistakes’ in price-hiking strategy

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:22

WASHINGTON (AP) — The outgoing CEO of embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals will tell lawmakers Wednesday that he was “too aggressive” and made mistakes in drastically hiking prices for several critical medicines, according to testimony provided to The Associated Press. J. Michael Pearson will issue the unusual mea culpa on Capitol Hill for the business strategy […]
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Valeant CEO will cite ‘mistakes’ in price-hiking strategy

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:22

WASHINGTON (AP) — The outgoing CEO of embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals will tell lawmakers Wednesday that he was “too aggressive” and made mistakes in drastically hiking prices for several critical medicines, according to testimony provided to The Associated Press. J. Michael Pearson will issue the unusual mea culpa on Capitol Hill for the business strategy […]
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Lake Washington district voters backing school-bond measure

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:20

The Lake Washington School District is passing a $398 million construction bond — after three failed tries. Issaquah, Vashon Island and Everett are also passing school-funding measures, but bonds are falling short in Kent and Marysville.
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Lake Washington district voters backing school-bond measure

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:20

The Lake Washington School District is passing a $398 million construction bond — after three failed tries. Issaquah, Vashon Island and Everett are also passing school-funding measures, but bonds are falling short in Kent and Marysville.
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Testimony resumes in friars’ child endangerment hearing

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:14

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Testimony is set to resume in the case of three Franciscan friars charged with allowing a suspected sexual predator to teach at a Pennsylvania high school and hold other jobs where he molested more than 100 children. Wednesday’s preliminary hearing will determine whether Giles Schinelli, Robert D’Aversa and Anthony Criscitelli will […]
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Testimony resumes in friars’ child endangerment hearing

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:14

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Testimony is set to resume in the case of three Franciscan friars charged with allowing a suspected sexual predator to teach at a Pennsylvania high school and hold other jobs where he molested more than 100 children. Wednesday’s preliminary hearing will determine whether Giles Schinelli, Robert D’Aversa and Anthony Criscitelli will […]
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Vermont governor to meet with Jay Peak employees

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:12

JAY, Vt. (AP) — Democratic Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is meeting with employees of Jay Peak Resort, nearly two weeks after the Securities and Exchange Commission and state accused the resort’s owner and president of a massive fraud scheme. Jay Peak owner Ariel Quiros of Miami and resort president Bill Stenger of Newport, Vermont, are […]
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Vermont governor to meet with Jay Peak employees

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:12

JAY, Vt. (AP) — Democratic Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is meeting with employees of Jay Peak Resort, nearly two weeks after the Securities and Exchange Commission and state accused the resort’s owner and president of a massive fraud scheme. Jay Peak owner Ariel Quiros of Miami and resort president Bill Stenger of Newport, Vermont, are […]
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Judge to get case update on Ohio man arrested at Trump rally

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:11

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge in Ohio will be updated on the case of a college student who rushed the stage at a Donald Trump rally. Magistrate Sharon Ovington plans to meet with attorneys Wednesday morning in a status conference. A prosecutor told her earlier this month that both sides were discussing “resolution […]
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Judge to get case update on Ohio man arrested at Trump rally

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:11

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge in Ohio will be updated on the case of a college student who rushed the stage at a Donald Trump rally. Magistrate Sharon Ovington plans to meet with attorneys Wednesday morning in a status conference. A prosecutor told her earlier this month that both sides were discussing “resolution […]
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Actor Columbus Short fails drug test while on probation

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:10

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court records show that former “Scandal” actor Columbus Short has tested positive for cocaine and marijuana use and is facing a probation violation in a felony assault case. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Leslie E. Brown received details about the failed drug tests Thursday and ordered the actor to appear at […]
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Actor Columbus Short fails drug test while on probation

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:10

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court records show that former “Scandal” actor Columbus Short has tested positive for cocaine and marijuana use and is facing a probation violation in a felony assault case. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Leslie E. Brown received details about the failed drug tests Thursday and ordered the actor to appear at […]
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No Fed rate hike expected Wednesday, but what about in June?

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — On this, pretty much every economist agrees: The Federal Reserve will keep interest rates unchanged when it ends its latest policy meeting Wednesday. What’s unclear is whether it will hint about the likelihood of a rate hike at its next meeting in June. With the U.S. job market healthy and the stock […]
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No Fed rate hike expected Wednesday, but what about in June?

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — On this, pretty much every economist agrees: The Federal Reserve will keep interest rates unchanged when it ends its latest policy meeting Wednesday. What’s unclear is whether it will hint about the likelihood of a rate hike at its next meeting in June. With the U.S. job market healthy and the stock […]
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Woman found in Woodway woods died of hypothermia

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:05

Amy Kennelly, 48, was reported missing by her family March 2, two days after police found her car deserted after it struck a home’s garage door. Her body was found the next day about 100 yards away.
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Woman found in Woodway woods died of hypothermia

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:05

Amy Kennelly, 48, was reported missing by her family March 2, two days after police found her car deserted after it struck a home’s garage door. Her body was found the next day about 100 yards away.
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Washington Open golf will feature field of 136 at Meridian Valley

WA Huskies - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:52

Past winners at the May 16-18 event include Fred Couples, Ken Still and Don Bies.
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