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Attorney general: Minimum wage surcharges must be disclosed

NBA - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:51
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says businesses can add surcharges as a way to cover the costs of new minimum wage laws in some cities, but those charges must be clearly disclosed.
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Attorney general: Minimum wage surcharges must be disclosed

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:51
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says businesses can add surcharges as a way to cover the costs of new minimum wage laws in some cities, but those charges must be clearly disclosed.
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US won’t prosecute hostages’ families who pay ransom

NBA - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:46
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a softening of longstanding policy, the Obama administration will tell families of Americans held by terror groups that they can communicate with captors and even pay ransom without fear of prosecution — part of a broad review of U.S. hostage guidelines that will be released Wednesday. President Barack Obama ordered the […]
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US won’t prosecute hostages’ families who pay ransom

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:46
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a softening of longstanding policy, the Obama administration will tell families of Americans held by terror groups that they can communicate with captors and even pay ransom without fear of prosecution — part of a broad review of U.S. hostage guidelines that will be released Wednesday. President Barack Obama ordered the […]
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‘Suspicious’ yard sale tip leads to stolen appliances near Everett

NBA - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:41
A 911 call about a "suspicious yard sale" led to the recovery of more than a dozen appliances near Everett that had been stolen from construction sites.
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‘Suspicious’ yard sale tip leads to stolen appliances near Everett

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:41
A 911 call about a "suspicious yard sale" led to the recovery of more than a dozen appliances near Everett that had been stolen from construction sites.
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Google adds free ad-supported tier to music app in the US

NBA - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:39
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google is adding a free tier to its subscription streaming music service in the U.S., aiming to convert the millions of people who click on the Google Play Music app every month but turn away because they’re prompted for payment information. The service uses Songza, an Internet radio app that Google […]
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Google adds free ad-supported tier to music app in the US

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:39
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google is adding a free tier to its subscription streaming music service in the U.S., aiming to convert the millions of people who click on the Google Play Music app every month but turn away because they’re prompted for payment information. The service uses Songza, an Internet radio app that Google […]
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Photos of the Day: June 23, 2015

NBA - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:37
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: June 23, 2015

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:37
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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‘Eight is Enough’ star Dick Van Patten dies at 86

NBA - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:07
The veteran entertainer was best known for his role as Tom Bradford, a middle-aged widower and father of eight children on TV’s “Eight is Enough.”
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‘Eight is Enough’ star Dick Van Patten dies at 86

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:07
The veteran entertainer was best known for his role as Tom Bradford, a middle-aged widower and father of eight children on TV’s “Eight is Enough.”
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Study: Scant evidence that medical pot helps many illnesses

NBA - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:51
CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain and for muscle stiffness in multiple sclerosis, according to the review, which evaluated 79 studies […]
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Study: Scant evidence that medical pot helps many illnesses

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:51
CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain and for muscle stiffness in multiple sclerosis, according to the review, which evaluated 79 studies […]
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Obama’s trade agenda survives key Senate procedural vote

NBA - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:45
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s trade agenda has survived a crucial Senate vote and seems well-positioned to become law. The Senate voted 60-37 Tuesday to begin full-blown debate on Obama’s request for “fast track” negotiating authority. That was the exact number needed to avoid a filibuster. The vote continued a revival process that began […]
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Obama’s trade agenda survives key Senate procedural vote

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:45
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s trade agenda has survived a crucial Senate vote and seems well-positioned to become law. The Senate voted 60-37 Tuesday to begin full-blown debate on Obama’s request for “fast track” negotiating authority. That was the exact number needed to avoid a filibuster. The vote continued a revival process that began […]
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Stocks little changed amid optimism on Greek deal

NBA - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:39
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed in midday trading as investors remained optimistic that Greece would reach a deal with its creditors to help it avert default. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 12 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,132 as of 11:56 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 […]
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Stocks little changed amid optimism on Greek deal

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:39
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed in midday trading as investors remained optimistic that Greece would reach a deal with its creditors to help it avert default. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 12 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,132 as of 11:56 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 […]
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Facebook now worth more than Wal-Mart on stock market

NBA - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:38
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market. The world’s biggest online social network knocked the world’s largest retailer out of the top 10 list of the highest-valued companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index on Monday and the gap […]
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Facebook now worth more than Wal-Mart on stock market

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:38
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market. The world’s biggest online social network knocked the world’s largest retailer out of the top 10 list of the highest-valued companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index on Monday and the gap […]
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