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EU considering probe of Google tax deal in UK

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:35

LONDON (AP) — The European Union could investigate the 130 million-pound ($186 million) deal for back taxes struck between Britain and Google, after furious opposition lawmakers suggested the Internet company should have paid more. EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager told the BBC on Thursday it was too soon to say whether a probe would be […]
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EU considering probe of Google tax deal in UK

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:35

LONDON (AP) — The European Union could investigate the 130 million-pound ($186 million) deal for back taxes struck between Britain and Google, after furious opposition lawmakers suggested the Internet company should have paid more. EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager told the BBC on Thursday it was too soon to say whether a probe would be […]

Friend, employer confirm former Providence Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci has died at 74

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:33

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Friend, employer confirm former Providence Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci has died at 74.
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Friend, employer confirm former Providence Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci has died at 74

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:33

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Friend, employer confirm former Providence Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci has died at 74.
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Friend, employer confirm former Providence Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci has died at 74

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:33

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Friend, employer confirm former Providence Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci has died at 74.

Rihanna, Dave Grohl added to Grammy event for Lionel Richie

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna, Dave Grohl and Chris Stapleton have been added to the list of performers honoring Lionel Richie at a pre-Grammy event next month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that Florence Welch, Yolanda Adams, Ellie Goulding and Leon Bridges were also added to the concert naming Richie the 2016 MusiCares person of […]
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Rihanna, Dave Grohl added to Grammy event for Lionel Richie

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna, Dave Grohl and Chris Stapleton have been added to the list of performers honoring Lionel Richie at a pre-Grammy event next month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that Florence Welch, Yolanda Adams, Ellie Goulding and Leon Bridges were also added to the concert naming Richie the 2016 MusiCares person of […]
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Rihanna, Dave Grohl added to Grammy event for Lionel Richie

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna, Dave Grohl and Chris Stapleton have been added to the list of performers honoring Lionel Richie at a pre-Grammy event next month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that Florence Welch, Yolanda Adams, Ellie Goulding and Leon Bridges were also added to the concert naming Richie the 2016 MusiCares person of […]

Will Washington Pass Nation's First State-Level Carbon Tax? - The American Prospect

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:30

The American Prospect

Will Washington Pass Nation's First State-Level Carbon Tax?
The American Prospect
With Congress unable to pass meaningful regulations on climate, Washington state may be poised to approve the nation's first-ever carbon tax, in what environmental advocates say could become a national model. But first, advocates will have to get past ...

A coffee named 'Death Wish' wins a Super Bowl commercial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:26

In this Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, photo, provided by QuickBooks, Michael Brown, owner of Death Wish Coffee Company, poses for a picture during Intuit QuickBooks Small Business Big Game finalists tour, in Round Lake, N.Y. Death Wish Coffee Co. won a competition held by software maker Intuit for a 30-second spot during the third quarter of the Super Bowl on Feb. 7, 2016. The Round Lake, N.Y., company beat more than 15,000 companies in voting by the public and Intuit employees. (Hans Pennink/QuickBooks via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — A coffee with an edgy name and made by a small business is getting a commercial in Super Bowl 50.


Officials: Search on for man in fatal Memphis police chase

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:26

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say they are searching the streets of Memphis for a suspect who was involved in a police chase that led to the fatal shooting of a man who fired at officers. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says officers in two Memphis police cruisers tried to stop a Chevrolet Impala for […]
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Officials: Search on for man in fatal Memphis police chase

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:26

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say they are searching the streets of Memphis for a suspect who was involved in a police chase that led to the fatal shooting of a man who fired at officers. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says officers in two Memphis police cruisers tried to stop a Chevrolet Impala for […]
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Officials: Search on for man in fatal Memphis police chase

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:26

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say they are searching the streets of Memphis for a suspect who was involved in a police chase that led to the fatal shooting of a man who fired at officers. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says officers in two Memphis police cruisers tried to stop a Chevrolet Impala for […]

SAG honoree Burnett’s achievements loom larger than TV

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:23

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Carol Burnett is so glad she’s had some six decades together with television viewers. After all, it was on the small screen where Burnett arguably reached her artistic and popularity peaks, most notably with the variety series, “The Carol Burnett Show” (1967-78). So, little wonder that Burnett was a bit surprised […]
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SAG honoree Burnett’s achievements loom larger than TV

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:23

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Carol Burnett is so glad she’s had some six decades together with television viewers. After all, it was on the small screen where Burnett arguably reached her artistic and popularity peaks, most notably with the variety series, “The Carol Burnett Show” (1967-78). So, little wonder that Burnett was a bit surprised […]
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SAG honoree Burnett’s achievements loom larger than TV

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:23

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Carol Burnett is so glad she’s had some six decades together with television viewers. After all, it was on the small screen where Burnett arguably reached her artistic and popularity peaks, most notably with the variety series, “The Carol Burnett Show” (1967-78). So, little wonder that Burnett was a bit surprised […]

Town welcomes first baby in 28 years

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:18
Mountain community in northern Italy celebrates its first new arrival since 1987.
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Rihanna releases new album, 'ANTI,' on Jay Z's Tidal service

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:13

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, file photo, singer Rihanna poses before Christian Dior's Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear fashion collection to be presented during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris. Rihanna has released her much anticipated new album through Jay Z’s Tidal streaming service, which she co-owns. Rihanna released “ANTI” on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, on the streaming service. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna has released her much anticipated new album through Jay Z's Tidal streaming service, which she co-owns.


NASA remembers somber anniversary of Challenger explosion

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:12

NASA remembers somber anniversary of Challenger explosionThe Challenger accident happened 30 years ago Thursday. NASA is honoring the victims of that accident across multiple states.


Your Thursday Briefing: Donald Trump, Oregon, Serena Williams

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:06
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.