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Bertha can’t dig until state gets more facts about sinkhole

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:42

State officials say they want more information about why a sinkhole formed on the Highway 99 tunnel project before allowing Bertha to resume digging.

Stimulus skeptic downplays China, oil risks for eurozone

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:42

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A top European monetary official is downplaying the risks for the 19-country euro currency union from an economic slowdown in China and from low oil prices. The remarks Thursday from Jens Weidmann come as the European Central Bank prepares to weigh expanding its stimulus measures at its next meeting March 10. […]
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Stimulus skeptic downplays China, oil risks for eurozone

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:42

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A top European monetary official is downplaying the risks for the 19-country euro currency union from an economic slowdown in China and from low oil prices. The remarks Thursday from Jens Weidmann come as the European Central Bank prepares to weigh expanding its stimulus measures at its next meeting March 10. […]
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Stimulus skeptic downplays China, oil risks for eurozone

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:42

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A top European monetary official is downplaying the risks for the 19-country euro currency union from an economic slowdown in China and from low oil prices. The remarks Thursday from Jens Weidmann come as the European Central Bank prepares to weigh expanding its stimulus measures at its next meeting March 10. […]

Celebrities are going to be huge in Super Bowl ads

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:38

This image provided by Anheuser-Busch shows actors Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen in the company's Bud Light ad for Super Bowl 50. (Anheuser-Busch via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Game is more than a week away, but Super Bowl advertisers are already out in force online, playing up celebrity cameos to drive buzz for their brands.


How Two Little-Known Actors Became the Obamas

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:35
Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter play the first couple — on their first date — in the Sundance favorite “Southside With You.”









Spate of random slashings across New York City sows fear

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:35

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony-award winning playwright David Henry Hwang was carrying groceries down a Brooklyn street when he felt like he got hit in the back of the head. He suddenly couldn’t walk straight. “I kept veering into a wall, then a parked car. And that’s when I realized I was bleeding,” Hwang, the […]
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Spate of random slashings across New York City sows fear

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:35

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony-award winning playwright David Henry Hwang was carrying groceries down a Brooklyn street when he felt like he got hit in the back of the head. He suddenly couldn’t walk straight. “I kept veering into a wall, then a parked car. And that’s when I realized I was bleeding,” Hwang, the […]
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Spate of random slashings across New York City sows fear

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:35

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony-award winning playwright David Henry Hwang was carrying groceries down a Brooklyn street when he felt like he got hit in the back of the head. He suddenly couldn’t walk straight. “I kept veering into a wall, then a parked car. And that’s when I realized I was bleeding,” Hwang, the […]

Ai Weiwei says deep anger made him pull works from Denmark

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:35

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei says he decided to withdraw his works from two Danish museums out of deep anger at a new law allowing Denmark to seize valuables from migrants. Weiwei says he wanted to give a “clear statement” on what he considered an absurd law. He spoke Thursday […]
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Ai Weiwei says deep anger made him pull works from Denmark

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:35

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei says he decided to withdraw his works from two Danish museums out of deep anger at a new law allowing Denmark to seize valuables from migrants. Weiwei says he wanted to give a “clear statement” on what he considered an absurd law. He spoke Thursday […]
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Ai Weiwei says deep anger made him pull works from Denmark

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:35

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei says he decided to withdraw his works from two Danish museums out of deep anger at a new law allowing Denmark to seize valuables from migrants. Weiwei says he wanted to give a “clear statement” on what he considered an absurd law. He spoke Thursday […]

Inquiry finds sales of concert tickets are a ‘fixed game’

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:34

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Had a hard time getting a ticket to a concert or sporting event? New York’s attorney general says that’s probably because more than half of tickets to many events are held for industry insiders or otherwise unavailable to the general public. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a report released Thursday […]
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Inquiry finds sales of concert tickets are a ‘fixed game’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:34

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Had a hard time getting a ticket to a concert or sporting event? New York’s attorney general says that’s probably because more than half of tickets to many events are held for industry insiders or otherwise unavailable to the general public. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a report released Thursday […]
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Inquiry finds sales of concert tickets are a ‘fixed game’

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:34

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Had a hard time getting a ticket to a concert or sporting event? New York’s attorney general says that’s probably because more than half of tickets to many events are held for industry insiders or otherwise unavailable to the general public. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a report released Thursday […]

Police: Senator's family SUV stolen from his Delaware home

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:31

 Senator's family SUV stolen from his Delaware homeOfficials say U.S. Sen. Chris Coons' family SUV was stolen from his Delaware home.


Key HIV drug 'is failing in Africa'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:29
Strains of HIV are becoming resistant to an antiretroviral drug commonly used to prevent and fight the virus, research suggests.
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WSU verbal tells CF.C he had momentary pause - Scout

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:25

Scout

WSU verbal tells CF.C he had momentary pause
Scout
We just talked about Washington State, how they're going to coach me.. (Leach) talked about how football was when he was younger -- all kinds of stuff,” said King. King is versatile, physical and fast - he has a great first step. He appears ticketed ...

Deal struck to save historic ocean liner SS United States

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:21

Deal struck to save historic ocean liner SS United StatesThe SS United States, a historic and record-breaking ocean liner that once hosted royalty and presidents, has escaped the scrap heap and will undergo a rebirth, supporters announced Thursday.


Syrian Opposition Bloc Still Won’t Commit to Joining Peace Talks

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 02:18
A spokesman for the main opposition bloc said it wanted an assurance from Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that the Syrian government would lift its sieges of rebel-held towns.