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Cherry picker topples, kills 2 as man shows it to kids

NBA - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:29
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A cherry picker accident that left a man and a boy dead and injured three other children happened as the man was giving the neighborhood kids a demonstration of the elevated lift, authorities said. The cherry picker carrying the group toppled over from a strong gust of wind Sunday afternoon, fell […]
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Cherry picker topples, kills 2 as man shows it to kids

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:29
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A cherry picker accident that left a man and a boy dead and injured three other children happened as the man was giving the neighborhood kids a demonstration of the elevated lift, authorities said. The cherry picker carrying the group toppled over from a strong gust of wind Sunday afternoon, fell […]
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Consumer confidence edges up in May on improving job market

NBA - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:17
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer confidence rebounded slightly this month as the job market showed signs of improvement. The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index rose to 95.4 in May from 94.3 in April. Last month’s reading had been sharp drop from March’s 101.4. A year ago, the index stood at 82.2. Consumers’ assessment of current economic […]
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Consumer confidence edges up in May on improving job market

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:17
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer confidence rebounded slightly this month as the job market showed signs of improvement. The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index rose to 95.4 in May from 94.3 in April. Last month’s reading had been sharp drop from March’s 101.4. A year ago, the index stood at 82.2. Consumers’ assessment of current economic […]
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Channeling Batman, Versailles: Macau’s new wave of resorts

NBA - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:13
MACAU (AP) — Macau is doubling down even as the odds change. The world’s casino capital this week welcomes the first of a new wave of lavish casino resorts for its up-and-coming Cotai Peninsula. It’s a $20 billion bet by casino operators amid an extended losing streak in the tiny Chinese enclave. Gambling revenue growth […]
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Channeling Batman, Versailles: Macau’s new wave of resorts

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:13
MACAU (AP) — Macau is doubling down even as the odds change. The world’s casino capital this week welcomes the first of a new wave of lavish casino resorts for its up-and-coming Cotai Peninsula. It’s a $20 billion bet by casino operators amid an extended losing streak in the tiny Chinese enclave. Gambling revenue growth […]
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US stock indexes open lower as traders return from holiday

NBA - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:12
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and European stocks fell moderately Tuesday as concerns over Greece’s debt crisis overshadowed some upbeat economic news out of China. A U.S. report showing soft demand for durable goods also weighed on the market. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 113 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,118 as […]
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US stock indexes open lower as traders return from holiday

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:12
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and European stocks fell moderately Tuesday as concerns over Greece’s debt crisis overshadowed some upbeat economic news out of China. A U.S. report showing soft demand for durable goods also weighed on the market. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 113 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,118 as […]
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Lock of Mozart’s hair going under the hammer at Sotheby’s

NBA - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:11
LONDON (AP) — Music lovers have the chance to own a strand of history. Auctioneer Sotheby’s is selling a lock of hair from the head of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, resting in a gilt locket. Taking composers’ hair as keepsakes was common in the 18th and 19th centuries. After Mozart died in 1791, aged 35, his […]
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Lock of Mozart’s hair going under the hammer at Sotheby’s

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:11
LONDON (AP) — Music lovers have the chance to own a strand of history. Auctioneer Sotheby’s is selling a lock of hair from the head of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, resting in a gilt locket. Taking composers’ hair as keepsakes was common in the 18th and 19th centuries. After Mozart died in 1791, aged 35, his […]
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Olive Garden: At least 1 more breadstick creation on the way

NBA - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:10
NEW YORK (AP) — Olive Garden isn’t finished dreaming up new ways to use its breadsticks. The Italian restaurant chain said earlier this month it would introduce “breadstick sandwiches” as part of a broader menu revamp intended to play up its most popular offerings. The sandwiches don’t arrive until June 1, but Olive Garden already […]
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Olive Garden: At least 1 more breadstick creation on the way

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:10
NEW YORK (AP) — Olive Garden isn’t finished dreaming up new ways to use its breadsticks. The Italian restaurant chain said earlier this month it would introduce “breadstick sandwiches” as part of a broader menu revamp intended to play up its most popular offerings. The sandwiches don’t arrive until June 1, but Olive Garden already […]
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Police: 17-year-old boy killed in Burlington park shooting

NBA - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:48
Police say a 17-year-old boy is dead following a shooting at a park in the Skagit County city of Burlington.
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Police: 17-year-old boy killed in Burlington park shooting

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:48
Police say a 17-year-old boy is dead following a shooting at a park in the Skagit County city of Burlington.
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Sea-Tac’s passenger traffic is booming

NBA - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:45
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Passenger traffic is booming at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The News Tribune of Tacoma, Washington, (bit.ly/1IWbxst) reports that traffic could reach 42 million passengers this year, nearly 8 million higher than in 2013. The growth is fed in part by an undeclared battle between its two busiest airlines. Sea-Tac last year was […]
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Sea-Tac’s passenger traffic is booming

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:45
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Passenger traffic is booming at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The News Tribune of Tacoma, Washington, (bit.ly/1IWbxst) reports that traffic could reach 42 million passengers this year, nearly 8 million higher than in 2013. The growth is fed in part by an undeclared battle between its two busiest airlines. Sea-Tac last year was […]
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US home prices rose at steady pace in March from year ago

NBA - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:41
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5 percent in March from 12 months earlier, the S&P said Tuesday. Prices increased at the same pace in February. Home values are […]
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US home prices rose at steady pace in March from year ago

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:41
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5 percent in March from 12 months earlier, the S&P said Tuesday. Prices increased at the same pace in February. Home values are […]
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Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives

NBA - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:37
NEW YORK (AP) — They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and […]
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Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:37
NEW YORK (AP) — They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and […]
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