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PicMonkey’s newest exec joins trend of techies moving from San Francisco to Seattle

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:37

Brent Chudoba, previously the chief revenue officer of SurveyMonkey, will take on the role of chief operating officer at the photo editing startup.
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Delta gives Bombardier boost, buying struggling C Series jet

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:30

NEW YORK (AP) — Bombardier’s fledgling new jet, the C Series, got a much-needed boost Thursday with one of the world’s largest airlines committing to add the plane to its fleet. Delta Air Lines will become the U.S. launch customer of the single-aisle jet, placing a firm order for 75 of the planes. Delta will […]
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Delta gives Bombardier boost, buying struggling C Series jet

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:30

NEW YORK (AP) — Bombardier’s fledgling new jet, the C Series, got a much-needed boost Thursday with one of the world’s largest airlines committing to add the plane to its fleet. Delta Air Lines will become the U.S. launch customer of the single-aisle jet, placing a firm order for 75 of the planes. Delta will […]
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Eagle cam catches cat being fed to eaglets

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:30

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cat lovers may be less inclined to view an online livestream of a family of bald eagles in Pittsburgh after the webcam showed two adult eagles feeding a feline to their eaglets. Viewers on Tuesday saw the adult eagles bring a cat to the nest for the two youngsters. Some viewers were […]
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Eagle cam catches cat being fed to eaglets

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:30

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cat lovers may be less inclined to view an online livestream of a family of bald eagles in Pittsburgh after the webcam showed two adult eagles feeding a feline to their eaglets. Viewers on Tuesday saw the adult eagles bring a cat to the nest for the two youngsters. Some viewers were […]
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So long, Elsbeth Tascioni, but Carrie Preston is still on TV

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:29

NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Preston appeared on only 14 episodes of “The Good Wife” during its seven seasons on CBS, but her character, the spacey yet keenly observant lawyer, Elsbeth Tascioni, was always met with excitement from fans. Just this week, a Twitter user wrote, “I will never love another fictional character as much […]
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So long, Elsbeth Tascioni, but Carrie Preston is still on TV

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:29

NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Preston appeared on only 14 episodes of “The Good Wife” during its seven seasons on CBS, but her character, the spacey yet keenly observant lawyer, Elsbeth Tascioni, was always met with excitement from fans. Just this week, a Twitter user wrote, “I will never love another fictional character as much […]
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Duke Ellington personal items heading to NYC auction

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:29

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 250 items belonging to pianist, songwriter and bandleader Duke Ellington are headed for auction. Guernsey’s says Ellington’s suits, piano and other items will be offered May 18 at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. They’re consigned by one of his nephews. Ellington’s iconic white baby grand piano could bring […]
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Duke Ellington personal items heading to NYC auction

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:29

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 250 items belonging to pianist, songwriter and bandleader Duke Ellington are headed for auction. Guernsey’s says Ellington’s suits, piano and other items will be offered May 18 at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. They’re consigned by one of his nephews. Ellington’s iconic white baby grand piano could bring […]
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France shows off humanoid underwater exploration robot

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:28

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology. Ocean One, which looks like something out of a scuba-diving sequel to “Transformers,” is the work of a team of roboticists, including Oussama Khatib of Stanford University. It […]
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France shows off humanoid underwater exploration robot

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:28

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology. Ocean One, which looks like something out of a scuba-diving sequel to “Transformers,” is the work of a team of roboticists, including Oussama Khatib of Stanford University. It […]
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Turkish journalists sentenced over Charlie Hebdo cover

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:24

ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul on Thursday sentenced two journalists from a pro-opposition newspaper to two years in prison for publishing French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s controversial cover featuring a Prophet Muhammad cartoon, amid rising concerns about freedom of expression in Turkey. The court convicted Cumhuriyet newspaper columnists Ceyda Karan and Hikmet Cetinkaya […]
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Turkish journalists sentenced over Charlie Hebdo cover

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:24

ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul on Thursday sentenced two journalists from a pro-opposition newspaper to two years in prison for publishing French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s controversial cover featuring a Prophet Muhammad cartoon, amid rising concerns about freedom of expression in Turkey. The court convicted Cumhuriyet newspaper columnists Ceyda Karan and Hikmet Cetinkaya […]
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2 ex-officers get probation for illegal Maryland gun sale

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:23

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Two former law enforcement officers indicted in an illegal firearms sale have been sentenced to probation. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown (http://bit.ly/1SBTTdW ) reports former Washington County Sheriff’s deputy William C. Blair was granted probation before judgment Wednesday upon entering an Alford plea in Washington County Circuit Court to conspiring to sell […]
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2 ex-officers get probation for illegal Maryland gun sale

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:23

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Two former law enforcement officers indicted in an illegal firearms sale have been sentenced to probation. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown (http://bit.ly/1SBTTdW ) reports former Washington County Sheriff’s deputy William C. Blair was granted probation before judgment Wednesday upon entering an Alford plea in Washington County Circuit Court to conspiring to sell […]
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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.66 percent

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 22:50

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, lifting from their 2016 lows but remaining historically low during the spring home-buying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 3.66 percent from 3.59 percent last week. That brought it close to its level a year ago of 3.68 […]
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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.66 percent

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 22:50

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, lifting from their 2016 lows but remaining historically low during the spring home-buying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 3.66 percent from 3.59 percent last week. That brought it close to its level a year ago of 3.68 […]
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Labrador helps save Arizona man stranded in snowstorm

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 22:43

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a man wearing only a T-shirt during a snowstorm would have frozen to death at the base of an Arizona mountain had it not been for an alert 2-year-old black Labrador mix. Flagstaff officer Melissa Seay says the dog named Marley heard the man’s cries for help, according to […]
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Labrador helps save Arizona man stranded in snowstorm

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 22:43

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a man wearing only a T-shirt during a snowstorm would have frozen to death at the base of an Arizona mountain had it not been for an alert 2-year-old black Labrador mix. Flagstaff officer Melissa Seay says the dog named Marley heard the man’s cries for help, according to […]
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Caitlyn Jenner uses women’s room at Trump hotel, posts video

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 22:41

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner has taken up Donald Trump’s offer and used the women’s restroom at one of his luxury buildings. The Republican presidential candidate said last week that he believes transgender people should be able to use whichever bathroom they choose. Trump said North Carolina’s so-called “bathroom law,” which directs transgender people […]
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