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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street slide

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:50

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Friday after Wall Street slid and Japan’s central bank surprised markets by putting off possible additional stimulus. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 1.3 percent to 21,110.13 and Seoul’s Kospi lost 0.4 percent to 1,992.50. The Shanghai Composite Index was off 0.2 percent at 2,939.99 and […]
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Seahawks’ selection of Germain Ifedi in NFL draft has makings of a great fit

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:48

There comes a time when it doesn’t pay to be cute — when you have a glaring need, and the opportunity to fill it. And on Thursday, the Seahawks did just that, homing in their offensive-line deficiencies by selecting Texas A&M tackle Germain Ifedi.
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Seahawks’ selection of Germain Ifedi in NFL draft has makings of a great fit

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:48

There comes a time when it doesn’t pay to be cute — when you have a glaring need, and the opportunity to fill it. And on Thursday, the Seahawks did just that, homing in their offensive-line deficiencies by selecting Texas A&M tackle Germain Ifedi.
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Helping hands for refugees on moving day

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:39

A Syrian native helps a new family of refugees move into their Puget Sound apartment in Tukwila.
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Helping hands for refugees on moving day

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:39

A Syrian native helps a new family of refugees move into their Puget Sound apartment in Tukwila.
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The Seahawks talk about their new draft pick Germain Ifedi: ‘He mixes it up with you’

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:37

Seattle coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider talked about newest Seahawk Germain Ifedi Thursday night. Ifedi talked, too.
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The Seahawks talk about their new draft pick Germain Ifedi: ‘He mixes it up with you’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:37

Seattle coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider talked about newest Seahawk Germain Ifedi Thursday night. Ifedi talked, too.
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Thursday’s prep results

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:37

The Mercer Island girls tennis team had a shutout against the Lake Washington Kangaroos while Mount Rainier's boys soccer team claimed victory over the Gators.
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Thursday’s prep results

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:37

The Mercer Island girls tennis team had a shutout against the Lake Washington Kangaroos while Mount Rainier's boys soccer team claimed victory over the Gators.
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Memorial set for 25 WWII US soldiers lost in Italian lake

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:37

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A trio of U.S. Army veterans has teamed up to establish a memorial in Italy to the 25 American soldiers who drowned in an Alpine lake when their amphibious vehicle sank during World War II. The marble monument is being dedicated in the northern Italian village of Torbole on Saturday, the […]
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Memorial set for 25 WWII US soldiers lost in Italian lake

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:37

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A trio of U.S. Army veterans has teamed up to establish a memorial in Italy to the 25 American soldiers who drowned in an Alpine lake when their amphibious vehicle sank during World War II. The marble monument is being dedicated in the northern Italian village of Torbole on Saturday, the […]
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Seahawks on first-round pick Germain Ifedi: ‘We see him as a cornerstone player at tackle’

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:33

Here are the five most interesting quotes after the Seahawks drafted offensive lineman Germain Ifedi in the first round:
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Seahawks on first-round pick Germain Ifedi: ‘We see him as a cornerstone player at tackle’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:33

Here are the five most interesting quotes after the Seahawks drafted offensive lineman Germain Ifedi in the first round:
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Yearning for North Korea – the nation they fled

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:30

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — For much of the world, North Korea is a Stalinist nightmare, an isolated enclave of prison camps, poverty and hunger. But for tens of thousands of people scattered across South Korea and living underground in China, it’s something far more complicated. It’s a memory they wrestle with. It’s home. It’s […]
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Yearning for North Korea – the nation they fled

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:30

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — For much of the world, North Korea is a Stalinist nightmare, an isolated enclave of prison camps, poverty and hunger. But for tens of thousands of people scattered across South Korea and living underground in China, it’s something far more complicated. It’s a memory they wrestle with. It’s home. It’s […]
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Iranian refugee dies after setting himself on fire on Nauru

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:23

SYDNEY (AP) — An Iranian refugee who set himself on fire at Australia’s immigration detention camp on the Pacific island nation of Nauru died of his injuries on Friday, officials said. The 23-year-old man, who set himself alight on Wednesday in an apparent protest over Australia’s strict asylum seeker policies, died in an Australian hospital […]
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Iranian refugee dies after setting himself on fire on Nauru

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:23

SYDNEY (AP) — An Iranian refugee who set himself on fire at Australia’s immigration detention camp on the Pacific island nation of Nauru died of his injuries on Friday, officials said. The 23-year-old man, who set himself alight on Wednesday in an apparent protest over Australia’s strict asylum seeker policies, died in an Australian hospital […]
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Australia blocks farm sale to Chinese over national interest

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:04

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Citing national interest, the Australian government on Friday blocked a Chinese-led consortium from buying the nation’s largest private land holding, a collection of Outback cattle ranches bigger than South Korea. Treasurer Scott Morrison said he was concerned that the land owned by a pioneering dynasty is more than 1 percent of […]
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Australia blocks farm sale to Chinese over national interest

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:04

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Citing national interest, the Australian government on Friday blocked a Chinese-led consortium from buying the nation’s largest private land holding, a collection of Outback cattle ranches bigger than South Korea. Treasurer Scott Morrison said he was concerned that the land owned by a pioneering dynasty is more than 1 percent of […]
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Las Vegas smashes Tacoma Rainiers in rain-shortened game

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:55

The 51s earn an 8-1 victory over the Rainiers in a game called in the fifth inning because of wet grounds at Las Vegas’ Cashman Field.
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