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Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:27

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders’ sweeping victory in New Hampshire’s primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may be open to an alternative to Iowa caucuses winner Hillary Clinton. The former secretary of state, meanwhile, tried Thursday night to assure […]
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Scientists, including Hanford team, confirm Einstein’s theory of gravitational waves

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:25

LIGO Hanford’s staff of scientists, engineers and technicians are searching for gravitational waves from violent, astronomical events such as collisions between black holes or exploding stars.
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Scientists, including Hanford team, confirm Einstein’s theory of gravitational waves

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:25

LIGO Hanford’s staff of scientists, engineers and technicians are searching for gravitational waves from violent, astronomical events such as collisions between black holes or exploding stars.
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Raiders will remain in Oakland this season

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:20

Four weeks after being stymied in their effort to move to Los Angeles, the Raiders agreed to a one-year lease extension Thursday to remain at the Oakland Coliseum through the 2016 season — and possibly beyond.
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Raiders will remain in Oakland this season

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:20

Four weeks after being stymied in their effort to move to Los Angeles, the Raiders agreed to a one-year lease extension Thursday to remain at the Oakland Coliseum through the 2016 season — and possibly beyond.
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Ready, set, tap: Dance at EMP part of Black History Month events

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:04

Friday evening, EMP Museum hosts a dance exhibition and discussion about the power of dance in urban communities, featuring the students of Northwest Tap Connection.
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Ready, set, tap: Dance at EMP part of Black History Month events

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:04

Friday evening, EMP Museum hosts a dance exhibition and discussion about the power of dance in urban communities, featuring the students of Northwest Tap Connection.
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Uber to pay $28.5M to settle safety ad lawsuits

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:48

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber said Thursday that it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees. The company told a federal judge in San Francisco that it wants to settle the class-action lawsuits by paying about 25 million riders who made […]
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Uber to pay $28.5M to settle safety ad lawsuits

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:48

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber said Thursday that it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees. The company told a federal judge in San Francisco that it wants to settle the class-action lawsuits by paying about 25 million riders who made […]
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Taiwanese leaders and victims’ families hold quake memorial

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:29

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese leaders and relatives held a memorial service on Friday for victims of last weekend’s earthquake as the official death toll rose to 94. President Ma Ying-jeou and president-elect Tsai Ing-wen attended the ceremony, offering flowers and shaking hands with relatives and Buddhist monks before leaving without making any public remarks. […]
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Taiwanese leaders and victims’ families hold quake memorial

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:29

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese leaders and relatives held a memorial service on Friday for victims of last weekend’s earthquake as the official death toll rose to 94. President Ma Ying-jeou and president-elect Tsai Ing-wen attended the ceremony, offering flowers and shaking hands with relatives and Buddhist monks before leaving without making any public remarks. […]
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UW regents vote to demolish old reactor building listed as historic

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:21

The University of Washington has approved plans to tear down a building on campus that once housed a nuclear reactor, and replace it with a new computer-science center.
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UW regents vote to demolish old reactor building listed as historic

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:21

The University of Washington has approved plans to tear down a building on campus that once housed a nuclear reactor, and replace it with a new computer-science center.
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Japan stocks down 5.3 percent after Europe, US sell-off

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:14

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s main stock index dived more than 5 percent Friday, leading other Asian markets lower, after a sell-off in banking shares roiled investors in Europe and the U.S. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 lost 5.3 percent to 14,886.75 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 0.8 percent to 18,395.69. South Korea’s Kospi gave up 1.1 […]
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Japan stocks down 5.3 percent after Europe, US sell-off

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:14

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s main stock index dived more than 5 percent Friday, leading other Asian markets lower, after a sell-off in banking shares roiled investors in Europe and the U.S. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 lost 5.3 percent to 14,886.75 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 0.8 percent to 18,395.69. South Korea’s Kospi gave up 1.1 […]
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AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders on health care, donors

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered disputed numbers behind his plan for a government-financed health system. A look at some of the claims in the Democratic presidential debate and how they compare with the facts: CLINTON: “We have […]
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AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders on health care, donors

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered disputed numbers behind his plan for a government-financed health system. A look at some of the claims in the Democratic presidential debate and how they compare with the facts: CLINTON: “We have […]
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Japanese lawmaker pushing women’s rights resigns over affair

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:57

TOKYO (AP) — A married Japanese ruling party lawmaker resigned Friday for allegedly having an affair while publicly announcing he would seek to take paternity leave to promote women’s rights. Kensuke Miyazaki bowed repeatedly and apologized profusely at a news conference broadcast live on Japanese television. “I did something very cruel to my wife who […]
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Japanese lawmaker pushing women’s rights resigns over affair

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:57

TOKYO (AP) — A married Japanese ruling party lawmaker resigned Friday for allegedly having an affair while publicly announcing he would seek to take paternity leave to promote women’s rights. Kensuke Miyazaki bowed repeatedly and apologized profusely at a news conference broadcast live on Japanese television. “I did something very cruel to my wife who […]
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Britain hopes UN will agree soon on tough NKorea sanctions

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:45

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Britain’s United Nations ambassador says he hopes the U.N. Security Council will agree as soon as possible on a resolution imposing tough new sanctions on North Korea in response to its recent nuclear test and long-range rocket launch. Matthew Rycroft told reporters Thursday that Britain is pressing for sanctions “that will […]
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