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  • By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    UBER ACQUIRES MIDEAST COMPETITOR CAREEM FOR $3.1B

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Ride-hailing service Uber says it has acquired its Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion, making...

    Technology, Business, Nation
  • AP study: MLB average salary on track for 2nd straight drop By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    AP STUDY: MLB AVERAGE SALARY ON TRACK FOR 2ND STRAIGHT DROP

    NEW YORK - Even with huge new contracts for Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and Nolan Arenado, Major League Baseball's average salary is...

    MLB, Nation, Sports
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    TRIAL AGAINST TURKISH EMPLOYEE OF US CONSULATE SET TO BEGIN

    ISTANBUL - The trial is set to begin against a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul charged with espionage and attempting...

    U.S., Nation
  • Election observers say initial Thai vote count was ‘flawed' By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    ELECTION OBSERVERS SAY INITIAL THAI VOTE COUNT WAS ‘FLAWED'

    BANGKOK - An international election observation group has issued a critical report on Thailand's first election since a 2014 military...

    Election, Nation, Nation & World
  • Conor McGregor announces retirement on social media By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    CONOR MCGREGOR ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA

    NEW YORK - Superstar UFC fighter Conor McGregor has announced on social media that he is retiring from mixed martial arts. McGregor's...

    Art, Nation, Sports
  • Tense calm in Gaza after Israel, Hamas exchange heavy fire By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    TENSE CALM IN GAZA AFTER ISRAEL, HAMAS EXCHANGE HEAVY FIRE

    JERUSALEM - A tense quiet has taken hold after a night of heavy fire as Israeli aircraft bombed targets across the Gaza Strip and Gaza...

    Election, Nation
  • Calhoun stars early, but Dodgers drop Angels late 8-7 By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    CALHOUN STARS EARLY, BUT DODGERS DROP ANGELS LATE 8-7

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Kole Calhoun is ready for the season to start, as he showed on offense and defense in the second game of the Freeway...

    Running, Sports
  • Apple's news subscription service a mixed bag for publishers By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    APPLE'S NEWS SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE A MIXED BAG FOR PUBLISHERS

    NEW YORK - On Monday, Apple launched what some have called a “Netflix for news” - a $10-a-month subscription service that offers access...

    U.S., Business, Technology
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    HUSKIES WIN 8-0 IN SOFTBALL AS OREGON PITCHERS HELP IGNITE A BIG SIX-RUN RALLY

    Kaija Gibson had a homer for the Huskies and Taran Alvelo retired the final 12 batters for the victory. She gave up just three hits.

    Running, College Sports, Huskies, Sports
  • Diamondbacks RF Steven Souza Jr. injures left knee By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    DIAMONDBACKS RF STEVEN SOUZA JR. INJURES LEFT KNEE

    PHOENIX - Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder Steven Souza Jr. injured his left knee when he slipped on home plate while scoring a run...

    Running, Sports
  • Avenatti tripped up by Nike extortion claims, other charges By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    AVENATTI TRIPPED UP BY NIKE EXTORTION CLAIMS, OTHER CHARGES

    LOS ANGELES - A year ago, Michael Avenatti's star was rising as the combative, media-savvy lawyer representing porn actress Stormy...

    Running, Donald Trump, Entertainment, Nation
  • Asian stocks rebound after slide on growth worries By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    ASIAN STOCKS REBOUND AFTER SLIDE ON GROWTH WORRIES

    BEIJING - Asian stock prices rebounded Tuesday after global markets slid on worries about U.S. and European economic growth. Tokyo's...

    U.S., Market, Business, Nation
  • Frankie Montas parlays new pitch into spot in A's rotation By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    FRANKIE MONTAS PARLAYS NEW PITCH INTO SPOT IN A'S ROTATION

    SAN FRANCISCO - Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin took another step toward finalizing his pitching rotation Monday, announcing right-hander...

    Sports
  • Smith heats up in second half, Stanford back to Sweet 16 By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    SMITH HEATS UP IN SECOND HALF, STANFORD BACK TO SWEET 16

    STANFORD, Calif. - Alanna Smith had 23 points and 14 rebounds, helping second-seeded Stanford overcome a slow start and advance to...

    Sports
  • Judge cautions lawyers to watch language in abortion case By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    JUDGE CAUTIONS LAWYERS TO WATCH LANGUAGE IN ABORTION CASE

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A federal judge in Kentucky has cautioned lawyers to watch their language in their bitter legal feud over abortion...

    U.S., Nation
  • Sentencing set for man who duped Alabama town By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    SENTENCING SET FOR MAN WHO DUPED ALABAMA TOWN

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A man who pleaded guilty to scamming an Alabama town for nearly $2 million is due in federal court to find out how...

    Business, Nation
  • Mapping pot legalization politics: Not just red vs. blue By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    MAPPING POT LEGALIZATION POLITICS: NOT JUST RED VS. BLUE

    NEW YORK - To anyone who figured the path of legalizing recreational marijuana use ran along blue state-red state lines, a sudden setback...

    Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    MARINERS CAN'T ESCAPE PADRES' BATS AS MIKE LEAKE GETS HAMMERED 8-0 IN EXHIBITION GAME

    The Padres had 11 balls hit at exit velocities higher than 95 mph off Leake, according to MLB's Statcast.

    MLB, Mariners, Sports
  • Blazers lose Nurkic to severe leg injury, edge Nets in 2 OTs By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    BLAZERS LOSE NURKIC TO SEVERE LEG INJURY, EDGE NETS IN 2 OTS

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Jusuf Nurkic had 32 points and 16 rebounds before suffering a gruesome left leg injury in the second overtime, and...

    Sports
  • Larkin, Bernier lead Red Wings to 3-2 win over Sharks By The Seattle Times   -   Mar 26, 2019

    LARKIN, BERNIER LEAD RED WINGS TO 3-2 WIN OVER SHARKS

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - Dylan Larkin scored in the first minute, Jonathan Bernier had 38 saves and the Detroit Red Wings beat the San Jose...

    Sports