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Breaking News: How fragrant pine forests fine-tune climate — new research
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-03-01 21:01:25 -0800 | technology-news

The invigorating scent of pine assaulting the nostrils is one of the pleasures of any walk through a pine forest but an international team of scientists has established that there’s a lot more to pine-scented vapors than olfactory indulgence. New...
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Breaking News: US calls Israel's comments about John Kerry 'offensive' and ‘inappropriate'
   
Posted by: saleh1966

White Center :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-01-17 13:37:20 -0800 | your-story

In a rare rebuke from the US to its close ally, Israel, the US State Department on Tuesday, strongly condemned comments made by Israeli defense minister Moshe Yaalon who called US Secretary of State John Kerry's peace efforts "messianic and...
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Breaking News: Profile of courage: Digging family members from Washington mudslide with bare hands
   
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Darrington :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-03-31 16:02:34 -0700 | disasters-news

The National Guard was called in to work along with dozens of local volunteers in northwest Washington this week to recover bodies entombed in a massive mud-covered grave caused by Saturday’s horrific mudslide that swamped almost a square mile of...
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Breaking News: US will begin training Libyan soldiers within months
   
Posted by: saleh1966

White Center :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-01-15 15:38:22 -0800 | your-story

The United States' top military commander to Africa told The Associated Press Friday that the Pentagon is planning to commence training for Libyan soldiers by midyear to maintain order in the country and carry out counter terrorism missions. The head...
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Breaking News: Internet companies start revealing secret US data requests
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Redmond :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-02-07 13:03:08 -0800 | technology-news

Major US Internet companies have begun revealing the number and scope of secret government requests for data under an agreement with the Obama administration reached last month. Top tech firms Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Facebook reported Monday that they had...
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Breaking News: Microsoft already marketing Windows 9
   
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Redmond :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-01-14 03:47:15 -0800 | business-news

Microsoft is so ready to move past the disaster known as Windows 8 that they are already talking up the benefits of Windows 9. Just over a year after its initial release, Windows 8 is being demoted to the promotional...
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Breaking News: 103-year-old grandma's 'Ask Me Anything' session wows Reddit, Internet
   
Posted by: RenoBerkeley SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-26 03:24:45 -0800 | odd-news

A 103-year-old Seattle grandma has won over the Internet and those who interacted with her Tuesday when she conducted an AMA or “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit. Hilda Evelyn Kottman, who now resides in an assisted living facility, received...
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Breaking News: Amazon's Jeff Bezos dreams of a cheaper, faster package delivery system with drones
   
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-05 15:43:14 -0800 | business-news

Jeff Bezos of Amazon is a visionary, in the George Bernard Shaw sense. The late Robert F. Kennedy loved to paraphrase one of Shaw's famous quotes: "Some men see things as they are and say, why; I dream things that...
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Breaking News: Richard Sherman's explanation fails to deflect the ball of criticism over his rant
   
Posted by: Harold Michael Harvey, JD SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-01-28 17:24:07 -0800 | arts-culture-news

Commentary We live in a day and age when everything is defined by identity. I am not sure there ever was a time when this was not the case. This is an age when things are either black or white,...
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Breaking News: US denounces Israeli ban on Palestinian contact
   
Posted by: saleh1966

White Center :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-13 13:44:20 -0700 | your-story

Washington denounced as unfortunate Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's order to his government officials to stop cooperation with their Palestinian counterparts as part of a round of sanctions on the Palestinian Authority. Peace negotiations between the two sides have stalled...
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Breaking News: T-Mobile takes on check cashing industry with app
   
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Bellevue :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-01-24 21:57:44 -0800 | technology-news

If T-Mobile has their way, those seedy check cashing places will be a thing of the past. The "Un-carrier" of the cell phone service industry is making a bold move into the banking sector, offering all the perks of banking...
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Breaking News: Has 'thug' become a covert substitute for the N-word?
   
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 15:12:27 -0800 | disasters-news

While some blacks have embraced the racially derogatory N-word as an endearment or slang—which I totally denounce—white folks can no longer openly use the offensive term unless they want to be labelled raving racists. But have some found a way...
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Breaking News: Call us RINOs, but we will call the tea party what it is: The American Taliban
   
Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-02-26 19:43:42 -0800 | political-news

An insurance underwriter and conservative commentator from Washington state was voted off a conservative networking group Monday for having the gall to suggest that America's Founding Fathers did not espouse Christian principles in the fundamental law of the Declaration of...
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Breaking News: Amazon offers free overnight shipping for Christmas Eve
   
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-26 13:53:24 -0800 | technology-news

Attention, last-minute Christmas shoppers ... you still have not blown it. The online retail site Amazon is doing this thing that Amazon does every year, offering free overnight shipping for items purchased on Dec. 23. That means you can still...
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Breaking News: Teen dies on flight heading to spend Christmas with family
   
Posted by: Yukio Strachan

Spokane :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-08 09:39:55 -0700 | travel-news

A trip meant to bring joy has resulted in tragedy after a 16-year-old passenger, on his way to visit family for Christmas, suddenly died Saturday during a Delta Air Lines flight, according to an official with the Spokane, Wash., Fire...
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