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Cops: Armed robber fires at officers in Central District

Seattle police say they detained a 29-year-old man Friday after he held a man at gunpoint on Rainier Avenue and then fired at officers while they chased him in the Central District.

Not alarmed: Carroll positive on Lockett, Rawls, Seahawks’ situation

Tyler Lockett should be recovered from his broken leg in time for training camp next season and play in the 2017 season. Thomas Rawls’ bruised shoulder should be fine for … Click to Continue »

Carroll: Expect Lockett ready for training camp, Rawls should play at...

RENTON Tyler Lockett is expected to return from his broken leg in time for training camp next summer. Thomas Rawls’ bruised shoulder isn’t likely to keep him from being Seattle’s … Click to Continue »

Real Estate

Chameleon and Caricature: Looking for the Real David Bowie

A Year After His Death, Bowie Continues to Reveal Himself by Ned Lannamann On January 8, David Bowie would have turned 70 years old. On January 10, it will be a full year since his death from cancer—a surprise that arrived almost simultaneously with the release of Blackstar, Bowie’s 25th studio album and as perfect a farewell statement as a musician has ever made. As we emerge, slightly dazed, from the year-end onslaught of best-of-2016 lists into a fresh but fearful 2017, there’s a sense of wanting to close the book on these difficult past 12 months and all they’ve entailed—and perhaps that includes both the puzzle box of the Blackstar album and the tragic loss that accompanied it. But for me, the last year has not only refreshed and rejuvenated my lifelong love of Bowie’s work, it’s reframed his legacy in a way I never could have expected. It makes sense that our appreciation of Bowie changes with time. Bowie’s artistic method, after all, was one of continual reinvention, star..


Vietnam formally scraps plans for first nuclear power plants

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s legislature on Tuesday endorsed the government’s decision to scrap plans to build the country’s first two nuclear power plants. A statement from the government announcing the endorsement said cheaper renewable energy and power imports were available and that investment should be made in more urgent infrastructure needs. The National Assembly […]

Corps won’t forcibly remove protesters from federal land

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has "no plans for forcible removal" of protesters who have been camping in North Dakota to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline. … Click to Continue »

US allows GM to delay recall to prove safety of air bags

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. regulators are allowing General Motors to delay a large recall of potentially defective air bags, giving GM time to prove that the devices are safe and to possibly avoid a huge financial hit. The unusual step allows for long-term tests of Takata air bag inflators in older trucks and SUVs. GM […]

Tesla Motors officially owns solar panel installer SolarCity

PALO ALTO, California (AP) — Tesla Motors now owns the nation’s largest solar panel installer. Tesla’s deal to acquire SolarCity Corp. closed Monday morning. Shareholders of both companies approved the deal last week by wide margins. The all-stock deal valued SolarCity at $2 billion based on Tesla’s closing stock price Friday. It was worth $2.6 […]

After train crash, transit regulators targeting sleep apnea

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators are urging railroads across the country to test train operators for obstructive sleep apnea after the engineer in September’s deadly New Jersey commuter train crash was found to have the fatigue-inducing disorder. The Federal Railroad Administration will issue a safety advisory this week stressing the importance of sleep apnea […]

Arts & Entertainment

Dave Chappelle to unleash 3 Netflix comedy specials in 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle is headed back to TV with his first concert specials in a dozen years — a trio of specials to be released on Netflix simultaneously in 2017. No exact date was given by Netflix, which said one of the specials is being produced exclusively for the network. Two […]

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