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[...] emails obtained by The Associated Press show the world's largest beverage maker was instrumental in shaping the Global Energy Balance Network, which is led by a professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The company helped...
Nov 24, 2015 | 11:24 PM
Revised nuclear deal between S. Korea, US to enter effect
South Korea has been seeking the ability to enrich uranium to produce nuclear fuel, which it says will help reduce import costs and support its reactor exports. In the revised treaty, Seoul and Washington agreed to establish a high-level committee...
Nov 24, 2015 | 11:24 PM
Police prepare for ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest, holiday event at Westlake on Friday
As downtown Seattle prepares to kick off the holiday season Friday with its annual Christmas tree-lighting, there is major behind-the-scenes planning on how to handle a “Black Lives Matter” protest directed at the gathering.
Nov 24, 2015 | 10:24 PM
Mall stores must open on Thanksgiving but expect to be busy
Shoppers spent an estimated $3.3 billion on Thanksgiving last year, according to ShopperTrak, a company that compiles retail industry statistics. Flower and candy shops in some areas may decide to stay open for customers who need something at the...
Nov 24, 2015 | 10:24 PM
Obama honoring Streisand, Spielberg, Yogi Berra and more
Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl."
Nov 24, 2015 | 10:24 PM
Amazon orders reset for some customers’ passwords
In an email, the company tells potentially affected customers that it doesn’t think passwords were exposed but that Amazon was acting “out of an abundance of caution.”
Nov 24, 2015 | 7:24 PM
YouTube kids app breaks ad rules, consumer group says
Consumer groups call for an investigation of food marketers, video programmers and Google, which owns YouTube, as well as a broad examination of advertising of such food to children online.
Nov 24, 2015 | 7:24 PM
Young tech startups take to lobbying like pros
Today’s tech companies — even the youngest ones — have accepted lobbying as an essential part of doing business, keenly aware of the potential regulatory battles that could be on the horizon.
Nov 24, 2015 | 6:24 PM
New Zealand extradition hearing against Kim Dotcom ends
A judge will now rule on whether the men should be sent to face trial in the U.S., where they have been charged with conspiracy to commit copyright infringement, racketeering and money laundering. Dotcom's lawyer Ron Mansfield said that if the U.S...
Nov 24, 2015 | 4:24 PM
South Africa narrowly avoids entering a recession
The government agency said South Africa would have been in recession had the economy shrunk for a second consecutive quarter. Mining activity fell by 9.8 percent while the electricity, gas and water supply sector decreased by 8 percent.
Nov 24, 2015 | 4:24 PM