Seattle

Investigators are piecing together how Richard Russell stole an empty commercial airplane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport in Seattle.
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August 13, 2018 - 8:47 am
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — He cracked jokes, complimented the professional demeanor of an air traffic controller and apologized for making a fuss. But the friendly tone of a 29-year-old airport worker who stole a commercial plane Friday night, performing acrobatic stunts...
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This March 24, 2018, file photo shows a sign in a Starbucks in downtown Pittsburgh.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File
July 09, 2018 - 9:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, citing the environmental threat to oceans. The company becomes the largest food and beverage company to do so as calls to cut waste globally grow louder. Plastic straws have become a flashpoint. A...
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While Amazon's Jeff Bezos is blamed by some for rising rents and clogged city streets, Bill Gates is largely admired for helping lead the computing revolution and for the billions he donates through his philanthropy.
AP Photo/Michel Euler, File
July 01, 2018 - 9:17 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle region is home to America's two richest men, but their local legacies to date represent two very different eras for the city. While Amazon's Jeff Bezos is blamed by some for rising rents and clogged city streets, Bill Gates is largely admired for helping lead the...
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Olaoluwa Abimbola talks to reporters, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in Seattle, at a media event for Amazon to announce a new program that lets entrepreneurs around the country launch businesses that deliver Amazon packages.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
June 28, 2018 - 7:31 am
By Joseph Pisani, AP Retail Writer SEATTLE (AP) — Your Amazon packages, which usually show up in a UPS truck, an unmarked vehicle or in the hands of a mail carrier, may soon be delivered from an Amazon van. The online retailer, wanting more control over how its packages are delivered, rolled out a...
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Nestle's directors speak in front of the Nestle's logo
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May 07, 2018 - 11:01 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Nestle has entered into an agreement to bring Starbucks products to millions of homes worldwide. The Swiss-based company announced Monday that Starbucks will receive an up-front cash payment of $7.15 billion for a business which generated annual sales of $2 billion. Approximately 500...
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