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Demonstrators opposed to a natural-gas pipeline through Oregon, with a marine export terminal on its shores, flooded into the Oregon State Capitol and began staging a sit-in in Gov. Kate Brown’s office.
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Pennsylvania is moving to join 18 other states and ban the purchase of cigarettes and other tobacco products by people under 21, although it’s maintaining an exception for military veterans or service members who are at least 18.
Washington Times › 3 hours ago
Nordstrom Inc. on Thursday reported better-than-expected quarterly results, and shares rallied in extended trading.
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A new survey of bankers suggests the economy continues growing in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but the ongoing trade disputes continue to hurt the outlook for more growth.
Washington Times › 6 hours ago
The California Supreme Court has rejected a state law that would have required President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns to appear on the state’s primary ballot.
Washington Times › 8 hours ago
Shatoria Smith was tired of the $5,000 in credit card debt she felt was blocking her from reaching her financial goals. She couldn’t see an easy path to being debt-free, so she drew herself a map by adapting a goal-setting framework she’d first...
Washington Times › 12 hours ago
Sarpy County commissioners are cutting the county pay for their posts by $95 a year.
Washington Times › 13 hours ago
On one of Beirut’s main commercial streets, store owners are cutting salaries by half or considering shutting down. Shops advertise sales, but still can’t draw in customers. The only place doing a thriving business: the store that sells safes, as...
Washington Times › 14 hours ago
Colombians angry with conservative President Iván Duque are hoping to channel Latin America’s wave of discontent as they take to the streets Thursday with a long list of grievances, from persistent economic inequality to violence against social...
Washington Times › 16 hours ago
A Chinese Commerce Ministry official says Beijing is working to resolve conflicts with Washington over trade, dismissing speculation the talks might be in trouble as unreliable “rumors.”
Washington Times › 19 hours ago
Taos Air has announced it will begin direct charter flights from Taos to Los Angeles and San Diego area.
Washington Times › 21 hours ago
Gov. Tony Evers signed into law a bipartisan proposal Wednesday making it a felony to trespass or damage oil or gas pipelines in Wisconsin, a measure that opponents said would violate free speech rights and disproportionately affect Native Americans...
Washington Times › 21 hours ago
The Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District near Spokane is asking its customers to boil their water after a water sample from a fire hydrant tested positive for E. coli.
Washington Times › 1 day ago
Amazon has confirmed its plans to open a delivery station in the Des Moines suburb of Grimes.
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Social media companies have vowed to tackle misinformation in politics. But when Britain’s Conservative Party changed its Twitter account to look like a fact-checking site, the only consequence was a promise from Twitter to take action if it happens...
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Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:
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Executives at a Washington state children’s hospital have found additional patient deaths from a mold infection after taking a closer look at their records.
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The Kansas Department of Corrections says nearly 500 inmates at the Topeka Correctional Facility are in temporary housing because of a gas leak.
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Foreigners who invested in northern Vermont ski area developments that are now linked to alleged fraud say the federal government is declining to act on their petitions for U.S. residency.
Washington Times › 1 day ago
Fed minutes: Officials felt 3 rate cuts this year should be enough unless economy slows significantly.
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