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Seattle is a major coastal seaport city and the seat of King County, in the U.S. state of Washington. With an estimated 634,535 residents as of 2012, Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest region of North America and is one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. The Seattle metropolitan area of around 4 million inhabitants is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States. The city is situated on a narrow isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the 8th largest port in the United States and 9th largest in North America in terms of container handling.

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Olympic champion Goggia wins 1st downhill of post-Vonn era

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 02:35:45 -0800


CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic champion Sofia Goggia won the first World Cup downhill of the post-Lindsey Vonn era on Saturday. Goggia was rewarded with her first victory this season after taking an aggressively direct racing line typical of Vonn, the American star who retired after winning downhill bronze in the world championships two weeks […]

3 UK Cabinet ministers may break with PM May over Brexit

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:52:29 -0800


LONDON (AP) — Three senior British Cabinet ministers are suggesting they may break with Prime Minister Theresa May and back amendments to delay Brexit unless a deal is agreed to in the next week. The ministers wrote in a Daily Mail article published Saturday that Parliament will move to stop a “disastrous” no-deal Brexit unless […]

Nun to Vatican abuse summit: “This storm will not pass by”

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:38:49 -0800


VATICAN CITY (AP) — A prominent Nigerian nun has blasted the culture of silence in the Catholic Church that has long sought to hide clergy sexual abuse, telling a Vatican summit that transparency and an admission of mistakes is needed to restore trust. In a powerful speech Saturday, Sister Veronica Openibo told Pope Francis’ gathering […]

Olympic champion Goggia wins 1st downhill of post-Vonn era

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 02:35:45 -0800


CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic champion Sofia Goggia won the first World Cup downhill of the post-Lindsey Vonn era on Saturday. Goggia was rewarded with her first victory this season after taking an aggressively direct racing line typical of Vonn, the American star who retired after winning downhill bronze in the world championships two weeks […]

World Cup race in Bulgaria canceled after overnight snowfall

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:01:13 -0800


BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — The first men’s World Cup super-G after the world championships has been canceled due to snowfall a few hours before its scheduled start Saturday. Governing body FIS says conditions would not allow the race to happen “due to last night’s snowfall and the present weather situation.” It was not immediately clear […]

Siena freshman guard Jalen Pickett excelling in MAAC

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:56:55 -0800


LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Jalen Pickett is right where he wants to be — with the ball at the top of the key in a tie game late in the second half. The 6-foot-4 freshman point guard for the Siena Saints backs in against a Fairfield defender in his workmanlike way, dribbling deliberately as he […]

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