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Mueller sentencing memo in Manafort case not yet public

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s sentencing memorandum for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was not publicly available late Friday, suggesting the document may still be under seal.


Survey: Most Oregon, Washington drivers OK with roundabouts

Most Pacific Northwesterners feel perfectly confident navigating roundabouts, according to a new poll of Oregon and Washington drivers from PEMCO Insurance, it’s just the other guy who needs to learn …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

Man with flare gun caught by helicopter after allegedly trying to steal from Walmart

A man who allegedly tried to steal items from a Walmart in Spokane Valley was caught with help from a helicopter after he fled the store.


New York has prepared Paul Manafort charges if Trump pardons him

New York state prosecutors have put together a criminal case against Paul Manafort that they could file quickly if the former chairman of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign receives a presidential …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

Nine Mile Falls man accused of violently raping woman he met on dating website

Police arrested a man Wednesday on suspicion he attacked and repeatedly raped a Spokane woman he met on a dating website.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

CDC to study chemical exposure at Fairchild Air Force Base, seven other military installations

Fairchild Air Force Base is one of eight U.S. military installations where federal scientists will study human exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, the toxic man-made chemicals that have contaminated …


AP source: Mueller report not expected next week

A report from special counsel Robert Mueller about the Russia investigation is not expected to be delivered to the Justice Department next week.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson talks smoking age, marijuana, guns and Donald Trump in podcast

Ferguson said he’s confident the Washington Legislature will pass a bill this session increasing the legal smoking age to 21 and is eyeing a legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s …


Snow may be tiresome for many, but it means profits for Toro

Heavy snow in some regions of the U.S. helped boost sales for Toro Co., which makes snowblowers.


China bars millions from travel for ‘social credit’ offenses

Skipped paying a fine in China? Then forget about buying an airline ticket. Would-be air travelers were blocked from buying tickets 17.5 million times last year for “social credit” offenses …


N.Y. Gov. Cuomo deems losing 2nd Amazon HQ ‘greatest tragedy’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Amazon’s backing out of a deal to put one of its second headquarters in New York City is the “greatest tragedy” he has seen since he …


Canada’s energy regulator endorses contentious pipeline

Canada’s energy regulator has endorsed the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would almost triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast.


U.S., China extend trade talks; Xi-Trump meeting may follow

U.S. and China extend trade talks through weekend, and a Xi-Trump meeting may follow in March


Ground-breaking electric Chevrolet Volt runs out of juice

As their company was swirling around the financial drain in the early 2000s, General Motors executives came up with an idea to counter its gas-guzzling image and point the way …


Mattis for president? Grass-roots campaign takes root on Richland official’s lawn

A Richland city councilman thinks native son Jim Mattis would make a terrific governor or even president. Phil Lemley hopes his neighbors will help push a grassroots campaign to encourage …


Sudan declares state of emergency, disbands Cabinet

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on Friday declared a state of emergency for a year and disbanded the government amid deadly protests.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

Moove on: No more ‘cow-tipping’ shirts at Oklahoma airport

The mayor of Oklahoma City is celebrating the completion of a personal mission: ridding the city’s airport of cow-tipping T-shirts.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

WSU announces Mike Leach class on football, insurgency warfare will take place this spring

The class will meet four times, followed by a fifth session that will be free and open to the public. The WSU football head coach will teach alongside Spokane County …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

NY Gov. Cuomo deems losing 2nd Amazon HQ ‘greatest tragedy’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Amazon’s backing out of a deal to put one of its second headquarters in New York City is the “greatest tragedy” he has seen since he’s …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

Medellin razes Pablo Escobar’s home in symbol of rebirth

A six-floor apartment building in Medellin that Pablo Escobar once called home was demolished Friday in an emotional ceremony that officials hope will dampen some of the fervor for the …


German police say dead cow kicked slaughterhouse worker

Police in southern Germany say a slaughterhouse worker suffered serious injuries after being kicked in the face by a dead cow.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

Trump sets up abortion obstacles, barring clinic referrals

The Trump administration is setting up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain to be challenged in …


New attorney general in hot seat as Mueller report nears

William Barr has been attorney general for just one week but is on the cusp of staring down what will almost certainly be the most consequential decision of his long …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

California couple, charged with torture and abuse of most of their 13 children, plead guilty

A California couple who shackled some of their 13 children to beds and starved them in what was a dubbed a “house of horrors” pleaded guilty Friday to torture and …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

Venezuela opposition leader Guaido appears at aid concert

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido makes a surprise appearance at a star-studded aid concert in neighboring Colombia


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

Virgin Galactic: Rocket reaches space again in test flight

Virgin Galactic says its rocket plane has reached space for a second time in a test flight over California.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

Judge dismisses criminal charges against Kansas water park owner, designer of 17-story slide on which a 10-year-old boy was decapitated

A judge has dismissed criminal charges against a Kansas water park owner and the designer of a 17-story slide on which a 10-year-old boy was decapitated in 2016.


Stocks climb, putting S&P 500 on track for 4th weekly gain

Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks higher in early afternoon trading Friday, erasing some of the market’s losses from a day earlier and placing the benchmark S&P 500 …


At Kraft Heinz, a fed investigation and a $15.4B write-down

Kraft Heinz disclosed an investigation by federal regulators and said it will slash the value of its Oscar Mayer and Kraft brands by $15.4 billion, major setbacks for a company …


Former Idaho Gov. Butch Otter joins cobalt mining company

Roughly seven weeks after leaving office, former Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has joined the board of a Canadian mining company that is expanding into Idaho.