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China ups pressure as tech exec's hearing goes into Tuesday

Dec. 10, 2018 7:42 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A jailed Chinese technology executive will have to wait at least one more day to see if she will be released on bail in a case that has raised U.S.-China tensions and complicated efforts to resolve a trade dispute that has roiled financial markets and threatened...

Police, FBI probe suspected white supremacist attack on DJ

Dec. 10, 2018 7:16 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The FBI is helping investigate an attack by several suspected white supremacists on a black disc jockey at a tavern in Washington state over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Seven men and one woman were arrested for investigation of assault, hate crimes and other allegations early...

Baldwin out for Seattle; Erik Kendricks active for Vikings

Dec. 10, 2018 6:59 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seahawks will be without wide receiver Doug Baldwin for Monday night's game against Minnesota because of a hip injury that kept him out of practice all week. Baldwin was listed as questionable on the final injury report, but did not participate in any practices leading into Monday's game...

Trump plan to reclassify nuke waste alarms environmentalists

Dec. 10, 2018 3:12 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Trump administration wants to reclassify some radioactive waste left from the production of nuclear weapons to lower its threat level and make disposal cheaper and easier. The proposal by the U.S. Department of Energy would lower the status of some high-level radioactive waste in...

Washington holds off late Seattle rally for 70-62 victory

Dec. 10, 2018 12:08 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Usually the suit jacket Washington coach Mike Hopkins wears to start each game is gone long before the end of the first half. On Sunday night the jacket lasted about 33 minutes before Washington's coach ditched it and rolled up his sleeves, just as the Huskies were doing their part to give...

Frey, Hall help Montana St. beat Washington St. 95-90

Dec. 9, 2018 10:53 PM EST

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Washington State coach Ernie Kent had warned everyone to not be fooled by Montana State's 2-6 record. "They're a good team," said Kent. "They've just had a tough schedule." The Bobcats held off Washington State for a 95-90 win Sunday at the Toyota Center. The game was in Kennewick...

China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

Dec. 9, 2018 10:02 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest Canada's detention of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei at Washington's behest and demand the U.S. cancel an order for her arrest. The official Xinhua News Agency said Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng...

The Latest: British Columbia cancels China trade trip

Dec. 9, 2018 8:12 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei in Canada (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A trade mission to China by the Canadian province of British Columbia has been cancelled because of the detention of a top Huawei executive in Canada. The province says in a...

No. 24 Gonzaga women beat Washington State 76-53

Dec. 9, 2018 7:33 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — LeeAnne Wirth scored 12 points, on 6-of-7 shooting, to lead six Gonzaga players in double figures and the No. 24 Bulldogs beat Washington State 76-53 on Sunday. Jill Townsend and Katie Campbell each had 11 points and Laura Stockton, Zykera Rice and Chandler Smith scored 10 apiece for...

Seattle homes attract fewer multiple bids as market cools

Dec. 9, 2018 3:13 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Prospective home buyers in Seattle as late as last year faced the prospect of entering bidding wars or getting edged out by competitors with cash. That's not the case anymore. At one point in 2017, 92 percent of homes sold in the city featured multiple bidders, the Seattle Times reported ....