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Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap (96) is able to sack Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) in spite of being blocked by Ravens offensive tackle Orlando Brown (78) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Seahawks get pass rush help in Carlos Dunlap from Cincinnati

Oct. 28, 2020 5:29 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Carlos Dunlap made it clear he wanted out of Cincinnati and got his wish. The Seattle Seahawks hope by getting Dunlap out of Cincinnati, they've landed an answer to help solve their underperforming defense. In dire need of defensive help, the Seahawks acquired Dunlap from the Bengals...

Russell Wilson, Ciara fund charter school in Seattle area

Oct. 28, 2020 1:43 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Football star Russell Wilson and his wife Ciara, the Grammy-winning performer, are the latest wealthy philanthropists to back a charter school — though the celebrity couple say they’re not focused on the politically charged school choice issue and undeterred by challenges that...

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 file photo, an Amazon logo appears on an Amazon delivery van, in Boston. Online retailer Amazon has launched a website in Sweden as the first leg of a long-anticipated expansion into the tech-savvy Nordic region that is expected to have a major long-term impact on brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. The American company headquartered in Seattle, Washington said Wednesday, Oct. 28 that Swedish customers can shop for more than 150 million products in 30 categories on amazon.se. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, file)

Amazon launches Swedish site in 1st leg of Nordic expansion

Oct. 28, 2020 12:32 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Amazon has launched a website in Sweden as the first leg of a long-anticipated expansion into the tech-savvy Nordic region that is expected to have a major long-term impact on brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. The U.S. e-commerce giant said Wednesday that Swedish customers can shop...

Police: 2 men arrested after allegedly beating Black man

Oct. 28, 2020 12:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Two men have been arrested in Washington state on hate crime charges after they were accused of chasing, beating and yelling slurs at a Black man, who the men said rear-ended their car, authorities said. The King County prosecuting attorney's office said Travis Phillips, 34, and Eric Wise,...

Seattle police say person was struck by vehicle at protest

Oct. 28, 2020 8:16 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Police were investigating after a person was struck by a vehicle at a protest in front of the Seattle police West Precinct building late Tuesday. KOMO-TV reports o fficers were clearing cars that were blocking traffic to investigate the collision. Four people were arrested in the protest,...

Radio host back on air with apology for transphobic tweet

Oct. 27, 2020 10:28 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — With apologies and saying he was praying for healing, radio host Dori Monson was back on the air Tuesday. Monson disappeared from KIRO Radio 97.3 FM for 2½ weeks after a tweet described as transphobic, The Seattle Times reported. In a statement posted on the station’s website,...

A newly constructed home is shown for sale, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Surfside, Fla. U.S. home prices posted a robust gain in August — another sign that the American housing market remains strong despite economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: US home prices up 5.2% in August

Oct. 27, 2020 9:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices posted a robust gain in August — another sign that the American housing market remains strong despite economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, showed that home prices climbed 5.2%...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) gets the throw off as Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kylie Fitts makes the hit during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

First loss shows Seahawks can't overcome all their flaws

Oct. 26, 2020 7:45 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — There were so many flaws that became exposed in the first five games that it was inconceivable the Seattle Seahawks' unbeaten run to start the season would continue indefinitely. Yet the overwhelming disappointment that came from Seattle’s 37-34 overtime loss to the Arizona...

Prosecutors: Homicides, assaults increase in King County

Oct. 26, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Shooting deaths and injuries increased in the first nine months of the year in King County, Washington state said, which prosecutors attributed in part to uncertainty and anxiety caused by the pandemic. The King County prosecuting attorney's office released a report saying there were 58...

Sophonie Bizimana, center, a permanent U.S. resident who is a refugee from Congo, poses for a photo, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at his home in Kirkland, Wash., along with six of his children as he displays a cell-phone photo of his wife, Ziporah Nyirahimbya, who is in Uganda and has been unable so far to join him in the U.S. For decades, America admitted more refugees annually than all other countries combined, but that reputation has eroded during Donald Trump's presidency as he cut the number of refugees allowed in by more than 80 percent. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Under Trump, US no longer leads world on refugee protections

Oct. 26, 2020 2:19 PM EDT

For decades, America led the world in humanitarian policies by creating a sanctuary for the oppressed, admitting more refugees annually than all other countries combined. That reputation eroded during Donald Trump's presidency as he cut the number of refugees allowed in by more than 80%, and Canada replaced the...