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Woman who shoved friend off bridge gets jail, work crew

Mar. 28, 2019 4:34 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A woman who pleaded guilty to pushing her 16-year-old friend from a bridge at a popular swimming area near Vancouver has been sentenced to two days in jail and 38 days on a county work crew. Clark County District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman sentenced 19-year-old Tay'lor Smith on...

Seattle's hot start putting memories of past seasons to rest

Mar. 27, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

All offseason, the Seattle Sounders vowed they would not repeat what happened a year ago when the club had an awful spring and found itself among the worst in Major League Soccer near the midseason mark. The Sounders understood a quick start to the 2019 season was important for their own psyche and their bigger...

Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores

Mar. 20, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says it plans to test both recyclable and compostable cups over the next year. Customers in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Vancouver, British Colombia, will help test the cups, which use fiber, paper and other materials in place of plastic liners. Seattle-based...

Washington woman who shoved friend off bridge pleads guilty

Mar. 18, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A woman has pleaded guilty to pushing her 16-year-old friend from a bridge at a popular swimming area near Vancouver. The Columbian reports 19-year-old Tay'lor Smith pleaded guilty to misdemeanor reckless endangerment Monday in Clark County District Court. Prosecutors are...

Courtrooms to canola fields: Huawei-US tensions span globe

Mar. 11, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei's tensions with Washington, which says the telecom equipment maker is a security risk, stretch across four continents from courtrooms to corporate boardrooms to Canadian canola fields. In the latest twist, Huawei Technologies Ltd. is asking a court in Texas to...

China accuses detained Canadians of stealing state secrets

Mar. 4, 2019 6:44 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — China accused two detained Canadians on Monday of acting together to steal state secrets, just days after Canada announced it will proceed with a U.S. extradition request for a senior Chinese tech executive. China arrested the two Canadians on Dec. 10 in what was widely seen as an attempt to...

Huawei CFO suing Canada, its border agency and the RCMP

Mar. 3, 2019 7:52 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — An executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is suing the Canadian government, its border agency and the national police force, saying they detained, searched and interrogated her before telling her she was under arrest. Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou said Sunday they filed a notice of civil claim in...

Canada allows extradition case against Huawei CFO to proceed

Mar. 1, 2019 11:12 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada said it will allow a U.S. extradition request for an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei to face charges over possible dealings with Iran to proceed. The Department of Justice said Friday officials made the decision after a diligent review of the case against Meng Wangzhou, chief...

Measles outbreak in Pacific Northwest about half of US cases

Mar. 1, 2019 6:47 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The focus on measles in the Pacific Northwest intensified Friday as public health officials in Oregon announced a new case of the highly contagious disease unrelated to an ongoing outbreak in Washington state that's sickened 68 people so far. An unvaccinated Illinois resident who...