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Amazon beats Q4 revenue estimates, but profits slump

Feb. 02, 2023 17:37 PM EST

NEW York (AP) — Amazon on Thursday reported worse-than-expected profits, but its revenue beat expectations boosted by sales in its cloud-computing unit AWS, which is also seeing a slow-down in growth. Amazon said it made $300 million in profits, or 3 cents per share, falling below...

High court offers bonuses, debt relief to lure police hires

Feb. 02, 2023 06:09 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court police officers last fall staffed a table at Washington's armory, where runners picked up their numbers and T-shirts for the Army 10-Miler road race. The officers were promoting an entirely different kind of competition, seeking to recruit new officers in a tight...

New Mexico State defeats SFA 73-67

Feb. 02, 2023 01:00 AM EST

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — DaJuan Gordon scored 15 points and New Mexico State ended its nine-game losing streak beating Stephen F. Austin 73-67 on Wednesday. Gordon also had five rebounds for the Aggies (8-14, 1-9 Western Athletic Conference). Deshawndre Washington scored 13 points...

Pleasant scores 24, Abilene Christian downs Seattle 83-68

Feb. 02, 2023 00:42 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Joe Pleasant's 24 points helped Abilene Christian defeat Seattle U 83-68 on Wednesday. Pleasant added seven rebounds for the Wildcats (12-11, 4-6 Western Athletic Conference). Damien Daniels added 15 points while going 6 of 11 (2 for 3 from distance), and he also had...

REI lays off 167 at HQ, cites ‘increasing uncertainty’

Feb. 01, 2023 21:22 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Outdoor company REI has laid off more than 100 people from its headquarters in and around Seattle, citing “increasing uncertainty” and a need to be profitable. President and CEO Eric Artz said in a letter to employees on Tuesday that 167 people lost their jobs,...

Boeing bids farewell to an icon, delivers last 747 jumbo jet

Feb. 01, 2023 06:09 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing bid farewell to an icon on Tuesday, delivering its final 747 jumbo jet as thousands of workers who helped build the planes over the past 55 years looked on. Since its first flight in 1969, the giant yet graceful 747 has served as a cargo plane, a commercial...

Name of Seattle officer in crash that killed woman released

Jan. 30, 2023 22:13 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Police have released the name of a Seattle police officer who was responding to a medical call when his patrol SUV hit and killed 23-year-old Jaahnavi Kandula last week in a city crosswalk. Seattle Police Department Detective and spokesperson Judinna Gulpan...

Brad Wilkerson becomes Yankees assistant hitting coach

Jan. 30, 2023 21:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former big leaguer Brad Wilkerson was hired as the New York Yankees' assistant hitting coach on Monday. He replaced Hensley Meulens, who left in November to become Colorado's hitting coach. Wilkerson and Casey Dykes will both be assistants to Yankees hitting coach...

Democrats in Washington state choose Conrad as new leader

Jan. 30, 2023 16:43 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington State Democratic Party has chosen Shasti Conrad, the former leader of King County Democrats, as its new chair. Conrad, 38, is a political consultant who ran for the post unopposed with the support of Gov. Jay Inslee, both of Washington’s Democratic...

Kraken Released: Surprising Seattle in thick of playoff race

Jan. 30, 2023 15:09 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — When Seattle Kraken general manager Ron Francis strolls into the locker room or goes on the road with the team these days, he sees something that was rare during the franchise's inaugural season: smiles stemming from success on the ice. The All-Star Break has arrived...