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OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state’s Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty the “death penalty is invalid because it is imposed in an arbitrary and racially.” They ordered that people currently on death row have their sentences converted to life in prison. By Rachel La Corte. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.
FINANCIAL MARKETS-TECH TUMBLE
LOS ANGELES — Technology and internet stocks have led the way for much of Wall Street’s bull market run, propelling the stocks of big names like Apple, Amazon and Google’s parent company sharply higher along the way. Now those high-flying stocks are at the forefront of a wave of selling as investors fret about the possible impact of a recent surge in interest rates. By Alex Veiga. SENT: 740 words. AP Photos.
BKC--PAC 12-MEDIA DAY
SAN FRANCISCO — The Pac-12 holds men’s basketball media day at Pac-12 Networks headquarters. By Janie McCauley. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 4 p.m. PDT.
—YAKIMA HOSPITAL-MEDICARE: Yakima hospital reverses decision on Medicare Advantage Plan.
—SEAQUARIUM-ORCA: Federal court won’t reopen case of captive orca Lolita.
—FATAL CAR CRASH-CHARGES: Driver, 22, charges in crash that killed 4 passengers.
—SEATTLE-NATURAL GAS PRICES: Canada pipeline blast affecting gas, garbage in Seattle area.
—HIKING DEATH: Husband cleared in Washington state hike shooting cold case.
—COAL EXPORT-WASHINGTON: Panel to finalize Longview coal terminal recommendations.