AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA
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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.
ISSAQUAH, Wash. — A political newcomer is trying to capture an open U.S. House seat in Washington state for Democrats for the first time while facing a well-known Republican. The 8th Congressional District is one of three GOP-held seats in Washington that Democrats are hoping to win in November. Longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert is retiring. By Sally Ho. SENT: 900 words. 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.
Marshawn Lynch and Bruce Irvin helped win a Super Bowl in Seattle before becoming stalwarts in Oakland. Sebastian Janikowski rewrote the record book for the Raiders before booming long kicks for the Seahawks. When the Seahawks and Raiders kick off in London on Sunday, it will be a reunion of sorts — even though the game will be played several thousand miles from home. By Josh Dubow. SENT: 880 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.
FBC--PAC-12 THIS WEEK:
No. 7 Washington at No. 17 Oregon top Pac-12 game this week.
FIFA’s new global strategy to grow the women’s game is prompting both praise and skepticism. Soccer’s governing body has been addressing the women’s side of the sport in the past several years, partly in response to calls for more equity. The result is a five-pronged proposal announced this week that focuses on the grassroots level among FIFA’s 211 member associations. By Anne M. Peterson. SENT: 920 words. AP Photos.
—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.