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Seattle repeals tax on companies after Amazon fights back

June 12, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle leaders on Tuesday repealed a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks after a backlash from businesses, a stark reversal from a month ago when the City Council... more »»

Elizabeth Smart kidnapper skips parole hearing in Utah

June 12, 2018

DRAPER, Utah (AP) — A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap then-Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 refused to attend a hearing Tuesday before... more »»

Democrats in tight primary contest for Nevada governor nod

June 12, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada voters were deciding a competitive Democratic primary race for governor Tuesday, a contest that became the state's most closely watched after President Donald Trump helped... more »»

Alaska's legal pot industry decries taxes, seeks changes

June 12, 2018

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — In a push to get Alaska voters to legalize marijuana, supporters suggested a tax on growers of $800 a pound — though they knew it would be unworkable in the long run. more »»

Seattle leaders face raucous debate on Amazon tax rollback

June 12, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — Angry people at a Seattle City Council meeting shouted for more time to discuss a vote Tuesday on repealing a tax on large businesses like Amazon that aimed to raise money to fight... more »»

'Roof, roof!' Dog rescued from overhang roof at his home

June 12, 2018

SPRING LAKE PARK, Minn. (AP) — "Roof! Roof!" He was practically begging to be rescued. more »»

Frenchman in US beard contest pleads guilty in drug case

June 12, 2018

MIAMI (AP) — A Frenchman arrested when he arrived in the United States for a world beard-growing championship pleaded guilty in Miami federal court Tuesday to participating in worldwide online... more »»

Seattle to repeal homeless-aid tax after Amazon objects

June 12, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon balked, and Seattle is backing down. more »»

Oakland again celebrates NBA champion Warriors

June 12, 2018

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight year, throngs of fans celebrated the Golden State Warriors with a parade for a team some are calling a basketball dynasty. more »»

George H.W. Bush becomes 1st US president to turn 94

June 12, 2018

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — George H.W. Bush is celebrating his birthday in Maine as the first former U.S. president to turn 94. more »»

Seattle to repeal homeless-aid tax after Amazon objects

June 12, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon balked, and Seattle is backing down. more »»

Trump, Kim claim big summit success, but details are scant

June 12, 2018

Singapore Summit news hub is now active on the AP News site and the mobile app. It showcases AP's overall coverage of the event. It can be found here: https://apnews. more »»

Polls open as Nevada voters weigh familiar names in primary

June 12, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Polls are open in Nevada's primary election, where the most closely watched race is not GOP Sen. more »»

Inmates flood Kentucky police chief's office with sewage

June 12, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Inmates housed in an aging lockup flooded a Kentucky police chief's office with sewage by flushing jumpsuits and shredded bedding down the toilets. more »»

Israel: Social media monitoring nabs would-be attackers

June 12, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media and sifting through vast amounts of data to identify prospective assailants ahead of time,... more »»

Trump-Kim shake hands, commit to 'complete denuclearization'

June 12, 2018

Singapore Summit news hub is now active on the AP News site and the mobile app. It showcases AP's overall coverage of the event. It can be found here: https://apnews. more »»

 
 

 

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