PopMuse: Washington News http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ German authorities conduct money laundering raids https://www.seattletimes.com/business/german-authorities-conduct-money-laundering-raids/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/business/german-authorities-conduct-money-laundering-raids/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:46:40 UTC The Associated Press at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have conducted raids in five states in connection with money laundering and illegal transfers abroad. German news agency dpa reports that some 850 officers, including tax fraud investigators, raided 63 buildings across the country and in the Netherlands. Some 27 suspects aged between 23 and 61 are accused of involvement […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ UK leaders square-off in first debate of election campaign https://www.seattletimes.com/business/uk-leaders-square-off-in-first-debate-of-election-campaign/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/business/uk-leaders-square-off-in-first-debate-of-election-campaign/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:43:04 UTC The Associated Press at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn are preparing to square off in the first televised debate of this year’s election campaign. The hour-long encounter Tuesday offers Corbyn a chance to make up ground in opinion polls, which show his Labour Party trailing Johnson’s Conservatives. The debate will feature […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Toyota worker’s suicide ruled work-related after harassment https://www.seattletimes.com/business/toyota-workers-suicide-ruled-work-related-after-harassment/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/business/toyota-workers-suicide-ruled-work-related-after-harassment/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:40:02 UTC The Associated Press at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times TOKYO (AP) — Toyota says it hopes to prevent further cases after authorities ruled that one of its engineers killed himself after being repeatedly ridiculed by his boss. A regional labor bureau ruled in September that the 2017 suicide entitled the victim’s family to compensation under a law regarding job-related deaths. Toyota Motor Corp. acknowledged […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Hard-line newspaper: Violent Iran protesters face execution https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/hard-line-newspaper-violent-iran-protesters-face-execution/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/hard-line-newspaper-violent-iran-protesters-face-execution/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:37:19 UTC The Associated Press at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A hard-line newspaper in Iran is suggesting that those who led violent protests will be executed by hanging as the unrest continues. An article published Tuesday in the Keyhan newspaper made the claim, though Iranian authorities still have not offered a detailed accounting of the toll of the demonstrations […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Group: Egypt targets relatives of dissidents living abroad https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/group-egypt-targets-relatives-of-dissidents-living-abroad/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/group-egypt-targets-relatives-of-dissidents-living-abroad/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:30:29 UTC The Associated Press at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group says Egyptian authorities have arrested, raided houses and imposed travel bans against dozens of relatives of dissidents who live abroad, apparently in reprisal for their activism. Human Rights Watch says Tuesday it has since 2016 documented 28 cases which include Muslim Brotherhood leader Haytham Abu Khalil and Mohammed […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Officers cleared in death of bipolar woman armed with ax https://www.seattletimes.com/news/officers-cleared-in-death-of-bipolar-woman-armed-with-ax/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/news/officers-cleared-in-death-of-bipolar-woman-armed-with-ax/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:28:52 UTC The Associated Press at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police have been cleared of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a bipolar Virginia woman whose psychiatrist asked authorities to check on her. Henrico Commonwealth’s Attorney Shannon Taylor told reporters Monday that no charges will be filed against the two Henrico police officers, who haven’t been publicly identified. A 26-page report […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico City https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/mahomes-chiefs-hold-off-chargers-24-17-in-mexico-city-2/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/mahomes-chiefs-hold-off-chargers-24-17-in-mexico-city-2/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:20:47 UTC GREG BEACHAM at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly everything about this Monday night game felt foreign to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, from the gasp-inducing altitude of raucous Azteca Stadium to the struggles of their powerhouse offense. Mahomes loved the experience, but didn’t love how his offense played. The Chiefs’ defense picked it up time and […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Agency reports detail deadly N Carolina explosion, response https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/agency-reports-detail-deadly-n-carolina-explosion-response/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/agency-reports-detail-deadly-n-carolina-explosion-response/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:13:57 UTC The Associated Press at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have analyzed their response to a natural gas explosion that killed two people, injured two dozen others, leveled one building and damaged others, some of which have been condemned. The city and county of Durham last week released fire and emergency management reports that provide a timeline […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Sri Lanka’s new president may struggle to form government https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/sri-lankas-new-president-may-struggle-to-form-government/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/sri-lankas-new-president-may-struggle-to-form-government/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:10:57 UTC KRISHAN FRANCIS at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s newly elected president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, may struggle to consolidate his victory. With many executive powers clipped and the opposition in control of a powerful Parliament, the former defense official who inspires respect but also fear may have difficulty assembling a government. Rajapaksa, who is credited with helping end […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Russia repatriates 32 children of IS members from Iraq https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/russia-repatriates-32-children-of-is-members-from-iraq/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/russia-repatriates-32-children-of-is-members-from-iraq/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:02:01 UTC The Associated Press at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says it has repatriated another 32 children of members of the Islamic State group from Iraq. Russia’s state TV on Tuesday showed footage of the children arriving at Zhukovsky airport outside Moscow. It said the children aged between one and nine will undergo extensive medical check-ups before relatives take them home. […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/