Author: Associated Press

Subway bread isn’t bread, Irish court says

LONDON (AP) — Ireland’s Supreme Court has ruled that bread sold by the fast food chain Subway contains so much sugar that it cannot be legally defined as bread. The ruling came in a tax dispute brought by Bookfinders Ltd.,…

Hiker found dead in North Cascades identified

DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Adam L. Johnson, 29, of Anacortes died Saturday while hiking Vesper Peak in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office announced Tuesday. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team found…

Human skeletal remains found northeast of Seattle

MILL CREEK, Wash. (AP) — Human skeletal remains were discovered Saturday in unincorporated Snohomish County northeast of Seattle near Mill Creek, authorities said. Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Courtney O’Keefe said in a news release Monday that someone found the…

Wilson throws 5 TDs, Seahawks topple Cowboys 38-31

SEATTLE (AP) — DK Metcalf made up for a huge first-half blunder by catching a 29-yard touchdown pass from Russell Wilson with 1:47 remaining, and the Seattle Seahawks held off the Dallas Cowboys 38-31 on Sunday. Wilson threw five touchdown…

1 dead, 1 rescued on Mount Rainier near Camp Muir

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — One person was rescued and another was found dead at Mount Rainier National Park at high elevation in white-out conditions this week. Park spokesman Kevin Bacher said rangers and rescue volunteers rescued a…

Sources: Pac-12 football to kick off in fall

The Pac-12 has decided to play football in the fall, reversing an August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about COVID-19. Two people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press that the conference’s presidents had voted…

Barr announces $100M more to combat human trafficking

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr says the federal government is awarding more than $100 million in grants to target human trafficking. The money will go to task forces combatting human trafficking, to victim services and victim housing.…

Wildfire death toll in Oregon increases to nine

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The number of fatalities from Oregon’s recent wildfires has increased to nine people, the state’s Office of Emergency Management confirmed Monday. Fires continued to rage across the West Coast Monday. The Pacific Northwest Region of the…