In California, giant Stratolaunch jet flies for first time

U.S. 04/13/19, 14:59

A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan completed what company officials called a superb initial flight over California's Mojave Desert, bringing to life a dream held by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen. Stratolaunch Systems Corp. chief executive ...

Former Trail Blazers owner Weinberg died at 92

Sports 01/03/19, 20:04

Larry Weinberg, one of the founders and original owners of the Portland Trail Blazers, has died. He was 92.Weinberg's death was announced Wednesday by the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee.KATU reports that Weinberg was one of three partners who got ...

Seahawks sign coach Pete Carroll to extension through 2021

Football 12/24/18, 17:18

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is sticking around through the 2021 season after signing a three-year contract extension.Carroll was first approached about an extension last week and finished the deal Monday. The contract will take Carroll through his 70th birthday ...

What’s next for Paul Allen’s big investments? It’s not clear

Tech 10/18/18, 17:16

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen invested large sums in technology ventures, research projects and philanthropy, some of it eclectic and highly speculative.FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2004, file photo, Paul Allen, chairman of Charter Communications and co-founder of Microsoft looks ...

Future of Paul Allen’s sports holdings remains unclear

Football 10/16/18, 19:00

Paul Allen's love was basketball and he delved into professional football out of loyalty to his hometown Seattle.In the wake of his death, Allen's ownership of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and NFL's Seattle Seahawks has come into focus because ...

10 Things to Know for Today

U.S. 10/16/18, 09:26

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. POMPEO MEETS SAUDI KING OVER MISSING WRITERTurkish officials fear Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Istanbul consulate and reports in the U.S. media ...

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies

Tech 10/16/18, 02:07

Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist, technology investor and owner of several professional sports teams, has died. He was 65.He died Monday in Seattle, according to his company Vulcan ...

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

Football 10/15/18, 21:05

Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65.He died in Seattle from complications of ...

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, dead at 65

Tech 10/15/18, 18:21

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen has died from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Vulcan Inc. said Monday on behalf of his family. Allen passed away Monday afternoon in Seattle at 65 years old, Vulcan said. His sister, Jody, said he was "a remarkable ...

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Football 10/15/18, 14:29

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. He was 65.Allen's company Vulcan Inc. said in a statement that he died Monday. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, ...

Paul Allen says his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma has returned

Football 10/01/18, 20:19

Billionaire Seattle Seahawks owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says cancer he was treated for in 2009 has returned.Allen said on Twitter Monday that he recently learned of the non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and plans to fight it aggressively.FILE--In this Jan. 18, ...

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