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K.J. Wright looms as key part of Seahawks’ future plans

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 41 min ago
Linebacker K.J. Wright is entering the last year of his contract, and the Seahawks could give him a new contract or extension at any time, as they did during the offseason for Richard Sherman.

Suicide Bomber From U.S. Came Home Before Attack

New York Times Headlines - 1 hour 43 min ago
The difficulty learning about an American suicide bomber in Syria illustrates the problems law enforcement officials face in trying to identify the Westerners believed to have been trained by Islamic militants.






Suicide Bomber From U.S. Came Home Before Attack

New York Times Headlines - 1 hour 43 min ago
The difficulty learning about an American suicide bomber in Syria illustrates the problems law enforcement officials face in trying to identify the Westerners believed to have been trained by Islamic militants.






Texas search group resumes drone use

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 45 min ago
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas-based group that had been embroiled in a legal fight over the use of drones in its searches for missing persons resumed using the unmanned aircraft on Wednesday, the first time it had done so after a favorable appeals court ruling earlier this month.

Frog on a flower

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 45 min ago
Seattle Times reader Tim Nicol’s photo of a bloom-perching tree frog.

Argentine debt talks end in failure

BBC World News - 1 hour 46 min ago
Argentina and the so-called "hold-out" investors fail to reach an agreement at last-ditch talks, pushing the country towards a default.
Categories: BBC World News

Car crashes into house in Gloucester City

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 46 min ago

Car crashes into house in Gloucester CityAuthorities say a driver lost control, crashing a car into the side of a twin home in Gloucester City, New Jersey.


Processing issue delays bar exam submissions

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 47 min ago
Law school graduates sweated their way through the second and final day of their bar exams Wednesday, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the first day's answers from their computers.

Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 47 min ago
Sporadic gunfire isn't an unusual sound in the Brewster Homes public housing complex in Detroit, but booming noises that shook Tenesha Higgins early Wednesday morning were way too close.

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 47 min ago
Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.

Seattle police: 1 officer issued most pot tickets

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 49 min ago
SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle police officer has been reassigned after a review found he wrote about 80 percent of marijuana tickets issued in the city during the first half of 2014.

Samsung profit hit by phone slowdown

BBC World News - 1 hour 51 min ago
Profits at Samsung Electronics fall 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency.
Categories: BBC World News

Archbishop, Under Fire Over Abuse, Apologizes but Says He Won’t Resign

New York Times Headlines - 1 hour 56 min ago
Archbishop John C. Nienstedt of Saint Paul and Minneapolis acknowledged errors in his diocese’s response to abuse allegations.

Archbishop, Under Fire Over Abuse, Apologizes but Says He Won’t Resign

New York Times Headlines - 1 hour 56 min ago
Archbishop John C. Nienstedt of Saint Paul and Minneapolis acknowledged errors in his diocese’s response to abuse allegations.

Vegas victim: Crime spree was 'total terror'

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 57 min ago

Julie Ramos cries during a news conference at her home Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Las Vegas. Ramos was injured and her husband Richard Ramos was killed in a home invasion Tuesday. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman who was stabbed with a screwdriver while she unsuccessfully fought to save her husband from a pair of home invaders described Tuesday's deadly crime spree in Las Vegas as "total terror."


Minnesota officer killed making traffic stop

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 58 min ago

A officer with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension photographs an vechicle that was driven by a Mendota Heights Police officer who was shot during a traffic stop in West St. Paul on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. A potential suspect in the shooting of a police officer in West St. Paul has been captured near the suburb of Woodbury. (AP Photo/The St. Paul Pioneer Press, Ben Garvin) MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE OUTWEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A police officer in Minnesota was fatally shot Wednesday while making a traffic stop and authorities said they were searching for a suspect.


A little offense at last and Mariners beat Cleveland, 5-2

Seattle Mariners - 1 hour 58 min ago
Seattle scored four runs in the fourth inning — an overall total they reached just once in their previous six games.
Categories: Sports Center

Game thread: Mariners at Indians -- July 30, 2014

Seattle Mariners - 1 hour 59 min ago
Greetings from Cleveland. The Mariners will look to build on Tuesday's win over the Indians with their best pitcher on the mound. Cleveland will counter with it's ace. Felix Hernandez vs. Corey Kluber - that's a damn good pitching matchup. Runs will likely be scarce, which fans should be used to at
Categories: Sports Center

San Diego student's near-death in DEA custody avoidable: report

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 3 min ago
By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Simple measures, such as a white board listing names of prisoners, might have prevented the near-death of a San Diego college student inadvertently left in a holding cell for nearly five days without food or water, a federal report showed on Wednesday. The student, Daniel Chong, says he survived the 2012 incident by drinking his urine while in the custody of the Drug Enforcement Administration. His lawyers said he reached a $4.1 million settlement with the DEA last year. Chong, then a University of California San Diego student who is now 26, was arrested in April 2012 during a raid on a home where DEA agents suspected an ecstasy drug ring was operating.