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Shell oil rig: Port should be transparent to gain trust

NBA - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:41
The editorial, “Mayor’s politicking over Port lease hurts maritime industry” [Opinion, May 6] misses a critical point about the future of the Port of Seattle. I agree with the mayor that one can support the Port but not their lease to Foss Maritime to service Shell’s oil rig. There are many global challenges to the […]
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Shell oil rig: Port should be transparent to gain trust

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:41
The editorial, “Mayor’s politicking over Port lease hurts maritime industry” [Opinion, May 6] misses a critical point about the future of the Port of Seattle. I agree with the mayor that one can support the Port but not their lease to Foss Maritime to service Shell’s oil rig. There are many global challenges to the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Shell oil rig: Port should be transparent to gain trust

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:41
The editorial, “Mayor’s politicking over Port lease hurts maritime industry” [Opinion, May 6] misses a critical point about the future of the Port of Seattle. I agree with the mayor that one can support the Port but not their lease to Foss Maritime to service Shell’s oil rig. There are many global challenges to the […]

Four drugmakers escape Chicago painkiller marketing lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:40
A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed by the city of Chicago in federal court against four drugmakers accused of promoting painkiller addiction through deceptive marketing, though the case will continue against Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma LP. The companies dismissed from the lawsuit are Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Johnson & Johnson, Endo Health Solutions Inc and Actavis Plc. U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso ruled that the city's allegations against the four companies were not specific enough.

Obama leads VE Day events in US

BBC World News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:35
President Barack Obama marks the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany with a special address, ahead of a flyover in Washington.
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Obama pushes trade pacts at Nike headquarters

NBA - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:27
Obama made his case for international trade pacts Friday at the Beaverton, Oregon, headquarters of the giant clothing and shoe company Nike.
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Obama pushes trade pacts at Nike headquarters

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:27
Obama made his case for international trade pacts Friday at the Beaverton, Oregon, headquarters of the giant clothing and shoe company Nike.
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Obama pushes trade pacts at Nike headquarters

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:27
Obama made his case for international trade pacts Friday at the Beaverton, Oregon, headquarters of the giant clothing and shoe company Nike.

Pakistan air crash kills ambassadors

BBC World News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:26
A Pakistan military helicopter crashes in the north, killing seven people including the Norwegian and Philippine ambassadors, the army says.
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Thousands attend funeral for slain New York City policeman

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:23
By Sebastien Malo SEAFORD, N.Y. (Reuters) - Thousands of policemen from around the United States gathered on Friday at the funeral of a 25-year-old New York City officer who was shot in the head while on patrol, making him the third member of the NYPD killed in the line of duty since December. Services for the New York Police Department's Brian Moore at a Roman Catholic church in a Long Island suburb were attended by U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner William Bratton and dozens of other dignitaries. Moore, who was promoted posthumuously to the rank of detective, is the latest reminder of the dangers faced by law enforcement officers in American cities.

'Nuclear' nun conviction overturned

BBC World News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:23
An appeals court overturns sabotage convictions against an elderly Catholic nun and two other activists who broke into a US nuclear defence site in 2012.
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Scottish National Party landslide shakes up UK politics

NBA - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:22
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The last time Britain held a national election, Mhairi Black wasn’t old enough to vote. On Friday, the 20-year-old university student was elected to Parliament as part of a Scottish nationalist wave that has transformed British politics and raised questions about the country’s future. Black defeated Labour bigwig Douglas Alexander, an […]
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Scottish National Party landslide shakes up UK politics

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:22
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The last time Britain held a national election, Mhairi Black wasn’t old enough to vote. On Friday, the 20-year-old university student was elected to Parliament as part of a Scottish nationalist wave that has transformed British politics and raised questions about the country’s future. Black defeated Labour bigwig Douglas Alexander, an […]
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Scottish National Party landslide shakes up UK politics

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:22
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The last time Britain held a national election, Mhairi Black wasn’t old enough to vote. On Friday, the 20-year-old university student was elected to Parliament as part of a Scottish nationalist wave that has transformed British politics and raised questions about the country’s future. Black defeated Labour bigwig Douglas Alexander, an […]

Man spared prison for making harassing calls to Sandy Hook

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:19
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man won't serve prison time for making harassing calls to Newtown schools claiming the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School was fabricated.

Cleveland man charged with killing five gets $7.5 million bond

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:17
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A Cleveland man has confessed to killing five people including a woman and her unborn child at in November in exchange for prosecutors not seeking the death penalty, authorities said on Friday. James Sparks-Henderson, 19, was charged with five counts of aggravated murder and bond was set at $7.5 million during a court appearance on Friday, Cleveland Municipal court spokesman Ed Ferenc said. Sparks-Henderson has given no motive or expressed remorse for the killings, though he has told authorities that he described one of the victims as one of his best friends, Cuyahoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty said.

When Seattle had ‘Klondike Fever’ it had it bad

NBA - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:15
The local hysteria for Alaska gold was promoted by the Chamber of Commerce and its agent Erastus Brainerd, perhaps the highest of hucksters in our history.
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When Seattle had ‘Klondike Fever’ it had it bad

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:15
The local hysteria for Alaska gold was promoted by the Chamber of Commerce and its agent Erastus Brainerd, perhaps the highest of hucksters in our history.
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When Seattle had ‘Klondike Fever’ it had it bad

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:15
The local hysteria for Alaska gold was promoted by the Chamber of Commerce and its agent Erastus Brainerd, perhaps the highest of hucksters in our history.

U.S. Justice Dept. opens civil rights probe into Baltimore police

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 01:14

A man, protesting the death of Freddie Gray, is detained by police after defying a curfew in Baltimore, MarylandBy Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Friday launched an investigation into the Baltimore police department's use of force and whether there are patterns of discriminatory policing. The probe, announced by U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, was requested by Baltimore's mayor in the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who sustained fatal injuries while in police custody, and the outrage it sparked in Maryland's largest city. The Justice Department has conducted similar reviews of U.S. police departments. An investigation of police in Ferguson, Missouri, where a white officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager last year, concluded in March that the department routinely engaged in racially biased practices.