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Crash course on how not to market your new NFL team

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:27

The Los Angeles Rams’ online ticket system takes a dive.
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Crash course on how not to market your new NFL team

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:27

The Los Angeles Rams’ online ticket system takes a dive.
Categories: Sports Center

Crash course on how not to market your new NFL team

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:27

The Los Angeles Rams’ online ticket system takes a dive.

Texas renews bid for court-imposed refugee restrictions

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:27
DALLAS (AP) — Texas is doubling down on its push for court-imposed restrictions on the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the state.

The Latest: Wisconsin Masons head disturbed by alleged plot

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:25
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a 23-year-old man accused of planning to attack a Masonic temple in Milwaukee. Samy Mohamed Hamzeh was charged Tuesday in federal court (all times local):

Hot yoga founder ordered to pay nearly $6.5M in damages

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:22

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2003, file photo, Bikram Choudhury, front, founder of the Yoga College of India and creator and producer of Yoga Expo 2003, leads what organizers hope will be the world's largest yoga class at the Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center. A Los Angeles jury on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, ordered Choudhury to pay $924,500 in compensatory damages after finding he had subjected a lawyer to harassment and retaliation. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The founder of Bikram yoga on Tuesday was ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million to his former legal adviser who said he sexually harassed and wrongfully fired her for investigating another woman's rape allegation.


Major mine expansions in West test moratorium on coal sales

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:20

FILE - In this April 4, 2013 file photo, a mechanized shovel loads coal onto a haul truck at the Cloud Peak Energy's Spring Creek mine near Decker, Mont. An Obama administration effort to overhaul coal sales from public lands will be put to its first test as companies seek to advance two major mining projects in the Western U.S. Federal and state officials are meeting Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, to consider the request. Cloud Peak Energy and Lighthouse Resources Inc. wants to mine a combined 644 million tons of coal from government-controlled reserves in Montana and Wyoming. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An Obama administration move to overhaul coal sales from public lands will be put to its first test this week as companies seek to advance two major mining projects in the Western U.S.


Democratic presidential candidates get chance for seventh debate

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:20

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Clinton speaks as she discusses issues with O'Malley and Sanders at the NBC News - YouTube Democratic presidential candidates debate in CharlestonBy Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. news channel and a newspaper will host a debate for the Democratic presidential contenders in New Hampshire a few days before the state's primary election, but it remained unclear whether the party will relax its rule banning candidates from non-sanctioned debates. The news channel MSNBC and the New Hampshire Union Leader will hold the debate on Feb. 4 in New Hampshire, the second state in the nation to vote for parties' presidential nominees following the Iowa caucuses on Monday, the Union Leader said on its website on Tuesday. Spokesmen for Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state who leads most polls, and Martin O'Malley, a former Maryland governor, said their candidates would be happy to take part, at least in theory.


Democratic presidential candidates get chance for seventh debate

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:20

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Clinton speaks as she discusses issues with O'Malley and Sanders at the NBC News - YouTube Democratic presidential candidates debate in CharlestonBy Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. news channel and a newspaper will host a debate for the Democratic presidential contenders in New Hampshire a few days before the state's primary election, but it remained unclear whether the party will relax its rule banning candidates from non-sanctioned debates. The news channel MSNBC and the New Hampshire Union Leader will hold the debate on Feb. 4 in New Hampshire, the second state in the nation to vote for parties' presidential nominees following the Iowa caucuses on Monday, the Union Leader said on its website on Tuesday. Spokesmen for Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state who leads most polls, and Martin O'Malley, a former Maryland governor, said their candidates would be happy to take part, at least in theory.


Seahawks position review: A somewhat strange season for the Legion of Boom

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:18

It was a somewhat unusual season for the Legion of Boom, as the Seahawks' secondary again was one of the best in the NFL but had a few uncharacteristic setbacks and hurdles to overcome.
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Seahawks position review: A somewhat strange season for the Legion of Boom

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:18

It was a somewhat unusual season for the Legion of Boom, as the Seahawks' secondary again was one of the best in the NFL but had a few uncharacteristic setbacks and hurdles to overcome.
Categories: Sports Center

Seahawks position review: A somewhat strange season for the Legion of Boom

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:18

It was a somewhat unusual season for the Legion of Boom, as the Seahawks' secondary again was one of the best in the NFL but had a few uncharacteristic setbacks and hurdles to overcome.
Categories: Sports Center

Seahawks position review: A somewhat strange season for the Legion of Boom

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:18

It was a somewhat unusual season for the Legion of Boom, as the Seahawks' secondary again was one of the best in the NFL but had a few uncharacteristic setbacks and hurdles to overcome.

Virginia resident tests positive for Zika virus: AP

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:17
A Virginia resident who traveled outside the United States has tested positive for the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday, citing health officials. Virginia Health Commissioner Dr. Marissa Levine said the resident traveled to a country where the Zika virus transmission is ongoing, according to AP. Levine said this person poses no risk to other residents, because it is not mosquito season in Virginia, AP reported.

U.S. judge rules against Louisiana abortion restrictions

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:16
A federal judge on Tuesday found unconstitutional a 2014 law that imposed tough restrictions on Louisiana abortion providers and threatened to close four of the state's five clinics. The law requires physicians who perform the procedure to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles (48 km) of the place where the abortion is performed. U.S. District Judge John deGravelles granted a preliminary injunction sought by abortion providers, finding that the law violated women's rights to obtain an abortion.

Experts: Activists' indictment shows disapproval of videos

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:13

This Oct. 22, 2015, photo shows a Planned Parenthood in Houston. A grand jury investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood found no wrongdoing Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, by the abortion provider, and instead indicted anti-abortion activists involved in making the videos that targeted the handling of fetal tissue in clinics and provoked outrage among Republican leaders nationwide. The footage from the clinic in Houston. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDITHOUSTON (AP) — A grand jury's decision to indict two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos about Planned Parenthood might be less about sending someone to jail than about expressing disapproval for how the pair conducted their investigation, legal experts said Tuesday.


If Republicans Want Fewer Abortions in Washington State, They Should Support This Birth Control Bill - TheStranger.com (blog)

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:09

If Republicans Want Fewer Abortions in Washington State, They Should Support This Birth Control Bill
TheStranger.com (blog)
Want to reduce unintended pregnancies? Give women more control of their health care, not less. ballykdy/Shutterstock. Republican lawmakers say they want women to have fewer abortions. All over the country, they're supporting laws chipping away at a ...

States ask Supreme Court to block Obama carbon emissions plan

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:06
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of U.S. states led by coal producer West Virginia and oil producer Texas on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to put a hold on President Barack Obama's plan to curb carbon dioxide emissions from power plants to combat climate change. The 26 states filed a stay application with U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts after an appeals court in Washington declined last week to block Obama's Clean Power Plan while litigation over its lawfulness goes ahead.

Men reportedly attack 13-year old girls in Seattle’s Delridge neighborhood

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:06

Seattle police are working to find the men, who reportedly wore hooded sweatshirts when they approached the girls on the street.
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Men reportedly attack 13-year old girls in Seattle’s Delridge neighborhood

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:06

Seattle police are working to find the men, who reportedly wore hooded sweatshirts when they approached the girls on the street.
Categories: Sports Center