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Gonzaga, Texas highlight Washington men’s basketball nonconference schedule

WA Huskies - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:44
The Huskies travel to China and the Bahamas for their big nonconference games while facing an eight-game home slate that features mid-major competition. The Washington men’s basketball team starts the 2015-16 season Nov. 13 against Texas in Shanghai, China, which will be the first professional or collegiate game in China.  Nearly two weeks later, the […]
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Gonzaga, Texas highlight Washington’s nonconference men’s basketball schedule

NBA - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:44
The Huskies travel to China and the Bahamas for their big nonconference games while facing an eight-game home slate that features mid-major competition. Washington starts the 2015-16 season Nov. 13 against Texas in Shanghai, China, which will be the first professional or collegiate game in China.  Nearly two weeks later, the Huskies renew its dormant […]
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Gonzaga, Texas highlight Washington’s nonconference men’s basketball schedule

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:44
The Huskies travel to China and the Bahamas for their big nonconference games while facing an eight-game home slate that features mid-major competition. Washington starts the 2015-16 season Nov. 13 against Texas in Shanghai, China, which will be the first professional or collegiate game in China.  Nearly two weeks later, the Huskies renew its dormant […]
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Gonzaga, Texas highlight Washington’s nonconference men’s basketball schedule

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:44
The Huskies travel to China and the Bahamas for their big nonconference games while facing an eight-game home slate that features mid-major competition. Washington starts the 2015-16 season Nov. 13 against Texas in Shanghai, China, which will be the first professional or collegiate game in China.  Nearly two weeks later, the Huskies renew its dormant […]

Tuna company agrees to $6M settlement in worker oven death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:41
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jose Melena was loading tons of tuna into industrial ovens at Bumble Bee Foods when any worker's worst nightmare occurred — he got trapped inside and the massive pressure cooker was turned on.

Officer fired for shooting football player may face charges

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:38
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A police officer fired after fatally shooting an unarmed black college football player during a suspected burglary at a Texas car dealership could face criminal charges or civil lawsuits by the man's family members. Former officer Brad Miller's attorney has criticized the firing as political, after the police chief said in dismissing him that the deadly confrontation was unreasonable. Authorities say the Tarrant County District Attorney could present the case to a grand jury within weeks.

VIDEO: Croatian hostage 'killed in Egypt'

BBC World News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:36
A photograph posted online appears to show that a Croatian hostage has been beheaded by Islamic State militants in Egypt.
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Man arrested after setting fire to sailboat at Seattle boat dealer

NBA - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:36
Police arrested a 22-yar-old man after a witness spotted him setting fire to a yacht near Lake Union early Wednesday morning.
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Man arrested after setting fire to sailboat at Seattle boat dealer

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:36
Police arrested a 22-yar-old man after a witness spotted him setting fire to a yacht near Lake Union early Wednesday morning.
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Man arrested after setting fire to sailboat at Seattle boat dealer

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:36
Police arrested a 22-yar-old man after a witness spotted him setting fire to a yacht near Lake Union early Wednesday morning.

VIDEO: Why is China's currency so important?

BBC World News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:33
China's Central Bank devalues its national currency for the second day in a row - sparking turmoil in global financial markets.
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Reader’s Lens: Pulse of the city

NBA - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:31
Seattle Times reader Chris Picard’s carefully composed photo of the city’s night skyline.
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Reader’s Lens: Pulse of the city

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:31
Seattle Times reader Chris Picard’s carefully composed photo of the city’s night skyline.
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Reader’s Lens: Pulse of the city

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:31
Seattle Times reader Chris Picard’s carefully composed photo of the city’s night skyline.

Judge OKs $5 million deal ending suit over Arkansas oil leak

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:31

FILE - In this April 15, 2013, file photo, workers, right, examine a damaged section of oil pipe in a Mayflower, Ark., neighborhood after it was removed from the ground. A federal judge approved a $5 million settlement, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, among the operators of an oil pipeline, the state of Arkansas and the federal government, finding that the deal to end claims stemming from a spill two years ago satisfied the public interest. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge approved a $5 million settlement among the operators of an oil pipeline, the state of Arkansas and the federal government Wednesday, finding that the deal to end claims stemming from a spill two years ago satisfied the public interest even if it might not be the best pact possible.


New Illinois law bans choke holds; gives guidelines on body cameras

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:25

Republican Bruce Rauner smiles after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, IllinoisIllinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed a law on Wednesday to improve training for police officers, banning excessive use of force including choke holds and creating guidelines on using body cameras. Illinois is among the first states to pass police reform legislation since a fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer in Missouri last year sparked a national debate about police conduct. Other states to pass reform bills include Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland and California, but Illinois' law is one of the broadest and most comprehensive, said Rich Williams, policy specialist for the National Conference of State Legislatures.


Lawyer defends action of officer fired after fatal shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:24

FILE- This undated file photo provided by the Arlington Police Department shows police officer Brad Miller, who killed an unarmed college football player during a suspected burglary at a Texas car dealership. Miller was fired Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, for making mistakes that the city's police chief said caused a deadly confrontation that put him and other officers in danger. (Arlington Police Department via AP, File)ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — An attorney for a Texas police officer in training who fatally shot an unarmed, black college football player during a suspected burglary at a car dealership defended his client's actions Wednesday and rebuked those of the police chief who fired him.


Woman seen after jump or fall from Bay Bridge evading police

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:22
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police are searching for a woman who emerged from the icy bay water Wednesday morning wearing a soaking wet black dress and no shoes after she either jumped or fell from the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge trying to evade police in a stolen car.

Seahawks Training Camp: Aug. 12

NBA - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:22
Photos from Seahawks training camp on Wednesday.
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Seahawks Training Camp: Aug. 12

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:22
Photos from Seahawks training camp on Wednesday.
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