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Lesotho PM returns after fleeing

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:41
Lesotho's prime minister returns home after fleeing the mountain kingdom to neighbouring South Africa on Saturday, alleging there had been a coup.
Categories: BBC World News

Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:29
Lashing out at Russia, President Barack Obama on Wednesday cast Moscow's aggression in Ukraine as a threat to peace in Europe. He vigorously vowed to come to the defense of NATO allies that fear they could be Vladimir Putin's next target.

Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:29
A day ahead of a NATO summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued his own peace plan for eastern Ukraine, calling on the Russian-backed insurgents there to "stop advancing" and urging Ukraine to withdraw its troops from the region.

Obama says beheading videos won't intimidate US

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:29
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and will build a coalition to "degrade and destroy" the group.

5 women named to Japan's Cabinet, tying past high

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:27
Japan's prime minister picked five women for his Cabinet Wednesday, matching the past record and sending the strongest message yet about his determination to revive the economy by getting women on board as workers and leaders.

In many nations, men still dominate Cabinet posts

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:25
Japan appointed five women to the 18-member Cabinet on Wednesday in a small but symbolic step toward gender equality in government, which remains male dominated in many nations.

In many nations, men still dominate Cabinet posts

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:25
Japan appointed five women to the 18-member Cabinet on Wednesday in a small but symbolic step toward gender equality in government, which remains male dominated in many nations.

Casino closures bringing mass unemployment filing

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:22
Thousands of newly laid-off casino workers are expected to turn out at the Atlantic City Convention Center for a mass unemployment filing.

MIT fraternity suspended after woman's window fall

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:21
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts Institute of Technology fraternity has been suspended by the university and the national organization after a woman fell from a third-story window during a party.

Spokane Valley bicyclist hit and killed near home

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:21
SPOKANE VALLEY  (AP) — The wife of a bicycle rider who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Spokane Valley says he had worked late Monday and was going fishing afterward in the Spokane River when he was struck.

Spokane Valley bicyclist hit and killed near home

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:21
SPOKANE VALLEY  (AP) — The wife of a bicycle rider who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Spokane Valley says he had worked late Monday and was going fishing afterward in the Spokane River when he was struck.

Life Sciences Discovery Fund makes grants to commercialize promising technologies

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:20
( Life Sciences Discovery Fund ) The Life Sciences Discovery Fund today announced nearly $750,000 in Proof of Concept grants to Washington state for-profit and non-profit organizations to promote translation of health-related technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace. Also announced was nearly $56,000 in supplemental funding to an existing grant to increase the commercial ...

Turkish policeman jailed for killing

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:19
A Turkish policeman who killed a protester during last summer's demonstrations in the capital, Ankara, is sentenced to seven years and nine months in jail.
Categories: BBC World News

Electronics giants fined for cartel

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:18
Philips, Samsung and Infineon are fined 138m euros by the European Commission for fixing prices of chips used in smartphones.
Categories: BBC World News

CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:17
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

Wednesday Memo: First day of school today ... Bus service cuts? ... Teen shot if Federal Way

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:16
It's the first day of school in many districts today, including Seattle. Be careful out there. In other school related news: Seattle mayor seeks new Education Department for city, State’s charter-school era begins with Seattle elementary

Wednesday Memo: First day of school today ... Bus service cuts? ... Teen shot if Federal Way

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:16
It's the first day of school in many districts today, including Seattle. Be careful out there. In other school related news: Seattle mayor seeks new Education Department for city, State’s charter-school era begins with Seattle elementary

Teen wounded in Federal Way shooting

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:15
FEDERAL WAY (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old boy who was wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in Federal Way is not cooperating with investigators.

Starbucks sorry for not serving woman with dog

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:14
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Starbucks has apologized to a 24-year-old woman who said she wasn't allowed in a Rochester-area store because she had a service dog.

Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:10
Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.