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UW men’s basketball at crossroads in game with WSU

WA Huskies - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:25
The Huskies are on a three-game losing streak after an 11-0 start and are looking to rectify things against Washington State at Alaska Airlines Arena.
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Live updates: Washington State at Washington

WA Huskies - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:24
 
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Lincoln Kennedy elected to College Football Hall of Fame

WA Huskies - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:22
Lincoln Kennedy, who as a mammoth offensive tackle became one of the most decorated players in Washington football history, has been elected into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation announced Friday.
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Boy Scouts condemns sexual abuse cover-ups

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:19
By Laila Kearney (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America on Saturday condemned any effort to cover up sexual abuse within its organization, following news that it failed to persuade a judge to stop its internal records from being used as evidence in a California civil trial. The ruling advances one of a series of lawsuits in recent years accusing the Boy Scouts of failing to protect members from known or suspected pedophiles. ...

U.S. judge rules Haitians cannot sue U.N. for cholera epidemic

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:12
By David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of Haitians killed or sickened by a cholera epidemic that they blame on U.N. peacekeepers cannot sue the United Nations in a U.S. court because the U.N. has legal immunity that only it can waive, a judge has ruled. In a decision late on Friday, Judge J. Paul Oetken of U.S. District Court in Manhattan dismissed a lawsuit filed by human rights lawyers seeking compensation for the cholera victims. A lawyer for the plaintiffs said they would appeal the ruling. ...

Iran and Venezuela Push OPEC to Stabilize Falling Oil Prices

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:09
President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela and President Hassan Rouhani of Iran want OPEC members to cut production to increase prices as the cost of oil has plunged to less than $50 a barrel.






Panthers’ Jonathan Stewart runs all the way back home to face the Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:09
Revitalized running back Jonathan Stewart, a former Timberline High School star once recruited by Pete Carroll at USC, has Carolina in the NFC Divisional playoffs to face Seattle on Saturday.
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Dan Quinn has interviewed for five coaching vacancies

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:07
Seahawks defensive coordinator talks with Bills, Jets, Falcons, Bears and 49ers.
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Two anti-torture protesters arrested at Dick Cheney's house

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:05

Former U.S. vice-president Dick Cheney leaves after attending the funeral service of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral, in LondonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two protesters were arrested at the McLean, Virginia, home of former Vice President Dick Cheney on Saturday after 20 demonstrators, some in orange prison jumpsuits, walked onto his property to mark the 14th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay prison. The protesters from the anti-war group Code Pink walked up to the house before police arrived and asked them to leave, said Fairfax County police spokesman Roger Henriquez. Two members who refused to go were arrested on trespassing charges, he said. ...


Wrongly Convicted Man Was His Own Best Advocate

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:04
More than two decades of filing motions, sending letters and securing affidavits arguing his innocence in a murder case ended on Friday, when Derrick Hamilton was vindicated.






Seattle’s biggest fan, ‘Big Lo,’ now a slimmed-down author, too

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:02
Lorin “Big Lo” Sandretzky, among the most recognizable Seahawks fans, is hoping for a lopsided win Saturday.
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Maryland bishop facing manslaughter charge in custody

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:01

This photo provided by the Baltimore Police Department shows Bishop Heather Cook. Maryland's second-highest ranking Episcopal leader and the first female bishop in her diocese was charged with drunken driving and manslaughter after fatally striking a cyclist in late December. Cook, 58, turned herself in to authorities Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, according to her attorney, David Irwin. Online court records show Cook's bail was set at $2.5 million. A trial is scheduled for Feb. 6. (AP Photo/ Baltimore Police Department)BALTIMORE (AP) — In a spectacular fall from grace, Maryland's second-highest ranking Episcopal leader and the first female bishop in her diocese was charged with drunken driving and manslaughter after fatally striking a cyclist in late December.


Owner dies after shootings at suburban Kansas City gun shop

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:01
A gun shop owner died from gunshot wounds Friday after a botched robbery that left three suspects wounded, police said.

Seahawks survey: From best hair to best trash-talker, who the players picked

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:00
We asked 11 Seahawks the stuff you might want to know, and here’s how they voted.
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Video: Nigel Williams-Goss and Andrew Andrews after UW's 80-77 loss

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 05:58
Here's video of the postgame interviews with Nigel Williams-Goss and Andrew Andrews following Washington's 80-77 defeat to Washington State.

How Seahawks’ Bruce Irvin changed from timid to tremendous this season

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 05:56
In his third NFL season, Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin is excelling at two key roles in Seattle’s defense and putting his checkered past behind him.
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Department of Energy challenges $54M in fines over nuke dump

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 05:54
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy is contesting more than $54 million in fines, the largest penalty levied by New Mexico for numerous violations that resulted in the indefinite closure of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository.

Video: Following fourth straight loss, Lorenzo Romar says 'This is my fault'

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 05:53
Here's video of the postgame interviews with Lorenzo Romar following Washington's 80-77 defeat to Washington State.

We’re gaining a second in 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 05:53
The timekeeping community has two ways of measuring the passing of our days: astronomical time, based on how long it takes Earth to make one complete spin on its axis; and atomic time, which defines a second as exactly 9,192,631,770 oscillations of a cesium-133 atom.

Residents commemorate 10th anniversary of deadly landslide

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 05:52

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2005 file photo, unidentified men console Jimmie Wallet, center, before the bodies of his wife and three of their four daughters were found in the wreckage of their home following a landslide that destroyed or damaged several homes and took 10 lives in the seaside village of La Conchita, Calif. A bell will ring Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 on the 10th anniversary of the disaster in remembrance of each of the 10 people killed. The memory of the 2005 landslide continues to weigh heavily on many of those who survived or lost loved ones in the disaster.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)LA CONCHITA, Calif. (AP) — Ten years later, Diane Hart still has trouble sleeping at night.