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Prince George on balcony as queen marks ceremonial birthday

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:50
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II marked her ceremonial birthday Saturday with the traditional “Trooping the Color” parade in the heart of London — and 23-month-old Prince George made his debut on the Buckingham Palace balcony. The queen was joined by senior royals including the Duchess of Cambridge, who made her first appearance in public […]

Guards' code of silence blamed in Rikers inmate killing

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:42

Byron Taylor, foreground, a guard at the Rikers Island jail, leaves court in New York, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 after his arraignment on conspiracy and obstruction charges for his part in a brutal assault on an inmate in 2012. Behind Taylor is his attorney Samuel Braverman. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister)NEW YORK (AP) — As federal prosecutors tell it, the cover-up in Ronald Spear's death started immediately after he died from a brutal kick to the head from a guard at the Rikers Island jail complex, with correction officers taking advantage of a code of silence condoned by commanders and union representatives.


Maine lobster marketers look to re-brand 'shedders' as treat

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:18

A lobster is checked to determine if it is a hard shell or a "shedder", a recently molted lobster that is growing back its shell, at the Clam Shack in Kennebunkport, Maine, Friday, June 12, 2015. Softshell lobsters generally have less meat than hardshells, but dealers say it's time to play up their supposedly sweeter meat as a reason to come to Maine for the succulent crustacean. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — When Maine's lobsters start shedding their shells, restaurant owner Steve Kingston goes to the docks with a message for lobstermen: bring 'em to me.


First Draft: Roosevelt Island Awakens to a Clinton Crowd

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:08
Early risers stumbled upon hundreds of Clinton supporters hoping for a ticket to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign kickoff speech on Roosevelt Island.







New state fishing regulation pamphlet available on-line and hard copies will arrive soon in tackle shops

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:08
The Washington Fishing and Regulation Pamphlet just went to press this week, and will be out on local tackle shops soon, but those who want to get a sneak peek can view new booklet on-line. The new rules begin July 1, and in the meantime anglers should follow what is listed in the current pamphlet […]
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New state fishing regulation pamphlet available on-line and hard copies will arrive soon in tackle shops

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:08
The Washington Fishing and Regulation Pamphlet just went to press this week, and will be out on local tackle shops soon, but those who want to get a sneak peek can view new booklet on-line. The new rules begin July 1, and in the meantime anglers should follow what is listed in the current pamphlet […]
Categories: Sports Center

New state fishing regulation pamphlet available on-line and hard copies will arrive soon in tackle shops

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:08
The Washington Fishing and Regulation Pamphlet just went to press this week, and will be out on local tackle shops soon, but those who want to get a sneak peek can view new booklet on-line. The new rules begin July 1, and in the meantime anglers should follow what is listed in the current pamphlet […]

Ilwaco nearshore halibut fishery will be open daily beginning Monday

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:08
The Ilwaco nearshore halibut fishing will soon be open daily after state Fish and Wildlife determined enough remains in the sport catch quota. The extension of going from being open three days per week to daily will begin Monday, June 15.  
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Ilwaco nearshore halibut fishery will be open daily beginning Monday

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:08
The Ilwaco nearshore halibut fishing will soon be open daily after state Fish and Wildlife determined enough remains in the sport catch quota. The extension of going from being open three days per week to daily will begin Monday, June 15.  
Categories: Sports Center

Ilwaco nearshore halibut fishery will be open daily beginning Monday

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:08
The Ilwaco nearshore halibut fishing will soon be open daily after state Fish and Wildlife determined enough remains in the sport catch quota. The extension of going from being open three days per week to daily will begin Monday, June 15.  

Washington receives grant for infectious disease response

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:07
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Federal officials have announced that the state of Washington will receive a five-year grant to help prepare the Pacific Northwest’s regional Ebola treatment center. State Department of Health officials say the grant will help the center better manage potential Ebola cases and patients with other infectious diseases. Providence Sacred Heart Medical […]
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Washington receives grant for infectious disease response

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:07
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Federal officials have announced that the state of Washington will receive a five-year grant to help prepare the Pacific Northwest’s regional Ebola treatment center. State Department of Health officials say the grant will help the center better manage potential Ebola cases and patients with other infectious diseases. Providence Sacred Heart Medical […]
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Washington receives grant for infectious disease response

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:07
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Federal officials have announced that the state of Washington will receive a five-year grant to help prepare the Pacific Northwest’s regional Ebola treatment center. State Department of Health officials say the grant will help the center better manage potential Ebola cases and patients with other infectious diseases. Providence Sacred Heart Medical […]

Beyond the Chokehold: The Path to Eric Garner’s Death

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:04
After the fatal confrontation with the police on Staten Island was captured on video, the focus on an officer’s chokehold left many questions unexplored.







Facing 'peacekeeper babies,' UN now offers DNA testing

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 23:04

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 30, 2010 file photo, United Nations peacekeepers patrol an earthquake survivors makeshift camp in Port-au-Prince. In 2015, troubled by peacekeepers' sexual relationships with the people they are meant to protect, the UN has quietly started helping with DNA collection to prove paternity claims for so-called "peacekeeper babies." (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. peacekeepers arrive; months later, some leave infants behind. Now the United Nations has quietly started to offer DNA testing to help prove paternity claims and ensure support for the so-called "peacekeeper babies."


AccuWeather: Very Warm, Humid

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 22:58

 Very Warm, HumidMeteorologist Chris Sowers says the humidity eases slightly this afternoon, but it will still be rather uncomfortable out there today.


Olney home invasion ends in shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 22:56

Olney home invasion ends in shootingPhiladelphia police are investigating a home invasion that ended in a shooting in the Olney section of Philadelphia.


Grohl plays on after 'breaking leg'

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 22:32
Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl is thought to have broken his leg after falling off the stage during a concert in the city of Gothenburg in Sweden.
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Elephant escapes from circus, kills man in Germany

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 22:23
BERLIN (AP) — A German man taking his regular morning stroll was killed by an elephant who had escaped from a nearby circus, police said Saturday. The 65-year-old man was walking in the woods near Buchen, a town in southwest Germany, when the African elephant attacked him shortly after 5 a.m. (0300 GMT), said Heidelberg […]
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Elephant escapes from circus, kills man in Germany

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 22:23
BERLIN (AP) — A German man taking his regular morning stroll was killed by an elephant who had escaped from a nearby circus, police said Saturday. The 65-year-old man was walking in the woods near Buchen, a town in southwest Germany, when the African elephant attacked him shortly after 5 a.m. (0300 GMT), said Heidelberg […]
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