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Washington State can’t finish, loses opener to Rutgers

WA Cougars - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:41
The Cougars played in fits and starts — the fits chiefly on defense — and fell miserably to Rutgers, 41-38, Thursday night at CenturyLink Field in front of a crowd of 30,927.
Categories: Sports Center

Jury finds woman guilty in silicone-injection case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:40
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman was convicted Friday of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death.

Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:40

Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crashAn attorney for Tracy Morgan says the former "Saturday Night Live" actor is having a tough time recovering from a June accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that left a fellow comedian dead.

Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:38
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.
Categories: BBC World News

1,000-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets record

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:30
A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record.

Cameron promises tough action to fight militants

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:30
Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida.

George Galloway attacked on street

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:29
George Galloway has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw after he was attacked on a London street, his spokesman says.
Categories: BBC World News

Purchased pie crust could void state fair blue ribbon

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:29
Linda Horton is picky about the ingredients in her prize-winning buttermilk pie. That's what led her to use a store-bought crust before dropping off her entry to be judged at the Kentucky State Fair.

Man is guilty of murder after his dogs kill woman

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:28
A jury on Friday found a man guilty of murder after his pit bulls mauled a woman to death in a high desert town in California where residents said they carried rocks and guns for protection against packs of dogs.

Editorial notebook: What are your discoveries, disasters about moving to Seattle?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:24
Recent arrivals are encouraged to share their stories of Seattle discovery — good and bad — with Times columnist Robert J. Vickers. He’ll periodically share some to keep the conversation going.

New WSU health clinic won’t be restricted by Catholic directives

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:24
The American Civil Liberties Union had expressed concern about the clinic’s bylaws and asked Washington State University regents to address the matter at their Sept. 11 meeting.

5-pound Pomeranian is world's fastest on 2 feet

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:23
Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy too.

Navigating the tricky world of network connectivity issues

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:19
Troubleshooting performance problems on networks is difficult because networks tend to involve many different pieces of equipment. Cable modems, routers, client Wi-Fi adapters, client Ethernet adapters. Any one of these can be a bottleneck.

U.S. Open 2014: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni Upsets Simona Halep

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:18
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni’s upset victory at the U.S. Open is the latest twist in a story of pain, perseverance and premature success.

In First for Court, Woman Is Ruled Eligible for Asylum in U.S. on Basis of Domestic Abuse

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:18
The ruling could slow the pace of deportations because it creates new legal grounds for women from Central America caught entering the country illegally in their fight to stay.

News Analysis: 50 Days of War Leave Israelis and Palestinians Only More Entrenched

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:16
Both sides claimed victory, but the cease-fire is uneasy. Israeli citizens feel more insecure than before, and Hamas failed to win the concessions it demanded.

Border Patrol agent fires at armed militia member

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:10
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A Border Patrol agent pursuing a group of immigrants in a wooded area near the Texas-Mexico border on Friday fired several shots at an armed man who later identified himself as a militia member.

U.S. Colleges See Little Risk From Ebola, but Depend on Students to Speak Up

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:06
Universities and colleges in the United States also admit that they have limited ability to track students’ travels or their health.

Two California cities to give up military vehicles, amid local unease

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:05
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two Northern California cities have made plans to rid themselves of armored vehicles built to withstand roadside bombs that their police got for free from the U.S. Also in recent days, a sheriff in New Jersey said he would stop the acquisition of a similar vehicle, and two police departments in North Carolina announced plans to hold forums to hear concerns about law enforcement's militarization. Much of the controversy over the use of military equipment centers on the Pentagon's excess property program, which gives unused equipment to police forces across the country. The program has come under scrutiny after protests over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, where rifle-toting police in armored vehicles faced off against demonstrators in a response critics say helped fuel outrage.

As Virginia Trial Ends, Jury Is Asked to Decide if Ex-Governor Was Corrupt, or Hapless Husband

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 09:01
Prosecutors warned jurors not to accept defense arguments that former Gov. Bob McDonnell was unfairly targeted by law enforcement.