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Cano’s sweet swing the key to his success

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:27
Teammates want his swing. That productive swing that helped earn him the largest free-agent contract of the offseason. That short, compact swing that led him to hit .314 last season with 41 doubles, 27 homers and 107 runs batted in.

Microsoft overhauls policy after it read blogger’s email

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:25
In investigations of stolen property, Microsoft will contact law enforcement rather than search a customer’s email account itself, the company said.

Duke Energy seeks to keep records from regulators

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:22
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Worried about getting a fair shake from investigators, Duke Energy is asking a judge to shield its records from North Carolina regulators and environmental groups while a federal criminal probe is ongoing.

GM adds to recall, halts sales of some Chevy Cruze models

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:18
GM told its dealers to stop selling any Chevrolet Cruze cars equipped with 1.4-liter turbo engines, and added 824,000 small cars to its ongoing recall tied to defective ignition switches, bringing the total number of vehicles recalled to nearly 2.5 million.

Sheriff's detectives arrest 2 teens in light-rail assault

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:16
Detectives have arrested two of five teens suspected of assaulting a man on a Sound Transit light-rail train last week, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.

Mother of brain-dead daughter says she is ‘still asleep’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:16
Jahi McMath was declared brain-dead Dec. 12 after complications during surgery three days earlier to remove her tonsils, adenoids and uvula at Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland.

Sounders FC signs Kevin Parsemain

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:16
It's finally official: Sounders FC has signed forward Kevin Parsemain, a 26-year-old forward from Martinique who has been with the team since the start of preseason.

California Senate suspends 3 Democratic lawmakers

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:16

California Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, introduces a resolution to suspend three Democrats who face charges in criminal cases on the floor of the Senate in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday, March 28, 2014. The resolution, which passed 28-1, prevents Democratic Sens. Ron Calderon, Leland Yee and Rod Wright from exercising any power of their office until the pending criminal cases against them have been resolved.(AP Photo/Steve Yeater)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate voted Friday to suspend three lawmakers caught up in separate criminal cases after the latest one to be hauled into court refused to step down, the most serious house-cleaning action the chamber has taken in more than a century.


Pakistan in pledge to protect journalists

BBC World News - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:14
Is Pakistan about to start protecting journalists at last?
Categories: BBC World News

Anxious Wait for News Days After Deadly Landslide

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:13
Officials have been slow to update the death toll, even as volunteers at the site in Oso, Wash., reported numerous bodies that had been discovered.
    





Million jars of peanut butter dumped in New Mexico

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:07

FILE - This Nov. 27, 2012 photo shows the Sunland Inc. peanut butter and nut processing plant in eastern New Mexico, near Portales. For the first time ever, the Food and Drug Administration used newly granted authority to shutter a company without a court hearing. In November, the government shut down Sunland Inc., the country's largest organic peanut butter processor, after repeated food safety violations and a salmonella-triggered recall of products that sickened dozens of people. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing, File)Nearly a million jars of peanut butter were dumped at a New Mexico landfill this week to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and ...


Putin Calls Obama to Discuss Ukraine, White House Says

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:01
In a phone call initiated by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, President Obama told Mr. Putin that the United States would like to see Russia pull back its troops from Crimea and not take any further steps into Ukraine.
    





Chelan PUD prepares for spring salmon passage

Chelan County PUD - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:00
PUD is ready for juvenile and adult migration at Rock Island Dam
Categories: Chelan County

Chelan PUD prepares for spring salmon passage

Chelan County PUD - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:00
PUD is ready for juvenile and adult migration at Rock Island Dam
Categories: Chelan County

Detroit Executive Says That, Yes, Cabrera’s Contract Is a Gamble

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 08:59
Dave Dombrowski, the Detroit Tigers’ general manager, had the opportunity to explain why he signed Miguel Cabrera to a record-setting deal.
    

W.Va. gov. vetoes 20-week abortion ban bill

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 08:58
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill that would have banned abortion in West Virginia after 20 weeks.

Gaddafi's son in Libya 'apology'

BBC World News - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 08:55
Libyan state TV airs footage showing one of the sons of former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi apologising to the nation from prison in Tripoli.
Categories: BBC World News

Damning Detail in Bridge Scandal May Be Hard to Confirm

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 08:52
Whether David Wildstein told Gov. Chris Christie at a Sept. 11 memorial event about lane closings in Fort Lee, N.J., may never be known.
    

California senate suspends three lawmakers in criminal probes

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 08:49

California State Senator Leland Yee talks about state budget impasse in San FranciscoThe California state Senate suspended three Democratic lawmakers on Friday charged with federal criminal cases including Leland Yee, who was arrested this week in an FBI sweep on corruption and gun trafficking charges. The Senate voted 28-1 to suspend the three, all of whom have been charged with or convicted of criminal wrongdoing in separate cases, in a move that further erodes what had once been a Democratic two-thirds super-majority in the Senate. "An affirmative suspension puts this house on formal record that we unequivocally distance ourselves and the senate from the unfathomable allegations contained in the Yee indictment as well as the other case," California Senate Democratic leader Darrell Steinberg said during the meeting. California Governor Jerry Brown, meanwhile, called on all three politicians to step down.


G.M. Expands Ignition Switch Recall to Later Models

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 08:47
The move adds 971,000 small cars worldwide, including 824,000 in the United States, that may have been previously repaired with faulty switches.