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State proposals on LGBT rights push business into spotlight

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:32

ATLANTA (AP) — Major corporations invested in Southern states have become some of the staunchest opponents of bills they consider discriminatory, facing off against Republican lawmakers eager to portray their states as the best home for global brands. The NFL, Apple and other behemoths have cajoled Republicans into rejecting or softening bills in recent years […]

Japan struggles with quake-hit services

BBC World News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:29
Tens of thousands of people are set to spend a third night in temporary shelters as Japan struggles to restore quake-hit services.
Categories: BBC World News

Hosting Clinton fundraisers, Clooney decries political cash

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actor George Clooney would like to get big money out of politics — so he doesn’t have to raise it. Clooney hosted two weekend fundraisers in California on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Donations for attendees at an event in San Francisco topped out at $353,000 per couple, which Clooney […]
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Hosting Clinton fundraisers, Clooney decries political cash

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actor George Clooney would like to get big money out of politics — so he doesn’t have to raise it. Clooney hosted two weekend fundraisers in California on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Donations for attendees at an event in San Francisco topped out at $353,000 per couple, which Clooney […]
Categories: Sports Center

Hosting Clinton fundraisers, Clooney decries political cash

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actor George Clooney would like to get big money out of politics — so he doesn’t have to raise it. Clooney hosted two weekend fundraisers in California on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Donations for attendees at an event in San Francisco topped out at $353,000 per couple, which Clooney […]

Boaty McBoatface tops poll of name for polar research vessel

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:01

LONDON (AP) — Boaty McBoatface has topped an online poll to name the U.K.’s newest polar research vessel, beating entries that honored scientists and explorers. Britain’s Natural Environment Research Council had asked for help finding a name that would reflect the 200 million-pound ($284 million) ship’s mission and celebrate British naval history. The council asked […]
Categories: Sports Center

Boaty McBoatface tops poll of name for polar research vessel

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:01

LONDON (AP) — Boaty McBoatface has topped an online poll to name the U.K.’s newest polar research vessel, beating entries that honored scientists and explorers. Britain’s Natural Environment Research Council had asked for help finding a name that would reflect the 200 million-pound ($284 million) ship’s mission and celebrate British naval history. The council asked […]
Categories: Sports Center

Boaty McBoatface tops poll of name for polar research vessel

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:01

LONDON (AP) — Boaty McBoatface has topped an online poll to name the U.K.’s newest polar research vessel, beating entries that honored scientists and explorers. Britain’s Natural Environment Research Council had asked for help finding a name that would reflect the 200 million-pound ($284 million) ship’s mission and celebrate British naval history. The council asked […]

Short List: 3 wonderfully weird TV shows you ought to try

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn likes “Detectorists” and “Vera” from the U.K., and “The Legacy” from Denmark.
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Sunday Best: Jessica Chastain

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

A sparkling Jessica Chastain.
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TV Picks for April 17: ‘Fear the Walking Dead,’ Mariners at Yankees

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

Also on TV on Sunday: “The Good Wife,” “Call the Midwife,” “Bob’s Burgers.”
Categories: Sports Center

Spring cleaning your makeup bag

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

Old and expired cosmetics harbor dangerous amounts of bacteria. Pitch old makeup every six months.
Categories: Sports Center

‘Journey to Munich,’ ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ are NW best-sellers

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

“The Summer Before the War” and “The Immortal Irishman” are also in the Top 5 fiction, nonfiction lists.
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‘Fool Me Once’ tops the national fiction best-sellers list

NBA - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

“On Fire” tops the national nonfiction list.
Categories: Sports Center

Short List: 3 wonderfully weird TV shows you ought to try

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn likes “Detectorists” and “Vera” from the U.K., and “The Legacy” from Denmark.
Categories: Sports Center

Sunday Best: Jessica Chastain

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

A sparkling Jessica Chastain.
Categories: Sports Center

TV Picks for April 17: ‘Fear the Walking Dead,’ Mariners at Yankees

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

Also on TV on Sunday: “The Good Wife,” “Call the Midwife,” “Bob’s Burgers.”
Categories: Sports Center

Spring cleaning your makeup bag

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

Old and expired cosmetics harbor dangerous amounts of bacteria. Pitch old makeup every six months.
Categories: Sports Center

‘Journey to Munich,’ ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ are NW best-sellers

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

“The Summer Before the War” and “The Immortal Irishman” are also in the Top 5 fiction, nonfiction lists.
Categories: Sports Center

‘Fool Me Once’ tops the national fiction best-sellers list

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

“On Fire” tops the national nonfiction list.
Categories: Sports Center