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More violence feared as militants refuse to leave Oregon refuge

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:34

Two different accounts of the shooting of a militant leader near Burns, Ore., have been posted online. Some fear the accounts could stir more activists to travel to the town in protest.

Amid denials, state workers in Flint got clean water

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:33

State officials could not immediately answer emailed questions about the water purchases, including how long the state continued to buy bott...

       

Four Seamount League teams will apply for South Puget Sound League 2A

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:31

Evergreen, Highline, Tyee and Foster withdraw application to KingCo 2A.
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Four Seamount League teams will apply for South Puget Sound League 2A

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:31

Evergreen, Highline, Tyee and Foster withdraw application to KingCo 2A.
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Four Seamount League teams will apply for South Puget Sound League 2A

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:31

Evergreen, Highline, Tyee and Foster withdraw application to KingCo 2A.

No new grand jury for two indicted in Planned Parenthood videos: prosecutor

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:31

People walk past a Planned Parenthood clinic in the Manhattan borough of New YorkTwo people indicted by a Texas grand jury for presenting fake driver's licenses as part of a plan to secretly video tape Planned Parenthood will not have their cases presented again to a new grand jury, the prosecutor in the case said on Wednesday. In a twist for the Texas Republican leaders who ordered an investigation and accused the women's health group of illegally trading in aborted fetal tissue, a grand jury cleared Planned Parenthood and indicted video makers David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt on Monday for tampering with a governmental record. "The inconvenient truth of a criminal investigation is that it doesn't always lead where you want to go," Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said in a video message.


State Senate panel narrowly votes to repeal new transgender bathroom rule

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:22

Commerce and Labor Committee Chair Michael Baumgartner said anyone who would interpret repeal of Washington’s new rule as “some kind of judgment or castigation of the transgender community,” would be wrong. Others said reversing it would victimize transgender people.
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State Senate panel narrowly votes to repeal new transgender bathroom rule

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:22

Commerce and Labor Committee Chair Michael Baumgartner said anyone who would interpret repeal of Washington’s new rule as “some kind of judgment or castigation of the transgender community,” would be wrong. Others said reversing it would victimize transgender people.
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State Senate panel narrowly votes to repeal new transgender bathroom rule

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:22

Commerce and Labor Committee Chair Michael Baumgartner said anyone who would interpret repeal of Washington’s new rule as “some kind of judgment or castigation of the transgender community,” would be wrong. Others said reversing it would victimize transgender people.

VIDEO: Iraq's 1,000km trench 'to repel bombers'

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:21
A new front line has been emerging in Iraq, separating the semi-autonomous Kurdish region not just from the militants of the so-called Islamic State but also from the rest of the country.
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For the Record: Everyone hates debating — except O'Malley

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:20

A refusal to debate? Preconditions to show up? Unbelievable! But Trump is in good company — including Bernie, the entire GOP field, and Hill...

       

Construction worker who died in trench accident ID’ed

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:19

The man was buried in at least 6 feet of dirt when he died Tuesday at a construction site in West Seattle.
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Construction worker who died in trench accident ID’ed

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:19

The man was buried in at least 6 feet of dirt when he died Tuesday at a construction site in West Seattle.
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Construction worker who died in trench accident ID’ed

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:19

The man was buried in at least 6 feet of dirt when he died Tuesday at a construction site in West Seattle.

Scientists: More research needed into Zika-microcephaly link

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:15

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The release of new figures apparently finding fewer cases of microcephaly in Brazil than first feared is adding force to calls for more research into the link between the rare birth defect and the spreading Zika virus. Health experts have been looking at 4,180 suspected cases of microcephaly reported since […]
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Scientists: More research needed into Zika-microcephaly link

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:15

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The release of new figures apparently finding fewer cases of microcephaly in Brazil than first feared is adding force to calls for more research into the link between the rare birth defect and the spreading Zika virus. Health experts have been looking at 4,180 suspected cases of microcephaly reported since […]
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Scientists: More research needed into Zika-microcephaly link

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:15

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The release of new figures apparently finding fewer cases of microcephaly in Brazil than first feared is adding force to calls for more research into the link between the rare birth defect and the spreading Zika virus. Health experts have been looking at 4,180 suspected cases of microcephaly reported since […]

Rinehart no longer richest Australian

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:10
Mining billionaire Gina Rinehart is no longer Australia's richest person, says Forbes Australia, losing her spot to US-born Blair Parry-Okeden.
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Cavaliers’ James says criticism unfair

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:09

LeBron James disdains the notion he’s a coach killer.
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Cavaliers’ James says criticism unfair

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:09

LeBron James disdains the notion he’s a coach killer.
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