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How your U.S. lawmaker voted

NBA - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:45
WASHINGTON — Here’s how the state’s two U.S. senators were recorded on the only congressional vote conducted in the week ending Aug. 7. The Senate is now on its summer recess, a week after the House. The House and Senate will resume business on Sept. 8. They face a Sept. 17 deadline for voting on […]
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How your U.S. lawmaker voted

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:45
WASHINGTON — Here’s how the state’s two U.S. senators were recorded on the only congressional vote conducted in the week ending Aug. 7. The Senate is now on its summer recess, a week after the House. The House and Senate will resume business on Sept. 8. They face a Sept. 17 deadline for voting on […]
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How your U.S. lawmaker voted

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:45
WASHINGTON — Here’s how the state’s two U.S. senators were recorded on the only congressional vote conducted in the week ending Aug. 7. The Senate is now on its summer recess, a week after the House. The House and Senate will resume business on Sept. 8. They face a Sept. 17 deadline for voting on […]

Transgender California inmate who won reassignment surgery to be paroled

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:45
A transgender California prison inmate will be paroled soon, rendering moot a controversial court order requiring the state to pay for gender reassignment surgery, state prison officials said late Friday. Michelle Lael-Norsworthy, for whom the state was ordered earlier this year to provide the surgery, will be released within about a week, a spokesman for the state said. Separately on Friday the state reached a settlement with another transgender woman inmate, Shiloh Quine, agreeing to provider her surgery and transfer her to a women's prison.

FAA: American Airlines plane reports emergency, lands safely

NBA - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:41
Seattle-bound American Airlines flight forced to return to Philadelphia airport.
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FAA: American Airlines plane reports emergency, lands safely

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:41
Seattle-bound American Airlines flight forced to return to Philadelphia airport.
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FAA: American Airlines plane reports emergency, lands safely

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:41
Seattle-bound American Airlines flight forced to return to Philadelphia airport.

Drought to cut Panama ship draft

BBC World News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:38
The Panama Canal says it will temporarily cut the draft - or depth in the water - of ships allowed through because drought has lowered water levels.
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Take 2: Jamie Moyer’s Mariners Hall of Fame ceremony brings back neighborhood memories

NBA - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:36
In 2005, Moyer and his wife, Karen, started a youth baseball league in Magnolia. Though Moyer’s pitching advice was valuable, his lessons beyond baseball still hold true today.
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Take 2: Jamie Moyer’s Mariners Hall of Fame ceremony brings back neighborhood memories

Seattle Mariners - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:36
In 2005, Moyer and his wife, Karen, started a youth baseball league in Magnolia. Though Moyer’s pitching advice was valuable, his lessons beyond baseball still hold true today.
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Take 2: Jamie Moyer’s Mariners Hall of Fame ceremony brings back neighborhood memories

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:36
In 2005, Moyer and his wife, Karen, started a youth baseball league in Magnolia. Though Moyer’s pitching advice was valuable, his lessons beyond baseball still hold true today.
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Take 2: Jamie Moyer’s Mariners Hall of Fame ceremony brings back neighborhood memories

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:36
In 2005, Moyer and his wife, Karen, started a youth baseball league in Magnolia. Though Moyer’s pitching advice was valuable, his lessons beyond baseball still hold true today.

Little League umpire accused of sexually abusing teen

NBA - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:33
A Little League umpire from Shoreline was charged this week with five felonies, suspected of sexually abusing a now-15-year-old boy. Jeremy Gregory, 35, is accused of paying the boy hundreds of dollars over the past 1½ years to allow him to photograph and touch the teen.
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Little League umpire accused of sexually abusing teen

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:33
A Little League umpire from Shoreline was charged this week with five felonies, suspected of sexually abusing a now-15-year-old boy. Jeremy Gregory, 35, is accused of paying the boy hundreds of dollars over the past 1½ years to allow him to photograph and touch the teen.
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Little League umpire accused of sexually abusing teen

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:33
A Little League umpire from Shoreline was charged this week with five felonies, suspected of sexually abusing a now-15-year-old boy. Jeremy Gregory, 35, is accused of paying the boy hundreds of dollars over the past 1½ years to allow him to photograph and touch the teen.

Governor allows parole for transgender California inmate

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:32

FILE - This May 21, 2015 file photo Inmate Michelle-Lael Norsworthy speaks during her parole hearing at Mule Creek State Prison in Ione, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown is weighing whether to grant parole for Norsworthy, a transgender inmate who is trying to force California to become the first state to pay for a prisoner's sex reassignment surgery. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater,File)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is allowing parole for a transgender inmate who is trying to force California to become the first state to pay for sex reassignment surgery.


The Latest: Holmes family expresses sorrow for victims

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:24

District Attorney George Brauchler speaks with members of the media following the reading of the jury's decision that Colorado theater shooter James Holmes will not receive the death penalty, outside the Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial, Colo., Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. Holmes will be sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury failed to agree on whether he should get the death penalty. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):


EU finds no evidence of illegal activity in Apple's music streaming deals: report

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:19

An Apple logo hangs above the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York City(Reuters) - Antitrust authorities in Europe failed to find evidence that Apple Inc's deals with record labels and online music streaming services are blocking rivals' access to its music streaming platform, Re/code reported, citing sources. The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, started an investigation in April and had sent out questionnaires to several record labels seeking information about their dealings with Apple. The investigation did not turn up evidence of any illegal activity, but the European Union will continue to monitor the market, the report said, citing sources.


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U of Illinois: Officials broke email rules to hide content

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:18

In this Aug. 3, 2015 photo, University of Illinois chancellor Phyllis Wise, listens to athletic director Mike Thomas, during a news conference in Champaign, Ill. The university announced Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, that several administrators, including outgoing Chancellor Wise, violated school policy by using private emails to hide correspondence from public view. Those emails included discussions about controlling the damage from a controversy spurred by the revocation of a job offer to a professor who sent anti-Israel tweets. (John Dixon/ The News-Gazette via AP) MANDATORY CREDITCHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois announced Friday that several administrators — including Chancellor Phyllis Wise, who resigned earlier this week — violated school policy by using private emails to hide sometimes sharply worded, disparaging correspondence from public view.


Colorado gunman gets life sentence for killing 12 in movie rampage

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:13

James Holmes sits in court for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in CentennialBy Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - A Colorado jury sentenced movie rampage gunman James Holmes to life without parole on Friday, rejecting the death penalty for the 27-year-old who entered a midnight screening of a Batman film wielding a semi-automatic rifle, shotgun and pistol and killed a dozen people. After less than a day of deliberations, and in a surprise to many legal experts and those in the packed courtroom, the jurors said they were unable to reach a unanimous decision condemning Holmes to execution. Holmes showed no reaction.