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Longtime encampment The Jungle evolves from benign to dangerous

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:21

Around for as long as people can remember, The Jungle was once considered benign. But it has grown more dangerous in some people’s eyes, drawing complaints even from other homeless encampments in Seattle.
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Longtime encampment The Jungle evolves from benign to dangerous

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:21

Around for as long as people can remember, The Jungle was once considered benign. But it has grown more dangerous in some people’s eyes, drawing complaints even from other homeless encampments in Seattle.
Categories: Sports Center

Longtime encampment The Jungle evolves from benign to dangerous

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:21

Around for as long as people can remember, The Jungle was once considered benign. But it has grown more dangerous in some people’s eyes, drawing complaints even from other homeless encampments in Seattle.

Lawmakers talk up new education proposals

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:14

Even as legislative leaders and Gov. Jay Inslee have said there will be no full plan this year to address the High Court’s 2012 education funding order, Democratic legislators Wednesday touted several bills they say will help address K-12 issues.
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Lawmakers talk up new education proposals

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:14

Even as legislative leaders and Gov. Jay Inslee have said there will be no full plan this year to address the High Court’s 2012 education funding order, Democratic legislators Wednesday touted several bills they say will help address K-12 issues.
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Lawmakers talk up new education proposals

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:14

Even as legislative leaders and Gov. Jay Inslee have said there will be no full plan this year to address the High Court’s 2012 education funding order, Democratic legislators Wednesday touted several bills they say will help address K-12 issues.

France asks EU partners for new sanctions on Iran

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:13

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani smiles ahead of a meeting in Paris, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Rouhani says his first visit to Europe since the nuclear accord was signed has proven that there are "great possibilities" for economic, academic, scientific and cultural cooperation and that "today we are in a win-win situation" after years of mutual losses due to sanctions. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS (AP) — France has asked its European Union partners to consider new sanctions on Iran for its recent missile tests, officials have told The Associated Press, even as Paris welcomed the president of the Islamic Republic, which is flush with funds from the lifting of other sanctions over Tehran's nuclear program.


Learn how the Iowa caucuses work in 60 seconds

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:12

The simplest explanation of how Iowa kicks off 2016.

       

Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:00

A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2016.
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Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:00

A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2016.
Categories: Sports Center

Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:00

A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2016.

Lawyer criticizes US for nixing charges as part of Iran swap

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:59

BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for a Chinese national who supplied Iran with U.S.-made devices that can be used to convert uranium for nuclear weapons is criticizing the U.S. government for dropping charges against his Iranian co-defendant as part of a breakthrough U.S.-Iran deal. The criticism was leveled Wednesday during a sentencing hearing for Sihai […]
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Lawyer criticizes US for nixing charges as part of Iran swap

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:59

BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for a Chinese national who supplied Iran with U.S.-made devices that can be used to convert uranium for nuclear weapons is criticizing the U.S. government for dropping charges against his Iranian co-defendant as part of a breakthrough U.S.-Iran deal. The criticism was leveled Wednesday during a sentencing hearing for Sihai […]
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Lawyer criticizes US for nixing charges as part of Iran swap

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:59

BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for a Chinese national who supplied Iran with U.S.-made devices that can be used to convert uranium for nuclear weapons is criticizing the U.S. government for dropping charges against his Iranian co-defendant as part of a breakthrough U.S.-Iran deal. The criticism was leveled Wednesday during a sentencing hearing for Sihai […]

Senate panel approves bill to boost protections for Europeans' data privacy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:57

Europeans see the bill's passage as a way to restore trust in the U.S. tech industry.

       

Paul Allen megayacht destroyed most of protected coral reef, officials say

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:56

MV Tatoosh, Paul Allen’s 303-foot yacht, has destroyed about 80 percent of a protected coral reef — 14,000 square feet — in the Cayman Islands, according to officials there.
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Paul Allen megayacht destroyed most of protected coral reef, officials say

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:56

MV Tatoosh, Paul Allen’s 303-foot yacht, has destroyed about 80 percent of a protected coral reef — 14,000 square feet — in the Cayman Islands, according to officials there.
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Paul Allen megayacht destroyed most of protected coral reef, officials say

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:56

MV Tatoosh, Paul Allen’s 303-foot yacht, has destroyed about 80 percent of a protected coral reef — 14,000 square feet — in the Cayman Islands, according to officials there.

Man seeking warmth arrested for setting fire in building

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:56

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 25-year-old man, apparently homeless, was arrested Wednesday for setting a fire for warmth that ended up blanketing part of the city in smoke and forcing the closure of historic Canal Street, the city’s fire chief said. Darren Denley was booked on municipal charges of setting fires and crossing police lines, […]
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Man seeking warmth arrested for setting fire in building

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:56

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 25-year-old man, apparently homeless, was arrested Wednesday for setting a fire for warmth that ended up blanketing part of the city in smoke and forcing the closure of historic Canal Street, the city’s fire chief said. Darren Denley was booked on municipal charges of setting fires and crossing police lines, […]
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