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Franchise group appeals Seattle wage law to Supreme Court

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:54

The International Franchise Association is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review part of Seattle’s $15 minimum wage law, saying it discriminates against franchise owners.
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Franchise group appeals Seattle wage law to Supreme Court

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:54

The International Franchise Association is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review part of Seattle’s $15 minimum wage law, saying it discriminates against franchise owners.
Categories: Sports Center

Franchise group appeals Seattle wage law to Supreme Court

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:54

The International Franchise Association is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review part of Seattle’s $15 minimum wage law, saying it discriminates against franchise owners.

My story of dental agony and why we need dental therapists

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:53

I agree with The Times editorial that dental therapists could help people [“Expand coverage with dental therapists,” Opinion, Jan. 9]. In 2008, I was simply a 7-year-old little girl that should have been playing. But I had an abscessed tooth. I didn’t know what that meant, why it hurt so badly or why we couldn’t […]
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My story of dental agony and why we need dental therapists

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:53

I agree with The Times editorial that dental therapists could help people [“Expand coverage with dental therapists,” Opinion, Jan. 9]. In 2008, I was simply a 7-year-old little girl that should have been playing. But I had an abscessed tooth. I didn’t know what that meant, why it hurt so badly or why we couldn’t […]
Categories: Sports Center

My story of dental agony and why we need dental therapists

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:53

I agree with The Times editorial that dental therapists could help people [“Expand coverage with dental therapists,” Opinion, Jan. 9]. In 2008, I was simply a 7-year-old little girl that should have been playing. But I had an abscessed tooth. I didn’t know what that meant, why it hurt so badly or why we couldn’t […]

Australian government pressured to cut ties with Britain

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:53

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government has come under mounting pressure on Australia’s national day to appoint an Australian head of state to replace the British monarch. Every Australia Day, an eminent Australian citizen is made Australian of the Year in recognition of his or her contribution to Australian society. The 2016 Australian of […]
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Australian government pressured to cut ties with Britain

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:53

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government has come under mounting pressure on Australia’s national day to appoint an Australian head of state to replace the British monarch. Every Australia Day, an eminent Australian citizen is made Australian of the Year in recognition of his or her contribution to Australian society. The 2016 Australian of […]
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Australian government pressured to cut ties with Britain

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:53

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government has come under mounting pressure on Australia’s national day to appoint an Australian head of state to replace the British monarch. Every Australia Day, an eminent Australian citizen is made Australian of the Year in recognition of his or her contribution to Australian society. The 2016 Australian of […]

Florida State Settles Suit Over Jameis Winston Rape Inquiry

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:52
The settlement, for $950,000, also commits Florida State to five years of sexual assault awareness programs, although the university did not admit liability.









Lawyers challenge Texas law on harboring immigrants

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:51
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Immigrant rights attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging part of a Texas border security bill they say could allow state authorities to target shelters and landlords for harboring immigrants who are in the country illegally.

Arguments Over North Carolina Voter ID Law Begin in Federal Court

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:50
The law in North Carolina requires voters to produce one of six types of identification, but opponents, including the Justice Department, say it suppresses votes.









Protest outside Phoenix-area school after racial slur photo

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:48
PHOENIX (AP) — Some members of the NAACP protested outside a suburban Phoenix school Monday after a photo of students spelling out a racial slur with T-shirts showed up on social media last week.

Was Salim Benghalem the plotter behind Paris attacks?

BBC World News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:48
French Islamist named as man behind Paris attacks
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Fancy a 'political revolution'? Try 'Bernie's Yearning' ice cream

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:48

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at Iowa State University in Ames, IowaThe flavor named "Bernie's Yearning" is mint ice cream topped with a solid chocolate disk, to reflect Sanders' campaign theme of economic inequality, according to Ben Cohen, co-founder of Vermont-based Ben & Jerry's. Beneath it, the rest of us," according to the label, which suggests eaters smash up the chocolate and mix it with the ice cream. Cohen launched the flavor on his own using "Ben's Best" branding and said it is not an endorsement by Ben & Jerry's, now a unit of Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch consumer products maker.


Escaped California inmates were charged with violent crimes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:47

The exterior of Central Men's Jail in Santa Ana, Calif., is seen Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. Three inmates, including a man suspected of a killing, cut through metal, crawled through plumbing tunnels, climbed a roof and rappelled down four stories to freedom using ropes made from bedsheets. The three inmates very likely had help from the inside to pull off their daring plan, but they also have the complacency of jail staff to thank, experts in jail and prison security said Monday. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Three inmates who made a daring escape from a California jail were awaiting trial on charges involving violent crimes.


Anti-abortion activists indicted in Texas for Planned Parenthood video

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:47

A sign is pictured at the entrance to a Planned Parenthood building in New YorkTwo anti-abortion activists behind the filming of videos on fetal tissue procurement by Planned Parenthood were indicted by a Texas grand jury on Monday, while clearing the women's health group of any wrong-doing. The videos released last summer led Texas and other Republican-controlled states to try to halt funding for local Planned Parenthood operations, with Republicans in the U.S. Congress also pushing for a funding cut. "After a lengthy and thorough investigation by the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, the Texas Rangers, and the Houston Police Department, a Harris County grand jury took no action Monday against Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast," the Harris County District Attorney's office said in a statement.


Some Areas Hit by East Coast Blizzard Can Only Crawl Toward Recovery

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:46
In several states, many government offices and schools remained closed on Monday, many roads had not yet been cleared and trash pickup was postponed.









Trial starts for oil truck operator in North Dakota murder-for-hire case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:46
The trial of an oil truck operator charged with orchestrating the killings of two business rivals competing for work in North Dakota's Bakken oil patch began on Monday in Washington state. James Henrikson admitted in a September plea agreement to an interstate murder-for-hire plot to kill Kristopher "KC" Clarke in February 2012 in North Dakota and Douglas Carlile in December 2013 in Spokane, Washington. The trial was scheduled after a U.S. judge in eastern Washington granted Henrikson's request to withdraw his guilty plea in November.

Stroke does not deter Saint Joe's Avery Marz's goal to play basketball

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 08:42

Stroke does not deter Saint Joe's Avery Marz's goal to play basketballThe hawk will never die. That's the Saint Joe's motto and the same can be said about the drive of Avery Marz.