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Ex-TV show host arrested in 37-year-old sex abuse case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:11

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A man who once hosted a children’s show on local television under the name “Mr. Wonder” has been arrested on charges he sexually abused children during a camping retreat nearly four decades ago. In a statement Tuesday, the Rapides Parish sheriff’s office in Louisiana says 76-year-old Frank John Selas III remained […]

University Link light-rail service starts March 19

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:10

Sound Transit’s three-mile, $1.8 billion tunnel will connect Husky Stadium to Capitol Hill and Westlake Station and, equally important, to the existing 16 miles of track stretching south to SeaTac.
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University Link light-rail service starts March 19

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:10

Sound Transit’s three-mile, $1.8 billion tunnel will connect Husky Stadium to Capitol Hill and Westlake Station and, equally important, to the existing 16 miles of track stretching south to SeaTac.
Categories: Sports Center

University Link light-rail service starts March 19

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:10

Sound Transit’s three-mile, $1.8 billion tunnel will connect Husky Stadium to Capitol Hill and Westlake Station and, equally important, to the existing 16 miles of track stretching south to SeaTac.

Health care fines press millennials as deadline nears

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:09

In this photo taken Jan. 19, 2016, college student Christopher Rael poses for a picture at California State University, Long Beach, in Long Beach, Calif. Millions of young adults healthy enough to think they don’t need insurance face painful choices this year as sign-up deadline approaches for President Barack Obama’s health care law. With open enrollment over after Jan. 31, Rael is hoping his meager income will qualify him for Medi-Cal, the state’s version of Medicaid. “I cannot afford an additional bill,” he said. He paid a fine of about $150 for being uninsured in 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of young adults healthy enough to think they don't need insurance face painful choices this year as the sign-up deadline approaches for President Barack Obama's health care law.


Critics: Colorado 'outsourced' campaign finance enforcement

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:05
DENVER (AP) — Tammy Holland says she just wanted to get her rural Colorado neighbors to read up on a school board election when she took out newspaper ads last September that listed the candidates and criticized some of the board's votes.

Judge orders release of documents in Boston Marathon bombing

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:05

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the public release of hundreds of documents in the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv). Tsarnaev was convicted and sentenced to death last year for his role in the 2013 bombing. Three people were killed and more than 260 injured when Tsarnaev and his […]
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Judge orders release of documents in Boston Marathon bombing

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:05

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the public release of hundreds of documents in the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv). Tsarnaev was convicted and sentenced to death last year for his role in the 2013 bombing. Three people were killed and more than 260 injured when Tsarnaev and his […]
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Judge orders release of documents in Boston Marathon bombing

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:05

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the public release of hundreds of documents in the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv). Tsarnaev was convicted and sentenced to death last year for his role in the 2013 bombing. Three people were killed and more than 260 injured when Tsarnaev and his […]

Business Highlights

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:05

___ After setting iPhone record, Apple forecasts rare sales drop SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015. The giant tech company issued a sales forecast that says revenue could fall at least 8.6 […]
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Business Highlights

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:05

___ After setting iPhone record, Apple forecasts rare sales drop SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015. The giant tech company issued a sales forecast that says revenue could fall at least 8.6 […]
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Business Highlights

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:05

___ After setting iPhone record, Apple forecasts rare sales drop SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015. The giant tech company issued a sales forecast that says revenue could fall at least 8.6 […]

Hot yoga founder ordered to pay nearly $6.5M in damages

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:04

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The found of Bikram yoga has been ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million in a lawsuit that claimed he sexually harassed and wrongfully fired an adviser. A Los Angeles jury awarded punitive damages against Bikram Choudhury on Tuesday — one day after awarding $924,000 in separate damages for compensation. Choudhury’s former […]
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Hot yoga founder ordered to pay nearly $6.5M in damages

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:04

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The found of Bikram yoga has been ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million in a lawsuit that claimed he sexually harassed and wrongfully fired an adviser. A Los Angeles jury awarded punitive damages against Bikram Choudhury on Tuesday — one day after awarding $924,000 in separate damages for compensation. Choudhury’s former […]
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Hot yoga founder ordered to pay nearly $6.5M in damages

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:04

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The found of Bikram yoga has been ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million in a lawsuit that claimed he sexually harassed and wrongfully fired an adviser. A Los Angeles jury awarded punitive damages against Bikram Choudhury on Tuesday — one day after awarding $924,000 in separate damages for compensation. Choudhury’s former […]

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New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:01
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Senegal detains 900 in security drive

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:59
Police in Senegal detain 900 people in a security operation following Islamist attacks in Burkina Faso and Mali.
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Task force recommends how to cut US prisoner count by 60,000

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:57

 “From severe overcrowding to an insufficient array of programs and incentives to encourage behavioral change, the system is failing those it incarcerates and the taxpayers who fund it,” (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department should limit the types of cases it brings and more nonviolent criminals should be steered toward probation and away from prison, according to task force recommendations designed to cut the federal inmate count and save more than $5 billion in the coming years.


Philadelphia public & Archdiocesan schools to open Wednesday, Jan. 27th

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:57

Philadelphia public & Archdiocesan schools to open Wednesday, Jan. 27thAll Philadelphia public and Archdiocesan schools will be open on Wednesday, January 27th.


Hopes of a turnaround in Flint jeopardized by water crisis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:56

FILE - Vehicles drive through downtown Flint, Mich., on Jan. 21, 2016. From its founding, Flint's fortunes essentially were entwined with a single industry. First it was the fur trade, which shifted to lumber, which gave way to the horse carriages that led to it being called Vehicle City. It was a fitting moniker for its next, most important role, as a powerhouse of auto manufacturing and the original home of General Motors. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)FLINT, Mich. (AP) — In a city long stereotyped for despair, some began seeing reasons for hope: A smattering of just-opened restaurants, students filling new college classrooms, fields of green growing where abandoned houses had stood.