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Seahawks' crabbiest fan, Marshawn Pinch, retiring

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:38
Marshawn Pinch, the Seahawks’ 12th Crustacean, has hung up his shelmet for good.

Review: Samsung phones impress, but new apps key

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:37

British television presenter Rachel Riley shows a virtual-reality headset called Gear VR during an unpacked event of Samsung ahead of the consumer electronic fair IFA in Berlin, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)NEW YORK (AP) — After years of promoting its phones as "the next big thing," Samsung is realizing that bigger isn't necessarily better.


Review: Samsung phones impress, but new apps key

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:36

 Samsung phones impress, but new apps keyAfter years of promoting its phones as "the next big thing," Samsung is realizing that bigger isn't necessarily better. Two new Galaxy Note smartphones from Samsung are about the same size as ...


Document: Wildstein discussed bridge with officer

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:31

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, file photo, traffic crosses the George Washington Bridge, in Fort Lee, N.J. Police officers on the George Washington Bridge last September during lane closures apparently ordered by Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s aides as political payback said they warned superiors about the hazardous conditions created and were told not to talk about it on their radios, according to a summary provided by their lawyer to a legislative panel investigating the scandal. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police lieutenant with ties to Gov. Chris Christie ate breakfast with the executive who ordered the closures on the George Washington Bridge as commuters were stuck in traffic.


Study: Millennials less trusting than Gen X was

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:29
They're often pegged as the civic-minded, do-gooding generation. But while they're still optimistic about their own personal prospects, a new study finds that today's youth are often more skeptical of the country's institutions than the young generations that preceded them.

Novak Djokovic Defeats Andy Murray to Reach U.S. Open Semifinals

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:29
Murray used a barrage of baseline forehands to keep the match close, but he struggled through pain as Djokovic took command and advanced to his eighth straight semifinal in Flushing Meadows.






Djokovic beats Murray to reach semis

BBC World News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:27
World number one Novak Djokovic beats Britain's Andy Murray in four sets to reach the US Open semi-finals in New York.
Categories: BBC World News

Cardinal to lead St. Pat parade with 1st gay group

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:26

FILE - In this March 18, 2014 file photo, Cardinal Timothy Dolan speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade organizers announced Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, that they will allow the first gay group to march under its own banner. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)NEW YORK (AP) — There is no more natural spot for Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan — a proud, ebullient Irish-American — than grand marshal of the city's historic St. Patrick's Day Parade. But the honor now has an added significance: Parade organizers said Wednesday they will allow the first gay group to march under its own banner.


Cardinal to lead St. Pat parade with 1st gay group

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:26

FILE - In this March 18, 2014 file photo, Cardinal Timothy Dolan speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade organizers announced Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, that they will allow the first gay group to march under its own banner. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)NEW YORK (AP) — There is no more natural spot for Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan — a proud, ebullient Irish-American — than grand marshal of the city's historic St. Patrick's Day Parade. But the honor now has an added significance: Parade organizers said Wednesday they will allow the first gay group to march under its own banner.


Fla. child missing; 4 bodies found near home

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:23

Authorities say they are looking for 28-year-old man believed to be the boy's father.

       

Carnation deaths: No closed courtroom when psychologists testify

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:18
Balancing a defendant’s right to a fair trial and the public’s right to open courts is a “minefield,” said a King County judge who denied two defense motions on the first day of a hearing to decide if Michele Anderson is competent to stand trial for allegedly killing six fami

Joan Rivers out of intensive care

BBC World News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:17
Comedian and TV host Joan Rivers has been moved out of intensive care and is "being kept comfortable" in a private room in hospital.
Categories: BBC World News

Booming crossover SUV sales trigger car discounts

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:17
The seismic shift in American car-buying toward trucks and crossover SUVs is creating great deals on compact and midsize cars.

Details on a few of the US lighthouses for sale

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:16

This 2014 photo provided by Dave Waller shows the Graves Island Light Station on the outermost island of the Boston Harbor Islands. Waller bought the lighthouse at auction in 2013 for $933,888 and wants to convert it into a second home and vacation rental. (AP Photo/Dave Waller)The federal government is selling off lighthouses or in some cases giving them away for free. A look at a few lights that are up for grabs:


Details on a few of the US lighthouses for sale

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:16

This 2014 photo provided by Dave Waller shows the Graves Island Light Station on the outermost island of the Boston Harbor Islands. Waller bought the lighthouse at auction in 2013 for $933,888 and wants to convert it into a second home and vacation rental. (AP Photo/Dave Waller)The federal government is selling off lighthouses or in some cases giving them away for free. A look at a few lights that are up for grabs:


Mariners’ Corey Hart rewards Lloyd McClendon’s faith with a home run

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:16
Corey Hart homers for the first time since May 5 as the Mariners pick up a big win in Oakland.
Categories: Sports Center

Departments use technology to ID troubled officers

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:10

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2010 file photo, officers on bicycles keep watch as demonstrators protesting several incidents of alleged Los Angeles Police Department brutality, including the fatal shooting of Manuel Jamines a month ago, stand outside the LAPD's Rampart Station in the Westlake district of Los Angeles. Police departments across the U.S. are using technology to try to identify problem officers before their misbehavior harms innocent people, embarrasses their employer, or invites a costly lawsuit, from citizens or the federal government. The Los Angeles Police Department agreed to set up their $33 million early warning systems after the so-called Rampart scandal in which an elite anti-gang unit was found to have beaten and framed suspected gang members. The system was then implemented in 2007. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police departments across the U.S. are using technology to try to identify problem officers before their misbehavior harms innocent people, embarrasses their employer, or invites a costly lawsuit — from citizens or the federal government.


Six things to watch in Seahawks-Packers game

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:08
Here we go with our six things to watch --- three each from beat writers Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta --- in the Seattle-Green Bay game.
Categories: Sports Center

Japan PM's plane 'tracked online'

BBC World News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:08
Japan's government confirms that the paths of official aircraft used by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were posted online by a flight-tracking website.
Categories: BBC World News

Japan PM's plane 'tracked online'

BBC World News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:08
Japan's government confirms that the paths of official aircraft used by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were posted online by a flight-tracking website.
Categories: BBC World News