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The Latest: 3rd-seeded Muguruza out of Australian Open

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:32

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The latest from the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Third-seeded Garbine Muguruza has become the latest casualty in the women’s draw at Melbourne Park, beaten by Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-2 in the day’s first match on Rod Laver Arena. Muguruza misfired frequently on her groundstrokes, finishing with […]
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The Latest: 3rd-seeded Muguruza out of Australian Open

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:32

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The latest from the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Third-seeded Garbine Muguruza has become the latest casualty in the women’s draw at Melbourne Park, beaten by Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-2 in the day’s first match on Rod Laver Arena. Muguruza misfired frequently on her groundstrokes, finishing with […]
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The Latest: 3rd-seeded Muguruza out of Australian Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:32

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The latest from the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Third-seeded Garbine Muguruza has become the latest casualty in the women’s draw at Melbourne Park, beaten by Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-2 in the day’s first match on Rod Laver Arena. Muguruza misfired frequently on her groundstrokes, finishing with […]

George Zimmerman divorce finalized; keeps truck, family dog

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:31

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 file photo,George Zimmerman gestures during his testimony at a hearing for accused shooter Matthew Apperson in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. George Zimmerman is officially divorced. The Orlando Sentinel reports that a Seminole County judge signed the divorce order Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 ending his marriage to Shellie Zimmerman. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, Pool, File)SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman is officially divorced.


15 countries in arrears to UN including Venezuela lose vote

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:30

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has informed the General Assembly that 15 countries including oil producer Venezuela are in arrears in paying their annual contribution to the U.N. regular budget, which means they can’t vote in the 193-member world body unless there are exceptional circumstances. Ban’s letter dated Monday and circulated Friday also […]
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15 countries in arrears to UN including Venezuela lose vote

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:30

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has informed the General Assembly that 15 countries including oil producer Venezuela are in arrears in paying their annual contribution to the U.N. regular budget, which means they can’t vote in the 193-member world body unless there are exceptional circumstances. Ban’s letter dated Monday and circulated Friday also […]
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15 countries in arrears to UN including Venezuela lose vote

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:30

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has informed the General Assembly that 15 countries including oil producer Venezuela are in arrears in paying their annual contribution to the U.N. regular budget, which means they can’t vote in the 193-member world body unless there are exceptional circumstances. Ban’s letter dated Monday and circulated Friday also […]

Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Found in 3 New York State Patients

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:29
Health officials said the people infected with the pathogen, which is spreading in Latin America and the Caribbean, had been abroad.









Appeals court: Kansas Constitution protects abortion rights

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:29

Kathy Ostrowski, lobbyist and legislative director for the anti-abortion group Kansans for Life, criticizes a state Court of Appeals ruling on abortion, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. The ruling blocked enforcement of the state’s first-in-the-nation ban on a common second-trimester procedure. (AP Photo/John Hanna).WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Court of Appeals refused Friday to implement the state's first-in-the-nation ban on a common second-trimester abortion method, ruling in a split but groundbreaking decision that the conservative state's constitution protects abortion rights independently from the U.S. Constitution.


Biking Through a Snowstorm in Washington

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:24
Follow the Times video journalist A. J. Chavar as he takes a bike ride to the Capitol as a blizzard took hold of Washington on Friday.









SF DA files bribery charges against former HRC and staffer

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:24

SF DA files bribery charges against former HRC and stafferThree former San Francisco City Hall insiders are facing corruption charges for allegedly taking contributions from undercover FBI agents in exchange for political access and favors.


As NFLPA Collegiate Bowl dawns, NFL draft analyst evaluates WSU Cougars’ Destiny Vaeao and Dom Williams

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:21

On Saturday, former WSU Cougars receiver Dom Williams and defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao will put their talents on display at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Los Angeles
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As NFLPA Collegiate Bowl dawns, NFL draft analyst evaluates WSU Cougars’ Destiny Vaeao and Dom Williams

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:21

On Saturday, former WSU Cougars receiver Dom Williams and defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao will put their talents on display at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Los Angeles
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As NFLPA Collegiate Bowl dawns, NFL draft analyst evaluates WSU Cougars’ Destiny Vaeao and Dom Williams

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:21

On Saturday, former WSU Cougars receiver Dom Williams and defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao will put their talents on display at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Los Angeles

Their Boss Stays on the Sideline, but Obama Aides Tilt to Clinton

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:18
The White House is working with Hillary Clinton’s campaign in ways large and small. Their two staffs consult on issues and the positions she takes on the president’s policy priorities.









Man arrested on suspicion of shooting firefighter

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:16
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Pulaski County Sheriff's deputies arrested a homeowner on suspicion of manslaughter after a firefighter was shot to death while responding to a medical emergency call at a rural home near Little Rock.

Clinton faces challenge in Iowa caucus reminiscent of 2008

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:14

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, in Rochester, N.H. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)WASHINGTON (AP) — Recall this 2008 storyline: Hillary Clinton enters the presidential campaign as the Democratic front-runner, runs into an inspirational candidate who generates big crowds and enthusiasm. And she winds up in a dogfight in Iowa.


Flint lead problem could be eased by recoating old pipes

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:14

This Jan. 21, 2016 photo shows the water tower at the Flint, Mich., water plant. Flint’s mayor has floated a shockingly high price to fix the city’s lead-contamination problem, saying it could millions to replace damaged pipes. (Perry Rech/American Red Cross via AP) MANDATORY CREDITFlint's mayor has floated a shockingly high price tag to fix the Michigan city's lead-contamination problem: $1.5 billion to replace damaged pipes. Gov. Rick Snyder put the figure at $700 million.


It’s difficult to get on board with optimism surrounding Mariners

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

It should be the perfect time to catch a raging spring dose of Mariners fever. Just one problem: The more I look at the roster, the more nagging questions and festering doubts I have.
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It’s difficult to get on board with optimism surrounding Mariners

Seattle Mariners - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

It should be the perfect time to catch a raging spring dose of Mariners fever. Just one problem: The more I look at the roster, the more nagging questions and festering doubts I have.
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