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Seahawks sign former UW star receiver Kasen Williams

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:26
The Seahawks on Friday signed receiver Kasen Williams, a former UW and Skyline High star, as an undrafted free agent.
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Seahawks sign former UW star receiver Kasen Williams

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:26
The Seahawks on Friday signed receiver Kasen Williams, a former UW and Skyline High star, as an undrafted free agent.

High housing costs hurt effort to aid homeless in Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:25

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 9, 2015 file photo, Stefanie Sanchez talks about what it's like to live along the banks of a canal in Honolulu. Sanchez has lived in a tent here for several months, and the city of Honolulu sent a crew to clean up the area on Tuesday. Sanchez said she planned to return after the sweep. Hours after a city crew cleared the banks of the canal, the homeless people that had been living there moved right back to the riverside, leaving some wondering whether the expense of taxpayer money was justified. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)HONOLULU (AP) — Hours after a Honolulu city crew cleared a homeless encampment from the banks of a canal, the people who had been living there in tents and other makeshift structures streamed right back in.


European Games open in Azerbaijan

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:22
The inaugural European Games opens in Baku, Azerbaijan, but the build-up has been overshadowed by human rights concerns.
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Native American tribes start yearly harvest of eel-like fish

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:20

A Native American man catches lampreys, eel-like fish, at Willamette Falls, a 40-foot waterfall south of Portland, Oregon on Friday, June 12, 2015. An ancient fish that's a source of food for tribes in the Pacific Northwest, lampreys have been in drastic decline in recent decades. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka)OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — They dove into the cold waters, emerging with writhing, eel-like fish in hand and thrusting them into nets.


Judge asked to keep former billionaire jailed for contempt

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:19
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Creditors of Montana's Yellowstone Club for the ultra-rich said Friday that its founder should remain in the jail, where he has been held for almost two months for not disclosing what happened to $13.8 million from a property sale in Mexico.

Chicago Court Gives Woman Frozen Embryos Despite Ex-Boyfriend’s Objections

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:16
When the couple who created the embryos disagree, who gets custody? Here, a court ruled for a woman whose fertility was destroyed by cancer treatment.







Expert panel delivers report to UN on Hammarskjold crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:14
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent panel of experts that examined new information about the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold on a peace mission to newly independent Congo has delivered its report to current U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, the U.N. said Friday.

Defining moment to come - Coleman

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:14
Securing a place at Euro 2016 is the only thing that can top Friday's win against Belgium, says Wales manager Chris Coleman.
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Police investigate after man has gay slur carved into arm

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:04
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities are investigating the repeated harassment of a rural Utah man who they said was beaten and had a threatening homophobic slur carved into his arm.

Croatia apologise for pitch swastika

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:01
The Croatia FA apologises after a swastika is marked on the pitch ahead of the Euro 2016 tie against Italy.
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VIDEO: Brazilian music stars back together

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 07:01
Stars of the Brazilian music scene Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil talk and play together.
Categories: BBC World News

Puget Sound Anglers Lake Washington Trout Derby is Saturday in Renton, and sign up deadline is Friday

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 06:58
The Puget Sound Anglers of Lake Washington annual Lake Washington Trout Derby is 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at Gene Coulon Park in Renton. The derby is now open to the public, and offers some nice cash prizes of $400 for first place, $300 for second, $200 for third and $100 […]
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Puget Sound Anglers Lake Washington Trout Derby is Saturday in Renton, and sign up deadline is Friday

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 06:58
The Puget Sound Anglers of Lake Washington annual Lake Washington Trout Derby is 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at Gene Coulon Park in Renton. The derby is now open to the public, and offers some nice cash prizes of $400 for first place, $300 for second, $200 for third and $100 […]
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Puget Sound Anglers Lake Washington Trout Derby is Saturday in Renton, and sign up deadline is Friday

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 06:58
The Puget Sound Anglers of Lake Washington annual Lake Washington Trout Derby is 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at Gene Coulon Park in Renton. The derby is now open to the public, and offers some nice cash prizes of $400 for first place, $300 for second, $200 for third and $100 […]

Foo Fighters singer falls from stage in Sweden, injures leg

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 06:57
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl fell off the stage during a concert Friday in Sweden and apparently broke his right leg — but still continued with the show. Grohl’s U.S. representative Steve Martin confirmed the fall to The AP and said he was finishing the concert in Goteborg. Videos posted on social […]
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Foo Fighters singer falls from stage in Sweden, injures leg

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 06:57
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl fell off the stage during a concert Friday in Sweden and apparently broke his right leg — but still continued with the show. Grohl’s U.S. representative Steve Martin confirmed the fall to The AP and said he was finishing the concert in Goteborg. Videos posted on social […]
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Foo Fighters singer falls from stage in Sweden, injures leg

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 06:57
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl fell off the stage during a concert Friday in Sweden and apparently broke his right leg — but still continued with the show. Grohl’s U.S. representative Steve Martin confirmed the fall to The AP and said he was finishing the concert in Goteborg. Videos posted on social […]

Documents show bitter CIA dispute over pre-9/11 performance

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 06:57

The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building in McLean, VirginiaBy Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top CIA officials fought bitterly in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks over whether U.S. intelligence agencies could have done more to stop the deadliest terrorist strikes in American history, documents released on Friday show. The once-secret documents include a more complete version of a 2005 report by the spy agency's inspector general, which found that the CIA did not have a comprehensive strategy or marshal adequate resources to combat al Qaeda before hijacked planes hit New York's World Trade Center and the Pentagon on 9/11. At stake in the years-long dispute are the legacies of former top CIA officials and the agency itself.


Trans-Pacific Partnership: Trade Deal’s Setback Left Wall Street Unmoved. Why?

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 06:56
The market’s indifference to Friday’s surprising development suggests the stakes are lower than they appear for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.