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Say yes to fruits, veggies and no to booze to protect aging brain

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:58
Recent study finds that people whose diets were most healthful were least likely to experience cognitive decline over the five-plus years they were followed.
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Say yes to fruits, veggies and no to booze to protect aging brain

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:58
Recent study finds that people whose diets were most healthful were least likely to experience cognitive decline over the five-plus years they were followed.

AP news guide: lethal injection drug in Tennessee

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:56
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty-four death-row inmates in Tennessee are challenging the state's lethal injections protocols. On Wednesday, their attorneys asked the state Supreme Court to let them challenge Tennessee's backup method of execution as well: the electric chair.

Ex-in-law testifies from Kazakhstan in Boston Marathon trial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:53

This undated file photo released Friday, April 19, 2013, by the FBI shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Russian relatives of Boston Marathon bomberTsarnaev are expected to testify at his trial as his lawyers continue to make their case to spare his life. Five family members are expected to take the witness stand Monday, May 4, 2015, in federal court. (AP Photo/FBI, File)BOSTON (AP) — A former brother-in-law of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Wednesday from Kazakhstan about the role of a conservative Muslim convert who steered Tsarnaev's older brother toward a stricter version of Islam.


Whatcom health officials say 45 sick from E. coli outbreak

NBA - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:50
The Whatcom County Health Department has updated the numbers of E. coli cases after the recent outbreak at the Milk Makers Fest.
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Whatcom health officials say 45 sick from E. coli outbreak

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:50
The Whatcom County Health Department has updated the numbers of E. coli cases after the recent outbreak at the Milk Makers Fest.
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Whatcom health officials say 45 sick from E. coli outbreak

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:50
The Whatcom County Health Department has updated the numbers of E. coli cases after the recent outbreak at the Milk Makers Fest.

Roundup: New tests cause technical problems; report says IRS issued bogus education credits

NBA - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:49
Schools around the country run into problems with new tests (AP): Technical glitches have hindered the roll-out of new standardized exams tied to Common Core in several states. Many states, including Washington, have also seen large portions of parents and students opting out of the tests. Civil rights groups criticize those who opt out of tests (The […]
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Roundup: New tests cause technical problems; report says IRS issued bogus education credits

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:49
Schools around the country run into problems with new tests (AP): Technical glitches have hindered the roll-out of new standardized exams tied to Common Core in several states. Many states, including Washington, have also seen large portions of parents and students opting out of the tests. Civil rights groups criticize those who opt out of tests (The […]
Categories: Sports Center

Roundup: New tests cause technical problems; report says IRS issued bogus education credits

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:49
Schools around the country run into problems with new tests (AP): Technical glitches have hindered the roll-out of new standardized exams tied to Common Core in several states. Many states, including Washington, have also seen large portions of parents and students opting out of the tests. Civil rights groups criticize those who opt out of tests (The […]

AP EXPLAINS: What's next for jury in missing NYC boy case?

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:49

Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi-Orbon, center, leaves at the end of the day in the trial of Pedro Hernandez in New York, Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in New York. Jurors deliberating in the murder trial of Hernandez, a man accused of kidnapping and killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979, said they're deadlocked — for a second time. But a judge is telling them to keep trying for a verdict. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK (AP) — The haunting case of missing first-grader Etan Patz has endured for almost four decades, and deliberations in the long-awaited murder trial stemming from his 1979 disappearance are enduring extraordinarily long, too.


Al Jazeera America ousts top executive amid defections

NBA - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:43
NEW YORK (AP) — The troubled Al Jazeera America network ousted its chief executive on Wednesday following a week of management defections and a lawsuit charging an employee with anti-Semitism. The little-watched news network is replacing its CEO, Ehab Al Shihabi, with veteran news executive Al Anstey. Al Shihabi has run Al Jazeera America since […]
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Al Jazeera America ousts top executive amid defections

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:43
NEW YORK (AP) — The troubled Al Jazeera America network ousted its chief executive on Wednesday following a week of management defections and a lawsuit charging an employee with anti-Semitism. The little-watched news network is replacing its CEO, Ehab Al Shihabi, with veteran news executive Al Anstey. Al Shihabi has run Al Jazeera America since […]
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Al Jazeera America ousts top executive amid defections

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:43
NEW YORK (AP) — The troubled Al Jazeera America network ousted its chief executive on Wednesday following a week of management defections and a lawsuit charging an employee with anti-Semitism. The little-watched news network is replacing its CEO, Ehab Al Shihabi, with veteran news executive Al Anstey. Al Shihabi has run Al Jazeera America since […]

Reaction to death of former US House Speaker Jim Wright

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:42
DALLAS (AP) — Reaction to the death of Jim Wright, former U.S. House speaker and longtime Texas Democratic congressman:

Appeals court says police can withhold license plate scans

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:42
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police don't have to disclose license plate records that advocacy groups sought to gauge how high-tech surveillance was being used, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.

Wayback Wednesday, May 6, 1975: Oh, say can you hear the Sounders sing?

NBA - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:35
In a new weekly feature every Wednesday, we’ll share a front page of The Seattle Times’ sports section from yesteryear. (scroll down to see page) Our first step back in time is to Tuesday, May 6, 1975, that includes an interesting note about the NASL Sounders players singing “The Star Spangled Banner” a capella before […]
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Wayback Wednesday, May 6, 1975: Oh, say can you hear the Sounders sing?

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:35
In a new weekly feature every Wednesday, we’ll share a front page of The Seattle Times’ sports section from yesteryear. (scroll down to see page) Our first step back in time is to Tuesday, May 6, 1975, that includes an interesting note about the NASL Sounders players singing “The Star Spangled Banner” a capella before […]
Categories: Sports Center

Wayback Wednesday, May 6, 1975: Oh, say can you hear the Sounders sing?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 05:35
In a new weekly feature every Wednesday, we’ll share a front page of The Seattle Times’ sports section from yesteryear. (scroll down to see page) Our first step back in time is to Tuesday, May 6, 1975, that includes an interesting note about the NASL Sounders players singing “The Star Spangled Banner” a capella before […]