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My car-prowlers’ tale: homelessness, addiction, crackdown, compassion

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:38

What ended up happening to the homeless car-campers who ripped me off is a microcosm of the challenges facing Seattle right now.

Court quashes obstruction charges against Ex-Penn State officials in Sandusky scandal

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:37

File photo of Penn State University President Graham Spanier in State College(Reuters) - A Pennsylvania appeals court on Friday threw out obstruction charges against three former Penn State officials accused of trying to hamper the child molestation case against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, court documents show. Ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier, former athletic director Timothy Curley and former university vice president Gary Schultz still have to answer charges of child endangerment and failure to report suspected child abuse, following the Pennsylvania Superior Court's decision.


Fox to Trump: Megyn Kelly will be a debate moderator

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:34

Businessman has criticized Fox News anchor since debate in August.

       

No major traffic accidents to report after evening rainstorm

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:31

No major traffic accidents to report after evening rainstormWith another El Nino-fueled storm hitting the Bay Area Friday afternoon, there was a good amount of rain but surprisingly we did not get all the problems that can come with it.


Surfers hit SoCal coast in search of big waves

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:31

Surfers hit SoCal coast in search of big wavesSurfers took to the coast of Southern California as a high surf provided plenty of big waves for thrill seekers on Friday.


Postal Service suspends Saturday operations ahead of blizzard

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:23

Postal Service suspends Saturday operations ahead of blizzardThe U.S. Postal Service announced Friday night all operations have been suspended for Saturday in Philadelphia, Southern/Central New Jersey and Delaware, due to blizzard condition warnings.


Zika virus triggers pregnancy warnings

BBC World News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:22
Four Latin American and Caribbean nations warn women to avoid pregnancy after Brazil's outbreak of Zika, a virus linked to severe birth defects.
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KingCo 3A/2A girls basketball: Taylor Krause’s second-half barrage sparks Mercer Island to win over Juanita

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:17

The 5-foot-10 Taylor Krause stepped out of character and splashed in six three-pointers in the second half to finish with 25 points as the Islanders repelled visiting Juanita 70-54 in a KingCo 3A/2A game on Friday night.
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KingCo 3A/2A girls basketball: Taylor Krause’s second-half barrage sparks Mercer Island to win over Juanita

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:17

The 5-foot-10 Taylor Krause stepped out of character and splashed in six three-pointers in the second half to finish with 25 points as the Islanders repelled visiting Juanita 70-54 in a KingCo 3A/2A game on Friday night.
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KingCo 3A/2A girls basketball: Taylor Krause’s second-half barrage sparks Mercer Island to win over Juanita

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:17

The 5-foot-10 Taylor Krause stepped out of character and splashed in six three-pointers in the second half to finish with 25 points as the Islanders repelled visiting Juanita 70-54 in a KingCo 3A/2A game on Friday night.

Glenn Beck, backing Cruz, says Trump win would be 'snowball to hell'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:15

ANKENY, Iowa — Donald Trump trumpeted the endorsement of Sarah Palin on Tuesday, but Ted Cruz countered Saturday with his own endorsement fr...

       

Oscars academy votes to diversify membership

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:15

Stung by criticism of its all-white Oscar nominations, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said it would overhaul its structure to increase diversity.
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Oscars academy votes to diversify membership

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:15

Stung by criticism of its all-white Oscar nominations, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said it would overhaul its structure to increase diversity.
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Oscars academy votes to diversify membership

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:15

Stung by criticism of its all-white Oscar nominations, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said it would overhaul its structure to increase diversity.

Yoenis Cespedes, New York Mets reportedly agree on 3-year, $75 million deal

Seattle Mariners - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:13

Slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is returning to the New York Mets. A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press the free agent and the National League champions agreed to a three-year contract for $75?million.
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Roger Federer wins his 300th Grand Slam tournament singles match

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:13

Roger Federer of Switzerland became the first man to win 300 singles matches at Grand Slam tennis tournaments when he beat Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the third round of the Australian Open.
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Roger Federer wins his 300th Grand Slam tournament singles match

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:13

Roger Federer of Switzerland became the first man to win 300 singles matches at Grand Slam tennis tournaments when he beat Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the third round of the Australian Open.
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Roger Federer wins his 300th Grand Slam tournament singles match

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:13

Roger Federer of Switzerland became the first man to win 300 singles matches at Grand Slam tennis tournaments when he beat Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the third round of the Australian Open.

No. 1 Jordan Spieth, No. 3 Rory McIlroy fade in Abu Dhabi Championship

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:05

Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and other big names slid off the leaderboard at the weather-affected Abu Dhabi Championship, leaving American amateur Bryson DeChambeau to chase clubhouse leader Andy Sullivan of England in the second round.
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No. 1 Jordan Spieth, No. 3 Rory McIlroy fade in Abu Dhabi Championship

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:05

Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and other big names slid off the leaderboard at the weather-affected Abu Dhabi Championship, leaving American amateur Bryson DeChambeau to chase clubhouse leader Andy Sullivan of England in the second round.
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