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Sounders to host West Ham United in international friendly on July 5

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:31

The Seattle Sounders will host West Ham United of the English Premier League in an international friendly on July 5 at CenturyLink Field, the club announced Wednesday in a release. The match will mark the 10th such exhibition since Seattle joined MLS in 2009, and the fifth against EPL competition. Following its upset of Manchester […]

Samsung Gear expands virtual-reality arsenal

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:30
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung is trying to dazzle consumers by adding more entertainment and educational options to its Gear virtual reality headset as it attempts to turn a technological curiosity into a cultural phenomenon.

Seattle Beer Week 2016: These are the best events on tap

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:30

The city’s biggest beer festival kicks off Thursday, May 12. Here is where to drink during these glorious 11 days.
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Seattle Beer Week 2016: These are the best events on tap

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:30

The city’s biggest beer festival kicks off Thursday, May 12. Here is where to drink during these glorious 11 days.
Categories: Sports Center

Seattle Beer Week 2016: These are the best events on tap

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:30

The city’s biggest beer festival kicks off Thursday, May 12. Here is where to drink during these glorious 11 days.

Passenger’s quest for beer, flight attendants’ hugs forced Alaska flight to divert, feds say

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:29

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A passenger who authorities say forced an Alaska Airlines flight to be diverted after he didn’t get a beer has pleaded not guilty in Portland, Oregon, to a charge of interfering with a flight crew. A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday says 32-year-old Luke Watts of Portland threatened to become violent if […]
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Passenger’s quest for beer, flight attendants’ hugs forced Alaska flight to divert, feds say

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:29

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A passenger who authorities say forced an Alaska Airlines flight to be diverted after he didn’t get a beer has pleaded not guilty in Portland, Oregon, to a charge of interfering with a flight crew. A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday says 32-year-old Luke Watts of Portland threatened to become violent if […]
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Passenger’s quest for beer, flight attendants’ hugs forced Alaska flight to divert, feds say

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:29

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A passenger who authorities say forced an Alaska Airlines flight to be diverted after he didn’t get a beer has pleaded not guilty in Portland, Oregon, to a charge of interfering with a flight crew. A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday says 32-year-old Luke Watts of Portland threatened to become violent if […]

Columbia River mainstem reopens Friday through Sunday for hatchery spring chinook fishing

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:29

The Columbia River mainstem below and above Bonneville Dam will reopen for hatchery-marked spring chinook fishing this Friday through Sunday, and fishing should be fairly good. “There should be some fish in the lower river, and the best catches will likely be up toward Bonneville and from the Cowlitz downstream,” said Joe Hymer, a state […]
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Columbia River mainstem reopens Friday through Sunday for hatchery spring chinook fishing

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:29

The Columbia River mainstem below and above Bonneville Dam will reopen for hatchery-marked spring chinook fishing this Friday through Sunday, and fishing should be fairly good. “There should be some fish in the lower river, and the best catches will likely be up toward Bonneville and from the Cowlitz downstream,” said Joe Hymer, a state […]
Categories: Sports Center

Columbia River mainstem reopens Friday through Sunday for hatchery spring chinook fishing

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:29

The Columbia River mainstem below and above Bonneville Dam will reopen for hatchery-marked spring chinook fishing this Friday through Sunday, and fishing should be fairly good. “There should be some fish in the lower river, and the best catches will likely be up toward Bonneville and from the Cowlitz downstream,” said Joe Hymer, a state […]

Fitness star Tracy Anderson: stop aspiring to a celeb body

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:28

MIAMI (AP) — She’s sculpted the bodies of Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez and runs a multimillion-dollar fitness empire with 218,000 Instagram followers, but Tracy Anderson is tired of talking about how to achieve the perfect celebrity body. Anderson has turned down several offers for reality shows and says she no longer accepts new celebrity […]
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Fitness star Tracy Anderson: stop aspiring to a celeb body

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:28

MIAMI (AP) — She’s sculpted the bodies of Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez and runs a multimillion-dollar fitness empire with 218,000 Instagram followers, but Tracy Anderson is tired of talking about how to achieve the perfect celebrity body. Anderson has turned down several offers for reality shows and says she no longer accepts new celebrity […]
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Fitness star Tracy Anderson: stop aspiring to a celeb body

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:28

MIAMI (AP) — She’s sculpted the bodies of Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez and runs a multimillion-dollar fitness empire with 218,000 Instagram followers, but Tracy Anderson is tired of talking about how to achieve the perfect celebrity body. Anderson has turned down several offers for reality shows and says she no longer accepts new celebrity […]

New Orleans sheriff: Federal jail action like coup attempt

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:25

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lawyers for New Orleans’ sheriff say a federal move to strip him of his authority to run the city’s jail amounts to an illegal coup attempt. U.S. Justice Department attorneys and lawyers for inmates last month filed a motion seeking to have a third-party “receiver” run the jail, which has long […]
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New Orleans sheriff: Federal jail action like coup attempt

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:25

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lawyers for New Orleans’ sheriff say a federal move to strip him of his authority to run the city’s jail amounts to an illegal coup attempt. U.S. Justice Department attorneys and lawyers for inmates last month filed a motion seeking to have a third-party “receiver” run the jail, which has long […]
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New Orleans sheriff: Federal jail action like coup attempt

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:25

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lawyers for New Orleans’ sheriff say a federal move to strip him of his authority to run the city’s jail amounts to an illegal coup attempt. U.S. Justice Department attorneys and lawyers for inmates last month filed a motion seeking to have a third-party “receiver” run the jail, which has long […]

Man who killed two in Massachusetts rampage seemed 'disturbed': official

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:23
A Massachusetts man who fatally stabbed two people in a string of apparently unprovoked attacks on Tuesday, before an off-duty deputy sheriff shot him dead, had been acting in a disturbed fashion before the rampage, officials said on Wednesday. The man, Arthur DaRosa, 28, had been watching his child's soccer practice when he drove off and began a series of attacks, breaking into a home where he stabbed two women eating dinner, crashing his car through the doors of a nearby shopping mall and attacking shoppers in a Macy's department store. Finally, he attacked diners at a Bertucci's Italian restaurant, where he was shot dead, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn told reporters.

Lawsuit: Police beat Maryland man, used racial slurs

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:12
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has filed a lawsuit saying police officers wrongfully detained, beat and insulted him with racial slurs.