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Columbia shad numbers on the rise with largest single-day count at Bonneville topping 82,000 on Tuesday

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:07
The Columbia River fisheries are starting to ramp up with a wide range of fish species to catch. Shad counts on the Lower Columbia River at Bonneville have soared, and the single-day count on Tuesday was 82,464 (the largest count so far this spring) with a season total of 642,088. “Fishing has picked up a […]

Nationalists defy EU on Russia abuses

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:06
Anti-EU parties including UKIP vote against a European Parliament resolution which condemns Russian human rights abuses.
Categories: BBC World News

What’s with the hazy air in Seattle this morning?

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:03
That haze in the Seattle-area sky this morning is due to higher levels of moisture in the air. A flow of lower-level air from over the ocean is creating moister air that sometimes leads to fog, lower clouds, higher dew points or less visibility, said National Weather Service meteorologist Josh Smith. “We think the relative […]
Categories: Sports Center

What’s with the hazy air in Seattle this morning?

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:03
That haze in the Seattle-area sky this morning is due to higher levels of moisture in the air. A flow of lower-level air from over the ocean is creating moister air that sometimes leads to fog, lower clouds, higher dew points or less visibility, said National Weather Service meteorologist Josh Smith. “We think the relative […]
Categories: Sports Center

What’s with the hazy air in Seattle this morning?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:03
That haze in the Seattle-area sky this morning is due to higher levels of moisture in the air. A flow of lower-level air from over the ocean is creating moister air that sometimes leads to fog, lower clouds, higher dew points or less visibility, said National Weather Service meteorologist Josh Smith. “We think the relative […]

Netflix’s stock soars as shareholders clear way for split

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:00
LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — Netflix’s stock climbed to new high after shareholders cleared the way for its board of directors to make the Internet video service’s stock more affordable. Shareholders set the stage for Netflix to split its stock by approving a proposal that will allow the board to increase the company’s outstanding stock […]
Categories: Sports Center

Netflix’s stock soars as shareholders clear way for split

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:00
LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — Netflix’s stock climbed to new high after shareholders cleared the way for its board of directors to make the Internet video service’s stock more affordable. Shareholders set the stage for Netflix to split its stock by approving a proposal that will allow the board to increase the company’s outstanding stock […]
Categories: Sports Center

Netflix’s stock soars as shareholders clear way for split

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:00
LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — Netflix’s stock climbed to new high after shareholders cleared the way for its board of directors to make the Internet video service’s stock more affordable. Shareholders set the stage for Netflix to split its stock by approving a proposal that will allow the board to increase the company’s outstanding stock […]

US prison guards charged over death

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:57
Two prison guards are charged over the death of a black inmate in New York City, say prosecutors in Manhattan.
Categories: BBC World News

No charges expected in suicide of Washington state teenager - Seattle Sun Times

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:50

No charges expected in suicide of Washington state teenager
Seattle Sun Times
Hours after the incident, rumors started online and on social media about what drove the Washington teen to take her own life. At the center of those rumors was a 15-second video posted to YouTube. In the video, Laxamana is seen with her hair cut short ...

‘Throwing shade’; Taco Bell execs bone up on youth lingo

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:48
NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell executives are studying a strange new vocabulary emerging on this side of the border — the lingo of its young customers. CEO Brian Niccol said the company features a “Millennial Word of the Week” at its headquarters as a reminder of how the chain’s biggest fan base communicates. Niccol […]
Categories: Sports Center

‘Throwing shade’; Taco Bell execs bone up on youth lingo

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:48
NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell executives are studying a strange new vocabulary emerging on this side of the border — the lingo of its young customers. CEO Brian Niccol said the company features a “Millennial Word of the Week” at its headquarters as a reminder of how the chain’s biggest fan base communicates. Niccol […]
Categories: Sports Center

‘Throwing shade’; Taco Bell execs bone up on youth lingo

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:48
NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell executives are studying a strange new vocabulary emerging on this side of the border — the lingo of its young customers. CEO Brian Niccol said the company features a “Millennial Word of the Week” at its headquarters as a reminder of how the chain’s biggest fan base communicates. Niccol […]

EPA says it intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:47
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is proposing to regulate aircraft emissions in much the same way as power plants, saying they are a threat to human health because they contain pollutants that help cause global warming and therefore should be regulated. The Environmental Protection Agency announcement Wednesday clears the way for possible U.S. adoption of […]
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EPA says it intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:47
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is proposing to regulate aircraft emissions in much the same way as power plants, saying they are a threat to human health because they contain pollutants that help cause global warming and therefore should be regulated. The Environmental Protection Agency announcement Wednesday clears the way for possible U.S. adoption of […]
Categories: Sports Center

EPA says it intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:47
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is proposing to regulate aircraft emissions in much the same way as power plants, saying they are a threat to human health because they contain pollutants that help cause global warming and therefore should be regulated. The Environmental Protection Agency announcement Wednesday clears the way for possible U.S. adoption of […]

Uber loses bid for arbitration in U.S. driver lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:45

Photo illustration of logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone over a reserved lane for taxis in a street in MadridThe ruling, from U.S. District Judge Edward Chen in San Francisco on Tuesday, allows the lawsuits over driver background checks to continue in federal court. Arbitration is generally viewed as a more friendly forum for corporate defendants.


Juror apologizes to victims’ relatives for McEnroe verdict

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:40
A member of the jury that spared the life of mass killer Joseph McEnroe apologized to relatives of the six victims on Wednesday morning, saying politics prevented jurors from condemning McEnroe to death.
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Juror apologizes to victims’ relatives for McEnroe verdict

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:40
A member of the jury that spared the life of mass killer Joseph McEnroe apologized to relatives of the six victims on Wednesday morning, saying politics prevented jurors from condemning McEnroe to death.
Categories: Sports Center

Juror apologizes to victims’ relatives for McEnroe verdict

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:40
A member of the jury that spared the life of mass killer Joseph McEnroe apologized to relatives of the six victims on Wednesday morning, saying politics prevented jurors from condemning McEnroe to death.