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State’s presidential primary will continue in a secondary role

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:56
Proposals on Tuesday to move up Washington state’s May presidential primary to March failed. Either way, the primary won’t have a big impact on how voters here choose a presidential candidate.

Trupanion expands headquarters with move to Georgetown

NBA - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:55
Seattle pet insurance company Trupanion is moving its 425 employees, and their 200 pets, to a new headquarters in the Georgetown neighborhood.
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Trupanion expands headquarters with move to Georgetown

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:55
Seattle pet insurance company Trupanion is moving its 425 employees, and their 200 pets, to a new headquarters in the Georgetown neighborhood.
Categories: Sports Center

Trupanion expands headquarters with move to Georgetown

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:55
Seattle pet insurance company Trupanion is moving its 425 employees, and their 200 pets, to a new headquarters in the Georgetown neighborhood.

Police captain: Officer shooting not consistent with policy

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:54
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was not consistent with the department's policy, a captain who reviewed the case testified Tuesday.

‘Is She Dead Yet?’ a searing look at white privilege

NBA - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:54
A review of “Is She Dead Yet?,” Brandon J. Simmons’ exploration of a timely topic. In the play, only one black person still exists on Earth — and her time is limited.
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‘Is She Dead Yet?’ a searing look at white privilege

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:54
A review of “Is She Dead Yet?,” Brandon J. Simmons’ exploration of a timely topic. In the play, only one black person still exists on Earth — and her time is limited.
Categories: Sports Center

‘Is She Dead Yet?’ a searing look at white privilege

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:54
A review of “Is She Dead Yet?,” Brandon J. Simmons’ exploration of a timely topic. In the play, only one black person still exists on Earth — and her time is limited.

Indianapolis black leaders seek body cameras for officers

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:54

Stuffed animals and candles are arranged at a memorial for 15-year-old Andre Green Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, in Indianapolis. The leader of a faith-based, anti-crime group said Tuesday that the Indianapolis police department needs to equip all of its officers with body cameras and also add dashboard cameras to police cruisers in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Green, who was a suspect in a carjacking. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Black leaders called Tuesday for Indianapolis to equip its police with body cameras, two days after officers fatally shot a 15-year-old carjacking suspect in a confrontation authorities said wasn't captured by any department cameras.


Port of Seattle, Norwegian Cruise Line sign 15-year deal

NBA - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:53
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings will continuing operating out of Pier 66 until at least 2030 and split with the Port of Seattle an estimated $30-million in facility upgrades.
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Port of Seattle, Norwegian Cruise Line sign 15-year deal

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:53
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings will continuing operating out of Pier 66 until at least 2030 and split with the Port of Seattle an estimated $30-million in facility upgrades.
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Port of Seattle, Norwegian Cruise Line sign 15-year deal

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:53
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings will continuing operating out of Pier 66 until at least 2030 and split with the Port of Seattle an estimated $30-million in facility upgrades.

Maine fugitive wanted in shooting death of his ex surrenders

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:52

This photo provided by the Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Department shows Robert Burton on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. Burton, who broke into his ex-girlfriend's home, fatally shot her while her children slept and then spent more than two months hiding in the woods turned himself in on Tuesday, officials said. (Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Department via AP)AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A man who broke into his ex-girlfriend's home, fatally shot her while her children slept and then spent more than two months hiding in the woods turned himself in on Tuesday, officials said.


Senator offers plan to pay for New Jersey-New York rail tunnel

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:51

Sen. Schumer attends a news conference on Amtrak funding on Capitol Hill in WashingtonU.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York on Tuesday put forward a plan to pay for a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River linking New Jersey and New York City, following lengthy delays that have left commuters stranded and frustrated in recent weeks. Schumer proposed creation of a non-profit development corporation that would help raise money to pay for the multibillion-dollar project and also pushed to expedite repairs to the existing tunnel, which dates to the early 1900s. "We are fast approaching a regional transportation Armageddon: the busiest rail line in the country stranded without a way into New York," Schumer said at a press conference on Tuesday.


UN envoy proposes ideal timetable for Libya peace agreement

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:50
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya proposed an "ideal timetable" Tuesday that would have the country's feuding parties agree on a national unity government in the next three weeks and sign a peace agreement in the first weeks of September.

Target selects Philadelphia University students' ideas to sell in stores

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:39

Target selects Philadelphia University students' ideas to sell in storesFour designs have been selected from a studio class at Philadelphia University, made by students for students, to be part of Target's Back to School line.


Police release video they say shows Ferguson suspect with gun

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:32

St Louis County police officers arrest an anti-police demonstrator in Ferguson, MissouriBy Scott Malone FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - St. Louis County Police released a video on Tuesday that they said shows a suspect, who has been accused of firing on police, drawing a pistol from his pants during protests in strife-torn Ferguson, Missouri. Tyrone Harris, 18, was shot by police and is in critical condition. The incident occurred on Sunday in the St. Louis suburb where largely peaceful demonstrations over police shootings of unarmed black men have been punctuated by violence.


A Milestone in Africa: No Polio Cases in a Year

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:29
Health experts are quietly celebrating, while remaining on guard for a possible resurgence of a formerly widespread disease.









A Milestone in Africa: One Year Without a Case of Polio

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:29
Health experts are quietly celebrating, while remaining on guard for a possible resurgence of a formerly widespread disease.









Attorney general's aide pleads not guilty to email snooping

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 06:29

Patrick Reese, the driver for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, leaves the Montgomery County Court House after being arraigned, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, in Norristown, Pa. The former Dunmore police chief pleaded not guilty to a contempt charge stemming from an investigation of his boss. Kane is accused of leaking secret grand jury information and lying about it under oath. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former small-town police chief who became one of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's closest confidants pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge he snooped on emails to help her keep tabs on a grand jury investigation that has threatened to end her career.