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Las Vegas earns 5-2 victory over Rainiers

7 hours 24 min ago
The 51s score three runs in first inning against Chien-Ming Wang, who allows eight hits in seven innings.
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Mariners 10, Rockies 4 — postgame videos, notes and boxscore

7 hours 35 min ago
Postgame videos of Lloyd McClendon, Nelson Cruz and Rob Rasmussen, story links, highlights and boxscore from the Mariners' 10-4 win over the Rockies at Coors Field.
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Q&A: A look at the history of Jewish extremism in Israel

7 hours 59 min ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — The arrest of a well-known Jewish extremist marks Israel’s first concrete step in its new “zero tolerance” approach toward what the government describes as Jewish terrorism. A recent pair of attacks brought into the open long-standing fears about a radicalized and ultraconservative fringe that had been operating below the radar but now […]
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After deadly attack, Israel arrests extremist in crackdown

7 hours 59 min ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities kicked off a promised crackdown on Jewish extremists following last week’s deadly arson attack on a Palestinian family, arresting a high-profile activist accused of leading a new movement of defiant settler youths who embrace violence and reject the rule of law in the name of the purity of the Holy […]
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Shackling video ignites debate on school discipline

8 hours 9 min ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The boy sat in a chair, the sound of his whimpering interrupted briefly by the clank of metal handcuffs closing around his arms. “You don’t get to swing at me like that,” a deputy says to the 8-year-old child, the interaction caught by a video camera. “You can do what we […]
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Paper: FBI investigating security of Clinton emails

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 12:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is looking into the security of the private email server that Hillary Rodham Clinton used when she was secretary of state, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. The newspaper also said the FBI has asked Clinton lawyer David Kendall about the security of a thumb drive, containing copies of Clinton’s emails, […]
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Miesha Tate says she is the one who can stop Ronda Rousey in UFC

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 12:38
Miesha Tate, who is from Tacoma, expressed confidence she can beat UFC superstar Ronda Rousey — who has defeated her twice. “My confidence is at an all-time high,” said Tate, who is likely to be Rousey’s next opponent.
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No drama, no trauma as Mariners beat Rockies, 10-4

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 12:31
The Mariners scored a convincing — and drama-free — win over the Colorado Rockies, 10-4, giving Seattle its third straight victory.
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Tom Box returns to Seattle Pacific as interim AD

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 12:17
Box served as SPU AD from July 1998 to July 2008.
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Katie Ledecky succeeds in grueling double

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 12:04
American swimmer Katie Ledecky set a world record in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the world championships. Less than a half-hour later, the 18-year-old competed in the 200-free semifinals and advanced to Wednesday’s final.
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Triple homicide investigated as ritualistic killing

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:59
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A triple homicide in Florida is being investigated as a possible ritualistic killing connected to the recent blue moon, a sheriff said Tuesday. The bodies of Voncile Smith, 77, and her sons Richard Smith, 49, and John Smith, 47, were discovered Friday in their Pensacola-area home, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan […]
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JFK – John Forbes Kerry, that is – leans on Kennedy cane

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:59
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is still nursing a broken leg but has graduated from crutches to a cane used by generations of the Kennedy family. Kerry appeared Wednesday at meetings in Malaysia with a wooden, silver-handled cane that he said had belonged to Kennedy family patriarch Joseph Kennedy […]
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At least 19 killed, 250 rescued after trains derail in India

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:58
NEW DELHI (AP) — Two passenger trains derailed over a bridge in central India while crossing a track that was flooded by heavy monsoon rains, killing at least 19 people, officials said Wednesday. At least 250 people have been rescued. The Kamayani Express was on its way to Mumbai when it derailed late Tuesday night […]
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Wise, Hudgins appear leading in race for elections director job

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:47
Julie Wise  and Zack Hudgins were leading in the race to replace Sherril Huff as director of King County Elections. Huff, who has held the job for six years, said in May that she had decided not to seek another term because of personal and health reasons. Wise, who took 62.3 percent of the vote in […]
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Anne Donovan gets 200th career victory

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:44
Kelsey Bone had a double-double to help the host Connecticut Sun beat the San Antonio Stars 82-51 for coach Anne Donovan’s 200th career victory in the league. Donovan coached the Storm from 2003 to 2007.
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Tom Brady’s testimony in ‘Deflategate’ matter is released

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:36
New England quarterback Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell he tampered with footballs before the AFC Championship Game.
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Bellevue council: Robertson leads big; Slatter and Hilhorst likely to advance

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:24
In the race for an open seat on the Bellevue City Council, biotech professional Vandana Slatter was leading Planning Commissioner Michelle Hilhorst and Parks Commissioner Sherry Grindeland in Tuesday night returns. For Position 5, Slatter led with 43 percent to Hilhorst’s 36 percent and Grindeland’s 21 percent. In the second council race on the primary […]
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Geek culture has gone too far

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:17
Comic books, superhero movies, video games and other forms of popular culture have gotten self-referential to the point of tedium. Prime examples: the movie “Pixels” and the book “Armada.”
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John Lovick and Dave Somers lead field for Snohomish County executive

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:14
Snohomish County Executive John Lovick enjoyed a small lead Tuesday night over County Council Chairman Dave Somers for a return to the top job. The Democrats were running ahead of Republican Robert Sutherland for the two slots in the November general election. Lovick was leading with 33 percent, while Somers had 31 percent. Sutherland captured […]
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Chris Matthews won’t coast on Super Bowl performance

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:11
The 6-foot-5 Matthews had four catches for 109 yards in the Super Bowl, the first receptions of his career, but he is taking nothing for granted in the crowded competition for Seahawks receiver.
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