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3 places to stay on the Oregon Coast

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 02:01
A range of prices and a wide assortment of fun

Vote: Why are young people living with parents? | Jon Talton

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 01:52
More younger people are living with their parents than during the recession. What's driving it, economics or culture?

Photos of the Day: July 31, 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 01:47
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.

Mark Lowe traded to the Blue Jays for three minor leaguers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 01:38
With the 2015 season lost, the Mariners continue to sell off of pieces with the trade deadline looming on Friday afternoon. Sources within the Mariners have confirmed the organization has traded right-handed reliever Mark Lowe to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for three minor leaguers. The names of the three players have yet to be announced since it’s still […]

The few, the brave: Here’s to the grape growers of the Puget Sound AVA

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 01:30
You can’t get much more local than the 40 or so wines made in places like Bainbridge, Lopez, San Juan or Vashon islands.

Tough week for social media stocks — no one is spared

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 01:08
NEW YORK (AP) — It hasn’t been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell. Not even Facebook, with stronger-than-expected profit and revenue numbers and bulletproof mobile advertising strategy, was spared. Its stock is down 2.6 percent […]

WTO rules against China in specialty steel dispute

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 01:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Trade Organization says China broke global trade rules by failing to comply with an earlier WTO ruling and continuing to impose duties on specialty steel imports. The decision announced Friday was a victory for the United States and steelmakers AK Steel in West Chester, Ohio, and Allegheny Ludlum in Waynesboro, […]

Man killed in Federal Way drive-by shooting identified

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 00:54
The man killed Thursday in a drive-by shooting in Federal Way was identified as 20-year-old Muldhata U. Dawud.

Zimbabwe: American lion killer’s extradition being sought

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 00:19
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday. In the Zimbabwean government’s first official comment on the killing […]

Data shows few Latino voters in Yakima so far

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 00:13
A new elections system designed to increase the voting of Latinos in Yakima politics so far hasn't generated much interest at the ballot box.

US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion project

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 00:12
LONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledged Friday to match new donations to Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Unit — the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Tom Kaplan, a natural resource investor whose net worth was put by Forbes magazine at […]

Latest state Fish and Wildlife ocean salmon data reveals summer catch rates about as good as it gets

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 23:58
Here is a rundown on coastal salmon catch figures gathered by state Fish and Wildlife on how fishing success fared: ILWACO (Coho quota is 79,400 and chinook guideline is 15,000. Cumulative chinook catch is 2,658 with 16.9 percent of the guideline caught, and cumulative coho catch is 15,599 with 19.6 percent of the quota caught […]

Live updates: Day 1 of Seahawks training camp

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 23:41
Follow our live coverage all day as the Seahawks take the field at VMAC for the first day of training camp on Friday.

Live updates from Day 2 at Pac-12 media days

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 23:28
WSU coach Mike Leach to take stage on Warner Bros. lot at 12:10 p.m. Friday.

What’s considered ‘classified’ is a judgment call

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 23:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is under scrutiny over whether she sent or received classified information on unsecured email when she was secretary of state. The inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community recently alerted the Justice Department about classified information included improperly on email that went through a home server […]

News Guide: Bush’s brother, father among donors to super PAC

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 23:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs, as well. Unlike campaigns, these outside groups aren’t limited in how much money they can accept from individual donors. While they can’t directly take orders from […]

Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 23:10
There is currently no licensed treatment or vaccine for Ebola, which has so far killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa since the world’s biggest outbreak began in the forest region of Guinea last year.

Reaction: Russell Wilson, Seahawks agree to contract extension

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 23:01
With Seahawks fans likely restlessly stirring in their beds, and talk of a contract talks being far apart as late as Thursday night, Russell Wilson and the Seahawks pulled out another clutch victory Friday morning, with both sides agreeing to a four-year contract extension worth $87.6 million. Here is how media members and fans reacted: […]

French Jewish immigrants flock to Israeli coastal city

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 22:56
NETANYA, Israel (AP) — The coastal city of Netanya markets itself as the “Israeli Riviera” and walking along its main pedestrian boulevard, one would be hard-pressed to tell it apart from its twin city of Nice. Barely a word of Hebrew is spoken, and real estate ads, restaurant menus and cafe conversations are mostly in […]

Obama to extend college aid grants to some prison inmates

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 22:52
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some federal and state prisoners could begin receiving student aid to take college courses — while still behind bars — as early as the 2016-2017 school year. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the pilot Pell grant program during a visit Friday to the Maryland Correctional Institution in […]