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Mariners vs. Rays: Live coverage as Wade Miley, Seattle look to clinch Tampa Bay series

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:58

It's Miley vs. Smyly as the Mariners host the Rays in the second of their three-game series Tuesday. Here are live updates from Safeco Field.

Updating Seahawks’ roster moves: Seisay, Fuller back on Injured Reserve a day after being waived

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:35

The Seahawks placed cornerback Mohammed Seisay and receiver Jeff Fuller on Injured Reserve Tuesday a day after they were waived as injured.

State police: 2 stabbed at Massachusetts mall, 2 others stabbed at home in related incidents; suspect shot by off-duty officer

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:31

BOSTON (AP) — State police: 2 stabbed at Massachusetts mall, 2 others stabbed at home in related incidents; suspect shot by off-duty officer.

WWU approves contact for new president

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:23

Incoming Western Washington University President Sabah Randhawa will earn $365,000 a year.

Police: Assailant stabbed 2 at residence, then 2 at mall

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:22

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say an assailant stabbed two people at a home and then crashed a motor vehicle through a storefront at a mall and stabbed two other people. Police say the assailant was shot at the mall in Taunton by an off-duty law enforcement officer. Officials say injuries to some […]

Leader: New Yucca Mountain report ignores impact on tribe

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:19

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Native American tribal leader said Tuesday that federal regulators failed to consider people living in the Death Valley area in a key environmental report about the likelihood of underground water contamination from a proposed radioactive waste dump in the Nevada desert. “We are real. We are here,” Timbisha Shoshone Chairman […]

Man kicked by police officer sentenced on gun charges

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:15

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man who was seen on police dashboard camera video being kicked in the head by a police officer in a racially charged case from 2013 has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on unrelated gun charges. Lateef Dickerson pleaded guilty last month to possession of a firearm by […]

Inmate assaults two officers at Monroe prison; authorities investigating

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:14

The 32-year-old inmate reportedly punched one of the officers in the head, and then struck the second officer when he tried to intervene.

Mariners pregame: Luis Sardinas gets the start in left field, pitchers taking batting practice

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:03

Pregame notes, quotes, pitchers matchups and other tidbits for Tuesday night's game vs. the Rays at Safeco Field.

Why you should eat all the asparagus right now

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 08:02

Food writer Bethany Jean Clement on her family’s favorite vegetable: Washington-grown asparagus. Eat it now, before the season’s done.

Motorcyclist dies in Snohomish County crash

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 07:38

The cause of the crash outside Maltby remains under investigation.

West Point: No punishment for 16 cadets’ raised-fist photo

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 07:37

NEW YORK (AP) — Sixteen black West Point cadets who posed with raised fists for a pre-graduation picture won’t be punished for the gesture. The U.S. Military Academy said Tuesday it concluded the group photo didn’t violate any Department of Defense rules limiting political activity. West Point says in a statement an internal inquiry found […]

National police union leader convicted of embezzlement

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 07:36

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The founder of a national police union has been convicted in New Jersey of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in union funds for his personal use. Federal prosecutors say Assane Faye was found guilty Tuesday on two counts of embezzlement. He also was convicted on seven counts of mail fraud […]

What Team Bernie Sanders should do now

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 07:35

Bernie Sanders is almost certainly not going to be the Democratic nominee. Though he retains a devoted following, the crowds, the attention and the money are no longer what they were — death for a campaign built on momentum. Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, holds a virtually insurmountable lead in both delegates and votes. Passion is a […]

Agriculture cannot be sacrificed for clean water

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 07:34

An “anti-farmer” ad campaign is little help in addressing pollution issues.

Military Academy: No punitive action for 16 black West Point cadets who posed with raised fists for pre-graduation photo

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 07:31

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Military Academy: No punitive action for 16 black West Point cadets who posed with raised fists for pre-graduation photo.

Exit poll: Economy top issue for West Virginia voters

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 07:24

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regardless of party, West Virginians voting in Tuesday’s presidential primary are united on two things: They see the economy as the top issue facing the country, and they think trade is taking American jobs. In the state’s Democratic primary, a significant portion of voters said they were not Democrats. Less than half […]

Could Clinton be the first ‘E.T. candidate’?

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 07:19

Hillary Clinton has vowed that barring any threats to national security, she would open up government files on the subject, elating UFO enthusiasts, who have declared Clinton the first “E.T. candidate.”

US judge blocks proposed merger of Staples, Office Depot

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 07:15

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has blocked the proposed merger of Staples and Office Depot, saying the government had made the case that the merger had a “reasonable probability” of hurting competition in office supplies. The injunction issued Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan likely means the last two national office-supply chains will […]