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LeBron avoiding war of words with Pistons coach

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:57

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James won’t get into any verbal fight with Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy. Detroit’s coach was critical of the officiating during Cleveland’s win in Game 1 on Sunday and was fined $25,000 by the NBA for his comments during a TV interview after the first quarter. Van Gundy complained that […]

Brothers sought in Arlington slayings may be headed to Mexico; car found in Arizona, police say

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:56

A vehicle believed to have been driven by two men suspected of killing a couple from Arlington has been located in Phoenix, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Huskies links: UW athletic department reports small budget deficit in 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:55

The athletic department ran a deficit of about $863,000 for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

Family of journalist slain by Islamic State sues Syria

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:14

MIAMI (AP) — The family of slain journalist Steven Sotloff is suing Syria in U.S. court, claiming the government of President Bashar Assad provided support to Islamic State militants who carried out the gruesome beheading. The lawsuit filed Monday in federal court in Washington seeks tens of millions in damages from Syria for Sotloff’s 2014 […]

Family of journalist slain by Islamic State sues Syria

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:14

MIAMI (AP) — The family of slain journalist Steven Sotloff is suing Syria in U.S. court, claiming the government of President Bashar Assad provided support to Islamic State militants who carried out the gruesome beheading. The lawsuit filed Monday in federal court in Washington seeks tens of millions in damages from Syria for Sotloff’s 2014 […]

Navy scraps mailer over sexism accusations

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:10

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Navy has scrapped a recruiting mailer that promised women they could join while staying in touch with their feminine side. Navy officials said Tuesday they made the decision amid criticism that the wording was condescending and perpetuated stereotypes. The mailer says the Navy offers women opportunities “most girls aren’t […]

Navy scraps mailer over sexism accusations

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:10

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Navy has scrapped a recruiting mailer that promised women they could join while staying in touch with their feminine side. Navy officials said Tuesday they made the decision amid criticism that the wording was condescending and perpetuated stereotypes. The mailer says the Navy offers women opportunities “most girls aren’t […]

Feds cite Fogle’s quest for teens for sex in appeal reply

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:08

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors have replied to former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle’s appeal of his more than 15-year sentence with a court filing that includes text messages illustrating his efforts to find teenagers for sex. Monday’s filing with a federal appeals court includes one text in which Fogle asks an adult escort, “Did you find […]

Feds cite Fogle’s quest for teens for sex in appeal reply

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:08

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors have replied to former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle’s appeal of his more than 15-year sentence with a court filing that includes text messages illustrating his efforts to find teenagers for sex. Monday’s filing with a federal appeals court includes one text in which Fogle asks an adult escort, “Did you find […]

Donkeys to descend on Philadelphia ahead of convention

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:08

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Donkeys will be dispatched around Philadelphia this summer ahead of the Democratic National Convention. Fifty-seven fiberglass donkeys will be displayed at various sites and attractions starting July 1. The symbol of the Democratic Party will represent each U.S. state, territory, Washington, D.C., and Democrats abroad. They will be painted with iconic images […]

Donkeys to descend on Philadelphia ahead of convention

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:08

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Donkeys will be dispatched around Philadelphia this summer ahead of the Democratic National Convention. Fifty-seven fiberglass donkeys will be displayed at various sites and attractions starting July 1. The symbol of the Democratic Party will represent each U.S. state, territory, Washington, D.C., and Democrats abroad. They will be painted with iconic images […]

Train carrying Ringling Bros. animals hits car on tracks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:07

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Police say a train carrying animals from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus hit a car on the tracks in Virginia. Chesterfield Police spokeswoman Elizabeth Caroon says the train dragged the car about a half-mile down the tracks late Monday before it came to a stop. She says 22-year-old […]

Train carrying Ringling Bros. animals hits car on tracks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:07

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Police say a train carrying animals from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus hit a car on the tracks in Virginia. Chesterfield Police spokeswoman Elizabeth Caroon says the train dragged the car about a half-mile down the tracks late Monday before it came to a stop. She says 22-year-old […]

Designers Costa, Zucchelli out at Calvin Klein

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:06

NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli are leaving Calvin Klein as part of what the company describes as a global creative strategy to unify all of its brands under one vision. Costa has been at the New York fashion house for more than a decade and became the women’s creative director […]

Designers Costa, Zucchelli out at Calvin Klein

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:06

NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli are leaving Calvin Klein as part of what the company describes as a global creative strategy to unify all of its brands under one vision. Costa has been at the New York fashion house for more than a decade and became the women’s creative director […]

Help wanted: the coming shortfall in some occupations

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:04

Want to work on a railroad or a hospital? Then you might find employers happy to see you. Certain jobs are likely to grow in demand in coming years.

Help wanted: the coming shortfall in some occupations

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:04

Want to work on a railroad or a hospital? Then you might find employers happy to see you. Certain jobs are likely to grow in demand in coming years.

Earth’s hot streak continues for a record 11 months

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth’s record monthly heat streak has hit 11 months in a row — a record in itself. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday that March’s average global temperature of 54.9 degrees was not only the hottest March, but continues a record streak that started last May. According to NOAA climate […]

Earth’s hot streak continues for a record 11 months

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth’s record monthly heat streak has hit 11 months in a row — a record in itself. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday that March’s average global temperature of 54.9 degrees was not only the hottest March, but continues a record streak that started last May. According to NOAA climate […]

Senate bill would make extensive aviation policy changes

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — From package delivery drones to bomb-sniffing dogs, a bill approved by the Senate on Tuesday makes extensive changes to aviation safety, security and consumer programs and policies. It would: AIRLINE PASSENGERS —Require the Department of Transportation to issue regulations standardizing how airlines disclose fees so consumers can better comparison-shop for tickets. —Make […]