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Video: Alan Hinton talks Sounders-Whitecaps

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 03:39
Sounders legend Alan Hinton, who has seen both sides of the Seattle-Vancouver rivalry as both a player and coach, spoke Tuesday about what makes this series unique ahead of another edition coming up this weekend at CenturyLink Field.  

FBI: Islamic State sympathizer charged in backpack bomb plot

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 03:29
MIAMI (AP) — A man described by the FBI as an Islamic State sympathizer who hoped to mount attacks on U.S. soil was charged Tuesday with plotting to detonate a nail-filled backpack bomb on a Florida beach. A criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday charges 23-year-old Harlem Suarez of Key West with attempting to use a weapon […]

Netflix news: more superheroes, no skin on ‘Kimmy’

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 03:12
At the Television Critics Association summer meeting, streaming giant Netflix said “Daredevil” will return, and a possible spinoff; executives are in a ‘complex deal’ to bring back “Arrested Development”; there won’t be nudity on “Kimmy Schmidt.”

Yakima-basin water plan heads for Senate panel

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 03:10
The water projects include a proposed pumping plant at Kachess Reservoir that would enable more water to be withdrawn during drought years, and a project to bring water from Keechelus Reservoir to Kachess Reservoir.

Pierce County prosecutor, deputy sued in federal court

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 02:46
A woman who was charged twice in Pierce County and twice had those charges dismissed has filed a federal lawsuit against Prosecutor Mark Lindquist and one of his deputies.

Brady’s suspension upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 02:45
Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld.

Legal advice website Avvo raises $71.5 million

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 02:33
The funding helps company reach a value of $650 million and comes as Avvo is expanding its employee headcount.

Your week in Seattle music: Imagine Dragons, Watershed Festival and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 02:18
Imagine Dragons, the Watershed Festival, with Florida Georgia Line, and Kamasi Washington are three reasons this is a good week in Seattle music.

Bellevue burger spot takes you way back

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 02:07
The local outpost of the popular Wayback Burgers chain comes to the Eastside.

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 02:00
The sixth-year head coach discusses how he is dealing with the aftermath of Super Bowl XLIX, plus his connections to Steve Ballmer and Macklemore.

Lawyers: Convicted spy Pollard to be paroled in November

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 01:52
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys for Jonathan Pollard, who has served nearly 30 years in prison for spying for Israel, said Tuesday the U.S. has granted him parole and he will be released in November. Pollard, an American, was arrested in November 1985 as he tried unsuccessfully to gain asylum in Israel’s Washington embassy in a […]

Man’s body found in Lake Washington Monday night

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 01:47
The body of a man was pulled out of Lake Washington on Monday night, according to Seattle police.

Alaska Airlines has 72-hour sale on fall travel to Hawaii

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 01:47
Fall is my favorite time to visit Hawaii, and Seattle-based Alaska Airlines today launched what it calls a 72-hour Flash Sale on autumn air travel to the islands. Package deals from Seattle including round-trip airfare and hotel start at $113 per person (to Kauai), based on double occupancy for a 7-night stay. That adds up […]

Court rejects claim over deadly goring in Olympic National Park

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 01:40
SEATTLE  — A three-judge federal appeals court panel has rejected a woman’s lawsuit over her husband’s fatal goring by a mountain goat in Olympic National Park, but two of the three suggested court precedent should be changed in a way that would allow her to pursue her claims. Susan Chadd sued the federal government after […]

‘I am an American’ says man who tried to join Islamic State

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 01:26
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who wrote he was “ready for jihad” before buying a one-way ticket overseas to try joining the Islamic State group was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday after he sobbed to the judge, “I am an American.” Leon Nathan Davis III of Augusta was sentenced to 15 years, the […]

‘The Book of Mormon’ satirical musical finally in Utah

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 01:25
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church’s flagship temple and headquarters. The Tony Award-winning “The Book of Mormon” has earned rave reviews while appalling some […]

UW’s Psalm Wooching, Siosifa Tufunga on Polynesian player of the year watch list

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 01:15
Plus, some key dates for UW's fall camp and fan events.

Montana cyclist found dead on State Route 2 near Leavenworth

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 01:08
The death of a 67-year-old Montana bicyclist on Highway 2 west of Leavenworth is being investigated as a hit-and-run.

‘Vacation’: Reboot makes a case for staying home

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 01:02
Movie review of “Vacation”: This lousy reboot features a now-grown Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms), determined to take his family on a road trip to Walley World. Rating: 1 star out of 4.

Paccar rides strong truck sales to record second quarter profit

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 00:56
The Bellevue company also showed record profit in its parts division and had strong results in financial services.