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Ellen Pao dropping appeal of Silicon Valley bias case

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 03:11
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The woman who lost her high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm said Thursday that she is dropping her appeal and ending the case that became a flashpoint on inequality in the tech industry. Ellen Pao said in a statement that she cannot afford the risk of […]

Game thread: Mariners aim for series split against Texas

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 03:00
Felix Hernandez takes the mound after an extended break as the Mariners face the Rangers in a matinee Thursday at Safeco Field. Follow our live coverage.

Everett teen charged in shooting of boy, girl over gang colors

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 02:55
A 16-year-old Everett teen is being prosecuted as an adult for allegedly shooting another boy, 17, and the boy’s sister, 14, during a confrontation over gang colors a week ago.

3 women arrested after shots fired during Pioneer Square robbery

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 02:25
Three women were booked into jail after one fired gunshots at a man during a robbery in Pioneer Square.

Airlines’ on-time performance rises in July, as do complaints

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 02:24
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. airlines are posting better results for on-time performance and fewer cancelations but complaints are still rising. The Department of Transportation said Thursday that 78.1 percent of flights on the leading airlines arrived on time in July. That’s up from 74.8 percent the previous month and 75.6 percent in July 2014. Hawaiian […]

Search on for missing B.C. hiker in Olympic National Park

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 02:13
David Galbraith of Victoria separated from companion on Tuesday on the park’s Storm King Trail.

Three questions with Kenny Albert of Fox Sports

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 02:13
Kenny Albert of Fox Sports offers answers on three key questions about Sunday's game.

Pregame notes and lineups: Nelson Cruz returns to the lineup

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 02:07
Thanks to Matt Pentz for covering Wednesday night’s game. He got a nice easy one to write about.  Thanks to I-5 and whoever hit the school bus around Federal Way. It was a lovely commute. Nelson Cruz is back in the lineup today for the Mariners.     Most Read StoriesSeahawks’ Russell Wilson buys $6.7 […]

WSU Cougars morning links: Can you remember the last time WSU took an East Coast trip?

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 01:58
WSU hasn't been to the East Coast in a while. The Cougars leave for New Jersey on Thursday

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage inches up to 3.9 percent

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 01:53
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates inched up this week as financial markets awaited the Federal Reserve’s crucial decision next week on interest rates. The subdued gains followed a sharp drop the previous week, as global markets continued to whipsaw amid economic disruption in China and uncertainty over the Fed’s interest-rate policy. Mortgage […]

GOP contender Jindal brands Trump a ‘madman’

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 01:49
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Bobby Jindal threw the book of insults at Donald Trump on Thursday, even calling him a “madman.” More specifically, he called the GOP front-runner an “egomaniacal madman who has no principles” and who risks costing the party its chance to regain the White House. The Louisiana governor’s […]

White House: Obama wants to admit more Syrian refugees

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 01:49
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is making plans to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming budget year, a significant increase from the 1,500 migrants that have been cleared to resettle in the U.S. since civil war broke out in the Middle Eastern country more than four years ago, the White House said Thursday. […]

Hillary Clinton: Trump insults women every chance he gets

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 01:47
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton swiped at Donald Trump for insulting a Republican rival's looks.

How much will the Seahawks use Tyler Lockett as a receiver this season?

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 01:35
Tyler Lockett's preseason success has the team preparing an even bigger role for him in the offense than might have been expected.

Police recover body from Ship Canal near Fremont Bridge

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 01:02
A man’s body has been taken out of the water near Seattle’s Fremont Bridge.

‘Passport day’ coming up in Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 01:00
No appointment needed to get new or replacement U.S. passport.

Woman swallowed 68 cocaine pellets in smuggling bid

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 00:57
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Authorities say a woman swallowed 68 cocaine pellets before flying from Jamaica to Fort Lauderdale in an unsuccessful smuggling scheme. Court documents show 30-year-old Venesya Oldacre was arrested Aug. 31 when she arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and was interviewed by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents. The Sun Sentinel […]

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.7M trucks for air bag, weld troubles

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 00:55
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.7 million trucks to fix problems with air bags and welds in the steering system. The biggest of three recalls announced Thursday covers 1.35 million Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks and 3500, 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cabs, mainly in North America. All are from […]

Brian Williams returning to air on Sept. 22

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 00:54
NEW YORK — Former NBC News anchor Brian Williams will return to the air on Sept. 22 as part of MSNBC’s coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States. The network pinpointed the date on Thursday. It had been looking toward coverage of the pope’s visit as the place to start him in his […]

Pro Football Focus previews Rams-Seahawks

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 00:53
Some links and notes from Pro Football Focus about the Seahawks and their game Sunday.