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Can PlayStation double as a TV streaming hub? Sony thinks so

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

In the changing world of how we watch television, Sony takes a tentative step into bringing programming to its gaming console. Microsoft knows this is not an easy leap to make.

Apple CEO needs to temper rosy talk with dose of reality

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

Apple has been hit hard after its latest quarterly report, and some of the sting could be foreseen and more could have been done to prepare investors for the downbeat news.

Apple CEO needs to temper rosy talk with dose of reality

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

Apple has been hit hard after its latest quarterly report, and some of the sting could be foreseen and more could have been done to prepare investors for the downbeat news.

Monday Memo

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

The business week ahead

Monday Memo

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

The business week ahead

Priscilla Chan’s philanthropy shaped by lessons learned as a child of immigrants

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

Chan rarely talks publicly about how her personal story has influenced the giving by her and her husband, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Priscilla Chan’s philanthropy shaped by lessons learned as a child of immigrants

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

Chan rarely talks publicly about how her personal story has influenced the giving by her and her husband, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Bouquets to cover all the vases

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:56

Flower sales were brisk at Seattle’s Pike Place Market on Mother's Day.

Bouquets to cover all the vases

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:56

Flower sales were brisk at Seattle’s Pike Place Market on Mother's Day.

Prince Harry, Michelle Obama help kick off Invictus Games

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:51

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Britain’s Prince Harry and first lady Michelle Obama helped kick off the Invictus Games for wounded veterans with impassioned speeches Sunday night, joining other figures from the worlds of sports, entertainment and politics in a glittery opening ceremony. The two-hour event included live performances by British singer James Blunt and soprano […]

Bouquets of beauty, hope delivered on Mother’s Day

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:45

Volunteers created more than 60 Mother's Day flower arrangements for residents of Hope Place.

New Mariners ownership fed up with mediocrity, being the butt of community’s jokes

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:27

Inside sports business The timing of this latest ownership shuffle by the Mariners could not have been better for a team with some damage control to manage. There was already the nightmare of the team owning baseball’s longest playoff drought at 15 years. But now, a vocal segment of Seattle fans also feel – rightly […]

Utah light rail train derails, hurts 4 passengers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:27

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah say four people were hurt Sunday when a Salt Lake City-area passenger train derailed. A spokesman for South Salt Lake police said at least two people aboard the light rail train were in serious condition after the derailment. Spokesman Gary Keller said in a news release […]

Inslee takes up pen when’s there’s a legislative deadlock

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:10

As Washington state lawmakers have deadlocked on bills dealing with gun safety and climate change, Gov. Jay Inslee has taken to using executive orders. He has written more than the state’s two previous governors did in their first terms.

’60 Minutes:’ WADA received 200 emails from whistleblower

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:05

A whistleblower who uncovered systemic doping inside Russia’s track team told “60 Minutes” he sent 200 emails and 50 letters about the cheating to the World Anti-Doping Agency, which told him it didn’t have the power to investigate inside the country. In an interview that aired on the CBS news show Sunday night, Vitaly Stepanov, […]

Watch: Aurora Borealis provides stunning light show over Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 09:51

Seattle's morning sky was greeted with a show of dazzling display of Northern Lights early Sunday morning.

LEADING OFF: Chapman joins Yanks, Cubs go for 8th win in row

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 09:28

A look at what’s happening all around the majors Monday: ___ FULL ‘PEN Star reliever Aroldis Chapman is set to be activated after serving a 29-game suspension under baseball’s domestic violence policy. He’ll join the last-place New York Yankees for the opener of a four-game home set against World Series champion Kansas City. The left-hander […]

After serving suspension, Chapman ready to close for Yankees

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 09:23

NEW YORK (AP) — Aroldis Chapman’s nameplate and No. 54 are in place above his locker, which has already been stocked with T-shirts, caps, jerseys and gloves. No question about it, the New York Yankees are ready for the long-awaited arrival of their new star closer. Chapman is set to be activated Monday after serving […]

Orlando shuts out Reign FC

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 09:19

Backup goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris only has to stop two shots on goal as Pride blanks Hope Solo and Reign 2-0.

Muslim leaders deny ISIS’ religious claims, stoking group’s anger

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 09:14

Death threats are a sign that Muslim religious leaders have antagonized the Islamic State, and their growing influence also contradicts those who claim that Muslim leaders have been silent in the fight against violent extremism.