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Seattle sports world reacts after Dae-Ho Lee delivers walk-off homer for Mariners

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:34

Dae-Ho Lee may have just become a fan favorite. Fans and media members went crazy after the 33-year-old rookie deposited a chest-high 97-mph fastball into the left-field bleachers.

The Black Keys: Steve Miller ‘really disappointed us’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:31

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Black Keys’ frontman Dan Auerbach says he lost sleep after inducting an openly ungrateful Steve Miller into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last week, telling Rolling Stone magazine Wednesday he “hated the feeling in my gut of being connected to that negativity.” Miller blasted the rock hall and the […]

Out of Africa: Where has it gone?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:26

AGADEZ, Niger — It’s Monday and that means it’s moving day in Agadez, the northern Niger desert crossroad that is the main launching pad for migrants out of West Africa. Fleeing devastated agriculture, overpopulation and unemployment, migrants from a dozen countries gather here in caravans every Monday night and make a mad dash through the […]

Dae-Ho Lee walkoff HR in 10th ends Mariners’ skid at 5 games

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:19

When Lee smashed a 97-mph fastball over the left-field wall to beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 in 10 innings Wednesday, the Mariners avoided the dubious feat of losing every game of their season-opening six-game homestand.

San Francisco man receives 30 month sentence in toxin case

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:05

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge has sentenced a San Francisco man accused of possessing deadly toxins and bomb-making material to 2 and ½ years in prison. U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria issued the sentence against 44-year-old Ryan Chamberlain Wednesday after Chamberlain pleaded guilty to one count of unregistered possession of a biological agent […]

San Francisco man receives 30 month sentence in toxin case

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:05

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge has sentenced a San Francisco man accused of possessing deadly toxins and bomb-making material to 2 and ½ years in prison. U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria issued the sentence against 44-year-old Ryan Chamberlain Wednesday after Chamberlain pleaded guilty to one count of unregistered possession of a biological agent […]

Hankook Tire moving North American Headquarters to Nashville

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:03

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — South Korean tiremaker Hankook announced Wednesday that it is relocating its North American headquarters from New Jersey to Tennessee. Company and state officials said in a ceremony at the state Capitol that 200 jobs will move to downtown Nashville, about 40 miles southeast of Hankook’s new tire factory in Clarksville. Hankook […]

Hankook Tire moving North American Headquarters to Nashville

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:03

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — South Korean tiremaker Hankook announced Wednesday that it is relocating its North American headquarters from New Jersey to Tennessee. Company and state officials said in a ceremony at the state Capitol that 200 jobs will move to downtown Nashville, about 40 miles southeast of Hankook’s new tire factory in Clarksville. Hankook […]

Documents detail Kubly’s talks with ex-employer over bike-sharing system

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:02

Documents show Seattle Department of Transportation Director Scott Kubly was directly involved in negotiations with his former employer about a city takeover of the Pronto bike-sharing system.

Following vaccine controversy, Tribeca rolls out red carpet

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:01

NEW YORK (AP) — The downtown Tribeca Film Festival kicked off with a bit of uptown style. The 15th annual festival was to open Wednesday with the premiere of Andrew Rossi’s “The First Monday in May,” a behind-the-scenes documentary about the mounting of an ambitious fashion exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the […]

Following vaccine controversy, Tribeca rolls out red carpet

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:01

NEW YORK (AP) — The downtown Tribeca Film Festival kicked off with a bit of uptown style. The 15th annual festival was to open Wednesday with the premiere of Andrew Rossi’s “The First Monday in May,” a behind-the-scenes documentary about the mounting of an ambitious fashion exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the […]

Former ‘Apprentice’ contestants planning to denounce Trump

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:00

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A handful of former contestants on the reality show “The Apprentice” say Republican Donald Trump should not be president. Half-a-dozen past hopefuls contestants of the hit show, including Season 4 winner Randal Pinkett and Season 1 runner-up Kwame Jackson, are planning a press conference Friday in New York to denounce the GOP […]

Former ‘Apprentice’ contestants planning to denounce Trump

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 07:00

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A handful of former contestants on the reality show “The Apprentice” say Republican Donald Trump should not be president. Half-a-dozen past hopefuls contestants of the hit show, including Season 4 winner Randal Pinkett and Season 1 runner-up Kwame Jackson, are planning a press conference Friday in New York to denounce the GOP […]

‘It’s like a nerd holiday’: Atlas Obscura Day to take locals on whimsical tours

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 06:57

To celebrate the world’s “most curious and awe-inspiring places,” Atlas Obscura has weird events planned worldwide for its fifth annual Atlas Obscura Day on April 16. There will be eight events in Seattle.

‘It’s like a nerd holiday’: Atlas Obscura Day to take locals on whimsical tours

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 06:57

To celebrate the world’s “most curious and awe-inspiring places,” Atlas Obscura has weird events planned worldwide for its fifth annual Atlas Obscura Day on April 16. There will be eight events in Seattle.

Can’t hold up this lip-lock: Couple kisses through robbery

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 06:57

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Nothing can stop true love, or at least a good kiss. Not even armed robbers. Police in Montana’s largest city are looking for three suspects who robbed a bar at gunpoint, but they didn’t seem to disturb a couple who kissed through the commotion. An employee of the Tap Inn and […]

Can’t hold up this lip-lock: Couple kisses through robbery

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 06:57

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Nothing can stop true love, or at least a good kiss. Not even armed robbers. Police in Montana’s largest city are looking for three suspects who robbed a bar at gunpoint, but they didn’t seem to disturb a couple who kissed through the commotion. An employee of the Tap Inn and […]

For UW’s Budda Baker and Chico McClatcher, friendly competition kicks into new gear

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 06:56

Chico McClatcher, UW's 5-foot-7 slot receiver, is holding his own this spring against star safety Budda Baker.

For UW’s Budda Baker and Chico McClatcher, friendly competition kicks into new gear

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 06:56

Chico McClatcher, UW's 5-foot-7 slot receiver, is holding his own this spring against star safety Budda Baker.

Kubly negotiated for city on issues involving his former company, emails show

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 06:54

Newly released emails include more details about Seattle Department of Transportation Director Scott Kubly’s involvement with his former employer and possible ethics violations.