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UW’s Lorenzo Romar after 95-83 win over Colorado

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:04

Huskies had their 22-point lead in the second half cut to seven in the final minutes, but hang on to improve to 13-5 and remain on top of the Pac-12 at 5-1.

UCLA uses 2nd-half runto subdue Oregon State

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:03

Isaac Hamilton scored 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting as UCLA beat Oregon State 82-73 on Wednesday night.

Indonesia starts construction of high-speed rail line

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:57

WALINI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia broke ground on a high-speed rail line between the capital Jakarta and Bandung, officially marking the start of the three-year construction project. The 142.3 kilometer (88.4 mile) railway worth $5.5 billion is being constructed by PT Kereta Cepat Indonesia-China, a joint venture between an Indonesian consortium of and China Railway […]

UW’s Andrew Andrews and Marquese Chriss on 95-83 win over Colorado

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:56

Andrews finished with 33 points and Chriss as Huskies held off the Buffaloes at the end.

Pakistan holds day of mourning after university attack

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:55

CHARSADDA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan is observing a day of mourning after a deadly attack by Islamic militants who stormed a northwestern university the day before, gunning down students and teachers and spreading terror before the four gunmen were slain by the military. The death toll from the assault at Bacha Khan university in the […]

Appeals court to hear ‘Sister Wives’ polygamy case

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:54

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lawyers for a family made famous by the TV show “Sister Wives” are set to ask a federal appeals court on Thursday to uphold a ruling that decriminalized polygamy in Utah. The case is scheduled to come before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver after the Utah Attorney […]

Young Washington Huskies not only fun, but also quickly improving

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:53

In handing Colorado a 95-83 loss and regaining sole possession of first place in the Pac-12, Washington continues to making progress on the court.

Ex-Oklahoma officer to be sentenced for rape, sex crimes

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:36

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma City police officer is set to find out whether he will spend the rest of his life in prison for raping and sexually victimizing eight women on his beat. Daniel Holtzclaw, 29, will be sentenced Thursday. He faces up to 263 years in prison after last month’s convictions […]

Governor’s emails show debate over blame for Flint water

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:34

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A day after doctors reported high levels of lead in Flint children, Gov. Rick Snyder’s top aide told him the “real responsibility” for the city’s water issues rested with local government officials, emails show. Then-chief of staff Dennis Muchmore later told the governor that residents were “caught in a swirl of […]

Wednesday’s prep girls basketball results

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:17

Senior Hailey Wilson scored 30 points for Lake Stevens, leading the team against Mariner.

Asian stocks fail to hold gains, turn lower along with oil

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:17

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly in the red Thursday, surrendering early gains as oil drifted lower and sentiment remained fragile following big swings on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 lost 2.4 percent to 16,017.26 and South Korea’s Kospi inched down 0.3 percent to 1,840.53. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng […]

IS radio beams propaganda, threats across rural Afghanistan

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:14

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan reporters recognized the voice threatening them with death on the Islamic State group’s local radio station. It was a former colleague, who knows their names and where they work. The threats were made during a discussion program on “Voice of the Caliphate,” an elusive radio station operated by one […]

KingCo 4A girls basketball: Taya Corosdale sparks Bothell to win over Eastlake

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:03

Junior post player Taya Corosdale supplied 25 points and 18 rebounds and Jones contributed 16 points and five steals as there was a big-time Bothell revival, 71-45 over host Eastlake on Wednesday night in a KingCo 4A game.

Ana Ivanovic, Andy Murray advance at Australian Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:03

Ana Ivanovic was concerned when she heard a loud noise as a spectator fell on some stairs at Rod Laver Arena, an accident that delayed her second-round match for almost half an hour at the Australian Open.

France returns head of Hindu statue taken 130 years ago

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:03

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The head of a Hindu deity’s statue from the 7th century was returned by France and reattached to its body Thursday for display at a museum, more than 130 years after it was spirited away. The stone sculpture is of Harihara, a deity that combines aspects of Vishnu and Shiva, […]

Sex abuse scandal rocks exclusive New England prep school

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 13:58

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — For more than a century, St. George’s School has been part of the pedigree of some of America’s richest and most influential families. Astors, Vanderbilts and Bushes have attended the exclusive boarding school, where students can go sailing, play on world-class squash courts or simply enjoy a sweeping view of the […]

Wednesday’s prep boys basketball results

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 13:56

Lindbergh toppled Evergreen by 30 points.

Colorado St basketball player loses parents in house fire

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 13:37

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The recipient of the game ball was an easy choice: Colorado State junior Emmanuel Omogbo after scoring one point in 10 heavy-hearted minutes. Omogbo gave the Rams an emotional lift in an 83-79 win over Air Force on Wednesday night, a day after losing his parents and two young […]

Pass the dogfish nuggets? Seafood industry rebrands ‘trash’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 13:32

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Call them fish sticks for millennials. At any rate, Dana Bartholomew is banking on college students warming up to “Sharck Bites.” Ipswich Shellfish, of Massachusetts, for which Bartholomew oversees sales, is offering that product — nuggets of dogfish coated in a gluten-free, allergen-friendly crust. Bartholomew, who believes so-called “trash fish” such […]

UW men’s basketball dominant in home win over Colorado

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 13:31

The Huskies break it open early in the second half and roll to their biggest Pac-12 win of the season, a 95-83 victory over Colorado. UW is now 5-1 in conference play and in sole possession of first place in the Pac-12.