Seattle Times Headlines

SpaceX launches space station supplies for NASA, first shipment since accident last June

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 04:44

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launches space station supplies for NASA, first shipment since accident last June.

Warriors’ young stars embrace chance at record 73 wins

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 04:35

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Coach Steve Kerr may be apprehensive, believing his Golden State Warriors may need a mental and physical break before the playoffs start more than chasing the record for most wins in a season. His young stars have no such doubts. With a once-in-a-lifetime chance to set a record with 73 wins […]

Depomed and CoconoPhillips rise while Gap plunges

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 04:33

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Gap Inc., down $3.83 to $23.85 The retailer said sales at all its big chains, Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic, dropped in March. Most Read Stories6 things Costco shoppers need […]

Pacquiao awaits familiar foe, venue in possible swan song

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 04:31

LAS VEGAS (AP) — He returns to a familiar place, with an equally familiar opponent. Manny Pacquiao is taking no chances when he meets Timothy Bradley in what could be the last fight of his remarkable career. There’s chatter in the background about a possible rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr., though that appears very unlikely. […]

Springsteen cancels show because of North Carolina law

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:59

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen has canceled his concert in North Carolina, citing the state’s new law blocking anti-discrimination rules covering the LGBT community. In a statement on his website Friday, Springsteen said he was canceling the concert scheduled for Sunday in Greensboro because of the law, which critics say discriminates against gay, lesbian, […]

Sounders, Rainiers announce agreement to explore potential new stadium for S2 in Tacoma

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:47

The Sounders and Rainiers have begun exploratory conversations about finding a new home for S2 in Tacoma, with the hypothetical new stadium unlikely to open any earlier than the 2019 USL season.

Motley Crue’s Vince Neil accused of battery in Las Vegas

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:41

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil is accused of grabbing a woman’s hair from behind and pulling her to the ground at a Las Vegas Strip resort. Bystander cellphone video provided to the celebrity website shows actor Nicolas Cage physically restraining Neil before police arrived. Las Vegas police Officer […]

Philadelphia cheers NCAA champs Villanova with parade

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:32

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Villanova fans descended on downtown Philadelphia on Friday to cheer their NCAA championship basketball team, flooding the city in a raucous sea of blue. Thousands of people filled Market Street and Dilworth Park to celebrate Villanova’s victory over North Carolina in Monday night’s final. Chants of “Let’s Go, Nova!” grew louder as […]

Alleged victim in Vanderbilt rape case testifies a 2nd time

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:30

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Vanderbilt University student who was allegedly sexually assaulted by four ex-football players testified Friday, the second time in a year that she has told a packed courtroom about what happened to her. Police recovered photos and videos that authorities said the former players took while the 2013 attack was […]

Congress to hold hearing on DC subway shutdown

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest breakdown of Washington’s subway system has attracted the attention of Congress. Two subcommittees that oversee the District of Columbia will hold a hearing next week on the recent decision to shut down the entire system for a day for emergency repairs. Metro’s general manager and board chairman are slated to […]

UW Huskies signee Markelle Fultz shines at Nike Hoop Summit practice

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:03

Fultz receives early rave reviews while working out with USA Junior National Team at the Portland Trail Blazers practice facility.

Right tackle Kaleb McGary leaves Huskies practice with knee injury

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:01

UW's projected starter at right tackle, Kaleb McGary, injures his left knee during UW's seventh spring practice Friday.

Couple on the road want to control when Windows 10 updates

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:00

Couple in a motor home much of the year say automatic Windows 10 downloads will cost them too much on the limited cellular they use while traveling.

How to protect your data, avoid being hacked

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:00

A few steps can help to keep your phone and the phone’s data secure from prying breaches.

NCAA bans satellite camps, forces WSU Cougars to cancel California camp circuit

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:58

The NCAA banned all satellite camps on Friday, effective immediately, when it ruled that all FBS programs would only be allowed to conduct clinics at their school facilities or at facilities regularly used for competition. This effectively means Washington State will no longer be allowed to conduct its annual football summer camp circuit for high school players in the state of California.

TransCanada says it’s found source of Keystone Pipeline leak

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:58

FREEMAN, S.D. (AP) — TransCanada says its crews have identified a small leak on the Keystone Pipeline near its Freeman pump station in South Dakota. The company estimates the leak let about 16,800 gallons of oil seep into a field about 4 miles away in Hutchinson County. It has said there’s no significant environmental impact […]

Florida Gov. Rick Scott responds to coffee shop showdown

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:54

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A political committee set up by Florida Gov. Rick Scott is criticizing the woman who shouted at him in a coffee shop and blasted his support of an anti-abortion law, saying she’s a “latte liberal.” Video of the confrontation has been viewed more than 2 million times on YouTube and shows […]

Recalls this week: scarves, T-shirts, mattresses

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:51

A line of scarves and several other clothing items are being recalled this week because they fail to meet flammability standards. Other recalled consumer items include plastic trapeze rings and GPS bands. Here’s a more detailed look: SCARVES DETAILS: Two styles of Ivanka Trump-branded scarves, Beach Wave, in blue, coral and yellow; and Brushstroke Oblong, […]

Attacking Prokofiev and invigorating Brahms at the Seattle Symphony

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:51

Conductor David Zinman and young violin soloist Patricia Kopatchinskaja light up the Seattle Symphony this weekend with a program that includes Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 and the mighty Brahms Fourth.

Nielsen says 13.3 million see final ‘American Idol’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:50

NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 13.3 million people caught glimpses of Simon Cowell, Carrie Underwood, Paula Abdul and other stars of “American Idol” on the show’s apparent finale, its biggest audience in two years. In an all-Mississippi contest Thursday night, Trent Harmon beat La’Porsha Renae to become the 15th idol. At its peak in […]