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Boston Globe prints fake front page on ‘President’ Trump

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 22:05

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Globe printed a satirical front page complete with fake stories that show how “troubling” its editorial board says a Donald Trump presidency would be for America. The newspaper’s front page is dated April 9, 2017, and its lead story is about Trump calling for deportations. Another article mentions work being […]

Boyfriend’s religion issue points out bigger trouble ahead

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 22:00

Rather than just address a boyfriend’s misleading of his family about religion, Carolyn Hax advises the significant other to look more deeply at this man’s avoidance of conflict and its potentially significant consequences in their life ahead.

Reports: Panama firm usurped name of Red Cross to hide money

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:59

PARIS (AP) — Newspapers working on the mammoth leak of offshore data say the Panamanian firm at the center of the scandal used the name and reputation of the International Committee of the Red Cross to help obscure the origin of millions of dollars in questionable money. There’s no suggestion that the humanitarian group knew […]

Obama says evidence dictates FBI’s review of Clinton e-mails

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:52

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he guarantees that evidence, not politics, will dictate the outcome of the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s handling of emails as secretary of state. Obama says he continues to believe Clinton didn’t jeopardize America’s national security with her private email server. But he adds that “there’s a carelessness […]

Ukraine’s embattled prime minister resigns

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:38

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine’s embattled prime minister announced Sunday that he is resigning, opening the way for the formation of a new government to end a drawn-out political crisis. In his weekly televised address, Arseniy Yatsenyuk said his resignation would be formally submitted to parliament on Tuesday. Yatsenyuk’s Cabinet survived a no-confidence vote in […]

Former Saints defensive end Will Smith shot and killed

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:30

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed Saturday after a traffic accident. An emailed statement from New Orleans city coroner Jeffrey C. Rouse said that Smith died “of multiple gunshot wounds” after a traffic accident in the city’s Lower Garden District. The former defensive end was 34 […]

Turkish strikes leave dozens of Kurdish villages empty

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:17

MERGA, Iraq (AP) — Dozens of villages have been abandoned and hundreds of families displaced close to Iraq’s northern border with Turkey as a result of Turkish air strikes targeting militants from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, better known as the PKK. Of the 76 villages of the Barwari sub-district of Dohuk governorate, which lies along […]

Sunday Best: Well-dressed queens and Alice

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:00

This spring brings not one but two movies designed by the great Colleen Atwood.

‘Half a Lifelong Romance’: a 1930s Shanghai love story

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:00

Chinese novelist Eileen Chang’s “Half a Lifelong Romance,” just published in the United States, is a story of love and family that unfolds in 1930s Shanghai.

‘High Dive’: characters in the crosshairs of history

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:00

Jonathan Lee’s beautifully realized novel “High Dive” imagines the lives of several characters in the weeks leading up to the Provisional IRA’s bombing of the Grand Hotel in Brighton, England, in 1984.

Does lavender cause boys’ breasts to grow? Jury’s still out

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:00

The jury is still out on whether lavender acts like estrogen, but until the question is settled, it might be prudent for parents to avoid using lavender-containing products on boys.

‘The Immortal Irishman’ tops NW nonfiction best-sellers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:00

“All the Light We Cannot See” is a Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association fiction best-seller.

‘Fool me Once’ tops national fiction best-sellers list

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:00

John O’Leary’s “On Fire” tops the nonfiction list.

April 10 TV Picks: ‘Call the Midwife’ on KCTS

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:00

Also airing Sunday, April 10, 2016: “The Simpsons” on Fox and “Elementary” on CBS.

Rant & Rave: Rant for letting canines run loose, rave for helping elderly dogs

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:00

It’s a pretty typical Seattle week in Rant & Rave: care and neglect of dogs, Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson and people who aren’t compassionate toward the homeless, plus bus and crosswalk issues.

Medicare payment plan on cancer drugs sparks furious battle

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 20:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Medicare proposal to test new ways of paying for chemotherapy and other drugs given in a doctor’s office has sparked a furious battle, and cancer doctors are demanding that the Obama administration scrap the experiment. The vehement reaction is raising questions about the government’s ability to tackle high drug costs, the […]

Iran says missile program is not negotiable

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 20:17

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister said Sunday the country’s missile program is not up for negotiation with the United States. The missile program and “defense capabilities of the Islamic Republic of Iran are not negotiable,” said Mohammad Javad Zarif after meeting with his Estonian counterpart, Marina Kaljurand. He added that if Washington was […]

Burj Khalifa builder plans taller viewing tower

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 19:56

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai is reaching for the sky once again, with the developer of its world’s tallest building vowing Sunday to build an even taller tower bedecked with rotating balconies and elevated landscaping inspired by the mythical hanging gardens of Babylon. The company behind the project, Dubai-based Emaar Properties, hopes the […]

Philippines vows to ‘destroy’ militants who killed 18 troops

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 19:50

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials vowed Sunday to “destroy” the Abu Sayyaf extremist group with more offensives after fierce fighting over the weekend left 18 soldiers dead in the government’s largest single-day combat loss so far this year. Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and top military officials flew to the south to meet most […]

SpaceX delivers world’s 1st inflatable room for astronauts

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 19:26

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has made good on a high-priority delivery: the world’s first inflatable room for astronauts. A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, two days after launching from Cape Canaveral. Station astronauts used a robot arm to capture the Dragon, orbiting 250 miles above Earth. […]