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Teen accused of stealing student’s speech signed by Obama

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:04

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Baton Rouge police say a student’s speech introducing President Barack Obama and autographed by the president was in a book bag stolen from her car. But Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. says police arrested the alleged thief, found the bag in a trash bin, and returned the speech to Che’dra Joseph. […]

Bulls’ Noah future in doubt following left shoulder injury

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:03

CHICAGO (AP) — Joakim Noah likely has played his last game this season. Now the question is whether the two-time All-Star has played his last game for the Chicago Bulls. Noah dislocated his left shoulder Friday and will undergo surgery. The team estimates the recovery period at four to six months, which means his season […]

Seahawks’ offensive line struggles mightily in playoff loss to Panthers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:52

The offensive line has been the story all season, although the narrative has ebbed and flowed.

Seahawks show heart in second-half comeback vs. Panthers, but it’s no consolation in playoff loss

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:48

It’s no consolation for losing, but there’s something to be said for a team that always finds a way to come back like the Seahawks have done.

Grading the Seahawks: Early problems vs. Panthers bring marks down in all areas

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:37

The Seahawks earn C’s or lower in all three phases of the game in their 31-24 playoff loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Seahawks’ season ends with playoff loss to Panthers as second-half rally falls short

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:35

Carolina held on for a 31-24 victory over the Seahawks, who were attempting to become the third team in NFL history to advance to three consecutive Super Bowls.

Panthers to meet Cardinals in NFC championship game

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:34

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will host the NFC championship game for the first time after knocking out the two-time conference champion Seattle Seahawks 31-24 on Sunday. The top-seeded Panthers (16-1) will host the Arizona Cardinals next Sunday for a spot in the Super Bowl. The Cardinals (14-3) beat the […]

Judge from 1980s desegregation case found dead in law office

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:34

PINEVILLE, La. (AP) — A judge who made national headlines in the 1980s for defying a federal desegregation order has been found dead in his law office. The Town Talk reports ( ) that Pineville police say in a news release that the 83-year-old attorney, Richard “Dick” Lee, apparently died Friday from an accidental bullet […]

Panthers 31, Seahawks 24: Hawks will kick themselves for poor start in playoff loss

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:22

First impressions from the Seahawks' 31-24 divisional playoff loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday in Charlotte, N.C.

Photos: Seahawks lose to the Panthers, 31-24

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:17

The Seattle Seahawks lost to the Carolina Panthers, 31-24, on Sunday in Charolette. With the loss the Seahawks are knocked out of the playoffs. The Seahawks couldn’t overcome the Panther’s 31 points scored in the first half.

Watch: Russell Wilson throws TD pass to Jermaine Kearse as Seahawks mount rally vs. Panthers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 04:57

After falling behind by 31 points, the Seahawks cut the deficit in their divisional playoff game Sunday vs. the Carolina Panthers to 10 points when Russell Wilson connected with Jermaine Kearse for a 3-yard touchdown pass. The Seahawks trailed 31-14 and had the ball on third-and-goal at the Carolina 3-yard line. Wilson took the snap […]

4 members of Ukrainian family among dead in Burkina Faso

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 04:51

MOSCOW (AP) — Four members of a Ukrainian family, including a 9-year-old child, were among those killed when al-Qaida fighters attacked a popular cafe and hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital of Ouagadougou, Ukraine’s foreign minister said Sunday. The dead included a Ukrainian woman who together with her Italian husband owned the cafe, and their child, […]

Patrol looks into threats made against state GOP lawmaker

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 04:44

Rep. Matt Shea received threats following news accounts of his visit to the armed protesters who have seized Oregon wildlife refuge

Bitter cold strikes Northern Plains, Great Lakes regions

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 04:11

CHICAGO (AP) — An arctic air mass froze water pipes in Minnesota and led officials in Chicago to ask residents to check on neighbors as bitter cold conditions struck the upper Midwest. Thanks to El Nino, winter got off to a mild start. But a blast of dangerous cold was moving east across the Northern […]

As sanctions are lifted, Iranian foes fear the worst

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 03:42

JERUSALEM (AP) — As the nuclear deal with Tehran goes into effect, many Middle Eastern countries fear a newly emboldened Iran, flush with cash and international recognition, will grow more aggressive with what they see as meddling in conflicts across the region. The deal, clinched last summer after intense negotiations, forced Iran to dismantle most […]

Boycotting candidate says Jan. 24 runoff will set Haiti back

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 03:37

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s opposition candidate for president is warning that if a runoff is held next weekend as scheduled it will be a big step back for the country’s fragile democracy and lead to increased turmoil in the sharply divided nation. In an interview with The Associated Press, Jude Celestin said he has […]

Survivors recall narrow escape from Burkina Faso attack

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 03:24

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — As al-Qaida fighters attacked the cafe where he worked, Clement Djiguende was saved by chance: A jihadist who had been firing at patrons simply ran out of bullets. The gun stuck for a moment. Then the militant, dressed in black and a turban, tried several times to reload. That’s when […]

One-time presidential favorites engage longshot rivals

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 03:11

WASHINGTON (AP) — Parallel political clashes were igniting Sunday in the volatile presidential primary races, as one-time Republican and Democratic favorites battled once-unlikely rivals in their own party over guns and foreign policy ahead of the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses. Fueling the back-and-forth: President Barack Obama’s address heralding two developments in U.S. relations with Iran […]

Attorney: Maldives breached terms with jailed ex-president

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 03:08

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An attorney says the Maldives government has reneged on its promise to allow the country’s imprisoned ex-president to have surgery abroad without conditions and is now demanding that a family member guarantee his return or face prosecution. Former President Mohamed Nasheed was to have left Sunday for Britain to have […]

Report: 10 Syrians linked to Istanbul bomber jailed

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 02:55

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish state media say a court has ordered that 10 Syrians with suspected links to the suicide bomber who killed 10 Germans, be jailed pending trial over possible membership in a terror group. The 10 were among 17 Syrians who were referred to an Istanbul court on Sunday for questioning. TRT television […]