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Patriots Pro Bowl DL Chandler Jones: ‘I made a mistake’

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 04:08

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots defensive lineman Chandler Jones broke his silence on Thursday and said “I made a mistake” that led to his hospitalization over the weekend. Jones appeared in the New England locker room with 2 minutes left in the media availability. Asked if he felt the need to apologize to his teammates, […]

Panel: Innocence lawyer violated ethics in helping client

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 04:05

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina State Bar has ruled that a lawyer who advocated for the wrongly convicted committed an ethical violation while trying to prove the innocence of a client. Multiple media outlets report a State Bar disciplinary panel ruled Thursday against Chris Mumma, director of the North Carolina Center on Actual […]

Panel: Innocence lawyer violated ethics in helping client

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 04:05

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina State Bar has ruled that a lawyer who advocated for the wrongly convicted committed an ethical violation while trying to prove the innocence of a client. Multiple media outlets report a State Bar disciplinary panel ruled Thursday against Chris Mumma, director of the North Carolina Center on Actual […]

Inslee orders Bertha tunneling stopped after sinkhole forms

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:59

Gov. Jay Inslee said he has issued an order to temporarily stop drilling at the Highway 99 tunnel project, following a sinkhole this week.

Inslee orders Bertha tunneling stopped after sinkhole forms

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:59

Gov. Jay Inslee said he has issued an order to temporarily stop drilling at the Highway 99 tunnel project, following a sinkhole this week.

Utility may have understated health threat from gas leak

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:59

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The utility whose leaking natural gas well has driven thousands of Los Angeles residents from their homes has publicly understated the number of times airborne levels of the cancer-causing chemical benzene have spiked over the past three months, the company’s own data suggests. In trying to reassure the public there’s no […]

Utility may have understated health threat from gas leak

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:59

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The utility whose leaking natural gas well has driven thousands of Los Angeles residents from their homes has publicly understated the number of times airborne levels of the cancer-causing chemical benzene have spiked over the past three months, the company’s own data suggests. In trying to reassure the public there’s no […]

Kurdish officials say they’re facing financial crisis

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:59

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iraqi Kurds, who field one of the most effective ground forces fighting Islamic State militants, are urgently asking the U.S. to help ease their budget crisis made worse by slumping oil prices and 1.8 million people who have fled fighting in Iraq and Syria. Officials from the Kurds’ semiautonomous region of northern […]

Kurdish officials say they’re facing financial crisis

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:59

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iraqi Kurds, who field one of the most effective ground forces fighting Islamic State militants, are urgently asking the U.S. to help ease their budget crisis made worse by slumping oil prices and 1.8 million people who have fled fighting in Iraq and Syria. Officials from the Kurds’ semiautonomous region of northern […]

Who is No. 2? Ranking the head coaches in Seahawks history

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:52

The top choice in our ratings — Pete Carroll — is no surprise, but there is some debate after that.

Who is No. 2? Ranking the head coaches in Seahawks history

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:52

The top choice in our ratings — Pete Carroll — is no surprise, but there is some debate after that.

Skinned, beheaded dog found near Port Orchard Wal-Mart

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:50

Officials are investigating the death of a dog that was found skinned and beheaded in Port Orchard.

Skinned, beheaded dog found near Port Orchard Wal-Mart

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:50

Officials are investigating the death of a dog that was found skinned and beheaded in Port Orchard.

Ride the Ducks to resume tours Friday; first two trips sold out

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:49

Ride the Ducks, the amphibious tour company that was suspended after a horrific crash on the Aurora Bridge last fall that killed five international students, will resume its tours on Friday morning.

Ride the Ducks to resume tours Friday; first two trips sold out

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:49

Ride the Ducks, the amphibious tour company that was suspended after a horrific crash on the Aurora Bridge last fall that killed five international students, will resume its tours on Friday morning.

The top 5 games in Seahawks-Panthers history

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:47

For two franchises on opposite coasts and in separate divisions, the Seahawks and Panthers have developed an unlikely rivalry in recent years.

The top 5 games in Seahawks-Panthers history

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:47

For two franchises on opposite coasts and in separate divisions, the Seahawks and Panthers have developed an unlikely rivalry in recent years.

University reviewing study touting company’s chocolate milk

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:20

NEW YORK (AP) — A study by the University of Maryland touting the benefits of a small company’s chocolate milk is raising concerns about the potential conflicts-of-interest that can arise when food makers collaborate with schools on such efforts. Late last month, the university fired off a press release declaring that a preliminary study showed […]

France, UK, US call for UN meeting on lifting Syrian sieges

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:19

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States, France and Britain called Thursday for an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting to press Syria’s warring parties to lift sieges on towns where hundreds of thousands have been cut off from aid and reports of starvation have emerged. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon also stepped up the pressure, calling […]

Russian jets in Syria fly joint mission with Syrian planes

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 03:17

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian warplanes in Syria have flown their first joint combat mission with the Syrian air force, Russia’s Defense Ministry said Thursday. The Defense Ministry said that a pair of Syrian MiG-29 fighter jets escorted two Russian Su-25 ground attack aircraft during Thursday’s mission. The ministry said that Syrian pilots had previously visited […]