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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 […]

No injuries reported in Houston Ship Channel refinery fire

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 00:57

HOUSTON (AP) — A fire at a Houston-area refinery has been extinguished after it sent a large cloud of dark smoke over a wide area of southeast Houston. Houston Fire Department Senior Capt. Ruy Lozano says no injuries have been reported in the blaze that broke out late Friday morning at a LyondellBasell plant. Flames […]

Complaint filed over death of elephant in Oklahoma City Zoo

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 00:55

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An animal advocacy group in Seattle has filed a complaint with the Oklahoma State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiner’s over the death of an Asian elephant at the Oklahoma City Zoo. The 37-year-old elephant named Chai died in January after being moved to the zoo last year from Seattle. The Friends […]

AP-GfK Poll: Many dislike Clinton — but more disdain Trump

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 00:51

WASHINGTON (AP) — In any other election year, more than half the country holding an unfavorable impression of a candidate for president would be cause for alarm. This is not a normal year. Fifty-five percent of Americans say they have a negative opinion of Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton in the latest AP-GfK poll. Bu that’s […]

Outdoor writer Dave Graybill at moment opts for walleye at Banks Lake instead of Potholes region

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 00:50

Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: If you want to get some walleye I would suggest Banks Lake. Fishing is slow right now at Potholes. I spent a day with Shelby Ross, who grew up fishing Potholes, and has been guiding here for years, and […]

Senior US official to AP: Airman shot his commander in apparent murder-suicide at Texas air base

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 00:43

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Senior US official to AP: Airman shot his commander in apparent murder-suicide at Texas air base .