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Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:31
Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.

Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:31
Mexico is making a big effort to stop the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants. But it is unclear for how long federal officials will keep up the raids.

Ryan Palmer shoots a 63 to lead PGA Tour event

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:31
Ryan Palmer needed a mere 21 putts and birdied half of the holes at TPC Boston, giving him an 8-under-par 63 and a two-shot lead over Keegan Bradley after the opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Raiders 41, Seahawks 31: Three things we learned

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:31
The Seahawks will set their final 53-man roster on Saturday afternoon and open the season on Thursday. Before putting the preseason completely to bed, here are some final impressions of what we learned the last month.

Photo gallery: Huskies visit Pearl Harbor

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:39
Seattle Times photographer Dean Rutz joined the Husky football team on a tour of Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial on Friday afternoon.

President speaks to Americans’ unease over world events

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:34
President Obama seems intent on reassuring Americans that the current crop of global challenges are manageable.

Michael Saunders working out again after severe illness

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:32
Michael Saunders was back at Safeco Field on Friday working out before the game. He is finally healthy for some physical activity, which is a good sign for the Mariners.

Seahawks to release Terrelle Pryor

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:31
One of the biggest points of intrigue surrounding the Seahawks’ 53-man roster is settled: The Seahawks will release quarterback Terrelle Pryor, according to a league source.

McConnell’s campaign manager resigns over 2012 scandal

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:24
Jesse Benton, a former strategist for presidential hopeful Ron Paul and his son Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, issued a written statement announcing his departure Friday night.

Weyerhaeuser campus draws global admirers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:17
The Federal Way campus that Weyerhaeuser is selling was a groundbreaking piece of 20th-century corporate architecture with open office layouts and thoughtful landscaping. Also, Boeing’s surplus carbon fiber builds “exoskeleton” protection for football players.

McDonald’s faces test in Russia as politics bite into U.S. symbol

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:16
When its first Moscow restaurant opened in 1990, it was the biggest McDonald’s in the world — with 27 cash registers and enough seating for 700 people. Now regulators are shutting down outlets as a response to Western sanctions in Russia.

Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at U.S. Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:28
American Venus Williams, a two-time U.S. Open champion, was two points from victory four times before losing to Italian Sara Errani 6-0, 0-6, 7-6 (7-5) in a third-round match.

Woodland Park Zoo elephants: Provide a bigger area

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:16
While there is no doubt that the conditions for the elephants at the Woodland Park Zoo are deplorable, the fact remains that these magnificent animals are, and always have been, a major attraction for zoo attendees [“Elephant’s death a wake-up call,” Editorial, Aug. 26].

SPD officers say city ‘playing politics’ with their lives

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:15
A group of SPD officers in revolt against new use-of-force policies has ramped up the language of its lawsuit.

Terrelle Pryor to be released by Seahawks

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:15
One of the biggest points of intrigue surrounding the Seahawks’ 53-man roster is settled: The Seahawks will release quarterback Terrelle Pryor, according to a league source.

Judge upholds city of Fife's ban on pot businesses

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:15
A Pierce County judge Friday upheld the city of Fife’s ban on marijuana businesses, saying the state law legalizing pot did not mandate cities to allow them.

The breaking-news account of the 2nd Avenue bike fatality

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:11
Update 1:20 p.m.: Our latest coverage of this story has moved here.