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Greece appears to cave to demands, but Europe skeptical

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:58
Greece's government has made new concessions in talks with its creditors, though some European officials said they were still not good enough and that a deal was nevertheless impossible before a Greek referendum on Sunday.
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Indonesia plane crash death toll 141 as search effort ends

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:54
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s air force said Wednesday it will investigate if the transport plane that crashed into a city neighborhood, killing 141 people, was violating orders by carrying paying passengers. A local military commander said the search for bodies has ended. The dead included all 122 on the plane, including military personnel and […]
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Indonesia plane crash death toll 141 as search effort ends

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:54
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s air force said Wednesday it will investigate if the transport plane that crashed into a city neighborhood, killing 141 people, was violating orders by carrying paying passengers. A local military commander said the search for bodies has ended. The dead included all 122 on the plane, including military personnel and […]
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Brutal heat wave in Pakistan last month killed 1,250

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:54
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s government says the brutal heat wave that hit the port city of Karachi and the country’s southern province of Sind in June killed 1,250 people before subsiding. A government statement on the latest death toll from the heat wave was handed to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during a high-level meeting in […]
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Brutal heat wave in Pakistan last month killed 1,250

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:54
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s government says the brutal heat wave that hit the port city of Karachi and the country’s southern province of Sind in June killed 1,250 people before subsiding. A government statement on the latest death toll from the heat wave was handed to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during a high-level meeting in […]
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UN world heritage body warns of threat to Great Barrier Reef

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:53
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations says it is concerned about the state of the Great Barrier Reef and is urging greater efforts to conserve one of the most world’s spectacular natural sites. The decision Wednesday in Bonn, Germany, puts pressure on Australia to prevent further destruction of the 2,300-kilometer (1,430-mile) reef off the Queensland […]
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UN world heritage body warns of threat to Great Barrier Reef

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:53
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations says it is concerned about the state of the Great Barrier Reef and is urging greater efforts to conserve one of the most world’s spectacular natural sites. The decision Wednesday in Bonn, Germany, puts pressure on Australia to prevent further destruction of the 2,300-kilometer (1,430-mile) reef off the Queensland […]
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Syria’s Kurds warn Turkey not to intervene militarily

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:53
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s main Kurdish party warned Turkey on Wednesday that any military intervention would threaten international peace and said the country’s main Kurdish militia is ready to face any “aggression.” The statement by the Democratic Union Party, or PYD, comes as Turkish media is abuzz with talk of a long-debated military intervention to […]
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Syria’s Kurds warn Turkey not to intervene militarily

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:53
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s main Kurdish party warned Turkey on Wednesday that any military intervention would threaten international peace and said the country’s main Kurdish militia is ready to face any “aggression.” The statement by the Democratic Union Party, or PYD, comes as Turkish media is abuzz with talk of a long-debated military intervention to […]
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Wednesday TV Pick: Cyberthriller ‘Mr. Robot’ debuts

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:07
‘Mr. Robot’ There’s a lot of good buzz around this new drama series that follows the life of cybersecurity engineer Elliot (Rami Malek), who leads a double life as “vigilante hacker.” The series also features Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and Martin Wallström. 10:01 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, on USA. Doug Knoop: dknoop@seattletimes.com or […]
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Wednesday TV Pick: Cyberthriller ‘Mr. Robot’ debuts

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:07
‘Mr. Robot’ There’s a lot of good buzz around this new drama series that follows the life of cybersecurity engineer Elliot (Rami Malek), who leads a double life as “vigilante hacker.” The series also features Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and Martin Wallström. 10:01 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, on USA. Doug Knoop: dknoop@seattletimes.com or […]
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Study: More testing refusals in wealthy districts

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:04
A new study in New York state suggests that more New York students refused to take state exams in wealthy school districts than in less affluent ones.
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Study: More testing refusals in wealthy districts

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:04
A new study in New York state suggests that more New York students refused to take state exams in wealthy school districts than in less affluent ones.
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Mariners 5, Padres 0 — postgame videos, notes and boxscore

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 14:26
Game story MLB.com Highlights Boxscore Mike Montgomery tossed his second consecutive shutout on Tuesday night, allowing just one hit, while walking four batters, hitting another and posting seven strikeouts. He’s now 3-2 in his six MLB starts with a 1.62 ERA.  And while he was figured to be a temporary replacement in the starting rotation […]
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Mariners 5, Padres 0 — postgame videos, notes and boxscore

Seattle Mariners - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 14:26
Game story MLB.com Highlights Boxscore Mike Montgomery tossed his second consecutive shutout on Tuesday night, allowing just one hit, while walking four batters, hitting another and posting seven strikeouts. He’s now 3-2 in his six MLB starts with a 1.62 ERA.  And while he was figured to be a temporary replacement in the starting rotation […]
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Mariners 5, Padres 0 — postgame videos, notes and boxscore

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 14:26
Game story MLB.com Highlights Boxscore Mike Montgomery tossed his second consecutive shutout on Tuesday night, allowing just one hit, while walking four batters, hitting another and posting seven strikeouts. He’s now 3-2 in his six MLB starts with a 1.62 ERA.  And while he was figured to be a temporary replacement in the starting rotation […]
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Notes and quotes from Seattle’s win against WNBA-leading Tulsa on June 30

Seattle Storm - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 13:44
Seattle’s bench outscored Tulsa's 28-11 led by rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki.
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Notes and quotes from Seattle’s win against WNBA-leading Tulsa on June 30

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 13:44
Seattle’s bench outscored Tulsa's 28-11 led by rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki.
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Notes and quotes from Seattle’s win against WNBA-leading Tulsa on June 30

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 13:44
Seattle’s bench outscored Tulsa's 28-11 led by rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki.
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U.S. blanks Germany, advances to Women’s World Cup final

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 13:04
The United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 in a semifinal match to advance to Sunday’s final of the Women’s World Cup.
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