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Sunday Best A weekly look at looks

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 22:00

Kiernan Shipka at the Screen Actors Guild awards last weekend, looking lovely in an embroidered purple Erdem gown.
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‘When Breath Becomes Air’: a doctor’s quest to find meaning

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 22:00

Neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi’s “When Breath Becomes Air,” a memoir of his experience with brain cancer, recounts a doctor’s quest to find meaning in both work and life in the face of mortality.
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‘This Was Not the Plan:’ Widower’s life takes a detour

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 22:00

In Christina Alger’s delightful novel “This Was Not the Plan,” a young widower has to figure out how to raise his eccentric 5-year-old son alone.
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Book ’em: Fans come to aid of Seattle Mystery Bookshop

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 22:00

It’s not hard to deduce why Seattle Mystery Bookshop was in financial trouble — rising rents, falling foot traffic, advent of online bookselling. The solution was elementary: turn to crowdfunding for help.
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Miles of aisles: Theater critic Misha Berson tallies the highlights of 25 years on the beat

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 22:00

Longtime Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson reviews a quarter-century on the job, as she steps down from her post.
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Sunday Best A weekly look at looks

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 22:00

Kiernan Shipka at the Screen Actors Guild awards last weekend, looking lovely in an embroidered purple Erdem gown.
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‘When Breath Becomes Air’: a doctor’s quest to find meaning

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 22:00

Neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi’s “When Breath Becomes Air,” a memoir of his experience with brain cancer, recounts a doctor’s quest to find meaning in both work and life in the face of mortality.
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‘This Was Not the Plan:’ Widower’s life takes a detour

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 22:00

In Christina Alger’s delightful novel “This Was Not the Plan,” a young widower has to figure out how to raise his eccentric 5-year-old son alone.
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Lara Gut wins Super-G World Cup race, Vonn comes in 3rd

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:38

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is getting some competition for the overall World Cup title although she is still comfortably ahead. Lara Gut of Switzerland won her first Super-G race of the season on Sunday to cut into Vonn’s overall World Cup lead. Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany edged Vonn for second place as the […]
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Lara Gut wins Super-G World Cup race, Vonn comes in 3rd

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:38

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is getting some competition for the overall World Cup title although she is still comfortably ahead. Lara Gut of Switzerland won her first Super-G race of the season on Sunday to cut into Vonn’s overall World Cup lead. Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany edged Vonn for second place as the […]
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An exploding bus movie stunt sparks concerns in London

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:32

LONDON (AP) — A bus has exploded in central London — but this time it’s only for a movie. City officials Sunday reassured the public that the explosion was a movie stunt for “The Foreigner” starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan. The sight of the bus in flames and the twisted wreckage afterward caused consternation […]
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An exploding bus movie stunt sparks concerns in London

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:32

LONDON (AP) — A bus has exploded in central London — but this time it’s only for a movie. City officials Sunday reassured the public that the explosion was a movie stunt for “The Foreigner” starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan. The sight of the bus in flames and the twisted wreckage afterward caused consternation […]
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How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was known in New York by 1984 as a flashy newcomer to Manhattan real estate. But football, not business, was what drew 60 young women to the Trump Tower in early January of that year. The women had come to audition for the Brig-A-Dears, the cheerleading squad of the New […]
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How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was known in New York by 1984 as a flashy newcomer to Manhattan real estate. But football, not business, was what drew 60 young women to the Trump Tower in early January of that year. The women had come to audition for the Brig-A-Dears, the cheerleading squad of the New […]
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Italian autopsy on student slain in Egypt: neck blow fatal

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:05

ROME (AP) — An Italian minister says a second autopsy on the body of an Italian found slain in Egypt reveals that the doctoral student suffered “inhuman, animal-like” violence. Official results, still partial, are being relayed to Rome prosecutors who are investigating Giulio Regeni’s death as a murder. Italian media, reporting on the autopsy completed […]
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Italian autopsy on student slain in Egypt: neck blow fatal

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:05

ROME (AP) — An Italian minister says a second autopsy on the body of an Italian found slain in Egypt reveals that the doctoral student suffered “inhuman, animal-like” violence. Official results, still partial, are being relayed to Rome prosecutors who are investigating Giulio Regeni’s death as a murder. Italian media, reporting on the autopsy completed […]
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Duchess of Cambridge: Support children’s mental health

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 20:25

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Cambridge says in a new video that she and Prince William want all children to get support during difficult times to help them overcome mental health challenges. The content of the video was revealed Sunday to mark the start of Children’s Mental Health Week. The former Kate Middleton says […]
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Duchess of Cambridge: Support children’s mental health

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 20:25

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Cambridge says in a new video that she and Prince William want all children to get support during difficult times to help them overcome mental health challenges. The content of the video was revealed Sunday to mark the start of Children’s Mental Health Week. The former Kate Middleton says […]
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Afghanistan hopes to meet with Taliban this month

NBA - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:59

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan expects to hold direct talks with the Taliban by the end of this month, an official said Sunday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmad Shakib Mostaghani told reporters that Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States had agreed on a roadmap toward peace talks at a meeting in Islamabad the day before. […]
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Afghanistan hopes to meet with Taliban this month

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:59

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan expects to hold direct talks with the Taliban by the end of this month, an official said Sunday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmad Shakib Mostaghani told reporters that Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States had agreed on a roadmap toward peace talks at a meeting in Islamabad the day before. […]
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