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Clutch home run by Logan Morrison lifts Mariners to key win in playoff chase

Seattle Mariners - 2 hours 15 min ago
Morrison’s three-run homer in the ninth inning helped the Mariners win 3-1 over the Angels and move one game back in the wild-card race.
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The Prediction: Washington vs. Georgia State

Washington State News Wire - 2 hours 17 min ago
Washington is 3-0 and starting to put things together as they enter the last of their non-conference games, hosting Georgia State to Husky Stadium. Georgia presents a significant challenge for our Dawgs.  The powerhouse from the SEC brings a highly talented roster full of speed and athleticism that Wash...wait, what's that?  We're playing Georgia State?

Jurors to see Iowa prison's graphic films at trial

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 20 min ago

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2012 file photo, correctional officer Kristine Sink speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Iowa City, Iowa, about her lawsuit against officials at the state penitentiary in Fort Madison, Iowa. Trial begins Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 in the lawsuit by Sink claiming she endured years of sexual harassment at Iowa's most dangerous prison because offenders were allowed to watch movies with sexually explicit and violent content. (AP Photo/Ryan J. Foley, File)IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa prison's practice of showing male inmates sexually graphic movies is the focus of a trial beginning next week in which a female officer will argue the images encouraged them to harass and threaten her.


NFL's Goodell says personal conduct policy to change

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 20 min ago
(Reuters) - National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday that policies governing player conduct will change in the wake of the league's poor handling of domestic violence cases. "We do not have a clear and consistent policy that allows us to deal with all of the issues that are arising," Goodell told a news conference, his first appearance in over a week. (Reporting by Mary Milliken; Editing by Bill Trott)

Coroner: No crime in fetus found in freezer case

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 21 min ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The coroner in Las Vegas says no crime was committed by a woman who kept the remains of her miscarried pregnancy in a jar in the freezer for nearly a year.

Connecticut university sounds 'all clear' after bomb threat

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 22 min ago
BOSTON (Reuters) - Four buildings were briefly evacuated at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury on Friday afternoon after an emailed bomb threat, and all were cleared after being checked by police bomb-sniffing dogs, officials said. "All buildings at both the Midtown and Westside campuses have returned to normal operation," the university said on its web site. (Reporting by Richard Valdmanis)

Texas backs off idea of booze sales at gun shows

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 26 min ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After hundreds of negative responses, Texas officials appear to be backing off a plan to allow alcohol to be sold at some gun shows, which would have come with strict conditions.

California adopts olive oil labeling standards

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 30 min ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state Department of Food and Agriculture has approved standards for grading and labeling California-produced olive oil that will require makers to state specifically whether they have adulterated any of their product.

At Highland Games, revelers split on Scottish vote

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 32 min ago
LINCOLN, N.H. (AP) — The head of the St. Andrew's Society of New Hampshire said his heart wanted to see Scottish voters choose independence Thursday, but his head knew remaining in the United Kingdom was the wiser choice.

Roger Goodell Apologizes and Vows Changes in N.F.L. Response to Domestic Violence

New York Times Headlines - 2 hours 32 min ago
The N.F.L. commissioner spoke publicly about the issue Friday, apologizing for his role in poor decision-making, promising a revamped personal conduct policy and saying he has not considered resigning.






Nordstrom opens first store in Canada

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 37 min ago
The Seattle retailer’s international debut in Calgary is its first step into a country whose consumers have shown they like Nordstrom, but also bring high expectations that have badly stung some U.S. merchants.

Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 40 min ago
Commissioner Roger Goodell says that "over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong; that starts with me."

Police: Man impersonated retired cop for 2 decades

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 41 min ago
OAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — A funeral home worker was arrested in Washington state after police said he pretended to be a retired officer for two decades and recently intervened in a fight.

Stocks slide sideways as Alibaba soars

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 41 min ago
The stock market drifted sideways Friday afternoon as Wall Street watched Alibaba shares soar in their public debut. The Standard & Poor's 500 index hovered above its record close from the day before and remained on track for its best weekly gain in a month.

US troops heading into Africa soon for Ebola fight

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 41 min ago
The top U.S. Army officer says thousands of promised American forces will be moving into Africa over the next 30 days to set up facilities and form training teams to help the Africans treat Ebola victims.

Pete Nelson keeps branching out with treehouses

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 46 min ago
At TreeHouse Point in Issaquah, Nelson greets fans who come to stay overnight there. He also has a new book out, “Be in a Treehouse: Design, Construction, Inspiration.”

After NFL, baseball addresses domestic violence

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 46 min ago
Representatives of Major League Baseball and the players' union are opening talks about establishing new policies and punishments for domestic violence.

13-year-old boy charged with raping girl, 8

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 46 min ago

13-year-old boy charged with raping girl, 8Harrington police have charged a 13-year-old boy with raping an 8-year-old girl.


North Carolina court releases money in halted school voucher program

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 48 min ago
WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - About 1,900 North Carolina students will be allowed to receive public money to attend private schools despite a finding by a judge that the scholarship program is unconstitutional, the state's Court of Appeals ruled on Friday. The order applies only to students who were approved for taxpayer-funded scholarships of up to $4,200 before a lower trial court blocked North Carolina's new school voucher program last month. No additional funds for the Opportunity Scholarship program will be released while the legal challenge plays out, the appellate court said. ...