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UK Supreme Court blocks damages for Iraqi civilians

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:55

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court has blocked damage claims in a series of test cases brought by Iraqi civilians who allege they were mistreated by British soldiers Iraq between 2003 and 2009. The decision has implications for more than 600 Iraqi citizens, who sued the Ministry of Defense. The Iraqis claim they were unlawfully […]

The Latest: Hospital bars mental health contractor

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:54

Taunton, Mass., Mayor Thomas Hoye, Jr., right, speaks about Tuesday's stabbings at a Taunton home and shopping mall, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, in Fall River, Mass. Behind him are Taunton Police Chief Edward Walsh, left, and Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn III. Arthur DaRosa, described by his family as mentally disturbed, went on a stabbing rampage hours after leaving a hospital. He killed two people and assaulted and stabbed others before being fatally shot by an off-duty sheriff's deputy at the Silver City Galleria mall. (Jack Foley/The Herald News of Fall River via AP) MANDATORY CREDITBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing attacks at a Massachusetts shopping mall and home (all times local):


2 injured in SEPTA trolley crash

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:54

2 injured in SEPTA trolley crashAt least two people were injured after a SEPTA trolley and a car collided in North Philadelphia.


Report details Russian system to evade Olympic doping tests

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:50

Russian officials took clean urine from athletes months before the Sochi Olympics, and used soda containers and baby bottles passed through a hole in the wall of a testing lab to evade doping tests, the former head of Russian’s anti-doping laboratory told The New York Times. Grigory Rodchenkov now in California and working with a […]
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Report details Russian system to evade Olympic doping tests

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:50

Russian officials took clean urine from athletes months before the Sochi Olympics, and used soda containers and baby bottles passed through a hole in the wall of a testing lab to evade doping tests, the former head of Russian’s anti-doping laboratory told The New York Times. Grigory Rodchenkov now in California and working with a […]
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Report details Russian system to evade Olympic doping tests

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:50

Russian officials took clean urine from athletes months before the Sochi Olympics, and used soda containers and baby bottles passed through a hole in the wall of a testing lab to evade doping tests, the former head of Russian’s anti-doping laboratory told The New York Times. Grigory Rodchenkov now in California and working with a […]

The Latest: 2 troopers relieved of duty after police pursuit

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:47

This aerial image made from a helicopter video provided by WHDH shows several officers pummeling Richard Simone, who had exited his vehicle and kneeled on the ground after a high-speed police pursuit, in Nashua, N.H., Wednesday, May 11, 2016. The chase went through several towns before ending in Nashua. (Courtesy WHDH via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; BOSTON OUTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a high-speed police pursuit from Massachusetts to New Hampshire caught on video that showed police pummeling a suspect who appeared to be surrendering (all times local):


Frantic father killed in crash while looking for child

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:47

A Yakima County man was killed in a car crash while he frantically looked for his 11-year-old child, whom he thought to be missing.
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Frantic father killed in crash while looking for child

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:47

A Yakima County man was killed in a car crash while he frantically looked for his 11-year-old child, whom he thought to be missing.
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Frantic father killed in crash while looking for child

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:47

A Yakima County man was killed in a car crash while he frantically looked for his 11-year-old child, whom he thought to be missing.

Alabama man arrested after woman killed, children injured in shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:47
The victim, Coral Wilson, had obtained a protective order in March against the suspect, who was not identified by police, according to a police statement. When Wilson refused to let him in, the suspect kicked in the glass portion of a screen door and then left, according to a police statement. Two hours later, the suspect returned, entered the home and started shooting at the woman and their children, the statement said.

Ugandan president inaugurated amid opposition arrests

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:46

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s long-time president was sworn in Thursday for a fifth term, taking him into his fourth decade in power amid arrests of opposition politicians and a shutdown of social media. President Yoweri Museveni, 71, was inaugurated in the capital, Kampala, in a ceremony attended by dignitaries from across Africa, including Zimbabwean […]
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Ugandan president inaugurated amid opposition arrests

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:46

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s long-time president was sworn in Thursday for a fifth term, taking him into his fourth decade in power amid arrests of opposition politicians and a shutdown of social media. President Yoweri Museveni, 71, was inaugurated in the capital, Kampala, in a ceremony attended by dignitaries from across Africa, including Zimbabwean […]
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Ugandan president inaugurated amid opposition arrests

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:46

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s long-time president was sworn in Thursday for a fifth term, taking him into his fourth decade in power amid arrests of opposition politicians and a shutdown of social media. President Yoweri Museveni, 71, was inaugurated in the capital, Kampala, in a ceremony attended by dignitaries from across Africa, including Zimbabwean […]

The pursuit of young filmmakers — and ‘Happyness’

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:38

Art-house screenings and events during the week of May 13 include “The Seattle College and University Film Festival,” the “African American Film Series” and the “UCLA Festival of Preservation” series.
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The pursuit of young filmmakers — and ‘Happyness’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:38

Art-house screenings and events during the week of May 13 include “The Seattle College and University Film Festival,” the “African American Film Series” and the “UCLA Festival of Preservation” series.
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The pursuit of young filmmakers — and ‘Happyness’

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:38

Art-house screenings and events during the week of May 13 include “The Seattle College and University Film Festival,” the “African American Film Series” and the “UCLA Festival of Preservation” series.

The Latest: State relocating Ohio homes where 8 fatally shot

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:36
PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of eight family members in southern Ohio (all times local):

Cyclist struck by ex-Seattle Councilmember Sally Clark to get $400,000 settlement

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:35

The Seattle City Attorney’s Office determined Sally Clark was on city business in Tacoma, with her insurance primary and the city’s obligation secondary. But her policy only covered up to $25,000.
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Cyclist struck by ex-Seattle Councilmember Sally Clark to get $400,000 settlement

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:35

The Seattle City Attorney’s Office determined Sally Clark was on city business in Tacoma, with her insurance primary and the city’s obligation secondary. But her policy only covered up to $25,000.
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