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Scientists to Track Effects of Fans at Seahawks-Panthers Game

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:12
The noise of the famously raucous Seahawks fans, who caused a temblor in 2011, will be monitored by scientists during their game against the Carolina Panthers.

Median home prices rose in 2014 amid tight supply of listings

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:10
Interactive map | The gain in single-family home prices varied dramatically by area, ranging from negative 3 percent to 15 percent compared to a year earlier. Click on an area in the map for details on sales activity by area.

Body found 20 years ago identified as missing teenager

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:07
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A body that washed up on a Northern California beach nearly two decades ago has finally been identified as that of a missing teenager.

Tackling terror 'national priority'

BBC World News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:05
Tackling terror is "the national priority", Chancellor George Osborne says, as it emerges suspects in the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris were on a UK terror watch list.
Categories: BBC World News

Woman accidentally shoots husband who tried to surprise her with breakfast

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:02

Woman accidentally shoots husband who tried to surprise her with breakfastA Fort Bragg soldier was shot in the chest Friday morning after his wife thought he was a home intruder


UN report: No one held accountable in South Sudan massacre

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:01
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new U.N. report says no one has been held accountable in a massacre in South Sudan last year that raised international alarm and memories of the Rwandan genocide.

Huskies hoops links: WSU's Jordan Railey maturity and showing promise

WA Huskies - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:01
Washington State fifth-year senior Jordan Railey, who tallied a career-high 17 points in last Sunday's 69-66 upset win at California, appears to be in a good groove since returning to the starting lineup.
Categories: Sports Center

Outdoor writer Dave Graybill takes assessment of eastside ice fishing prospects

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:01
%%%7e81f07f6251c4c3cef83004e526fd35%%%Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler:

Vote: How can Congress help the economy | Jon Talton

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:01
The Republicans that have commanding control of the new Congress hold strong views on the economy. Among them is a conviction that taxes always must be cut and pay for themselves. That regulations must be altered to favor business. That what they consider excesses infringing on "economic freedom" &m

Judge tosses murder conviction linked to NYC ex-detective

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 03:53

Derrick Hamilton, center, walks among a group of men wearing caps reading "wrongfully convicted," after he was exonerated on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, in New York. Hamilton's 1991 murder conviction was vacated after prosecutors told a New York City judge that the state's key witness had lied about who did it. The decision at the hearing cleared Hamilton, who had served 21 years in prison before being paroled in 2011. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)NEW YORK (AP) — The way Derrick Hamilton tells it, his detour to a false conviction in a fatal 1991 shooting began with an investigator greeting him with a mob-style kiss on the cheek and whispering in his ear.


Briton loses challenge to overturn his conviction for Florida murders

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 03:53

Maharaj sits in Circuit Court during a legal hearing in MiamiBy Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - A Florida judge refused on Friday to overturn the conviction of a British man serving a life sentence for a 1986 double murder that his lawyers say was carried out by a hit man working for notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Krishna Maharaj, 75, has been in prison for 27 years for his conviction in the slaying of father and son Derrick and Duane Moo Young in a gruesome execution at a downtown Miami hotel. ...


Massive pileup in Michigan, one dead, multiple vehicles on fire

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 03:52

Michigan accident(Reuters) - One person was killed and six cars and semi-trailers set afire in a weather-related pileup of 50 to 70 vehicles on Friday morning on Interstate 94 about 10 miles east of Kalamazoo, Michigan, state police said. The accident occurred about 10 a.m. local time and one of the burning semis was carrying hazardous material, State Trooper O.J. Hamilton told Reuters. He said icy conditions and low visibility contributed to the crash. (Reporting by Fiona Ortiz; Editing by Bill Trott)


Murder trial of Aaron Hernandez begins with jury selection

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 03:44

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez attends a pretrial hearing in the first of two murder cases against him at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. Hernandez is charged with murder in the killing of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd in 2013. He also is charged with killing two men in Boston in 2012. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in both cases. (AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool)FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez began Friday with the judge telling the first batch of prospective jurors that they could still be chosen to sit on the panel even if they had heard about the high-profile case.


Ebbing of Ebola Complicates Testing of Vaccines

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 03:44
Clinical trials in Africa are being pushed by a sense of urgency as fewer new cases occur, making it more difficult to determine how effective the drugs are.






Ringleader in Florida marching band death sentenced to six years in jail

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 03:42
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - The ringleader of a beating ritual that killed a Florida college marching band member was sentenced on Friday to six years and five months in prison for his role in a 2011 incident that drew national scrutiny to hazing practices. Dante Martin, 27, a former percussionist with Florida A&M University's celebrated "Marching 100" band, took the stand shackled and dressed in a jail uniform during an emotional hearing. He apologized to the family of the victim, Robert Champion, 26, a drum major. ...

Just Cavalli Spring/Summer 2015 campaign invokes music festival vibe

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 03:41

Just Cavalli Spring/Summer 2015Roberto Cavalli's second line has a cool new 1970s-inspired campaign shot by Michel Comte. 


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Despite misgivings, more Seattle women embracing the NFL

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 03:37
Thanks to a winning team and the Russell Wilson effect, female fans are flocking to the Seahawks.
Categories: Sports Center

Michigan police lift evacuation in zone of multi-vehicle accident

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 03:37
(Reuters) - Michigan State Police on Friday lifted an evacuation order for the area around a fiery crash involving 150 vehicles, including a trailer transporting formic acid that caught on fire. "That has been lifted. We believe all the product has burned off," State Police Lieutenant Rick Pazder said. Earlier, state officials had asked people in a 3-mile radius of the accident to evacuate. (Reporting by Fiona Ortiz in Chicago; Editing by Bill Trott)

Stray satellite signals help measure snowfall in arid West

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 03:36

In this Jan. 8, 2015 photo, Kristine Larson, a professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Colorado, pictured at work on the campus of CU in Boulder, Colo. Larson is using stray GPS signals that interfere with earthquake research as a tool to measure snow depth and soil moisture, providing valuable information to climatologists. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Climate scientists are gleaning valuable information about snowfall and droughts from errant satellite signals once considered a nuisance.