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DealBook: Banks Did It Apple’s Way in Payments by Mobile

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:11
The eagerness of banks and card companies to work with Apple on its mobile payment system suggests Apple’s clout and the concern financial players have for their future.

2014 prep volleyball preview: 5 teams and 5 players to watch

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:10
It’s been quite a run for coach Susan McKay’s Islanders the past two seasons, and there’s good reason to expect continued success this year.

Canadian man convicted of 4 murders

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:10

Cody Legebokoff was convicted Thursday on four counts of first-degree murder.

       

Indiana recognizes 2nd same-sex marriage

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:09

The couple becomes the second gay couple in state to have their marriage recognized.

       

Father of 5 Slain Children Had Been Investigated

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:08
Officials in South Carolina conducted two inquiries this year into the man suspected of killing his five children and abandoning their bodies in Alabama.






Alternate roads prepared if lava crosses highway

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:07
Lava concerns on Hawaii's Big Island are shifting from it reaching a sparsely populated subdivision to it crossing over a heavily used highway.

Virgin Galactic pushes back first flight — again

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:07
Virgin Galactic has again pushed back its timeline for launching space-tourism flights from southern New Mexico's Spaceport America.

Ex-Sainsbury's boss warns on Scotland

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:07
Former Sainsbury's boss Justin King warns an independent Scotland will mean rising prices, put investment at risk, and affect Scottish food producers.
Categories: BBC World News

George Zimmerman named in 911 road rage call

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:06

It is the third time local Florida police have had an encounter with the man acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin.

       

Mercer Island’s volleyball star Jemma Yeadon has big-time skills

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:04
Jemma Yeadon is just 5 feet 8, but her off-the-chart ability jumps out at Mercer Island opponents.

Alternate roads prepared if lava crosses highway

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:03

This Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, aerial photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a smoke plume from the June 27th flow from the Kilauea volcano in Pahoa, Hawaii. Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos has been advancing at a slower pace the past few days and is now moving parallel to a sparsely populated subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey, Tim Orr)HONOLULU (AP) — Lava concerns on Hawaii's Big Island are shifting from it reaching a sparsely populated subdivision to it crossing over a heavily used highway.


Toronto's Rob Ford withdraws from mayor's race

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:03

The mayor, an admitted crack cocaine user, was hospitalized this week with an abdomenal tumor.

       

10 Things to Know for Friday

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:02

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, joined by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, after the Democratic majority voted to weaken filibusters and make it harder for Republicans to block confirmation of the president's nominees for judges and other top posts. McConnell said Democrats are using a power play to distract voters from the president's troubled health care law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:


Amazon files plans to build two more office towers downtown

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:01
The online-retail giant submitted two different proposals to build two additional towers, in different configurations, across from the three blocks already designated for 37- or 38-story buildings at its future high-rise campus in Denny Triangle.

Sue Bird and Briann January team up for USA Basketball on ESPN2 at 4 p.m.

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:01
All-Star PG Sue Bird (Seattle) and Briann January (Lewis and Clark HS/Indiana) will play on the same team when USA Basketball hosts an intrasquad game Thursday at 4pm on ESPN2.

Sue Bird and Briann January team up for USA Basketball on ESPN2 at 4 p.m.

WA Huskies - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:01
All-Star PG Sue Bird (Seattle) and Briann January (Lewis and Clark HS/Indiana) will play on the same team when USA Basketball hosts an intrasquad game Thursday at 4pm on ESPN2.
Categories: Sports Center

Sue Bird and Briann January team up for USA Basketball on ESPN2 at 4 p.m.

Seattle Storm - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:01
All-Star PG Sue Bird (Seattle) and Briann January (Lewis and Clark HS/Indiana) will play on the same team when USA Basketball hosts an intrasquad game Thursday at 4pm on ESPN2.
Categories: Sports Center

Earl Thomas says he'll go with punt return decision but hopes a chance comes to try it again

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:01
A day after it was announced that Earl Thomas will no longer be Seattle's primary punt returner, the safety held his weekly meeting with the media.

Earl Thomas says he'll go with punt return decision but hopes a chance comes to try it again

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:01
A day after it was announced that Earl Thomas will no longer be Seattle's primary punt returner, the safety held his weekly meeting with the media.
Categories: Sports Center

Aid Worker Recovering From Ebola

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:56
Dr. Rick Sacra received two infusions of plasma from a missionary who had also been infected with Ebola.