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Pregame notes and lineups: Outfielder James Jones recalled from Class AAA Tacoma

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:20
As expected, the Mariners recalled outfielder James Jones from Class AAA Tacoma. Despite manager Lloyd McClendon announcing the move postgame on Sunday, the move of Danny Farquhar being optioned back to Tacoma was actually made today. Jones, 26, has spent the entire season with the Rainiers, hitting .264 (46×174) with 29 runs, 6 doubles, 4 triples, […]
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Pregame notes and lineups: Outfielder James Jones recalled from Class AAA Tacoma

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:20
As expected, the Mariners recalled outfielder James Jones from Class AAA Tacoma. Despite manager Lloyd McClendon announcing the move postgame on Sunday, the move of Danny Farquhar being optioned back to Tacoma was actually made today. Jones, 26, has spent the entire season with the Rainiers, hitting .264 (46×174) with 29 runs, 6 doubles, 4 triples, […]

VIDEO: Volunteers search for animals at flooded zoo

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:17
A flash flood in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi has killed at least 13 people, with up to 20 still missing according to officials.
Categories: BBC World News

Defense seeks mistrial in ex-Vanderbilt football players rape case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:16
Attorneys for two former Vanderbilt University football players convicted of raping an unconscious female student asked a judge on Monday to declare a mistrial, arguing that a juror withheld his own status as a sexual assault survivor to get on the jury. Prosecutors said the juror did not see himself as a victim in that case, which involved a consensual sexual relationship with an adult male when he was a teenager, and his failure to disclose it should not result in a mistrial. Judge Monte Watkins said he expected to rule within eight days on the request from attorneys for Cory Batey, 21, and Brandon Vandenburg, 22, to set aside the January verdict.

Delaware's first medical marijuana dispensary set to open

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:13

Delaware's first medical marijuana dispensary set to openDelaware's first medical marijuana dispensary is getting ready to open its doors later this month.


Airbus’s Leahy to GE: Crank out those single-aisle jet engines — or get left behind

NBA - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:10
Reacting to cautious statements by executives at engine makers GE and CFM about the limits to raising single-aisle production rates, Airbus's John Leahy warned that if they don't step up to the rates he wants, he'll just sell more planes with Pratt & Whitney engines.
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Airbus’s Leahy to GE: Crank out those single-aisle jet engines — or get left behind

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:10
Reacting to cautious statements by executives at engine makers GE and CFM about the limits to raising single-aisle production rates, Airbus's John Leahy warned that if they don't step up to the rates he wants, he'll just sell more planes with Pratt & Whitney engines.
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Airbus’s Leahy to GE: Crank out those single-aisle jet engines — or get left behind

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:10
Reacting to cautious statements by executives at engine makers GE and CFM about the limits to raising single-aisle production rates, Airbus's John Leahy warned that if they don't step up to the rates he wants, he'll just sell more planes with Pratt & Whitney engines.

Pope’s stance leaks; calls for urgent action on environment

NBA - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:07
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A draft copy of Pope Francis’ eagerly awaited encyclical on the environment calls for urgent action to protect the Earth and fight global warming, which the pope says is “mostly” due to human activity and the burning of fossil fuels. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said the document that […]
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Pope’s stance leaks; calls for urgent action on environment

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:07
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A draft copy of Pope Francis’ eagerly awaited encyclical on the environment calls for urgent action to protect the Earth and fight global warming, which the pope says is “mostly” due to human activity and the burning of fossil fuels. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said the document that […]
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Pope’s stance leaks; calls for urgent action on environment

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:07
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A draft copy of Pope Francis’ eagerly awaited encyclical on the environment calls for urgent action to protect the Earth and fight global warming, which the pope says is “mostly” due to human activity and the burning of fossil fuels. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said the document that […]

Outlook murky for Obama's trade pact in Congress, Clinton weighs in

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:04

McCarthy participates in a news conference after a Republican caucus meeting at the Capitol in WashingtonBy Krista Hughes and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hopes of reviving the White House's drive for a Pacific trade pact looked increasingly uncertain on Monday as no clear path forward for it in Congress emerged and presidential contender Hillary Clinton said her fellow Democrats' concerns with the pact were legitimate. House of Representatives Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said key legislation for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement only needed to be handled by the end of summer, with no date nailed down for further action in Congress.


Bird flu likely spread on equipment, workers, rodents, wind

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:04
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The bird flu that's devastated some Midwestern farms likely spread by several means — on machinery and workers, by rodents and possibly even on the wind, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a new report released Monday.

Vast data warehouse raises HealthCare.gov privacy concerns

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:02

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, is shown on a laptop screen in Portland, Ore. A government data warehouse stores information forever on millions of consumers seeking coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care law. That's raising concerns about privacy at a time when major breaches have become common. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A government data warehouse that stores personal information on millions of HealthCare.gov customers is raising privacy concerns at a time when major breaches have become distressingly common.


VIDEO: Mother's grief over al-Shabab fighter

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:00
The mother of a British man killed while fighting for Islamist militant group al-Shabab in Kenya has told the BBC her "whole world has fallen apart".
Categories: BBC World News

Time for SPD officers to wear body cameras ‘is now,’ federal monitor says

NBA - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:00
Merrick Bobb, the federal monitor overseeing Seattle police reforms, is lending his support to body cameras on officers in his latest progress report, which mostly commends but also criticizes the department for its overall efforts.
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Time for SPD officers to wear body cameras ‘is now,’ federal monitor says

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:00
Merrick Bobb, the federal monitor overseeing Seattle police reforms, is lending his support to body cameras on officers in his latest progress report, which mostly commends but also criticizes the department for its overall efforts.
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Time for SPD officers to wear body cameras ‘is now,’ federal monitor says

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 06:00
Merrick Bobb, the federal monitor overseeing Seattle police reforms, is lending his support to body cameras on officers in his latest progress report, which mostly commends but also criticizes the department for its overall efforts.

South Carolina sheriff's deputy charged in shooting death of wife

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:59
A South Carolina sheriff's deputy has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of his wife, authorities said on Monday. Matthew Jordan Blakley shot his wife, Candace Blakley, 24, with a rifle in their North Augusta home on Saturday evening, according to a police affidavit. Blakley was fired from his job after he was arrested on Sunday, Aiken County Sheriff's spokesman Captain Eric Abdullah said.