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Lake Wenatchee sockeye fishery closing soon

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:08
The Lake Wenatchee sockeye fishery will close one hour after official sunset on Sunday, Aug. 16. While plenty of sockeye are still roaming in the lake, state Fish and Wildlife officials are concerned about the number of wild spring chinook incidentally caught. Spring chinook are listed for protection under the federal Endangered Species Act and […]

Japanese leader Abe stops short of apology for World War II

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:08
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged Friday that Japan inflicted “immeasurable damage and suffering” on innocent people in World War II, but stopped short of offering his own apology and said future generations of Japanese should not have to make them either. In a widely anticipated statement marking the 70th anniversary of his […]
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Japanese leader Abe stops short of apology for World War II

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:08
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged Friday that Japan inflicted “immeasurable damage and suffering” on innocent people in World War II, but stopped short of offering his own apology and said future generations of Japanese should not have to make them either. In a widely anticipated statement marking the 70th anniversary of his […]
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Japanese leader Abe stops short of apology for World War II

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:08
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged Friday that Japan inflicted “immeasurable damage and suffering” on innocent people in World War II, but stopped short of offering his own apology and said future generations of Japanese should not have to make them either. In a widely anticipated statement marking the 70th anniversary of his […]

Firefighter rescued from blast zone in China’s Tianjin port

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:06
TIANJIN, China  — Rescuers pulled out a firefighter who was trapped for 32 hours after responding to a fire and huge explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin as authorities dealt Friday with a fire still smoldering amid potentially dangerous chemicals. A rapid succession of explosions late Wednesday — one equal to 21 tons […]
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Firefighter rescued from blast zone in China’s Tianjin port

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:06
TIANJIN, China  — Rescuers pulled out a firefighter who was trapped for 32 hours after responding to a fire and huge explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin as authorities dealt Friday with a fire still smoldering amid potentially dangerous chemicals. A rapid succession of explosions late Wednesday — one equal to 21 tons […]
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Firefighter rescued from blast zone in China’s Tianjin port

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:06
TIANJIN, China  — Rescuers pulled out a firefighter who was trapped for 32 hours after responding to a fire and huge explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin as authorities dealt Friday with a fire still smoldering amid potentially dangerous chemicals. A rapid succession of explosions late Wednesday — one equal to 21 tons […]

Kerry in Cuba to raise embassy flag in policy victory lap

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:05
HAVANA (AP) — Washington’s top diplomat flew to Havana on Friday to raise the Stars and Stripes over the newly opened U.S. Embassy, making a symbolically charged victory lap for the Obama administration’s new policy of engagement with Cuba. Some waking as early as 6 a.m., hundreds of Cubans gathered outside the embassy for what […]
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Kerry in Cuba to raise embassy flag in policy victory lap

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:05
HAVANA (AP) — Washington’s top diplomat flew to Havana on Friday to raise the Stars and Stripes over the newly opened U.S. Embassy, making a symbolically charged victory lap for the Obama administration’s new policy of engagement with Cuba. Some waking as early as 6 a.m., hundreds of Cubans gathered outside the embassy for what […]
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Kerry in Cuba to raise embassy flag in policy victory lap

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:05
HAVANA (AP) — Washington’s top diplomat flew to Havana on Friday to raise the Stars and Stripes over the newly opened U.S. Embassy, making a symbolically charged victory lap for the Obama administration’s new policy of engagement with Cuba. Some waking as early as 6 a.m., hundreds of Cubans gathered outside the embassy for what […]

Migrants surge across Balkans to beat Hungary’s razor fence

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:05
Serbia's border with EU-member Hungary has become a major crossing point for tens of thousands of migrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa who are using the so-called Balkan route to enter the EU, while fleeing poverty or war in their home countries.
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Migrants surge across Balkans to beat Hungary’s razor fence

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:05
Serbia's border with EU-member Hungary has become a major crossing point for tens of thousands of migrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa who are using the so-called Balkan route to enter the EU, while fleeing poverty or war in their home countries.
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Migrants surge across Balkans to beat Hungary’s razor fence

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:05
Serbia's border with EU-member Hungary has become a major crossing point for tens of thousands of migrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa who are using the so-called Balkan route to enter the EU, while fleeing poverty or war in their home countries.

Palestinian hunger striker loses consciousness after 60 days

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:04
JERUSALEM — A Palestinian detainee who has been on a hunger strike for 60 days slipped into unconsciousness on Friday and was taken into the intensive care unit at an Israeli hospital, his father said. Naser Allan told The Associated Press that his son Mohammed, who went on a hunger strike in May, lost consciousness […]
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Palestinian hunger striker loses consciousness after 60 days

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:04
JERUSALEM — A Palestinian detainee who has been on a hunger strike for 60 days slipped into unconsciousness on Friday and was taken into the intensive care unit at an Israeli hospital, his father said. Naser Allan told The Associated Press that his son Mohammed, who went on a hunger strike in May, lost consciousness […]
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Palestinian hunger striker loses consciousness after 60 days

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:04
JERUSALEM — A Palestinian detainee who has been on a hunger strike for 60 days slipped into unconsciousness on Friday and was taken into the intensive care unit at an Israeli hospital, his father said. Naser Allan told The Associated Press that his son Mohammed, who went on a hunger strike in May, lost consciousness […]

Oil price hits lowest level in 6½ years

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:04
LONDON — The price of crude oil hit its lowest level in 6½ years Friday amid concerns over a slowing economy in China, a huge energy consumer, and strong global production. The U.S. crude contract fell as low as $41.35 a barrel, the weakest level since early 2009, when the global economy was in the […]
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Oil price hits lowest level in 6½ years

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:04
LONDON — The price of crude oil hit its lowest level in 6½ years Friday amid concerns over a slowing economy in China, a huge energy consumer, and strong global production. The U.S. crude contract fell as low as $41.35 a barrel, the weakest level since early 2009, when the global economy was in the […]
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Oil price hits lowest level in 6½ years

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:04
LONDON — The price of crude oil hit its lowest level in 6½ years Friday amid concerns over a slowing economy in China, a huge energy consumer, and strong global production. The U.S. crude contract fell as low as $41.35 a barrel, the weakest level since early 2009, when the global economy was in the […]

Cape Cod beaches close after great white shark attacks seal

NBA - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:04
EASTHAM, Mass. — Officials say two Cape Cod beaches closed after visitors spotted a great white shark biting a seal and spitting it back out onto the beach. Beachgoers at Nauset Light in Eastham, Massachusetts, saw the shark attack the seal at around 4 p.m. Wednesday, which resulted in a pool of blood. The seal […]
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