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UW, Microsoft and Chinese university announce new tech institution in Bellevue

NBA - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 04:00
A new tech institution created by the University of Washington, Microsoft and China’s Tsinghua University should have a profound and lasting effect on the Puget Sound region.
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UW, top Chinese university to run tech program in Bellevue

NBA - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 04:00
A major Chinese university is partnering with the University of Washington to start a graduate institute in Bellevue’s Bel-Red Corridor that could grow to 3,000 students.
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UW, Microsoft and Chinese university announce new tech institution in Bellevue

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 04:00
A new tech institution created by the University of Washington, Microsoft and China’s Tsinghua University should have a profound and lasting effect on the Puget Sound region.
Categories: Sports Center

UW, top Chinese university to run tech program in Bellevue

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 04:00
A major Chinese university is partnering with the University of Washington to start a graduate institute in Bellevue’s Bel-Red Corridor that could grow to 3,000 students.
Categories: Sports Center

UW, Microsoft and Chinese university announce new tech institution in Bellevue

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 04:00
A new tech institution created by the University of Washington, Microsoft and China’s Tsinghua University should have a profound and lasting effect on the Puget Sound region.

UW, top Chinese university to run tech program in Bellevue

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 04:00
A major Chinese university is partnering with the University of Washington to start a graduate institute in Bellevue’s Bel-Red Corridor that could grow to 3,000 students.

Jurors weigh case of Oklahoma man charged with molesting Kenyan orphans

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:59
A jury at a federal court in Oklahoma City began deliberations on Thursday in the case of an Oklahoma man charged with molesting eight orphans in Kenya when he was in the country for Christian missionary work. The management of the Kenyan nursing home notified U.S. authorities of the suspected crimes after Durham had returned to the United States and U.S. prosecutors brought charges against him.

Victim in Jesse Matthew attack testifies about aftermath

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:58

Fairfax County, Va., Commonwealth's Attorney Ray Morrogh, center, talks to reporters in Fairfax, Va., Thursday, June 18, 2015, after a hearing in which the victim of a 2005 sexual assault gave victim-pact testimony that will be used at the sentencing of Jesse Matthew, 33, of Charlottesville, Va. Matthew is charged in an unrelated case with the abduction and killing of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Morrogh is joined by Gil Harrington, mother of slain student Morgan Harrington, whose case has been linked by DNA evidence to the 2005 attack in Fairfax, left, and Chief Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Casey Lingan. (AP Photo/Matt Barakat)FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — She flew half way around the globe to tell the world about a horrific attack that happened a decade ago, something she had placed into emotional "cold storage" and didn't want to relive.


Feds: 48 charged for links to Boston's most-feared gang

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:57
BOSTON (AP) — More than 40 people arrested Thursday on drug and gun charges were affiliated with Boston's largest and most-feared gang, according to authorities who said the criminal organization ran a vast drug empire that stoked New England's heroin epidemic.

PHOTOS: Water main break in Hunting Park

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:57

 Water main break in Hunting ParkFirefighters evacuated stores afer a 48-inch water main ruptured in Philadelphia.


Flash audit: 'Serious concerns' about personnel computer fix

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:57

FILE - In this June 16, 2015 file photo, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Katherine Archuleta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The agency that failed to secure data on millions of federal workers is now being criticized by its own independent watchdog over a plan to modernize its aging computer networks. In a “flash audit,” issued Wednesday, the inspector general for the Office of Personnel Management raised “serious concerns” about a proposed $91 million computer overhaul, saying it had not followed management guidelines and granted a no-bid contract with a single vendor. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The agency that failed to secure data on millions of federal workers is now being criticized by its own independent watchdog over a plan to modernize its aging computer networks.


Majority of Washington state reps vote in favor as House passes TPA trade ... - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:55

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Majority of Washington state reps vote in favor as House passes TPA trade ...
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
The House narrowly passed Trade Promotion Authority on Thursday, despite opposition from some in Washington state's delegation. The 218-to-208 vote was similar to approval last week, but that time the bill was tethered to another bill, which had been ...

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48-inch water main ruptures in Hunting Park, stores evacuated

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:55

Major water main break at Hunting Park shopping center, stores evacuatedA 48-inch water main has ruptured in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.


Justice Thomas focuses on victims in 2 death penalty cases

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:55

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2014 file photo, Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas sits for a conversation at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. Thomas has taken unusual steps in calling attention to crime victims as the Supreme Court rules in two death-penalty cases. In one case, Thomas dissented from a 5-4 opinion that barred Louisiana from executing Kevan Brumfield, a convicted killer who is mentally disabled. Thomas included a picture of the crime victim at the end of his dissent and even referred to a video of the killer’s confession that was posted on the Supreme Court’s web site. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas took unusual steps Thursday in calling attention to crime victims as the Supreme Court ruled in two death penalty cases.


Activists file appeal to get Cleveland officers arrested

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:53
CLEVELAND (AP) — A group of activists filed an appeal Thursday that seeks to compel a Cleveland municipal judge to file criminal charges against two white police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a black 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun.

Over 70 countries demand Syria stop deadly aerial attacks

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:53
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 70 countries have signed a letter demanding that Syria stop indiscriminate aerial attacks that have killed thousands of civilians and urging the U.N. Security Council to prevent the Syrian Air Force from future attacks including dropping barrel bombs.

How Beijing residents are outing smokers

BBC World News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:52
A message board is being used to post photos of smokers defying a citywide ban
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State officials hope for budget deal but prepare for shutdown

NBA - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:50
Gov. Jay Inslee’s managers have directed agencies to start sending temporary-layoff notices to thousands of employees because lawmakers haven’t reached agreement on a budget.
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State officials hope for budget deal but prepare for shutdown

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:50
Gov. Jay Inslee’s managers have directed agencies to start sending temporary-layoff notices to thousands of employees because lawmakers haven’t reached agreement on a budget.
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State officials hope for budget deal but prepare for shutdown

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:50
Gov. Jay Inslee’s managers have directed agencies to start sending temporary-layoff notices to thousands of employees because lawmakers haven’t reached agreement on a budget.