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Video: UW's Chris Petersen on preparing for Huskies' first Pac-12 road game

WA Huskies - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:31
Notes, quote and video from UW coach Chris Petersen in his final availability before Saturday's game at Cal:
Categories: Sports Center

Ebola challenge 'biggest since Aids'

BBC World News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:26
The public health challenge posed by the Ebola outbreak is unlike anything since the emergence of HIV/Aids, a top US medical official says.
Categories: BBC World News

Wall St. Closes Sharply Lower, With Energy Stocks Leading the Plunge

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:23
The Dow Jone industrial average fell more than 300 points, reversing the strong gains on Wednesday, as the market becomes more volatile.






Hostage's mother appeals to IS chief

BBC World News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:22
The mother of US hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig has appealed to the leader of the Islamic State (IS) militants via Twitter to discuss her son's fate.
Categories: BBC World News

Excerpts of Nobel Prize winner's works in English

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:20
"Missing Person," Published by David R Godine (Original title: "Rue des Boutiques Obscures") -- "In this strange, elegant novel, Patrick Modiano portrays a man in pursuit of the identity he lost in the murky days of the Paris Occupation, the black hole of French memory."

State: Ebola test negative for North Texas deputy

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:19
State health officials say the Dallas County sheriff's deputy who exhibited symptoms of Ebola has tested negative for the disease.

Cover Oregon mistake enrolls senator in Medicaid

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:17

Vice President Joe Biden, right, listens as U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley speaks during a campaign rally in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Biden is in Portland campaigning for Merkley who is being challenged by Republican Monica Wehby. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Yet another mistake by Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange is coming to light: The state mistakenly enrolled a U.S. senator in Medicaid, the health insurance plan for the poor.


Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 287K

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:16
Slightly fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average number of applications in the past month to an eight-year low.

Shiite rebels among 67 killed in Yemen bombings

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:16
Two suicide bombings in Yemen killed nearly 70 people on Thursday, with one targeting an anti-government rally by Shiite rebels who control Sanaa, leaving body parts strewn across a street in the heart of the capital and escalating sectarian tensions in a country gripped by turmoil.

Clerk who boxes beats up would-be robbery suspect

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:16
A would-be robbery suspect was beaten up when he found out the hard way that a convenience store clerk on the University of Pittsburgh campus is also a former Golden Gloves boxing champ.

Satellites see hot spot of methane in US Southwest

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — A satellite that measured the potent global-warming gas methane in the atmosphere has found a surprising hot spot over the southwestern U.S.

Judge has pointed questions in SPD officers' use-of-force lawsuit

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:15
A federal judge on Thursday fired a barrage of skeptical questions at an attorney representing dozens of  Seattle police officers who filed suit seeking to block new, federally mandated use-of-force policies.

Judge has pointed questions in SPD officers' use-of-force lawsuit

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:15
A federal judge on Thursday fired a barrage of skeptical questions at an attorney representing dozens of  Seattle police officers who filed suit seeking to block new, federally mandated use-of-force policies.

Seattle cocktail bar named one of the world's best

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:14
As if Canon  wasn’t hard enough to get in on a Saturday night - now comes news that Seattle’s favorite cocktail den has been anointed one of the World’s Best Bars.

Seattle cocktail bar named one of the world's best

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:14
As if Canon  wasn’t hard enough to get in on a Saturday night - now comes news that Seattle’s favorite cocktail den has been anointed one of the World’s Best Bars.

Lawsuit shines new light on old sex abuse scandal

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:13
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed this week has reopened a decades-old sex abuse scandal at the exclusive Indian Mountain School in Connecticut.

Ex-Premier of Cayman Islands acquitted of corruption charges

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:12
By Peter Polack GEORGE TOWN Cayman Islands (Reuters) - The former premier of the Cayman Islands, McKeeva Bush, was found not guilty on charges of corruption by a local jury on Thursday, a court official confirmed. Bush was charged last year with 11 counts of official misconduct and breach of public trust in a case that led to his removal from office and stirred up anti-government sentiment in the British Caribbean territory. Bush, 59, was accused of using his government credit card to withdraw $50,000 cash in casinos in the United States and the Bahamas. ...