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The WW1 film over 20 million people went to see

BBC World News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:41
The WW1 film over 20 million people went to see
Categories: BBC World News

The man and the boy who saved each other

BBC World News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:38
The man and the boy who saved each other from the waves
Categories: BBC World News

Takata Saw and Hid Risk in Airbags in 2004, Former Workers Say

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:34
When secret tests a decade ago showed its airbags could crack and explode, the company tried to erase the evidence, former employees said.






Special Section: Relief Work in Ebola Zone Is Fraught With Risk

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:33
Those who go abroad to scenes of disaster or conflict already take considerable personal risks — and those who go where Ebola is prevalent can face misunderstanding at home as well.

Banner Bank taking over American West Bank

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:33
Banner Bank is taking over Spokane-based American West Bank in a $702 million deal that will expand the Walla Walla bank to 190 branches in five states.

Lone-wolf terror threat focus of NYPD conference

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:33
NEW YORK (AP) — Top police officials from New York, London and elsewhere met Thursday to share strategies for combating the homegrown terror threat posed by self-radicalized people who are difficult to thwart because they keep to themselves.

Miguel Zenón among Earshot’s remaining don’t-miss acts

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:31
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttDNV6OSuBo

Slack key masters Ledward Kaapana & Cyril Pahinui headline Seattle fest | Concert preview

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:31
Hawaiian slack-key fests are an annual affair in Seattle, but before you go all ho-hum, note that both Cyril Pahinui and Ledward Kaapana are on the bill this year. That’s a whole lotta slackin’.

Investors find better balance in their 401(k)s

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:31
Fewer investors are going all-in with their retirement savings.

A few afternoon Mariners-related links -- Don Wakamatsu, Raul Ibanez candidates for Rays' managerial opening

Seattle Mariners - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:31
Just catching up on some of the news around baseball this afternoon. Let's start with the Rays managerial search. Why? Because there's a few familiar names listed as the early candidates. The Rays even announced them which is pretty cool.
Categories: Sports Center

Who shot bin Laden? Former Navy SEALS make rival claims

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:29

Rob O'Neill who was on the Navy SEAL 6 team that rescued Capt. Phillips from pirates and had his role featured in the movie Capt. Phillips is shown in Butte MontanaBy Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of the U.S. Navy Seal commando team that killed Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan hideout in May, 2011 are making conflicting claims as to who actually shot the al Qaeda leader. The Washington Post published a story on Thursday quoting Rob O'Neill, a former SEAL, as claiming to have fired the fatal shot that hit bin Laden in the forehead after O'Neill stormed into a room in bin Laden's house in Abbottabad. The claim by O'Neill, who travels the country giving motivational speeches, was countered by a source close to another SEAL team member. ...


Hillary Clinton’s dry run for 2016

BBC World News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:29
Were the US mid-terms Hillary Clinton's dry run for 2016?
Categories: BBC World News

University of California weighs tuition hike plan

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:19

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2014, file photo, University of California President Janet Napolitano gestures while speaking during an interview in Oakland, Calif. Napolitano is recommending tuition increases in each of the next five years as a way to keep the public university system going and growing amid what she says is the state's failure to adequately invest in higher education. The university's governing board will vote on the proposal, set to be announced Thursday, at its Nov. 19 meeting. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tuition at the University of California's 10 campuses would increase by as much as 5 percent in each of the next five years under a plan UC President Janet Napolitano unveiled Thursday.


Former baseball pitcher Halsey's fatal fall apparently an accident

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:17

Athletics pitcher Halsey holds a press conference in OaklandAUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - The death of former Major League Baseball pitcher Brad Halsey, who fell off a cliff near his central Texas home last week, appears to have been an accident, police said on Thursday. Halsey, 33, who played with the New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks and Oakland Athletics during his three-year major league career, died last Friday in the fall off the 100-foot cliff near New Braunfels, Texas. "Right now, it looks like an accident," said Captain Tommy Ward with the Comal County Sheriff's Office. Ward added the case was still under investigation. ...


Mr. Marshmallow Test to speak at UW

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:17
The researcher who explored the lifetime benefits of delayed gratification by tempting preschoolers with marshmallows will be at the University of Washington on Nov. 17.

Video: Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:16
Coming off one of his worst statistical games of the season, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson said today that upon reflection that there was nothing that happened against the Raiders "that I have to really be worried about.''
Categories: Sports Center

‘On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter’: for motorcycle fans

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:16
A review of “On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter”: Filmmaker Dana Brown follows up his father Bruce Brown’s 1971 motorcycle documentary, “On Any Sunday,” with a contemporary look at racers and stunt riders. Rating: 2.5 stars out of 4.

‘Evolution of a Criminal’: A bank robber turned auteur looks back

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:16
A review of “Evolution of a Criminal,” a documentary narrated and directed by Darius Clark Monroe, who turns the camera on himself and members of his family to retell his own painful story. Rating: three stars out of four.

After cancer diagnosis, couple welcomes twins at Delco hospital

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:15

After cancer diagnosis, couple welcomes twins at Delco hospitalAfter facing a cancer diagnosis, a couple finally welcomed their twin boys into the world at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Delaware County, and it was all thanks to a surrogate.