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20K: Scherzer ties strikeout record

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:23

WASHINGTON — Max Scherzer has thrown two no-hitters, come within one strike of a perfect game and met just about every expectation that accompanied the $210 million contract he signed with Washington. Still, after his latest masterpiece Wednesday night, he said: “There’s something about 20.” Scherzer struck out 20 batters to match the major-league record […]

4 cops won't be charged for shooting to death man in wheelchair

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:21

Police opened fire on Jeremy McDole, 28, after he failed to raise his hands as ordered.

       

Exxon Beaumont CDU overhaul to be slowed by accident: sources

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:18
The overhaul of the small crude distillation unit at Exxon Mobil Corp's 344,600 barrel per day (bpd) refinery in Beaumont, Texas is expected to be slowed due to a fatal accident, sources familiar with plant operations said. A contract worker died after he was struck by a portion of a giant heat exchanger included in the overhaul of the 110,000 bpd Crude A CDU at about 12:30 a.m. CDT (0530 GMT) on Wednesday, the sources said. An Exxon spokesman declined to discuss the pace of planned maintenance at the refinery.

Nationals’ Max Scherzer Strikes Out 20 to Tie a Record

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:17
Scherzer tied the nine-inning strikeout mark, an accomplishment that had been achieved by only Roger Clemens (twice), Kerry Wood and Randy Johnson.

Seattle police looking for man who attacked 72-year-old woman at her Capitol Hill home

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:12

The man allegedly knocked her to the ground, hit her several times and tried to rape her, police said.
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Seattle police looking for man who attacked 72-year-old woman at her Capitol Hill home

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:12

The man allegedly knocked her to the ground, hit her several times and tried to rape her, police said.
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Seattle police looking for man who attacked 72-year-old woman at her Capitol Hill home

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:12

The man allegedly knocked her to the ground, hit her several times and tried to rape her, police said.

Debate on future of Brazil’s president drones into 2nd day

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:12

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A rancorous Senate debate on the fate of President Dilma Rousseff dragged into a new day Thursday, with her critics arguing she caused deep damage to Latin America’s largest nation while supporters called the effort to impeach her a coup d’etat. The Senate’s march toward a historic vote on impeaching Rousseff […]
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Debate on future of Brazil’s president drones into 2nd day

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:12

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A rancorous Senate debate on the fate of President Dilma Rousseff dragged into a new day Thursday, with her critics arguing she caused deep damage to Latin America’s largest nation while supporters called the effort to impeach her a coup d’etat. The Senate’s march toward a historic vote on impeaching Rousseff […]
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Debate on future of Brazil’s president drones into 2nd day

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:12

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A rancorous Senate debate on the fate of President Dilma Rousseff dragged into a new day Thursday, with her critics arguing she caused deep damage to Latin America’s largest nation while supporters called the effort to impeach her a coup d’etat. The Senate’s march toward a historic vote on impeaching Rousseff […]

Items belonging to George Carlin to get new home in New York

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:12

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Items belonging to late comedian George Carlin will have a new home in New York. The National Comedy Center currently being built in Jamestown has acquired Carlin’s archives. His daughter, Kelly Carlin, says she’s excited that her father’s files, journals, awards, arrest records and hours of video and audio recordings will […]
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Items belonging to George Carlin to get new home in New York

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:12

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Items belonging to late comedian George Carlin will have a new home in New York. The National Comedy Center currently being built in Jamestown has acquired Carlin’s archives. His daughter, Kelly Carlin, says she’s excited that her father’s files, journals, awards, arrest records and hours of video and audio recordings will […]
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Items belonging to George Carlin to get new home in New York

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:12

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Items belonging to late comedian George Carlin will have a new home in New York. The National Comedy Center currently being built in Jamestown has acquired Carlin’s archives. His daughter, Kelly Carlin, says she’s excited that her father’s files, journals, awards, arrest records and hours of video and audio recordings will […]

Iconic Cuban band Buena Vista Social Club prepares to sing adiós

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:11

Nearly 20 years after the debut of the Buena Vista Social Club, it’s still difficult to explain how the Cuban band became such an internatio...

       

Photos: Thunderbirds look to thaw losing streak versus Wheat Kings

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:11

The Thunderbirds played the Brandon Wheat Kings in game 4 of the WHL Finals.
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Photos: Thunderbirds look to thaw losing streak versus Wheat Kings

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:11

The Thunderbirds played the Brandon Wheat Kings in game 4 of the WHL Finals.
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Photos: Thunderbirds look to thaw losing streak versus Wheat Kings

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:11

The Thunderbirds played the Brandon Wheat Kings in game 4 of the WHL Finals.

Enrollment in state-funded preschool inched up in 2014-15

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:07

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of 3- and 4-year-olds in state-funded classrooms rose slightly during the 2014-15 school year to almost 1.4 million, according to a national preschool report released Thursday. The report from the National Institute for Early Education Research found a wide range in per-pupil spending and quality of programs, with New […]
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Enrollment in state-funded preschool inched up in 2014-15

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:07

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of 3- and 4-year-olds in state-funded classrooms rose slightly during the 2014-15 school year to almost 1.4 million, according to a national preschool report released Thursday. The report from the National Institute for Early Education Research found a wide range in per-pupil spending and quality of programs, with New […]
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Enrollment in state-funded preschool inched up in 2014-15

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:07

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of 3- and 4-year-olds in state-funded classrooms rose slightly during the 2014-15 school year to almost 1.4 million, according to a national preschool report released Thursday. The report from the National Institute for Early Education Research found a wide range in per-pupil spending and quality of programs, with New […]