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VIDEO: Taiwan veg seller is secret millionaire

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:11
A humble Taiwanese vegetable seller shows you do not have to be rich to donate money and make a difference.
Categories: BBC World News

Colorado Senate candidates clash on energy

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:04

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, (D-Colo.), shakes hands with his opponent U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, (R-Colo.), following a debate in Denver, Monday Oct. 6, 2014. Gov. The two are locked in what many polls say is a tight race, less than one month before election day on Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Democratic Sen. Mark Udall on Monday defended his support for a carbon tax, lashing back at criticism from his opponent who says plans to slash carbon emissions at coal-fired power plants raises energy costs for homeowners.


Gay couples rush to courthouses in five U.S. states after Supreme Court decision

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:02
By Peg McEntee SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - When Jim Crowder saw a news headline on his cellphone on Monday morning that a Supreme Court decision had made gay marriage legal again in Indiana, he immediately called his partner of 31 years. "If we're going to do it, let's do it now," Crowder told Alan Combs and by 2 p.m. they were married by a judge in Jeffersonville, Indiana. The couple had almost given up on getting married as the Indiana government fought court rulings against the state's ban on gay marriages. "I really thought we were beating a dead horse," said Combs, 60. ...

Expert: Man who confessed in '79 case knew rights

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:02
NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect understood his right to stay silent before he confessed to killing a boy whose 1979 disappearance helped spur a missing-children's movement, a prosecution psychologist said Monday, contrasting a defense expert's view of a question under scrutiny as the case heads toward trial.

The preacher refusing to give up keys to a Yangon church

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:02
The preacher refusing to hand over the keys to a Yangon church
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Preacher refuses to give up church keys

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:01
Following a recent Magazine article on Myanmar's Armenian community, the head of the Armenian Church has just been to Yangon to resolve a dispute at the church there.
Categories: BBC World News

Far right holds secret congress in Hungary

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:52
Radical congress meets in secret after Hungary ban
Categories: BBC World News

Scenes of Exultation in Five States as Gay Couples Rush to Marry

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:51
Preparations moved swiftly for legalized same-sex marriage in six other states where bans were almost certain to be overturned in coming days and weeks.






A few Mariners notes -- Taijuan Walker to start the opener in AFL

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:50
A few quick notes on this Monday afternoon while former Mariner Doug Fister is dealing for the Nats.

Indigenous Peoples' Day: City Council has more pressing issues

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:49
Instead of trying to rewrite a perceived long-ago historical global injustice, perhaps our City Council should focus on present and future Seattle problems for which we elected and pay them, such as inadequate infrastructure, crime, income disparity and rising rents ["Holiday to honor indigenous peo

Washington State QB sets record in losing cause

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:47
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday's fourth pass of the game went for a 90-yard touchdown, and it was off to the races for the senior on a night when he would throw for an NCAA-record 734 yards against California.

John Best, charismatic ‘pied piper’ of original Sounders, dies at 74

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:46
John Best, the first coach and early GM of the original Sounders and a five-time NASL all-star, was the face of Seattle’s soccer team.

Man accused of hate crime after threatening whites, gays on Capitol Hill

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:46
A man denied entry into a Capitol Hill nightclub early Saturday was arrested after he threatened gays and whites, Seattle police said.

Bear cub found dead under bush inside Central Park

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:46
A bear cub has been found dead under a bush inside New York City's Central Park, and authorities believe the body may have been dumped there.

UW's Chris Petersen on Cyler Miles, Cal's offense and defending the Hail Mary

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:46
Notes, quotes and video from Chris Petersen's weekly Monday press conference:

15-year-old boy accidentally shot in Spokane

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:46
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UW's Chris Petersen on Cyler Miles, Cal's offense and defending the Hail Mary

WA Huskies - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:46
Notes, quotes and video from Chris Petersen's weekly Monday press conference:
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Mercer Island remains on a boil-water alert Monday

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:46
UPDATE, 12:20 p.m.| Water samples taken Sunday have tested clean, according to a Mercer Island news release. This is the fourth day in a row that water samples have tested negative for E. coli contamination, but detective work on Mercer Island's water pipes continue.

Alaska's Begich battles midterm partisan undertow

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:46
For Democrats to maintain control of the Senate, they have to hope that the Senate race in Alaska is decided by issues that most voters elsewhere have never confronted, like genetically modified salmon or fishing quotas.