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US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:27

U.S. coal exports,LUENEN, Germany (AP) — One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world.


Sights and sounds from Capitol Hill Block Party 2014

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:27
It was a beautiful weekend for Capitol Hill Block Party. But alas, all things must end.

Chinese portal Sohu reports $45 million loss

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:26
BEIJING (AP) — Sohu.com Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Internet portal, said Monday it lost $45 million in the latest quarter while revenue rose 18 percent to $400 million.

Aruba releases Venezuelan diplomat sought by US

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:21
Aruba's government released a former Venezuelan general who was detained on U.S. drug charges when he arrived to serve as his country's consul on the Dutch Caribbean island, sending him home Sunday night and defusing a diplomatic fight with its neighbor.

Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn. homes, no deaths

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:17

Lightning strikes over downtown in Knoxville, Tenn., on Sunday, July 27, 2014. Authorities say powerful storms crossing east Tennessee have destroyed 10 homes and damaged others, though there are no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries. (AP Photo/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Saul Young)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.


Iraq is already splitting into three states

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:17

The U.S. fear of a splintered Iraq may have come to pass.

       

The Blue Angels return

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:16
Seafair-bound Blue Angels will fly over Seattle on Monday afternoon.

Blue Angels to fly over Seattle on Monday

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:16
The Blue Angels will fly over the west side of Seattle’s coastline at around 12:30 p.m. on Monday.

Former Husky Sadena Parks wins on the Symetra Tour

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:16
Sadena Parks’ 62 helps her rally from seven shots back

With Nahomi Kawasumi leading the way, Seattle Reign blows away Portland 5-0

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:16
Nahomi Kawasumi has two goals as Reign improves record to 14-1-4

Costa Concordia wreck reaches final destination

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:14
The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner completed its final journey, reaching Genoa on Sunday where it will be scrapped.

Japanese girl 'dismembers classmate'

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:12
A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say.
Categories: BBC World News

Old film clips found in storage locker turn into unexpected gift

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:11
A current-day documentary, “Grays Harbor Happenings,” gives new life to rediscovered film clips depicting life in Grays Harbor nearly a century ago.

India riot city curfew relaxed

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:08
India's Uttar Pradesh state relaxes a curfew in the city of Saharanpur after clashes between Sikhs and Muslims left three dead and 20 hurt.
Categories: BBC World News

Chris Taylor drives in first run on first extra-base hit

Seattle Mariners - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:01
Taylor’s second-inning double gives shortstop first RBI in his second start. He is 3 for 8 in his first three games.
Categories: Sports Center

Tacoma nips Sacramento, 4-3, in 14 innings

Seattle Mariners - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:01
Jesus Montero drives in winning run as James Paxton allows one run on six hits in 41/3 innings in his third rehabilitation start for Rainiers.
Categories: Sports Center

Tacoma nips Sacramento, 4-3, in 14 innings

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:01
Jesus Montero drives in winning run as James Paxton allows one run on six hits in 41/3 innings in his third rehabilitation start for Rainiers.

Sounders coach Sigi Schmid has a chance for an MLS milestone against Galaxy

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:01
Sounders coach could notch his 200th MLS victory by beating Los Angeles

Obama's phone calls show urgency of world crises

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:01

Obama has made 28 calls to foreign leaders in July.

       

Passport workers set to strike

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:52
Thousands of passport workers are due to strike later over staffing and pay, with the government saying it could threaten people's holidays.
Categories: BBC World News