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Reporter, interrogated while in Venezuela, pops up in tourism ad

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:19
A short-lived promo posted to Twitter by Venezuelan tourism officials to highlight the nation’s openness to foreigners featured a Miami Herald reporter who had been detained while covering the country’s elections.

Roger Goodell still a commissioner under siege

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:19
Roger Goodell said a lot of words Friday at his annual State of the Game news conference but few of substance. And none that will change anyone’s minds.

Immigration Rules in Bahamas Sweep Up Haitians

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:06
A fiercely debated new immigration policy in the Bahamas requires everyone to hold a passport, a rule that human rights groups say unfairly targets people of Haitian descent.

Haitians Are Swept Up as Bahamas Tightens Immigration Rules

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:06
Even children born there will need student permits and passports with residency stamps — a policy human rights groups say unfairly targets Haitians.

News Analysis: A Strained Alliance: Obama-Netanyahu Rift Grew Over Years

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:03
The diplomatic break touched off by Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to negotiate an address to Congress without first telling President Obama reflects their fundamentally different world views.






Boston Marathon shoveler cited in new bid to move trial

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:02

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect renew plea to change the venue of his trial.

       

Washington State Patrol is watching the road on Super Bowl Sunday

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:01
EPHRATA - The Washington State Patrol is urging football fans to find a safe way home on Super Bowl Sunday.

AZ postcard: Wet now, relief coming

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:01
It's been wet all day in the Valley of the Sun, but things are looking up.
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Guest: We must build trust between police and the communities they serve

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:01
No person or organization is perfect, and things do go wrong. When this happens, there should be scrutiny. Everyone should be held accountable, writes guest columnist Dave Reichert.

Weyerhaeuser reports higher quarterly, annual earnings

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:01
Weyerhaeuser reports net sales from continuing operations rose by 2 percent for the year to $7.4 billion from just under $7.3 billion the previous year.

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Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:01

Tennessee Titans fire Lake Dawson, a former Seahawks executive

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:57
The Tennessee Titans have fired Lake Dawson, vice president of player personnel for the last three seasons. Dawson, a 1990 Federal Way High School graduate, is a former Seahawks executive.

Rap music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:56

In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight appears in court on a traffic warrant, in Las Vegas following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case. A lawyer for Knight says the Death Row Records founder was at the wheel of a car that struck two men, killing one, in a Los Angeles suburb. The accident in Compton occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight, the impresario of gangster rap, has long been a perpetrator and victim of the violent life he promoted in song.


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Rap music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:56

In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight appears in court on a traffic warrant, in Las Vegas following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case. A lawyer for Knight says the Death Row Records founder was at the wheel of a car that struck two men, killing one, in a Los Angeles suburb. The accident in Compton occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight, the impresario of gangster rap, has long been a perpetrator and victim of the violent life he promoted in song.


Yemen president refuses to reconsider resignation

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:49

Yemen, home to a formidable al-Qaeda affiliate, has been leaderless since Hadi resigned this month.

       

Father of 1st known surviving US quintuplets dies

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:49
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Andrew Fischer was a stock clerk earning less than $100 a week in 1963 when a doctor explained why his pregnant wife's belly had grown so large: She was about to give birth to five babies, who would become the first known surviving quintuplets born in the U.S.

AZ postcard: Lift those Skittles

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:46
Meet Micaela Costello of Shoreline. At the NFL Experience in Phoenix, she stopped by a display at which visitors appear to lift a huge barbell filled with Marshawn Lynch's favorite snack.
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US mulls Middle East-North Africa category for 2020 census

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:41

Hassan Jaber, Executive Director, ACCESS and a member of a census advisory board on racial and ethnic populations is shown in Dearborn, Mich., Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Arab Americans seeking to be counted by the Census are making progress on the policy front but still face political and public obstacles. A proposed “Middle Eastern or North African” category on the 2020 Census is expected to be tested nationally later this year and the bureau is currently inviting comments on the collection of this and other information. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT (AP) — The federal government is considering allowing those of Middle Eastern and North African descent to identify as such on the next 10-year census, which could give Arab-Americans and other affected groups greater political clout and access to public funding, among other things.


Air Force instructor gets 20 years in prison for rapes

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:32
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A military jury has sentenced a U.S. Air Force instructor to 20 years in prison for raping two women, including a recruit he was training two decades ago at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

Seattle Super Bowl pool report for Friday --- Chancellor hurts left knee on second-to-last play

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:31
Here's the official NFL pool report on Seattle's Friday practice at the Super Bowl, including details on the knee injury suffered by safety Kam Chancellor on the second-to-last play. Chancellor is listed as probable for Sunday's game:
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