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Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across country

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:01

Legislation has been proposed in states across the country to protect those who — due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing backlash from […]
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Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across country

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:01

Legislation has been proposed in states across the country to protect those who — due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing backlash from […]
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Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across country

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:01

Legislation has been proposed in states across the country to protect those who — due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing backlash from […]

Anti-Semitic task force formed at Western Washington University after 3 incidents

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:54

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard is forming a task force after several anti-Semitic incidents involving students at the Bellingham school.
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Anti-Semitic task force formed at Western Washington University after 3 incidents

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:54

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard is forming a task force after several anti-Semitic incidents involving students at the Bellingham school.
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Anti-Semitic task force formed at Western Washington University after 3 incidents

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:54

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard is forming a task force after several anti-Semitic incidents involving students at the Bellingham school.

Amid violence, Israel promotes Arab police officer

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:53

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel promoted an Arab police officer to deputy commissioner on Wednesday, making him the highest-ranking Muslim ever to serve in the force at a time when authorities are battling a wave of attacks by Palestinians that has frayed relations between Jews and Arabs. In his new position, the 59-year-old Gamal […]
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Amid violence, Israel promotes Arab police officer

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:53

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel promoted an Arab police officer to deputy commissioner on Wednesday, making him the highest-ranking Muslim ever to serve in the force at a time when authorities are battling a wave of attacks by Palestinians that has frayed relations between Jews and Arabs. In his new position, the 59-year-old Gamal […]
Categories: Sports Center

Amid violence, Israel promotes Arab police officer

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:53

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel promoted an Arab police officer to deputy commissioner on Wednesday, making him the highest-ranking Muslim ever to serve in the force at a time when authorities are battling a wave of attacks by Palestinians that has frayed relations between Jews and Arabs. In his new position, the 59-year-old Gamal […]

Washington, Gonzaga renew men’s basketball series Dec. 7 in Spokane

WA Huskies - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:51

Washington and Gonzaga will renew their men’s basketball series Dec. 7 at Spokane's McCarthey Athletic Center.
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Washington, Gonzaga renew men’s basketball series Dec. 7 in Spokane

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:51

Washington and Gonzaga will renew their men’s basketball series Dec. 7 at Spokane's McCarthey Athletic Center.
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Washington, Gonzaga renew men’s basketball series Dec. 7 in Spokane

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:51

Washington and Gonzaga will renew their men’s basketball series Dec. 7 at Spokane's McCarthey Athletic Center.
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Washington, Gonzaga renew men’s basketball series Dec. 7 in Spokane

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:51

Washington and Gonzaga will renew their men’s basketball series Dec. 7 at Spokane's McCarthey Athletic Center.

Families of Germanwings crash victims sue US flight school

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:48
WASHINGTON (AP) — The families of victims killed last year when a suicidal pilot flew an airliner into a mountainside in the French Alps filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the U.S. flight school where the pilot was trained, alleging the school failed to properly screen his medical background.

Cosby asks court to reseal testimony about affairs, drugs

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:44

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2016 file photo, actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa. Lawyers for Cosby are urging a court to reseal the actor’s deposition testimony about extramarital affairs, Quaaludes and payments to women. A federal appeals court in Philadelphia is hearing arguments Wednesday, April 13. (Clem Murray/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers urged an appeals court Wednesday to reseal the comedian's lurid, decade-old testimony about his womanizing, but the panel of judges seemed to think the request was pointless, since the deposition has already made headlines around the world.


'Affluenza' teen jailed in Texas

BBC World News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:42
A Texas teen who avoided prison over a fatal drink-driving crash by claiming he suffered from "affluenza" has been sentenced to nearly two years in jail.
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Murder charge expected in decapitation of Seattle-area mom

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:36
A judge on Tuesday found probable cause to hold John Charlton, 37, on $2 million bail while police investigated him on suspicion of second-degree murder, prosecutors said. King County prosecutors have until a Thursday hearing to bring charges against Charlton in connection with the gruesome killing of Ingrid Lyne, 40, which has made national headlines. "This is a very brutal crime," prosecutor Jennifer Worley told the judge at the Tuesday hearing as reported by television station Q13 Fox.

UAW election by set of VW Tennessee workers upheld by NLRB

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:34

A general view of the Volkswagen plant in ChattanoogaVW had asked for a review of the election involving about 160 of the plant's workers, who are skilled trades employees, in which 71 percent voted to join the UAW. The plant has a total hourly workforce of about 1,400 workers.


Pentagon to successors: keep focus on cyber, space, nukes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:33

Robert Work, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense, speaks at a christening ceremony for the autonomous ship "Sea Hunter", developed by DARPA, in Portland, OregonBy Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Regardless of who wins the U.S. presidential election, top Pentagon leaders will urge their successors to focus on four top priorities - cyber, space, nuclear deterrent and electronic warfare, U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said. Work said the Pentagon had now created organizations that looked at these four areas across the services to identify priorities, gaps and overlaps and ensure what he called an "enterprise-wide" approach. Lockheed Martin Corp, Boeing Co, Raytheon Co and other weapons makers keep close tabs on budget planning to see what new business opportunities may arise.


A thoroughly dominating day for the Huskies’ defense at spring practice No. 10

WA Huskies - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 02:32

The UW defense comes up with six sacks and shuts down the offense Wednesday.
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