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NW ports may get Panama Canal breathing room

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:18

The wider Panama Canal opens this year, but West Coast ports will likely hold their market share. That doesn't mean forever.

NW ports may get Panama Canal breathing room

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:18

The wider Panama Canal opens this year, but West Coast ports will likely hold their market share. That doesn't mean forever.

State lawmakers ‘distracted’ by women’s wardrobes

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:18

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Mitch Holmes has seen women wearing “over the top” attire during his decade in the Kansas Statehouse, by which he means, their tops didn’t cover over enough. “A blouse that came way past the rib cage was one of the most outlandish ones,” he told The Associated Press in […]
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State lawmakers ‘distracted’ by women’s wardrobes

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:18

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Mitch Holmes has seen women wearing “over the top” attire during his decade in the Kansas Statehouse, by which he means, their tops didn’t cover over enough. “A blouse that came way past the rib cage was one of the most outlandish ones,” he told The Associated Press in […]
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State lawmakers ‘distracted’ by women’s wardrobes

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:18

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Mitch Holmes has seen women wearing “over the top” attire during his decade in the Kansas Statehouse, by which he means, their tops didn’t cover over enough. “A blouse that came way past the rib cage was one of the most outlandish ones,” he told The Associated Press in […]
Categories: Sports Center

State lawmakers ‘distracted’ by women’s wardrobes

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:18

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Mitch Holmes has seen women wearing “over the top” attire during his decade in the Kansas Statehouse, by which he means, their tops didn’t cover over enough. “A blouse that came way past the rib cage was one of the most outlandish ones,” he told The Associated Press in […]
Categories: Sports Center

State lawmakers ‘distracted’ by women’s wardrobes

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:18

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Mitch Holmes has seen women wearing “over the top” attire during his decade in the Kansas Statehouse, by which he means, their tops didn’t cover over enough. “A blouse that came way past the rib cage was one of the most outlandish ones,” he told The Associated Press in […]

State lawmakers ‘distracted’ by women’s wardrobes

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:18

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Mitch Holmes has seen women wearing “over the top” attire during his decade in the Kansas Statehouse, by which he means, their tops didn’t cover over enough. “A blouse that came way past the rib cage was one of the most outlandish ones,” he told The Associated Press in […]

Godfather actor Abe Vigoda dies aged 94

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:17
The actor Abe Vigoda, who played a doomed Mafia soldier in the 1972 gangster classic The Godfather, has died aged 94.
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Judge questions Washington state's efforts on competency services case - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:15

Judge questions Washington state's efforts on competency services case
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge on Monday questioned Washington state's efforts to comply with her order requiring it to provide timely competency services to mentally ill defendants who have been forced to wait in jails for weeks or months. "The ...

Workers implode 107-year-old bridge over Pennsylvania river

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:12

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Workers have imploded a century-old bridge over the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania. The implosion of the 107-year-old Hulton Bridge occurred Tuesday morning. The span connected the Pittsburgh suburbs of Oakmont and Harmar. The bridge is named for Jonathon Hulton, who was one of the first landowners in the area and whose […]
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Workers implode 107-year-old bridge over Pennsylvania river

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:12

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Workers have imploded a century-old bridge over the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania. The implosion of the 107-year-old Hulton Bridge occurred Tuesday morning. The span connected the Pittsburgh suburbs of Oakmont and Harmar. The bridge is named for Jonathon Hulton, who was one of the first landowners in the area and whose […]
Categories: Sports Center

Workers implode 107-year-old bridge over Pennsylvania river

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:12

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Workers have imploded a century-old bridge over the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania. The implosion of the 107-year-old Hulton Bridge occurred Tuesday morning. The span connected the Pittsburgh suburbs of Oakmont and Harmar. The bridge is named for Jonathon Hulton, who was one of the first landowners in the area and whose […]
Categories: Sports Center

Workers implode 107-year-old bridge over Pennsylvania river

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:12

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Workers have imploded a century-old bridge over the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania. The implosion of the 107-year-old Hulton Bridge occurred Tuesday morning. The span connected the Pittsburgh suburbs of Oakmont and Harmar. The bridge is named for Jonathon Hulton, who was one of the first landowners in the area and whose […]
Categories: Sports Center

Workers implode 107-year-old bridge over Pennsylvania river

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:12

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Workers have imploded a century-old bridge over the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania. The implosion of the 107-year-old Hulton Bridge occurred Tuesday morning. The span connected the Pittsburgh suburbs of Oakmont and Harmar. The bridge is named for Jonathon Hulton, who was one of the first landowners in the area and whose […]

Workers implode 107-year-old bridge over Pennsylvania river

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:12

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Workers have imploded a century-old bridge over the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania. The implosion of the 107-year-old Hulton Bridge occurred Tuesday morning. The span connected the Pittsburgh suburbs of Oakmont and Harmar. The bridge is named for Jonathon Hulton, who was one of the first landowners in the area and whose […]

Mexico 'affluenza' teen drops bid to block extradition to U.S.: judicial source

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:11

U.S. national Ethan Couch is pictured in this undated handout photographA Texas teen who killed four people in a so-called "affluenza" drunk-driving case has dropped a legal challenge against his deportation back to the United States from Mexico, a Mexican judicial source said on Tuesday. Ethan Couch, 18, became known as the "affluenza" teen during his trial in juvenile court over the 2013 crash. The judicial source did not know when the youth would be returned to the United States.


US issues fresh Zika virus guidance

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:08
US health officials issue new guidance for doctors to deal with the Zika virus, which is suspected of causing serious birth defects.
Categories: BBC World News

Kids testify in polygamous child labor case

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:05

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge has heard from five children and teenagers who say they were pulled out of class to work long hours picking pecans at a Utah ranch while they were growing up in a polygamous group. The testimony in Salt Lake City on Tuesday comes after labor lawyers asked […]
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Kids testify in polygamous child labor case

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 04:05

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge has heard from five children and teenagers who say they were pulled out of class to work long hours picking pecans at a Utah ranch while they were growing up in a polygamous group. The testimony in Salt Lake City on Tuesday comes after labor lawyers asked […]
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