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Theater Schmeater fetches guffaws with ‘Four Dogs and a Bone’

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:55
John Patrick Shanley’s “Four Dogs and a Bone” pokes fun at behind-the-screen film folk and runs through June 27 at Theater Schmeater.
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Theater Schmeater fetches guffaws with ‘Four Dogs and a Bone’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:55
John Patrick Shanley’s “Four Dogs and a Bone” pokes fun at behind-the-screen film folk and runs through June 27 at Theater Schmeater.
Categories: Sports Center

Theater Schmeater fetches guffaws with ‘Four Dogs and a Bone’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:55
John Patrick Shanley’s “Four Dogs and a Bone” pokes fun at behind-the-screen film folk and runs through June 27 at Theater Schmeater.

UN troops 'barter goods for sex'

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:42
UN peacekeepers regularly barter goods for sex with people in the countries the world body is meant to be helping, a draft UN report says.
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1914 déjà vu? Mideast crisis could lead to ‘big war’

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:41
Analysis: Some experts criticize the U.S. detachment from the four current wars in the region, saying the Obama administration is banking on Iran to stabilize the region, a dubious course.
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1914 déjà vu? Mideast crisis could lead to ‘big war’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:41
Analysis: Some experts criticize the U.S. detachment from the four current wars in the region, saying the Obama administration is banking on Iran to stabilize the region, a dubious course.
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1914 déjà vu? Mideast crisis could lead to ‘big war’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:41
Analysis: Some experts criticize the U.S. detachment from the four current wars in the region, saying the Obama administration is banking on Iran to stabilize the region, a dubious course.

Prosecutor: Oklahoma man detailed Kenya sex assaults on kids

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:33

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 file photo, Stephen Jones, attorney for Matthew Lane Durham, talks with the media outside the Federal Courthouse in Oklahoma City, following a detention hearing for Durham. A Jury of eight men and four women, plus three alternate jurors, were seated after U.S. District Judge David Russell, prosecutors and defense attorneys asked about 70 prospective jury members questions, including whether they have been victims of sexual abuse. Matthew Lane Durham, 20, of Edmond, was a volunteer at the Upendo Children’s Home in Nairobi, Kenya, and faces 17 counts of sexual misconduct including aggravated sexual abuse and engaging in illicit sexual conduct in foreign places. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man accused of sexually abusing several children at a Kenyan orphanage where he volunteered confessed to his misdeeds in writing, a federal prosecutor told jurors Wednesday at the outset of the trial.


California oil spill cleanup costs reaches $62 million

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:33
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The cost of cleaning up the oil spill that fouled beaches last month on the California coast has reached $62 million so far, the pipeline company said Wednesday. Costs are running at $3 million a day, and there is no timetable for when the cleanup will be complete, Plains All American […]
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California oil spill cleanup costs reaches $62 million

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:33
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The cost of cleaning up the oil spill that fouled beaches last month on the California coast has reached $62 million so far, the pipeline company said Wednesday. Costs are running at $3 million a day, and there is no timetable for when the cleanup will be complete, Plains All American […]
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California oil spill cleanup costs reaches $62 million

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:33
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The cost of cleaning up the oil spill that fouled beaches last month on the California coast has reached $62 million so far, the pipeline company said Wednesday. Costs are running at $3 million a day, and there is no timetable for when the cleanup will be complete, Plains All American […]

Four hurt in explosion in industrial area near San Diego

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:31
An explosion rocked a San Diego area energy storage depot on Wednesday, shattering concrete, blowing out a loading dock bay door and sending four people to the hospital, officials said. The midday blast at Quantum Energy Storage in an industrial area in Poway, just east of San Diego, also deformed another loading dock door and appeared to have caused a partial roof collapse. The San Diego Sheriff's Department confirmed that of five people injured in the blast, four were taken to the hospital.

Correction: Nevada Ranchers-Grazing Dispute story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:28
BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nev. (AP) — In a story June 5 about federal drought-restrictions on livestock grazing in Nevada, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amount of privately-owned land in the North Buffalo allotment. According to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, approximately 45 percent of the grazing allotment is privately owned, not a majority of the land.

Postcards from the Past: Madrona Beach, 1939

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:28
Postcards from the past is an occasional feature, highlighting images from The Seattle Times historical archive.
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Postcards from the Past: Madrona Beach, 1939

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:28
Postcards from the past is an occasional feature, highlighting images from The Seattle Times historical archive.
Categories: Sports Center

Postcards from the Past: Madrona Beach, 1939

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:28
Postcards from the past is an occasional feature, highlighting images from The Seattle Times historical archive.

South Korean Hamlet, Under MERS Quarantine, Symbolizes Weaknesses in System

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:27
“You can’t leave here unless you have wings,” said a Buddhist monk who runs a temple in the village, Jangdeok, where all residents are quarantined.







One of the Angola Three recalls life in solitary confinement

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:23

In this Feb 12, 2015 image made from video and released by WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, Albert Woodfox walks into a courthouse in Louisiana. A federal appeals court on Tuesday temporarily blocked the release of Woodfox, the last of the “Angola Three” inmates who spent decades in isolation after forming a Black Panther Party to protest prison conditions. Tuesday’s order came a day after a federal judge ruled that the state can’t fairly try Woodfox, now 68, a third time for the death of a prison guard 43 years ago. (WBRZ-TV via AP)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Robert King says he watched nearly three decades of his life fade away in solitary confinement inside Louisiana's Angola prison, sometimes glimpsing the world through a small window and longing for the few hours a week he might feel the sun on his face.


Watkins sues rival over amount of pepper in tins

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:22
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A dust-up over pepper has landed in federal court in Minneapolis.

Minimum wage exemption: Unions bargain for wages; it’s what they do

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:21
It was disappointing to see The Times allow the staunchly anti-union Washington Policy Center to use its pages to attack unions for supporting a $15 minimum wage but allowing union members to be exempted from that minimum [“Union hypocrisy exploits union workers,” Opinion, June 6]. For all the hysterical verbiage, such as “strong-arming” and “coerce,” […]
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