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10 Things to Know for Friday

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:04

The families of Germanwings plane crash victims arrives at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Paris Thursday, June 11, 2015, to meet with prosecutor Brice Robin, to discuss the release of their loved one's remains and belongings from the ongoing investigation into the Germanwings aircraft crash. After months of waiting, families of the 150 people killed when a Germanwings plane smashed into the French Alps in March 2015, will finally start burying their loved ones as the airline begins the release of victims and their belongings. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:


UW visiting professor named U.S. poet laureate

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:03
Juan Felipe Herrera, a visiting professor of ethnic studies at the University of Washington, was named the 21st U.S. poet laureate earlier this week. Herrera is the first Latino honored since the program began in 1937. The California writer “explores issues to Latino culture through his novels, short stories and performance pieces,” according to a […]
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UW visiting professor named U.S. poet laureate

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:03
Juan Felipe Herrera, a visiting professor of ethnic studies at the University of Washington, was named the 21st U.S. poet laureate earlier this week. Herrera is the first Latino honored since the program began in 1937. The California writer “explores issues to Latino culture through his novels, short stories and performance pieces,” according to a […]
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UW visiting professor named U.S. poet laureate

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:03
Juan Felipe Herrera, a visiting professor of ethnic studies at the University of Washington, was named the 21st U.S. poet laureate earlier this week. Herrera is the first Latino honored since the program began in 1937. The California writer “explores issues to Latino culture through his novels, short stories and performance pieces,” according to a […]

‘Bro with no ho?’ GOP senator says he was joking

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:01
The reference by Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., was to unmarried colleague Lindsey Graham’s observation that if elected president, he’d have “rotating” first ladies.
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‘Bro with no ho?’ GOP senator says he was joking

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:01
The reference by Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., was to unmarried colleague Lindsey Graham’s observation that if elected president, he’d have “rotating” first ladies.
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‘Bro with no ho?’ GOP senator says he was joking

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:01
The reference by Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., was to unmarried colleague Lindsey Graham’s observation that if elected president, he’d have “rotating” first ladies.

Obama Looks at Adding Bases and Troops in Iraq, to Fight ISIS

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:59
The move would require at least hundreds more American military trainers to help Iraqi forces retake cities lost to the Sunni militants.







2-alarm fire at Lansdowne apartment building

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:59

80 displaced in Lansdowne apartment building fireA 2-alarm fire broke out at an apartment building in Lansdowne, Delaware County.


A Chinese Ebola Drug Raises Hopes, and Rancor

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:55
The production of an experimental Ebola treatment by a small Chinese company has led to patent infringement claims by American officials and disagreements among doctors.







Search suspended for diver missing in Commencement Bay

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:54
The Coast Guard suspended its active search Thursday morning for a diver missing in Tacoma’s Commencement Bay since Wednesday afternoon. The search was suspended at 8:30 a.m., after boat and helicopter crews conducted first-light searches, according to the Coast Guard. The Navy, Tacoma Police Department and Tacoma Fire and Rescue were also involved in the […]
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Search suspended for diver missing in Commencement Bay

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:54
The Coast Guard suspended its active search Thursday morning for a diver missing in Tacoma’s Commencement Bay since Wednesday afternoon. The search was suspended at 8:30 a.m., after boat and helicopter crews conducted first-light searches, according to the Coast Guard. The Navy, Tacoma Police Department and Tacoma Fire and Rescue were also involved in the […]
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Search suspended for diver missing in Commencement Bay

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:54
The Coast Guard suspended its active search Thursday morning for a diver missing in Tacoma’s Commencement Bay since Wednesday afternoon. The search was suspended at 8:30 a.m., after boat and helicopter crews conducted first-light searches, according to the Coast Guard. The Navy, Tacoma Police Department and Tacoma Fire and Rescue were also involved in the […]

Defying Obama, Many in Congress Press to Arm Ukraine

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:50
The Senate has included provisions in its military policy bill to arm Ukraine with antiarmor systems, mortars, grenade launchers and ammunition to aid in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.







How the human condition limits the power of technology

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:48
In a world of incredible technologies, further progress requires change in human behavior.
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How the human condition limits the power of technology

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:48
In a world of incredible technologies, further progress requires change in human behavior.
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How the human condition limits the power of technology

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:48
In a world of incredible technologies, further progress requires change in human behavior.

Cleveland Judge Finds Probable Cause to Charge Officers in Tamir Rice Death

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:40
The judge, Ronald B. Adrine, also said he did not have the power to order the arrest of the two officers without a complaint being filed by a prosecutor.







Charges dropped against Va. student bloodied during arrest

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:32
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Charges have been dropped against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest sparked a public uproar and a state police investigation, a prosecutor said Thursday.

State lawmakers shouldn’t squander progress on transportation bill

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:31
State legislators must pass a state transportation revenue package before the second special session adjourns.
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