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See how the crow flies

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:24
A crow flies past the architectural combo of McCaw Hall and the Space Needle recently in Seattle.
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See how the crow flies

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:24
A crow flies past the architectural combo of McCaw Hall and the Space Needle recently in Seattle.
Categories: Sports Center

See how the crow flies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:24
A crow flies past the architectural combo of McCaw Hall and the Space Needle recently in Seattle.

US 'spends $9m a day' fighting IS

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:21
The US spends $9m a day on the war against Islamic State and the cost of the bombing campaign in total is more than $2.7bn, says the Pentagon.
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Double shooting leads to barricade in Frankford

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:16

Double shooting leads to barricade in FrankfordAuthorities say a suspect opened fire on a man and woman, then briefly barricading himself inside a home in Philadelphia's Frankford section.


Louisiana Lawmakers Hold Their Noses as They Balance the Budget

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:14
A funding solution to the state’s worst budget shortfall in decades evoked bipartisan criticism, but was viewed as a necessity to get a budget past Gov. Bobby Jindal.







No charges against black Virginia college student in bloody arrest

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:14
A Virginia prosecutor said on Thursday he will not pursue misdemeanor charges against a black college student whose arrest and rough handling by white officers prompted the governor to order a state police investigation. University of Virginia student Martese Johnson, 20, made national headlines when a video surfaced on social media showing him on the sidewalk, his face bloodied, and with state alcoholic beverage control agents standing over him. It came at a time when confrontations between black citizens and white police officers had prompted protests around the country.

Minnesota Somali-American ordered held for trial on charges of trying to help Islamic State

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:12
A federal judge in Minnesota ordered on Thursday that a Somali-American man remain in custody pending trial on charges of conspiring to support Islamic State and lying to federal agents. Mohamed Farah, 21, who was born in Minneapolis and was a full-time college student before his arrest in April, was one of six men charged as a group in April with conspiring to support Islamic State militants. U.S. District Judge Michael Davis ruled that Farah was a flight risk and danger to the community, despite the defense's contention he had no criminal record or history of violence and that the case against him was weak.

Juvenile camels 'key source' of Mers

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:11
Research published recently in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases shows that camels aged less than four years might be a major source of Mers.
Categories: BBC World News

Sugarland guitarist Thad Beaty finds passion in running and healthier eating

NBA - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:08
Sugarland guitarist Thad Beaty will be running in the Rock ’n’ Roll’s Seattle Marathon event’s 8K run as part of a new charity partnership with the Edith Sanford Breast Foundation.
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Sugarland guitarist Thad Beaty finds passion in running and healthier eating

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:08
Sugarland guitarist Thad Beaty will be running in the Rock ’n’ Roll’s Seattle Marathon event’s 8K run as part of a new charity partnership with the Edith Sanford Breast Foundation.
Categories: Sports Center

Sugarland guitarist Thad Beaty finds passion in running and healthier eating

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:08
Sugarland guitarist Thad Beaty will be running in the Rock ’n’ Roll’s Seattle Marathon event’s 8K run as part of a new charity partnership with the Edith Sanford Breast Foundation.

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.