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Lake Stevens Kokanee Derby is May 21, and action is decent right now for the landlocked salmon

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:08

The Lake Stevens Kokanee Derby hosted by the Snohomish Sportsmen’s Club and Lake Stevens Lions Club is Saturday (May 21), and angles trolling the lake have already reported good catches of kokanee ranging 11 to 13 inches with an odd fish up to 16 1/2 inches. The fish have been caught from the surface down […]

Kidnapped Spanish reporters return home

BBC World News - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:07
Three Spanish journalists who were kidnapped in Syria last year have returned home to a rapturous reception from friends and family.
Categories: BBC World News

Mother's Day founded by Philadelphian Anna Jarvis

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:06

Mother's Day founded by Philadelphian Anna JarvisPhiladelphia is known as the City of Brotherly Love, but it could also be called the City of Motherly Love.


Locals will sound off on plan to create island snake colony

NBA - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:01

ATHOL, Mass. (AP) — Residents in a Massachusetts town near Quabbin Reservoir Island will have the opportunity to sound off on the state’s plan to create a refuge for endangered rattlesnakes on the uninhabited island. A legislative committee scheduled a public hearing in Athol for Tuesday on the controversial proposal. Critics fears the venomous timber […]
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Locals will sound off on plan to create island snake colony

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:01

ATHOL, Mass. (AP) — Residents in a Massachusetts town near Quabbin Reservoir Island will have the opportunity to sound off on the state’s plan to create a refuge for endangered rattlesnakes on the uninhabited island. A legislative committee scheduled a public hearing in Athol for Tuesday on the controversial proposal. Critics fears the venomous timber […]
Categories: Sports Center

Locals will sound off on plan to create island snake colony

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 23:01

ATHOL, Mass. (AP) — Residents in a Massachusetts town near Quabbin Reservoir Island will have the opportunity to sound off on the state’s plan to create a refuge for endangered rattlesnakes on the uninhabited island. A legislative committee scheduled a public hearing in Athol for Tuesday on the controversial proposal. Critics fears the venomous timber […]

Locals will sound off on plan to create island snake colony

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:58
ATHOL, Mass. (AP) — Residents in a Massachusetts town near Quabbin Reservoir Island will have the opportunity to sound off on the state's plan to create a refuge for endangered rattlesnakes on the uninhabited island.

A look at the candidates in Philippine presidential election

NBA - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:58

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine voters on Monday will elect a successor to President Benigno Aquino III, choosing from among a diverse cast of candidates. A look at the five presidential hopefuls, with their positions on the South China Sea territorial disputes, the U.S. pivot to Asia and ending decades of communist and Muslim insurgencies: […]
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A look at the candidates in Philippine presidential election

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:58

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine voters on Monday will elect a successor to President Benigno Aquino III, choosing from among a diverse cast of candidates. A look at the five presidential hopefuls, with their positions on the South China Sea territorial disputes, the U.S. pivot to Asia and ending decades of communist and Muslim insurgencies: […]
Categories: Sports Center

A look at the candidates in Philippine presidential election

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:58

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine voters on Monday will elect a successor to President Benigno Aquino III, choosing from among a diverse cast of candidates. A look at the five presidential hopefuls, with their positions on the South China Sea territorial disputes, the U.S. pivot to Asia and ending decades of communist and Muslim insurgencies: […]

Israel row over official's Nazi claim

BBC World News - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:52
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu issues a stern public rebuke to the military deputy chief of staff for remarks about Israel and Nazi Germany.
Categories: BBC World News

‘Just dance’: Serena recounts taking part in Beyonce video

NBA - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:52

ROME (AP) — Beyonce told Serena Williams to dance and the tennis champion let loose. Top-ranked Williams recounted Sunday how she came to have a part in the singer’s video, “Lemonade.” Williams says, “I have known the director since I was like nine years old. I know Beyonce pretty well, so they were like, ‘We […]
Categories: Sports Center

‘Just dance’: Serena recounts taking part in Beyonce video

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:52

ROME (AP) — Beyonce told Serena Williams to dance and the tennis champion let loose. Top-ranked Williams recounted Sunday how she came to have a part in the singer’s video, “Lemonade.” Williams says, “I have known the director since I was like nine years old. I know Beyonce pretty well, so they were like, ‘We […]
Categories: Sports Center

‘Just dance’: Serena recounts taking part in Beyonce video

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:52

ROME (AP) — Beyonce told Serena Williams to dance and the tennis champion let loose. Top-ranked Williams recounted Sunday how she came to have a part in the singer’s video, “Lemonade.” Williams says, “I have known the director since I was like nine years old. I know Beyonce pretty well, so they were like, ‘We […]

Looming marijuana ruling could limit federal prosecutions

NBA - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:51

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rolland Gregg and his family have fought federal marijuana charges for more than three years, arguing that the roughly 70 marijuana plants investigators found on their Washington property were for their own medicinal use and fully complied with state law. A federal jury last year convicted Gregg, his mother and his […]
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Looming marijuana ruling could limit federal prosecutions

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:51

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rolland Gregg and his family have fought federal marijuana charges for more than three years, arguing that the roughly 70 marijuana plants investigators found on their Washington property were for their own medicinal use and fully complied with state law. A federal jury last year convicted Gregg, his mother and his […]
Categories: Sports Center

Looming marijuana ruling could limit federal prosecutions

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:51

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rolland Gregg and his family have fought federal marijuana charges for more than three years, arguing that the roughly 70 marijuana plants investigators found on their Washington property were for their own medicinal use and fully complied with state law. A federal jury last year convicted Gregg, his mother and his […]

Libya premier urges lifting of arms embargo, asset freeze

NBA - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:50

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s new prime minister is calling on the international community to help the country bolster its fight against terrorism by lifting an arms embargo and unfreezing funds that remain under U.N. sanctions. Speaking at the Arab league in Cairo, Fayez al-Serraj, prime minister of the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord, says that […]
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Libya premier urges lifting of arms embargo, asset freeze

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:50

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s new prime minister is calling on the international community to help the country bolster its fight against terrorism by lifting an arms embargo and unfreezing funds that remain under U.N. sanctions. Speaking at the Arab league in Cairo, Fayez al-Serraj, prime minister of the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord, says that […]
Categories: Sports Center

Libya premier urges lifting of arms embargo, asset freeze

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 22:50

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s new prime minister is calling on the international community to help the country bolster its fight against terrorism by lifting an arms embargo and unfreezing funds that remain under U.N. sanctions. Speaking at the Arab league in Cairo, Fayez al-Serraj, prime minister of the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord, says that […]