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‘D’-lightful Denver

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:37

Defense sacks Newton six times and forces four fumbles, making 39-year-old Peyton Manning the oldest starting quarterback to win a Super Bowl. Manning said he would need some time before deciding on his football future.

Bill Clinton goes after Sanders

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:28

What began as a testimonial to Hillary Clinton’s leadership and a statesmanlike lecture on her approach to issues evolved into an angrier recitation of grievances against Bernie Sanders and his fervent supporters.

Suicide bombing in north Afghanistan kills 3 Afghan soldiers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:25

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official says at least three Afghan soldiers have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on an army minibus near their base in northern Balkh province. Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesman for the provincial governor in Balkh, says the suicide bomber was on foot and targeted the army vehicle Monday morning […]

Minnesota’s Rachel Banham scores 60, tying NCAA Division I women’s record

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:22

EVANSTON, Ill. – Rachel Banham tied an NCAA record with 60 points — with 10 coming in the first overtime and eight in the second — to lead Minnesota to a 112-106 victory over Northwestern on Sunday. Banham matched the scoring record for a women’s Division I game set by Cindy Brown of Long Beach […]

Survivors pulled out from building 2 days after Taiwan quake

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:16

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Two survivors — one found shielded under the body of her husband — were pulled out alive from a toppled high-rise apartment building on Monday, two days after a powerful quake that killed at least 36. Taiwan’s Eastern Broadcasting Corp. reported that Tsao Wei-ling called out “Here I am” as rescuers […]

Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch announces retirement in his own, unique fashion

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:11

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch announced his retirement with a wordless Tweet Sunday during the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl. The team later sent its own confirmation that Lynch has indeed hung up his cleats for good.

Tattoos on the rebound in Cuba after years underground

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:04

HAVANA (AP) — Bent in concentration beneath the vaulted ceiling of his Old Havana studio, Mauro Coca draws a tropical bird in blue ink down the length of Julivic Marquez’s arm. “That’s really good,” the 21-year-old art student says, and Coca presses his electric needle to her forearm. She winces as the needle buzzes across […]

Police: Shots fired during New Orleans parade, no injuries

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:56

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say shots were fired along a Mardi Gras parade route but no one was injured. Police spokesman Frank Robertson says the gunfire rang out just after 9 p.m. Sunday along the Bacchus parade route on St. Charles Avenue. Robertson says a suspect or suspects may have escaped into […]

Washington women golfers tied for 2nd after first round of California event

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:52

Charlotte Thomas led four Huskies in the Top 25 with a 2-under 69 and is tied for second in the Northrop-Grumman Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes Golf Club.

Myanmar parliament chairman says nominees for country’s next president, 2 vice presidents will be revealed March 17

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:44

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar parliament chairman says nominees for country’s next president, 2 vice presidents will be revealed March 17.

Seattle, density doesn’t have to be a dirty word

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:43

When it comes to urban planning, we just have to contend with more people.

AP Photos: Denver Broncos win Super Bowl 24-10 over Carolina

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:35

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Von Miller and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title with a 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers. Manning had one of the least productive games Sunday of his brilliant career. That career could be coming to an end. […]

Dillon Brooks scores 30 points as No. 16 Oregon beats Utah in Pac-12 basketball

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:33

Dillon Brooks had 30 points and nine assists, both career highs, to lead No. 16 Oregon to a 76-66 Pac-12 basketball victory over visiting Utah.

Asia stocks flat as investors fret over global economy

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:24

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were little changed Monday in thin holiday trading as investors fretted about a global economic slowdown after data showed U.S. employers added fewer jobs last month. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.1 percent to 16,827.97 while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was flat at 4,975.00. Thailand’s SET added 0.1 […]

Marshawn Lynch fuels speculation of retirement on Twitter, while the sports world reacts

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:18

The tweet seen 'round Seattle showed a pair of shoes hanging from a telephone wire with a simple peace sign accompanying the photo.

Murder suspect of dismembered Spaniard arrested in Cambodia

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:13

PNHOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Spanish man who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard was arrested in Cambodia, where he is believed to have fled after the victim’s dismembered body was recovered piece by piece from Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River, police said Monday. The suspect identified as Artur […]

Nielsen playing catch-up as viewing habits change

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:00

The longtime audience-measurement giant also faces new competition, including the newly merged comScore and Rentrak.

Super Bowl 50 advertising winners and losers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:56

NEW YORK (AP) — The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers during Super Bowl 50 — and there were clear winners and losers off the field, too. Advertisers pulled out all the stops to woo the 114 million-plus viewers during the Big Game. With 30-second ads costing up $5 million, it’s a huge gamble to […]

No masterpiece, but Manning rides off with a win

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:45

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The best thing for Peyton Manning is that he won the Super Bowl. A close second — he never has to lace ‘em up again. Constantly harassed, never quite comfortable — sort of the way the whole season has played out — Manning walked away with his second Super Bowl […]

Taiwan media report survivor pulled out two days after earthquake collapsed high-rise building

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:39

TAINAN, Taipei (AP) — Taiwan media report survivor pulled out two days after earthquake collapsed high-rise building.