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JBLM expected to lose 1,250 active-duty soldiers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 22:15
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will lose 1,250 active-duty soldiers as part of an Army drowdown, but the reduction is far lower than originally proposed.

US stocks rebound after big loss; European, China markets up

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 22:12
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose sharply Thursday, bouncing back from big losses a day earlier, as investors speculated that last-ditch talks between Greece and its creditors will produce an agreement. Measures taken by the Chinese government to stem the rout in that nation’s stock market also appeared to be working. KEEPING SCORE: The […]

Resident coho action taking off in central Puget Sound with early-morning limits for some anglers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 22:08
The resident coho catch in central Puget Sound is steadily producing excitement for local anglers with many boats hitting the docks with limits in the early morning hours. “We’ve been doing really well for resident coho (averaging 3 to 4 pounds), there’s plenty of them around right now, and have been getting limits the past […]

Zhu Dang: Updated Chinese, with promise

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 22:05
A space that wows, but food that varies.

London’s commuters make do as strike shuts subway system

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:58
LONDON (AP) — The choices Thursday in London: take a hike, ride a bike, try to find a bus you like. Millions of commuters jammed buses, rented bicycles or simply walked for miles as a 24-hour strike shut down the British capital’s well-known subway system and threw public transport into chaos. Train drivers on the […]

Army troop cuts could grow if budget impasse persists

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:55
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the midst of a war against the Islamic State that the Obama administration says will last many years, the Army is moving ahead with big troop cuts. And they could grow even larger unless Congress and the White House find a way to stop further across-the-board spending reductions this fall. Army […]

Connell man charged in killing of woman, son

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:45
A Connell man accused of killing his 18-year-old girlfriend and her 3-year-old son has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

Boeing gets China Eastern order for 50 737s

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:43
China Eastern Airlines has ordered 50 single-aisle 737 aircraft from Boeing, the Shanghai-based carrier said in a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange Thursday.

Seoul: North Korean leader has so far executed 70 officials

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:43
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has executed 70 officials since taking power in late 2011 in a “reign of terror” that far exceeds the bloodshed of his dictator father’s early rule, South Korean officials said Thursday. South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, at a forum in Seoul, compared […]

Baby dies after being left inside SUV in South Florida

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:41
LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) — Police in South Florida say an 11-month-old baby died after being left inside a sport utility vehicle parked outside their apartment near Fort Lauderdale. Lauderhill police spokesman Gregory Solowsky says the baby’s parents and four other children were unloading groceries on Wednesday afternoon and forgot to get the baby out of […]

Honda announces another recall for faulty Takata air bags

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:37
TOKYO (AP) — The recalls at Honda Motor Co. over defective Takata air bags have grown by another 4.5 million vehicles, raising the tally at the Japanese automaker to 24.5 million. Tokyo-based Honda said Thursday the latest recall affects 1.63 million vehicles in Japan, but none in North America. It declined to give a regional […]

Overflowing GOP presidential field has Fox News in demand

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:34
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the stuff of Republican nightmares: Fox News runs out of advertising time. But in an election bursting with money from an expected 17 Republican presidential candidates and dozens of outside groups supporting them, NCC Media, the company that handles placement of political ads for most of the country’s cable systems, is […]

Subway planned to rebrand Jared Fogle as a family man before FBI raid

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:24
In an animated TV spot released this year, a narrated cartoon shows a sweater-clad Fogle as a new father taking his wife, Katie McLaughlin, and their two young kids—the couple have a three-year-old son and a one-year-old daughter—to a nearby Subway store.

Woman found fatally stabbed in Pierce County

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:20
A Pierce County sheriff's spokesman says a 69-year-old woman was found fatally stabbed in her home after officers traced an abandoned Ford Explorer.

Intiman season opens with Tennessee Williams rarity

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:15
Intiman presents “Orpheus Descending” at 12th Avenue Arts in collaboration with The Williams Project.

Crews fight large fire at Walla Walla archery company

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:12
Firefighters from across the Walla Walla area battled a large blaze at a company that makes archery equipment.

July 9 TV Picks: ‘Rectify’ season premiere on Sundance

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 20:07
Also airing Thursday: “The Astronaut Wives Club” on ABC and “Aquarius” on NBC.

Study finds housing vouchers best way to keep kids in same school

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 20:02
Students who change schools are likely to fall behind academically, and helping families get stable housing can prevent that.

‘Self/Less’: Why body-swapping is a bad idea

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 15:05
Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds star in an attractively shot but pointless action film. Rating 2 stars out of 4.

‘The Gallows’ hangs on too many horror-movie clichés

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 15:05
A review of the cheap found-footage teen-horror movie, “The Gallows,” starring Reese Mishler and Ryan Shoos. Rating: 1.5 stars out of 4.