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Russian password thieves collect cache of databases

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:16
A native of Kiev who now lives in Milwaukee, Hold Security’s Alex Holden said he had been tracking the Russian criminals for seven months, but only was able to begin reviewing their massive cache of databases during the past few weeks.

Man arrested after 4 hit-and-runs in one day, Seattle police say

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:17
Police arrested a 36-year-old man today after he allegedly went on a lengthy crime spree that included at least four hit-and-runs and a failed carjacking.

Guest: What’s really behind the spread of Ebola

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:16
The failure to control the spread of Ebola was not due to “uneducated” African populations, as some media have reported, writes guest columnist Elinor A. Graham.

Gas-line break follows water-main break in Bellevue

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:16
BELLEVUE (AP) — A water-main break in Bellevue’s Eastgate neighborhood was followed Wednesday by a break in a natural-gas line at the same location.

Israel-Palestinian conflict: How would you feel if Hamas were in your backyard?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:16
Letter writer Jayne Riggs ignores the stated objective of Hamas to destroy Israel as its national policy ["Stop Israel’s support," Northwest Voices, Aug. 2].

zulily tops Wall Street estimates as revenue nearly doubles

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:16
Moms-oriented retailer zulily brought in more quarterly profit than predicted and said the number of active customers rose to 4.1 million.

Seahawks open preseason against ‘fired-up’ Super Bowl foe Denver

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:18
Seattle has won nine straight preseason games and coach Pete Carroll says “we’re playing to win.’’

Huskies fall camp observations, Day 3

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:16
Notes and observations from Washington’s fall camp at Husky Stadium:

Obama’s breezy words for post-9/11 torture

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:16
The thinking seems to be that sometimes fear makes our values too heavy to uphold. Actually, it is our capacity for fear that makes them more critical to uphold, writes syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts Jr.

King County home prices up 7.8 percent for the year

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:16
The number of active listings in King County increased, slightly reducing the frenzy of homebuying that has been causing bidding wars all spring and summer, but brokers say the new listings tend to be in less sought-after areas and won’t make much of an impact.

Insurer pays off lawsuit with thousands in coins

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:16
An insurance company settled a lawsuit with a Los Angeles man by dropping off buckets full of thousands of quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies, his attorney said Wednesday.

Aussie commuters tip train car to help trapped man

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:16
Dozens of people helped rescue a fellow commuter in Australia by pushing against a train car to free the man whose leg slipped between the platform and the train.

3 teens arrested after car stolen at gunpoint in Roosevelt area

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:16
Seattle police arrested three juveniles this morning after they allegedly stole a car at gunpoint.

Franchise group seeks injunction to block $15 minimum wage

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:16
The International Franchise Association today asked a federal judge to issue an injunction to immediately block portions of Seattle's  $15 minimum wage law from taking effect in April.

$50,000 in marijuana stolen from Seattle dispensary

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:16
Someone cut a hole in the wall at a Georgetown medical-marijuana dispensary and made off with $50,000 worth of pot this morning, Seattle police said.

Abandoned bike prompts search of ferry in Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:16
A ferry from Seattle to Bremerton was delayed this morning after someone abandoned a bicycle.

Former UW coach Jim Lambright a no-show for assault arraignment

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:16
From Seattle Times reporter Steve Miletich:

Mariners minor league report, August 6

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:16
Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.

Ex-UW coach Lambright a no-show for assault arraignment

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:14
MONROE -- Former Washington football coach Jim Lambright was a no-show this afternoon for his arraignment on a fourth-degree assault/domestic violence charge.