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Restaurants, theaters face biggest hit from storm

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 07:20

Experts say the weekend blizzard along the East Coast could have an economic impact of up to $850 million, with restaurants, theaters and other entertainment venues, and some retailers taking the brunt of the hit. But one expert says that overall, the impact might be a wash because many businesses will have made extra money […]

Burkina Faso detains 5 more soldiers accused in armory raid

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 07:11

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso’s army says it has detained five members of a disbanded unit loyal to the country’s former president who are suspected of involvement in a raid on an armory. One member of the unit was killed in an exchange of gunfire near the border with Ghana, an army spokesman […]

Seahawks position review: Another strong year for the defense began with the line

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:48

Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril led another strong year for the Seahawks' defensive line.

Video shows Paris attackers committing earlier IS atrocities

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:48

PARIS (AP) — New video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows the extremists who carried out the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris committing atrocities in IS-controlled territory while plotting the slaughter in the French capital that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured. The group also threatened to attack Britain. The 17-minute […]

Photos of the Day: Jan. 24, 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:39

Snow in New York, Narrensprung in Germany and more in Photos of the Day.

Warriors put 38-game home win streak on line against Spurs

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:09

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Even with that NBA-record 24-0 start, Stephen Curry and Co. can’t shake the San Antonio Spurs. Now, the defending champion Golden State Warriors finally get to face the team chasing them in the Western Conference in a Monday night showdown anticipated for months pitting the past two NBA title teams. “That’s […]

Clinton, Sanders take different lessons from Obama’s ’08 win

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:07

MARION, Iowa (AP) — To Bernie Sanders, President Barack Obama’s improbable victory in the 2008 Iowa caucuses was a testament to the power of an inspirational underdog. To Hillary Clinton, Obama’s win over her eight years ago proved the importance of a robust and refined political apparatus. The Democratic presidential candidates’ theories are driven in […]

Oregon murder suspect arrested after Washington carjacking, chase

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:04

Police responding to a report of a break-in and assault in Cougar, Wa., catch up to suspect in a Klamath Falls killing earlier this month

Police ID Yakima gunshot victim; suspect sought

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 05:51

A 47-year-old woman died after being shot Friday night. Yakima police said they are seeking a male suspect.

WSU Cougars’ Destiny Vaeao has a big game in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 05:16

Washington State defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao is considered an intriguing prospect with a lot of upside in this year's NFL draft, and Vaeao (6-foot-4, 298 pounds) likely upped his draft stock considerably after his performance in Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Gostkowski’s PAT streak ends at 523

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 05:14

DENVER (AP) — Stephen Gostkowski missed a PAT for the first time in nine years Sunday when he shanked the kick following Steven Jackson’s 1-yard touchdown run. Gostkowski had made an NFL-record 523 consecutive PATs. And he had made all 60 of his kicks in the playoffs. His big miss left the Broncos with a […]

Police officer dies after shoveling snow at Delaware home

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:55

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer has died of a heart attack he suffered after shoveling snow at his home in Delaware. Nicole Alston says her husband, 44-year-old Officer Vernon Alston, collapsed Saturday afternoon outside their home in Magnolia after he’d been shoveling snow for about an hour. She says he died within […]

Police officer dies after shoveling snow at Delaware home

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:55

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer has died of a heart attack he suffered after shoveling snow at his home in Delaware. Nicole Alston says her husband, 44-year-old Officer Vernon Alston, collapsed Saturday afternoon outside their home in Magnolia after he’d been shoveling snow for about an hour. She says he died within […]

1 dead after home invasion; homeowner had Craigslist ad

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:48

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — One man is dead after a Colorado homeowner selling an item on Craigslist was tied up during a home invasion, got free, grabbed a gun and shot a suspect. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says two men went to the home Sunday in response to the ad, but overpowered the homeowner […]

1 dead after home invasion; homeowner had Craigslist ad

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:48

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — One man is dead after a Colorado homeowner selling an item on Craigslist was tied up during a home invasion, got free, grabbed a gun and shot a suspect. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says two men went to the home Sunday in response to the ad, but overpowered the homeowner […]

Idaho horsemen say fight for instant betting isn’t over

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:13

Lawmakers repealed pari-mutuel betting terminals last year, resulting in a slow-death of industry

Idaho horsemen say fight for instant betting isn’t over

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:13

Lawmakers repealed pari-mutuel betting terminals last year, resulting in a slow-death of industry

No-guns policy to be enforced at forum over Oregon standoff

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:13

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say they’ll strictly enforce a no-guns policy at a community meeting Monday over the standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge. Harney County Judge Steve Grasty said in a news release the meeting will be limited to 150 ticketed attendees, and it will be held at the county senior center — […]

No-guns policy to be enforced at forum over Oregon standoff

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:13

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say they’ll strictly enforce a no-guns policy at a community meeting Monday over the standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge. Harney County Judge Steve Grasty said in a news release the meeting will be limited to 150 ticketed attendees, and it will be held at the county senior center — […]