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Manchester United beats rival Liverpool in Guinness International Champions Cup final in Florida

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:59
In a matchup of English Premier League rivals, Manchester United beat Liverpool 3-1 in the final of the eight-team Guinness International Champions Cup, an exhibition tournament. The final attracted a crowd of 51,104 in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Brandon McCarthy earns victory as Yankees edge Detroit 2-1

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:56
McCarthy gets better of Max Scherzer and AL Central-leading Tigers.

Marvel's 'Guardians' lands $94.3M at box office

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:53
"Guardians of the Galaxy" is already orbiting $100 million at the box office.

ATP World Tour cancels Israel Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:50
The ATP World Tour canceled the inaugural Israel Open tennis tournament that was set to be played next month in Tel Aviv because of security concerns “arising from the military conflict in the region.”

Latest wildfire, near Ellensburg, claims 16 structures

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:46
A wildfire burning 12 miles north of Ellensburg has destroyed six homes and 10 other structures, said Jill Beedle, spokeswoman for the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center. 

Richard Sherman quotes and video following Seahawks practice

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:45
Here's what Richard Sherman had to say after practice today, with some video below:

Not so golden: Wealth gap lasting into retirement

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:41
William Kistler views retirement like someone tied to the tracks and watching a train coming. It's looming and threatening, but there's little he can do.

Homegrown Sean Okoli waits for opportunities afforded teammate DeAndre Yedlin

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:00
Okoli, who played in the MLS Homegrown game Monday in Portland, grew up playing alongside Yedlin and patiently waits for an opportunity to shine on a more prestigious level.

Seahawks’ Paul Richardson ready to see NFL action in familiar territory

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:51
Seahawks wide receiver Paul Richardson plans to play in Thursday’s exhibition opener in Denver. Playing for Colorado last season, Richardson had a big receiving day at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Sunni militants target Iraq's two biggest dams

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:47
The militants who have overrun large parts of Iraq are now battling ferociously to capture one of the country's vital resources, water.

Steve Ballmer on buying the Clippers: ‘This was probably the best path for me to take’

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:46
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer spoke to reporters before a charity round of celebrity golf ahead of this month’s Boeing Classic. He expressed regret at leaving the group fronted by Chris Hansen, but said the opportunity to buy the Los Angeles Clippers was too big to pass up.

Share a faith? Now you can share costs of health insurance

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:01
More than 300,000 Americans are taking advantage of a little-known provision in the nation’s health-care law that gave its blessing to those opting out of the insurance mandate if they object on religious grounds.

Fred Couples wins charity match and says he wants to win full Boeing Classic title

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:56
Seattle golfer teams with Steve Ballmer to win event at Snoqualmie Ridge

More Seattle streets will have parking fees until 8 p.m.

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:55
Seattle will extend street fees until 8 p.m. in five neighborhoods later this year, including areas in Fremont and around Seattle University.

LinkedIn pays $6M in unpaid wages, damages

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:52
Professional networking service LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6 million in unpaid wages and damages to 359 current and former employees, the Labor Department said on Monday.

Injured Tiger Woods’ status for PGA Championship is uncertain

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:51
Tiger Woods couldn’t finish his final round Sunday at the Bridgestone Invitational because of a back problem and Monday his agent said it is too early to know whether Woods will compete in the PGA Championship, which starts Thursday.

Argentina loses bid to oust debt dispute mediator

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:51
A U.S. judge on Monday turned back an effort by Argentina's government to remove the court-appointed mediator in the dispute with creditors that triggered a default by the country last week.

Tables turned as Gaza psychologist now a trauma victim

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:46
It is difficult — even absurd, clinicians say at their darkest moments — to try to mend psyches in the Gaza Strip, where safety is never more than provisional under the many cease-fires that have come and gone.

Feds watch airline passengers for Ebola symptoms

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:46
Federal agents at U.S. airports are watching travelers from Africa for flu-like symptoms that could be tied to the recent Ebola outbreak, as delegations from some 50 countries arrive in the nation's capital for a leadership summit this week.