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Seattle to get new billboard urging parents to take care with pot

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:31
Drivers traveling on Highway 99 this week might notice something new in the Georgetown neighborhood: a billboard advocating adults keep pot out of kids' hands.

Swiss museum accepts collection that may have Nazi-looted art

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:31
A Swiss museum agreed Monday to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, saying it will work closely with Germany to make sure that any pieces looted by the Nazis are returned to their Jewish owners.

Team meeting produces a unified effort by Seahawks

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:31
Coach Pete Carroll and about 10 key players met last week to talk about the Seahawks’ struggles this season. The message of the meeting, according to Doug Baldwin, was “playing for each other, trusting each other and loving our brothers.”

Grading the game: Seahawks’ dominant defense leads way in bruising 19-3 victory over Arizona

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:31
Seahawks defense gets high marks in dominant performance against division-leading Arizona. Seattle stuffed the Cardinals’ offense all day, and won 19-3 at CenturyLink Field.

UK: 'Severe' terror threat requires new powers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 23:26
Britain's interior minister said Monday that the country faces its greatest-ever threat from terrorism, as she announced measures to control suspects, strengthen online scrutiny and prevent insurance companies from paying terrorist ransoms.

Church members each get $500 to do good for world

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 23:16
On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.

Ex-state worker charged with stealing 610 helmets

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 22:38
A former Pennsylvania state worker has been accused of stealing 610 combat helmets and faces federal charges.

Ferrari names new team principal in latest shakeup

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 22:35
Ferrari replaced Marco Mattiacci with Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal Monday in the latest shakeup to the struggling Formula One team.

Spanish police arrest 4 priests in pedophile case

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 21:10
Spain's interior minister says four priests have been arrested on suspicion of child sex abuse.

National Parks: Congress needs to step up and provide funding

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 21:06
With recent coverage surrounding proposed fee increases at Olympic and Mount Rainier National Parks and others, it’s important to note that while visitor fees help to a small extent the National Park Service's fiscal crisis, Congress needs to do its share.

Thanksgiving is for eating, not shopping

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 21:05
When I heard that more retail stores plan to open on Thanksgiving this year, I felt dismayed that shopping was tainting the purity of one of my favorite holidays.

Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:40
A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.

Afghan official: Suicide attack toll at least 50

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:39
The death toll in Afghanistan's deadliest insurgent attack this year has risen to at least 50, with 63 wounded, many of them children, officials said on Monday, as NATO confirmed that two of its service members were killed in an insurgent attack.

UK: 'Severe' terror threat requires new powers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:39
Britain's interior minister said Monday that the country faces its greatest-ever threat from terrorism, as she announced measures to control suspects, strengthen online scrutiny and prevent insurance companies from paying terrorist ransoms.

Spanish police arrest 4 priests in pedophile case

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:38
Spain's interior minister says four priests have been arrested on suspicion of child sex abuse.

China holds out hope for Iran nuclear deal

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:31
Talks on Iran's nuclear program appeared likely to be extended beyond their midnight deadline Monday, but China's foreign minister said negotiators were still working on elements of a deal.

Israel police: Palestinian youth attacked by Jews

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:31
Three young Israelis attacked a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem on Monday, police say, the latest sectarian incident in the increasingly tense city.

Probe begins in fatal shooting of boy by officer

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:31
A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator's call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings.

Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:31
The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.