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Postgame notes and video: Mariners roll to a 7-1 win over the Yankees to start the road trip

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 11:59

Notes, quotes, video and boxscore from the Mariners

SPD sergeant arrested amid allegations of child abuse

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 11:44

The sergeant was relieved of duties after his two daughters filed a report with the police department alleging abuse, the department announced Friday night. One daughter is a teenager and the other is a young adult.

Vancouver port grants more time for oil-terminal developer

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 11:34

A new lease extension approved Friday by Port of Vancouver commissioners would give developers of a major oil terminal more time to obtain the permits they need to start construction. The terminal would unload 28 trains a week carrying crude oil.

Mountlake Terrace star Chinne Okoronkwo jumps into rarified air

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 11:11

Senior Chinne Okoronkwo of Mountlake Terrace is headed to Wisconsin on a track scholarship and has Olympic aspirations, but first she her sights set on repeating as Class 3A state champion in three events.

LEADING OFF: Jake Arrieta, King Felix, David Price on mound

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 11:03

A look at what’s happening all around the majors Saturday: ___ CHICAGO STORY Cubs ace Jake Arrieta (2-0, 1.93 ERA) makes his third start of the season when he faces Trevor Story and the visiting Rockies. Story, the rookie shortstop who leads the majors with seven homers, went 0 for 5 with two strikeouts Friday […]

Japan official says death toll rises to 19 in 2nd quake, bringing total in 2 quakes to 29

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:57

MASHIKI, Japan (AP) — Japan official says death toll rises to 19 in 2nd quake, bringing total in 2 quakes to 29.

Mariners offense comes alive in 7-1 win over Yankees

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:48

The Mariners continue to score more runs on the road, and starter Nathan Karns battles through five innings.

Brazil: How the darling of the developing world unraveled

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:45

Big parts of the Brazil model, it turns out, were glued together with kickbacks, dirty money and lies.

German comic’s lewd poem incites wrath of Turkish leader

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:39

The attempt at a diplomatic dressing-down led to a substantial amount of comment in Germany and a flood of jokes at the expense of the famously prickly Turkish president.

J.J. Abrams and Chris Rock talk films, comedy and being nice

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:36

NEW YORK (AP) — How do you make it in show biz? One way is, play nice, according to a pair of entertainment A-listers, J.J. Abrams and Chris Rock. Appearing for a Directors Talk session at the Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, comedian-actor-writer-director Rock was nominally on hand to interview Abrams, the multi-faceted filmmaker behind […]

Storm could bring up to 4 feet of snow to parts of Colorado

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:21

DENVER (AP) — A powerful spring storm is dumping heavy, wet snow in Colorado, shutting down major highways in the mountains and forcing the cancellation of almost 700 flights at Denver’s airport. The National Weather Service says the northern Front Range mountains could get 2 to 4 feet of snow by early Sunday while the […]

Deep in the virtual world: a newbie’s first brush with VR

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:57

A reporter takes a skeptical dip into the world of virtual reality to see the sights and feel the sensations of an emerging technology.

4 Indonesians kidnapped by pirates, vessels hijacked

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:56

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia says four of its nationals have been kidnapped and another shot in the hijacking of a tugboat and barge in the waters near the border with Malaysia and the Philippines. The Indonesian Foreign Ministry says in a statement Saturday that the gunshot victim and five other crew members escaped the […]

Spring means fair time at Puyallup

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:50

Spring Fair runs through April 17 at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup.

Norwegian discount airline gets initial OK for flights to U.S.

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:38

The decision, opposed by U.S. airlines and labor unions, could increase competition on trans-Atlantic routes.

Fan struck by ball at Rays game leaves field on stretcher

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:36

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A fan struck by a foul ball left on a stretcher in the seventh inning of the Chicago White Sox at Tampa Bay Rays game Friday night. The fan was sitting in the lower box seats on the home plate side next to Tampa Bay’s first-base side dugout. Rays designated […]

Council member calls for adding millions to Seattle housing levy

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:27

Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien floated a “trial balloon” Friday for adding as much as $28?million to the mayor’s $290?million housing-levy proposal.

2 Maryland firefighters critical after being shot

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:25

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Officials say at least two firefighters are in critical condition after being shot in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. Prince George’s County Fire/EMS spokesman Mark Brady says firefighters were responding to a welfare call at a single-family home in Temple Hills when they were shot Friday night. He says […]

Sounders veterans can relate to rookie Jordan Morris’ early struggles

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:06

Morris has yet to find the net in five appearances with his new team — seven, if you factor in CONCACAF Champions League. But that sample size is still minuscule by MLS standards.