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Musicians, other celebs react to death of Glenn Frey

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 08:08

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Musicians and other celebrities react to the death Monday of Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey: — “I’m not sure I believe in fate, but I know that crossing paths with Glenn Lewis Frey in 1970 changed my life forever, and it eventually had an impact on the lives of millions of other […]

Whistleblower cleared in CAfrican Republic sex abuse case

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 08:05

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations’ internal justice system has cleared a whistleblower who leaked information to French authorities in 2014 about a U.N. investigation into accusations that French soldiers in Central African Republic had sexually abused some children they were sent to protect. U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said Monday that the Office […]

Dickerson, Everett see stars lining up for Rams in LA return

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 08:03

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric Dickerson can’t wait to take his two youngest children to their first Los Angeles Rams game this fall alongside the same fans who cheered him to the greatest single-season rushing performance in NFL history. And if the current Rams need advice on the tricky transition from Missouri to Southern California, […]

Take the wheels off marijuana delivery services

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 08:03

A thriving network of unlicensed marijuana-delivery services makes a mockery of Initiative 502’s important goal of ending the black market.

A look at some of Glenn Frey’s top songs with the Eagles

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a founding member of the Eagles, Glenn Frey was responsible for some of the biggest songs of the 1970s. A singer, songwriter and guitarist, he co-wrote most of the tracks on the band’s smash 1976 greatest hits album — one of the best-selling albums of all time — with fellow […]

Tuesday’s poll: How will the Seahawks do next season?

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:50

How will the Seahawks do next season?

These Broncos are accustomed to close games — and wins

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:44

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos don’t get tight when their games get that way. Their 23-16 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday was their 10th by seven points or fewer, tying the 1978 Houston Oilers for most such triumphs in a single season in NFL history. With 14 of their games going down to […]

Max & Erma’s closes 13 restaurants in the Midwest

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:41

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Restaurant chain Max & Erma’s is closing 13 Midwest locations as it streamlines operations and deals with underperforming outlets. The owner, Nashville, Tennessee-based American Blue Ribbon Holdings, says senior managers went to the restaurants in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana on Monday morning to deliver the news. The chain’s website listed 51 […]

St. Louis police identify suspected robber killed by officer

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:26

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police identified the 52-year-old man killed by an officer after a reported fast-food restaurant robbery. Police on Monday named Crayton West was killed during what they said was a Sunday evening armed robbery at a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant. The 42-year-old officer has not been identified. West was shot […]

Milan designers look to the future and past

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:10

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers looked both to the future and the past to create contemporary looks for men next winter and fall. The fashion world continued its heartfelt tributes to David Bowie, celebrated as an icon in the music, art and fashion worlds alike, the remembrances touching in their understated persistence. Giorgio Armani opened […]

Mexican judge upholds sentence against US TV producer

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:09

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A Mexican state court has denied an appeal and upheld a 12-year prison sentence for a former “Survivor” producer convicted of killing his wife on a 2010 Cancun beach vacation. State prosecutors in Quintana Roo said Monday that the state supreme court had upheld the sentence handed down against Bruce Beresford-Redman […]

Photos of the Day: Jan. 18, 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:06

A sunset in India and more in Photos of the Day.

Watch: SpaceX rocket explodes during landing as support leg breaks on ocean barge

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:57

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After successfully delivering a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, a Space X rocket made a hard landing on a floating barge in the roiling Pacific, breaking a support leg and toppling over. SpaceX announcers said the first stage of the Falcon 9 was not upright after reaching the 300-by-170 foot landing […]

Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, who sang ‘Take It Easy,’ dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:55

Frey, who was 67 and had been battling multiple ailments, died Monday.

Orange County residents turn kitchen scraps to power source

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:52

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Residents in Orange County are learning how citrus peels, lawn clippings — even chicken bones — have a second life as a clean energy source. Six months ago, the sanitary district serving Costa Mesa started asking residents to separate kitchen scraps and yard waste so the materials could help make […]

Delaware man charged with 6th DUI after traffic stop

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:51

LAUREL, Del. (AP) — Police have charged a Delaware man with his sixth DUI after he was stopped for speeding. Officers said Monday that 51-year-old William Terry of Bridgeville was stopped Jan. 11 for allegedly driving 78 mph in a 55 mph zone. Laurel police Officer Christopher Story says Terry refused to submit to field […]

Lowe’s will drop joint-venture business in Australia

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:38

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Lowe’s says it’s getting out of a joint venture that runs more than 60 home-improvement stores in Australia. The chain says it has invested about $930 million in the venture and expects to take a non-cash charge against earnings in its fourth quarter, which ends Jan. 29. Lowe’s Cos. Inc. said […]

Brady: ‘I never imagined’ playing in 10 AFC title games

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:36

As a 24-year-old in 2001, his second NFL season, Tom Brady stepped in when Drew Bledsoe was injured and led the New England Patriots into the playoffs. When he arrived in Pittsburgh to play the Steelers in the AFC championship game, Brady couldn’t believe he was there. “Fifteen years later, to be a part of […]

Linda Perry says Lady Gaga songwriting credit is false

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:19

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-songwriter and record producer Linda Perry says Lady Gaga doesn’t deserve a songwriting credit for the Oscar-nominated song “Til it Happens to You,” from the college campus sexual assault documentary “The Hunting Ground.” Perry said in a series of tweets Monday that Lady Gaga only performed the song credited to Diane […]

Effort to curb overuse of antibiotics amid cold, flu seasons

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s cold season and the miserable trudge in seeking antibiotics because of mucus turned green, or the cough has nagged for weeks. Despite years of warnings, doctors still overprescribe antibiotics for acute respiratory infections even though most are caused by viruses that those drugs cannot help. Now doctors are getting new tips […]