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2-year-old daughter of slain mother missing in San Francisco

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 13:57

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police in San Francisco say they’re looking for a 2-year-old girl whose mother was found killed. Police spokeswoman Officer Grace Gatpandan said at a news conference Saturday night that Arianna Fitts is missing and considered to be at risk. She has not been seen since late February. The girl’s mother, Nicole […]

Postgame notes and video: Mariners struggle against lefty Rich Hill

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 13:42

Notes, quotes, video and boxscore from the Mariners' 6-1 loss to the A's on Saturday night at Safeco Field

Massive fire kills more than 100 in south India temple fire

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 13:41

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India (AP) — A massive fire broke out during a fireworks display in a Hindu temple in south India early Sunday, killing more than 100 people and injuring at least 200 others, officials said. The fire started when a spark from the unauthorized fireworks show ignited a separate batch of fireworks that were being […]

Highway Patrol: Second toddler dies in Northern California crash, bringing death total to 5

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 13:33

RIO VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Highway Patrol: Second toddler dies in Northern California crash, bringing death total to 5.

Saturday’s prep results

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 13:25

Kendall Adams got the win on the mound for the Thunderbirds, pitching all five innings with seven strike outs, while also batting 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles on offense.

Simone Biles wows the crowd at Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 13:13

Saturday night, her far-ranging skills were on display at Xfinity Arena at the 18-nation Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships. Biles delivered the crowd-pleasing goods, winning the all-around title with a score of 62.45.

Inglemoor’s Laccinole wins 3,200-meter race at Arcadia Invitational

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 12:58

The senior smashed the top time by any prep athlete in Washington by 25 seconds.

Hong Kong emerges as hub for creating offshore companies

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 12:54

HONG KONG (AP) — The same year Jasmine Li, whose grandfather was the fourth-ranked politician in China at the time, donned a floral Carolina Herrera gown and debuted at a ball in Paris, a company called Harvest Sun Trading Ltd. was born in an aging building at the edge of Hong Kong’s red light district. […]

3 women, toddler die in head-on crash in Northern California

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 12:23

ISLETON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a head-on crash on a Northern California highway left three women and a toddler dead. The California Highway Patrol tells KCRA-TV (http://bit.ly/22lopgG) that all the dead were in a Honda Civic that collided with a Chevy Silverado about 5:30 p.m. Saturday on State Route 12 near Isleton, a town […]

Mariners drop second straight to Oakland

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 12:14

Rich Hill strikes out 10 in six innings and limits damage to a Chris Iannetta home run as Oakland earns a 6-1 victory.

California medical marijuana czar says she never smoked pot

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 12:09

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s medical marijuana czar says she believes there’s a need for weed, although she’s never smoked pot herself. “Unlike regulating alcohol, I’m not a user of marijuana, so I am not familiar with how that affects people or what it does,” Lori Ajax told the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/1qeCfoU) in an […]

With Fujimori polarizing Peru vote, eyes on runner-up race

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 12:03

LIMA, Peru (AP) — With the daughter of Peru’s jailed former strongman the runaway favorite to get the most votes in Sunday’s election, all eyes are on the race for second place and the right to face Keiko Fujimori in an expected presidential runoff. Polls for months have shown Fujimori with a double-digit lead over […]

Arizona State beats Huskies to even baseball series

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 11:26

Arizona State’s baseball team earned a come-from-behind 6-3 victory over visiting Washington on Saturday at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.

Photos of the Day: Apr. 9, 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 11:12

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.

Leslie Mawing, Rocco Bowen star on opening day at Emerald Downs

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 11:04

Riding three winners on the nine-race card, Mawing got a head start on the three other jockeys who have been the top riders the past four years. But he may have a challenge from a jockey outside that elite group: Rocco Bowen also rode three winners.

At age 40, Mariners reliever Joel Peralta continues to enjoy his ride in the majors

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 10:54

Peralta, 40, says making and then staying in the majors is his career highlight.

Body parts found in Seattle homeowner’s recycling bin

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 10:32

Seattle homicide detectives Saturday night are investigating body parts, including the foot of an adult, left in a recycling bin in the Central District.

3 rescued island castaways spelled ‘help’ with palm fronds

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 10:29

HONOLULU (AP) — The men rescued in this tale of three castaways were not named Tom Hanks, or Gilligan, or Robinson Crusoe. Though they might as well have been. In a scene straight from Hollywood, or a New Yorker cartoon, a U.S. Navy plane spotted the word “help” spelled out in palm fronds on a […]

Cruz rails against Trump as Republican Jews ponder options

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 10:19

LAS VEGAS (AP) — His presidential rivals thousands of miles away, Ted Cruz warned Jewish donors on Saturday that Donald Trump could trigger a general election “bloodbath” for the Republican Party. “If Donald Trump is the nominee, it is an absolute disaster for Republicans, for conservatives and for the country,” the Texas senator declared, charging […]