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15-year-old hopping from building rooftops falls, dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 10:23

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old girl who was hopping from rooftop to rooftop in New York City fell between buildings to her death. Natalya Jimenez was found in an alley off a series of four- and five-story brick buildings in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan. Police say she and two friends […]

Pregnant women told to avoid countries with Zika outbreaks

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 10:20

NEW YORK (AP) — Pregnant women should avoid traveling to Latin America and Caribbean countries that have outbreaks of a tropical illness linked to birth defects, health officials said Friday. The illness is caused by the Zika virus which is spread through mosquito bites. It causes only a mild illness in most people. But it’s […]

Tuesday’s prep wrestling results

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 10:00

Franklin, Liberty and Kamiak all recorded victories.

Tuesday’s prep swimming results

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:58

The Shorewood boys won 10 events to top Mariner, 138-48.

Seahawks fan has plan to attend all road playoff games

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:33

Victor Alcantara doesn’t consider himself a Seahawks “Super Fan” despite his penchant for following them around the country.

Seahawks fan has plan to attend all road playoff games

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:33

Victor Alcantara doesn’t consider himself a Seahawks “Super Fan” despite his penchant for following them around the country.

Coal-lease moratorium a new blow to proposed terminals here

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:33

The White House decision to put new federal coal leases on hold could discourage backers of two proposed Washington coal-shipping terminals, but a leading producer says there’s still plenty of coal available to supply them.

Coal-lease moratorium a new blow to proposed terminals here

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:33

The White House decision to put new federal coal leases on hold could discourage backers of two proposed Washington coal-shipping terminals, but a leading producer says there’s still plenty of coal available to supply them.

N. Korea demands peace treaty for stopping nuke tests

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:33

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it could stop its nuclear tests in exchange for signing a peace treaty with the U.S. and a stop to annual military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea. The North’s statement is a repeat of past offers that have been rejected by the U.S., which wants […]

N. Korea demands peace treaty for stopping nuke tests

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:33

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it could stop its nuclear tests in exchange for signing a peace treaty with the U.S. and a stop to annual military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea. The North’s statement carried by the state media late Friday was a repeat of past offers that have […]

“Saved by the Bell” actor Screech booked into Wisconsin jail

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:27

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — Former “Saved by the Bell” actor Dustin Diamond has been booked into jail to start his four-month sentence for an altercation at a Wisconsin bar. The Ozaukee County Jail website shows Diamond was booked Friday. Diamond played Screech on the 1990s TV show. He was convicted in June of carrying […]

“Saved by the Bell” actor Screech booked into Wisconsin jail

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:27

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — Former “Saved by the Bell” actor Dustin Diamond has been booked into jail to start his four-month sentence for an altercation at a Wisconsin bar. The Ozaukee County Jail website shows Diamond was booked Friday. Diamond played Screech on the 1990s TV show. He was convicted in June of carrying […]

Author of Benghazi book stands by pivotal ‘stand-down’ scene

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:27

NEW (AP) — “Stand down,” says the actor playing the CIA station chief in Michael Bay’s new film, “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.” He’s speaking to the security team that wants to go help Americans under siege less than a mile away in a U.S. diplomatic compound under fierce attack. His order keeps […]

Author of Benghazi book stands by pivotal ‘stand-down’ scene

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:27

NEW (AP) — “Stand down,” says the actor playing the CIA station chief in Michael Bay’s new film, “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.” He’s speaking to the security team that wants to go help Americans under siege less than a mile away in a U.S. diplomatic compound under fierce attack. His order keeps […]

Gear for the next level of mobile games

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:26

Video games are now a huge part of tablet and smartphone use and getting a set of accessories may help you get the most out of your play.

Gear for the next level of mobile games

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:26

Video games are now a huge part of tablet and smartphone use and getting a set of accessories may help you get the most out of your play.

Report: Cruz failed to disclose 2nd loan for 2012 Senate run

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:21

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Times is reporting that Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz failed to disclose a loan from Citibank that was used to help finance his successful 2012 Senate campaign. The newspaper says the Texas senator sent a letter Thursday to federal election officials acknowledging his failure to report the loan. Cruz […]

Have the Carolina Panthers displaced the Seahawks as the NFL’s cockiest team?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:20

The young, brash Carolina Panthers may be as arrogant as they are talented, but the Seattle Seahawks team many think they emulate don’t mind their antics one bit.

Chinook salmon forecasts are good for some Columbia River tributaries

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 09:16

“The spring chinook returns are down a little bit, but the Wind River and Drano Lake should still produce good fishing opportunities,” said Joe Hymer, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist. “It might be a little tighter on the Klickitat River.”