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Suit: Georgia prison neglected dead inmate’s infected tattoo

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 03:24

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The medical staff at a Georgia prison failed to treat an inmate who died from a severely infected tattoo he received while behind bars, a federal lawsuit filed Monday said. The Southern Center for Human Rights filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Statesboro against Georgia Correctional Health, a contractor […]

Suit: Georgia prison neglected dead inmate’s infected tattoo

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 03:23

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal lawsuit blames the medical staff at a Georgia prison for failing to treat an inmate who died from a severely infected tattoo. The Southern Center for Human Rights filed a lawsuit Monday against Georgia Correctional Health, a contractor that provides health care at Georgia State Prison in Reidsville. The […]

UConn nears unprecedented 4th consecutive NCAA championship

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 03:18

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Breanna Stewart came to UConn with the lofty goal of winning four national championships and the Huskies are one victory away from history. They will play former Big East foe Syracuse on Tuesday night with a chance to become the first women’s team to win four straight Division I titles. Only UCLA, […]

Guitars, clothes and grunge at Rolling Stones exhibition

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 03:11

LONDON (AP) — From their first apartment through their most recent tours, the Rolling Stones are giving fans a chance to take a deep look into their lives as the “Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band in the World.” Here are some key things to see at “Exhibitionism,” the British band’s massive exhibition at the Saatchi […]

Huge Rolling Stones exhibition offers satisfaction for fans

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 03:09

LONDON (AP) — It’s only rock ‘n’ roll — but it isn’t, is it? The music business is about commerce as well as entertainment, and the Rolling Stones are one of its biggest multinational firms. There’s plenty of both art and business in “Exhibitionism,” a vast exhibition that covers 20,000 square feet (1,850 square meters) […]

Judge OKs deal to get Stephanie Seymour’s DUI case dismissed

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 03:06

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Supermodel Stephanie Seymour will get a drunken driving case in Connecticut dismissed if she completes alcohol abuse treatment, attends Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and meets with victims of drunken driving accidents. A state judge in Stamford on Monday allowed the 47-year-old former Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated model to enter diversionary programs […]

Opening day rosters announced for Mariners’ four full-season minor league affiliates

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 03:04

Here's a list of all the players on the opening day rosters for the Mariners' four full-season minor league affiliates: Class AAA Tacoma, Class AA Jackson, Class A Bakersfield, Class A Clinton.

Downtown Bellevue: The Eastside’s biggest commercial and residential hub

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 03:00

City’s tightly compact, pedestrian-friendly core is filled with sleek high-rises and loads of shopping and dining options.

April showers of the frozen kind strike Northeast region

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:59

BOSTON (AP) — The calendar may say spring, but winter struck the Northeast hard Monday, delivering a storm that could end up dropping as much as 10 inches of snow in some places. Winter weather advisories were issued from the Buffalo area to Albany in New York, where forecasters are calling for up to 10 […]

20 years later, Montanans remember Unabomber as odd, funny

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:30

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Twenty years after the arrest of Ted Kaczynski, also known as the Unabomber, some residents in the small Montana town of Lincoln remember him as an odd recluse while at least one says he had a good sense of humor. Kaczynski is serving a life sentence in a Colorado prison for […]

Top U.S. airlines? Here’s what government data says

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:29

Virgin America, slated for purchase by Alaska Airlines, tops list for second year in a row; Alaska ranked 5th

Panama lawyers at center of offshore scandal make odd couple

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:25

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The Panamanian lawyers at the center of a scandal on the financial dealings of the world’s rich and famous are an odd pairing of a German-born immigrant and a prize-winning novelist whose books sometimes mirror the seedy world of politics he’s come across in his work. The Panama-based Mossack-Fonseca law was […]

Live Mariners game coverage: Seattle opens 2016 season at Texas Rangers

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:22

Welcome to our pregame chat and live game coverage of the Seattle Mariners’ 2016 season opener against the Texas Rangers, beginning at 1:05 p.m. at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. A pregame chat with Mariners reporter Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone begins at noon. Use the module above to join or just read […]

Virginia governor vetoes sexually explicit books bill

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:19

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s Democratic governor has vetoed a bill that seeks to force schools to notify parents if their children will be assigned books with sexually explicit content. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said in his veto message Monday that he believes it’s inappropriate to interfere with local school board policy. He also said the […]

Yves Saint Laurent appoints Vaccarello as creative director

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:15

PARIS (AP) — The Yves Saint Laurent fashion house appointed Anthony Vaccarello as creative director of its clothing line on Monday, replacing the departing Hedi Slimane. The 36-year-old Belgian, who has designed his own brand since 2009, previously worked at Fendi, and had a three-year stint at Versus Versace, where he was appointed creative director […]

Review: ‘Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures’ on HBO gives context to controversy

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:14

“Pictures,” an insightful work of biographical criticism, puts the controversial photographer’s works in the context of a life and artistic vision, writes a New York Times reviewer.

Federal agencies review North Carolina law’s impact on aid

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is reviewing whether a new North Carolina law curbing anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people could affect the flow of federal aid to the state. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says federal agencies are leading the review of the new law’s impact on federal policies. He says the White House […]

AP DERBY TOP 10: It’s still Nyquist, of course

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:10

NEW YORK (AP) — And now, a few words about undefeated horses running in the Kentucky Derby — Nyquist, specifically. After the 3-year-old colt blew away now once-beaten Mohaymen in winning the Florida Derby on Saturday, Nyquist boosted his record to 7-for-7. The son of Uncle Mo again proved more than worthy of his No. […]

San Francisco again ranked most expensive US city for business travel

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:09

Daily spending of $547 average in trade report.

Mississippi chamber opposes religious-exemptions bill

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 01:32

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi state chamber of commerce is opposing a religious-objections bill heading to Gov. Phil Bryant’s desk. Mississippi Economic Council President Blake Wilson sent a statement to The Associated Press saying House Bill 1523 conflicts with the organization’s non-discrimination policy. Businesses including Nissan North America, Toyota, Chevron, Huntington Ingalls Industries, and […]