Seattle Times Headlines

More than 60 killed in fire in temple in south India

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 09:51

NEW DELHI (AP) — More than 60 people were killed in a massive fire that broke out in a temple in the southern Indian state of Kerala early Sunday, a top official said. Another 150 people have been injured in the fire that was started by firecrackers, said State Home Minister Ramesh Chennitala. The temple […]

Official says more than 60 killed in fire in temple in south India

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 09:48

NEW DELHI (AP) — Official says more than 60 killed in fire in temple in south India.

Boston Globe prints fake front page satirizing Trump

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 09:32

BOSTON (AP) — The editorial board of The Boston Globe is using a satirical front page to express its uneasiness with a potential Donald Trump presidency. The newspaper has printed a satirical front page for its Sunday “Ideas” section. The page is dated April 9, 2017, and features a large photo of Trump as president […]

Passing game highlights Washington State scrimmage

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 09:17

Luke Falk throws 45-yard pass to Kyle Sweet and defense records seven sacks in first spring scrimmage.

Delegates’ role in picking nominees frustrates voters

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 09:16

U.S. voters are waking up to the reality that both major political parties use a convoluted process for picking presidential nominees that involves ordinary voters in only an indirect way.

Washington men’s, women’s crews secure easy victories

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 09:11

Oregon State men’s rowing coach Gabe Winkler has competed against the nation’s three top-ranked crews: No. 1 Yale (lost by 28 seconds last week), No. 3 California (lost by 24 seconds, also last week) and, on Saturday at Montlake Cut, No. 2 Washington (lost by 16 seconds).

Smylie Kaufman surprising Masters contender — to some

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 08:56

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Smylie Kaufman still lives at his parents’ Alabama home, has a loyal following at tournaments that often consists of mom or dad and has eaten dinner every night this week at his family’s Augusta rental. He plays the Masters on Xbox, but now Kaufman is challenging at the actual Augusta National. […]

Two ombuds offices planned for DOC — one through governor’s office, one within department

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 08:46

Gov. Jay Inslee plans an ombuds office where Washington Department of Corrections staffers can raise issues outside the prison system. And after years of legislation proposing the idea, DOC plans to establish its own ombuds to handle concerns from inmates and their families.

Hong Kong emerges as hub for creating offshore companies

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 08:46

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. […]

AP source: Jets get Clady from Broncos to replace Ferguson

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 08:25

DENVER (AP) — A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Denver Broncos have agreed to trade left tackle Ryan Clady to the New York Jets along with a seventh-round pick for a fifth-round selection in the upcoming NFL draft. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the teams hadn’t […]

5 things to know about G-7 foreign ministers’ meeting

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 08:18

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries are meeting in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima on Sunday and Monday. Here are five things to know about the annual gathering of the top diplomats from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States: ___ WHY HIROSHIMA? Most […]

Sounders, Pele and the huge crowd at the Kingdome

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 08:01

Forty years ago Saturday, Seattle shattered the attendance record for a soccer game in North America.

Live game coverage: Mariners look to bounce back vs. A’s

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 07:57

After a disappointing home opener Friday night, the Mariners will look to get back on track Saturday with Nathan Karns set to make his Seattle debut. Follow along for live updates, and join the conversation below.

Prospect watch and ex-Mariner of the week

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 07:57

Edwin Diaz, the Mariners’ top pitching prospect, started off 2016 in solid fashion for the Jackson Generals. Former Seattle shortstop Brad Miller has yet to register a hit in four games this season.

One for the ages: At 58, Langer is a Masters contender

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 07:15

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — On the 30th anniversary of Jack Nicklaus’ final Masters victory, another ageless blond is making a run at the green jacket. This one would be even more remarkable. Fifty-eight-year-old Bernhard Langer used all his wits and guile to shoot a 2-under 70 on another challenging day at Augusta National, giving himself […]

Next-generation moonshiner battles university over rights to ‘Kentucky’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 07:14

A moonshine maker is suing the University of Kentucky over a fundamental question: Who owns the rights to the name of the state?

When it comes to 2015-16 Warriors or 1995-96 Bulls, Steve Kerr takes safe way out

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 07:11

Golden State coach and player on the 1995-96 Bulls gives a political answer to who’s the better team.

Bernie Sanders is beginning to sound like his worst supporters

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 07:08

From the beginning, many and probably most liberal policy wonks were skeptical about Bernie Sanders. On many major issues — including the signature issues of his campaign, especially financial reform — he seemed to go for easy slogans over hard thinking. And his political theory of change, his waving away of limits, seemed utterly unrealistic. […]

Expect a good season for lingcod, halibut

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 07:07

Coastal charter boats at Westport, La Push and Ilwaco were scoring very good numbers of lingcod and black rockfish, and soon anglers can add halibut on the “must-do” list.