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Academy Award nominations could see repeat of OscarsSoWhite

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 14:09

NEW YORK (AP) — The “OscarsSoWhite” backlash is one sequel Hollywood doesn’t want to see when nominations are announced Thursday morning for the 88th annual Academy Awards. In the year since an all-white crop of acting nominees brought heaps of criticism on the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs […]

Academy Award nominations could see repeat of OscarsSoWhite

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 14:09

NEW YORK (AP) — The “OscarsSoWhite” backlash is one sequel Hollywood doesn’t want to see when nominations are announced Thursday morning for the 88th annual Academy Awards. In the year since an all-white crop of acting nominees brought heaps of criticism on the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs […]

Nuggets deal Warriors 3rd defeat of season

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 14:03

Danilo Gallinari scored 28 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood a 38-point performance by Stephen Curry to hand the Golden State Warriors their third loss of the season, 112-110 on Wednesday night.

Nuggets deal Warriors 3rd defeat of season

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 14:03

Danilo Gallinari scored 28 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood a 38-point performance by Stephen Curry to hand the Golden State Warriors their third loss of the season, 112-110 on Wednesday night.

The Latest: President says ‘situation under control’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:52

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The latest on explosions in downtown Jakarta (all times local): ___ 1:05 p.m. Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo says in a statement on national TV the situation is under control and is calling on people to remain calm. Most Read StoriesVerizon gave this guy Sir Mix-A-Lot’s old phone number — and […]

The Latest: President says ‘situation under control’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:52

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The latest on explosions in downtown Jakarta (all times local): ___ 1:05 p.m. Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo says in a statement on national TV the situation is under control and is calling on people to remain calm. Most Read StoriesVerizon gave this guy Sir Mix-A-Lot’s old phone number — and […]

An explosion is heard from a cafe next to the Starbucks cafe attacked earlier in Jakarta

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:49

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An explosion is heard from a cafe next to the Starbucks cafe attacked earlier in Jakarta.

An explosion is heard from a cafe next to the Starbucks cafe attacked earlier in Jakarta

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:49

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An explosion is heard from a cafe next to the Starbucks cafe attacked earlier in Jakarta.

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Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:45

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Clemson has nearly beaten a Final Four of national champions in the past eight days. Tigers forward Jaron Blossomgame doesn’t see why that can’t continue. Blossomgame scored 17 points, including the clinching dunk with 13.5 seconds left, to lift Clemson to a 68-63 victory over No. 9 Duke on Wednesday night. The […]

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Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:45

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Clemson has nearly beaten a Final Four of national champions in the past eight days. Tigers forward Jaron Blossomgame doesn’t see why that can’t continue. Blossomgame scored 17 points, including the clinching dunk with 13.5 seconds left, to lift Clemson to a 68-63 victory over No. 9 Duke on Wednesday night. The […]

Asian stocks sink as weak oil, Wall Street weigh

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:34

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets sank across the board Thursday as pessimistic sentiment following sustained weakness in oil prices and a dive on Wall Street prevailed over data showing economies on the mend. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dived 3.7 percent to 17,068.08. South Korea’s Kospi was down 1.2 percent at 1,894.14. Hong […]

Asian stocks sink as weak oil, Wall Street weigh

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:34

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets sank across the board Thursday as pessimistic sentiment following sustained weakness in oil prices and a dive on Wall Street prevailed over data showing economies on the mend. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dived 3.7 percent to 17,068.08. South Korea’s Kospi was down 1.2 percent at 1,894.14. Hong […]

Seamount boys basketball: Jordan Flye paces Lindbergh past Hazen

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:30

Jordan Flye scored 19 of his game-high 23 points in the first half to lead Lindbergh past Hazen, 65-58, in a Seamount League game.

Seamount boys basketball: Jordan Flye paces Lindbergh past Hazen

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:30

Jordan Flye scored 19 of his game-high 23 points in the first half to lead Lindbergh past Hazen, 65-58, in a Seamount League game.

Seattle T-birds score all goals in third period in 4-0 shutout at Prince George

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:28

Landon Bow made 26 saves and Cavin Leth scored two goals for Seattle.

Seattle T-birds score all goals in third period in 4-0 shutout at Prince George

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:28

Landon Bow made 26 saves and Cavin Leth scored two goals for Seattle.

Tests confirm 2 dogs at Kent kennel infected with canine flu

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:25

Tests confirm two dogs at a Kent kennel were infected with dog flu, potentially marking the first cases of a highly contagious virus in Washington state.

Tests confirm 2 dogs at Kent kennel infected with canine flu

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:25

Tests confirm two dogs at a Kent kennel were infected with dog flu, potentially marking the first cases of a highly contagious virus in Washington state.

South Korea’s central bank trims growth outlook to 3 percent

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:13

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s central bank has trimmed its outlook on Asia’s fourth-largest economy, citing the instability in Chinese markets. The Bank of Korea said the country’s economy will expand 3.0 percent this year, slower than its 3.2 percent growth prediction in October. Governor Lee Ju-yeol said the volatility in Chinese financial […]

Drug lord was interested in Mexican actress, not Sean Penn

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:10

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was eager to set up a face-to-face meeting with Mexican actress Kate del Castillo, and had apparently never heard of Sean Penn, according to transcripts of over a month of text messages exchanged between the two. The transcripts published Wednesday by the newspaper Milenio — […]