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Latest: Protest over Flint water targets Michigan governor

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 06:10

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The latest on the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan (all times local): 5 p.m. Dozens of people — some lugging jugs of dirty water in protest of the water crisis in Flint — have criticized Republican Gov. Rick Snyder during a demonstration Thursday inside the Michigan state Capitol. and […]

Goldman Sachs says it has $5.1B agreement to settle US mortgage investigation

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 06:09

NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs says it has $5.1B agreement to settle US mortgage investigation .

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 06:03

U.S. stocks closed broadly higher on Thursday, led by gains in oil and gas companies as the price of crude turned higher. The gains came a day after the market had its worst drop since September. It was a reprieve for the energy sector, which has been battered in recent months as crude oil prices […]

Coroner: Rene Angelil, husband of Celine Dion, dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 05:58

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rene Angelil, Celine Dion’s husband and manager, has died at his suburban Las Vegas home, authorities said Thursday. He was 73 and had battled throat cancer. Angelil died in Henderson under the care of a doctor, Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said. Angelil died of natural causes, and no further investigation […]

NYC mayor on cusp of possible horse carriage deal

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 05:20

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are close to a deal that would save Central Park’s horse-drawn carriages from a threatened ban. A City Hall official not authorized to speak publicly about ongoing union negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday the plan would substantially reduce the number of horses operating in the […]

Planned Parenthood sues activists who made undercover videos

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 05:17

Planned Parenthood filed a federal court lawsuit Thursday alleging extensive criminal misconduct by the anti-abortion activists who produced undercover videos targeting the handling of fetal tissue at some Planned Parenthood clinics. “The people behind this fraud lied and broke the law in order to spread malicious lies about Planned Parenthood,” said Dawn Laguens, the organization’s […]

‘Power Rangers’ actor arrested in stabbing death last year

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 05:15

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — A former “Power Rangers” actor has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his roommate to death with a sword at their Southern California home. Thirty-six-year-old Ricardo Medina was arrested Thursday for murder. He’s jailed on $1 million bail. Medina allegedly stabbed Joshua Sutter several times in the abdomen on Jan. 31 of […]

Seattle Sounders select defender Tony Alfaro, midfielder Zach Mathers in second round of 2016 MLS SuperDraft

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 05:10

The Seattle Sounders selected Cal State Dominguez Hills defender Tony Alfaro with the 27th overall pick in Thursday’s 2016 MLS SuperDraft and Duke midfielder Zach Mathers eight slots later. Alfaro, a 6-foot-2, left-footed center back, was named a Division II All-American during his senior year with the Toros. Rated by some as the most technical central […]

USA network tries to take advantage of ‘Mr. Robot’ wins

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 05:05

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The creator of “Mr. Robot” promises more twists for the show’s second season, as USA moves to take advantage of two Golden Globe Awards for the freshman drama that is a key part of its strategy to appeal to a younger and hipper audience. Since the show won the Golden Globe […]

Linkpost: More Photos of the Day galleries

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 05:04

Probation ordered for gun buyer in Jewish site killings

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 05:02

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A southern Missouri man has been sentenced to five years of probation for purchasing one of the shotguns that a white supremacist used in a deadly attack at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City. Forty-nine-year-old John Mark Reidle, of Aurora, was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Springfield. He previously […]

Aurora Avenue traffic will be slow going for next month with lane closures

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 05:02

Transit rides will take longer on Aurora Avenue North for the next month, while construction pushes general traffic into the southbound bus lane. And during some nights and weekends, traffic will be scrunched into a single lane each way.

Elton John plays musical tribute to David Bowie in concert

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 04:59

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elton John didn’t just premiere tracks from his new album at his most recent concert, he offered a tribute to his late friend David Bowie. About halfway through John’s performance at the intimate Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles Wednesday night, he shared a story about Bowie, who died earlier this week. […]

Slaying of popular Seattle art teacher was unprovoked, charges say

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 04:53

King County prosecutors have charged a 55-year-old Seattle man with second-degree murder, accusing him of gunning down a beloved teacher on a Belltown sidewalk on Dec. 13.

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