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Chiquita shareholders reject tax-inversion deal

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 07:58
The vote against Chiquita’s plan to acquire Fyffes comes after a monthslong effort in which the banana producer tried to strike a tax-inversion deal, only to be foiled by the emergence of an unusual group of Brazilian bidders.

Decision time for Boeing pension-buyout offer

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 07:40
Former Boeing employees who have not yet retired have until Oct. 31 to tell the company whether they want a lump-sum check in December or a monthly annuity payment that begins the same month, or reject both options.

Friday quotes from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 07:33
Here is all that Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media today, including his opening statement where he sent along condolences to everyone impacted by the tragedy at Marysville-Pilchuck today:

More local lakes planted with thousands of trout and daily catch limits increased

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 07:08
%%%55439af24999c9263373eb17b0e21891%%%More lakes were planted this week and plenty of others will also receive additional plants of trout to boost fall and winter fishing.

Food left cooking on stove causes fire that injures 3 in Kent

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 07:07
Three people were injured and four families displaced by an apartment fire in Kent early Friday.

‘Silicon Beach’ brings tech boom to Los Angeles

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 07:06
Entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing than Web surfing.

Hawaii lava flow speeds up, heads toward small town

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 07:01
Molten flow from a volcanic cone within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is advancing upon the community of Pahoa.

Marysville and Snohomish School Districts cancel all activities

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 06:08
All Marysville School District and Snohomish School District activities have been canceled today following the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck this morning, its website says. Those high schools are Marysville-Pilchuck, Marysville Getchell, Snohomish and Glacier Peak.

Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 06:03
One candidate in Ukraine's parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader.

4 consulates get suspicious packages in Turkey

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 05:31
Turkish authorities say the consulates of Canada, Belgium and Germany in Istanbul have been evacuated after receiving suspicious packages Friday.

How to track this weekend's games

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 05:31
The playoff picture is starting to come together -- kind of, sort of, a little bit. There was at least one game that decided a league champion last night. Let's get to it.

Live Sounders FC chat at 2 p.m. today

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 05:31
Get your soccer weekend started early as we talk all things Sounders-Galaxy ahead of the Saturday afternoon showdown at CenturyLink.

Kerry says no apology to NKorea to free Americans

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 05:02
Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill with the United States, but ruled out providing a U.S. apology to Pyongyang to win their freedom.

Boeing shares fall on worries about 787 costs and cash flow

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 05:01
The company’s third-quarter earnings came in almost 10 percent higher than the average forecast, but stock traders seemed focused on a couple of disappointing details.

Republicans question federal response on Ebola

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 04:38
The new Ebola infection in New York City exposed flaws in the system and raised new concerns, lawmakers said Friday, as they criticized the federal response to the outbreak and questioned top officials' credibility.

Pro Football Focus previews Seattle-Carolina game

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 04:31
Here are some links and stats from Pro Football Focus ahead of Sunday's Seattle-Carolina game:

Amy O’Neal transforms hip-hop dance to concert art at OtB

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 04:28
A review of “Opposing Forces,” by Seattle choreographer Amy O’Neal at On the Boards.

Senate Democrats borrow $10M as races tighten

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 04:10
Senate Democrats' campaign operation on Friday said it borrowed $10 million for a last-minute boost to their fundraising, as officials see their majority increasingly in peril and Republicans gaining momentum.