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Weakened Odile heads over Mexico toward Arizona

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:46
Mexico's government airlifted thousands of stranded foreign tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos, as a weakened Odile headed over the Gulf of California Wednesday on a path toward the U.S. state of Arizona.

Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:46
An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa.

Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's voice NFL disapproval

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:46
Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals, but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising.

Airstrikes on central Syrian city kill some 50

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:46
Syrian government airstrikes killed some 50 people in an opposition-held city this week in bombing that apparently sought to target a rebel commander, activists said Wednesday.

Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills 2, wounds 3

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:46
Shelling in the rebel-held eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk killed two people Wednesday and wounded three others, municipal authorities said.

APNewsBreak: 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:16
The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.

Arizona gets ready for second Pacific storm blast

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:16
The remnants of Tropical Storm Odile barreled toward Arizona on Wednesday and threatened to swamp some areas with 5 inches of rain in the second blast of hurricane-related weather to hit the desert region in the last two weeks.

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:16
NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.

Fire damage to mill another blow to timber town

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:16
Besides destroying or damaging scores of homes and other structures, a fast-moving wildfire struck a blow at the economic vitals of this struggling Northern California timber town, knocking its last wood products mill offline for an undetermined amount of time.

UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 19:46
The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that the outbreak will cost nearly $1 billion to contain so it does not turn into a "human catastrophe."

For its anniversary, Porch.com expands platform, reveals funding

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 19:31
Seattle home-improvement startup Porch.com is expanding its platform and revealing how much money it has raised from investors.

Doctors: Foul floodwaters sicken people in Kashmir

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 19:31
Doctors in the flood-ravaged Himalayan region of Kashmir said Wednesday that they were seeing outbreaks of gastroenteritis among people crowded into shelters after their homes were inundated two weeks ago.

Alibaba raises IPO price range on strong demand

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 19:31
Alibaba now plans to raise up to $25.03 billion in its upcoming IPO, making what was expected to be the biggest stock market debut even bigger.

Self-driving cars now need a permit in California

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 19:31
Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years -- but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around.

Financial markets awaiting any Fed signal on rates

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 18:46
Financial markets are awaiting the end of a Federal Reserve meeting Wednesday to see whether the Fed sends any clearer signal about the timing of an interest rate increase.

Excitement and relief in landmark Fiji election

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 18:34
There was excitement among thousands of voters and relief from the international community Wednesday as Fijians cast ballots in a landmark election they hope will end more than a quarter-century of political turmoil and eight years of autocratic rule. But democracy may not have much of a new look to it.

Big break in ambush probe: suspect's abandoned SUV

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 18:31
Authorities say a heavily armed survivalist with a vendetta against law enforcement is the suspect in an ambush that killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another in a heavily forested region of northeastern Pennsylvania.

Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 18:31
Wary House lawmakers are on track to give President Barack Obama authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate rebels confronting the growing danger of Islamic State militants.

World stocks mostly higher ahead of Fed statement

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 18:31
World stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday, buoyed by hopes that the Federal Reserve will not speed up plans to raise interest rates and reports that China is providing extra liquidity to major state banks.

Alibaba risk: China's rise leaves out investors

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 18:31
American investors are clamoring to buy a stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which is launching what may prove the biggest initial public stock offering ever.