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North Kitsap student arrested for allegedly threatening to 'shoot up' school

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:10
Police have arrested a student from North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo for felony harassment after he allegedly threatened to “shoot up” the school, according to reports from KIRO.

Honor for hero who saved London from WWII flooding

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:06
Every day, boats full of tourists and commuters float by a pale patch on the wall that lines the River Thames near Britain's Houses of Parliament.

Astoria bridge restoration work to take until 2021

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:03
ASTORIA, Ore. — It’s taking a little longer than planned for the first phase of a project to paint and repair the Columbia River bridge at Astoria.

Starbucks at top in business-travel expense reports

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:01
As more Millennials enter the fray, dining expenses are going downscale.

NY school cancels last football game, cites hazing

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:01
Officials in a rural school district in upstate New York say they've canceled the varsity football team's season finale over hazing.

Supply rocket headed to space station explodes

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:58
An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site in Virginia. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort.

Where's the czar? Critics say administration slow to respond to Ebola

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:47
President Barack Obama's commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible?

FTC says AT&T misled customers over unlimited data

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:31
AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company -- slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.

Retail skirmish blocks Apple Pay at checkout line

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:31
Plan on paying in stores with your shiny new iPhone 6? Not so fast.

How well did the Fed's stimulus work?

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:31
Soaring inflation. A collapsing dollar. Bubbles in financial markets that would soon pop. One presidential candidate even suggested that the Federal Reserve chairman should be roughed up.

World stocks gain as focus shifts to Fed meeting

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:31
Global stock markets swung higher Wednesday, cheered by a surge in U.S. stocks that were buoyed by solid earnings, while investors were also waiting for signs from the Federal Reserve on U.S. monetary policy.

New York, New Jersey ponder Sandy, 2 years later

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:31
Officials and residents in towns throughout coastal areas of New York and New Jersey will take stock of the recovery from Superstorm Sandy on the second anniversary of the storm.

Police: Truck driver saw train before collision

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:31
A Chicago-bound Amtrak train collided with a semi-truck Tuesday morning in northwestern Indiana, injuring several people, after a truck driver who believed he had enough time to clear the tracks pulled into the train's path, police said.

Hawaii residents leave homes as lava flow nears

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:31
Jeff and Denise Lagrimas' single-story home is just across the street from properties where lava from Kilauea volcano is expected to slither past on its way to the ocean.

Washington colleges take aim at preventing sexual assaults

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:00
About 425 staffers from more than 50 Washington community, private and public four-year colleges will gather at the University of Washington's Seattle campus Thursday to discuss how to prevent college sexual assaults.

Conviction of bombing suspect's friend came slowly

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:46
The trial of a third friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ended in another conviction, but the amount of time the jury spent deliberating and its somewhat mixed verdict could help federal prosecutors argue against any new defense bid to move Tsarnaev's trial outside of Boston, according to some legal observers.

Video: Islamic State hostage 'reports' for captors

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:46
A captive British photojournalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent in the extremists' latest propaganda video.

BP spill left big oily 'bathtub ring' on seafloor

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:46
The BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.

Emissions drop puts EU just shy of 2020 goal

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:46
The European Union's environment agency says the bloc's greenhouse gas emissions dropped by nearly 2 percent last year, putting the EU very close to reaching its emissions target for 2020.

Prep girls soccer -- postseason schedule upcoming

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:01
2014 prep girls soccer playoffs schedule