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Markets brace for Big Oil profit plunge

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 19:31
It's just a forecast, and for only one of 10 industry groups in the stock market. Yet it has almost singlehandedly turned what had been a strong earnings season into a weak one.

Stocks sag at the close; January finishes on weak note

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 19:31
The U.S. stock market capped a rough month Friday, delivering its third loss in five days and extending its declines for the year.

Artillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetsk

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 19:16
Artillery fire killed at least 12 civilians in the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Friday amid fierce fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops as hopes for a break in hostilities were dashed when an attempt to call a new round of peace talks failed.

Africans open new front in war on terror to fight Boko Haram

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 18:16
Schoolgirls torn from their families in a mass kidnapping and forced into sexual slavery. Bombs that ripped through bus stations. The slaughter of hundreds of villagers, many with their throats cut.

First lady defends 'American Sniper' at veterans event

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 17:46
First lady Michelle Obama urged Hollywood to give a more accurate portrayal of veterans and defended the Oscar-nominated "American Sniper," which has received criticism for its depiction of war.

Boeing bonuses disappoint white-collar staff

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:46
Boeing’s salaried nonmanagement employees in Washington state are expressing disappointment that, after a year of record profits, next month the company will pay out bonuses considerably smaller than last year’s.

Marshawn Lynch’s mode: He’s just about that brand, boss

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:33
Marshawn Lynch may get fined for wearing a “Beast Mode” hat this week. But it’s been a boon for a booming brand that Lynch wants to sell in department stores around the country.

Mother of man Aaron Hernandez is accused of killing exits courtroom in tears

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:33
The mother of the man former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is accused of killing was overcome with emotion as a prosecutor showed the jury graphic photos of her son’s body at the industrial park where he was found.

Crotch grabs, earthlings, minimum wage, sex workers: your political week in review

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:31
Take some time Sunday and catch up on all your political happenings. Oh, wait ....

Woods shoots an 82, the worst score of his pro career

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:31
Tiger Woods shot an 11-over-par 82 — his worst score as a pro — in the second round of the Phoenix Open on Friday.

Anger, mourning in Pakistan after mosque bombing kills 59

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:28
Shiites across Pakistan are mourning and planning to protest after a bombing at a Shiite mosque in the country killed at least 59 people.

T-birds score 9 goals to beat Prince George

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:23
Roberts Lipsbergs had two goals and two assists as the Seattle Thunderbirds routed the host Prince George Cougars 9-2 Friday night in Western Hockey League action.

Pete Carroll helps Seahawks thrive through chaos

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:17
Pete Carroll has a method to his madness. The example Carroll gives is that of a teacher. A teacher who reads the notes in a monotone voice, doesn’t stand a chance of reaching a student. But a teacher who creatively challenges students is far more likely to engage and educate.

National Signing Day coverage

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:16
We’re gearing up to cover national signing day and only know of signing days at seven schools (despite two e-mails to athletic directors!) So - coaches, if you have that information, please pass it along to sreyner@seattletimes.com. Here's the information we need: times athletes will

National Signing Day coverage

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:16
We’re gearing up to cover national signing day and only know of signing days at seven schools (despite two e-mails to athletic directors!) So - coaches, if you have that information, please pass it along to sreyner@seattletimes.com. Here's the information we need: times athletes will

‘Matilda,’ ‘Gentleman’s Guide,’ featured on 5th Avenue Theatre’s 2015-16 season

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:16
Tours of Tony winners “Matilda” and “Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” highlight 5th Avenue Theatre’s 2015-16 season.

‘Matilda,’ ‘Gentleman’s Guide,’ featured on 5th Avenue Theatre’s 2015-16 season

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:16
Tours of Tony winners “Matilda” and “Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” highlight 5th Avenue Theatre’s 2015-16 season.