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Teen killed by police previously cited for resisting arrest

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 08:16
A 17-year-old girl who was shot to death by Denver police while driving a stolen car was accused in a separate incident of eluding a police officer and resisting arrest just three weeks before her death, court records obtained Friday show.

FTC settles case against 'revenge porn' site operator

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 08:16
A Colorado man accused of operating a "revenge porn" website has settled with federal regulators who said he broke the law by posting nude pictures of women without their consent or knowledge.

26 victims or 27? Newtown panel considers role of Lanza mom

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 08:16
A Connecticut panel developing a report on the Newtown massacre debated Friday whether the victims counted in the dedication should include the shooter's mother, a woman who has been faulted for contributing to the tragedy by fostering her son's fascination with guns.

Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record high, CDC says

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 08:16
Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related hospitalizations of the elderly are the highest since the government started tracking that statistic nine years ago.

Marissa Alexander’s out of jail, but not yet free

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 08:10
Syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. writes about the a convergence of multiple unfairnesses that leaves Marissa Alexander, a mother of three who had never been in trouble before, a felon.

Seattle’s indie perfumers bottle nature’s mysterious, sexy scents

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 07:19
Seattle’s indie perfumers bottle nature’s mysterious, sexy scents. Perhaps no industry flies as deeply under the radar as luxury indie fragrances, a nascent but exploding niche of the multibillion-dollar perfume industry in the United States.

Boston mayor refuses to bet against Seahawks in Super Bowl

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 07:16
Update at 2:30 p.m.: Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Providence, R.I. Mayor Jorge Elorza have agreed to the terms of their Super Bowl wager, Murray's office said.

Microsoft reassures businesses on Windows 10

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 07:12
After a week in which Microsoft spent most of its time touting the features of Windows 10 for consumers, the company has a reminder for its business-client base: We haven't forgotten you.

Alibaba promises more action against fake goods

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 07:08
E-commerce giant Alibaba pledged Friday to do more to fight online sales of counterfeit goods, quickly settling a public dispute with a Chinese regulator after the value of its U.S.-traded shares plunged.

US pay and benefits rose at slightly faster pace last year

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 07:08
Wages and benefits rose at a slightly healthier rate last year, a sign strong job gains could be forcing companies to pay a bit more for workers.

Obama calls on Congress to fund 'precision medicine' studies

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 06:18
Holding out the promise of major medical breakthroughs, President Barack Obama on Friday called on Congress to approve spending in medical research that tailors treatment to an individual's genes.

Man accused of setting wife on fire in Snohomish

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 06:16
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Bats cause mayhem, send people screaming from Arkansas court

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 06:08
There was disorder in the court when 30 bats flew inside an Arkansas courtroom during a trial.

Amnesty: Saudis postpone blogger's flogging for 3rd week

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 05:16
Authorities in Saudi Arabia delayed the planned flogging of a blogger convicted of insulting Islam for a third straight week Friday in the face of growing international pressure against the punishment, according to rights group Amnesty International.

Seahawks vs. Patriots: Who has the advantage?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 05:14
Breaking down the Super Bowl matchup between the Seahawks and Patriots, position by position.

Patriots have remained successful after all these years

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 05:12
It has been 10 years since New England won back-to-back titles, but it has remained an elite team, with quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick.

Roundup: Per-pupil spending down across the U.S.; Snohomish Co. schools use panic-button app

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 04:19
Per-pupil spending down across the U.S. (The Washington Post): For the second consecutive year, per-pupil spending declined across the U.S. in 2012 to an average of $10,667 per student. Per-pupil spending rose steadily between 1996 and 2008.

Police arrest suspect in Everett home arson fire

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 04:16
UPDATE, 1:12 a.m. | Authorities say the suspect in an Everett arson was arrested Friday morning when he returned to the scene.

Vote: Is Microsoft failing (again)? | Jon Talton

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 04:16
The honeymoon is over for Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella. Quarterly earnings fell as the company's traditional bread-and-butter cash machines faltered. Growth in cloud services was not enough to soothe investors, who have been driving share prices down amid a storm of doubt. It would be cra