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Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers, pre-match notes and lineups: Chad Barrett returns

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 06:11
Here are the notable notes for this afternoon’s Sounders-Timbers match at Providence Park in Portland: Jair Marrufo is the match referee, Peter Manikowski and Paul Scott are his assistants and Alex Chilowicz is the fourth official. Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell is suspended for today’s match after picking up a red card in Portland’s 5-0 loss […]
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2015 Seattle Pride Parade

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:45
Photos from the 2015 Seattle Pride Parade.
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2015 Seattle Pride Parade

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:45
Photos from the 2015 Seattle Pride Parade.
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Boy Scout dies in flash flood while camping in New Mexico

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:39
CIMARRON, N.M. (AP) — A Boy Scout on a camping trip with his troop in northern New Mexico died Saturday after he and three other teens were swept away in a flash flood, authorities said. The teen was one of eight Boy Scouts participating in a 12-day trek at the Philmont Scout Ranch when the […]
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Boy Scout dies in flash flood while camping in New Mexico

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:39
CIMARRON, N.M. (AP) — A Boy Scout on a camping trip with his troop in northern New Mexico died Saturday after he and three other teens were swept away in a flash flood, authorities said. The teen was one of eight Boy Scouts participating in a 12-day trek at the Philmont Scout Ranch when the […]
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Cat stationmaster Tama mourned in Japan, elevated as goddess

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:38
TOKYO (AP) — Tama the stationmaster, Japan’s feline star of a struggling local railway, was mourned by company officials and fans and elevated into a goddess at a funeral Sunday. The calico cat was appointed stationmaster at the Kishi station in western Japan in 2007. Donning her custom-made stationmaster’s cap, Tama quietly sat at the […]
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Cat stationmaster Tama mourned in Japan, elevated as goddess

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:38
TOKYO (AP) — Tama the stationmaster, Japan’s feline star of a struggling local railway, was mourned by company officials and fans and elevated into a goddess at a funeral Sunday. The calico cat was appointed stationmaster at the Kishi station in western Japan in 2007. Donning her custom-made stationmaster’s cap, Tama quietly sat at the […]
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New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer’s

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:36
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it’s just because they tend to live longer than men. What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics? Biological differences in how women age? Maybe even lifestyle factors? Finding […]
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New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer’s

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:36
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it’s just because they tend to live longer than men. What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics? Biological differences in how women age? Maybe even lifestyle factors? Finding […]
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Report: World Jewish population nears pre-Holocaust level

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:34
JERUSALEM (AP) — The world’s Jewish population has grown to be nearly as large as it was before the Holocaust, an Israeli think tank said in its annual report Sunday. The Jewish People Policy Institute said there are currently 14.2 million Jews in the world. When factoring in individuals with one Jewish parent and others […]
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Report: World Jewish population nears pre-Holocaust level

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:34
JERUSALEM (AP) — The world’s Jewish population has grown to be nearly as large as it was before the Holocaust, an Israeli think tank said in its annual report Sunday. The Jewish People Policy Institute said there are currently 14.2 million Jews in the world. When factoring in individuals with one Jewish parent and others […]
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Hundreds still in hospital after fire at Taiwan music party

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:32
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — More than 400 people, many of them seriously burned, remained in hospitals Sunday after a fire spread into a crowd of spectators at a music party at a Taiwan water park, authorities said. The fire late Saturday was sparked by an accidental explosion of a colored theatrical powder thrown from the […]
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Hundreds still in hospital after fire at Taiwan music party

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:32
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — More than 400 people, many of them seriously burned, remained in hospitals Sunday after a fire spread into a crowd of spectators at a music party at a Taiwan water park, authorities said. The fire late Saturday was sparked by an accidental explosion of a colored theatrical powder thrown from the […]
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Tunisia launches nationwide manhunt for attack accomplices

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:31
SOUSSE, Tunisia (AP) — The student who massacred holidaymakers on a Tunisian beach and at a swank resort hotel acted alone during the attack but had accomplices who supported him beforehand, an Interior Ministry official said Sunday. Police were searching nationwide for more suspects after the slaughter of at least 38 people in Sousse on […]
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Tunisia launches nationwide manhunt for attack accomplices

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:31
SOUSSE, Tunisia (AP) — The student who massacred holidaymakers on a Tunisian beach and at a swank resort hotel acted alone during the attack but had accomplices who supported him beforehand, an Interior Ministry official said Sunday. Police were searching nationwide for more suspects after the slaughter of at least 38 people in Sousse on […]
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Nuke talks to miss target; Iran foreign minister heads home

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:29
VIENNA (AP) — A senior U.S. official acknowledged Sunday that Iran nuclear talks will go past their June 30 target date, as Iran’s foreign minister prepared to head home for consultations before returning to push for a breakthrough. Iranian media said Mohammed Javad Zarif’s trip was planned in advance. Still, the fact that he was […]
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Nuke talks to miss target; Iran foreign minister heads home

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:29
VIENNA (AP) — A senior U.S. official acknowledged Sunday that Iran nuclear talks will go past their June 30 target date, as Iran’s foreign minister prepared to head home for consultations before returning to push for a breakthrough. Iranian media said Mohammed Javad Zarif’s trip was planned in advance. Still, the fact that he was […]
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Whitey Bulger writes teens in letter: ‘My life was wasted’

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:27
BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger had some advice for three high school girls who wrote to him for a history project: Crime doesn’t pay. The 85-year-old sent the handwritten letter, dated Feb. 24, from federal prison in Florida where he is serving two life sentences, The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/1ID2mrE ) […]
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Whitey Bulger writes teens in letter: ‘My life was wasted’

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:27
BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger had some advice for three high school girls who wrote to him for a history project: Crime doesn’t pay. The 85-year-old sent the handwritten letter, dated Feb. 24, from federal prison in Florida where he is serving two life sentences, The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/1ID2mrE ) […]
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Supreme Court ruling makes pride parades historic, jubilant

NBA - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:26
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people on Sunday packed gay pride events from Chicago to New York City, Seattle to San Francisco, with overall attendance expected in the millions for what amounted to a celebration of a freshly endorsed right to marry. In San Francisco, a parade that at times resembled a […]
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