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Selfie requests shift focus of presidential campaigns

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:23
Who wants their babies kissed or their yard signs autographed anymore? This is the Selfie Election. And if you are running for president, you have no choice but to submit.
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Too many people crowding the great sights

NBA - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:04
ROME — On a recent June day, about 24,999 other tourists and I squeezed into the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel. Seeing the Vatican and its museums is one of the most visually magnificent experiences on Earth. Clearly, the word has gotten out. The chapel’s ceiling — where Michelangelo painted God sending the spark of life to […]
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A toddler’s death in a foxhole

NBA - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:04
IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan — It’s not clear whether the Sudanese air force was trying to bomb the village of grass huts, or the girls high school next to it. Hamida Osman, 23, simply knew that a Sukhoi fighter jet was roaring toward her village. She grabbed her only child, Safarina, 2, and jumped […]
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Too many people crowding the great sights

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:04
ROME — On a recent June day, about 24,999 other tourists and I squeezed into the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel. Seeing the Vatican and its museums is one of the most visually magnificent experiences on Earth. Clearly, the word has gotten out. The chapel’s ceiling — where Michelangelo painted God sending the spark of life to […]
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A toddler’s death in a foxhole

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:04
IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan — It’s not clear whether the Sudanese air force was trying to bomb the village of grass huts, or the girls high school next to it. Hamida Osman, 23, simply knew that a Sukhoi fighter jet was roaring toward her village. She grabbed her only child, Safarina, 2, and jumped […]
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Dominican plan to expel Haitians tests close ties

NBA - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:03
Many in the Dominican Republic support a trend of tightening immigration. But for some, it means facing some difficult choices.
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Dominican plan to expel Haitians tests close ties

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:03
Many in the Dominican Republic support a trend of tightening immigration. But for some, it means facing some difficult choices.
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A good bad deal on Iran’s nuclear program?

NBA - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:03
Sometime after the 1973 war, I remember seeing a cartoon that showed President Anwar el-Sadat lying flat on his back in a boxing ring. The Israeli prime minister, Golda Meir, wearing boxing gloves, was standing over him, with Sadat saying to Meir something like, “I want the trophy, I want the prize money, I want […]
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A good bad deal on Iran’s nuclear program?

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:03
Sometime after the 1973 war, I remember seeing a cartoon that showed President Anwar el-Sadat lying flat on his back in a boxing ring. The Israeli prime minister, Golda Meir, wearing boxing gloves, was standing over him, with Sadat saying to Meir something like, “I want the trophy, I want the prize money, I want […]
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First Place Scholars charter school is charting a new course

NBA - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:01
After a rocky start, the state’s first charter school is granted additional time to show it can meet standards.
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First Place Scholars charter school is charting a new course

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:01
After a rocky start, the state’s first charter school is granted additional time to show it can meet standards.
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Flawed bailouts, political missteps brought Greece to brink

NBA - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:39
Why did all the money and sacrifice fail to heal the Greek economy? A look back recounts what’s gone wrong.
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Flawed bailouts, political missteps brought Greece to brink

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:39
Why did all the money and sacrifice fail to heal the Greek economy? A look back recounts what’s gone wrong.
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Slain woman’s parents focused on healing, not ‘sanctuary’

NBA - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:15
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they’re focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times. Kathryn Steinle’s father, Jim Steinle, told reporters he hopes justice reigns in the case against Francisco Sanchez, 45. […]
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Slain woman’s parents focused on healing, not ‘sanctuary’

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:15
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they’re focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times. Kathryn Steinle’s father, Jim Steinle, told reporters he hopes justice reigns in the case against Francisco Sanchez, 45. […]
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Photos of the Day: July 4, 2015

NBA - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:14
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: July 4, 2015

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:14
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Diana Douglas, 1st wife of Kirk Douglas, dies at 92

NBA - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:14
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diana Douglas, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Saturday in Los Angeles. She was 92. Douglas died of cancer at a motion picture industry retirement home in the Woodland Hills neighborhood, according to an obituary from Michael Douglas’s production company, Furthur Films. It cited Diana […]
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Diana Douglas, 1st wife of Kirk Douglas, dies at 92

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:14
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diana Douglas, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Saturday in Los Angeles. She was 92. Douglas died of cancer at a motion picture industry retirement home in the Woodland Hills neighborhood, according to an obituary from Michael Douglas’s production company, Furthur Films. It cited Diana […]
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South King County Puget Sound Anglers Salmon Derby is Aug. 1

NBA - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:08
The South King County Puget Sound Anglers Salmon Derby is Aug. 1, and is part of the Northwest Salmon Derby Series. Fishing is allowed in Marine Catch Areas 10, 11 and 13 only. The weigh in stations will be at the Des Moines Marina, Point Defiance Park Marina in Tacoma and the Narrows Marina. Hundreds […]
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