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  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    SEATTLE IMPOSES NEW LIMITS ON AIRBNB, OTHER SHORT-TERM RENTALS WITH 7-0 COUNCIL VOTE

    Council members said the new regulations are meant to preserve Seattle's housing stock for local residents. But a special deal for...

    Local News, Local Politics, Northwest, Puget Sound
  • One injured after stolen Audi crashes into University District home By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    ONE INJURED AFTER STOLEN AUDI CRASHES INTO UNIVERSITY DISTRICT HOME

    The driver, who suffered life-threatening injuries, was trapped in the vehicle, which lodged under the porch and struck a natural-gas...

    Crime, Local News
  • Ex-US deserter to NKorea who married Japan abductee dies By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    EX-US DESERTER TO NKOREA WHO MARRIED JAPAN ABDUCTEE DIES

    TOKYO - Charles Jenkins, a U.S Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release,...

    U.S., Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    89-YEAR-OLD TRAIN DEPOT IN ALTON DEMOLISHED

    ALTON, Ill. - An 89-year-old train depot in Alton is being razed. The Telegraph reports that Union Pacific had been leasing the building...

    Nation & World
  • Sizing up the Seahawks' next opponent: Rams come to Seattle for key NFC West game By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    SIZING UP THE SEAHAWKS' NEXT OPPONENT: RAMS COME TO SEATTLE FOR KEY NFC WEST GAME

    Seattle beat Los Angeles, and its high-scoring offense, on the road in October.

    NFC, Seahawks, Sports
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    FORMER OBAMA ADVISER, JARRETT, GETS CHICAGO LAW SCHOOL JOB

    CHICAGO - A longtime White House adviser to former President Barack Obama is taking a job as a senior fellow at the University of Chicago...

    Health, Barack Obama, Nation & World
  • Bangladesh condemns US attack in which citizen is suspect By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    BANGLADESH CONDEMNS US ATTACK IN WHICH CITIZEN IS SUSPECT

    DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh's government condemned an attack on New York City's subway system, as it emerged that the suspect is...

    Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    BRUCE BROWN, WHO MADE SEMINAL SURFING FILM ‘THE ENDLESS SUMMER', DIES AT 80

    Though it was considered a longshot at best by distributors, there was something about “The Endless Summer” that resonated with audiences...

    Sport, Movies, Nation & World, Obituaries
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    PEDESTRIAN HIT, KILLED BY CAR NORTH OF BOULDER ID'D

    BOULDER, Colo. - Authorities have released the name of a pedestrian who was hit and killed by a car north of Boulder. The Daily Camera...

    Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    ATTORNEY NAMED FOR CHARLESTON WOMAN CHARGED IN SON'S MURDER

    CHARLESTON, Ill. - A public defender has been appointed for a Charleston woman facing first-degree murder in the death of her 2-year-old...

    Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER YELLING SHE'D KILL EVERYONE ON FLIGHT

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Officials say a woman has been arrested after trying to smoke on a Southwest flight from Portland to Sacramento,...

    Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    MAN KILLED WHEN TRAIN HITS TRUCK IN NORTHERN COLORADO

    GREELEY, Colo. - Authorities say a man was killed when the tractor-trailer he was in was hit by a freight train in northern Colorado....

    Nation & World
  • After losing out on Shohei Ohtani, Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto remains a true believer By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    AFTER LOSING OUT ON SHOHEI OHTANI, MARINERS GM JERRY DIPOTO REMAINS A TRUE BELIEVER

    Dipoto has done some nice things this offseason with the trades for Dee Gordon and Ryon Healy. But the big hubbub of the first day...

    Mariners, Sports
  • Family enjoys highflying fun with toy planes By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    FAMILY ENJOYS HIGHFLYING FUN WITH TOY PLANES

    The Davis family flies toy airplanes from the hill at Gas Works Park in Seattle on Saturday. They have been flying planes like this...

    Local News, Photo & Video
  • With Putin's re-election assured, Russia's succession battle begins By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    WITH PUTIN'S RE-ELECTION ASSURED, RUSSIA'S SUCCESSION BATTLE BEGINS

    When Vladimir Putin confirmed last week that he would run again for president in March, he might as well have been firing the starting...

    Running, Election, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    CALIFORNIA CHIEF JUSTICE CONFIRMS INVESTIGATION OF JUDGE

    SAN FRANCISCO - California's chief justice says a California court hired a firm to investigate complaints against a state appellate...

    Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    CAA TO FORM LEGAL DEFENSE FUND FOR HARASSMENT VICTIMS

    LOS ANGELES - The powerful Hollywood talent agency CAA is canceling its annual Golden Globe Awards party and planning to form a legal...

    Industry, Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    NURSE CLAIMING SHE WAS FIRED AFTER ABUSE REPORT AWARDED $5M

    PONTIAC, Ill. - A central Illinois jury has awarded $5.2 million to a nurse who claims she was fired from a nursing home after reporting...

    Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    POLICE: TEEN WITH EXPLOSIVE DEVICE ARRESTED AT CENTRAL KITSAP HIGH

    The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office says the item was a commercially manufactured explosive device that required a federal explosives...

    Crime, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound
  • At 36, Philip Rivers is on a roll with surging LA Chargers By The Seattle Times   -   Dec 12, 2017

    AT 36, PHILIP RIVERS IS ON A ROLL WITH SURGING LA CHARGERS

    COSTA MESA, Calif. - Deep in his 12th season as the Chargers' starting quarterback, Philip Rivers is playing some of his best football....

    Sports