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  • Young dugong dies in Thailand in blow for vulnerable species By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    YOUNG DUGONG DIES IN THAILAND IN BLOW FOR VULNERABLE SPECIES

    BANGKOK - Marine resources officials in Thailand said Friday that an ailing 5-month-old dugong died during surgery, just days after...

    Nation, Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    BALTICS MARK 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF KEY ANTI-SOVIET PROTEST

    VILNIUS, Lithuania - Estonia's prime minister says one should never forget the 1989 “Baltic Way” in which nearly 2 million people of...

    Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    CHINA CRITICIZES AUSTRALIAN MOVE TO CLOSE LANGUAGE SCHOOLS

    BEIJING - China on Friday criticized a decision by the government of Australia's New South Wales state to close Chinese-sponsored language...

    Nation, Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    MAN WHO CLAIMS SERIAL KILLINGS TO PLEAD GUILTY IN 2 DEATHS

    CINCINNATI - A man who says he has killed at least 90 women is expected to plead guilty to two Ohio slayings. Samuel Little is scheduled...

    Nation
  • AP Was There: Allied forces liberate Paris from Nazis By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    AP WAS THERE: ALLIED FORCES LIBERATE PARIS FROM NAZIS

    PARIS - This story was first published after Allied troops entered Paris on Aug. 25, 1944 to liberate the French capital from Nazi...

    World, Nation
  • ‘Peace park' removes United Nations flag after objections By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    ‘PEACE PARK' REMOVES UNITED NATIONS FLAG AFTER OBJECTIONS

    SHERBORN, Mass. - Who knew a “peace park” could be so contentious? The Pacifist Memorial in the Boston suburb of Sherborn has been...

    Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    GYMNASTICS BODY PICKS HIROSHIMA TO HOST 1ST PARKOUR WORLDS

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The International Gymnastics Federation says Hiroshima will host the first world championships of parkour,...

    Running, World, Sport, Gymnastics, Sports
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    SRI LANKA ENDS EMERGENCY RULE IMPOSED AFTER EASTER BOMBINGS

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka has ended four months of emergency rule imposed after suicide attacks on Easter Sunday killed more than...

    Nation, Nation & World
  • Putin orders ‘symmetric' measures after US missile test By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    PUTIN ORDERS ‘SYMMETRIC' MEASURES AFTER US MISSILE TEST

    MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian military to find a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile...

    U.S., Nation, World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    NAPOLI SIGNS MEXICO WINGER LOZANO FROM PSV EINDHOVEN

    NAPLES, Italy - Napoli has signed Mexico winger Hirving Lozano from PSV Eindhoven. Napoli announced the deal Friday but did not disclose...

    Sports
  • Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jail By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    RUSSIAN OPPOSITION LEADER NAVALNY RELEASED FROM JAIL

    MOSCOW - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released on Friday after spending a month in jail for calling for an unsanctioned...

    Running, Election, Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    YEMENI GOVERNMENT FORCES ROUT SEPARATISTS FROM SOUTHERN CITY

    SANAA, Yemen - Yemeni security officials say forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized government have taken full control...

    Nation
  • Peppa Pig to get new owner: GI Joe maker Hasbro By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    PEPPA PIG TO GET NEW OWNER: GI JOE MAKER HASBRO

    NEW YORK - Hasbro is going whole hog on Peppa Pig. The maker of Monopoly and GI Joe will pay about $4 billion to buy Entertainment...

    Entertainment, Business, Nation
  • Australia, Vietnam concerned about China actions in sea row By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    AUSTRALIA, VIETNAM CONCERNED ABOUT CHINA ACTIONS IN SEA ROW

    HANOI, Vietnam - Australia and Vietnam on Friday expressed serious concern over tensions in the disputed South China Sea, where Hanoi...

    Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    WADA SUSPENDS INDIA'S ANTI-DOPING LAB

    NEW DELHI - The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended India's drug-testing laboratory for six months, saying its analysis isn't up...

    World, Sports
  • Syrian TV: Troops in control of northern Hama countryside By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    SYRIAN TV: TROOPS IN CONTROL OF NORTHERN HAMA COUNTRYSIDE

    BEIRUT - Syrian state TV says President Bashar Assad's troops have seized control of a string of villages in the northern countryside...

    Nation
  • As global economic picture dims, solutions seem out of reach By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    AS GLOBAL ECONOMIC PICTURE DIMS, SOLUTIONS SEEM OUT OF REACH

    WASHINGTON - As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the picture they face:...

    World, Economy, Nation & World
  • Security in Kashmir tightened following call for march By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    SECURITY IN KASHMIR TIGHTENED FOLLOWING CALL FOR MARCH

    SRINAGAR, India - Authorities have intensified patrols in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir after posters appeared calling...

    Nation, Nation & World
  • Asian stocks mostly higher ahead of US Fed chairman's speech By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    ASIAN STOCKS MOSTLY HIGHER AHEAD OF US FED CHAIRMAN'S SPEECH

    BEIJING - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday after Wall Street declined ahead of a closely watched speech by the U.S. Federal...

    U.S., Market, Business, Nation, Nation & World
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Aug 23, 2019

    SPARKS WIN 10TH STRAIGHT AT HOME, TOP FEVER 98-65

    LOS ANGELES - Nneka Ogwumike had 17 points, seven rebounds and five steals as the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Indiana Fever 98-65 on...

    Playoffs, Sports