The Seattle Times The Seattle Times
13 Nov 2016
  • McGregor KOs Alvarez to take second UFC belt at MSG
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 22:50:09 -0800

    NEW YORK (AP) — Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez in the second round to win the UFC lightweight title and become the first two-class champion in the promotion’s history. McGregor dominated from the opening bell of the main event of UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night and the sold-out crowd roaring […]
  • Explosion outside church wounds 4 in central Indonesia
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 22:32:03 -0800

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say an explosion outside a church on Borneo has wounded four children. National police spokesman Brig. Gen. Agus Riyanto says s a number of vehicles were damaged Sunday in the explosion at the parking lot of the Oikumene Church in Samarinda, the provincial capital of East Kalimantan province. Police […]
  • Islamic State group flourishes and recruits in Pakistan
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 22:25:03 -0800

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Islamic State group is increasing its presence in Pakistan, recruiting Uzbek militants, attracting disgruntled Taliban fighters and partnering with one of Pakistan’s most violent sectarian groups, according to police officers, Taliban officials and analysts. Its latest atrocity was an attack Saturday on a Sufi shrine in southwestern Pakistan that killed at […]
  • Seattle Prep’s Cameron Smith wins fourth straight state 500 freestyle championship
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 22:24:31 -0800

    Lakeside wins third consecutive state swimming team championship.
  • Huskies might be down, but they’re certainly not out
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 22:24:09 -0800

    You have to think that if the Huskies win out, not only can they get in, but they probably will.
  • UW’s Jake Browning, Budda Baker, Pete Kwiatkowski react to Huskies’ loss to USC
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 22:22:10 -0800

  • Sam Darnold and Trojans exploit Huskies’ lack of a pass rush
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 22:14:11 -0800

    Ever since the Huskies lost defensive end Joe Mathis, their sack leader, to a season-ending foot injury four weeks ago, UW’s pass rush has been virtually nonexistent. Against USC, No. 4 Washington had difficulty creating any pressure on Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold.
  • UW’s Chris Petersen after 26-13 loss to USC: ‘We’ll regroup and we’ll be back’
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 22:06:22 -0800

    Here’s reaction from Washington coach Chris Petersen after the fourth-ranked Huskies’ were upset 26-13 by USC at home on Saturday night: (Opening) “It was a good football team we played tonight, we knew that going in. A lot of credit to those guys, they played better than us. They were physical and they made the […]
  • Kerry says he’ll continue with anti-global warming efforts
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:59:11 -0800

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he will continue his efforts to implement the Paris Agreement on global warming until the day President Barack Obama leaves office on Jan. 20. Speaking in New Zealand following a trip to Antarctica, Kerry said his administration would continue to do everything […]
  • Iowa knocks off 2nd-ranked Michigan 14-13 on field goal as time expires
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:56:09 -0800

    Iowa freshman Keith Duncan kicked a 33-yard field goal as time ran out to win the game.
  • Seattle Pacific men down Hawaii-Hilo in Sodexo Tip-Off Classic
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:52:27 -0800

    Tournament MVP Coleman Wooten, Tony Miller and Joe Rasmussen lead the Falcons past the Vulcans.
  • Auburn Riverside wins 4A state volleyball title to go with its 3A crown
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:51:29 -0800

    The Ravens, who won state two years ago in 3A, dominated the 4A tournament, losing only one set in four matches.
  • Lakeside captures first state volleyball title, beating Mount Spokane for 3A title
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:37:00 -0800

    The Lions make easy work of the Wildcats, winning the championship match 3-0 as they hang around to bask in the moment.
  • Economy, Russia top issues as Bulgarians pick new president
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:35:05 -0800

    SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarians are choosing their new president in a hotly contested runoff Sunday that may also determine the fate of the country’s center-right government. The new president will face a possible rise in migrant inflows from neighboring Turkey and growing tensions between Russia and the West. The choice is between Gen. Rumen […]
  • France remembers the 130 killed in Paris attacks 1 year ago
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:29:13 -0800

    PARIS (AP) — In somber ceremonies, France is remembering the horrors of one year ago, when Islamic extremists attacked bars, restaurants and other symbols of the joyful life that Paris embodies, turning a night on the town into a spasm of violence that shook the nation to its core. President Francois Hollande was visiting each […]
  • Detectives search near Southcenter for remains of Green River killer victim
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:21:45 -0800

    Saturday’s search was the latest of two this month for remains of victims of serial killer Gary Ridgway, who pleaded guilty to killing 49 women but has said he thinks there were many more.
  • Miesha Tate of Tacoma announces retirement after loss at UFC 205 in New York
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:18:54 -0800

    Miesha Tate, a 30-year-old from Tacoma, announced her retirement from mixed martial arts inside the octagon after a loss to Raquel Pennington on the UFC 205 card at Madison Square Garden. Tate (18-7) is a former UFC and Strikeforce champion.
  • US to resettle Australia’s refugees languishing on islands
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:15:06 -0800

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The United States has agreed to resettle an unspecified number of refugees languishing in Pacific island camps in a deal that is expected to inspire more asylum seekers to attempt to reach Australia by boat, officials said on Sunday. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would not say whether he had discussed the […]
  • Rights group accuses Iraqi Kurds of destroying Arab homes
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:14:06 -0800

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The security forces of Iraq’s regional Kurdish government have routinely destroyed Arab homes and even some whole villages in areas retaken from the Islamic State group over the past two years, according to a new report issued Sunday by Human Rights Watch. The report says that between September 2014 and May 2016, […]
  • Speaking out for drug war victims, Filipina goes into hiding
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:10:12 -0800

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — When police shot to death Harra Kazuo’s common-law husband and his father following a drug raid in the Philippines, she sought one thing: justice. In a television interview shortly after their deaths in July, the 26-year-old mother accused two officers of killing them in cold blood. She then recounted the allegations […]