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15 hours ago in National, World

Obama prods Vietnam on rights, promotes Trans-Pacific Partnership

U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of the communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise steeped in words of amity between the former foes.

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12 hours ago in Local

Garage door malfunction was reason behind Bellingham woman’s death

Catherine Preston was pinned underneath the door at her 32nd Street home last Thursday.

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15 hours ago in Entertainment

Facebook changes policies on ‘Trending Topics’ after criticism

Facebook Inc said on Monday that it had changed some of the procedures for its "Trending Topics" section after a news report alleging it suppressed conservative news prompted a U.S. Congressional demand for more transparency.

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12 hours ago in Local

SUV hits two Bremerton teenagers after getting off school bus

Police Chief Steve Strachan says the driver of the SUV has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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12 hours ago in Local

Skagit County man found mentally unfit to stand trial for murder

The Skagit Valley Herald reports the charge was dismissed without prejudice, meaning prosecutors can re-file it in the future.

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15 hours ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 24

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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12 hours ago in Local

Canadian shoppers see lack of follow through on “par dollar” deal at Bellis Fair

Many shoppers feel ripped off by the lack of follow through. Some shoppers say that many of the stores didn’t even know about the special.

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15 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Bernie and Hillary walk into a bar

The Democratic presidential candidates reminisce about their time running against each other in the primary.

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16 hours ago in Local

Bellingham charter service to add “beer tour”

Tours start June 12th.

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20 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 24

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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20 hours ago in Local Sports

Athletics shut down Mariners offense

SEATTLE (AP) — Rich Hill pitched eight innings to win his fourth straight start, Stephen Vogt hit a leadoff homer in the seventh inning to snap a scoreless tie and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners on Monday

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21 hours ago in Sports

Sharks one game away from Stanley Cup

Joe Pavelski scored two goals, including the go-ahead score in the opening minute of the third period, and the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues to take a lead in the Western Conference final on Monday night.

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22 hours ago in Sports

Raptors tie the series with game 4 win

Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a driving layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 on Monday night.

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24 hours ago in Local Sports

UW’s Baker Named Pac-12 Player Of The Week

The junior out of San Mateo, California hit .588 in four games last week as the Dawgs went 3-and-1 during a 4-game stretch.

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1 day ago in Local Sports

Bells and Sport Restaurant & Bar to Present 2016 Dinger Bobblehead Giveaway

The bobblehead will feature the Bells’ mascot, Dinger, after a swing of the bat.

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1 day ago in Sports

Draymond Green fined, not suspended for groin kick

The league will instead fine Green and elevate the in-game foul from a flagrant 1 to a flagrant 2

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1 day ago in Local Sports

Panthers’ Thompson cited in accident that injured ex-Duke QB

The former Washington Husky star, had alcohol in his system but wasn't impaired and alcohol wasn't considered a factor in the accident according to North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper John Burgin.

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1 day ago in Sports

Rain delays start of play at French Open on Day 2

Showers over Paris on Monday have forced the organizers to delay the start of play by 1½ hours after only 10 out of 32 matches were completed on Day 1.

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1 day ago in Sports

Report: NFL sought to influence study on brain injuries

A senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease.

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1 day ago in Sports

Pirates’ Vogelsong hit in head by pitch, leaves game

A pitch by Colorado starter Jordan Lyles struck Vogelsong, who was taken off the field on a cart and attended to by Pirates' staff.

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4 hours ago in Sports

Lightning will attempt to close out Pens

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A win tonight would send Tampa Bay to its second straight Stanley Cup finals.

4 hours ago in Sports

Thunder look to take commanding lead over Warriors

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The Thunder beat the Warriors 133-105 in Oklahoma City two nights ago to earn the advantage.

5 hours ago in Sports

No exaggeration, NBC Preakness ratings up over last year

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The figures were released Tuesday by NBC, based on data from The Nielsen Company. The Preakness had a 5.8 rating and 14 share, up 5 percent from last year's race (5.5 rating, 13 share).

5 hours ago in Sports

Mark Sanchez a surprise participant in Broncos OTAs

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The Super Bowl champs' new starting quarterback had been expected to miss the first week of workouts after a weight room mishap May 13.

9 hours ago in Entertainment

Judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

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A Pennsylvania judge ordered entertainer Bill Cosby to stand trial on sexual assault charges over allegations that he drugged and assaulted a woman in 2004.

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