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  • Sextuplets born in Virginia after parents tried to conceive for 17 years

    RICHMOND, Va. – After trying to conceive for 17 years, a Nigerian couple welcomed sextuplets into the world at Virginia’s VCU Medical Center earlier this month, according to WTVR. Three girls and three boys were successfully delivered at the hospital for the first time ever on the morning on May 11. Ajibola Taiwo was 30 weeks and two days pregnant when she gave birth by cesarean section with the help of a 40-person team. The babies ranged in weight from […]

  • White House lawyers researching impeachment process, sources tell CNN

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — White House lawyers have begun researching impeachment procedures in an effort to prepare for what officials still believe is a distant possibility that President Donald Trump could have to fend off attempts to remove him from office, two people briefed on the discussions tell CNN. White House officials believe the President has the backing of Republican allies in Congress and that impeachment is not in the cards, according to the people briefed on the legal discussions. Even […]

  • Seattle PD K-9 tracks down pants-less man who allegedly threatened woman

    SEATTLE – A Seattle police K-9 helped track down a pants-less man who allegedly threatened a 20-year-old woman just after midnight Friday morning. The woman called 911 to say the man was lurking in some shrubs in the 300 block of N. 105th Street. She said he jumped out – wearing no pants – and implied he had a gun. She said she pulled out a pocket knife, then chased the man away by throwing rocks at him. Officers called in […]

  • Beach reappears 33 years after being washed away

    DOOAGH, Ireland — A beach that was washed away by storms more than 30 years ago has reappeared off the west coast of Ireland. The sands at Dooagh on County Mayo’s Achill Island vanished in the winter of 1984, leaving nothing but bare rock and rock pools. But over the course of a few days in April 2017 the Atlantic returned what it had stolen, depositing thousands of tons of sand and creating a brand new 300-meter golden strand. The […]

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    LIVE UPDATES: Seattle Seahawks on Day 3 of the NFL draft

    This is the part where we remind you that Kam Chancellor and Richard Sherman were fifth-round picks and Tom Brady was a sixth-rounder. The Seattle Seahawks will embark on the buried-treasure portion of the NFL draft Saturday, with four picks to try to unearth the next late-round gem – or at least some depth. General manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll have a fourth-rounder (111), two sixth-rounders (187 and 210) and two seventh-rounders (226 and 249) to work with. So far, […]

  • Seahawks draft Mike Tyson (no, not THAT Mike Tyson)

    SEATTLE – Mike Tyson is a Seattle Seahawk. Not THAT Mike Tyson, obviously. With their first pick of the sixth round of the NFL draft Saturday, the Seahawks chose Cincinnati safety Mike Tyson. Tyson is a 6-foot-2, 201-pounder who had 137 tackles and seven interceptions in 43 career games. In a call with Seattle media, Tyson said he was told he’ll likely play press corner but the Seahawks told him to be open to playing elsewhere. Twitter, of course, immediately […]

  • Seahawks use fourth-round pick on another defensive back

    RENTON, Wash. – The Seahawks made another move to beef up the secondary Saturday morning, using their fourth-round pick on Colorado safety Tedric Thompson. Thompson is 6 feet tall and 204 pounds, and was a second-team All-Pac 12 selection last year. Thompson had 13 career interceptions with the Buffaloes, as well 34 pass deflections and 246 tackles. Here’s that Pro Football Focus and NFL.com have to say about him. LIVE UPDATES: The Seahaws in Day 3 of the NFL draft […]

  • Seahawks go heavy on defense in the third round

    RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks beefed up their defense in the third round of the NFL draft Friday, adding two defensive backs, a defensive lineman and a wide receiver. With their first pick of the third round – No. 90 overall – the Seahawks took Central Florida cornerback Shaquill Griffin. Griffin is 6-foot-1 and 200 pounds, and started his last two seasons for the Golden Knights. He has seven career interceptions, including four last season. Griffin’s twin brother, Shaquem, […]

  • Seahawks select LSU offensive lineman Ethan Pocic with their second pick of draft

    RENTON, Wash. – After three trades and 57 picks in the NFL draft, the Seattle Seahawks finally did something resembling what fans expected Friday night. With their second pick in the second round, the Seahawks selected offensive lineman Ethan Pocic out of LSU. Even at that, the pick wasn’t exactly what many expected; Pocic primarily played center in college, but is also listed as a guard. “I’m fired up,” Pocic said. “I’m ready to go.” Pocic is 6-foot-7, 310 pounds, […]

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    Seahawks trade down in first round, getting 3rd, 7th in return

    SEATTLE – It might be the least surprising trade in Seattle Seahawks history. The Seahawks traded down in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday night, swapping their No. 26 overall pick to the Atlanta Falcons. Seattle dropped to No. 31 in the first round in return, getting a third-round pick and seventh-round pick in the bargain. Those are the 95th and 219th picks overall.  It’s the sixth consecutive year the Seahawks haven’t used their original first-round pick. The […]