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The Latest: Weather forecast called for storm-force winds

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 11 min ago

This image made available by Flavio Cadegiani shows damage to the deck of Royal Caribbean's ship Anthem of the Seas, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing passengers into their cabins overnight. No injuries were reported and only minor damage to some public areas. The ship is turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey. (Flavio Cadegiani via AP)MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on a cruise ship that was damaged in bad weather in the Atlantic Ocean (all times local):


Chipotle shuts U.S. stores for food safety meeting, rivals pounce

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 12 min ago

A sign is seen posted on the door of a Chipotle Mexican Grill in New YorkChipotle Mexican Grill closed all of its U.S. restaurants during prime lunchtime hours on Monday to hold staff meetings on food safety guidelines, sparking offers from rivals eager to poach customers of the burrito chain as it recovers from several food-borne outbreaks. More than 50,000 Chipotle employees crowded into rented movie theaters and other locations to hear live video feeds of co-Chief Executives Steve Ells and Montgomery Moran laying out their program to improve restaurant safety. Chipotle's shares have lost nearly a third of their value and sales have plunged about 30 percent since November, when first reports of E. Coli sickness linked to the chain emerged.


Neighbors Had Doubts About Complex That Collapsed in Taiwan Quake

New York Times Headlines - 5 hours 13 min ago
People living near Tainan’s Wei-Guan Golden Dragon complex say that locals avoided buying condominiums there and that its 17 stories far exceed what would be allowed today.









Professor gets more than 6 years in prison for child porn

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 15 min ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) — An award-winning contemporary literature professor was sentenced to 6 years and 4 months in federal prison for his massive child pornography collection that topped a half million images, a federal judge said on Monday.

White Pass - 2/8/2016 1:52:08 PM

White Pass Report - 5 hours 15 min ago
White Pass US12
2/8/2016 1:52:08 PM

Temperature: 41 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Repair work is in winter shutdown and will resume around the first part of April.

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 2/8/2016 2:00:16 PM

Satus Pass Report - 5 hours 15 min ago
Satus Pass US97
2/8/2016 2:00:16 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 2/8/2016 1:44:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - 5 hours 15 min ago
Stevens Pass US2
2/8/2016 1:44:14 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 2/8/2016 1:53:27 PM

Blewett Pass Report - 5 hours 15 min ago
Blewett Pass US97
2/8/2016 1:53:27 PM

Temperature: 29 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare, wet in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/8/2016 1:44:01 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - 5 hours 15 min ago
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/8/2016 1:44:01 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and wet

Weather:
Scattered clouds with strong gusty winds west of the summit

Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic to reopen next week

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 16 min ago
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Planned Parenthood clinic where three people were killed in November will reopen next week even though repairs aren't finished yet.

Sikh barred from flight 'over turban'

BBC World News - 5 hours 17 min ago
Sikh actor Waris Ahluwalia claims he was barred from boarding an Aeromexico flight because of his turban.
Categories: BBC World News

Music Monday (2/8): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - 5 hours 20 min ago

Music Monday (2/8): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Beyoncé, Parquet Courts, and Junior Boys, plus brand new streaming music from Future, Missy Elliott, Death Grips, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

New, Reading-Heavy SAT Has Students Worried

New York Times Headlines - 5 hours 23 min ago
Some educators fear that the revised test — one of the biggest redesigns ever — will penalize certain students, like immigrants and the poor.









How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

NBA - 5 hours 24 min ago

U.S. stocks closed sharply lower on Monday following a steep sell-off in materials, financials and technology stocks. The market pared its losses by the end of the day but still ended down for the second day in a row. The Nasdaq composite index closed almost 20 percent below its record high last year. On Monday: […]
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 24 min ago

U.S. stocks closed sharply lower on Monday following a steep sell-off in materials, financials and technology stocks. The market pared its losses by the end of the day but still ended down for the second day in a row. The Nasdaq composite index closed almost 20 percent below its record high last year. On Monday: […]
Categories: Sports Center

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 24 min ago

U.S. stocks closed sharply lower on Monday following a steep sell-off in materials, financials and technology stocks. The market pared its losses by the end of the day but still ended down for the second day in a row. The Nasdaq composite index closed almost 20 percent below its record high last year. On Monday: […]

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 25 min ago
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower on Monday following a steep sell-off in materials, financials and technology stocks. The market pared its losses by the end of the day but still ended down for the second day in a row. The Nasdaq composite index closed almost 20 percent below its record high last year.

Gap reports 7 pct drop for a key sales figure for 4Q

NBA - 5 hours 25 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Gap Inc. is reporting slumping sales at all three brands for the crucial fourth quarter, which covers the holiday season. The company, which operates Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores, said Monday that a key revenue measure fell 7 percent in the November-January period. It fell 3 percent for the […]
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Gap reports 7 pct drop for a key sales figure for 4Q

Seattle Seahawks - 5 hours 25 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Gap Inc. is reporting slumping sales at all three brands for the crucial fourth quarter, which covers the holiday season. The company, which operates Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores, said Monday that a key revenue measure fell 7 percent in the November-January period. It fell 3 percent for the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Gap reports 7 pct drop for a key sales figure for 4Q

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 25 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Gap Inc. is reporting slumping sales at all three brands for the crucial fourth quarter, which covers the holiday season. The company, which operates Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores, said Monday that a key revenue measure fell 7 percent in the November-January period. It fell 3 percent for the […]