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Missing Czechs found in Lebanon

BBC World News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:55
Five Czech nationals who went missing in Lebanon in July have been found and are now in the care of Lebanon's security force, Czech officials say.
Categories: BBC World News

US seeks to nix charges against Iranian man in prisoner swap

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:54
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government urged a Manhattan judge on Monday to drop charges against an Iranian man to satisfy the terms of a prisoner swap between the countries.

White Pass - 2/1/2016 1:36:04 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:47
White Pass US12
2/1/2016 1:36:04 PM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway 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. Monday, Feb 1, 7 AM to noon, expect 30 minute delays. Feb. 2 through the end of March, work will stop for the remainder of the winter. Work to reconstruct the roadway in the three washout locations will resume around the first part of April.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 2/1/2016 1:25:40 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:47
Satus Pass US97
2/1/2016 1:25:40 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 2/1/2016 1:23:11 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:47
Stevens Pass US2
2/1/2016 1:23:11 PM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet.

Weather:
Partly cloudy

Blewett Pass - 2/1/2016 1:30:16 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:47
Blewett Pass US97
2/1/2016 1:30:16 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/1/2016 1:25:12 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:47
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/1/2016 1:25:12 PM

Temperature: 29 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast skies with occasional snow showers.

Amnesty calls on Republic of Congo to free opposition figure

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:47

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Amnesty International has called on Republic of Congo authorities to unconditionally release an opposition leader detained for more than two months. The organization said Monday that Paulin Makaya was detained and charged for exercising his right to freedom of expression by participating in an October protest against amendments to the constitution […]
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Amnesty calls on Republic of Congo to free opposition figure

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:47

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Amnesty International has called on Republic of Congo authorities to unconditionally release an opposition leader detained for more than two months. The organization said Monday that Paulin Makaya was detained and charged for exercising his right to freedom of expression by participating in an October protest against amendments to the constitution […]
Categories: Sports Center

Amnesty calls on Republic of Congo to free opposition figure

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:47

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Amnesty International has called on Republic of Congo authorities to unconditionally release an opposition leader detained for more than two months. The organization said Monday that Paulin Makaya was detained and charged for exercising his right to freedom of expression by participating in an October protest against amendments to the constitution […]

Adele: No permission given to political campaigns to use her music

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:46

File photo of Adele performing at the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles(Reuters) - British singer Adele made clear on Monday that she has not given permission for anyone to use her music for political campaigns. Adele's spokesman issued a statement after Republican U.S. presidential contender Donald Trump played Adele's 2011 hit song "Rolling in the Deep" at rallies in Iowa, and Mike Huckabee released a YouTube parody last week of her 2015 single "Hello." "Adele has not given permission for her music to be used for any political campaigning," the singer's spokesman said in an email.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Review: ‘Grease: Live!’ Is a Spectacle Maximizing Moments Over Story

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:42
With its bar-raising razzle-dazzle, the show propels the trend of musicals on television toward a new art form: not theater, but more like the movie performed live.









Amtrak engineer recalls opening throttle before fatal crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:36

This photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board shows one of the final frames from the onboard video recorder on the Amtrak train that crashed on a turn as it was leaving Philadelphia on its way to New York on May 12, 2015. The image is part of a large number of documents released by the NTSB on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, as part of their investigation into the crash that killed eight people and injured nearly 200 others. (NTSB via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — The last thing Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian remembers before last May's fatal crash in Philadelphia is pushing the throttle forward to pick up speed and then braking when he felt the train going too fast into a sharp curve, according to a transcript of his interview with federal accident investigators.


Oakland port files for bankruptcy after tenant ends lease

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:36

A tug boat passes in front of a freighter at the Port of Oakland in OaklandOakland's Outer Harbor Terminal filed for Chapter 11 protection on Monday, two weeks after one of its biggest tenants said it was terminating a 50-year lease with the northern California port. Last month, Ports America, one of the largest marine cargo operators in the country, said it was shifting its business from the Oakland port to other cities along the West Coast, including Los Angeles and Long Beach. In a Chapter 11 petition filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, Outer Harbor Terminal, which operates part of the Oakland port, listed both assets and liabilities of between $100 million and $500 million.


The Latest: People rally to support, condemn Oregon standoff

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:35

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Hundreds of people gathered outside the courthouse in a small Oregon town both to protest and support the armed occupation of a national wildlife preserve. People upset over the […]
Categories: Sports Center

The Latest: People rally to support, condemn Oregon standoff

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:35

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Hundreds of people gathered outside the courthouse in a small Oregon town both to protest and support the armed occupation of a national wildlife preserve. People upset over the […]
Categories: Sports Center

The Latest: People rally to support, condemn Oregon standoff

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:35

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Hundreds of people gathered outside the courthouse in a small Oregon town both to protest and support the armed occupation of a national wildlife preserve. People upset over the […]

1 dead in shooting at Tacoma gas station

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:33

Tacoma police are investigating a fatal shooting at a gas station.
Categories: Sports Center

1 dead in shooting at Tacoma gas station

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:33

Tacoma police are investigating a fatal shooting at a gas station.
Categories: Sports Center

1 dead in shooting at Tacoma gas station

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:33

Tacoma police are investigating a fatal shooting at a gas station.