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New Charlie Hebdo to depict Muhammad

BBC World News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:28
The cover of the latest edition of Charlie Hebdo magazine features an illustration of the Prophet Muhammad, below the words "all is forgiven".
Categories: BBC World News

2 airlines were targets of attempt to steal customers' miles

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:25

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2009 file photo, a traveler checks in for her flight at an American Airlines ticket kiosk at Lambert St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis. Thieves with stolen usernames and passwords have broken into customer accounts at American and United airlines and in some cases booked free trips, the airlines said Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)DALLAS (AP) — Thieves with stolen usernames and passwords have broken into customer accounts at American and United airlines and in some cases booked free trips or upgrades.


South Dakota ban on gay marriage unconstitutional: U.S. judge

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:25
By David Bailey (Reuters) - South Dakota's ban on same-sex marriage violates the right to due process and equal protection guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, a federal judge ruled on Monday. Judge Karen Schreier ruled in favor of six same-sex couples who challenged the South Dakota ban on gay marriage and put her decision on hold pending appeals. "Plaintiffs have a fundamental right to marry. South Dakota law deprives them of that right solely because they are same-sex couples and without sufficient justification," Schreier said in a 28-page decision. ...

Thousands in rival German rallies

BBC World News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:20
A record 25,000 join an anti-Islamisation rally in Dresden in the wake of the Paris attacks, but tens of thousands attend rival protests in Germany.
Categories: BBC World News

Bits Blog: Parents Challenge President to Dig Deeper on Ed Tech

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:19
While President Obama endorsed a voluntary student privacy effort by ed tech companies, some parents seek more comprehensive legislation.

U.S. Central command says hack did not compromise operational military networks

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:18
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Central Command said on Monday that operational military networks were not compromised and there was "no operational impact" from a hacking incident carried out by people claiming to be sympathizers of the Islamic State militant group. Central Command said its Twitter and YouTube sites were compromised for about 30 minutes but that "our initial assessment" is that no classified information was posted by the hackers. ...

CIA leak case about-face: Feds don't want reporter on stand

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:18
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — After pushing for years to get testimony from a recalcitrant New York Times reporter in a CIA leak case, prosecutors launched an unsuccessful last-minute attempt Monday to bar journalist James Risen from testifying at all.

White Pass - 1/12/2015 12:42:26 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:18
White Pass US12
1/12/2015 12:42:26 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with fog in places

Weather:
Overcast Skies

Satus Pass - 1/12/2015 12:41:30 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:18
Satus Pass US97
1/12/2015 12:41:30 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast with fog.

Stevens Pass - 1/12/2015 12:44:57 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:18
Stevens Pass US2
1/12/2015 12:44:57 PM

Temperature: 26 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway has slush and ice in places..

Weather:
Cloudy

Blewett Pass - 1/12/2015 12:55:11 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:18
Blewett Pass US97
1/12/2015 12:55:11 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast Skies.

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/12/2015 12:48:41 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:18
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/12/2015 12:48:41 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is mostly bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast with fog.

Contador rivalry spurs on Froome

BBC World News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:17
Chris Froome says he cannot show weakness to his rival Alberto Contador when he bids for a second Tour de France title.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. intelligence agency joins Twitter, hours before military account hacked

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:14
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There was surely no irony intended, but a new U.S. counterintelligence agency joined Twitter on Monday, just hours before news of the hacking of U.S. military Twitter and YouTube accounts. "The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) joins Twitter...we've said too much already!" tweeted the agency in its inaugural posting earlier on Monday. The agency was formed late last year by U.S. ...

Quinnipiac settles over removal of depressed student

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:09
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say Quinnipiac (KWIHN'-ih-pee-ak) University has agreed to settle allegations it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it removed a depressed student from school and refused to refund her tuition.

The transgender 13-year-old

BBC World News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:01
Is 13 too young for transgender therapy?
Categories: BBC World News

Seahawks add B.J. Daniels to active roster to take spot of Paul Richardson

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:01
The Seahawks will add third-team quarterback B.J. Daniels to the active roster to take the spot of Paul Richardson, who is out for the rest of the season with an ACL injury.

McDonald's walks fine line with 'Signs' commercial

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:01
An ad by McDonald's is testing the fine line companies need to walk when referencing national tragedies.

Bail set for 2 suspects in fatal drive-by shooting in Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 06:01
A King County District Court judge on Saturday set bail for two men in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting in Seattle's Rainier Valley on New Year's Eve.