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1 killed by fallen tree as wet winter storm hits California

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A motorist was fatally struck by a tree that toppled as a winter storm moved across California, bringing powerful winds, heavy rain and snow, authorities said. The driver was passing by a residential street in Pacific Beach when a large oak tree fell across all four traffic lanes, San Diego Fire […]
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1 killed by fallen tree as wet winter storm hits California

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A motorist was fatally struck by a tree that toppled as a winter storm moved across California, bringing powerful winds, heavy rain and snow, authorities said. The driver was passing by a residential street in Pacific Beach when a large oak tree fell across all four traffic lanes, San Diego Fire […]

3-star chef Benoit Violier found dead in apparent suicide

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:52

PARIS (AP) — Swiss police say 3-star chef Benoit Violier, whose restaurant near Lausanne recently topped a list of the world’s best, has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. He was 44. Police said in a statement that Violier was found dead in his home late Sunday afternoon in the municipality of Crissier. […]
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3-star chef Benoit Violier found dead in apparent suicide

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:52

PARIS (AP) — Swiss police say 3-star chef Benoit Violier, whose restaurant near Lausanne recently topped a list of the world’s best, has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. He was 44. Police said in a statement that Violier was found dead in his home late Sunday afternoon in the municipality of Crissier. […]
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3-star chef Benoit Violier found dead in apparent suicide

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:52

PARIS (AP) — Swiss police say 3-star chef Benoit Violier, whose restaurant near Lausanne recently topped a list of the world’s best, has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. He was 44. Police said in a statement that Violier was found dead in his home late Sunday afternoon in the municipality of Crissier. […]

3-Star Chef Benoit Violier Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:51
Swiss police say 3-star chef Benoit Violier, whose restaurant near Lausanne recently topped a list of the world's best, has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. He was 44.









Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:49

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — A monthlong occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It has since led to the arrest of […]
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Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:49

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — A monthlong occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It has since led to the arrest of […]
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Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:49

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — A monthlong occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It has since led to the arrest of […]

Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:48

Mourners gather Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at roadside memorial for rancher LaVoy Finicum near Burns, Oregon. Finicum was killed Tuesday night in a confrontation with the FBI and Oregon State Police on a remote road. Four people still occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge held their position Sunday. They have demanded that they be allowed to leave without being arrested. (AP Photo/Nick K. Geranios)BURNS, Ore. (AP) — A monthlong occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses.


Donald Trump loaned his campaign $10.8 million at end of year (because he can)

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:46

Trump has promised to run a self-funded campaign to avoid special interest influence

       

Ron Paul spreads message of liberty for son Rand

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:45

Former Texas congressman Ron Paul made a final push for liberty, saying it’s the only thing that “can bring people together.”

       

White Pass - 2/1/2016 12:26:08 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:41
White Pass US12
2/1/2016 12:26:08 AM

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:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 2/1/2016 12:23:20 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:41
Satus Pass US97
2/1/2016 12:23:20 AM

Temperature: 25 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Stevens Pass - 2/1/2016 12:39:19 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:41
Stevens Pass US2
2/1/2016 12:39:19 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, snow, slush and ice in places

Weather:
Snow showers

Blewett Pass - 2/1/2016 12:25:01 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:41
Blewett Pass US97
2/1/2016 12:25:01 AM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/1/2016 12:30:13 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:41
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/1/2016 12:30:13 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Occasional rain or snow

White House Brief: Things to know about GOP Sen. Rand Paul

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:35

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., answers a question as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, listens during a Republican presidential primary debate, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Rand Paul's populist campaign, based on advocacy of a smaller, less-nosy government, gained popularity at first but he soon faded. The Kentucky senator was among those bumped from the main debate stage because of low polling, but won readmission for the last debate before the Iowa caucuses. A look at the senator:


Virginia Tech students arraigned in teen's death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:33

Blacksburg police haven't said why or how Nicole Lovell was killed.

       

Britain approves controversial gene-editing technique

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:31

Britain's fertility regulator has approved a scientist's request to edit the human genetic code in an effort to fight inherited diseases — b...