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Hawking and Budapest lead Bafta field

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:48
Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones receive major acting nominations for Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything, while The Grand Budapest Hotel is up for 11 awards.
Categories: BBC World News

Obama-GOP alliance on trade raises hopes for new agreements

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:46

President Barack Obama walks from the Marine One helicopter across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington upon his arrival Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — Trade pacts create odd politics. That's why advocates hope new trade agreements might advance this year despite tensions between the Republican-run Congress and the Democratic White House on so many other issues.


Dad sought baptism before throwing child off bridge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:46

Priest said father seemed agitated but not threatening.

       

Report critical of NFL reaction to Ray Rice case

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:46
An investigation into how the NFL handled a domestic-abuse case involving former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice determined the league was aware of the nature of the incident but chose not to aggressively pursue additional information.
Categories: Sports Center

Healthy US hiring should make 2014 best since 1999

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:44

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2014 file photo, Joe Wilhelm, left, a recruiter with payment processing company First Data Corp., shakes hands with U.S. Army Spc. Vincent Knowles, at a job fair that was part of a "transition summit" intended to provide employment and educational information to soldiers who may exit military service in the next year, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The Labor Department releases employment data for December 2014 on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The best year for U.S. hiring since 1999 likely ended with another solid gain in December, supporting expectations that the United States will strengthen further even as overseas economies stumble.


Govt considering using Internet, smartphones for 2020 census

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:40

In this photo provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, tabulators in Washington record the information from the more than 120,000 enumerators who gathered data for the 1940 U.S. Census. The days of the census taker with a clipboard in hand may be numbered. Instead, the U.S. Census Bureau is testing digital means of counting Americans this year, from asking people to fill out their forms on the Internet instead of through the mail to giving their employees smartphones instead of paper to complete their counts. (AP Photo/National Archives and Records Administration)WASHINGTON (AP) — The days of the census taker with clipboard in hand may be numbered. The Census Bureau plans to test digital tools in preparation for the 2020 census, a change that could save millions of dollars.


Washington’s Krista Vansant wins volleyball’s Honda Award for a second time

WA Huskies - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:34
Krista Vansant becomes the second Husky to win award in back-to-back years
Categories: Sports Center

Coming to a car near you: auto technology at CES

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:30

Visitors use the Autonomous Experience Simulator at the Visteon booth Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at the International CES in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Self-driving cars garner much of the attention, but in reality, we're years away from tooling around in something like Knight Rider's KITT. Coming sooner to a car near you: smartphone apps on dash displays, cruise control that adapts to cars around it, remote engine starting and more.


Texas city that prepared for oil boom now waits for bust

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:25

In this photo made Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, a well pump works at sunset on a farm near Sweetwater, Texas. At the heart of the Cline, a shale formation once thought to hold more oil than Saudi Arabia, Sweetwater is bracing for layoffs and budget cuts, anxious as oil prices fall and its largest investors pull back. (AP Photo/LM Otero)SWEETWATER, Texas (AP) — Just two years ago, this Texas town known mostly for its annual rattlesnake roundup seemed to be on the brink of a transformation.


White Pass - 1/8/2015 10:56:04 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:22
White Pass US12
1/8/2015 10:56:04 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is mostly bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 1/8/2015 10:50:28 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:22
Satus Pass US97
1/8/2015 10:50:28 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies, fog in places

Stevens Pass - 1/8/2015 10:50:24 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:22
Stevens Pass US2
1/8/2015 10:50:24 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/8/2015 10:45:38 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:22
Blewett Pass US97
1/8/2015 10:45:38 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry, frost in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/8/2015 10:47:25 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:22
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/8/2015 10:47:25 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway mostly bare and dry, ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies, areas of fog

Video: Inside Charlie Hebdo After the Attack

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:21
Julien Beaupé was in a nearby office when masked gunmen attacked the satirical newspaper. Moments later, he entered the newsroom.






2 dead in 2nd Paris standoff; suspect ID'd

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:21

At least one person injured in the incident near Paris' Porte de Vincennes.

       

VIDEO: Jackie Chan's son jailed on drug charge

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:20
Jaycee Chan, the son of action film star Jackie Chan, has been jailed for six months for a drug offence.
Categories: BBC World News

Times special section on-line, and Lynch's agent responds to media fine

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:16
Our special section previewing the Seattle-Carolina playoff game Saturday is now on-line, and it contains all kinds of good stuff.
Categories: Sports Center

Student sues University of Oregon after rape claim

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:03

Woman filed a lawsuit Thursday against the school and head basketball coach Dana Altman.

       

France tightens net in manhunt

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:03
Armed police backed by helicopters search a rural region of northern France for Islamist gunmen who attacked Charlie Hebdo magazine.
Categories: BBC World News