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True or not, match-fixing charges overshadow Australian Open

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:20

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The “Happy Slam” got off to a somber start when allegations of match-fixing in tennis overshadowed the opening day of play at the Australian Open. As the two-week tournament comes to close, the suspicion of corruption lingers but the focus has returned to the tennis court. “The match-fixing claims have created […]
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True or not, match-fixing charges overshadow Australian Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:20

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The “Happy Slam” got off to a somber start when allegations of match-fixing in tennis overshadowed the opening day of play at the Australian Open. As the two-week tournament comes to close, the suspicion of corruption lingers but the focus has returned to the tennis court. “The match-fixing claims have created […]

It’s Still Bill Clinton, but the Old Magic Seems Missing

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:16
As the former president tries to energize his wife’s campaign, even some of his admirers wonder about his more subdued style and faded magnetism.









2011 Christie road repair funding move now center of lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:15

FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2015 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie arrives for a meeting with state and federal transportation officials to discuss plans to build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River, in Newark, N.J. Since Christie, now a Republican presidential candidate, announced in January 2011 that nearly $2 billion of Port Authority dollars for a cancelled underwater rail project would go toward repairing the Pulaski Skyway connecting two New Jersey cities and other state projects, the decision to do so - and the justification for it - have come under increased scrutiny. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers warned five years ago that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's decision to take $1.8 billion from a bistate port agency to fix state roads might cause legal problems.


Firefighters battle house blaze in Cherry Hill

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:15

Firefighters battle house blaze in Cherry HillFirefighters are battling a house blaze in Cherry Hill, New Jersey Thursday morning.


4 injured in house fire in Hockessin

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:12

Burning candle sparks house fire in Hockessin, 4 hurtFour people were hurt in a house fire in Hockessin, Delaware.


AP sources: Panel proposes ban on air shipments of batteries

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:09

FILE - This file frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shows a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. last April, where a cargo container was packed with 5,000 rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Officials say Jan. 27, 2016, a U.N. aviation panel is recommending a ban on shipping rechargeable batteries as cargo on passenger airliners because the batteries can create fires capable of destroying planes. (AP Photo/FAA, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. panel has recommended that cargo shipments of rechargeable lithium batteries be banned from passenger airliners because the batteries can create fires capable of destroying planes, said aviation officials familiar with the decision.


Deadly suicide bombing near Aden palace

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:08
At least seven people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack near the presidential palace in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, officials say.
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U.S. failed to protect migrant children from traffickers: Senate probe

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:07

Rob Portman speaks at the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council meeting in WashingtonU.S. authorities failed to conduct proper background checks before releasing undocumented migrant children to guardians, who in some cases exploited them, a bipartisan U.S. Senate investigation found. Republican Senator Rob Portman opened a Thursday hearing on the findings saying the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) lacked proper procedures to protect undocumented children entering the United States without an accompanying adult. The Senate investigation was prompted by a case in Portman's home state of Ohio in which at least six children from Guatemala were forced to work long hours on egg farms in Marion County.


Police: NJ woman hid heroin, cocaine inside child's car seat

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:07

 NJ woman hid heroin, cocaine inside child's car seatA New Jersey woman is accused of hiding heroin and crack cocaine in her year-old child's car seat during a traffic stop.


White Pass - 1/28/2016 7:30:43 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:57
White Pass US12
1/28/2016 7:30:43 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays. Starting Monday, Jan 25 culvert installation across US 12 at the MP 154, flaggers will direct traffic, may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week until completed.

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 1/28/2016 7:33:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:57
Satus Pass US97
1/28/2016 7:33:00 AM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Stevens Pass - 1/28/2016 7:32:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:57
Stevens Pass US2
1/28/2016 7:32:40 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with slush and standing water in places

Weather:
Raining hard with gusty winds west of the summit

Blewett Pass - 1/28/2016 7:35:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:57
Blewett Pass US97
1/28/2016 7:35:27 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Rain with fog in places

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/28/2016 7:33:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:57
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/28/2016 7:33:30 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet, with areas of standing water. Closure is planned for Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Raining hard

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.79 percent

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a fourth straight week amid persisting turmoil in stock markets and global economic worries. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage slipped to 3.79 percent from 3.81 percent a week earlier. That means it stays below the […]
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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.79 percent

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a fourth straight week amid persisting turmoil in stock markets and global economic worries. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage slipped to 3.79 percent from 3.81 percent a week earlier. That means it stays below the […]
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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.79 percent

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a fourth straight week amid persisting turmoil in stock markets and global economic worries. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage slipped to 3.79 percent from 3.81 percent a week earlier. That means it stays below the […]

2011 Christie road repair funding move now center of lawsuit

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:51

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers warned five years ago that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to take $1.8 billion from a bistate agency to fix state roads might cause legal problems. They turned out to be right. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s expenditure on the Pulaski Skyway repairs has become […]
Categories: Sports Center

2011 Christie road repair funding move now center of lawsuit

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:51

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers warned five years ago that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to take $1.8 billion from a bistate agency to fix state roads might cause legal problems. They turned out to be right. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s expenditure on the Pulaski Skyway repairs has become […]
Categories: Sports Center