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Maldives hopes jailed ex-president will return from Britain

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldives’ government says it hopes the country’s jailed former president will return after undergoing surgery in Britain following comments by the former leader suggesting he may not. Minister for Legal Affairs Azima Shakoor said Friday that the government will have limited options if Mohamed Nasheed doesn’t return because he […]
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Maldives hopes jailed ex-president will return from Britain

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldives’ government says it hopes the country’s jailed former president will return after undergoing surgery in Britain following comments by the former leader suggesting he may not. Minister for Legal Affairs Azima Shakoor said Friday that the government will have limited options if Mohamed Nasheed doesn’t return because he […]
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Maldives hopes jailed ex-president will return from Britain

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldives’ government says it hopes the country’s jailed former president will return after undergoing surgery in Britain following comments by the former leader suggesting he may not. Minister for Legal Affairs Azima Shakoor said Friday that the government will have limited options if Mohamed Nasheed doesn’t return because he […]

AP FACT CHECK: GOP claims on carpet bombs, Kurds and economy

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on health care, military readiness and pay for construction workers in their latest debate. And from his own event a few miles away in Des Moines Iowa, debate no-show Donald Trump greatly exaggerated the U.S. trade deficit with […]
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AP FACT CHECK: GOP claims on carpet bombs, Kurds and economy

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on health care, military readiness and pay for construction workers in their latest debate. And from his own event a few miles away in Des Moines Iowa, debate no-show Donald Trump greatly exaggerated the U.S. trade deficit with […]
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AP FACT CHECK: GOP claims on carpet bombs, Kurds and economy

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on health care, military readiness and pay for construction workers in their latest debate. And from his own event a few miles away in Des Moines Iowa, debate no-show Donald Trump greatly exaggerated the U.S. trade deficit with […]

Cruz heads to tiny Iowa towns to complete 99-county trek

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:24

RINGSTED, Iowa (AP) — For Ted Cruz, the path to victory in Iowa doesn’t run through Des Moines or Davenport or other voter-rich parts of this sprawling, largely rural state. Instead, it goes through out-of-the-way dots on the map like Ringsted — population 422 — situated closer to the Minnesota border than to Des Moines, […]
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Cruz heads to tiny Iowa towns to complete 99-county trek

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:24

RINGSTED, Iowa (AP) — For Ted Cruz, the path to victory in Iowa doesn’t run through Des Moines or Davenport or other voter-rich parts of this sprawling, largely rural state. Instead, it goes through out-of-the-way dots on the map like Ringsted — population 422 — situated closer to the Minnesota border than to Des Moines, […]
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Cruz heads to tiny Iowa towns to complete 99-county trek

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:24

RINGSTED, Iowa (AP) — For Ted Cruz, the path to victory in Iowa doesn’t run through Des Moines or Davenport or other voter-rich parts of this sprawling, largely rural state. Instead, it goes through out-of-the-way dots on the map like Ringsted — population 422 — situated closer to the Minnesota border than to Des Moines, […]

Babylonians 'first to use geometry'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:18
Sophisticated geometry - the branch of mathematics that deals with shapes - was being used at least 1,400 years earlier than previously thought, a study suggests.
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White Pass - 1/28/2016 11:47:34 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:09
White Pass US12
1/28/2016 11:47:34 PM

Temperature: 35 °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:
Partly cloudy

Satus Pass - 1/28/2016 11:49:19 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:09
Satus Pass US97
1/28/2016 11:49:19 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/28/2016 11:53:18 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:09
Stevens Pass US2
1/28/2016 11:53:18 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Broken clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/28/2016 11:47:28 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:09
Blewett Pass US97
1/28/2016 11:47:28 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/28/2016 11:51:45 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:09
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/28/2016 11:51:45 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. 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:
Overcast skies

Quotations in the News

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:09

“I’m a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat and ugly.” — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, mocking Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, who boycotted the final debate before Iowa’s caucuses. ___ “When you’re treated badly, you have to stick up for your rights.” — Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner, who explained he […]
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Quotations in the News

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:09

“I’m a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat and ugly.” — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, mocking Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, who boycotted the final debate before Iowa’s caucuses. ___ “When you’re treated badly, you have to stick up for your rights.” — Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner, who explained he […]
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Quotations in the News

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:09

“I’m a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat and ugly.” — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, mocking Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, who boycotted the final debate before Iowa’s caucuses. ___ “When you’re treated badly, you have to stick up for your rights.” — Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner, who explained he […]

‘Black Deutschland’: an unlikely respite in 1980s Berlin

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:00

In Darryl Pinckney’s “Black Deutschland,” a young, black gay man in flight from his troubles in America finds an unlikely refuge in 1980s-era Berlin. Pinckney reads Feb. 4 at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.
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‘Black Deutschland’: an unlikely respite in 1980s Berlin

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:00

In Darryl Pinckney’s “Black Deutschland,” a young, black gay man in flight from his troubles in America finds an unlikely refuge in 1980s-era Berlin. Pinckney reads Feb. 4 at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.
Categories: Sports Center