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FBI says Sony hackers 'got sloppy,' posted from North Korea addresses

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 04:23

FBI Director James Comey takes a question from reporter during a news conference at the FBI office in BostonBy Emily Flitter and Mark Hosenball NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday that hackers behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment provided key clues to their identity by sometimes posting material from IP addresses used exclusively by the North Korean government. The hackers, who called themselves "Guardians of Peace," sometimes "got sloppy" and failed to use proxy servers that would hide their identity, Comey said at the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York. ...


12th Fan of the Week: Cheering the Seahawks all the way from Chile

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 04:16
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Categories: Sports Center

Foundation to pay off slain NYC police officers' mortgages

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 04:14

Maritza Ramos, left, and Pei Xia Chen, widows of slain New York City Police Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, receive checks from the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in New York. The foundation says $860,000 has been donated and another $150,000 has been pledged to pay off the mortgages of Officers Liu and Ramos, who were killed in December while on duty in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — A foundation created to honor a firefighter killed on Sept. 11 has raised enough money to pay off the mortgages and make repairs on the homes of two slain New York Police Department officers, foundation executives announced Wednesday.


Bucks Co. prison guard accused of sexual harassment of inmates

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 04:14

Bucks Co. prison guard accused of sexual harassment of inmatesA Bucks County correctional officer has been arrested for the alleged sexual harassment of prison inmates.


Washington state school district cancels classes after reports of gunman

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 04:09
© REUTERS/David Ryder Diana Nielsen (L) comforts her daughter, Bailey Frisbie, 13, after reuniting with her at Spartan Recreation Center in Shoreline, Washington, January 7, 2015. A Washington state school district near Seattle placed all of its schools on lockdown on Wednesday after reports of an armed man on the campus of an elementary school, the King County Sheriff's Office said.

White Pass - 1/7/2015 10:39:06 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 04:02
White Pass US12
1/7/2015 10:39:06 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 1/7/2015 10:28:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 04:02
Satus Pass US97
1/7/2015 10:28:17 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry with frost in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/7/2015 10:40:23 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 04:02
Stevens Pass US2
1/7/2015 10:40:23 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Partly cloudy skies

Blewett Pass - 1/7/2015 10:23:18 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 04:02
Blewett Pass US97
1/7/2015 10:23:18 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/7/2015 10:36:42 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 04:02
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/7/2015 10:36:42 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast with dense fog in places. Strong gusty winds on the west side of the summit

Gay advocates assail new TV show 'My Husband's Not Gay'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 03:59

Preston “Pret” and Megan Dahlgren hold their daughter Naomi as they pose for a photograph Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, near Salt Lake City. Two Utah men set to appear in the reality TV show “My Husband’s Not Gay,” say they’re fulfilled in their relationships to their wives even though they’re attracted to other men. The show’s concept has come under fire since it was announced by the TLC network last month. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Preston "Pret" Dahlgren has led what might seem like a picture-perfect Mormon life: He met his high school sweetheart in Sunday school as a teenager, completed his mission and married her. He is active in the church and the proud father of two young daughters.


US temperatures 'dangerously' low

BBC World News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 03:58
Temperatures across much of the northern and eastern US are plunging to "dangerously cold" levels, the National Weather Service says.
Categories: BBC World News

Experts Assessing Parisian Assault See Footprints of Al Qaeda in Video Clips

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 03:57
While the attack seemed to be inspired by the Islamic State’s call for lone-wolf action, analysts said the killers seemed to have Qaeda training.

Court tosses lawsuit against Boeing, Spirit AeroSystems

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 03:55
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The remaining age-discrimination claims against Boeing Co. and Spirit AeroSystems were tossed out by a federal judge on Wednesday, a major blow to a lawsuit that's spanned nine years.

Report: Sounders have signed UW forward Darwin Jones to a homegrown player contract

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 03:50
In early December, University of Washington forward Darwin Jones told me he'd decided his future plans: He was going to begin his professional career with the Seattle Sounders.

FBI looks for motive in explosion near Colorado NAACP office

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 03:50

This Jan. 6, 2015 photo shows at the bottom right the char marks from a device detonated Tuesday along the northeast corner of a building occupied by a barber shop near the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP in Colorado Springs, Colo. Chapter President Henry Allen Jr. told The Colorado Springs Gazette the blast was strong enough to knock items off the walls. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Mark Reis) MAGS OUTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The FBI says it's investigating the possibility a homemade explosive set off near a Colorado NAACP office was a case of domestic terrorism.


Prosecutor: Death of man shot by officer was 'senseless'

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 03:50
The 2011 killing of an unarmed black man by a small-town South Carolina police chief was a senseless act of violence by an officer who should be convicted of murder because everyone is equal under the law, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

One dead following officer-involved shooting at Ohio airport

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 03:47
(Reuters) - A man was shot and killed by Port Columbus International Airport police in Ohio's state capital on Wednesday, according to an airport official. The shooting occurred in the outdoor departure area of the airport following a "confrontation" at around 1 p.m. local time, said airport spokesman David Whitaker. The Columbus Police bomb squad was investigating a car involved in the incident. Whitaker said there had been no bomb threat prior to the incident. He said there was no exchange of gunfire. Flights at the airport are continuing, Whitaker said. ...

On Day 2, Senate Democrats Vow Aggressive Battle Against Republican Agenda

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 03:45
On the second day of the 114th Congress, Senate Democrats said they would not be silent or passive players in the new Republican-controlled Congress.

Billboard firm sues couple for 'harassment' over bright sign

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 03:35
KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple angry over a lighted sign near their rural home has driven away six advertisers and cost the billboard company $50,000, according to a harassment suit brought by the sign's owner.