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WHO to hold emergency meeting Monday on Zika virus

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 20:04

Mosquito-borne virus spreading "explosively" through the Americas.

       

Egypt raises import duties on luxury goods to 40 percent

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:54
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has placed new import duties on luxury goods, applying a presidential decree aimed at steering demand toward local products.

Is Trump for real? And three more questions Iowa voters may answer

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:43

After months of hearing from pundits and pollsters, voters finally get to weigh in

       

Novak Djokovic sweeps Andy Murray in Australian Open final

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:43
Novak Djokovic is a six-time Australian Open champion after defeating Andy Murray 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (3) on Sunday.

Cameron meeting with EU’s Tusk over British reform demands

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:38

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron and European Council President Donald Tusk were meeting Sunday to try to hammer out a deal aimed at keeping the U.K. in the EU, after Cameron said the existing proposal is “not good enough.” The two men are holding talks over dinner at 10 Downing St., with […]
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Cameron meeting with EU’s Tusk over British reform demands

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:38

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron and European Council President Donald Tusk were meeting Sunday to try to hammer out a deal aimed at keeping the U.K. in the EU, after Cameron said the existing proposal is “not good enough.” The two men are holding talks over dinner at 10 Downing St., with […]
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Cameron meeting with EU’s Tusk over British reform demands

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:38

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron and European Council President Donald Tusk were meeting Sunday to try to hammer out a deal aimed at keeping the U.K. in the EU, after Cameron said the existing proposal is “not good enough.” The two men are holding talks over dinner at 10 Downing St., with […]

White Pass - 1/31/2016 3:19:04 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:32
White Pass US12
1/31/2016 3:19:04 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

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:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/31/2016 3:26:28 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:32
Satus Pass US97
1/31/2016 3:26:28 AM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/31/2016 3:26:28 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:32
Stevens Pass US2
1/31/2016 3:26:28 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush and ice in places on the roadway

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/31/2016 3:26:28 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:32
Blewett Pass US97
1/31/2016 3:26:28 AM

Temperature: 18 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/31/2016 3:26:28 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:32
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/31/2016 3:26:28 AM

Temperature: 29 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

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

Weather:
Occasional snow showers

2 Philadelphia officers assaulted outside Bustleton bar

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:24

Philadelphia police officers assaulted outside Bustleton barTwo Philadelphia police officers were assaulted while trying to break up an early morning fight outside a Bustleton bar.


Bill Gates's Desert Island playlist

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:19
The eight tracks Bill Gates would most want on a desert island
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Drone schools spread in China to field pilots for new sector

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:19

In this Oct. 17, 2015 photo, students learn to operate drones at a school run by TT Aviation Technology in Beijing. TT Aviation Technology Co. - and their instructors - are part of a new cottage industry sprouting up in China, where drones are being deployed in rising numbers and touted as a game-changer in agriculture, logistics, film production and law enforcement. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)BEIJING (AP) — Joysticks at their fingertips, the mostly male students packing the classroom lift their virtual helicopters into the air, part of a new cottage industry that's sprung up in China: drone pilot schools.


Survivor claims Boko Haram burned kids alive in attack that kills 86

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:07

The incident happened Saturday night in a village in northeast Nigeria and 2 nearby camps.

       

Crime Often Stranger Than Fiction In Washington State - Times Record

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:06

Times Record

Crime Often Stranger Than Fiction In Washington State
Times Record
Because this is crime and punishment in Pierce County, home of Washington state's strangest lawbreaking — some hilarious, some breathtakingly stupid, some in which weirdness is trumped only by heartbreak. This is a place where sheriff's deputies ...

For Planned Parenthood, justice seldom gets more poetic

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:03

“A lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.” That nugget of wisdom dates from the 1800s — decades before anyone ever heard of the Internet, much less Fox “News.” If a lie traveled that fast in the 19th century, you can only imagine its speed in […]
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For Planned Parenthood, justice seldom gets more poetic

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:03

“A lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.” That nugget of wisdom dates from the 1800s — decades before anyone ever heard of the Internet, much less Fox “News.” If a lie traveled that fast in the 19th century, you can only imagine its speed in […]
Categories: Sports Center

For Planned Parenthood, justice seldom gets more poetic

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 19:03

“A lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.” That nugget of wisdom dates from the 1800s — decades before anyone ever heard of the Internet, much less Fox “News.” If a lie traveled that fast in the 19th century, you can only imagine its speed in […]