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Ski report: Brief break Monday, then soggy weather forecast with no change in sight until weekend

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:18

Skiers and snowboarders heading to the hillsides will see a mixed bag of weather throughout the week, which could be dominated by mushy snow and puddle-laden trails. A brief upper ridge has positioned itself over the state Monday providing sunbreaks and a rise in the freezing level – 1,000 to as high as 8,000 feet. […]
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Ski report: Brief break Monday, then soggy weather forecast with no change in sight until weekend

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:18

Skiers and snowboarders heading to the hillsides will see a mixed bag of weather throughout the week, which could be dominated by mushy snow and puddle-laden trails. A brief upper ridge has positioned itself over the state Monday providing sunbreaks and a rise in the freezing level – 1,000 to as high as 8,000 feet. […]
Categories: Sports Center

Ski report: Brief break Monday, then soggy weather forecast with no change in sight until weekend

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:18

Skiers and snowboarders heading to the hillsides will see a mixed bag of weather throughout the week, which could be dominated by mushy snow and puddle-laden trails. A brief upper ridge has positioned itself over the state Monday providing sunbreaks and a rise in the freezing level – 1,000 to as high as 8,000 feet. […]

Catchings, Bird, Taurasi headline finalists for US team

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:18

Tamika Catchings, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi are in line to try for a fourth straight Olympic gold medal. The trio headlined the 25 finalists for the U.S. women’s basketball Olympic team that were announced Monday. They have helped the Americans win gold at the past three Olympics and hope to be on the team […]
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Catchings, Bird, Taurasi headline finalists for US team

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:18

Tamika Catchings, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi are in line to try for a fourth straight Olympic gold medal. The trio headlined the 25 finalists for the U.S. women’s basketball Olympic team that were announced Monday. They have helped the Americans win gold at the past three Olympics and hope to be on the team […]
Categories: Sports Center

Catchings, Bird, Taurasi headline finalists for US team

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:18

Tamika Catchings, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi are in line to try for a fourth straight Olympic gold medal. The trio headlined the 25 finalists for the U.S. women’s basketball Olympic team that were announced Monday. They have helped the Americans win gold at the past three Olympics and hope to be on the team […]

Democratic senator blocks Obama’s pick to head FDA

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is blocking President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration. Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey says in a statement that he’s put a hold on Dr. Robert Califf’s nomination. Markey wants the agency to be tougher on abuse of opioid painkillers. The Centers for Disease Control and […]
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Democratic senator blocks Obama’s pick to head FDA

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is blocking President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration. Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey says in a statement that he’s put a hold on Dr. Robert Califf’s nomination. Markey wants the agency to be tougher on abuse of opioid painkillers. The Centers for Disease Control and […]
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Democratic senator blocks Obama’s pick to head FDA

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is blocking President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration. Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey says in a statement that he’s put a hold on Dr. Robert Califf’s nomination. Markey wants the agency to be tougher on abuse of opioid painkillers. The Centers for Disease Control and […]

An Art Powerhouse From North Korea

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:17
The Angkor Panorama Museum is the most ambitious foreign project by the Mansudae Art Studio in Pyongyang, which employs hundreds of North Korean artists.









Residents complain about snow covered side streets

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:17

Residents complain about snow covered side streetsOne of the big challenges, as always in Philadelphia, is clearing those small side streets.


UN urges AU to address South Sudan situation

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:14

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general is urging African Union states to address South Sudan’s failure to meet a deadline to establish a transitional government of national unity. Ban Ki-moon said through his spokesman Monday that forming a transitional government is an “essential step” in implementing a peace deal between South Sudan’s government and […]
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UN urges AU to address South Sudan situation

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:14

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general is urging African Union states to address South Sudan’s failure to meet a deadline to establish a transitional government of national unity. Ban Ki-moon said through his spokesman Monday that forming a transitional government is an “essential step” in implementing a peace deal between South Sudan’s government and […]
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UN urges AU to address South Sudan situation

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:14

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general is urging African Union states to address South Sudan’s failure to meet a deadline to establish a transitional government of national unity. Ban Ki-moon said through his spokesman Monday that forming a transitional government is an “essential step” in implementing a peace deal between South Sudan’s government and […]

VIDEO: 'Snow drones' film US blizzard scenes

BBC World News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:13
Drone footage captures some of the scenes following the snow storm that gripped many parts of the United States.
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Songwriting sets Grammy nominee Courtney Barnett apart

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Even with rock ‘n’ roll on the outskirts of popular music today, you can still pass by thousands of garages pulsing with the sharp, guitar-based sound favored by Courtney Barnett and her band. What sets Barnett apart, and earned the 28-year-old Australian a Grammy nomination for best new artist, is her […]
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Songwriting sets Grammy nominee Courtney Barnett apart

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Even with rock ‘n’ roll on the outskirts of popular music today, you can still pass by thousands of garages pulsing with the sharp, guitar-based sound favored by Courtney Barnett and her band. What sets Barnett apart, and earned the 28-year-old Australian a Grammy nomination for best new artist, is her […]
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Songwriting sets Grammy nominee Courtney Barnett apart

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:10

NEW YORK (AP) — Even with rock ‘n’ roll on the outskirts of popular music today, you can still pass by thousands of garages pulsing with the sharp, guitar-based sound favored by Courtney Barnett and her band. What sets Barnett apart, and earned the 28-year-old Australian a Grammy nomination for best new artist, is her […]

Fire damages home in Mt. Airy

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:10

Fire damages home in Mt. AiryA fast-moving fire has damaged a home in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia.


White House welcomes Supreme Court ruling on electricity markets rule

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:07
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold a federal rule for electricity markets that encouraged grid operators to pay large users to reduce consumption at peak times is good news for consumers and clean energy, the White House said on Monday. "This decision allows us to continue realizing billions in annual savings from innovative incentives and business models that ensure we use our electricity system efficiently as we integrate more energy efficiency and renewable energy onto the power grid," White House spokesman Frank Benenati said in a statement. ...