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Slow return to normal routines for cities hit by snowstorm

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:32

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than three days with life at a virtual standstill in the nation’s capital and elsewhere up and down the East Coast, the cities hit hard by a massive snowstorm were getting closer to their normal routines. In the Washington area, the Metro subway system was scheduled to be close to […]
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Slow return to normal routines for cities hit by snowstorm

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:32

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than three days with life at a virtual standstill in the nation’s capital and elsewhere up and down the East Coast, the cities hit hard by a massive snowstorm were getting closer to their normal routines. In the Washington area, the Metro subway system was scheduled to be close to […]
Categories: Sports Center

Slow return to normal routines for cities hit by snowstorm

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:32

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than three days with life at a virtual standstill in the nation’s capital and elsewhere up and down the East Coast, the cities hit hard by a massive snowstorm were getting closer to their normal routines. In the Washington area, the Metro subway system was scheduled to be close to […]

White Pass - 1/26/2016 1:03:16 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:29
White Pass US12
1/26/2016 1:03:16 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry. 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. Starting Monday, Jan 25 WSDOT will be installing a new culvert across US 12 at the MP 154. The signal will be shut off and flaggers used. There 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 for the next five days.

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 1/26/2016 1:09:07 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:29
Satus Pass US97
1/26/2016 1:09:07 AM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/26/2016 1:02:50 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:29
Stevens Pass US2
1/26/2016 1:02:50 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Frost and ice in places on the roadway

Weather:
Clear skies, areas of fog

Blewett Pass - 1/26/2016 1:17:31 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:29
Blewett Pass US97
1/26/2016 1:17:31 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Clear skies, areas of fog

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/26/2016 1:18:09 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:29
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/26/2016 1:18:09 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
The roadway is closed until 3 a.m. and another planned for Tuesday Jan. 26 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line from the East Shed (new bridge) area and east toward Slide Curve. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at MP 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at MP 62 near Cabin Creek and MP 70 near Easton. Roadway bare and dry, wet in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

A look at the group that made Planned Parenthood videos

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:28

This Oct. 22, 2015, photo shows a Planned Parenthood in Houston. A grand jury investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood found no wrongdoing Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, by the abortion provider, and instead indicted anti-abortion activists involved in making the videos that targeted the handling of fetal tissue in clinics and provoked outrage among Republican leaders nationwide. The footage from the clinic in Houston. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDITThe leader of the Center for Medical Progress has been indicted in Houston by a grand jury investigating the anti-abortion group's undercover videos of Planned Parenthood officials discussing the handling of fetal tissue. Here is some information about the center:


U.S. approves more business trade with Cuba

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:26

New regulations will allow U.S. businesses to trade more freely with Cuban government

       

Alaska quake renews focus on state's emergency readiness

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

Tyrrel Corveia, 14, lifts a piece of the road surface along a crack in Kalifornsky-Beach Road near Kasilof, Alaska, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, following a magnitude-7.1 earthquake. Corveia lives in a yurt and said she woke up to the structure shaking on its stilts, but said the home sustained no damage. (Kelly Sullivan/Peninsula Clarion via AP)JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Alaska's most populous region has renewed focus on the state's readiness to deal with a natural disaster.


Maldives’ ex-president accused of politicizing medical leave

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:26

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldives’ foreign minister has accused former president of politicizing a 30-day medical release by engaging in lobbying and a media campaign abroad. Mohamed Nasheed has been undergoing medical treatment for a back ailment in United Kingdom since last week, after the government allowed him leave despite a 13-year prison […]
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Maldives’ ex-president accused of politicizing medical leave

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:26

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldives’ foreign minister has accused former president of politicizing a 30-day medical release by engaging in lobbying and a media campaign abroad. Mohamed Nasheed has been undergoing medical treatment for a back ailment in United Kingdom since last week, after the government allowed him leave despite a 13-year prison […]
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Maldives’ ex-president accused of politicizing medical leave

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:26

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldives’ foreign minister has accused former president of politicizing a 30-day medical release by engaging in lobbying and a media campaign abroad. Mohamed Nasheed has been undergoing medical treatment for a back ailment in United Kingdom since last week, after the government allowed him leave despite a 13-year prison […]

Sri Lankan authorities begin destroying seized ivory

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:25

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities have begun destroying a shipment of African ivory seized three years ago, following a ceremony at which Buddhist monks gave the slaughtered elephants blessings for a better rebirth. The ivory was traced to northern Mozambique and Tanzania and has been valued by Sri Lankan customs at 368 […]
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Sri Lankan authorities begin destroying seized ivory

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:25

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities have begun destroying a shipment of African ivory seized three years ago, following a ceremony at which Buddhist monks gave the slaughtered elephants blessings for a better rebirth. The ivory was traced to northern Mozambique and Tanzania and has been valued by Sri Lankan customs at 368 […]
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Sri Lankan authorities begin destroying seized ivory

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:25

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities have begun destroying a shipment of African ivory seized three years ago, following a ceremony at which Buddhist monks gave the slaughtered elephants blessings for a better rebirth. The ivory was traced to northern Mozambique and Tanzania and has been valued by Sri Lankan customs at 368 […]

Syrian agency says at least 14 killed in attack in Homs city

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:16

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s official news agency says at least 14 people have died in multiple bomb blasts that targeted a government-run security checkpoint in the central city of Homs. Homs Governor Talal Barazi told the agency that the attack took place on Tuesday morning and that the checkpoint was hit “first by a car […]
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Syrian agency says at least 14 killed in attack in Homs city

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:16

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s official news agency says at least 14 people have died in multiple bomb blasts that targeted a government-run security checkpoint in the central city of Homs. Homs Governor Talal Barazi told the agency that the attack took place on Tuesday morning and that the checkpoint was hit “first by a car […]
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Syrian agency says at least 14 killed in attack in Homs city

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:16

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s official news agency says at least 14 people have died in multiple bomb blasts that targeted a government-run security checkpoint in the central city of Homs. Homs Governor Talal Barazi told the agency that the attack took place on Tuesday morning and that the checkpoint was hit “first by a car […]