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Amtrak Acela train struck, damaged by object in Bridesburg section of Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:20

Amtrak Acela train struck, damaged by object in Bridesburg section of PhiladelphiaAmtrak officials are working to determine what struck one its Acela trains, damaging a window on one of the high-speed train's cars as it traveled through the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia.


Greek volunteers welcome Nobel nod

BBC World News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:11
The president of a volunteer group among those nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize says award would be "important for ideal of peace and solidarity".
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UN: Violence kills 849 across Iraq in January

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:09

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says violence has claimed the lives of 849 Iraqis in January, down slightly from 980 the previous month. The U.N. Assistance Mission for Iraq, known as UNAMI, said in a statement Monday that 490 of those killed in January were civilians — a number that included the federal police, […]
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UN: Violence kills 849 across Iraq in January

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:09

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says violence has claimed the lives of 849 Iraqis in January, down slightly from 980 the previous month. The U.N. Assistance Mission for Iraq, known as UNAMI, said in a statement Monday that 490 of those killed in January were civilians — a number that included the federal police, […]
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UN: Violence kills 849 across Iraq in January

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:09

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says violence has claimed the lives of 849 Iraqis in January, down slightly from 980 the previous month. The U.N. Assistance Mission for Iraq, known as UNAMI, said in a statement Monday that 490 of those killed in January were civilians — a number that included the federal police, […]

After 16 years, mystery San Diego patient has a name

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:06
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In the 16 years that have passed since his van crashed near the U.S.-Mexico border, a severely brain damaged San Diego patient has been called only "Garage 66."

Helen Mirren, Audra McDonald to appear in Roundabout film

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:03

NEW YORK (AP) — A-list stars like Helen Mirren, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and Jake Gyllenhaal will help honor the Roundabout Theatre Company in a short film to air on NBC in New York on Saturday. The nonprofit powerhouse theater company is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the 22-minute film. After Saturday, audiences can […]
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Helen Mirren, Audra McDonald to appear in Roundabout film

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:03

NEW YORK (AP) — A-list stars like Helen Mirren, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and Jake Gyllenhaal will help honor the Roundabout Theatre Company in a short film to air on NBC in New York on Saturday. The nonprofit powerhouse theater company is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the 22-minute film. After Saturday, audiences can […]
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Helen Mirren, Audra McDonald to appear in Roundabout film

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:03

NEW YORK (AP) — A-list stars like Helen Mirren, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and Jake Gyllenhaal will help honor the Roundabout Theatre Company in a short film to air on NBC in New York on Saturday. The nonprofit powerhouse theater company is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the 22-minute film. After Saturday, audiences can […]

No arrests made after Denver brawl between biker clubs

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:57

DENVER (AP) — No one has been arrested after a weekend brawl at a Denver motorcycle show that left one dead and seven others injured. Attorneys for two biker groups, including one made up mostly of law enforcement, have blamed each other for inciting the violence. The medical examiner’s office said Monday that 46-year-old Victor […]
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No arrests made after Denver brawl between biker clubs

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:57

DENVER (AP) — No one has been arrested after a weekend brawl at a Denver motorcycle show that left one dead and seven others injured. Attorneys for two biker groups, including one made up mostly of law enforcement, have blamed each other for inciting the violence. The medical examiner’s office said Monday that 46-year-old Victor […]
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No arrests made after Denver brawl between biker clubs

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:57

DENVER (AP) — No one has been arrested after a weekend brawl at a Denver motorcycle show that left one dead and seven others injured. Attorneys for two biker groups, including one made up mostly of law enforcement, have blamed each other for inciting the violence. The medical examiner’s office said Monday that 46-year-old Victor […]

Africa's 'first solar bus' unveiled

BBC World News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:48
A solar-powered bus described by its Ugandan makers as the first in Africa is driven in public for the first time.
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White Pass - 2/1/2016 8:31:33 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:45
White Pass US12
2/1/2016 8:31:33 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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 - 2/1/2016 8:28:47 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:45
Satus Pass US97
2/1/2016 8:28:47 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 2/1/2016 8:22:30 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:45
Stevens Pass US2
2/1/2016 8:22:30 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

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

Weather:
Snow showers

Blewett Pass - 2/1/2016 8:37:11 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:45
Blewett Pass US97
2/1/2016 8:37:11 AM

Temperature: 19 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/1/2016 8:22:56 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:45
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/1/2016 8:22:56 AM

Temperature: 29 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Light Snow Showers

Besting Bowie and Adele, Panic! at the Disco hits No. 1

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:45

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debuting at No. 1 is certainly an accomplishment, but bumping artists like David Bowie and Adele down the music charts has Panic! at the Disco’s Brendon Urie simply gobsmacked. “That’s insane. I mean, to be in same sentence as anyone like that — I’m not worthy,” Urie said. “I was just […]
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Besting Bowie and Adele, Panic! at the Disco hits No. 1

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:45

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debuting at No. 1 is certainly an accomplishment, but bumping artists like David Bowie and Adele down the music charts has Panic! at the Disco’s Brendon Urie simply gobsmacked. “That’s insane. I mean, to be in same sentence as anyone like that — I’m not worthy,” Urie said. “I was just […]
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