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AirAsia victims remembered at vigil

BBC World News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:41
Hundreds attend a vigil in Surabaya, Indonesia, for the victims of the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crash, praying for the 162 people on board.
Categories: BBC World News

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Is Denied Trial Change

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:37
A federal judge denied requests by defense lawyers to move or delay the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing.

White Pass - 12/31/2014 9:03:13 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:33
White Pass US12
12/31/2014 9:03:13 AM

Temperature: 14 °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 - 12/31/2014 9:05:23 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:33
Satus Pass US97
12/31/2014 9:05:23 AM

Temperature: 52 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 12/31/2014 9:14:47 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:33
Stevens Pass US2
12/31/2014 9:14:47 AM

Temperature: 11 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 12/31/2014 9:13:08 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:33
Blewett Pass US97
12/31/2014 9:13:08 AM

Temperature: 7 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice in places on the roadway

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 12/31/2014 9:18:55 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:33
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
12/31/2014 9:18:55 AM

Temperature: 15 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:
Clear skies

Newlywed man, 95, dies after wife taken away

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:28

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2014 file photo, 96-year-old Edith Hill and 95-year-old Eddie Harrison are seen in their home in Annandale, Va. A 95-year-old newlywed Virginia man has died just weeks after his 96-year-old wife was taken away by family members to Florida. Rebecca Wright, who was caring for the couple in their Alexandria, Virginia, home, says Eddie Harrison died Tuesday in a hospital after suffering from influenza. Wright says Harrison was distressed after his wife and longtime companion, 96-year-old Edith Hill, was taken away. Wright is Hill's daughter. (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A 95-year-old newlywed Virginia man has died just weeks after his 96-year-old wife was taken away by family members to Florida.


California citrus avoids damaging cold

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:26
EXETER, Calif. (AP) — Citrus growers in California's San Joaquin Valley say potentially damaging cold failed to materialize overnight.

Wigan owner Whelan banned and fined

BBC World News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:25
Wigan owner Dave Whelan is given a six-week ban and £50,000 fine by the FA for his comments on Jewish and Chinese people.
Categories: BBC World News

Pulis to be appointed West Brom boss

BBC World News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:21
Former Stoke boss Tony Pulis is set to be confirmed as the new West Bromwich Albion head coach.
Categories: BBC World News

Far Away Entertainment to operate Varsity Theatre

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:18
The University District's historic Varsity Theatre, formerly part of the Landmark chain and currently closed, has a new operator: Far Away Entertainment, a small local chain (established in 1997) that currently runs eight neighborhood cinemas around the state, will take over as of January 1. Jeff Br

Threats, hospitalization preceded police shooting

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:18
A man shot and killed by police after he tried to run down officers with his car in a Philadelphia suburb had posted an online video threatening to kill police and FBI agents and was previously committed to a mental health facility by his mother, the authorities said.

Conflicting reports about what happened in fatal Bridgeton police shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:17

Authorities ID man killed in Bridgeton police involved shootingA man was shot and killed by police in Bridgeton, Cumberland County Tuesday night.


Ice creamery linked to listeria failed earlier health inspection

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:16
A Snohomish gourmet ice-cream producer linked to two cases of listeria poisoning failed a health inspection in October, but state officials didn’t shut it down until the infections came to light.

Ex-science chief sues Revlon over safety issues, anti-Jewish bias

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:12
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Revlon Inc chief scientific officer has sued the cosmetics company, claiming he was fired after raising safety concerns that its chief executive did not want to hear and was discriminated against for being Jewish. In a lawsuit filed on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, Alan Meyers claimed that CEO Lorenzo Delpani accused him of raising "ghost" safety problems at recently acquired laboratories, resulting in slower production. ...

New laws OK wine shipments, ban tiger selfies

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:11

In a July 7, 2014 file photo, Susan Edwards, of Westborough, Mass., browses the wine selection at Prairie Berry East Bank in downtown Sioux Falls, S.D. Wine connoisseurs will be popping the cork over a new law taking effect Jan. 1 that allows out-of-state wineries to ship bottles directly to consumers in Massachusetts. (AP Photo/Argus Leader, Joe Ahlquist, File)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New state laws taking effect Thursday give livestock in California more living room, approve direct-to-consumer wine shipments in Massachusetts and levy the ultimate punishment on wannabe teen drivers in Nevada by denying them licenses if they skip too much school.


UN condemns coup attempt in Gambia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:10
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday condemned the coup attempt "against the legal and democratic institutions" in Gambia.