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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.

Woman killed, 2 injured when tree falls into house

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:10
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A tree that fell into a home in Northern California killed a woman and trapped a child.

Heath officials attribute 7 deaths to flu so far this season

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:09
Influenza has claimed at least seven lives in Washington so far this season, the state Health Department said.

Mother sues feds after agents kill son in Nevada

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:08
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A mother has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and two unidentified rangers who shot and killed her 20-year-old son during a chaotic confrontation on a state highway outside Las Vegas.

A look at some passengers and crew on Flight 8501

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:04
For many, it was a family trip to Singapore to ring in the new year, a chance to go shopping and enjoy the city's famed restaurants. One family was going to visit their 15-year-old daughter, who had just begun studying at a Christian girls' school. Others were taking a familiar flight to a city they visited often for getaways.

US pending home climb slightly in November

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:02
The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose modestly in November as a strengthening economy helped nudge some would-be homebuyers.

Wednesday Seahawks links and notes: Exploding pre-season myths, Earl Thomas, and more

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:01
The Seahawks will be back on the practice field this afternoon and we'll have some notes and quotes later (though no injury reports since Seattle is not playing game this weekend).
Categories: Sports Center

Woman charged in 4-year-old girl's oxycodone death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:58
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors in northeastern Pennsylvania are charging a woman in the death of a 4-year-old girl after a coroner determined she received a lethal dose of the painkiller oxycodone.

Feds deny performance pay to nuke dump operator

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:46
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The contractor that runs the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository is being denied millions of dollars in performance pay as part of the financial fallout from a radiation leak that forced the closure of the facility.

KKK group to keep fighting to join cleanup program

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:45
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia Ku Klux Klan group says it will move forward with its application for a highway cleanup program after a judge ruled the state's denial violated the organization's right to free speech.

Cardinal George drops out of cancer clinical trial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:37
CHICAGO (AP) — The Archdiocese of Chicago says retired Cardinal Francis George has been dropped from a clinical trial he had been participating in to treat a recurrence of cancer.

DFS case worker charged with sexual extortion

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:36

DFS case worker charged with sexual extortionA Delaware case worker is accused of threatening to take away a woman's children if she didn't give him sexual favors.


Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:36
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.

Man dies in Kensington shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:35

Man dies in Kensington shootingPhiladelphia police are investigating a deadly shooting in Kensington.


‘Trust No One’: When trouble knocks, call in an ex-Marine

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:34
Seattle author Jayne Ann Krentz delivers her latest work of romantic suspense, ”Trust No One,” about a young Seattle woman accused of both embezzlement and murder. Krentz will appear Saturday, Jan. 3, at Page 2 Books in Burien.

White Pass - 12/31/2014 8:10:29 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:33
White Pass US12
12/31/2014 8:10:29 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 8:03:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:33
Satus Pass US97
12/31/2014 8:03:17 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 8:19:42 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:33
Stevens Pass US2
12/31/2014 8:19:42 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