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Union says U.S. refinery strike widened; cites unfair labor practices

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 09:16

Members of the United Steel Workers union picket the Tesoro refinery in Carson, CaliforniaThe United Steelworkers union said on Saturday the strike by U.S. refinery workers is expanding to two more plants early on Sunday due to unfair labor practices by oil companies. Walk-outs at BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana, refinery and the company's joint-venture refinery with Husky Energy in Toledo, Ohio, shortly after 12 a.m. local time on Sunday would bring the number of plants with striking hourly workers to 11, including nine refineries accounting for 13 percent of U.S. refining capacity. BP said on Friday it had received notice of the walk-outs at the two refineries, but the Steelworkers had said little about them until Saturday. "We regret that we have been unable to reach a mutually satisfactory agreement with the USW prior to contract expiration," said Shell spokesman Ray Fisher.


Guest: No Child Left Behind test requirements deserve support from both parties

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 09:16
After watching American students fall behind our global competitors, we now see an upward trajectory, write guest columnist

Stepping above the din, focusing on the big picture

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 09:16
We reserve special admiration for those who can quiet the self even in the heat of conflict, writes syndicated columnist David Brooks.

For Saudis and Pakistan, a Bird of Contention

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 09:05
A Pakistani court has canceled all foreign permits to hunt the houbara bustard, a favorite pastime of Arab royals, in response to complaints from conservationists.

Humberstone: A Chilean ghost town's English past

BBC World News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 09:03
The rise and fall of Chile's Humberstone
Categories: BBC World News

Brian Williams, Under Scrutiny, Will Take Leave From ‘NBC Nightly News’

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 09:03
In a memo to the NBC News staff, Mr. Williams said that Lester Holt, the anchor for “Dateline,” would step in.






Mumps outbreak in Idaho spreads to Washington state

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 09:01

Cases are tied to University of Idaho in Moscow.

       

Revel Casino sale in jeopardy after U.S. court order

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:59

People walk outside the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic CityThe planned sale of the shuttered Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, to a Florida developer has been thrown into jeopardy following a decision by a U.S. federal appeals court that would change the terms of the transaction, according to court documents. The sale to Florida developer Glen Straub, who bought Revel in bankruptcy court for $95.4 million, had been expected to be completed on Saturday. The decision by the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Court on Friday reversed a lower court decision against one of those tenants, IDEA Boardwalk LLC, which had sought to block the sale while it could appeal to protect its property rights. The Wall Street Journal quoted Stuart J. Moskovitz, an attorney representing Straub, as having said that the buyer might walk away from the sale if an appeal interfered with the deal, even if it means losing his $10 million deposit.


Photos: Timeline of dog rescued from icy pond in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:57

 Timeline of dog rescued from icy pond in WilmingtonSee the photos from start to finish of the rescue of a dog from an icy pond in Wilmington.


White Pass - 2/7/2015 3:38:47 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:55
White Pass US12
2/7/2015 3:38:47 PM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining with gusty winds

Satus Pass - 2/7/2015 3:35:55 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:55
Satus Pass US97
2/7/2015 3:35:55 PM

Temperature: 45 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry wet in places

Weather:
Overcast

Stevens Pass - 2/7/2015 3:29:18 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:55
Stevens Pass US2
2/7/2015 3:29:18 PM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 2/7/2015 3:34:35 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:55
Blewett Pass US97
2/7/2015 3:34:35 PM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/7/2015 3:27:45 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:55
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/7/2015 3:27:45 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with areas of standing water

Weather:
Raining, hard at times

Seahawks confident they are built for long-term success

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:55
As the team enters an offseason that includes soul-searching following Sunday’s Super Bowl loss, here’s a position-by-position breakdown.
Categories: Sports Center

Police dispatcher facing DUI in fatal pedestrian accident

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:54

Police dispatcher facing DUI in fatal pedestrian accidentA police dispatcher from Absecon, New Jersey is facing charges in a crash that killed a pedestrian.


You won’t get a kick out of these telling numbers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:50
“Cristiano Ronaldo earns €18,200,000 ($20.9 million) per year. It would take him 18 minutes to earn your weekly salary. On your current salary, it would take you 551 years to earn Cristiano Ronaldo’s annual wage. If you had started in the year 1464 you’d almost be finished.&rd

Appeal to Be Heard in ‘Serial’ Murder Case

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:50
The case of Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction was investigated on the popular podcast “Serial,” will be heard by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.






Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees plan to meet before spring training

Seattle Mariners - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:47
Alex Rodriguez and New York Yankees officials plan to meet before A-Rod reports to spring training. Rodriguez first sounded out the Yankees about a possible meeting earlier in the offseason, but New York held off at that point.
Categories: Sports Center

Russell Wilson only eyeing future

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 08:46
Seahawks quarterback keeps same mindset despite devastating finish, and plans to get better next season.
Categories: Sports Center