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US sanctions North Korea over Sony

BBC World News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 10:13
The US imposes new sanctions on North Korea in response to a major cyber-attack against Sony Pictures.
Categories: BBC World News

APNewsBreak: Suicide watch ignored, NY inmate dies

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 10:13

This Nov. 19, 2014, photo provided by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision shows Fabian Cruz, a mentally ill inmate, whose body was discovered Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in a Rikers Island jail cell and was pronounced dead by a jail doctor. (AP Photo/New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision)NEW YORK (AP) — A mentally ill inmate who hanged himself on New Year's Day in a Rikers Island jail cell was supposed to be placed on suicide watch, but it wasn't implemented, two city officials told The Associated Press on Friday.


One Last Confluence for Mario and Andrew Cuomo, Proud Rivals

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 10:09
On the day of Andrew Cuomo’s inauguration for his second term as governor of New York, his father, Mario Cuomo, died, commanding the state’s attention.






LeBron James will miss 2 weeks

NBA - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 10:07
Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is expected to miss at least the next two weeks with injuries to his left knee and back.
Categories: Sports Center

White Pass - 1/2/2015 4:52:59 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 10:03
White Pass US12
1/2/2015 4:52:59 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 1/2/2015 4:43:37 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 10:02
Satus Pass US97
1/2/2015 4:43:37 PM

Temperature: 25 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/2/2015 5:00:02 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 10:02
Stevens Pass US2
1/2/2015 5:00:02 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, frost and ice in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 1/2/2015 4:54:19 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 10:02
Blewett Pass US97
1/2/2015 4:54:19 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway has frost and ice in places

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/2/2015 4:53:58 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 10:02
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/2/2015 4:53:58 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:
Snow flurries

As Refugee Tide Swells, Lebanon Plans a Visa Requirement for Syrians

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 10:02
Some 1.1 million Syrians are said to have sought refuge in Lebanon, a nation of four million people.

Cactus Bowl game day: Huskies vs. Oklahoma State

WA Huskies - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 10:01
UW Game Day: Cactus Bowl
Categories: Sports Center

Donna Douglas, the Fairest ‘Beverly Hillbilly,’ Dies at 82

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 09:52
Ms. Douglas played the shapely daughter of the mountaineer Jed Clampett on the wildly popular television sitcom “The Beverly Hillbillies.”

In Sweden, the Land of the Open Door, Anti-Muslim Sentiment Finds a Foothold

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 09:51
Amid the relentless stream of migrants to Europe that has fueled a backlash against immigrants, directed most viciously at Muslims, arson is suspected at mosques in three Swedish cities over the last 10 days.






Live updates: No. 21 Washington at California

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 09:47
We’ll tip off the chat at 6:30 p.m. ahead of Washington's Pac-12 opener at California.

U.S. hockey team is eliminated from world junior championship by Russia

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 09:46
The United States was eliminated from the world junior hockey championship with a 3-2 loss to Russia in the quarterfinals in Montreal. The Americans lost despite a 41-25 advantage in shots on goal.

Guest: Here’s how Washington could save millions in health-care costs

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 09:46
Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget extends Medicare reimbursement levels to Medicaid primary-care providers. State lawmakers should extend that level of reimbursement to primary-care providers in 2015 and beyond.

The first pop quiz of 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 09:46
Let’s see what you remember about 2014, writes syndicated columnist Gail Collins.

Seattle's Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and Bobby Wagner named to Associated Press All-Pro Team

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 09:46
Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman, safety Earl Thomas and middle linebacker Bobby Wagner were each named to the Associated Press All-Pro Team, announced today. Safety Kam Chancellor and running back Marshawn Lynch were each named to the Second Team.
Categories: Sports Center

A Calligrapher Brings an Elegant Touch to an Officer’s Funeral

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 09:46
Zhao Ru, a famed Chinese calligrapher and Bensonhurst resident, created two scrolls, one for the wake and one for the funeral of Officer Wenjian Liu.

Cactus Bowl live updates: Huskies vs. Oklahoma State

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 09:37
Join me for a pregame chat starting at 6:30 p.m. PT to preview the Huskies' Cactus Bowl matchup against Oklahoma State from Tempe, Ariz.. Stick around during the game for chatter and live updates throughout.