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Diocese: Church leader was concerned bishop was drunk

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:17
BALTIMORE (AP) — The leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland said a bishop-elect charged in a drunken driving death may also have been inebriated at a dinner months earlier, just days before her consecration as a bishop, according to a timeline released by the diocese.

UW recruiting notes and nuggets a day before National Signing Day

WA Huskies - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:16
First, a look at Chris Petersen's second recruiting class at UW, a day before National Signing Day:
Categories: Sports Center

Texas boy, 9, suspended from school over magic

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:15
A 9-year-old Texas boy with a fondness for magic and "The Lord of the Rings" movies has been suspended from school after telling a classmate he would make him disappear, doing a trick he saw in one of the films, the boy's father said on Tuesday. Jason Steward told west Texas broadcaster KOSA that he got a call from Kermit Elementary School last week saying his son Aiden was suspended because of a movie-inspired magic trick, which was seen as threatening the safety of another child. Kermit Elementary School Principal Roxanne Greer and Kermit Independent School District Superintendent Bill Boyd did not respond to requests for comment. Fourth-grader Aiden told the broadcaster: "Because of 'The Lord of the Rings', Bilbo Baggins can make people disappear with his ring.

White Pass - 2/3/2015 12:42:26 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:13
White Pass US12
2/3/2015 12:42:26 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies with occasional light rain

Satus Pass - 2/3/2015 12:41:30 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:13
Satus Pass US97
2/3/2015 12:41:30 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast with mixed rain and snow

Stevens Pass - 2/3/2015 12:44:57 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:13
Stevens Pass US2
2/3/2015 12:44:57 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is mostly bare and wet with slush and ice in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 2/3/2015 12:55:11 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:13
Blewett Pass US97
2/3/2015 12:55:11 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/3/2015 12:48:41 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:13
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/3/2015 12:48:41 PM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is mostly bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Defense: Lack of evidence against mom in NY poisoning death

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:06
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her 5-year-old son by feeding him salt through a stomach tube calmly "watched and waited" for the poisoning to take effect, summoning help only after he began writhing and retching, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Judge says dispute over Current TV deal will require trial

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:04
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A trial will be needed to resolve a dispute between former Vice President Al Gore and Al Jazeera America over tens of millions of dollars held in escrow as part of the news network's $500 million acquisition of Current TV, a Delaware judge ruled Tuesday.

Fulham 1-3 Sunderland

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:03
Premier League Sunderland come from behind to beat Championship side Fulham and avoid an FA Cup upset.
Categories: BBC World News

Intel chief warns US tech threatened by China cybertheft

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:01
The U.S. defense intelligence chief warned Tuesday that America's technological edge over China is at risk because of cybertheft.

AccuWeather: Sunny, Brisk and Cold Today

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:00

 Brief Break from the Deep FreezeMeteorologist David Murphy says icy patches are possible this morning.


Uber, Carnegie Mellon partnering on Pittsburgh research lab

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 05:56
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ride-hailing service Uber is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University on a Pittsburgh research lab both hope could lead to the development of driverless cars.

Video: Seahawks somber as they clean out lockers and head into off-season

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 05:47
It was locker clean out day for the Seahawks Tuesday, one as somber as any in team history, if not NFL history.

Greece lobbies EU leaders over debt

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 05:46
Greece's leaders receive a guarded welcome to their proposals for a debt deal, ahead of crunch talks with EU creditors and leaders.
Categories: BBC World News

Lynden defensive end Bryce Sterk happy to be a Husky

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 05:45
A late bloomer as a football player, it was only fitting that Bryce Sterk emerged as Pac-12 recruit late.

Report: Silicon Valley tech economy booming

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 05:45

Alex Simangas, a cook at a local pizza restaurant, stands with his son Alex and daughter Teresa outside their home at the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, in Palo Alto, Calif. Silicon Valley's tech economy is continuing to boom, with 58,000 new jobs and 42,000 new residents last year and all indications the record growth will continue, according to study released Tuesday. The report shows that with the income and population growth, low wage earners are being priced out of housing, roadways are increasingly congested, and public rail service is overwhelmed throughout the greater Bay Area. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A study released Tuesday shows Silicon Valley's tech economy is continuing to boom, with 58,000 new jobs and 42,000 new residents last year and all indications the record growth will continue.


The Valentine column: Finding romance in Europe

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 05:42
Look beyond Paris or Venice to sleepy villages and cozy hideaways across the continent.

Teacher admits he collected disability but taught elsewhere

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 05:39
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey schoolteacher has admitted stealing nearly $249,000 by fraudulently collecting a disability pension while he was teaching in other states.