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Chinese stocks fall again, other Asian markets rise

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 14:10

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks sank again Wednesday but other Asian markets rose following Wall Street’s gain as investors looked ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest statement on interest rates and the economic outlook. KEEPING SCORE: China’s Shanghai Composite Index shed 2.4 percent to 2,682.65, adding to Tuesday’s 6.4 percent loss. The Chinese benchmark […]

Tuesday’s prep wrestling results

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 14:07

Meadowdale defeated Shorecrest in a WesCo match, 51-21.
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Tuesday’s prep wrestling results

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 14:07

Meadowdale defeated Shorecrest in a WesCo match, 51-21.
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Tuesday’s prep wrestling results

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 14:07

Meadowdale defeated Shorecrest in a WesCo match, 51-21.

NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years off

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:58

 a U-shaped barrier of earthen berms, walls and gates that would keep floods out and the nation’s financial capital dry. Now, more than three years later, the idea has stacked up over $600 million in backing, including a $176 million shot in the arm from the federal government, but it is still hundreds of millions of dollars and several years away from becoming a reality. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — After ocean waters poured into lower Manhattan during Superstorm Sandy, experts began dreaming up a solution: a U-shaped barrier of earthen berms, walls and gates that would keep floods out and the nation's financial capital dry.


Driver of bus that killed principal a 'model employee'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:57

The driver showed no outward signs of impairment at the scene of the crash, police said.

       

Rouhani due in France for trade talks

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:57
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani will arrive in France on Wednesday for the second leg of his state visit to Europe, after three days in Italy.
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Kerry, Wang discuss N. Korea, South China Sea

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:51

The two met for four hours in Beijing and described their discussions as 'constructive' and 'candid.'

       

Duke student hospitalized, 10 sororities suspended

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:46

The unnamed student is in critical condition but expected to make a full recovery.

       

National Briefing | Northwest: Washington: 2 Killed and 3 Are Wounded in Shooting at Homeless Camp

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:45
The police said they were searching for at least one person after the shooting near Airport Way South and South Atlantic Street south of downtown.









White Pass - 1/26/2016 9:10:47 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:39
White Pass US12
1/26/2016 9:10:47 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Starting Monday, Jan 25 WSDOT will be installing a new culvert across US 12 at the MP 154. The signal will be shut off and flaggers used. There may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the next five days.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/26/2016 9:04:54 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:39
Satus Pass US97
1/26/2016 9:04:54 PM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Broken cloud cover

Stevens Pass - 1/26/2016 9:12:41 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:39
Stevens Pass US2
1/26/2016 9:12:41 PM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Blewett Pass - 1/26/2016 9:19:15 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:39
Blewett Pass US97
1/26/2016 9:19:15 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Partly cloudy skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/26/2016 9:12:43 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:39
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/26/2016 9:12:43 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. Temporary closure is planned for Tuesday Jan. 26, Wednesday, Jan 27 and Thursday, Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Rain showers

2 ships searching for MH370 have damaged vital equipment

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:38

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Officials say the hunt for the Malaysian airliner has been set back when two of the three search ships sustaining damage to vital equipment. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau, which is coordinating the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, said Wednesday that a piece of underwater communications equipment fitted to the […]
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2 ships searching for MH370 have damaged vital equipment

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:38

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Officials say the hunt for the Malaysian airliner has been set back when two of the three search ships sustaining damage to vital equipment. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau, which is coordinating the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, said Wednesday that a piece of underwater communications equipment fitted to the […]
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2 ships searching for MH370 have damaged vital equipment

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:38

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Officials say the hunt for the Malaysian airliner has been set back when two of the three search ships sustaining damage to vital equipment. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau, which is coordinating the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, said Wednesday that a piece of underwater communications equipment fitted to the […]

'There doesn't have to be bloodshed' but the clock ticks on Oregon standoff

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:37

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APNewsBreak: Racial disparities in Connecticut stun gun use

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:35

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Preliminary data obtained by The Associated Press show that officers in Connecticut fired stun guns at blacks and Hispanics at a higher rate than at white suspects, and warned but didn’t fire at white suspects at a higher rate than they did blacks or Hispanics. A 2014 law made Connecticut the […]
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