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Palestinian Girl With Knife Killed by Israeli Guard, Police Say

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:01
The police in Israel said the 13-year-old girl was shot by a civilian guard outside a West Bank settlement after running at him with a knife.









Table for Three: Alice Walker and Colm Toibin, and Their Trail of Words

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:00
The authors of “The Color Purple” and “Brooklyn” compare notes on Hollywood, others adapting their work, and how real life has informed their fiction









Drivers With Head Shots: The New Side Job for the Creative Class in Los Angeles

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:00
Instead of becoming waiters, as cliché would have it, actors and artists are hitting the road as Uber and Lyft drivers when work is scarce.









White Pass - 1/23/2016 2:24:04 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:58
White Pass US12
1/23/2016 2:24:04 AM

Temperature: 30 °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.

Weather:
Overcast

Satus Pass - 1/23/2016 2:37:13 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:58
Satus Pass US97
1/23/2016 2:37:13 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/23/2016 2:22:50 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:58
Stevens Pass US2
1/23/2016 2:22:50 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet with frost and ice in places.

Weather:
Light overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 1/23/2016 2:33:43 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:58
Blewett Pass US97
1/23/2016 2:33:43 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is mostly bare and dry, wet in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/23/2016 2:35:11 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:58
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/23/2016 2:35:11 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. Advance Notice: A closure is planned for the next three nights starting Friday at 11:30 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, January 23 and 24 beginning at 11:00 pm and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line from the East Shed (new bridge) area and east toward Slide Curve. Traffic will be stopped Eastbound at Milepost 56, Gold Creek and Westbound at Milepost 70, Easton.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Shovels to sleds, Wilmington takes on the snow

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:50

While some people in the city were shoveling out, others made the trifecta of winter fun — snow balls, sledding, and snow forts.

       

Report: Bloomberg looks at potential independent White House run

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:38

Former mayor has asked aides to study how he might run third party, New York Times says.

       

Freed Gitmo prisoner refuses to leave

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:29

A Guantanamo Bay inmate who remained in the prison for nearly 14 years finally had his shot at freedom this week—and he turned it down.

       

Charlotte Rampling clarifies controversial diversity remarks

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:28

LONDON (AP) — Academy Award-nominated actress Charlotte Rampling said her comments that an Oscars’ boycott is “racist to white people” were misinterpreted. In a statement to CBS News’ “Sunday Morning” on Friday, Rampling said she wished every performance was given equal opportunity for consideration. All this year’s acting nominees are white. Rampling, 69, previously told […]
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Charlotte Rampling clarifies controversial diversity remarks

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:28

LONDON (AP) — Academy Award-nominated actress Charlotte Rampling said her comments that an Oscars’ boycott is “racist to white people” were misinterpreted. In a statement to CBS News’ “Sunday Morning” on Friday, Rampling said she wished every performance was given equal opportunity for consideration. All this year’s acting nominees are white. Rampling, 69, previously told […]
Categories: Sports Center

Charlotte Rampling clarifies controversial diversity remarks

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:28

LONDON (AP) — Academy Award-nominated actress Charlotte Rampling said her comments that an Oscars’ boycott is “racist to white people” were misinterpreted. In a statement to CBS News’ “Sunday Morning” on Friday, Rampling said she wished every performance was given equal opportunity for consideration. All this year’s acting nominees are white. Rampling, 69, previously told […]

Philadelphia program offers hub for homeless in blizzard

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:21

In just 850 square feet of space in a Philadelphia subway station underneath City Hall, there's a haven that not only offers shelter, but al...

       

Kansas Senator to 'ladies': No mini-skirts, please

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:17

A Kansas state senator has some people's knickers in a twist after implementing a new dress code that singles out women who wear "skimpy ski...

       

Iran and China pledge closer ties

BBC World News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:15
Iran and China pledge closer economic ties, as China's Xi Jinping becomes the first leader to visit Tehran since sanctions were lifted.
Categories: BBC World News

The Latest: Cars in standstill amid snow, wind in Kentucky

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the blizzard slamming a large swath of the United States (all times local): 7:35 a.m. A local TV reporter who was among the motorists stranded along Interstate 75 in Kentucky amid a snowstorm tells viewers from inside her news van that the experience has been crazy, with wind and […]
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The Latest: Cars in standstill amid snow, wind in Kentucky

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the blizzard slamming a large swath of the United States (all times local): 7:35 a.m. A local TV reporter who was among the motorists stranded along Interstate 75 in Kentucky amid a snowstorm tells viewers from inside her news van that the experience has been crazy, with wind and […]
Categories: Sports Center

The Latest: Cars in standstill amid snow, wind in Kentucky

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the blizzard slamming a large swath of the United States (all times local): 7:35 a.m. A local TV reporter who was among the motorists stranded along Interstate 75 in Kentucky amid a snowstorm tells viewers from inside her news van that the experience has been crazy, with wind and […]