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F.B.I. Director Says ‘Viral Video Effect’ Blunts Police Work

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:06
James Comey said he believed that “lots and lots of officers” were not engaging in confrontations with suspects out of fear of being videotaped.

Alaska bear mauling victim released from hospital

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:05

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An assistant university professor injured in a bear mauling in southeast Alaska last month has been released from the hospital. The University of Alaska Southeast says in a release that Forest Wagner is continuing outpatient physical therapy and wound care following his release from an Anchorage hospital on Monday. Wagner said […]
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Alaska bear mauling victim released from hospital

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:05

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An assistant university professor injured in a bear mauling in southeast Alaska last month has been released from the hospital. The University of Alaska Southeast says in a release that Forest Wagner is continuing outpatient physical therapy and wound care following his release from an Anchorage hospital on Monday. Wagner said […]
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Alaska bear mauling victim released from hospital

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:05

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An assistant university professor injured in a bear mauling in southeast Alaska last month has been released from the hospital. The University of Alaska Southeast says in a release that Forest Wagner is continuing outpatient physical therapy and wound care following his release from an Anchorage hospital on Monday. Wagner said […]

Latest: Missouri man executed for killing deputy, 2 others

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:04

This undated photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows Earl Forrest. Forrest, 66, is scheduled to be put to death Wednesday, May 11, 2016, for killing Dent County Sheriff’s Deputy Joann Barnes and two other people in 2002. It would be Missouri's first execution in 2016. (Missouri Department of Corrections via AP)BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the Missouri execution of a man convicted of killing a sheriff's deputy and two other people in 2002 (all times local):


Early test shows off Hyperloop system

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:01
An early test of Hyperloop - a proposed high-speed transport system - accelerates a sled to 116 mph (187km/h) in 1.1 seconds.
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White Pass - 5/11/2016 5:40:13 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:54
White Pass US12
5/11/2016 5:40:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
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. Construction has begun and drivers could experience as much as 30 minutes of additional weekday travel time. On nights and weekends, crews will be off the road and delays will be minimal.

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Satus Pass - 5/11/2016 5:32:30 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:54
Satus Pass US97
5/11/2016 5:32:30 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Stevens Pass - 5/11/2016 5:30:33 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:54
Stevens Pass US2
5/11/2016 5:30:33 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Blewett Pass - 5/11/2016 5:21:34 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:54
Blewett Pass US97
5/11/2016 5:21:34 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 5/11/2016 5:27:16 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:54
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/11/2016 5:27:16 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Rock blasting closures scheduled Wednesday May 11 and Thursday May 12, starting at 7 p.m. and lasting for one hour or more. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at Gold Creek, mp 56, westbound traffic will be stopped at mp 62, near Cabin Creek. No services are available past exit 53 eb and exit 70 wb during blasting closures.

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Factbox: A look at some Americans held prisoner in North Korea

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:52
The following is a look at some of 13 Americans held by North Korea since 1996. Most of them were sentenced to years of hard labor but held for less than a year. * Evan Hunziker, then 26, was held for three months in North Korea on spying charges in 1996.

State Auditor fights back after trial: Accuses Gov. Inslee of ‘political grandstanding’

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:51

In a letter, State Auditor Troy Kelley accused Gov. Jay Inslee of “political grandstanding” and “campaigning with taxpayer resources” and suggested conspiracies were at work to undermine him.
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State Auditor fights back after trial: Accuses Gov. Inslee of ‘political grandstanding’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:51

In a letter, State Auditor Troy Kelley accused Gov. Jay Inslee of “political grandstanding” and “campaigning with taxpayer resources” and suggested conspiracies were at work to undermine him.
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State Auditor fights back after trial: Accuses Gov. Inslee of ‘political grandstanding’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:51

In a letter, State Auditor Troy Kelley accused Gov. Jay Inslee of “political grandstanding” and “campaigning with taxpayer resources” and suggested conspiracies were at work to undermine him.

Key figure in Detroit school corruption pleads guilty

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:50

Norman Shy, a businessman at the center of a Detroit Public Schools corruption scheme, leaves the U.S. District Court in downtown Detroit on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Shy, a contractor accused of paying kickbacks to get business from Detroit schools, pleaded guilty Wednesday and answered "yes" to the names of 12 principals and an administrator who conspired with him to get gift cards or cash. (David Guralnick/Detroit News via AP) MANDATORY CREDITDETROIT (AP) — A contractor accused of paying kickbacks to get business from Detroit schools pleaded guilty Wednesday and said 12 principals and an administrator charged in the scheme conspired with him to get gift cards or cash.


Francis Bacon, Cy Twombly artworks highlight Sotheby's sale

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:49

FILE- In this Friday, March 29, 2016 photo, Francis Bacon's "Two Studies for a Self-Portrait" is viewed during the spring auction preview at Sotheby's, in New York. Bacon's double-panel self-portrait and a Cy Twombly “Blackboard” painting executed in blue, both in private collections for decades, are the top highlights at Sotheby’s auction of contemporary art on Wednesday, May 11. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A Francis Bacon double-panel self-portrait and a Cy Twombly "Blackboard" painting executed in blue — both in private collections for decades — were the highlights of Sotheby's auction of contemporary art on Wednesday.


PHOTOS: First look inside Divine Lorraine Hotel

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:38

 First look inside Divine Lorraine HotelThe historic Divine Lorraine Hotel on North Broad Street opened its doors to the public for a look inside.


In wake of Bellevue probe, WIAA changes rule to require cooperation with investigators

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:37

The organization that oversees high-school sports in Washington passed a rule this week that makes member schools cooperate during investigations into potential rules violations.
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In wake of Bellevue probe, WIAA changes rule to require cooperation with investigators

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:37

The organization that oversees high-school sports in Washington passed a rule this week that makes member schools cooperate during investigations into potential rules violations.
Categories: Sports Center