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3 men killed in elderly housing complex; neighbor charged

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 04:09
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — A prosecutor says three men have been found dead at an elderly housing complex in Massachusetts, and a neighbor is charged with killing them.

Bar Tartine’s secrets to sumptuous staples | Books for Cooks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 04:06
From a popular San Francisco restaurant, a look at how to achieve complex flavors in cooking at home.

Stricken cargo ship 'to be refloated'

BBC World News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 04:06
A cargo ship which is stranded in the Solent after it was deliberately run aground could be refloated on Wednesday, salvors say.
Categories: BBC World News

Tuesday Seahawks links and notes: Will Carolina game be tougher than we think?

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 04:01
The line on the Seahawks-Carolina game seems to be settling in at Seattle by 11.
Categories: Sports Center

White House issues veto threat on Keystone XL pipeline bill

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 04:01
The White House says President Barack Obama would veto legislation approving construction of the long-stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Welcome to the fragile year | Jon Talton

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 04:01
Market moves usually don't speak with one voice and are best ignored in favor of the fundamentals. But when the stock market pulls a major sell-off, as began Monday and continued today, it's best to pay attention.

Man faces federal charge in shooting of Albuquerque officer

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 04:00

This image from video provided by the Albuquerque Police Department shows the alleged suspect in an attack on an Albuquerque police officer, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, in Albuquerque, N.M. Authorities said that Lou Golson, a 31-year-veteran of the force, was wounded at a traffic stop shooting and is in stable condition following surgery. Police said Sunday that they were still searching for his attacker and released three blurry photos of the alleged suspect that had been taken by a video camera carried by Golson. (AP Photo/Albuquerque Police Department)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque police chief says the man suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer during a weekend traffic stop was homeless and driving a stolen SUV when he was pulled over.


Korea dropped from 2015 calendar

BBC World News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:59
The Korean Grand Prix has been dropped from the 2015 calendar, reducing the season to 20 races.
Categories: BBC World News

Fla. could become Deep South's prime gay wedding destination

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:59

Alberto Molina-Coats, right, kisses his new spouse Glenn Molina-Coats after a mass same-sex wedding near the Hillsborough County Courthouse Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Clerk of the Circuit Court, Pat Frank, married the couple after U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle's ruling that Florida's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional took effect early Tuesday in all 67 counties.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)YULEE, Fla. (AP) — With gay marriage now legal in Florida, same-sex couples from around the Deep South crossed the border Tuesday as the Sunshine State became a prime regional destination for gay and lesbian weddings still banned back home.


CDC: Alcohol poisoning kills 6 a day, mostly middle-aged men

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:56

FILE - In this July 31, 2013 photo, beer is displayed for sale in Norfolk, Va. A report Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found six Americans die each day from alcohol poisoning. To the surprise of even health officials, it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve middle-aged adults. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld, File)NEW YORK (AP) — To the surprise of even health officials, it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve middle-aged adults — not teens or college kids.


NY Governor Mario Cuomo remembered as a humble family man

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:55

New York Governor Cuomo comforts his mother Matilda outside the St. Ignatius Loyola Church after the funeral service for his late father, former Governor Mario Cuomo, in New YorkBy Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo was memorialized on Tuesday, at a ceremony that drew political luminaries from around the United States, as a humble man of simple tastes who adored his family. Cuomo, a three-term governor, and a leading voice of the Democratic Party's liberal wing, he died at his home last Thursday at age 82, only hours after his son Gov. Andrew Cuomo was inaugurated for a second term. ...


Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell sentenced to 2 years in prison for public corruption

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:51
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell sentenced to 2 years in prison for public corruption.

Syria accuses John McCain and 3 others of entering illegally

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:49
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Syrian government on Tuesday accused U.S. Senator John McCain, former French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner and two others of entering the country illegally.

White Pass - 1/6/2015 10:36:04 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:49
White Pass US12
1/6/2015 10:36:04 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/6/2015 10:25:40 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:49
Satus Pass US97
1/6/2015 10:25:40 AM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry, wet in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/6/2015 10:23:11 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:49
Stevens Pass US2
1/6/2015 10:23:11 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:
Broken overcast skies with areas of fog

Blewett Pass - 1/6/2015 10:30:16 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:49
Blewett Pass US97
1/6/2015 10:30:16 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with ice in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/6/2015 10:25:12 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:49
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/6/2015 10:25:12 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. WSDOT Geo Techs are on scene assessing the slope. Westbound I-90 remains closed until that assessment is complete. There is no estimated opening time at this point. Closures are at mp 70 near Easton and mp 106 near Ellensburg. Updates will be posted when new information is available.

Weather:
Overcast skies

US factory orders fell 0.7 percent in November

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:40
Orders to U.S. factories fell for a fourth straight month in November, with demand in a key category that signals business investment plans down for a third month.

Republicans push Keystone bill, White House threatens veto

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 03:37

A depot used to store pipes for Transcanada Corp's planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is seen in Gascoyne North DakotaBy Timothy Gardner and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican senators kicked off the new U.S. Congress with legislation to approve the hotly disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the White House promptly threatened a veto. With Republicans assuming full control of Congress on Tuesday after their victories in the November election, they have put Keystone at the center of their legislative agenda and plan weeks of debate. They believe that the public spotlight on the issue will pressure President Barack Obama to eventually approve the project. ...