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Major Syrian rebel town 'recaptured'

BBC World News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:40
The last major town held by rebels in Syria's western Latakia province is recaptured by pro-government forces, state TV and activists report.
Categories: BBC World News

Amazon founder Bezos' reused rocket successfully launches, lands

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:40

Through his Blue Origin company, Bezos aims to have millions of people living in space.

       

Sunday Book Review: Spotlight on Politics

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:38
This week, two new books by very different authors grapple with the right wing’s effects on conservatism and America; plus reviews of Jane Mayer’s “Dark Money” and more.









Was Washington's snow measurement accurate?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:35

17.8 inches was measured at Reagan National Airport, but could more have fallen?

       

New Jersey hit hard by ocean surge, coastal flooding during snowstorm

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:33

High winds, high tides during record storm led to coastal flooding along New Jersey

       

Rio announces Olympics Zika plans

BBC World News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:32
Brazil's authorities announce plans to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic Games later this year.
Categories: BBC World News

Travel ban for New York lifted; 3 snow shoveling deaths in NYC

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:29

Travel ban for New York lifted; 3 snow shoveling deaths in NYCA travel ban has been lifted in New York City, but mass transit service remains mostly disrupted after New York City received its second biggest snowfall in history.


Official: Possible Saudi IPO wouldn’t include oil reserves

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:21

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chairman of Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco was quoted as saying a possible initial public offering would not include the kingdom’s oil reserves. Chairman Khalid al-Falih made the comments to Saudi privately owned broadcaster Al-Arabiya in an interview from Davos, Switzerland. The Dubai-based broadcaster reported the comments Sunday. […]
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Official: Possible Saudi IPO wouldn’t include oil reserves

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:21

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chairman of Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco was quoted as saying a possible initial public offering would not include the kingdom’s oil reserves. Chairman Khalid al-Falih made the comments to Saudi privately owned broadcaster Al-Arabiya in an interview from Davos, Switzerland. The Dubai-based broadcaster reported the comments Sunday. […]
Categories: Sports Center

Official: Possible Saudi IPO wouldn’t include oil reserves

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:21

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chairman of Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco was quoted as saying a possible initial public offering would not include the kingdom’s oil reserves. Chairman Khalid al-Falih made the comments to Saudi privately owned broadcaster Al-Arabiya in an interview from Davos, Switzerland. The Dubai-based broadcaster reported the comments Sunday. […]

Travel ban lifted on Long Island, LIRR rail service shut down

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:19

Travel ban lifted on Long Island, LIRR rail service shut downTraffic is moving again on the Long Island Expressway and other roadways after a travel ban was lifted Sunday morning.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel taps high-profile officer to advise Chicago police

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:14

Charles Ramsey has a long history with Chicago and troubled police departments.

       

Major Cities Grind to a Halt and Face Days of Digging Out Snow

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:12
In New York, the National Weather Service said 26.8 inches of snow had fallen on Central Park by midnight, making this the city’s second-biggest snowstorm since 1869.









White Pass - 1/24/2016 3:54:07 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:08
White Pass US12
1/24/2016 3:54:07 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:
Light snow

Satus Pass - 1/24/2016 3:47:50 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:08
Satus Pass US97
1/24/2016 3:47:50 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, with ice in places.

Weather:
Cloudy

Stevens Pass - 1/24/2016 3:50:12 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:08
Stevens Pass US2
1/24/2016 3:50:12 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway has snow and slush

Weather:
Snow. Advance Notice: Avalanche control is planned for US 2 Stevens Pass on Sunday, January 24th between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 58 at Scenic and westbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 64 at the summit of Stevens Pass. Once it begins, avalanche control work generally takes from 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete. WSDOT will provide an update should an extended closure become necessary.

Blewett Pass - 1/24/2016 3:52:36 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:08
Blewett Pass US97
1/24/2016 3:52:36 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/24/2016 3:44:32 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:08
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/24/2016 3:44:32 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet with snow and slush in places. Advance Notice: A closure is planned for tomorrow night. On Sunday, January 24 closure will begin at 11:00 pm and last 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:
Snow showers

Miss Universe winner says next dream is to be a Bond girl

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:07

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe has her eyes set on her next big dream: being a Bond girl. Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach returned home to the Philippines for the first time since her crowning — and that awkward moment when host Steve Harvey mistakenly announced Miss Colombia as the winner instead of her. […]
Categories: Sports Center

Miss Universe winner says next dream is to be a Bond girl

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:07

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe has her eyes set on her next big dream: being a Bond girl. Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach returned home to the Philippines for the first time since her crowning — and that awkward moment when host Steve Harvey mistakenly announced Miss Colombia as the winner instead of her. […]
Categories: Sports Center