News aggregator

China seeks ‘new chapter’ with Iran after sanctions lifted

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:23

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday he hopes for a “new chapter” in relations with Iran after the lifting of international sanctions under a historic nuclear deal, as he paid the first visit by a Chinese leader to the Islamic Republic in 14 years. “In cooperation with the Iranian side and […]

Road crews work to clear rockslides in Santa Cruz Mountains

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:22

Road crews work to clear rockslides in Santa Cruz MountainsAfter Friday's storm utility companies and road crews were busy cleaning up storm damage and clearing rockslides in the Santa Cruz Mountains.


South Sudan fails to form government

BBC World News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:20
South Sudan misses a key deadline to create a transitional government, part of a peace deal to end the civil war which began in 2013.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: US toddler found on busy road

BBC World News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:20
A toddler in the US state of Oregon is safely returned to his family after a police officer finds him wandering on a busy road.
Categories: BBC World News

Pacifica declares local state of emergency due to falling cliffs

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:18

Pacifica declares local state of emergency due to falling cliffsThe city of Pacifica is asking for state and federal assistance due to the coastline that is falling away and unstable roads.


Folks cope with wind gusts, blizzard in Claymont

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:15

Braving the wind gusts, heavy snow in ClaymontHigh wind gusts are also a factor in Claymont, Delaware as folks cope with blizzard conditons.


Google agrees to pay UK for taxes owed for decade

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:04

LONDON (AP) — A senior opposition lawmaker says Google’s tax settlement with Britain is “derisory” and unfair to taxpayers. John McDonnell, the Labour Party’s economic spokesman, on Saturday called for the National Audit Office to investigate. “It looks to me from all the independent analysis that this is relatively trivial in comparison with what should […]
Categories: Sports Center

Google agrees to pay UK for taxes owed for decade

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:04

LONDON (AP) — A senior opposition lawmaker says Google’s tax settlement with Britain is “derisory” and unfair to taxpayers. John McDonnell, the Labour Party’s economic spokesman, on Saturday called for the National Audit Office to investigate. “It looks to me from all the independent analysis that this is relatively trivial in comparison with what should […]
Categories: Sports Center

Google agrees to pay UK for taxes owed for decade

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:04

LONDON (AP) — A senior opposition lawmaker says Google’s tax settlement with Britain is “derisory” and unfair to taxpayers. John McDonnell, the Labour Party’s economic spokesman, on Saturday called for the National Audit Office to investigate. “It looks to me from all the independent analysis that this is relatively trivial in comparison with what should […]

AccuWeather: Blizzard

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:03

 Blizzard 2016 is hereMeteorologist Chris Sowers says most of our region will see 1 to 2 feet of snow along with serious coastal flooding.


Google agrees to pay UK for taxes owed for decade

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:02
LONDON (AP) — A senior opposition lawmaker says Google's tax settlement with Britain is "derisory" and unfair to taxpayers.

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.