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What to Watch on Friday at the Australian Open

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 21:15

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are back on court Friday for their third-round matches at the Australian Open. Six-time champion Williams is playing Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina. Djokovic, seeking his sixth Australian Open title, plays No. 28-seeded Andreas Seppi. Djokovic has never lost in 11 career meetings with the […]
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What to Watch on Friday at the Australian Open

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 21:15

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are back on court Friday for their third-round matches at the Australian Open. Six-time champion Williams is playing Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina. Djokovic, seeking his sixth Australian Open title, plays No. 28-seeded Andreas Seppi. Djokovic has never lost in 11 career meetings with the […]
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What to Watch on Friday at the Australian Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 21:15

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are back on court Friday for their third-round matches at the Australian Open. Six-time champion Williams is playing Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina. Djokovic, seeking his sixth Australian Open title, plays No. 28-seeded Andreas Seppi. Djokovic has never lost in 11 career meetings with the […]

A timeline of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 21:01

A forklift driver moves a pallet of water in a warehouse Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Flint, Mich. Area residents dealing with contaminated drinking water in Flint will be the recipients of the water, which they can pick up at fire stations throughout the city. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)A look at some of the key events in the development of the Flint water crisis:


Thousands of Greek professionals protest pension reform plan

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:57
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Thousands of Greek lawyers, doctors, engineers and other professional groups are marching peacefully through central Athens to protest drastic new income cuts under planned pension reforms.

Sex abuse scandal rocks exclusive New England prep school

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:57

Sex abuse scandal rocks exclusive New England prep schoolMIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — For more than a century, St. George's School has been part of the pedigree of some of America's richest and most influential families. Astors, Vanderbilts and Bushes have attended the exclusive boarding school, where students can go sailing, play on world-class squash courts or simply enjoy a sweeping view of the sea from the hilltop campus.


FBI ran website sharing thousands of child porn images

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:54

Federal agents kept the site online for two weeks to catch its users

       

Tips for driving in snow and ice

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:49

Even the slightest bit of ice on the roads can make for treacherous driving conditions.

       

Record number of US drone crashes

BBC World News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:48
A record number of US military drones crashed in 2015, according to an investigation by the Washington Post.
Categories: BBC World News

European Central Bank leaves key interest rate unchanged

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:46
LONDON (AP) — European Central Bank leaves key interest rate unchanged.

White Pass - 1/21/2016 4:28:13 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:40
White Pass US12
1/21/2016 4:28:13 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traffic Delayed for Avalanche Control

Restrictions Westbound:
Traffic Delayed for Avalanche Control

Conditions:
Compact snow and slush on the roadway. One lane is closed on the Wildcat Creek Bridge near milepost 166 for repairs to the bridge deck. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone. Motorists will experience some delay and added travel time. 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:
Snowing

Satus Pass - 1/21/2016 4:35:43 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:40
Satus Pass US97
1/21/2016 4:35:43 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Stevens Pass - 1/21/2016 4:29:22 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:40
Stevens Pass US2
1/21/2016 4:29:22 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice on the roadway. Advance Notice Avalanche control is planned on Thursday, Jan. 21 between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 58, at Scenic, and westbound traffic will be stopped at the summit at milepost 64. 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.

Weather:
Snowing hard

Blewett Pass - 1/21/2016 4:36:19 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:40
Blewett Pass US97
1/21/2016 4:36:19 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/21/2016 4:37:35 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:40
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/21/2016 4:37:35 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, snow and slush in places. Snoqualmie Pass remains closed both directions. The roadway is expected to open at 5:30 a.m. Eastbound traffic is stopped near Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound traffic is stopped at Easton milepost 71

Weather:
Snowing

Police open fire on ethnic protesters in Nepal, killing 2

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:37

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A government official says police fired on ethnic protesters in southern Nepal, killing at least two and wounding another eight. Government administrator Devi Bahadur Bhandari said the police acted as the ethnic Madhesi protesters tried to attack a political rally organized by the ruling communist party in Rangeli, near the border […]
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Police open fire on ethnic protesters in Nepal, killing 2

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:37

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A government official says police fired on ethnic protesters in southern Nepal, killing at least two and wounding another eight. Government administrator Devi Bahadur Bhandari said the police acted as the ethnic Madhesi protesters tried to attack a political rally organized by the ruling communist party in Rangeli, near the border […]
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Police open fire on ethnic protesters in Nepal, killing 2

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:37

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A government official says police fired on ethnic protesters in southern Nepal, killing at least two and wounding another eight. Government administrator Devi Bahadur Bhandari said the police acted as the ethnic Madhesi protesters tried to attack a political rally organized by the ruling communist party in Rangeli, near the border […]

Patient groups funded by drugmakers are largely mum on high drug prices

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:36

Many critics say drugmakers have stifled the patient voice in drug price debate.

       

Student suspended after carrying classmate to nurse

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:34

Teacher was waiting for an email from nurse, but classmate was having an asthma attack.