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Kosovo Serb politician gets 9 years in prison for war crimes

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:24

MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — An international court on Thursday sentenced a leading Kosovo Serb politician to nine years in prison for war crimes against ethnic Albanian civilians — a ruling that could heighten tensions in the Balkan region and prompted Belgrade to start reconsidering its EU-mediated reconciliation talks with Pristina. Judges of the European Union’s […]
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Kosovo Serb politician gets 9 years in prison for war crimes

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:24

MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — An international court on Thursday sentenced a leading Kosovo Serb politician to nine years in prison for war crimes against ethnic Albanian civilians — a ruling that could heighten tensions in the Balkan region and prompted Belgrade to start reconsidering its EU-mediated reconciliation talks with Pristina. Judges of the European Union’s […]

PennDOT hits the road as shoppers hit stores

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:19

PennDOT hits the road as shoppers hit storesPreparations continue across the area as a snowstorm targets our area.


Applications for US unemployment aid rise to 6-month high

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:16

FILE - In this May 30, 2013, file photo, job seekers line up to talk to recruiters during a job fair held in Atlanta. On Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits a week earlier. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since July, though applications remained at historically low levels.


Film Academy, Under Fire, Is Expected to Take Steps to Improve Oscar Diversity

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:15
One change might be an immediate return to a 10-film field of best picture nominees, some people briefed on the matter said.









Your Thursday Briefing: Alexander Litvinenko, Flint, Academy Awards

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:15
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.









Utah basketball game guide: Runnin' Utes look to steal road win against Washington State - Salt Lake Tribune

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:14

Deseret News

Utah basketball game guide: Runnin' Utes look to steal road win against Washington State
Salt Lake Tribune
Arizona guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright (0) gets by Washington State guard Ike Iroegbu (2) during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, Tucson, Ariz. (Kelly Presnell/Arizona Daily Star via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; PAC-12 ...
Runnin' Utes, Taylor on the road to face Washington StateDeseret News
Men's Basketball: Runnin' Utes Looking to Start Better Against Washington StateDaily Utah Chronicle
Cougars Return Home to Host Utes ThursdayWashington State Athletics

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Books of The Times: Review: ‘Youngblood,’ an Urgent Novel About the Iraq War

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:10
The book, by Matt Gallagher, looks at what young American soldiers experienced during their deployments.









Will Smith joins wife in not attending the Oscars

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:06

Will Smith joins wife in not attending the OscarsWill Smith says he will not attend the Academy Awards next month, joining his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, and others in protest against two straight years of all-white acting nominees.


3 injured after SUV bursts into flames in Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:00

3 injured after SUV bursts into flames in DelawareThree people were injured after an SUV burst into flames in New Castle, Delaware.


As Jeb Bush Struggles, Some Allies Blame His ‘Super PAC’

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 23:58
Right to Rise has raised more than $100 million to help Mr. Bush secure the Republican nomination. Critics say it has little to show for it.









White Pass - 1/21/2016 7:26:08 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 23:41
White Pass US12
1/21/2016 7:26:08 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and slush on the roadway. Thursday, during the day, the Wildcat Creek Bridge near milepost 166 will be reduced to one lane 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 7:23:20 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 23:41
Satus Pass US97
1/21/2016 7:23:20 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Stevens Pass - 1/21/2016 7:39:19 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 23:41
Stevens Pass US2
1/21/2016 7:39:19 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Chains required on all vehicles except all wheel drive, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Chains required on all vehicles except all wheel drive, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice on the roadway. AT 7:30 A.M. US2 WILL BE CLOSED FROM TUMWATER CANYON TO COLES CORNER DUE TO HEAVY PRECIPITATION AND HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER. A DETOUR IS AVAILABLE VIA CHUMSTICK HIGHWAY, WITH VEHICLES OVER 10,000 GVW PROHIBITED. LOCAL DELIVERIES ARE ABLE TO ACCESS THE PLAIN AREA. THERE IS NO ESTIMATED TIME FOR REOPENING.

Weather:
Snowing hard

Blewett Pass - 1/21/2016 7:25:01 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 23:41
Blewett Pass US97
1/21/2016 7:25:01 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

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

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

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/21/2016 7:30:13 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 23:41
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/21/2016 7:30:13 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
I-90 is closed from mp 34 near North Bend to mp 106 near Ellensburg due to avalanche danger. The pass will remain closed today until conditions change. WSDOT avalanche crews will be doing control work throughout the day. Compact snow and ice on the roadway.

Weather:
Snowing

Man in Hungary gets 3 years’ probation for Holocaust denial

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 23:41

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Budapest court has sentenced a Hungarian man to three years’ probation because he publicly denied that the Holocaust happened. The case stems from a June 2012 speech in which Ferenc Oroshazi read excerpts from “Fatelessness,” a book by Hungarian Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertesz, and said they […]
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Man in Hungary gets 3 years’ probation for Holocaust denial

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 23:41

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Budapest court has sentenced a Hungarian man to three years’ probation because he publicly denied that the Holocaust happened. The case stems from a June 2012 speech in which Ferenc Oroshazi read excerpts from “Fatelessness,” a book by Hungarian Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertesz, and said they […]
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Man in Hungary gets 3 years’ probation for Holocaust denial

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 23:41

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Budapest court has sentenced a Hungarian man to three years’ probation because he publicly denied that the Holocaust happened. The case stems from a June 2012 speech in which Ferenc Oroshazi read excerpts from “Fatelessness,” a book by Hungarian Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertesz, and said they […]

‘More than a tweak’: Tigers introduce Justin Upton

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 23:40

DETROIT (AP) — Al Avila says it was around Christmas that the Detroit Tigers’ offseason changed. Owner Mike Ilitch was concerned about the team’s ability to score runs. “We had the company party here. He starts mentioning to me about, he’s worried about our offense — and that never stopped,” said Avila, Detroit’s general manager. […]
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