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UN rights chief finds more abuse in C. African Republic

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:28

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says his staffers have in recent weeks turned up six more cases of sexual abuse of children by European troops in Central African Republic. Zeid Raad al-Hussein’s office says a U.N. team interviewed five girls and a boy who claimed their abusers were part of European Union […]
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UN rights chief finds more abuse in C. African Republic

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:28

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says his staffers have in recent weeks turned up six more cases of sexual abuse of children by European troops in Central African Republic. Zeid Raad al-Hussein’s office says a U.N. team interviewed five girls and a boy who claimed their abusers were part of European Union […]
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UN rights chief finds more abuse in C. African Republic

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:28

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says his staffers have in recent weeks turned up six more cases of sexual abuse of children by European troops in Central African Republic. Zeid Raad al-Hussein’s office says a U.N. team interviewed five girls and a boy who claimed their abusers were part of European Union […]

Death-row inmate's case targets Georgia's strict secrecy law

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:22

In this undated image made from video and released by the Georgia Department of Corrections, shows white chunks that had formed in the lethal injection drug the state intended to use for the execution of Kelly Gissendaner, which was scheduled for March 2, 2015. The solution is supposed to be clear and when corrections officials realized the compounded pentobarbital had precipitated, they stopped the execution and temporarily suspended all executions in the state until they could investigate what went wrong with the drug.(Georgia Department of Corrections via AP)ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for an inmate set to die in days are asking a conflicted federal appeals court to weaken Georgia's law that keeps secret the source of the state's lethal injection drug. It's the toughest of a number of secrecy laws passed in recent years by death penalty states eager to stabilize their execution drug supplies.


Venezuela's capital is world's most murderous city

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:20

LIMA, Peru — Just when Venezuelans thought things couldn’t get worse, that’s exactly what they did.

       

VIDEO: The young lives 'on hold' in Jungle camp

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:17
An estimated 200 children are living in the so-called 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais - desperately hoping to join relatives living in the UK.
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White Pass - 1/29/2016 12:54:07 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:09
White Pass US12
1/29/2016 12:54:07 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays. Starting Monday, Jan 25 culvert installation across US 12 at the MP 154, flaggers will direct traffic, may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week until completed.

Weather:
Partly cloudy

Satus Pass - 1/29/2016 12:47:50 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:09
Satus Pass US97
1/29/2016 12:47:50 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/29/2016 12:50:12 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:09
Stevens Pass US2
1/29/2016 12:50:12 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Broken clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/29/2016 12:52:36 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:09
Blewett Pass US97
1/29/2016 12:52:36 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/29/2016 12:44:32 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:09
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/29/2016 12:44:32 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. Closure is planned for Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Cattle drive draws focus to Florida's cowboy history

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:09

In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 photo, riders arrive for lunch during the Great Florida Cattle Drive 2016, in Kenansville, Fla. Spanish explorers brought horses and Andalusian cattle to the New World in the 16th century, making Florida the nation's oldest cattle-raising state. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)KENANSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Some cowboys had selfie-sticks, and others posted regularly on Facebook while helping to herd more than 400 head of cattle more than 50 miles through central Florida.


Report: US and UK spied on Israeli drones for years

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:57

JERUSALEM (AP) — International media is reporting that U.S and British intelligence cracked the codes of Israeli drones operating in the Middle East and monitored their surveillance feeds for several years. A joint report Friday by the German daily Der Spiegel and the investigative website The Intercept said the details emerged from documents leaked by […]
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Report: US and UK spied on Israeli drones for years

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:57

JERUSALEM (AP) — International media is reporting that U.S and British intelligence cracked the codes of Israeli drones operating in the Middle East and monitored their surveillance feeds for several years. A joint report Friday by the German daily Der Spiegel and the investigative website The Intercept said the details emerged from documents leaked by […]
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Report: US and UK spied on Israeli drones for years

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:57

JERUSALEM (AP) — International media is reporting that U.S and British intelligence cracked the codes of Israeli drones operating in the Middle East and monitored their surveillance feeds for several years. A joint report Friday by the German daily Der Spiegel and the investigative website The Intercept said the details emerged from documents leaked by […]

Wary of culture clash, Germans teach refugees their rules

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:50

BERLIN (AP) — First impressions are important in any culture, and Germany is keen that even refugees from conservative Muslim countries get it right. “Men and women say hello and goodbye by shaking hands and looking each other in the eyes,” an online brochure earnestly instructs refugees, many of whom come from places where unrelated […]
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Wary of culture clash, Germans teach refugees their rules

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:50

BERLIN (AP) — First impressions are important in any culture, and Germany is keen that even refugees from conservative Muslim countries get it right. “Men and women say hello and goodbye by shaking hands and looking each other in the eyes,” an online brochure earnestly instructs refugees, many of whom come from places where unrelated […]
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Wary of culture clash, Germans teach refugees their rules

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:50

BERLIN (AP) — First impressions are important in any culture, and Germany is keen that even refugees from conservative Muslim countries get it right. “Men and women say hello and goodbye by shaking hands and looking each other in the eyes,” an online brochure earnestly instructs refugees, many of whom come from places where unrelated […]

Paris armed man's girlfriend arrested

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:49
French police arrest the girlfriend of a man who was arrested with two guns at a Disneyland Paris hotel on Thursday, local media report.
Categories: BBC World News

Democrats get Obama pep talk, face long odds

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:46

BALTIMORE (AP) — House Democrats are heading home from their annual issues retreat energized by a pep talk by President Barack Obama but facing steep odds of reclaiming the majority that delivered Obama his greatest victories first-term victories. Obama promised Democrats that the party “will win in November” and chided Republicans for “phony tough talk […]
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