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Star of dolphin-killing film ordered deported from Japan

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:22

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has ordered the deportation of the star of the Oscar-winning documentary “The Cove,” about a dolphin-killing village in Japan. Ric O’Barry, the former dolphin trainer for the “Flipper” TV series was detained upon arrival Monday at Tokyo’s Narita international airport. Japanese authorities decided Friday to turn down his appeal to get […]
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Star of dolphin-killing film ordered deported from Japan

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:22

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has ordered the deportation of the star of the Oscar-winning documentary “The Cove,” about a dolphin-killing village in Japan. Ric O’Barry, the former dolphin trainer for the “Flipper” TV series was detained upon arrival Monday at Tokyo’s Narita international airport. Japanese authorities decided Friday to turn down his appeal to get […]

DOC delay thwarts efforts to check if it’s fixing prisoner-release errors

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:22

In failing to make public the dates prisoners were to be released and the actual dates they were freed, the Department of Corrections is making it impossible to independently check the agency’s review.
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DOC delay thwarts efforts to check if it’s fixing prisoner-release errors

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:22

In failing to make public the dates prisoners were to be released and the actual dates they were freed, the Department of Corrections is making it impossible to independently check the agency’s review.
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DOC delay thwarts efforts to check if it’s fixing prisoner-release errors

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:22

In failing to make public the dates prisoners were to be released and the actual dates they were freed, the Department of Corrections is making it impossible to independently check the agency’s review.

'Supposition, invention and rumours'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:21
Derision in Russia over finding of the UK's Litvinenko inquiry
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Indigenous leader: Save native languages from extinction

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:08
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A Canadian tribal chief is calling for urgent efforts to revive indigenous languages, saying their extinction is going unnoticed while the world focuses on the preservation of cultural heritage sites.

Best squirrel videos for 'Squirrel Appreciation Day'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:03

Best squirrel videos for 'Squirrel Appreciation Day'Thursday was Squirrel Appreciation Day. So to show our appreciation for the furry critter we have our top three favorite squirrely moments.


Snubbed by Oscars, 'See You Again,' 'Straight Outta Compton' Win at Music Supervisor Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:00
The Jan. 21 event recognized work in movies, television, games and trailers.
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Rock salt hot commodity for shoppers ahead of snowstorm

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:52

Rock salt hot commodity for shoppers ahead of snowstormWith 24 hours left before the storm lands, it's safe to say rock salt is at the top of many shoppers' lists.


White Pass - 1/21/2016 8:34:10 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:46
White Pass US12
1/21/2016 8:34:10 PM

Temperature: 31 °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 Skies, fog in places

Satus Pass - 1/21/2016 8:27:16 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:46
Satus Pass US97
1/21/2016 8:27:16 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Foggy

Stevens Pass - 1/21/2016 8:36:09 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:46
Stevens Pass US2
1/21/2016 8:36:09 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. US 2 Tumwater Canyon closure will remain in effect overnight due to high avalanche danger. Conditions will be reassessed during daylight on Friday and an update will be provided upon assessment completion. This closure runs from milepost 84 at Coles Corner, 22 miles east of Stevens Pass summit, to milepost 99 at Leavenworth. There is a detour available via the Chumstick Highway, with vehicles over 10,000 GVW prohibited, exception for local deliveries.

Weather:
Rain and snow mix

Blewett Pass - 1/21/2016 8:35:31 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:46
Blewett Pass US97
1/21/2016 8:35:31 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Frost and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Light rain

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/21/2016 8:24:15 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:46
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/21/2016 8:24:15 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

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

Weather:
Light rain

Mothers' fears amid Zika outbreak

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:44
Brazilian women on the Zika virus threat to their babies
Categories: BBC World News

AccuWeather: Blizzard Watch for portions of area

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:44

 Blizzard Watch for portions of areaMeteorologist Cecily Tynan says the combination of heavy snow and high winds will cause big problems this weekend.


Amtrak modifies schedule ahead of snowstorm

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:41

Amtrak modifies schedule ahead of snowstormAmtrak says its schedules will be modified in anticipation of the coming snowstorm, which could bring as much as a foot of snow to parts of the region.


Shooting reported at Renton movie theater

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:39

Around 8:15 p.m., Renton fire officials tweeted medics were responding to the call at The Landing Cinema. This post will be updated.
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Shooting reported at Renton movie theater

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:39

Around 8:15 p.m., Renton fire officials tweeted medics were responding to the call at The Landing Cinema. This post will be updated.
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