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Young Chinese scale Great Firewall to flood Taiwan media

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:50

BEIJING (AP) — The Facebook page of Taiwan’s president-elect was flooded Thursday with tens of thousands of pro-China comments following a campaign by young mainlanders to jump the country’s “Great Firewall” into normally forbidden overseas social media to express displeasure over the recent election. President-elect Tsai Ing-wen is from a party that less friendly toward […]

Young Chinese scale Great Firewall to flood Taiwan media

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:49

A young Chinese couple take a souvenir picture at Taiwan's Alishan Square, a commercial area set up by Taiwanese government near Qianmen Street in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. For the first time, a huge number of Chinese web users are clamoring to scale the Great Firewall to access websites banned within China. Driven by nationalistic sentiments, they are defying the government-built cyber barrier not for forbidden knowledge but to flaunt their unswerving patriotism and unconditional claim over Taiwan, a breakaway province where a pro-independence political party has won the latest presidential election, a sign that the hearts and minds of Taiwanese people are pulling further away from the mainland China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)BEIJING (AP) — The Facebook page of Taiwan's president-elect was flooded Thursday with tens of thousands of pro-China comments following a campaign by young mainlanders to jump the country's "Great Firewall" into normally forbidden overseas social media to express displeasure over the recent election.


Union president says Miami officer stabbed in face at casino

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:47

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami police officer is recovering after being stabbed in the face by a patron at Magic City Casino. Miami Fraternal Order of Police President Javier Ortiz said via email that the officer also discharged his gun to protect himself and the public early Thursday. The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1npbFc4 ) reports witnesses […]
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Union president says Miami officer stabbed in face at casino

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:47

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami police officer is recovering after being stabbed in the face by a patron at Magic City Casino. Miami Fraternal Order of Police President Javier Ortiz said via email that the officer also discharged his gun to protect himself and the public early Thursday. The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1npbFc4 ) reports witnesses […]
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Union president says Miami officer stabbed in face at casino

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:47

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami police officer is recovering after being stabbed in the face by a patron at Magic City Casino. Miami Fraternal Order of Police President Javier Ortiz said via email that the officer also discharged his gun to protect himself and the public early Thursday. The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1npbFc4 ) reports witnesses […]

Union president says Miami officer stabbed in face at casino

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:46
MIAMI (AP) — A Miami police officer is recovering after being stabbed in the face by a patron at Magic City Casino.

White Pass - 1/21/2016 3:39:40 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:40
White Pass US12
1/21/2016 3:39:40 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. 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 3:39:40 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:40
Satus Pass US97
1/21/2016 3:39:40 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Stevens Pass - 1/21/2016 3:14:28 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:40
Stevens Pass US2
1/21/2016 3:14:28 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 3:39:40 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:40
Blewett Pass US97
1/21/2016 3:39:40 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 3:31:13 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:40
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/21/2016 3:31:13 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 4:30 a.m. Eastbound traffic is stopped near Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound traffic is stopped at Easton milepost 71

Weather:
Snowing

Wilmington officer charged, fired after off-duty incident

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:32

Wilmington officer charged, fired after off-duty incidentWilmington police say an officer was arrested after an off-duty incident and fired from the department.


Student says ‘ISIS’ in Pledge, gets pulled from high school

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:31

ANSONIA, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school student has been pulled out of classes and reported to police for substituting “ISIS” for the “United States of America” during the Pledge of Allegiance. “ISIS” is a term commonly used for the Islamic State group. Lt. Andrew Cota says the 15-year-old student at Ansonia High School […]
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Student says ‘ISIS’ in Pledge, gets pulled from high school

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:31

ANSONIA, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school student has been pulled out of classes and reported to police for substituting “ISIS” for the “United States of America” during the Pledge of Allegiance. “ISIS” is a term commonly used for the Islamic State group. Lt. Andrew Cota says the 15-year-old student at Ansonia High School […]
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Student says ‘ISIS’ in Pledge, gets pulled from high school

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:31

ANSONIA, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school student has been pulled out of classes and reported to police for substituting “ISIS” for the “United States of America” during the Pledge of Allegiance. “ISIS” is a term commonly used for the Islamic State group. Lt. Andrew Cota says the 15-year-old student at Ansonia High School […]

Student says 'ISIS' in Pledge, gets pulled from high school

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:30
ANSONIA, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school student has been pulled out of classes and reported to police for substituting "ISIS" for the "United States of America" during the Pledge of Allegiance.

10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:21

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. UK JUDGE: TWO RUSSIANS KILLED EX-AGENT Putin probably approved a plan by the FSB security service to kill Alexander Litvinenko, a vocal critic of the Russian president, Judge Robert Owen says. 2. MICHIGAN EMAILS SHOW DEBATE OVER […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:21

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. UK JUDGE: TWO RUSSIANS KILLED EX-AGENT Putin probably approved a plan by the FSB security service to kill Alexander Litvinenko, a vocal critic of the Russian president, Judge Robert Owen says. 2. MICHIGAN EMAILS SHOW DEBATE OVER […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:21

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. UK JUDGE: TWO RUSSIANS KILLED EX-AGENT Putin probably approved a plan by the FSB security service to kill Alexander Litvinenko, a vocal critic of the Russian president, Judge Robert Owen says. 2. MICHIGAN EMAILS SHOW DEBATE OVER […]

TSA finds record 2,653 guns at airport checkpoints in 2015

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:18

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday it discovered a record 2,653 guns last year at airport checkpoint...