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Feds: Detective punched, kicked, menaced man with seatbelt

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:51
CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a suburban Cleveland detective punched and kicked a suspect, drove him to a cemetery, wrapped a seatbelt around his neck and threatened to put him in the ground.

'Affluenza' teen to drop fight against Mexico deportation: source

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:49

U.S. national Ethan Couch is pictured in this undated handout photographLawyers for a Texas teen who killed four people in a so-called "affluenza" drunk-driving case have told Mexican authorities they want to drop their fight against his deportation to the United States, a Mexican official said on Wednesday. Ethan Couch's legal team presented a document to a court in western Jalisco state seeking to end the effort, although the 18-year-old must still sign the paperwork and have it ratified by judicial authorities, the official said. Couch and his mother, Tonya, were arrested in Mexico last month following a more than two-week manhunt.


Rookie officer charged in killing of unarmed man nears trial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:46
NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie New York Police Department officer who shot an unarmed man in a housing project stairwell is nearing a trial expected to feature testimony about the officer's panicked and shaken state in the tragedy's aftermath.

1 person killed in house fire in Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:45

1 person killed in house fire in DelawareA house fire killed one person in Talleyville, Delaware late Tuesday night.


Falls Bridge closures to start next week

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:35

Falls Bridge closures to start next weekDrivers who use the Falls Bridge in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park section will need to plan another route to get around.


White Pass - 1/20/2016 11:27:06 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:32
White Pass US12
1/20/2016 11:27:06 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Mostly bare and wet. Wildcat Creek Bridge near MP 166: at approx. 8 am, WSDOT bridge crew will be closing 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:
Partly cloudy

Satus Pass - 1/20/2016 11:05:54 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:32
Satus Pass US97
1/20/2016 11:05:54 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast Skies

Stevens Pass - 1/20/2016 11:13:00 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:32
Stevens Pass US2
1/20/2016 11:13:00 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with slush in places.

Weather:
Overcast Skies

Blewett Pass - 1/20/2016 11:11:23 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:32
Blewett Pass US97
1/20/2016 11:11:23 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/20/2016 11:09:47 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:32
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/20/2016 11:09:47 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Spreading Zika virus a new economic strain for Latin America

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:27

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia (AP) — A U.S. warning that pregnant women should avoid Latin American countries where a mosquito-borne virus is multiplying couldn’t have come at a worse time for a region that’s counting on tourism to give it a boost at a time of economic crises. The alert issued Friday by the Atlanta-based Centers for […]
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Spreading Zika virus a new economic strain for Latin America

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:27

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia (AP) — A U.S. warning that pregnant women should avoid Latin American countries where a mosquito-borne virus is multiplying couldn’t have come at a worse time for a region that’s counting on tourism to give it a boost at a time of economic crises. The alert issued Friday by the Atlanta-based Centers for […]
Categories: Sports Center

Spreading Zika virus a new economic strain for Latin America

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:27

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia (AP) — A U.S. warning that pregnant women should avoid Latin American countries where a mosquito-borne virus is multiplying couldn’t have come at a worse time for a region that’s counting on tourism to give it a boost at a time of economic crises. The alert issued Friday by the Atlanta-based Centers for […]

VIDEO: Trudeau: Diversity is 'a strength'

BBC World News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:23
"We need societies that recognise diversity as a source of strength," says Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Categories: BBC World News

Undefeated Garcia on quest for welterweight championship

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:22

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Danny Garcia is as much a brand as he is a boxer in the Philadelphia neighborhood where he trains. His DSG initials — the interlocking S for Swift represents his style — are stamped on a gym, a car wash, a body shop and a barbershop. Much like in the movies, there […]
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Undefeated Garcia on quest for welterweight championship

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:22

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Danny Garcia is as much a brand as he is a boxer in the Philadelphia neighborhood where he trains. His DSG initials — the interlocking S for Swift represents his style — are stamped on a gym, a car wash, a body shop and a barbershop. Much like in the movies, there […]
Categories: Sports Center

Undefeated Garcia on quest for welterweight championship

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:22

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Danny Garcia is as much a brand as he is a boxer in the Philadelphia neighborhood where he trains. His DSG initials — the interlocking S for Swift represents his style — are stamped on a gym, a car wash, a body shop and a barbershop. Much like in the movies, there […]

Doggies in diapers? Housetraining troubles not uncommon

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:19

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2015, file photo, first lady Michelle Obama is pulled away by her dogs Bo and Sunny, after welcoming the Official White House Christmas Tree to the White House in Washington. Sunny, the Portuguese water dog who joined fellow first dog Bo and the Obama family in 2013, has housetraining issues. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — If it can happen at the White House, it can happen in any house.


Wall St., Weighed by Fears, Follows Global Markets Down

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:14
The major indexes in the United States were all down more than 2 percent, and Japan plunged into bear-market territory.









Planet Nine: Scientist say good evidence for 9th planet in solar system

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 03:13

 Scientist say good evidence for 9th planet in solar systemScientists reported Wednesday they finally have "good evidence" for Planet X, a true ninth planet on the fringes of our solar system.