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Charges dropped against 6 Ferguson protesters

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 00:06

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Charges have been dropped against six activists who were arrested during a protest in Ferguson, just as their trial was about to begin. The case was expected to include allegations of police brutality, claims of missing evidence and discussions about the shortcomings of body cameras. The charges had included property damage, […]

Swiss soldiers used drugs at Davos

BBC World News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 00:02
Soldiers on duty at the World Economic Forum in Davos have been sent home for using cannabis and cocaine, the Swiss army says.
Categories: BBC World News

Commitment from three-star athlete Kamari Pleasant continues busy week for Huskies’ recruiting

WA Huskies - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 00:00

Kamari Pleasant becomes the third recruit in three days to commit to the Huskies and the 16th overall for the 2016 class.
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Belgium charges 11th suspect over Paris

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:55
Prosecutors in Belgium charge an 11th person with terrorist offences, in connection with the Paris attacks which killed 130 people.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 1/22/2016 7:39:19 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:52
White Pass US12
1/22/2016 7:39:19 AM

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 - 1/22/2016 7:35:28 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:52
Satus Pass US97
1/22/2016 7:35:28 AM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/22/2016 7:35:28 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:52
Stevens Pass US2
1/22/2016 7:35:28 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush and ice on the roadway. 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 is from milepost 84 at Coles Corner, 22 miles east of Stevens Pass summit, to milepost 99 Leavenworth. A detour is available via the Chumstick Highway, with vehicles over 10,000 GVW prohibited, exception for local deliveries.

Weather:
Snowing

Blewett Pass - 1/22/2016 7:25:01 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:51
Blewett Pass US97
1/22/2016 7:25:01 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, slush in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/22/2016 7:35:28 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:51
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/22/2016 7:35:28 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Starbucks’ partner regains control of joint venture in Spain

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:51

Grupo Vips, which has partnered with Starbucks since 2001, has regained total control of the companies’ joint venture in Spain after buying out the Seattle company’s 49 percent stake.
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Starbucks’ partner regains control of joint venture in Spain

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:51

Grupo Vips, which has partnered with Starbucks since 2001, has regained total control of the companies’ joint venture in Spain after buying out the Seattle company’s 49 percent stake.
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Starbucks’ partner regains control of joint venture in Spain

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:51

Grupo Vips, which has partnered with Starbucks since 2001, has regained total control of the companies’ joint venture in Spain after buying out the Seattle company’s 49 percent stake.

Germany holds Syrian over UN kidnapping

BBC World News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:49
A Syrian man has been arrested in the south German city of Stuttgart on suspicion of helping to kidnap a UN peacekeeper in Damascus, prosecutors say.
Categories: BBC World News

Kansas lawmaker imposes dress code on female witnesses

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:47

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Senate committee chairman has imposed a dress code that prohibits women testifying on an elections or ethics bill from wearing certain clothing while establishing no wardrobe restrictions exclusively for men. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1TbpCGt ) that a rule of state Sen. Mitch Holmes’ 11-point code of conduct says […]
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Kansas lawmaker imposes dress code on female witnesses

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:47

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Senate committee chairman has imposed a dress code that prohibits women testifying on an elections or ethics bill from wearing certain clothing while establishing no wardrobe restrictions exclusively for men. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1TbpCGt ) that a rule of state Sen. Mitch Holmes’ 11-point code of conduct says […]
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Kansas lawmaker imposes dress code on female witnesses

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:47

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Senate committee chairman has imposed a dress code that prohibits women testifying on an elections or ethics bill from wearing certain clothing while establishing no wardrobe restrictions exclusively for men. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1TbpCGt ) that a rule of state Sen. Mitch Holmes’ 11-point code of conduct says […]

NY's Cuomo nominates lawyer, ex-staffer as top financial regulator

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:45

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at a press conference to announce major transportation initiatives in the Manhattan borough of New YorkVullo's nomination as superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) comes eight months after former superintendent Benjamin Lawsky left the agency. Under Lawsky the NYDFS earned a reputation as an aggressive regulatory body that used creative new tactics to extract hefty fines from global banks and other financial institutions.


Charlotte Rampling: Oscars diversity debate racist to whites

NBA - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:45

LONDON (AP) — Academy Award-nominated actress Charlotte Rampling has entered the debate over a lack of diversity at the Oscars, saying the calls for a boycott are “racist to white people.” All this year’s acting nominees are white. Rampling told France’s Europe 1 radio Friday that “maybe the black actors didn’t deserve to be in […]
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Charlotte Rampling: Oscars diversity debate racist to whites

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:45

LONDON (AP) — Academy Award-nominated actress Charlotte Rampling has entered the debate over a lack of diversity at the Oscars, saying the calls for a boycott are “racist to white people.” All this year’s acting nominees are white. Rampling told France’s Europe 1 radio Friday that “maybe the black actors didn’t deserve to be in […]
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