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AccuWeather: Periods of Light Snow Today and Tonight

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 11 min ago

 Periods of Light Snow Today and TonightMeteorologist David Murphy says roads will probably remain wet through the day, but slippery conditions are possible tonight.


Palace of Henry VIII to Hold First Catholic Service in Nearly 500 Years

New York Times Headlines - 3 hours 13 min ago
Hampton Court Palace will host vespers in a symbol of the growing reconciliation between the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England.









Viacom Reports Weak Earnings, and New Leader Mounts Combative Defense

New York Times Headlines - 3 hours 14 min ago
Earnings were hurt by weak results across the TV and film groups of the company, whose executive chairman, Sumner Redstone, recently resigned.









Washington state politicians voice opinions on Moses Lake factory closure - The Bellingham Herald

Washington State News Wire - 3 hours 14 min ago

Washington state politicians voice opinions on Moses Lake factory closure
The Bellingham Herald
The temporary closure of a large polysilicon factory in Moses Lake because of a trade dispute with China has drawn a strong response from the state's political leaders. Gov. Jay Inslee and members of the state's congressional delegation say they have ...

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Voters' attorneys want new congressional maps drawn now

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 17 min ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for voters who sued to strike down two of North Carolina's congressional districts want a federal court to keep demanding new boundaries by the end of next week.

2 college faculty fired in scandal over freshmen retention

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 17 min ago
EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — A plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail has erupted into a scandal for Mount St. Mary's University after the school president reportedly likened incoming students to bunnies who needed to be drowned or have guns put to their heads.

Slide in energy companies moves US stocks modestly lower

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 19 min ago

Jonathan Niles, foreground right, works at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Stock markets have been in a slump so far this year after a lackluster 2015. Several factors have kept investors in a selling mood, including falling crude oil prices, waning growth in major economies and the prospect of Federal Reserve rate hikes after several years of ultra-easy monetary policy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Major U.S. stock indexes shifted lower in midday trading Tuesday after spending much of the morning wavering between small gains and losses. Investors were weighing the latest batch of company earnings news and looking ahead to the beginning on Wednesday of two days of testimony before Congress by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. European markets fell following steep losses in Japan.


Pennsylvania stuck in historic budget gridlock

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 20 min ago

Pennsylvania stuck in historic budget gridlockPennsylvania government set a modern state record for budget gridlock on Tuesday as Gov. Tom Wolf sent lawmakers a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the current fiscal year that began back in July.


IRS grants long-delayed tax exempt status to Crossroads GPS

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 22 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service has granted tax-exempt status to one of the best-known and best-funded politically active nonprofit organizations, Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies.

Obama administration plans new high-level cyber official

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 22 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says that some of the federal government's information technology systems are archaic and that "we need to upgrade them" to get serious about improving security.

US warns over N Korea plutonium bomb

BBC World News - 3 hours 26 min ago
North Korea could soon have enough plutonium to build nuclear weapons after restarting one of its reactors, a US spy chief says.
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Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 29 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster says it's feeling the "Beyonce Bounce."

U.S. intelligence chief warns of 'homegrown' security threat

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 31 min ago

Director of U.S. National Intelligence James Clapper speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New YorkBy Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attacks by "homegrown" terrorists are among the most imminent security threats facing the United States in 2016, along with dangers posed overseas by Islamic State and cyber security concerns, the top U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday. In his annual assessment of threats to the United States, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper warned that fast-moving cyber and technological advances "could lead to widespread vulnerabilities in civilian infrastructures and U.S. government systems." Terrorism remains a top concern in President Barack Obama's last year in office, Clapper said in prepared testimony before the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence Committees.


Obama’s Last Budget, and Last Budget Battle With Congress

New York Times Headlines - 3 hours 31 min ago
The president submitted his last spending plan to a hostile Congress. It includes $19 billion to protect government from hacking.









2-alarm fire forces residents from Deptford apartment

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 32 min ago

2-alarm fire forces residents from Deptford apartmentResidents were evacuated after a 2-alarm blaze erupted inside a multi-unit apartment building in Deptford, New Jersey.


White Pass - 2/9/2016 8:52:09 AM

White Pass Report - 3 hours 34 min ago
White Pass US12
2/9/2016 8:52:09 AM

Temperature: 32 °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. Repair work is in winter shutdown and will resume around the first part of April.

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 2/9/2016 9:00:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - 3 hours 34 min ago
Satus Pass US97
2/9/2016 9:00:17 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Frost and ice in places on the roadway

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 2/9/2016 8:44:15 AM

Stevens Pass Report - 3 hours 34 min ago
Stevens Pass US2
2/9/2016 8:44:15 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 2/9/2016 8:53:28 AM

Blewett Pass Report - 3 hours 34 min ago
Blewett Pass US97
2/9/2016 8:53:28 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry with frost and ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 2/9/2016 8:53:28 AM

Blewett Pass Report - 3 hours 34 min ago
Blewett Pass US97
2/9/2016 8:53:28 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry with frost and ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies