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GCSEs: Bar being raised on pass mark

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:52
Pupils will have to score more highly to gain a "good pass" in their GCSEs, under changes to England's exams.
Categories: BBC World News

This time, Donald Trump says he's running

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:40

The 12th candidate jumps into the GOP race, but few analysts see him as a credible nominee

       

Rachel Dolezal: 'I identify as black'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:38

Rachel Dolezal stepped down Monday as president of the Spokane branch of the NAACP.

       

Airbus: No UK pullout over EU exit

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:34
Airbus chief executive Fabrice Bregier has said he has "no intention" of pulling manufacturing out of the UK if the country votes to leave the EU.
Categories: BBC World News

Rockabilly musician finds fame after 50 years

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:32

At 78, Billy Harlan has discovered a unexpected appreciation in Europe for his style.

       

9-foot alligator spotted near Texas lake

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:31

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tweeted out a photo of a 9-foot alligator that was spotted Monday in a ditch near Lewisville Lake.

       

Up in the Air: Your Giant Carry-On Bag Is Safe for Now

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:30
An international association announced guidelines encouraging fliers to get smaller carry-on luggage. But airlines don’t seem eager to follow them.







'Jeb!' campaign launch fails to excite Facebook

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:21

Presidential announcement generates middle-of-the-pack Facebook engagement.

       

Wednesday's forecast: Soggy in the central U.S.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:19

Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.

       

Michelle Obama visits London to promote girls' education

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:18

The first lady announced 'Let Girls Learn' with President Obama at the White House in March.

       

Push for facial recognition privacy standards hits roadblock

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retailers have the ability to scan your face digitally, and use that identification to offer you special prices or even recognize you as a prior shoplifter. But should they use it? Should they get your permission first?

Guns used in police ambush were taken, returned in '13

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:13

Gunman attacked Dallas police headquarters angry over a child custody battle.

       

Al-Qaida Confirms US Strike Killed Leader of Yemen Affiliate

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:06
Al-Qaida on Tuesday confirmed that Nasir al-Wahishi, its No. 2 figure and leader of its powerful Yemeni affiliate, was killed in a U.S. strike, making it the harshest blow to the global militant network since the killing of Osama bin Laden.







Judge rules in favor of DOJ in suit against Arpaio

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:05

The partial judgment could spark a pre-trial settlement of the discrimination lawsuit.

       

Asia stocks down ahead of Fed meeting

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:04
Asian markets are subdued ahead as investors remain cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting and Greece's debt crisis.
Categories: BBC World News

Snoqualmie Pass - 6/15/2015 11:04:07 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:04
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
6/15/2015 11:04:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Temporarily closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Monday June 15 to Friday June 19; approximately one hour at a time, the eastbound lanes of I-90 will close multiple times throughout the night between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m. Eastbound drivers will be stopped at milepost 56 near Gold Creek. Westbound drivers may experience minor delays for a single-lane closure during the same time frames. Over size loads are prohibited from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Thursday in support of the closures.

Weather:


Most Americans want Congress to ensure Obamacare subsidies: poll

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:04

Demonstrators in favor of Obamacare gather at the Supreme Court building in WashingtonA majority of Americans say Congress should make sure Obamacare subsidies to buy health insurance are available nationwide if the Supreme Court rules that the payments in at least 34 states are illegal, according to a poll released on Tuesday. The Kaiser Family Foundation poll surveyed 1,200 people from June 2 to June 9 in both English and Spanish. The Supreme Court is expected to rule this month whether subsidies provided to states that rely on the federal government's HealthCare.gov insurance exchange are legal based on the requirements of President Barack Obama's healthcare law.


Royal Mail regulation to be reviewed

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:53
The regulation of Royal Mail is to be reviewed by Ofcom after the withdrawal of rival Whistl from the direct delivery letters market.
Categories: BBC World News

6 dead, 7 hurt in Calif. balcony collapse

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:50

Most of the victims were Irish students on summer work-study visas attending a 21st-birthday party.

       

Ariz.'s state economist let go after downbeat job reports

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:39

The governor wants emphasis on what he describes as the state's rosy economic outlook.