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Explosion, fire shake Ohio refinery; police say nobody hurt

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 09:09

Heavy black smoke billows from Husky Lima Refinery after an explosion at the facility that shook Lima and the surrounding area early Saturday morning, Jan. 10, 2015, in Lima, Ohio. (AP Photo/The Lima News, Craig J. Orosz ) MANDATORY CREDITAn explosion at an Ohio oil refinery blew out windows at homes in Lima on Saturday and could be felt at least 10 miles away, but it resulted in no injuries, police said.


Attorney general, ambassador represent U.S. in Paris

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 09:05

Attorney general, ambassador lead U.S. delegation at Paris rally

       

Dorothy Thomas, "mother" of bone marrow transplant, dies

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 09:02
SEATTLE (AP) — Dorothy "Dottie" Thomas, the research partner and wife of the Nobel laureate who pioneered the bone marrow transplant, has died in her Seattle-area home at 92.

Video: Following fourth straight loss, Lorenzo Romar says 'This is my fault'

WA Huskies - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 09:01
Here's video of the postgame interviews with Lorenzo Romar following Washington's 80-77 defeat to Washington State.
Categories: Sports Center

Video: Nigel Williams-Goss and Andrew Andrews after UW's 80-77 loss

WA Huskies - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 09:01
Here's video of the postgame interviews with Nigel Williams-Goss and Andrew Andrews following Washington's 80-77 defeat to Washington State.
Categories: Sports Center

Flu hits hard at care facilities for the elderly

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 09:00

At least 32 Iowa care centers have seen flu outbreaks this winter, some with deaths.

       

Explosion at Husky Energy Ohio refinery, output cuts expected

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:58
(Reuters) - A loud explosion rocked Husky Energy's 155,000 barrel per day (bpd) crude oil refinery in Lima, Ohio, on Saturday and a source familiar with the facility's operations said output had been stopped as units continued to circulate crude. No injuries were reported in the blast, which occurred at about 6 a.m. local time, but fires continued to burn into the evening, according to a person familiar with the plant. The explosion was heard across the city of Lima and shattered nearby windows, according to local media reports. ...

GM's year of 'great disappointment'

BBC World News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:57
Lesson from GM's 'year of disappointment'
Categories: BBC World News

Protesters rally against police shooting of man in Utah

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:45
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dozens of protesters rallied Saturday afternoon outside the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building to denounce the fatal shooting of a man by police.

White Pass - 1/10/2015 3:02:06 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:43
White Pass US12
1/10/2015 3:02:06 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 1/10/2015 3:01:10 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:43
Satus Pass US97
1/10/2015 3:01:10 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/10/2015 3:31:58 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:43
Stevens Pass US2
1/10/2015 3:31:58 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet with slush in places

Weather:
Light rain

Blewett Pass - 1/10/2015 3:31:57 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:43
Blewett Pass US97
1/10/2015 3:31:57 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare with frost in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/10/2015 3:31:58 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:43
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/10/2015 3:31:58 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Two anti-torture protesters arrested at Dick Cheney's house

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:43

Former U.S. vice-president Dick Cheney leaves after attending the funeral service of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral, in LondonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two protesters were arrested at the McLean, Virginia, home of former Vice President Dick Cheney on Saturday after 20 demonstrators, some in orange prison jumpsuits, walked onto his property to mark the 13th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay prison. The protesters from the anti-war group Code Pink walked up to the house before police arrived and asked them to leave, said Fairfax County police spokesman Roger Henriquez. Two members who refused to go were arrested on trespassing charges, he said. ...


U.S. prosecutors seek longer sentences for Madoff aides

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:38

JoAnn Crupi, former Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC employee, exits the Manhattan Federal Court house in New YorkBy David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors plan to ask an appeals court to review the prison sentences given to five former employees of Bernard Madoff, after earlier questioning whether the sentences were too short, according to court filings. In filings late on Friday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, prosecutors gave notice that they would be appealing the sentences to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York but did not elaborate further. ...


Would you unfriend someone for their politics?

BBC World News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:33
Should you drop a Facebook contact over politics?
Categories: BBC World News

More for NFL Network on Wilson, Quinn and the Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:31
Here are the full quotes from the NFL Network analysts on Seahawks-related matters, including Russell Wilson and his future, Dan Quinn and his head coaching opportunities, and more:
Categories: Sports Center

Police arrest three suspects in Seattle drive-by shootings

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 08:27
Seattle police have arrested three people -- ages 16, 17 and 19 -- in connection with recent drive-by shootings in southeast Seattle.