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What to Watch on Wednesday, Day 11 at the Australian Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 20:03

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A blockbuster Australian Open semifinal between No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 3 Roger Federer will be the latest installment in the tennis rivalry that has come to define recent seasons. It will be a rematch of last year’s final at the U.S. Open and at Wimbledon, both of which Djokovic […]

On Clothing: Buffalo in the City

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 20:00
Once an icon of masculinity, the plaid pattern has become an accidental camp classic.









VIDEO: India regulator criticises Facebook

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:59
One of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's pet projects is Free Basics - launched in about three dozen countries around the World and giving access to some parts of the internet at no charge to the user.
Categories: BBC World News

'Affluenza' teen waives extradition, Texas return imminent

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:58

Ethan Couch has been in the custody of Mexican authorities since December.

       

Philadelphia public & Archdiocesan schools open Wednesday

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:58

Philadelphia public & Archdiocesan schools open WednesdayAll Philadelphia public and Archdiocesan schools are open Wednesday, but the commute may have some difficulties.


Possible tornado hits Broward College in Florida

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:55

Cars are stacked in parking lot as weird weather strikes.

       

Poll shows Sanders leading Clinton by 4 points in Iowa

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:49

A new survey of Democrats shows Bernie Sanders leading Hillary Clinton by 4 percentage points in the race for Iowa’s first-in-the-nation cau...

       

Israel releases Nazi's plea for clemency

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:49

The high-ranking Adolf Eichmann begged for his life, futilely.

       

'No progress on African corruption'

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:46
Somalia tops the list of most corrupt countries in the world and no progress is seen in Nigeria and South Africa, says Transparency International.
Categories: BBC World News

Officials consider New Orleans to Orlando rail service

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:43

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amtrak and the Southern Rail Commission are conducting a tour along the Gulf Coast to consider the feasibility of bringing passenger rail back to the Gulf Coast, more than a decade after Hurricane Katrina damaged the tracks. The Southern Rail Commission announced recently that the so-called “Inspection Train” will include 14 […]
Categories: Sports Center

Officials consider New Orleans to Orlando rail service

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:43

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amtrak and the Southern Rail Commission are conducting a tour along the Gulf Coast to consider the feasibility of bringing passenger rail back to the Gulf Coast, more than a decade after Hurricane Katrina damaged the tracks. The Southern Rail Commission announced recently that the so-called “Inspection Train” will include 14 […]
Categories: Sports Center

Officials consider New Orleans to Orlando rail service

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:43

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amtrak and the Southern Rail Commission are conducting a tour along the Gulf Coast to consider the feasibility of bringing passenger rail back to the Gulf Coast, more than a decade after Hurricane Katrina damaged the tracks. The Southern Rail Commission announced recently that the so-called “Inspection Train” will include 14 […]

White Pass - 1/27/2016 3:22:07 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:42
White Pass US12
1/27/2016 3:22:07 AM

Temperature: 33 °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. Starting Monday, Jan 25 WSDOT will be installing a new culvert across US 12 at the MP 154. The signal will be shut off and flaggers used. There may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the next five days.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/27/2016 3:30:53 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:42
Satus Pass US97
1/27/2016 3:30:53 AM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Broken cloud cover

Stevens Pass - 1/27/2016 3:37:35 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:42
Stevens Pass US2
1/27/2016 3:37:35 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, ice in places

Weather:
Broken clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/27/2016 3:36:19 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:42
Blewett Pass US97
1/27/2016 3:36:19 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Partly cloudy skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/27/2016 3:28:13 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:42
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/27/2016 3:28:13 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. Temporary closure is planned for Wednesday Jan. 27 and Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Light rain, areas of fog

Anthem 4Q profit falls 64 pct, misses expectations

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:42

Anthem’s fourth-quarter earnings tumbled 64 percent as some of the Blue Cross Blue Shield insurer’s expenses climbed in a performance that fell well short of Wall Street’s profit expectations. The Indianapolis company said Wednesday that it earned $180.9 million in the final quarter of 2015, down from $506.7 million in the previous year’s quarter. Adjusted […]
Categories: Sports Center

Anthem 4Q profit falls 64 pct, misses expectations

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:42

Anthem’s fourth-quarter earnings tumbled 64 percent as some of the Blue Cross Blue Shield insurer’s expenses climbed in a performance that fell well short of Wall Street’s profit expectations. The Indianapolis company said Wednesday that it earned $180.9 million in the final quarter of 2015, down from $506.7 million in the previous year’s quarter. Adjusted […]
Categories: Sports Center

Anthem 4Q profit falls 64 pct, misses expectations

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:42

Anthem’s fourth-quarter earnings tumbled 64 percent as some of the Blue Cross Blue Shield insurer’s expenses climbed in a performance that fell well short of Wall Street’s profit expectations. The Indianapolis company said Wednesday that it earned $180.9 million in the final quarter of 2015, down from $506.7 million in the previous year’s quarter. Adjusted […]