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Israeli academics face growing boycott pressures

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:01

HAIFA, Israel (AP) — Israeli anthropologist Dan Rabinowitz is a leader in his field, heading a prestigious school of environmental studies at Tel Aviv University, authoring dozens of publications and holding visiting teaching positions over the years at leading North American universities. But the British-educated Rabinowitz fears that his younger counterparts may not enjoy the […]

Good Samaritans foil Bucks County attempted robbery

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:55

Good Samaritans foil Bucks County attempted robberyGood Samaritans are to thank for a man being arrested after allegedly trying to attack and rob a woman in Bucks County.


VIDEO: Is Zika a public health emergency?

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:49
The World Health Organization is holding an emergency meeting in Geneva today to decide whether to declare the Zika outbreak an international public health emergency.
Categories: BBC World News

Election chairman calls TV reporter 'b----,' quits

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:46

Nashville election commission chairman resigns before investigative TV report airs.

       

Stricken ship heading for French coast

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:42
A stricken cargo ship is heading towards the French coast, maritime authorities say, but there are hopes it can be towed to safety before it runs aground.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 1/31/2016 11:22:29 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:41
White Pass US12
1/31/2016 11:22:29 PM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway 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. Monday, Feb 1, 7 AM to noon, expect 30 minute delays. Feb. 2 through the end of March, work will stop for the remainder of the winter. Work to reconstruct the roadway in the three washout locations will resume around the first part of April.

Weather:
Rain and snow showers

Satus Pass - 1/31/2016 11:20:56 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:41
Satus Pass US97
1/31/2016 11:20:56 PM

Temperature: 26 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, ice in places

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Stevens Pass - 1/31/2016 11:30:53 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:41
Stevens Pass US2
1/31/2016 11:30:53 PM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, snow, slush and ice in places

Weather:
Rain showers

Blewett Pass - 1/31/2016 11:38:07 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:41
Blewett Pass US97
1/31/2016 11:38:07 PM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and we, ice in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/31/2016 11:28:24 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:41
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/31/2016 11:28:24 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Occasional rain or snow

A look at some memorable Super Bowl meltdowns

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:40

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Getting to the Super Bowl takes years of hard work and sweat for the players who reach the game. Surviving the week of lead-up before the game proved too challenging for a handful of players. Off-field transgressions led to Stanley Wilson and Barret Robbins missing the biggest games of their careers. […]
Categories: Sports Center

A look at some memorable Super Bowl meltdowns

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:40

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Getting to the Super Bowl takes years of hard work and sweat for the players who reach the game. Surviving the week of lead-up before the game proved too challenging for a handful of players. Off-field transgressions led to Stanley Wilson and Barret Robbins missing the biggest games of their careers. […]
Categories: Sports Center

A look at some memorable Super Bowl meltdowns

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:40

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Getting to the Super Bowl takes years of hard work and sweat for the players who reach the game. Surviving the week of lead-up before the game proved too challenging for a handful of players. Off-field transgressions led to Stanley Wilson and Barret Robbins missing the biggest games of their careers. […]

A look back at previous No. 1-ranked recruits

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:39

No matter which school Rashan Gary signs with, he’ll have some big expectations to live up to. Gary, a defensive tackle from Paramus Catholic High School, is the No. 1 recruit in the country according to ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports. That kind of unanimity atop the rankings is fairly unusual and suggests that Gary […]
Categories: Sports Center

A look back at previous No. 1-ranked recruits

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:39

No matter which school Rashan Gary signs with, he’ll have some big expectations to live up to. Gary, a defensive tackle from Paramus Catholic High School, is the No. 1 recruit in the country according to ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports. That kind of unanimity atop the rankings is fairly unusual and suggests that Gary […]
Categories: Sports Center

A look back at previous No. 1-ranked recruits

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:39

No matter which school Rashan Gary signs with, he’ll have some big expectations to live up to. Gary, a defensive tackle from Paramus Catholic High School, is the No. 1 recruit in the country according to ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports. That kind of unanimity atop the rankings is fairly unusual and suggests that Gary […]

What to look for in Iowa’s presidential caucuses

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:39

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For more than a year, presidential candidates have fanned out across Iowa, shaking hands and posing for photos with voters in coffee shops, American Legion halls and libraries, often in towns so small that most Iowans have never heard of them. The payoff comes Monday when the Iowa caucuses launch […]
Categories: Sports Center

What to look for in Iowa’s presidential caucuses

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:39

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For more than a year, presidential candidates have fanned out across Iowa, shaking hands and posing for photos with voters in coffee shops, American Legion halls and libraries, often in towns so small that most Iowans have never heard of them. The payoff comes Monday when the Iowa caucuses launch […]
Categories: Sports Center

What to look for in Iowa’s presidential caucuses

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:39

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For more than a year, presidential candidates have fanned out across Iowa, shaking hands and posing for photos with voters in coffee shops, American Legion halls and libraries, often in towns so small that most Iowans have never heard of them. The payoff comes Monday when the Iowa caucuses launch […]

Planned Parenthood: Ex-governor's officials gave abortion OK

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:26

Planned Parenthood halted abortions while it addressed objections Kentucky raised about license.