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Syrian official: State will make no concessions during talks

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:25

BEIRUT (AP) — A senior official in Syrian President Bashar Assad’s ruling Baath party says the government will not make any new concessions in future peace talks. Hilal al-Hilal’s comments come ahead of scheduled peace talks in Geneva in the coming days to work on ending Syria’s nearly five-year conflict, which has killed more than […]
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Syrian official: State will make no concessions during talks

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:25

BEIRUT (AP) — A senior official in Syrian President Bashar Assad’s ruling Baath party says the government will not make any new concessions in future peace talks. Hilal al-Hilal’s comments come ahead of scheduled peace talks in Geneva in the coming days to work on ending Syria’s nearly five-year conflict, which has killed more than […]

Major earthquake hits south Alaska, tremors felt in Anchorage

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:19
(Reuters) - A major earthquake hit southern Alaska early on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, setting off tremors felt more than 170 miles (280 km) away in the state's biggest city Anchorage. Twitter users reported feeling shaking, but there were no immediate reports of casualties in the region. "Long and pretty strong earthquake and power out in West Anchorage," wrote David Hulen.

Center-right candidate favored for Portugal’s next president

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:16

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese voters are electing a new president, with a veteran center-right politician who became a popular television personality strongly favored to capture the mostly ceremonial post. Opinion polls suggest Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will collect more than 50 percent of the vote against nine rivals. His strong poll lead in recent […]
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Center-right candidate favored for Portugal’s next president

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:16

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese voters are electing a new president, with a veteran center-right politician who became a popular television personality strongly favored to capture the mostly ceremonial post. Opinion polls suggest Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will collect more than 50 percent of the vote against nine rivals. His strong poll lead in recent […]
Categories: Sports Center

Center-right candidate favored for Portugal’s next president

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:16

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese voters are electing a new president, with a veteran center-right politician who became a popular television personality strongly favored to capture the mostly ceremonial post. Opinion polls suggest Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will collect more than 50 percent of the vote against nine rivals. His strong poll lead in recent […]

Big Short award stokes Oscar hopes

BBC World News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:10
Bookmakers slash The Big Short's Oscar odds after Adam McKay's satirical comedy wins top prize at the Producers Guild Awards.
Categories: BBC World News

Your Weekend Briefing

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:10
Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.









White Pass - 1/24/2016 2:43:33 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:08
White Pass US12
1/24/2016 2:43:33 AM

Temperature: 30 °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.

Weather:
Light snow

Satus Pass - 1/24/2016 2:45:43 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:08
Satus Pass US97
1/24/2016 2:45:43 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, with ice in places.

Weather:
Cloudy

Stevens Pass - 1/24/2016 2:55:07 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:08
Stevens Pass US2
1/24/2016 2:55:07 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway has snow and slush

Weather:
Light snow. Advance Notice: Avalanche control is planned for US 2 Stevens Pass on Sunday, January 24th between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 58 at Scenic and westbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 64 at the summit of Stevens Pass. Once it begins, avalanche control work generally takes from 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete. WSDOT will provide an update should an extended closure become necessary.

Blewett Pass - 1/24/2016 2:53:28 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:08
Blewett Pass US97
1/24/2016 2:53:28 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Cloudy with areas of fog

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/24/2016 2:59:15 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:08
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/24/2016 2:59:15 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet withsnow and slush in places. Advance Notice: A closure is planned for the next two nights. On Saturday and Sunday, January 23 and 24 closure will begin at 11:00 pm and last for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line from the East Shed (new bridge) area and east toward Slide Curve. Traffic will be stopped Eastbound at Milepost 56, Gold Creek and Westbound at Milepost 70, Easton.

Weather:
Snowing

Magnitude-6.8 earthquake hits Alaska, jolting nerves

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:04

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude-6.8 earthquake knocked items off shelves and walls in south-central Alaska and jolted the nerves of residents in this earthquake-prone region, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The earthquake struck about 1:30 a.m. Alaska time and was centered 53 miles west of Anchor Point and 160 miles southwest […]
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Magnitude-6.8 earthquake hits Alaska, jolting nerves

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:04

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude-6.8 earthquake knocked items off shelves and walls in south-central Alaska and jolted the nerves of residents in this earthquake-prone region, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The earthquake struck about 1:30 a.m. Alaska time and was centered 53 miles west of Anchor Point and 160 miles southwest […]
Categories: Sports Center

Magnitude-6.8 earthquake hits Alaska, jolting nerves

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:04

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude-6.8 earthquake knocked items off shelves and walls in south-central Alaska and jolted the nerves of residents in this earthquake-prone region, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The earthquake struck about 1:30 a.m. Alaska time and was centered 53 miles west of Anchor Point and 160 miles southwest […]

Track Palin is Sarah’s latest political opportunity

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:03

The police report paints a confusing and chaotic picture. Apparently, the young man and his girlfriend got into an argument over her ex-boyfriend. At some point, things became physical. When police arrived, they say they found the young man outside his parent’s home, where he lives. He was belligerent, evasive and stank of alcohol. He […]
Categories: Sports Center

Track Palin is Sarah’s latest political opportunity

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:03

The police report paints a confusing and chaotic picture. Apparently, the young man and his girlfriend got into an argument over her ex-boyfriend. At some point, things became physical. When police arrived, they say they found the young man outside his parent’s home, where he lives. He was belligerent, evasive and stank of alcohol. He […]
Categories: Sports Center

Track Palin is Sarah’s latest political opportunity

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:03

The police report paints a confusing and chaotic picture. Apparently, the young man and his girlfriend got into an argument over her ex-boyfriend. At some point, things became physical. When police arrived, they say they found the young man outside his parent’s home, where he lives. He was belligerent, evasive and stank of alcohol. He […]

Looking for Signs That Apple’s Runaway Growth Is Waning

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 19:00
With iPhone sales projected to decelerate, investors will be scouring Apple’s earnings report on Tuesday for signs of how fast the company’s downshift is happening.