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Taiwan leader to go to South China Sea

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:54
Taiwan's outgoing President Ma Ying-jeou is to visit an island in the South China Sea which is claimed by China and other neighbours.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 1/27/2016 12:00:53 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:40
White Pass US12
1/27/2016 12:00:53 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 12:14:20 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:40
Satus Pass US97
1/27/2016 12:14:20 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 12:17:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:40
Stevens Pass US2
1/27/2016 12:17:14 AM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, ice in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 1/27/2016 12:03:33 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:40
Blewett Pass US97
1/27/2016 12:03:33 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 12:01:13 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:40
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/27/2016 12:01:13 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Temporary closure is planned for Tuesday Jan. 26, 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. Roadway bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining

Music Reviews: The Latest From Savages, Tricky, The I Don’t Cares and More

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:38
Plus, get the latest from Savages, The I Don’t Cares and more.
Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Teen recovering from horrific 'duct tape challenge' injury

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:36

A Washington teen is recovering after taking part in a "duct tape challenge” that went horribly wrong. 

       

US, China spar over North Korea, South China Sea

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:36

BEIJING (AP) — The United States and China sparred Wednesday on how to deal with North Korea’s latest nuclear weapons test and ease rising tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea. After meeting for more than four hours in Beijing in what they both termed “constructive” and “candid” discussions, U.S. Secretary of State […]
Categories: Sports Center

US, China spar over North Korea, South China Sea

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:36

BEIJING (AP) — The United States and China sparred Wednesday on how to deal with North Korea’s latest nuclear weapons test and ease rising tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea. After meeting for more than four hours in Beijing in what they both termed “constructive” and “candid” discussions, U.S. Secretary of State […]
Categories: Sports Center

US, China spar over North Korea, South China Sea

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:36

BEIJING (AP) — The United States and China sparred Wednesday on how to deal with North Korea’s latest nuclear weapons test and ease rising tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea. After meeting for more than four hours in Beijing in what they both termed “constructive” and “candid” discussions, U.S. Secretary of State […]

Malaysian anti-graft agency to appeal move to clear PM Najib

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:30

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency says it will appeal against the attorney general’s decision to clear Prime Minister Najib Razak of criminal charges over a $681 million financial scandal. The agency’s move disrupts Najib’s call to put to rest the scandal that has been the biggest political crisis in his seven-year premiership. […]
Categories: Sports Center

Malaysian anti-graft agency to appeal move to clear PM Najib

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:30

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency says it will appeal against the attorney general’s decision to clear Prime Minister Najib Razak of criminal charges over a $681 million financial scandal. The agency’s move disrupts Najib’s call to put to rest the scandal that has been the biggest political crisis in his seven-year premiership. […]
Categories: Sports Center

Malaysian anti-graft agency to appeal move to clear PM Najib

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:30

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency says it will appeal against the attorney general’s decision to clear Prime Minister Najib Razak of criminal charges over a $681 million financial scandal. The agency’s move disrupts Najib’s call to put to rest the scandal that has been the biggest political crisis in his seven-year premiership. […]

Democratic candidates answer town hall questions

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:29

The Des Moines Register and Change Politics, a new elections platform launched by Change.org, organized an online town hall this month for I...

       

Analysis: There or not, Donald Trump drives the GOP debate

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:14

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Once again, Donald Trump steals the show. The billionaire Republican’s decision to tangle with Fox News and skip the final presidential debate before Iowa’s kickoff caucuses all but ensures that he — and he alone — will dominate the conversation in the closing moments of campaigning in 2016’s leadoff state. It’s […]
Categories: Sports Center

Analysis: There or not, Donald Trump drives the GOP debate

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:14

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Once again, Donald Trump steals the show. The billionaire Republican’s decision to tangle with Fox News and skip the final presidential debate before Iowa’s kickoff caucuses all but ensures that he — and he alone — will dominate the conversation in the closing moments of campaigning in 2016’s leadoff state. It’s […]
Categories: Sports Center

Analysis: There or not, Donald Trump drives the GOP debate

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:14

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Once again, Donald Trump steals the show. The billionaire Republican’s decision to tangle with Fox News and skip the final presidential debate before Iowa’s kickoff caucuses all but ensures that he — and he alone — will dominate the conversation in the closing moments of campaigning in 2016’s leadoff state. It’s […]

VIDEO: EU calls for ceasefire in Turkey

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:13
The European Union has called for an immediate ceasefire in southeast Turkey, where violence has soared between the military and PKK Kurdish insurgents
Categories: BBC World News

Ammon Bundy urges protesters to leave refuge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:10

Ammon Bundy urges protesters to leave refuge