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VIDEO: Bangladesh's first lifeguards

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:48
Surfers set up country's first beach lifesaving club
Categories: BBC World News

Drone waiters to plug Singapore's service staff gap

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:41
Could drones solve Singapore's service staffing woes?
Categories: BBC World News

Jordan reports dozens of air strikes at IS since pilot death

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:27
An official says Jordan has launched dozens of air strikes against the Islamic State group since the militants released a video last week showing the killing of a Jordanian fighter pilot.

Heavy fighting hits Libya's Benghazi amid renewed offensive

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:24
Troops loyal to Libya's internationally backed government launched a new offensive to seize the extremist-held city of Benghazi, as witnesses saw corpses on the streets Sunday and ambulances racing by.

Steelworkers to expand strike to 2 BP refineries in Midwest

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:24
The first nationwide strike at U.S. oil refineries since 1980 is spreading to two BP plants in the Midwest.

Indiana woman who fought gay marriage ban dies of cancer

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:22

FILE - In this 2011 file photo, Niki Quasney, left, poses for a photo with Amy Sandler, in Munster, Ind. Lambda Legal announced Sunday that Quasney of Munster died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. She was 38. Quasney and Sandler had challenged Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage as Quasney battled terminal ovarian cancer. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Jeffrey D. Nicholls) MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES; CHICAGO TRIBUNE OUTMUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A terminally ill woman whose desire to have her same-sex marriage recognized by Indiana before she died helped galvanize efforts to overturn the state's gay marriage ban has lost her battle with cancer.


Officials: Pa. teen accused in boy's death took selfie with body

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:22

 Pa. teen accused in boy's death took selfie with bodyAuthorities say a western Pennsylvania teenager charged in the shooting death of another teen took a selfie with the body and sent it to a friend on social media.


Friends dismiss doubts about 'Mockingbird' author's lawyer

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:17

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2007 file photo, "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee smiles during a ceremony honoring the four new members of the Alabama Academy of Honor, at the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. The ascendance of Tonja Carter, who worked in Lee's older sister Alice Lee’s law office before going to the University of Alabama law school, graduating in 2006 and becoming her partner, brought more aggressive legal tactics on Harper Lee’s behalf. (AP Photo/Rob Carr, File)MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Retrace the suddenly tangled legal saga of Harper Lee and her legacy, "To Kill A Mockingbird," and a pivotal moment emerges.


Teen arrested in Pittsburgh-area mall shooting; only 1 of 3 victims targeted

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:10

Teen arrested in Pittsburgh-area mall shooting; only 1 of 3 victims targetedA teenager who police say opened fire at a Pittsburgh-area mall, shooting his intended target as well as two bystanders, was arrested early Sunday, and the three victims remain hospitalized.


White Pass - 2/8/2015 11:57:10 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:06
White Pass US12
2/8/2015 11:57:10 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Broken skies

Satus Pass - 2/8/2015 11:50:28 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:06
Satus Pass US97
2/8/2015 11:50:28 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry, wet in places.

Weather:
Overcast Skies

Stevens Pass - 2/8/2015 11:47:25 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:06
Stevens Pass US2
2/8/2015 11:47:25 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 2/8/2015 11:45:38 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:06
Blewett Pass US97
2/8/2015 11:45:38 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet,

Weather:
Overcast

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/8/2015 11:56:04 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:06
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/8/2015 11:56:04 AM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Partly cloudy

ArtsBeat: At Box Office, SpongeBob Outguns ‘Sniper’

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:03
“The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” takes over the top spot from “American Sniper.”






Snow delays jury selection in Marathon bombing suspect trial

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:02
BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection has been postponed in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv).

Fitzhugh Fulton Jr., revered test pilot, dies at 89

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 04:51
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pilot Fitzhugh "Fitz" Fulton Jr., known as the "Dean of Flight Test" for his involvement in pioneering programs including the space shuttle piggyback flights, has died. He was 89.

Officials: 25 People Killed in Egyptian Soccer Match Riot

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 04:50
A riot broke out Sunday night outside of a major soccer game in Egypt, with a stampede and fighting between police and fans killing at least 25 people, authorities said.






ArtsBeat: Some Sharp Notes Amid the Performances at Hottest Pre-Grammy Party

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 04:49
At Clive Davis’s annual pre-Grammy party Martin N. Bandier, chairman of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, took on the subject of copyrights and digital music services.