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5 killed in house fire near Detroit; cause of blaze unknown

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:53

Police and fire officials investigate a house fire that killed five people at a home in Novi, Mich., Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. Authorities say five restaurant workers were killed in the house fire near Detroit. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. (Brandy Baker/Detroit News via AP) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT; MANDATORY CREDITNOVI, Mich. (AP) — Five adults who were co-workers at a local restaurant were killed Sunday after a fire started in the basement of a suburban Detroit home, authorities said.


Republican Jeb Bush tells rival Marco Rubio ‘stop whining’

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:53

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 race for president on the final weekend of campaigning before Monday’s leadoff Iowa caucuses (all local times): 4:25 p.m. Jeb Bush is showing no sign of going down quietly on the eve of Iowa’s leadoff caucuses, despite falling behind in the polls. The former Florida […]
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Republican Jeb Bush tells rival Marco Rubio ‘stop whining’

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:53

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 race for president on the final weekend of campaigning before Monday’s leadoff Iowa caucuses (all local times): 4:25 p.m. Jeb Bush is showing no sign of going down quietly on the eve of Iowa’s leadoff caucuses, despite falling behind in the polls. The former Florida […]
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Republican Jeb Bush tells rival Marco Rubio ‘stop whining’

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:53

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 race for president on the final weekend of campaigning before Monday’s leadoff Iowa caucuses (all local times): 4:25 p.m. Jeb Bush is showing no sign of going down quietly on the eve of Iowa’s leadoff caucuses, despite falling behind in the polls. The former Florida […]

Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:51

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — A month-long occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It has since led to the arrest of […]
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Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:51

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — A month-long occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It has since led to the arrest of […]
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Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:51

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — A month-long occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It has since led to the arrest of […]

VIDEO: WHO to decide if Zika is an emergency

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:46
On Monday, the World Health Organization will meet to discuss whether the Zika virus - which is spreading rapidly through Latin America - should be declared an international emergency.
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Makeshift memorial springs up on Oregon highway for rancher

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:43

A makeshift roadside memorial for rancher LaVoy Finicum stands on a highway north of Burns, Oregon Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. Finicum was killed Tuesday night in a confrontation with the FBI and Oregon State Police on a remote road. Four people occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge held their position Sunday. They have demanded that they be allowed to leave without being arrested. (AP Photo/Nick K. Geranios)BURNS, Ore. (AP) — About a dozen people paid their respects Sunday afternoon at a makeshift memorial that has sprung up where rancher Robert "LaVoy" Finicum was shot and killed by police last week on U.S. Highway 395 north of Burns.


Man slashed on subway platform in sixth attack this year

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:39
NEW YORK (AP) — A man was slashed Sunday in the sixth such attack in New York's subways and on streets this year — following a spate of blade-wielding assaults in public places that started in the fall, police said.

White Pass - 1/31/2016 1:11:32 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:37
White Pass US12
1/31/2016 1:11:32 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:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/31/2016 1:19:03 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:37
Satus Pass US97
1/31/2016 1:19:03 PM

Temperature: 19 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/31/2016 1:09:32 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:37
Stevens Pass US2
1/31/2016 1:09:32 PM

Temperature: 29 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 1/31/2016 1:15:43 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:37
Blewett Pass US97
1/31/2016 1:15:43 PM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry, frost in places

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/31/2016 1:03:04 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:37
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/31/2016 1:03:04 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Occasional light snow

NYC: Deal reduces tourism helicopter traffic by 50 percent

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:29
NEW YORK (AP) — Helicopter operators carrying tourists over New York City landmarks have agreed to a gradual reduction in tours to 50 percent by next year, meaning tens of thousands fewer trips and quieter homes and neighborhoods, officials said Sunday.

Report: Small group of Chicago cops cost $34M in settlements

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:27

CHICAGO (AP) — A group of 124 Chicago police officers has cost the city $34 million in misconduct settlements since 2009, according to a newspaper report. While the officers represent a fraction of the police force’s roughly 12,000 officers, they are identified in nearly a third of the misconduct lawsuits settled since 2009. The Chicago […]
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Report: Small group of Chicago cops cost $34M in settlements

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:27

CHICAGO (AP) — A group of 124 Chicago police officers has cost the city $34 million in misconduct settlements since 2009, according to a newspaper report. While the officers represent a fraction of the police force’s roughly 12,000 officers, they are identified in nearly a third of the misconduct lawsuits settled since 2009. The Chicago […]
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Report: Small group of Chicago cops cost $34M in settlements

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:27

CHICAGO (AP) — A group of 124 Chicago police officers has cost the city $34 million in misconduct settlements since 2009, according to a newspaper report. While the officers represent a fraction of the police force’s roughly 12,000 officers, they are identified in nearly a third of the misconduct lawsuits settled since 2009. The Chicago […]

Report: Small group of Chicago cops cost $34M in settlements

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:26
CHICAGO (AP) — A group of 124 Chicago police officers has cost the city $34 million in misconduct settlements since 2009, according to a newspaper report.