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Music Review: Steve Angello solid on 'Wild Youth'

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:36

This CD cover image released by Size Records shows "Wild Youth," a release by Steve Angello. (Size Records via AP)Steve Angello, "Wild Youth" (Size)


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Obama's pick to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan to review drawdown

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:34
President Barack Obama's pick to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan said on Thursday he aimed to review a campaign plan that would cut American troop levels by nearly half by the start of next year, as he acknowledged deteriorating security in the country. Lieutenant General John Nicholson's Senate confirmation hearing underscored anxiety in Congress about Obama's withdrawal plan, which has already been slowed to address Afghanistan's struggle to blunt a still-resilient Taliban insurgency. The emergence of Islamic State as a threat in Afghanistan has added to U.S. concerns.

Travel poll: Do you miss hotel bathtubs?

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:31

It’s a trend, and it’s not going away: Many hotels, as they renovate, are doing away with bathtubs; replacing them with extra-large showers. Would you rather have a tub? Did you never use the tub anyway? Or do you not care, as long as the plumbing works?
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Travel poll: Do you miss hotel bathtubs?

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:31

It’s a trend, and it’s not going away: Many hotels, as they renovate, are doing away with bathtubs; replacing them with extra-large showers. Would you rather have a tub? Did you never use the tub anyway? Or do you not care, as long as the plumbing works?
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Travel poll: Do you miss hotel bathtubs?

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:31

It’s a trend, and it’s not going away: Many hotels, as they renovate, are doing away with bathtubs; replacing them with extra-large showers. Would you rather have a tub? Did you never use the tub anyway? Or do you not care, as long as the plumbing works?

Sonic boom, not earthquake, caused shaking, loud noise

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:31

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a series of sonic booms in southern New Jersey is what’s behind reports of loud noises and shaking ground heard and felt along the eastern shoreline. The survey’s website says the booms occurred Thursday afternoon about two miles northeast of Hammonton. That’s about 30 miles southeast […]
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Sonic boom, not earthquake, caused shaking, loud noise

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:31

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a series of sonic booms in southern New Jersey is what’s behind reports of loud noises and shaking ground heard and felt along the eastern shoreline. The survey’s website says the booms occurred Thursday afternoon about two miles northeast of Hammonton. That’s about 30 miles southeast […]
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Sonic boom, not earthquake, caused shaking, loud noise

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:31

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a series of sonic booms in southern New Jersey is what’s behind reports of loud noises and shaking ground heard and felt along the eastern shoreline. The survey’s website says the booms occurred Thursday afternoon about two miles northeast of Hammonton. That’s about 30 miles southeast […]

Modern Love: Modern Love: The Podcast | Episode 3

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:28
Hear the actress Sarah Paulson read the 2010 essay “Open Adoption: Not So Simple Math.”









Arrest made after online threat to Chester police officers

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:24

Arrest made after online threat to Chester police officersThe arrest is the second in as many days involving online threats to public organizations in Chester. Police say the threat refers to Tuesday's arrest of a teenage girl.


Pentagon chief seeks to improved family leave, child care

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:22

Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, where he announced the latest in his Force of the Future reforms. Carter intends to double the length of fully paid maternity leave for female service members, and will also boost time off for paternity leave and adoptions (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday unveiled a series of family-friendly proposals for the military that would increase parental leave, child care and health care coverage to bolster efforts to recruit and retain high-quality service members.


Oscars presenters unveiled amid row

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:18
The Academy Awards announceds its line-up of presenters and performers for this year's Oscars, as it battles an ongoing row about diversity.
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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Share Homemade 'Vacation Music Video' of Trip to Africa

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:18
The couple lip-syncs and dances to Toto's 1982 hit song "Africa."
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Australia's drive for coal seam gas raises protests

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:16
Australia's controversial drive for coal seam gas
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Want to feel better? Move to Hawaii, Alaska

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:04

In this photo taken Tuesday Jan. 26, 2016, Danny Quan smiles while sitting at Ala Moana Beach Park in Honolulu. A new study looking at the five elements of a well ordered life, such as financial security, sense of community and purpose, ranks Hawaii just ahead of Alaska. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — If you want to improve your sense of well-being, leave the Lower 48.


Common Sense: Justices Take On a Muddled Issue: Insider Trading

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:03
If the Supreme Court upholds a conviction in a case from California, it could provide guidelines on the requirement of proof that a defendant in such cases sought personal gain.









White Pass - 1/28/2016 12:59:24 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:03
White Pass US12
1/28/2016 12:59:24 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays. Starting Monday, Jan 25 culvert installation across US 12 at the MP 154, flaggers will direct traffic, 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 until completed.

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 1/28/2016 12:58:53 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:03
Satus Pass US97
1/28/2016 12:58:53 PM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/28/2016 12:47:45 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:03
Stevens Pass US2
1/28/2016 12:47:45 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 1/28/2016 12:42:10 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:03
Blewett Pass US97
1/28/2016 12:42:10 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining lightly