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CBS sportscaster Anthony pleads not guilty to prostitution charge

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 03:09
By Lacey Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Suspended CBS Sports basketball analyst Greg Anthony pleaded not guilty to soliciting prostitution on Monday in a Washington court. Anthony, 47, a former National Basketball Association player, was arrested in a Washington hotel room on Jan. 16 after making an agreement for sexual favors, according to police. Anthony appeared in District of Columbia Superior Court on Monday, remaining silent while his attorney, Danny Onorato, entered his plea of not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of sexual solicitation.

Herd Immunity: Spreading Along With Measles: Polarization on a Hot-Button Issue

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 03:09
Extensive news coverage has helped fuel a backlash against the anti-vaccine movement that is likely to be counterproductive.

Kenya teachers strike over al-Shabab

BBC World News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 03:03
About 700 teachers in Kenya are refusing to return to work in the north-east of the country fearing attacks by Somali Islamist militants.
Categories: BBC World News

Lawyer: Drugs could be factor in foiled kidnapping case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 03:01

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2014, file photo, Troy Mitchell Morley, 48, makes his first court appearance in a Salt Lake City. Roger Kraft, a lawyer for Morley, says the man's mental health likely won't be an issue in the case. Kraft said Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, that drugs could have been a factor in the case of Morley, who is charged with felony child kidnapping in the attempt to kidnap a young Utah girl from her bedroom, an attempt that was thwarted by the 5-year-old girl's father. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Trent Nelson, Pool, File)WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A man accused of trying to kidnap a young Utah girl from her bedroom probably won't use mental health as part of his defense, his lawyer said Monday.


Super Bowl sets TV ratings record

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 03:01
NBC is reporting this morning that the Super Bowl was the highest-rated in the 49-year history of the game.
Categories: Sports Center

Sports of The Times: Super Bowl Magnified Love-Hate Relationship With N.F.L.

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 03:00
Sunday’s Super Bowl was the perfect example of why fans cannot seem to end their addiction to this violent sport.






4 surviving Magna Cartas brought together for first time

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 03:00
You can't exactly call it a reunion -- the four surviving Magna Cartas had never before been in the same place.

White Pass - 2/2/2015 9:41:20 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:59
White Pass US12
2/2/2015 9:41:20 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, snow in places

Weather:
Overcast with snow

Satus Pass - 2/2/2015 9:50:41 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:59
Satus Pass US97
2/2/2015 9:50:41 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Stevens Pass - 2/2/2015 9:50:21 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:59
Stevens Pass US2
2/2/2015 9:50:21 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet, snow and slush in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 2/2/2015 9:44:45 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:59
Blewett Pass US97
2/2/2015 9:44:45 AM

Temperature: 29 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/2/2015 9:42:29 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:59
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/2/2015 9:42:29 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush in places

Weather:
Snowing

NYC subway train loses power, strands riders for 2 ½ hours

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:57
NEW YORK (AP) — Rush-hour commuters were stranded Monday on a packed subway train that lost power for 2 1/2 hours before it could be towed to a station, and five other trains were stuck behind it.

Senate takes up bill to lower suicide rate among vets

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:55
A bill aimed at reducing a suicide epidemic among military veterans appears headed for the president's desk.

Liberia's Ebola vaccine trial begins

BBC World News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:52
The first large-scale trials of experimental vaccines against the deadly Ebola virus begin in Liberia, aimed at immunising 30,000 volunteers.
Categories: BBC World News

Snohomish man shot during burglary

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:50
Update at 11:48 a.m.: The victim is in stable condition, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.

Prep school grad gets 9 to 23 months in drug ring

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:48
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A prep school graduate has been sentenced to nine to 23 months for his role in a ring that sold drugs to high school and college students in Philadelphia's affluent Main Line suburbs.

Schurrle seals £22m Wolfsburg move

BBC World News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:47
German international winger Andre Schurrle completes a £22m move from Chelsea to Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.
Categories: BBC World News

US factories grew last month at slowest pace in a year

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:46
US factories expanded last month at the slowest pace in a year, as orders, production, and hiring all declined. The figures suggested manufacturing may not add much to growth in the first few months of 2015.

Falcons make it official with Dan Quinn

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 02:46
The Atlanta Falcons have made it official this morning that they are hiring Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as their new coach, agreeing with him on a five-year deal, according to numerous reports.