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VIDEO: Topless troops train in S Korea snow

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:40
South Korean and US troops have taken part in annual winter training exercise in Pyeongchang.
Categories: BBC World News

Iran says it flew drone over US aircraft carrier

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:40

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran flew a surveillance drone over a U.S. aircraft carrier and took “precise” photographs of it as part of an ongoing naval drill, state television reported Friday. An American official declined to comment on the claim. The reported drone overflight comes after a series of naval incidents between Iran and the […]
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Iran says it flew drone over US aircraft carrier

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:40

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran flew a surveillance drone over a U.S. aircraft carrier and took “precise” photographs of it as part of an ongoing naval drill, state television reported Friday. An American official declined to comment on the claim. The reported drone overflight comes after a series of naval incidents between Iran and the […]
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Iran says it flew drone over US aircraft carrier

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:40

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran flew a surveillance drone over a U.S. aircraft carrier and took “precise” photographs of it as part of an ongoing naval drill, state television reported Friday. An American official declined to comment on the claim. The reported drone overflight comes after a series of naval incidents between Iran and the […]

2 journalists among 17 arrested in Burundi security sweep

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:39

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundian police say they are holding two foreign journalists who were among 17 people swept up in a military operation. Le Monde on Friday demanded the immediate release of Jean-Philippe Remy and British photojournalist Philip Edward Moore, who were on assignment for the French newspaper. Moise Nkurunziza, a deputy spokesman for […]
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2 journalists among 17 arrested in Burundi security sweep

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:39

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundian police say they are holding two foreign journalists who were among 17 people swept up in a military operation. Le Monde on Friday demanded the immediate release of Jean-Philippe Remy and British photojournalist Philip Edward Moore, who were on assignment for the French newspaper. Moise Nkurunziza, a deputy spokesman for […]
Categories: Sports Center

2 journalists among 17 arrested in Burundi security sweep

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:39

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundian police say they are holding two foreign journalists who were among 17 people swept up in a military operation. Le Monde on Friday demanded the immediate release of Jean-Philippe Remy and British photojournalist Philip Edward Moore, who were on assignment for the French newspaper. Moise Nkurunziza, a deputy spokesman for […]

Cruz, Rubio claim post-debate momentum

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:38

Republicans began arguing Friday over who won the latest GOP debate, or whether Donald Trump triumphed in abstentia.

       

Portland shop makes Ammon Bundy doughnut

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:34

Voodoo Doughnut officially welcomed Ammon Bundy to Portland with a special doughnut.

       

UN rights chief finds more abuse in C. African Republic

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:28

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says his staffers have in recent weeks turned up six more cases of sexual abuse of children by European troops in Central African Republic. Zeid Raad al-Hussein’s office says a U.N. team interviewed five girls and a boy who claimed their abusers were part of European Union […]
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UN rights chief finds more abuse in C. African Republic

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:28

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says his staffers have in recent weeks turned up six more cases of sexual abuse of children by European troops in Central African Republic. Zeid Raad al-Hussein’s office says a U.N. team interviewed five girls and a boy who claimed their abusers were part of European Union […]
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UN rights chief finds more abuse in C. African Republic

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:28

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says his staffers have in recent weeks turned up six more cases of sexual abuse of children by European troops in Central African Republic. Zeid Raad al-Hussein’s office says a U.N. team interviewed five girls and a boy who claimed their abusers were part of European Union […]

Death-row inmate's case targets Georgia's strict secrecy law

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:22

In this undated image made from video and released by the Georgia Department of Corrections, shows white chunks that had formed in the lethal injection drug the state intended to use for the execution of Kelly Gissendaner, which was scheduled for March 2, 2015. The solution is supposed to be clear and when corrections officials realized the compounded pentobarbital had precipitated, they stopped the execution and temporarily suspended all executions in the state until they could investigate what went wrong with the drug.(Georgia Department of Corrections via AP)ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for an inmate set to die in days are asking a conflicted federal appeals court to weaken Georgia's law that keeps secret the source of the state's lethal injection drug. It's the toughest of a number of secrecy laws passed in recent years by death penalty states eager to stabilize their execution drug supplies.


Venezuela's capital is world's most murderous city

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:20

LIMA, Peru — Just when Venezuelans thought things couldn’t get worse, that’s exactly what they did.

       

VIDEO: The young lives 'on hold' in Jungle camp

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:17
An estimated 200 children are living in the so-called 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais - desperately hoping to join relatives living in the UK.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 1/29/2016 12:54:07 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:09
White Pass US12
1/29/2016 12:54:07 AM

Temperature: 35 °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:
Partly cloudy

Satus Pass - 1/29/2016 12:47:50 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:09
Satus Pass US97
1/29/2016 12:47:50 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/29/2016 12:50:12 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:09
Stevens Pass US2
1/29/2016 12:50:12 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Broken clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/29/2016 12:52:36 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:09
Blewett Pass US97
1/29/2016 12:52:36 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/29/2016 12:44:32 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:09
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/29/2016 12:44:32 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. Closure is planned for 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.

Weather:
Overcast skies