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Investigators to release trove of evidence in Philly Amtrak crash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:46

Federal investigators on Monday are expected to release a trove of evidence in the May 12, 2015, Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that kill...

       

China sentences 2 men to death in slaying of Tibetan monk

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:42

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced two men to death in the 2013 killing of Akong Rinpoche, a well-known religious figure who founded the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in the West and built an international network of spiritual retreats. Thubten Kunsal, a Tibetan man who had worked at Akong’s monastery in the United Kingdom […]
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China sentences 2 men to death in slaying of Tibetan monk

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:42

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced two men to death in the 2013 killing of Akong Rinpoche, a well-known religious figure who founded the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in the West and built an international network of spiritual retreats. Thubten Kunsal, a Tibetan man who had worked at Akong’s monastery in the United Kingdom […]
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China sentences 2 men to death in slaying of Tibetan monk

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:42

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced two men to death in the 2013 killing of Akong Rinpoche, a well-known religious figure who founded the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in the West and built an international network of spiritual retreats. Thubten Kunsal, a Tibetan man who had worked at Akong’s monastery in the United Kingdom […]

Canada ex-mafia boss shot dead

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:41
A former Mafia boss has been shot dead at his home in the Canadian city of Toronto and his son-in-law is charged with murder.
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Terry Wogan, beloved BBC presenter, dies at 77

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:36

LONDON (AP) — Terry Wogan, one of the best-known voices and faces on British television and radio, has died aged 77. His family said in a statement Wogan died Sunday surrounded by family members “after a short but brave battle with cancer.” The Irish-born disc jockey and presenter was a staple of British broadcasting, best […]
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Terry Wogan, beloved BBC presenter, dies at 77

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:36

LONDON (AP) — Terry Wogan, one of the best-known voices and faces on British television and radio, has died aged 77. His family said in a statement Wogan died Sunday surrounded by family members “after a short but brave battle with cancer.” The Irish-born disc jockey and presenter was a staple of British broadcasting, best […]
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Terry Wogan, beloved BBC presenter, dies at 77

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:36

LONDON (AP) — Terry Wogan, one of the best-known voices and faces on British television and radio, has died aged 77. His family said in a statement Wogan died Sunday surrounded by family members “after a short but brave battle with cancer.” The Irish-born disc jockey and presenter was a staple of British broadcasting, best […]

Carson pressed about which rival he'd support

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:31

The general election loomed in the minds of several voters Saturday at a Ben Carson campaign stop.

       

White Pass - 1/31/2016 1:01:19 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:31
White Pass US12
1/31/2016 1:01:19 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

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 1:07:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:31
Satus Pass US97
1/31/2016 1:07:00 AM

Temperature: 25 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/31/2016 1:07:45 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:31
Stevens Pass US2
1/31/2016 1:07:45 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush and ice in places on the roadway

Weather:
Rain showers

Blewett Pass - 1/31/2016 1:18:23 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:31
Blewett Pass US97
1/31/2016 1:18:23 AM

Temperature: 24 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/31/2016 1:17:59 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:31
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/31/2016 1:17:59 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:
Occasional snow showers

Cruz 'thrilled' despite drop in Iowa Poll

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:24

Texas Republican Ted Cruz on Saturday brushed off the most recent poll results showing him behind businessman Donald Trump in Iowa by 5 poin...

       

Men’s World Cup giant slalom cancelled due to bad weather

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:17

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — A men’s World Cup giant slalom was cancelled because of bad weather on Sunday. Overnight rain turned into wet snow, making the course slushy. Organizers were hoping that they could hold a shortened two-leg race but the conditions turned even worse and the event was called off. There was no immediate […]
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Men’s World Cup giant slalom cancelled due to bad weather

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:17

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — A men’s World Cup giant slalom was cancelled because of bad weather on Sunday. Overnight rain turned into wet snow, making the course slushy. Organizers were hoping that they could hold a shortened two-leg race but the conditions turned even worse and the event was called off. There was no immediate […]
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Men’s World Cup giant slalom cancelled due to bad weather

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:17

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — A men’s World Cup giant slalom was cancelled because of bad weather on Sunday. Overnight rain turned into wet snow, making the course slushy. Organizers were hoping that they could hold a shortened two-leg race but the conditions turned even worse and the event was called off. There was no immediate […]

Second Virginia Tech student arrested in teen's death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:09

The teen from Virginia who went missing on Wednesday was found dead on Saturday evening, police said.

       

Group says British pilot killed by poachers in Tanzania

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:08

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Elephant poachers in Tanzania fired on a helicopter on an anti-poaching mission, killing the British pilot, a conservation group said. Roger Gower was shot on Friday while flying on a joint operation with Tanzanian wildlife authorities who were trying to track and arrest the poachers, the Friedkin Conservation Fund said in statement […]
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