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Families of 2 killed in train-car collision file lawsuits

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:45

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The families of two New York men killed last year when a Metro-North train struck an SUV have filed negligence lawsuits against the railroad and its engineer. The Journal News (http://lohud.us/1PSbFrj ) says lawyers for Joseph Nadol of Ossining and Robert Dirks of Chappaqua are seeking an unspecified amount in […]

Families of 2 killed in train-car collision file lawsuits

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:43
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The families of two New York men killed last year when a Metro-North train struck an SUV have filed negligence lawsuits against the railroad and its engineer.

White Pass - 1/27/2016 5:36:50 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:43
White Pass US12
1/27/2016 5:36:50 AM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is 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. Starting Monday, Jan 25 WSDOT will be installing a new culvert across US 12 at the MP 154. The signal will be shut off and flaggers used. There 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 for the next five days.

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 1/27/2016 5:39:50 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:43
Satus Pass US97
1/27/2016 5:39:50 AM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Broken cloud cover

Stevens Pass - 1/27/2016 5:40:03 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:43
Stevens Pass US2
1/27/2016 5:40:03 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, ice in places

Weather:
Broken clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/27/2016 5:26:45 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:43
Blewett Pass US97
1/27/2016 5:26:45 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Partly cloudy skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/27/2016 5:35:34 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:43
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/27/2016 5:35:34 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. Temporary closure is planned for Wednesday Jan. 27 and 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:
Light rain, areas of fog

Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:42

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Wednesday’s arguments before a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals will be the first time a federal appeals court considers government prayer practices since […]
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Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:42

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Wednesday’s arguments before a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals will be the first time a federal appeals court considers government prayer practices since […]
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Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:42

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Wednesday’s arguments before a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals will be the first time a federal appeals court considers government prayer practices since […]

Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:41
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers.

Federal court to hear arguments in transgender restroom case

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:33

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a Virginia transgender student’s lawsuit challenging his school’s restroom policy. The hearing before a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is set for Wednesday morning. A ruling is expected several weeks later. Gloucester High School junior Gavin Grimm was […]
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Federal court to hear arguments in transgender restroom case

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:33

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a Virginia transgender student’s lawsuit challenging his school’s restroom policy. The hearing before a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is set for Wednesday morning. A ruling is expected several weeks later. Gloucester High School junior Gavin Grimm was […]
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Federal court to hear arguments in transgender restroom case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:33

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a Virginia transgender student’s lawsuit challenging his school’s restroom policy. The hearing before a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is set for Wednesday morning. A ruling is expected several weeks later. Gloucester High School junior Gavin Grimm was […]

Federal court to hear arguments in transgender restroom case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:32
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a Virginia transgender student's lawsuit challenging his school's restroom policy.

Image of Asia: Demanding resignation of Indian minister

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:31

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, a student shouts slogans demanding the resignation of India’s education minister while being detained by police at a protest in New Delhi. The protesters accuse Hyderabad University’s vice chancellor along with two federal ministers of unfairly demanding punishment for five lower-caste students involved in a clash last year with […]
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Image of Asia: Demanding resignation of Indian minister

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:31

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, a student shouts slogans demanding the resignation of India’s education minister while being detained by police at a protest in New Delhi. The protesters accuse Hyderabad University’s vice chancellor along with two federal ministers of unfairly demanding punishment for five lower-caste students involved in a clash last year with […]
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Image of Asia: Demanding resignation of Indian minister

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:31

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, a student shouts slogans demanding the resignation of India’s education minister while being detained by police at a protest in New Delhi. The protesters accuse Hyderabad University’s vice chancellor along with two federal ministers of unfairly demanding punishment for five lower-caste students involved in a clash last year with […]

German government trims 2016 growth forecast to 1.7 pct

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:26
BERLIN (AP) — The German government on Wednesday trimmed its economic growth forecast for this year to 1.7 percent amid concerns over weakening growth abroad and global political tensions.

U.S. Says It Will Step Up Defenses if China Fails to Act Against North Korea

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:26
Secretary of State John Kerry said Beijing must do more to curb the North, or the U.S. will take measures China opposes, including deploying defense systems to protect allies in Asia.