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Serena-Sharapova rivalry comes again to Australian Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:17

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams says she doesn’t remember much about the first time she played Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open. It was 11 years ago, after all, way back in 2005. But she does remember the outcome. “I was down a match point. I remember hitting it as hard as I could,” […]

Vietnam PM nominated to panel in key move to seek leadership

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:15

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Supporters of Vietnam’s prime minister have nominated him for a key Communist Party panel, a necessary step to contesting the post of the party chief, in a last-minute maneuver to secure the top job in the country. Delegates at a Communist Party congress nominated Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to the […]
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Vietnam PM nominated to panel in key move to seek leadership

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:15

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Supporters of Vietnam’s prime minister have nominated him for a key Communist Party panel, a necessary step to contesting the post of the party chief, in a last-minute maneuver to secure the top job in the country. Delegates at a Communist Party congress nominated Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to the […]
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Vietnam PM nominated to panel in key move to seek leadership

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:15

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Supporters of Vietnam’s prime minister have nominated him for a key Communist Party panel, a necessary step to contesting the post of the party chief, in a last-minute maneuver to secure the top job in the country. Delegates at a Communist Party congress nominated Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to the […]

White Pass - 1/24/2016 4:58:16 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:08
White Pass US12
1/24/2016 4:58:16 AM

Temperature: 30 °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.

Weather:
Light snow

Satus Pass - 1/24/2016 4:54:40 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:08
Satus Pass US97
1/24/2016 4:54:40 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, with ice in places.

Weather:
Cloudy

Stevens Pass - 1/24/2016 4:57:34 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:08
Stevens Pass US2
1/24/2016 4:57:34 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway has snow and slush

Weather:
Snow. Advance Notice: Avalanche control is planned for US 2 Stevens Pass on Sunday, January 24th between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 58 at Scenic and westbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 64 at the summit of Stevens Pass. Once it begins, avalanche control work generally takes from 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete. WSDOT will provide an update should an extended closure become necessary.

Blewett Pass - 1/24/2016 4:43:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:08
Blewett Pass US97
1/24/2016 4:43:53 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet, frost and ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/24/2016 4:46:37 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:08
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/24/2016 4:46:37 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet with snow and slush in places. Advance Notice: A closure is planned for tomorrow night. On Sunday, January 24 closure will begin at 11:00 pm and last for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line from the East Shed (new bridge) area and east toward Slide Curve. Traffic will be stopped Eastbound at Milepost 56, Gold Creek and Westbound at Milepost 70, Easton.

Weather:
Snow showers

Philadelphia Int'l Airport 'gradually' resumes operations Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:04

Philadelphia Int'l Airport 'gradually' resumes operations SundayThe Philadelphia International Airport is "gradually" resuming operations Sunday after it cancelled all flights on Saturday due to blizzard conditions, officials say.


Another day, another record for Lindsey Vonn in Cortina

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:52

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Another day, another record for Lindsey Vonn. The American won a World Cup super-G Sunday for her 11th career victory in Cortina, breaking the resort record of retired Austrian standout Renate Goetschl. With another near-perfect run down the Olympia delle Tofane course, Vonn beat Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein by 0.69 […]
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Another day, another record for Lindsey Vonn in Cortina

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:52

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Another day, another record for Lindsey Vonn. The American won a World Cup super-G Sunday for her 11th career victory in Cortina, breaking the resort record of retired Austrian standout Renate Goetschl. With another near-perfect run down the Olympia delle Tofane course, Vonn beat Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein by 0.69 […]
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Another day, another record for Lindsey Vonn in Cortina

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:52

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Another day, another record for Lindsey Vonn. The American won a World Cup super-G Sunday for her 11th career victory in Cortina, breaking the resort record of retired Austrian standout Renate Goetschl. With another near-perfect run down the Olympia delle Tofane course, Vonn beat Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein by 0.69 […]

SEPTA to resume services Sunday morning

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:45

SEPTA resumes some services, Regional Rail suspendedSEPTA announced Saturday night services will resume Sunday morning after this weekend's storm.


A Bloomberg presidential bid? Candidates give mixed reviews

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:44

Former New York mayor is said to be considering an independent bid

       

Major Syrian rebel town 'recaptured'

BBC World News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:40
The last major town held by rebels in Syria's western Latakia province is recaptured by pro-government forces, state TV and activists report.
Categories: BBC World News

Amazon founder Bezos' reused rocket successfully launches, lands

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:40

Through his Blue Origin company, Bezos aims to have millions of people living in space.

       

Sunday Book Review: Spotlight on Politics

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:38
This week, two new books by very different authors grapple with the right wing’s effects on conservatism and America; plus reviews of Jane Mayer’s “Dark Money” and more.









Was Washington's snow measurement accurate?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:35

17.8 inches was measured at Reagan National Airport, but could more have fallen?

       

New Jersey hit hard by ocean surge, coastal flooding during snowstorm

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 20:33

High winds, high tides during record storm led to coastal flooding along New Jersey