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Prosecutor chided for calling escapee 'Hannibal Lecter'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:53

This undated booking photo provided by the Orange County, Calif., Sheriff's Department on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, shows 37-year-old Hossein Nayeri, one of three jail inmates charged with violent crimes, who escaped from the Central Men's Jail in Santa Ana, Calif. The men include 20-year-old Jonathan Tieu, who is charged with murder; Nayeri, charged with kidnapping and torture; and 43-year-old Bac Duong, charged with attempted murder. Sheriff's Lt. Jeff Hallock said Saturday that the inmates were last seen at 5 a.m. and could have escaped anytime between then and late Friday night. (Orange County Sheriff's Department via AP)SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Orange County's district attorney on Tuesday rebuked one of the prosecutors in his office for referring to one of three escaped Southern California inmates as "Hannibal Lecter."


Tennis Announces Review of Anticorruption Efforts

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:51
The leaders of tennis’s multiple governing bodies have been meeting about the corruption issue, which has acquired greater urgency during the Australian Open.









Report to Congress warns of rising financial threats

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:51

Corporate debt is at an all-time high, warned the Office of Financial Research, a unit of the Treasury

       

Tears and destruction amid Turkey PKK crackdown

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:41
Devastation as Turkey cracks down on PKK
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 1/26/2016 5:17:56 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:36
White Pass US12
1/26/2016 5:17:56 PM

Temperature: 33 °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:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/26/2016 5:14:20 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:36
Satus Pass US97
1/26/2016 5:14:20 PM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Broken cloud cover

Stevens Pass - 1/26/2016 5:17:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:36
Stevens Pass US2
1/26/2016 5:17:14 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 1/26/2016 5:03:33 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:36
Blewett Pass US97
1/26/2016 5:03:33 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Broken cloud cover

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/26/2016 5:06:17 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:36
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/26/2016 5:06:17 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. Temporary closure is planned for Tuesday Jan. 26, 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:
Rain showers

Virginia resident who traveled abroad tests positive for Zika virus

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:35

Handout image shows a transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of the Zika virusA Virginia resident who traveled outside the United States has tested positive for the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus, state health officials said on Tuesday. The adult resident had recently traveled to a country where Zika virus transmission was ongoing and the infection was confirmed through testing by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Virginia Department of Health said in a statement. "Zika virus is acquired through the bite of an infected mosquito.


After Oval Office meeting, Sanders lauds Obama legacy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:34

The 45-minute meeting addressed issues and "a little bit of politics," Sanders said.

       

Judge Approves Settlement in Head Injuries Suit Against N.C.A.A.

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:30
The agreement does not contain cash settlements for the plaintiffs in the proposed class-action suit, but mandates a new national protocol for head injuries.









Glasgow-based artists' postcards from home

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:29
Artists capture their home countries in postcards
Categories: BBC World News

Washington State hires Shephard as inside receivers coach - WTOP

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:29

Washington State hires Shephard as inside receivers coach
WTOP
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State has hired JaMarcus Shephard as inside receivers coach, replacing David Yost. Coach Mike Leach said Shephard spent the past two seasons as the receivers coach at Western Kentucky. Last season, Western ...

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Mayor defends actions on homelessness in TV interviews

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:28

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray went on a media blitz Tuesday to explain his views on the city’s homelessness problem and what officials are doing about it.
Categories: Sports Center

Mayor defends actions on homelessness in TV interviews

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:28

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray went on a media blitz Tuesday to explain his views on the city’s homelessness problem and what officials are doing about it.
Categories: Sports Center

Mayor defends actions on homelessness in TV interviews

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:28

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray went on a media blitz Tuesday to explain his views on the city’s homelessness problem and what officials are doing about it.

Hunting for buried treasure with Thomas Piketty

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:26
Digging out data in one of the world's most unequal nations
Categories: BBC World News

In Canada, 4 cauliflowers cost more than a barrel of oil

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:20

A head of cauliflower in Canada now goes for around 8 Canadian dollars, a tripling in price, the strange foodie fallout from the low price of oil and other commodities.
Categories: Sports Center

In Canada, 4 cauliflowers cost more than a barrel of oil

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:20

A head of cauliflower in Canada now goes for around 8 Canadian dollars, a tripling in price, the strange foodie fallout from the low price of oil and other commodities.
Categories: Sports Center