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China strongly condemns US for sending warship near island

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:35

BEIJING (AP) — China strongly condemned the United States after a U.S. warship deliberately sailed near one of the Beijing-controlled islands in the hotly contested South China Sea to exercise freedom of navigation and challenge China’s vast territorial claims. The missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur sailed within 12 nautical miles (22 kilometers) of Triton Island […]

Iraqis rally around Olympic football team after Qatar win

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:34

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi soccer team’s overtime win against Qatar, which will send it to the Olympics for the first time in more than a decade, has at least briefly united the fractured country in exultation amid its grinding war against the Islamic State group. Residents poured into the streets late Saturday and fireworks […]
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Iraqis rally around Olympic football team after Qatar win

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:34

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi soccer team’s overtime win against Qatar, which will send it to the Olympics for the first time in more than a decade, has at least briefly united the fractured country in exultation amid its grinding war against the Islamic State group. Residents poured into the streets late Saturday and fireworks […]
Categories: Sports Center

Iraqis rally around Olympic football team after Qatar win

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:34

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi soccer team’s overtime win against Qatar, which will send it to the Olympics for the first time in more than a decade, has at least briefly united the fractured country in exultation amid its grinding war against the Islamic State group. Residents poured into the streets late Saturday and fireworks […]

Crash kills bus driver who helped suicidal man

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:33

Driver was only passenger as bus slammed into pillar.

       

Iowa countdown: Candidates make their final pleas

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:32

It’s one day until the Iowa caucuses. And as a storm of candidates makes its final sweep across Iowa, a literal storm holds potential to ham...

       

White Pass - 1/30/2016 11:16:03 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:30
White Pass US12
1/30/2016 11:16:03 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

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

Satus Pass - 1/30/2016 11:15:57 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:30
Satus Pass US97
1/30/2016 11:15:57 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/30/2016 11:10:12 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:30
Stevens Pass US2
1/30/2016 11:10:12 PM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/30/2016 11:08:48 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:30
Blewett Pass US97
1/30/2016 11:08:48 PM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/30/2016 11:05:20 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:30
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/30/2016 11:05:20 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, slush in places

Weather:
Snow showers

Israel: Palestinian who wounded 3 shot dead

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:29

Israeli forces say they shot man after he opened fire at a West Bank checkpoint.

       

Kasich PACs raise $17.7M, turn to New Hampshire

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:22

Two super PACs supporting Ohio governor spent heavily in New Hampshire.

       

Virginia Tech student charged in death of 13-year-old girl

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:09

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Tech student has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 13-year-old girl whose remains were found in North Carolina. Blacksburg, Virginia, police said late Saturday that Nicole Madison Lovell’s body was found in Surrey County, North Carolina. Earlier Saturday, police arrested David Eisenhauer, an 18-year-old Virginia […]
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Virginia Tech student charged in death of 13-year-old girl

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:09

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Tech student has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 13-year-old girl whose remains were found in North Carolina. Blacksburg, Virginia, police said late Saturday that Nicole Madison Lovell’s body was found in Surrey County, North Carolina. Earlier Saturday, police arrested David Eisenhauer, an 18-year-old Virginia […]
Categories: Sports Center

Virginia Tech student charged in death of 13-year-old girl

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:09

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Tech student has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 13-year-old girl whose remains were found in North Carolina. Blacksburg, Virginia, police said late Saturday that Nicole Madison Lovell’s body was found in Surrey County, North Carolina. Earlier Saturday, police arrested David Eisenhauer, an 18-year-old Virginia […]

FAMU considers campus smoking ban

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:00

The HBCU is poised to join several other Florida universities in making the move.

       

In Iowa, a blizzard of last-minute grass-roots campaigning

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:57

Weather could be a factor as turnout could tip 2016's first contest.

       

5 co-workers die in Mich. house fire

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:41

Five restaurant co-workers, most believed to be in their 20s, died in a house fire.

       

White Pass - 1/30/2016 10:10:46 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:30
White Pass US12
1/30/2016 10:10:46 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

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