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Bassey rues Goldfinger 'wrong notes'

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:32
Dame Shirley Bassey re-records her hit Goldfinger after 50 years, admitting there were "two wrong notes" in the original James Bond theme.
Categories: BBC World News

Raiders stun Chiefs for 1st victory of year

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:31
Rookie Derek Carr gave the Oakland Raiders something to celebrate for a change.
Categories: Sports Center

How the AP-NORC Center poll was conducted

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:22
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll of employers on the health insurance market was conducted Aug. 19 to Oct. 8, 2014, among a random sample of 1,061 employers with at least three full-time or part-time employees. The survey was conducted with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Poll: Employers watching insurance costs closely

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:21

Judy Solomon, vice president of Kinetic Systems Inc., poses near the employees' punch clock inside the plant in Boston's Roslindale neighborhood, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Solomon says she has to provide health insurance to attract and keep engineers when competing against bigger companies. Her business has 32 full-time workers and makes equipment that helps control vibrations for sensitive scientific instruments. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)Despite years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul, employers consider employee health insurance a priority. But new surveys suggest coverage may grow skimpier in the coming years.


Labour's Thornberry quits over tweet

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:18
Labour's Emily Thornberry resigns from Labour's front bench after sending a tweet during the Rochester and Strood by-election which is branded "snobby".
Categories: BBC World News

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll tells USA Today that Seahawks "would love'' to have Marshawn Lynch back in 2015

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:16
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, during a one-on-one interview with USA Today following practice Thursday,  said the team "would love'' to have running back Marshawn Lynch back in 2015.
Categories: Sports Center

Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:02
"To those members of Congress who question my authority to make our immigration system work better, or question the wisdom of me acting where Congress has failed, I have one answer: Pass a bill." — President Barack Obama, who unveiled executive actions on immigration to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation.

Uber in Singapore taxi app regulation

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:54
Singapore plans to regulate third-party taxi booking apps such as Uber by capping fees and limiting them to use only licensed vehicles and drivers.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 11/20/2014 10:51:52 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:52
White Pass US12
11/20/2014 10:51:52 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 11/20/2014 10:59:23 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:52
Satus Pass US97
11/20/2014 10:59:23 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 11/20/2014 10:49:52 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:52
Stevens Pass US2
11/20/2014 10:49:52 PM

Temperature: 33 °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:
Light rain

Blewett Pass - 11/20/2014 10:56:03 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:52
Blewett Pass US97
11/20/2014 10:56:03 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/20/2014 10:43:24 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:52
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/20/2014 10:43:24 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining lightly

Cops: Woman killed ex, son on day engagement ended

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:41
TOWNSHEND, Vt. (AP) — A woman accused of fatally shooting her fiance and his son on the day he ended their engagement pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder.

Greste family appeal to Egypt's Sisi

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:39
The parents of jailed Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste make a direct appeal to Egypt's President Sisi for his release.
Categories: BBC World News

Mariners win Commissioner’s Award

Seattle Mariners - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:31
The Mariners’ longtime stance against domestic violence and their efforts to prevent it were rewarded again on Thursday.
Categories: Sports Center

Mass protests in Mexico over missing

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:25
Relatives of 43 missing Mexican students, who the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang, lead mass protests in the capital city.
Categories: BBC World News

Friday's gossip column

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:20
Manchester United to sign Jan Vertonghen and Kevin Strootman, Chelsea give players time off, plus more.
Categories: BBC World News

School official apologizes for racially insensitive retweet

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:18

She said she forwarded it to her daughter because she found it funny.

       

Obama facing opposition to immigration plan being outlined Thursday night

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:16

The White House is seen at dusk in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama on Thursday is expected to announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."