News aggregator

Toyota stays No. 1 automaker, sells 10.15M vehicles in 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:50

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it sold 10.151 million vehicles in 2015, retaining its status as the world’s top-selling automaker for the fourth straight year. The sales figure compared with 2015 sales of 9.93 million vehicles for Volkswagen AG and 9.8 million for General Motors. Toyota, which makes the Prius hybrid, Camry […]

A Belle Époque for African-American Cooking

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:48
Black chefs are reinventing, reinterpreting and reinvigorating what’s thought of as African-American food.









Ammon Bundy, Oregon militants arrested; 1 killed

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:44

Ammon Bundy, Oregon militants arrested; 1 killedThe FBI on Tuesday arrested the leaders of an armed group that has occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon for the past three weeks, conducting a traffic stop that prompted gunfire - and one death - along a highway through the frozen high country.


Ammon Bundy, Oregon militants arrested; 1 arrested

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:43

Ammon Bundy, Oregon militants arrested; 1 killedThe FBI on Tuesday arrested the leaders of an armed group that has occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon for the past three weeks, conducting a traffic stop that prompted gunfire - and one death - along a highway through the frozen high country.


This man follows Ted Cruz in Iowa just to accuse him of liking Nickelback

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:41

"These five words in my head scream 'Are we having fun yet?'"

       

White Pass - 1/26/2016 8:16:49 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:37
White Pass US12
1/26/2016 8:16:49 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 8:10:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:37
Satus Pass US97
1/26/2016 8:10:07 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 8:07:04 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:37
Stevens Pass US2
1/26/2016 8:07:04 PM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Blewett Pass - 1/26/2016 8:05:17 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:37
Blewett Pass US97
1/26/2016 8:05:17 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Partly cloudy skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/26/2016 8:15:43 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:37
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/26/2016 8:15:43 PM

Temperature: 33 °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

United to refund travel to regions hit with Zika virus: spokesman

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:36

A municipal worker sprays insecticide at the neighborhood of Imbiribeira in Recife(Reuters) - United Airlines will allow customers who hold tickets to regions impacted by the Zika virus to postpone their trips or receive full refunds, a spokesman said on Tuesday. United, the second-largest U.S. airline by capacity, said the offer corresponds to virus-hit areas specified by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. On Monday, the World Health Organization warned that mosquito-borne Zika is likely to spread to most of the Americas, sparking concerns by travelers on social media. (Reporting By Jeffrey Dastin in New York)


Mayor: 80 percent of residential streets in Philadelphia now passable

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:30

 80 percent of residential streets in Philadelphia now passableMayor Jim Kenney said on Tuesday afternoon that most of the streets in Philadelphia are now passable following the weekend snowstorm.


AP Exclusive: Medics beat blizzard to make transplant happen

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:29

Paramedic Pete Amato, left, answers questions during an interview while visiting with Stony Brook University Hospital patient Melanie Chirichella, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, in Stony Brook, N.Y. Amato navigated through whiteout conditions during Saturday's blizzard to take her nearly 20 miles to the hospital to receive a kidney transplant which she had been waiting for for nearly a year and a half. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Melanie Chirichella had been waiting a year and a half for a kidney transplant when she finally got the call from her doctors Saturday that they had found a perfect match in South Carolina.


Gov. Christie calls for state takeover of Atlantic City

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:28

Gov. Christie calls for state takeover of Atlantic CityNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday the state will assume vast control over Atlantic City's finances and decision-making, saying the seaside gambling resort is incapable of getting its finances together after years of overspending.


Wife of Illinois cop who spurred manhunt indicted for stealing from charity

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:26

Police say wife of Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz stole from youth charity her husband oversaw.

       

Australian Open has a dream semifinal: Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:26

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic will play No. 3 Roger Federer in a blockbuster semifinal match at the Australian Open. It will be the 45th installment in a riveting rivalry so equally split they are tied with 22 victories each
Categories: Sports Center

Australian Open has a dream semifinal: Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:26

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic will play No. 3 Roger Federer in a blockbuster semifinal match at the Australian Open. It will be the 45th installment in a riveting rivalry so equally split they are tied with 22 victories each
Categories: Sports Center

Australian Open has a dream semifinal: Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:26

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic will play No. 3 Roger Federer in a blockbuster semifinal match at the Australian Open. It will be the 45th installment in a riveting rivalry so equally split they are tied with 22 victories each

Report: Denmark is least corrupt; Somalia, N.Korea the most

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:20

BERLIN (AP) — Public-sector corruption is still a major problem around the world but more countries are improving than worsening and the United States and United Kingdom have reached their best rankings ever, an anti-corruption watchdog said Wednesday. Denmark remained at the top of Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index, a closely watched global barometer, for […]
Categories: Sports Center

Report: Denmark is least corrupt; Somalia, N.Korea the most

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:20

BERLIN (AP) — Public-sector corruption is still a major problem around the world but more countries are improving than worsening and the United States and United Kingdom have reached their best rankings ever, an anti-corruption watchdog said Wednesday. Denmark remained at the top of Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index, a closely watched global barometer, for […]
Categories: Sports Center