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Maine governor jokes about using guillotine on drug dealers

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 03:06

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says with a laugh that he wants to use the guillotine to execute drug dealers at public executions. The governor’s office said Tuesday the remark during a radio interview on WVOM was just a joke to illustrate his support for tougher penalties for drug crimes. In the […]
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Maine governor jokes about using guillotine on drug dealers

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 03:06

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says with a laugh that he wants to use the guillotine to execute drug dealers at public executions. The governor’s office said Tuesday the remark during a radio interview on WVOM was just a joke to illustrate his support for tougher penalties for drug crimes. In the […]

Firefighters work to free man buried in trench in West Seattle

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 03:05

Seattle firefighters are working to free a man partially buried in a trench at a West Seattle construction site.
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Firefighters work to free man buried in trench in West Seattle

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 03:05

Seattle firefighters are working to free a man partially buried in a trench at a West Seattle construction site.
Categories: Sports Center

Firefighters work to free man buried in trench in West Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 03:05

Seattle firefighters are working to free a man partially buried in a trench at a West Seattle construction site.

Iraq’s military is still struggling despite US training

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 03:04

BASMAYA, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s 72nd Brigade was slowly moving through a live-fire exercise recently under the watchful eyes of U.S., Spanish and British coalition trainers when things began to go wrong. One part of the unit moved forward too quickly across the open field of the military base, putting a team of Iraqi engineers […]
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Iraq’s military is still struggling despite US training

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 03:04

BASMAYA, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s 72nd Brigade was slowly moving through a live-fire exercise recently under the watchful eyes of U.S., Spanish and British coalition trainers when things began to go wrong. One part of the unit moved forward too quickly across the open field of the military base, putting a team of Iraqi engineers […]
Categories: Sports Center

Iraq’s military is still struggling despite US training

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 03:04

BASMAYA, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s 72nd Brigade was slowly moving through a live-fire exercise recently under the watchful eyes of U.S., Spanish and British coalition trainers when things began to go wrong. One part of the unit moved forward too quickly across the open field of the military base, putting a team of Iraqi engineers […]

A look at mass donations to Flint amid drinking water crisis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:56

Latishia Simpson carries a case of water to be loaded onto a U-Haul truck for the people of Flint on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Kalamazoo, Mich. Stephen and Keneisha Darden, owners of Exquisite Hair Design, wanted to help people affected by the Flint water crisis, so they put out a message on Facebook saying they would be collecting water to donate. With the help of family, friends and the Kalamazoo community, they were able to collect 466 cases of water as well as 50 one-gallon water jugs within one week. (Chelsea Purgahn/Kalamazoo Gazette via AP)DETROIT (AP) — On top of millions of dollars in pledged governmental aid, faith-based and nonprofit organizations, companies large and small, the rich and famous, and many other individuals all have targeted Flint for significant charitable giving — in the form of money and millions of bottles of water.


A look at mass donations to Flint amid drinking water crisis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:56

Latishia Simpson carries a case of water to be loaded onto a U-Haul truck for the people of Flint on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Kalamazoo, Mich. Stephen and Keneisha Darden, owners of Exquisite Hair Design, wanted to help people affected by the Flint water crisis, so they put out a message on Facebook saying they would be collecting water to donate. With the help of family, friends and the Kalamazoo community, they were able to collect 466 cases of water as well as 50 one-gallon water jugs within one week. (Chelsea Purgahn/Kalamazoo Gazette via AP)DETROIT (AP) — On top of millions of dollars in pledged governmental aid, faith-based and nonprofit organizations, companies large and small, the rich and famous, and many other individuals all have targeted Flint for significant charitable giving — in the form of money and millions of bottles of water.


US judge acquits Oklahoman of 3 Kenyan orphan abuse charges

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:50
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge has acquitted an Oklahoma man on three charges accusing him of sexually abusing children at a Kenyan orphanage, but has denied him a new trial on four other counts.

Police: Officer who shot naked black man has resigned

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:44
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say a white Atlanta-area police officer who shot a naked, mentally ill black veteran who was unarmed has resigned.

Police: Officer who shot naked black man has resigned

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:44
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say a white Atlanta-area police officer who shot a naked, mentally ill black veteran who was unarmed has resigned.

Frustration grows as armed Oregon standoff continues

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:43

ADDS IDENTIFICATION OF ADRIAN SEWELL- Ryan Bundy, right, gestures toward Adrian Sewell at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in near Burns, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. Bundy, part of an armed group occupying the refuge to protest federal land policies, says the sign will be displayed on a road leading to the area. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler)BURNS, Ore. (AP) — An armed group took over a national wildlife preserve in southeastern Oregon more than three weeks ago, and so far authorities have taken no action to remove the protesters, who are upset over federal land policy.


To make transplant happen, medics had to beat blizzard

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:38
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Melanie Chirichella waited a year and a half for a kidney transplant. When the call finally came in that there was a perfect match, a blizzard was raging up and down the East Coast.

The Latest: Navy finds no sign of shooting at med center

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:37

Navy Medical Center personnel are directed to come out of building 2 with their hands in the air as they approach SWAT officers following a report of gunshots at a building on the campus of the complex, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, in San Diego. (John Gastaldo /The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITSAN DIEGO (AP) — The latest on possible gunfire Tuesday at the Naval Medical Center San Diego (all times local):


Danish Law Requires Asylum Seekers to Hand Over Valuables

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:36
Migrants with assets above about $1,450 must now help pay for their stay. Goods with sentimental value like wedding rings are exempt from seizure.









White Pass - 1/26/2016 10:17:56 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:34
White Pass US12
1/26/2016 10:17:56 AM

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:
Raining

Satus Pass - 1/26/2016 10:14:20 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:34
Satus Pass US97
1/26/2016 10:14:20 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/26/2016 10:17:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 02:34
Stevens Pass US2
1/26/2016 10:17:14 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Ice on roadway

Weather:
Freezing rain