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Debate takeaways: Without Trump, spotlight on Cruz, Rubio

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:33

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It was clear, even before it started, that Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate would be dramatically different. GOP front-runner Donald Trump had voluntarily given up his regular place at center stage. He skipped the debate, preferring to mount a rally across town to punish Fox News Channel for “toying” with […]
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Debate takeaways: Without Trump, spotlight on Cruz, Rubio

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:33

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It was clear, even before it started, that Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate would be dramatically different. GOP front-runner Donald Trump had voluntarily given up his regular place at center stage. He skipped the debate, preferring to mount a rally across town to punish Fox News Channel for “toying” with […]

Before 'affluenza' case, teen's family tangled with the law

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:31

In this file photo made Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, Tonya Couch, left, and Fred Couch, parents of teenager Ethan Couch, arrive at juvenile court for a hearing about their son's future in Fort Worth, Texas. Long before Ethan Couch and his family became notorious for using an “affluenza” defense in a deadly drunken driving crash, they had multiple run-ins with the law, each time flouting authority or relying on their wealth to get them out of trouble. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DALLAS (AP) — Ethan Couch was behind the wheel of a pickup truck, reeking of booze when police confronted him. He had no driver's license. Next to him was a passed-out, half-naked girl, and an open vodka bottle lay on the backseat floor.


Michigan cadaver dealer indicted over body parts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:30

Two years after feds raided his warehouse and discovered more than 1,000 body parts, Arthur Rathburn has been indicted.

       

Drug Shortages Forcing Hard Decisions on Rationing Treatments

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:30
Such shortages are the new normal in American medicine. But the rationing that results has been largely hidden from patients and the public.









Singapore firm fined for aiding N. Korean arms shipment

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:30

SINGAPORE (AP) — A Singapore court on Friday fined a shipping company nearly $127,000 for wiring money used to transport fighter jets and surface-to-air missile systems from Cuba to North Korea in 2013 in violation of bans on helping Pyongyang build up its weapons programs. The haul, hidden under heaps of sugar and discovered by […]
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Singapore firm fined for aiding N. Korean arms shipment

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:30

SINGAPORE (AP) — A Singapore court on Friday fined a shipping company nearly $127,000 for wiring money used to transport fighter jets and surface-to-air missile systems from Cuba to North Korea in 2013 in violation of bans on helping Pyongyang build up its weapons programs. The haul, hidden under heaps of sugar and discovered by […]
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Singapore firm fined for aiding N. Korean arms shipment

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:30

SINGAPORE (AP) — A Singapore court on Friday fined a shipping company nearly $127,000 for wiring money used to transport fighter jets and surface-to-air missile systems from Cuba to North Korea in 2013 in violation of bans on helping Pyongyang build up its weapons programs. The haul, hidden under heaps of sugar and discovered by […]

Maldives hopes jailed ex-president will return from Britain

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldives’ government says it hopes the country’s jailed former president will return after undergoing surgery in Britain following comments by the former leader suggesting he may not. Minister for Legal Affairs Azima Shakoor said Friday that the government will have limited options if Mohamed Nasheed doesn’t return because he […]
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Maldives hopes jailed ex-president will return from Britain

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldives’ government says it hopes the country’s jailed former president will return after undergoing surgery in Britain following comments by the former leader suggesting he may not. Minister for Legal Affairs Azima Shakoor said Friday that the government will have limited options if Mohamed Nasheed doesn’t return because he […]
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Maldives hopes jailed ex-president will return from Britain

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldives’ government says it hopes the country’s jailed former president will return after undergoing surgery in Britain following comments by the former leader suggesting he may not. Minister for Legal Affairs Azima Shakoor said Friday that the government will have limited options if Mohamed Nasheed doesn’t return because he […]

AP FACT CHECK: GOP claims on carpet bombs, Kurds and economy

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on health care, military readiness and pay for construction workers in their latest debate. And from his own event a few miles away in Des Moines Iowa, debate no-show Donald Trump greatly exaggerated the U.S. trade deficit with […]
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AP FACT CHECK: GOP claims on carpet bombs, Kurds and economy

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on health care, military readiness and pay for construction workers in their latest debate. And from his own event a few miles away in Des Moines Iowa, debate no-show Donald Trump greatly exaggerated the U.S. trade deficit with […]
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AP FACT CHECK: GOP claims on carpet bombs, Kurds and economy

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on health care, military readiness and pay for construction workers in their latest debate. And from his own event a few miles away in Des Moines Iowa, debate no-show Donald Trump greatly exaggerated the U.S. trade deficit with […]

Cruz heads to tiny Iowa towns to complete 99-county trek

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:24

RINGSTED, Iowa (AP) — For Ted Cruz, the path to victory in Iowa doesn’t run through Des Moines or Davenport or other voter-rich parts of this sprawling, largely rural state. Instead, it goes through out-of-the-way dots on the map like Ringsted — population 422 — situated closer to the Minnesota border than to Des Moines, […]
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Cruz heads to tiny Iowa towns to complete 99-county trek

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:24

RINGSTED, Iowa (AP) — For Ted Cruz, the path to victory in Iowa doesn’t run through Des Moines or Davenport or other voter-rich parts of this sprawling, largely rural state. Instead, it goes through out-of-the-way dots on the map like Ringsted — population 422 — situated closer to the Minnesota border than to Des Moines, […]
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Cruz heads to tiny Iowa towns to complete 99-county trek

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:24

RINGSTED, Iowa (AP) — For Ted Cruz, the path to victory in Iowa doesn’t run through Des Moines or Davenport or other voter-rich parts of this sprawling, largely rural state. Instead, it goes through out-of-the-way dots on the map like Ringsted — population 422 — situated closer to the Minnesota border than to Des Moines, […]

Babylonians 'first to use geometry'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:18
Sophisticated geometry - the branch of mathematics that deals with shapes - was being used at least 1,400 years earlier than previously thought, a study suggests.
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White Pass - 1/28/2016 11:47:34 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:09
White Pass US12
1/28/2016 11:47:34 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays. Starting Monday, Jan 25 culvert installation across US 12 at the MP 154, flaggers will direct traffic, 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 until completed.

Weather:
Partly cloudy

Satus Pass - 1/28/2016 11:49:19 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:09
Satus Pass US97
1/28/2016 11:49:19 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies