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VIDEO: On Libyan frontline as fighters battle IS

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:04
In the Libyan port of Benghazi, a coalition led by the Libyan army is fighting on two fronts against the forces of so-called Islamic State and Islamist militias.
Categories: BBC World News

Illinois governor fails to budge as fiscal deadlock drags on

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:03

Republican Bruce Rauner smiles after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, IllinoisBy Dave McKinney SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Reuters) - Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner refused to step away from his stalled legislative agenda on Wednesday while insisting that a spending deal remains within reach, but his words appeared to leave his Democratic rivals unmoved. Republican Rauner and the Democratic-controlled legislature have been locked in a budget stalemate for nearly seven months. "To achieve a grand compromise, we must cast partisanship and ideology aside,” Rauner told the state legislature in his State of the State address.


First Draft: News Analysis: Why Donald Trump Walked

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:49
Donald J. Trump gave one reason for his decision to bolt from Thursday night’s debate on Fox News. There may have been others.









White Pass - 1/27/2016 1:32:41 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:46
White Pass US12
1/27/2016 1:32:41 PM

Temperature: 41 °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:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/27/2016 1:33:00 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:46
Satus Pass US97
1/27/2016 1:33:00 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies with areas of fog

Stevens Pass - 1/27/2016 1:32:40 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:46
Stevens Pass US2
1/27/2016 1:32:40 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 1/27/2016 1:35:27 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:46
Blewett Pass US97
1/27/2016 1:35:27 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/27/2016 1:33:30 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:46
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/27/2016 1:33:30 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and wet. Closure is planned for 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:
Overcast skies with areas of fog

Dozens of dangerous Texas plants operate near public centers

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:45

DALLAS (AP) — Federal regulators say dozens of Texas plants similar to a fertilizer facility that exploded in 2013 in the town of West, killing 15 people, are still operating near schools, hospitals and residential neighborhoods. The Chemical Safety Board says in a report released this week that there are 80 plants in Texas that […]
Categories: Sports Center

Dozens of dangerous Texas plants operate near public centers

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:45

DALLAS (AP) — Federal regulators say dozens of Texas plants similar to a fertilizer facility that exploded in 2013 in the town of West, killing 15 people, are still operating near schools, hospitals and residential neighborhoods. The Chemical Safety Board says in a report released this week that there are 80 plants in Texas that […]
Categories: Sports Center

Dozens of dangerous Texas plants operate near public centers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:45

DALLAS (AP) — Federal regulators say dozens of Texas plants similar to a fertilizer facility that exploded in 2013 in the town of West, killing 15 people, are still operating near schools, hospitals and residential neighborhoods. The Chemical Safety Board says in a report released this week that there are 80 plants in Texas that […]

Coal executive demands tax break for industry in free-fall

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:44

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The chief executive of one of the nation’s largest coal producers, Murray Energy, made an emotional call Wednesday for steep cuts in state mining taxes to support an industry in free-fall. Raising his voice frequently during a 38-minute speech, Robert Murray blasted politicians for “platitudes and lip service” as the coal […]
Categories: Sports Center

Coal executive demands tax break for industry in free-fall

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:44

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The chief executive of one of the nation’s largest coal producers, Murray Energy, made an emotional call Wednesday for steep cuts in state mining taxes to support an industry in free-fall. Raising his voice frequently during a 38-minute speech, Robert Murray blasted politicians for “platitudes and lip service” as the coal […]
Categories: Sports Center

Coal executive demands tax break for industry in free-fall

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:44

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The chief executive of one of the nation’s largest coal producers, Murray Energy, made an emotional call Wednesday for steep cuts in state mining taxes to support an industry in free-fall. Raising his voice frequently during a 38-minute speech, Robert Murray blasted politicians for “platitudes and lip service” as the coal […]

Death toll in blast that rocked New Jersey home rises to 4

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:40

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — The death toll in an explosion that rocked a northern New Jersey home in November has risen to four. NJ.com (bit.ly/1lTswCd) reports that 11-year-old Tyquan Henderson died Tuesday, three weeks after the death of his 36-year-old sister, Tavasha Henderson. Both siblings were hurt in the Nov. 11 blast at a multifamily […]
Categories: Sports Center

Death toll in blast that rocked New Jersey home rises to 4

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:40

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — The death toll in an explosion that rocked a northern New Jersey home in November has risen to four. NJ.com (bit.ly/1lTswCd) reports that 11-year-old Tyquan Henderson died Tuesday, three weeks after the death of his 36-year-old sister, Tavasha Henderson. Both siblings were hurt in the Nov. 11 blast at a multifamily […]
Categories: Sports Center

Death toll in blast that rocked New Jersey home rises to 4

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:40

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — The death toll in an explosion that rocked a northern New Jersey home in November has risen to four. NJ.com (bit.ly/1lTswCd) reports that 11-year-old Tyquan Henderson died Tuesday, three weeks after the death of his 36-year-old sister, Tavasha Henderson. Both siblings were hurt in the Nov. 11 blast at a multifamily […]

Resurgent Crosby has Penguins back in postseason mix

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:40

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A resurgent Sidney Crosby has helped put the Pittsburgh Penguins’ rough start firmly behind them. Crosby has 14 points in 11 games this month for Pittsburgh, which moved into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with a 2-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night. Crosby collected his […]
Categories: Sports Center

Resurgent Crosby has Penguins back in postseason mix

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:40

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A resurgent Sidney Crosby has helped put the Pittsburgh Penguins’ rough start firmly behind them. Crosby has 14 points in 11 games this month for Pittsburgh, which moved into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with a 2-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night. Crosby collected his […]
Categories: Sports Center

Resurgent Crosby has Penguins back in postseason mix

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:40

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A resurgent Sidney Crosby has helped put the Pittsburgh Penguins’ rough start firmly behind them. Crosby has 14 points in 11 games this month for Pittsburgh, which moved into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with a 2-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night. Crosby collected his […]