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VIDEO: Inside a Burmese rebel village

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:34
The BBC visits a rebel village in Myanmar controlled by the Shan State Army North, one of the rebel groups who refused to sign a nationwide ceasefire agreement with the military.
Categories: BBC World News

New York City Officials Announce Efforts to Fight Zika Virus

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:26
With seven confirmed cases in the state, including three in the city, health administrators announced plans to prevent the virus from spreading.









Computer expert gets no jail time in extensive spamming case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:24
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A computer expert was sentenced Thursday to two years' probation for helping send millions of spam messages that allowed computer marketers to illegally harvest email addresses and phone numbers.

California narrowly upholds key policy for solar growth

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:19

File photo of solar panels are pictured on the rooftops of residential homes in San Diego, CaliforniaCalifornia delivered a narrow victory to the solar industry on Thursday by maintaining a policy that has underpinned rooftop solar's dramatic growth while introducing fees that were smaller than utilities requested. After two years of rancorous debate, California's Public Utilities Commission upheld net metering by a vote of 3-to-2, allowing homeowners with solar panels to keep selling the excess power they generate back to their utility at the full retail rate. Homeowners with solar panels cheer net metering as it lowers their power bills.


Navy says flight testing may have resulted in sonic booms along N.J. coastline

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:17

 Fighter jets caused sonic booms along New Jersey coastThe Navy now says that flight testing done Thursday afternoon may have resulted in sonic booms that rocked towns along the New Jersey coastline.


Kerry Washington feted with parade and roast at Harvard

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:13

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Actress Kerry Washington has been feted with a parade through Harvard Square and a roast by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. The nation’s oldest collegiate theatrical organization says it named Washington as Woman of the Year because she’s the first black woman to headline a network TV drama since 1974. The […]
Categories: Sports Center

Kerry Washington feted with parade and roast at Harvard

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:13

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Actress Kerry Washington has been feted with a parade through Harvard Square and a roast by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. The nation’s oldest collegiate theatrical organization says it named Washington as Woman of the Year because she’s the first black woman to headline a network TV drama since 1974. The […]
Categories: Sports Center

Kerry Washington feted with parade and roast at Harvard

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:13

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Actress Kerry Washington has been feted with a parade through Harvard Square and a roast by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. The nation’s oldest collegiate theatrical organization says it named Washington as Woman of the Year because she’s the first black woman to headline a network TV drama since 1974. The […]

Disneyland suspect 'feared for safety'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:12
A man arrested carrying two guns at a hotel near Disneyland Paris tells French police he was armed because he feared for his safety.
Categories: BBC World News

FDA OKs Merck hepatitis C drug, adding to patient choices

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:11

KENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Patients with hepatitis C have yet another advanced treatment option, as the Food on Drug Administration has approved a new once-a-day pill developed by drugmaker Merck. The FDA said Thursday Merck can begin marketing Zepatier (ZEP’-ah-teer), its new drug for patients with the liver-destroying virus. The combination pill includes the medications […]
Categories: Sports Center

FDA OKs Merck hepatitis C drug, adding to patient choices

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:11

KENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Patients with hepatitis C have yet another advanced treatment option, as the Food on Drug Administration has approved a new once-a-day pill developed by drugmaker Merck. The FDA said Thursday Merck can begin marketing Zepatier (ZEP’-ah-teer), its new drug for patients with the liver-destroying virus. The combination pill includes the medications […]
Categories: Sports Center

FDA OKs Merck hepatitis C drug, adding to patient choices

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:11

KENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Patients with hepatitis C have yet another advanced treatment option, as the Food on Drug Administration has approved a new once-a-day pill developed by drugmaker Merck. The FDA said Thursday Merck can begin marketing Zepatier (ZEP’-ah-teer), its new drug for patients with the liver-destroying virus. The combination pill includes the medications […]

Funding issues plague Kentucky’s proposed high speed network

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:10

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — KentuckyWired was supposed to be a can’t-miss project, a high-tech solution that would help revive the floundering Appalachian economy. Taxpayers would join private companies to pay for 3,400 miles of fiber-optic cables, transforming Loretta Lynn’s “Butcher Holler” into what Republican U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers called “Silicon Holler” But a key portion […]
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Funding issues plague Kentucky’s proposed high speed network

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:10

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — KentuckyWired was supposed to be a can’t-miss project, a high-tech solution that would help revive the floundering Appalachian economy. Taxpayers would join private companies to pay for 3,400 miles of fiber-optic cables, transforming Loretta Lynn’s “Butcher Holler” into what Republican U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers called “Silicon Holler” But a key portion […]
Categories: Sports Center

Funding issues plague Kentucky’s proposed high speed network

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:10

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — KentuckyWired was supposed to be a can’t-miss project, a high-tech solution that would help revive the floundering Appalachian economy. Taxpayers would join private companies to pay for 3,400 miles of fiber-optic cables, transforming Loretta Lynn’s “Butcher Holler” into what Republican U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers called “Silicon Holler” But a key portion […]

Your Evening Briefing

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:06
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White Pass - 1/28/2016 2:58:16 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:04
White Pass US12
1/28/2016 2:58:16 PM

Temperature: 38 °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:
Raining

Satus Pass - 1/28/2016 2:54:40 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:04
Satus Pass US97
1/28/2016 2:54:40 PM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/28/2016 2:57:34 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:04
Stevens Pass US2
1/28/2016 2:57:34 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with snow and slush in places

Weather:
Snowing lightly

Blewett Pass - 1/28/2016 2:43:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:04
Blewett Pass US97
1/28/2016 2:43:53 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining lightly