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President Obama will hold his final news conference at the White House today, and likely discuss his decision to shorten Chelsea Manning’s jail sentence. . . the Army private that served seven years so far for stealing and releasing classified military secrets to WikiLeaks. The decision to reduce the 35-year sentence brought an immediate rebuke from Republicans on Capitol Hill, with House Speaker Paul Ryan calling the decision ‘outrageous”.
Former president George H. W. Bush is in the (Houston Methodist) hospital. They aren’t saying why but say he is fine and should be released in a few days. He is 92 years old.
Westbound I-90 remained closed overnight over Snoqualmie Pass due to freezing rain, ice and snow slides. The ice and freezing rain has also cancelled flights and shut down the runway at Spokane International Airport. KOMO
Emojis will soon appear on signs in restaurant windows across King County in an effort to keep you safe. This will be King County’s new restaurant food rating system. KOMO