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As President Trump plans to meet with top auto industry executives today, his Cabinet nominees will face another round of Senate hearings. Ben Carson, up for secretary of Housing and Urban Development; Betsy DeVos was supposed to be confirmed as secretary of Education on Tuesday, but has been delayed until Jan. 31
Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May and her government must get approval from Parliament before Britain can actually leave the European Union. This could delay the start of the process until March. Britain voted to leave the EU in the Brexit vote back in June.
Storms have caused destruction across the country. High winds and tornadoes have gone across the South, while a nor’easter hit the northeast cutting off transit service in New Jersey, and record rainfall has hit California.
Governor Jay Inslee took a spin around Olympia today in a self-driving car. The governor has made the state’s involvement in testing and developing self-driving cars a priority. KOMO
Flu-related deaths climbs to 76 statewide, majority of patients weren’t vaccinated– Pierce County has reported 20 deaths, Snohomish County 18 and King County 11– Preexisting factors did exist for many of those who passed away. KOMO
Two people passed away after a man opened fire on his step-sister, then was shot by a responding police officer yesterday afternoon. A Milton officer shot and killed the suspect after the suspect shot and took the life of the woman, Cpt. Scott Engle with Puyallup Police said. No other injuries were reported. KOMO