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VIDEO: Wendell Phillips's extraordinary quest

BBC World News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:18
The archaeologist who discovered Yemen's ancient treasure
Categories: BBC World News

5 things to do this weekend, from cheap to splurgey

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:16
Whether you're feeling broke or flush, there are plenty of things to do in the Seattle area this weekend.

Handicapping the Rock Hall of Fame: Lou Reed’s year? Or Chic’s? Or Joan Jett’s?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:16
The list of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is out — Lou Reed, Sting, Chic, Joan Jett, Kraftwerk and Green Day are on the list.

Doctor recovered from Ebola urges calm in Dallas

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:16
Dr. Kent Brantly, the first American flown back to the U.S. for treatment of Ebola, is urging calm for the people of Dallas and elsewhere who are worried about contracting the deadly disease.

Army War College revokes Sen. John Walsh's degree

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:14

In this Feb. 11, 2014, file photo, Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., right, and his son Michael leave the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. Walsh says the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa. has revoked his master's degree after an investigation into plagiarism allegations. The college launched the probe in August 2014 after The New York Times published a story showing Walsh borrowed heavily from other sources for a research paper he wrote in 2007. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Army War College revoked Democratic Sen. John Walsh's master's degree after an investigation completed Friday concluded that he plagiarized a research paper required to graduate.


Las Vegas sounds false alarm as global Ebola fears spread

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:09

A sign asks patients to inform staff if they have various symptoms and have recently traveled internationally or have had contact with someone who recently traveled internationally at Bellevue Hospital in ManhattanBy Grant McCool (Reuters) - A commercial plane was briefly quarantined on a Las Vegas airport tarmac on Friday, sending airline shares down as worldwide fears increased that Ebola could spread outside West Africa, where it has killed more than 4,000 people. Airline and hospital officials said a Delta Air Lines plane was held at McCarran International Airport, but it turned out to be a false alarm and an all-clear was issued. A Delta spokesman said the concerns arose after a passenger on the flight from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport reported feeling unwell. ...


Supreme Court lifts hold on gay marriage in Idaho

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:07

Sharene and Lori Watsen appear with lawyers and fellow plaintiffs that sued the state over a gay marriage ban hold a press conference outside of the James A. McClure Federal Building and US Courthouse in BoiseBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex matrimony to proceed in Idaho on Friday by lifting a temporary hold imposed earlier in the week, capping a week of victories for supporters of gay marriage in America. The move came as a district court judge struck down North Carolina's prohibition on gay nuptials, and followed days of back-and-forth federal court actions that could soon see legal weddings for gay couples extended to 35 states. ...


Ex-pilot wore uniform to cut airport security line

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:07
HONOLULU (AP) — A pilot fired from Cathay Pacific Airlines said he wore his former employer's uniform and badge to bypass security at Honolulu International Airport.

St. Louis braces for weekend of protests after new shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:06

A protester holds up a sign across the street from the police station during a protest in FergusonBy Kenny Bahr CLAYTON Mo. (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters marched through the rain on Friday afternoon to the St. Louis County courthouse, kicking off a weekend of demonstrations against police violence after eight people were arrested in protests overnight. Chanting "This is what democracy looks like" and "Hey, hey, ho, ho, these killer cops have got to go," the demonstrators walked peacefully for 90 minutes through a four-block area of the city of Clayton, adjacent to St. Louis. There were none of the clashes with police that have marked protests in the St. ...


Puerto Rico court rules for bank in $230M tax case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:06
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A court in Puerto Rico has ruled that a deal calling for the U.S. territory's government to repay $230 million to one of the island's biggest banks is valid.

White Pass - 10/10/2014 3:07:23 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:05
White Pass US12
10/10/2014 3:07:23 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 10/10/2014 3:12:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:05
Satus Pass US97
10/10/2014 3:12:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 10/10/2014 3:02:09 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:05
Stevens Pass US2
10/10/2014 3:02:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 10/10/2014 3:04:25 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:05
Blewett Pass US97
10/10/2014 3:04:25 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/10/2014 3:01:00 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:05
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/10/2014 3:01:00 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday, Oct. 13 through Thursday, Oct. 16, starting at 5:30 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

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Bits Blog: Links to Photos Said to Be Stolen From Snapchat Users Flood Message Boards

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:03
Just weeks after a celebrity hacking scandal, members of an anonymous online message board claimed to have accessed hundreds of thousands of photographs of noncelebrities.






Thousands of venomous spiders force family from home

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 06:58

Thousands of venomous spiders force family from homeA family was driven from their suburban St. Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls


6 UN police wounded in Central African Republic

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 06:43
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An armed group fired at a U.N. police patrol monitoring a protest near the airport in the capital of the Central African Republic on Friday, wounding six constables, a U.N. peacekeeping official said.

Newborn girl abandoned in California trash bin

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 06:38
MERCED, Calif. (AP) — Police in Central California are searching for the mother of a newborn girl abandoned in a trash bin of an apartment complex in the city of Merced.

$50,000 in merchandise stolen from Rite Aid warehouse in Bucks County

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 06:33

$50,000 in merchandise stolen from Rite Aid warehouse in Bucks CountyThree men are under arrest accused of stealing nearly $50,000 worth of merchandise from a Rite Aid warehouse in Falls Township, Bucks County.