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Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'

BBC World News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 05:13
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.
Categories: BBC World News

Djokovic & Serena win at US Open

BBC World News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 05:13
Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams win in straight sets to ease to the quarter-finals of the US Open.
Categories: BBC World News

PM outlines new anti-terror plans

BBC World News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 05:03
New powers are needed to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK, David Cameron says.
Categories: BBC World News

Israel to take over West Bank land

BBC World News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 05:02
Israel unveils plans to take 400 hectares of land in the occupied West Bank, triggering criticism from the Palestinians and the US.
Categories: BBC World News

Detained Americans in North Korea seek U.S. help

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:56

Kenneth Bae, with his daughter Natalie, and son Jonathan, is pictured in this undated family handout photoBy James Pearson, Alina Selyukh and Matt Spetalnick SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed to the U.S government on Monday for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews with U.S. One of them said his health was failing and another described his situation as "urgent." The men said they were being treated humanely but asked the U.S. Responding to the interviews, the U.S.


Fire forces evacuations at apartment complex in Cheltenham

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:50

Fire forces evacuations at apartment complex in CheltenhamA fire forced people out of their homes at a Montgomery County apartment complex.


Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:50

President Obama hugs Chris Harris, Vice President of United Steel Workers Local 2-209, after being introduced at Laborfest 2014 at Henry Maier Festival Park Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Milwaukee. Obama renewed his call for an increase in the minimum wage. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.


Hamels, Phils pitch combined no-hitter against Atlanta

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:47

Hamels, Phils pitch combined no-hitter against AtlantaCole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.


Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork'

BBC World News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:41
An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.
Categories: BBC World News

For gamers, combating online abuse not easy

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:39
While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent among the gaming community.

Obama Calls for Minimum Wage Rise and Equal Pay as Elections Approach

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:24
With the midterm elections in sight, President Obama went to Milwaukee to try to refocus attention on an economic policy issue that could help his party.






White Pass - 9/1/2014 12:41:18 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:23
White Pass US12
9/1/2014 12:41:18 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/1/2014 12:57:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:23
Satus Pass US97
9/1/2014 12:57:17 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 9/1/2014 12:54:47 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:23
Stevens Pass US2
9/1/2014 12:54:47 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Construction is occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 9/1/2014 12:56:55 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:23
Blewett Pass US97
9/1/2014 12:56:55 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 - 9/1/2014 12:58:07 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:23
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/1/2014 12:58:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 7 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. 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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Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:19
An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago.

Iraq crimes 'on unimaginable scale'

BBC World News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:16
The UN says reports from Iraq "reveal acts of inhumanity", as a BBC team reaches the town of Amerli after a two-month siege ends.
Categories: BBC World News

Chasing mid-life career change with taxpayers’ help

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:16
Chris Fering, of Seattle, is making a midlife career change to become an emergency-room nurse. Taxpayers are helping him make the switch.

3 Council Rock HS students killed in Poconos crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:06

School mourns Council Rock students killed in Poconos crashA Bucks County community is mourning the loss of three Council Rock High School South students who were killed over the weekend in an SUV crash near the Poconos.