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Man floating in bubble rescued by Coast Guard

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:35

Man floating in bubble rescued by Coast GuardA man trying to reach Bermuda in an inflatable bubble was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after he began suffering from fatigue.


Dog named 'Lazarus' survives euthanasia attempt

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:30

Lazarus, a mixed-breed dog who survived a euthanasia attempt and a car accident, sits by his new owner, Jane Holston, in Helena, Ala., on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Turned in to an animal shelter by his previous owner, a volunteer found the dog alive in the shelter the morning after he was injected with deadly chemicals. Holston adopted the dog from Two by Two Animal Rescue, which named him Lazarus after the man the Bible says Jesus raised from the dead. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)OZARK, Ala. (AP) — Animal control officer Wanda Snell knows what she saw: A veterinarian inserted a needle into the black-and-brown mutt and injected a chemical meant to euthanize the dog no one had adopted. The animal moved a bit and was still and quiet by the time she left the shelter for home.


Game Preview: Eagles vs. Rams

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:28

 Eagles vs. RamsJeff Fisher nearly replaced Buddy Ryan when the popular coach was fired by the Philadelphia Eagles.


NY Times reporter allowed back into Afghanistan

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:28
NEW YORK (AP) — A correspondent for The New York Times expelled from Afghanistan over a story he wrote about that country's recent presidential election can return after its newly inaugurated president ordered the previous administration's decision reversed.

Health officials: US well-equipped to stop Ebola

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:27
The Obama administration is seeking to allay fear about the single confirmed case of Ebola in the United States, saying that despite some initial missteps the health care system is doing what needs to be done to prevent an outbreak.

5 injured in Philadelphia club shootings

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:16

5 injured in Philadelphia club shootingsFive people are injured after separate shootings outside two Philadelphia clubs overnight.


Mass grave found near Mexico town

BBC World News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:16
A mass grave is found near the town of Iguala in southern Mexico, where 43 protesting students went missing last month after clashing with police.
Categories: BBC World News

The Working Life: In Living Wage Law’s Evolution, a Peek at Policymaking in the de Blasio Era

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:11
While it is a win for workers, the order signed last week by Mayor Bill de Blasio offers more exemptions and covers fewer sectors than he originally promised.

White Pass - 10/5/2014 8:37:59 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:08
White Pass US12
10/5/2014 8:37:59 AM

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 - 10/5/2014 8:24:04 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:08
Satus Pass US97
10/5/2014 8:24:04 AM

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 - 10/5/2014 8:30:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:08
Stevens Pass US2
10/5/2014 8:30:14 AM

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 - 10/5/2014 8:25:02 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:08
Blewett Pass US97
10/5/2014 8:25:02 AM

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 - 10/5/2014 8:26:09 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:08
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/5/2014 8:26:09 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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Conditions:
Rock blasting is completed for the week. 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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New President of Afghanistan Welcomes Back Times Reporter

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:07
Matthew Rosenberg, who was expelled from the country in August, will be allowed to return effective immediately, according to the Afghan government.

Winds stop Balloon Fiesta launch in Albuquerque

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:04
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mass ascension of hundreds of hot air balloons has been called off on the second day of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Nebraska hospital prepares for arrival of Ebola patient

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:03

Dr. Mark Rupp, chief of the division of infectious diseases in the department of internal medicine at the Nebraska Medical Center, speaks at a news conference in Omaha, Neb., Friday Sept. 5, 2014, on the condition of ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, who is treated at the center. Sacra, who served with North Carolina-based charity SIM, is the third American aid worker infected by the Ebola virus. He will begin treatment in the hospital's 10-bed special isolation unit, the largest of four such units in the U.S. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)(Reuters) - A Nebraska hospital is preparing for the expected arrival of an Ebola patient who contracted the disease in Liberia, a spokesman said on Sunday. Nebraska Medical Center spokesman Taylor Wilson would only identify the patient as a male U.S. citizen expected to arrive on Monday. But the father of Ashoka Mukpo, a freelance NBC cameraman who contracted Ebola in Liberia, told Reuters on Friday that his son was going to Nebraska for treatment. The Nebraska hospital last month treated and released Dr. Rick Sacra, an American missionary who also contracted Ebola in Liberia. ...


Chechnya Suicide Bomber Kills 5 Police, Wounds 12

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 23:46
A suicide bomber blew himself up Sunday in the capital of Chechnya, killing five policemen and wounding 12 others as the city celebrated the birthday of its pro-Kremlin leader, officials said.

Four favorite L.A. bars, from Hollywood glamour to hipster

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 23:46
Take your pick of places all over the city that serve craft brews, boutique wines, cocktails.

Going beyond bucolic Provence with author Peter Mayle

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 23:46
The author of “A Year in Provence” sings the praises of Marseille, France’s historic, tough and lively second-biggest city.

Police find big crowd at house party near campus

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 23:45
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say some people threw bottles and tore down street signs after police encountered a crowd of 300 or 400 people at the scene of a house party near a Colorado campus.