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Ebola 'an international emergency'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:42
The World Health Organization declares the spread of Ebola in West Africa an international health emergency.
Categories: BBC World News

A veteran's Purple Hearts mission began with gift

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:37

Purple Hearts Reunited founder Capt. Zachariah Fike, who was wounded in Afghanistan while serving with the Vermont Army National Guard, displays a Purple Heart from Pearl Harbor which has yet to be reunited with its owner or relatives, during the National Order of the Purple Heart National Convention in Denver, Thursday Aug. 7, 2014. Purple Hearts Reunited receives lost Purple Hearts and works to reunite the medals with their original owners. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — His labor of love began with an effort to find the owner of a Purple Heart that was given to him as a gift.


Judge upholds award in Ventura defamation lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:33
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled as reasonable $1.8 million in damages awarded to former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in a defamation case.

Clintons Support de Blasio's Push to Bring Democratic Convention to Brooklyn

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:31
Before Mayor Bill de Blasio began his bid to win the 2016 convention he made sure he had the Clintons’ blessing, three people familiar with the discussions said.






In bond filing, Port Authority lists subpoenas over bridge closure

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:31
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has disclosed a list of federal and state subpoenas it has received linked to investigations into a scandal over deliberate lane closures at a major transportation route. "The Port Authority has received and is responding to several grand jury subpoenas for the production of records," the authority said in the Aug. 6 document. Authorities launched the investigations after staff in the office of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie allegedly colluded with Port Authority staff to shut down access lanes to the George Washington Bridge last year. The subpoenas relate to investigations by the United States Attorney's office and the Manhattan District Attorney.

County Fair-goers: We were fed pot-laced chocolate

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:31
Three people say they were drugged after eating a chocolate bar that wasn't supposed to have marijuana in it at the Denver County Fair's new pot pavilion, and one of them has filed a lawsuit alleging the vendor was negligent.

Italian Senate to cut its powers

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:20
Senators in Italy vote in favour of sweeping reforms that could lead to a dramatic reduction in the size and power of the upper house of parliament.
Categories: BBC World News

Authorities investigate woman's possible abduction

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:18
BEDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Southeastern Michigan authorities are investigating the possible abduction of an 18-year-old woman who reported stopping to check on a person lying in a roadside ditch.

Rep. DesJarlais, challenger trade leads in Tenn.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:17

Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., speaks to supporters after he was declared the winner of Tennessee's 4th Congressional District Republican primary race Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in South Pittsburg, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Scandal-plagued Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais and challenger Jim Tracy's race was still too close to call Friday as election officials in Tennessee's largely rural 4th Congressional District tallied outstanding votes.


Blast in Ukraine’s Capital Stirs Fears of New Conflict

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:17
The explosion, which injured at least two people, came as protest barricades and tents still stand in the central square months after demonstrations that toppled the government.

Reims v Paris St-Germain

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:16
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's French Ligue 1 game between Reims and Paris St-Germain.
Categories: BBC World News

UK planes to drop aid in Iraq

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:16
Britain is to drop emergency aid for those under threat from militants in Iraq to support the US - but rules out military action.
Categories: BBC World News

A Boy at Play in Gaza, a Renewal of Warfare, a Family in Mourning

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:15
Hundreds gathered to mourn Ibrahim Dawawsa, 10, the first casualty in the latest chapter of the battle between Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip.

Bank rejects offer from Ecclestone

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:11
German bank BayernLB says it has rejected a 25m euros (£20m) settlement from Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.
Categories: BBC World News

Fla. legislative committees approve new districts

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:11
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida lawmakers are one step closer to approving a proposal that would make slight changes to seven congressional districts to comply with a court order.

Israel hits Gaza amid rocket fire

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:10
Israel resumes air strikes in Gaza after Palestinian militants fire rockets following the end of a three-day ceasefire.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/8/2014 9:32:41 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:01
White Pass US12
8/8/2014 9:32:41 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/8/2014 9:33:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:01
Satus Pass US97
8/8/2014 9:33:00 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/8/2014 9:32:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:01
Stevens Pass US2
8/8/2014 9:32:40 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/8/2014 9:35:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:01
Blewett Pass US97
8/8/2014 9:35:27 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather: