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Lenovo profit rises on sales growth outside China

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:59
BEIJING (AP) — Lenovo Group, the world's biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 19 percent, driven by sales growth outside its home China market.

HK protesters scuffle with police

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:57
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong scuffle with police in the first increase in tensions in more than a fortnight.
Categories: BBC World News

US services firms grow more slowly, but hiring up

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:49
U.S. services firms expanded more slowly in October, but the pace of growth was still healthy. Hiring also rose to the fastest pace in more than nine years.

Study: Not all college work boosts future earnings

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:46
A study funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation found that short-term college certificates, for very specific job-training programs probably won’t help students earn more money unless the classes taken are later applied to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

Class-size initiative still trailing, but barely

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:46
Update at 8 p.m.: Initiative 1351 trailed by about 11,400 votes out of nearly 1.4 million counted Wednesday evening. So far, the measure has captured 49.59 percent of the vote statewide.

Arson charges in Washington wildfire: One dismissed, one reduced, one moves forward

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:46
Prosecutors have dropped an arson charge against a man who lit a backburn during the Carlton complex fires. They reduced charges against another. A third man is headed to trial Dec. 2 for the fire he allegedly set.

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Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:45

Indian media: Tendulkar's autobiography

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:43
Spotlight on legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography 'Playing It My Way'.
Categories: BBC World News

Lionel Messi ties goal record

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:39
Lionel Messi equaled Raul Gonzalez’s Champions League scoring record of 71 goals Wednesday with his second strike for Barcelona in a 2-0 victory over against Ajax in Amsterdam.

White Pass - 11/5/2014 8:33:49 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:33
White Pass US12
11/5/2014 8:33:49 PM

Temperature: 45 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 11/5/2014 8:37:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:33
Satus Pass US97
11/5/2014 8:37:13 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 11/5/2014 8:22:50 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:33
Stevens Pass US2
11/5/2014 8:22:50 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/5/2014 8:33:43 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:33
Blewett Pass US97
11/5/2014 8:33:43 PM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining lightly

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/5/2014 8:24:04 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:33
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/5/2014 8:24:04 PM

Temperature: 45 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. Construction is still in progress from milepost 56 to milepost 61 near the summit. Drivers may experience delays due to lane closures and intermittent rolling slowdowns.

Weather:
Raining

Portland, Oregon, police say man in custody in nearby Wilsonville in Wash. woman's murder

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:25
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland, Oregon, police say man in custody in nearby Wilsonville in Wash. woman's murder.

A Manet Portrait Fuels High Prices on a Competitive Night for Christie’s

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:21
The artist’s 1881 painting of the actress Jeanne Demarsy was bought by the J. Paul Getty Museum for $65.1 million.






Aide: Obama angry over Netanyahu insult

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:21

Obama objects to comments in a magazine article, his chief of staff says.

       

Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan win big at country music awards

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:16

Singer Lambert accepts the Album of the Year Award for "Platinum" with her producers Ainlay and Liddell during the 48th Country Music Association Awards in NashvilleBy Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE Tenn. (Reuters) - Singer Miranda Lambert won four Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday, and Luke Bryan took home the top honor as entertainer of the year as U.S. politics and the absence of Taylor Swift played supporting roles in the televised ceremony. Lambert, 30, who led all nominees with nine nods, earned her record fifth female vocalist of the year award. "I don't know what to say. I can't believe I'm standing here. I can't believe this is my life," an emotional Lambert said accepting the award she has won five consecutive years. ...


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Seahawks CB Jeremy Lane happy to be back, but won't be rushed

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:16
While it may seem like the Seahawks have made a flurry of roster moves in recent days --- and they indeed have --- another is sure to come this week when cornerback Jeremy Lane is activated off of the short-term Injured Reserve list.
Categories: Sports Center

Judge: Md. mom can't show cops where missing kids are

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:15

The children have been missing since September.