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New Republic Staff Members Resign Over Management Changes

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 03:14
The action was prompted by anger over an abrupt change of editors, the departing writers and editors said.






U.S. justices to hear Confederate license plate free speech case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 03:12

The Supreme Court in WashingtonBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to weigh in on whether Texas officials should have approved a specialty license plate that displays the Confederate flag. The case raises the issue of how states can allow or reject politically divisive messages on license plates without violating free speech rights. ...


VIDEO: Revisiting orphans of Ebola-hit village

BBC World News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 03:08
Andrew Harding revisits the town of Kigbal in Sierra Leone to see if the Ebola crisis has been addressed.
Categories: BBC World News

British Museum Lends Elgin Marbles, Disputed Artifact, to Russia, Angering Greece

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 03:00
The British Museum plunged itself into a geopolitical tempest with the loan of one of the famous Elgin marbles of Greece to the Hermitage.






House leaders move to avoid immigration showdown

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:59
Trying to avoid a showdown over immigration, House Republican leaders are moving to make a deal with Democrats to pass a spending bill that would keep the government running past next week.

Royal visit: Prince William to visit White House

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:55
The White House is getting some royal treatment.

Egypt investigates 'fake' Morsi tape

BBC World News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:53
Egypt's prosecutor-general's office is investigating what it describes as a "fabricated" recording of top officials discussing the detention of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
Categories: BBC World News

Rolling Stone casts doubt on U.Va. student's account of being gang-raped at fraternity party

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:50
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Rolling Stone casts doubt on U.Va. student's account of being gang-raped at fraternity party.

Civilian complaints against NYC police down

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:49

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and police Commissioner William Bratton watch a demonstration at the new New York City Police Academy on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at College Point in the Queens borough of New York. De Blasio and Bratton Thursday outlined training they announced earlier this year that all officers would receive on tactical skills and communication, including how officers talk with residents of the city, following the death of Eric Garner. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Richard Harbus)NEW YORK (AP) — Civilian complaints against New York City police are down this year, especially in the months since the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white officer, according to data obtained Friday by The Associated Press.


Philly rapper Beanie Sigel shot in Pleasantville, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:49

Philly rapper Beanie Sigel shot in Pleasantville, N.J.Philadelphia rap artist Beanie Sigel was shot Friday morning in Pleasantville, New Jersey.


White Pass - 12/5/2014 9:56:01 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:47
White Pass US12
12/5/2014 9:56:01 AM

Temperature: 29 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, ice in places

Weather:
Rain showers

Satus Pass - 12/5/2014 9:46:13 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:47
Satus Pass US97
12/5/2014 9:46:13 AM

Temperature: 29 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, ice in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 12/5/2014 9:57:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:47
Stevens Pass US2
12/5/2014 9:57:14 AM

Temperature: 25 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Freezing Rain

Blewett Pass - 12/5/2014 9:47:21 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:47
Blewett Pass US97
12/5/2014 9:47:21 AM

Temperature: 24 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 12/5/2014 9:45:29 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:47
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
12/5/2014 9:45:29 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, slush and ice in place. I-90 westbound traffic is closed at Easton and Snoqualmie Pass summit to upright an overturned semi. The closure will last approximately one hour.

Weather:
Freezing rain, gusty winds west of the summit

Florida triple homicide suspect's SUV found

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:47
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — As Florida officials searched Friday for a suspect in the killing of his wife, a pastor and a neighbor, church members reflected on what happened.

Detroit emergency manager projects budget surplus

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:46
DETROIT (AP) — The state-appointed emergency manager who helped take Detroit into bankruptcy says he sees a budget surplus not long after it emerges.

Kenyatta case: Most high-profile collapse at ICC

BBC World News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:46
Kenyatta case ruling questions ICC credibility
Categories: BBC World News

Delia's files for bankruptcy

BBC World News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:41
The once-popular US teen retailer Delia's says it will liquidate all of its stores and file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, after failing to report an annual profit since 2007.
Categories: BBC World News

L.A. man charged after son, 14, takes loaded gun from home

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:41
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles man was charged with multiple criminal counts on Friday after prosecutors said he allowed his 14-year-old son to take a loaded gun from the family's home to confront three other teenagers in the neighborhood. The case marked only the second time that the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office has ever charged a defendant with failing to properly secure a gun at home. In October, a Los Angeles woman was charged with allowing her 17-year-old son to bring a . ...