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Facebook sets up 'dark web' service

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:58
Facebook creates the ability for users to connect directly to the social network via anonymising "dark web" service Tor.
Categories: BBC World News

A look at use of Oregon's law on assisted suicide

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:57

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Maynard family shows Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old terminally ill woman who plans to die under Oregon's law that allows the terminally ill to end their own lives. Sean Crowley, spokesman from the group Compassion & Choices, said late Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, that Maynard was surrounded by family Saturday when she took lethal medication prescribed by a doctor and died. She was weeks shy of her 30th birthday. (AP Photo/Maynard Family, File)Oregon voters approved a law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives in 1994, but opponents persuaded a federal judge to issue an injunction temporarily blocking the law. Voters in November 1997 overwhelmingly reaffirmed the nation's first aid-in-dying law, and it's been in place ever since.


DealBook: Capitol Book Club, With a Bonus

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:56
A monthly political fund-raiser draws Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee and Wall Street lobbyists willing to read a book, and make a contribution, in exchange for access.

Woman forced into car, abducted in Germantown, police say

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:54

Woman screamed, tried to escape kidnapper in Germantown, police sayPhiladelphia police are investigating a reported abduction in Germantown.


White Pass - 11/3/2014 4:51:52 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:53
White Pass US12
11/3/2014 4:51:52 AM

Temperature: 41 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining lightly

Satus Pass - 11/3/2014 4:59:23 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:53
Satus Pass US97
11/3/2014 4:59:23 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 11/3/2014 4:49:52 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:53
Stevens Pass US2
11/3/2014 4:49:52 AM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/3/2014 4:56:03 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:53
Blewett Pass US97
11/3/2014 4:56:03 AM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Light Rain

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/3/2014 4:43:24 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:53
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/3/2014 4:43:24 AM

Temperature: 43 °F

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

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

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet. I-90 Snoqualmie Pass milepost 56 to 61: Drivers should prepare for potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions Monday through Friday nights, Nov. 3 through Nov. 7. Additionally, daytime lane closures will be encountered on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 4 and 5. Monday through Friday, Nov. 3 through Nov. 7, during daytime hours.

Weather:
Raining

Migrants Die After Boat Capsizes North of Bosporus Off Turkey

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:51
At least 24 migrants were said to have died from a boat carrying 43 to the European Union from the Middle East, the Turkish Coast Guard said.

Microsoft stops selling Windows 7, 8

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:49
Microsoft has stopped selling Windows 7 and 8 as statistics suggest people are slowly adopting its newer software.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Lahore hospital full after attack

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:43
Shumaila Jaffery reports from Lahore hospital after a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India.
Categories: BBC World News

Cumberbatch and Spall vie for award

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:38
Benedict Cumberbatch and Timothy Spall will compete for the best actor prize at this year's British Independent Film Awards.
Categories: BBC World News

German rail strike talks break down

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:36
Talks aimed at averting further strikes by German train drivers break down, the country's rail operator Deutsche Bahn says.
Categories: BBC World News

Germany: EU freedom of movement not negotiable

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:32

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2014 file picture British Prime Minister, David Cameron, speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their joint press conference inside 10 Downing Street in London. Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman says Germany wants Britain to remain an "active and committed" European Union member but is insisting the principle of free movement of workers within the bloc isn't negotiable. British Prime Minister David Cameron, facing political pressure from the rise of Britain's anti-EU UKIP party, wants to take steps to limit the level of migration from the EU into Britain. German weekly Der Spiegel reported Sunday Nov. 2, 2014 , without identifying sources, that German officials could envision giving up efforts to keep Britain in the EU if Cameron insists on limits. (AP Photo/ Facundo Arrizabalaga, Poo,Filel)BERLIN (AP) — Germany wants Britain to remain an "active and committed" European Union member but is firm in insisting that the principle of free movement of workers within the bloc isn't negotiable, Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said Monday.


Double points 'may overshadow year'

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:29
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the controversial award of double points at the final race risks "overshadowing" the F1 season.
Categories: BBC World News

Trade deals to ease River Nile row

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:27
Egypt and Ethiopia sign a series of trade agreements in Addis Ababa which could help smooth diplomatic tensions over use of the River Nile waters.
Categories: BBC World News

Suspect's photo released in Ocean County hit-and-run crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:22

Suspect's photo released in Ocean County hit-and-run crashPolice are on the hunt for a suspected hit-and-run driver in Ocean County.


Day in pictures: 3 November 2014

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:16
A selection of news photos from around the world
Categories: BBC World News

Class size: My personal experience of the benefit of smaller classes

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:06
I am a student at a small college in the greater Seattle area. My whole life I attended large public schools, sitting through huge classes where teachers barely recognized my face outside of the classroom. But when it was my time to choose a college, I chose to attend a small university where teache