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Nine die in Guinea boat sinking

BBC World News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:12
At least nine people die in a boat accident in Guinea, with at least 30 people still missing, officials and residents say.
Categories: BBC World News

Tom Brady listed as questionable because of ankle injury

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:11
New England quarterback, limited in practice, has not missed a game since a season-ending knee injury in the 2008 opener.

Family seeks medical consensus for California girl declared brain dead

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:07

A photograph of 13-year-old Jahi McMath is seen on a necklace in OaklandBy Steve Gorman (Reuters) - A lawyer for the family of a California girl declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy wants to broker a conference between several physicians who insist she exhibits signs of life and a court-appointed doctor who rejects their findings. Relatives of Jahi McMath, aged 13 when she suffered cardiac arrest in December following surgery to treat sleep apnea, petitioned a judge weeks ago to revoke her death certificate and restore her status as a living person. ...


White Pass - 10/10/2014 6:23:16 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:06
White Pass US12
10/10/2014 6:23:16 PM

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 - 10/10/2014 6:35:08 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:06
Satus Pass US97
10/10/2014 6:35:08 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.

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Stevens Pass - 10/10/2014 6:27:46 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:06
Stevens Pass US2
10/10/2014 6:27:46 PM

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 - 10/10/2014 6:34:36 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:06
Blewett Pass US97
10/10/2014 6:34:36 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/10/2014 6:38:48 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:06
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/10/2014 6:38:48 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday, Oct. 13 through Thursday, Oct. 16, starting at 5:30 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. 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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7 plaintiffs in no-fly list lawsuit cleared to fly

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:05
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Seven people who challenged their placement on the government's no-fly list are now free to fly, the first time the U.S. has ever informed someone whether they are or are not excluded.

Idaho and North Carolina are latest states to allow gay marriage

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:03

Sharene and Lori Watsen appear with lawyers and fellow plaintiffs that sued the state over a gay marriage ban hold a press conference outside of the James A. McClure Federal Building and US Courthouse in BoiseBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - County clerks in Idaho and North Carolina began issuing their states' first marriage licenses to gay couples on Friday after court actions that capped a week of victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America. The move came as barriers to gay marriage fell state by state this week and followed days of back-and-forth federal court actions that could soon see legal weddings for same-sex couples extended to 35 states. The U.S. ...


Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:02

Vicki Britt wipes away tears as her partner, Trish Philbrook, comforts her during the announcement that there will be no marriages performed at the Wake County Courthouse in Raleigh, N.C. on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. U.S. District Judge William Osteen signed an order late Friday afternoon that pushed to next week the decision on whether to nullify the definition of marriage in the North Carolina Constitution that restricts unions to a man and a woman. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Chuck Liddy)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge in North Carolina struck down the state's gay marriage ban Friday, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.


Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, live chat

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:01
Join the conversation as the Sounders aim to clinch the Cascadia Cup and regain sole possession of first place in the league against its rivals to the north.

Police sorry for telling wrong family of death

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:58
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska couple knocked on the door of their son's long-time girlfriend Thursday, intending to inform her that he'd been killed in a car accident.

Gay marriage in Kansas throws political twist

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:57

In this photo provided by Liz Dickinson, Kelli, left, and Angela pose for a picture after their wedding ceremony at the Johnson County Court House in Olathe, Kan., Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. The Johnson County newlyweds asked to be identified only by their first names to help protect their privacy, but did agree to allow a photograph of them after the ceremony to be used. In a statement released through the gay-rights group Equality Kansas, they said they wanted to celebrate privately. (AP Photo/piperlucyphotography.org, Liz Dickinson)OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The first marriage of a gay couple in Kansas created a new twist Friday in two of the most intensely fought races of the midterm elections, though it remains to be seen whether the Republican incumbents will get a boost from their continued opposition to same-sex weddings.


The man behind 'cradle of Kung Fu'

BBC World News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:53
Turning the Shaolin warrior monks into a global brand
Categories: BBC World News

Kailash Satyarthi’s Nobel Peace Prize Caps Decades of Fighting Child Slavery in India

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:53
Mr. Satyarthi, a co-winner the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, has labored over India’s numbingly huge problem of child slavery, and his organization is credited with freeing some 70,000 of them.






Trooper gets prison in theft from dying motorist

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:50
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut state trooper was sentenced Friday to a year in prison for stealing $3,700 in cash and a gold crucifix from a dying accident victim.

Jurors deliberate in Denver jail-death trial

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:47

File - This undated photo provided by the Denver Department of Safety shows Marvin Booker, a homeless Denver street preacher. Jury selection got underway Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in the civil trial for five Denver sheriff's deputies accused of causing the 2010 death of Booker in the downtown jail. Booker died after deputies shocked him with a Taser after he was handcuffed, put him in a sleeper hold and lay on top of him. (AP Photo/Denver Department of Safety, file)DENVER (AP) — Jurors deliberated for six hours Friday but did not deliver a verdict in the trial of five Denver sheriff's deputies accused of using excessive force against a homeless street preacher who died in the city's downtown jail.


Oregon First Lady’s Ex-Marriage Spills Into Race for Governor

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:45
Cylvia Hayes, the wife of Gov. John Kitzhaber, said she married her third husband, an Ethiopian immigrant, for money in a sham marriage in 1997.






Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, pre-match notes and lineups

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:28
Here are some notable notes ahead of tonight's Sounders FC-Vancouver Whitecaps clash at CenturyLink Field.