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In Fact and Fiction, Mayor de Blasio Becomes a TV Fixture

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:55
New York City’s leader has taken charge of shaping his on-air persona in what has become a rite of passage for the nation’s most prominent politicians.

Iran rejects US nuclear freeze call

BBC World News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:49
Iran rejects as "excessive and illogical" a demand by US President Obama that it freeze sensitive nuclear activity for at least 10 years.
Categories: BBC World News

DNA tool helping biologists find elusive or invasive species

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:38

In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, dozens of a tiny destructive New Zealand mudsnails are displayed with a penny to show the scale of the one-eighth of an inch creature at a lab in Bellevue, Wash. Scientists are turning to environmental DNA, or eDNA, an emerging surveillance tool that detects the presence of an organism by analyzing cellular material such as urine, hair, feathers or skin cells that are left behind in the environment. From Asian carp in the Great Lakes basin to salamanders in Kentucky to great crested newts in the United Kingdom, the tool is helping biologists look for reclusive or rare imperiled species, monitor unwanted creatures or gauge the overall biodiversity of a lake or stream. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals poop or shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene.


Terry to be offered new Chelsea deal

BBC World News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:36
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho "guarantees" former England captain John Terry will still be a Blues player next season.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Tourists flock to Japan's Cat Island

BBC World News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:36
Tourists from around Japan have been flocking to a tiny fishing community, to see what has been nicknamed Cat Island.
Categories: BBC World News

Zimbabwe game 'now big' for Ireland

BBC World News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:34
William Porterfield says Saturday's game with Zimbabwe is key for Ireland after the World Cup hammering by South Africa.
Categories: BBC World News

Police issuing tickets for pizza, french fries

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:28
FARMINGTON, N.H. (AP) — Police in one New Hampshire town are handing out the kind of tickets you want to get — for free pizza and french fries.

BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:23

Blackberry's Executive Chairman and CEO John Chen speaks during a presentation at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. BlackBerry will launch four new smartphones this year and a new package of cross-platform applications as it continues its "philosophical" shift to making software. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software.


Simon Rattle named music director of London Symphony

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:22

FILE - This is a Friday, July 27, 2012, file photo of Sir Simon Rattle as he conducts an orchestra during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Conductor Simon Rattle is to swap Berlin for Britain, taking over as music director of the London Symphony Orchestra. Rattle, who has led the Berlin Philharmonic since 2002, will join the London ensemble in September 2017. Rattle said Tuesday March 3, 2015 that he would focus on ensuring that as many people as possible have access to classical music. He also hopes to build a new concert hall for the orchestra, which is currently based at London's Barbican Centre.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)LONDON (AP) — Conductor Simon Rattle is swapping a podium in Berlin for one in Britain, taking over as music director of the London Symphony Orchestra.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Sex gangs targeted hundreds of girls

BBC World News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:21
As many as 373 children may have been targeted for sex by gangs of men in Oxfordshire in the last 16 years, a serious case review finds.
Categories: BBC World News

In Tehran, Too, Netanyahu’s Speech Finds an Eager Audience

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:18
Many in Iran have been awaiting the address by the Israeli prime minister to Congress because they say they hope his blunt approach will turn American public opinion against him.

In Tehran, Too, Netanyahu’s Speech Finds an Eager Audience

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:18
Many in Iran have been awaiting the address by the Israeli prime minister to Congress because they say they hope his blunt approach will turn American public opinion against him.

Palace's Jedinak gets four-game ban

BBC World News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:16
Crystal Palace's Mile Jedinak is banned for four matches by the Football Association after elbowing West Ham's Diafra Sakho.
Categories: BBC World News

Prince promotes UK and Paddington

BBC World News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:01
The Duke of Cambridge promotes British business and meets Paddington bear, as his tour of China continues.
Categories: BBC World News

Police: Boy, 10, runs over 9-year-old brother in stolen car

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 20:56
ROSCOMMON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old boy was hospitalized after his 10-year-old brother apparently ran him over with a stolen car in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.

White Pass - 3/3/2015 3:43:25 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 20:55
White Pass US12
3/3/2015 3:43:25 AM

Temperature: 20 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 3/3/2015 3:43:25 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 20:55
Satus Pass US97
3/3/2015 3:43:25 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 3/3/2015 3:43:25 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 20:55
Stevens Pass US2
3/3/2015 3:43:25 AM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 3/3/2015 3:43:25 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 20:55
Blewett Pass US97
3/3/2015 3:43:25 AM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies