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Barrier still at White House 2 weeks after jumper

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:19

Jenna Scheidt of Fairfax, Va., left, and Abby Loss of Eau Claire, Wis., lean against a temporary barrier along Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. For sightseers looking for a glimpse of the White House, an iron security fence is now part of their photographs. In the past two weeks, “temporary” barriers have been installed to push the public back from the gate after an intruder jumped the fence and ran inside the executive mansion. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — Before an intruder jumped the White House fence two weeks ago, sightseers could lean into the black iron bars and snap an unobstructed photograph.


Hackers hit bank. Is your info safe anywhere?

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:18

FILE - In this Tuesday, July 16, 2013, file photo, an ATM is displayed at a Wells Fargo bank, in Atlanta. Hackers penetrated the computer systems of JPMorgan Chase & Co., the country’s largest bank, stealing names, emails, addresses and phone numbers over the summer of 2014. The theft of personal information from 76 million households naturally raises questions about the safety of money in the digital era. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers stole personal information from 76 million JPMorgan Chase customers this summer, in one of the biggest breaches of a financial company.


Obama: Action on immigration not if, but when

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:17
With frustration mounting, President Barack Obama sought Thursday to quell doubts he'll use his presidential powers to act on immigration, telling Hispanics and immigration activists it's "not a question of if but when."

Beyond marijuana: Legalize all drugs

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:17
The final destination for the war on drugs should be oblivion, the sooner the better, writes syndicated columnist Froma Harrop.

English clubs' recruitment 'unfair'

BBC World News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:16
Football anti-racism group Kick It Out says clubs' managerial hiring processes are "unfair, exclusive and discriminatory".
Categories: BBC World News

US service firms grew at healthy clip in September

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:16
U.S. service firms expanded at a healthy pace in September although it was slightly below the record pace set in August.

Scrutiny of Florida child welfare office after family killing

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:09
By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida agency under scrutiny since a recent murder-suicide killed a family of eight defended one of its managers on Friday, noting that he was cleared of accusations of inappropriate workplace behavior shortly before the deaths. David Abramowitz, regional managing director for the Florida Department of Children and Families in the state's northeast, faced his own investigation before six children under his jurisdiction were shot dead by their grandfather, who also killed their mother and himself. ...

Alaska top court rules Native American girl can stay with adoptive family

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:08
By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) - Alaska's Supreme Court has ruled a Native American girl should stay with her adoptive non-Native family instead of tribal relatives, angering a tiny coastal community and dealing another blow to a 36-year-old law governing out-of-tribe adoptions. The state's top court, in a split ruling it said hinged on the U.S. Supreme Court's 2013 decision in the "Baby Veronica" custody battle, upheld a lower court order that an Anchorage couple be allowed to adopt the girl from the remote western village of Tununak. ...

1 killed, adult and child injured in Exton crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:01

Woman, 78, killed in Exton, Pa. crashA woman was killed and two other people - an adult and a child - were injured in a crash on Friday in Exton, Pa.


Cantlie's father appeals for release

BBC World News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 03:59
The father of British hostage John Cantlie, who is being held by Islamic State militants, makes a plea for his release.
Categories: BBC World News

Man stabbed to death with sword; drug link probed

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 03:53

Man stabbed to death with sword; drug link probedState police say a Pennsylvania man was repeatedly stabbed with a 22-inch sword, and they are chasing leads that his killing may be drug-related.


Some of the deadliest nursing home fires in the US

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 03:52
A look at some of the deadliest nursing home fires in U.S. history:

White Pass - 10/3/2014 12:09:59 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 03:50
White Pass US12
10/3/2014 12:09:59 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 - 10/3/2014 12:10:43 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 03:50
Satus Pass US97
10/3/2014 12:10:43 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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Stevens Pass - 10/3/2014 12:15:48 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 03:50
Stevens Pass US2
10/3/2014 12:15:48 PM

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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 - 10/3/2014 12:02:46 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 03:50
Blewett Pass US97
10/3/2014 12:02:46 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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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 - 10/3/2014 12:02:19 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 03:50
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/3/2014 12:02:19 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting is completed for the week. 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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Hillary Clinton to stump for Wolf in Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 03:50

Hillary Clinton to stump for Wolf in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania's Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Tom Wolf, is about to receive some high-powered campaign help from Hillary Clinton.


Ebola: How it spreads

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 03:47
Hospitals are being urged to be more vigilant in watching for travelers with Ebola.

GM issues 2 more recalls for SUVs, mini cars

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 03:42

GM issues 2 more recalls for SUVs, mini carsGeneral Motors announced two more recalls Friday, pushing its total for the year to 71, affecting almost 30 million vehicles in North America.