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EU seeks quick release of job boosting funds

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 03:05

France's President Francois Hollande, left, and Germany's Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel arrive for a press conference during the EU jobs summit in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. European leaders will debate ways to find work for the continent's 25 million unemployed at a summit Wednesday, as popular frustration grows at authorities' failure to return the continent's economy to health. Several thousand union activists protested outside the venue, demanding a stop to government spending austerity policies and calling for reforms to encourage investment. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)MILAN (AP) — The leaders of Germany, France and Italy put their differences over fiscal discipline and austerity politics aside at an EU jobs summit Wednesday, pledging instead to focus energies on quickly allocating 6.4 billion euros ($7.6 billion) already earmarked to Europe's 5 million unemployed youths.


Woman gets jail for taking toy from child's grave

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 03:05
ONTARIO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who was seen on surveillance video taking a stuffed animal from a child's grave has been ordered to spend a month in jail.

Muslim woman barred from Colorado pool over dress

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 03:04

burkiniCOMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado city is standing by its decision to turn away a Muslim woman from its recreation center pool for wearing an Islamic dress over a shirt and pants.


Lens Blog: Preserving Tradition in Japan

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 03:03
Japan’s 2011 earthquake persuaded Yukari Chikura to become a photographer and document her country’s ancient rituals.

Coastal razor clam digging off to a great start with fairly easy limits

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 03:01
%%%abdaef784062ff235adf8617d4d13da3%%%The coastal razor clam season got off to a great start on Tuesday night despite the fog rolling in off the ocean.

State of the Art: Low Price, High Hopes for OnePlus Phone

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 03:00
The One smartphone, for months the subject of discussion and so far available only by invitation, will be available for preorder this month.

Gov't: AT&T to pay $105M for bogus phone charges

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:51

 AT&T to pay $105M for bogus phone chargesTelecom giant AT&T will pay a hefty $105 million settlement after the government accused the company of unlawfully billing wireless customers for tens of millions of dollars in bogus charges - a practice known as cramming.


Spain, Amid Protests, Kills Dog of Ebola-Infected Nurse

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:49
Health authorities were concerned that the dog might have been infected and could have spread the disease, but the science surrounding the issue is unresolved.

Fed Officials Reinforce Rate Outlook, but Seek Flexibility

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:46
Federal Reserve policy makers want to signal that they are not ready to raise interest rates, according to an account of the most recent meeting.






Decades-old coffin found empty in Fla. school case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:45
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Anthropologists investigating the deaths of dozens of boys at a closed Florida reform school dug up a decades-old grave in Philadelphia looking for the body of one of the boys only to find a casket filled with wood.

State to receive settlement over phone charges

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:41
Washington state will receive more than $807,000 under a settlement with AT&T Mobility LLC over unauthorized phone charges.

White Pass - 10/8/2014 10:58:16 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:41
White Pass US12
10/8/2014 10:58:16 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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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 - 10/8/2014 10:54:40 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:41
Satus Pass US97
10/8/2014 10:54:40 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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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 - 10/8/2014 10:57:34 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:41
Stevens Pass US2
10/8/2014 10:57:34 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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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 - 10/8/2014 10:43:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:41
Blewett Pass US97
10/8/2014 10:43:53 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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No restrictions

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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 - 10/8/2014 10:46:37 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:41
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/8/2014 10:46:37 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Temporary closures for rock blasting Wednesday and Thursday, beginning at 6:00 p.m. and are expected to last one hour or more. 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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Appeals court wrestles with secret U.S. demands for telecom records

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:37

Phone banks dedicated to FBI are shown during tour of MACC at an undisclosed location in the Chicago suburbsBy Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court grappled on Wednesday with a lawsuit challenging the Federal Bureau of Investigation's ability to force Internet and telecommunications firms to turn over customer records without revealing the government's demands. A lower court judge in San Francisco previously ruled such gag orders were unconstitutional in a lawsuit filed by an undisclosed telecom company. At a hearing on Wednesday, a three-judge 9th U.S. ...


Ebola nurse 'may have touched face'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:34
The Spanish nurse infected with Ebola touched her face with her gloves after treating a priest who died from the disease, a doctor says.
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Seattle school district settles rape allegation

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:32
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle school district has agreed to pay $700,000 to the family of a high school student who said she was raped by another student on an overnight field trip to Olympic National Park.

For Ebola victim, US trip followed years of effort

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:22

FILE - This 2011 photo provided by Wilmot Chayee shows Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., at a wedding in Ghana. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where Duncan was being treated for the disease, on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 said Duncan has died. (AP Photo/Wilmot Chayee)DALLAS (AP) — Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States, grew up next to a leper colony in Liberia and was forced to flee from years of war before returning to his country, years later, to find it ravaged by the disease that ultimately took his life as well.