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Secret Service moving forward in wake of scandal

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:30

Secret Service agents surround President Barack Obama as he greets guests after speaking about the economy, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. Obama is looking to frame the closing economic arguments of the midterm campaign. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — With the dust still settling from a series of embarrassing security failures that marred the Secret Service's reputation and forced its director to resign, the agency is starting the arduous and public task of rebuilding itself.


Priest's confession: I took money from Angel Fund

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:27

Priest said he used funds to help prison inmate, with whom he had a sexual relationship.

       

Detroit bankruptcy judge: 'Why not monetize the art?'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:25

The city has proposed transferring its museum to a trust to protect it from a selloff.

       

Controversial Colorado history plan still alive

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:21
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver school board refused to back off a proposed review of the Advanced Placement U.S. history course on Thursday despite waves of protest from dozens of students, parents and residents who accused the board's new conservative majority of trying to influence children with their political views.

India anger at 'sexist' jeans remark

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:17
Women's groups in the southern Indian state of Kerala criticise legendary singer KJ Yesudas for saying women should not wear jeans as it was "against Indian culture".
Categories: BBC World News

Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand image

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:16

Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand imageAeran Brent is tired of visitors asking about her store's name or snapping pictures of the sign outside. Unfortunately, that's life for a small business owner whose shop — Isis Bridal and Formal — shares ...


Packers smash rival Vikings

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:16
The Green Bay Packers kept scoring on a rainy Thursday night.
Categories: Sports Center

Commandant says no to proposed Marine uniform changes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:08

Decision not to approve changes hinged on cost, practical reasons.

       

Hamilton heads Rosberg in Japan

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:07
Lewis Hamilton sets the fastest time in second practice for the Japanese Grand Prix, beating team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg.
Categories: BBC World News

Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:02
"Who wants to be locked up?" — Louise Troh, one of four members of a family the U.S. Ebola patient was staying with, who have been confined to their Dallas home under armed guard as the number of people possibly exposed to the virus widened.

Bellevue police: Marshawn Lynch’s accuser should be charged

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:01
Bellevue police have recommended that a woman who made assault and property-damage allegations against Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch be charged for making a false or misleading statement, the Bellevue Police Department said Thursday.
Categories: Sports Center

Fire at offshore gas platform prompts evacuation

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:59

A plume of smoke rises from Hilcorp's Baker platform on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 near Nikiski, Alaska. The fire appeared to be out later in the morning, but vessels at the scene were still battling smoke, the Coast Guard said. The platform is 8 miles off shore. There were no immediate reports of injuries, and Petty Officer Joshua Yates said no fuel spilled into the inlet’s waters. (AP Photo/Peninsula Clarion, Rashha McChesney)ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A fire Thursday at an offshore natural gas platform in Alaska's Cook Inlet destroyed the crew's living quarters and forced four workers to evacuate, but no one was injured and the environmental risk was considered minimal, responders said.


Meat in his pants! 5 craziest crimes of the week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:56

A woman thrown in jail for leftover pasta sauce and an inmate no one noticed was missing are among the weirdest crime stories of the week.

       

On a mission to save the Cofán of Ecuador

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:49
A local documentary, “Oil & Water,” tells the story of an Ecuadorean tribe endangered by global warming and oil extraction, an ambassador from that tribe in Seattle and his friendship with a man who helps certify oil companies as environmentally friendly.

White Pass - 10/2/2014 11:12:39 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:46
White Pass US12
10/2/2014 11:12:39 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 - 10/2/2014 11:03:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:46
Satus Pass US97
10/2/2014 11:03:17 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 - 10/2/2014 11:19:42 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:46
Stevens Pass US2
10/2/2014 11:19:42 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 - 10/2/2014 11:13:59 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:46
Blewett Pass US97
10/2/2014 11:13:59 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 10/2/2014 11:13:38 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:46
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/2/2014 11:13:38 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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:
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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