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Oil prices tumble on Saudi discount move

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 04:03

Oil prices tumble on Saudi discount moveLONDON (AP) — Oil prices slumped to multi-year lows on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia cut the price of oil sold to the U.S., a move that is shaking an already volatile market but will likely give the world economy an unexpected stimulus.


Russia statue dismantled after Apple CEO comes out

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 04:01
A two-meter (six-foot) statue of an iPhone on a university campus in St. Petersburg has been taken down in response to last week's announcement by the CEO of Apple that he is gay.

Christian threats 'tragic' - Charles

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:56
Prince Charles describes threats to Christians in the Middle East as "an indescribable tragedy".
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Libya 'stops migrant boat patrols'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:45
Coast guard officials in the Libyan capital have told the BBC they have stopped the patrols intended to prevent migrants from trying to cross the Mediterranean.
Categories: BBC World News

Crude oil prices hit four-year low

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:42
Crude oil prices hit a four-year low after Saudi Arabia unexpectedly cut the price of crude oil sold to the US, adding further to pressure on the growing US oil industry.
Categories: BBC World News

Libyan soldiers 'seek UK asylum'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:32
A "handful" of asylum applications have been made by Libyan soldiers being trained at a Cambridgeshire army base, the BBC understands.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Road separates living from dying

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:31
One village in Sierra Leone, too remote to receive help from the authorities, is dealing with Ebola by keeping the dying on one side of the main road, and the living on the other.
Categories: BBC World News

Reward up to $42K in Germantown kidnapping; victim's ATM card used in Maryland

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:28

Reward up to $42K in Germantown kidnapping; victim's ATM card used in MarylandPolice say Carlesha Freeland-Gaither's ATM card was used this morning in Maryland. The total reward being offered in the case now stands at $42,000.


Anderson to miss Sri Lanka tour

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:25
James Anderson is out of England's one-day series against Sri Lanka later this month as he recovers from a knee injury.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. justices sympathetic to whistleblower over air marshal leak

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:25
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared to be leaning toward ruling that a former air marshal can seek whistleblower protections for disclosing sensitive information to the news media about the absence of security officers on certain flights. During an hour-long oral argument, a majority of the nine justices sounded skeptical about the case made by President Barack Obama's administration, which is seeking to reverse an appeals court ruling favoring whistleblower Robert MacLean, who was fired for the 2003 leak. ...

VIDEO: Family mourns HK murder victim

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:21
The father of one of the women found murdered in the Hong Kong flat of a British banker says they are struggling to come to terms with her death.
Categories: BBC World News

Pistorius prosecutors file appeal papers

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:20
Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius case filed appeal papers Tuesday, saying they believe a judge did not correctly apply the law when she found the Olympic athlete not guilty of murder for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

White House: Ferguson no-fly didn't restrict media

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:20
The White House said Monday a no-fly zone the U.S. government imposed over Ferguson, Missouri, for nearly two weeks in August should not have restricted helicopters for news organizations that wanted to operate in the area to cover violent protests there.

SA guns 'to make footballer statue'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:19
South Africa's football boss asks people to surrender their illegal guns in order to make a statue in honour of Senzo Meyiwa, who was shot last week.
Categories: BBC World News

Coastal razor clam digs start Tuesday with additional days on the horizon

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:16
%%%83ba64ec1fe2b589f05ff0f8ade97fcc%%%The upcoming coastal razor clam digs start Tuesday (Nov. 4) at Long Beach and Twin Harbors, and should be excellent if the weather doesn't blow diggers off the beaches.

Boston Marathon suspect's sister pleads guilty

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:10
BOSTON (AP) — A sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty Tuesday to misleading a police detective during a counterfeiting investigation, avoiding jail time in an agreement with prosecutors.

White Pass - 11/4/2014 10:09:59 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:08
White Pass US12
11/4/2014 10:09:59 AM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 11/4/2014 10:04:54 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:08
Satus Pass US97
11/4/2014 10:04:54 AM

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:


Stevens Pass - 11/4/2014 10:14:20 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:08
Stevens Pass US2
11/4/2014 10:14:20 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/4/2014 10:03:33 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 03:08
Blewett Pass US97
11/4/2014 10:03:33 AM

Temperature: 49 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining