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New York governor, other officials head to Israel

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:42

FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to the media following a news conference and bill signing that authorizes New York City to lower their speed limit in New York. Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate co-leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein will travel to Israel on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Cuomo announced the trip Sunday, Aug. 10, saying the delegation would meet with Israeli leaders and visit residents affected by the fighting. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top state legislators are heading to Israel this week for a two-day visit as a "demonstration of solidarity" with that country in the conflict in Gaza, the Democratic governor announced Sunday.


White Pass - 8/10/2014 5:16:49 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:35
White Pass US12
8/10/2014 5:16:49 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/10/2014 5:10:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:35
Satus Pass US97
8/10/2014 5:10:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 8/10/2014 5:07:04 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:35
Stevens Pass US2
8/10/2014 5:07:04 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/10/2014 5:05:17 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:35
Blewett Pass US97
8/10/2014 5:05:17 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/10/2014 5:15:43 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:35
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/10/2014 5:15:43 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Two dozen rescued after Maryland roller coaster malfunctions

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:34

This image provided by Prince George's County Fire Dept. shows firefighters reaching riders stranded on a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, Md., Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Prince George's County Fire Dept., Marc Bashoor)(Reuters) - Two dozen people were rescued on Sunday from a Maryland roller coaster that malfunctioned, leaving a car stuck for hours near a high point of the ride, emergency officials said. The passengers were trapped about 75 feet (23 meters) in the air atop the Joker's Jinx roller coaster at the Six Flags America amusement park in Upper Marlboro, outside Washington, fire officials said. The ride stopped working at 2:30 p.m. and the rescue took about four hours, according to Prince George's County Fire Chief Marc Bashoor. Six Flags Entertainment Corp said in a statement the ride would remain closed during an investigation into what caused the malfunction.


1 dead, 1 injured in Glasgow, Delaware crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:32

1 dead, 1 injured in Glasgow, Delaware crashThe Delaware State Police says one person has died and a second person has been injured in a single-vehicle crash in Glasgow.


Agreeing to More Talks in Egypt, Israelis and Palestinians Begin Latest Cease-Fire

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:32
The new truce began at 12:01 a.m. Monday, after both sides agreed to a resumption of Egyptian-mediated negotiations toward a more durable solution.






News Analysis: Judge in N.C.A.A. Case Known as Evenhanded

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:32
Judge Claudia Wilken, who issued the landmark ruling in what is known as the O’Bannon case, has a low public profile and a reputation for intelligence, curiosity and evenhandedness.

Quotes from Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll following Sunday's practice

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:31
Here's all that Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had to say following Sunday's practice:
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Quotes from Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll following Sunday's practice

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:31
Here's all that Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had to say following Sunday's practice:

Sheriff: Reported abduction of woman didn't happen

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:30
BEDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Southeastern Michigan authorities are closing an investigation of an 18-year-old woman's claim she was abducted along a road and held hostage for 16 hours, saying it never happened.

Survey: US gas prices down 6 cents a gallon

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:29
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of gasoline has dipped 6 cents a gallon in the past two weeks and prices in California have fallen 9 cents in the same time period.

Pickup careens into farmers market; woman killed

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:11
HAWTHORNE, N.J. (AP) — A pickup truck drove into a farmers market in northern New Jersey near closing time Sunday, killing a woman who was dragged by the truck for blocks and injuring several others, the mayor of the borough said.

In Atlanta, Jury Selection Is Set to Begin in Test Scandal

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:10
Twelve former public school employees are accused of conspiring to alter and boost students’ standardized test scores.

TV heat on Ukraine

BBC World News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:57
How Ukraine's conflict plays out on the TV news
Categories: BBC World News

Police Say Mike Brown Was Killed After Struggle for Gun in St. Louis Suburb

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:55
The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager Saturday by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb was met with outrage and skepticism in the largely African-American community.






Gang springs prisoners in Haiti

BBC World News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:51
An armed gang attacks a jail that held more than 800 inmates in Haiti, freeing an unconfirmed number of prisoners.
Categories: BBC World News

Flame from Emirates plane put out at Boston

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:49
BOSTON (AP) — A Dubai-to-Boston flight with 367 passengers and crew members aboard has been grounded at Logan International Airport after an engine fire that officials say was quickly extinguished when the plane landed.