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Egypt army head runs for presidency

BBC World News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:50
Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi announces he is resigning as Egypt's military chief in order to stand for the presidency.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Bin Laden's son-in-law convicted

BBC World News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:45
Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law has been found guilty by an American court of conspiring to kill US citizens, after the 9/11 attacks.
Categories: BBC World News

Sarah Palin endorses Handel in crowded Georgia race

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:45
Sarah Palin picks ex-Georgia secretary of State over three congressmen in Senate race.

Turkey blocks YouTube after audio recording leaked

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:36
Video claims to portray Turkish security chiefs discussing false flag attack on Syria

Authorities: Mudslide missing number drops to 90

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:35

Searchers walk into the scene of a deadly mudslide that covers the road, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Sixteen bodies have been recovered, but authorities believe at least 24 people were killed. And scores of others are still unaccounted for, although many of those names were believed to be duplicates or people who escaped safely. (AP Photo/Rick Wilking, Pool)DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Washington authorities on Wednesday reduced to 90 the number of people missing from a community wiped out by a mudslide, as the families and friends of those still unaccounted for begin to confront the reality that some may never be found.


Christie: Weight-loss surgery 'life-changing'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:34

FILE - In a March 25, 2014 , file photo New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks during a town hall meeting in Belmar, N.J. Christie says undergoing gastric bypass surgery more than a year ago was a "life-changing decision." (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, file)TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says undergoing stomach banding surgery more than a year ago was a "life-changing decision."


2 firefighters die in smoky Boston brownstone fire

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:33

ADDS LAST SENTENCE - A firefighter, right, lowers his head at the scene of a multi-alarm fire at a four-story brownstone in the Back Bay neighborhood near the Charles River, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Boston. A Boston city councilor said two firefighters have died in a fire that ripped through a brownstone. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)BOSTON (AP) — A fire driven by strong winds raced through a brownstone on Wednesday, trapping and killing two firefighters in the basement, where their colleagues could not rescue them.


German Man to Return Nazi-Looted Art

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:33
Cornelius Gurlitt, the octogenarian hoarder of art plundered by the Nazis, will return the paintings to their original Jewish owners or those owners’ descendants.
    

Celebrating an explosive anniversary

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:31
This has been making the rounds all day --- the NFL's Tweet celebrating the 14th anniversary of the day the Kingdome was imploded to make way for what is now CenturyLink Field:
Categories: Sports Center

Councils 'divert' public health cash

BBC World News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:25
Councils in England are using public health budgets to fund other services, an investigation for the British Medical Journal suggests.
Categories: BBC World News

Tally of people missing from Washington state landslide falls to 90

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:22
Authorities searching for people missing in the deadly Washington state landslide said on Wednesday that at least 90 individuals remained missing four days after the disaster, down from 176 listed as unaccounted for earlier. Snohomish County's emergency management director, John Pennington, told reporters there may be as many as 35 more people whose fate remains uncertain but they are not being officially listed as missing.

Charlotte mayor resigns; accused of taking bribes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:20
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, who has been in office less than six months, resigned Wednesday, just hours after he was arrested and accused of taking more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as businessmen who wanted to do work with North Carolina's largest city.

Indonesia Candidate Tied to Human Rights Abuses Stirs Unease

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:20
Prabowo Subianto, an ex-special forces commander accused of torture and abductions, has announced his candidacy for president, putting the Obama administration in a difficult position.
    

White Pass - 3/26/2014 5:56:01 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:19
White Pass US12
3/26/2014 5:56:01 PM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 3/26/2014 5:46:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:19
Satus Pass US97
3/26/2014 5:46:13 PM

Temperature: 45 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 3/26/2014 5:57:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:19
Stevens Pass US2
3/26/2014 5:57:14 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining lightly

Blewett Pass - 3/26/2014 5:47:21 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:19
Blewett Pass US97
3/26/2014 5:47:21 PM

Temperature: 41 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/26/2014 5:45:29 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:19
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/26/2014 5:45:29 PM

Temperature: 46 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry

Weather:
Occasional light rain

Creator of a Virtual Reality Sensation

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:18
Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR has brought attention to its co-founder Palmer Luckey and the Southern California tech scene where his company took root.
    

Albuquerque police under new shooting scrutiny

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:16

This undated photo provided by the Redwine family shows Alfred "Lionel" Redwine at an Albuquerque housing complex. Police said Redwine was shot Tuesday night, March 25, 2014 after he opened fire on officers responding to a frantic call from a woman who said the suspect had pointed a gun at two girls. It was the second deadly encounter between Albuquerque police and civilians in the last 10 days. New Mexico Attorney General Gary King announced Wednesday his office has launched an investigation into both of the fatal shootings (AP Photo/The Redwine family)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque Police Department came under new scrutiny Wednesday after officers shot and killed a man outside a public housing complex in the second deadly encounter in the last 10 days.