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White substance in envelope at Reagan Library causes security scare

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:11
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A white substance from an envelope opened by a staff member at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California, caused a security scare on Monday, but the substance was later found to be non-toxic, a spokeswoman for the institution said. The staff area where the envelope was opened was closed off for a time, but the library itself remained open to the public, said Melissa Giller, a spokeswoman for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library. ...

White Pass - 9/29/2014 5:22:07 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:10
White Pass US12
9/29/2014 5:22:07 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/29/2014 5:30:53 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:10
Satus Pass US97
9/29/2014 5:30:53 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 - 9/29/2014 5:37:35 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:10
Stevens Pass US2
9/29/2014 5:37:35 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 - 9/29/2014 5:36:19 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:10
Blewett Pass US97
9/29/2014 5:36:19 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 - 9/29/2014 5:28:13 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:10
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/29/2014 5:28:13 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 scheduled Monday through Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. 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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Staff failures blamed for detention center escapes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:09

Proper security procedures weren't followed, initial probe finds.

       

Armed Intruder at White House Got to East Room

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:05
Omar J. Gonzalez, who jumped the White House fence this month, made it far deeper into the mansion than previously disclosed, overpowering a Secret Service agent before he was tackled, according to a member of Congress.






10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:02

 Heat waves in Australia, Europe, China, Japan and Korea, intense rain in parts of the United States and India, and severe droughts in California and New Zealand. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:


WSU roars back to surprise Utah, 28-27

WA Cougars - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:01
Cougars fall behind 21-0 less than 10 minutes into the game before making a comeback.
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De Blasio’s Executive Order Will Expand Living Wage Law to Thousands More

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:00
Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to sign the order, which also raises the hourly wage, on Tuesday. The administration estimates that about 18,000 wage earners will be affected.

James Shields, an Imported Ace, Is an Important Piece for the Royals

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:00
Over the last two years, perhaps no one player has done more than Shields to change the culture and the mind-set in Kansas City.

Firing proposed for 6 NYC guards in inmate beating

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:56
NEW YORK (AP) — An administrative law judge on Monday recommended that six New York City jail guards be fired for the brutal 2012 beating of a handcuffed Rikers Island inmate in a now-shuttered solitary confinement dorm for mentally ill prisoners.

Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:55
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Researchers from the National Cancer Institute want to know how many past and present cancer cases in New Mexico may be related to the U.S. government's test of the world's first atomic bomb over a remote stretch of desert nearly 70 years ago.

Scientists Trace Extreme Heat in Australia to Climate Change

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:52
Five groups of researchers analyzing last year’s Australian heat waves came to the same conclusion: They could not have been as severe without human influence.






Gas victims in apartment identified as father, son

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:42
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Officials say two people found dead at a California apartment filled with toxic gas have been identified as a father and his teenage son.

Jurors see video of Auburn triple killing

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:37

FILE -In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 file photo, Desmonte Leonard enters the courtroom before opening statements in Opelika, Ala. A Lee County judge told jurors to return Monday morning for a second day of testimony in the capital murder trial of 24-year-old Desmonte Leonard of Montgomery. Prosecutors say Leonard opened fire at a large party at an apartment clubhouse in June 2012. Three people were killed and three others were injured. (AP Photo/Opelika-Auburn News, Todd J. Van Emst)OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Video shown in court Monday depicted the chaotic scene of a shooting that killed two one-time Auburn University football players and another man, with the victims falling and struggling on the ground as partygoers scattered amid the crack of gunfire.


A U-Turn for a Terminal Built in Texas to Import Natural Gas

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:36
Qatar Petroleum wants to export American gas by converting the terminal to export from import at a cost of at least $10 billion.

Texas jury convicts woman of murder in 'black widow' trial

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:36
By Marice Richter FORT WORTH Texas (Reuters) - A Texas jury in what has been dubbed a "black widow" trial convicted a 45-year-old mother of four of murder and evidence tampering on Monday for shooting to death her husband in a 2011 plot to collect insurance money, an official said. Michele Williams was acquitted of a second count of tampering that related to her husband's corpse, Melody McDonald, a spokeswoman for the Tarrant County district attorney's office, said in an email. ...

Wal-Mart: Morgan, others weren't wearing seatbelts

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:36

 Morgan, others weren't wearing seatbeltsActor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a limousine struck from behind by a Wal-Mart truck on a highway in June are at least partly to blame for their injuries because they weren't wearing seatbelts, the company said in a court filing Monday.