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Gay marriage to begin in Las Vegas, Idaho

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:51

Supporters of gay marriage hold rainbow-colored flags as they rally in front of the Supreme Court in WashingtonLAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal appeals court declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada on Tuesday, setting the stage for couples to marry in Las Vegas, the self-proclaimed wedding capital of the world.


Gay marriage opponents pick new battleground of religious freedom

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:47
By Fiona Ortiz CHICAGO (Reuters) - With the U.S. gay marriage battle looking increasingly like a lost cause for conservative opponents, a last battleground may be their quest to allow people to refuse services to gay men and women on religious grounds. Some conservative groups have seized on what they consider religious freedom cases, ranging from a Washington state florist to bakers in Colorado and Oregon who are fighting civil rights lawsuits after refusing to provide goods and services to gay couples. ...

Cardinals 3, Dodgers 2: Cardinals Solve Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Again and Head to N.L.C.S.

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:47
Kershaw, widely considered the best pitcher in baseball, surrendered a three-run homer to Matt Adams, and the Dodgers and their ace fell short in October once more.






Family too upset to see Ebola patient via video

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:44

FILE - This 2011 photo provided by Wilmot Chayee shows Thomas Eric Duncan at a wedding in Ghana. In September 2014, Duncan became the first patient in the U.S. diagnosed with Ebola. (AP Photo/Wilmot Chayee)DALLAS (AP) — The family of a man diagnosed with the first U.S. case of Ebola visited him at the hospital Tuesday but declined to view him again via video because the last time had been too upsetting.


Dallas Ebola patient on ventilator and receiving kidney dialysis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:38

The mother of the first patient diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil, walks with Reverend Jackson in DallasBy Lisa Maria Garza and Richard Valdmanis DALLAS (Reuters) - The Ebola patient fighting for his life in a Dallas hospital is on a ventilator and a kidney dialysis machine to help stabilize his health, the hospital said on Tuesday. Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with the deadly virus on U.S. soil, has also been given the experimental medication brincidofovir. A hospital in Nebraska said it is using the same drug to treat an American journalist who was airlifted from Liberia and arrived Monday. ...


U.S. military specialists in Liberia to conduct Ebola testing: general

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:38
By David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About two dozen U.S. military specialists deploying to Liberia will test laboratory samples for Ebola, but most of the nearly 4,000 troops due to go there are not expected to be in direct contact with the virus, defense officials said Tuesday. General David Rodriguez, head of U.S. forces in Africa, said three mobile labs had deployed to Liberia and four more were being sought to run tests that would distinguish between people infected with Ebola and those who have diseases with similar symptoms, such as malaria. ...

Ebola outbreak: What you need to know now

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:37

Here are the 5 things you need to know about the situation.

       

Canberra ranked 'best place to live'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:37
The Australian Capital Territory of Canberra ranks as the best place in the world to live, according to a report by the OECD.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Night of clashes at Turkey protests

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:36
At least 12 people are killed in clashes between Kurdish protesters and police in Turkey.
Categories: BBC World News

Watchdog group: NYPD chokehold complaints rising

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:35
NEW YORK (AP) — Complaints about city police officers using banned chokeholds are rising, and discipline has been lacking, a watchdog group says in a study that comes after an unarmed man's death raised concern about police chokeholds.

White Pass - 10/7/2014 6:46:35 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:34
White Pass US12
10/7/2014 6:46:35 PM

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Satus Pass - 10/7/2014 6:48:20 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:34
Satus Pass US97
10/7/2014 6:48:20 PM

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Stevens Pass - 10/7/2014 6:52:19 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:34
Stevens Pass US2
10/7/2014 6:52:19 PM

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Blewett Pass - 10/7/2014 6:46:29 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:34
Blewett Pass US97
10/7/2014 6:46:29 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/7/2014 7:07:16 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:34
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/7/2014 7:07:16 PM

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Temporary closures, for rock blasting, Wednesday and Thursday, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Closures are expected to last one hour, or more. 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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Conservative states balk at gay marriage action

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:31
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Conservative officials in some of the six states where Supreme Court action this week likely cleared the way for same-sex weddings say they won't issue marriage licenses to gay couples until their hands are forced. Now, gay rights advocates are preparing to do just that.

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:30
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending October 6, 2014:
Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Canada approves anti-IS air strikes

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:29
Canada's parliament votes to allow the country's military to join the US-led campaign of air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq.
Categories: BBC World News

Gay Marriage Is Upheld in Nevada and Idaho

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:22
The ruling by a federal appeals court came a day after a Supreme Court decision that could pave the way for a nationwide right to same-sex marriage.






Crew at Ebola home steps into national spotlight

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:21

File - In the Oct. 3, 2014 file photo, hazardous material cleaners prepare to hang black plastic outside The Ivy Apartments in Dallas. A 15-member crew from the Cleaning Guys of Fort Worth labored for four days at the apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan stayed when he began showing Ebola-related symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea. They suited up in yellow protective suits with black gas masks and filled about 140 barrels with items from the home for incineration, including mattresses, the patient’s sheets and the entire carpet. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DALLAS (AP) — The Fort Worth, Texas, company Cleaning Guys has dealt with hazardous spills. It has cleared bloody crime scenes, including some that involved HIV.