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Hunter hired by Washington state kills 1 wolf

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:08
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — One wolf has been killed by a hunter hired by Washington, a state where the animals have been regaining a foothold in recent years after being hunted to extinction in the early 1900s.

Pilots' union, UPS barred from probe of 2013 U.S. crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:05

NTSB handout shows inspectors survey the wreckage of a UPS Airbus A300 cargo plane which crashed near the airport in BirminghamNational Transportation Safety Board told United Parcel Service Inc and its pilots union on Monday that they can no longer take part in the investigation of a 2013 crash that killed two UPS pilots. The agency said in a statement that the Independent Pilots Association and UPS Airlines had violated a participation agreement by publicly commenting on the investigation into the Birmingham, Alabama, crash before the board's public meeting on its cause. The decision bars UPS and the union from the investigation into the crash of an A300-600 cargo plane as it tried to land in August 2013. Pilot Cerea Beal Jr. and first officer Shanda Fanning were killed.


Button calls for 'cleaner fight'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:58
Jenson Button sympathises with Lewis Hamilton after his Belgian GP Prix was ended by a collision with Nico Rosberg.
Categories: BBC World News

Amazon buys game site Twitch

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:57
Amazon buys video-game streaming service Twitch for $970m (£585m), surprising many after rumours earlier this year that Google's would purchase the firm.
Categories: BBC World News

Mourners gather in St. Louis for Brown funeral

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:56

Mourners gather in St. Louis for Brown funeralHundreds of people lined up in sweltering heat Monday to say goodbye to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot and killed earlier this month in a confrontation with a police officer that fueled almost two weeks of street protests.


Helicopter crashes in Cape May County

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:52

Helicopter crashes in Cape May CountyEmergency crews responded to the report of a helicopter crash in Middle Township, New Jersey Monday morning.


James Foley's letter home published

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:52
The family of the US journalist killed by Islamic State militants last week make public a letter they say he sent while in captivity, via a fellow hostage.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Syria 'will help US fight terrorism'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:46
Syria's foreign minister offers to help the US fight the Islamic State militant group, which has seized swathes of land in Iraq and Syria.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/25/2014 1:13:38 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:45
White Pass US12
8/25/2014 1:13:38 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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Satus Pass - 8/25/2014 1:12:54 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:45
Satus Pass US97
8/25/2014 1:12:54 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 - 8/25/2014 1:20:00 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:45
Stevens Pass US2
8/25/2014 1:20:00 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/25/2014 1:13:59 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:45
Blewett Pass US97
8/25/2014 1:13:59 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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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/25/2014 1:19:42 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:45
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/25/2014 1:19:42 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock Blasting scheduled Monday through Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed at milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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Oldest US gay bookstore to reopen in Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:41
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The nation's oldest gay bookstore will reopen next month in Philadelphia after closing three months ago due to financial problems.

Hunter Hired by Washington State Kills 1 Wolf

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:39
1 wolf killed in Washington state to protect sheep and hunters searching for 3 more

Military: Soldier dies after shooting herself in head in barricaded Va. army office

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:38
FORT LEE, Va. (AP) — Military: Soldier dies after shooting herself in head in barricaded Va. army office.

Bankruptcy judge approves Detroit water/sewer bond plan

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:38

A City of Detroit Water and Sewerage man-hole cover is seen along Jefferson Avenue in the Delray neighborhood of DetroitA bankruptcy court judge on Monday approved Detroit's proposal to repurchase nearly $1.5 billion of existing water and sewer revenue bonds tendered by investors and to refinance the debt to save money. The ruling by Judge Steven Rhodes, who is overseeing Detroit's historic bankruptcy case, clears the way for the sale of about $1.8 billion of refunding bonds to pay for the tender and raise $162 million for new projects. Treatment of the city's $5.2 billion of outstanding water and sewer bonds was a big hole in Detroit's plan to adjust $18 billion of debt after most investors in those bonds rejected the plan earlier this summer. Detroit, which filed the biggest-ever U.S.


Russian tourist charged in Brooklyn Bridge climb

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:33

Yaroslav Kolchin is arraigned in Brooklyn Criminal Court, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Kolchin a Russian tourist has been accused of climbing to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge and is facing reckless endangerment and trespass charges. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Alec Tabak, Pool)A Russian tourist climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures for fun in the landmark's second security breach in a month, authorities said Monday.


PHOTOS: Arrests in Phila. prostitution sting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:28

 Arrests in Phila. prostitution stingPhiladelphia police say eight more men have been arrested in yet another prostitution sting in the city.