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Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst Is Yet to Come

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:45
A United Nations report warned that climate change is already having sweeping effects and the poorest nations are likely to feel the most severe impacts.
    





Osborne to target 'full employment'

BBC World News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:38
The chancellor says the Conservatives are to target "full employment", saying that unemployment is "never a price worth paying".
Categories: BBC World News

Asiana: Plane systems partly to blame in crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:37
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Boeing 777 that crashed at San Francisco International Airport had inadequate warning systems to alert its crew about problems with air speed, Asiana Airlines said in a filing with regulators released on Monday.

Hollande appoints new PM for 'fight'

BBC World News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:36
French President Francois Hollande names Manuel Valls as new PM to lead a "fighting government", after his Socialist party suffers big election losses.
Categories: BBC World News

Video of officer apparently shoving woman reviewed

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:31
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police are reviewing video of a woman apparently being shoved by an officer in riot gear during a melee after the University of Arizona basketball team lost in the NCAA tournament.

VIDEO: Singing Italian nun video goes viral

BBC World News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:29
An Italian nun has become an internet sensation after video of her appearing on the Italian version of TV talent content The Voice went viral.
Categories: BBC World News

Explosion risk remains near Washington LNG facility: emergency responders

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:25
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Officials are responding to a liquefied natural gas leak from a tank at the Williams Cos Ins LNG facility in Plymouth, Washington, where an explosion occurred earlier on Monday and another is still a possibility, a local emergency responder said. Emergency responders are evacuating residents within a two-mile radius of the site to a shelter in Hermiston, Oregon, and established roadblocks on a nearby highway and an interstate artery, said Deanna Davis, a public information officer with the Benton County Emergency Management office. ...

US ambassador to India resigns

BBC World News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:21
The US ambassador to India has resigned and will leave her post before the end of May, the state department says.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Climate change: Poor most vulnerable

BBC World News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:20
The impacts of climate change are likely to be "severe, pervasive and irreversible", according to a UN report.
Categories: BBC World News

FA criticised over £90 England shirts

BBC World News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:20
The Football Association is criticised as new England replica shirts - to be worn at the World Cup - go on sale for up to £90.
Categories: BBC World News

Afghanistan attacks leave 18 dead

BBC World News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:18
Eighteen people have been killed in a series of attacks in Afghanistan, officials say, as it prepares for presidential and provincial elections.
Categories: BBC World News

Mad dash for health care sign-ups on deadline day

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:18

A screen shows the countdown for the deadline to sign up for health insurance during a health care enrollment event at SEIU-UHW office, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Commerce, Calif. Monday marks this year's open enrollment deadline, but consumers will get extra time to finish their applications. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of last-minute applicants rushed to sign up for health insurance on Monday, deadline day for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more than 100,000 people at a time using the fragile system despite a new spate of intermittent ills.


U.S. to require new cars to have rearview cameras by 2018

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:06

Camera on Toyota NS4 plug-in hybrid concept car as it is unveiled on the final press preview day for the North American International Auto Show in DetroitThe U.S. government said on Monday it will require new cars and light trucks sold in the United States to have rearview cameras by May 2018, a regulation intended to prevent drivers from backing into pedestrians. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the new requirement will apply to all vehicles under 10,000 pounds (4,500 kg), including buses and trucks. "Rear visibility requirements will save lives, and will save many families from the heartache suffered after these tragic incidents occur," said NHTSA Acting Administrator David Friedman said in a statement. NHTSA said that 58 to 69 lives will be saved each year once all cars and light trucks on the road have this technology.


White Pass - 3/31/2014 10:56:01 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:04
White Pass US12
3/31/2014 10:56:01 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 3/31/2014 10:46:13 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:04
Satus Pass US97
3/31/2014 10:46:13 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 3/31/2014 10:57:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:04
Stevens Pass US2
3/31/2014 10:57:14 AM

Temperature: 26 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 3/31/2014 10:47:21 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:04
Blewett Pass US97
3/31/2014 10:47:21 AM

Temperature: 25 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/31/2014 10:45:29 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:04
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/31/2014 10:45:29 AM

Temperature: 29 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, wet in places. Monday through Thursday, during daylight hours, prepare for intermittent rolling slowdowns in both directions, from milepost 56, Gold Creek, to milepost 61, Price Creek. Monday through Friday night's traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions.

Weather:
Partly cloudy skies with areas of fog

Protesters clash with police in Albuquerque, NM

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:03

Riot police launch tear gas toward activists in downtown Albuquerque, N.M. following a 10-hour protest around the city, Sunday, March 30, 2014. Hundreds of protesters marched past riot police in Albuquerque on Sunday, days after a YouTube video emerged threatening retaliation for a recent deadly police shooting. The video, which bore the logo of the computer hacking collective Anonymous, warned of a cyberattack on city websites and called for the protest march. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters angry over recent Albuquerque police shootings clashed with riot officers for more than 10 hours, calling on the police chief and other city officials to resign.


UW coach Mike Neighbors finalist for Maggie Dixon Rookie Coach of the Year award

WA Huskies - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 02:01
Washington coach Mike Neighbors led the Huskies to a third consecutive 20-win season and postseason berth, playing at UTEP on Monday in the WNIT quarterfinals. Neighbors led UW to upsets against No. 6 Stanford and No. 24 California in his first season of continuing the overhaul to return Washington
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