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Rice wins appeal against suspension

BBC World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 05:05
NFL running-back Ray Rice can play again after winning his appeal against an indefinite ban issued for hitting his wife.
Categories: BBC World News

Man injured by Dutch pop-up toilet

BBC World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 05:03
A man is injured after a pop-up toilet unexpectedly emerges from underground in the Dutch city of Amsterdam, throwing a stationary scooter onto him.
Categories: BBC World News

Cops: Car slams into horse-drawn buggy, injuring 7

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 05:01

State troopers work at the scene of a buggy crash near Colerain Township Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in Kirkwood, Pa. Seven people were injured when a sport-utility vehicle slammed into a horse-drawn buggy in Pennsylvania Dutch country. All six people in the buggy — two adults and four children — were ejected in the Thursday night accident. The baby was airlifted to a hospital. (AP Photo/Peter Taraborelli)KIRKWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A car slammed into a horse-drawn buggy that missed a stop sign in Pennsylvania Dutch country, injuring seven people, including an infant, police said.


Black Friday Sales Are Brisk, Bolstered by Online Deals

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 05:00
Eager to make up for what has been a year of lackluster sales, retailers are offering eye-popping discounts that could increase traffic but also eat away at thinning profit margins.

Pac-12 predictions: Washington faces tough test against Long Beach State

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:54
Don’t let Long Beach State’s 3-3 record fool you, the 49ers should give Washington (4-0) a stiff challenge Friday night in the DirecTV Wooden Legacy semifinals at Cal-State Fullerton’s Titan Gym. LBSU is battle tested having faced Kansas State, BYU, Xavier and UCLA. The 49ers won’t be intimidated by Washington. In fact, they’re probably happy to see the Huskies after nearly upsetting them last ...

Dellwood mayor seeks aid to rebuild after riots

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:51
DELLWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The mayor of a town neighboring Ferguson, Missouri, is calling on state and federal officials to help rebuild following an outbreak of violent protests that destroyed businesses.

Black Friday special: prison handicrafts

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:50

A life-sized carving made of Maine basswood is displayed in the front window of the Maine Prison Store, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Thomaston, Maine. The Maine prison system has two stores that sell the handicrafts of inmates, everything from cutting boards to Adirondack chairs. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)THOMASTON, Maine (AP) — Ken and Judy Carreras got up before sunrise and drove an hour to find their Black Friday treasure — an acorn-shaped birdfeeder crafted by an inmate at Maine State Prison.


Arizona man who visited Sierra Leone hospitalized over Ebola concerns

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:50
(Reuters) - A Phoenix man who became ill after returning this week from Sierra Leone, one of the three West African nations hardest hit by an Ebola outbreak, was taken to a hospital on Friday to check if he was infected with the virus, officials said. The 32-year-old man, who was not identified, was transported to the Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix for evaluation after complaining of sickness including dry-heaving and diarrhea, Phoenix Fire Department spokesman Mark Vanacore said. Dr. ...

Cyanide killed hospital employee, official says

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:49
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee found dead at work earlier this month was killed by cyanide poisoning, but the medical examiner who made the determination Friday said it's too soon to know whether the death was a suicide, a homicide or an accident.

Past ban on marrying blacks may mar tribe's future

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:45

FILE - This Nov. 25, 2009, file photo shows Pamunkey Councilmen Jeff Brown, left, and Gary Miles, hold a deer as their Chief Kevin Brown presents it to Gov. Tim Kaine, second from left, during the annual tax tribute from the Virginia Indians to the Virginia governor in Richmond, Va. Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of the Pamunkey tribe in southeast Virginia because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Alexa Welch Edlund, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.


Venezuelan classical music system under fire

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:45

FILE - In this May 7, 2008 file photo, the shadow of a violin student is cast on the wall during a practice session of Venezuela's youth orchestra system school known as "El Sistema" or The System, in Camatagua, Venezuela. The program has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music. But a new book on El Sistema, portrays it as a “model of tyranny” where brutal, marathon practice sessions mirror the apparently unlimited power and top-down style of its magnetic founder, Jose Antonio Abreu. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Goes Online

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:33
Lucasfilm’s teaser trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” released online on Friday, stirs armchair critics to action.

White Pass - 11/28/2014 11:01:00 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:29
White Pass US12
11/28/2014 11:01:00 AM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 11/28/2014 11:12:10 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:29
Satus Pass US97
11/28/2014 11:12:10 AM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
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Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Occasional rain

Stevens Pass - 11/28/2014 11:10:01 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:29
Stevens Pass US2
11/28/2014 11:10:01 AM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/28/2014 11:04:25 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:29
Blewett Pass US97
11/28/2014 11:04:25 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/28/2014 11:02:09 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:29
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/28/2014 11:02:09 AM

Temperature: 45 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, areas of standing water

Weather:
Raining

Key Street in Ferguson Is Reopened for Business Hours

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:29
Days after an outbreak of violent unrest followed a decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Michael Brown, protesters had all but vanished.






49ers fan loses in court over Seahawk ticket limits, but files appeal

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:25
49ers fan from Las Vegas appeals after his suit was dismissed against the NFL over being barred from buying tickets in Seattle to the NFC Championship game earlier this year.

Ray Rice wins appeal, suspension vacated immediately, union says

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 04:24

Ray Rice wins appeal, suspension 'vacated'Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Friday.