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VIDEO: A new face for Africa's men

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:20
The male grooming and beauty industry is booming in South Africa, with products now targeting a new audience - black men, as the BBC's Milton Nkosi reports.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: In search of the American Dream

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:20
1954 saw the closure of Ellis Island. Isabel Belarsky passed through the American mass immigration centre.
Categories: BBC World News

The Taliban's psychiatrist

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:20
How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets
Categories: BBC World News

Obama heckled over immigration policies in Chicago appearance

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:19

U.S. President Obama talks about immigration reform in ChicagoBy Steve Holland CHICAGO (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by hecklers during a speech on his immigration policy on Tuesday, and their complaint was that his plan did not go far enough in protecting illegal immigrants from deportation. At least four hecklers, all of them women, yelled at the president at the Copernicus Center where he had gone to promote his go-it-alone immigration plan that will remove the threat of deportation for up to 4.7 million illegal immigrants. ...


New Jersey pension system funding plummets under new rule

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:12
By Hilary Russ (Reuters) - New Jersey's retirement system for public employees is in worse shape than previously reported, thanks to recent accounting changes that are starting to be rolled out across the country. In a document released on Tuesday after a bond sale, the state revealed that one of its five main pension funds will have insufficient assets to cover projected benefit payments within 10 years. ...

A 'generation to change bank culture'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:08
A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside British banks will take a generation to change, according to a report from Cass Business School and New City Agenda.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: How to hack a molecular microscope

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:07
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.
Categories: BBC World News

Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:01

This undated photo released by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, shows Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson during his medical examination after he fatally shot Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Mo. According to a medical record released as part of the evidence presented to the grand jury that declined to indict Wilson in the fatal shooting, doctors diagnosed Wilson with a facial contusion. (AP Photo/St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death.


Inmate found guilty of 2011 attack on Kent jail guard

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:00
A King County jury returned a guilty verdict Tuesday afternoon in the first-degree assault trial of Sean Graham for beating a corrections officer at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent in January 2011.

White Pass - 11/25/2014 2:47:43 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:00
White Pass US12
11/25/2014 2:47:43 PM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 11/25/2014 2:52:33 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:00
Satus Pass US97
11/25/2014 2:52:33 PM

Temperature: 49 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Stevens Pass - 11/25/2014 2:42:29 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:00
Stevens Pass US2
11/25/2014 2:42:29 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/25/2014 2:44:45 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:00
Blewett Pass US97
11/25/2014 2:44:45 PM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/25/2014 2:41:20 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:00
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/25/2014 2:41:20 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traffic Delayed

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Debris blocking both lanes on I-90 eastbound at milepost 63 due to a collision with the overpass. Traffic is moving past the scene via the off and on ramps. Eastbound motorists should allow for added travel time and delay through the collision scene. The roadway is bare and wet, with standing water in places

Weather:
Raining, heavy at times

Call for £2bn more for NHS in England

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:00
Calls for extra money for the NHS in England are intensifying after latest figures show the deficit is growing as performance deteriorates.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Mobile showers for the homeless

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:00
A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.
Categories: BBC World News

Javid wants Fifa to publish report

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:00
The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.
Categories: BBC World News

Will Opec cut oil production?

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:57
Should Opec cut production to boost prices?
Categories: BBC World News

Ferguson cop testified he feared for his life, shot to kill

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:56
By Laila Kearney and Letitia Stein (Reuters) - The white police officer recalled that he felt like a powerless child sitting inside his patrol vehicle as the fist of a black teenager swung through his open window. Just moments later, 28-year-old Darren Wilson would shoot dead Michael Brown, 18, in an incident that has sharply divided the country amid conflicting accounts of what happened in the middle of a street in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9. ...

Canadian pleads guilty in NY rhino horns case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:47
NEW YORK (AP) — A Canadian antiques dealer swept up in a U.S. crackdown on illegal trafficking in rhinoceros horns pleaded guilty Tuesday to a wildlife smuggling charge.