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Partial shutdown? House rejects Homeland Security funding

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:52

Partial shutdown? House rejects Homeland Security fundingThe Republican-controlled House unexpectedly rejected short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security on Friday, increasing the prospect of a partial shutdown at midnight of an agency with major anti-terrorism responsibilities.


Tax scam targeting senior citizens in Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:49

Tax scam targeting senior citizens in DelawareAn 88-year-old woman is speaking out about an IRS phone scam.


Berks Co. sheriff warns of abduction attempts

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:44

Berks Co. sheriff warns of abduction attemptsBerks County Sheriff Eric Weaknecht has put out a public service announcement in response to a rash of recent abduction attempts.


'Just So Tragic': Mom of Slain Hostage Pities 'Jihadi John'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:44
Parents of James Foley say terror group must be stopped.

Pedestrian hit by SEPTA bus in Olney

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:43

Pedestrian hit by SEPTA bus in OlneyPolice are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a SEPTA bus in Olney.


No verdict yet for mom charged in son's salt-poisoning death

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:36

FILE - Defendant Lacey Spears brushes her hair back during the opening statements portion of her murder trial at the Westchester County Courthouse in White Plains, N.Y., in this Feb. 3, 2015 file photo. Summations are scheduled Thursday Feb. 26, 2015 in the case of Lacey Spears, who is charged with murder and manslaughter in the 2014 death of 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears. (AP Photo/The Journal-News, Joe Larese, File, Pool)WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Jurors considering murder and manslaughter charges against a blogger accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son with salt have completed their first full day of deliberations without a verdict.


Fugitive fights may delay Cuba talks

BBC World News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:31
Wanted men and women could hinder improved US-Cuba ties
Categories: BBC World News

Black Madam: Amber Rose hired me to plump her posterior

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:28
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist charged with killing a London break dancer with an illegal buttocks injection name-dropped her way through testimony Friday, saying one of the celebrities who sought her out became "a walking billboard" for her work.

Is the samba over for Brazil's middle class?

BBC World News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:26
Has the music died for Brazil's middle class?
Categories: BBC World News

8 shot to death, including gunman, in Missouri rampage

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:21

8 shot to death, including gunman, in Missouri rampageAuthorities say a man who may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother went on a house-to-house shooting rampage in a small town in the Missouri Ozarks, killing seven people before taking his own life.


Man gets 66-year term for shooting Phoenix officer, robbery

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:19
PHOENIX (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 66 years in prison for shooting a Phoenix police officer and a volunteer sheriff's posse member minutes after robbing two strip-club employees of $18,000 by gunpoint.

VIDEO: Chinese community faces painful past

BBC World News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:19
One US city comes to terms with its legacy of Chinese exclusion
Categories: BBC World News

Cops: Man attacked ex-wife's lawyer with hatchet, wasp spray

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:14
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts man attacked his ex-wife's lawyer with a hatchet and wasp-killing spray, and the victim needed nearly two dozen staples to close wounds on his face.

White Pass - 2/27/2015 12:57:09 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:12
White Pass US12
2/27/2015 12:57:09 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet, slush in places

Weather:
Snow flurries

Satus Pass - 2/27/2015 12:50:27 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:12
Satus Pass US97
2/27/2015 12:50:27 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet, snow and slush in places

Weather:
Snowing

Stevens Pass - 2/27/2015 12:47:24 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:12
Stevens Pass US2
2/27/2015 12:47:24 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet, slush in places

Weather:
Snow flurries

Blewett Pass - 2/27/2015 12:45:37 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:12
Blewett Pass US97
2/27/2015 12:45:37 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/27/2015 12:56:03 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:12
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/27/2015 12:56:03 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with areas of standing water

Weather:
Raining, areas of gusty winds

University of North Carolina Board Closes 3 Centers

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:10
The closing of the centers, including one run by an outspoken critic of the state’s Republican leadership, set off allegations of partisanship and academic censorship.

Bits Blog: Google Unveils Plan for New Corporate Campus

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:10
Google unveiled a radical proposal for a new campus that would replace its current headquarters in Mountain View.