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How Obama could defeat Islamic State

BBC World News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 07:05
How Obama could beat the Islamist militant group
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Children killed during Ukraine 'truce'

BBC World News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 07:03
Despite a ceasefire in Ukraine the number of children killed during the conflict has risen to 23.
Categories: BBC World News

Does Somebody deliver?

BBC World News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 07:03
Will the new Somebody app work in real life?
Categories: BBC World News

New York Hires Consultant to Create Rikers Island Reform Plan

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 07:02
In a wide-ranging review of the jail complex, McKinsey & Company will spend at least three months at Rikers and the Correction Department’s offices.

Baltimore Ravens release RB Ray Rice in wake of domestic violence controversy

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 07:00

Baltimore Ravens release RB Ray Rice in wake of domestic violence controversyRay Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released showing the running back striking his then-fiancee in February.


Makers of Army helicopter sued in fatal Ga. crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:58
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A lawsuit filed Monday blames civilian makers of an Army Black Hawk helicopter for a fatal crash in Georgia eight months ago, saying manufacturers failed to install a tiny part that caused the tail rotor to malfunction and sent the aircraft spinning out of control.

Senate Dems in doomed push to limit campaign funds

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:52
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats started their campaign-season drive Monday for a constitutional amendment aimed at curbing special interests' financial clout in elections, a doomed effort the party hopes will help them make a populist appeal to voters.

White Pass - 9/8/2014 3:17:57 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:52
White Pass US12
9/8/2014 3:17:57 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 - 9/8/2014 3:14:21 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:52
Satus Pass US97
9/8/2014 3:14:21 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 - 9/8/2014 3:17:15 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:51
Stevens Pass US2
9/8/2014 3:17:15 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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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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Blewett Pass - 9/8/2014 3:03:34 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:51
Blewett Pass US97
9/8/2014 3:03:34 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 - 9/8/2014 3:06:18 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:51
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/8/2014 3:06:18 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is scheduled Monday through Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek, milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek, milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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Pennsylvania man accused of beating, burning woman

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:51
A Pennsylvania man allegedly beat a woman for days with his fists and a belt before pouring lighter fluid on her and setting her on fire, police said on Monday. The 43-year-old woman, whose name has not been released by police, told them on Friday she had been repeatedly assaulted by Donald Dale Hackman Jr., 46, of Lititz, Pennsylvania. Police said Hackman was arrested after the woman sought treatment at a hospital emergency room. The woman said she and her 7-year-old son were living with Hackman over the past month.

VIDEO: Performers hold Times Square protest

BBC World News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:48
Costumed street performers in New York have staged a protest against a proposed law which will mean licensing, background checks and other regulations for them.
Categories: BBC World News

Despite struggles, Philadelphia opens 3 new high schools

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:46

Despite struggles, Philadelphia opens 3 new high schoolsPhiladelphia has opened three new public high schools in an effort to show the troubled district is still trying to innovate despite the specter of massive layoffs.


Oklahoma to get new equipment for executions

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:44

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 15, 2008 file photo, Terry Crenshaw, wardens assistant at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary, walks past the gurney in the execution chamber at left, in McAlester, Okla. At right are the rows of chairs in which witnesses to executions are seated. The director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections said Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, the agency is renovating the state’s death chamber and purchasing new equipment for executions. (AP Photo, File)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is renovating its death chamber and buying new equipment for executions, including a tool to allow staff to more easily find suitable veins for lethal injections after a troubled execution in April, the director of the state Department of Corrections said Monday.


Ex-New Orleans mayor reports to federal prison

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:35

FILE - In this July 9, 2014 file photo, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin leaves federal court in New Orleans with his wife, Seletha Nagin, after being sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor. Nagin reported to a federal prison in Texarkana, Texas, on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, to begin serving the sentence. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin reported to a federal prison in Texarkana, Texas, on Monday to begin serving a 10-year sentence.


Newborn killer whale spotted in Washington waters

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:35

In this Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, photo, provided by the Center for Whale Research, a baby orca swims with two adults in the waters of Puget Sound near Seattle, Wash. The baby orca is the population's first calf born since 2012. It was swimming between two adult females, most likely the orca's mom and aunt, said Ken Balcomb with the Center for Whale Research, which keeps a census of the whales.(AP Photo/Center for Whale Research, Dave Ellifrit)SEATTLE (AP) — Whale researchers are celebrating the newest member of a population of endangered killer whales that frequent Puget Sound in Washington state.


Newborn killer whale spotted in Washington waters

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:35
SEATTLE (AP) — Whale researchers are celebrating the newest member of a population of endangered killer whales that frequent Puget Sound in Washington state.

VIDEO: Retired Peshmerga fighters challenge IS

BBC World News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:34
The BBC's Reda El Mawy speaks to Abdul Razzak Mohamed Ali about his decision to come out of retirement and take up arms against Islamic State.
Categories: BBC World News