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House collapses at scene of Camden car crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:28

House collapses in Camden, police investigateAuthorities responding to a car crash in Camden ended up being on the scene of a house collapse, as well.


Jim Brady dies: Reagan aide, gun control advocate

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:24

FILE - This Feb. 11, 2000 file photo shows former White House press secretary for President Reagan James Brady, left, in a group photo following a dedication ceremony for the new James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington. From left are, Brady, presidential press secretaries Joe Lockhart (Clinton), Jerald terHorst (Ford), Larry Speakes (Reagan), Mike McCurry (Clinton) and Pierre Salinger (Kennedy). A Brady family spokeswoman says Brady has died at 73. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh/File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A major trait that endeared Jim Brady to the Washington press corps was his sense of humor, especially when he made fun of his own boss.


House collapses in Camden, police investigate

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:22

House collapses in Camden, police investigateAuthorities responded to a house collapse late Monday night in Camden.


Groups: US political effort in Cuba hurts aid work

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:19

In this July 11, 2014, photo, Manuel Barbosa, 25, shows a tattoo of his “Revolution” cultural group during an interview with The Associated Press in Santa Clara, Cuba. Fernando Murillo contacted Barbosa, a founder of the group, while working on a clandestine operation by the Obama administration that dispatched Latin American youth to Cuba under the cover of health and civic programs to provoke unrest. Barbosa said he was initially open to collaboration with the foreigners but was never told they were working for the U.S. "They presented themselves as a non-governmental organization," Barbosa said. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. program in Cuba that secretly used an HIV-prevention workshop for political activism was assailed Monday by international public health officials and members of Congress who declared that such clandestine efforts put health programs at risk around the world.


White Pass - 8/4/2014 7:41:18 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:18
White Pass US12
8/4/2014 7:41:18 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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

Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 8/4/2014 7:57:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:18
Satus Pass US97
8/4/2014 7:57:17 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/4/2014 7:54:47 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:18
Stevens Pass US2
8/4/2014 7:54:47 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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

Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 8/4/2014 7:56:55 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:18
Blewett Pass US97
8/4/2014 7:56:55 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/4/2014 7:58:07 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:18
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/4/2014 7:58:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Suspected gunman arrested in fatal shooting of 3-year-old

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:16

Suspected gunman arrested in fatal shooting of 3-year-oldPolice have arrested the suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old girl in Philadelphia's Grays Ferry section.


Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire plan

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:15

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire planIsrael and Hamas on Monday accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal meant to halt a bruising monthlong war that has claimed nearly 2,000 lives.


Married nearly 62 years, couple dies 4 hours apart

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:13

In this July, 2014 photo provided by their granddaughter Melissa Stone, Don Simpson, 90, and his wife Maxine, 87, share time together in Sloan's home in Bakersfield, Calif. The couple, married 62 years, died four hours apart July 21, 2014, while lying next to each other, their family said. (AP Photo/Melissa SloanBAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — After nearly 62 years of marriage, little separated Don and Maxine Simpson — not even death.


Purdue prof goes social with racial profiling claims

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:11

Author Roxane Gay received an apology from Best Buy after venting about her experience.

       

Fruit recall expanded in California over listeria fears

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:04

Fruit packer expands recall for California peaches, plums and nectarines

       

Feds watch airline passengers for Ebola symptoms

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:46
Federal agents at U.S. airports are watching travelers from Africa for flu-like symptoms that could be tied to the recent Ebola outbreak, as delegations from some 50 countries arrive in the nation's capital for a leadership summit this week.

LARP’s ‘weekend warriors’ mix fantasy, fighting and fun

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:46
Live-action role-playing — sort of like Dungeons & Dragons but in real life instead of on a game board — is hot in geeky, outdoorsy Seattle.

Ex-cop charged with homicide over bodies in suitcases

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:46

Two women, one from Oregon, the other Minnesota, reportedly died during bondage sex.

       

Homicide charge in case of bodies in Wisconsin suitcases

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:46

The bodies of two women were found stuffed in suitcases left along a rural Wisconsin highway.

       

Accused man in double slaying in Seattle charged in N.J. killing

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:45
Ali Muhammad Brown, the convicted sex offender accused of killing two men in Leschi on June 1, is now charged with the June slaying of a New Jersey college student.

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of 3-year-old

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:37

Suspected gunman arrested in fatal shooting of 3-year-oldPolice have arrested the suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old girl in Philadelphia's Grays Ferry section.