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1 arrested in Halloween hit-and-run deaths

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:38

This undated photo provided by the Santa Ana Police Department shows Jaquinn Ramone Bell, 31, who was arrested on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 in Stanton, Calif. where he was staying in a motel with his two children. Bell was booked for investigation of felony hit-and-run causing the deaths of three teenage girls who had gone trick-or-treating on Halloween. (AP Photo/ Santa Ana Police Department)SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California driver who police say struck and killed three teenage trick-or-treaters on Halloween before fleeing with his own children had recently pleaded guilty to a separate hit-and run, authorities said Monday.


U.S. Fines Automakers Hyundai and Kia for Misstating Mileage

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:36
Hyundai and Kia, owned by the Hyundai Motor Group, will pay a combined $300 million for overstating their fuel-economy standards.






Australia 'holds back' climate fight

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:26
Australia is a drag on international efforts to tackle climate change, says a leading economist and former government adviser.
Categories: BBC World News

MPs demand separate EU justice votes

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:23
MPs should get a vote on each of the 35 EU justice measures the government wants to rejoin, a Commons committee says.
Categories: BBC World News

Experts' advice to same-sex couples: Get a prenup

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:22

Document smart choice for couples together for a long time before marriage, experts say.

       

One wounded in shooting outside Delaware college residence hall

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:21
(Reuters) - One person was wounded on Monday in a shooting outside an off-campus residence hall at Delaware State University in Dover on Monday and the shooter was at large after fleeing the scene, a city spokeswoman said. No one was killed in the incident, which took place in the parking lot of an off-campus residence hall after 5 p.m., said Dover spokeswoman Kay Sass. The victim was taken to a hospital, she said. Although the shooter was still at large, it was not considered to be an active shooter situation, the university said. ...

Nurse, Maine settle Ebola quarantine suit

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:16

Nurse Kaci Hickox joined by her boyfriend Ted Wilbur speak with the media outside of their home in Fort Kent, MaineBy Dave Sherwood and Colleen Jenkins BRUNSWICK Maine/WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - Maine has reached a settlement with a nurse who was briefly quarantined in her home after treating victims of Ebola in West Africa, allowing her to travel freely in public but requiring her to monitor her health closely and report any symptoms. The settlement, filed in nurse Kaci Hickox's home town of Fort Kent, in Maine's far north, keeps in effect through Nov. 10 the terms of an order issued by a Maine judge on Friday. ...


Thumbs up: Diverse emoji are on their way

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:14

The Unicode Consortium published a new proposal that addresses the current homogeneity of the emoji suite.

       

VIDEO: David Shukman: Who discovered Ebola?

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:12
When a blue thermos flask sent from Zaire arrived at a lab in Antwerp in September 1976, no one knew that the blood samples inside would contain the worlds first glimpse of Ebola.
Categories: BBC World News

Costly and competitive Senate campaign nears end

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:10

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, thanks supporters following a rally in Lexington, Ky., Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)WASHINGTON (AP) — On a final, furious day of campaigning, Republicans strained to capture control of the Senate while Democrats struggled to limit their congressional losses in elections midway through an unpopular President Barack Obama's second term.


Obama still doing a little campaigning on Election Day

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:10

Obama makes a few last minute campaign calls.

       

Hugh Millen’s Seahawks analysis: Breaking down Bruce Irvin’s pick-six, Marshawn Lynch’s big day

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:10
The Seahawks’ defensive call helped set up Bruce Irvin’s interception return, and Marshawn Lynch made up for the offensive line’s obvious struggles.

Lone survivor of capsized boat feels lucky, guilty

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:08
An angler who was the lone survivor of a boat accident that killed four of his friends said Monday he lived by swimming for 25 minutes in cold water to a rocky shore along the coast of Northern California.

Oh, no, they didn't: 17 odd campaign moments from Iowa

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:05

Quirky moments from the 2014 campaign trail delighted, dismayed.

       

Old tree moving to new University of Michigan spot

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:02

A 250-year-old bur oak tree stands near the front entrance to the Stephen M. Ross School of Business on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. The 65-foot-tall tree was moved 500 feet to make way for a $135 million donor-funded expansion of the Ross School. (AP Photo, Mike Householder)ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A tree that predates the University of Michigan and the city of Ann Arbor — and the American Revolution, for that matter — was settling into its new home on Monday.


Lena Dunham disputes abuse allegations

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:01
Lena Dunham was in a "rage spiral" as she disputed a writer's contention that she sexually abused her little sister.

Chelan PUD’s plan for the future invites more customer conversations

Chelan County PUD - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:00
Commission meeting news. Other topics: strategic planning, 2015 budget, 2014 financial update.
Categories: Chelan County

White Pass - 11/3/2014 3:47:43 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 08:58
White Pass US12
11/3/2014 3:47:43 PM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining lightly with areas of fog

Satus Pass - 11/3/2014 3:52:33 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 08:58
Satus Pass US97
11/3/2014 3:52:33 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 11/3/2014 3:42:29 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 08:58
Stevens Pass US2
11/3/2014 3:42:29 PM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining