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Satus Pass - 12/1/2014 2:52:33 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
Satus Pass US97
12/1/2014 2:52:33 PM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with snow and slush in places.

Weather:
Light snow

Stevens Pass - 12/1/2014 3:02:44 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
Stevens Pass US2
12/1/2014 3:02:44 PM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Ice in places on the roadway

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Blewett Pass - 12/1/2014 3:02:44 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
Blewett Pass US97
12/1/2014 3:02:44 PM

Temperature: 20 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 12/1/2014 3:02:44 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
12/1/2014 3:02:44 PM

Temperature: 26 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry with ice in places.

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Amazon's new robot army is ready to ship

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05

A Kiva robot drive unit is seen, foreground, before it moves under a stack of merchandise pods, seen on a tour of one of Amazon's newest distribution centers in Tracy, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. This Amazon Fulfillment Center opened in 2013 and was refitted to use new robot technology in the summer of 2014. All year Amazon has been investing in ways to make shipping faster and easier to prepare for this holiday season. At this Northern California warehouse the company is employing robotics and other new technology to help workers process the annual onslaught of shopping orders. (AP Photo/Brandon Bailey)TRACY, California (AP) — A year ago, Amazon.com workers like 34-year-old Rejinaldo Rosales hiked miles of aisles each shift to "pick" each item a customer ordered and prepare it for shipping.


Man fined in Saddam Hussein family gun plot

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:01
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to trying to sell firearms believed to have been owned by Saddam Hussein's family was fined $5,000 by a federal judge Monday.

Son convicted of looting Brooke Astor's money dies

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:01

FILE - In this April 29, 2009 file photo, Anthony Marshall arrives with his wife Charlene to State Supreme court in New York where Marshall, the son of philanthropist Brooke Astor, was charged with plundering his mothers fortune. Marshall, whose aristocratic life as Astor's only child unraveled as he was convicted of raiding her fortune, has died, his lawyer said Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Marshall was 90. Marshall, a decorated World War II veteran who later became a diplomat and Broadway producer, died Sunday morning, Nov. 30, 2014, in New York, attorney Kenneth Warner said. Warner didn't immediately have information on the cause of Marshall's death, but the 90-year-old had had heart and other health problems for years. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Marshall's trial was a lens on the lives of the famous and monied, featuring testimony from the likes of Barbara Walters and Henry Kissinger.


Bill to ban NYC horse carriages heads to council

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:55

 a career driving a taxi. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio's long-delayed plans to ban the city's horse carriages are finally moving forward with a bill that phases out the industry by 2016 and dangles a carrot for the soon-to-be unemployed drivers: a career driving a taxi.


Boston Marathon bombing suspect asks to move trial

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:54
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday made a second bid to move his trial outside Massachusetts, arguing that "emotionally charged" media coverage and the widespread impact of the attacks have made it impossible for him to get a fair trial in the state.

Obama in police body-camera call

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:51
The US president vows to tackle the "militarisation culture" of police and demands 50,000 body cameras to help restore trust among minorities.
Categories: BBC World News

Texas murder suspect plotted revenge for a year, prosecutors say

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:49
By Lisa Maria Garza ROCKWALL, Texas (Reuters) - A former justice of the peace in Texas plotted his revenge for a year before gunning down the men who had prosecuted him for theft and ruined his career, prosecutors said Monday at the start of his capital murder trial. Eric Williams, 47, stands accused of killing three people, including two prosecutors, in suburban Dallas last year. ...

AccuWeather: Wintry mix possible tomorrow

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:46

Rain, Wintry Mix TuesdayMeteorologist Karen Rogers says temperatures rise well above average for the first day of December.


Severe weather shelters open in Kent, Renton

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:46
Due to cold weather conditions, the city of Kent is opening a severe weather shelter Monday night at Kent Lutheran Church.

Washington rises in RPI; picks up votes in rankings

WA Huskies - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:46
After a 6-0 start, the Huskies picked up their first votes in the national rankings this week.
Categories: Sports Center

Sons of former mayor, restaurant owner each launch Seattle City Council bids

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:42
Norm Rice was mayor of Seattle, officially. George Lagos was mayor of The Ave, unofficially.

Balotelli 'Super Mario' post probe

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:42
The FA is investigating an Instagram post by Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli which appeared to contain anti-Semitic language.
Categories: BBC World News

Boy behind wall used texts to help police find him

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:41
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy used text messages and photos to help lead police to the small compartment behind an upstairs linen closet where he was being hidden inside his father's and stepmother's home in the Atlanta suburbs, authorities said Monday.

Red tape may be blocking US couple's Qatar exit

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:40
An American couple cleared by a Qatari appeals court of wrongdoing in the death of their 8-year-old adopted daughter but blocked from leaving the country held out hope Monday that they would soon be allowed to leave the tiny Gulf nation. A family representative, meanwhile, blasted the continued travel ban against the two as "institutional kidnapping."

Kids caught riding bikes in traffic on Schuylkill Expressway

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:39

Kids caught riding bikes in traffic on Schuylkill ExpresswayA group of several children were caught riding their bikes through traffic on the Schuylkill Expressway.


Murder defendant dies of cancer in King County Jail

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:38
A 42-year-old inmate awaiting trial on a second-degree murder charge was found dead in the infirmary in the King County Jail on Sunday night, said Capt. Troy Bacon, a spokesman for the King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention.