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Family praise Ebola patient's care

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:51
The family of William Pooley, who contracted Ebola while working as a nurse in Sierra Leone, says he is receiving "excellent care" at a London hospital.
Categories: BBC World News

Police ID woman killed by Amtrak train in Claymont, Del.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:50

Police ID woman killed by Amtrak train in Claymont, Del.Delaware State Police say they don't know why a Newark woman was walking on the railroad tracks when she was fatally struck by an Amtrak passenger train near the Claymont station.


Activists, newspapers sue over blocked access to Oklahoma executions

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:45
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Activists groups and two newspapers sued on Monday to try and prevent Oklahoma prison officials from blocking what can be seen by witnesses to executions, in a lawsuit prompted by the state screening off its death chamber in a botched execution in April. Before that, convicted murderer and rapist Lockett, 38, was seen by witnesses lifting his head, mumbling and twisting on the gurney.

Nigerian troops cross into Cameroon

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:45
Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers cross into Cameroon following fierce fighting with Boko Haram militants, but Nigeria denies they fled.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/25/2014 11:12:39 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:44
White Pass US12
8/25/2014 11:12:39 AM

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 - 8/25/2014 11:03:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:44
Satus Pass US97
8/25/2014 11:03:17 AM

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 - 8/25/2014 11:19:42 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:44
Stevens Pass US2
8/25/2014 11:19:42 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/25/2014 11:13:59 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:44
Blewett Pass US97
8/25/2014 11:13:59 AM

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:


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/25/2014 11:13:38 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:44
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/25/2014 11:13:38 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock Blasting scheduled Monday through Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed at milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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Police dog corners burglary suspect under bed

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:43

Lehigh County man dies after assault in Ocean City, Md.New Castle County Police say a police dog helped corner a burglary suspect inside the Claymont home.


U.S. murder suspect in Bali denied private legal consultations: lawyer

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:43

The daughter of an American woman found dead inside a suitcase in Bali gestures while in custody in a police station in DenpasarBy Fiona Ortiz CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago-area teenager detained in connection with the death of her mother on the resort island of Bali is not being allowed to meet privately with her legal team in Indonesia, her U.S.-based lawyer said on Monday. Michael Elkin, Chicago-based attorney for 19-year-old Heather Mack, called on Indonesian authorities to allow her local legal advisers and investigators working on her case to meet with her in a private setting. Mack and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer, 21, were arrested on Aug. 13 as suspects in the death of Mack's mother, 62-year-old Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose battered body was found in a suitcase in a taxi outside the luxury St. Regis hotel.


Suspect held in deadly California shooting spree

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:42
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was detained late Sunday as a person of interest in a series of apparently random shootings that claimed three lives in suburban Los Angeles was booked on animal-cruelty charges Monday as detectives worked to link him to the three homicides, a police spokesman said.

French Prime Minister Moves to Dissolve Cabinet

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:35
Manuel Valls announced plans to dissolve the government after a rancorous battle in his cabinet over the direction of the economy.

Hotels raking in $2.25 billion in extra fees

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:31
Surcharges slapped on many services that once were free for guests as hotels mimick airlines, with record $2.25 billion expected this year.

Best bang for your college buck? UW ranks 6th

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:30
A wide range of institutions and publications will be rolling out national -- in some cases, international -- college and university rankings in the coming weeks. In this space, we'll take note of some of the most interesting ones.

ArtsBeat: First Superman Comic Sold for $3.2 Million

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:28
A pristine copy of Action Comics No. 1 sold on eBay for $3,207,852.

Bow down: Beyonce owns the MTV Video Music Awards

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:28
Bow down: Beyonce was the reigning queen of Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.

Israel leader tries to link Hamas, Iraq extremists

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:24
Israel's prime minister is trying to capitalize on the gruesome video of an American journalist's beheading by the Islamic State extremist group, saying Hamas is an equally vicious foe as he tries to rally international support in Israel's war in the Gaza Strip. But the comparisons between Hamas and Islamic State are being met with reservations by Israel's allies and enemies alike.

Snohomish County deputy injured when car strikes horse

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:24
A Snohomish County sheriff's deputy suffered minor injuries Sunday night when his patrol car struck a horse, the sheriff's office says.

At least 400 Florida beachgoers stung by jellyfish

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 02:15

New Smyrna BeachJellyfish stung at least 400 Florida beachgoers over the weekend, prompting lifeguards to raise purple flags warning of hazardous marine life off the state's east coast, authorities said on Monday. All you can see are the ones on shore," said Volusia County Beach Safety Captain Tammy Marris. Jellyfish stings can be dangerous or fatal in rare cases in which the victim is severely allergic to the venom. Marris said the size of the swarm and number of people stung are not unusual, adding that it is hard for beachgoers to predict when the jellyfish will wash towards shore.