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Kevin Spacey to sing in 1-night-only concert in DC

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 23:04
He has lied, cheated and killed, but "House of Cards" President Frank Underwood isn't done yet. Next he's going to sing.

Roman toilet seat found at dig site

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 23:01
Archaeologists unearth a 2,000-year-old perfectly preserved wooden toilet seat at a Roman fort on Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland.
Categories: BBC World News

Plea to Islamic State for Release of Steven Sotloff

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 23:00
The mother of Steven Sotloff, a freelance journalist being held by ISIS, broke her silence to appeal directly to the group’s leader in a video obtained by The New York Times.

Experts identify 173 MH17 victims

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 23:00
Forensics officers have so far identified 173 victims of flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine, but say the process is getting more difficult.
Categories: BBC World News

Police: 911 botches call about child locked in car

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:51
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said.

Germany to fight 'benefit tourism'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:50
The German government announced proposals to tackle alleged abuses of the benefits system by migrants from elsewhere in the European Union.
Categories: BBC World News

Bits Blog: After Social Media Uproar, Zara Ditches T-Shirt That Looks Like Nazi Camp Uniform

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:46
After an uproar on Twitter, Zara’s parent company said it had stopped selling the shirt, which is called the “Sheriff,” and apologized.






Nigeria closes schools over Ebola

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:44
Nigerian schools are ordered to remain shut, delaying the new academic year until 13 October as part of measures to prevent the spread of Ebola.
Categories: BBC World News

Josh Shaw’s Rescue Story Investigated by U.S.C.

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:37
Steve Sarkisian, Southern California’s football coach, said the university would investigate a defensive back’s claim that he injured his ankles while saving a nephew from drowning.

Sheriff's office: Military jet crashes in western Virginia; State Police en route to scene

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:36
DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Sheriff's office: Military jet crashes in western Virginia; State Police en route to scene.

Fact sheet: Hyundai Santa Fe

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:35
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited FWD

Hyundai's top SUV making sales gains

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:34
The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe mid-size sport utility vehicle stands out from the crowd for its attractive styling, comfortable ride, value pricing, surprising standard features and warranty.

Alarm as Nicaragua starts canal route survey

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:28

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, Rodolfo Molina, an 81-year-old retired mechanic, dries rice for storage outside his home where he has lived for 40 years in Rivas, Nicaragua. Rivas is the town where the first phase of an Inter-Oceanic canal is planned to be built in 2014. Teams from the China-based HKND Group have been interviewing property owners in Rivas, alarming homeowners who fear they'll lose their homes. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Teams of assessors accompanied by soldiers and police have begun surveying properties along the route of Nicaragua's planned interoceanic canal, taking quick steps toward the start of a vast project the country has dreamed of for more than a century.


Released U.S. hostage says overwhelmed by welcome home

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:28

Curtis, an American writer released this week after nearly two years of captivity in Syria, talks to reporters near his mother's home in CambridgeAn American writer released this week after nearly two years of captivity in Syria said he was overwhelmed by the outpouring of attention he received after returning home, he told reporters on Wednesday. Peter Theo Curtis, 45, returned to the United States late Tuesday after being released on Sunday. He was captured in 2012 and held by Nusra Front, al Qaeda's official wing in Syria and rivals to the militant group Islamic State.


Peru seizes cocaine hidden in coal

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:23
Peruvian police say they have found a stash a 3.3-tonnes stash of cocaine hidden in a consignment of coal that was bound for Europe.
Categories: BBC World News

Everyday Economics: Don’t Want Me to Recline My Airline Seat? You Can Pay Me

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:22
I fly a lot. When I fly, I recline. I don’t feel guilty about it. And I’m going to keep doing it, unless you pay me to stop.

White Pass - 8/27/2014 6:47:43 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:21
White Pass US12
8/27/2014 6:47:43 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 - 8/27/2014 6:52:33 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:21
Satus Pass US97
8/27/2014 6:52:33 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 - 8/27/2014 6:42:29 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:21
Stevens Pass US2
8/27/2014 6:42:29 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Construction is occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/27/2014 6:44:45 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:21
Blewett Pass US97
8/27/2014 6:44:45 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: