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Coast Guard Rescues Cubans Off Boca Raton in New Sign of Perilous Efforts to Flee

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:53
The number of Cubans attempting to immigrate to the United States by sea has nearly doubled in the past two years.

White Pass - 10/29/2014 3:52:59 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:51
White Pass US12
10/29/2014 3:52:59 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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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 - 10/29/2014 3:43:37 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:51
Satus Pass US97
10/29/2014 3:43:37 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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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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Stevens Pass - 10/29/2014 4:00:02 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:51
Stevens Pass US2
10/29/2014 4:00:02 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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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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Blewett Pass - 10/29/2014 3:54:19 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:51
Blewett Pass US97
10/29/2014 3:54:19 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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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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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/29/2014 3:53:58 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:51
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/29/2014 3:53:58 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions 24 hours a day. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions during daytime hours. No loads over 12 ft wide. Rock blasting closures are completed for the season.

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WhatsApp founders own nearly $9B in Facebook stock

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:49
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly $9 billion when they sold their unprofitable messaging service to the social networking leader earlier this month.

Authorities capture Iowa student amid lockdowns

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:49
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A 16-year-old student suspected of bringing a gun to his school in northwest Iowa was taken into custody Wednesday following a search for him that included a helicopter.

Ferdinand suspended & fined £25,000

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:43
QPR defender Rio Ferdinand is suspended for three matches and fined £25,000 by the FA for comments he made on Twitter.
Categories: BBC World News

AP IMPACT: US health care unprepared for Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:41

In this Oct. 24, 2014, file photo, members of the Department of Defense's Ebola Military Medical Support Team dress with protective gear during training at San Antonio Military Medical Center in San Antonio. Even small clusters of Ebola cases could overwhelm parts of US medical care system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the emergency medical network. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the emergency medical network.


Antares Rocket Explosion Leaves Questions and Dead Mosquito Eggs

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:40
Investigators are trying to determine why a rocket taking supplies to the International Space Station exploded just after launching in Virginia.

Miami cop nabbed on charges he protected drug deals while in uniform

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:38
MIAMI (Reuters) - A Miami police officer was arrested on Wednesday on drug trafficking charges for allegedly, while in uniform, providing armed protection for two separate cocaine sales, police said. The officer, identified as Jose Maldonado Dick, was arrested after video, phone calls and text messages linked him to two cocaine deals in the parking lot of a Miami area McDonald's. ...

'Hoarders' psychologist testifies at murder trial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:34

This undated photo provided by the Galt Police Department shows Joseph Corey. Robin Zasio, a psychologist who stars on the reality TV show "Hoarders" says Corey, accused of killing an animal control officer, suffered from hoarding disorder and could have reacted violently to anyone trying to take away his animals. Corey is accused of shooting and killing 45-year-old Roy Marcum on Nov. 28, 2012 as Marcum arrived at Corey's home in Galt, Calif. to remove animals. (AP Photo/Galt Police Department)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A psychologist who stars on a reality TV show testified at a murder trial that a California man accused of killing an animal control officer had a hoarding disorder and could have reacted violently to anyone trying to take away his many animals.


Huskies set school record for defensive touchdowns

WA Huskies - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:31
Hau’oli Kikaha talks about Washington’s knack for turning turnovers into touchdowns. The Husky defense has scored six times this season, which is a school record dating back to 1951.
Categories: Sports Center

Federal Reserve Caps Its Bond Purchases; Focus Turns to Interest Rates

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:14
Many see the end of quantitative easing as a milestone in America’s slow recovery, and the central bank says the likelihood of persistently low inflation has diminished.






Hernandez lawyers say prosecutors lifted passages

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:13
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are accusing Massachusetts prosecutors of lifting passages from a court filing by federal prosecutors arguing against moving the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv).

Moroccan living in Connecticut sentenced to two years in drone plot case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:12
By Richard Weizel NEW HAVEN Conn. (Reuters) - A Moroccan national, accused of plotting to attack Harvard University and a federal building with bombs attached to a drone, was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday by a federal judge in Connecticut. U.S. Attorney Krishna Patel had sought a maximum penalty of five years in prison for El Mahdi Semlali Fathi, 27, for a alleged plan to attack the Cambridge, Massachusetts, university and an unnamed federal building. ...

Seahawks coach Ken Norton on linebacker shuffle

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:10
Seahawks linebacker coach Ken Norton confirmed after Wednesday's practice that Brock Coyle is in line to get his first career start Sunday against the Oakland Raiders at middle linebacker.

Girls' jihadi quest stirs Muslim communities' fear

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:09

Somali-American Ahmed Odowaay, who works as a community advocate and professional translator, makes his midday prayer inside an office used by the Colorado Muslim Council, in Aurora, Colo., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. As a child in Somalia, Odowaay saw more than his share of war before emigrating to the U.S. as a refugee when he was twelve. But while Odowaay is deeply grateful to be an American, he says that being a Muslim teenager isn't easy in America. One feels like an outsider, even as a U.S. citizen, he says. "This community is outcast. They feel like they don't belong here. They're frustrated... I'm worried their frustrations will lead them in the wrong direction." (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The strange journey of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria has many in their close-knit east African community worried about whether their own children will be the next to be lured to terror.


FBI sent fake techs to seek evidence in Vegas gambling case: Lawyers

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:09
By Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) - Lawyers for eight gamblers charged with running an illegal sports book are challenging key evidence in the case, saying it was obtained by FBI agents who posed as Internet technicians to gain access to their Las Vegas hotel rooms without a warrant. If defense attorneys succeed in getting a federal judge to throw out the evidence seized following a raid on the Caesar's Palace hotel rooms, they say they will not only gut the prosecution's case but also establish new limits on how far the government can go in such investigations. ...