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Christie tells what goes into his mashed potatoes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:15

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, and Newark Archbishop Bernard Hebda converse while preparing plates to hand out during a pre-Thanksgiving meal at the St. John's Church soup kitchen, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Newark, N.J. Members of the Christie administration have been participating in their fourth annual "Season of Service" by volunteering around the state. Cabinet members this week have been sorting, packaging and serving holiday meals for various food pantries. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has long boasted about his mashed potatoes, which he'll be whipping up Thursday for his family's Thanksgiving feast.


Left to the mercy of the Taliban

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:10
The Afghan interpreters left by the US to the mercy of the Taliban
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 11/26/2014 1:58:16 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:09
White Pass US12
11/26/2014 1:58:16 PM

Temperature: 47 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Broken overcast skies

Satus Pass - 11/26/2014 1:54:40 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:09
Satus Pass US97
11/26/2014 1:54:40 PM

Temperature: 50 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 11/26/2014 1:57:34 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:09
Stevens Pass US2
11/26/2014 1:57:34 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/26/2014 1:43:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:09
Blewett Pass US97
11/26/2014 1:43:53 PM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/26/2014 1:46:37 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:09
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/26/2014 1:46:37 PM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet, with standing water in places. All lanes open to traffic both directions.

Weather:
Light rain

Mississippi football rivalry marred by threat to campus greenery

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:04
(Reuters) - An anonymous, hand-written note threatening damage to trees and shrubs on the University of Mississippi campus ahead of a major intra-state football game was turned over to federal investigators on Wednesday, the school said in a statement. The note refers to the rivalry between the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State, whose football teams will play on the former's campus in Oxford on Saturday in the traditional rivalry game known as the "Egg Bowl. ...

VIDEO: Nora Muchanic reports on snow in Trenton

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:03

 Nora Muchanic reports on snow in TrentonIt's a tale of two storms in New Jersey - the southern and central parts of the state saw mostly rain but the northern parts were hit with snow.


VIDEO: Vernon Odom reports on the messy holiday travel

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:03

 Vernon Odom reports on the messy holiday travelOne of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges.


Sheriff: Dog, not a child, was spotted in Cedar River

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:01
UPDATE WITH CORRECTION at 12:39 p.m: The King County Sheriff's Office now says a child was not swept into the Cedar River Wednesday morning.

A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 06:59

Protesters demonstrate on the steps of the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Since a grand jury's decision was announced Monday night, Nov. 24, not to indict a white Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, protesters in cities throughout the country have rallied behind the refrain "hands up, don't shoot," and drawn attention to other police killings. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ferguson business owners and residents boarded up windows and cleared debris Wednesday after two nights of unrest — the second far less violent than the first — over a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old. Protesters continued to hold scattered demonstrations in the area.


Egyptian youths jailed over protests

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 06:55
A court in Egypt sends 78 boys under the age of 18 to prison for taking part in protests in support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Categories: BBC World News

More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other U.S. cities

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 06:55
By Ellen Wulfhorst, Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on Wednesday in Ferguson, Missouri, as more than 400 people have been arrested in the St. Louis suburb and around the United States in unrest after a white policeman was cleared in the killing of an unarmed black teenager. There have been protests in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta and other cities decrying Monday's grand jury decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. ...

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll: Marshawn Lynch "had a really good week'' but Cooper Helfet will miss 49ers game

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 06:46
The Seahawks are off the field following their final practice before flying down to the Bay Area for Thursday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers.

In Britain, US turkey dinner is big for business

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 06:46
Plump turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts.

Oil price falls ahead of Opec meeting

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 06:45
The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers prepare for their meeting on Thursday and data shows crude stocks rose last week.
Categories: BBC World News

2 FBI agents, police officer shot; suspect dead

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 06:42
A man who fatally shot his mother and wounded a suburban St. Louis police officer and two FBI agents is dead, authorities said Wednesday.

Ebola vaccine trial 'promising'

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 06:39
The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.
Categories: BBC World News

Company to give back wages to disabled workers

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 06:39
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An employment program agreed to give $300,000 in back wages to around 100 disabled workers for allegedly failing to pay overtime and the minimum wage, as part of a settlement announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Labor.