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Huskies release depth chart for Cal game

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:46
No major changes here in the UW depth chart just released for Saturday's matchup against Cal.

UNESCO says wreck off Haiti isn't 'Santa Maria'

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:46
A report from the U.N. cultural agency released Monday concludes that a shipwreck found off northern Haiti could not be the Santa Maria, the lost flagship from Christopher Columbus' first voyage to the Western Hemisphere, as a U.S. explorer had claimed.

Poker star says he didn't cheat to win $22M

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:43
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Phil Ivey, a 10-time World Series of Poker winner, said he did not cheat when he won nearly $22 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and London.

Friend of accused Boston bomber was too stoned to lie, lawyer says

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:42

Robel Phillipos, a friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged with lying to investigators, leaves the federal courthouse after a hearing in his case in BostonBy Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect could not have lied to the FBI about visiting his dorm room and removing a backpack because he was too intoxicated by marijuana to remember what he did that day, his attorney said on Monday. ...


Body found is Alice Gross suspect

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:42
Police say a body found in a west London park is that of Arnis Zalkalns - the prime suspect in the murder of 14-year-old Alice Gross.
Categories: BBC World News

Tiananmen legacy looms over Hong Kong protests

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:41
The legacy of the 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square looms larger in Hong Kong than in mainland China, where the Communist Party has virtually erased all public mention of it. In this former British colony, hundreds of thousands attend candlelight vigils each anniversary to commemorate the grim end to the Beijing movement that was vanquished before many of the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong's streets were even born.

Correction: College Commencement-Mumia story

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:41

In this July 12, 1995 file photos, convicted police killer and death-row activist Mumia Abu-Jamal leaves Philadelphia's City Hall after a hearing. Mumia Abu-Jamal, a one-time death row inmate now serving a life sentence for the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer spoke to students graduating from a Vermont college on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 encouraging them to strive to transform the world.(AP Photo/Chris Gardner, File)PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) — In a story Oct. 5 about a man convicted of murdering a police officer giving a commencement speech at Vermont's Goddard College, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mumia Abu-Jamal gave his speech by video. Abu-Jamal's address was a pre-recorded telephone conversation that was broadcast along with a separate slide show.


Casino magnate gambles another $1.5 million on Florida marijuana vote

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:37
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has put up another $1.5 million for opponents of a constitutional amendment that would let doctors prescribe marijuana for medical reasons in Florida. Adelson had previously given $2.5 million to the Drug Free Florida campaign opposing a constitutional amendment on the November state ballot. With his latest contribution, he has accounted for $4 million of the $4.7 million raised by opponents of the amendment, according to the group's financial reports. ...

‘Twin Peaks’ returning to TV; MacLachlan looks to be on board

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:37
Where the show will shoot, and who will star, have not been announced by Showtime. But original “Twin Peaks” creators David Lynch and Mark Frost will lead the project, and star Kyle MacLachlan has tweeted that he’s looking for his black suit.

Argentina's former economy minister absolved

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:34

Former Economy Minister Domingo Cavallo attends the final stage of the trial for his alleged involvement in the 2001 "mega-swap" deal, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Cavallo is accused of carrying out "negotiations incompatible with public office,"in a trial that seeks to determine whether the State's interests were harmed as a result of the debt swaps of Argentina's public debt titles in 1997-1998 and 2001-2002. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's former Economy Minister Domingo Cavallo was absolved by a local court on Monday in a case over the 2001 debt swap ahead of the country's worst economic crisis.


UW-Oregon game to kick at 5 p.m. on Oct. 18

WA Huskies - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:31
Washington's road game at Oregon on Oct. 18 will kick off at 5 p.m. for a Fox Sports 1 broadcast, the Pac-12 announced today.
Categories: Sports Center

Chinatown sex assault suspect caught on camera

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:30

Man questioned in connection with Chinatown sex assaultSurveillance cameras were rolling when a woman was attacked and sexually assaulted in the city's Chinatown section, and now police want your help in finding the man responsible.


VIDEO: Victim of 2007 Kenya violence

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:29
Focus on Africa's Dennis Okari has been to meet a woman who suffered horrific injuries in the violence that followed the 2007 elections.
Categories: BBC World News

Why nation's top docs say Ebola won't spread in US

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:23

Hazardous material cleaners disinfectant their personal protective equipment after working in the apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan, the Ebola patient who traveled from Liberia to Dallas, stayed last week, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Dallas. A homeless man being sought because of possible contact with the lone U.S. Ebola patient was found in Texas after several hours of searching, authorities said. (AP Photo/LM Otero)WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are frightened.


White Pass - 10/6/2014 12:32:41 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:21
White Pass US12
10/6/2014 12:32:41 PM

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 - 10/6/2014 12:33:00 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:21
Satus Pass US97
10/6/2014 12:33:00 PM

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.

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Stevens Pass - 10/6/2014 12:32:40 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:21
Stevens Pass US2
10/6/2014 12:32:40 PM

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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Blewett Pass - 10/6/2014 12:35:27 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:21
Blewett Pass US97
10/6/2014 12:35:27 PM

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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/6/2014 12:33:30 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:21
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/6/2014 12:33:30 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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

Conditions:
Rock blasting related closures: • Monday, Oct. 6 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. • Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. • Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. • Thursday, Oct. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

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Workers begin removing Trump name from Atlantic City casino

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:20

Donald Trump arrives to attend the funeral of Joan RiversBy Daniel Kelley and Mark Makela (Reuters) - Workers began removing the large letters spelling out the Trump name from the shuttered Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City on Monday after real-estate mogul Donald Trump sued to end a licensing deal that allowed the casino owners to use his name. Trump, who has emblazoned his name across properties in various U.S. cities, sued in August to have his name taken off the Trump Plaza, which closed last month, and the nearby Trump Taj Mahal, which is on the verge of closing. ...