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VIDEO: N.J. flight diverted after fight over legroom

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:23

N.J. flight diverted after fight over legroomA flight from Newark, New Jersey to Denver got diverted because of a ruckus over legroom.


Ex-NYC mayoral hopeful forms women's equality party

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:23

Christine Quinn helping New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo launch new political party.

       

Audio may have captured Michael Brown shooting

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:22

What appears to be a succession of gunshots can be heard in the background of the call.

       

Special Report: Venice Film Festival: In Venice, Kicking Off the Fall Movie Festival Season

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:16
The Venice Film Festival opens its 71st edition Wednesday.

Turkey sees rise in halal tourism

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:08
Turkish resort sees rise in Islamic tourism
Categories: BBC World News

Arizona voters go to polls in Republican primary to succeed governor Brewer

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:07

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer makes a statement saying she vetoed the controversial SB1062 bill at the Arizona State Capitol in PhoenixBy David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Voters in Arizona go to the polls on Tuesday to select a Republican candidate to vie for the seat of outgoing Governor Jan Brewer, who has repeatedly clashed with the Obama administration over illegal immigration. With border security issues high on the political agenda, voters will choose from six hopefuls including state treasurer and businessman Doug Ducey and ex-mayor and developer Scott Smith, who are seen as frontrunners among recent political polls and observers.


Los Angeles schools official suspends iPad rollout: L.A. Times

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:59

The leaf on the Apple symbol is tinted green at the Apple flagship store on 5th Ave in New York(Reuters) - The Los Angeles schools superintendent has suspended a contract with Apple Inc to provide an iPad to each of its students as the $1 billion initiative faces problems and growing scrutiny, the Los Angeles Times newspaper reported. Monday's suspension is the latest setback for the Los Angeles Unified School District's proposed technology rollout, the largest of its kind for any U.S. Under a contract approved a little more than a year ago, Apple's tablet computer was to be coupled with a digital curriculum from Pearson. "Moving forward, we will no longer utilize our current contract with Apple Inc," Superintendent John Deasy told the district's Board of Education on Monday in a memo posted on the newspaper's website.


Plea for man missing in Israel: 'Bring back our brother'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:59

N.J. man was separated from friend while hiking in woods outside Jerusalem.

       

4 college students die in small-plane crash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:56

They had taken off at 10 p.m. Monday from Cuyahoga County Airport in northeast Ohio.

       

US sanctions Syria air surveillance

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:53
US President Barack Obama authorises surveillance flights over Syria to gain intelligence on Islamic militants who control swathes of Syria and Iraq.
Categories: BBC World News

Deadly bombing hits Baghdad district

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:52
A car bomb in a mainly Shia district of Baghdad kills at least eight people, the latest in a string of attacks heightening sectarian tensions.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/26/2014 3:27:24 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:52
White Pass US12
8/26/2014 3:27:24 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 8/26/2014 3:21:57 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:52
Satus Pass US97
8/26/2014 3:21:57 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 - 8/26/2014 3:35:08 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:52
Stevens Pass US2
8/26/2014 3:35:08 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 - 8/26/2014 3:25:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:52
Blewett Pass US97
8/26/2014 3:25:53 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 - 8/26/2014 3:20:51 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:52
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/26/2014 3:20:51 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 Tuesday and 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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First Superman comic sells for $3.2m

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:49
One of the best-preserved copies of the first Superman comic sells for $3.2m (£1.9m), a record price for a comic book, according to eBay.
Categories: BBC World News

Armored car company to reimburse New Jersey casino

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:42
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An armored car company will reimburse an Atlantic City casino after nearly $21,000 fell from the roof of one of its trucks.

Peter Theo Curtis returns to U.S. after Syrian captivity

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:36

Curtis arrived at Logan International Airport in Boston after flying from Tel Aviv.

       

Southeast Ukraine shelled on possible new front

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:34
Towering columns of smoke rose Tuesday from outside a city in Ukraine's far southeast after what residents said was a heavy artillery barrage.