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Police: Plane stowaway arrested at Phoenix airport

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:38

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2014 file photo, Marilyn Jean Hartman appears in court in Los Angeles. On Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, Hartman, 62, accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights and sentenced to jail for one incident in California, was been arrested at a Phoenix airport on suspicion of criminal trespass. Police are requesting a mental health evaluation for Hartman, who was recently ordered to spend 117 days in jail for violating probation by returning to Los Angeles International Airport. She served a fraction of her sentence and was released because of overcrowding. (AP Photo/The Daily Breeze, Brittany Murray, File)PHOENIX (AP) — A woman accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights without a ticket and sentenced to jail for returning to a Los Angeles airport in violation of her probation was arrested Tuesday after being recognized loitering at a Phoenix airport, police said.


Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:35
To sidestep Senate approval, President Obama’s negotiators are devising what they call a “politically binding” deal to “name and shame” countries into cutting their emissions.

Farmer finds buried treasure: intact mammoth skeleton

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:32

Rare find donated to Perot Museum for study.

       

Quake is major test for hard-luck California city

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:32

Contractors pull loose bricks from the roof of an earthquake damaged 36,000 square foot former boat shop on Mare Island Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Vallejo, Calif. The building dates from 1904 and was used by the Navy. The bayside city that twice was briefly the capital of California sustained more than $5 million in damage and dozens of injuries. It was the latest blow to a town that has weathered years of bankruptcy and is now beset by gangs and crime. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns. So when Sunday's earthquake struck, the damage to the wine industry took center stage and the rubble in Vallejo got scant attention.


San Francisco moves Tim Lincecum out of starting rotation

Seattle Mariners - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:31
Lincecum, who has lost four of his last five decisions, will go to the bullpen and will miss Thursday’s start as Yusmeiro Petit takes his spot.
Categories: Sports Center

Mariners suffer their 15th shutout, losing 2-0 to Texas at home

Seattle Mariners - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:30
Rangers’ young pitcher controls Seattle’s bats
Categories: Sports Center

DealBook: Global Web of Financial Connections in Burger King’s Deal for Tim Hortons

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:29
As part of the deal to create one of the biggest fast-food operations in the world, the American burger giant will move its home to Canada, where Tim Hortons is based.






U.S. Mobilizes Allies to Widen Assault on ISIS

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:28
President Obama is nearing a decision to authorize airstrikes and airdrops around Amerli, an Iraqi town that has been under siege by militants for more than two months.

Fans' delight at Kate Bush comeback

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:27
Kate Bush makes her stage comeback at London's Hammersmith Apollo to an ecstatic response from fans at her first live concert for 35 years.
Categories: BBC World News

3 struck by vehicle near Allentown Fair

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:23

3 struck by vehicle near Allentown FairTwo children and their grandfather are injured after being struck by a vehicle near the Great Allentown Fair.


Detroit resumes water shutoffs for unpaid bills

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:17

Detroit water activists Petty, Dziubek and Novak stand outside City Hall to protest against the increase in water shutoffs for residential customers with unpaid bills during a rally in DetroitBy Aaron Foley DETROIT (Reuters) - Controversial water shutoffs in Detroit resumed on Tuesday after a month-long moratorium to allow delinquent customers to catch up with past-due bills, city officials said. During the moratorium, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department was returned to city control after nearly a year of oversight under the state-appointed emergency financial manager. More than 25,000 customers are enrolled in at least one of the authority's payment plans, up from 17,000 when the moratorium began, the water department said in a statement. A city "water fair" on Saturday to help people avoid shutoffs by enrolling in a payment plan drew more than 1,300 people, according to the department.


DealBook: Detroit Mum on Proposal to Use Its Art as Collateral

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:17
A confidential report to the bankrupt city offers a loan of $500 million to $3 billion, collateralized by pieces in the Detroit Institute of Arts.

White Pass - 8/26/2014 5:42:27 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:14
White Pass US12
8/26/2014 5:42:27 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 - 8/26/2014 5:41:31 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:14
Satus Pass US97
8/26/2014 5:41:31 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 - 8/26/2014 5:44:58 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:14
Stevens Pass US2
8/26/2014 5:44:58 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 - 8/26/2014 5:55:12 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:14
Blewett Pass US97
8/26/2014 5:55:12 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 - 8/26/2014 5:48:42 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:14
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/26/2014 5:48:42 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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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As Online Video Surges, the .TV Domain Rides the Wave

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:12
The domain, owned by Tuvalu, a tiny South Pacific island nation, signals how people watch TV now — online and on apps — and makes the country a tidy sum, too.

Summer In ...: With Bells and Bananas, a Time to Worship Ganesh

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:09
This week, Hindus at a temple in Queens and more than a dozen countries are celebrating the birth (and rebirth) of Ganesh, the elephant-headed god.

Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:09

A group of protesters march from City Hall to the federal courthouse a few blocks away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in St. Louis. About 100 protesters marched as they continue to press for broader reforms to local and federal law enforcement following the shooting death of Michael Brown by police. They were calling attention not only to Brown's death but also the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Kajieme Powell by St. Louis police 10 days later. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protests over the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in suburban St. Louis migrated to the city Tuesday as demonstrators pressed for broad reforms to local and federal law enforcement — including the revival of a proposed civilian police oversight board.