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Plane carrying five crashes into Colorado reservoir

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 22:06
(Reuters) - A small plane carrying five people crashed into a reservoir in southwestern Colorado on Saturday afternoon, according to local authorities, who said none of the people aboard were thought to have survived. Marti Whitmore, Ouray County attorney and public information officer, said in a statement the search for the wreckage of plane would resume early on Sunday. "There are believed to be no survivors, but no victims have been recovered as of this evening," Whitmore said in the statement, released late on Saturday. "No identities of those onboard have been released at this time, pending notification of next of kin." She said the plane crashed into the Ridgway Reservoir, about 25 miles south of Montrose, Colorado.

Pakistan beat Australia in thriller

BBC World News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:58
Pakistan, aided by Umar Akmal's scintillating 94, beat Australia by 16 runs in their World Twenty20 Group Two match in Mirpur.
Categories: BBC World News

Washington slide kills 3; searchers seek survivors

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:55
SEATTLE (AP) — After hearing voices pleading for help, rescuers were conducting an overnight search for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least three people and forced evacuations because of fears of severe flooding.

Washington slide kills 3; searchers seek survivors

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:55
SEATTLE (AP) — After hearing voices pleading for help, rescuers were conducting an overnight search for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least three people and forced evacuations because of fears of severe flooding.

Washington slide kills 3; searchers seek survivors

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:55

A wide aerial view shows the extensive damage of the landslide after taking out a chunk of earth from the side of the hill facing the Stillaguamish River, and down into the State Route 530, on the left, between the cities of Arlington and Darrington, on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Search and rescue operations are underway for survivors. (AP Photo/ The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam )SEATTLE (AP) — After hearing voices pleading for help, rescuers were conducting an overnight search for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least three people and forced evacuations because of fears of severe flooding.


Report: 1 dead after shuttle bus overturns on I-95

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:53
WASHINGTON (AP) — A 16-passenger shuttle bus struck a guardrail and overturned before dawn Sunday along busy Interstate 95 south of the nation's capital, leaving one person dead and several others injured, Virginia State Police told broadcast outlets.

Gang girls 'leading desperate lives'

BBC World News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:47
Girls in gangs live in "a parallel world" in which "rape is used as a weapon and carrying drugs and guns is seen as normal", a think tank says.
Categories: BBC World News

WWII troop transport plane will return to Normandy

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:34

This photo taken March 6, 2014, shows pilot Naomi Wadsworth with a World War II-era Douglas C-47, housed at the National Warplane Museum in Geneseo, N.Y. At the invitation of the French government, the airplane will return to France in June to participate in celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. The airplane, known as Whiskey 7 because of its markings, is one of the original troop carriers that dropped paratroopers in advance of the amphibious invasion. In June it will recreate its role and drop paratroopers over the original drop zone in Sainte-Mere-Eglise. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)GENESEO, New York (AP) — The next time the American military transport plane known as Whiskey 7 drops its paratroopers over Normandy, France, it will be for a commemoration instead of an invasion.


Blackrock outlines Yes vote 'risks'

BBC World News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:15
The world's biggest investment fund manager says Scottish independence would bring "major uncertainties, costs and risks," for Scotland and the rest of the UK.
Categories: BBC World News

Rescuers: 'Signs of life' in search for Washington mudslide survivors

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:04
Three people died and at least eight others were injured on Saturday in a landslide that destroyed six or more homes along a state highway in northwest Washington state, officials said.        

White Pass - 3/23/2014 5:33:30 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 20:49
White Pass US12
3/23/2014 5:33:30 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 3/23/2014 5:33:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 20:49
Satus Pass US97
3/23/2014 5:33:00 AM

Temperature: 25 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 3/23/2014 5:29:20 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 20:49
Stevens Pass US2
3/23/2014 5:29:20 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Cloudy

Blewett Pass - 3/23/2014 5:35:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 20:49
Blewett Pass US97
3/23/2014 5:35:27 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/23/2014 5:32:40 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 20:49
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/23/2014 5:32:40 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Mixed rain and snow

Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 20:46
Ukraine's armed forces took what may prove to be one of their final stands Saturday in Crimea, as pro-Russian forces stormed and seized control of an air force base amid a barrage of gunfire and explosions.

Malaysia: France has images of possible jet debris

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 20:46
France on Sunday provided Malaysia with satellite images of objects that could be from a passenger jet that went missing more than two weeks ago, the latest word of such images that officials are hoping will help solve one of the world's great aviation mysteries.

US first lady hosts education roundtable in China

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 20:46
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama told Chinese professors, students and parents on Sunday that she wouldn't have risen to where she was if her parents hadn't pushed for her to get a good education.

VIDEO: Obamas visit Great Wall of China

BBC World News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 20:35
US First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters visit the Great Wall of China on the fourth day of their week-long visit to the country.
Categories: BBC World News

As need for school counselors grows, numbers decrease

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 20:31
Years of budget slashing is to blame for the drop in their number.