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SodaStream to move its West Bank factory in 2015

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:41

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2010 file photo, workers stand at the entrance to the Soda Club factory in the Mishor Adumim industrial zone near the Jewish West Bank settlement of Maaleh Adumim. Israeli drink maker SodaStream International Ltd. is to relocate its factory in an Israeli Maaleh Adumim settlement in the West Bank next year to southern Israel, a representative said Wednesday saying the move is strictly for commercial reasons and not due to pressure by pro-Palestinian activists. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli drink maker SodaStream International Ltd. said Wednesday it will close a West Bank factory that has been targeted by boycott activists and move the facility to a location inside Israel.


Halloween season rides a shriek-filled draw for theme parks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:34

A man reacts to one of the exhibits in the "Alien vs. Predator" haunted house at Universal Orlando Resort in OrlandoBy Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Chainsaw-wielding ghouls draw screaming crowds so large to Universal Orlando's "Halloween Horror Nights" that traffic snarls around the Florida theme park on fall evenings, just another nightmare in the industry's soaring thrill season. "It is just like everybody goes," said Steffanie Weisman, a horror buff who celebrated her 37th birthday this month at Universal's Halloween, the only time she and her husband visit the Orlando park, less than an hour from their home. Today, theme parks drawing mostly regional crowds look to Halloween for as much as 20 percent of their annual attendance, said Dennis Speigel, president of International Theme Park Services, a global consultant based in Cincinnati.


Jose Canseco shoots self in hand

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:31
Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.

Disruptions: Tinder, the Fast-Growing Dating App, Taps an Age-Old Truth

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:30
When it comes to dating, research shows, looks are all that matter, at least initially, something Tinder has taken full advantage of.

Purdue University shooter found dead in Indiana prison

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:29

Cody Cousins is seen in an undated picture released by the Indiana Department of Corrections in Indianapolis, Indiana(Reuters) - A former Purdue University student who admitted killing a fellow student on campus in January has been found dead in prison of an apparent suicide, a state prison official said on Wednesday. Cody Cousins, 24, was found unresponsive Tuesday night in his cell at the prison in Michigan City with self-inflicted lacerations to his neck and arms, Indiana State Prison Superintendent Ron Neal said in a statement. Attempts were made to revive Cousins, who was alone in the cell, but he was pronounced dead about 25 minutes after being found during a routine check, Neal said. ...


100-year-old time capsule to be moved to museum

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:28
BALTIMORE (AP) — A 100-year-old time capsule discovered during the renovation of the original Washington Monument in Baltimore is being moved to a nearby museum.

VIDEO: Acid attack survivors' refuge

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:13
Musarat Misbah, the owner of a chain of beauty parlours in Pakistan, has set up a charity to help care for acid attack survivors whom she also employs in the salons.
Categories: BBC World News

AccuWeather: Day of Change with Clouds, Spotty Shower

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:07

 Day of Change with Clouds, Spotty ShowerMeteorologist David Murphy says much cooler weather arrives tonight and tomorrow.


Obama Could Replace Aides Bruised by a Cascade of Crises

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:07
Early stumbles by the administration on the Ebola outbreak and the Islamic State suggest a staff shake-up might be coming.






Jefferson, Abington Health set to move closer toward merger

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:04

Jefferson, Abington Health set to move closer toward mergerLeaders of two Philadelphia-area health systems plan to sign a letter of intent to move toward merging the organizations.


Man, 82, guilty of puppy farm murders

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:02
A dog breeder who shot dead his partner and her daughter after police returned confiscated guns to him is found guilty of two counts of murder.
Categories: BBC World News

Orbital Sciences' stock plummets after explosion

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:58
Shares of Orbital Sciences tumbled in Wednesday morning trading after the aerospace company's unmanned rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff on Tuesday evening.

US Supreme Court stays Missouri inmate's execution

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:50
The U.S. Supreme Court late Tuesday halted the execution of a Missouri man who killed a woman and her two children, citing concerns that his legal counsel was ineffective.

Daily Rant&Rave: Turn down the heat

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:50
RAVE For Dr. Joanne RobertsCQ, spokesperson for Providence Hospital Everett, for her sensitivity speaking about the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting victims. As one glued to the TV for word of a friend’s granddaughter’s safety, I appreciated the competence and calmness of her rep

Unmanned balloon a bust in Pennsylvania manhunt

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:48
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say an unmanned balloon brought in from Ohio has not been helpful in the search for a suspect in the killing of a state trooper.

White Pass - 10/29/2014 8:53:58 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:48
White Pass US12
10/29/2014 8:53:58 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Satus Pass - 10/29/2014 8:43:37 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:48
Satus Pass US97
10/29/2014 8:43:37 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Stevens Pass - 10/29/2014 9:00:20 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:48
Stevens Pass US2
10/29/2014 9:00:20 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Blewett Pass - 10/29/2014 8:54:19 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:48
Blewett Pass US97
10/29/2014 8:54:19 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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