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The connected car? Audi has it in the 2015 A3

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 22:14

This undated product image provided by Audi shows the 2015 Audi A3. (AP Photo/Audi)After just a few months on the U.S. market, Audi's new, entry luxury 2015 A3 sedan is on track to make the German brand fashionable with a new group of customers — young millenials.


Excavation for Railyard Project Reveals a Hidden Piece of New York City

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 22:02
The development of a mixed-use project has uncovered layers of bedrock schist and exposed geological features that have never been seen.

Scientists retract studies about making stem cells

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:58

This undated image made available by the journal Nature shows a mouse embryo formed with specially-treated cells from a newborn mouse that had been transformed into stem cells. Researchers in Boston and Japan say they created stem cells from various tissues of newborn mice. If the same technique works for humans, it may provide a new way to grow tissue for treating illnesses like diabetes and Parkinson's disease. The report was published online on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 in the journal Nature. (AP Photo/RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Haruko Obokata)NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists who reported in January that they'd found a startlingly simple way to make stem cells have withdrawn that claim, following accusations of falsified data.


White Pass - 7/2/2014 6:37:58 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:56
White Pass US12
7/2/2014 6:37:58 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 7/2/2014 6:24:03 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:56
Satus Pass US97
7/2/2014 6:24:03 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 7/2/2014 6:30:13 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:56
Stevens Pass US2
7/2/2014 6:30:13 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 7/2/2014 6:25:01 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:56
Blewett Pass US97
7/2/2014 6:25:01 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 7/2/2014 6:26:08 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:56
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/2/2014 6:26:08 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Rock blasting is scheduled Wednesday starting at 8 pm, and is expected to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 is closed from mp 56, near Gold Creek to mp 61, near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 and westbound mp 70. Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, construction related activities are not scheduled Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6. However due to holiday traffic, drivers may experience delays.

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As Numbers Grow, Single Women Emerge as Political Powerhouse

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:55
Though they are strong supporters of the Democratic Party, they tend not to turn out in nonpresidential election years like this one.

American Ship Loading Syrian Chemicals for Destruction at Sea

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:52
The cargo is part of a 1,300-ton stockpile of toxins removed from Syria under an international deal brokered last year and brought to Italy.






Utah police: woman said meth was a birthday gift

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:47
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Police in Provo, Utah, have arrested a 46-year-old woman accused of attempting to buy methamphetamine from an off-duty police officer and claiming the purchase was a birthday gift for her sister.

LA route may revive budget long-haul

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:45
A Norwegian Dreamliner's direct flight to Los Angeles has revived hopes for a budget long-haul market.
Categories: BBC World News

Suspected revenge killing sparks Jerusalem clashes

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:37

Suspected revenge killing sparks Jerusalem clashesThe suspected abduction of an Arab teen followed by the discovery of a body in Jerusalem on Wednesday ignited clashes between Israeli police and stone-throwing Palestinians, who saw it as a revenge attack for the killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank.


Spanish princess files appeals

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:35
Spain's Princess Cristina, King Felipe's sister, files an appeal against charges in a tax fraud and money laundering case, court officials say.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: On 'front line' in East Jerusalem

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:34
Clashes have erupted between Palestinian youths and Israeli police after the body of a Palestinian teenager kidnapped in East Jerusalem was found.
Categories: BBC World News

Bigfoot hair samples from bears, wolves, cows

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:34
DNA testing is taking a bite out of the Bigfoot legend. After scientists analyzed more than 30 hair samples reportedly left behind by Bigfoot and similar mythical beasts like the Himalayan Yeti, they found all of them came from more mundane creatures like bears, wolves, cows and raccoons.

North Korea fires projectiles before Xi's Seoul visit

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:30

North Korea fires projectiles before Xi's Seoul visitNorth Korea on Wednesday fired two short-range projectiles into waters off its east coast, South Korean officials said, on the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping's talks in Seoul expected to focus on the North's nuclear weapons program.


JPMorgan CEO to get treatment for throat cancer

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:28
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, a feisty leader who steered the banking company through the perils of the Great Recession, is battling throat cancer.

Buses with migrant families rerouted amid protest

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:28
Homeland Security buses carrying migrant children and families were rerouted Tuesday to a facility in San Diego after American flag-waving protesters blocked the group from reaching a suburban processing center.

Illinois ex-Gov. Ryan ends post-prison supervision

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:25
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. George Ryan has finished a year of supervision following his release from home confinement last summer after a prison sentence for corruption convictions.