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Facebook admits failings over study

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 19:15
Facebook says it will change the way it does research, but stopped short of apologising for a controversial experiment it conducted this year.
Categories: BBC World News

Talks accepted amid HK stand-off

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 19:12
Protesters blockading key parts of Hong Kong agree to talks with the government, hours after Chief Executive CY Leung rejected calls to step down.
Categories: BBC World News

Gay marriage aside, business cases dominate U.S. high court docket

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 19:06

The Supreme CourtBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gay marriage may be the most anticipated issue heading for the U.S. Supreme Court, but the justices also must tackle a host of business cases as they convene for their new term, including a patent battle involving Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. The court on Monday opens its term, which ends in June. The Teva case, a showdown between the Israeli company and generic rivals over a patent for the multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone, is one of the first business cases the justices will hear, with oral arguments on Oct. 15. ...


Factbox: Key business-related cases before the U.S. Supreme Court

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 19:05
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's new term is due to begin on Monday. Between then and the end of June, the justices are set to hear oral arguments and issue rulings in a number of important business-related cases. Here is a list of some of those cases. * Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v.Inclusive Communities Project: The court has agreed to weighwhether so-called disparate impact claims can be made under theFair Housing Act. ...

Miami Beach in race to control flood ahead of annual King Tide

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 19:04

Construction workers climb out of a 20-foot wide hole in the ground that used to be a city street as they prepare to install pumps to remove expected floodwaters in Miami BeachBy Zachary Fagenson and David Adams MIAMI BEACH Fla. (Reuters) - Construction crews are wading into chest high pools of muck in a race against time to install pumps Miami Beach officials hope will help control an annual super-high tide threatening to flood south Florida's popular seaside city next week. Around Oct. 9, a so-called "King Tide" is expected to push almost an extra foot (30 cm) of water onto streets, going over sea walls and forcing residents to wade through flooded streets, an annual event causing widespread damage. ...


Verstappen, 17, 'too young for F1'

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 19:01
Two-time world champion Mika Hakkinen says 17-year-old Max Verstappen is too young for Formula 1.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: British IS suspect in Bangladesh court

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:47
A British national, Samiun Rahman, arrested in Bangladesh on charges of recruiting people for Islamic state and other jihadist groups has made a second court appearance.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 10/3/2014 3:02:06 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:47
White Pass US12
10/3/2014 3:02:06 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.

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Satus Pass - 10/3/2014 3:01:10 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:47
Satus Pass US97
10/3/2014 3:01:10 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.

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Stevens Pass - 10/3/2014 3:04:37 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:47
Stevens Pass US2
10/3/2014 3:04:37 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.

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Blewett Pass - 10/3/2014 3:14:51 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:47
Blewett Pass US97
10/3/2014 3:14:51 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/3/2014 3:08:21 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:47
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/3/2014 3:08:21 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Conditions:
Rock blasting is completed for the week. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

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Reversal sought in California girl's brain-death

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:45

Reversal sought in California girl's brain-deathAn attorney for the family of a California teenager who was declared brain-dead says doctors have found signs of brain functions and is seeking an unprecedented court order declaring her alive.


EU OKs Eli Lilly's $5.4B bid for Novartis division

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:41
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust authority says it has approved the $5.4 billion sale of Novartis' animal health division to U.S. pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly.

Rand Paul helps Alaska GOPer reach indie voters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:39

U.S. Chamber of Commerce turns to Sen. Paul to appeal to libertarians for Dan Sullivan.

       

Family that hosted Ebola patient confined to home

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:38

Family that hosted Ebola patient confined to homeA woman who has been confined to her Dallas apartment under armed guard after a man infected with Ebola stayed at her home, said she never imagined this could happen to her so far from disease-ravaged West Africa.


Venezuela murder blamed on far right

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:34
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro blames right-wing opposition groups at home and abroad for the murder of governing party lawmaker Robert Serra.
Categories: BBC World News

JPMorgan breach heightens data security doubts

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:32
New details on a cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s computer servers this summer add to increasing doubts over the security of consumer data kept by lenders, retailers and others.

Romney's in demand as Republicans' future unclear

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:31
Almost two years after his Election Day drubbing, Mitt Romney is the Republican man in demand.

Sporting 'pressured' to sell Rojo

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:27
Sporting Lisbon were under pressure from third-party owners to sell Marcos Rojo to Manchester United, says the club president.
Categories: BBC World News