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Doctor who helped develop Rogaine dies in Miami

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:21
MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida dermatologist credited with helping develop the first baldness remedy recognized by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has died. He was 80.

Will Narendra Modi's visit boost India-US ties?

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:20
Will Narendra Modi's visit boost India-US ties?
Categories: BBC World News

In pictures: Mali’s motorbiking eye surgeons

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:17
Motorbiking eye surgeons battle preventable blindness in Mali
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 9/24/2014 3:32:41 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:02
White Pass US12
9/24/2014 3:32:41 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Wednesday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., motorists can expect 30 minute delays east of the summit for rock fall mesh repair.

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Satus Pass - 9/24/2014 3:33:00 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:02
Satus Pass US97
9/24/2014 3:33:00 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 - 9/24/2014 3:32:40 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:02
Stevens Pass US2
9/24/2014 3:32:40 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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Blewett Pass - 9/24/2014 3:35:27 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:02
Blewett Pass US97
9/24/2014 3:35:27 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/24/2014 3:33:30 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:02
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/24/2014 3:33:30 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. 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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Parliament recalled over IS strikes

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:02
Parliament will be recalled on Friday to debate the UK's potential role in air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq.
Categories: BBC World News

Argentina uses drones to spot wealthy tax evaders

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:58
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine tax evaders beware: The government is using a drone to spot you.

AUDIO: Inside Raqqa after US air strikes

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:55
The BBC's Manveen Rana spoke to a man from Raqqa shortly after US air strikes hit the city.
Categories: BBC World News

Cup in Hand, Obama Stirs Dispute: Should Presidents Salute?

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:55
A video of President Obama saluting Marines with a coffee cup in his hand has spurred criticism from service members and civilians alike.






Jurors deliberating in poisoned doctor trial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:52

Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, right, wipes her eyes after her defense attorney Derek Hollingsworth, left, finished his closing argument in her trial, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, in Houston. Gonzalez-Angulo, a breast cancer doctor, is accused of spiking researcher George Blumenschein's coffee in 2013 with a chemical found in antifreeze. Blumenschein survived. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Melissa Phillip)HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas cancer researcher accused of poisoning a colleague who was also her lover was described by prosecutors on Wednesday as a devious and manipulative person who took extreme action when the man she'd become obsessed with rejected her.


VIDEO: CAR's 'endless crimes' to be probed

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:45
The International Criminal Court has opened a formal probe into war crimes in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Categories: BBC World News

Factbox: Central America plan highlights energy, transport projects

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:43
(Reuters) - A plan by Central American governments to boost economic growth in the region and cut illegal immigration to the United States foresees major spending on transportation and energy projects, according to a draft of the proposal seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The so-called "Plan of the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle," includes projects mostly in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. ...

Coatesville HS golfer gets hole in one - twice

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:39

Coatesville HS golfer gets hole in one - twiceA 16-year-old female golfer, from Coatesville Area High School, has accomplished the seemingly impossible - she hit a hole in one - not once but twice in a single match.


Jeb Bush stumps for GOPs, weighs presidential bid

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:39
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush hit the midterm election campaign trail in politically important North Carolina Wednesday, stumping for state House Speaker Thom Tillis and becoming the latest possible presidential contender to get behind the party's effort to win control of the Senate.

No charges for NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in fatal incident

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:33

File of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart during news conference in HamptonBy David Bailey (Reuters) - Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart has been cleared by a grand jury investigating a dirt-track incident in upstate New York in August that killed a young driver, a county prosecutor said on Wednesday. Stewart, 43, one of the biggest names in auto racing, struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr., 20, during a non-NASCAR sprint-car race on Aug. 9 on a dimly lit part of the Canandaigua Motorsports Park track, about an hour's drive west of Syracuse. ...


1 dead, 2 injured after shootout in front of N. Philadelphia school

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:33

1 dead, 2 injured after shootout in front of N. Philadelphia schoolOne person is dead and two others are injured after a shooting outside a North Philadelphia school.


Colorado students stage walkouts to protest proposed curriculum

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:33
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Hundreds of high school students in Colorado's second-largest school district staged a walkout on Wednesday to protest proposed changes to a history curriculum that would stress patriotism and discourage civil disobedience. Student protesters marched outside schools waving placards bearing slogans such as: "My School, My Education, My Voice!" and "Don't Make History a Mystery!" The demonstrations marked the third straight day of protests at six high schools in Jefferson County, a suburban Denver school district of 84,000 students. ...