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Flyers: Kimmo Timonen being treated for blood clots

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:52

 Kimmo Timonen being treated for blood clotsThe Philadelphia Flyers announced on Tuesday that defenseman Kimmo Timonen is being treated for bloods.


Warning about rip currents as Bertha passes

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:51

Warning about rip currents as Bertha passesWhile Tropical Storm Bertha won't hit the U.S. directly, it will cause dangerous rip currents at the shore.


Suspected burglar shot by female homeowner in Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:48

Suspected burglar shot by female homeowner in DelawareDelaware State Police have captured a suspected burglar shot and wounded by a female homeowner early Tuesday morning.


Residents: Restrict emissions at oil refineries

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:47

Darryl Malek-Wiley, left, with the Sierra Club in New Orleans speaks as U.S. Congressman Pete Olson (R-Texas), right, listens at an Environmental Protection Agency public hearing, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in Galena Park, Texas. The EPA is considering a rule that would force refineries to monitor emissions of benzene. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)GALENA PARK, Texas (AP) — Environmental advocates and residents living near oil refineries asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to force petroleum companies to adopt stricter emissions standards and publicly release emissions data to help reduce communities' exposure to a cancer-causing chemical.


Sources identify jogger found dead in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:46

Sources identify jogger found dead in Northeast PhiladelphiaSources have identified the woman whose body was found in a park near a Northeast Philadelphia cemetery on Tuesday.


Gannett splits publishing, broadcasting in two

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:46

FILE - This July 14, 2010, file photo, shows Gannett headquarters in McLean, Va. Gannett is spinning off its publishing business from its broadcasting and digital operations. The company is also acquiring full ownership of Cars.com for $1.8 billion., the company announced Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The game of survival is on for newspapers, as USA Today owner Gannett on Tuesday became the most recent major media entity to say it will divide its print and broadcast divisions into separate companies.


WNBA star Becky Hammon becomes second female to coach in the NBA

WA Huskies - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:46
San Antonio PG Becky Hammon continues to break barriers. On Tuesday, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich named her to his staff as an assistant coach. Terms weren't released but the move makes Hammon the second woman to serve as a coach during the regular-season in the history of the NBA. She'll make the tra
Categories: Sports Center

WNBA star Becky Hammon becomes second female to coach in the NBA

Seattle Storm - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:46
San Antonio PG Becky Hammon continues to break barriers. On Tuesday, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich named her to his staff as an assistant coach. Terms weren't released but the move makes Hammon the second woman to serve as a coach during the regular-season in the history of the NBA. She'll make the tra
Categories: Sports Center

Last-minute appeals pending in Missouri execution

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:43

FILE - This April 4, 2007 file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows Michael Worthington who is scheduled to die for killing a female neighbor in 1995. His execution would be the first since Joseph Rudolph Wood gasped for air in July, 2014, in Arizona during a lethal injection process that took nearly two hours to complete. (AP Photo/Missouri Department of Corrections, File)ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court was weighing an appeal Tuesday from a Missouri man who was set to become the first U.S. inmate put to death since a lethal injection went awry last month in Arizona.


Defendant grilled in Detroit porch shooting trial

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:43

Theodore Wafer testifies in his own defense during the seventh day of testimony for the Nov. 2, 2013, killing of Renisha McBride, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Detroit. He said he feared for his life when he fired at McBride on his porch in Dearborn Heights, Mich. Wafer is charged with second-degree murder and could be sentenced to up to life in prison with the chance for parole, if he's convicted. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Clarence Tabb Jr.)DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man on trial for killing an unarmed woman outside his home said Tuesday that her "unbelievable" pre-dawn pounding on his doors made him fear for his life, sticking to his self-defense claim during cross-examination on the last day of testimony.


Theatre in Jewish film festival row

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:39
A north London theatre refuses to host the UK Jewish Film Festival while it is sponsored by the Israeli Embassy amid the ongoing crisis in Gaza.
Categories: BBC World News

Second Ebola patient wheeled into Atlanta hospital for treatment

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:36
By Rich McKay ATLANTA (Reuters) - An American missionary stricken with Ebola in West Africa wore a protective white suit on Tuesday as she was wheeled on a stretcher into the Atlanta hospital where doctors will try to save her and a fellow aid worker from the deadly virus. Nancy Writebol, 59, arrived in the United States after being flown overnight from Liberia and will be treated by infectious disease specialists at Emory University Hospital, according to Christian missionary group SIM USA. She will be in the same isolation ward as Kent Brantly, 33, an Ebola-infected American doctor who was able to walk into the hospital when he arrived by ambulance on Saturday. The pair, who served on a joint team in Monrovia run by Christian aid groups SIM USA and Samaritan's Purse, are believed to be the first Ebola patients treated in the United States.

BA suspends flights amid Ebola alert

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:29
British Airways suspends flights to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone until the end of August amid concerns over the Ebola outbreak.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/5/2014 12:56:01 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:27
White Pass US12
8/5/2014 12:56:01 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 8/5/2014 12:46:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:27
Satus Pass US97
8/5/2014 12:46:13 PM

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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/5/2014 12:57:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:27
Stevens Pass US2
8/5/2014 12:57:14 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/5/2014 12:47:21 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:27
Blewett Pass US97
8/5/2014 12:47:21 PM

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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/5/2014 12:45:29 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:27
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/5/2014 12:45:29 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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PM rejects Warsi's Gaza criticism

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:19
David Cameron defends government policy on Gaza after minister Baroness Warsi quits, calling it "morally indefensible".
Categories: BBC World News

Tuesday morning links: UW picked to advance to Wooden Legacy finals

WA Huskies - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:16
ESPN.com takes a look at the holiday tournament brackets and Dana O'Neil predicts UTEP will top Washington in the finals at the Wooden Legacy.
Categories: Sports Center