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Family says slain reporter gave voice to voiceless

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:02
PINECREST, Fla. (AP) — The family of a journalist slain by Islamic State militants says Steven Sotloff dedicated his life to portraying the suffering of people in war zones, but was "no hero."

Video Feature: Video Feature: Surviving an ISIS Massacre [includes graphic images]

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:00
Ali Hussein Kadhim, an Iraqi soldier, was captured with hundreds of other soldiers by Sunni militants in June. As a Shiite, he was marked for death. [Video includes graphic images.]

White Pass - 9/3/2014 7:12:39 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:51
White Pass US12
9/3/2014 7:12:39 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/3/2014 7:03:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:51
Satus Pass US97
9/3/2014 7:03:17 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:


Stevens Pass - 9/3/2014 7:19:42 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:51
Stevens Pass US2
9/3/2014 7:19:42 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:
Construction is occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 9/3/2014 7:13:59 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:51
Blewett Pass US97
9/3/2014 7:13:59 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 - 9/3/2014 7:13:38 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:51
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/3/2014 7:13:38 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Wednesday through Thursday at 7 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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Norman Foster, Romero to build Mexico airport

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:51

A mock-up of the new Mexico City international airport is shown during the announcement of the design of City’s new $9.2-billion airport, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. British architect Norman Foster and Mexican colleague Fernando Romero have had their design chosen for the new Mexico City airport that will cover nearly 11,400 acres of former lakebed adjacent to the present, over-crowded facility. It will have six runways and capacity to serve 120 million passengers per year when it is finished, Mexican authorities announced Wednesday. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)MEXICO CITY (AP) — British architect Norman Foster and Mexico's Fernando Romero have had their design chosen for Mexico City's new $9.2-billion airport, which is expected to quadruple the current airport's capacity to 120 million passengers per year, authorities announced Wednesday.


Justice Dept. Inquiry to Focus on Practices of Police in Ferguson

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:48
The inquiry is in addition to the F.B.I. civil rights investigation that is looking specifically into the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9.






2 kayakers attacked by possible great white shark

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:38
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say two women in kayaks taking photographs of seals were attacked by what appears to be a great white shark off Plymouth, Massachusetts. They were not injured.

Ex-New York mayor back at Bloomberg

BBC World News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:37
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg returns to the helm of Bloomberg, the data and financial news company he founded.
Categories: BBC World News

Woman accused of shoplifting $144 in eye shadow

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:37

Woman accused of shoplifting $144 in eye shadowAn Arkansas woman whose mug shot shows her in heavy aqua and maroon eye shadow is accused of shoplifting $144 in makeup


Been and gone: Lady who collected curious crisps

BBC World News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:34
Lady who collected curious crisps, and other notable departed
Categories: BBC World News

If you were a tortoise, what would you see?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:31
As programmable digital cameras get smaller and cheaper, the universe of pet photography has exploded as scientists use the technology to learn more about the habits of all manner of animals, including house cats.

Boom in crossover SUV sales triggers car discounts

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:30
The increasing SUV and truck popularity, and discount-fueled sales of some midsize cars, helped the U.S. auto industry to its best August in 11 years last month, with sales rising 5.4 percent from a year ago.

Pharmacist arrested in tainted steroid case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:27

He was about to board a flight for Hong Kong, federal officials said.