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Electricity project linking Quebec and New York clears hurdle

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:39
By Mike De Souza OTTAWA (Reuters) - A major electricity transmission project linking the Canadian province of Quebec with New York City has cleared a significant hurdle, opening the door to construction within a year, the executive behind the proposal said on Thursday. Don Jessome, chief executive officer of Albany-based Transmission Developers Inc., said a U.S. ...

Outburst disrupts former college official's trial

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:33
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania state university administrator testified during a federal civil rights trial Thursday that he didn't sexually harass or assault students, prompting one of the plaintiffs to rise from his seat and shout: "Don't lie!"

Suspect arrested in taunting of California officer

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:33
MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the motorcycle rider suspected of filming and waving off a California Highway Patrol officer who was trying to stop him and other riders doing stunts on a highway.

A Headless Ranger? Mystery at Colonial burial site

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:30

Neal Orsini poses in a Colonial-era cemetery on Rogers Island on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Fort Edward, N.Y. The cemetery could hold the remains of hundreds of people, including some of the famous frontier fighters known as Rogers’ Rangers. In 2006, a local couple who served as caretakers for the then-privately owned property uncovered seven human skeletons buried at the site, including one that was missing its skull. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — Sleepy Hollow has the legend of the Headless Horseman. Does a community 150 miles farther up the Hudson River have a Headless Ranger buried in an unmarked cemetery from the 18th century?


Evacuations amid Costa Rica eruption

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:29
Costa Rica issues an alert and evacuates communities after ash from the Turrialba volcano reaches the capital, San Jose, and beyond.
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Maine bid to force nurse quarantine

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:28
The governor of Maine vows to exercise the "full extent" of his authority to quarantine a US nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa
Categories: BBC World News

Relatives suspect poison in deaths of Utah family

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:21
(Reuters) - The relatives of a Utah family who were found dead last month in a locked bedroom at their home suspect they died from poison and say details from court documents published this week begin to confirm their suspicions, local media said on Thursday. The bodies of Benjamin and Kristi Strack and three of their children aged 11 to 14 were discovered on Sept. 27 in Springville, about 45 miles south of Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News have cited police search warrants that say each victim was discovered lying with cups of red-colored liquid nearby. ...

Mexico Supreme Court rejects energy referendum

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:19

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2013 file photo, oil workers set the drill on the Centenario deep-water drilling platform off the coast of Veracruz, Mexico in the Gulf of Mexico. Mexico's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a bid Thursday Oct. 30, 2014, to hold a national referendum on a major energy overhaul that opened the sector to widespread private investment for the first time in 76 years. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, File)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a bid to hold a national referendum on a major energy overhaul that opened the sector to widespread private investment for the first time in 76 years.


Seahawks-Carolina Live Chat

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:16
We’ll get the chat started at 8:30 a.m. before the Seahawks take on the Panthers.
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Stockton, California, workers relieved as judge ruling secures pensions

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:13

The headline of the Stockton Record newspaper reads "City in 'Fight for its life", in a downtown newsstandBy Robin Respaut SACRAMENTO (Reuters) - Stockton, California, employees breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday as a judge ruled the city could exit bankruptcy, leaving benefits administered by public pension giant Calpers untouched. The ruling, however, left investors and analysts confused about how pension funds stacked up in terms of their priority of treatment in a bankruptcy proceeding. Public employees had worried about their pensions after U.S. ...


Inmate freed in landmark Illinois case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:12

Alstory Simon leaves the Jacksonville Correction Center as a free man Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Jacksonville Ill. Simon's confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental in the campaign to end capital punishment in Illinois. Anthony Porter had spent 16 years on death row and his supporters maintained he was wrongfully convicted. Simon was convicted and sentenced to 37 years in prison. But the Cook County State's Attorney's Office began re-examining Simon's conviction last year after he recanted his confession. Simon alleged he was coerced into making it by a private investigator. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)CHICAGO (AP) — A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted, and a prosecutor said there was powerful evidence that the other man was responsible.


McDonnell wants new trial over jury issues

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:05
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Thursday he should get a new trial on corruption charges because the jury in his case was potentially biased and may have acted improperly.

UConn unanimous No. 1, Oregon State ranked in AP preseason Top 25 poll

WA Huskies - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:01
The preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll was released Thursday. NCAA defending champion UConn was the unanimous No. 1 overall selection. It's the 10th time that UConn has been the top team in the preseason. Six of those years they went on to win the title, including last season.
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UConn unanimous No. 1, Oregon State ranked in AP preseason Top 25 poll

Seattle Storm - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:01
The preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll was released Thursday. NCAA defending champion UConn was the unanimous No. 1 overall selection. It's the 10th time that UConn has been the top team in the preseason. Six of those years they went on to win the title, including last season.
Categories: Sports Center

SPD searching for bank robber in Wedgewood area

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:01
Seattle police are searching a Northeast neighborhood for a suspect in a bank robbery.

Relatives suspected poisoning in family's deaths

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:00

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, flowers and photos are on display during a vigil for the Strack family at Pioneer Park in Provo, Utah. Relatives of five Utah family members found dead in a locked bedroom last month say revelations that poison likely killed them confirmed their suspicions. Jacob Strack says in a statement relatives are shocked, upset and struggling as they relive the deaths of Benjamin and Kristi Strack as well as three of their children. They say they will release more information later. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Grant Hindsley, File) MANDATORY CREDITSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Relatives of five Utah family members found dead in a locked bedroom last month suspected the deaths weren't accidental, and revelations that poison likely killed them confirmed their suspicions, according to a statement released Thursday.


White Pass - 10/30/2014 2:17:56 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:00
White Pass US12
10/30/2014 2:17:56 PM

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Satus Pass - 10/30/2014 2:14:20 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:00
Satus Pass US97
10/30/2014 2:14:20 PM

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Stevens Pass - 10/30/2014 2:17:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:00
Stevens Pass US2
10/30/2014 2:17:14 PM

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Blewett Pass - 10/30/2014 2:03:33 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:00
Blewett Pass US97
10/30/2014 2:03:33 PM

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