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Sierra Leone: 130 Ebola cases found in lockdown

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 03:12
Health teams that went door-to-door in Sierra Leone found 130 confirmed cases of Ebola during a nationwide shutdown to slow the spread of the disease, an official said Tuesday, as authorities consider repeating the unprecedented exercise.

UW's Travis Feeney on Stanford: 'I love playing these guys'

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 03:10
Quotes from UW junior linebacker Travis Feeney after practice Tuesday:

One killed in partial building collapse in midtown Manhattan

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 03:05
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man was struck and killed by falling debris from a building that partially collapsed in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, a fire official said. The man was hit by concrete pieces that fell from the building at 326 West 37th Street and was pronounced dead on the scene, New York City Fire Department spokeswoman Elisheva Zakheim said. There were no additional reports of injuries in the incident which occurred just after 1 p.m. ...

Police: Fugitive NJ wedding crashers used photo booth

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 03:04

 Fugitive NJ wedding crashers used photo boothPolice say three men, wanted for robbery after crashing a wedding in New Jersey, took pictures of themselves in a photo booth.


New York's MTA faces $15.2 billion funding shortfall in infrastructure plan

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 03:04
By Edward Krudy NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, operator of one of the world's largest public transportation networks, said ahead of a board meeting on Wednesday that it is facing a $15.2 billion shortfall for its infrastructure needs. In a document posted on its website the MTA said it will "work with its funding partners to identify the additional resources needed to achieve full funding." It said alternatives include reducing the size of the capital program or increasing fares and tolls. ...

Police: UPS gunman had been fired the day before killing 2, then himself at Alabama warehouse

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 03:02
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police: UPS gunman had been fired the day before killing 2, then himself at Alabama warehouse.

Seahawks analysis: Hugh Millen breaks down game-winning drive, Kam Chancellor’s pick

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 03:01
Hugh Millen breaks down three key things that happened in the Seahawks’ victory over+ the Broncos, and awards a game ball.
Categories: Sports Center

Florida man admits to killing family in 911 call

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 03:00

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, shows Don Spirit. On Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, the Gilchrist Police Department released the 911 tape where Spirit told the dispatcher that he killed his daughter, six grandchildren and was going to kill himself. (AP Photo/Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office, File)GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — With an edgy yet calm voice, Donald Spirit told a 911 dispatcher he had just killed his six grandchildren, including a baby, and would wait until authorities arrived before going to his back porch and killing himself.


UK regulator fines Barclays record $62 million

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:59
LONDON (AP) — U.K. regulators fined Barclays Bank Plc, Britain's second-biggest bank, a record 37.7 million pounds ($62 million) for failing to properly protect client assets.

Nigeria back-tracks on Chibok girls

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:56
Nigeria's army retracts its statement that some of the schoolgirls abducted in April by Islamist militants have been freed.
Categories: BBC World News

Smoldering fire at Los Angeles port stops container traffic

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:53
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thick smoke from a smoldering fire started by a welder's torch at the Port of Los Angeles was preventing the movement of containers at the facility on Tuesday, because air conditions were too harmful for dock workers, officials said. The fire broke out on Monday evening and burned about 150 feet (45 meters) of a wharf area at the Port of Los Angeles, which is the busiest seaport in the nation, and within less than two hours it was mostly extinguished, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey. ...

I-476 reopens after overturned tractor trailer cleared

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:46

I-476 reopens after overturned tractor trailer clearedAn overturned tractor trailer created headaches for morning commuters on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.


White Pass - 9/23/2014 11:06:17 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:46
White Pass US12
9/23/2014 11:06:17 AM

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:
Monday through 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/23/2014 11:15:26 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:46
Satus Pass US97
9/23/2014 11:15:26 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 9/23/2014 11:09:59 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:46
Stevens Pass US2
9/23/2014 11:09:59 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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 9/23/2014 11:03:33 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:46
Blewett Pass US97
9/23/2014 11:03:33 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/23/2014 11:17:14 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:46
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/23/2014 11:17:14 AM

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 Tuesday through 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.

Weather:


Video: UW's Andrew Hudson, DiAndre Campbell on Huskies' matchup with No. 16 Stanford

WA Huskies - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:46
Senior defensive end Andrew Hudson, the Huskies' defensive player of the game against Georgia State, looks ahead to Saturday's Pac-12 opener against No. 16 Stanford:
Categories: Sports Center

US: Over 50 countries agree to fight extremists

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:45
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says more than 50 countries have joined the coalition to fight the Islamic State extremist group.

Bolt aims for 19-second 200m barrier

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 02:44
Six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt says he can lower his 100m and 200m world records before the end of his career.
Categories: BBC World News