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Guide to developments in Missouri police shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:14

Protesters run when the police shoot tear gas in Ferguson, Mo., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Protests over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white police officer have entered their second week. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbes)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters have gathered daily, with some crowds turning violent, since a police officer fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Here's a look at key elements of the shooting and the unrest that followed:


Gunmen kill 9 in attack inside morgue in Honduras

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:12

Five masked, armed men arrived at morgue in two pickup trucks, opened fire, official said.

       

Rieder: Paying the ultimate price for journalism

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:09

The apparent death of photojournalist James Wright Foley underscores the risks that can accompany the craft.

       

Police come under 'heavy gunfire' in racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:06
(Reuters) - Police came under "heavy gunfire" and 31 people were arrested, authorities said on Tuesday, in racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. "Not a single bullet was fired by officers despite coming under heavy attack (on Monday night)," State Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson told a news conference, adding that police had confiscated two guns from protesters. ...

Social media 'Purge' campaigns spark fear of bloody copycats

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:59

Citizens are concerned a fan of the $70-million grossing film may act out violently.

       

India cancels talks with Pakistan

BBC World News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:57
India cancels a meeting with Pakistan, after Pakistan's envoy consults Kashmiri separatist leaders.
Categories: BBC World News

Florida woman accidentally shoots twin grandson

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:50

Seven-year-old boy is expected to survive gunshot wound after being shot by grandmother.

       

Leak at Duke Energy plant spills oil into Ohio River

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:50

A spokeswoman said officials have not confirmed how much fuel spilled.

       

Andrew McCutchen to return to Pirates lineup

Seattle Mariners - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:46
Andrew McCutchen, the reigning National League MVP, is expected to be activated off the disabled list Tuesday. Just in time. His team is reeling.
Categories: Sports Center

Cardinals lose Darnell Dockett for season

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:46
Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, one of the most durable players in the NFL over the past decade, tore the ACL in his right knee during practice Monday and will undergo season-ending surgery.
Categories: Sports Center

DealBook: Rival Bids for Family Dollar Stores as Retailers Fight to Sell to Working Poor

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:39
Dollar General offered to buy Family Dollar Stores for $8.9 billion, hoping to break up its fellow deep-discount retailer Family Tree’s agreed-upon $8.5 billion merger with Family Dollar.






Reynolds to receive lifetime honour

BBC World News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:32
Veteran screen star Debbie Reynolds is to be given a lifetime achievement award by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the organisation announces.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/18/2014 11:57:09 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:29
White Pass US12
8/18/2014 11:57:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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.

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Satus Pass - 8/18/2014 11:50:27 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:29
Satus Pass US97
8/18/2014 11:50:27 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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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.

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Stevens Pass - 8/18/2014 11:47:24 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:29
Stevens Pass US2
8/18/2014 11:47:24 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/18/2014 11:45:37 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:29
Blewett Pass US97
8/18/2014 11:45:37 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/18/2014 11:56:03 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:29
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/18/2014 11:56:03 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting scheduled Tuesday through Thursday starting at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. During blasting I-90 will be closed at milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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US won't reveal records on health website security

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:26

FILE - This March 1, 2014 file photo shows part of the website for HealthCare.gov in Washington. The Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's signature health care website because doing so could "potentially" allow hackers to break in. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)WASHINGTON (AP) — After promising not to withhold government information over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's health care website because doing so could "potentially" allow hackers to break in.