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Migrants speak of horror at sea off Malta

BBC World News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:10
Migrant survivors in Malta speak of horror at sea
Categories: BBC World News

Virginia storm temporarily halts probe into girls' 1975 disappearance

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:10
(Reuters) - Authorities said bad weather on Friday cut short the work of investigators in rural Virginia probing the abduction and murder of two young sisters who disappeared while going to see an Easter exhibit at a Maryland shopping mall nearly 40 years ago. For a week, detectives have been looking for evidence and gathering information around Taylor Mountain, east of Roanoke, in connection with a person of interest in the case who was named earlier this year. ...

Why I'll risk my life for Ebola patients

BBC World News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:05
Why I'm risking my life to help people with Ebola
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 9/19/2014 3:31:33 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:05
White Pass US12
9/19/2014 3:31:33 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. motorist can expect 30 minute delays near the summit for construction work.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/19/2014 3:28:47 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:05
Satus Pass US97
9/19/2014 3:28:47 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 - 9/19/2014 3:22:30 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:05
Stevens Pass US2
9/19/2014 3:22:30 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:


Blewett Pass - 9/19/2014 3:37:11 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:05
Blewett Pass US97
9/19/2014 3:37:11 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 - 9/19/2014 3:22:56 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:05
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/19/2014 3:22:56 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:
Rock blasting is completed for this week. 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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Goodell tackles NFL domestic abuse crisis with vow to reform

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:02

NFL Commissioner Goodell speaks at a news conference to address domestic violence issues and the NFL's Personal Conduct Policy in New YorkBy Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - A chastened NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday that the league's poor response to its domestic violence crisis will prompt an overhaul of how it deals with player behavior and punishment in America's most popular sports league. Rules governing personal conduct for players and other employees will change, he said, and experts from outside the league will help it shape that new policy. ...


Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:01
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.
Categories: Sports Center

DealBook Analysis: Alibaba’s Shares Close Up 38% on First Day of Trading

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:00
The company made a splashy debut Friday and closed at $93.89 a share, reflecting the strong demand for stock in the Chinese e-commerce behemoth.






The scary element that saved the crew of Apollo 13

BBC World News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:00
The scary element that helped save the crew of Apollo 13
Categories: BBC World News

How does Code Pink stay out of jail?

BBC World News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:58
Why authorities refuse to ban disruptive protesters
Categories: BBC World News

License plate scanner networks capture movements

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:54

San Diego County Deputy Sheriff Ben Chassen looks at a monitor as his vehicle reads the license plates of cars in a parking lot Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in San Marcos, Calif. A San Diego man is suing the San Diego Association of Governments for records collected on his vehicle by a plate-reader network that runs on information supplied by the San Diego Police Department, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and eight other police departments. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law enforcement.


Three peanut company officials guilty in deadly salmonella outbreak

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:51
By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Three former peanut company officials were found guilty on Friday in connection with a 2009 salmonella outbreak that killed nine people and sickened hundreds, federal prosecutors said. The contamination at the Peanut Corporation of America plant in Blakely, Georgia, led to one of the largest food recalls in U.S. history and forced the company into liquidation. "The defendants made a decision that they were more interested in hefty profits than in healthy peanut products," Georgia-based U.S. ...

Suspect in 1998 bombings pleads to lesser charges

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:49
NEW YORK (AP) — An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence.

Parents in the pot business, how has your job affected your child?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:49
Pot entrepreneurs who are parents, I could use your help. Some parents in the industry have told me stories about how their involvement with marijuana has affected their child negatively. One parent was asked not to coach on a child's sports team because he worked in the pot business.

VIDEO: French launch first strikes on IS

BBC World News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:49
French fighter jets have launched their first air strikes against Islamic State in northern Iraq as Kurds in northern Syria flee attacks by IS militants.
Categories: BBC World News

New indictment against ex-BP exec

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:48
A federal grand jury has issued a new indictment against a former BP executive charged with obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Friday's superseding indictment ...

Pennsylvania boy, nine, feared kidnapped on sailboat in Pacific Ocean

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:47
SEATTLE (Reuters) - An international search was underway on Friday for a Washington state father who vanished on a sailboat with his 9-year-old son, possibly to islands in the Puget Sound or South Pacific, or to Mexico, officials said. A federal arrest warrant was issued for Jeffrey Ford Hanson, 46, after he was charged a week ago in U.S. District Court in Seattle with international parental kidnapping, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Hanson was thought to be traveling "somewhere on the Pacific Ocean" with his son, Billy, the FBI said. The 9-year-old never boarded a Sept. ...