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Beliefs: Inquiry Focuses on Leaked Documents at Starr King School for the Ministry

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:34
Two students at the Unitarian Universalist seminary in Berkeley, Calif., have been given conditional graduation after they were ensnared in a flubbed presidential search.






VIDEO: Press conference on Tabernacle murders

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:33

 Press conference on Tabernacle murdersAuthorities provide an update on the investigation into the deaths of two children.


Settlement in Apple Case Over E-Books Is Approved

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:31
A deal in the antitrust case would give consumers $400 million in cash and e-book credits, and lawyers $50 million. But an appeal is still pending.






Official: Ferguson grand jury still meeting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:29
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm Friday as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it was unclear whether the panel was still at work or when it would render a decision.

Report: Grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drilling

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:28

This July, 26, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a Greater Sage Grouse at the Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge in Wyoming. A government study recommends keeping oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects more than 3 miles away from the breeding grounds of a bird that ranges across much of the Western U.S. a finding that could carry significant impacts for the energy industry as the Obama administration weighs whether the greater sage grouse needs more protections after seeing its population plummet in recent decades. (AP Photo/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,Tom Koerner)BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says a struggling bird species needs a 3-mile buffer between its breeding grounds and oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.


VIDEO: Dogs keep Australian farm working

BBC World News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:27
The old tradition breathing fresh life into Australian farming
Categories: BBC World News

Officer testifies about New York chokehold death

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:26

FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2014 file photo, demonstrators march to protest the death of Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York. An attorney for Officer Daniel Pantaleo, a New York City police officer involved in the chokehold death of Garner, said he spent about two hours on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, giving his account of the videotaped death of Garner to a grand jury. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A grand jury heard testimony Friday from a police officer involved in the chokehold death of an unarmed man, a development signaling that it could be close to deciding whether he should face criminal charges in the volatile case.


British IS fighters 'killed in Syria'

BBC World News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:25
Two British men are reported to have been killed while fighting alongside Islamic State militants in Syria.
Categories: BBC World News

In Change of Strategy, China Cuts Interest Rate

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:23
The step suggests that policy makers have become nervous about the pace at which growth is slowing, though analysts said the change’s effect would be small.






Sun Devils look to bounce back in final home game

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:15
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona State looks to bounce back from a stunning upset loss when the 13th-ranked Sun Devils face Washington State in their final home game of the season.

Monsieur Romieu - a 'man of talents'

BBC World News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:12
A French envoy is poisoned - are British diplomats to blame?
Categories: BBC World News

Arrest in 2007 killing of mom who led double life

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:11

This undated photo provided by the Mesa County Sheriff shows Paige Birgfeld, 34, of Grand Junction, Colo. Investigators say they have arrested a man in the killing of Birgfeld, who led a double life as a devoted mom and a paid escort before she disappeared in 2007. Police on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 arrested 63-year-old Lester Ralph Jones on charges of murder, kidnapping and arson in the death of Birgfeld. Birgfeld's remains were found in a dry creek bed in 2012. (AP Photo/Mesa County Sheriff)DENVER (AP) — A man arrested Friday in the killing of a Colorado single mom who vanished more than seven years ago was one of the many unsavory clients she had while leading a double life as a paid escort, investigators say.


2 women rescued from 2-alarm Gloucester City fire

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:07

2 women rescued from 2-alarm Gloucester City fireTwo women were rescued from a two alarm house fire in Gloucester City, New Jersey.


Audit: Ill NYC inmates leaving jail need more care

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:04
NEW YORK (AP) — An audit has found officials could do a better job of following up with seriously mentally ill inmates leaving New York City jails.

Letters detail thoughts of gunman killed at Florida university

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:01

Crime scene tape is seen in front of the library at Florida State University, in TallahasseeBy Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Authorities are investigating mailed packages linked to a gunman who shot three people before he was killed by officers at Florida State University, the FBI said on Friday. Officials said the packages were part of their investigation into why the gunman opened fire in a crowded library. Thought to have been mailed by suspected shooter Myron May before his rampage, the packages were not considered a threat to the public, said U.S. Postal Inspection Service officials. ...


Chilean colonels jailed for torture

BBC World News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:00
Two retired Chilean colonels - Ramon Caceres and Edgar Ceballos - are jailed for torturing the father of President Michelle Bachelet in 1973.
Categories: BBC World News

Obama's immigration speech gets most viewers on Univision

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:00
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As the lead-in to the Latin Grammys, U.S. President Barack Obama's speech announcing his sweeping immigration reforms reached its largest audience on Spanish-language network Univision, according to figures released on Friday. Obama's 15-minute speech, which began at 8 p.m. EST on Thursday (0100 GMT), was watched by an average of 4.8 million viewers on Univision, according to Nielsen data. Univision, the largest Spanish-language U.S. broadcaster, chose to delay the start of the Latin Grammys, one of its most-watched events, for the presidential address. ...

White Pass - 11/21/2014 2:43:24 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 07:59
White Pass US12
11/21/2014 2:43:24 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Rain showers

Satus Pass - 11/21/2014 2:43:04 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 07:59
Satus Pass US97
11/21/2014 2:43:04 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Stevens Pass - 11/21/2014 3:00:24 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 07:59
Stevens Pass US2
11/21/2014 3:00:24 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Light snow fall