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Snoqualmie Pass - 12/1/2014 9:46:37 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 03:03
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
12/1/2014 9:46:37 AM

Temperature: 15 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry with ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies with gusty winds west of the summit.

Russia drops gas pipeline plan

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 03:03
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the proposed South Stream gas pipeline will not go ahead, blaming opposition from the EU.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. military warned of possible Islamic State attacks at home: report

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 03:02
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials have warned military personnel that Islamic State forces may be planning attacks against them in the United States, ABC News reported on Monday. A joint intelligence bulletin sent to law enforcement agencies by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security urged members of the U.S. military to erase from their online social media accounts anything would draw attention from "violent extremists," or reveal service members' identity, the news network said. ...

As climate warms, more outbreaks of disease for sea life

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 03:00
It’s not clear if a virus wiping out millions of sea stars is being influenced by climate change. But scientists say rising temperatures likely will make ocean disease outbreaks more problematic in the future.

Items on the agenda of the lame-duck Congress

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 03:00
The lame duck Congress reconvened Monday with a stacked agenda and little time to accomplish it. Top items include:

New 'Star Wars' teaser: No Benedict Cumberbatch

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:59
Just in case anyone missed this: the first teaser for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," due in theaters in December 2015, is out. And, for the record, that is not Benedict Cumberbatch's voice. "I am not the voice of the 'Star Wars' trailer, nor am I the hooded character with the rather cool new l

New 'Star Wars' teaser: No Benedict Cumberbatch

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:59
Just in case anyone missed this: the first teaser for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," due in theaters in December 2015, is out. And, for the record, that is not Benedict Cumberbatch's voice. "I am not the voice of the 'Star Wars' trailer, nor am I the hooded character with the rather cool new l

Winner of 2014 Seattle International Comedy Competition is Nathan Brannon

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:59
Comedian Nathan Brannon capped a stellar year by winning the 35th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition Sunday at the Comedy Underground.

Winner of 2014 Seattle International Comedy Competition is Nathan Brannon

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:59
Comedian Nathan Brannon capped a stellar year by winning the 35th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition Sunday at the Comedy Underground.

NASA launching new Orion spacecraft on test flight

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:53
NASA's quest to send astronauts out into the solar system begins this week with a two-laps-around-Earth test flight.

Joyner loosens commitment after WSU coaching change

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:51
Marysville-Pilchuck running back/defensive back Austin Joyner said on Monday that he's not as firmly committed to Washington State after the Cougars fired defensive coordinator Mike Breske on Sunday.

Joyner loosens commitment after WSU coaching change

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:51
Marysville-Pilchuck running back/defensive back Austin Joyner said on Monday that he's not as firmly committed to Washington State after the Cougars fired defensive coordinator Mike Breske on Sunday.

Ferguson protesters lawyer up after scores of arrests

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:51
By Emily Flitter FERGUSON, MO. (Reuters) - The young man and woman waiting in the dark outside the St. Louis county jail were bundled up in scarves and hats to ward off a light freezing rain, but still they were shivering. Every time someone emerged from the jail they would scurry with the person to a nearby car, which had the engine running and the heat blasting. The pair were one of several teams working in shifts to help some of the more than 100 people who were arrested during last week's sometimes violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri. ...

Q&A: Berkeley's campus Free Speech Movement at 50

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:46

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 1964 file photo, standing atop the crushed roof of a campus police car, a University of California student asks Cal students to identify themselves during third day of Free Speech Movement demonstrations in Berkeley, Calif. One student has been arrested and confined in the police car which is surrounded by the demonstrators. The fall of 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, a protest that only lasted for three months but set the stage for the turbulent 1960s. (AP Photo, File)BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — In the waning days of 1964, University of California, Berkeley, students inspired by the fight for racial equality found their collective voice in challenging a campus ban on political advocacy.


Morning links: Washington captures Wooden Legacy title

WA Huskies - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:46
For the second straight game, Washington used a second-half comeback to surge past UTEP in the final minute for a 68-65 victory to claim the DirecTV Wooden Legacy title.
Categories: Sports Center

AccuWeather Maps: Wintry Mix on Tuesday

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:45

 Wintry Mix on TuesdayAccuWeather is calling for a wintry mix on Tuesday.


International Aid Agencies Call for Temporary Exit From Afghanistan

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:35
Citing Taliban attacks in Kabul in the last three weeks, several agencies have said that although they want to stay, the current situation is too dangerous.

NFL players stir controversy with 'hands up' Ferguson tribute

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:33
NFL players' gesture sparks bitter race debate
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Flooding in France claims lives

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:22
Five people have died in France as severe storms continue to batter the western Mediterranean, with damaging winds and torrential downpours.
Categories: BBC World News

Boxtrolls leads Annie Award field

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 02:08
The Boxtrolls leads the nominations for the 42nd Annie Awards, which honour the year's best achievements in animation.
Categories: BBC World News