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German rail strike to end before Wall anniversary

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:51
BERLIN (AP) — A German train drivers' union says it will end a strike that has caused commuter chaos ahead of the country's celebration on Sunday of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Blewett Pass - 11/7/2014 7:44:45 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:51
Blewett Pass US97
11/7/2014 7:44:45 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/7/2014 7:50:21 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:51
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/7/2014 7:50:21 AM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry, wet in places. Construction is still in progress from milepost 56 to milepost 61 near the summit. Drivers may experience delays due to lane closures and intermittent rolling slowdowns.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Huskies release new episode of 'The Pursuit'

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:49
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m80GVsW2Uw

Huskies morning links: Assessing the dismissal of Marcus Peters

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:48
First, more reaction on the Huskies' dismissal of Marcus Peters.

Consumers to get peek at 2015 health law premiums

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:48
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says starting this weekend, consumers can get an early peek at 2015 premiums and plans under the president's health law.

Israel to raze homes of attackers

BBC World News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:46
Israel's prime minister says the homes of Palestinians who have attacked Israelis in Jerusalem will be destroyed as tensions rise in the city.
Categories: BBC World News

'Hitler's Order' member loses child custody

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:44
FLEMINGTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who said he was a member of "Hitler's Order" has lost custody of his son after he argued the state made no effort to find a psychologist who was not Jewish.

Appeals court revives Alaska suit on roadless rule

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:42
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by the state of Alaska challenging the national roadless rule, which prohibits road construction and timber harvesting on millions of acres of forest lands, including vast swaths of national forest in Alaska.

Estee Lauder buying Frédéric Malle fragrance

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:41
NEW YORK (AP) — Estée Lauder said Friday that it plans to acquire Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, the fragrance brand of perfumer Frédéric Malle. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Police: 3-year-old hung up by feet, beaten, killed in Chester County

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:37

 3-year-old hung up by feet, beaten, killed in Chester CountyPolice say a man and his girlfriend are charged with murdering the girlfriend's 3-year-old son.


Split between Catalonia and Spain

BBC World News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:29
A Catalan town divided over independence from Spain
Categories: BBC World News

'NFL must take lead against abuse'

BBC World News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:27
The NFL must play a leading role over the issue of domestic abuse, says Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan.
Categories: BBC World News

Mexico cancels China bid for train

BBC World News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:21
Mexico cancels a $3.75bn contract awarded this week to a Chinese-led consortium to build a high-speed passenger rail link.
Categories: BBC World News

Federal appeals judge is swing vote on key issue

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:09
CINCINNATI (AP) — Once again, Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton was the unpredictable man in the middle on a major national issue.

U.S. lawmakers want criminal probe of Takata as air bag concerns grow

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:08

Visitor walks past displays of Takata Corp at a showroom for vehicles in TokyoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democratic lawmakers on Friday called for the U.S. Justice Department to examine whether air bag-maker Takata broke the law, as authorities study the dangers of the safety device that is now part of a sweeping recall. The statement comes a day after the New York Times reported that officials with Takata Corp examined air bag dangers in 2004 but halted the probe after initial tests raised concerns. ...


Video Feature: Catalan Castells in Vilafranca del Penedès

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:07
The tradition of castell building has become a rallying point of national pride as the region goes into a straw vote on independence from Spain.

Hunger Games to become stage show

BBC World News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:06
Best-selling trilogy and blockbuster film franchise The Hunger Games is set to be made into a stage show in 2016, it is announced.
Categories: BBC World News

Common Sense: ‘Even the Solvent,’ Fed Says, Can Be Insolvent

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:05
The Federal Reserve is bound by tradition and law to make emergency loans only to solvent institutions. So why did its top officials save Bear Stearns and A.I.G., but not Lehman Brothers?

Teen says her mother made her eat cat litter

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 00:01
SLOVAN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges she forced her daughter to eat cat litter and started to sew the girl's mouth shut.