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Authorities say Robin Williams hanged himself

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:49

FILE - This March 27, 2010 file photo shows actor Robin Williams speaking at The 24th American Cinematheque Awards honoring Matt Damon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63. The Marin County Sheriff’s Office said Williams was pronounced dead at his home in California on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. The sheriff’s office said a preliminary investigation showed the cause of death to be a suicide due to asphyxia.(AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Robin Williams' personal assistant found the actor who was struggling with depression dead in a bedroom of his San Francisco Bay Area home, officials said Tuesday.


Veal farmers shift to more humane pasture-raised calves

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:46
Veal calves are free to roam the pastures with their mothers and are not fed antibiotics or hormones, a method of ranching that has been growing among veal producers who are seeking to adopt more humane methods of raising calves for veal.

Businessman wins Minnesota Senate primary

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:40

The GOP nominee will face incumbent Al Franken in November.

       

Japanese economy contracts sharply

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:34
The Japanese economy contracts by 6.8% from the previous year after a recently introduced sales tax held back consumer spending.
Categories: BBC World News

Police: Radio host shot wife with rifle after argument

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:34

Woman was hit with shrapnel and is expected to recover.

       

Seahawks OL coach Tom Cable happy to see line begin to return to its usual state

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:31
The happiest person at the VMAC today may have been offensive line coach Tom Cable, who for the first time this camp got to work with the offensive line he envisioned all along.
Categories: Sports Center

Lauren Bacall Dies at 89; in a Bygone Hollywood, She Purred Every Word

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:22
Ms. Bacall's provocative glamour elevated her to stardom in Hollywood’s golden age, and her lasting mystique put her on a plateau in American culture that few stars reach.






VIDEO: Tencent profits set to soar higher

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:22
Why Asia's technology giant Tencent is delighting investors with a striking increase in first half profits.
Categories: BBC World News

Alibaba sells off loan business

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:18
China's biggest e-commerce firm Alibaba sells off its loan business ahead of a forthcoming share sale.
Categories: BBC World News

Essay: A Fan Visits From Afar, and the Royals Come Alive

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:18
Lee Sung-woo, an avid Royals fan from South Korea, arrived last week for his first visit to Kansas City; since then, the team has lavished him with attention — and has won seven of eight games.

White Pass - 8/12/2014 5:56:03 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:15
White Pass US12
8/12/2014 5:56:03 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:
Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 8/12/2014 5:50:27 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:15
Satus Pass US97
8/12/2014 5:50:27 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/12/2014 5:47:24 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:15
Stevens Pass US2
8/12/2014 5:47:24 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:
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 - 8/12/2014 5:45:37 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:15
Blewett Pass US97
8/12/2014 5:45:37 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/12/2014 5:59:03 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:15
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/12/2014 5:59:03 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Rock blasting closure in progress earlier than scheduled due to electrical storm. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

Weather:


Documents detail death of toddler at Oregon motel

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:11
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Notes left by a mother accused of drowning her 2-year-old and cutting the throat of her teenage daughter recounted the attack and said the "baby didn't suffer as she fell asleep in the water," according to an arrest warrant affidavit unsealed Tuesday.

Opting Against Ebola Drug for Ill African Doctor

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:10
International colleagues of the doctor who had been leading Sierra Leone’s battle against the outbreak had to decide whether to give him a drug never before tested on people.






At least one person dies in Detroit floods after record rainfall

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:10
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Near-record rainfall has caused massive flooding in the Detroit area that is blamed for at least one death and has made roads impassable, swamped vehicles and flooded basements, officials said. The heaviest rain since 1925 engulfed the area on Monday, the second-wettest day on record, according to the National Weather Service. Up to 6 inches of rain fell on Monday in a four-hour period and parts of five interstate highways that run through Detroit and many interior roads remained impassable on Tuesday, said Nicole Lisabeth, a Michigan State Police spokeswoman. A 30-year-old woman died Monday after sufferinug a seizure in her car on a flooded road in Warren, a suburb north of Detroit, Lisabeth said.

Estate: Hollywood film legend Lauren Bacall dies at 89

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:03

Hollywood film legend Lauren Bacall dies at 89Actress Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89, according to the Humphrey Bogart estate.


Maliki’s Bid to Keep Power in Iraq Seems to Collapse

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:02
Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki’s defiant fight to retain power in Iraq appeared to collapse after his former backers in Iran, the military and his own party all signaled that he could no longer expect their support.