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VIDEO: Obama's call for police body-camera

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:44
US President Barack Obama has requested $263m (£167m) to improve police training, pay for body cameras and restore trust in policing.
Categories: BBC World News

Chase suspect flees on skateboard, stopped by pickup truck driver

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:43

Chase suspect flees on skateboard, stopped by pickup truck driverA stolen-car suspect led police on a chase, bailed out on foot and attempted to get away on a skateboard before he was arrested when a pickup-truck driver blocked him on a side street.


Once-lost letter of Beat era, found in California, to be sold at auction

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:42

An 18-page letter written by Beat-era icon Cassady is shown to reporters in San FranciscoBy Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An 18-page letter written by Beat-era icon Neal Cassady that transformed Jack Kerouac's writing style will be auctioned off this month as the highlight of a collection of work that could fetch about $500,000 (£317,863). The 16,000-word, stream-of-consciousness missive, which was shown to reporters on Monday for the first time, was missing for decades until it was found among several unopened boxes in a garage in Northern California a few years ago. It will be sold at auction Dec. 17, exactly 64 years after Cassady wrote it. ...


Why are Bhopal survivors still fighting for compensation?

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:35
Why Bhopal gas victims are still waiting for compensation
Categories: BBC World News

Teen arrested for death of Bosnian in St. Louis

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:28

St. Louis police say they've arrested teen suspect in hammer attack on Bosnian-American that lead to death.

       

Justices Urged to Intervene in Execution of Texas Man

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:28
Executing Scott Panetti, who has long shown signs of serious mental illness, would be unconstitutional, his lawyers argued before the Supreme Court.

Obama vows to address 'simmering distrust' between police, minorities

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:23

Protesters stare at a line of police officers and National Guard soldiers during a protest to demand justice for the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, MissouriBy Steve Holland and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama made a forceful pledge on Monday to use his last two years in office to address the "simmering distrust" between police and minority communities as he requested $263 million for the federal response to the civil rights upheaval triggered in Ferguson, Missouri. Obama said he would set up a task force to study how to improve community policing with an eye toward building trust between law enforcement and communities of color. ...


G.O.P. Aide Quits After Ridiculing Obama’s Daughters, Sasha and Malia

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:22
Elizabeth Lauten, a Republican aide, resigned after giving the girls an online scolding for their attitude and outfits at the White House turkey pardon, telling them to show “a little class.”

Fort Lauderdale websites down, apparently hacked

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:22
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — At least two of Fort Lauderdale's official websites were down temporarily after threats from the hacker group Anonymous over the city's ban on feeding the homeless.

1 injured after West Philadelphia fire

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:17

1 injured after West Philadelphia fireAt least one person is hospitalized after a fire in West Philadelphia.


Albuquerque policeman who shot woman fired over camera lapse

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:15
By Joseph J. Kolb ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Reuters) - An Albuquerque police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old woman in April was fired from the police force on Monday for failing to follow an order to turn on his uniform camera during all citizen contacts, police said. The officer, Jeremy Dear, had been under scrutiny because his uniform camera was not turned on during the April 21 incident in which he shot a woman who was stopped on suspicion of vehicle theft after he said she pointed a gun at him. ...

California braces for powerful Pacific storm

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:09

Denis Carruth collects sand bags to protect his home from possible flooding in Glendora, Calif. on Monday, Dec.1, 2014. California is bracing for the arrival of a new, more powerful Pacific storm following a weekend of scattered rain, showers and snow. The National Weather Service says a low-pressure system off the coast will draw a plume of subtropical moisture northward into the state beginning on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pacific storm system fueled by a plume of subtropical moisture headed toward California on Monday, triggering warnings of widespread rain that could unleash mudflows even as it brings much-needed snow to the drought-stricken state.


Colombia's kidnap general resigns

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:09
Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, who was released by the Farc on Sunday, resigns after admitting that he breached security measures when captured.
Categories: BBC World News

In Diplomatic Defeat, Putin Diverts Pipeline to Turkey

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:08
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia said South Stream, a major project to deliver natural gas to Europe, would be redirected through Turkey after pressure from the European Union.






New Images Refine View of Infant Universe

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:06
The subject of Planck 2014 is a new baby picture — and all of the accompanying vital statistics — of the universe when it was 380,000 years old and space was as hot as the surface of the sun.

White Pass - 12/1/2014 4:47:43 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:06
White Pass US12
12/1/2014 4:47:43 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
clear skies

Satus Pass - 12/1/2014 4:52:33 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:06
Satus Pass US97
12/1/2014 4:52:33 PM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with snow and slush in places.

Weather:
Light snow

Stevens Pass - 12/1/2014 4:42:29 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:06
Stevens Pass US2
12/1/2014 4:42:29 PM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Ice in places on the roadway

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Blewett Pass - 12/1/2014 4:44:45 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:06
Blewett Pass US97
12/1/2014 4:44:45 PM

Temperature: 20 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 12/1/2014 4:41:20 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:06
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
12/1/2014 4:41:20 PM

Temperature: 26 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:
Scattered clouds