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Plane stowaway arrested in Phoenix says she's ill

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:47

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2014 file photo, Marilyn Jean Hartman appears in court in Los Angeles. On Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, Hartman, 62, accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights and sentenced to jail for one incident in California, was been arrested at a Phoenix airport on suspicion of criminal trespass. Police are requesting a mental health evaluation for Hartman, who was recently ordered to spend 117 days in jail for violating probation by returning to Los Angeles International Airport. She served a fraction of her sentence and was released because of overcrowding. (AP Photo/The Daily Breeze, Brittany Murray, File)PHOENIX (AP) — A woman accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights without a ticket in California and arrested at a Phoenix airport earlier this week said Thursday that she suffers from an unrecognized mental illness.


Virgin Australia trebles losses

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:41
Virgin Australia posts an after-tax loss of A$355.6m ($332.6m; £200.5m) for the full year ending in June, triple the firm's previous year's losses for the period.
Categories: BBC World News

Virgin Australia trebles losses

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:41
Virgin Australia posts an after-tax loss of A$355.6m ($332.6m; £200.5m) for the full year ending in June, triple the firm's previous year's losses for the period.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/28/2014 6:01:00 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:38
White Pass US12
8/28/2014 6:01:00 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 8/28/2014 6:10:21 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:38
Satus Pass US97
8/28/2014 6:10:21 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 8/28/2014 6:10:01 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:38
Stevens Pass US2
8/28/2014 6:10:01 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Construction is occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/28/2014 6:04:25 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:38
Blewett Pass US97
8/28/2014 6:04:25 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/28/2014 6:02:09 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:38
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/28/2014 6:02:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is complete for the week.

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UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:37

Armored vehicles from the U.N. peacekeepers of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF wait to cross from the Israeli controlled Golan Heights to Syria, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. In southern Syria, government warplanes targeted rebels near the country's frontier with Israel in the Golan Heights, a day after opposition fighters captured a crossing point on the disputed border. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said.


State fair scandal: Winning pie may have store-bought crust

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:35

Fair officials are investigating whether baker will be stripped of her blue ribbon.

       

Japan economy stalls as incomes, spending languish

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:35
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's vital signs remained weak in July, as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy.

Japan economy stalls as incomes, spending languish

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:35
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's vital signs remained weak in July, as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy.

Ford 'threatened' fellow school coach

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:33
As a youth football coach, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly threatened a teacher and made players roll in goose droppings, newly released documents say.
Categories: BBC World News

Ford 'threatened' fellow school coach

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:33
As a youth football coach, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly threatened a teacher and made players roll in goose droppings, newly released documents say.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. Identifies Citizens Joining Rebels in Syria

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:32
Nearly a dozen Americans are known to have traveled to Syria to fight for ISIS, the militant group that the Obama administration says poses the greatest threat to the United States since Al Qaeda before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.






U.S. Identifies Citizens Joining Rebels in Syria, Including ISIS

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:32
Nearly a dozen Americans are known to have traveled to Syria to fight for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the militant group that the Obama administration says poses the greatest threat to the United States since Al Qaeda before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.






Murray breezes into US Open last 32

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:30
Andy Murray makes short work of German qualifier Matthias Bachinger as the Briton advances to the US Open third round.
Categories: BBC World News

Woman unearths past of forgotten Indian cemetery

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:24

This July 9, 2014 photo shows Gail Sadler standing amid broken crosses in a pauper's grave in Winslow, Arizona. The local historic preservation commissioner has made it her mission to unearth the identities of roughly 600 people buried there and help their descendants reconnect with a lost part of their history. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath them.


Military officials in Massachusetts: Pilot died in F-15 jet crash in Virginia mountains

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:23
WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Military officials in Massachusetts: Pilot died in F-15 jet crash in Virginia mountains.

Shell Submits a Plan for New Exploration of Alaskan Arctic Oil

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:22
The company, which had experienced setbacks in its efforts in recent years, said it had not yet made a final decision on whether to drill next summer.