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Hope fades for missing S Korea ship

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:23
Hopes fade of finding 52 sailors missing from a South Korean trawler off Russia after at least one empty lifeboat is found.
Categories: BBC World News

Hope fades for missing S Korea ship

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:23
Hopes fade of finding 52 sailors missing from a South Korean trawler off Russia after at least one empty lifeboat is found.
Categories: BBC World News

Santa wars? Google, NORAD trackers square off

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:21

Both online sites allow you to follow Santa's flight on Dec. 24.

       

FBI looking into hack of Sony Pictures' computers

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:20
The FBI has confirmed it is investigating a recent hacking attack at Sony Pictures Entertainment, which caused major internal computer problems at the film studio last week.

Jurors to hear Steve Jobs testimony at Apple trial

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:20
After nearly a decade in legal wrangling, a billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over Apple's iPod music players heads to trial on Tuesday in a California federal court. A key witness will be none other than the company's legendary late founder Steve Jobs, who will be heard in a videotaped deposition.

Stock markets kept in check by doubts over growth

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:20
World stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday but gains were kept in check by a cloudy outlook for the global economy.

Hands-up gesture animates Ferguson protests

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:20
Five St. Louis Rams players entered the football field with their hands raised. A day later, people walked out of work or school showing the same gesture of solidarity with Ferguson protesters.

A glance at developments in Ferguson

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:20
A phone conversation between a St. Louis Rams executive and a county police chief was intended to ease tensions after five players held their hands up during pregame introductions in a show of solidarity with Ferguson protesters.

Obama to urge Congress to loosen purse strings for Ebola fight

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:16

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks next to Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain (L) as he hosts a meeting with his Ebola response team in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in WashingtonBy Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday will press Congress to approve $6.18 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and prepare U.S. hospitals to handle future cases. Most of the request is aimed at the immediate response to the disease at home and abroad. But the package also includes $1.5 billion in contingency funds - money that could become a target if lawmakers decide to trim the bill. "That is the part of the package that is most at risk," said Sam Worthington, president of InterAction, an alliance of U.S. ...


US businessman jailed in Russia over broken window

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:16
Last year, he tried to bring former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow to Moscow to play for his American football team. Now American businessman Mike Zaltsman sits in a crowded jail cell, accused of breaking a window.

Video shows Indian sisters fight back against harassers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:14

A video of two sisters fighting back against their harassers has gone viral in India.

       

Florida high court to consider extension of self-defense gun law

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:10
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - An appeal before the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday could shift the burden of proof for the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law, relieving gun owners of a legal duty to prove self-defense when they brandish weapons in violent confrontations. If the high court sides with Jared Bretherick, who was charged with aggravated assault for pointing a pistol at a man in a road-rage incident, the burden of proof would be shifted to prosecutors to show that a defendant claiming the law’s protection did not act in self-defense. ...

Top American Human Rights Official to Return to Bahrain

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:10
Nearly five months after being told to leave, Tom Malinowski will travel to Bahrain with the assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs, officials said.






White Pass - 12/2/2014 12:42:26 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:10
White Pass US12
12/2/2014 12:42:26 AM

Temperature: 18 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway mostly bare and dry

Weather:
clear skies

Satus Pass - 12/2/2014 12:41:30 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:10
Satus Pass US97
12/2/2014 12:41:30 AM

Temperature: 16 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet, snow and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 12/2/2014 12:44:57 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:09
Stevens Pass US2
12/2/2014 12:44:57 AM

Temperature: 18 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow, frost, and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 12/2/2014 12:55:11 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:09
Blewett Pass US97
12/2/2014 12:55:11 AM

Temperature: 16 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway has frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 12/2/2014 12:48:41 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:09
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
12/2/2014 12:48:41 AM

Temperature: 18 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry,ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

W.Va. shooter's victims: Ex-girlfriend, her boyfriends

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:08

Jody Hunt was found dead of an apparent suicide hours after allegedly killing four people.

       

Neglected, dying dog gets epic send-off

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 18:08

Butch, a Boston terrier, found a family and celebrated Thanksgiving in his final few days.