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Sister of accused Boston Marathon bombers pleads not guilty to bomb threat

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:26
By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - The sister of the accused Boston Marathon bombers pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges she made a threatening phone call to a woman, telling her she could "put a bomb where you live." Aliana Tsarnaev, 24, sister of Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was arraigned on two counts of aggravated harassment in the second degree, a misdemeanor, in state Supreme Court in Manhattan. Bail was set at $5,000 with the condition that she have no contact with the alleged victim. If convicted, she faces a maximum penalty of up to a year in jail. ...

Charges Are Dropped, and the Secret Identity of an Accuser Is Sought

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:25
Kenneth Creighton was jailed for five years pending trial in a 2006 shooting. Now he is asking that the name of the informant be revealed, but lawyers for New York City have resisted.

White Pass - 9/30/2014 7:26:16 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:16
White Pass US12
9/30/2014 7:26:16 AM

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 - 9/30/2014 7:37:43 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:16
Satus Pass US97
9/30/2014 7:37:43 AM

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 - 9/30/2014 7:24:57 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:16
Stevens Pass US2
9/30/2014 7:24:57 AM

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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Blewett Pass - 9/30/2014 7:27:37 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:16
Blewett Pass US97
9/30/2014 7:27:37 AM

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 - 9/30/2014 7:30:17 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:16
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/30/2014 7:30:17 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday through Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

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Transgender teacher who fought school boards dies

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:15

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, file photograph, Lily McBeth, a transgender woman, sits in her home in Tuckerton, N.J. McBeth, a teacher whose battles with school boards in conservative areas of New Jersey made her a reluctant symbol of the transgender rights movement, died Sept. 24, 2014, according to her daughter. McBeth was 80. (AP Photo/Mary Godleski, File)LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — Lily McBeth, the teacher whose battles with school boards in conservative areas of New Jersey made her a reluctant symbol of the transgender rights movement, has died. She was 80.


Muslim NFL player's 'prayer penalty'

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:13
US Kansas City Chiefs NFL player Husain Abdullah is penalised after celebrating a touchdown by sliding on his knees and praying.
Categories: BBC World News

Confederate's grave has wrong name; VA won't fix

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:58
ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — A descendant of a Confederate soldier who died in a Civil War prison camp in New York says the wrong name is on his gravestone, and the Department of Veterans Affairs won't fix it.

City Room: New York Today: The Living Wage Law Expands

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:50
Tuesday: A big move for the mayor, scattered sprinkles, and rescue animals get a cardinal’s blessing.






DealBook: Johnson & Johnson to Buy Biotech Company Alios BioPharma

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:50
The $1.75 billion deal for Alios BioPharma, which is working on treatments for viral diseases, is the first acquisition in some time for Johnson & Johnson.

Nicki Minaj to host MTV Europe Music Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:48

Nicky MinajOn Tuesday MTV announced that American rapper Nicki Minaj will lead the festivities at the annual MTV EMA event, taking place November 9.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Maine police searching for fake cops after marijuana robbery

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:48
By Dave Sherwood AUGUSTA Maine (Reuters) - Police are searching for three armed men who dressed as law enforcement officers to steal medical marijuana plants from a licensed grower in the small central Maine town of Winterport. Wearing outfits bearing a 'sheriff' insignia, American flag patches and tactical vests with the 'SWAT' logo, which real police said were widely sold online, normally to buyers seeking Halloween costumes, the three men stormed the grower's backyard garden on Sunday and were caught on surveillance video. ...

Chiefs break Seahawks' Guinness noise record

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:40
Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest outdoor venue in sports.

Afghanistan and U.S. Sign Long-Awaited Security Pact

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:40
Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year.






Digital Medical Records Become Common, but Sharing Remains Challenging

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:40
Doctors and hospital executives are expressing frustration that high expense and technical difficulties inhibit a major goal of the Affordable Care Act — disseminating medical information electronically.

Treasury targets those tied to Pakistan extremists

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:38
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is taking action against individuals and networks linked to two terrorist groups based in Pakistan.

VIDEO: 'I hid from boulders as volcano erupted'

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:37
A mountain guide who was on Mount Ontake when it erupted speaks about the moment it exploded without warning.
Categories: BBC World News

Ride-Sharing Regulation: Uber Improves Life, Economists Agree

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:37
Ride-sharing services’ competition with taxi firms is good for consumer welfare, leading experts unanimously answered in a survey.