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Tesla factory near Reno is bet old Nevada will meet the new

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:53

Electrician Scronce carries conduits at the construction site of a battery systems plant at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in McCarran, NevadaBy Sharon Bernstein RENO Nevada (Reuters) - Lance Gilman bounced his white GMC truck up a hill in the high desert country east of Reno, Nevada, and paused at the top to survey his property. Spread out below lay the 165-square-mile Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, about five times the area of Manhattan. "There's a tsunami coming in," Gilman said, referring to the businesses, developers and workers he envisions occupying the place some day. ...


Man barricaded in Chicago-area business makes bomb threat: reports

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:52
(Reuters) - A man barricaded himself inside a Chicago suburban pasta company on Thursday and told police he had an explosive device, according to local media reports. The man is an employee of Rana Meal Solutions in Bartlett, a Chicago suburb about 33 miles northwest of Chicago, and is refusing to cooperate with police, according to the Chicago Tribune. Neither Bartlett police nor a Rana representative was immediately available for comment. (Reporting by Mary Wisniewski)

Taliban kill three in Kabul attack

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:46
At least three people are killed when a Taliban suicide bomber attacks an Afghan army bus in Kabul, the fourth such attack since Monday.
Categories: BBC World News

AP NewsBreak: Mine safety violations down

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:45
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of chronic safety violators among mine operators has fallen sharply in recent years, according to government figures released Thursday.

White Pass - 10/2/2014 7:42:26 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:39
White Pass US12
10/2/2014 7:42:26 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 10/2/2014 7:41:30 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:39
Satus Pass US97
10/2/2014 7:41:30 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 10/2/2014 7:44:57 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:39
Stevens Pass US2
10/2/2014 7:44:57 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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 10/2/2014 7:55:11 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:39
Blewett Pass US97
10/2/2014 7:55:11 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 10/2/2014 7:48:41 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:39
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/2/2014 7:48:41 AM

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:
Rock blasting scheduled 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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Saudis play down Hajj Ebola concerns

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:36
Two million Muslims begin the annual, five-day Hajj pilgrimage, with Saudi Arabia playing down concern of Ebola infection.
Categories: BBC World News

Doors open to Cranford author's home

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:35
The house of Cranford author Elizabeth Gaskell is opening its doors after a £2.5m refurbishment that has returned it to the style of the writer's era.
Categories: BBC World News

Nearly 3 years prison for Ponzi schemer ex-partner

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:34
MIAMI (AP) — A former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison after pleading guilty to a conspiracy charge.

Fiat boss adds to EU car market gloom

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:33
Sergio Marchionne, the head of Fiat-Chrysler car group, says Ford's profit warning this week has sent shockwaves through the industry.
Categories: BBC World News

Boston Herald apologizes for Obama 'watermelon' cartoon

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:29
BOSTON (Reuters) - The Boston Herald has apologized for an editorial cartoon about the recent White House security breaches featuring U.S. President Barack Obama that made a watermelon reference. The cartoon, which appeared on Wednesday, depicted Obama brushing his teeth while an unidentified man, presumably an intruder, sits in a bathtub behind him asking, "Have you tried the new watermelon-flavored toothpaste?" A historic U.S. racist stereotype held that black people are particularly fond of watermelons. Obama is the United States' first black president. ...

Israel urged to silence net activist

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:22
The Israeli authorities are urged to shut down the internet account of an activist in the country who is accused of harassing French reporters.
Categories: BBC World News

Ebola nurse tells of virus 'horror'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:21
The British nurse who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone calls for action to stop the "horror and the misery" he witnessed there.
Categories: BBC World News

2 troopers injured in search for Eric Frein

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:14

2 troopers injured in search for Eric FreinState police say two troopers have suffered injuries while searching for the fugitive suspected of ambushing a northeastern Pennsylvania barracks.


Tension at HK government offices

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:14
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong surround key government buildings in the territory, as police warn they will "decisively uphold the law".
Categories: BBC World News

State police: 2 troopers in Frein search injured

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:13

2 troopers injured in search for Eric FreinState police say two troopers have suffered injuries while searching for the fugitive suspected of ambushing a northeastern Pennsylvania barracks.


Ship identified in Franklin search

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:11
A shipwreck recently found in north Canada is identified as HMS Erebus - lost in Sir John Franklin's famous Victorian-era Northwest Passage voyage.
Categories: BBC World News