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Taliban Stage Attacks on Day After Afghanistan and U.S. Sign Security Deal

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:51
The strikes on military transport vehicles killed seven Afghan soldiers and wounded nearly 20 others, officials said.

Health officials see low risk of Ebola on flights

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:50

It's not contagious if an infected person has no symptoms.

       

Italy cuts MP's barbers' pay to 99K

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:34
The Italian parliament's barbers are having their top pay cut to "only" 99,000 euros (£77,000) to save costs.
Categories: BBC World News

General Mills plans to cut about 700 to 800 jobs

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:33
NEW YORK (AP) — General Mills plans to cut approximately 700 to 800 jobs, the second time it's trimmed its work force in a month, as the food company adjusts for a shift by U.S. consumers away from boxed or frozen meals.

Wife of slain Los Angeles-area mayor released

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:31
The wife suspected of shooting and killing the mayor of a Los Angeles County city has been released after hours of questioning, authorities said.

Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeons

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:31
The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks.

Falcon has cataract surgery, gets new lenses

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:31
A falcon in New Hampshire has undergone eye surgery to remove cataracts and has received new synthetic lenses.

Moet bets on bubbly in China with sparkling winery

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:30

In this Aug. 28, 2014 photo, a worker harvests grapes at the Moet Hennessy’s Chandon winery plantation in Yongning County in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. France’s Moet Hennessy is betting on China’s taste for bubbly with the launch of sales this month by the first foreign-owned Chinese winery devoted to sparkling wine. China’s appetite for Western-style wines has boomed in the past two decades, though the favorite still is red, a color associated with health and good luck. (AP Photo/Helene Franchineau)YONGNING COUNTY, China (AP) — France's Moet Hennessy is betting on China's taste for bubbly with the launch of sales this month by the first foreign-owned Chinese winery devoted to sparkling wine.


Texas girl taken by mom 12 years ago rescued in Mexico

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:30

Sabrina was rescued in a secret mission near Mexico City and returned to the U.S.

       

Jury deliberations begin in loud-music killing retrial

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:28

Michael Dunn is being retried on first-degree murder charges in the death of Jordan Davis.

       

ArtsBeat: Political Cameos on ‘The Good Wife’? Donna Brazile Likes Them.

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:26
After a critic took issue with political cameos on “The Good Wife,” the Democratic strategist begged to differ.

White Pass - 10/1/2014 3:56:01 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:25
White Pass US12
10/1/2014 3:56:01 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 - 10/1/2014 3:46:13 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:25
Satus Pass US97
10/1/2014 3:46:13 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 - 10/1/2014 3:57:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:25
Stevens Pass US2
10/1/2014 3:57:14 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 - 10/1/2014 3:47:21 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:25
Blewett Pass US97
10/1/2014 3:47:21 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 - 10/1/2014 3:45:29 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:25
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/1/2014 3:45:29 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 Wednesday and 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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Dallas doc is voice of reason at Ebola hospital

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:22

Veteran obstetrician calms fears of pregnant patients worried about deadly virus.

       

Counterfeit Xbox One makers charged

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:21
Five men accused of being part of a hacking ring that stole pre-release video games and put a prototype Xbox One on sale have been charged.
Categories: BBC World News

Lancaster signs England deal to 2020

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:18
Stuart Lancaster's contract as England head coach is extended until 2020 by the Rugby Football Union.
Categories: BBC World News

A Leader Squeezed by the Streets, and by Beijing

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:11
Leung Chun-ying is the man on whom China is relying to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong. He has also become a main target of the protest.