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LAPD: Arrested protesters to be released by dinner

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:37

Los Angeles police officers stop traffic on the U.S. 101 near downtown Los Angeles after a small group of protesters, who sat down in a bus lane alongside the freeway, were arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. ince a grand jury's decision was announced Monday night, Nov. 24, not to indict a white Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, protesters in cities throughout the country have rallied behind the refrain "hands up, don't shoot," and drawn attention to other police killings. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says a total of nine people were arrested at the midmorning protest. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demonstrators who can't make bail after being arrested during Los Angeles protests linked to the Ferguson police shooting will be released in time for Thanksgiving dinner, police said Thursday.


Seahawks pre-game links and notes:

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:32
Happy Thanksgiving!

VfL Wolfsburg 0-2 Everton

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:24
Everton progress to the Europa League knockout stage after securing top spot in Group H with a 2-0 victory at Wolfsburg.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 11/27/2014 11:12:25 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:19
White Pass US12
11/27/2014 11:12:25 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Satus Pass - 11/27/2014 11:05:23 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:19
Satus Pass US97
11/27/2014 11:05:23 AM

Temperature: 50 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
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Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 11/27/2014 11:14:47 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:19
Stevens Pass US2
11/27/2014 11:14:47 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/27/2014 11:13:08 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:19
Blewett Pass US97
11/27/2014 11:13:08 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
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Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/27/2014 11:18:55 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:19
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/27/2014 11:18:55 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

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Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, areas of standing water

Weather:
Raining

Panel Details Plan to Give Scotland More Powers

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:19
Under new recommendations, the Scottish Parliament would set income tax rates and brackets, and the region would get a larger share of welfare spending and revenue from sales taxes.

Thanksgiving Day quotes

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:16
Happy Thanksgiving to all. Hopefully you enjoy some football, eat great food and have time with your family. But if you need some time away from the madness of the holiday, here is what local football players are saying about the playoffs.

Huskies hoops links: UW one of two unbeaten Pac-12 teams

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:01
There's just two unbeaten teams in the Pac-12: No.3 Arizona (6-0) and Washington (3-0).

Mosul residents: IS group cuts phones in Iraq city

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 04:01
Militants from the Islamic State group blocked all mobile phone networks in the largest Iraqi city they control, Mosul, accusing informants in the city of tipping off coalition forces to their whereabouts, residents told The Associated Press on Thursday.

Spots are filling up for Roche Harbor Salmon Classic Feb. 5-7

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 03:46
There are still 60 spots left for the Roche Harbor Salmon Classic Invitational held Feb. 5-7 on San Juan Island.

Huskies morning links: If Apple Cup comes down to a kick, UW has confidence in Cameron Van Winkle

WA Huskies - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 03:46
In his first season as the Huskies' place-kicker, Cameron Van Winkle is first in the Pac-12 Conference in converting 86 percent of his field goal tries. His 19 field goals (on 22 attempts) is tied for seventh in the nation and also ranks seventh in UW history.
Categories: Sports Center

At Macy’s Parade, Bands, Balloons and, This Thanksgiving, Protesters

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 03:40
Pockets of demonstrators marched intermittently along the route, protesting the grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, in Ferguson, Mo., in August.






OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 03:37

Secretary General of OPEC Abdalla Salem El-Badri of Libya speaks to journalists prior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. Expectations that the group would not cut output to support the market saw the global price of oil slump another US dollar 1.89 on Thursday to US dollar 75.86 a barrel, extending its losses since June, when it was as high as US dollar 115. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)VIENNA (AP) — Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely spiral even lower as a result.


White Pass - 11/27/2014 10:06:17 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 03:19
White Pass US12
11/27/2014 10:06:17 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Satus Pass - 11/27/2014 10:15:26 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 03:18
Satus Pass US97
11/27/2014 10:15:26 AM

Temperature: 50 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
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Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 11/27/2014 10:09:59 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 03:18
Stevens Pass US2
11/27/2014 10:09:59 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining