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Mega Millions jackpot goes to winner in NY after $321M drawing

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:36

Mega Millions jackpot goes to winner in NY after $321M drawingOne lucky person in New York won the $321 million Mega Millions jackpot, the eighth-largest prize in the game's history.


Seahawks 12th Fan of the Week: England's Andy Donnelly roots from afar

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:31
%%%9e3295c0f10c242138954f301bc1f3ef%%%The Seattle Times will highlight a 12th Fan of the Week throughout the season. Each fan will predict the outcome of the next Seahawks game against a Seattle celebrity and Times reporters and columnists.
Categories: Sports Center

Detainee brought from Afghanistan to US for trial

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:31
A Russian member of the Taliban made his first appearance in a federal court in Virginia on Tuesday, marking the first time a military detainee from Afghanistan has been brought to the U.S. for trial.

Kyle Seager’s Gold Glove underlines Mariners’ all-around growth

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:27
Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager was honored as the AL’s top-fielding third baseman in 2014 after earning All-Star honors.

US stocks gain as oil price rebounds from low

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:19

The facade of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. European stock markets bounced back Wednesday Nov. 5, 2014 from the sell-off triggered by lower growth forecasts. Asian shares mostly fell and oil plumbed fresh lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks gained in midday trading as energy prices stabilized and following the completion of the midterm elections that saw Republicans take control of the Senate.


New York socialite guilty of manslaughter in death of autistic son

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:19
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A wealthy New York socialite accused of killing her 8-year-old autistic son in a posh Manhattan hotel room was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter on Wednesday, said prosecutors, who had sought a second-degree murder conviction. Gigi Jordan, a self-made millionaire and former pharmaceutical executive, faces a sentence of up to 25 years for the 2010 poisoning death of son, Jude Mirra. "Gigi Jordan showed no mercy to her son, and should receive none at the time of her sentencing," Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said in a statement. ...

White Pass - 11/5/2014 8:07:23 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:17
White Pass US12
11/5/2014 8:07:23 AM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining, areas of fog

Satus Pass - 11/5/2014 8:12:13 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:17
Satus Pass US97
11/5/2014 8:12:13 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 - 11/5/2014 8:02:09 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:17
Stevens Pass US2
11/5/2014 8:02:09 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 11/5/2014 8:04:25 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:17
Blewett Pass US97
11/5/2014 8:04:25 AM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/5/2014 8:01:00 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:17
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/5/2014 8:01:00 AM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet. Construction is still in progress from milepost 56 to milepost 61 near the summit. Drivers may experience delays due to lane closures and intermittent rolling slowdowns.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Judge orders Kansas to let gay couples marry

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:16
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Kansas to allow same-sex couples to marry pending the outcome of a lawsuit challenging the state's ban, but he delayed enforcement of his order until next week to give the state time to appeal.

Free of Ebola, Nurse’s Aide Is Released From Madrid Hospital

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:15
María Teresa Romero Ramos, 44, was found to be infected with the virus after treating a Spanish missionary who had returned from West Africa with the disease.






New Outside Groups Prove Worth to Conservative Donors

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:14
The election was a life-or-death moment for the “super PACs” and political nonprofit groups that helped the party defeat Democrats across the country.

Gap expanding quickly in Asia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:08
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gap Inc. has announced plans to expand quickly in Asia as it tries to tap into growing demand there.

Beyond the Midterms: Lessons for Obama’s Final Two Years From Reagan, Clinton and Bush

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:04
The historical record shows intriguing possibilities for pragmatic action if President Obama can put aside his policy priorities.

Ukraine to halt subsidies to rebel-held areas

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:03
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine will freeze budget subsidies for the eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists, the prime minister announced Wednesday — a move that could worsen the already grievous economic conditions there.

Washington, D.C., voters OK legal pot, but congressional hurdles remain

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:02

DC Cannabis Campaign sign is seen with other signs in WashingtonBy Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - District of Columbia voters have overwhelmingly approved legalizing marijuana, but pot smokers in the U.S. capital still need congressional approval before they can legally light up. Washington voters passed Initiative 71, 65 percent to 28 percent on Tuesday, joining Oregon and Alaska in victories that add fuel to the pot legalization movement. But Congress, which has constitutional oversight of the U.S. capital city, can disapprove a measure within a review period of 30 business days. ...


John Hickenlooper Wins Second Term as Colorado Governor

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:02
The Democratic governor appeared to have clinched a razor-thin win over his Republican challenger, Bob Beauprez.