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SUV collides with DART bus in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:49

SUV collides with DART bus in WilmingtonWilmington Police are investigating an accident involving a DART Bus and an SUV Friday afternoon.


Jail looms for mom who fled with son to fight circumcision

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:45
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman fighting the circumcision of her son has fled with the boy and will face imprisonment for contempt if she doesn't allow the surgery to proceed.

Problems arise for state efforts to curb campus sex assaults

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:40

In this Feb. 24, 2014 photo, University of Iowa junior Patrick Took gathers with other demonstrators during a rape and violence awareness rally on the Big Ten school's campus in Iowa City, Iowa. In 2015, lawmakers in several states are seeking to address the high-profile problem of sexual assaults on college campuses, but their bills have encountered criticisms and legal complexities. Among the contentious measures, some are viewed as infringing on victims’ rights and others as too favorable to accused students. (AP Photo/Iowa City Press-Citizen, David Scrivner)Lawmakers in several states are seeking to address the high-profile problem of sexual assaults on college campuses, but their bills have encountered criticism and legal complexities. Among the contentious measures, some are viewed as infringing on victims' rights and others as too favorable to accused students.


White Pass - 3/6/2015 10:01:00 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:34
White Pass US12
3/6/2015 10:01:00 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Partly cloudy skies

Satus Pass - 3/6/2015 10:10:21 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:34
Satus Pass US97
3/6/2015 10:10:21 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 3/6/2015 10:10:01 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:34
Stevens Pass US2
3/6/2015 10:10:01 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Los Angeles, police union strike pay agreement: Los Angeles Times

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:34
(Reuters) - Los Angeles city officials and its police union took a step toward ending a lengthy and often tense labor dispute by reaching a tentative pay agreement on Friday that would grant raises in the last three years of a four-year contract, according to the Los Angeles Times. Full details of the agreement, reached after months of failed talks, were not immediately available, and it still must be ratified by a majority of city's roughly 9,900 police officers and the city council, the newspaper said. (Reporting by Jim Christie; Editing by Diane Craft)

Blewett Pass - 3/6/2015 10:04:25 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:34
Blewett Pass US97
3/6/2015 10:04:25 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry with frost and ice in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/6/2015 10:02:09 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:34
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/6/2015 10:02:09 AM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Clear skies

US adds 295,000 jobs in February

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:29
The US economy adds 295,000 jobs in February, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% from 5.7%, Labor Department figures show.
Categories: BBC World News

'Black Madam' finishes testimony in murder trial

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:25

'Black Madam' finishes testimony in murder trialA Gothic hip-hop artist finished testifying Friday in her cosmetic-surgery murder trial but not before she asked to say something more to the jury.


Accused Boston bomber's lawyers gamble with guilt admission: experts

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:22

A courtroom sketch shows accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev during his trial at the federal courthouse in BostonBy Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - When they admitted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's role in the Boston Marathon bombing, his lawyers acknowledged that he will almost certainly spend the rest of his life behind bars. Tsarnaev's defense team opened his trial this week by bluntly admitting that the 21-year-old defendant and his older brother planted the twin bombs that killed three people and injured 264 on April 15, 2013, and three days later fatally shot a police officer as they tried to flee the city.


Ethics reviews come amid ties between police chiefs, Taser

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:21
Two big cities are reviewing their ethics policies after The Associated Press reported on how their police chiefs were closely linked to a company that won contracts to supply officers with body cameras.

5th Wesleyan student arrested in club drug overdoses

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:19

This booking photo provided by the Middletown Police Department shows Wesleyan University student Abhimanyu Janamanchi, 21, of Rockville, Md., arrested Friday, March 6, 2015, on drug charges stemming from on-campus overdoses that sent a dozen people to the hospital the weekend of Feb. 22. (AP Photo/Middletown Police Department)MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A fifth Wesleyan University student was arrested Friday in the investigation into a rash of on-campus drug overdoses that sent a dozen people to the hospital.


BNSF rerouting oil trains in Illinois after Thursday derailment

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:18
NEW YORK (Reuters) - BNSF is rerouting oil trains after an explosive derailment near Galena, Illinois on Thursday, according to Galena City Administrator Mark Moran. Some of the train cars remained on fire on Friday, Moran said, and it was unclear when shipments would restart along the line. (Reporting By Edward McAllister; Editing by Chris Reese)

Snowden yearns for Switzerland move

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:14
The fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden tells a Swiss audience he would love to get asylum in Switzerland.
Categories: BBC World News

Jury convicts Maine man in social media killing of teen girl

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:12

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2015 file photo, Assistant Attorney Gen. Donald Macomber hold up a picture of Nichole Cable during opening arguments on the first day of Kyle Dube's trial in Bangor, Maine, where he was charged in Cable's 2013 kidnapping and murder. After less than an hour of deliberation, a jury convicted Dube Friday, March 6, 2015, of using a bogus Facebook profile to lure Cable to her death in a botched plot to look like a hero. (AP Photo/The Bangor Daily News, Gabor Degre, Pool, File)BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine man was convicted Friday of using a bogus Facebook profile to lure a 15-year-old girl to her death in a botched plot to look like a hero.


C.I.A. to Be Overhauled to Fight Modern Threats

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:10
The C.I.A. director, John O. Brennan, said the restructuring of the 67-year-old agency would improve its success against modern global threats.






TV election debates 'will go ahead'

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:06
Broadcasters say they will proceed with plans for three TV election debates, despite David Cameron saying he will only take part in one.
Categories: BBC World News

UN approves resolution condemning use of chlorine in Syria

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:04
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Friday approved a United States-drafted resolution that condemns the use of toxic chemicals such as chlorine in Syria without assigning blame, while threatening militarily enforced action in the case of further violations.