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Billy Elliot show tops UK box office

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:40
A special live screening of Billy Elliot the Musical Live tops the UK and Ireland box office taking £1.9m - making it the highest grossing event cinema release.
Categories: BBC World News

Ex-governor's pension unaffected by conviction

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:36
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland's state pension of nearly $53,000 a year will not be affected by his second felony conviction.

Recalculation boosts Kenyan economy

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:32
Kenya's economy is believed to be 25% larger than previously estimated following a change in the way its size is calculated.
Categories: BBC World News

Psych hospital nixes teen school stabbing suspect

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:30
UPPER ST. CLAIR, Pa. (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area psychiatric hospital has refused to treat a 16-year-old boy awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school in April.

Police: Woman killed while walking with daughter in Strawberry Mansion was targeted

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:25

 Woman killed while walking with daughter in Strawberry Mansion was targetedA woman was shot multiple times while out walking her dog with her teenage daughter in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.


L'Oreal halts travel to Hong Kong

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:23
French cosmetics giant L'Oreal bans its staff from travelling to Hong Kong until 6 October in response to the growing unrest in the city's streets.
Categories: BBC World News

Islamic State 'adapting to air strikes'

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:17
IS militants seem to be changing tactics after air strikes
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 9/30/2014 5:32:41 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:14
White Pass US12
9/30/2014 5:32:41 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 - 9/30/2014 5:33:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:14
Satus Pass US97
9/30/2014 5:33:00 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 - 9/30/2014 5:32:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:14
Stevens Pass US2
9/30/2014 5:32:40 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 - 9/30/2014 5:35:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:14
Blewett Pass US97
9/30/2014 5:35:27 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 - 9/30/2014 5:33:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:14
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/30/2014 5:33:30 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 Tuesday through 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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Shooing birds from bridge could cost millions

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:07

This 2012 photo released by the California Department of Transportation shows cormorant birds under the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Transportation officials are trying to move hundreds of double-crested cormorants and other birds that nest in the 10,000-foot-long steel structure, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/California Department of Transportation, William Hall) MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Efforts to relocate protected birds so the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge can be torn down could cost the state more than $30 million, a newspaper said Monday.


Bits Blog: Amazon Is Not Holding Back on Paul Ryan

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
The retailer is discouraging sales of Hachette titles. The 2012 Republican vice presidential candidate’s new book is an exception.






Falcon has cataract surgery, gets new lenses

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:59
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A falcon in New Hampshire has undergone eye surgery to remove cataracts and has received new synthetic lenses.

Pakistan plane video man sacked

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:57
A man who filmed passengers preventing Pakistan's former interior minister from boarding a plane for being late is sacked from his job.
Categories: BBC World News

Jim Gardner One-On-One with Philadelphia Orchestra's Yannick Nezet-Seguin

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:54

Jim Gardner One-On-One with Philadelphia Orchestra's Yannick Nezet-SeguinWe continue our One on One series, this time with one of the most extraordinary people I've met in a long time, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, the Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra.


Hong Kong leader in protest appeal

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:43
Hong Kong leader CY Leung urges pro-democracy protesters to "immediately" stop their campaign, as crowds bring areas to a standstill.
Categories: BBC World News

Tab for trucks Pentagon doesn't need could top $100M

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:41

Pentagon may end up spending more than $100 million to move unwanted vehicles

       

AP PHOTOS: Rush-hour keeps billions on the move

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:37

In this Sept. 18, 2014, photo, train commuters hold on to the front and side of an overcrowded passenger train in Soweto, South Africa. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)On packed subways and crowded highways, billions of people participate in a short-distance population shift twice a day: the rhythmic ritual of the daily commute to and from work.