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White House fence jumper pleads not guilty in September 19 breach

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:31

New River Regional Jail booking photo of Omar GonzalezBy Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Iraq war veteran accused in the September 19 breach of the White House pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in federal court. The court ordered a mental competency review for Omar Gonzalez, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, but defense lawyers opposed the evaluation. Gonzalez's lawyer, David Bos, said his client was mentally competent and did not need an evaluation. He said he has become increasingly confident in his client's competency. Gonzalez was captured inside the White House on Sept. ...


Huskies morning links: Attendance down across college football

WA Huskies - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:31
The Huskies are practicing now inside Husky Stadium and will have their final media availability of the week afterward. We'll have updates and videos from that shortly.
Categories: Sports Center

Texas court upholds dismissal of ex-House leader DeLay's convictions

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:30
By Amanda Orr (Reuters) - A Texas court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of money-laundering and conspiracy convictions against former U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Tom DeLay. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals found that another state appeals court had correctly overturned DeLay's 2010 convictions, finding insufficient evidence against him in September 2013. ...

White Pass - 10/1/2014 11:51:52 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:28
White Pass US12
10/1/2014 11:51:52 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 11:59:23 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:28
Satus Pass US97
10/1/2014 11:59:23 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 11:49:52 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:28
Stevens Pass US2
10/1/2014 11:49:52 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 11:56:03 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:28
Blewett Pass US97
10/1/2014 11:56:03 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 11:43:24 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:28
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/1/2014 11:43:24 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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The North Korean ex-pat entrepreneurs

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:27
The North Korean defectors setting up firms in the South
Categories: BBC World News

Burger King, ex-soldier at odds over needle claim

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:23
HONOLULU (AP) — The former soldier suing Burger King because he swallowed needles in a sandwich said he didn't return to Hawaii for a settlement conference because he had to work and his lawyers say the corporation hasn't taken negotiations seriously.

U.S. parents who ferried children to Cuba agree to jail time

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:19

Joshua Hakken and his wife Sharyn stand inside a building at the Marina Hemingway complex in HavanaBy Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A U.S. couple face a decade or longer in jail after pleading guilty this week to kidnapping their two young sons in Florida last year, then fleeing by sailboat to Cuba with the family dog. In a deal that spared them additional federal or state charges, Sharyn and Joshua Hakken, who had lost custody of their sons after a drug arrest in Louisiana, admitted on Tuesday to kidnapping the boys, then ages 4 and 2, their attorneys said. The couple, both engineers, believed they had uncovered a government conspiracy, attorneys said. ...


River body confirmed as missing Alice

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:18
A body found in a west London river is that of missing Alice Gross, the Metropolitan Police confirm.
Categories: BBC World News

Secret Service Director to Resign

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:18
Julia Pierson has been rocked by serious allegations that her agents and officers have not been performing their primary job competently.






Lord Hill faces second 'EU grilling'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:11
The UK's candidate to join the European Commission, Lord Hill, is summoned to a second hearing of MEPs to assess his suitability for the job.
Categories: BBC World News

Seahawks Daily Top 10: One last day off before the grind hits

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:01
We;ll begin with a reminder that the Seahawks are taking today off as their one mandated player day off for the week. It falls on Wednesday instead of Tuesday with the game this week on a Monday instead of Sunday. The Seahawks will be back Thursday for what would be a usual Wednesday-type practice,
Categories: Sports Center

England stars 'treated like babies'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:00
England's players are suffering because they are not trusted to behave like grown-ups, according to Rio Ferdinand.
Categories: BBC World News

Chef Renee Erickson’s cookbook mixes beauty, practicality | Books for Cooks

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 03:00
We recommend Renee Erickson’s new book, “A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus,” along with a recipe of hers for pickled turnips.

Fire chars aviation supplier’s factory in Fremont

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 02:57
A fire in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood caused several million dollars of damage to a manufacturing building and prompted efforts to contain chemical runoff.

Why the bond market is more fragile than you think

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 02:55
A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds.

3 teens arrested in L.A. suspected of Capitol Hill carjacking

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 02:54
Three teens arrested in a stolen car in Los Angeles on Tuesday night may be connected to a recent carjacking on Capitol Hill, Seattle police say.