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Exhumed Myanmar journalist 'beaten'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:52
A Burmese freelance journalist killed in army custody may have been beaten before he died, reports say.
Categories: BBC World News

EU budget audit: 7bn euros misspent

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:50
European Union auditors say the EU misspent about €7bn (£5.5bn) last year - that is, 4.7% of its annual budget.
Categories: BBC World News

Day in pictures: 5 November 2014

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:38
A selection of news images from around the world
Categories: BBC World News

Mom posts sunny video a year before son tossed off bridge

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:37
A mother accused of throwing her son to his death from an Oregon bridge posted cheery videos on YouTube nearly a year ago of her 6-year-old boy holding a stuffed toy lion while tossing coins in a fountain to make a wish.

VIDEO: Lebanese fear attacks from Syria

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:35
There is a growing fear that the conflict in neighbouring Syria will spill over into Lebanon, and that has left some communities taking up arms themselves.
Categories: BBC World News

US state of Oregon votes to legalize marijuana

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:32
        PORTLAND, Oregon --- Voters in the northwestern state of Oregon and the Washington capital district approved ballot measures Tuesday allowing the recreational use of marijuana by adults, elating legalization activists who hope to extend their winning streak across the United States.   Oregon will join the company of Colorado and Washington state, where voters approved the recreational ...

VIDEO: Spanish Ebola nurse discharged

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:28
The Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola outside of West Africa was cheered into a press conference after being discharged from hospital.
Categories: BBC World News

Brittney Griner cut in knife attack

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:18
WNBA star Brittney Griner was cut on the elbow by a man in a knife attack in China but didn't need to go to the hospital, her agent told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

First Draft: Today in Politics

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:18
Republicans won the Senate, padded their majority in the House and added to their numbers among the nation’s governors.

White Pass - 11/5/2014 4:03:13 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:16
White Pass US12
11/5/2014 4:03:13 AM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 11/5/2014 4:05:23 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:16
Satus Pass US97
11/5/2014 4:05:23 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 - 11/5/2014 4:14:47 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:16
Stevens Pass US2
11/5/2014 4:14:47 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Blewett Pass - 11/5/2014 4:13:08 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:16
Blewett Pass US97
11/5/2014 4:13:08 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/5/2014 4:18:55 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:16
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/5/2014 4:18:55 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

Shots fired at police officers in Collingdale

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:10

Shots fired at police officers in CollingdaleAn officer is being treated for a hand injury after an exchange of gunfire involving police in Collingdale.


German police stage piracy raid

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:05
More than 400 police officers in Germany take part in a nationwide clampdown against piracy.
Categories: BBC World News

Pakistan 'blasphemy' deaths arrests

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:05
Pakistani police arrest at least 43 suspects in connection with Tuesday's killing of a Christian couple accused of desecrating the Koran.
Categories: BBC World News

Factbox: Republicans tighten grip on U.S. House of Representatives

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:02
By Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) - Republicans tightened their grip on the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday with a blizzard of victories over rival Democrats that also gave the party control of the Senate. With all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives up for election on Tuesday, Republicans expanded their majority amid dissatisfaction with President Barack Obama, whose approval ratings have dipped to 38 percent. Republicans, who currently control 233 out of 435 seats in the House, may pick up 10 or more once all votes are counted from Tuesday's balloting. ...

Jon Stewart Tells Maziar Bahari’s Story With ‘Rosewater’

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:00
With “Rosewater,” Jon Stewart directs a film about Maziar Bahari, a reporter imprisoned and tortured in 2009 in Iran shortly after the disputed election there.

Braving threats to bury Sierra Leone Ebola dead

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 20:59
Attacked by the living, haunted by the dead
Categories: BBC World News