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VIDEO: Victims treated after Afghan blast

BBC World News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 06:08
Many children were among a crowd watching a volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday when a suicide bomber struck killing at least 50.
Categories: BBC World News

University of Delaware releases statement on student killed in crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 06:08

University of Delaware releases statement on student killed in crashOne person is dead and two others are in critical condition after a collision in Bear, Delaware.


Iran nuclear talks thrown lifeline, but time running short

BBC World News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 06:04
Facing a last-gasp chance for Iran nuclear deal, says Jeremy Bowen
Categories: BBC World News

US Steel to build new headquarters in Pittsburgh

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 06:04

This artist rendering provided Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 by United States Steel, Corp., depicts a proposed building that the company announced would become its company's world headquarters in Pittsburgh. The building would be part of the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins’ redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site. It would replace the current headquarters in the 64-story U.S. Steel Tower, downtown Pittsburgh's highest building. (AP Photo/United States Steel, Corp.)PITTSBURGH (AP) — United States Steel Corp. announced Monday it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL's Penguins.


Glass shattering? Flournoy tops Pentagon shortlist

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:59

FILE - This Dec. 7, 2011 file photo shows former U.S. Defense Undersecretary Michele Flournoy, preparing for a bilateral meeting in Beijing, China. Flournoy, formerly the Pentagon's policy chief and among President Obama's more hawkish advisers, could be in line to become the first woman to lead the U.S. military after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)WASHINGTON (AP) — Michele Flournoy, formerly the Pentagon's policy chief and among President Barack Obama's more hawkish advisers, could be in line to become the first woman to lead the U.S. military after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation.


Oregon police told to remove altered badge images backing Ferguson officer

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:58
By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Portland's police chief ordered three officers on Monday to remove an image of the Oregon city's police badge from their Facebook pages that had been altered to show support for a policeman who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. "I was alerted to these images this morning and immediately ordered their removal through the officers' chain of command. The image displayed does not represent this organization and was very inflammatory in nature," Police Chief Mike Reese said in a statement. ...

Teens punished for prank on autistic classmate

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:58
CLEVELAND (AP) — Three teens who admitted to dumping urine, tobacco and spit on a 15-year-old autistic classmate during an ice bucket prank were ordered Monday to do community service and write apology letters to the victim and his family.

Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:56
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed America's highest civilian honor on trailblazers in the arts, sports and politics, along with a couple of entertainers who are among his personal favorites.

2 teenage victims named in Cleveland home shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:55
CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two teenagers killed in shootings at a Cleveland home where a pregnant woman and her fetus also were killed.

Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:44

FILE - In this file Feb. 11, 2014 image from video released by the City of Ferguson, Mo., is officer Darren Wilson at a city council meeting in Ferguson. A grand jury said Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 that it has reached a decision about whether to indict Wilsoin in the shooting death of Michael Brown, according to a lawyer for Brown's family. (AP Photo/City of Ferguson)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer in August — a death that stirred weeks of violent unrest in the St. Louis suburb.


Timeline: Ferguson, Missouri police shooting and investigation

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:43
(Reuters) - A St. Louis County grand jury has reached a decision in the investigation into the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by white Ferguson, Missouri, policeman Darren Wilson in August, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office said on Monday. The decision will be disclosed later on Monday. A timeline on the shooting and investigation follows. Aug. 9 - While driving a police SUV, Wilson encounters Brown and a friend of Brown walking down the street about midday. ...

Storm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:42
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations.

Son sought after woman run over, killed in Maine

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:40
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Police say a man has run over and killed his mother in Maine and taken off, possibly out of state.

White Pass - 11/24/2014 12:23:15 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:40
White Pass US12
11/24/2014 12:23:15 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 11/24/2014 12:35:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:40
Satus Pass US97
11/24/2014 12:35:07 PM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, frost in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 11/24/2014 12:27:45 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:40
Stevens Pass US2
11/24/2014 12:27:45 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush, and ice in places on the roadway.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 11/24/2014 12:34:35 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:40
Blewett Pass US97
11/24/2014 12:34:35 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Slush and ice in places on the roadway

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/24/2014 12:38:47 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:40
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/24/2014 12:38:47 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

1 of 3 victims from FSU shooting is paralyzed

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:39
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In the frantic moments at the Florida State University campus library last week, bullets struck 21-year-old student Farhan "Ronny" Ahmed three times, including a shot that severely damaged his spine and left him paralyzed from the waist down, his sister said on Monday.