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Sounders FC vs. Chivas USA, live chat

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 06:16
Join the conversation as the Sounders look to break a two-match losing streak against bottom-dwelling Chivas USA. Chat opens a few minutes before the 1 p.m. kickoff.

A Rare Arctic Land Sale Stirs Concerns in Norway

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 06:15
A Chinese businessman with deep pockets is looking to buy land in Norway, creating a frenzy of speculation about moves by China to gain a permanent foothold in the Arctic.

Man, 14-year-old boy die in New York state plane collision: police

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 06:14
By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - The pilot of a small plane and his 14-year-old passenger died on Saturday when their aircraft struck another plane and crashed during an event in upstate New York to introduce young people to aviation, officials said. A Cessna 172, single-engine plane, and a Searey amateur-built aircraft collided about 6 miles (10 kms) southeast of Buffalo-Lancaster Regional Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. The Cessna then crashed in a wooded area in Lancaster, police said. ...

Survivalist still on run 15 days after cop's death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 06:03

FBI along with various state police officers exit a wooded area at Buck Hill Falls in Barrett Township, Pa., where the search for Eric Frein continues Friday Sept 26, 2014. Frein is suspected of fatally shooting a state trooper and wounding another at the Blooming Grove state police barracks two weeks ago. (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Michael J. Mullen)CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities hunting for a survivalist suspected of killing a state trooper at a police barracks remained in the thick woods near his parents' house Saturday to further narrow down the search area more than two weeks after the ambush.


Garfield halts overnight trips; school criticized for handling of student-rape allegation

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 06:01
Garfield High School in Seattle has canceled overnight field trips until the school gets more guidance from district officials about chaperoning, permission forms and other policies.

13 escape Tenn. youth center despite new security

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:58

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2014 file photo, police work in front of the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center in Nashville, Tenn. Thirteen teenagers escaped overnight from the youth detention center in Nashville but all but one were recaptured within hours, authorities said Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, marking the latest of a rash of security breaches involving the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Security upgrades at a troubled youth detention center in Nashville were not enough to prevent 13 teenagers from escaping Friday, the second major breakout from the facility this month.


Maryland hospital to care for U.S. doctor exposed to Ebola in West Africa

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:55

Some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion is revealed in this undated handout colorized transmission electron micrographBy Jon Herskovitz (Reuters) - The U.S. National Institutes of Health plans to admit to one of its special observation wards an American physician exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone, it said on Saturday. The patient, who has not been identified, was expected to be admitted on Sunday to the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, for observation and to enroll in a clinical study, the institute said. ...


World leaders give their annual speeches at the UN

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:54

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, of India, addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders gathered Saturday for the fourth day of the annual ministerial meeting of the U.N. General Assembly to address the state of their countries and the world. Here are highlights from some of the newsworthy speakers:


VIDEO: DJ gig that became a political rally

BBC World News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:49
The DJ behind the soundtrack to Imran Khan's political campaign
Categories: BBC World News

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:47

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girlBill and Hillary Clinton are grandparents. The couple's daughter, Chelsea Clinton, has given birth to her first child, a daughter named Charlotte.


The Unrepentant Bootlegger

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:45
Hana Beshara was a founder of NinjaVideo, one of the most popular online sites for illegal TV and movie downloads. To the online community, she was its queen. To the government, she was simply a thief.

Volcano erupts in Japan; 7 missing, 40 injured

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:40

Volcano erupts in Japan; 7 missing, 40 injuredA volcano in central Japan erupted on Saturday, catching mountain climbers by surprise and stranding at least 40 injured people in areas that rescue workers have been unable to reach.


A rare Arctic land sale stirs concerns in Norway

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:39
Assurances have done little to calm a frenzy of speculation in Norway about China seeking a permanent foothold in the Arctic, a region of growing geopolitical and economic significance.

White Pass - 9/27/2014 2:10:26 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:39
White Pass US12
9/27/2014 2:10:26 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 9/27/2014 2:08:00 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:39
Satus Pass US97
9/27/2014 2:08:00 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 9/27/2014 2:10:05 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:39
Stevens Pass US2
9/27/2014 2:10:05 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 9/27/2014 2:06:09 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:39
Blewett Pass US97
9/27/2014 2:06:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/27/2014 2:11:59 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:39
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/27/2014 2:11:59 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting scheduled Monday 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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A Battle to Keep Trees, or an Industry, Standing

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:28
A fight continues between preservationists focused on saving ancient forests and wildlife and an agency bound by politics and tradition to loggers, mills and economic development.

Schools got early warnings about abusive teacher

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:27

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2013 file photo, former Los Angeles teacher Mark Berndt, 62, pleads no contest to multiple counts during a change-of-plea hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court. The Los Angeles Times reported Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, that documents recently made public in lawsuits brought by students and their parents show the district had multiple prior complaints about teacher Mark Berndt dating back to 1983. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Unified School District received a complaint three decades ago about possible sexual misconduct involving a teacher who was later accused of blindfolding students and spoon-feeding them his semen on cookies in what he called tasting games.