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Recalling Anne Frank, as Icon and Human Being

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:32
As the anniversary of Kristallnacht, a watershed event in the Holocaust, approaches, relatives and friends of Anne Frank share memories of the girl who became a symbol of murdered innocence.






North Korean art show avoids politics

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:28
How a group of North Korean artists see life in London
Categories: BBC World News

Malawian jailed over 'cashgate' scam

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:24
A Malawi court sentences a former junior civil servant to nine years in jail with hard labour for his part in the "cashgate" corruption scandal.
Categories: BBC World News

Oklahoma Supreme Court halts certain abortion restrictions

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:16
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday halted the implementation of new abortion restrictions in the state that supporters said are aimed at protecting women's health and critics said are really measures designed to shutter clinics. Oklahoma is one of several Republican-stronghold states in hat have adopted similar restrictions on abortion clinics in about the last year, prompting legal battles at the state and federal court level. ...

Tengu Blackmouth Derby starts off with father-son duo catching two nice fish

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:16
Here is a rundown by Doug Hanada, Tengu Club Derby president on the first day of the Tengu Blackmouth Derby held Sunday, Oct. 27.

Skype Translator preview open for sign-up

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:16
Earlier this year, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella introduced the Skype Translator real-time conversation translator, saying a beta version of the app would launch this year.

Beyonce highest paid woman in music in 2014 with $115 million: Forbes

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:10

Beyonce performs a medley of songs with a group of thong-clad dancers lying nearby during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in InglewoodBeyonce is the highest paid woman in music in 2014, with estimated earnings of $115 million, more than double what she pulled in last year, Forbes magazine said on Tuesday. The huge sum, most of which was from her world tour, propelled Beyonce, 33, from fourth place last year and put her firmly ahead of pop star Taylor Swift, 24, with $64 million, who jumped up one spot from last year to No. 2. "Beyonce played 95 shows during our scoring period, bringing in an average of $2.4 million per city," said Forbes, citing data from the Pollstar trade magazine. The R&B singer's self-titled album released last December and endorsement deals pushed her earnings up further assuring her the top spot.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Vatican official condemns Maynard assisted suicide case in U.S.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:09

Brittany Maynard is pictured with her husband Dan Diaz in this undated handout photo obtained by ReutersVATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A Vatican bioethics official on Tuesday condemned the death by assisted suicide of American Brittany Maynard, a terminally ill 29-year-old who ended her life over the weekend, as an undignified "absurdity". "This woman (took her own life) thinking she would die with dignity, but this is the error," Monsignor Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, head of the Pontifical Academy for Life, told the Italian news agency Ansa. "Suicide is not a good thing. ...


White Pass - 11/4/2014 9:13:38 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:08
White Pass US12
11/4/2014 9:13:38 AM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 11/4/2014 9:12:54 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:08
Satus Pass US97
11/4/2014 9:12:54 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 - 11/4/2014 9:20:00 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:08
Stevens Pass US2
11/4/2014 9:20:00 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/4/2014 9:13:59 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:08
Blewett Pass US97
11/4/2014 9:13:59 AM

Temperature: 49 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/4/2014 9:19:42 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:08
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/4/2014 9:19:42 AM

Temperature: 45 °F

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:
Roadway is bare and wet. Construction in progress on Snoqualmie Pass: Drivers may experience delays due to lane closures and rolling slowdowns.

Weather:
Raining

Midterm Calculus: Exit Polls: Why They So Often Mislead

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:07
When the first exit polls start to circulate Tuesday afternoon, some analysts will start talking about surprises. Here’s a guide to why that’s a mistake.






The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:06
iBook charts for week ending November 3, 2014:

Midterm Calculus: The Secret About Undecided Voters: They’re Predictable

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:06
Those who make a decision are likely to choose a candidate that most closely represents their party or positions — and more so in the battleground states.

Microsoft and Dropbox partnering up

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:01
When Microsoft launched Office for iPad, one of complaints users had about it was that their files couldn't be stored in Dropbox, a rival to Microsoft's own OneDrive online storage service.That's changing now, with the announcement Tuesday that Microsoft and Dropbox are partnerin

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 01:59
App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 3, 2014: