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First foreign soldiers enter fight for Kobani

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:45

The peshmerga presence represents a major step in the battle for Kobani, Syria.

       

School projects onboard exploded Virginia rocket destroyed

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:39

An unmanned Antares rocket is seen exploding seconds after lift off from a commercial launch pad in this still image from NASA video at Wallops IslandSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Over a dozen school projects were onboard the U.S. supply rocket that exploded shortly after liftoff from a Virginia launch pad, but a group of California students will have another shot at getting their project - containing live worms - into space. The project, developed by students at the Urban Promise Academy middle school in Oakland, would have sent the worms to the International Space Station to study the effects of space on composting, Oakland School District spokesman Troy Flint said on Wednesday. ...


Indiana abortion clinic law questioned in court

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:37

Critics say the law is aimed at shutting down a Planned Parenthood clinic in Lafayette.

       

Survey: Shrimp in US rife with murky labeling

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:36

FILE - In this April 20, 2011, file photo commercial fisherman Ted Petrie picks through a pile of shrimp on his boat in Grand Isle, La. An advocacy group, Oceana, conducted a DNA-based survey of shrimp sold at outlets across the country and around the Gulf of Mexico. Results released Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, show consumers cannot be sure what kind of shrimp they are buying simply by looking at the grocery store label or restaurant menu. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Consumers around the nation can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says.


Christie gets tough with heckler over Sandy progress

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:25

Christie tells city councilman to, 'Sit down and shut up!'

       

Bucket list complete, 29-year-old cancer patient puts off ending life

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:24

Brittany Maynard says "it doesn't seem like the right time right now."

       

Groups condemn Singapore gay ruling

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:23
Human rights groups criticise a Singapore court's decision that a law banning gay sex is constitutional, saying it "tramples on basic rights".
Categories: BBC World News

Poll: Independents give Crist edge for Florida gov

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:22

Charlie Crist and Rick Scott close in Quinnipiac Poll, but Dem has indie advantage.

       

School says it has no duty to protect students from rape

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:15

Brief filed with the court also contends the student's negligence contributed to her assault.

       

Japan princess back in public eye

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:11
Japan's Crown Princess Masako - who has been hit by a stress-related illness - attends a banquet for Dutch royals, her first such appearance in 11 years.
Categories: BBC World News

Isaiah Thomas scores 23 in Suns debut

NBA - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:01
Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points in his Phoenix debut, Marcus Morris matched his career high with five three-pointers and the Suns dominated their season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers 119-99 on Wednesday night despite Kobe Bryant’s 31 points.
Categories: Sports Center

White Pass - 10/29/2014 11:58:16 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:54
White Pass US12
10/29/2014 11:58:16 PM

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.

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Satus Pass - 10/29/2014 11:54:40 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:54
Satus Pass US97
10/29/2014 11:54:40 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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No restrictions

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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Stevens Pass - 10/29/2014 11:57:34 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:54
Stevens Pass US2
10/29/2014 11:57:34 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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No restrictions

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 - 10/29/2014 11:43:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:54
Blewett Pass US97
10/29/2014 11:43:53 PM

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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/29/2014 11:46:37 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:54
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/29/2014 11:46:37 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions 24 hours a day. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions during daytime hours. No loads over 12 ft wide. Rock blasting closures are completed for the season.

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Police: Poison likely killed Utah family of 5

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:50

FILE - In this, Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, shows the home where five Utah family members found dead in their home, in Springville, Utah. Police say the deaths of five members of a Utah family whose bodies were found last month do not appear to be accidental or natural. Court documents obtained Wednesday show the five members of the Strack family, including three children, were found in their Springville home, covered in bedding with cups of red liquid next to the bodies. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)SALT LAKE CTIY (AP) — A Utah couple and their three children found dead in their home last month were likely poisoned, their bodies found together in a locked room with cups next to each of them, and empty bottles of methadone and nighttime cold medicine in a trash can.


Giants beat Royals in World Series

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:50
San Francisco Giants claim their third World Series in five years with a 3-2 win over Kansas City Royals and a 4-3 series triumph.
Categories: BBC World News

France Says Conditions Still Not Met to Deliver Warship to Russia

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:27
France said on Thursday that the conditions were not yet met to deliver the first of two controversial Mistral warships to Russia, contradicting reports that Russia had received an invitation to take delivery on Nov. 14.






India's Gujarat braces for cyclone

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:27
Authorities in Gujarat begin evacuating tens of thousands of people as a powerful cyclone heads for the western coast.
Categories: BBC World News