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Venezuela defends Clorox seizure

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:34
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro defends his government's decision to seize a US-owned factory following the departure from Venezuela of Clorox.
Categories: BBC World News

China faces tricky balance in Hong Kong's protests

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:31
Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have handed China's Communist leadership a thorny political dilemma.

Afghan president sworn in, paving way for US pact

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:31
Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as its second elected president on Monday, embarking on a new era with a national unity government poised to confront a resilient Taliban insurgency by signing an agreement with the United States that would guarantee a continuing American military presence.

Pupils' images on teacher's computer

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:28
Indecent images of pupils are found on the computer of the deputy head teacher of an Essex school who was recently found dead.
Categories: BBC World News

UK second quarter growth revised up

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:27
UK economic growth has been revised up to 0.9% for the second quarter of the year by the Office for National Statistics.
Categories: BBC World News

Resident stabs robber during apartment burglary in Chinatown

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:17

Resident stabs robber during apartment burglary in ChinatownThe unlawful entry happened on the unit block of North 9th Street near Filbert Street in Chinatown at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday.


White Pass - 9/30/2014 2:36:50 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:13
White Pass US12
9/30/2014 2:36:50 AM

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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/30/2014 2:39:50 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:13
Satus Pass US97
9/30/2014 2:39:50 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 - 9/30/2014 2:40:03 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:13
Stevens Pass US2
9/30/2014 2:40:03 AM

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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 9/30/2014 2:26:45 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:13
Blewett Pass US97
9/30/2014 2:26:45 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:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/30/2014 2:35:34 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:13
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/30/2014 2:35:34 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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:
Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday 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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Albania borrows $150 million to improve power grid

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:10

A general view of a power distribution center in Tirana, Albania, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. The World Bank agreed to give Albania a $150 million (€118 million) loan to help the recovery of its power sector suffering from consumers’ non-payment and technical losses in distribution network. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The World Bank is lending Albania $150 million (€118 million) to help overhaul its dysfunctional state-run power sector and pay for electricity imports from other Balkan states.


Morgan 'failed to wear seatbelt'

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:08
30 Rock comic Tracy Morgan was not wearing a seatbelt in a car accident that left him badly injured and another passenger dead, according to papers filed in a US court.
Categories: BBC World News

Police officer shoots suspect in Edgewater Park, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:06

Off-duty police officer shoots suspect in Edgewater Park, N.J.The suspect was critically injured in the early morning shooting. A full investigation is underway.


Binge-watch nation: Americans are Netflix addicts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:05

Americans watched an obscene amount of Netflix in 3 months: more than 5 billion hours.

       

S Africa firebrand trial postponed

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:02
The trial of South African opposition party leader Julius Malema on charges of fraud and money-laundering is postponed till next year.
Categories: BBC World News

Midterm Calculus: Sneak Peek at Iowa: What the Early Voting Suggests

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:00
Republicans are doing better at attracting early voters than in the past, but the ballot requests mostly reinforce that this will be a close contest.

UK revises up Q2 economic growth to 0.9 percent

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:57
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. economy grew faster in the second quarter than previously estimated, with official figures revising up the quarter-on-quarter growth rate by 0.1 percentage points to 0.9 percent.

10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:48

L'Niyah Graham smiles while holding a script during a performance of "The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf" at Clinton Elementary School in Columbus, Ohio, on Thursday, July 17, 2014. This was the final part of a five-week summer reading program to help failing third-graders improve their skills so they can be tested again and move on to the fourth grade. Across the U.S., third-graders are increasingly facing the possibility they’ll be held back for missing state reading proficiency targets. (AP Photo/Mike Munden)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: