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Ebola patient in Texas just returned from West Africa: Texas officials

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:41
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - The patient at a Dallas hospital who tested positive for Ebola is an adult who developed symptoms days after returning to Texas from West Africa, the Texas Department of Health Services said in a news release on Tuesday. The patient, who has not been identified, is being treated in an isolation unit at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, it said. (Reporting by Jon Herskovitz and Marice Richter; Editing by Sandra Maler)

Secret Service head takes heat for White House breach

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:39

Secret Service head takes heat for White House breachFacing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday the agency fell short in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued.


RAF jets strike first IS targets

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:37
RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday.
Categories: BBC World News

Why Japan's sunny beaches are deserted

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:35
The rule that's left Japan's sunny beaches deserted
Categories: BBC World News

Panama opens biodiversity museum

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:34
Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. home-schooling group criticizes Sandy Hook panel report

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:34

Street artist Panzarino prepares a memorial as he writes the names of the Sandy Hook Elementary School victims during the six-month anniversary of the massacre, at Union Square in New YorkBy Richard Weizel MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) - A U.S. home-schooling advocacy group on Tuesday criticized a proposal for closer monitoring of home-schooled students, likely to be made by a Connecticut panel charged with improving school safety following the 2012 Newtown massacre. ...


Seahawks Daily Top 10: Kansas City game looks a lot tougher --- for today, anyway

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:31
We wrote a little yesterday about how Seattle's schedule over the next two months or so was beginning to look a little less dangerous.
Categories: Sports Center

Pursuits: In Chicago, a Tasting Tour of Barrel-Aged Beer

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:30
The city is a bastion of craft brews that gain character from time spent in bourbon barrels.

2 more Philadelphia ironworkers plead in intimidation case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:27

2 more Philadelphia ironworkers plead in intimidation caseTwo more ironworkers have pleaded guilty in a union violence case that involves the arson of a Quaker meeting house near Philadelphia.


Manager arrested in wake of Miami shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:26

The Spot, a club in Miami, Fla.At The Spot, customers can typically buy beer, listen to music and eat fried conch or chicken wings. "Teen nights" at the restaurant and lounge had recently been drawing large crowds, and there were scores of young people there about 1 a.m. Sunday when police said a shooting erupted, wounding 15, including an 11-year-old girl.


Body recovered from Delaware River in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:25

Body recovered from Delaware River in South PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia police are investigating the discovery of a body in the Delaware River Tuesday afternoon.


Colorado's pot market getting new competition

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:25

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2014 file photo, marijuana store owner Toni Fox, right, greets customers who stand in a line numbering several hundred people, shortly after the opening of her 3D Cannabis Center, a recreational retail outlet in Denver. Colorado's new marijuana industry is in for a brand new element on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 competition. The state gave existing medical marijuana dispensaries and growers like Fox's a nine-month exclusive on the new recreational pot business, fearing an unmanageable explosion of new businesses. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, file)DENVER (AP) — Colorado's new marijuana industry is in for a brand new element Wednesday — competition.


On video: Thief steals ATM, carts it off in trash can

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:24

 Thief steals ATM, carts it off in trash canPolice say a man tried an unusual tactic during the theft of an ATM - carting it off in a trash can.


Realtor's body found; suspect pleads not guilty

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:19

This undated photo provided by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office shows Beverly Carter. Authorities say Carter's body was found early Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in a shallow grave at a concrete company, about 25 miles northeast of Little Rock, Ark. Carter had been missing since Thursday. (AP Photo/Courtesy Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office)LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A parolee accused of abducting and killing a top-selling Arkansas real estate agent had contacted her to set up an appointment to view a vacant house, authorities said Tuesday, hours after discovering the woman's body in a shallow grave at a concrete company.


Manchester City 1-1 Roma

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:19
Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti's goal gives Roma a point.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 9/30/2014 1:56:01 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:19
White Pass US12
9/30/2014 1:56:01 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 - 9/30/2014 1:46:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:19
Satus Pass US97
9/30/2014 1:46:13 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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Stevens Pass - 9/30/2014 1:57:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:19
Stevens Pass US2
9/30/2014 1:57:14 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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Blewett Pass - 9/30/2014 1:47:21 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:19
Blewett Pass US97
9/30/2014 1:47:21 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 - 9/30/2014 1:45:29 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:19
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/30/2014 1:45:29 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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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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