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Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:09

Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of caseAttorneys for Michael Brown's family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed their calls for peace following a night of violent protests in which several businesses were burned to the ground.


Protesters block highways, bridge in St. Louis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:09

Attorney Benjamin Crump speaks during a news conference at Greater St. Mark Church Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in St. Louis County, Mo. Rioting broke out Monday after a grand jury decided not to indict a white Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of the unarmed, black 18-year-old Michael Brown. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hundreds of protesters angry about the Ferguson grand jury decision have disrupted traffic for several hours in downtown St. Louis by blocking major intersections, an interstate highway and a Mississippi River bridge connecting the city to Illinois.


Holder Urges Peaceful Protesters to ‘Isolate’ Violent Elements in Ferguson

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:06
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. had served as the Obama administration’s emissary to Ferguson and helped calm the furor there this summer and is thrust in a peacekeeping role again.






Ferguson businesses torched in overnight protests

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:02

Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of caseSmoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass Tuesday morning after Ferguson erupted.


Five children die in US house fire

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:00
Five children have died after a fire destroyed a mobile home in a small town in southern Texas, local media report.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 11/25/2014 12:43:33 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:00
White Pass US12
11/25/2014 12:43:33 PM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 11/25/2014 12:45:43 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:00
Satus Pass US97
11/25/2014 12:45:43 PM

Temperature: 49 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Stevens Pass - 11/25/2014 12:55:07 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:00
Stevens Pass US2
11/25/2014 12:55:07 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/25/2014 12:53:28 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:00
Blewett Pass US97
11/25/2014 12:53:28 PM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/25/2014 12:59:15 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:00
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/25/2014 12:59:15 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet, with standing water in places

Weather:
Raining, heavy at times

U.Va. looks at alcohol as factor in sex assaults

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:59
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A University of Virginia board on Tuesday honed in on alcohol as a contributing factor in sexual assaults on campus, with one member calling for more aggressively enforcing the law banning underage drinking.

FC Schalke 04 0-5 Chelsea

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:59
Chelsea qualify for the Champions League knockout phase as they ruthlessly beat Roberto Di Matteo's Schalke.
Categories: BBC World News

Bremerton shipyard to hire 850

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:58
The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard plans to hire 850 helpers -- an entry-level position that allows workers to advance in production trades.

Ferguson jury process is 'broken'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:57
Lawyers for Michael Brown's family say the process that cleared a police officer who shot dead the teenager in Ferguson is "broken" and "unfair".
Categories: BBC World News

2 teens die after carbon monoxide leaks into car

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:57

2 teens die after carbon monoxide leaks into carTwo local high school students are dead after, police say, carbon monoxide leaked into their car.


Vote tally too close, recount ordered on Oregon GMO labeling

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:56
By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - The final vote tally on an Oregon ballot measure that would require labeling of foods made with genetically modified ingredients was so close that state officials are doing a recount, a spokesman for the state said on Tuesday. Final results show the Oregon measure losing by 812 votes out of a total of more than 1.5 million votes, according to the Oregon Secretary of State's Office. "State law says that if the margin is no more than one-fifth of 1 percent of the total votes cast in that election... ...

Square Feet: In Moscow, a Financial District in Name Only

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:54
Moscow City was envisioned as a hub of emerging market finance, but Russia’s recent sanctions and economic troubles have kept buildings largely empty.

FBI raids Puerto Rico sewer authority PRASA

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:50
By Edward Krudy NEW YORK/SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation launched a surprise raid at Puerto Rico's Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) on Tuesday in a probe the head of the commonwealth agency said was focused on a single case and not the entire agency. "They came for some very specific information that we openly provided regarding one case," Executive President Alberto Lazaro said in a telephone interview. "They took two piles of documents from the legal department and some electronic data from the IT department. ...

Here is the full text of Darren Wilson's grand jury testimony

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:50

Here is the full text of Darren Wilson's grand jury testimonyA grand jury in Ferguson, MIssouri, decided not to indict Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown