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Strikes Killed Militant Chief in Somalia, U.S. Reports

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:28
The Pentagon said it had confirmed that airstrikes Monday killed the leader of the Shabab, the Somalia militant network affiliated with Al Qaeda.






New York county official confirms two deaths in crashed plane

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:25
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York county official confirmed that Larry and Jane Glazer were killed in a plane crash near Jamaica earlier on Friday after the small aircraft had gone unresponsive. Maggie Brooks, the Monroe County executive, said she would speak about the couple's death at a press conference on Friday. (Reporting by Jonathan Allen)

Unresponsive, private U.S. plane crashes off coast of Jamaica

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:25
By Aileen Torres-Bennett and Horace Helps KINGSTON (Reuters) - A small U.S. A New York county official said that Larry Glazer, a real-estate executive from Rochester in New York, and his wife, Jane Glazer, were aboard the plane. The United States Coast Guard also joined the search with an HC-130 Hercules airplane and a helicopter, as well as a Coast Guard Cutter en route. The pilot stopped responding to radio calls about an hour after take-off from Greater Rochester International Airport in New York and was headed to Naples Municipal Airport in Florida, a spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration said.

Silicon Valley Fights Order to Pay Bigger Settlement in Hiring Case

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:24
Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe filed papers asking the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to spurn Judge Lucy H. Koh’s rejection of their $324.5 million antitrust settlement as too meager.

Police: 8-year-old missing Arizona girl strangled

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:23

FILE-This undated file photo provided by the Bullhead City Police Department shows Isabella “Bella” Grogan-Cannella, an 8-year-old Bullhead City, Ariz., girl who was reported missing on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Authorities say Grogan-Cannella reported missing from her Arizona home had been strangled. The Mohave County medical examiner released the manner of death for Grogan-Cannella on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Bullhead City Police Department,File)BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — An 8-year-old girl reported missing from her Arizona home was strangled, authorities said Friday as they continued to investigate the case.


Two Vaccines to Protect Against Ebola Could Be Available Within Weeks

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:19
The vaccines would first be given to health care workers most at risk of exposure to the disease in West Africa, the World Health Organization said.

The Saturday Profile: Since Nazi Occupation, a Fist Raised in Resistance

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:16
In 1941, Manolis Glezos and a friend ripped the Nazi flag down from the Acropolis in Athens. Now 92, he continues to take to the ramparts as a leftist member of the European Parliament.

Crime Scene: A Manhattan Post Office Is the Only Address Some People Have

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:15
Armando Calderon is one of many who share a single mailing address: 390 Ninth Avenue, New York City’s main post office, is where the homeless get mail — or don’t.

White Pass - 9/5/2014 4:56:01 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:14
White Pass US12
9/5/2014 4:56:01 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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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 - 9/5/2014 4:46:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:14
Satus Pass US97
9/5/2014 4:46:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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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 - 9/5/2014 4:57:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:14
Stevens Pass US2
9/5/2014 4:57:14 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Construction is occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 9/5/2014 4:47:21 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:14
Blewett Pass US97
9/5/2014 4:47:21 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 - 9/5/2014 4:45:29 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:14
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/5/2014 4:45:29 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is scheduled Monday, September 8 through Thursday, September 11 starting at 7 p.m. for one hour or more each night. 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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Christie’s Trip Looks Like a Campaign for President

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:12
The tour of Mexico by Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has some of the trappings of a presidential campaign, with local traffic stopping for his motorcade, with aides enforcing protocol and with efforts to put the governor in the best possible light.

Settlement Is Approved in Central Park Jogger Case, but New York Deflects Blame

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:11
The five men who were convicted will share $41 million, or about $1 million for each year spent in prison.

Sotloff lauded at Florida service as journalist committed to truth

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:09

Cousins of slain U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff leave Temple Beth Am, where a memorial service was held in Pinecrest, FloridaBy Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - Nearly 1,000 people including relatives, friends and prominent Florida politicians attended a memorial service on Friday for Steven Sotloff, who was killed by Islamic State militants, recalling him as a journalist committed to revealing the truth. "I'm so proud of my son for living his dream," Sotloff's mother, Shirley, told those in attendance at the Jewish Temple Beth Am. The Islamic State released a video on Tuesday showing the killing of Sotloff, the second American journalist it has beheaded in its confrontation with the United States over American air strikes in Iraq on the militant group's forces. Speakers at the two-hour memorial service recalled Sotloff as a man who displayed empathy and courage.


VIDEO: Preserving the music of the past

BBC World News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:09
Ca tru, an ancient Vietnamese style of music, is over 900 years old. Three generations of a Vietnamese family are keeping it alive for the next generation.
Categories: BBC World News

Man charged with 'beheading' murder

BBC World News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:08
A 25-year-old man is charged with the murder of 82-year-old grandmother Palmira Silva, who died in a suspected beheading in north London.
Categories: BBC World News

Deadly microbes found in US lab

BBC World News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:00
A sweep of US government labs finds improperly stored deadly microbes, following the discovery of forgotten stores of smallpox in July.
Categories: BBC World News

Kansas Sen. Roberts shakes up campaign team

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 07:58

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2014 file photo Kansas Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts speaks in Overland Park, Kan., after defeating tea party-backed Milton Wolf's primary challenge. Roberts campaign said Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 that his executive campaign manager stepped down and his re-election campaign is being overhauled as the Kansas race becomes an unexpected battleground in the fight for control of the Senate. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedell, File)TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Pat Roberts has shaken up his struggling re-election team in Kansas, replacing a longtime confidante as campaign manager and getting help from national operatives in a race that's suddenly a battleground in the fight for Senate control.