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Ferguson protesters across US peaceful, disruptive

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:46
People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.

Turkey's great escape foils my Thanksgiving plans

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:45

A turkey brought home by Associated Press reporter Gosia Wozniacka stands in its coop at Wozniacka's home in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Wozniacka had brought the live turkey in a burlap sack to her urban farm on the outskirts of Portland. Though intended to be Thanksgiving dinner, the turkey had other plans. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Sundays before Thanksgiving, my farming partner and I brought a live turkey in a burlap sack to our urban farm on the outskirts of Portland. The lanky brown-feathered bird quietly took her place in our chicken coop.


Brazil's capoeira gets Unesco status

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:41
Capoeira - a Brazilian martial art form combining dance - has been given a special protected status by Unesco, the UN's cultural arm.
Categories: BBC World News

Suspect in deadly assault charged with murder

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:39
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of raping and setting a Kansas woman on fire at a Wichita park was charged Wednesday in the death of the mother of four.

Cheese bests Mac in quest for Obama's Thanksgiving turkey pardon

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:36
By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday pardoned a turkey named Cheese to mark the country's Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, when roasted turkey is the traditional main course. Obama, in a light-hearted ceremony before a small group of White House visitors, said that pardoning Cheese would surely be the "most talked-about executive action" he has taken this month. ...

Six Injured in Shooting Outside Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:31

Six Injured in Shooting Outside Brick & Mortar Music HallThe incident occurred around 12:46 am, just after a sold-out hip-hop show featuring more than a dozen artists (including headlining locals G-Val and Show Banga) had let out. According to KTVU, the suspect immediately fled the scene, and officers arrived to find four injured people, two of them with life-threatening injuries. "Everybody start running, chaos...I'm talking about mayhem everywhere," an unidentified clubgoer told KTVU. Show Banga, one of the headliners, also condemned the shootings in an Instagram post.


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Pennsylvania mom accused of plotting murders of daughter's ex-boyfriend, 2 others

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:24

Pennsylvania mom accused of plotting murders of daughter's ex-boyfriend, 2 othersNew Jersey authorities say state police have foiled a Pennsylvania woman's plot to enlist a hitman to murder her daughter's ex-boyfriend, his sister and the sister's boyfriend.


Can Barbie conquer China?

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:22
Can the doll make it in China at the second attempt?
Categories: BBC World News

A burden further south, snow makes ski areas giddy

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:21
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Ski areas across northern New England were giddy Wednesday at the prospect of a major Thanksgiving snowstorm that is bringing early season skiers to the slopes and offering a promising start to the winter season.

Moment by moment lead to killing of Ferguson teen

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:20

FILE- In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, Lesley McSpadden, center, drops rose petals on the blood stains from her 18-year-old son Michael Brown who was shot and killed a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 9. With a grand jury’s decision this week not to indict police officer, Darren Wilson for Brown’s killing, prosecutors released thousands of pages of testimony, interviews and documents that shine new and often harsh light on the events that unfolded in this suburb’s darkest hours. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach, File)The two friends' morning intersected by chance in the parking lot of the Canfield Green apartment complex. Dorian Johnson had been up since 7 a.m. on this overcast August Saturday and after getting dressed, he was ready for a smoke — on any other morning a carefree ritual for easing into his day's routine in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.


Trooper: Driver is lucky dog food didn't crush him

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:16
Authorities in Washington state say a semitruck driver is lucky he wasn't crushed by 50-pound bags of dog food when he fell asleep at the wheel, crashed into a ditch and spilled the kibble.

Beloved dog returned safe to Montco. family

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:16

Beloved dog returned safe to Montco. familyA Montgomery County family is extra thankful this Thanksgiving holiday after being reunited with their beloved dog.


Girl, 12, saves 4-year-old sister from house fire

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:08
HOMESTEAD, Pa. (AP) — A 12-year-old girl saved her 4-year-old sister by carrying her out of their burning home in the Pittsburgh suburbs.

White Pass - 11/26/2014 10:42:26 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:08
White Pass US12
11/26/2014 10:42:26 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Satus Pass - 11/26/2014 10:41:30 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:08
Satus Pass US97
11/26/2014 10:41:30 AM

Temperature: 47 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 11/26/2014 10:44:57 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:08
Stevens Pass US2
11/26/2014 10:44:57 AM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/26/2014 10:55:11 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:08
Blewett Pass US97
11/26/2014 10:55:11 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies with areas of fog

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/26/2014 10:48:41 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:08
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/26/2014 10:48:41 AM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet, with standing water in places. Advance notice of eastbound right lane closure at milepost 63, near Stampede Road, at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, November 26. The closure is for inspection of the overpass that was damaged on Tuesday afternoon when it was struck by an oversize load. Inspection effort is estimated to last between 4 and 6 hours.

Weather:
Raining

'Dancing With The Stars' season finale: Mirrorball champions crowned (SPOILER ALERT)

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:08

 Mirrorball champions crowned (SPOILER ALERT)'Dancing With The Stars' Season 19 finally comes to an end and the Mirrorball champions are crowned. (SPOILERS AHEAD).


4 Great Online Tools for Music Lovers

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:06

4 Great Online Tools for Music LoversMusic is the cornerstone of human culture. No matter who you are or what you do, a great song can make you feel happy. A certain track can remind you of unforgettable experiences, like your first kiss, honeymoon, or the birth of your child.In this new age of technology, you don't have to listen to the same tunes every day or wait for the radio...


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