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Man indicted in brutal beatings of prostitute

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:27
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A North Las Vegas man has been indicted in the brutal beatings of a prostitute.

Federal officials cast doubt on Ebola travel ban

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:25

In this photo provided by CBS News, the National Institute of Health's Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, speaks on CBS's "Face the Nation" in Washington. Speaking on the Ebola virus, Fauci said it's perfectly normal to feel anxious about a disease that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa, but predicts there won't be an outbreak in the U.S. (AP Photo/CBS News, Chris Usher)Top government health officials said Sunday that they are opposed to placing a ban on travelers from Ebola-infected countries, warning that shutting down borders could impede efforts by aid workers to stop the spread of the deadly virus.


Train derails in NE Louisiana, 2-hour evacuation

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:24

This photo courtesy Fourth District attorney Jerry Jones, shows a train derailment, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Mer Rouge, La. Two train engineers were in serious condition Sunday after their freight train hit a transport truck in northeast Louisiana, derailing two engines and 16 tank and hopper cars. (AP Photo/Courtesy Fourth District attorney Jerry Jones)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A train conductor was seriously injured and an engineer suffered minor injuries when a freight train hit a truck Sunday in northeast Louisiana, derailing two engines and 17 cars, according to Union Pacific Railroad Co.


Typhoon washes 3 US airmen out to sea in Japan

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:24

Tourists read newspapers while bullet train services are suspended because of a powerful typhoon, at Tokyo Station in Tokyo Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDITTOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon made landfall in central Japan Monday morning after washing three American airmen in Okinawa out to sea the previous day, killing at least one.


Facing Many Obstacles, Bike Sharing Slowly Gains Traction Upstate

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:22
Cycling advocates have to contend with a dearth of designated bike lanes and treacherous traffic.

Chobani and Dov Seidman Wrestle Over Use of ‘How’ Trademark

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:20
An unlikely word, one intended to highlight superior methods, has become the center of a legal struggle between a management guru and a yogurt manufacturer.

Guest: I-594 is the right tool to keep guns out of the wrong hands

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:16
Initiative 594 closes a dangerous loophole that makes it all too easy for convicted felons, abusers and the seriously mentally ill to obtain firearms, say guest columnists Mark Ericks and Bill Hanson.

Facebook shuttle-bus drivers turn to Teamsters for help

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:12
Many say their pay is so low that they can’t afford to live in the area. Moreover, many complain they start work around 6 a.m. and do not finish until 9 p.m., 15 hours later.

White Pass - 10/5/2014 6:28:32 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:12
White Pass US12
10/5/2014 6:28:32 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 10/5/2014 6:26:10 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:12
Satus Pass US97
10/5/2014 6:26:10 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 10/5/2014 6:25:18 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:12
Stevens Pass US2
10/5/2014 6:25:18 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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 10/5/2014 6:24:09 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:12
Blewett Pass US97
10/5/2014 6:24:09 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 10/5/2014 6:31:25 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:12
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/5/2014 6:31:25 PM

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 is completed for the week. 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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News: Updates From Hong Kong Protests

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:08
After a week of demonstrations, the Hong Kong government has set a Monday morning deadline for the police to clear away pro-democracy demonstrators who have blocked offices, including its own headquarters.






To Reach China, LinkedIn Plays by Local Rules

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:07
The professional social network’s Chinese-language version, which lacks certain features of Western versions, seems to have the tacit approval of China’s government.

Search Resumes for Missing Malaysia Jet

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:04
The first of three ships that are expected to spend up to a year hunting for the wreckage arrived in the search area in the Indian Ocean about 1,100 miles west of Australia.

Suffolk Downs Is Put Out to Pasture

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:03
There will be no more live racing at the Massachusetts track, which in its heyday hosted crowds of 35,000 people, cheering on legends like Seabiscuit.

New York City Steps Up Preparations to Be Ready for Ebola Cases

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:01
Dispatchers for 911 now ask about recent travels to West Africa, and emergency workers are being trained to use protective gear safely.

Theater Review: 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' Opens on Broadway

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:00
Simon Stephens adapts Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel in “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.”

New York Is Cataloging, and Returning, Bloody Relics of 1971 Attica Assault

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 09:56
This year, state officials began cataloging the bloodstained uniforms of both guards and inmates from the four-day uprising at Attica prison in 1971 to determine which items could be returned to the victims’ families.