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Brookfield wins Revel Casino auction, but loser vows to fight

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:40

People walk outside the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic CityBy Tom Hals (Reuters) - An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management won the auction for Atlantic City, New Jersey's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel with a $110 million bid, but within hours the losing bidder told Reuters he planned to fight the sale. Asked if he would challenge the auction result in court, Florida developer Glenn Straub told Reuters by phone: "absolutely." The auction for the shuttered hotel and casino, which cost $2.4 billion to build, concluded early Wednesday behind closed doors in the New York law office of White & Case. ...


Roses reteams Cumberbatch and Scott

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:36
Benedict Cumberbatch will be joined by his Sherlock co-star Andrew Scott in the cast of BBC Two's next major Shakespeare adaptation.
Categories: BBC World News

Hundreds of chickens killed by intruders at California farm: police

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:35
(Reuters) - Intruders beat to death more than 900 chickens, some of them with a golf club, during a break-in at a commercial poultry farm in central California, authorities said. The Fresno County Sheriff's Office said the suspects pulled back part of the fence to enter the Foster Farms facility. "Once inside, the suspects used a golf club, and possibly another similar type instrument, to slaughter the birds," it said in a statement, adding that 920 chickens were killed. ...

White Pass - 10/1/2014 8:54:53 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:27
White Pass US12
10/1/2014 8:54:53 AM

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 - 10/1/2014 8:42:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:27
Satus Pass US97
10/1/2014 8:42:00 AM

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 - 10/1/2014 8:47:04 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:27
Stevens Pass US2
10/1/2014 8:47:04 AM

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 - 10/1/2014 8:49:04 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:27
Blewett Pass US97
10/1/2014 8:49:04 AM

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 - 10/1/2014 8:54:55 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:27
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/1/2014 8:54:55 AM

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 scheduled Wednesday and 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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Fire destroys several businesses in Atlantic City, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:24

Fire destroys several businesses in Atlantic City, N.J.A fire in Atlantic City, New Jersey has destroyed several businesses and left seventeen people displaced.


Ex-Marine who caught jumper among Carnegie Heroes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:24
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A retired Marine who caught a woman as she jumped from the upper deck of a stadium following an Oakland Raiders game was among 21 people honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.

Bomb scare empties Sandy Hook school in Connecticut

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:24
(Reuters) - A bomb scare on Wednesday emptied Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School, the replacement for the school where 26 people were massacred in 2012, the school district said. The scare in Monroe, Connecticut, was considered of little or no threat, and staff and students have evacuated the building, the district said in a telephone voice message to parents. "All students are safe, all staff are safe, everyone is absolutely fine," it said. The scare is being investigated and the school day will end early, the message said. ...

Karadzic takes blame for Serb crimes

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:21
Radovan Karadzic sums up his defence, saying he takes "moral responsibility" for crimes committed by Bosnian Serbs but denying he ordered killings.
Categories: BBC World News

CDC confirms first US case of Ebola virus

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:20

CDC confirms first US case of Ebola virusFederal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.


New Nato chief urges Russian rethink

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:19
The new Nato chief, Jens Stoltenberg, says the alliance wants constructive ties with Russia - but Russian policy in Ukraine must change.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Iraq PM: No bricks unturned in IS fight

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:17
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has told the BBC he welcomes Western efforts to fight Islamic State in his country.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. Ebola patient traveled to Texas via Brussels: Canada official

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:17
(Reuters) - The first patient diagnosed in the United States with an Ebola infection traveled from Liberia to Texas via Brussels, Canadian chief public health officer Greg Taylor said on Wednesday. U.S. health officials said on Tuesday that the man sought treatment six days after arriving in Texas on Sept. 20. (Reporting by Rod Nickel in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

Correction: Buffalo Silos-Beer Ad story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:16
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — In a story Sept. 30 about a beer advertisement being installed on grain silos, The Associated Press erroneously reported the company that paid for the ad. The ad was paid for by Buffalo-based Labatt USA, not Toronto-based Labatt Breweries.

Video: Mariners' Tom Wilhelmsen shows off amazing dance moves

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:16
Mariners relievers had an incredible 2014 season, and Tom Wilhelmsen was a big part of the bullpen's success. But Wilhelmsen, also known as The Bartender because of his job when he was out of baseball before being picked up by Seattle, has added to the legend and lore of this  group with some d
Categories: Sports Center

PHOTOS: 14 arrested in Pa. steroid, prescription drug case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:13

 14 arrested in Pa. steroid, prescription drug caseA total of 14 people were arrested in connection with an investigation into the distribution of both anabolic steroids and prescription drugs.


Case Study: A Small, Spicy Start-Up Prepares for the Demands of Eggnog Season

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 00:08
Addition, a two-person company that makes liquid spices for cocktails and beers, considers how to ramp up production from 750 bottles a month to 7,500 in time for the holiday rush.