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National Guard heads to Hawaii town threatened by river of lava

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:01

A construction crew tries to contain the lava flow from Mount Kilauea in Pahoa, HawaiiBy Karin Stanton PAHOA Hawaii (Reuters) - A contingent of National Guard troops was dispatched to a Hawaii town on Thursday to provide security to the Big Island community threatened by a river of molten lava that is slowly creeping toward the town's main road, an emergency official said. The lava flow from the Kilauea volcano has been slithering toward the village of Pahoa for weeks and at last watch was advancing at less than five yards (meters) an hour, said Darryl Oliveira, director of Hawaii County Civil Defense. ...


Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town of Kobane to join the battle against Islamic State militants, activists say.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 10/30/2014 11:14:56 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
White Pass US12
10/30/2014 11:14:56 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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Satus Pass - 10/30/2014 11:11:44 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
Satus Pass US97
10/30/2014 11:11:44 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.

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Stevens Pass - 10/30/2014 11:20:03 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
Stevens Pass US2
10/30/2014 11:20:03 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 - 10/30/2014 11:10:33 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
Blewett Pass US97
10/30/2014 11:10:33 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/30/2014 11:14:47 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/30/2014 11:14:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Conditions:
Potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions 24 hours a day. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions during daytime hours. No loads over 12 ft wide. Rock blasting closures are completed for the season.

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USC's Jackson sees opportunities vs Washington St

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:56
Opportunities abound for freshman cornerback Adoree Jackson when Southern California heads to Washington State on Saturday. The Cougars have the only coverage unit in the FBS to give up three touchdowns on kickoffs this season and are dead last in the Pac-12 in return yards allowed. ''Your eyes just light up and you just imagine the plays you can make this Saturday,'' Jackson said of watching ...

Ohio man detained in North Korea gets job back

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:56
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city agreed to rehire an American arrested and detained in North Korea while criticizing his decision to travel there.

Abbas warning over holy site closure

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:50
The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".
Categories: BBC World News

Hopes fade for Sri Lanka mudslip victims

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:45
Hopes are fading for victims of a landslide which may have buried more than 100 people at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka.
Categories: BBC World News

At Smith’s Bar in Manhattan, One Last Drink Before the Neon Goes Dark

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:36
Smith’s Bar and Restaurant, which opened 60 years ago and remained relatively unchanged, is closing Thursday, going the way of the rest of old Times Square.






Police: NY man bit off part of another man's ear

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:35
EVANS, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a New York man bit off part of another man's ear during an unprovoked attack.

Report: Dangerous lab fires show lack of training

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:31

Mark Wingard, lead investigator with the Chemical Safety Board, (CSB), speaks during a news conference at which the board released the results of a review of three fires stemming from science demonstrations during the last two months, in Denver, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. According to a recommendation from the federal board charged with investigating such accident, science teachers need more safety training before running dazzling chemical experiments that can result in dangerous flash fires. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Science teachers need more safety training before running dazzling chemical experiments that can result in dangerous flash fires, according to a recommendation Thursday from a federal board charged with investigating such accidents.


$300 in candy stolen from Indiana police car

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:29
SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — Police in Indiana say someone stole about $300 in Halloween candy from an unmarked police car.

Washington pleads guilty; avoids jail time

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:29
Under an agreement that will allow her to avoid jail time and keep her pension, state Sen. LeAnna Washington pleaded guilty Thursday in Montgomery County Court to a conflict of interest charge.

9. Sledgehammer - Fifth Harmony

iTunes Top Ten - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:21
Reflection (Deluxe)
Fifth Harmony

Release Date: August 24, 2014
Total Songs: 14
Genre: Pop
Price: By Song Only
Copyright ? 2014 Simco Ltd. under exclusive license to Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment
Categories: iTunes Top Ten

Cows to keep Kenyan girls in school

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:18
Nine cows will be offered to fathers in areas of northern Kenya to ensure their daughters finish their education, a county governor says.
Categories: BBC World News

Contract talks resume in SEPTA labor dispute

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:16

Contract talks resume in SEPTA labor disputeTalks have resumed between SEPTA and the transit workers union as both sides work to avoid a strike.


VIDEO: Where people openly smoke marijuana

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:14
The BBC's Anna Holligan visited a cafe in Amsterdam where people smoke as much marijuana as they like, and the government gets a share of the proceeds.
Categories: BBC World News