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India MPs protest over Lanka article

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 17:05
India's parliament is adjourned repeatedly over an article and uncomplimentary illustration of PM Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa published on a Sri Lankan government website.
Categories: BBC World News

John Hinckley: The man who shot Brady, Reagan

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 17:04

Found not guilty by reason of insanity, he remains at St. Elizabeths but visits his mother in Va. for 17 days.

       

Tuesday could launch a third Dingell era

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 17:03

Debbie Dingell seeks the House seat that a Dingell has held for 81 years.

       

Woman burned in Olney house fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:59

Woman burned in Olney house fireA 66-year-old woman suffered burns in a fire in the Olney section of Philadelphia.


Ohio water ban enters 3rd day

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:57

Collin O'Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, gestures as he talks about algae near the City of Toledo water intake crib, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. More tests are needed to ensure that toxins are out of Toledo's water supply, the mayor said Sunday, instructing the 400,000 people in the region to avoid drinking tap water for a second day. Toledo officials issued the warning early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed two sample readings for microcystin above the standard for consumption, possibly because of algae on Lake Erie. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A water ban entered its third day in northwest Ohio after tests showed some toxins still contaminating Lake Erie, leaving residents to continue scrambling for water for drinking, cooking and bathing.


Toledo drinking-water ban lifted, but residents wary

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:51

Restrictions lifted for more than 400,000 Ohio, Michigan residents.

       

Few roles for Hispanics in top Hollywood movies

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:50

FILE- This undated file image released by Fox Searchlight, Chiwetel Ejiofor portrays Solomon Northup in a scene from "12 Years A Slave." From "12 Years a Slave" to "The Butler" to "Fruitvale Station," 2013 has been a banner year for movies directed by black filmmakers. (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Jaap Buitendijk, File)A new study shows that less than 5 percent of actors in top Hollywood films are Hispanic, and that Latinas are more likely than women of any other ethnicity to appear partially or totally naked on screen.


Change in gay-marriage law could benefit businesses

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:45

Wedding planners and venues are getting ready for an uptick in pricey celebrations.

       

Northeast California wildfire destroys 8 homes

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:45

the French Fire, Sunday Aug. 3, 2014 in Madera, Calif.BURNEY, Calif. (AP) — A pair of wildfires burning without restraint about 8 miles apart in northeast California became the focus of state and federal firefighters Sunday as authorities reported that one of the blazes had destroyed eight homes and prompted the precautionary evacuation of a small long-term care hospital.


Former enemies unite for World War I commemoration

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:43

Leaders of Belgium, France, Britain and Germany mark day war began.

       

Spirited Away maker halts production

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:38
Japanese animated film-maker Studio Ghibli, responsible for hits including Oscar winner Spirited Away, announces a halt in production.
Categories: BBC World News

Liberia orders cremation of Ebola victims

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:32

At least 156 people have succumbed to the disease in Liberia.

       

Man creates DIY prosthetic device after amputation

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:28

With help from a friend and 3-D printer, Howard Kamarata regains movement, confidence.

       

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:26

A woman prays with others from different religious groups against the spread of the Ebola virus, in Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday Aug. 2, 2014. An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned, as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea's capital. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)Three West Africa nations are struggling to control an outbreak of Ebola. The virus was first discovered nearly four decades ago in Congo in a village near the Ebola River. Since then there have been sporadic outbreaks.


VIDEO: WW1 anniversary marked in Singapore

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:26
Dignitaries gathered at the Singapore Cenotaph on Monday to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War One, from which 124 Singapore residents never returned.
Categories: BBC World News

Guardians swoops to top box office

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:19
Disney's Marvel adventure, Guardians of the Galaxy takes $94m (£55.8m) to top the North American box office in its debut weekend.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/4/2014 12:57:09 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:09
White Pass US12
8/4/2014 12:57:09 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/4/2014 12:50:27 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:09
Satus Pass US97
8/4/2014 12:50:27 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/4/2014 12:47:24 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:09
Stevens Pass US2
8/4/2014 12:47:24 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 8/4/2014 12:45:37 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:09
Blewett Pass US97
8/4/2014 12:45:37 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather: