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Brazil in marathon impeachment debate

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:14
In a 19-hour session, the Brazilian Senate debates whether President Rousseff should face an impeachment trial ahead of the key vote on the issue.
Categories: BBC World News

$10M Terminix settlement for poisoning family rejected

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:10

Delaware family was vacationing in St. John when they fell ill after a banned pesticide was used.

       

VIDEO: Stolen paintings 'found in plastic bags'

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:08
The Ukrainian authorities say they have recovered 17 paintings - worth more than €17m (£13m; $18m) - that were stolen from an Italian museum in 2015.
Categories: BBC World News

ICC appoints first independent chairman

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:02
The International Cricket Council (ICC) appoints India's Shashank Manohar as its first independent chairman.
Categories: BBC World News

Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:01
"I think we could win New York State. I really believe we can win this state. And if we win New York State, the election is over." — Donald Trump on his expected fall battle with Hillary Clinton for the presidency.

White Pass - 5/11/2016 11:28:28 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:56
White Pass US12
5/11/2016 11:28:28 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Construction has begun and drivers could experience as much as 30 minutes of additional weekday travel time. On nights and weekends, crews will be off the road and delays will be minimal.

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Satus Pass - 5/11/2016 11:28:28 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:56
Satus Pass US97
5/11/2016 11:28:28 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Stevens Pass - 5/11/2016 11:28:28 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:56
Stevens Pass US2
5/11/2016 11:28:28 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Blewett Pass - 5/11/2016 11:28:28 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:56
Blewett Pass US97
5/11/2016 11:28:28 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 5/11/2016 11:28:28 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:56
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/11/2016 11:28:28 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Rock blasting closure scheduled Thursday May 12 at 7 p.m., lasting one hour or more. During blasting closures eastbound traffic will stopped at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 63, Cabin Creek. No services are available past exit 53 eastbound and exit 70 westbound during blasting closures.

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India Hindu group prays for Trump win

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:52
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has gained some unlikely fans - including a right-wing Hindu group in India that is praying for his victory.
Categories: BBC World News

After news that arson caused blast, West faces new questions

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:50

FILE - This April 18, 2013 aerial file photo shows the remains of a nursing home, left, apartment complex, center, and fertilizer plant, right, destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. Federal authorities announced Wednesday, May 11, 2016, that the fire that caused the deadly explosion in 2013 was a criminal act. The explosion killed 15 people, injured hundreds and left part of the small town in ruins. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)DALLAS (AP) — One question has lingered in the Central Texas farming town of West since a fertilizer plant caught fire in 2013 and exploded, killing 15 people and damaging at least $100 million in property: What caused the blaze?


After news that arson caused blast, West faces new questions

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:47

DALLAS (AP) — One question has lingered in the Central Texas farming town of West since a fertilizer plant caught fire in 2013 and exploded, killing 15 people and damaging at least $100 million in property: What caused the blaze? On Wednesday, federal officials came to West with an answer — and in the process […]
Categories: Sports Center

After news that arson caused blast, West faces new questions

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:47

DALLAS (AP) — One question has lingered in the Central Texas farming town of West since a fertilizer plant caught fire in 2013 and exploded, killing 15 people and damaging at least $100 million in property: What caused the blaze? On Wednesday, federal officials came to West with an answer — and in the process […]
Categories: Sports Center

After news that arson caused blast, West faces new questions

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:47

DALLAS (AP) — One question has lingered in the Central Texas farming town of West since a fertilizer plant caught fire in 2013 and exploded, killing 15 people and damaging at least $100 million in property: What caused the blaze? On Wednesday, federal officials came to West with an answer — and in the process […]

VIDEO: Ukraine's Eurovision entry 'is family story'

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:46
Ukrainian singer Jamala explains why she is performing a song about a painful episode in her family history in the Eurovision Song Contest's semi-final.
Categories: BBC World News

Officer fired amid fallout from sailors’ arrest by Iran

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:45

The officer is the first to be publicly disciplined for errors that led to 10 sailors being captured by Iran after getting lost in the Persi...

       

Now that President Rousseff is out, what's next for Brazil?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:41

Brazil's Senate voted Thursday to suspend Dilma Rousseff and hold an impeachment trial.

       

4 miles of violence: Disturbed man is killed to end rampage

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:38

Taunton, Mass., Mayor Thomas Hoye, Jr., right, speaks about Tuesday's stabbings at a Taunton home and shopping mall, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, in Fall River, Mass. Behind him are Taunton Police Chief Edward Walsh, left, and Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn III. Arthur DaRosa, described by his family as mentally disturbed, went on a stabbing rampage hours after leaving a hospital. He killed two people and assaulted and stabbed others before being fatally shot by an off-duty sheriff's deputy at the Silver City Galleria mall. (Jack Foley/The Herald News of Fall River via AP) MANDATORY CREDITTAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — Two bystanders and an off-duty deputy sheriff were hailed as heroes Wednesday for intervening when a mentally disturbed man went on a stabbing rampage at a home and a mall hours after leaving a hospital, killing two people and injuring at least five others.


Fight over plan to bottle water in Oregon town is on ballot

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:33

In this Thursday, May 5, 2016 photo, spring water from Little Herman Creek pours out of the hillside in Cascade Locks, Ore. A proposal for Nestle to build a water bottling plant in Cascade Locks, Oregon, is set to be one of the most heated battles in the state’s May 17 primary. The plan has divided the town in the Columbia River Gorge, which has a 19-percent unemployment rate. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)CASCADE LOCKS, Oregon (AP) — This little town, set below steep, forested mountainsides at the bottom of the Columbia River Gorge, stubbornly persists, eight decades after a dam was built downstream, drowning the navigational locks that gave the place its name and main income.