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Paccar’s 3Q profit climbs 20 percent on strong truck sales

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:46
The third-quarter results of Bellevue-based truck maker Paccar got a boost from strong truck sales in North America and aftermarket part sales worldwide.

VIDEO: The island disappearing into the sea

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:44
Life on the island disappearing into the sea
Categories: BBC World News

Maine prepared to enforce 'voluntary' quarantine

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:44
Health officials said Tuesday they're prepared to legally enforce the state's "voluntary" quarantine on health care workers who've treated Ebola patients.

Oregon could have clear path into four-team football playoff

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:44
The playoff committee’s first poll was released Tuesday, and Oregon was fifth. Considering the shake-up sure to happen at the top the Ducks should be in good shape to finish in the top four if they can win out.

Spectators out to watch Antares rocket launch capture explosion on video

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:40

Spectators out to watch Antares rocket launch capture explosion on videoWatch eyewitness video of the Antares rocket explosion that happened Tuesday at the Wallops Island launch complex in Virginia.


White Pass - 10/28/2014 5:57:09 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:38
White Pass US12
10/28/2014 5:57:09 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 - 10/28/2014 5:50:27 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:38
Satus Pass US97
10/28/2014 5:50:27 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 - 10/28/2014 5:47:24 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:38
Stevens Pass US2
10/28/2014 5:47:24 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Slush in places

Weather:
Mix rain and snow

Blewett Pass - 10/28/2014 5:45:37 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:38
Blewett Pass US97
10/28/2014 5:45:37 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 - 10/28/2014 5:56:03 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:38
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/28/2014 5:56:03 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:
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.

Weather:


Suspicious cyber activity at White House detected, addressed

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:28

The White House is seen with the Washington Monument behind it and the Jefferson Memorial in WashingtonBy Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Suspicious cyber activity has been detected on the computer network used by the White House and measures have been taken to address it, a White House official disclosed on Tuesday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, would not say who might have been responsible for the activity on what was described as an unclassified computer network used by employees of the Executive Office of the President. ...


U.S. Immigration Laws Face New Scrutiny After Killings

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:25
The case could create a new problem for the Obama administration, as officials weigh steps the president could take after the Nov. 4 elections to expand protections from deportation for immigrants here illegally.






Navajo president vetoes language-fluency changes

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:24
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The president of the nation's largest Indian reservation stood behind a tribal law that requires people seeking the top elected post to be fluent in the Navajo language, dealing what could be a final blow to a candidate who had been criticized for his speaking skills.

Million pound grant for museum

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:21
The Wellcome Trust is giving £1.3m to fund the creation of six new science and technology galleries at the National Museum of Scotland.
Categories: BBC World News

Kerry wants Keystone pipeline decision 'sooner rather than later'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:13

Map showing the route of TransCanada Keystone pipelinesOTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday during a visit to Canada that he would like to make a decision soon on TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL crude oil pipeline. TransCanada has waited more than six years for the Obama administration to make a decision on the line, which would take as much as 830,000 barrels per day of Alberta tar sands crude to refineries on Texas' Gulf Coast. ...


10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:11

Phil Collins smiles as he speaks to the media with Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, right, during a news conference on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 in San Antonio. Collins has handed over his vast collection of artifacts related to the Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution to the state of Texas. Collins donated what's considered the world's largest private collection of Alamo artifacts. It includes a fringed leather pouch and a gun used by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie's legendary knife. (AP Photo/The San Antonio Express-News, Bob Owen) RUMBO DE SAN ANTONIO OUT; NO SALESYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:


Amber Alert canceled after children, suspect found in Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:06

Amber Alert canceled after children, suspect found in DelawareDelaware State Police have canceled an Amber Alert after two missing children and the suspect were found.


Salt destroying fertile land - UN

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:05
About 2,000 hectares of fertile land are lost each day due to damage caused by salt, according to a UN analysis.
Categories: BBC World News

Mississippi State Leads College Football Playoff Committee’s First Rankings

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:04
The 12-person selection committee, which met Monday and Tuesday to debate the merits of each team and determine its top 25, revealed a top 4 that differed from The Associated Press’s.






In Mexico, a New Lead on Missing Students

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:01
Led to a dump near Cocula, the authorities seemed no closer to finding the 43 students who vanished after being arrested a month ago in Iguala.