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'All about that Bass' bounces to top of British music chart

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 02:02
LONDON (Reuters) - American singer Meghan Trainor was propelled to the number one spot in the British singles chart on Sunday by a surge in sales and online demand for her upbeat pop track "All about that Bass", the Official Charts Company said. Trainor's song was listened to more than 1 million times online, helping it dethrone "Bang Bang" by pop trio Jessie J, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande, which charted in second place. Taylor Swift's "Shake it off" held firm in third place, with Sigma's "Changing" and "Blame" by Calvin Harris coming in at numbers four and five respectively. ...
Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Our Understanding of Giraffes Does Not Measure Up

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:58
Giraffes may be popular — a staple of zoos, corporate logos and the plush toy industry — but until recently, almost nobody studied giraffes in the field, so there is much we don’t know about them.

Somali troops 'capture key port'

BBC World News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:50
Somali government troops backed by African Union forces capture a major stronghold of al-Shabab Islamists, the port of Barawe.
Categories: BBC World News

Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow catch reward program figures

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:46
%%%c7728f89b2c3c1bc1021510e04c336c4%%%Here is the weekly update on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River.

Final playground in honor of Newtown victims opens

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:35
WATERTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The 26th and final playground built in memory of the Newtown school shooting victims has opened in Connecticut.

Ebola in US: People scared, but outbreak unlikely

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:34

In this photo provided by CBS News, the National Institute of Health's Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, speaks on CBS's "Face the Nation" in Washington. Speaking on the Ebola virus, Fauci said it's perfectly normal to feel anxious about a disease that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa, but predicts there won't be an outbreak in the U.S. (AP Photo/CBS News, Chris Usher)WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are frightened.


Texas ground beef recalled due to possible metal pieces

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:33
(Reuters) - Texas groceries had likely removed by Sunday morning all ground beef from store shelves that was subject to a recall due to possible contamination from tiny pieces of metal, an executive at the company which recalled the product said. Sam Kane Beef Processors, based in Corpus Christi, Texas, recalled nearly 91,000 pounds of ground beef shipped between Sept. 9 and Sept. 18 to Texas retail outlets, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a news release on Saturday. ...

Fire truck crashes on way to Delaware barn fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:32

Fire truck crashes on way to Delaware barn fireA Delaware fire truck crashed on the way to a large barn fire in Leipsic, Kent County.


Clegg urges tax rise to cut deficit

BBC World News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:29
Nick Clegg says taxes must be increased to reduce the deficit and accuses the Tories of wanting to do it by "beating up on the poor".
Categories: BBC World News

Officials look for homeles person in connection to Ebola case

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:19

Officials look for homeles person in connection to Ebola caseAuthorities in Dallas are searching for a homeless person who might have had contact with the lone Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States, officials said Sunday.


Ebola drugs apparently not being used on Dallas patient: CDC

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:19
(Reuters) - The first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has apparently not received any of the experimental treatments for the disease, a top U.S. health official said on Sunday. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters in a briefing that "as far as we understand" experimental medicine is not being used on the patient, who is being cared for at a Dallas hospital. (Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf and Sharon Begley in New York; Editing by Dominic Evans)

National parks seeking entry fee increase

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:16
Visiting Mount Rainier and Olympic national parks could be more expensive next year, if proposed fee increases are approved.

White Pass - 10/5/2014 9:32:42 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:09
White Pass US12
10/5/2014 9:32:42 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 - 10/5/2014 9:33:01 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:09
Satus Pass US97
10/5/2014 9:33:01 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 - 10/5/2014 9:32:41 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:09
Stevens Pass US2
10/5/2014 9:32:41 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 - 10/5/2014 9:35:28 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:09
Blewett Pass US97
10/5/2014 9:35:28 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 - 10/5/2014 9:33:31 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:09
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/5/2014 9:33:31 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 is completed for the week. 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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Apology follows threat to hundreds at Harvard

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:07
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Hundreds of students and other people affiliated with Harvard University who got a threatening email have received a second message with an apology that apparently came from the same email account.

Injured Bianchi undergoes surgery

BBC World News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:06
Marussia driver Jules Bianchi has undergone surgery after suffering a severe head injury in a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. Airman Is Killed, 2 Others Are Missing, After Typhoon Hits Okinawa

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:03
The Americans were swept out to sea by the powerful storm that was headed toward Tokyo.