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Obama Defends His Use of Executive Authority on Immigration

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:27
President Obama rejected Republican claims of unconstitutional overreach, adding that he had been “very restrained” in his use of executive authority.






Rhodes scholars for class of 2015 announced

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:25
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rhodes Trust says 32 U.S. men and women have been named Rhodes scholars and will enter Oxford University next October.

Tunisia in landmark presidency poll

BBC World News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:25
Polls close after Tunisia's first presidential election since the Arab Spring, with two frontrunners claiming a narrow victory with a run-off likely.
Categories: BBC World News

Huskies show resiliency in satisfying 37-13 victory vs. Oregon State

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:23
Angst turned into bliss. Second-guessing was replaced by first-praising. And the only issues of clock management for the Huskies involved the need to contain their celebration until it hit zero.

Scouting report: Pacific

WA Huskies - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:16
Scouting report: Seattle University.
Categories: Sports Center

Former Idaho trooper reaches deal, pleads guilty

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:16
The Associated Press

More than 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago: reports

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:15
CHICAGO (Reuters) - As many as 32 horses died in a fire at a stable and boarding facility in a town outside Chicago, local media reported on Sunday. Five horses survived the fire at the Valley View Acres stable in Woodstock, about 45 miles northwest of Chicago, Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Chief Paul Deraedt told the Sun Times and other local media. Deraedt and Valley View Acres could not immediately be reached for comment on Sunday. Firefighters responded to the fire at the two-story barn about 11 p.m. on Saturday, the reports said. ...

Mother who shot children dies from her injuries

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:07

Investigators worn the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. New Jersey State Police say two people are dead and two were found wounded in a shooting in the southern New Jersey home. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)TABERNACLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who authorities say shot all three of her children, killing two of them, before turning the gun on herself died Sunday from her injuries, state police said.


New York City baby shot as father cleaned illegal weapon, police say

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:05
By Victoria Cavaliere (Reuters) - A nine-month-old baby was shot and severely wounded on Sunday by her father, who told New York City police his gun accidentally discharged while he was cleaning it. Police in Brooklyn responded to a 911 call on Saturday afternoon and found the baby girl with a gunshot wound to her lower left abdomen, a spokeswoman from the New York City Police Department said. The baby was struck by a bullet from a .45 caliber handgun that had been obtained illegally, the spokeswoman said. The baby was rushed to a nearby hospital for surgery, she said. ...

Born in Indonesia, murdered in Hong Kong

BBC World News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:05
One woman's journey from a village to death in the big city
Categories: BBC World News

New York lawmakers meet to address police shooting of unarmed man

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:04

A protester holds a poster outside the National Action Network as reverend Al Sharpton speaks about the death of Akai Gurley, in HarlemBy Victoria Cavaliere (Reuters) - New York City elected officials were meeting on Sunday to discuss community concerns following the shooting death of an unarmed man in Brooklyn by a police officer who said his weapon discharged accidentally, officials said. A spokeswoman for Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said he was meeting with city leaders, including U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and Rep. Nydia Velazquez, to discuss calls for a full investigation and the officer's arrest. ...


Huskies morning links: Fast start helps Huskies bounce back

WA Huskies - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:01
With their 37-13 victory over Oregon State on Saturday night, the Huskies became bowl eligible for the fifth straight season. Most projections have UW looking at a trip to the Cactus Bowl in Tempe on Jan. 2, but the Sun Bowl (Dec. 27) and the Las Vegas Bowl (Dec. 20) are also good bets, too, as the
Categories: Sports Center

Anxious Ferguson waits for grand jury's decision

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 03:58

Barricades block the entrance to the St. Louis County Police Headquarters in ClaytonBy Daniel Wallis and Ellen Wulfhorst FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - After a fourth straight night of low-level protests in Ferguson, Missouri, anxious residents still did not know on Sunday when a grand jury would return a decision on whether to charge a white policeman who shot an unarmed black teen to death this summer. It appeared that the St. Louis suburb, which has become a flashpoint for U.S. race relations since Officer Darren Wilson killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, would have to wait until at least Monday and perhaps longer for an announcement. ...


Blast at Game Kills Dozens in Afghanistan

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 03:33
Explosives were detonated in a crowd gathered to watch a game between a village team and players from a neighboring district in Paktika Province.






Mercer Island home heavily damaged in fire

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 03:31
A fire that broke out in a gazebo spread through a Mercer Island home early Sunday morning, causing extensive damage.

Senator from Monroe earns award for support of state's fishing issues

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 03:31
The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) of Washington presented Sen. Kirk Pearson of Monroe this past week with its 2014 Legislator of the Year Award for his efforts toward Washington’s fisheries and support for recreational fishing, according to a CCA news release.

Marion Barry, Former Mayor of Washington, Dies at 78

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 03:30
Mr. Barry was a flamboyant and polarizing mayor of the nation’s capital who went to prison on a cocaine charge and then made one of the most improbable comebacks in the history of American politics.






Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants'

BBC World News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 03:29
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 11/23/2014 10:12:16 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 03:29
White Pass US12
11/23/2014 10:12:16 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing