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U.S. 'seriously' considered shutting down Washington subway

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:49

People ride the Metro subway system during the evening rush hour in WashingtonU.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on Tuesday he seriously considered ordering a shutdown of Washington's troubled subway last week and warned the subway agency he would not hesitate to use that authority if necessary. The response by Metro subway employees to the explosion of a third-rail insulator and fire showed major lapses by the system's control center, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) said in a directive. "We're not afraid to use the authority we have," Foxx told reporters in a briefing at the Transportation Department's Washington headquarters.


White Pass - 5/10/2016 1:10:46 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:40
White Pass US12
5/10/2016 1:10:46 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 - 5/10/2016 1:04:53 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:40
Satus Pass US97
5/10/2016 1:04:53 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 - 5/10/2016 1:12:40 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:40
Stevens Pass US2
5/10/2016 1:12:40 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 - 5/10/2016 1:19:14 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:40
Blewett Pass US97
5/10/2016 1:19:14 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 - 5/10/2016 1:12:42 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:40
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/10/2016 1:12:42 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Rock blasting closures scheduled Wednesday May 11 and Thursday May 12, starting at 7 p.m. and lasting for one hour or more. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at Gold Creek, mp 56, westbound traffic will be stopped at mp 62, near Cabin Creek. No services are available past exit 53 eb and exit 70 wb during blasting closures.

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Man who killed friend’s stepdad loses his bid for freedom

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:39

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A murderer seeking to have his prison sentence reduced to the 10 years he has already served has had his request denied by a New Hampshire judge. Eric Windhurst was 17 when he fatally shot a friend’s stepfather, Danny Paquette, in 1985 after the friend told him Paquette had sexually abused […]
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Man who killed friend’s stepdad loses his bid for freedom

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:39

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A murderer seeking to have his prison sentence reduced to the 10 years he has already served has had his request denied by a New Hampshire judge. Eric Windhurst was 17 when he fatally shot a friend’s stepfather, Danny Paquette, in 1985 after the friend told him Paquette had sexually abused […]
Categories: Sports Center

Man who killed friend’s stepdad loses his bid for freedom

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:39

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A murderer seeking to have his prison sentence reduced to the 10 years he has already served has had his request denied by a New Hampshire judge. Eric Windhurst was 17 when he fatally shot a friend’s stepfather, Danny Paquette, in 1985 after the friend told him Paquette had sexually abused […]

Arkansas teen sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing guardians

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:35
A 15-year-old Arkansas boy charged with capital murder pleaded guilty on Tuesday to killing his guardians and was sentenced by a state court to 35 years in prison. Under state law, Justin Staton, 15, will be remanded to a youth facility until his 16th birthday, and then transferred to a state prison. Staton had been charged as an adult for the 2015 fatal shooting of Robert and Patricia Cogdell, both 66, at the couple's home in Conway, northwest of Little Rock.

Maryland brothers indicted in officer's friendly fire death

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:34

Jacai Colson, a four-year veteran of the Prince George County police force, pictured in this police handoutA grand jury indicted three Maryland brothers on 121 charges in a police detective's death in a gunfight allegedly started by one brother and videotaped by the others, a prosecutor said on Tuesday. Michael Ford faces 55 charges, including second-degree murder and attempted murder, Alsobrooks said. Elijah and Malik Ford each are accused of 33 counts that include attempted murder, first-degree assault and weapons violations.


The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:34
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending May 8, 2016:
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Police: Woman died in crash, not hit-and-run, on Rt. 55

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:33

 Woman died in crash, not hit-and-run, on Rt. 55A woman who was believed to have survived a crash in New Jersey, only to be killed in a hit-and-run, in fact died in the initial wreck, police said on Tuesday.


Muslim family considers suit against Citadel over headscarf

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:32
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Citadel military college, known for its buttoned-up uniforms and strict discipline, decided Tuesday that a newly accepted female student cannot wear a traditional Muslim headscarf if she enrolls in the fall.

Boeing and International Flavors climb, Gap tumbles

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Gap Inc., down $2.51 to $19.30 The retailer reported that its April sales were far weaker than expected as its recent struggles appeared to deepen. Most Read StoriesCollege students erect ‘Trump […]
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Boeing and International Flavors climb, Gap tumbles

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Gap Inc., down $2.51 to $19.30 The retailer reported that its April sales were far weaker than expected as its recent struggles appeared to deepen. Most Read StoriesCollege students erect ‘Trump […]
Categories: Sports Center

Boeing and International Flavors climb, Gap tumbles

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Gap Inc., down $2.51 to $19.30 The retailer reported that its April sales were far weaker than expected as its recent struggles appeared to deepen. Most Read StoriesCollege students erect ‘Trump […]

Counseling association cancels Tennessee convention

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:31

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The American Counseling Association has cancelled its plan to hold a conference in Nashville next year in protest of Tennessee passing a counseling law that allows therapists to decline to see patients based on religious values and personal principles. The ACA made the announcement on Tuesday that it had cancelled the […]
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Counseling association cancels Tennessee convention

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:31

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The American Counseling Association has cancelled its plan to hold a conference in Nashville next year in protest of Tennessee passing a counseling law that allows therapists to decline to see patients based on religious values and personal principles. The ACA made the announcement on Tuesday that it had cancelled the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Counseling association cancels Tennessee convention

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 04:31

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The American Counseling Association has cancelled its plan to hold a conference in Nashville next year in protest of Tennessee passing a counseling law that allows therapists to decline to see patients based on religious values and personal principles. The ACA made the announcement on Tuesday that it had cancelled the […]