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Harlem’s Flower and Chess Man, Forced Into an Unwanted Move

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:45
For years, Sonny Gibbs sold flowers and taught chess at the edge of a playground, but the parks department banished him this spring because he had no permit.

In Brooklyn, a Move to Thwart Deadly Domestic Abuse

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:40
The Brooklyn district attorney’s office wants to determine whether those charged with even minor domestic violence crimes have the potential to kill.






Driver dead, teen hurt in East Mt. Airy hit-and-run

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:37

Grandfather dead, teen grandson hurt in East Mt. Airy hit-and-runPolice say a driver is dead and a teenager is seriously injured after a hit-and-run crash in Philadelphia's East Mt. Airy section.


French driving schools fight red tape

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:36
Red tape frustrates French motoring school
Categories: BBC World News

Iran leader: time not right for another phone call

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:36

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani leaves after a news conference in New York on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. In his wide-ranging speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday, Rouhani warned that Islamic terrorists were creating chaos in the Mideast to destroy civilization and generate anti-Muslim hatred, saying they wanted to create "a fertile ground for further intervention of foreign forces in our region." He also said a nuclear agreement was possible before the November deadline if the West wants a deal and shows flexibility. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Friday that the time isn't right for another phone conversation or a meeting with President Barack Obama "because of the sensitivity that still exists between the two countries."


Families of 2 black men want federal probe into police deaths

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:35
The parents of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two black men who died in encounters with white police officers, joined with civil rights leaders on Thursday to call for a full federal investigation and charges against those involved in their deaths.

It’s a Giant. It’s a Novelty. It’s a Tuba Named Big Carl.

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:29
A music publisher is trying to bring Big Carl — a tuba that stands nearly 8 feet tall, contains 60 feet of tubing and weighs about 100 pounds — back to public view.

White Pass - 9/26/2014 5:50:45 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:28
White Pass US12
9/26/2014 5:50:45 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 - 9/26/2014 5:55:11 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:28
Satus Pass US97
9/26/2014 5:55:11 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 - 9/26/2014 5:59:43 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:28
Stevens Pass US2
9/26/2014 5:59:43 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:


Blewett Pass - 9/26/2014 5:57:47 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:28
Blewett Pass US97
9/26/2014 5:57:47 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 - 9/26/2014 5:52:52 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:28
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/26/2014 5:52:52 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:
Rock blasting scheduled for Monday, Sept 29 through Thursday, Oct. 2 starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. 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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VIDEO: Burst water main floods Sunset Strip

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:27
Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard has been flooded after a water main burst on Friday.
Categories: BBC World News

Signaling Post-Snowden Era, New iPhone Locks Out N.S.A.

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:25
The new iPhone creates a unique code that scrambles information, disrupting the investigative abilities of American law enforcement and intelligence agencies.

DealBook: Bill Gross Leaves Pimco, Reportedly Under Pressure, to Join Janus

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:23
William H. Gross, who built Pimco into one of the largest asset managers in the world, will join Janus Capital after a decision had been made for him to leave Pimco or be forced out, said a person briefed on the matter.






NC inmate died of thirst after 35 days in solitary

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:19
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina inmate with mental illness who died of thirst was held in solitary confinement for 35 days and cited twice for flooding his cell, according to prison records.

Iranian President Sees Little Progress on Nuclear Dispute

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:14
President Hassan Rouhani was notably less optimistic on relations with the West than he was as a new leader a year ago.

Air traffic fire 'set by employee'

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:13
A fire in an air traffic control facility that grounded all flights in and out of Chicago's two major airports was set by an employee, officials say.
Categories: BBC World News

In Derek Jeter’s Big Hit, an Echo of Ted Williams’s Final Swing

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:10
Williams, a Red Sox legend, launched a home run in his final trek to the Fenway plate in 1960, but his relationship with the home fans was not as cordial as Jeter’s.

State of Alaska defends gay-marriage ban

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:00
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Citizens, not the courts, should decide whether the definition of marriage includes same-sex couples, the state of Alaska said in court papers filed Friday.