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Any new U.S. Internet rules must withstand lawsuits: FCC chief

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:31

Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on oversight of the FCC on Capitol Hill in WashingtonBy Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators expect Internet service providers to sue the government over any changes in the way they are regulated and must reevaluate any proposals to make sure they stand up in court, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said at a meeting on Friday. Last week U.S. President Barack Obama said Internet service providers should be regulated more like public utilities to make sure they grant equal access to all content providers. ...

Lava flow steams through lush forests in Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:31

This Nov. 20, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a 'breakout' near a ground crack system near an abandoned geothermal well site near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Hawaii County Civil Defense says there continues to be very little activity along the breakouts of the lava flow Tuesday and no advancement has been noted since the weekend. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey, Volcano Helicopters)PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A lava flow is steaming through lush forests as it creeps across Hawaii's Big Island.

NY highway opens as snow ends; flooding a concern

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:28

NY highway opens as snow ends; flooding a concernMore than 30 major roof collapses, most involving farm and flat-roof buildings, were reported overnight, officials said Friday, after snow Thursday brought the Buffalo area's three-day total to an epic 7 feet or more.

Ebola victim's fiancee moves into new Dallas home

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:26
DALLAS (AP) — The fiancee of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who died of Ebola, is settling into a Dallas condominium a month after emerging from quarantine with most of her possessions destroyed and many places reluctant to rent to her.

'No new ideas at talks' - Iran

BBC World News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:25
Iran's foreign minister says he has heard "no new ideas" as talks with world powers on Tehran's nuclear programme stretch into the evening.
Categories: BBC World News

Texas OKs most new history textbooks amid outcry

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:24
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation's second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh — capping months of outcry over lessons some academics say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.

School district near Ferguson cancels classes

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:23
JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — A school district that includes some students from Ferguson, Missouri, is calling off classes Monday and Tuesday, citing potential unrest if a much-anticipated grand jury announcement occurs soon.

NYC pays former fast-food worker $437,000 to settle Big Mac glass case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:22
By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former McDonald's Corp worker accused and later cleared of putting glass shards in a police officer's hamburger will be paid a $437,000 settlement by the city of New York, authorities said on Friday. Albert Garcia, who was working the grill at a McDonald's in the Bronx, was arrested in 2005 after New York Police Officer John Florio accused him of putting broken glass in his Big Mac, Garcia's attorney said. ...

Texas school board approves textbooks criticized for religious bent

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:20
By Jon Herskovitz and Jim Forsyth AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - The Texas State Board of Education, whose decisions can have national ramifications, on Friday approved nearly 100 textbooks despite criticism the books exaggerated the influence biblical figures had in forming the U.S. system of government. The Republican-controlled 15-member body voted along party lines to approve the use of the textbooks for all ages of students in the second-most populous U.S. state, with about 5 million children in the public school system. ...

Executives brave frigid Detroit night for charity

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:19

M. Roy Wilson, right, Wayne State University President, and his wife, Jacqueline, prepare their boxes, Thursday Nov. 20, 2014, during the Executive Sleep Out in Detroit. Forty executives slept outside Thursday, on a freezing Detroit night, to raise awareness about homeless youth . (AP Photo/Detroit News, Steve Perez) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUTDETROIT (AP) — Some enveloped themselves in sleeping bags. Others relied largely on layering. All were cold and at least a little uncomfortable.

Iowa's high court referees teen girls' fight

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:18
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court found itself in an unusual position Friday — the referee in a fight between two teenage girls who shouted insults at each other last year.

Timeline of events after death of Michael Brown

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:17

A resident of the Canfield Green apartments in Ferguson, Mo., who lived right above the spot where Michael Brown was killed, move out on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in advance of a St. Louis county grand jury decision. The woman and her niece both declined to be interviewed, but the niece answered a question about whether her aunt was moving because of the upcoming news. "You bet your butt she is," she said. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen,) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

Police name child victims in fatal Tabernacle shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:17

 Mother shot 3 children in Tabernacle home, using pillow to muffle shotsNew Jersey State Police have released the names of the three children who were shot in what appears to have been an attempted murder-suicide in Tabernacle, New Jersey.

Five questions, five answers: Arizona Cardinals

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:16
Helping us preview the Arizona Cardinals is Paola Boivin, columnist for the Arizona Republic. You can follow her at @PaolaBoivin and read her work here.
Categories: Sports Center

Scouting report: Seattle University

WA Huskies - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:16
Scouting report: Seattle University.
Categories: Sports Center

Biden warns Russia faces 'isolation'

BBC World News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:11
US Vice-President Joe Biden, on a visit to Kiev, warns Russia of "greater isolation" as Ukraine marks a year since the start of its revolution.
Categories: BBC World News

Officer Reportedly Plans to Leave Ferguson Force

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 05:05
The officer who killed Michael Brown does not intend to return to the Ferguson Police Department, people close to him said.

White Pass - 11/21/2014 11:57:09 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:58
White Pass US12
11/21/2014 11:57:09 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

The roadway is bare and wet

Rain showers

Satus Pass - 11/21/2014 11:50:27 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:58
Satus Pass US97
11/21/2014 11:50:27 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Roadway bare and wet


Stevens Pass - 11/21/2014 11:47:24 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:58
Stevens Pass US2
11/21/2014 11:47:24 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Snow, slush and ice on the roadway

Light snow fall