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Triple shooting in Chester leaves injured men critical

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 19:11

Triple shooting in Chester leaves injured men criticalPolice say three men are in critical condition after a shooting in Chester, Pennsylvania Friday night.


Two transit crashes minutes apart injure 40 in San Francisco

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 19:08
(Reuters) - Forty people were injured in two separate transit accidents minutes apart in San Francisco on Friday, police said. In one accident, a bus swerving to avoid a dump truck that had stopped suddenly struck a second dump truck at about 1:30 p.m. local time, the San Francisco Police Department said. Passenger Robert Williams said the packed train had been slowing as it pulled into the stop, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

BP appeals Gulf oil spill settlement to Supreme Court

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 19:07

A court rejected BP's attempts to undo the damage settlement it agreed to in 2012.

       

Landslide in Nepal Kills at Least 8; Hundreds Are Missing

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 19:03
The landslide near the Chinese border washed out a crucial highway and blocked a river, leading to a dangerous buildup of water.






Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay law

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 19:01
A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, pleasing activists and watchdog groups who called the measure draconian and wanted it repealed.

Food for Thought: That Honeydew Melon Looks Good, but Does Anyone Eat It?

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 19:00
Call it a bifurcated market in melon: One people rarely buy for themselves but often serve to others, ideally at a hotel breakfast buffet.

Ohio city issues water warning over algae toxin

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:52
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's fourth-largest city has warned residents not to consume its water after tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly related to algae on Lake Erie.

Body parts of a man found at plant

BBC World News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:48
Body parts of a man found at a Bristol recycling plant may have come with waste from Swindon, police say.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/2/2014 3:23:15 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:48
White Pass US12
8/2/2014 3:23:15 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/2/2014 3:35:07 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:48
Satus Pass US97
8/2/2014 3:35:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 8/2/2014 3:27:45 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:48
Stevens Pass US2
8/2/2014 3:27:45 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/2/2014 3:34:35 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:48
Blewett Pass US97
8/2/2014 3:34:35 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/2/2014 3:38:47 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:48
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/2/2014 3:38:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Rep. Cantor to resign from House seat in August

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:46
After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House months earlier than expected.

Grimes, McConnell throw barbs at Ky. picnic

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:30

About 4,000 to 5,000 people attended the political speeches at this year's event.

       

Blast at China car parts plant kills 68, hurts 187

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:23

This photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency shows the site of an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory in Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Dozens of people were killed Saturday by the explosion at the factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Wang Hengzhi) NO SALESBEIJING (AP) — Sixty-eight people were killed and nearly 200 others injured, most with severe burns, after an explosion Saturday at an automotive parts factory in eastern China that supplies General Motors, officials said.


Pistorius' brother hurt in car crash

BBC World News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:21
Carl Pistorius, the brother of South African athlete and murder accused Oscar, has been badly hurt in a car crash, his family say.
Categories: BBC World News

China: 96 killed last week in Xinjiang

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:12

This is the first time the official Xinhua News Agency has released a death toll for the violence.

       

Ohio's 4th largest city has no drinking water

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:11

Officials said the water is not for drinking or cooking but healthy adults could still use the water for bathing.

       

Obama: Congress left town with unfinished business

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:09

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The president spoke on various topics including the economy, immigration, Ukraine and the Middle East. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's taking action on his own because Congress is doing so little for working families.