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VIDEO: Devastation after Nepal floods

BBC World News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:50
Following last week's devastating floods, Surendra Phuyal reports from Bardia - one of Nepal's worst-affected districts.
Categories: BBC World News

Small actions can reduce wildfire risks

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:50

FILE - This combination of photos shows a house on a hillside near Cle Elum, Wash., surrounded by wildfire flames on Aug. 14, 2012, top, and afterwards on Aug. 15, 2012, bottom. A spokesman for the Washington state Department of Natural Resources said the house survived the fire because of the defensible space around the structure with the placement of the driveway and the lack of trees and brush up against the house, preventing flames from reaching it. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)SEATTLE (AP) — As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a house survives or burns to the ground.


Homecoming celebration held for Taney Dragons at Love Park

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:50

Homecoming celebration held for Taney Dragons at Love ParkAn adoring crowd cheered and applauded wildly for the returning Taney Dragons at Love Park in Center City Philadelphia.


Suge Knight, 2 others shot at Chris Brown party in Hollywood

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:42

Suge Knight, 2 others shot at Chris Brown party in HollywoodRap mogul Suge Knight and two others were wounded in a shooting at 1OAK nightclub in West Hollywood early Sunday.


Suge Knight, 2 others shot at 1OAK nightclub

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:38

Suge Knight, 2 others shot at Chris Brown party in HollywoodRap mogul Suge Knight and two others were wounded in a shooting at 1OAK nightclub in West Hollywood early Sunday.


White Pass - 8/24/2014 9:02:06 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:32
White Pass US12
8/24/2014 9:02:06 AM

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 - 8/24/2014 9:01:10 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:32
Satus Pass US97
8/24/2014 9:01:10 AM

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 - 8/24/2014 9:04:37 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:32
Stevens Pass US2
8/24/2014 9:04:37 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/24/2014 9:14:51 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:32
Blewett Pass US97
8/24/2014 9:14:51 AM

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 - 8/24/2014 9:08:21 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:32
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/24/2014 9:08:21 AM

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:
Snoqualmie Pass: New blast starting time of 7 p.m. this week. Rock blasting is scheduled for Monday through Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. During blasting I-90 will be closed at milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. Throughout closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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Iran 'shoots down Israeli drone'

BBC World News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:29
Iran says it has shot down an Israeli drone near its Natanz nuclear site, 300 km (185 miles) from the capital Tehran.
Categories: BBC World News

A deep-fried, bacon-wrapped fair season is here

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:24

Deep fried Pop-Tarts are on display at a food vendor at the Washington County Fair on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Greenwich, N.Y. The creators of fair concoctions say they work all year to outdo themselves and the other vendors vying for the attention of an ever more expectant public. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Twinx. It's a Twinkie — stuffed with a Twix candy bar — wrapped in bacon — deep-fried — and drizzled with chocolate-caramel sauce.