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Charges dropped against on-duty mailman cuffed by NY police

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:20
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York prosecutor won't pursue a disorderly conduct case against a postal carrier whose caught-on-camera arrest sparked outrage.

The Latest: Soda tax backers say measure will be on ballot

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:19

Supervisor Malia Cohen, top, listens to speakers during a news conference announcing that San Francisco backers of a tax on sugary beverages have enough signatures to put the measure on the November ballot outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Thursday, May 12, 2016. This would be San Francisco's second attempt in two years trying to put a tax on the highly caloric drinks that some public health advocates say contributes to obesity. A 2014 attempt failed to garner the two-thirds approval needed for a dedicated tax. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco ballot measure to tax sugary sweetened beverages (all times local):


Troopers in 'disturbing' New Hampshire motorist beating suspended

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:14
A state trooper from Massachusetts and another from New Hampshire were relieved of duty on Thursday for their involvement in the beating of a motorist that their commanders called "disturbing," officials said. A video obtained by Reuters and taken from a helicopter showed officers drawing their weapons at the end of a high-speed chase that began in Massachusetts and ended in New Hampshire. The video shows a man getting out of a truck and dropping to his knees and then to his stomach, before he is punched several times by at least two officers and handcuffed.

Markets Right Now: Stocks end little changed on Wall Street

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:13
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

Texas' attorney general defiant as fraud case back in court

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:11
DALLAS (AP) — Texas' attorney general fought Thursday to stop his indictment on securities fraud from ending his political career, first by urging an appeals court to dismiss the charges, then by trying to close party ranks at the state Republican convention just blocks away.

Online auction site: 'We want no part' in Zimmerman gun sale

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:05

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, file photo, George Zimmerman, acquitted in the high-profile killing of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, listens in court, in Sanford, Fla., during his hearing. The pistol former neighborhood watch volunteer Zimmerman used in the fatal shooting of Martin is going up for auction online. The auction begins Thursday, May 12, 2016, at 11 a.m. EDT and the bidding starts at $5,000. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool, File)MIAMI (AP) — An online gun auction website said Thursday that it wants no part in a plan by former Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman to sell the pistol he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.


Vermont school apologizes for girls-only dress code assembly

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:03
WOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — School administrators in Vermont have apologized for holding a girls-only assembly in which female teachers addressed dress code violations.

Smoking material on porch caused Syracuse fire that killed 6

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:03
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Syracuse house fire that killed four children and two adults was an accident caused by smoking materials left on a porch.

White Pass - 5/12/2016 12:48:50 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:02
White Pass US12
5/12/2016 12:48:50 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 - 5/12/2016 12:56:47 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:02
Satus Pass US97
5/12/2016 12:56:47 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 - 5/12/2016 12:52:40 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:02
Stevens Pass US2
5/12/2016 12:52:40 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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 - 5/12/2016 12:43:02 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:02
Blewett Pass US97
5/12/2016 12:43:02 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 - 5/12/2016 12:51:54 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:02
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/12/2016 12:51:54 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closure scheduled Thursday May 12 at 7 p.m., lasting one hour or more. During blasting closures eastbound traffic will stopped at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 63, Cabin Creek. No services are available past exit 53 eastbound and exit 70 westbound during blasting closures.

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Watch a Music Video Inspired by Guy Fieri

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 04:00

Watch a Music Video Inspired by Guy FieriDillon Francis, a DJ, celebrated the debut of his new moniker, DJ Dillon Francis, with the release of a music video for the song "Need You" with NGHTMARE this week. In the video, a visor-clad Francis shows up to DJ a casual backyard party and ends up turning it on its head with his music and prompting some aggressive drinking, coordinated group dancing, and eventual chair kicking, body slamming, and silly stringing. Francis collaborated with director Jack Wagner, who said Guy Fieri influenced the attire Francis and his friends wear in the music video.


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Bernie Sanders Supporters Propose ‘Mobilizing Voters’ to Beat Donald Trump

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:58
Former campaign workers and volunteers envision building an independent organization aimed at defeating Donald Trump before focusing on other goals.

Minnesota Law School, Facing Waning Interest, Cuts Admissions

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:58
By shrinking enrollment, and taking in less tuition income, the University of Minnesota hopes to preserve its national standing as a top law school.

UK Supreme Court blocks damages for Iraqi civilians

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:55

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court has blocked damage claims in a series of test cases brought by Iraqi civilians who allege they were mistreated by British soldiers Iraq between 2003 and 2009. The decision has implications for more than 600 Iraqi citizens, who sued the Ministry of Defense. The Iraqis claim they were unlawfully […]
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UK Supreme Court blocks damages for Iraqi civilians

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:55

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court has blocked damage claims in a series of test cases brought by Iraqi civilians who allege they were mistreated by British soldiers Iraq between 2003 and 2009. The decision has implications for more than 600 Iraqi citizens, who sued the Ministry of Defense. The Iraqis claim they were unlawfully […]
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UK Supreme Court blocks damages for Iraqi civilians

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:55

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court has blocked damage claims in a series of test cases brought by Iraqi civilians who allege they were mistreated by British soldiers Iraq between 2003 and 2009. The decision has implications for more than 600 Iraqi citizens, who sued the Ministry of Defense. The Iraqis claim they were unlawfully […]

The Latest: Hospital bars mental health contractor

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 03:54

Taunton, Mass., Mayor Thomas Hoye, Jr., right, speaks about Tuesday's stabbings at a Taunton home and shopping mall, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, in Fall River, Mass. Behind him are Taunton Police Chief Edward Walsh, left, and Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn III. Arthur DaRosa, described by his family as mentally disturbed, went on a stabbing rampage hours after leaving a hospital. He killed two people and assaulted and stabbed others before being fatally shot by an off-duty sheriff's deputy at the Silver City Galleria mall. (Jack Foley/The Herald News of Fall River via AP) MANDATORY CREDITBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing attacks at a Massachusetts shopping mall and home (all times local):