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4 reasons why you’re not losing weight

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:16
Health columnist Dan Labriola explains some of the most-common obstacles to weight loss.

Malaysia Sending More Ships to Search for Plane

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:15
The Malaysian government said Sunday that it would step up efforts to search the southern Indian Ocean for Malaysia Airlines’ missing Flight 370.






NYC mourns death of firefighter in high-rise blaze

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:11

This photo taken on June 26, 2014, and released by the NYFD, shows Lt. Gordon Ambelas, who died at a hospital late Saturday night, July 5, 2014, after battling a blaze that broke out on an upper floor of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise in New York. Two other firefighters were taken to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries, and two civilians were treated for minor injuries at area hospitals. (AP Photo/NYFD)NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York is mourning the death of a lieutenant who became trapped while looking for victims in a public-housing high-rise blaze, the first to die in the line of duty in more than two years.


US senator urges Afghan vote audit

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:10
A senior US senator says he expects the Afghan Election Commission to conduct a "comprehensive audit" of votes from the presidential run-off.
Categories: BBC World News

Global Soccer: Messi Less a Dazzler, More Argentina's Provider

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:08
There appears to be a transformation, a sublimation of skills for the benefit of the team.

Creditors face deadline for bankruptcy plan vote

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:04

Retiree Evelyn Smith, left, protests near the federal courthouse in Detroit, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Ballots submitted by city workers, retirees, pensioners and other creditors likely will determine how quickly Detroit exits its historic bankruptcy. The city’s two pension groups have been pushing their members to vote “yes” on a restructuring plan that seeks to cut their income. Rejection of the plan could lead to what’s known as a cram down and steeper reduction in pension payments. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT (AP) — The most anticipated vote in Detroit this summer isn't for a city office. Instead, ballots submitted by city retirees could determine how quickly Detroit exits its historic bankruptcy and how much of the financial weight pensioners will bear.


Deadline approaches for bankruptcy plan vote

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:04

Retiree Evelyn Smith, left, protests near the federal courthouse in Detroit, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Ballots submitted by city workers, retirees, pensioners and other creditors likely will determine how quickly Detroit exits its historic bankruptcy. The city’s two pension groups have been pushing their members to vote “yes” on a restructuring plan that seeks to cut their income. Rejection of the plan could lead to what’s known as a cram down and steeper reduction in pension payments. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT (AP) — The most anticipated vote in Detroit this summer isn't for a city office.


Ventura must show sniper disregarded truth in book

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:59

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2011 file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, left, talks to the media in Minneapolis. Ventura sued Chris Kyle, the author of the best-selling book “American Sniper,” for defamation in 2012 after Kyle claimed in his book that he punched Ventura at a California bar. Ventura says the incident never happened, and he’s suing for damages. Kyle, of Texas, was killed last year on a gun range while the lawsuit was pending. His widow, Taya Kyle, is now the central defendant in the case, which goes to trial on Tuesday, July 8, in U.S. District Court in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Genevieve Ross, File)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. history detailed his kills in a bestselling autobiography, he also included details about a 2006 incident in which he says he punched a guy he called "Scruff Face" — later identified as former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.


Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:57

FILE- In this June 15, 2013 file photo, Infosys Executive Chairman N. R. Narayana Murthy reacts to a shareholders comment during the company's 32th Annual General Meeting in Bangalore, India. In 2013 Infosys was accused of bringing thousands of foreign workers to the United States using incorrect visas, but denied any allegations as part of the settlement reached with a $34 million settlement in Texas. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)Kelly Parker was thrilled when she landed her dream job in 2012 providing tech support for Harley-Davidson's Tomahawk, Wisconsin, plants. The divorced mother of three hoped it was the beginning of a new career with the motorcycle company.


White Pass - 7/6/2014 7:16:49 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:49
White Pass US12
7/6/2014 7:16:49 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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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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Satus Pass - 7/6/2014 7:10:07 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:49
Satus Pass US97
7/6/2014 7:10:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 7/6/2014 7:07:04 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:49
Stevens Pass US2
7/6/2014 7:07:04 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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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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Blewett Pass - 7/6/2014 7:05:17 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:49
Blewett Pass US97
7/6/2014 7:05:17 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 7/6/2014 7:15:43 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:49
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/6/2014 7:15:43 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday, July 8 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Extended closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. lasting two or more hours. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62)

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Indiana police officer dies after late night firefight

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:43

IMPD Officer Perry Renn is pictured in this undated handout photo(Reuters) - An Indianapolis police officer was killed in a late night shootout in an alley, law enforcement officials said Sunday. Indianapolis Metro Police Department officer Perry Renn, 51, had responded to an emergency call about a shooting incident late Saturday, according to city officials. A man armed with a gun opened fire on several police officers, who fired back. Renn was hit and evacuated to a nearby hospital, where he died a short time later, law enforcement said.


5 things to know about US guest worker programs

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:40
Foreign high-skilled workers aren't supposed to take jobs from Americans, but they sometimes do. When companies apply to bring in a foreign worker on an H-1B visa, they are required by the U.S. Labor Department to ensure the new arrivals will not adversely affect similarly employed U.S. workers.

Top 10 users of H-1B visas at a glance

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:37
The biggest users of the H-1B visas — the visas needed to import skilled workers — tend to be global outsourcing firms. Here are the top 10 H-1B firms in 2013 and the number of new H-1B visas they received:

Police: Driver fleeing accident killed in double fatal crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:16

 Driver fleeing accident killed in double fatal crashDelaware State Police say a man fleeing the scene of a prior accident, crashed head-on with another vehicle, killing both drivers.


Firefighters battle 2-alarm Trenton blaze

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:14

Firefighters battle 2-alarm Trenton blazeFirefighters battled a 2-alarm fire at a house in Trenton.


Scores killed in Uganda attacks

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:05
The Ugandan army says 41 gunmen and 17 police and civilians were killed when militants attacked police stations and military barracks.
Categories: BBC World News