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Three Wisconsin inmates escape from minimum-security prison

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:24
(Reuters) - Three inmates were on the run on Thursday after escaping a minimum-security prison in western Wisconsin, causing an area school district to cancel classes, authorities said. Jesse Fairley, 26, Andre Lee Vance, 21, and Kyle Peterson, 19, broke out of the St. Croix Correctional Center in New Richmond, about 45 miles east of Minneapolis, on Wednesday evening, the New Richmond Police Department said in a statement. The New Richmond schools canceled classes on Thursday as a precaution for student safety, officials said in a statement. The New Richmond Police Department was not immediately available for comment.

Three Wisconsin inmates escape from minimum-security prison

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:24
(Reuters) - Three inmates were on the run on Thursday after escaping a minimum-security prison in western Wisconsin, causing an area school district to cancel classes, authorities said. Jesse Fairley, 26, Andre Lee Vance, 21, and Kyle Peterson, 19, broke out of the St. Croix Correctional Center in New Richmond, about 45 miles east of Minneapolis, on Wednesday evening, the New Richmond Police Department said in a statement. The New Richmond schools canceled classes on Thursday as a precaution for student safety, officials said in a statement. The New Richmond Police Department was not immediately available for comment.

White House: working with lawmakers on reforms to NSA phone metadata program

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:22
The White House said on Thursday that it is evaluating a new court ruling that a National Security Agency program that collected data from millions of Americans' phone calls was not authorized by Congress. "Without commenting on the ruling today, the president has been clear that he believes we should end the Section 215 bulk telephony metadata program as it currently exists by creating an alternative mechanism to preserve the program’s essential capabilities without the government holding the bulk data," said Ned Price, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council.

VIDEO: Boy trapped for days 'haunted by ordeal'

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:20
A teenager who was pulled alive from the rubble of Nepal's earthquake five days after it struck is now back at home and looking to his future.
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Italy, U.S. say break up mafia cocaine ring run out of pizzeria

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:18

A man identified as Pino Fazio is escorted by Italian policemen after being detained during Operation Columbus in PianopoliBy Steve Scherer and Cristiano Corvino ROME/PIANOPOLI, Italy (Reuters) - Italian and U.S. agents broke up a major cocaine trafficking network run out of a New York City pizzeria, detaining 13 Italians with links to organized crime on Thursday, police said. Italy's elite SCO police and FBI agents captured the men as they slept in their homes in the southern Italian region of Calabria and held them on charges of conspiracy to run an international drug trafficking ring, police added. The year-long investigation, dubbed Operation Columbus, was led by federal investigators in Brooklyn and prosecutors in Calabria, the region that is home to the 'Ndrangheta, a mafia group on the Italian mainland akin to Sicily's Cosa Nostra.


Man shot twice in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:18

Man shot twice in North PhiladelphiaPolice say a 19-year-old man was shot twice in North Philadelphia early Thursday morning.


Russia super-tank 'stalls' in Moscow

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:17
Russia's new high-tech battle tank unexpectedly stops during a rehearsal for a 9 May Victory parade, prompting speculation of a breakdown.
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Russia super-tank 'stalls' in Moscow

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:17
Russia's new high-tech battle tank unexpectedly stops during a rehearsal for a 9 May Victory parade, prompting speculation of a breakdown.
Categories: BBC World News

City Room: New York Today: Name That Specimen

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:16
Thursday: Identifying curiosities, delightful weather, and poll results.







White Pass - 5/7/2015 5:41:18 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:11
White Pass US12
5/7/2015 5:41:18 AM

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Satus Pass - 5/7/2015 5:57:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:11
Satus Pass US97
5/7/2015 5:57:17 AM

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Stevens Pass - 5/7/2015 5:54:47 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:11
Stevens Pass US2
5/7/2015 5:54:47 AM

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Blewett Pass - 5/7/2015 5:56:55 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:11
Blewett Pass US97
5/7/2015 5:56:55 AM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 5/7/2015 5:58:07 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:11
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/7/2015 5:58:07 AM

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5 injured after SEPTA bus, U-Haul crash in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:08

5 injured after SEPTA bus, U-Haul crash in North PhiladelphiaFive people were injured when a SEPTA bus collided with a U-Haul trailer in North Philadelphia.


VIDEO: Russia prison inmates march for VE Day

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:03
Russian prisoners at three jails in and around St Petersburg stage a mass march for Victory Day, 70 years after Soviet and Allied forces defeated Nazi Germany.
Categories: BBC World News

Your Thursday Briefing

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:01
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.







What to Do This Weekend

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:00
We asked The Times’s arts team to recommend one thing.







US appeals court: NSA phone record collection is excessive

NBA - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 22:59
NEW YORK (AP) — The bulk collection of Americans’ phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed, a federal appeals court said Thursday as it asked Congress to step in and decide how best to balance national security and privacy interests. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in […]
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US appeals court: NSA phone record collection is excessive

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 22:59
NEW YORK (AP) — The bulk collection of Americans’ phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed, a federal appeals court said Thursday as it asked Congress to step in and decide how best to balance national security and privacy interests. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in […]
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