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Brian Cashman’s Era With Yankees Is Extended for Three Years, and Kevin Long Is Dismissed

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:57
Cashman, the team’s general manager since 1998, received a three-year contract on Friday. The coaches Kevin Long and Mick Kelleher were fired.






Case against Detroit policeman who shot child ends in second mistrial

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:55
By Aaron Foley DETROIT (Reuters) - A judge declared a second mistrial on Friday in the case of a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a sleeping girl during a raid in 2010, after a jury was unable to reach a verdict. Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway declared a mistrial in the case of officer Joseph Weekley, who faced a charge of reckless discharge of a firearm in the death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones. A previous trial also ended in a mistrial. Wayne County Prosecutor spokeswoman Maria Miller said the office has not decided whether to try the case again. ...

Drought-sapped California lake reveals lost gun

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:45

This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department shows several items, including a handgun and badge of a federal agent, found in a backpack in shallow water by a man fishing at Castaic Lake in northern Los Angeles County. The agent said he got grief from his co-workers after his backpack went overboard during a 1992 boat trip, according to the Los Angeles Times. (AP Photo/ Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Water in Los Angeles County's Castaic Lake is so low amid California's drought that a fisherman has recovered a handgun and a badge that a federal agent lost in the water decades ago.


VIDEO: Fighting Ebola with facts and soap

BBC World News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:41
Tulip Mazumdar reports on women volunteers in Sierra Leone trying to educate villagers about Ebola, with the aim of stopping the spread of the virus.
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DealBook: Dimon Calls for Help on Cyberattacks

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:36
In his first public comments since the summer breach, the JPMorgan chief executive tells a conference: “This is going to be a big deal and there will be a lot of battles.”






Treon Harris’s Accuser in Sexual Battery Case Withdraws Complaint

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:36
The female student who accused Harris, the University of Florida’s starting quarterback, of sexual battery withdrew her criminal complaint Friday.






Secret Money Fueling a Flood of Political Ads

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:36
More than half of the general election advertising aired by outside groups in the battle for control of Congress has come from organizations that disclose little or nothing about their donors.






Ga. prisoner accused of lying about possible Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:35
ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors have accused a prisoner in Georgia of lying about potentially getting Ebola while traveling in Africa, a claim that triggered an emergency response at an Atlanta area jail and hospital.

Washington State-Stanford: Five things to watch

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:28
Here are five things to watch for in Friday night's Washington State-Stanford matchup: Are the Cougars ready for Stanford's pass rush? Last year, they weren't, especially during the four-minute stretch of hell that Stanford imposed early in the third quarter. The score was a reasonable 17-3 when the flurry started. In the blink of an eye, Stanford hurt two quarterbacks, returned two ...

A.L.C.S. Preview: Kansas City Royals vs. Baltimore Orioles

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:23
The Royals and the Orioles, opponents in the American League Championship Series, have one big thing in common: a decades-long yearning for a championship.






AP NewsBreak: Girl Scouts membership drops sharply

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:20

FILE - In this May 11, 2012, file photo, Girl Scouts, clockwise from left, Savannah Lindblad, Anna White, Brooke Roberts, Maryalisa Moran, Savannah Fox and troop volunteer Jennifer Peters help form a cookie brigade to deliver 2,928 boxes of cookies to the USO-NC at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, in Morrisville, N.C. For the second straight year, youth and adult membership in the Girl Scouts has dropped sharply. According to figures provided to The Associated Press, the total of youth members and adult volunteers dropped by 6 percent over the past year. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Travis Long, File)NEW YORK (AP) — For the second straight year, youth and adult membership in the Girl Scouts has dropped sharply, intensifying pressure on the 102-year-old youth organization to find ways of reversing the trend.


Nielsen admits to errors in TV measurement

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:16
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company on Friday admitted to errors dating back to March in its measurement of television viewing, statistics that serve as the foundation for billions of dollars in advertising spending for the entire broadcast industry.

alt-J's pop with an edge | Concert preview

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:16
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Man wanted for attempted robbery in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:12

Man wanted for attempted robbery in South PhiladelphiaPolice are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating the suspect wanted for an attempted robbery in South Philadelphia.


New York man shot 15 minutes after release from prison

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:08
NEW YORK (Reuters) - After spending 15 years in prison, a New York man was shot within minutes of his release after he got into a car not knowing that another ex-convict with a gun and a grudge was hiding in the trunk, state police said on Friday. Devon Simmons, 33, had intended to catch a train from the prison in Otisville, New York, back home to New York City on Thursday morning after getting out on parole. Instead, he accepted a ride from a man in a car with Illinois license plates, Pierce Gallagher, a state police captain, said. ...

Rescued hiker foraged for mushrooms and shared beef jerky with her dogs

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:03
A 21-year-old Seattle woman who was reported missing while on a hike earlier this week was rescued Thursday afternoon by a helicopter search team.

White Pass - 10/10/2014 11:17:56 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:02
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10/10/2014 11:17:56 AM

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Satus Pass - 10/10/2014 11:14:20 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:02
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10/10/2014 11:14:20 AM

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Stevens Pass - 10/10/2014 11:17:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:02
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10/10/2014 11:17:14 AM

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