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Black farmer lobbyist wants piece of Indian deal

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 00:28

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2010, file photo, John W. Boyd Jr., founder and president of the National Black Farmers Association, walks to a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boyd said he is owed $8 million for lobbying Congress to fund a $3.4 billion government settlement with Native American landowners who were swindled out of royalties. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The president of the National Black Farmers Association says he's being stiffed by the attorneys behind a $3.4 billion government settlement with Native American landowners who asked him to lobby Congress to fund the payout.


Report: Flyers' Giroux jailed for grabbing officer

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 00:27

 Flyers' Giroux jailed for grabbing officerPhiladelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux reportedly spent the night in an Ottawa, Canada jail cell.


New Mexico boy, 12, to be sentenced in shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 00:23
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy who pleaded no contest to opening fire in a New Mexico middle school gym and injuring two students is scheduled to be sentenced.

Contraception: Hobby Lobby got it right

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 00:16
The notion that Hobby Lobby is attacking women's rights by choosing to "opt out of covering...legitimate health needs" is absurd ["Yes, (some) corporations can pray — and you’ll all pay," Opinion, June 30].

You go, grill: 6 cookbooks for firing up outdoors this summer

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 00:16
When life gives you rib-eye ... grill it, of course. Providence Cicero selects six cookbooks that’ll get your coals warm this season.

Fraud trial set for father of quintuplets

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 00:15
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A North Las Vegas man who gained media attention when his wife gave birth to quintuplets last fall is scheduled for a February trial in an alleged real estate scheme.

Mistakes contribute to death of suspected molester

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 00:11
Several errors may have contributed to the apparent jailhouse suicide of suspected serial child rapist Matthew Coniglio, eliminating the best chance that investigators had for identifying victims across the Southeast.

State of the Art: The Bright Side of Facebook’s Social Experiments on Users

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 00:10
Studying how social media sites are used can provide valuable insight into human behavior and may also help curb their power and potential for abuse.

Police: 2 critical in Philly food truck explosion

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 00:06
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A propane tank on a food truck in Philadelphia exploded into a fireball, critically injuring a mother and daughter and sending at least nine others to the hospital, police said.

Competency hearing set for Wisconsin girl in 'Slenderman' case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 00:02
By Brendan O'Brien WAUKESHA Wis. (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday ordered a competency hearing for one of two Wisconsin pre-teen girls accused of stabbing a friend to please the fictional Internet character "Slenderman" after experts deemed her mentally incompetent to proceed with her defense. Two doctors concluded that 12-year-old Morgan Geyser was incompetent, according to the results of mental evaluationsdisclosed in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Geyser and Anissa Weier, also 12, have been charged as adults with first-degree attempted homicide. Geyser's family and prosecutors had both commissioned mental competency exams.

White Pass - 7/2/2014 8:23:15 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:57
White Pass US12
7/2/2014 8:23:15 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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Satus Pass - 7/2/2014 8:35:07 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:57
Satus Pass US97
7/2/2014 8:35:07 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 - 7/2/2014 8:27:45 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:57
Stevens Pass US2
7/2/2014 8:27:45 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 - 7/2/2014 8:34:35 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:57
Blewett Pass US97
7/2/2014 8:34:35 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 - 7/2/2014 8:38:47 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:57
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/2/2014 8:38:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting is scheduled Wednesday starting at 8 pm, and is expected to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 is closed from mp 56, near Gold Creek to mp 61, near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 and westbound mp 70. Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, construction related activities are not scheduled Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6. However due to holiday traffic, drivers may experience delays.

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FBI tells AP it is looking for victims of man described as serial child molester

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:55
AP () — — FBI tells AP it is looking for victims of man described as serial child molester.

Panel endorses some NSA Internet surveillance

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:52

FILE - This Thursday, June 6, 2013, file photo, shows a sign outside the National Security Administration (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. The latest study of the the bipartisan Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board takes the opposite view of a different set of National Security Agency surveillance programs revealed last year by former NSA systems administrator Edward Snowden. The board which was to vote on the report on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, found that the NSA's collection of Internet data within the United States passes constitutional muster and employs "reasonable" safeguards designed to protect the rights of Americans. Last January, the first time the board dissected an NSA surveillance program, it found fundamental flaws. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan privacy board on Wednesday unanimously adopted its report that endorses some of the National Security Agency's Internet surveillance programs.


Hawaii utility using lasers to protect seabirds

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:51
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — An electric utility in Hawaii is experimenting with using lasers to protect migrating seabirds.

Italy PM says EU needs to keep UK in

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:50
Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi urges the European Union to keep the UK in, warning that a British withdrawal would mean a poorer Europe.
Categories: BBC World News

Panel endorses some NSA Internet monitoring

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:40
A bipartisan Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board has unanimously adopted a report that endorses some of the National Security Agency's Internet surveillance programs.