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Ex-teacher accused of sex with student rejects plea

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:52

Kathryn Ronk has already been on similar charges in another Michigan county.

       

College student playing with cat drops pistol, shoots self

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:51

He's in critical condition with a head wound.

       

Poll: Most Americans back Iran deal

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:43

Most Americans support a nuclear deal with Iran, but aren't confident it will work.

       

New Arizona governor avoids major issues with apparent ease

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:31

File - In this Jan. 12, 2015 file photo, Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey gives his state-of-the-state address as Arizona House speaker David Gowan, left rear, and Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs listen at the Capitol in Phoenix. Ducey faces several tough challenges in the coming weeks as he responds to Republican-passed bills on hot-button issues like abortion, guns and Common Core, presenting a dilemma as he seeks appeal to the conservative and pro-business wings of his party.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)PHOENIX (AP) — Less than three months into his tenure, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has largely managed to avoid having to make the tough political decisions that could have alienated him with the two wings of the Republican Party he has courted.


Suspect in massive Los Angeles arson fire seen in video: L.A. Times

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:22

Los Angeles city firefighters battle a massive fire at a seven-story downtown apartment complex under construction in Los Angeles(Reuters) - A suspect who sparked a massive arson fire last year that gutted a multi-story apartment complex under construction in Los Angeles was captured on surveillance tape reviewed by authorities, the Los Angeles Times reported on Monday. The video showed the suspect parking a car on the 110 Freeway before walking into the building with "cans of fuel," the paper said, based on a recording of a community meeting last week addressed by Los Angeles Fire Department Battalion Chief Steve Ruda. Fire department representatives could not be immediately reached for comment.


'Brutus' the Rottweiler walks again on four new 'paws'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:21

A Rottweiler named Brutus is taking steps towards a new lease on life with four new 'paws.'

       

Fifteen killed in Kashmir landslide

BBC World News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:18
At least 15 people have died in landslides following floods in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.
Categories: BBC World News

B&Q set to close about 60 stores

BBC World News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:17
Kingfisher, the owner of DIY chains B&Q and Screwfix, is to close about 60 B&Q stores in UK and Ireland over the next two years.
Categories: BBC World News

Depp injury delays Pirates filming

BBC World News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:16
Filming on the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film is delayed until 15 April as star Johnny Depp continues to recover from a hand injury.
Categories: BBC World News

African comedian replaces Jon Stewart

BBC World News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:16
Comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, it is announced.
Categories: BBC World News

AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:09

In this Thursday, March 12, 2015 photo, trucks travel along I-45 near Huntsville, Texas. Many tractor-trailers on the nation’s roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)DETROIT (AP) — Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials.


White Pass - 3/30/2015 10:12:39 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:07
White Pass US12
3/30/2015 10:12:39 PM

Temperature: 58 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Satus Pass - 3/30/2015 10:03:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:07
Satus Pass US97
3/30/2015 10:03:17 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
No current information available

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 3/30/2015 10:19:42 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:07
Stevens Pass US2
3/30/2015 10:19:42 PM

Temperature: 47 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Blewett Pass - 3/30/2015 10:13:59 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:07
Blewett Pass US97
3/30/2015 10:13:59 PM

Temperature: 52 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/30/2015 10:13:38 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:07
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/30/2015 10:13:38 PM

Temperature: 53 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:02
"We have developed a very refined system in Europe and most of us are in agreement that this system is optimal. If we were to add more psychological tests or modify the way we test, then we can still not change a situation like this." — Dr. Hans-Werner Teichmueller, head of the German Aviation Medical Practitioners Association, on how Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may not have been detected as mentally unfit to fly.

Knight Foundation to fund 32 projects to improve cities

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:01
WASHINGTON (AP) — A foundation is awarding grants to 32 innovative projects working to improve cities, totaling $5 million in funding.

Hangman nooses found at Chrysler plant in Ontario

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 14:58

The nooses that were found in a plant where black construction workers were working.

       

Profits jump at tech giant Huawei

BBC World News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 14:54
Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies says profits jumped a third last year, boosted by strong performances in all its businesses.
Categories: BBC World News