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Disney hopes to break record with book bag giveaway

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:37

Disney hopes to break record with book bag giveawayDisney along with local volunteers joined with people across the country to try to set a world record and they did it all while helping children in need.


DelDOT: Southbound lanes of I-495 reopening at 5pm today

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:36

 Southbound lanes of I-495 reopening at 5pm todayThe Delaware Department of Transportation says they will be reopening the southbound lanes of I-495 at 5pm today.


Police urged to carry drugs antidote

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:34
US Attorney General Eric Holder has urged federal law enforcement agencies to equip some of their officers with the heroin overdose antidote Naloxone.
Categories: BBC World News

Gaza school attack unacceptable - US

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:34
The shelling of a UN shelter in Gaza by the Israeli military is "totally unacceptable and totally indefensible", the White House says.
Categories: BBC World News

MLB trade deadline thread

Seattle Mariners - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:33
We'll use the scribble live chat format to provide real time updates throughout the day for the MLB Trade Deadline. Will the Mariners make a move?
Categories: Sports Center

US ex-governor's wife 'sought gifts'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:27
The star witness in the corruption trial of Virginia ex-governor Bob McDonnell says the ex-first lady sought gifts in return for business help.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 7/31/2014 12:41:18 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:25
White Pass US12
7/31/2014 12:41:18 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 7/31/2014 12:57:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:25
Satus Pass US97
7/31/2014 12:57:17 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

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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Stevens Pass - 7/31/2014 12:54:47 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:25
Stevens Pass US2
7/31/2014 12:54:47 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 has reopened through Tumwater Canyon, just west of Leavenworth, from milepost 99 to milepost 85, following an earlier closure due to fire activity. There will be pilot car controlled traffic from the candy store at milepost 96, three miles west of Leavenworth, to milepost 86.2 near the junction of US 2 and SR 207 at Coles Corner.

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Blewett Pass - 7/31/2014 12:56:55 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:25
Blewett Pass US97
7/31/2014 12:56:55 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

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 - 7/31/2014 12:58:07 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:25
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/31/2014 12:58:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is scheduled for Thursday starting at 8 p.m. and is scheduled to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed from milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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Tesla and Panasonic to build factory

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:09
Electric carmaker Tesla is to team up with Japanese electronics firm Panasonic to build a battery manufacturing plant in the US.
Categories: BBC World News

Immigration courts speed up children's cases

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:07
Immigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border after criticism that the backlogged system is letting immigrants stay in the country for years while waiting for their cases to be heard.

Twitter: Govt. requests for user data increased

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:04
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter said government requests for user data grew sharply in the past six months as more countries asked for a greater amount of information about users.

1 dead, 1 injured in Long Island skydive accident

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:01
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A skydiving accident on Long Island has killed one man and seriously injured another.

Jury convicts Colorado woman of kidnapping Wisconsin newborn, abandoning him in frigid temps

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:01
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jury convicts Colorado woman of kidnapping Wisconsin newborn, abandoning him in frigid temps.

Home owned by Trump holdout auctioned for $530,000

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:00

Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino towers over Vera Coking's three story rooming house Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J. The decrepit boarding home owned by the Atlantic City woman who has been turning down multi-million dollar offers for the building in the shadow of Trump Plaza since the 80’s is now up for auction. With a reserve price of only $199,000, the fate of the house has gone down along with the city’s casino industry. On July 31, the property, at 127 South Columbia Place, will go up for auction. As recently as eight years ago, Donald Trump was willing to pay at least 10 times that amount so he could expand Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)She once called Donald Trump "a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb." This week, he remembered her as "an impossible person."


Target taps outsider as CEO for needed shakeup

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:00

This undated image provided by Target Corp. shows newly named CEO Brian Cornell. The Minneapolis-based company on Thursday, July 31, 2014 said that it named the PepsiCo executive to the top spot, replacing John Mulligan, who had been acting as interim chief executive since May. (AP Photo/Target Corp.)NEW YORK (AP) — Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers.


Man on FBI 'most wanted' list arrested in Mexico, sent to Louisiana

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 03:59
(Reuters) - A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list suspected of raping and murdering a woman in her mobile home in 2008 was captured in Mexico and sent earlier this week to Louisiana to face prosecution, an FBI spokeswoman said on Thursday. Jose Manuel Garcia Guevara, a Mexican laborer, stands accused of breaking into the trailer of 26-year-old Wanda Barton, raping her and then stabbing her to death in the presence of her 4-year-old stepson. Guevara, who lived in the same mobile home park in Lake Charles, 200 miles (322 km) west of New Orleans, was charged in 2008 with second-degree murder, aggravated rape and aggravated burglary. Guevara surrendered to Mexican authorities after an extensive investigation by U.S. officials in both the United States and Mexico, the FBI said.

A look at the impact of Wisconsin's union law

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 03:57
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court's decision Thursday upholding the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most state workers likely spells the end of the three-year legal fight over Gov. Scott Walker's signature initiative. Here are five repercussions of the ruling: