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Shark bites man near Southern California beach

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 17:46

In this photo by Laura Joyce of goofyfootphotography.com, two men carry a swimmer, second from right, after he was bitten by a great white shark, as lifeguards close in at left in the ocean off Southern California’s Manhattan Beach, Saturday, July 5, 2014. The man, who was with a group of long-distance swimmers when he swam into a fishing line, was bitten on a side of his rib cage according to Rick Flores, a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman. The man’s injuries were not life-threatening and he was taken to a hospital conscious and breathing on his own, Flores said. (AP Photo/goofyfootphotography.com, Laura Joyce)MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A swimmer was bitten by a juvenile great white shark that grew agitated trying to free itself from a hook a fisherman had thrown into the water off Southern California's Manhattan Beach Pier, officials said.


NYC firefighter trapped in apartment blaze dies

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 17:45

This photo taken on June 26, 2014, and released by the NYFD, shows Lt. Gordon Ambelas, who died at a hospital late Saturday night, July 5, 2014, after battling a blaze that broke out on an upper floor of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise in New York. Two other firefighters were taken to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries, and two civilians were treated for minor injuries at area hospitals. (AP Photo/NYFD)NEW YORK (AP) — New York firefighters were mourning the death of a 40-year-old lieutenant killed when he became trapped while looking for victims in a public-housing high-rise fire Saturday, the first to die in the line of duty in more than two years.


Report: Most NSA peeking involved ordinary Americans

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 17:17

Material reviewed by the Washington Post included e-mail and instant message conversations.

       

Boehner defends lawsuit against Obama

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 17:09

John Boehner defends a prospective lawsuit against President Obama over executive power.

       

Ordinary people 'caught in NSA net'

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 17:02
Ninety percent of people identified in a tranche of communications intercepted by the NSA were ordinary internet users, not surveillance targets, analysis by a US paper suggests.
Categories: BBC World News

News Analysis: Power Struggles in Middle East Exploit Islam’s Ancient Sectarian Rift

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 17:02
Bahrain, the first place where Arab Spring protests degenerated into Sunni-Shiite feuds, now appears to have been a signal of what was to come in the Middle East.






Voices: Almost everything you know about World War I is wrong

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 17:00

Myths about the Great War are very stubborn

       

White Pass - 7/6/2014 1:12:39 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:46
White Pass US12
7/6/2014 1:12:39 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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Satus Pass - 7/6/2014 1:03:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:46
Satus Pass US97
7/6/2014 1:03:17 AM

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 - 7/6/2014 1:19:42 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:46
Stevens Pass US2
7/6/2014 1:19:42 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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Blewett Pass - 7/6/2014 1:13:59 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:46
Blewett Pass US97
7/6/2014 1:13:59 AM

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 - 7/6/2014 1:13:38 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:46
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/6/2014 1:13:38 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday, July 8 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Extended closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. lasting two or more hours. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62)

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Cavendish out of Tour after crash

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:32
Mark Cavendish is out of the Tour de France after dislocating his shoulder in a crash on stage one in Yorkshire.
Categories: BBC World News

Gary, Ind., officer found shot dead in patrol car

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:25

Officer found in his patrol car; person of interest taken into custody.

       

VIDEO: Floods form seven-metre-deep lake

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:22
Flooding in parts of China has formed a lake of more than 150 sq km (58 sq miles) has been formed due to flooding in parts of China.
Categories: BBC World News

Attention shifts to mother in boy's hot car death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:21

Authorities won't say whether an arrest warrant has been obtained for Leanna Harris.

       

2 police officers shot near Denver; suspect held

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:20
DENVER (AP) — A man shot and wounded two suburban Denver police officers Saturday night when they went to his residence to check on his welfare, authorities said.

5 most uplifting stories of the week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:13

A model's colostomy bags and a dad's tears of joy are among this week's uplifting stories.

       

Raging California wildfire burns right up to homes

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 16:11

30 a.m. and prompted the mandatory evacuation of 200 homes. Firefighters attacked the 150-acre blaze in the air and on the ground. The fire destroyed two homes and an outbuilding and was 15 percent contained at nightfall, state fire Capt. Kendal Bortisser said. (AP Photo/KNSD-TV)WINTERS, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters saved about 40 homes in a rural Northern California neighborhood as a fast-moving blaze came dangerously close during a holiday weekend that saw several destructive fires across California, officials said.


Gunmen Kill at Least 29 in Attacks in Coastal Kenya

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 15:56
A Somali Islamist militant group raided two separate areas on the Kenyan coast, the interior ministry said on Sunday.