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Uber settles lawsuits in California, Massachusetts, keeping drivers independent contractors

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 11:10

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber settles lawsuits in California, Massachusetts, keeping drivers independent contractors.

Latest: Corps of Engineers releases water from control dams

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 11:06
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Houston-area flooding (all times local):

Taiwan wire fraud suspects have confessed: Chinese police

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 11:03

BEIJING (AP) — All 45 Taiwanese wire fraud suspects detained in Beijing after being deported from Kenya have confessed to their crimes and will be put on trial, a Chinese police official was quoted on Friday as saying, signaling a refusal to compromise on a case that has raised new frictions between Taiwan and China. […]
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Taiwan wire fraud suspects have confessed: Chinese police

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 11:03

BEIJING (AP) — All 45 Taiwanese wire fraud suspects detained in Beijing after being deported from Kenya have confessed to their crimes and will be put on trial, a Chinese police official was quoted on Friday as saying, signaling a refusal to compromise on a case that has raised new frictions between Taiwan and China. […]
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Taiwan wire fraud suspects have confessed: Chinese police

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 11:03

BEIJING (AP) — All 45 Taiwanese wire fraud suspects detained in Beijing after being deported from Kenya have confessed to their crimes and will be put on trial, a Chinese police official was quoted on Friday as saying, signaling a refusal to compromise on a case that has raised new frictions between Taiwan and China. […]

Social media explodes as Prince tributes mark death of music icon

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 11:01

Julya Baer, 30, cries at a vigil to celebrate the life and music of deceased musician Prince in Los AngelesThe sudden death of music legend Prince sent shockwaves through social media on Thursday, as masses of Twitter users flooded the site to express their heart-felt emotions. Actors, musicians and celebrities quickly jumped on social media, sending tributes and messages of sadness as news of the singer's death hit media outlets. "'A strong spirit transcends rules,' Prince once said—and nobody's spirit was stronger, bolder, or more creative," tweeted President Barack Obama (@BarackObama) on Thursday.


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Missing Virginia firefighter's body thought found, no foul play

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:52
The firefighter, Nicole Mittendorff, 31, of Woodbridge, had been missing since last week, and authorities found a note in her parked car, spokeswoman Claire Comer said. Virginia State Police and National Park Service personnel had searched the park in western Virginia for six days.

The prisoners allowed online in cells

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:51
Prisoners allowed access to adult films and internet
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'Purple Rain' superstar Prince, 57, dies at U.S. studio complex

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:50

U.S. musician Prince performs on stage at Yas Arena in Yas IslandBy Jill Serjeant and Piya Sinha-Roy (Reuters) - Prince, the innovative pop superstar whose songwriting and eccentric stage presence electrified fans around the world with hits including "Purple Rain" and "When Doves Cry," died on Thursday in Minnesota. Prince was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park Studios compound, which included his home, in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen, according to the Carver County Sheriff's Office. In a transcript of a 911 call made from the complex and released by the sheriff's office, an unidentified male initially reported that someone was dead at the home, later identifying that victim as Prince.


Taiwan supreme court upholds subway killer death sentence

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:50

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s supreme court on Friday upheld the death sentence given to a university student over a random May 2014 knife attack in a subway car in the capital Taipei that left four people dead and 22 injured. The denial of Cheng Chieh’s third and final appeal draws a line under one […]
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Taiwan supreme court upholds subway killer death sentence

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:50

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s supreme court on Friday upheld the death sentence given to a university student over a random May 2014 knife attack in a subway car in the capital Taipei that left four people dead and 22 injured. The denial of Cheng Chieh’s third and final appeal draws a line under one […]
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Taiwan supreme court upholds subway killer death sentence

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:50

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s supreme court on Friday upheld the death sentence given to a university student over a random May 2014 knife attack in a subway car in the capital Taipei that left four people dead and 22 injured. The denial of Cheng Chieh’s third and final appeal draws a line under one […]

White Pass - 4/21/2016 7:32:41 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:49
White Pass US12
4/21/2016 7:32:41 PM

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Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Satus Pass - 4/21/2016 7:33:00 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:49
Satus Pass US97
4/21/2016 7:33:00 PM

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Stevens Pass - 4/21/2016 7:32:40 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:49
Stevens Pass US2
4/21/2016 7:32:40 PM

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Blewett Pass - 4/21/2016 7:35:27 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:49
Blewett Pass US97
4/21/2016 7:35:27 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/21/2016 7:33:30 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:49
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/21/2016 7:33:30 PM

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Deadly airstrikes hit Syria as talks stall

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:34

At least 18 people were killed Friday when airstrikes hit several rebel-held neighborhoods in Syria's contested northern city of Aleppo, ant...

       

Iowa becomes a 'planet' in photos for Earth Day

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:31

To mark Earth Day, Des Moines Register photographer Bryon Houlgrave shot amazing photos.

       

Buzz surrounding Storm invigorating for Sue Bird

Seattle Storm - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:27

Bird, one of the top 15 players in WNBA history, has embraced the mentorship role with players such as Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd, even though her skills are still impressive.
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