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Cops: Man tried to smother ill dad who later died

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:37
A Florida man is accused of trying to suffocate his terminally ill father by holding his hand over the man's nose and mouth at a suburban Cleveland nursing home, police said. The 86-year-old man died a few hours later.

Vehicle overturns, person critically injured in Atlantic County

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:36

Vehicle overturns, person critically injured in Atlantic CountyHamilton Township Police tell Action News at least one person has been critically injured.


UN chiefs outraged at attack on Gaza school

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:36
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Top U.N. officials are expressing shock and outrage at an attack on a U.N. school in Gaza that killed 16 people and injured more than 100.

4 plead guilty to dealing drugs at Main Line schools

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:34

4 plead guilty to dealing drugs at Main Line schoolsFour people accused of dealing drugs at schools on the Main Line entered guilty pleas on Wednesday morning.


Aides: Senate could confirm several ambassadors

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:31
WASHINGTON (AP) — A series of ambassadors could be confirmed before lawmakers adjourn this week, including a new U.S. envoy to Russia.

DealBook: Bond Default by Argentina Appears Likely

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:27
Barring a last-minute deal, Argentina will default on billions of dollars of bonds on Wednesday. But the reaction will probably be muted because this default is not a surprise.






Ukraine Welcomes Sanctions, While Russia Belittles Them

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:27
Ukrainian officials also said they would not scale back their military offensive, even if it impeded access by investigators to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner.

Surviving suspect describes Vegas crime spree

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:26

A police car sits near the scene of a home invasion in Las Vegas ib Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Police say a suspect is dead and multiple people were wounded in a Las Vegas crime spree that included a carjacking and two home invasions. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Erik Verduzco)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a suspect arrested in a deadly Las Vegas home invasion told them she fought off a woman with a screwdriver to help her partner in crime as he struggled with and fatally shot the woman's husband.


Religious Conservatives Embrace Proposed E.P.A. Rules

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:21
Conservative religious leaders, defying Republican orthodoxy, are reasserting their support for President Obama’s environmental policies at public hearings on new E.P.A. pollution rules.

Record low July temperatures in southern U.S., Alabama at 49 degrees

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:20
By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Record-breaking low temperatures across the southern United States on Wednesday made July feel more like October, with the mercury dipping to 49 degrees Fahrenheit in Alabama. In Atlanta, the low was 59 degrees, breaking the previous record of 61 degrees set in 1936, according to the National Weather Service. The normal low for Atlanta is about 71 degrees, the National Weather Service said. “It was a pretty chilly morning, very pleasant out,” said Jessica Fieux, an Atlanta-based National Weather Service meteorologist.

Critic’s Notebook: The Case Against a Mammoth Frick Collection Addition

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:20
A critic argues that the Frick Collection should abandon its plan to construct a new tower and erase its gated garden and consider other options.

PHOTOS: Suspects in Main Line drug case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:20

 Suspects in Main Line drug caseInvestigators said the two ringleaders their drug distribution network "The Main Line Takeover Project."


Trial turns to trips for former Va. first family

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:19

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell leaves the federal courthouse in Richmond, Va., with his lawyer John L. Brownlee on the second day of his and his wife Maureen's corruption trial, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Alexa Welch Edlund)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The former assistant to the wealthy businessman at the center of the corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took the stand Wednesday to talk about trips and checks for the former first family.


White Pass - 7/30/2014 8:42:27 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:10
White Pass US12
7/30/2014 8:42:27 AM

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 - 7/30/2014 8:41:31 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:10
Satus Pass US97
7/30/2014 8:41:31 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 - 7/30/2014 8:44:58 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:10
Stevens Pass US2
7/30/2014 8:44:58 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US2 is closed from Coles Corner at milepost 85 to Leavenworth at milepost 99, due to fire activity. SR 207 and the Chumstick hwy are open as a detour to Leavenworth. No vehicles over 26,000 lbs. allowed on the Chumstick highway. There is no estimated time of reopening.

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Blewett Pass - 7/30/2014 8:55:11 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:10
Blewett Pass US97
7/30/2014 8:55:11 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 - 7/30/2014 8:48:42 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:10
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/30/2014 8:48:42 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. lasting 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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Prosecution rests in Wisconsin kidnapping case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:09
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The prosecution has rested in the federal trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her half-sister's newborn in Wisconsin and abandoning the baby in Iowa.

Eurozone Banks More Open to Lending, Survey Shows

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:03
For the first time since 2007, lenders have eased their standards for loans and have noted an increase in demand for them, a central bank survey found.