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US blacklists North Korean shipping companies

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:48
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted two North Korean shipping companies that operated a ship seized by Panama last year for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba.

So, can Allison Williams sing?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:46
I will admit to a sort of morbid fascination with NBC's current live-musical craze. "The Sound of Music," last December, was mesmerizing in its sometimes-great (Audra McDonald) and sometimes-terrible (you know whose acting I'm talking about) earnestness, and now we have "Peter Pan Live!," complete w

Feds probing for fraud in D.C. building projects

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:46
Federal investigators looking for fraud in the nation's capital are scrutinizing a program meant to give local contractors a share of major construction projects, people familiar with the probe have told The Associated Press.

Xbox One launching in China Sept. 23

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:46
Microsoft announced Sept. 23 as the launch date in China for sales of its Xbox One gaming and entertainment console.

Building Blocks: Clashing Visions for Old Rail Bed (Just Don’t Call It the High Line of Queens)

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:45
For years, a ghost rail bed largely unknown outside of Ozone Park, Woodhaven and Rego Park has inspired very different ideas, including restored rail service and a public space.

'Dozens of bodies' at Libya base

BBC World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:42
At least 35 bodies are reportedly recovered from a military base that was overrun by Islamist-led militias in the Libyan city of Benghazi.
Categories: BBC World News

As Marshawn Lynch holdout continues, fines could also include his bonus

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:42
Besides the $30,000 for each day Marshawn Lynch misses, the Seahawks could begin to fine a percentage of his $1.5 million bonus over the next several days.
Categories: Sports Center

Kennedy cousin Skakel: Spending time with family

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:42
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel said Wednesday he's spending as much time as he can with family as he awaits a new trial in his murder case.

Tree falls on car on Martin Luther King Drive, driver uninjured

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:40

Tree falls on car on Martin Luther King Drive, driver uninjuredA driver was able to escape injury after a tree fell on his car in Fairmount Park.


UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:38

Water covers the playing floor of Pauley Pavilion, home of UCLA basketball, after a 30-inch water main burst on nearby Sunset Boulevard on the campus in the Westwood district of Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Hamilton)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spokesman for the University of California, Los Angeles, says 739 vehicles were in underground garages flooded by a burst water main and about half were totally submerged.


Bribery case kicks off vs. Utah attorneys general

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:36

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow arrives at court for his initial court appearance on bribery charges, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Swallow and former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff made their first appearance as criminal defendants Wednesday, vowing to beat bribery charges and other counts. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two former Utah attorneys general made their first appearance as criminal defendants Wednesday, vowing to beat a slew of bribery charges and other counts.


Man with gun escorted from hospital building in Center City

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:35

Man with gun escorted from hospital building in Center CityA report of a man with a gun brought police to a Thomas Jefferson University Hospital building in Center City Philadelphia Wednesday morning.


3 people killed, 3 deputies wounded in shootout

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:30
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Three people were killed and three deputies injured in a shootout after a domestic dispute at a mobile home park Wednesday, law enforcement officials said.

U.S. proposes new safety standards for large buses

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:29
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Wednesday proposed new safety standards to protect passengers on large buses in rollover crashes. NHTSA, part of the Transportation Department, said the proposal aims to improve the structural design of large buses to ensure that the space around passengers remains sufficiently intact and the emergency exits work in a rollover crash.

Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:23

A visitor to Times Square poses for photos with iconic costumed characters, Monday, July 28, 2014, in New York. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that he believes the people wearing character costumes in Times Square should be licensed and regulated. (AP Photo/Rachelle Blidner)NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statue of Liberty impersonators — Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.


UN chief: halt violence around Ukraine crash site

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:17
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for an immediate halt to hostilities around the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine to allow unimpeded access for international investigators.

Motherlode Blog: Teaching a Child to Wrangle, Not Reject, Rage

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:11
Children can’t understand how anger works, or manage it later in life, unless we encourage them to wrestle it with safe people.

Motherlode Blog: Teaching a Child to Wrangle, Not Reject, Rage

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:11
Children can’t understand how anger works, or manage it later in life, unless we encourage them to wrestle it with safe people.

White Pass - 7/30/2014 9:41:18 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:10
White Pass US12
7/30/2014 9:41:18 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 9:57:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:10
Satus Pass US97
7/30/2014 9:57:17 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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