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Nintendo reports loss on shaky Wii U sales

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:23

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, shoppers take escalators painted with the logos of Nintendo and Super Mario characters at an electronics store in Tokyo. Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U and 3DS video-game machine sales. But the Japanese company behind Super Mario and Pokemon games stuck to its annual forecasts Wednesday, July 30, 2014 for a 20 billion yen ($196 million) profit on 590 billion yen ($5.8 billion) sales. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U and 3DS video-game machine sales.


Hollywood rallies to save celluloid

BBC World News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:22
Movie directors including Quentin Tarantino and JJ Abrams lead an attempt to save the last Kodak factory that manufactures physical film stock.
Categories: BBC World News

Japan's ANA cancels Burmese deal

BBC World News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:21
Japan's ANA Holdings cancels its plan to buy a 49% stake in Asian Wings Airways, an airline based in Myanmar, also known as Burma.
Categories: BBC World News

Colombian city on alert after attack

BBC World News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:20
After a key transmission tower was blown up in Buenaventura, leaving the Colombian port city without power, the authorities ban alcohol and weapons.
Categories: BBC World News

Senate likely to come up short on border bill

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:19
A bill to deal with the immigration surge at the border appears headed for procedural defeat in the Senate as lawmakers trade blame over their inaction on the crisis.

Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:16
Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.

Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:16
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:15
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million Tuesday in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author who claimed to have punched out Ventura at a bar for bad-mouthing the Navy SEALs.

Prison for fraudster who lied about booking Bieber

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:14
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man who stole millions of dollars from clients by falsely promising to book performances by world-famous recording artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber has been sentenced to five to 10 years in prison.

I-76 East reopens after vehicle overturns in Conshohocken

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:13

I-76 East reopens after vehicle overturns in ConshohockenAll eastbound lanes of the Schuylkill Expressway are back open after a vehicle overturned in the left lane.


Teen sets himself on fire for online 'challenge'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:10

Fire challenge involves pouring alcohol on one's chest and lighting it.

       

White Pass - 7/30/2014 2:46:35 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:06
White Pass US12
7/30/2014 2:46:35 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 2:48:20 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:06
Satus Pass US97
7/30/2014 2:48:20 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 2:52:19 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:06
Stevens Pass US2
7/30/2014 2:52:19 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 2:46:29 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:06
Blewett Pass US97
7/30/2014 2:46:29 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 2:50:46 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:06
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/30/2014 2:50:46 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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US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:00
Mississippi's governor and attorney general will have to decide whether to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that is keeping the state's only abortion clinic in business.

Actress Sally Farmiloe dies aged 60

BBC World News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:00
Actress Sally Farmiloe, who appeared in Howards' Way and had an affair with Lord Archer during the 1990s, dies of cancer at the age of 60.
Categories: BBC World News

Fla. baby survives after being left in hot minivan

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:00
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 2-month old baby is recovering after being left for about an hour inside a hot minivan parked outside a doctor's office in Florida.

Bankers given stricter bonus rules

BBC World News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 17:58
The Bank of England unveils plans which may see badly-performing bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.
Categories: BBC World News