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GM returns stolen Corvette to owner after 33 years

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:45
DETROIT (AP) — The last time George Talley saw his beloved 1979 Chevrolet Corvette was when he parked it on Jefferson Avenue in Detroit in 1981.

Good Samaritan rescues man from burning SUV

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:42

This Sunday, June 29, 2014 image provided by the Minnesota State Patrol shows a fireman in front of the burnt wreckage of a sports utility vehicle along Interstate 35W in New Brighton, Minn. A Good Samaritan showed "superhuman strength" when he bent the door of the burning sport utility vehicle and rescued another motorist, a state trooper said. (AP Photo/Minnesota State Patrol)NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. (AP) — A Good Samaritan showed "superhuman strength" when he bent the door of a burning sport utility vehicle and rescued another motorist on a Minnesota freeway, a state trooper said.


Putin's 'gay kiss'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:36
Why Russians are furious with US singer Demi Lovato
Categories: BBC World News

Storm leaves 240,000 without power in U.S. Midwest

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:33
(Reuters) - More than 240,000 homes and businesses remained without power in the U.S. Midwest on Tuesday after severe thunderstorms rolled through the region overnight. Commonwealth Edison, a unit of U.S. power company Exelon Corp, in northern Illinois said it had almost 200,000 customers still without power. The company said the storm affected about 380,000 customers. The following lists outages by utility: Power Company State Out Now Exelon IL 197,100 Wisconsin Electric WI 28,300 Alliant IA 14,600 Ameren IL 2,800 Total 242,800 (Reporting by Scott DiSavino; Editing by James Dalgleish)

Washington State Is Low on Legal Pot

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:30
A slow licensing process means that stores set to open next week could be overrun

VIDEO: What drives someone to become an MEP?

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:28
Three members of the European Parliament talk about why they wanted to be an MEP, the challenges facing them and what they want to change.
Categories: BBC World News

US manufacturers expanded in June but more slowly

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:26
U.S. manufacturing grew in June for the 13th straight month. But the pace of the expansion slowed from May.

Tuesday Memo: Beacon Hill shooting ... Near-record heat today ... Big match at 1 p.m.

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:26
Shooting on Seattle's Beacon Hill: Someone was shot shortly before 4 a.m. today in the 2900 block of 12th Avenue South in Seattle, according to Seattle police. This story will be updating

Tourniquets make comeback with American police

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:22

In this June 3, 2014 photo, Houston police officers learn learn how to apply a tourniquet to a leg at the police academy in Houston. Cities across the country are training and equipping police officers to use tourniquets and combat gauze. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)HOUSTON (AP) — Rushing into a Houston home, police officer Austin Huckabee encountered a drunken, combative man bleeding profusely on the kitchen floor. He quickly realized the blood was spurting in rhythm with the man's heart and cardiac arrest was just moments away.


Brittan pressed over sex abuse file

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:21
A Labour MP calls on ex home secretary Leon Brittan to say what he knew about an alleged Westminster paedophile ring.
Categories: BBC World News

Iraqi MPs fail to elect new speaker

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:16
Iraq's new parliament ends its first session in disarray, with MPs failing to make any progress in choosing the country's new leadership.
Categories: BBC World News

3 men fatally hit trying to cross Georgia freeway

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:15
CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) — Three men who scaled a median and tried to cross about a dozen lanes of a metro Atlanta freeway were struck and killed by a pickup early Tuesday, snarling traffic into rush hour and puzzling police, who said they were unsure why the group made the risky move.

Two questioned in Madeleine inquiry

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 00:53
Two suspects are questioned by police in Portugal in the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann seven years ago.
Categories: BBC World News

AccuWeather: Hot and Humid Today, Oppressive Tomorrow

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 00:49

 Hot and Humid Today, Oppressive TomorrowAccuWeather: Meteorologist David Murphy says drenching thunderstorms are possible Wednesday and Thursday.


White Pass - 7/1/2014 9:17:56 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 00:44
White Pass US12
7/1/2014 9:17:56 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 7/1/2014 9:14:20 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 00:44
Satus Pass US97
7/1/2014 9:14:20 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 7/1/2014 9:17:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 00:44
Stevens Pass US2
7/1/2014 9:17:14 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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 7/1/2014 9:03:33 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 00:44
Blewett Pass US97
7/1/2014 9:03:33 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 7/1/2014 9:06:17 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 00:44
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/1/2014 9:06:17 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Rock blasting is scheduled Tuesday and Wednesday starting at 8 pm, and is expected to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 is closed from mp 56, near Gold Creek to mp 61, near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 and westbound mp 70. Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, construction related activities are not scheduled Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6. However due to holiday traffic, drivers may experience delays.

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Suspended Lexington sheriff expected in court

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 00:42
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's longest-serving sheriff is scheduled to appear in federal court for arraignment on bribery charges.