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Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:31
The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.

Karzai Cousin Killed by Suicide Bomber in Afghanistan

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:27
Hashmat Khalil Karzai, a major player in the Afghan presidential election, was killed as he greeted well-wishers at his home in Kandahar.

India's Flipkart raises record $1bn

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:13
India's largest e-commerce company Flipkart raises $1bn (£590m; 60bn rupees) in fresh funding, the largest ever for an Indian internet firm.
Categories: BBC World News

APNewsBreak: NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:12

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2004 file photo, Bloomington High School running back Adrian Arrington tries to clear a pile of Providence Catholic defenders during the Class 6A championship football game in Champaign, Ill. Arrington, who later went on to play at Eastern Illinois in Charleston, is the lead plaintiff in a class-action head injury lawsuit working its way through federal court in Chicago. The NCAA and the plaintiffs announced a settlement on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/ Stephen Haas, File)CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports, The Associated Press has learned.


Man charged in teen's disappearance heads to court

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:10

This booking photo released by the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office shows Nathaniel E. Kibby, 34, of Gorham, N.H., arrested Monday, July 28, 2014 and charged with one count of felony kidnapping of Abigail Hernandez, who went missing in Conway, N.H., in October 2013, and returned home last week. Kibby will be arraigned Tuesday in district court in Conway, N.H. (AP Photo/New Hampshire Attorney General's Office)CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man was due in court Tuesday to face a kidnapping charge in the case of a teenager who vanished after leaving her high school in October and then showed up at home last week.


Suicide Bomber Kills Afghan President's Cousin

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:07
A cousin and close associate of outgoing President Hamid Karzai was assassinated by a suicide bomber who hid his explosives under his turban, a provincial official said.






VIDEO: China's 'David Letterman'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:03
How social media is changing comedy in China
Categories: BBC World News

Crownbutte Acquires Washington State Marijuana Consumer Branding Company

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:00
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Crownbutte Wind Power Inc. (OTC Pink:CBWP) ("Crownbutte") today announced the closing of a definitive agreement to acquire Canna & Canna Inc. of Bothell, Washington. ...

White Pass - 7/29/2014 5:32:41 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:59
White Pass US12
7/29/2014 5:32:41 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 - 7/29/2014 5:33:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:59
Satus Pass US97
7/29/2014 5:33:00 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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Satus Pass - 7/29/2014 5:33:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:59
Satus Pass US97
7/29/2014 5:33:00 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 - 7/29/2014 5:32:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:59
Stevens Pass US2
7/29/2014 5:32:40 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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Stevens Pass - 7/29/2014 5:32:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:59
Stevens Pass US2
7/29/2014 5:32:40 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 - 7/29/2014 5:35:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:59
Blewett Pass US97
7/29/2014 5:35:27 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 - 7/29/2014 5:33:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:59
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/29/2014 5:33:30 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 8:00 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. I-90 is closed to bicycles both directions from Hyak Exit 54 to Stampede Pass exit 62.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 7/29/2014 5:33:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:59
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/29/2014 5:33:30 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 8:00 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. I-90 is closed to bicycles both directions from Hyak Exit 54 to Stampede Pass exit 62.

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On the Runway Blog: The Next Big Trend: Buzz Cuts

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:53
It takes three examples to make a trend but the close crops on Giselle Bündchen and Charlize Theron are worthy of an exception.

Relieved evacuees return after California wildfire

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:53

Sand Fire evacuees Doc Bassett, and his neighbor Bev Matson take care of his dog Sophie while waiting for fire updates from officials at the evacuation center in Shingle Springs, Calif., on Monday, July 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.


Records: Animal control did little as dogs attacked

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:51

Records: Police, animal control did little as dogs attacked walkers

       

Airbus cancels Skymark contract

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:51
Airbus cancels its contract with Japan's Skymark Airlines for the purchase of six A380 aircraft.
Categories: BBC World News