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Tennessee transgender bathroom bill fails when sponsor pulls it after intense criticism

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:34

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee transgender bathroom bill fails when sponsor pulls it after intense criticism.

Boston Marathon survivors run 2016 race

BBC World News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:28
Two amputee survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings run the 2016 race with prosthetic limbs.
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Costco plans chicken plant in Nebraska: local council

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:27

Costco shopping carts shown in CaliforniaThe facility, if built in Nebraska's Dodge County, would create 1,100 jobs, work with local chicken farmers and invest $180 million in the region, the Greater Fremont Development Council said in a release dated April 14. Costco, the third-largest U.S. retailer, could not immediately be reached for comment.


Pentagon misled lawmakers on military sexual assault cases

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:27

FILE - In this June 24, 2015, file photo, Adm. James A. “Sandy” Winnefeld, Jr., speaks in Washington. The Pentagon misled Congress with inaccurate information about sexual assault cases that portrayed civilian law enforcement officials as less willing than military commanders to investigate and punish sex offenders, an Associated Press investigation found. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon misled Congress by using inaccurate or vague information about sexual assault cases in an effort to blunt support for a Senate bill that would make a major change in how the military handles allegations of sexual misconduct, an Associated Press investigation found.


Box office top 20: 'The Jungle Book' rules with $103.3M

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:25
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Jungle Book" ruled the box office with $103.3 million in its debut weekend, the latest Walt Disney Co. live action adaptation of one of the studio's cartoon classics to score big with moviegoers.

Putin-Poroshenko in prisoner swap call

BBC World News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:22
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine discuss the fate of jailed high-profile prisoners amid speculation they could be swapped.
Categories: BBC World News

AP, Reuters, New York Times among 2016 Pulitzer Prize winners

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:20

REUTERS PULITZER PRIZE BREAKING NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY ENTRYThe Associated Press won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for reporting on abuse in the seafood industry that helped free 2,000 slave laborers, and Reuters and The New York Times shared the breaking news photography award for images of the European refugee crisis. The Pulitzer Board, in conferring the most prestigious honors in U.S. journalism and the arts on Monday, also honored the Los Angeles Times for breaking news reporting for its coverage of the massacre by Islamist militants in San Bernardino, California. This year's announcement at New York's Columbia University marked the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzers, which began in 1917 after a bequest from newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer.


Oregon defense contractor pleads guilty to bribery charge

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:19
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon defense contractor acknowledged Monday that he bribed a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers program manager to secure $171 million in contracts over a decade.

Police: Man shoots son for stealing food from grandmother

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:15
WHITE LAKE, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested a North Carolina man who they say shot his son in the leg for stealing food from a family member.

White Pass - 4/18/2016 1:58:16 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:11
White Pass US12
4/18/2016 1:58:16 PM

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Satus Pass - 4/18/2016 1:54:40 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:11
Satus Pass US97
4/18/2016 1:54:40 PM

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Stevens Pass - 4/18/2016 1:57:34 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:11
Stevens Pass US2
4/18/2016 1:57:34 PM

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Blewett Pass - 4/18/2016 1:43:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:11
Blewett Pass US97
4/18/2016 1:43:53 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/18/2016 1:46:37 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:11
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/18/2016 1:46:37 PM

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Michigan governor to drink Flint water for at least a month

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:11

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will drink Flint water at home and at work for at least a month to show to residents it is safe with the use of a faucet filter, he said Monday. The Republican governor, who has apologized for his administration’s role in the city’s lead-tainted water crisis, […]
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Michigan governor to drink Flint water for at least a month

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:11

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will drink Flint water at home and at work for at least a month to show to residents it is safe with the use of a faucet filter, he said Monday. The Republican governor, who has apologized for his administration’s role in the city’s lead-tainted water crisis, […]
Categories: Sports Center

Michigan governor to drink Flint water for at least a month

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:11

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will drink Flint water at home and at work for at least a month to show to residents it is safe with the use of a faucet filter, he said Monday. The Republican governor, who has apologized for his administration’s role in the city’s lead-tainted water crisis, […]

Tiny Motor Powers a New Threat to Cycling Races

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:09
Suggestions that riders are rigging their bikes have escalated, and a report by a French TV network suggested that motordoping had arrived at the sport’s top levels.

AP Derby Top 10: Nyquist is so No. 1, California horses rule

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:09

Those California horses sure love the Kentucky Derby. And there’s not a beach anywhere near Churchill Downs — only a winner’s circle, a blanket of roses and a place in the history books. Led by unbeaten and top-rated Nyquist, the AP’s latest Run to the Roses Top 10 features four Derby-bound 3-year-olds based at Santa […]
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AP Derby Top 10: Nyquist is so No. 1, California horses rule

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:09

Those California horses sure love the Kentucky Derby. And there’s not a beach anywhere near Churchill Downs — only a winner’s circle, a blanket of roses and a place in the history books. Led by unbeaten and top-rated Nyquist, the AP’s latest Run to the Roses Top 10 features four Derby-bound 3-year-olds based at Santa […]
Categories: Sports Center