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Correction: United Nations-Gay Marriage story

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:37
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a story July 7 about the United Nations recognizing gay marriage for its staff members, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.N., reported erroneously that the new policy affected only employees of the U.N. Secretariat. The policy applies to all U.N. employees, including those who work at separate agencies and programs such as UNICEF and UNESCO.

A Woman Found Out a Serial Killer Once Lived in Her Home From Watching TV

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:34
A Missouri woman says she has finally been able to break her rental lease after learning that her home was used as a torture chamber by a suspected serial killer over a decade ago.

California officials: tree fell on coaster track

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:32

Members of the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park security staff monitor the situation at the exit of the park after riders were injured on the Ninja coaster, not shown, Monday, July 7, 2014, in Valencia, Calif. The roller coaster hit a tree branch dislodging the front car, leaving four people slightly injured and keeping nearly two dozen summer fun-seekers hanging 20 to 30 feet in the air for hours as day turned to night. Two of the four people hurt on the Ninja coaster were taken to the hospital as a precaution, but all the injuries were minor, fire and park officials said. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Daily News, Andy Holzman)The state agency that investigates workplace accidents says it was an entire tree — not just a branch — that fell onto a roller coaster's tracks in California, dislodging the front car and keeping nearly two dozen riders hanging for hours.


ESPN's Body Issue, featuring Marshawn Lynch, now available

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:31
The annual  ESPN The Body Issue is now available on-line (it hits stores Friday) and this year it features Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (below in an ESPN photo).

ESPN's Body Issue, featuring Marshawn Lynch, now available

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:31
The annual  ESPN The Body Issue is now available on-line (it hits stores Friday) and this year it features Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (below in an ESPN photo).
Categories: Sports Center

Jury seated to hear Ventura's defamation case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:30

Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura, right, makes his way out of the Warren E. Burger Federal Building during the first day of jury selection in a defamation lawsuit, Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn. Ventura filed the defamation lawsuit against the Chris Kyle estate, claiming that Kyle's account of a bar fight in a book he wrote was false. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury was set to hear opening statements Tuesday in Jesse Ventura's defamation case against the estate of a slain sniper who had claimed he punched the former Minnesota governor and professional wrestler inside a bar.


Pope Francis meets with sex abuse victims – finally

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:26
Pope Francis waited nearly 16 months after his election to lead the Roman Catholic Church to meet with six victims of sexual abuse by priests. Critics are upset he waited so long, but this pope might actually do something.

Final: </span>Germany 7, </span>Brazil 1

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:24
With Brazil missing its two best players, the team was battered by a tough German offense.

Friends of accused Boston bomber wanted to protect suspect: agent

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:22

A Boston Red Sox hat is seen among a makeshift memorial for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings on Boylston street in Boston, MassachusettsBy Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect told an FBI agent that he and two friends removed a backpack containing empty fireworks shells from the suspected bomber's dorm room out of a desire to protect him, the agent testified on Tuesday. Sara Wood of the Federal Bureau of Investigation testified that the friend, Azamat Tazhayakov, three times denied knowing what was in the backpack before admitting what he and his friends had found in bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. He has pleaded not guilty and his attorney on Monday said Tazhakayov's roommate and fellow Kazakh exchange student Dias Kadyrbayev was responsible for taking the fireworks casings, from which the gunpowder had been removed.


Police kill charging cow who sent officer airborne

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:20
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Police in Mount Vernon, Washington, killed an agitated Angus cow that rampaged through town, tossing a police officer into the air and tap-dancing on a patrol car.

Iraqi MPs to meet after criticism

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:13
Iraq's new parliament says it will hold its next session on 13 July, nearly a month earlier than previously agreed, in bid to elect new leadership.
Categories: BBC World News

Chamber-music fans, who&rsquo;s your hero? Monday night, it was Augustin Hadelich

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:12
The Seattle Chamber Music Society’s 2014 summer festival is in full swing, opening with a stellar performance by violinist Augustin Hadelich as well as other festival favorites.

White Pass - 7/8/2014 10:32:41 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:12
White Pass US12
7/8/2014 10:32:41 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.

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Satus Pass - 7/8/2014 10:33:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:12
Satus Pass US97
7/8/2014 10:33:00 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 - 7/8/2014 10:32:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:11
Stevens Pass US2
7/8/2014 10:32:40 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.

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Blewett Pass - 7/8/2014 10:35:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:11
Blewett Pass US97
7/8/2014 10:35:27 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 7/8/2014 10:33:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:11
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/8/2014 10:33:30 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 scheduled Tuesday, July 8 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Extended closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. lasting two or more hours. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62)

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Nike ends Manchester United kit deal

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:11
Nike is ending a 13-year deal to manufacture Manchester United's football kit, saying the terms "did not represent good value".
Categories: BBC World News

Wisconsin logger frees bear from milk can

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:08
RICE LAKE, Wis. (AP) — The video of a western Wisconsin logger who saved a black bear who got its head stuck in an old milk can is getting hundreds of thousands of YouTube hits.