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Oil, gas industry challenges efforts to protect Western bird

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:38

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Representatives of the oil and gas industry say they are suing the Obama administration over drilling restrictions meant to protect a struggling bird that ranges across 11 Western states. Thursday’s announcement comes from the Western Energy Alliance and North Dakota Petroleum Council.They said local and state efforts to prop up populations […]
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Oil, gas industry challenges efforts to protect Western bird

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:38

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Representatives of the oil and gas industry say they are suing the Obama administration over drilling restrictions meant to protect a struggling bird that ranges across 11 Western states. Thursday’s announcement comes from the Western Energy Alliance and North Dakota Petroleum Council.They said local and state efforts to prop up populations […]

Germany: No new EU deal for Britain if it leaves the bloc

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:36

CORRECTS SPELLING OF JUNCKER- The President on the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker attends a panel discussion about the future of Europe at the Europe Forum event, hosted by the Germany's WDR television and broadcast service, at the Foreign Ministry, in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, May 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Thursday that Britain will not get an improved membership deal with the European Union if the country votes to leave the bloc.


Nepal raises estimate of earthquake rebuilding cost

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:28
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's earthquake reconstruction agency has increased by more than $1 billion its estimate of the money needed to rebuild nearly 1 million houses damaged by a powerful earthquake last year.

Antitrust in the Age of Amazon

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:27
Pens matter. Ink does not. The blocking of the Staples-Office Depot union illustrates the complications the age of Amazon has created in the retail industry.

Blogger reveals parking ticket errors

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:20
A blogger in New York uses public data to prove that the New York Police Department ticketed thousands of cars that were actually parked legally.
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Cheniere Energy names Jack Fusco as CEO

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:20
NEW YORK (AP) — Cheniere Energy has named Jack Fusco as CEO after the natural gas company's previous CEO was forced out under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn.

Pistol used in Trayvon Martin shooting to be auctioned

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:20

Pistol used in Trayvon Martin shooting to be auctionedFormer Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is auctioning off the pistol he used in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.


That octopus is really squid, lawsuit against Goya claims

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:18

A hostess opens a door at a Goya stand during the Alimentaria food trade show in Barcelona"Independent DNA testing" confirmed that the largest Hispanic-owned U.S. food company made the switch, according to a complaint filed late Wednesday in the federal court in San Jose, California. Goya, based in Jersey City, New Jersey, did not immediately respond on Thursday to requests for comment. The plaintiff Luis Diego Zapata Fonseca, of Salinas, California, sued on behalf of purchasers nationwide and in California of Goya canned octopus in garlic sauce, hot sauce, pickled sauce or olive oil.


Kohl's 1Q results miss Street as spring funk hits retailers

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:10

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2015, file photo, shoppers push a cart of items as they leave Kohl's in Corpus Christi, Texas. Kohl's first-quarter results were announced Thursday, May 12, 2016. (Courtney Sacco/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUTMENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Kohl's first-quarter results missed analysts' estimates, weighed down by hefty costs as the department store operator's sales dropped.


UK central bank warns of recession risk in case of EU exit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:10

Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney delivers his monthly inflation report at the Bank of England in the City of London, Thursday, May 12, 2016. The Bank of England has voted to keep interest rates steady amid signs that the economy is beginning to falter and uncertainty over next month’s vote on whether Britain should leave the European Union. The bank’s nine policymakers unanimously agreed to leave the key interest rate at 0.5 percent. Governor Mark Carney will be questioned about the economic risks of leaving the EU at a news conference at which he will present new growth forecasts for the country. (Dylan Martinez/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVESLONDON (AP) — The Bank of England warned Thursday that Britain could fall into recession should voters opt in a June referendum to leave the European Union — a stark assessment from an institution known for being independent of political campaigns.


Hillary Clinton says she supports statehood for DC

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:09
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says she'll fight to make the District of Columbia the nation's 51st state if she's elected president.

Former Baltimore mayor won't challenge primary results

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:06
BALTIMORE (AP) — Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon says she won't seek a recount of last month's Democratic primary election for mayor, which she lost to state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh.

High school evacuated in Montgomery County after student mentions bomb

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:06

High school evacuated in Chester County after student mentions bombA high school in Montgomery County has been evacuated after a student said he had a bomb in his backpack.


Your Thursday Briefing: Donald Trump, Dilma Rousseff, Baghdad

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:05
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

White Pass - 5/12/2016 6:36:04 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:00
White Pass US12
5/12/2016 6:36:04 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Construction has begun and drivers could experience as much as 30 minutes of additional weekday travel time. On nights and weekends, crews will be off the road and delays will be minimal.

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Satus Pass - 5/12/2016 6:25:40 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:00
Satus Pass US97
5/12/2016 6:25:40 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Stevens Pass - 5/12/2016 6:23:11 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:00
Stevens Pass US2
5/12/2016 6:23:11 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Blewett Pass - 5/12/2016 6:30:16 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:00
Blewett Pass US97
5/12/2016 6:30:16 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 5/12/2016 6:25:12 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:00
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/12/2016 6:25:12 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Rock blasting closure scheduled Thursday May 12 at 7 p.m., lasting one hour or more. During blasting closures eastbound traffic will stopped at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 63, Cabin Creek. No services are available past exit 53 eastbound and exit 70 westbound during blasting closures.

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