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Queen names UK's biggest warship

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:47
The Queen says the UK's largest warship "marks a new phase in our naval history", as it is named in her honour at a ceremony in Fife.
Categories: BBC World News

French teacher 'stabbed by parent'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:46
A primary school teacher in the southern French town of Albi has been stabbed to death in front of her class by a pupil's mother, police say.
Categories: BBC World News

Ex-Navy officer pleads guilty in sweeping fraud

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:44
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A retired Navy officer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in a worldwide scheme to bilk the Navy out of millions of dollars for port services.

Billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife dies at 82

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:37

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 1997, file photo, billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife, owner and publisher of the Tribune Review newspapers in Pittsburgh and Greensburg, Pa., greets visitors as they enter the paper's new facility in Warrendale, Pa. during the dedication of the building. Scaife, who published the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and funded libertarian and conservative political causes, including a one-time effort to discredit President Bill Clinton, died at his home early Friday, July 4, 2014, one day after his birthday, The Tribune-Review newspaper reported. He was 82. In 2013, Forbes estimated his wealth at $1.4 billion. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)PITTSBURGH (AP) — Richard Mellon Scaife, the billionaire heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune and a newspaper publisher who funded libertarian and conservative causes and various projects to discredit President Bill Clinton, has died. He was 82.


Indian nurses trapped in Iraq freed

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:33
A group of 46 Indian nurses trapped in northern Iraq for the past three weeks have been released, Indian authorities say.
Categories: BBC World News

Djokovic battles into Wimbledon final

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:27
Top seed Novak Djokovic sees off Grigor Dimitrov in four sets to reach his third Wimbledon final in four years.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 7/4/2014 7:51:52 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:27
White Pass US12
7/4/2014 7:51:52 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 7/4/2014 7:59:23 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:27
Satus Pass US97
7/4/2014 7:59:23 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 7/4/2014 7:49:52 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:27
Stevens Pass US2
7/4/2014 7:49:52 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Blewett Pass - 7/4/2014 7:56:03 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:27
Blewett Pass US97
7/4/2014 7:56:03 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 7/4/2014 7:43:24 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:27
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/4/2014 7:43:24 AM

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Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, construction related activities will not impact traffic Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6. However, due to holiday traffic, drivers may experience delays.

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Nigeria arrests 'Boko Haram women'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:25
Three women have been arrested in Nigeria for recruiting female members for the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the military says.
Categories: BBC World News

On the Absinthe Trail

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:21
Visiting a region along the France-Switzerland border with rich ties to the once-banned spirit known as the Green Fairy.

On the Absinthe Trail

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:21
Visiting a region along the France-Switzerland border with rich ties to the once-banned spirit known as the Green Fairy.

Djokovic Holds Off Dimitrov, Makes Wimbledon Final

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:20
Novak Djokovic beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (7) to reach the Wimbledon final for the third time in four years.






Black bear attacks woman, dogs in Montana

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:18
COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. (AP) — State and federal officials are investigating a woman's report that she and her dogs were attacked by a black bear as they ran on Forest Service land in Montana.

Nigeria hospital frees atheist

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:16
A Nigerian man detained in a psychiatric ward because he did not believe in God has been freed and is seeking reconciliation with his family.
Categories: BBC World News

‘American Catch’: the ruination of our seafood resources

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:16
Paul Greenberg’s book “American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood” tells the story of the degradation of U.S. fisheries and the country’s increasing reliance on foreign fisheries to feed its seafood habit. Greenberg appears Thursday, July 10, at Town Hall Seattle.

Parents and pianists: Anna Polonsky, Orion Weiss return to Seattle fest

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:16
Seattle Chamber Music Society festival favorites, married pianists and young parents Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss are back for SCMS’s Summer Festival — with their infant daughter accompanying them. The festival runs July 7-Aug. 2, 2014.

Red Star Taco Bar hits its marks in Fremont

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:16
Red Star Taco Bar puts a tasty Fremont twist on traditional Mexican fare.