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Mexican wrestling grapples with future

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 07:03
Mexican wrestling grapples to secure a bright future
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UN say tens of thousands displaced in Darfur attacks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 07:03
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Increasing attacks on civilians in Sudan's conflict-torn Darfur region have forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes this year — possibly more than 200,000, a senior U.N. official said Wednesday.

Texas man, dog, die of heat exhaustion in locked car

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 07:03
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — Police say a 72-year-old Texas man and his dog died of apparent heat exhaustion after not being able to get out of his locked sports car.

Snoqualmie Pass - 6/10/2015 1:29:04 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:54
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
6/10/2015 1:29:04 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Rock blasting closures cancelled Wednesday June 10. Blasting scheduled Thursday June 11 beginning at 7:30 p.m. for one hour or more. During rock blasting closures eastbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 61 near Price Creek. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during closures.

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Republicans Tie Their Favorite Causes to the Trade Agreement

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:50
Last-minute additions were appended not to the fast-track bill at the center of the fight, but to a separate bill being considered alongside it.







Bits Blog: Tipping Point in Transit

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:45
The future of driving is in many ways already here, and the changes are coming fast and furious. Many could see lower costs and more convenience, but not everyone may benefit.







Texas Ruling on Abortion Leads to Call for Clarity

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:37
Legal experts say the Supreme Court could address the issue in taking up a case that could force many of Texas’ remaining abortion clinics to close.







Federal judge: Wal-Mart violated state minimum wage laws

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:37
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wal-Mart could be on the hook for more than $100 million in back pay after a federal judge ruled the company failed to pay California minimum wage to truck drivers for activities that included inspecting and washing their trucks, an attorney said Wednesday.

Activists demand Los Angeles officer be charged over shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:37

People listen to an explanation of the police commission's ruling in the shooting of unarmed black man by two patrolmen, after a Los Angeles Police Commission meetingCivil rights activists called on Wednesday for criminal charges against one of two Los Angeles police officers in the shooting death of an unarmed black man, after the city's police commission found the officer had violated department policy. The August 2014 shooting death of 25-year-old Ezell Ford, who a family lawyer says suffered from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, led to sporadic protests in the city and increased tension between police and some members of the African-American community. Police officials say officers Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas, who are Asian and Latino respectively, shot Ford after he struggled with Wampler and tried to grab his holstered gun.


Lawsuit filed in Kentucky Speedway 'racing experience' death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:34
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The family of a 30-year-old amateur driver killed in a crash at Kentucky Speedway last year filed a lawsuit Wednesday, alleging that the racecar's steering wheel broke off in his hands as he roared around the track at more than 100 mph.

California oil spill cleanup costs reaches $62 million

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:28

Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique team members evaluate oil coverage as workers clean up areas affected by an oil spill at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif., Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The cost of cleaning up the oil spill that fouled beaches last month on the California coast has reached $69 million so far, an official of the pipeline company said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The cost of cleaning up the oil spill that fouled beaches last month on the California coast has reached $62 million so far, the pipeline company said Wednesday.


Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:27
Our nightly rundown will get you caught up on the big stories.







Cat lovers battle company over feral feline eviction

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:24

Cat lovers battle company over feral feline evictionDozens of feral felines live in a section of Hamilton Township, well-fed and even sheltered by a small group of animal lovers. But that will soon change if the Babe Ruth League gets its way.


U.S. charges New York jail guards over 2012 inmate death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:24

Barbed wire fences surround a building on Rikers Island Correctional Facility in New York in this file photoTwo jail guards who have worked at New York City's Rikers Island complex were arrested on Wednesday on federal charges stemming from an assault that led to the death of an inmate there in December 2012. Brian Coll, a former officer, and Byron Taylor, a suspended guard, were arrested in connection with the death of Ronald Spear, a 52-year-old pre-trial detainee, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announced. Prosecutors said Spear died after Coll repeatedly kicked him in the head while being restrained by guards including Taylor.


Suspect charged with murder over illegal buttocks augmentation

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:23
Jimmy Joe Clarke, 32, who goes by Alicia, was arrested on Tuesday and charged. The Dallas County Medical examiner this week ruled the death of Wakesha Reid a homicide. Business partners Clarke and Ross were previously charged with practicing medicine without a license for injecting Reid with hydrogel, a substance not approved by the Federal Drug Administration, to increase the size of her buttocks.

Virginia woman faces 2nd charge of leaving kids in hot car

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:22
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman left her two children in a hot car while being booked on a charge of committing the same crime a couple of weeks earlier, police said Wednesday.

Pope's plans on abuse, environment shape US bishops' meeting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:21

Bishop Christopher Coyne, right, of Burlington, and Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, of Louisville and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, participate in a news conference during the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Spring General Assembly in St. Louis Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Roman Catholic bishops are condemning racism in the U.S. in light of national tensions over police treatment of African-Americans. (AP Photo/Sid Hastings)ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. bishops' point-person on the environment defended Pope Francis' plan to issue a high-level teaching document next week on ecology and climate change, saying Wednesday that global warming was the result of moral failings that the Roman Catholic Church has a duty to address.


Hackers Go After Little Fish, Too, While Trawling for Credit Cards

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:19
In their efforts to steal credit card data, hackers have taken aim at small businesses, like Eataly’s food halls, as well as retail giants like Target and Home Depot.







Florida governor signs bill requiring two clinic visits, waiting period for abortion

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:13
Women seeking abortions in Florida will be required to make two visits to a clinic, with a mandatory 24-hour waiting period in between, to end a pregnancy under a bill signed into law on Wednesday. Republican Governor Rick Scott signed the measure, passed this spring by the Republican-controlled state legislature, without comment. “This means women will be empowered to make fully informed decisions,” said Republican state Representative Jennifer Sullivan, who sponsored the legislation.

Amazon offers Jackson the chance to push diversity issue

NBA - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 06:13
Less than a year after brushing off the civil rights activist’s concerns, Amazon welcomes him to its annual meeting and applauds his efforts to bring more diversity to the tech workforce.
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