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Extra Bases: At Moment to Shine, Twins Are Light on Stars

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:55
As Minnesota prepares to host the All-Star Game, the team has few strong candidates to play in it.

Conjoined Ohio twins, 62, mark a milestone

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:48
Donnie and Ronnie Galyon turn 62 years, 8 months and 8 days old, thereby outliving Chang and Eng Bunker, conjoined twins who lived from 1811 to 1874. The twins live with their younger brother Jim Galyon and his wife Mary. Jim Galyon said his older brothers toured with their father, and at times seven other siblings, as a “human oddity” until the shows fell out of fashion in the 1970s. “They were on the road from (age) 4 to 40," Jim Galyon said.

Newtown victim's animal shelter dream turning real

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:42

In this April 2012 photo provided by Jenny Hubbard, her daughter Catherine Hubbard hugs their dog Sammy at their home in Newtown, Conn. Despite her tragic death in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012, Catherine’s dream of helping animals is close to becoming a reality. By early August 2014, the state is expected to finalize transferring 34.4 acres of the former Fairfield Hills Hospital in Newtown to the Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation Inc., which is raising money to fund the new Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary. (AP Photo/Jenny Hubbard)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Before she was killed in the Newtown school massacre, 6-year-old Catherine Violet Hubbard raised money from returnable bottles and cans to buy bones for dogs at the pound and designed business cards for an imaginary animal shelter, listing herself as "caretaker."


Police: Driver slams into NE Philly building and flees

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:40

 Driver slams into NE Philly building and fleesPolice say a driver slammed into an apartment building in Northeast Philadelphia early Saturday morning then fled the scene.


White Pass - 7/5/2014 9:08:21 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:38
White Pass US12
7/5/2014 9:08:21 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 7/5/2014 9:07:49 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:38
Satus Pass US97
7/5/2014 9:07:49 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 - 7/5/2014 9:20:02 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:38
Stevens Pass US2
7/5/2014 9:20:02 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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 7/5/2014 9:14:51 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:38
Blewett Pass US97
7/5/2014 9:14:51 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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Snoqualmie Pass - 7/5/2014 9:04:37 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:38
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/5/2014 9:04:37 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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I made qualifying mistake - Hamilton

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:35
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton admits he made the error in aborting his final qualifying lap at the British Grand Prix.
Categories: BBC World News

Iraq's al-Maliki signals his intent to stay in job

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:27
Despite mounting pressure to step aside, Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki vowed Friday not to abandon his bid for another term as prime minister and pledged to stay on until the Sunni militants who have overrun much of the country are defeated.

Free birth control is emerging standard for women

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:27
More than half of privately insured women are getting free birth control under President Barack Obama's health law, a major coverage shift that's likely to advance.

Survival and defeat in Silicon Valley slum

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:23

 torn lingerie, a half-eaten corn cob, a sticky Starbucks cup, molding bread, a dented deodorant aerosol can. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — She's a disheveled woman, upper teeth gone, heavy bags slung over her shoulders as she nervously urges on two friends shoving her overloaded shopping cart up a dirt slope. Maria Esther Salazar has been either homeless, in jail, or squatting at someone else's house for 30 years.


2nd man to be arraigned in Mich. toddler's slaying

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:13
INKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A second man charged in the slaying of a 2-year-old Detroit-area girl is expected to appear before a judge.

Petra Kvitova Routs Eugenie Bouchard for Wimbledon Title

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:07
Kvitova won her second Wimbledon championship with a near-perfect deconstruction of Bouchard, the victory taking only 55 minutes.






The boat with the gruesome cargo

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:02
The grim truth behind an idyllic Mediterranean scene
Categories: BBC World News

Rosberg on pole after Hamilton error

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:01
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg took pole in a rain-affected qualifying session for the British GP, as Lewis Hamilton was only sixth.
Categories: BBC World News

Warne's hand broken by Lee at Lord's

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:59
Shane Warne suffers a broken hand after former team-mate Brett Lee hit him with a beamer in a Lord's exhibition match.
Categories: BBC World News

Missing K-9 officer from Frankford found safe

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:59

Missing K-9 officer from Frankford found safePolice say the missing K-9 officer from the Philadelphia's Frankford section has been found safe Saturday morning.


Tributes to stabbed French teacher

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:41
Children and parents return to a primary school in southern France to pay tribute to a teacher stabbed to death by a parent in front of pupils.
Categories: BBC World News