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Former Philadelphia judge pleads guilty to 'fixing cases'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:18

Former Philadelphia judge pleads guilty to 'fixing cases'A former Philadelphia municipal court judge plead guilty for using his position to fix cases.


Boko Haram fighters 'surrender'

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:18
Hundreds of fighters in Nigeria-based Islamic militant group Boko Haram have surrendered after heavy losses against the army, the country's military spokesman says.
Categories: BBC World News

Some banks reissuing cards over Home Depot breach

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:10

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2010, file photo, shoppers walk through the aisles at the Home Depot store in Williston, Vt. Home Depot said Thursday that malicious software lurking in its check-out terminals between April and September affected 56 million debit and credit cards that customers swiped at its stores. Target, Michaels and Neiman Marcus have also been attacked by hackers in the past year. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)Some lenders are preparing to reissue credit or debit cards to customers to head off possible losses following the breach of customer data at Home Depot.


Manchester City 7-0 Sheffield Wednesday

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:10
Manchester City score seven second-half goals to start their League Cup defence with an easy win over Sheffield Wednesday.
Categories: BBC World News

Soiled diapers? New clues in search for trooper killing suspect Eric Frein

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:10

Soiled diapers? New clues in search for trooper killing suspect Eric FreinOfficers believe they spotted the suspect accused in the fatal ambush of a trooper, but it was from a distance and he eluded them, Pennsylvania State Police said Wednesday.


Survivalists on FBI 'Most Wanted List' prove elusive

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:10
By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - With the intense manhunt for a survivalist accused of gunning down two Pennsylvania State Police troopers in its second week, Governor Tom Corbett has vowed the quick capture of the man, Eric Matthew Frein. But history suggests it could take years to track down the fugitive. Frein, thought to be hiding in a remote part of the Pocono Mountains, has been added to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted List," Nearly a third of fugitives named there are avid outdoorsmen with skills to hide for years – if not a lifetime – in the wilderness. ...

Wichita boxer crushed to death by six-ton tank: police

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:09
By Alice Mannette WICHITA Kan. (Reuters) - A nationally-ranked Kansas boxer with Olympic aspirations was killed when a six-ton steel tank he was sandblasting fell on him, police said on Wednesday. Tony Losey, 22, who had been ranked third in USA Boxing's 152-pound (69-kg) weight class, died at about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, said Wichita Police Lieutenant James Espinoza. Espinoza said the steel tank, which was 12 to 14-feet-high (3.6-4.3 meters), had been sitting on some support racks when the tank shifted and fell on Losey. The accident happened at Boardman, a steel plate fabricator. ...

AccuWeather: Increasing Clouds Today, Heavy Rain Tonight

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:09

 Increasing Clouds Today, Heavy Rain TonightMeteorologist David Murphy says the Thursday morning commute looks wet and slow.


Bits Blog: Apple Pulls iOS 8 Software Update After iPhone Problems

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:08
The update was intended to fix various bugs in Apple’s mobile operating system, but it disabled cellphone service, among other problems.






Trend for trying e-cigarettes may be leveling off

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:03

FILE - In this April 23, 2014, file photo, Daryl Cura demonstrates an e-cigarette at Vape store in Chicago. A new government study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests the growing trend in U.S. adults who have tried electronic cigarettes may be leveling off, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A new government study suggests the number of U.S. adults who have tried electronic cigarettes may be leveling off.


White Pass - 9/24/2014 1:28:32 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:01
White Pass US12
9/24/2014 1:28:32 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Wednesday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., motorists can expect 30 minute delays east of the summit for rock fall mesh repair.

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Satus Pass - 9/24/2014 1:26:10 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:01
Satus Pass US97
9/24/2014 1:26:10 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 9/24/2014 1:25:18 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:01
Stevens Pass US2
9/24/2014 1:25:18 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 9/24/2014 1:24:09 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:01
Blewett Pass US97
9/24/2014 1:24:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/24/2014 1:31:25 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:01
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/24/2014 1:31:25 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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Video: UW offensive lineman Dexter Charles previews matchup with No. 16 Stanford

WA Huskies - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:01
UW left guard Dexter Charles on Saturday's matchup against Stanford:
Categories: Sports Center

UW offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith: Huskies need to be in 'attack mode' against Stanford

WA Huskies - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:01
(on Cyler Miles) He’s continued to improve. I think understand and command is there in regards to seeing the coverages and all I think. I think sometimes he needs to pull the trigger and trust himself. He is a guy that sees the defense well, and if continues to study like he’s done and p
Categories: Sports Center

Study Hall: Oregon 38, Washington State 31

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:00
Oregon 38, Washington State 31

'Jersey Shore' star Sorrentino hit with tax counts

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:58

Reporters gather around Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino as he leaves the MLK Jr. Federal Courthouse in Newark, N.J., after a court appearance, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. The former "Jersey Shore" reality series star and his brother underpaid taxes on nearly $9 million in income over the last several years, the U.S. attorney's office charged in a seven-count indictment released Wednesday. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former star of the MTV reality show "Jersey Shore" and his brother filed bogus tax returns on nearly $9 million and claimed millions in business expenses — including luxury vehicles and clothing — that were actually for personal use, according to an indictment released Wednesday.


Texas jury starts deliberations in poisoned coffee case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:56
By Amanda Orr HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Texas jury began deliberations on Wednesday in the case of a Houston breast cancer specialist charged with spiking the coffee of her lover, a fellow cancer specialist, with a compound used in antifreeze. Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, a 43-year-old oncologist with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, is accused of lacing the coffee of Dr. George Blumenschein, 50, with ethylene glycol in 2013. Gonzalez-Angulo is charged with aggravated assault of a family member, which covers domestic violence in dating relationships. ...