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Jury in '79 missing-boy case rehears closing arguments

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:23

FILE- In this Nov. 15, 2012 file photo, Pedro Hernandez appears in Manhattan criminal court in New York. On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, the jury tasked with deciding whether Hernandez killed 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 will enter its tenth day of deliberations. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors in the murder trial surrounding the decades-old missing-child case of Etan Patz took the unusual step of rehearing closing arguments Thursday, a day after saying they were deadlocked.


PHOTOS: "Philly is Baltimore" rally

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:22

 "Philly is Baltimore" rallyHundreds took to the streets of Center City for "Philly is Baltimore" - a rally and peaceful demonstration to show solidarity for the City of Baltimore in the wake of Freddie Gray's death.


Texas religious objection bill follows Supreme Court hearing

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:21
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The national debate over religious objection laws roiled again Thursday in Texas after Republican lawmakers abruptly pushed a new proposal on the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court hearing historic arguments over gay marriage.

Panel recommends sweeping changes at NY's LaGuardia Airport

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:18
NEW YORK (AP) — A design panel commissioned by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has vowed to renovate the decrepit LaGuardia International Airport, has recommended sweeping changes including the creation of a "great hall" that would serve as the main entrance to travelers at the much-derided facility.

Fee proposed on rail cars that haul oil, other flammables

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:12

FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2013 file photo, oil cars are backed up in a yard in the aftermath of a train derailment in Mandan, N.D. U.S. senators from five states want the government to charge companies a fee to ship oil and other flammable liquids in older railroad tank cars that have been in numerous massive explosions. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. senators from six states on Thursday proposed that the government charge companies a special fee to ship oil, ethanol and other flammable liquids in older railroad tank cars that have been involved in fiery explosions.


'Liberated' Wiggins plans to attack

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:06
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he is not trying to win the inaugural three-day race in Yorkshire but plans to go on the attack.
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Homeland Security Official Defends Handling of Visa Program

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:03
Alejandro Mayorkas conceded that his actions created an impression of political favoritism, but said he interfered to “to make sure we were adhering to the law.”






Critic’s Notebook: New Whitney Museum Signifies a Changing New York Art Scene

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:01
The Whitney accommodates art and people with equal finesse, emerging bigger and better from the process of building a new home.

Baltimore Police Complete Initial Inquiry Into Death of Freddie Gray

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:58
Investigators found that the police van carrying the 25-year-old after his arrest made a stop the authorities had not known about.






Classic cars destroyed in East Coventry Twp. garage fire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:57

Classic cars destroyed in East Coventry Twp. garage fireThe owner of an auto body business in Chester County is coming to terms with the loss of both his garage, and his prized possessions.


White Pass - 4/30/2015 12:57:09 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:56
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Satus Pass - 4/30/2015 12:50:27 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:56
Satus Pass US97
4/30/2015 12:50:27 PM

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Stevens Pass - 4/30/2015 12:47:24 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:56
Stevens Pass US2
4/30/2015 12:47:24 PM

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Blewett Pass - 4/30/2015 12:45:37 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:56
Blewett Pass US97
4/30/2015 12:45:37 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/30/2015 12:56:03 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:56
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4/30/2015 12:56:03 PM

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Michigan governor wants overhaul of troubled Detroit schools

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:55

Mike Benson, of Thirkell Elementary, holds up a sign as Detroit Public School teachers demonstrate in front of the Capitol Thursday morning, April 30, 2015, in Lansing, Mich. Steve Conn, head of the Detroit Federation of Teachers, said Gov Rick Snyder’s proposed overhaul of the district announced Thursday is causing the union to “draw a line in the sand and fight.” Classes were canceled in 18 Detroit schools after teachers failed to appear on the same day as Snyder’s announcement. (Dale G Young/Detroit News via AP) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT; MANDATORY CREDITLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday outlined a sweeping overhaul of Detroit's troubled state-run school district, proposing to divide its operations to address the "crushing" debt he said is hurting education in a city just months removed from bankruptcy.


Agony grows among Nepalese in US as quake death toll rises

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:48

Visiting Nepalese monks, from Mustang Kagbeni, look at a wall of messages of support in Diversity Plaza, in the Jackson Heights neighborhood, in the Queens borough of New York, Thursday, April 30, 2015. In New York, home to the nation's largest Nepalese community, volunteers from the Hyolmo Youth Club collect money, clothing and food donations to send to the earthquake stricken nation. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — As the days trickle by after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the silence has brought agony for Nepalese-Americans still waiting to hear the fate of their loved ones.


Woman pleads guilty to beating a mother as toddler watched

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:48
SALEM, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman accused of beating a mother in front of her young child last year has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault charges.

3 teens to be tried as adults in rock maiming of teacher

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:47

FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2014, file photo, Sharon Budd speaks with her husband, Randy, after being discharged from Geisinger Health South Rehabilitation Hospital in Danville, Pa. Budd was struck by a rock dropped from a bridge overpass onto her vehicle in July 2014. Budd said she wants the three teenage suspects to be tried as adults. (AP Photo/Ralph Wilson, File)LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge ruled Thursday that three teenagers will be tried as adults in a rock-throwing incident last summer that severely harmed an Ohio schoolteacher who watched the daylong pretrial hearing as she wore a plastic helmet to protect her still healing injuries.


'American Sniper' widow Taya Kyle's new book addresses grief

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:45

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2015 file photo, Taya Kyle, wife of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, stands wearing military dog tags and a cross around her neck to wait for the jurors to enter the courtroom before continuing her testimony in former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh's capital murder trial in Stephenville, Texas. In her new book, “American Wife,” which will be published next week by William Morrow, Taya Kyle talks about her life with the famed Navy SEAL sniper and coping after his death. She says that her stance on the death penalty was among things she struggled with after he was killed. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File )DALLAS (AP) — The widow of famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle says in her upcoming book that she struggled with the idea of whether her husband's killer should be executed.