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Think you’re too young for a stroke? Think again

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:16
Sedentary lifestyles and easy access to junk food in the U.S. make young people increasingly vulnerable to strokes.

Asking son to do chores isn’t too much to ask

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:16
Advice columnist Carolyn Hax says it’s not fair for one son to ignore requests to clean around the house while his brother cooperates and does his share.

Clinton’s ‘Hard Choices’ retains top nonfiction sales spot

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:16
“Top Secret Twenty-One” joins “Hard Choices” atop best-sellers list.

July 6 TV Picks: ‘The Leftovers’ on HBO

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:16
TV picks for Sunday, July 6, 2014, include “The Leftovers” on HBO, “Reckless” on CBS and “Vicious” on KCTS.

‘West of the Revolution’: America’s 1776, all over the map

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:16
Historian Claudio Saunt’s “West of the Revolution” is the seldom-told story of the year 1776 in America in the 94 percent of the North American continent not embroiled in the colonies’ revolt against the British.

‘When the United States Spoke French’: Five eminent Frenchmen come to the aid of a young America

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:16
François Furstenberg’s new book “When the United States Spoke French” follows the fortunes of five eminent Frenchmen who fled to this country after the French Revolution and aided a young America.

‘Snow in May’: hardy souls, hard lives in Russia’s Far East

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:16
Kseniya Melnik’s touching story collection “Snow in May” tells stories of the citizens of Magadan in the Far East of Russia, a region steeped in human tragedy but where everyday people have hopes and disappointments not unlike our own.

Hydrocortisone cream, aloe vera remedy for razor bumps

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:16
People’s Pharmacy on remedies for folliculitis, constipation caused by meds and a new remedy for wasp stings.

4 reasons why you’re not losing weight

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:16
Health columnist Dan Labriola explains some of the most-common obstacles to weight loss.

Malaysia Sending More Ships to Search for Plane

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:15
The Malaysian government said Sunday that it would step up efforts to search the southern Indian Ocean for Malaysia Airlines’ missing Flight 370.






NYC mourns death of firefighter in high-rise blaze

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:11

This photo taken on June 26, 2014, and released by the NYFD, shows Lt. Gordon Ambelas, who died at a hospital late Saturday night, July 5, 2014, after battling a blaze that broke out on an upper floor of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise in New York. Two other firefighters were taken to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries, and two civilians were treated for minor injuries at area hospitals. (AP Photo/NYFD)NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York is mourning the death of a lieutenant who became trapped while looking for victims in a public-housing high-rise blaze, the first to die in the line of duty in more than two years.


US senator urges Afghan vote audit

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:10
A senior US senator says he expects the Afghan Election Commission to conduct a "comprehensive audit" of votes from the presidential run-off.
Categories: BBC World News

Global Soccer: Messi Less a Dazzler, More Argentina's Provider

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:08
There appears to be a transformation, a sublimation of skills for the benefit of the team.

Creditors face deadline for bankruptcy plan vote

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:04

Retiree Evelyn Smith, left, protests near the federal courthouse in Detroit, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Ballots submitted by city workers, retirees, pensioners and other creditors likely will determine how quickly Detroit exits its historic bankruptcy. The city’s two pension groups have been pushing their members to vote “yes” on a restructuring plan that seeks to cut their income. Rejection of the plan could lead to what’s known as a cram down and steeper reduction in pension payments. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT (AP) — The most anticipated vote in Detroit this summer isn't for a city office. Instead, ballots submitted by city retirees could determine how quickly Detroit exits its historic bankruptcy and how much of the financial weight pensioners will bear.


Deadline approaches for bankruptcy plan vote

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:04

Retiree Evelyn Smith, left, protests near the federal courthouse in Detroit, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Ballots submitted by city workers, retirees, pensioners and other creditors likely will determine how quickly Detroit exits its historic bankruptcy. The city’s two pension groups have been pushing their members to vote “yes” on a restructuring plan that seeks to cut their income. Rejection of the plan could lead to what’s known as a cram down and steeper reduction in pension payments. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT (AP) — The most anticipated vote in Detroit this summer isn't for a city office.


Ventura must show sniper disregarded truth in book

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:59

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2011 file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, left, talks to the media in Minneapolis. Ventura sued Chris Kyle, the author of the best-selling book “American Sniper,” for defamation in 2012 after Kyle claimed in his book that he punched Ventura at a California bar. Ventura says the incident never happened, and he’s suing for damages. Kyle, of Texas, was killed last year on a gun range while the lawsuit was pending. His widow, Taya Kyle, is now the central defendant in the case, which goes to trial on Tuesday, July 8, in U.S. District Court in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Genevieve Ross, File)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. history detailed his kills in a bestselling autobiography, he also included details about a 2006 incident in which he says he punched a guy he called "Scruff Face" — later identified as former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.


Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:57

FILE- In this June 15, 2013 file photo, Infosys Executive Chairman N. R. Narayana Murthy reacts to a shareholders comment during the company's 32th Annual General Meeting in Bangalore, India. In 2013 Infosys was accused of bringing thousands of foreign workers to the United States using incorrect visas, but denied any allegations as part of the settlement reached with a $34 million settlement in Texas. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)Kelly Parker was thrilled when she landed her dream job in 2012 providing tech support for Harley-Davidson's Tomahawk, Wisconsin, plants. The divorced mother of three hoped it was the beginning of a new career with the motorcycle company.


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White Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:49
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Satus Pass - 7/6/2014 7:10:07 AM

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Stevens Pass - 7/6/2014 7:07:04 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:49
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