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Phil Collins donates Alamo hoard

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:44
Singer Phil Collins donates his extensive collection of Alamo memorabilia to a Texas museum located where the 1836 battle took place.
Categories: BBC World News

Nigeria boycott training in money row

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:36
Nigeria's World Cup squad refused to train on Thursday because of a row over bonus payments for their performance in Brazil.
Categories: BBC World News

Obama: Republican lawsuit 'a stunt'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:24

President Obama says he takes executive actions because House Republicans won't act.

        

Teen's texts ruled out in porch-shooting case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:24

A Dearborn Heights homeowner says he shot the woman in self-defense.

        

Man shot behind wheel of car dies in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:18

Man shot behind wheel of car dies in Tioga-NicetownPolice say a man shot behind the wheel of a car died in the Philadelphia's Tioga-Nicetown section early Friday morning.


Ruling limits president's recess appointments

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:16
The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level administration posts with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama.

Ex-cop suspect in deaths of 2 women in suitcases

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:02

In this undated booking photo released by Walworth County Sheriff's Office, Steven Zelich is seen. The former police officer has been charged Thursday, June 26, 2014, with hiding a corpse after the bodies of two women were found stuffed in suitcases deposited along a rural road in Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Walworth County Sheriff's Office)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The disappearance of a Minnesota mother of seven was just a missing person case when it landed on the desk of Detective Sgt. Lee Hollatz. Seven months later, her body and that of another woman were found stuffed in suitcases along a rural Wisconsin highway, and the former police officer whom Hollatz had long considered his top person of interest is now suspected in their deaths.


Year after firefighter deaths, town moves forward

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:01

In her first visit to the firehouse since her son's death, Colleen Turbyfill, right, Travis Turbyfill's mother, gets a hug from Katie Cornelius, left, Prescott Fire Department volunteer exhibit curator for the Tribute Fence Preservation Project, after Turbyfill visited the Granite Mountain Hotshots crew vehicle buggy where her son Travis sat before he was killed along with 18 other hotshots in a wildfire almost a year ago, on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in Prescott, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Reminders of the Granite Mountain Hotshots are spread throughout Station 7.


Why you should let your teen sleep in (Ozy.com)

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:00

Getting enough sleep helps teens in a host of ways, from boosting grades to literally keeping them alive.

        

Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier up for vote

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:54

FILE - Two surfers ride a wave near Fort Point below the Golden Gate Bridge in this May 3, 2014 file photo in San Francisco. The bridge’s board is set to vote Friday June 27, 2014 on a $76 million funding package for a net. If approved, it would be a major step in a decades-long debate pitting the families of suicide victims and other supporters of a suicide barrier versus those who believe it will not prevent people from finding other ways to take their lives on the span. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For John Brooks, the years of waiting for officials to come up with money for a suicide barrier on San Francisco's majestic Golden Gate Bridge have been agonizing. He has fought for one ever since his 17-year-old daughter, Casey, jumped from the rust-colored span in 2008.


What happens next in federal death penalty case?

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:53
HONOLULU (AP) — Jurors on Friday are revealing the fate of a former Hawaii-based soldier who was convicted of beating his 5-year-old daughter to death in 2005. Their options: The death penalty, life in prison or saying they were unable to agree.

Verdict reached in Hawaii death penalty case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:52

FILE- This Nov. 10, 2003 file photo released by Tarshia Williams shows Williams' daughter Talia Williams in Orangeburg, S.C. Defense attorneys for a former Hawaii-based soldier facing the death penalty for killing Talia Williams, his 5-year-old daughter, say jurors are taking too long to deliberate his sentence. Naeem Williams' attorneys filed a motion Monday, June 23, 2014, arguing for a mistrial because the jury hasn't reached a decision after six full days. (AP Photo/Tarshia Williams, File)HONOLULU (AP) — A former Hawaii-based soldier will finally learn his fate for killing his 5-year-old daughter: death or spend the remainder of his life in prison.


VIDEO: UK killer's dad 'didn't see it coming'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:50
The father of British-born Elliot Rodger, the man who killed six people before taking his own life in May, has given his first interview since the tragedy.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 6/27/2014 1:27:24 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:50
White Pass US12
6/27/2014 1:27:24 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.

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Satus Pass - 6/27/2014 1:21:57 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:50
Satus Pass US97
6/27/2014 1:21:57 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 - 6/27/2014 1:35:08 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:50
Stevens Pass US2
6/27/2014 1:35:08 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.

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Blewett Pass - 6/27/2014 1:25:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:50
Blewett Pass US97
6/27/2014 1:25:53 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 - 6/27/2014 1:20:51 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:50
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
6/27/2014 1:20:51 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting is completed for the week. During blasting I-90 is closed from milepost 56, near Gold Creek to milepost 61, near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. I-90 is closed to bicycles in both directions between Hyak, exit 54 and Stampede Pass Interchange, exit 62. Bicyclists use the John Wayne Pioneer Trail.

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North Korea's economy 'grows 1.1%'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:48
North Korea's economy grew by 1.1% in 2013 according to estimates by South Korea's central bank, even as trade with the nation is constrained by UN sanctions.
Categories: BBC World News

Scariest World Cup movie trailer? 'Suarez of the Lambs'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:46

The Uruguay soccer player, who was suspended from the World Cup for biting a player, has been edited into a parody movie trailer.