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Denver celebrates pot at the county fair

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 03:58

A visitor walks through the pot pavilion at Denver County Fair, the nation's first county fair to allow pot competitions, in Denver, Friday Aug. 1, 2014. There’s no actual weed at the fairgrounds. Instead, fairgoers will see photos of competing pot plants and marijuana-infused foods. A sign near the entry warns patrons not to consume pot at the fair. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Marijuana joined roses and dahlias Friday in blue ribbon events at the nation's first county fair to allow pot competitions.


Report disputes mom's claims in school altercation

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 03:55
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A report commissioned by school officials disputes a Northern California mother's claim that she did not put her hands on a boy she accused of bullying her daughter.

VIDEO: Ebola patients 'will fare better in US'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 03:54
Two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia will stand a better chance of recovery once back in the US, a doctor has said.
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2-pound Michigan baby undergoes heart procedure

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 03:54

In this July 30, 2014 photo, Alexandra Mae Van Kirk recovers from surgery at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich. The 2-pound Michigan newborn dubbed "Mighty Girl" by her parents is one of the smallest babies in the world to undergo a heart procedure to open up a blocked artery caused by a congenital defect. (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Chris Clark) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUTGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A 2-pound Michigan newborn dubbed "Mighty Girl" by her parents is one of the smallest babies in the world to undergo a heart procedure to open up a blocked artery caused by a congenital defect.


Monsoon rains cause floods, but fewer wildfires, in New Mexico

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 03:54
By Joseph Kolb ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - In normally drought-stricken New Mexico, near-historic levels of monsoon rains this month caused a sharp rise in flash flood warnings, but have dampened the risk of devastating wildfires, experts said on Friday. The city of Albuquerque saw a total of 3.4 inches of rain in July, the highest level recorded for the month since 1930 when 4.45 inches fell. "This is the third wettest July on record," said Don Shoemaker, spokesman for the National Weather Service's office in Albuquerque. "We have also seen a significant rise in flash floods." The National Weather Service has needed to put out more than 400 flood advisories for northern and central New Mexico since January, with 300 of them issued in July alone.

Girl accused of setting California wildfire ordered to have mental exam

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 03:53
A teenage girl charged with setting a California wildfire that burned 2,000 acres (800 hectares) and destroyed some 40 structures north of San Diego in May has been ordered by a judge to submit to a mental competency exam, prosecutors said on Friday. She has been identified only by her first name, Cheyenne, because she is a minor. Cheyenne, who could be required to stand trial as an adult, was ordered to undergo the mental competency evaluation by a judge during a hearing earlier this week, San Diego County District Attorney's spokeswoman Tanya Sierra said.

US auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 03:51

In this photo made on Thursday, June 5, 2014, a row of 2014 Lincoln MKX SUVs are lined up on the lot of the dealership in Wexford, Pa. General Motors, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler all reported big gains as the major automakers reported July sales Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)DETROIT (AP) — Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July.


In Tunnel War, Israeli Playbook Offers Few Ideas

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 03:50
Though Israel knew about Hamas’s tunnels, it has been surprised by how the militant group trained its fighters to use them.