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Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:34
The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.

Round-up of wild horses gets under way in Utah

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:33

Two of a band of wild horses graze in the Nephi Wash area outside Enterprise, UtahBy Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Federal land managers began rounding up wild horses on public land in central Utah on Monday as part of efforts to cut herd numbers and placate ranchers who say the animals destroy range land vital for cattle grazing. Working with a pair of helicopters, a crew of U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) staff and contractors captured 45 horses in the Blawn Wash area near Minersville, about 220 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, agency spokeswoman Lisa Reid said.  Over the next eight days they hope to gather a total of 140 Mustangs in Blawn Wash, one of four designated management areas in the region.


Pagan High Priest Finds Few Believers Inside City Hall

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:32
Bertram Dahl says he has been discriminated against, but local officials say the dispute is simply one over zoning regulations.

Correction: California Wildfires story

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:30
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) — In a story July 27 about California Wildfires, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the type of aircraft assisting firefighters battling a wildfire outside Yosemite National Park. They were fixed-wing airplanes and helicopters, not fixed-wing helicopters.

Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:25

This photo provided by the CDC shows an ebola Virus. U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote. (AP Photo/CDC)FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.


VIDEO: US films take on drone strike debate

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:23
The summer movies criticising US drone policies
Categories: BBC World News

UN presses for Mali peace talks starting Aug. 17

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:16
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Monday welcomed agreement on a roadmap for negotiations between the Malian government and Tuareg separatists and called on both sides to engage in follow-up peace talks starting August 17.

DealBook: Zillow to Buy Trulia for $3.5 Billion in All-Stock Deal

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:16
The deal will create a giant repository of online listings for real estate and home values.






Pause NHS privatisation - Labour

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:13
NHS privatisation is "being forced through at pace and scale", and should be halted until the general election, says Labour's shadow health secretary.
Categories: BBC World News

Judge tosses most serious charges in foiled plot

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:11

FILE - In this May 2, 2014, file photo two women hug after leaving a community meeting on school safety at the Waseca Junior and Senior High School after a teenager accused of planning to massacre his family and high school classmates in Waseca, Minn. On Monday, July 28, 2014 a judge has dismissed the most serious charges against a 17-year-old boy accused of plotting to kill his family and attack his southern Minnesota school. (AP Photo/Mankato Free Press, Pat Christman, File)WASECA, Minn. (AP) — A judge on Monday dismissed the most serious charges against a 17-year-old boy accused of plotting to kill his family and attack his southern Minnesota school.


Fuel Depot Fire Endangers Civilians in Libya

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:06
Two storage tanks are ablaze in the fire, which was started by militias fighting for control of the airport in Tripoli.

Deadly violence in Gaza and Israel

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Gaza and southern Israel see an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.
Categories: BBC World News

Wide-eyed lemurs on the web

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:59
Fifty years of data about endangered primates goes online
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Are we safe to fly over warzones?

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:56
Jim Reed asks whether passenger planes should fly over warzones after reports said the MH17 plane was 'downed by missile shrapnel'.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 7/28/2014 4:33:49 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:51
White Pass US12
7/28/2014 4:33:49 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 7/28/2014 4:37:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:51
Satus Pass US97
7/28/2014 4:37:13 PM

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 - 7/28/2014 4:22:50 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:51
Stevens Pass US2
7/28/2014 4:22:50 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
US2 is closed from Coles Corner at milepost 85 to Leavenworth at milepost 99, due to fire activity. SR 207 and the Chumstick hwy are open as a detour to Leavenworth. No vehicles over 26,000 lbs. allowed on the Chumstick highway. There is no estimated time of reopening.

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Blewett Pass - 7/28/2014 4:33:43 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:51
Blewett Pass US97
7/28/2014 4:33:43 PM

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 - 7/28/2014 4:24:04 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:51
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/28/2014 4:24:04 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Monday through Thursday at 8:00 p.m. lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed from milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. I-90 is closed to bicycles both directions from Hyak Exit 54 to Stampede Pass exit 62.

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Jury in Ventura case to return Tuesday

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:50

FILE - In this July 23, 2014, file photo, Taya Kyle, the widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, arrives at U.S. District Court wearing dog tags around her neck in St. Paul, Minn. Jurors in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle have gone home for the night Monday, July 28, 2014, but will return Tuesday. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, David Joles, File) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGAZINEES OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle went home for the day Monday after hours of deliberations during which they told the judge at one point they didn't think they could reach a unanimous verdict.