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California Drought Tests History of Endless Growth

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:29
A punishing drought is forcing a reconsideration of whether the aspiration of untrammeled growth that has for so long been the state’s engine has run against the limits of nature.






$840K raised for Indiana pizzeria that backed religious law

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:25

Indiana Pizzeria Opposed To Catering Gay Weddings Raises $842KWALKERTON, Ind. (AP) — A crowdfunding campaign for an Indiana pizzeria that came under fire after its owners said their religious beliefs wouldn't allow them to cater a gay wedding has raised more than $840,000.


Elmer Lach, Combative Hall of Fame Hockey Player for Canadiens, Dies at 97

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:21
Lach was a member of the team’s fabled Punch Line, named for its scoring power, though he was an unapologetically aggressive player.

Williams wins eighth Miami title

BBC World News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:15
World number one Serena Williams thrashes Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro to win her eighth Miami Open title.
Categories: BBC World News

G.O.P.’s Israel Support Deepens as Political Contributions Shift

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:09
Republicans are more fervently pro-Israel than ever, partly a result of ideology, but also a product of a surge in campaign spending on their behalf by a small group of wealthy donors.

Little Italy museum seeks to evict Italian-American grandma

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:07

Adele Sarno poses for picture in her apartment in the Little Italy section of Manhattan, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in New York. A fight in Manhattan’s Little Italy neighborhood between a landlord who wants a tenant out and a tenant who doesn’t want to go isn’t just the run-of-the-mill New York City real estate struggle. The landlord is a museum dedicated to the legacy of Italian Americans in the area. The tenant? Sarno, an 85-year-old Italian American woman, who’s lived there for more than 50 years. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)NEW YORK (AP) — A fight in Manhattan's Little Italy neighborhood between a landlord who wants a tenant out and a tenant who doesn't want to leave isn't your run-of-the-mill New York City real estate struggle.


Driver Charged with 5th DUI in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:05

Driver charged with 5th DUI in DelawareDelaware State Police arrested a woman Friday afternoon and charged her with her 5th offense DUI.


White Pass - 4/4/2015 9:10:57 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:05
White Pass US12
4/4/2015 9:10:57 AM

Temperature: 24 °F

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Satus Pass - 4/4/2015 9:06:12 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:05
Satus Pass US97
4/4/2015 9:06:12 AM

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Stevens Pass - 4/4/2015 9:09:38 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:05
Stevens Pass US2
4/4/2015 9:09:38 AM

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Blewett Pass - 4/4/2015 9:14:55 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:05
Blewett Pass US97
4/4/2015 9:14:55 AM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/4/2015 9:08:05 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 02:05
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/4/2015 9:08:05 AM

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Texas man who had faced murder charge pleads guilty to fraud

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 01:59
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas man pleaded guilty to disability fraud, months after prosecutors dropped a murder charge against him in the death of a woman who was a student and classmate of one of his daughters.

Convicted Murderer Captured Days After Escaping Jail

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 01:52
He escaped jail after overpowering a correctional officer, say police.

Sports of The Times: Michigan State’s Tom Izzo Looks to Knock Out a Friend, and a Blot on His Résumé

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 01:49
Tom Izzo has had unparalleled success over his 17 seasons at Michigan State, but since 2005 he has been unable to defeat Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski, with whom he is close.

AP Poll: Whites more likely to OK police striking people

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 01:32

FILE - In this March 12, 2015 file photo, people demonstrate across the street from the Ferguson Police Department. Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics do, at a time when the country is struggling to deal with police use of deadly force against men of color, according to a major American trend survey. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics do, at a time when the country is struggling to deal with police use of deadly force against men of color, according to a major American trend survey.


Three arrested after brawl breaks out in New York City casino

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 01:31
(Reuters) - Three people were arrested after a large brawl captured on video that broke out in a New York City casino, police said on Saturday. As many as two dozen people were involved in the fight late on Friday at Resorts World Casino in Queens, which was packed with hundreds of people out for a night of gaming, said a spokesman for the New York City Police Department said. The Resorts World Casino spokesman said the safety of its guests is a top priority and that its security team helped stop the fight.

Black college seeks to recapture social justice voice

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 01:28

In this April 1, 2015, photo, American Baptist College President Forrest E. Harris poses in his Nashville, Tenn. office. Some pastors affiliated with the small Baptist seminary have threatened to withdraw financial support after a lesbian bishop was invited to speak at the college as part of a lecture series. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than half a century ago, a small Baptist seminary in Middle Tennessee was a fertile seedbed of social justice that produced several giants of the civil rights movement.


Teachers threaten tests boycott

BBC World News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 01:14
Teachers at the NUT conference back a ballot on a boycott of new literacy and numeracy tests for four-year-olds.
Categories: BBC World News

German Electronic Music -- Minus the Techno Sound -- has an Unlikely Revival in the U.S.

Yahoo! Music News - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 01:12
German electronic music is a genre many listeners associate with monotonous, atonal pulsing beats -- conjuring up images of "Sprockets," the "Saturday Night Live" skit of the 1990s parodying German avant-garde culture. Lali Puna, "Machines Are Human" (Morr Music) Lali Puna is at the forefront of the new group of electro-pop bands emerging from Germany.
Categories: Yahoo! Music News