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Ex-Minnesota governor: no fight with 'American Sniper' author

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:30
By Todd Melby ST PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura said Friday he has not been in a fight in decades as he took the stand in his trial accusing a former Navy SEAL sniper of making up a 2006 altercation between them described in a best-selling book. At the heart of Ventura's federal defamation lawsuit against former SEAL Chris Kyle is whether the men tussled outside a bar in 2006, an incident described in three pages of Kyle's book and in later media interviews supporting its publication.

Feds: Woman sent nude pics of son, 4, to boyfriend

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:27
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been charged with sending nude photos of her 4-year-old son to her boyfriend.

John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:27
John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said.

Teacher tenure fight gains momentum with ruling

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:27
A month after a California judge ruled that job protections for teachers violated children's constitutional rights, one lawsuit making the same claim has been filed in New York, another has been announced and critics of teacher tenure in other states say they are preparing litigation as well.

911 tapes depict response to collapse of vet

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:26
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Emergency dispatch tapes released Friday reveal further details about efforts to revive a Vietnam veteran who collapsed with a heart attack in a Veterans Affairs hospital in Albuquerque.

Burn ban declared for unincorporated Snohomish County

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:26
A burn ban has been declared for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County due to high fire danger and expected hot and dry weather conditions, the county announced today.

House votes to make business tax break permanent

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:24
The House voted Friday to make permanent a temporary tax break that makes it easier for businesses to invest in new equipment, one of many expired tax breaks that Congress must deal with by the end of the year.

Kitten lives after plummeting from Georgia bridge

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:24
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A 10-week-old kitten plummeted from a tall Savannah, Georgia bridge into the water below but survived and swam to shore.

Alaska Native land-claims leader dies

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:20
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Don Wright, an Alaska Native leader who was a force behind a landmark tribal lands compensation law, has died at age 84.

Thousands may telecommute in case of New York train strike

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:19
After years of negotiations between the nation's largest railroad and its unions, a cooling-off period is drawing to a close that would allow LIRR workers to strike on July 20 if there is no contract deal. "We hope we never have to put this plan into place," said Thomas Prendergast, chief executive for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. A contingency plan drawn up by MTA management calls for school buses to shuttle 15,000 daily commuters to New York City from the Long Island suburbs to the east. The MTA said so far 18,000 workers have gotten approval and about 40,000 should be approved by the strike deadline.

Immigrant community rallies after fire kills 7

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:16

In this photo provided by Kevin Moav, fire engulfs the top floors of a three-story apartment and business building Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Lowell, Mass. Officials confirmed that seven people died in the fast-moving pre-dawn fire. (AP Photo/Kevin Moav)LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Soben Pin wept as she tried to express her sorrow Friday over a fire that claimed the lives of five members of a Cambodian family and displaced dozens more in Massachusetts.


Examining a Father’s Role in a Toddler’s Death

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:15
Some people close to Justin Ross Harris are having a hard time believing he killed his son, even as Georgia officials detailed the bizarre actions of Mr. Harris and his wife on the day the boy died.






Inmate convicted in murder-for-hire plot to kill Pennsylvania judge

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:11
By Jeffrey Roth CARLISLE Pa. (Reuters) - A prison inmate accused of plotting the murder for hire of a Pennsylvania judge was convicted on Friday of solicitation to commit murder. A jury in Cumberland County Court reached its verdict a day after Lance Greenawalt, 47, tearfully testified in his own defense that it was just "trash talk" when he discussed hiring his cellmate at Camp Hill State Correctional Institution to kill Adams County Judge Michael George. After hearing the verdict, Greenawalt, wearing maroon sweatpants and a white shirt with the black letters DOC for Department of Correction on the back, his hands shackled behind him as he was led out of the courtroom, called to reporters to come interview him in prison. Greenawalt faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison when he is sentenced on Sept. 30.

World Cup online: Brazil's shock shatters records

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:05

Brazil supporters hold a poster depicting Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger wearing a Germany shirt prior to the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)NEW YORK (AP) — As the World Cup neared its end this week, Twitter had a field day with Brazil's humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals, which became the most-discussed sports game in the social network's history.


Rosenthal discusses the cost of David Price

Seattle Mariners - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:01
Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal discusses the scenario where the Mariners trade for David Price. Seattle was interested in the all-star left-hander in the offseason, but the trade never materialized.
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FAA: 1 dead, 1 hurt in central Indiana plane crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 03:56
GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says one person died and another was seriously injured when a single-engine airplane crashed in central Indiana.

Probation violation dismissed in missing boy case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 03:55
DETROIT (AP) — A probation violation charge has been dropped against a Detroit woman whose 12-year-old stepson was found in their basement after an 11-day police search.

Multiple injuries reported in Southampton, NJ crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 03:54

Multiple injuries reported in Southampton, NJ crashNew Jersey State Police are on the scene of a multiple vehicle accident with multiple injuries in Southampton, Burlington County.


White Pass - 7/11/2014 12:08:21 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 03:51
White Pass US12
7/11/2014 12:08:21 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 - 7/11/2014 12:07:49 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 03:51
Satus Pass US97
7/11/2014 12:07:49 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
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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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