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Young Mexican in need of transplant denied visa by the US

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:34

In this May 2, 2014 photo, Jose Chua Lopez, left, holds hands with his mother, Myra Lopez Martinez, during a news conference in Hermosillo, Mexico. Family and friends raised thousands of dollars to send Jose Chua Lopez to the prestigious Mayo Clinic for an urgently needed heart and liver transplant. But the 20-year-old Mexican born with a heart defect has twice been turned down for a U.S. visa, and relatives and his doctor say his life is in danger. (AP Photo/El Imparcial) MANDATORY CREDIT MEXICO OUTHERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) — A young Mexican who urgently needs a heart and liver transplant has twice been denied a U.S. visa to go to the Mayo Clinic for treatment, he and his family said Wednesday.


Recording could come back to bite Donald Sterling girlfriend

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:31

FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, sits with V. Stiviano as they watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. Sterling's wife, Shelly Sterling, is going after the $2.5 million in real estate and cars her husband lavished on V. Stiviano in a trial scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles Superior Court. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Recordings that cost Donald Sterling ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers could cost the woman he was dating the fortune in gifts he lavished on her.


Beating prompts protests in Michigan

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:18
Protesters in the US state of Michigan demand that two white two policemen be fired after a video aired showing them beating a black suspect.
Categories: BBC World News

Deported South Korean faces U.S. charges for posing as brother he killed

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:11
Junne Kyoo Koh, who was convicted of the 1984 murder of his 16-year-old younger brother, Sang Koh, in the Seattle suburb Bellevue, was deported to South Korea in 1992, according to a U.S. federal court complaint filed this week. He used his dead brother's identity to re-enter the United States a year later and bought pistols, and he now faces immigration and gun charges, according to the complaint. Police attention was drawn to Koh, who was born in South Korea, after he asked them to investigate the disappearance of his parents in 2014, the complaint said.

Coroner IDs 4 people slain in Indiana house

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:04

Police trying to determine motive and suspects.

       

White Pass - 3/25/2015 5:13:39 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:00
White Pass US12
3/25/2015 5:13:39 PM

Temperature: 46 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 3/25/2015 5:12:55 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:00
Satus Pass US97
3/25/2015 5:12:55 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Stevens Pass - 3/25/2015 5:20:01 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:00
Stevens Pass US2
3/25/2015 5:20:01 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 3/25/2015 5:14:00 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:00
Blewett Pass US97
3/25/2015 5:14:00 PM

Temperature: 45 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/25/2015 5:19:43 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:00
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/25/2015 5:19:43 PM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway bare and wet with standing water in places

Weather:
Raining

DNA of 'an entire nation' assessed

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:54
The genetic code of "an entire nation" has effectively been deduced, say researchers in Iceland.
Categories: BBC World News

Arizona Legislature OKs abortion medication requirement

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:52
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers approved legislation Wednesday that requires abortion providers to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion and bars women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace that includes abortion coverage.

Seattle man convicted for killing six on Christmas Eve

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:51

Prosecutors say Joseph McEnroe and his ex-girlfriend shot six of her family members.

       

Schock says he leaves Congress with sadness, humility

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:49

Schock said he believes that everyone learns from their mistakes and added: "I know that God has a plan for my life."

       

Affleck, Gates push Congres for foreign aid

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:35

Ben Affleck and Bill Gates join forces on Capitol Hill to push for foreign aid in Africa.

       

Airlines largely rely on pilots 'self-monitoring' mental health

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:34

There are regular formal physical exams, but not mental ones.

       

1 dead, 3 injured in interstate bridge collapse

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:31

Tractor trailer apparently hit part of an overpass.

       

Ex-U.S. war prisoner Bergdahl charged with desertion, misbehavior

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:24

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Berghdal is pictured in handout photo provided by U.S. ArmyBy Kelly Twedell FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan, was formally charged on Wednesday with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, and could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted of the most serious count, the Army said. Bergdahl's attorney, Eugene Fidell of Yale Law School, said the Army had scheduled an Article 32 investigation hearing on April 22 to determine whether there was sufficient evidence to proceed with a court-martial. The Army said the investigation, similar to a civilian grand jury proceeding, would take place at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.


Why I am ashamed to be a man in Afghanistan

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:16
Afghan lynching triggers one man's guilt
Categories: BBC World News

Body camera captures officer rescue child from burning home

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:16

Footage from a body camera captured a police sergeant's rescue of a 3-year-old from a house fire.