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Former exotic dancer sues Cowboys' owner Jones for sexual harassment

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:28

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry JonesBy Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) - A former exotic dancer has filed a harassment suit seeking at least $1 million from Jerry Jones, claiming the Dallas Cowboys owner sexually assaulted her five years ago. An attorney for Jones denied the accusations made against one of the best-known team owners in the National Football League and called the lawsuit filed on Monday a "money grab." "These allegations are completely false," attorney Levi McCathern said on Wednesday. "This is nothing more than an attempt to embarrass and extort Jerry Jones." The plaintiff, Jana Weckerly, claimed in the lawsuit that Jones fondled her breasts and genitals and forced her to touch his. "I’m just not going to comment on it." (This version of the story was refiled to change byline from Marice Jones to Marice Richter, no change to text) (Writing by Jon Herskovitz;


Russian gas supplies to Poland drop by a quarter

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:28
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russian natural gas deliveries to Poland have dropped by almost a quarter this week, the country's gas monopoly said Wednesday, forcing it to stop supplying gas on to Ukraine.

Woman charged with running down man with car following dispute

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:26

Woman charged with running down man with car following disputePolice in Delaware say a domestic dispute ended with a woman hitting a man with her car, and they say there was a child in the vehicle when she did it.


Ex-Rep. Rivera's associate gets 6 mos. time served

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:24
MIAMI (AP) — A past associate of former Republican U.S. Rep. David Rivera will spend no more time in jail for violating federal campaign finance laws in a case that has identified the former congressman as an unindicted co-conspirator, a federal judge decided Wednesday.

Tropical storm Odile forms off Mexico's Pacific Coast

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:21
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical storm Odile formed on Wednesday off Mexico's Pacific Coast and is due to strengthen overnight as it moves toward the famous beach resort of Acapulco, which was hit hard by storms and record flooding last year. On Wednesday morning, Odile was about 220 miles (350 km) south-south-west of the port of Lazaro Cardenas, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The major cargo hub of Lazaro Cardenas remained open. Odile was moving at three miles per hour (5 km per hour) with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 kph), the NHC said. ...

NFL star speaks out over attack video

BBC World News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:20
Sacked NFL star Ray Rice says he and his wife are in "good spirits" after a video of him knocking her unconscious was leaked online.
Categories: BBC World News

What would Scottish independence mean at the UN?

BBC World News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:20
Can Scottish independence cost the UK its UN status?
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 9/10/2014 9:56:01 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:18
White Pass US12
9/10/2014 9:56:01 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 9/10/2014 9:46:13 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:18
Satus Pass US97
9/10/2014 9:46:13 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 9/10/2014 9:57:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:18
Stevens Pass US2
9/10/2014 9:57:14 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 9/10/2014 9:47:21 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:18
Blewett Pass US97
9/10/2014 9:47:21 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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No restrictions

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Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/10/2014 9:45:29 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:18
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/10/2014 9:45:29 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting is scheduled Wednesday and Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek, milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek, milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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NJ man accused of torching Sandy-damaged home

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:17

NJ man accused of torching Sandy-damaged homeA New Jersey man has been charged with setting fire to his home damaged during Superstorm Sandy.


Young Huskies secondary faces steeper curve

WA Huskies - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:13
After allowing 52 points and seven touchdowns against Eastern Washington, UW faces Illinois minus suspended Marcus Peters.
Categories: Sports Center

AccuWeather: Clouds and Sun, Warmer Today

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:11

 Clouds and Sun, Warmer TodayMeteorologist David Murphy says it's more humid tomorrow with some strong, late-day thunderstorms.


Colorado woman pleads guilty to conspiring to aid Islamist rebels

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:11
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A 19-year-old Colorado woman pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday to conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State militants who have seized large parts of Syria and Iraq. Shannon Maureen Conley has been in custody since her arrest in April for allegedly planning to travel overseas and join the Sunni Muslim militant group. Federal prosecutors charged the suburban Denver teen with one count of conspiracy to provide material support to Islamic State, a designated foreign terrorist organization.

U.S. Ready to Train Iraqi Security Forces to Fight ISIS, Kerry Says

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:07
After meetings with leaders in Baghdad, Secretary of State John Kerry praised Iraq’s decision to create new national guard units that would be recruited locally to defend their home turf.






Tuesday live chat

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:01
Join us as we begin what will be our usual weekly Tuesday live chat during the regular season. Today we'll begin at 1 p.m.
Categories: Sports Center

Come to Zelda's Kokiri Forest for the fairies, stay for the violin music

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:00

Come to Zelda's Kokiri Forest for the fairies, stay for the violin musicViolinist Taylor Davis took to the woods of Kokiri Forest recently to play her violin arrangement of the fairy's theme from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Press play above to watch the video, which is inspired by the 1998 Nintendo 64 Game. If you like what you hear, you can purchase Davis' cover of the Kokiri Forest theme from Amazon, Bandcamp, Google Play, iTunes or Loudr, which is available on her album "Melodies of Hyrule: Music from 'The Legend of Zelda'." You can also see her take on Gerudo Valley, Song of Time" and "Song of Storms, and music from Journey.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News