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NYC ME: Smoke inhalation, burns caused fire death

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:57

This photo taken on June 26, 2014, and released by the NYFD, shows Lt. Gordon Ambelas, who died at a hospital late Saturday night, July 5, 2014, after battling a blaze that broke out on an upper floor of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise in New York. Two other firefighters were taken to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries, and two civilians were treated for minor injuries at area hospitals. (AP Photo/NYFD)NEW YORK (AP) — Smoke inhalation and thermal burns caused the death of a New York City firefighter who perished in a cluttered high-rise apartment building.


Broad criticises 'crazy' schedule

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:55
England bowler Stuart Broad admits he may not play all five Tests against India as he manages an ongoing knee problem.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: 'Iraq army needs militias to beat Isis'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:52
The Iraq army will not be able to defeat the Sunni-led militant fighters of Isis without support from Shia militias, the leader of League of the Righteous has said.
Categories: BBC World News

Settlement in St. Louis priest abuse case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:52
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Louis announced a confidential settlement in a priest sex abuse case scheduled to go to trial Monday but questioned the truth of a 22-year-old woman's statement that she was molested as a young girl.

TV meteorologist hurt in fireworks accident

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:42

In this 2010 photo released by WXYZ-TV, Dave Rexroth is shown. According to the station, Rexroth, chief meteorologist at the Detroit ABC affiliate, lost sight in his left eye during a fireworks mishap Friday, July 4, 2014 that occurred while he was vacationing with his family in Iowa City. Rexroth is to undergo surgery that will begin the process of implanting a prosthetic eye on Wednesday, July 9. (AP Photo/WXYZ-TV, Richard Doyle)SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A meteorologist at a Detroit-area television station has been injured in a fireworks accident in Iowa.


First day of Pamplona bull-run sees 1 gored

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:37
One person was gored as thousands of thrill-seekers tested their bravery and speed Monday by dashing with fighting bulls through the streets of the northern Spanish city of Pamplona.

NYC man gets 18 years in college essay rape case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:37

Gavel and Old GloryA New York City man convicted of raping his former stepdaughter in an attack she disclosed years later in a college application essay has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.


Westport officer stunned with own Taser

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:36
WESTPORT  (AP) — A man wrestled a stun gun away from a Westport officer and stunned him with the weapon as part of a spree in which he also threatened his wife with the stun gun and ran through several homes.

And more 'Gone Girl'

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:35
It's possible I have a mild obsession with Gillian Flynn's "Gone Girl": I've read the book three times (once for professional purposes, mind you), interviewed the author, and await David Fincher's upcoming movie with breathless, don't-screw-it-up anticipation. Here's the latest trailer, and while I

IMF chief hints at reduction in growth forecasts

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:35
The chief of the International Monetary Fund predicts that the global economy will improve over the next 18 months but says that growth might not be as fast as previously expected.

Daily Rant & Rave: Gunfire near park gets too close for comfort

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:34
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Free agent Cole signs for Roma

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:27
Italian Serie A side Roma announce they have signed former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole on a two-year deal.
Categories: BBC World News

Investor Outlook: Welcome to the Everything Boom, or Maybe the Everything Bubble

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:24
Around the world, nearly every asset class is expensive by historical standards.






N.Y. man jailed for rape revealed in stepdaughter's college essay

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:13
By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City man was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Monday for raping his stepdaughter, who revealed the sexual abuse in a college application essay. Albert Tarrats, 62, of Brooklyn appeared in State Supreme Court where he denied the claim and appealed for clemency. “There was never any abuse,” said Tarrats, who is illiterate, in a statement read by his defense attorney Ernest Hammer. “He never hurt [his stepdaughter],” the statement said.

Family of teen slain in '68 appeals for info

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:13
READING, Pa. (AP) — Forty-six years after a Philadelphia teen's disappearance and slaying, the girl's family accepted her cremated remains Monday and asked for the public's help in finding her killer.

Cavendish to miss Commonwealth Games

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:06
Mark Cavendish will have surgery on his injured right shoulder, meaning he is likely to miss the Commonwealth Games.
Categories: BBC World News

South Carolina boy gets locked in hot car, dies

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:02
BUFORD, S.C. (AP) — A 3-year-old South Carolina boy has died several days after being locked in a hot car for a time.

White Pass - 7/7/2014 9:27:25 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:00
White Pass US12
7/7/2014 9:27:25 AM

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 - 7/7/2014 9:21:58 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:00
Satus Pass US97
7/7/2014 9:21:58 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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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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Stevens Pass - 7/7/2014 9:35:09 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:00
Stevens Pass US2
7/7/2014 9:35:09 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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