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Stigmatized nuclear workers quit Japan utility

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:31
Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the center of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster. Now there's an additional factor: better paying jobs in the feel good solar energy industry.

Who needs cookbooks when you've got recipe tattoos?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:23

Don't worry, they're only temporary.

       

Eagle shot wins drone photo award

BBC World News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:22
The striking prize-winners from a drone photography competition backed by National Geographic.
Categories: BBC World News

Texas slaying suspect voted school's class clown

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:21

Accused shooter Ronald Lee Haskell Jr. reportedly lived in Alaska until 2004.

       

California man sentenced to 15 years for espionage

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:19
A federal judge has sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28.3 million for a rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China a secret recipe to a widely used white pigment.

Hot spot: Yellowstone road melts, sites closed

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:18
The ever-changing thermal geology of Yellowstone National Park has created a hot spot that melted an asphalt road and closed access to popular geysers and other attractions at the height of tourist season, officials said Thursday.

Top Army brass defend troubled intelligence system

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:16
When Gen. John Campbell, the Army's vice chief of staff, appeared last year at a budget hearing on Capitol Hill, he cited his son's experiences as a soldier in Afghanistan to answer a senator's tough questions about a troubled intelligence technology system.

Obama to vacation on Martha's Vineyard

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:12

President Obama is planning his annual vacation in August.

       

Officers say no 'stand-down order' for Benghazi

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:11

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell IssaWASHINGTON (AP) — Military officers testified that there was no "stand-down order" that held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed at a diplomatic outpost and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya. Their testimony undercut the contention of Republican lawmakers.


Wind-swept wildfire chars 18,000 acres in Washington state

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:10
Washington state firefighters were battling a wind-swept wildfire on Friday that raged over steep terrain, damaged property and forced evacuations and road closures, officials said. The Mills Canyon Fire remains uncontained since breaking out on Tuesday near the tiny eastern town of Entiat, in Chelan County.

Biden: Governors can bust D.C. gridlock

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:05

The vice president spoke at the National Governors Association meeting in Nashville.

       

Streep lands Callas role on HBO

BBC World News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:03
Meryl Streep is to star in an HBO film as legendary opera singer Maria Callas, the US network confirms.
Categories: BBC World News

Obama asking companies to pay suppliers faster

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:01
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of companies, including Apple, Honda and Coca-Cola, have agreed to pay their suppliers more quickly in a bid to boost small businesses, the White House announced Friday.

AUDIO: Two to tango: Who can dance together?

BBC World News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:01
Heather Devine and Bryan Allen discuss the British Dance Council's plans to introduce a rule that defines a dance partnership as "one man and one lady".
Categories: BBC World News

America's richest men: Break immigration logjam

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 17:55

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson urge Congress to cut immigration deal.

       

Royal Mail sale 'lost taxpayers £1bn'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 17:55
Taxpayers may have lost out on around £1bn in undervalued Royal Mail shares and assets, a committee of MPs says.
Categories: BBC World News

Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 17:49
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the border illegally without their parents, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says.

White Pass - 7/11/2014 2:12:39 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 17:46
White Pass US12
7/11/2014 2:12:39 AM

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Satus Pass - 7/11/2014 2:03:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 17:46
Satus Pass US97
7/11/2014 2:03:17 AM

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Stevens Pass - 7/11/2014 2:19:42 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 17:46
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7/11/2014 2:19:42 AM

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