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HTC handheld camera to rival GoPro

BBC World News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 06:01
HTC unveils a wide angle, waterproof, camera that does not have a viewfinder or screen, which is set to compete with the GoPro range.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. judge to decide state secrets procedure in Iran case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 06:01
By Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Wednesday asked a federal judge in Manhattan to dismiss a private civil lawsuit against an Iran sanctions group on national security grounds without any public explanation for the reason. If the judge agrees, it would mark the first time the government had invoked the state secrets privilege without publicly explaining its motivation for doing so. ...

Twins died together from diabetes, heart disease

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 06:00

In this Thursday, April 3, 2014 photo, a home is shown where the skeletal remains of 63-year-old twin brothers were found on March 29, in Chattanooga, Tenn., when police made a welfare check. Each man was found seated in an easy chair inside the modest home they shared for decades, and where they apparently died together about three years ago. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)Twins Anthony and Andrew Johnson lived with each other in a quiet neighborhood in Tennessee. One helped treat the other's diabetes. They tended their lawn together, went to the grocery store together and they were found dead together.


Machine Learning: Sharper Image From 4K TVs Is a Gimmick Worth Having

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:56
History shows that better-looking sets with bigger displays will win consumers over, as long as the price is right.

White Pass - 10/8/2014 1:51:52 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:42
White Pass US12
10/8/2014 1:51:52 PM

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Satus Pass - 10/8/2014 1:59:23 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:42
Satus Pass US97
10/8/2014 1:59:23 PM

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Stevens Pass - 10/8/2014 1:49:52 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:42
Stevens Pass US2
10/8/2014 1:49:52 PM

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Blewett Pass - 10/8/2014 1:56:03 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:42
Blewett Pass US97
10/8/2014 1:56:03 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/8/2014 1:43:24 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:42
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/8/2014 1:43:24 PM

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Temporary closures for rock blasting Wednesday and Thursday, beginning at 6:00 p.m. and are expected to last 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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Holmes lawyers: Bar emotional sentencing testimony

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:40
DENVER (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shootings are asking the judge to bar emotional testimony from victims during the penalty phase of the trial.

Foster son charged in death of radio host

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:40
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The foster son of a longtime Anchorage radio host has been charged with carrying out his murder and staging a robbery to distract investigators.

Muslim hijabi hipsters fusing fashion with faith

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:37

In this Oct. 5, 2014 photo, Summer Albarcha, owner of photo-sharing Instagram account "Hipster Hijabis", talks during a Fashion Forward session in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. By fusing both their sense of fashion with their faith, Muslim women are reinterpreting traditional notions of what it means to dress conservatively. Some have also pioneered businesses around this growing demand, finding unexpected supporters among some mainstream brands, as well as conservative Christian and Orthodox Jewish women. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fashion-conscious Muslim women from Kuala Lampur to Los Angeles who wear the Islamic headscarf, known as the hijab, have had to get creative.


Force-fed Guantanamo inmate abusive, U.S. government says

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:29
By Lacey Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Syrian inmate on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay prison who is seeking more humane force-feeding has a history of assaulting guards and staff, U.S. government lawyers said on Wednesday. The prisoner, Abu Wa'el Dhiab, 43, has been held at the prison in Cuba without charges for 12 years. He was cleared for release in 2009 but the process has stalled as the United States looks for another country to take him. During the hearing in U.S. ...

No charges for driver propelled into day care

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:28
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — No charges will be filed against the driver of a car that was sent crashing into an Orlando day care when it was rear-ended by an SUV, killing a 4-year-old girl.

Husband lies by omission about female best friend

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:25
Advice columnist Carolyn Hax on trust in a relationship.

Governor sees riches for Virginia from U.S. shale gas

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:22

Virginia Gov McAuliffe attends National Governors Assoc discussion on Growth and Jobs in America during its Winter Meetings in WashingtonBy Scott DiSavino and Barani Krishnan (Reuters) - Impressed by the riches created by shale gas in some U.S. Northeast states, Virginia is working to build a manufacturing hub and create thousands of jobs from the cheap fuel that will soon flow into the state, Governor Terry McAuliffe said on Wednesday. Shale gas output has jumped more than 10 fold in less than a decade, transforming the economies of producers such as Pennsylvania, Ohio and North Dakota, and Virginia wants a piece of that, he told Reuters. ...


Tsarnaev friend appears in court in gun case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:21
BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for a man who authorities suspect provided the gun used by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill an MIT police officer said Wednesday he's concerned about finding an impartial jury because of intense media coverage of the bombing.

Stewart told ECB of parody insiders

BBC World News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:20
Alec Stewart told England bosses in 2012 that some of Kevin Pietersen's team-mates had access to a mocking Twitter account.
Categories: BBC World News

California state air tankers grounded after deadly crash

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:20
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's 22 firefighting airplanes were kept out of the skies for evaluation on Wednesday, a day after an air tanker crashed in flames while helping quell a wildfire in Yosemite National Park, killing the pilot, officials said. The plane, a two-engine Grumman S-2T, slammed into the wall of a cliff above Highway 140 near a western entrance to Yosemite while deployed to fight the so-called Dog Rock Fire. Officials were trying to determine the cause of the accident. ...

Attack on elderly man in Coatesville caught on tape

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:20

Attack on elderly man in Coatesville caught on tapePolice in Coatesville are investigating the videotaped assault of a senior citizen.