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Suspect sought in Olney armed robbery

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:34

Suspect sought in Olney armed robberyPhiladelphia Police are looking for the suspect wanted for a violent armed robbery in the city's Olney section on Sunday.


Fewer than 100 Americans probed for fighting in Syria, Iraq: U.S. Attorney General

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:23

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stands during a news conference after BNP Paribas pleaded guilty, in WashingtonThe U.S. Justice Department has opened fewer than a hundred investigations into American citizens who may have traveled to Syria or Iraq to fight, the U.S. Attorney General said on Tuesday. It is not precise," Eric Holder told reporters after meeting the Norwegian justice minister to discuss the issue of radicalization. "We are concerned about our citizens leaving our shores to go to Syria, to Iraq, to be involved in the fight there and to potentially come back to the United States and do something of a criminal nature in our country." (Reporting by Gwladys Fouche;


Border money request won't include policy change

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:22

Immigrant families and children's advocates rally in response to President Barack Obama's statement on the crisis of unaccompanied children and families illegally entering the United States, outside the Los Angeles Federal building Monday, July 7, 2014. A top Obama administration official says no one, not even children trying to escape violent countries, can illegally enter the United States without eventually facing deportation proceedings. (AP Photo/ Nick Ut)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for emergency spending of more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied kids at the Southern border, but for now he won't seek legal changes to send the children back home more quickly.


Plane returns to Las Vegas after engine problem

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:19
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegiant Airlines officials say a plane having engine problems turned around and returned to Las Vegas.

DealBook: AbbVie Raises Bid for Irish Drug Maker Shire

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:13
AbbVie, which is seeking to reincorporate overseas to avoid higher taxes in the United States, is now offering $51.6 billion, about 11 percent more than its previous offer for Shire.






Oregon man impersonates deputy while on test drive

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:11
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man impersonated a sheriff's deputy while taking an SUV for a test drive and pulled over a motorcyclist, authorities said.

Samsung earnings hit by slowing China sales

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:11

A woman visits the Samsung Electronics Co.'s showroom in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Samsung Electronics Co. said operating profit declined to a two-year low in the second quarter, hit by the strong local currency and slowing demand for smartphones in China.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said operating profit declined to a two-year low in the second quarter, hit by the strong local currency and slowing demand for smartphones in China.


Holiday weekend death toll climbs to 15 in Chicago

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:10
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Fourth of July weekend death toll has climbed to 15 with the death of a man who was shot just before midnight Sunday.

White Pass - 7/8/2014 6:32:41 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:10
White Pass US12
7/8/2014 6:32:41 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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Satus Pass - 7/8/2014 6:33:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:10
Satus Pass US97
7/8/2014 6:33:00 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
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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Stevens Pass - 7/8/2014 6:32:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:10
Stevens Pass US2
7/8/2014 6:32:40 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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Blewett Pass - 7/8/2014 6:35:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:10
Blewett Pass US97
7/8/2014 6:35:27 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
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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Snoqualmie Pass - 7/8/2014 6:33:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:10
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/8/2014 6:33:30 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday, July 8 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Extended closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. lasting two or more hours. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62)

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City Room: New York Today: The Vanishing High Line

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:01
What you need to know for Tuesday: The High Line you never knew, more steamy weather, and a baby abandoned in the subway.






Two in five U.S. homes have only cellphones: survey

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 21:52

A man stands in Grand Central Terminal, as passengers face limited train service on New Haven Line between Stamford Station and Grand Central Terminal due to Con Edison power problem in New YorkThe number of U.S. homes with only cellphones is growing, with 41 percent of them without landlines in the second half of 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday. The increase in cellphone-only households is slowing, the CDC report said, and those without landlines tend to be younger, poorer, renters and Hispanic. The percentage of Americans in homes without landline phones in the second half of last year was up 2.8 percentage points from the second half of 2012. Households are identified as "wireless-only" if they include at least one wireless family and if there are no families with landline phone service in the household.


Explorers find 1952 US plane wreck in Lake Ontario

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 21:51
OSWEGO, N.Y. (AP) — The wreck of a U.S. Air Force twin-engine plane that crashed into eastern Lake Ontario more than 60 years ago has been found in deep water off Oswego, a team of underwater explorers said Tuesday.

NYPD: Drone came within 800 feet of chopper

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 21:44
Police have arrested two people for operating a drone over the George Washington Bridge that came within 800 feet of a police helicopter.

The Most Idealized Sentiments From Taylor Swift's Love Story Op-Ed About The Music Industry

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 21:44

The Most Idealized Sentiments From Taylor Swift's Love Story Op-Ed About The Music IndustryOnce upon a time, for no discernible reason, Taylor Swift wrote an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal about the future of music. In it, she tells the story of two lovers: the music and the fans, who live in a land far, far away, where only "arrows through the heart" (and hard work!) can bring them together. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, she managed to forget that her genius songwriting and hard work have also been met with commercial success that can easily fund the "nice garden" she'd like to tend while sitting back and growing old. Also, several


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Who's Next? Pot changes won't stop with Washington

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 21:38

Krystal Klacsan prepares artwork to be hung, Monday, July 7, 2014 behind a case displaying glass bongs at the recreational marijuana store Cannabis City in Seattle. When legal sales begin on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, the store will be the first and only store in Seattle to initially sell recreational marijuana. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have allowed marijuana for medicinal purposes, and more could follow. Here's a look at five of the states that may be welcoming more permissive marijuana laws in the near future:


Fifa partner CEO arrested over scam

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 21:37
Brazilian police arrest the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of an investigation into the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.
Categories: BBC World News