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Report: Flint's high water bills may double in next 5 years

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:44
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A report released Friday suggests that Flint residents' pricey water bills could double in the next five years due to several factors, even though the state has pledged aid amid the city's ongoing lead-tainted water crisis.

The Latest: Attempted murder charges filed in cops' shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:39

Police stand guard as the search continues for a suspect who shot two police officers overnight Friday, May 13, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. Authorities say the officers were shot early in the morning and are recovering at hospitals. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a manhunt for an armed suspect after two police officers were shot in Manchester, New Hampshire (all times local):


AccuWeather: Clouds, Showers, A T'Storm Today

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:39

 Clouds, Showers, A T'Storm TodayMeteorologist Melissa Magee says more showers and thunderstorms are possible on Saturday afternoon. Sunday looks dry, but cooler.


Air Force general becomes first woman to lead combatant command

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:34

U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson, Pacific Air Forces commander, addresses Airmen at Andersen Air Force Base, GuamBy Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Air Force General Lori Robinson took charge of the U.S. military’s Northern Command on Friday, becoming the first woman to head a U.S. combatant command. The position is one of the most senior in the U.S. military and makes Robinson, who previously led U.S. air forces in the Pacific, the top general overseeing activities in North America and holding responsibility for homeland defense. The U.S. military last year moved to open up all combat roles to women, a historic step striking down gender barriers in the armed forces.


Air Force general becomes first woman to lead combatant command

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:34

U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson, Pacific Air Forces commander, addresses Airmen at Andersen Air Force Base, GuamBy Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Air Force General Lori Robinson took charge of the U.S. military’s Northern Command on Friday, becoming the first woman to head a U.S. combatant command. The position is one of the most senior in the U.S. military and makes Robinson, who previously led U.S. air forces in the Pacific, the top general overseeing activities in North America and holding responsibility for homeland defense. The U.S. military last year moved to open up all combat roles to women, a historic step striking down gender barriers in the armed forces.


Mystery in Sochi Doping Case Lies With Tamper-Proof Bottle

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:33
The bottles are prominent characters in an operation, as described by a former Russian antidoping official, to avoid positive drug tests at the Olympics.

Solace and Fury as Schools React to Transgender Policy

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:21
Conservatives called the Obama administration’s directive on school bathrooms an illegal overreach, while advocates for transgender rights hailed it as a breakthrough.

White Pass - 5/13/2016 12:52:09 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:13
White Pass US12
5/13/2016 12:52:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Construction has begun and drivers could experience as much as 30 minutes of additional weekday travel time. On nights and weekends, crews will be off the road and delays will be minimal.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 5/13/2016 1:00:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:13
Satus Pass US97
5/13/2016 1:00:17 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 5/13/2016 12:44:15 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:13
Stevens Pass US2
5/13/2016 12:44:15 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Blewett Pass - 5/13/2016 12:53:28 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:13
Blewett Pass US97
5/13/2016 12:53:28 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 5/13/2016 12:44:02 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:13
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/13/2016 12:44:02 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled rock blasting-related closure: Monday, May 16 through Thursday, May 19 from 7:30 p.m. to approximately 8:30 p.m. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past exit 53 near the Summit of Snoqualmie Pass or westbound past exit 70 near Easton.

Weather:


Trudeau visits fire-ravaged city

BBC World News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:13
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Fort McMurray for the first time since a raging wildfire forced the entire town to evacuate.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: The devastation inside Fort McMurray

BBC World News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:10
In some areas of Fort McMurray, houses have been reduced to nothing but ash and green grass is now black soot.
Categories: BBC World News

Cosby urges Pennsylvania high court to reconsider charges

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:05

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers have asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for another chance to have the comedian’s criminal sex assault case thrown out. The defense argues that the current district attorney cannot go back on the word of a predecessor who says he promised Cosby wouldn’t be charged in the case. The lawyers […]
Categories: Sports Center

Cosby urges Pennsylvania high court to reconsider charges

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:05

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers have asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for another chance to have the comedian’s criminal sex assault case thrown out. The defense argues that the current district attorney cannot go back on the word of a predecessor who says he promised Cosby wouldn’t be charged in the case. The lawyers […]
Categories: Sports Center

Cosby urges Pennsylvania high court to reconsider charges

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:05

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers have asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for another chance to have the comedian’s criminal sex assault case thrown out. The defense argues that the current district attorney cannot go back on the word of a predecessor who says he promised Cosby wouldn’t be charged in the case. The lawyers […]

UFC ready to shift buzz toward stacked Brazilian card

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:04

UFC 198’s roughly $50 pay-per-view price tag is a steal compared to the numbers floated for the cost of buying the promotion. UFC President Dana White has denied rumors the undisputed champion of MMA companies is on the market, though a $4 billion offer could make him and the Fertitta brothers at least consider a […]
Categories: Sports Center

UFC ready to shift buzz toward stacked Brazilian card

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:04

UFC 198’s roughly $50 pay-per-view price tag is a steal compared to the numbers floated for the cost of buying the promotion. UFC President Dana White has denied rumors the undisputed champion of MMA companies is on the market, though a $4 billion offer could make him and the Fertitta brothers at least consider a […]
Categories: Sports Center

UFC ready to shift buzz toward stacked Brazilian card

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:04

UFC 198’s roughly $50 pay-per-view price tag is a steal compared to the numbers floated for the cost of buying the promotion. UFC President Dana White has denied rumors the undisputed champion of MMA companies is on the market, though a $4 billion offer could make him and the Fertitta brothers at least consider a […]