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Survival and defeat in Silicon Valley slum

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:23

 torn lingerie, a half-eaten corn cob, a sticky Starbucks cup, molding bread, a dented deodorant aerosol can. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — She's a disheveled woman, upper teeth gone, heavy bags slung over her shoulders as she nervously urges on two friends shoving her overloaded shopping cart up a dirt slope. Maria Esther Salazar has been either homeless, in jail, or squatting at someone else's house for 30 years.


2nd man to be arraigned in Mich. toddler's slaying

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:13
INKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A second man charged in the slaying of a 2-year-old Detroit-area girl is expected to appear before a judge.

Petra Kvitova Routs Eugenie Bouchard for Wimbledon Title

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:07
Kvitova won her second Wimbledon championship with a near-perfect deconstruction of Bouchard, the victory taking only 55 minutes.






The boat with the gruesome cargo

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:02
The grim truth behind an idyllic Mediterranean scene
Categories: BBC World News

Rosberg on pole after Hamilton error

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 00:01
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg took pole in a rain-affected qualifying session for the British GP, as Lewis Hamilton was only sixth.
Categories: BBC World News

Warne's hand broken by Lee at Lord's

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:59
Shane Warne suffers a broken hand after former team-mate Brett Lee hit him with a beamer in a Lord's exhibition match.
Categories: BBC World News

Missing K-9 officer from Frankford found safe

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:59

Missing K-9 officer from Frankford found safePolice say the missing K-9 officer from the Philadelphia's Frankford section has been found safe Saturday morning.


Tributes to stabbed French teacher

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:41
Children and parents return to a primary school in southern France to pay tribute to a teacher stabbed to death by a parent in front of pupils.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 7/5/2014 8:12:39 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:38
White Pass US12
7/5/2014 8:12:39 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 - 7/5/2014 8:03:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:38
Satus Pass US97
7/5/2014 8:03:17 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 - 7/5/2014 8:19:42 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:38
Stevens Pass US2
7/5/2014 8:19:42 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 - 7/5/2014 8:13:59 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:38
Blewett Pass US97
7/5/2014 8:13:59 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 - 7/5/2014 8:13:38 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:38
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/5/2014 8:13:38 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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3 confirmed dead in Fla. boat collision

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:34
MIAMI (AP) — Three people have been confirmed dead in a Florida boat collision, authorities said Saturday.

Democrats courting Florida's changing Cuban voters

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:33

 end the trade embargo against Cuba. “If you really care about people on the island, we need to get rid of the embargo and let freedom reign,” he said, shouting above a small band of protesters who responded with chants of “Shame on you!” Crist’s supporters cheered louder. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)MIAMI (AP) — When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba.


VIDEO: US policeman 'seen hitting' woman

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:29
The California Highway Patrol says that it is investigating footage posted on YouTube that shows a policeman repeatedly punching the face and head of a prostrate woman.
Categories: BBC World News

Egypt Sharply Raises Prices for Fuel, Drawing Protests

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:26
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi signals he will forge ahead with a series of austerity measures despite official concerns about a public backlash.

Bird known for mating dance may decide Senate fate

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:22

This April 2011 photo provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows a male and female Gunnison sage grouse near Gunnison, Colo. The obscure, chicken-sized bird, best known for its mating dance, could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November. The federal government is considering listing the greater sage grouse as an endangered species next year. Doing so could limit development, energy exploration, hunting and ranching on the 165 million acres of the bird’s habitat across 11 Western states. (AP Photo/Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Mike Danzenbaker)DENVER (AP) — An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November.


4 Killed in Attack Near Somali Parliament

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:21
The targeting of members of Parliament appears to be a new strategy for Shabab militants, who have previously attacked United Nations staff members, government officials and African Union peacekeepers.






Detroit cracks down, cuts off water

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:16
Thousands of Detroit residents have seen their water and sewer service turned off in a crackdown on unpaid utility bills. Detroit, which is in bankruptcy, halted a partial-payment program for those behind on bills. It is now receiving attention from the U.N., which says it is violating human rights.