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Del. OKs bill allowing name change for transgender inmates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:47

The bill now heads to Gov. Jack Markell for his expected signature.

       

Fraud alleged as daughter in murder case 'can walk'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:27

Sheriff: "This is a tragic, tragic event surrounded by mystery and public deception."

       

CEO to pay tuition for employees' kids

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:25

The first student under the benefit program will start college in the fall and receive a grant of $20,000.

       

CEO to pay tuition for employees' kids

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:25

The first student under the benefit program will start college in the fall and receive a grant of $20,000.

       

Blazer was Fifa informant from 2011

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:21
Former Fifa executive committee member Chuck Blazer co-operated with investigations into Fifa since 2011, it emerges.
Categories: BBC World News

Man injured in drive-by shooting in Overbrook

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:21

Man injured in drive-by shooting in OverbrookPolice say a man in his 20's was shot during a drive by shooting in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia.


Charities emerge from recession with record donations

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:19
SEATTLE (AP) — Charitable giving in the United States has surpassed pre-recession levels for the first time in seven years, according to a national organization that tracks the generosity of Americans.

VIDEO: Iraqi comedian satirises extremism

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:16
A news anchor from Iraq, Ahmed Albasheer, describes how he switched to a comedy career to tackle corruption and extremism.
Categories: BBC World News

Feds project higher Lake Mead level following wet May

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:11
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wet May across the West boosted monthly projections of water levels at Lake Mead through next year and into 2017, federal water managers said Monday, offering hope that supply cuts can be avoided in the Southwest.

Snoqualmie Pass - 6/16/2015 1:27:12 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:05
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
6/16/2015 1:27:12 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Temporarily closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Monday June 15 to Friday June 19; approximately one hour at a time, the eastbound lanes of I-90 will close multiple times throughout the night between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m. Eastbound drivers will be stopped at milepost 56 near Gold Creek. Westbound drivers may experience minor delays for a single-lane closure during the same time frames. Over size loads are prohibited from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Thursday in support of the closures.

Weather:


8 things in Trump's speech that are typical 'The Donald'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:02

Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he's entering the presidential race.

       

Offering Services, ISIS Digs In Deeper in Seized Territories

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:01
The jihadists’ governing efforts, from inspecting food to offering perks to newlyweds, have brought a stability unavailable from national governments.







Former business partner to face trial in slayings of family

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:00

Chase Merritt speaks with his attorney Jim Terrell, right, Monday, June, 15, 2015 in San Bernadino, Calif. Merritt is accused of killing four members of the McStay family in February 2010. A judge will decide whether Merritt, 58, must stand trial for the deaths of his business partner, Joseph McStay, the man's wife and their two young sons. (John Gibbins/U-T San Diego via AP, Pool)SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A California man authorities say was linked through cellphone records to the shallow desert graves where the remains of his business partner and the partner's wife and two sons were found has been ordered to stand trial in the family's slayings.


Where Racewalking Is King, the Antidoping Officials Are Busy

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:00
Viktor Chegin has attained national hero status in Russia, but now he and his training center are at the center of one of track’s biggest scandals.







Barricaded suspected gunman arrested in Roxborough

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:59

Barricaded suspected gunman arrested in RoxboroughPolice say a suspected gunman was arrested after he allegedly fired shots and tried to escape a barricade situation in Philadelphia's Roxborough section.


Grimshaw and Ora join X Factor panel

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:47
Pop star Rita Ora and BBC Radio 1 presenter Nick Grimshaw sign up as judges for this year's series of The X Factor, producers confirm.
Categories: BBC World News

Senate rejects military sexual-assault proposal

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:46

The proposal received support from 50 senators, well short of the 60 needed to pass.

       

Surfer who lost arm in 2003 shark attack welcomes baby

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:41

Professional surfer Bethany Hamilton introduced the world to her newborn son Tobias on social media on Monday.

       

Poet Fenton wins Pen Pinter Prize

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:41
British poet and journalist James Fenton wins the Pen Pinter Prize, which celebrates champions of free speech.
Categories: BBC World News

Car stolen with 8-year-old inside; father helps rescue him

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:37

A carjacker stole an SUV just moments after the driver got out to get gas. When the SUV began to pull off with an 8-year-old boy still insid...