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N.Y. officer avoids prison for fatal shooting of black man

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:32

Protesters support Officer Peter Liang outside a Brooklyn courthouse before his sentencing for manslaughter in the killing of Akai Gurley, in New YorkA former New York City police officer avoided prison on Tuesday for the killing of an unarmed black man in an unlit stairwell, prompting demonstrations outside a Brooklyn courthouse. State Supreme Court Justice Danny Chun sentenced Peter Liang to 800 hours of community service, after prosecutors recommended six months of home confinement. Liang, a rookie who lost his badge after his conviction, had faced up to 15 years for his manslaughter conviction in the death of Akai Gurley, 28.


Malaysia school shuts after 'mass hysteria' outbreak

BBC World News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:30
What has disrupted life at a Malaysian school?
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Fidel Castro gets standing ovation

BBC World News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:27
Fidel Castro got a standing ovation during a rare appearance at the Cuba's Communist Party Congress on Tuesday.
Categories: BBC World News

After a Rough Quarter, Goldman Faces Questions on Strategy

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:26
Wall Street banks have been buffeted by tumultuous financial markets, but Goldman Sachs had particularly weak results because of its focus on trading.

Fidel Castro Addresses Cuban Public

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:24
In a rare public address, the Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro addressed the people and congratulated his brother Raúl on his continued efforts as president.

U.S. court rules for Virginia student on transgender bathroom access

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:22

Student Gavin Grimm, who was barred from using the boys' bathroom at his local high school in Gloucester CountyBy Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday ruled for a Virginia transgender student seeking access to the bathroom of his gender identity in a case that could impact the national bathroom wars playing out between gay rights activists and social conservatives. The ruling by the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals sent back to a lower court a widely watched case weighing protections for transgender students under the 1972 Title IX Act, which prohibits sex-based discrimination by schools receiving federal funding. Student Gavin Grimm was barred from using the boys’ bathroom at his local high school in Gloucester County, Virginia.


White Pass - 4/19/2016 2:07:23 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:22
White Pass US12
4/19/2016 2:07:23 PM

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Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available. 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. 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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Satus Pass - 4/19/2016 2:12:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:22
Satus Pass US97
4/19/2016 2:12:13 PM

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Stevens Pass - 4/19/2016 2:02:09 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:22
Stevens Pass US2
4/19/2016 2:02:09 PM

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Blewett Pass - 4/19/2016 2:04:25 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:22
Blewett Pass US97
4/19/2016 2:04:25 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/19/2016 2:01:00 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:22
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/19/2016 2:01:00 PM

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Maine could be 1st state to OK medical pot to treat addicts

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:22

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine could become the first state to add addiction to opioid prescriptions and illegal narcotics like heroin to its list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana. Nearly 30 medical marijuana caregivers and patients told state regulators at a public hearing on Tuesday that marijuana eases the symptoms of opioid withdrawal […]
Categories: Sports Center

Maine could be 1st state to OK medical pot to treat addicts

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:22

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine could become the first state to add addiction to opioid prescriptions and illegal narcotics like heroin to its list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana. Nearly 30 medical marijuana caregivers and patients told state regulators at a public hearing on Tuesday that marijuana eases the symptoms of opioid withdrawal […]
Categories: Sports Center

Maine could be 1st state to OK medical pot to treat addicts

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:22

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine could become the first state to add addiction to opioid prescriptions and illegal narcotics like heroin to its list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana. Nearly 30 medical marijuana caregivers and patients told state regulators at a public hearing on Tuesday that marijuana eases the symptoms of opioid withdrawal […]

Google’s Antitrust Woes in Europe Are Likely to Grow

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:20
Complainants contend the company favored its own mobile services over those of rivals in violation of European law.

Can Donald Trump top 50 percent? Five things to watch in the New York primary

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:19

Here are five things to watch in Tuesday’s New York primary
Categories: Sports Center

Can Donald Trump top 50 percent? Five things to watch in the New York primary

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:19

Here are five things to watch in Tuesday’s New York primary
Categories: Sports Center

Can Donald Trump top 50 percent? Five things to watch in the New York primary

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:19

Here are five things to watch in Tuesday’s New York primary

Pacers playoff stage next chapter in Paul George comeback

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:15

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When the burning sensation in Paul George’s shattered right leg finally subsided in August 2014, the Indiana Pacers young star made a commitment to himself and his fans. He would return to the basketball court even better. Twenty months after suffering the unforgettably gruesome injury in Las Vegas, George has written the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Pacers playoff stage next chapter in Paul George comeback

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:15

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When the burning sensation in Paul George’s shattered right leg finally subsided in August 2014, the Indiana Pacers young star made a commitment to himself and his fans. He would return to the basketball court even better. Twenty months after suffering the unforgettably gruesome injury in Las Vegas, George has written the […]
Categories: Sports Center