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Egypt's pound flops on black market amid exchange crackdown

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:26
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's currency fell to new lows on the black market this week, with traders selling it on Thursday from between 11 and 11.15 Egyptian pounds to the dollar amid speculation it will be officially devalued further.

How Hillary Clinton <br />Became a Hawk

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:22
In her career she has displayed instincts on foreign policy that are more aggressive than those of President Obama — and most Democrats.

The Latest: Judge: VW owners get option of buybacks, fixes

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:22

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2013, file photo, the Volkswagen logo is seen on the grill of a Volkswagen on display in Pittsburgh. A person briefed on the matter said Wednesday, April 20, 2016, that Volkswagen has reached an agreement with the U.S. government to spend just over $1 billion to compensate owners of diesel-powered cars that cheat on emissions tests. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on an agreement in the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal (all times local):


Harriet Tubman: Former slave who risked all to save others

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:14
Harriet Tubman, the face of the new $20 bill, risked everything
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Lady Dogs add Washington State transfer Bianca Blanaru to roster - The Telegraph

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:14

The Telegraph

Lady Dogs add Washington State transfer Bianca Blanaru to roster
The Telegraph
On Thursday, the program announced that it signed Washington State center Bianca Blanaru, who left the Cougars after two years. A 6-foot-5 post player, Blanaru averaged 2.3 points and 2.1 rebounds in 30 game this past season. Blanaru will have to sit ...

VIDEO: Obama: 'Syria ceasefire is fragile'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:11
President Obama has been meeting Gulf Arab leaders at the Gulf Cooperation Council in Saudi Arabia.
Categories: BBC World News

Judge: Volkswagen owners can pick buybacks, fixes in emissions deal

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:07

 Volkswagen owners can pick buybacks, fixes in emissions dealAn agreement will give consumers who bought nearly 600,000 Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them, a judge said Thursday.


Cindy Sherman Takes On Aging (Her Own)

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:05
The artist’s new photographs are more explicitly autobiographical than ever. But a move toward film may be next.

Snowden files Norway lawsuit over award

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:04
Lawyers for Edward Snowden file a lawsuit to seek guarantees that Norway will not extradite him to the US if he visits to receive an award.
Categories: BBC World News

Camden man charged in double fatal shooting inside home

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:00

Camden man charged in double fatal shooting inside homeAuthorities say a Camden man has been arrested and charged in one of the two double fatal shootings in Camden this month.


Correction: Harvey Milk Boulevard-Salt Lake City story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:58

Cars ride along 900 South, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake City Council has voted to hold a public hearing on whether to name a street after pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk alongside thoroughfares honoring civil rights icons like Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story April 21 about a street named for gay leader Harvey Milk, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Milk was the first openly gay person elected to public office in the U.S. He was one of the first.


One-time star in solar energy, SunEdison seeks protection

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:51

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 8, 2016, file photo, specialist Gregg Maloney works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, adjacent to the SunEdison post. SunEdison, a one-time star in the alternative energy field, filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, April 21, 2016, after years of rapid-fire acquisitions left the solar company in a desperate cash situation. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — SunEdison, a one-time star in the alternative energy field, filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday after years of rapid-fire acquisitions left the solar company in a desperate cash situation.


Judge: Volkswagen owners get option of buybacks, fixes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:46

 Volkswagen owners can pick buybacks, fixes in emissions dealA judge says an agreement will give consumers who bought nearly 600,000 Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them.


White Pass - 4/21/2016 8:27:24 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:44
White Pass US12
4/21/2016 8:27:24 AM

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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 - 4/21/2016 8:21:57 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:44
Satus Pass US97
4/21/2016 8:21:57 AM

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Stevens Pass - 4/21/2016 8:35:08 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:44
Stevens Pass US2
4/21/2016 8:35:08 AM

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Blewett Pass - 4/21/2016 8:25:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:44
Blewett Pass US97
4/21/2016 8:25:53 AM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/21/2016 8:20:51 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:44
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/21/2016 8:20:51 AM

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The Pour: 20 Wines for Under $20: The Spring Edition

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:44
You can find great values at any price, but your hunt will be less anxious at the lower end of the scale.

APNewsBreak: No more ties? Spelling Bee to get harder words

NBA - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:41

WASHINGTON (AP) — After two straight years of ties, the Scripps National Spelling Bee is adding more sting: The championship rounds will last longer, and the words will be harder. The bee, now televised in prime time by ESPN, has exploded in popularity over the past two decades. And the spellers have gotten increasingly savvy. […]
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