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Lawsuit: Police beat Maryland man, used racial slurs

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:12
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has filed a lawsuit saying police officers wrongfully detained, beat and insulted him with racial slurs.

London mayor says he'll be voice of city, not just Muslims

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:11

London mayor says he'll be voice of city, not just MuslimsLONDON (AP) — In the 100 hours since he became London's first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan has tussled with Donald Trump, forged a bond with his Paris counterpart, visited a Holocaust memorial and even given bus riders a break on fares.


Man behind Mass. mall stabbings described as mentally disturbed

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:09

Man behind Mass. mall stabbings described as mentally disturbedA man described by his family as mentally disturbed went on a stabbing rampage hours after leaving a hospital, killing two people and assaulting and stabbing more in a house and a shopping mall before being fatally shot by an off-duty sheriff's deputy, authorities said.


Cannes 2016: Reporter's diary

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:07
News and gossip from the film festival's 69th edition.
Categories: BBC World News

Treating Pain Without Feeding Addiction at ‘Ground Zero’ for Opioids

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:06
The difficult work of addressing the nation’s overreliance on opioids, while also treating debilitating pain, is playing out patient by patient in West Virginia.

PHOTOS: 13 accused of dealing heroin, other drugs in Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:06

 13 accused of dealing heroin, other drugs in Pa.The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office said 13 people are being charged after an investigation into alleged drug dealing in the western part of the state.


US senators want air pollution reduced at ports, railyards

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:05
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A group of U.S. senators, all Democrats, are asking federal regulators to do more to cut air pollution around port cities and railyards.

Remembering the Pac-12's painful 'what if?' game between Oregon State and Washington - ESPN

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:04

Remembering the Pac-12's painful 'what if?' game between Oregon State and Washington
ESPN
The Huskies and Washington State -- the Cougars won 30 games from 2001-2003 -- seem poised to again cycle up to challenge the Ducks, echoing the Northwest's most notable previous uptick. Just more than two months after the Beavers trudged off the ...

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Girl barred from prom for wearing suit gets a new invitation

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 01:02

Girl barred from prom for wearing suit gets a new invitationA Pennsylvania high school student barred from attending prom at her Catholic high school because she wore a suit rather than a dress has been invited to another school's prom.


North Carolina transgender battle could expand civil rights law

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 00:53

A bathroom sign welcomes both genders at the Cacao Cinnamon coffee shop in Durham North CarolinaAt issue is whether transgender people deserve the same federal protections that have been extended to groups such as blacks and religious minorities. Backers of the North Carolina law, which requires people to use public bathrooms that correspond with the sex on their birth certificate rather than their gender identity, say it will protect women and girls from predators. The next step is likely to be a federal judge's decision on whether to impose an injunction, or temporary ruling, to void the North Carolina law pending a trial.


Women arrested in Chicago airport with $3 million in drugs in luggage: police

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 00:52

Chicago Police Department photo of suspects after their arrest at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport with more than $3 million of heroin and opium in their luggageThree women were arrested at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport with more than $3 million of heroin and opium in their luggage, and were due to appear in court for a bond hearing on Wednesday, police said. The three - Pa Yang, 57, Mai Vue Vang, 58, and True Thao, 52, all from Minnesota - had arrived on Tuesday on a flight from Japan, the Chicago Police Department said in a statement. During a screening of passengers, U. S. Customs and Border Protection agents discovered 70 pounds (32 kg) of heroin and opium in numerous small packets in the women's luggage, police said.


Representative says actress Emma Watson had offshore company

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 00:52

Representative says actress Emma Watson had offshore companyNEW YORK (AP) — A representative for "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson said she had an offshore company for privacy reasons only.


White Pass - 5/11/2016 9:22:29 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 00:51
White Pass US12
5/11/2016 9:22:29 AM

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.

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Satus Pass - 5/11/2016 9:20:56 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 00:51
Satus Pass US97
5/11/2016 9:20:56 AM

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.

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Stevens Pass - 5/11/2016 9:30:53 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 00:51
Stevens Pass US2
5/11/2016 9:30:53 AM

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 - 5/11/2016 9:38:07 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 00:51
Blewett Pass US97
5/11/2016 9:38:07 AM

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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 5/11/2016 9:28:24 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 00:51
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/11/2016 9:28:24 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Rock blasting closures scheduled Wednesday May 11 and Thursday May 12, starting at 7 p.m. and lasting for one hour or more. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at Gold Creek, mp 56, westbound traffic will be stopped at mp 62, near Cabin Creek. No services are available past exit 53 eb and exit 70 wb during blasting closures.

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Nigeria demands back stolen money in UK

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 00:49
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says he wants the return of stolen assets, not an apology, after UK PM calls his country "fantastically corrupt".
Categories: BBC World News

Congress putting daily fantasy sports games under scrutiny

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 00:48

From left, Fantasy Sports Trade Association Chairman Peter Schoenke, MGM Resorts International Executive Vice President John McManus, Small Business Fantasy Sports Trade Association Executive Director Steve Brubaker, Florida State University Department of Sport Management Assistant Professor Ryan Rodenberg, Genius Sports CEO Mark Locke, GeoComply Operations Manager Lindsay Slader, Scientific Games Senior Vice President for Strategic Business Development Jordan Gnat, and Chapman University Fowler School of Law Professor Kurt Eggert, testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, before a House Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade subcommittee hearing on fantasy sports. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Wednesday launched a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games — a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.