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Seattle mayor: Port needs new permit for Arctic oil fleet

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:05

FILE -- In this April 17, 2015, file photo, the Polar Pioneer oil drilling rig arrives aboard a transport ship, following a journey across the Pacific, in view of the Olympic Mountains in Port Angeles, Wash., where it was scheduled to undergo maintenance before being moved to Seattle. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said Monday, May 4, 2015, the Port of Seattle can't host Royal Dutch Shell's offshore Arctic oil-drilling fleet unless it gets a new land-use permit. Shell has been hoping to base its fleet at the port's Terminal 5. (Daniella Beccaria/seattlepi.com via AP, File) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLE TIMES OUT; TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDITSEATTLE (AP) — Mayor Ed Murray threw a wrench into plans for a 400-foot oil-drilling rig to arrive in Seattle when he announced Monday that the Port of Seattle can't host Shell's offshore Arctic fleet until it gets a new land-use permit.


Charlie Hebdo 'courage' award irks writers, raises concerns of reprisals

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:04

Authors boycott decision to honor magazine that published satirical cartoons of Mohammed

       

Community’s vision realized for park and trail linking the two rivers at Entiat’s doorstep

Chelan County PUD - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:00
Commission meeting news. Other topics: First quarter 2015 results, debt reduction, Douglas County land surplus, Rocky Reach Dam winding replacement.
Categories: Chelan County

With Boxing Match, Video Piracy Battle Enters Latest Round: Mobile Apps

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:57
With the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout, live streaming from mobile apps was just one of the new piracy headaches facing media companies.

Utah man killed in carjacking attempt had prior convictions

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:53

Lt. Craig Martinez with the Orem Police Department speaks during a news conference Monday, May 4, 2015, in Orem, Utah. Utah police have identified a 26-year-old man who they say was fatally shot by a bystander after struggling with a woman while trying to steal her car in Orem over the weekend. Orem Police say Taulagi Matafeo of Springville was shot in the chest after he lunged for a gun pointed by a 31-year-old Orem man who intervened in the carjacking. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An unarmed man fatally shot during an attempted carjacking outside a Utah grocery store over the weekend had prior convictions for robbery and assault and was already being sought by police when a bystander shot him, police said Monday.


Unmasking Spanish impostor who fooled Nazi victims

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:52
The man who fooled Spain's Nazi victims
Categories: BBC World News

Baltimore Residents Away From Turmoil Consider Their Role

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:49
For many residents in the city’s predominantly white neighborhoods, the poverty and troubled schools of gritty West Baltimore are distant troubles they rarely encounter.

Marine Selected to Head Joint Chiefs

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:46
President Obama’s choice of Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, the commandant of the Marine Corps and a former commander in Afghanistan, must be confirmed by the Senate.






Former Washington State QB Connor Halliday signs with Washington Redskins - FanSided

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:44

FanSided

Former Washington State QB Connor Halliday signs with Washington Redskins
FanSided
At Washington State, the team was known for passing the ball with Halliday and they almost never ran it. In fact, before his season came to an end in 2014, set an FBS record when he threw for 734 yards in a game. For a quarterback that has thrown so ...
From Washington State to Washington, Halliday signs with RedskinsKGMI
Logjam in DC to clear for Connor Halliday? the staff of Cougfan.comCougfan.com
Washington takes a flier on Connor HallidayNBCSports.com
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New York Senate Leader and Son Are Arrested on Corruption Charges

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:43
Mr. Skelos, 67, and his son, Adam B. Skelos, 32, are scheduled to appear in United States District Court in Manhattan to face complaints of conspiracy, extortion and bribe solicitation.






White Pass - 5/4/2015 3:23:15 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:41
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Satus Pass - 5/4/2015 3:35:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:41
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Stevens Pass - 5/4/2015 3:27:45 PM

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Blewett Pass - 5/4/2015 3:34:35 PM

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5/4/2015 3:34:35 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 5/4/2015 3:38:47 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:41
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Canada contests war criminal's bail

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:41
The Canadian government tries to block the release of an ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate as he appeals against his war crimes conviction in a US court.
Categories: BBC World News

Colorado lawmakers agree to limit odd proxy marriages

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:38
DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers have agreed to limit the state's unique rules for proxy marriages in which couples are wed with only one of the people present.

Reunited mother, daughter seeking court records

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:37

Brenda Stewart wipes away tears Monday, May 4, 2015, in Clayton, Mo., as she recounts the story of how she was told her child had died shortly after giving birth at Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis. Stewart was 16 and unmarried when she gave birth to a seemingly healthy girl on June 24, 1964, at the hospital. A nurse took the child after birth and returned a short time later to tell Stewart that the baby had died but she now believes her baby may have been stolen and sold to adoptive parents. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman who recently reunited with her 49-year-old daughter filed a petition Monday seeking court files and adoption records that might shed light on what exactly happened in 1965 at Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis, where the mother says she was told her newborn baby was dead.


Trailer fire kills 3 women from family; 4 relatives escape

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:35
COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A fire in a mobile home killed three women from the same family on Monday, but four other relatives escaped, authorities said.

Riviera casino closes doors after 60 years on Vegas Strip

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:31

A sign thanks customers outside of the Riviera hotel and casino Monday, May 4, 2015, in Las Vegas. The casino will close down at noon on Monday. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — If the ghosts of Frank Sinatra and Liberace were still hanging around the Riviera Hotel and Casino on Monday morning, they wouldn't have found a seat at the bar.