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Victims of the Charlie Hebdo Massacre

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:14
Twelve people died and 11 others were injured today in Paris after gunman opened fire at Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris. Here are some of the dead: Charlie Hebdo Editor, Cartoonist Stéphane Charbonnier Charbonnier was arguably the most ..

California girl, 15, arrested over social media threats to school

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:11
By Marty Graham (Reuters) - A 15-year-old California girl has been arrested on accusations of using Instagram to anonymously threaten her San Diego-area high school, which was closed for two days this week as a result, police said on Wednesday. Carlsbad High School, about 20 miles north of San Diego, closed mid-morning on Monday and sent students home after learning of the anonymous threat, Carlsbad School District spokesman Rick Grove said. The school remained closed on Tuesday and re-opened on Wednesday after the girl was identified and arrested. ...

UVa has new frat, sorority rules after alleged-rape story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:10

FILE - This Nov. 24, 2014, file photo, shows the Phi Kappa Psi house at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. Greek organizations at the school have until Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, to agree to new drinking rules as a condition for ending a temporary ban on social activities, which UVa. President Teresa A. Sullivan imposed following a November Rolling Stone article describing a campus culture that fosters violence against women. The article was later discredited by the magazine's editors. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)Fraternities at the University of Virginia can get their parties started again with the blessing of the school's president after a semester of blistering criticism over campus sex assaults. But they'll have to do it without kegs.


2 men plead guilty in 2011 racial beatings in Mississippi

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:08

John Louis Blalack enters the federal courthouse in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 for a change-of-plea hearing in relation to a series of 2011 racial beatings that resulted in the death of a Jackson man. Blalack was indicted in 2014 at the end of a long investigation sparked by the June 2011 death of James Craig Anderson who was run over by a pickup truck outside a Jackson motel. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A group of young white men and women who killed a black man in Jackson, Mississippi, in 2011 had periodically roamed the city that spring, attacking African Americans at random, and police never heard about it.


Hatching New York's newest food firms

BBC World News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:08
The incubation centres hatching New York food firms
Categories: BBC World News

NYC mayor happy to not hold a groundhog this year

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:06
NEW YORK (AP) — The groundhog might see his shadow on Feb. 2 — but he won't be seeing Mayor Bill de Blasio.

White Pass - 1/7/2015 2:58:14 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:05
White Pass US12
1/7/2015 2:58:14 PM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 1/7/2015 2:48:20 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:05
Satus Pass US97
1/7/2015 2:48:20 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry with frost in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/7/2015 2:52:19 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:05
Stevens Pass US2
1/7/2015 2:52:19 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with frost and ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 1/7/2015 2:46:29 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:05
Blewett Pass US97
1/7/2015 2:46:29 PM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/7/2015 2:50:46 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:05
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/7/2015 2:50:46 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Scattered clouds with areas of fog, strong gusty winds west of the summit

Arrest made in 'Mrs. Doubtfire' arson in San Francisco

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:03
(Reuters) - Police arrested a woman on Wednesday suspected of setting small fires at the San Francisco home featured in the 1993 Robin Williams comedy "Mrs. Doubtfire" and owned by her former physician, officials said. Tyqwon Eugenen Welch, 25 of Los Angeles, was arrested in San Jose and booked on suspicion of attempted murder, criminal threats, trespassing, arson and possession of an incendiary device, San Francisco police said in a statement. Police spokesman Albie Esparza said the suspect had been a patient of the house's owner, plastic surgeon Dr. Douglas Ousterhout. ...

Video: Seattle linebacker K.J. Wright

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:01
Here's some video of Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright talking to the media Wednesday about facing the Carolina offense, what happened the first time the two teams played, and more:
Categories: Sports Center

Arizona signals plan to appeal decision on human smuggling law

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 08:00
By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - The Arizona attorney general's office plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling that struck down a 2005 law against human smuggling, his spokeswoman said on Wednesday. The office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, a Republican elected to the position in November, filed the notice of intent to appeal on Tuesday, which was the deadline, said his spokeswoman Kristen Keogh. In November, U.S. ...

Pennsylvania jail guard made inmates play 'patty cake': prosecutor

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 07:54
By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A jail guard in suburban Philadelphia faces criminal charges after being accused of sexually taunting inmates and forcing them to play "patty-cake" to escape punishment. Joseph Mullen, 34, was charged on Wednesday with official oppression and harassment, both misdemeanors, while working as a guard at the men's wing of the Bucks County Correctional Facility in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. The action came after a grand jury found enough evidence for prosecutors to charge him. ...

Injured California hiker located via Facebook after 911 call fails

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 07:52
By Michael Fleeman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A badly injured California hiker stranded on a remote trail was located by a quick-thinking dispatch trainee using Facebook after a 911 distress call got cut off, authorities said Wednesday. Ryan Pritchard, 41, was hiking Sunday afternoon with his sons Jake, 11, and Devon, 18, in the rugged Putah Creek State Wildlife Area near Lake Barryessa, about 30 miles east of his Sacramento home, when he slipped on a loose rock and fell 150 feet down a cliff and landed in a tree. ...

Local politician's threat to sue Maryland newspaper backfires

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 07:52
By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Maryland politician's threat to sue a newspaper if it printed his name has backfired, with the dispute and the politician's name now splashed across the Internet and social media. Angered by a news story, Kirby Delauter, a Republican member of the Frederick County Council, said in a posting on Facebook on Saturday that he would sue the Frederick News-Post if it used his name in any way without permission. "Use my name again unauthorized and you'll be paying for an attorney," Delauter wrote. "Your rights stop where mine start. ...

Pac-12 Hoops: Does Anybody Care?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 07:50
Scathing column from Bud Withers about the low attendance and apathy surrounding Pac-12 basketball. It's a good read.

Abuse accusations surface in teen sibling shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 07:49
WHITE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A 15-year-old girl who killed her 16-year-old brother suffered years of physical abuse, including being locked in a room for days with only a blanket and a bucket to urinate in, and was sexually abused by her uncle, according to police reports and interviews.

Netflix says it wants to stream 'The Interview'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 07:48

This photo released by Sony - Columbia Pictures shows James Franco, left, as Dave and Seth Rogen as Aaron in a scene from Columbia Pictures' "The Interview." Netflix's chief content officer says the streaming service wants to make Sony's "The Interview" available to its 53 million worldwide subscribers. (AP Photo/Sony - Columbia Pictures, Ed Araquel)PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Netflix wants to make Sony's "The Interview" available to its 53 million worldwide subscribers, the streaming service's chief content officer said Wednesday.