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More than 20 hurt after pickup, bus collide in Las Vegas

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 01:21

LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 20 people have been hurt after a bus and a pickup truck collided in Las Vegas. Authorities say the crash happened just before 7 a.m. Sunday. They say 22 people were injured, including the pickup driver and the four passengers in her truck. According to police, the driver suffered […]

More than 20 hurt after pickup, bus collide in Las Vegas

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 01:19
LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 20 people have been hurt after a bus and a pickup truck collided in Las Vegas.

Do Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador Signal an Epidemic? Scientists Say No

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 01:14
Although two powerful quakes struck on opposite sides of the planet over the weekend, there is no connection between them.

Prison historic site takes hard look at mass incarceration

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 01:08

In this April 12, 2016 photo, people walk near Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. The nearly two-century-old penitentiary in Philadelphia that is now a historic site is retooling its programming to take a critical look at mass incarceration in America. Eastern State Penitentiary is widely known for morphing into a hugely popular monthlong haunted house each Halloween, and for providing a look back on a bygone era of corrections. Now it’s about to make problems with today’s prison system a major focus. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An old penitentiary-turned-historic-site that becomes a haunted house attraction each Halloween and provides a look back on a bygone era of corrections is taking a new direction with a hard look at today's prisons and America's high rate of incarceration.


Medical pot activists fear epilepsy drug could undercut them

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 01:07

In this April 6, 2016 photo, Tara Cordle poses with her son, Waylon during a visit to Nationwide Childrens Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Waylon has severe epilepsy. He takes Epidiolex, derived from the cannabidiol in marijuana, to control his seizures as part of a national trial. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An experimental epilepsy drug made from cannabis plants grown in England is complicating the medical marijuana debate in hospitals and statehouses.


No. 14 Rowing Finishes Clemson Invite - Washington State Athletics

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 01:03

Washington State Athletics

No. 14 Rowing Finishes Clemson Invite
Washington State Athletics
“This was a solid weekend for us,” said Washington State rowing head coach Jane LaRiviere. “We raced hard, made a mistake or two here and there, but we learned from them. The Clemson Invite is a big, well run event and seems to get bigger every year.

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New Hampshire man asks to have murder sentence suspended

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 01:01

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2006, file photo Eric Windhurst sits between his lawyers Mark Sisti, left, and Aime Cook in Merrimack County Superior Court in Concord, N.H. Windhurst, who got away with murder for 20 years now wants his sentence reduced to the 10 years he’s already served. Windhurst was 17 when he fatally shot a friend’s stepfather, Paquette, after the friend told him that Paquettte had sexually abused her. A hearing is set for April 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who got away with murder for 20 years now wants his sentence reduced to the 10 years he already has served.


Fast times, $16M for charity: Boston Marathon things to know

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 01:00

FILE - In this April 21, 2014, file photo, runners compete in the 118th Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass. The 120th running of the historic footrace is scheduled for Monday, April 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)BOSTON (AP) — Happy birthday to the Boston Marathon, which turns 120 on Monday. (You don't look a day over 90.)


Poll: Getting facts right key to Americans' trust in media

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:59

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2014, file photo, White House press secretary Josh Earnest takes questions during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington. Trust in the news media is being eroded by perceptions of inaccuracy and bias, fueled in part by Americans' skepticism about what they read on social media. Just about 6 percent of people say they have a lot of confidence in the media, putting the news industry about equal to Congress and well below the public's view of other institutions. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Trust in the news media is being eroded by perceptions of inaccuracy and bias, fueled in part by Americans' skepticism about what they read on social media.


White Pass - 4/17/2016 9:37:58 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:58
White Pass US12
4/17/2016 9:37:58 AM

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Satus Pass - 4/17/2016 9:24:03 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:58
Satus Pass US97
4/17/2016 9:24:03 AM

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Stevens Pass - 4/17/2016 9:30:13 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:58
Stevens Pass US2
4/17/2016 9:30:13 AM

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Blewett Pass - 4/17/2016 9:25:01 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:58
Blewett Pass US97
4/17/2016 9:25:01 AM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/17/2016 9:26:08 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:58
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/17/2016 9:26:08 AM

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‘Jungle Book’ roars with $103.6 million debut

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:48

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.’s “The Jungle Book” opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts at the box office. Jon Favreau’s update of Disney’s 1967 animated version of Rudyard Kipling’s book marks the company’s latest success in turning its classic cartoons into live-action remakes. […]
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‘Jungle Book’ roars with $103.6 million debut

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:48

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.’s “The Jungle Book” opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts at the box office. Jon Favreau’s update of Disney’s 1967 animated version of Rudyard Kipling’s book marks the company’s latest success in turning its classic cartoons into live-action remakes. […]
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‘Jungle Book’ roars with $103.6 million debut

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:48

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.’s “The Jungle Book” opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts at the box office. Jon Favreau’s update of Disney’s 1967 animated version of Rudyard Kipling’s book marks the company’s latest success in turning its classic cartoons into live-action remakes. […]

Trial begins for ex-reserve who fatally shot unarmed man

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:46

FILE - In this July 13, 2015, file photo, Robert Bates arrives for his arraignment in Tulsa, Okla. The ex-Oklahoma sheriff’s reserve deputy who was recorded on body cameras fatally shooting an unarmed man after a foot pursuit goes to trial Monday, April 18, 2016, for second-degree manslaughter. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Lawyers for an Oklahoma reserve sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect lying face-down on the ground and being restrained are expected to argue that the victim's drug use and health could have contributed to his death.


Nadal wins ninth Monte Carlo Masters

BBC World News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:44
Rafael Nadal wins his ninth Monte Carlo Masters title with a 7-5 5-7 6-0 victory over Frenchman Gael Monfils.
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Person pulled from roof during Lancaster fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:43

Person pulled from roof during Lancaster fireFirefighters pulled a person off the roof of a burning home in Lancaster County.