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Jeffrey Dahmer's killer explains why he did it

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:14

Jeffrey Dahmer's killer explains why he did itThe inmate who murdered infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in prison over 20 years ago has finally opened up about why he did it.


Bodies of two more Alabama boaters recovered; probe underway

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:14
(Reuters) - Authorities on Thursday recovered the bodies of two more boaters who went missing after storms capsized sailboats during a weekend regatta off the Alabama coast, the U.S. Coast Guard said, with a probe into the disaster's circumstances underway. In all, six people went missing when severe weather struck the Dauphin Island regatta and other boats on Saturday afternoon. The bodies of three boaters killed in the storm, which brought winds of more than 70 miles per hour, had previously been found. The boater still missing was registered with the regatta, which included about 200 people and 100 vessels, the Coast Guard said.

Wolf killed by vehicle in western Washington - TheNewsTribune.com

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:13

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Wolf killed by vehicle in western Washington
TheNewsTribune.com
Those conflicts have prompted suggestions by some conservative eastern Washington state legislators that the animals should be trapped and exported to liberal western Washington, where support for wolf recovery is strongest. Wolves were hunted to ...
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American charged with Islamic State ties contacted Jamaica cleric: U.S. official

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:13
By Mark Hosenball, Alistair Bell and Horace Helps WASHINGTON/KINGSTON (Reuters) - An American woman arrested last month for trying to travel to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State was in touch with an Islamist preacher in Jamaica, a federal law enforcement official said. The woman, Keonna Thomas from Philadelphia, was charged in early April with attempting to provide material support to a terrorist group after she bought a ticket to Europe to travel to Syria. A court document detailing criminal charges against Thomas, who went by the nickname Young Lioness, said she sent electronic communications to a radical preacher in Jamaica several times earlier this year.

Driver, 18, admits hitting Temple Univ. student, fleeing scene, police say

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:07

Driver, 18, admits hitting Temple Univ. student, fleeing scene, police sayPhiladelphia police say an 18-year-old man has come forward and admitted striking a Temple University student, then leaving the scene Wednesday night.


Doomsday at Mercury: NASA craft falls from orbit into planet

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:01

This Wednesday, April 29, 2015 photo provided by NASA shows one of the last images sent by the Messenger spacecraft which is expected to impact the surface of the planet Mercury on Thursday, April 30, 2015. The largest crater in this image has a diameter of 330 meters (0.2 miles). (NASA, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington via AP)CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The only spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury ended its four-year tour with a crash landing Thursday


Pro-Israel group asks judge to override New York bus ad ban

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:56
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for a pro-Israel organization whose advertisement containing the phrase "Hamas Killing Jews" prompted a transportation agency to reject all political ads for city buses asked a judge on Thursday to order their message be displayed anyway.

Complaints in Baltimore About Law Offering Protections for Officers

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:56
Commonly known as the police officers’ bill of rights, among its provisions is giving officers 10 days before they have to talk to investigators.






White Pass - 4/30/2015 11:51:52 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:55
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Satus Pass - 4/30/2015 11:59:23 AM

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Stevens Pass - 4/30/2015 11:49:52 AM

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Blewett Pass - 4/30/2015 11:56:03 AM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/30/2015 11:43:24 AM

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4/30/2015 11:43:24 AM

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New Mexico auditor says ex-police chief got perks from Taser

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:50

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2011 file photo shows then-Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz in Albuquerque, N.M. Schultz, Albuquerque’s former police chief, potentially violated city and state ethics rules by influencing a no-bid $1.95 million contract to purchase body cameras before going to work as a consultant for the supplier, the New Mexico state auditor reported Thursday, April 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque's former police chief accepted perks and consulting work from Taser International before and after he helped the company land a lucrative no-bid contract to supply officers with body cameras, the New Mexico state auditor said Thursday.


Kayaker charged with murder of fiance missing in New York's Hudson River

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:48
A woman who called police to report her fiance vanished after his kayak capsized on the Hudson River outside New York City last week was charged with his murder, New York State Police said on Thursday. The arrest of Angelika Graswald, 35, of Poughkeepsie, New York, in the death of Vincent Viafore, to whom she was engaged to be married, came after she gave inconsistent statements to police, the Poughkeepsie Journal reported, quoting a state police briefing. They were on the Hudson, about 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City, near Bannerman's Island when the accident happened, she told police according to the release.

Selling New York on Washington State Wines - Wall Street Journal

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:45

Wall Street Journal

Selling New York on Washington State Wines
Wall Street Journal
Washington state is the second-largest wine-producing state in this country (after California) but its wines aren't easily found in New York restaurants or wine shops. The city's drinkers are notoriously Euro-centric, and wines from the Pacific ...

Joyous funeral marches a highlight of New Orleans festival

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:45

Tyrek Fair, 5, center left, and Mikheim Thompson, 5 dance onstage withThe Young Seminole Hunters Mardi Gras Indians at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Thursday, April 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amid the music, food and fanfare of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is a sight some may find surprising: a funeral procession.


Authorities identify Hawaii shark victim

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:39
HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities in Hawaii have identified the victim of a fatal shark attack off Maui as a 65-year-old Kihei woman.

Stokes doubtful for third Test

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:37
All-rounder Ben Stokes may miss the third Test against West Indies as England aim to win the series in Barbados.
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Two rescued from Nepal quake rubble

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:35
A boy and a woman are rescued in Nepal's capital after surviving five days in quake rubble, as bad weather hampers delivery of aid to remote villages.
Categories: BBC World News