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Man gets 6 to 10 years in prison in Detroit attack

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:27

FILE - These undated photos provided by the Detroit Police Department on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 shows, from left, Wonzey Saffold, 30; James Davis, 24, and Bruce Wimbush Jr., 17. Saffold pleaded guilty to assault in exchange for having an attempted murder charge dropped. He was sentenced Monday, July 7, 2014, in Wayne County Court to serve six years and four months to 10 years in prison. He was one of five people who pleaded guilty in the attack. Wimbush also is scheduled to be sentenced Monday. Other defendants will be sentenced Thursday.(AP Photo/Detroit Police Department)DETROIT (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to taking part in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist has been sentenced to prison.


63 abducted females escape extremists in Nigeria

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:26

63 abducted females escape extremists in NigeriaMore than 60 Nigerian girls and women abducted by Islamic extremists two weeks ago have managed to escape, officials said Monday.


Washington issues first pot shop licenses

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:23
SEATTLE — Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses on Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they'll finally be able to open for business.

Washington State Recreational Marijuana Goes On Sale Tomorrow

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:22
The state first legalized medical use by a state-wide ballot drive in 1998, only two years later than California and two earlier than its current "recreational competitor" Colorado. Colorado also differed in that its initiative to change the law was passed as an amendment to the state constitution.

Monday Memo: Eve of pot store openings ... 'Rolling gun battle' ... Italian interest in Yedlin

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:21
Pot shop licenses were issued by email to retailers overnight. Stores are slated to open no earlier than 8 a.m. tomorrow. Let the sales begin.

Severe storm damages homes, hurts 6 in W. Michigan

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:17
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph injured several people and caused significant damage to homes in western Michigan, as officials warned of flash flooding Monday due to heavy rain.

VIDEO: Five hurt at Pamplona bull run

BBC World News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:13
The San Fermin festival 2014 has opened with the annual bull run through the cobbled streets of Pamplona, Spain.
Categories: BBC World News

Leader sorry for UK hostage killings

BBC World News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:12
The leader of a Shia militant group that kidnapped five Britons in Iraq in 2007 and killed four says he is sorry, but blames the UK government for their deaths.
Categories: BBC World News

Gehry redesign of art museum yields more space

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:06

A model that helps illustrate the Philadelphia Museum of Art's master plan is displayed, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in Philadelphia. A massive renovation, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, is planned for the Philadelphia Museum of Art that will result in little change to the building's Greek revival facade but a major expansion of gallery space. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Traditionalists can rest easy knowing architect Frank Gehry's vision for the Philadelphia Museum of Art does not include wrapping the neoclassical building in his trademark chunky silver swooshes.


Crews hold line on Northern California wildfire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:06
WINTERS, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say crews have kept a wildfire burning in rural Northern California from growing dramatically overnight.

Prosecutor: Tsarnaev friend impeded investigation

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:00

FILE - In this May 13, 2014 file courtroom sketch, defendant Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, sits during a hearing in federal court in Boston. His federal trial is set to begin Monday, July 7, 2014 in Boston on obstruction of justice charges. Tazhayakov, of Kazakhstan, is accused with another friend of removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room, but is not charged with participating in the bombing or knowing about it in advance. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File)BOSTON (AP) — A federal prosecutor has told jurors that a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev impeded the investigation into the bombing for one reason — to help Tsarnaev.


White Pass - 7/7/2014 6:23:15 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:59
White Pass US12
7/7/2014 6:23:15 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 7/7/2014 6:35:07 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:59
Satus Pass US97
7/7/2014 6:35:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 7/7/2014 6:27:45 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:59
Stevens Pass US2
7/7/2014 6:27:45 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 7/7/2014 6:34:35 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:59
Blewett Pass US97
7/7/2014 6:34:35 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 7/7/2014 6:38:47 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:59
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/7/2014 6:38:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday, July 8 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Extended closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. lasting two or more hours. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62)

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Sisi Expresses Regret Over Conviction of Journalists

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:57
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt appeared to raise the possibility of a presidential pardon for three journalists working for Al Jazeera’s English news channel.






U.S. Scholar Who Supported Uighur Colleague Is Denied Entry to China

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:57
The American professor said he believed he was being punished for his vocal backing of Ilham Tohti, an ethnic Uighur economics professor.






Forgive Church for abuse, begs Pope

BBC World News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:57
Pope Francis begs forgiveness from the victims of sexual abuse by priests at his first meeting with victims since his election.
Categories: BBC World News

10. BO$$ - Fifth Harmony

iTunes Top Ten - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:50
BO$$ - Single
Fifth Harmony

Release Date: July 7, 2014
Total Songs: 1
Genre: Pop
Price: $1.29
Copyright ? 2014 Simco Ltd. under exclusive license to Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment
Categories: iTunes Top Ten