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Dashboard video shows shooting of unarmed driver

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:32

In this Sept. 20014 photo released by the South Carolina State Police, State trooper Sean Groubert poses for a booking photo. Groubert, 31, was charged Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted. Officials say a former South Carolina state trooper is charged with a felony in the shooting of an unarmed man during a traffic stop earlier this month. (AP Photo/South Carolina State Police)COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina state trooper's dashboard video shows an unarmed driver being shot just seconds after he was stopped for a seatbelt offense — and the trooper, who was fired last week, has now been charged with assault.


Apple says bent iPhones are 'rare'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:31
Apple responds to claims that its new handsets are prone to bending by saying such damage would be "rare" during normal use.
Categories: BBC World News

Suspect in Virginia student abduction held without bond in Texas

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:29
By Amanda Orr GALVESTON Texas (Reuters) - A man suspected of abducting a University of Virginia student will be held without bond in Texas pending his extradition to Virginia, a Texas county judge ruled on Thursday. Jesse Matthew, 32, was arrested in Galveston, Texas, on Wednesday, about 1,100 miles away from the University of Virginia campus. The arrest came a day after a warrant was issued accusing him of abduction with the intent to defile. Hannah Graham, 18, a sophomore at the school, was seen with Matthew leaving a bar in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the early hours of Sept. 13. ...

For flu shots, there's more than one choice

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:27

For flu shots, there's more than one choiceFlu season is right around the corner, and that means now is the time to get a flu shot.


Apple's response to iPhone glitches is key

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:23

FILE - In this June 2, 2014 photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about iOS 8 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Apple has stopped providing an update to its new iOS 8 mobile operating software, following complaints by some users who said Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, that the update interferes with their ability to make phone calls. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's response to a high-profile gaffe involving its iPhone software may be more important than the glitch itself.


2 more sets of remains from reform school ID'd

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:18

Lead researcher and University of South Florida Associate Professor Erin Kimmerle speaks during a news conference Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla., regarding the unmarked graves found at the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna Fla. University researchers have positively identified the remains of two more boys recovered from the graves. Thomas Varnadoe and Earl Wilson were positively identified through a DNA matches from family members. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Researchers have identified two more sets of remains buried on the grounds of a former Florida Panhandle reform school for over a half-century, the team announced Thursday.


Kenyan death penalty for abortion

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:17
A Kenyan nurse is sentenced to death after being found guilty of carrying out an abortion five years ago on a woman who later bled to death.
Categories: BBC World News

Corvette driver taught a lesson for taking up two parking spots

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:14

Corvette driver taught a lesson for taking up two parking spotsA New Jersey man pulled into a nearly full parking lot and spotted a corvette purposely taking two parking spaces up front.


White Pass - 9/25/2014 11:27:24 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:13
White Pass US12
9/25/2014 11:27:24 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., motorists can expect 30 minute delays east of the summit for rock fall mesh repair.

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Satus Pass - 9/25/2014 11:21:57 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:13
Satus Pass US97
9/25/2014 11:21:57 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 9/25/2014 11:35:08 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:13
Stevens Pass US2
9/25/2014 11:35:08 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 9/25/2014 11:25:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:13
Blewett Pass US97
9/25/2014 11:25:53 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/25/2014 11:20:51 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:13
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/25/2014 11:20:51 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closure is planned for Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and is scheduled to last for one hour or more. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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Lebanon raids Arsal refugee camps

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:13
At least one person was killed and two wounded during a search for militants at refugee camps near Lebanon's border with Syria, the Lebanese army says.
Categories: BBC World News

Family attorney says Traficant 'very critical'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:12

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2010, file photo, former U.S. Rep. James Traficant talks about politics at a diner in Boardman, Ohio. Traficant, who spent time in prison on corruption and racketeering charges, has been critically injured in a tractor accident at his northeast Ohio home. Traficant's wife, Tish, told The (Youngstown) Vindicator that the 73-year-old former congressman was in "very critical condition" on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, following the Tuesday night accident on his family farm in Greenford, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for the family of former U.S. Rep. James Traficant said Thursday that the ex-congressman remains in "very critical" condition after being injured in an accident on his farm outside of Youngstown in northeast Ohio.


Corvette driver takes 2 parking spots, gets taught a lesson in NJ

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:11

Corvette driver taught a lesson for taking up two parking spotsA New Jersey man pulled into a nearly full parking lot and spotted a corvette purposely taking two parking spaces up front.


Global Response to Ebola Is Too Slow, Obama Warns

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:02
At a United Nations meeting, President Obama played down Americans’ role in responding to the outbreak and put pressure on U.S. allies.






Collector auctions rifle purportedly used in 1966 Texas tower killings

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:52
DALLAS (Reuters) - A Dallas gun collector is selling what he said is a rifle used in the sniper attack by ex-Marine Charles Whitman, who perched himself atop the University of Texas clock tower in a 1966 shooting spree that killed 16 people and wounded dozens. Donald Weiss is advertising the Remington 700 as the "UT Austin Sniper Rifle" at a starting bid of $25,000 on behalf of an unidentified owner on the Texas Gun Trader website. The posting has been viewed over 4,300 times in the last week, according to the site. ...

LA woman evades intruder by climbing onto roof

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:47

In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 photo, Laura Rivera, who fled her house through an attic window to escape an intruder, seen on the roof behind her, waits for help after an early-morning break in at her house in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles. The intruder, later identified as Christian Hicks, was arrested by Los Angeles police officers and is being held for investigation of burglary. (AP Photo/Venice311.org, Alex Thompson) MANDATORY CREDITLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police have arrested a man who broke into a woman's house and followed her onto the roof after she fled out of a second-story window.


Masked man in IS videos 'identified'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:46
The FBI has identified the militant in the videos depicting the killings of two US journalists and a British aid worker, the agency's director says.
Categories: BBC World News