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Delaware girl home month after vicious dog attack

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 05:16

Delaware girl home month after vicious dog attackAn 8-year-old Delaware girl critically injured after being attacked by a pit bull in her home has been allowed to return home.


Probe of Virginia rocket blast begins; space station supplied

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 05:16

Handout of the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket rolls from the Horizontal Integration Facility (HIF) to launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in VirginiaBy Ian Simpson and Irene Klotz WALLOPS Va./CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - Authorities on Wednesday started investigating what caused an unmanned U.S. supply rocket to explode in a fireball moments after liftoff from a Virginia launch pad, destroying supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station. The 14-story Antares rocket, built and launched by Orbital Sciences Corp, blasted off from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island at 6:22 p.m. on Tuesday but burst into flames moments later. ...


Witnesses: FAMU hazing suspect led ritual on bus

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 05:14
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida A&M band member being tried on hazing charges in the death of a drum major was the ring leader and decided who could participate in the initiation ritual, two former band members said Wednesday.

Hawaii residents flee lava flow

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 05:14
Residents of a Hawaiian village threatened by the Kilauea volcano are evacuated from their homes as lava hits the first houses in its way.
Categories: BBC World News

Missouri man's execution on hold indefinitely

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 05:08

FILE - In this April 21, 2014 file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is Mark Christeson who is scheduled to die by injection for killing a south-central Missouri mother and her two children in February 1998. The U.S. Supreme Court late Tuesday Oct. 28, 2014 halted the execution of a Missouri man who killed a woman and her two children, citing concerns that his legal counsel was ineffective.(AP Photo/Missouri Department of Corrections, File)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The execution of a Missouri man who killed a woman and her two children is on hold indefinitely as the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to review the case.


State of the Art: Amazon’s Grand Design in Devices

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 05:08
The overall strategy behind the retailer’s hardware lineup appears puzzling. Its devices sound fantastic in theory but often fall short.






School defends barring student who visited Nigeria

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 05:08
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut school superintendent is defending her decision to bar a third-grader from returning to school after visiting West Africa because of concern the girl may have contracted Ebola.

Man pleads guilty in Las Vegas puppy-store fire

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 05:00

FILE - This undated photo released by the Lake County Sheriff's Department, Indiana shows Kirk Bills. On Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, the 28-year-old fledgling boxer pleaded guilty to arson and attempted animal cruelty charges, and told a judge he didn't want to be remembered as the man who set fire to a Las Vegas pet store where firefighters rescued 27 puppies. (AP Photo/Lake County Sheriff's Department, File)LAS VEGAS (AP) — A fledgling boxer pleaded guilty Wednesday to arson and attempted animal cruelty charges, and told a judge he didn't want to be remembered as the man who set fire to a Las Vegas pet store where 27 puppies and adult dogs were rescued earlier this year.


Washington State Cougars begin Ernie Kent era

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:58
New Washington State coach Ernie Kent says he feels like a waking bear, and that could be good news for the downtrodden Cougars. After four years away from coaching, Kent clearly is energized by being back on the sideline. ''I feel like a big bear who was in hibernation, and now it's time to come out and eat,'' said Kent, the former coach at Oregon. ''I think any coach that has coached 30-plus ...

Ex-governor takes blame for Malala event song flap

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:55
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on Wednesday blamed himself for a flap that led to a song being scrapped from a program honoring Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai.

IS 'frees kidnapped schoolchildren'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:54
Islamic State has released 25 schoolchildren, the last of some 150 children it kidnapped earlier in the year, a rights group says.
Categories: BBC World News

Officer charged in Camden drug bust married to one of 40 arrested

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:54

Officer charged in Camden drug bust married to one of 40 arrestedAuthorities say the officer, 28-year-old Ashley Bailey, is married to one of the alleged members of a drug trafficking network that distributed more than $1 million annually.


First Draft: First Draft Video: Going Viral and the Iowa Senate Race

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:53
A look at how viral ads have shaped one of this year’s crucial Senate races, between Representative Bruce Braley and his Republican opponent, Joni Ernst.

White Pass - 10/29/2014 12:42:26 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
White Pass US12
10/29/2014 12:42:26 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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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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Satus Pass - 10/29/2014 12:41:30 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
Satus Pass US97
10/29/2014 12:41:30 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 10/29/2014 12:44:57 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
Stevens Pass US2
10/29/2014 12:44:57 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 10/29/2014 12:55:11 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
Blewett Pass US97
10/29/2014 12:55:11 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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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 - 10/29/2014 12:48:41 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/29/2014 12:48:41 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions 24 hours a day. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions during daytime hours. No loads over 12 ft wide. Rock blasting closures are completed for the season.

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Police: Man shot with sword looked like threat

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah police chased and shot a man armed with a samurai-style sword as part of a Japanese anime costume because they thought he would hurt someone with the weapon after he swung it at them, according to search warrants released Wednesday .

Holder: Ferguson police need 'wholesale change'

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:49
Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for "wholesale change" in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.