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Nevada rancher's son gets prison for 2013 felony convictions

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 04:05
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An adult son of southern Nevada rancher and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy was sentenced Wednesday to two to eight years in state prison, two years after a judge gave him one chance at probation on two felony convictions.

Girlfriend: Slain man, Hernandez often smoked pot together

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 04:03

Shaneah Jenkins testifies during the murder trial of former NFL football player Aaron Hernandez at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool)FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez often smoked marijuana with the man he's accused of later killing, and they hung out during family gatherings, the victim's girlfriend testified Wednesday. But she insisted that they had only the beginnings of a friendship and were not very close, contrary to what Hernandez's lawyers have said.


North Korea to UN: Human rights resolution is illegal

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 04:02
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's foreign minister is demanding that the U.N. secretary-general tell member states that a resolution targeting the country's bleak human rights record is illegal and based on lies.

Stray ram found wandering in Bridgeton

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 04:02

Stray ram found wandering in BridgetonIf you have been searching for your missing ram, you are in luck.


Rotherham council faces takeover

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:56
Government commissioners are lined up to intervene at Rotherham Council after a report exposes its "culture of denial" over the town's child abuse scandal.
Categories: BBC World News

Have Seattle's Pot Vending Machines Been Released Just In Time To Become Obsolete?

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:54
On Tuesday, ZaZZZ unveiled Washington state’s first ever medical marijuana vending machine in Seattle. The company said its pot-dispensing machines are designed to meet the needs of the growing medical ...

Powerball jackpot soars to $317 million

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:52

Powerball jackpot soars to $317 millionThe Powerball jackpot is soaring ahead of the next drawing tonight and people are scrambling to buy up tickets.


Question for the court: What is sexual intercourse?

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:51

In this Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000 file photo, the interior view of the Florida State Supreme Court chamber pictured, in Tallahassee, Fla.The state's Supreme Court justices are pondering the question in a case that threatens to weaken a 1986 law requiring HIV-positive people to reveal their infection before having "sexual intercourse." (AP Photo/Mark Foley, File)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — What does "sexual intercourse" mean in Florida?


Urban roller skating fights for survival as U.S. rinks close

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:47

A pile of roller skates are seen at "Rich City Skate" in IllinoisThe Rink and a handful of other decades-old skating venues put Chicago at the center of a vibrant African-American subculture of urban roller skate dancing that stretches from Atlanta to Detroit and from Los Angeles to New York. While mainstream roller skating has been on a long decline, a new generation of skaters including 28-year-old Josh Smith – whose skating handle is "Batman" – travel a circuit of rinks around the country to compete and show off their moves. At the end of a long night of skating in Chicago, at 1 a.m. he jumps in a car with skating buddies and heads to Alabama to compete at a national gathering known as a skate jam. Veteran Chicago skaters call themselves JB skaters - after remixed James Brown songs that are a local staple.


Phys Ed: Slow Runners Come Out Ahead

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:46
Joggers consistently tended to live longer than people who did not exercise, a new study found. And the slowest runners lived longest of all.

Four-star running back Chris Warren chooses Texas over UW on National Signing Day

WA Huskies - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:46
Rockwall (Texas) four-star running back Chris Warren will stay close to home, choosing the University of Texas over Washington at a National Signing Day ceremony at his school Wednesday morning.
Categories: Sports Center

Pete Carroll defends Bevell again on radio show, says team in midst of negotiations with Marshawn Lynch

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:43
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll again strongly defended offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell for the final play call of the Super Bowl during his weekly radio show on ESPN 710 Seattle.
Categories: Sports Center

French comic condemns Paris attacks

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:34
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala condemns the Paris attack in a trial in which he faces charges of condoning terrorism.
Categories: BBC World News

Judge acquits suburban Chicago police officer in beanbag shooting death of 95-year-old man

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:29
CHICAGO (AP) — Judge acquits suburban Chicago police officer in beanbag shooting death of 95-year-old man.

VIDEO: Jihadists executed amid Jordan anger

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:27
Jordan has executed two convicts, including a female jihadist, following the killing of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh by Islamic State militants.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 2/4/2015 10:13:38 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:22
White Pass US12
2/4/2015 10:13:38 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Snow on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Satus Pass - 2/4/2015 10:03:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:22
Satus Pass US97
2/4/2015 10:03:17 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining with areas of fog

Stevens Pass - 2/4/2015 10:08:03 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:22
Stevens Pass US2
2/4/2015 10:08:03 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Blewett Pass - 2/4/2015 10:13:59 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:22
Blewett Pass US97
2/4/2015 10:13:59 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Light snow

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/4/2015 10:19:42 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:22
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/4/2015 10:19:42 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with slush in places.

Weather:
Snowing