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Feds: New York Assembly ex-speaker had affair with lobbyist

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:54

In this April 14, 2016 photo, former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver leaves court in New York. A judge says she plans to release information on Friday, April 15, that puts another blemish on the former Assembly Speaker's record in office. The 72-year-old Democrat was convicted in November in a $5 million corruption case. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister)NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver abused his position as one of the most powerful men in state government to give preferential professional treatment to two women with whom he had extramarital affairs, federal prosecutors said in court documents unsealed Friday.


Lawmakers want UC campus president to quit over PR spending

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:54

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some California lawmakers want the head of the University of California, Davis to quit over the school’s public relations spending after students were pepper-sprayed. The Sacramento Bee (http://bit.ly/1Sf602H ) reported Friday that at least seven state lawmakers are calling for the resignation of school Chancellor Linda Katehi. The demands follow reports […]
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Lawmakers want UC campus president to quit over PR spending

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:54

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some California lawmakers want the head of the University of California, Davis to quit over the school’s public relations spending after students were pepper-sprayed. The Sacramento Bee (http://bit.ly/1Sf602H ) reported Friday that at least seven state lawmakers are calling for the resignation of school Chancellor Linda Katehi. The demands follow reports […]
Categories: Sports Center

Lawmakers want UC campus president to quit over PR spending

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:54

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some California lawmakers want the head of the University of California, Davis to quit over the school’s public relations spending after students were pepper-sprayed. The Sacramento Bee (http://bit.ly/1Sf602H ) reported Friday that at least seven state lawmakers are calling for the resignation of school Chancellor Linda Katehi. The demands follow reports […]

Man convicted of HIV crime but later vindicated cannot sue

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:54
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that defendants who enter plea agreements in criminal cases cannot later sue the state for wrongful imprisonment, even if their cases are eventually thrown out and charges are dropped.

Poor policies blamed as India reels from drought, hardship

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:51

In this April 12, 2016 photo, a boy who migrated from drought hit areas of the western Indian state of Maharashtra, carries water to his family's makeshift hut in Kukse Borivali, 85 kilometres (53 miles) north-east of Mumbai, India. Decades of groundwater abuse, populist water policies and poor monsoons have turned vast swaths of central and western India into a dust bowl, driving distressed farmers to suicide or menial day labor in the cities. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)SHAHAPUR, India (AP) — Shantabai Babulkar's day begins before dawn with a 5-kilometer (3-mile) trek across barren fields and dusty scrubland to fetch water from a distant well.


Arrest made in deadly hit-and-run of man on scooter in Kensington

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:50

Arrest made in deadly hit-and-run of man on scooter in KensingtonAuthorities have made an arrest in a hit-and-run incident that claimed the life of 36-year-old Tommy Dunbar in Philadelphia's Kensington section.


AccuWeather: Sunny and Nice Today, Warmer Weekend

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:48

 Sunny and Nice Today, Warmer WeekendMeteorologist Melissa Magee says we'll see the 70s by Sunday. Monday could hit 80!


Fisher-Price recalls infant cradle swings due to fall hazard

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:47

Fisher-Price recalls infant cradle swings due to fall hazardFisher-Price is recalling about 34,000 infant cradle swings due to the potential for the seat to fall.


Police: Man questioned in constable shooting not a suspect

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:46

In this undated photo released by Harris County Sheriff's Office, Harris County Deputy Constable Alden Clopton is seen. Clopton was shot multiple times from behind late Wednesday, while talking to another constable following a traffic stop in Houston. Clopton was wearing a protective vest when he was shot and is expected to recover after undergoing several hours of surgery. (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)HOUSTON (AP) — A man questioned in the shooting of a Texas deputy constable was ruled out as a suspect in an attack authorities have described as an ambush that left the officer seriously wounded, Houston police said Friday.


Review: 1957 cold case conviction riddled with missteps

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:41
CHICAGO (AP) — Half a century after the mysterious abduction and killing of a 7-year-old Illinois girl, authorities found a suspect — a former neighbor of the child — secured his conviction and put an end to a small town's agony.

US urges Europe to keep importing American lobsters

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:35
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Obama administration is working to head off Sweden's push to ban imports of American lobsters to Europe.

Heartburn medications linked to possible kidney damage, study says

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:33

Heartburn medications linked to possible kidney damage, study saysA new study suggests that long-term use of common heartburn medications could cause serious kidney damage.


At the Met’s Roof Garden, Raising a ‘PsychoBarn’

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:32
The British artist Cornelia Parker is putting her installation “Transitional Object: (PsychoBarn)” atop the Metropolitan Museum.

Bodies found in hot spring in Nevada

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:30
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in Nevada are investigating whether two people whose bodies were found in a hot spring died because the water was too hot.

White Pass - 4/15/2016 9:01:00 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:29
White Pass US12
4/15/2016 9:01:00 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Satus Pass - 4/15/2016 9:10:21 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:29
Satus Pass US97
4/15/2016 9:10:21 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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Conditions:
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Stevens Pass - 4/15/2016 9:10:01 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:29
Stevens Pass US2
4/15/2016 9:10:01 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Blewett Pass - 4/15/2016 9:04:25 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:29
Blewett Pass US97
4/15/2016 9:04:25 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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Conditions:
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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/15/2016 9:02:09 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:29
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/15/2016 9:02:09 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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