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Utility to pay Tenn. coal ash spill victims $27.8M

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 01:10
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest public utility has agreed to pay more than $27 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suffered damages from a huge spill of toxin-laden coal ash sludge.

Pedestrian struck, killed in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 01:09

Pedestrian struck, killed in Northeast PhiladelphiaA motorist struck and killed a pedestrian early Friday in Northeast Philadelphia.


Police respond to 'suspicious' discovery in Spring Garden

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 01:08

Police respond to 'suspicious' discovery in Spring GardenPhiladelphia police responded to a women's shelter in Spring Garden after they say "something suspicious" was discovered in the rear of the building.


Rep. Cantor to resign from House seat in August

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 01:07

FILE - House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., pauses during a news conference on the payroll tax cut on Capitol Hill on in this Dec. 22, 2011 file photo taken in Washington. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported early Friday Aug. 1, 2014 that Cantor says he will step down Aug. 18 to make sure constituents have a voice during the "consequential" lame-duck session. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House months earlier than expected.


Anderson and Jadeja found not guilty

BBC World News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:55
The International Cricket Council finds James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja not guilty of breaching its code of conduct.
Categories: BBC World News

Couple whose dogs killed runner appear in court

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:55
LAPEER, Mich. (AP) — A couple charged with second-degree murder after their dogs fatally mauled a Michigan jogger each face $500,000 bond.

Plans underway to bring back American sick with Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:55

Plans underway to bring back American sick with EbolaPlans are underway to bring back one of the two American aid workers sick with Ebola in Africa.


Police: Bank robber caught in 'mantrap' during escape

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:51

 Bank robber caught in 'mantrap' during escapePolice say the man who robbed a bank in New Castle, Delaware on Thursday afternoon was captured before he left the building.


Kerry Calls on Qatar and Turkey to Gain Release of Israeli Soldier

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:43
Secretary of State John Kerry asked the two nations to use their influence after the abduction, which took place shortly after a cease-fire was to go into effect.






Probe of ex-Florida congressman hinges on friend

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:42

In this undated arrest photo made available by the Broward County Sheriff's Office, shows Ana Alliegro. After four years of unrelenting investigations, former U.S. Rep. David Rivera’s fate in a criminal campaign finance probe could rest squarely on the shoulders of Alliegro who was his close friend and longtime Republican political consultant with deep roots in South Florida’s Cuban exile community. Alliegro is charged with funneling about $80,000 in 2012 to an unknown Democratic congressional candidate in what prosecutors say was an attempt to smear better-known candidate Joe Garcia, who eventually defeated Rivera for the House seat. The candidate, Justin Lamar Sternad, has pleaded guilty and is cooperating in the probe. (AP Photo/Broward County Sheriff's Office)MIAMI (AP) — After four years of unrelenting investigations, former U.S. Rep. David Rivera's fate in a criminal campaign finance probe could rest squarely on the shoulders of a woman who was his close friend and longtime Republican political consultant with deep roots in South Florida's Cuban exile community.


Weekendish: Lettuces, models and scissors

BBC World News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:40
Lettuces, models and scissors - the best features this week
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/1/2014 9:02:07 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:40
White Pass US12
8/1/2014 9:02:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/1/2014 9:01:11 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:40
Satus Pass US97
8/1/2014 9:01:11 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 - 8/1/2014 9:04:38 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:40
Stevens Pass US2
8/1/2014 9:04:38 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 has reopened through Tumwater Canyon, just west of Leavenworth, from milepost 99 to milepost 85, following an earlier closure due to fire activity. There is pilot car controlled traffic from the candy store at milepost 96, three miles west of Leavenworth, to milepost 86 near the junction of US 2 and SR 207 at Coles Corner.

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Blewett Pass - 8/1/2014 9:14:52 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:40
Blewett Pass US97
8/1/2014 9:14:52 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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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/1/2014 9:08:22 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:40
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/1/2014 9:08:22 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting completed for this week. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Judge: Girl charged with stabbing classmate to please horror character incompetent for trial

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 00:36
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Judge: Girl charged with stabbing classmate to please horror character incompetent for trial .