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Student’s KKK costume in English class sparks uproar

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:29

A high school student in Wisconsin wore a Ku Klux Klan costume to deliver an English class presentation, sparking an uproar on social media ...

       

Houston copes with deadly, historic flooding

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:27

The Houston area continues to recover from historic flooding that swept across Southeast Texas on Monday.

       

Give pinky to leave Japanese mafia; she'll replace it

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:22

Gangsters who want to get out of the "yakuza" must cut off part of their finger. And many do.

       

Houston recovering from yet another deadly flood

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:22

Houston recovering from yet another deadly floodAs more than a foot of rain deluged the nation's fourth-largest city, inundating homes, shutting down major highways and leaving at least five people dead, Houston's mayor said there was no immediate solution.


Visitation being held for a firefighter fatally shot

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:20
HOLLYWOOD, Md. (AP) — A visitation is being held for a firefighter who was fatally shot while responding to a call for help at a home in a Maryland suburb of Washington.

2 bands cancel North Carolina concerts over new LGBT law

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:18

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2015, file photo, Eddie Vedder, of Pearl Jam, performs at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park in New York. Rock bands Pearl Jam and Boston are canceling shows in North Carolina over the state's new law on LGBT rights. In a statement issued Monday, April 18, 2016, on the band's website, Pearl Jam called the law "a despicable piece of legislation that encourages discrimination against an entire group of American citizens." (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two rock bands have become the latest to cancel concerts in North Carolina because of the state's new law on LGBT rights.


White Pass - 4/19/2016 3:48:50 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:17
White Pass US12
4/19/2016 3:48:50 AM

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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 - 4/19/2016 3:56:47 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:17
Satus Pass US97
4/19/2016 3:56:47 AM

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Stevens Pass - 4/19/2016 3:52:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:17
Stevens Pass US2
4/19/2016 3:52:40 AM

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Blewett Pass - 4/19/2016 3:43:02 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:17
Blewett Pass US97
4/19/2016 3:43:02 AM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/19/2016 3:51:54 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:17
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/19/2016 3:51:54 AM

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Co-founders of Ben & Jerry's arrested at US Capitol

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:16

FILE - In this April 9, 2010, file photo, Vermont ice cream entrepreneurs Ben Cohen, left, and Jerry Greenfield pose for photos in Burlington, Vt. The co-founders of Ben & Jerry's were arrested Monday, April 18, 2016, at the U.S. Capitol as part of ongoing protests in Washington about the role of money in politics. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The co-founders of Ben & Jerry's have been arrested at the U.S. Capitol as part of ongoing protests in Washington about the role of money in politics.


VIDEO: Chinese bulldozers battle in the street

BBC World News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:14
Workers from two rival companies brawl with bulldozers in Xingtang County, Hebei Province
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India says won’t try to reclaim Koh-i-Noor diamond from UK

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:14

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has told the country’s top court it won’t try to reclaim the 106-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond, which is now part of the British crown jewels. The government told the Supreme Court on Monday that the diamond was neither taken away forcibly nor stolen, but was given as a gift to […]
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India says won’t try to reclaim Koh-i-Noor diamond from UK

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:14

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has told the country’s top court it won’t try to reclaim the 106-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond, which is now part of the British crown jewels. The government told the Supreme Court on Monday that the diamond was neither taken away forcibly nor stolen, but was given as a gift to […]
Categories: Sports Center

India says won’t try to reclaim Koh-i-Noor diamond from UK

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:14

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has told the country’s top court it won’t try to reclaim the 106-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond, which is now part of the British crown jewels. The government told the Supreme Court on Monday that the diamond was neither taken away forcibly nor stolen, but was given as a gift to […]

12-year-old Israeli girl discovers ancient Egyptian amulet

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:14

JERUSALEM (AP) — A 12-year-old Israeli girl has discovered an ancient Egyptian amulet dating back more than 3,200 years to the days of the Pharaohs. Neshama Spielman and her family took part in the Temple Mount Sifting Project, an initiative to sort through earth discarded from the area of the biblical temples in Jerusalem. There […]
Categories: Sports Center

12-year-old Israeli girl discovers ancient Egyptian amulet

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:14

JERUSALEM (AP) — A 12-year-old Israeli girl has discovered an ancient Egyptian amulet dating back more than 3,200 years to the days of the Pharaohs. Neshama Spielman and her family took part in the Temple Mount Sifting Project, an initiative to sort through earth discarded from the area of the biblical temples in Jerusalem. There […]
Categories: Sports Center

12-year-old Israeli girl discovers ancient Egyptian amulet

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:14

JERUSALEM (AP) — A 12-year-old Israeli girl has discovered an ancient Egyptian amulet dating back more than 3,200 years to the days of the Pharaohs. Neshama Spielman and her family took part in the Temple Mount Sifting Project, an initiative to sort through earth discarded from the area of the biblical temples in Jerusalem. There […]

New rules allow more civilian casualties in air war against ISIL

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:12

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon’s air war against the Islamic State has grown increasingly aggressive since late fall, accepting more risk that c...