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Leaping sturgeon knocks boater unconscious on Florida river

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:52

CHIEFLAND, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a Florida man was knocked unconscious by a sturgeon that leapt into his boat on the Suwannee River during a fishing tournament. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said in a news release that 62-year-old Ronald Dick and his son were traveling about 30 mph when the […]
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Leaping sturgeon knocks boater unconscious on Florida river

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:52

CHIEFLAND, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a Florida man was knocked unconscious by a sturgeon that leapt into his boat on the Suwannee River during a fishing tournament. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said in a news release that 62-year-old Ronald Dick and his son were traveling about 30 mph when the […]

Leader of IS in Iraq's Anbar 'killed'

BBC World News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:52
A key leader of so-called Islamic State in Iraq's Anbar province, Abu Waheeb, is killed in a US air strike, the Pentagon says.
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Leaping sturgeon knocks boater unconscious on Florida river

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:50
CHIEFLAND, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a Florida man was knocked unconscious by a sturgeon that leapt into his boat on the Suwannee River during a fishing tournament.

Euro countries hold first talks on Greek debt measures

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:40

Dutch Finance Minister and chair of the eurogroup finance ministers Jeroen Dijsselbloem, right, smiles as he greets Greece's Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos during an EU eurogroup meeting at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday May 9, 2016. European finance ministers gathered in Brussels Monday for talks aimed at breaking the deadlock over whether to provide more aid to bolster Greece's shattered economy and forgive some of its debts. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)BRUSSELS (AP) — European finance ministers on Monday debated for the first time measures to ease Greece's massive debt burden amid concern the International Monetary Fund might withdraw from the bailout talks.


ACLU sues Mississippi over 'religious rights' law

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:38

Jennifer Riley-Collins, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi, center, speaks Monday, May 9, 2016, in Jackson, Miss., about a lawsuit the group filed against the state over House Bill 1523, which will allow workers to cite their own religious objections to same-sex marriage and deny services to citizens. Behind Riley-Collins are attorney Oliver Diaz, left, and plaintiffs in the lawsuit, Nykolas Alford and Stephen Thomas. Alford and Thomas, of Meridian, Miss., are engaged. The lawsuit asks a federal judge to declare that House Bill 1523 violates the equal-protection guarantee of the 14th Amendment and to block the state from enforcing the measure, which is set to become law July 1. (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and a gay couple are suing the state of Mississippi over a law to allow workers to cite their own religious objections to same-sex marriage as a reason to deny people services.


New York orders nail salons to pay $2 million in unpaid wages, damages

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:36

Women at a nail salon on the Upper West Side of New YorkNew York has ordered 143 nail salons to pay cheated employees $2 million in outstanding wages and damages as the result of a crackdown on an industry that relies heavily on an immigrant workforce. The payments to 652 employees were ordered in the year since Governor Andrew Cuomo created the New York State Nail Salon Industry Enforcement Task Force to end abuse of salon employees, the governor said in a statement. The task force was created in May 2015 following a New York Times expose that highlighted unsafe working conditions with harmful chemicals and unfair labor practices that included paying less than the legal minimum wage and withholding paychecks from nail salon workers, comprised largely of Asian and Latino immigrants.


Common themes in current, past cases against Alabama justice

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:34

FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Roy Moore, Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, speaks during a news conference at the Judicial Building in Montgomery, Ala. Moore was suspended from office Friday, May 6, and faces possible ouster over his attempts to block gay marriage following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex unions.(Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Common threads link the current effort to remove Roy Moore as Alabama's chief justice with the case that resulted in his ouster from the same post more than a decade ago: Particularly, his conservative Christian beliefs and his views on the power of federal courts.


U.S. Urges Colleges to Rethink Questions About Criminal Records

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:30
The Obama administration wants colleges and universities to lower barriers for people with past convictions.

White Pass - 5/9/2016 12:06:36 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:27
White Pass US12
5/9/2016 12:06:36 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
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. Construction has begun and drivers could experience as much as 30 minutes of additional weekday travel time. On nights and weekends, crews will be off the road and delays will be minimal.

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Satus Pass - 5/9/2016 12:18:03 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:27
Satus Pass US97
5/9/2016 12:18:03 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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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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Stevens Pass - 5/9/2016 12:05:17 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:27
Stevens Pass US2
5/9/2016 12:05:17 PM

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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Blewett Pass - 5/9/2016 12:07:57 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:27
Blewett Pass US97
5/9/2016 12:07:57 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 5/9/2016 12:10:37 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:27
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/9/2016 12:10:37 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Conditions:
Advanced Notice: Closure planned west bound I-90 at exit 70 near Easton for up to 2 hours to recover an overturned semi from the shoulder. Rock blasting closures scheduled Tuesday May 10 through Thursday May 12, 7 p.m. lasting for one hour or more.

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AP Source: Warriors G Stephen Curry wins 2nd straight MVP

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:26

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is adding a second straight MVP award to his record-setting season. A person with knowledge of the award says Curry will be announced as the winner perhaps as soon as Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the NBA has not revealed the winner. With his unmatched […]
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AP Source: Warriors G Stephen Curry wins 2nd straight MVP

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:26

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is adding a second straight MVP award to his record-setting season. A person with knowledge of the award says Curry will be announced as the winner perhaps as soon as Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the NBA has not revealed the winner. With his unmatched […]
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AP Source: Warriors G Stephen Curry wins 2nd straight MVP

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:26

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is adding a second straight MVP award to his record-setting season. A person with knowledge of the award says Curry will be announced as the winner perhaps as soon as Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the NBA has not revealed the winner. With his unmatched […]

Alabama asks court to allow execution set for this week

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:21

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state of Alabama is asking a federal judge to allow an execution to move forward later this week. The state attorney general’s office filed documents Monday opposing a bid by 65-year-old Vernon Madison to postpone his execution, now scheduled for Thursday. Madison’s lawyers claim strokes and dementia have left the […]
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Alabama asks court to allow execution set for this week

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:21

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state of Alabama is asking a federal judge to allow an execution to move forward later this week. The state attorney general’s office filed documents Monday opposing a bid by 65-year-old Vernon Madison to postpone his execution, now scheduled for Thursday. Madison’s lawyers claim strokes and dementia have left the […]
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Alabama asks court to allow execution set for this week

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 03:21

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state of Alabama is asking a federal judge to allow an execution to move forward later this week. The state attorney general’s office filed documents Monday opposing a bid by 65-year-old Vernon Madison to postpone his execution, now scheduled for Thursday. Madison’s lawyers claim strokes and dementia have left the […]