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Wealth Matters: Easing the Transition From One Nanny to the Next

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:48
The departure of a nanny can be difficult for children, but there are things parents can do to make it less so.

Afghans sign unity government deal

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:35
Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates sign a deal to form a national unity government after weeks of feuding.
Categories: BBC World News

Russia sanctions affect Washington apples, pears

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:33
A Russia ban on U.S. farm products affects some pears and apples grown in Washington just as the harvest is beginning.

Mother of 3 kids killed in Pa. carjacking dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:28
The mother of three children killed when a sport utility vehicle that police said was carjacked crashed into a group on a north Philadelphia corner last month has died, officials said Friday.

DealBook: Stampede of Mergers Could Mean Growth, or Irrationality, Ahead

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:25
Cheap credit, lower tax bills and a desire for revenue, more than economic optimism, may be behind this year’s surge in corporate acquisitions.






Police: Duo used door-to-door scam for drug money

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:22
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple is accused of going door-to-door selling "pizza kits" supposedly to raise money for their young daughter's ballet lessons, but police say they really used the money to buy drugs.

US launches first airstrikes in Iraq

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:12

US launches airstrikes, re-engages in IraqThe Pentagon says two U.S. fighter jets dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq towing artillery outside Irbil near U.S. personnel.


VIDEO: Ebola 'an international emergency'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:08
The World Health Organization in Geneva is expected to announce new measures to combat the Ebola virus, which has now claimed over 900 lives in West Africa.
Categories: BBC World News

Tropical Storm Iselle weakens on Hawaii approach

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:07
HONOLULU (AP) — The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii was rapidly weakening on its approach to the state, while a second system close behind it strengthened and was on track to pass north of the islands.

Israel-Palestinian conflict: Hamas is not interested in peace

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:04
In the battle between Israel and Hamas, this time Hamas is the bad guy and not Israel ["Israel, Hamas dig in as Gaza talks go on in Cairo," Nation & World, Aug. 6]. It’s so tragic that innocent men, women and children are losing their lives in Israel and Gaza. For the most part the loss of

Lebanon’s Former Prime Minister Returns After 3-Year Absence

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:00
Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, considered Lebanon's most influential Sunni Muslim politician, returned unexpectedly to Lebanon Friday after three years of self-imposed exile.






British-U.S.couple on trial in China

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:59

The couple operated a small firm in Shanghai that helped watch for embezzlement.

       

White Pass - 8/8/2014 5:32:41 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:59
White Pass US12
8/8/2014 5:32:41 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 - 8/8/2014 5:33:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:59
Satus Pass US97
8/8/2014 5:33:00 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 - 8/8/2014 5:32:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:59
Stevens Pass US2
8/8/2014 5:32:40 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/8/2014 5:35:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:59
Blewett Pass US97
8/8/2014 5:35:27 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 - 8/8/2014 5:33:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:59
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/8/2014 5:33:30 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting operations have been completed for the week. Please check back on Sunday for next weeks blasting times. . 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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Baby dies after stabbing; suspect shot, killed by police

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:58

6-month old baby stabbed in Northern California dies of its injuries.

       

Fast-moving flames damage house in Kensington

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:56

Fast-moving flames damage house in KensingtonOfficials say a fast-moving fire damaged a house in Philadelphia's Kensington section early Friday morning.


US productivity recovers after steep 1Q fall

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:54

In this Friday, June 6, 2014 photo, Anthony Scharf dries a car at a car wash in Woodmere Village, Ohio. The Labor Department releases second-quarter productivity data on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. workers were more productive in the April-June quarter and labor costs rose slightly, a sharp turnaround from grim first-quarter figures.