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Top US General in Iraq warns Mosul Dam could collapse

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:36

BAGHDAD (AP) — The top U.S. general in Iraq has warned of the potential collapse of Mosul Dam in the country’s north, saying that such an event could prove “catastrophic,” despite preparations already in place. U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland said Thursday the U.S.-led coalition is still determining the likelihood the hydroelectric dam will […]
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Top US General in Iraq warns Mosul Dam could collapse

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:36

BAGHDAD (AP) — The top U.S. general in Iraq has warned of the potential collapse of Mosul Dam in the country’s north, saying that such an event could prove “catastrophic,” despite preparations already in place. U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland said Thursday the U.S.-led coalition is still determining the likelihood the hydroelectric dam will […]
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Top US General in Iraq warns Mosul Dam could collapse

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:36

BAGHDAD (AP) — The top U.S. general in Iraq has warned of the potential collapse of Mosul Dam in the country’s north, saying that such an event could prove “catastrophic,” despite preparations already in place. U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland said Thursday the U.S.-led coalition is still determining the likelihood the hydroelectric dam will […]

Project aims to mark dozens of American slave trade ports

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:31

 Rhode Island, where some 1,000 slave-trading voyages were launched. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A project aimed at memorializing America's slave-trade ports is moving to Rhode Island, where some 1,000 slave-trading voyages were launched.


Homesick and fed up: Iraqi refugees in Germany head home

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:30

BERLIN (AP) — It’s a change of heart that Iraqi immigrant Sekvan Agho never saw coming. Agho was among the wave of nearly 1.1 million asylum-seekers who came to Germany last year seeking a new life, making his way from his native Iraq to Turkey, then across the seas to Greece before tramping north and […]
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Homesick and fed up: Iraqi refugees in Germany head home

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:30

BERLIN (AP) — It’s a change of heart that Iraqi immigrant Sekvan Agho never saw coming. Agho was among the wave of nearly 1.1 million asylum-seekers who came to Germany last year seeking a new life, making his way from his native Iraq to Turkey, then across the seas to Greece before tramping north and […]
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Homesick and fed up: Iraqi refugees in Germany head home

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:30

BERLIN (AP) — It’s a change of heart that Iraqi immigrant Sekvan Agho never saw coming. Agho was among the wave of nearly 1.1 million asylum-seekers who came to Germany last year seeking a new life, making his way from his native Iraq to Turkey, then across the seas to Greece before tramping north and […]

Leader urges end to armed US stand-off

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:19
Ammon Bundy, the leader of an armed protest at a wildlife refuge in Oregon who was arrested on Tuesday, urges the remaining occupiers to go home.
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Small fire damages church in Brewerytown

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:16

Small fire damages church in BrewerytownFire damages a Philadelphia church in the Brewerytown neighborhood.


How Planned Parenthood's accusers became the accused in Texas case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:56

A sign is pictured at the entrance to a Planned Parenthood building in New YorkAn aggressive legal strategy pursued by U.S. women's healthcare provider Planned Parenthood may have been critical in turning the tables on opponents who were seeking to prosecute it in Texas for allegedly profiting from sales of aborted fetal tissue. In a surprise move disclosed on Monday, a grand jury in Harris County not only cleared Planned Parenthood's Gulf Coast affiliate but also indicted the two anti-abortion activists, David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, who had prompted the probe in the first place.


White Pass - 1/28/2016 4:28:32 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54
White Pass US12
1/28/2016 4:28:32 AM

Temperature: 45 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays. Starting Monday, Jan 25 culvert installation across US 12 at the MP 154, flaggers will direct traffic, may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week until completed.

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 1/28/2016 4:26:10 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54
Satus Pass US97
1/28/2016 4:26:10 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies with areas of fog

Stevens Pass - 1/28/2016 4:25:18 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54
Stevens Pass US2
1/28/2016 4:25:18 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with ice in places

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 1/28/2016 4:24:09 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54
Blewett Pass US97
1/28/2016 4:24:09 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Rain with fog in places

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/28/2016 4:31:25 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/28/2016 4:31:25 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet, with areas of standing water. Closure is planned for Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Raining hard

Health official doubts Zika virus poses major threat to US

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Obama administration health official says he doubts the United States is vulnerable to a widespread outbreak of a virus linked to a wave of birth defects in Brazil. Dr. Anthony Fauci says the Zika (ZEE’-kuh) virus — suspected of being connected to microcephaly — hopefully can be kept at bay […]
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Health official doubts Zika virus poses major threat to US

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Obama administration health official says he doubts the United States is vulnerable to a widespread outbreak of a virus linked to a wave of birth defects in Brazil. Dr. Anthony Fauci says the Zika (ZEE’-kuh) virus — suspected of being connected to microcephaly — hopefully can be kept at bay […]
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Health official doubts Zika virus poses major threat to US

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Obama administration health official says he doubts the United States is vulnerable to a widespread outbreak of a virus linked to a wave of birth defects in Brazil. Dr. Anthony Fauci says the Zika (ZEE’-kuh) virus — suspected of being connected to microcephaly — hopefully can be kept at bay […]

Washington state seeks judgment against food trade group - ConsumerAffairs

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:54

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Washington state seeks judgment against food trade group
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Mark Huffman has been a consumer news reporter for ConsumerAffairs since 2004. He covers real estate, gas prices and the economy and has reported extensively on negative-option sales. He was previously an Associated Press reporter and editor in ...

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VIDEO: Philadelphia shooting victims crash into car, house in Hunting Park

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:49

 Philadelphia shooting victims crash into car, house in Hunting ParkTwo parked cars and a house were heavily damaged by an out-of-control minivan after both men in the vehicle had been shot, police say - and it was all caught on camera.