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UW research, gamers could help with fighting Ebola

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:46
Congratulations to the UW for its creative research involving gamers to find a way to stop Ebola [“Gamers helping UW in Ebola research,” Local News, Aug. 25]. This is part of a long game that can help in the future fight against global epidemics.

Kenya targeting 'ghost workers'

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:44
Kenya's President Kenyatta launches the biometric registration of civil servants in an attempt to remove "ghost workers" from the government's payroll.
Categories: BBC World News

David Muir takes over at ABC's 'World News'

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:38

In this Wed., Aug. 27, 2014 photo provided by ABC, Diane Sawyer, left, signs off on her last broadcast as anchor of "World News," with new anchor, David Muir, right, looking on in New York. Among the stories Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor in early September, is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education. (AP Photo/ABC, Ida Mae Astute, file)NEW YORK (AP) — Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education.


Lightning kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creek

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:36
PEACH BOTTOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central Pennsylvania creek.

Ferguson police wear body cameras

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:35
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are now using body cameras, three weeks after a white officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager leading to weeks of violent unrest.
Categories: BBC World News

Nato plans rapid response force

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:28
Nato is to approve a rapid response force at a summit in Wales this week to deter any Russian threat to Eastern European members, the alliance's chief says.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Pakistan's state TV back on air

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:22
The Pakistani army has stepped in to remove anti-government protesters from state TV headquarters in Islamabad, after they stormed the building, taking it off air.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: PM outlines passport seizure powers

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:21
The police are to be given new powers to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK, David Cameron has said.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 9/1/2014 7:46:35 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:21
White Pass US12
9/1/2014 7:46:35 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 9/1/2014 7:48:20 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:21
Satus Pass US97
9/1/2014 7:48:20 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 9/1/2014 7:52:19 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:21
Stevens Pass US2
9/1/2014 7:52:19 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Construction is occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 9/1/2014 7:46:29 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:21
Blewett Pass US97
9/1/2014 7:46:29 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/1/2014 7:50:46 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:21
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/1/2014 7:50:46 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Rock blasting closures scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 7 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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‘Fives and Twenty-Fives’: In Iraq, roads fraught with peril

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:16
Former Marine Michael Pitre’s debut novel “Fives and Twenty Fives” follows a group of Marine combat engineers through their precarious service in Iraq and into civilian life afterward. Pitre appears Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.

Reading Ferguson: Books on race and police in the U.S.

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:16
Throughout the 20th century, interactions between police and African Americans and other groups have led to public protest and violence. Here is a list of a few books among the vast literature on the subject.

Recipe: Cathy Whim’s Insalata Nostrana

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:16
The salad can be served as it is, or as a bed for grilled boneless chicken breasts, fish kebabs or shrimp.

Christie Studies Foreign Affairs for a 2016 Test

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:08
Aides to the New Jersey governor say his journey to Mexico is about economic ties and commitment to Hispanic voters back home, but it will also offer him a chance to demonstrate a grasp of international affairs as he considers a run for the presidency.






VIDEO: BBC's Sweeney catches Putin at talks

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:06
As negotiators meet in Minsk to discuss the Ukraine crisis, Russia's President Vladimir Putin says the process of direct negotiations is "the beginning of a very important process".
Categories: BBC World News

Iran clerics 'must accept internet'

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:02
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.
Categories: BBC World News