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Boeing says July brought most orders ever for any month

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:31
After a record month for orders, Boeing leads Airbus in both orders and deliveries for the year, with an especially big advantage in sales of the more costly widebody jets.

Controversial congressman declares victory of 35 votes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:23

Recount is not automatic in GOP primary that pit Scott DesJarlais against a state senator.

       

Dead whale left on Guam shore to decompose

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:20

The 38-foot baleen whale weighing 20 tons washed ashore sometime last week.

       

GM victims' fund gets 63 death claims in first week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:19

Half of the claims so far are for fatalities.

       

Asian stocks mostly down on Ukraine, Iraq jitters

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:16

Traders Thomas Kay, left, and Frederick Reimer work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher after Europe's main two central banks decided to keep interest rates on hold. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks sank Friday as jitters over the crises in Iraq and Ukraine escalated but Chinese stocks rose after trade figures showed surprisingly strong growth in exports.


Evacuated after Oregon fire, some residents return

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:13

A helicopter drops water on the Rowena fire in Oregon amid high winds and dry conditions on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. The Rowena fire began in brush Tuesday night. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Stuart Tomlinson)Some of the hundreds of people forced to flee a wind-driven wildfire in Oregon's Columbia Gorge east of Portland were allowed to return Thursday and were happy to find their houses intact, even where flames had come as close as 30 feet.


'Immigration doctor' convicted of sexually assaulting nine-year-old Colorado girl

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:10
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado man who posed as an immigration doctor to gain access to the home of a Vietnamese family was convicted on Thursday of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl inside the residence, prosecutors said. Kenneth Dean Lee, 57, was found guilty of sexual assault of a child, kidnapping, burglary, criminal impersonation and other charges after a three-day jury trial, Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler said.

Walsh departure leaves Democrats to scramble

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:09

In this Thursday, March 27, 2014 file photo, Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., speaks on the National Mall in Washington. Walsh says he is dropping his campaign for office amid allegations that he plagiarized large portions of a college research paper. Walsh said in a statement Thursday he’ll leave the race but keep the seat he was appointed to until his term ends in January 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak,File)HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Democrats will be hard-pressed in quickly finding a strong candidate for Montana's U.S. Senate election after incumbent John Walsh's abrupt withdrawal from the campaign in a plagiarism controversy.


2 killed in robbery of California marijuana grow

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:06
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The robbery of a Central California house with a marijuana-growing operation triggered a fierce gunbattle in which two suspects were killed and a 15-year-old girl was used as a human shield by fleeing robbers, authorities said Thursday.

White Pass - 8/7/2014 8:20:51 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:56
White Pass US12
8/7/2014 8:20:51 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 - 8/7/2014 8:21:57 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:56
Satus Pass US97
8/7/2014 8:21:57 PM

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 - 8/7/2014 8:35:08 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:56
Stevens Pass US2
8/7/2014 8:35:08 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 - 8/7/2014 8:25:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:56
Blewett Pass US97
8/7/2014 8:25:53 PM

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 - 8/7/2014 8:30:18 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:56
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/7/2014 8:30:18 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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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30 19th century test coins sold at auction

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:53

This image provided by Heritage Auctions shows one of the historic experimental coins from the collection of the late Texas businessman and philanthropist Harry W. Bass, Jr. that will be offered by Heritage Auctions at the 2014 World's Fair of Money on Aug. 7, 2014 near Chicago. (AP Photo/Heritage Auctions)DALLAS (AP) — Thirty coins stamped by the U.S. Mint in the 19th century to test designs and metals have sold at auction for more than a half-million dollars.


Security lapses found at CDC bioterror lab

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:51

A bioterror lab under investigation for safety issues has had repeated incidents of security doors left unlocked

       

'Lion Whisperer' continuously interrupted by lions

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:51

We're sorry, what were you trying to say about lion conservation?

       

Annenberg estate was refuge for disgraced Nixon

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:50

He survived the Watergate fallout by hunkering down at Sunnylands in California in 1974.

       

Undocumented Mexican migrant takes refuge in Arizona church

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:46
By Brad Poole TUCSON Ariz. (Reuters) - Surrounded by about 50 well-wishers, including representatives from a dozen southern Arizona congregations, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico and longtime Tucson resident took refuge on Thursday in a church that offered her sanctuary. "I don’t want to leave here," Rosa Imelda Robles Loreto told the gathering through an interpreter. My children are here, and we’re going to keep on until we achieve victory," Loreto is due to be deported on Friday, but she will remain protected by Southside Presbyterian Church until Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offers her a reprieve, said Pastor Alison Harrington. "We are standing between Rosa and an unjust system," Harrington said.