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Detained American in North Korea gets trial date

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 03:31
Detained American Matthew Miller will be tried next Sunday, North Korean state media said, less than a week after the detainee made a rare foreign media appearance to plead for help.

Border Patrol: Leave law enforcement to the pros

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 03:30

In this Sept. 5, 2014 photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine agent pears out of the open door of a helicopter during a patrol flight near the Texas-Mexico border near McAllen, Texas. Since illegal immigration spiked in the Rio Grande Valley this summer, the Border Patrol has dispatched more agents, the Texas Department of Public Safety has sent more troopers and Texas Gov. Rick Perry deployed as many as 1,000 guardsmen to the area. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) — Not long ago, the U.S. Border Patrol was the only law enforcement agency monitoring the mesquite thickets and sugarcane fields along the Rio Grande, and an agent's challenge was to distinguish between an exhausted immigrant and a threat.


Wilmington man shot by teen who knocked on door

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 03:28

Wilmington man shot by teen who knocked on doorWilmington police say a 59-year-old man was shot in the leg by a teenager who knocked on the door of his home.


Hungary 1-2 Northern Ireland

BBC World News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 03:09
Northern Ireland win their first away match in four years by beating Hungary in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier.
Categories: BBC World News

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters at Willapa Bay

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 03:01
The U.S. Coast Guard used an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter Saturday night to rescue two boaters near Willapa Bay who were stuck in the mud trying to walk their 12-foot aluminum skiff to shore.

10 people killed in Istanbul elevator accident

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 03:00
An elevator has plunged 32 stories at a construction site in Istanbul, killing ten people.

Hi-tech classes for Chinese children

BBC World News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 03:00
The cutting-edge tech workshop for Chinese children
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Panic as fear of war strikes Mariupol

BBC World News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:56
Fergal Keane reports from Mariupol where shelling has shaken the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as tanks are deployed.
Categories: BBC World News

Analysis: Politics trump promises on immigration

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:54

FILE - This Aug. 28, 2014 file photo shows demonstrators being arrested in front of the White House during a protest on immigration reform. For years, President Barack Obama berated Republicans for putting their own political interests ahead of good policy on immigration. Now that he is delaying his own immigration plan until after Election Day, he has opened himself to charges from Democrats and Republicans that he's just as guilty of playing politics. The president’s about-face, has left him with few allies going forward on an issue he had hoped would become a core component of his legacy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, President Barack Obama berated Republicans for putting their own political interests ahead of good policy on immigration. In two successive presidential campaigns, he held up Washington's failure to act on immigration as a prime example of the cynical decision-making he said must end in Washington.


England beat India in T20 thriller

BBC World News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:48
England round off their international summer with a pulsating three-run Twenty20 victory over India at Edgbaston.
Categories: BBC World News

Man killed in Tacoma shooting, no suspect so far

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:37
TACOMA (AP) — Police say a man died in Tacoma early Sunday after a fatal shooting.

White Pass - 9/7/2014 11:13:38 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:36
White Pass US12
9/7/2014 11:13:38 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 - 9/7/2014 11:12:54 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:36
Satus Pass US97
9/7/2014 11:12:54 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 - 9/7/2014 11:20:00 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:36
Stevens Pass US2
9/7/2014 11:20:00 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 - 9/7/2014 11:13:59 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:36
Blewett Pass US97
9/7/2014 11:13:59 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 - 9/7/2014 11:19:42 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:36
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/7/2014 11:19:42 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is scheduled Monday, September 8 through Thursday, September 11 starting at 7 p.m. for one hour or more each night. 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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German official: Shariah police won't be tolerated

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:31
Senior officials in Germany say the government will try to ban a group of Muslim extremists calling themselves "Shariah police" who told people to refrain from drinking alcohol in the western city of Wuppertal.

Congress coming back, must act to avoid shutdown

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:28

 first, do no harm. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic and Republican leaders promise action to prevent a government shutdown while holding votes aimed at defining the parties for the fall campaign.


Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii gay marriage cases in court

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:26

Map shows states with cases to be argued before federal appeals courts.; 2c x 3 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 88 mm;SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The federal appeals court in San Francisco has already issued two significant gay rights rulings: In 2012, it struck down California's same-sex wedding ban and this year it extended protections against discrimination to gay and lesbians.


Year after lanes closed, Christie back to normal

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:19

FILE- In this Jan. 11, 2014, file photo, traffic passes through the toll booths at the George Washington Bridge, in Fort Lee, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appears to have largely moved past the lane-closing scandal. What happens next will depend largely on the outcome of the investigation by the U.S. Attorney in New Jersey into the lane realignments that started a year ago Tuesday, Sept. 9, on the George Washington Bridge. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appears to have largely moved past the lane-closing scandal that rocked his administration and threatened to derail his political career one year later. But many outside his tight inner circle are still waiting for investigations to conclude before making up their minds.