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3 charged in gay assault; lawyer denies homophobia

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:37
A defense lawyer for one of three young adults charged with beating a gay couple during a night on the town insisted the men were injured when a "fist fight ... got out of hand," and not, as Philadelphia police believe, during a homophobic attack.

Mariners’ feel-good season is having a feel-awful finish

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:32
A playoff spot was there for the taking but the Mariners have faltered down the stretch, losing 12 of their past 17 games.

Venture capitalist Khosla loses California beach access case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:32

File picture shows Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures, speaking during the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference in Dana PointSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Vinod Khosla, co-founder of Sun Microsystems and now a prominent venture capitalist, lost a court battle on Wednesday against a coastal protection group that sued the billionaire for closing access to a northern California beach, court records show. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Barbara Mallach ruled in the tentative decision that Khosla, who was sued last year by the Surfrider Foundation for blocking an access road to a property known as Martin's Beach, failed to obtain a required permit. ...


VIDEO: Modern architecture photography on show

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:30
The "Constructing Worlds" exhibition opening at London's Barbican Centre features powerful photographs of modern architecture, from the first skyscrapers in New York to the tower blocks of Venezuela, to modern construction around China's Three Gorges Dam.
Categories: BBC World News

APNewsBreak: Woman hit by Calif. officer settles

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:30

FILE - In this July 1, 2014 file image made from video provided by motorist David Diaz, a California Highway Patrol officer straddles a woman while punching her on the shoulder of a Los Angeles freeway. A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a newly reached settlement, and the officer has agreed to resign. CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow confirmed the settlement in an emailed statement Wednesday night Sept. 24, 2014 and an attorney for Marlene Pinnock confirmed the terms for The Associated Press. (AP Photo/David Diaz, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a settlement reached Wednesday night, and the officer has agreed to resign.


Hyundai workers strike to protest $10B land deal

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:28
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — About 47,000 workers at Hyundai Motor Co. are striking to protest the automaker's decision to spend $10 billion on land for a new headquarters.

Getting Wyoming wind power to L.A. by storing air in caverns

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:27
Air would be pumped into the Utah caverns when power demand is low and wind is high. During times of increased demand, the compressed air would be released to drive turbines and feed power to markets in Southern California.

Sounders FC vs. FC Dallas, post-match quotes

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:27
FC Dallas head coach Oscar Pareja

FC Dallas scores late to hand Sounders FC 3-1 loss

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:25
Seattle drops its second in a row and is tied with Los Angeles atop the Western Conference.

U.S. issues new rules for university germ research

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:23
The Obama administration Wednesday issued new guidelines intended to strengthen the oversight of federally funded biology research that could inadvertently produce bioweapons.

Military to allow undocumented immigrants to serve

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:21

The new rules will allow recruiters to target foreign nationals with high-demand skills.

       

Game thread: Mariners at Blue Jays -- September 24, 2014

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:18
The Mariners are still alive. I know it probably doesn't feel that way for most people. But they are three games out with five to play. They have maybe one loss of wiggle room. Unfortunately, they've lose four straight game and 11 of their last 16 ... so things need to change right away, starting to
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White Pass - 9/24/2014 9:32:41 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:06
White Pass US12
9/24/2014 9:32:41 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., motorists can expect 30 minute delays east of the summit for rock fall mesh repair.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/24/2014 9:33:00 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:06
Satus Pass US97
9/24/2014 9:33:00 PM

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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 9/24/2014 9:32:40 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:06
Stevens Pass US2
9/24/2014 9:32:40 PM

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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 9/24/2014 9:35:27 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:06
Blewett Pass US97
9/24/2014 9:35:27 PM

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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/24/2014 9:33:30 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:06
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/24/2014 9:33:30 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closure is planned for Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and is scheduled to last 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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Australia in Cambodia asylum deal

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:05
Australia confirms it will sign a deal with Cambodia to resettle refugees there, drawing immediate criticism from rights groups.
Categories: BBC World News

Guam man sentenced to life for stabbing rampage

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:03
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Guam man convicted of killing three Japanese tourists in a crash and stabbing rampage last year was sentenced Thursday to life in prison.

Blue Jays 1, Mariners 0 -- Seattle squanders a gem from Taijuan Walkwer

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:01
TORONTO - Even the mathematical possibilities are beginning to fade.
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