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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

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
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.


'Rosberg does not like pressure'

BBC World News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:05
Lewis Hamilton says he intends to exploit what he believes is team-mate Nico Rosberg's vulnerability to pressure in the title run-in.
Categories: BBC World News

Lilly Wood retains top spot in British music singles chart

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:04

Wood and the Prick hold award during 26th Victoires de la Musique French music awards ceremony in LilleLONDON (Reuters) - French-Israeli duo Lilly Wood and German producer Robin Schulz topped the British singles chart for a second week running on Sunday with "Prayer in C", the Official Charts Company said. The track, re-mixed by Schulz after having been first released four years ago, fought a close battle during the course of the week with Duke Dumont's "Won't Look Back", succeeding in pushing it into second place at the last minute. The Script were a new entry at number three with "Superheroes", the lead track from the band's latest album "No Sound Without Silence". ...


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada gay couples in legal cases

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 02:00

FILE - This undated file image provided by Lambda Legal shows plaintiffs and same-sex couple Beverly Sevcik, right, and Mary Baranovich. The same-sex marriage debate returns Monday Sept. 8, 2014, to the same San Francisco federal appeals court that has already issued two significant rulings in support of gay weddings. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will consider separate lawsuits stemming from gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. So far, 19 states and Washington D.C. now allow gay marriages even though the U.S. Supreme Court has yet to directly rule on whether states can impose bans. (AP Photo/Lambda Legal, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is set to hear arguments Monday on gay marriage cases from Hawaii, Idaho and Nevada.


On the Runway Blog: Memories of Joan Rivers at New York Fashion Week

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 01:55
Celebrities and models from the show’s front rows were still mourning and remembering the style maven and fierce critic.

NYC immigrant public defender system breaks ground

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 01:55
NEW YORK (AP) — When Curtis Edmund first heard that a government official had come by his Bronx home looking for him, he couldn't figure out why. But he agreed to a meeting early this year, and when he arrived, he was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials.