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German factory orders rise 4.6%

BBC World News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 21:15
The strongest monthly rise in German industrial output in over a year is an 'encouraging signal' for the economy, Germany's official statistics agency says.
Categories: BBC World News

Argentine dinosaur may shed light on huge beasts

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 21:13

In this Aug. 26, 2014 photo, Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara works in a lab near vertebrae from a Dreadnaughtus schrani at Drexel University in Philadelphia. The immense dinosaur from Patagonia is slated to be introduced to the scientific community Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones will help reveal secrets about some of the largest animals ever to walk the Earth. The four-legged beast with a long neck and tail weighed an estimated 65 tons and stretched about 85 feet long. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers studying the remains of an enormous dinosaur — a creature that was bigger than seven bull elephants — have given it an equally colossal name: Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing."


AP source: US to investigate Ferguson police

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 21:08
The Justice Department plans to open a wide-ranging civil rights investigation into the practices of the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb, a person briefed on the matter said Wednesday night.

Islamic State: Obama's history of backtracking

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 21:07
President Obama said earlier today that the U.S. will not be intimidated by the Islamic State (ISIS), the group responsible for the filmed beheadings of two American journalists [“Slain US journalist was also an Israeli citizen,” Nation & World, Sept. 3]. Of course, he followed that

French ex-trader to be released from prison

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 21:06
PARIS (AP) — The Paris appeals court has authorized the controlled release of a Frenchman convicted of one of history's biggest trading frauds.

Top EU court rules on flight delays

BBC World News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 21:03
The EU's top court - the ECJ - defines an airliner's arrival as the time when its doors are opened - a ruling that affects compensation claims.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 9/4/2014 5:37:58 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:57
White Pass US12
9/4/2014 5:37:58 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/4/2014 5:24:03 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:57
Satus Pass US97
9/4/2014 5:24:03 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 9/4/2014 5:30:13 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:57
Stevens Pass US2
9/4/2014 5:30:13 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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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 - 9/4/2014 5:25:01 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:57
Blewett Pass US97
9/4/2014 5:25:01 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 - 9/4/2014 5:26:08 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:57
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/4/2014 5:26:08 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closure scheduled 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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Scammers posing as IRS agents extort $5 million

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:56

Feds say people across U.S. have been targeted by con artists who threaten arrest.

       

Rogue trader Kerviel 'to leave jail'

BBC World News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:47
French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel is to be allowed out of jail to serve the rest of his prison term wearing an electronic tag, his lawyer says.
Categories: BBC World News

Report: Missteps led to botched Oklahoma execution

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:45

Report released on gruesome death in April that stirred national debate on capital punishment.

       

Judge: Michigan teachers can exit union anytime

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:40
Michigan's largest teachers' union should allow members to resign at any time and stop enforcing an annual one-month opt-out window, a state labor judge ruled, relying on the state right-to-work law that ...

Overturned dump truck blocks Route 611 in Horsham

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:34

Overturned dump truck blocks Route 611 in HorshamAn overturned dump truck slowed traffic on Route 611 (Easton Road) early Thursday in Horsham.


European Central Bank announces stimulus program involving purchases of financial assets

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:34
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank announces stimulus program involving purchases of financial assets.

US trade deficit falls slightly to 5-month low in July; export growth outpaces rise in imports

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:32
WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade deficit falls slightly to 5-month low in July; export growth outpaces rise in imports.

Judge orders attorney to wear socks in courtroom

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:31
An attorney who habitually appears in court without socks faces sanctions including possible fines if he shows up without them again in one Indiana courtroom.

Woman accused of shoplifting $144 in eye shadow

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 20:31
An Arkansas woman whose mug shot shows her in heavy aqua and maroon eye shadow is accused of shoplifting $144 in makeup.