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AP PHOTOS: China gives rare glimpse at naval ships

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:58

CORRECTS SPELLING OF HICKAM, NOT HICKHAM - A red cross marks the deck aboard the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy hospital ship Peace Ark, Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Hawaii's Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multinational naval exercises will be taking place in and around the Hawaiian Islands. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — China gave Western journalists a rare look aboard two People's Liberation Army vessels Saturday during the Rim of the Pacific naval exercises in Hawaii, showcasing a hospital ship with complex medical facilities and a destroyer flying U.S. and Chinese flags.


Mariners find themselves in a rare position: Contention

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:56
The debate has shifted from the one that usually exists at this time of year. Instead of “What’s wrong with the Mariners,” the burning topic, as the July 31 trade deadline nears, is this: “What can the Mariners do to get better?”

Philadelphia fire kills 4 kids, engulfs 10 houses

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:55

A woman cries as she walks past Philadelphia firefighters working on burned row homes on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Philadelphia. A fast-moving fire in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday left four children dead and burned through a number of adjoining homes. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fire raced through a row of two-story homes in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday, killing three 4-year-olds and a baby and engulfing at least 10 houses, officials said. A woman and three other children escaped through a second-floor window.


White Pass - 7/5/2014 6:17:56 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:43
White Pass US12
7/5/2014 6:17:56 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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Satus Pass - 7/5/2014 6:14:20 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:43
Satus Pass US97
7/5/2014 6:14:20 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 - 7/5/2014 6:17:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:43
Stevens Pass US2
7/5/2014 6:17:14 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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Blewett Pass - 7/5/2014 6:03:33 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:43
Blewett Pass US97
7/5/2014 6:03:33 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 - 7/5/2014 6:06:17 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:43
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/5/2014 6:06:17 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday, July 8 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Extended closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. lasting two or more hours. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62)

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Bomb squad called to Ocean Shores hotel after 'sparkler bomb' scare

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:40
The Washington State Patrol bomb squad was called to a hotel in Ocean Shores after a sparkler bomb scare Saturday morning.   The incident happened at the Shilo Inn.   According to police, a guest found two suspected explosive devices on the back bumper of his vehicle. He moved the devices next to a trash can and notified hotel staff.   A maintenance worker placed a bucket over the devices and ...

VIDEO: Eleven killed in Poland plane crash

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:40
Eleven people are killed in a plane crash in southern Poland.
Categories: BBC World News

PHOTOS: Fatal fire in Southwest Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:38

 Fatal fire in Southwest PhiladelphiaFour children were killed when a 3-alarm fire broke out in Southwest Philadelphia.


VIDEO: Israeli police 'filmed beating teen'

BBC World News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:38
Israeli police examine video footage which appears to show two policemen punching and kicking the cousin of murdered Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdair.
Categories: BBC World News

Advocates, mom hopeful about delayed deportation

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:37

In this April 16, 2014 photo, Ana Cañenquez, center, and her sons Erick Ramirez, 13, and Geovanny Ramirez, right, 17, talk about the possibility of being deported at her home in Garland, Utah. Cañenquez and four of her seven children were originally ordered to leave the United States and return to El Salvador by March 21. That date was pushed back, and now there's no specific deadline for them to leave. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Chris Detrick)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Activists are pointing to the delayed deportation of a Utah mother and her children as the kind of compassion they hope President Barack Obama will pursue in the wake of his announcement that he'll act on his own to address immigration problems.


Chicago police on hot seat after deadly shootings

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:31

Holiday weekend is deadly in Chicago.

       

Indy police: Bump may have set off shooting of 7

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:24

In this photo provided by Mark Dickhaus, detectives and crime scene investigators examine an automobile parked near the scene where multiple gunshots were heard by an officer early Saturday, July 5, 2014, in the Broad Ripple neighborhood of Indianapolis, police spokesman Lt. Christopher Bailey said in a news release. One man is in critical condition at a local hospital, Bailey said. Five other men and a woman also were shot, but do not have life-threatening injuries. All of the victims were in their 20s. (AP Photo/Mark Dickhaus)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A shooting in a bar-hopping Indianapolis neighborhood that injured seven people may have been set off by two people bumping into each other in the street, police said Saturday.


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Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:20

Editorial: In competing gun measures — Yes, on I-594; No on I-591

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:16
Support universal background checks for all gun sales. Initiative 594 moves Washington ahead. Initiative 591 is on the ballot to inhibit progress.

Guest: Gun laws and what the Second Amendment intended

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:16
In each era of history, the meaning of the Second Amendment was set not by some pristine constitutional text, but by the push and pull of public debate, writes guest columnist Michael Waldman.

EPA regulations: Cathy McMorris Rodgers has voted lockstep against environmental legislation

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:16
A recent Seattle Times editorial stated that U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers does not represent the opinions and wishes of the people of Washington state [“Cathy McMorris Rodgers needs to take a stand for Ex-Im Bank,” Opinion, June 24], and this has surely been verified by her guest col

Indy police: Bump may have set off shooting of 7

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 09:16
A shooting in a bar-hopping Indianapolis neighborhood that injured seven people may have been set off by two people bumping into each other in the street, police said Saturday.