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US durable goods orders surge record 22.6 percent

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:50
Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July. But most of the strength came from demand for commercial aircraft, which tends to fluctuate sharply from month to month. Outside of transportation, orders dipped.

Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:50

FILE - This May 27, 2011 file photo shows American journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., in Boston. Journalists James Foley and Peter Theo Curtis all shared one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title “freelance journalist.” The role of freelancers, who make a living by selling individual stories to multiple outlets, has expanded across conflict zones in recent years with the spread of technology and social media. While some are cautious and well-trained, others take major risks in hopes of getting a picture or story that no one else has, and thus is more valuable. And they often lack the institutional support staff writers receive if they get into trouble in a conflict zone. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all had one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."


Hotel suite celebrates Boston rock club The Rat

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:47
BOSTON (AP) — One of Boston's swankiest hotels is paying tribute to a dingy rock club.

Hurricane Cristobal seen passing west of rain-lashed Bermuda

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:33

Tropical Storm Cristobal is seen in a NASA Goes Satellite infrared imageBy Daniel Wallis MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Cristobal is expected to pass well west of Bermuda on Wednesday, where a tropical storm watch is in effect and heavy rain is likely, the National Hurricane Center said. Centered about 425 miles (685 km) west of Bermuda, Cristobal was moving north at 12 miles per hour (19 km per hour) with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph), the NHC said. "Cristobal has a large wind field.


Star Trek X Prize finalists named

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:31
Ten groups have been chosen as finalists in a $10m (£6m) competition to develop a real-life "tricorder" - the medical scanner used in Star Trek.
Categories: BBC World News

Girl survives being buried alive

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:25
Police in northern India are hunting for the relatives of a seven-year-old girl who was buried alive but rescued from her grave by a villager.
Categories: BBC World News

Released Hostage Peter Theo Curtis Back in US

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:21
American writer and journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned to the United States Tuesday, two days after his release by his captors in Syria following 22 months as a hostage of Syrian militants believed to be allied with Jabhat al-Nusra.

White Pass - 8/27/2014 5:46:36 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:20
White Pass US12
8/27/2014 5:46:36 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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White Pass - 8/27/2014 5:46:36 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:20
White Pass US12
8/27/2014 5:46:36 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 - 8/27/2014 5:48:21 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:20
Satus Pass US97
8/27/2014 5:48:21 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:


Satus Pass - 8/27/2014 5:48:21 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:20
Satus Pass US97
8/27/2014 5:48:21 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 - 8/27/2014 5:52:20 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:20
Stevens Pass US2
8/27/2014 5:52:20 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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Stevens Pass - 8/27/2014 5:52:20 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:20
Stevens Pass US2
8/27/2014 5:52:20 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 - 8/27/2014 5:46:30 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:20
Blewett Pass US97
8/27/2014 5:46:30 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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Blewett Pass - 8/27/2014 5:46:30 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:20
Blewett Pass US97
8/27/2014 5:46:30 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 - 8/27/2014 5:50:47 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:20
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/27/2014 5:50:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass Rock Blasting scheduled for Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed at milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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VIDEO: Taps run dry amid California drought

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:14
California has been hit by its worst drought in a century and many say the problem is only going to get worse.
Categories: BBC World News

U.N. panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:10
Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous -- and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says.

Kevin Spacey to sing in 1-night-only concert in DC

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:09
He has lied, cheated and killed, but "House of Cards" President Frank Underwood isn't done yet. Next he's going to sing.

Syrian rebels seize border crossing with Israel

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:08
Syrian rebels, including fighters from an al-Qaida-linked group, seized control of a frontier crossing with Israel in the Golan Heights on Wednesday after heavy clashes with President Bashar Assad's forces, activists and rebel said.