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Obama's day: $14 billion for Africa

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:32

President Obama will announce $14 billion in private investments for Africa.

       

Taijuan Walker roughed up, allows eight earned runs

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:31
Walker pitched a scoreless first, then allowed five runs in the second and three in the third.

Taijuan Walker roughed up, allows eight earned runs

Seattle Mariners - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:31
Walker pitched a scoreless first, then allowed five runs in the second and three in the third.
Categories: Sports Center

White Pass - 8/4/2014 10:57:09 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:20
White Pass US12
8/4/2014 10:57:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/4/2014 10:50:27 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:20
Satus Pass US97
8/4/2014 10:50:27 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 - 8/4/2014 10:47:24 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:20
Stevens Pass US2
8/4/2014 10:47:24 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/4/2014 10:45:37 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:20
Blewett Pass US97
8/4/2014 10:45:37 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 - 8/4/2014 10:56:03 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:20
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/4/2014 10:56:03 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback, gets 6-year extension for a reported $115 million

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:17
Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton signed a contract extension, reportedly for six years and $115 million. He has averaged 3,787 passing yards in his three seasons with the Bengals.

Hau’oli Kikaha looking to make impact in new role with Huskies

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:16
As a defensive end, Washington’s Hau’oli Kikaha terrorized opposing quarterbacks last season. He had 13 sacks, second-most in the Pac-12. This season, the Huskies hope Kikaha can be just as valuable in a new role.

Hau’oli Kikaha looking to make impact in new role with Huskies

WA Huskies - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:16
As a defensive end, Washington’s Hau’oli Kikaha terrorized opposing quarterbacks last season. He had 13 sacks, second-most in the Pac-12. This season, the Huskies hope Kikaha can be just as valuable in a new role.
Categories: Sports Center

VIDEO: Militants 'may use dams as weapons'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:05
The BBC's Jiyar Gol reports on fears in Iraq that Isis militants could take control of the country's dams, bringing flooding to communities along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
Categories: BBC World News

Washington State raises Mike Leach’s salary by $500,000

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:01
Cougars also adds $500,000 to the salary pool for assistant coaches

Market Basket workers plan huge rally for ex-CEO

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:59

Protesters holding "Arthur T" signs taunt an occupant of a car driving from a Market Basket Supermarket job fair in Andover, Mass., Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. The company set up a job fair for its workers to replace colleagues who walked off the job to protest the firing of CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Executives at the troubled Market Basket supermarket chain in New England stepped up their efforts to fight back against a workers' revolt and customer boycott that have paralyzed the company and drawn attention for their unusual demand to reinstate the previous CEO. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — Workers at the troubled New England supermarket chain Market Basket are planning a huge rally to step up pressure on management to reinstate their former chief executive or accept his offer to buy the company.


Manchester United beats rival Liverpool in Guinness International Champions Cup final in Florida

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:59
In a matchup of English Premier League rivals, Manchester United beat Liverpool 3-1 in the final of the eight-team Guinness International Champions Cup, an exhibition tournament. The final attracted a crowd of 51,104 in Miami Gardens, Fla.

VIDEO: Refugees take shelter in Kiev factory

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:59
Tom Burridge visits a warehouse in Kiev which is being used as a shelter for refugees from the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Categories: BBC World News

Japan security environment 'severe'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:58
The security environment around Japan has become "increasingly severe" amid tensions with China and concern over North Korea, a white paper says.
Categories: BBC World News

Brandon McCarthy earns victory as Yankees edge Detroit 2-1

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:56
McCarthy gets better of Max Scherzer and AL Central-leading Tigers.

Marvel's 'Guardians' lands $94.3M at box office

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:53
"Guardians of the Galaxy" is already orbiting $100 million at the box office.

ATP World Tour cancels Israel Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:50
The ATP World Tour canceled the inaugural Israel Open tennis tournament that was set to be played next month in Tel Aviv because of security concerns “arising from the military conflict in the region.”