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Israel-Palestinian conflict: A mistaken belief that resolution would solve the conflict

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:16
AP reporter Dan Perry's analysis of possible resolutions to the Gaza conflict addresses the conflict from a very limited perspective ["Amid war, endgames in Gaza emerge," Nation & World, July 30]. There are broader issues than the current conflict that must be addressed in any resolution.

SPU student convicted in death at vacation home, faces 23-year term

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:16
Oscar A. Alden, 25, of Snohomish, was convicted Tuesday of second-degree murder in the June 9, 2013, shooting death of Tom J. Maks, 34, in the driveway of a vacation home.

Mike Zunino’s late homer pushes Mariners past Indians, 6-5

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:15
Two-run homer in the eighth inning gives Seattle a win after coughing up a 4-1 advantage.

U.S. warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:11
U.S. health officials are warning Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.

A Fight to Shackle the Chain Stores in East Hampton

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:08
Reactions are mixed to a resolution to ban chain stores from opening and competing with mom-and-pop operations.






Deal struck to conserve Colorado River basin

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:07
DENVER (AP) — The Interior Department and four municipal water providers in the West are contributing $11 million to fund projects aimed at conserving water in the Colorado River basin, which supplies water to about 40 million people in seven states.

Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:01

An office worker looks at a man sleeping inside the basket he uses to collect cardboard for recycling, at the financial district in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, July 31, 2014. The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering economy. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a dispute with U.S. creditors is not resolved soon.


Girl ruled incompetent in 'Slender Man' stabbing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:55

Wisconsin judge orders psychiatric treatment for a 12-year-old girl who tried to kill a classmate.

       

Obama: 'We tortured some folks'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:52

President Obama speaks as Congress takes its summer recess.

       

In Final Hours, Metropolitan Opera Extends Contract Deadlines for Unions

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:52
Hours after a mediator began work Thursday evening, the Metropolitan Opera granted a temporary deadline extension.






Teams find human remains at Ukraine crash site

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:49

Experts find DNA samples despite fighting in the area between rebels and Ukrainian troops.

       

Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in Philly

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:47

Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in PhillyA Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States. She was welcomed first in Philadelphia by Mayor Nutter who called her a "world freedom fighter."


Pete Carroll quotes: Jesse Williams, Anthony McCoy and more

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:46
Here's what Seattle coach Pete Carroll had to say after Seattle's practice today (which, to reiterate, was held just as news was breaking that Marshawn Lynch had returned but before it was confirmed by the team):
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Boat collision off Fla. Keys kills 1, injures 1

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:43
MIAMI (AP) — A boat collision off the Florida Keys has left one woman dead and injured another.

US prosecutor warns Cuomo over corruption probe

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:42
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A criminal defense attorney said Thursday that he has been retained by the office of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a federal prosecutor threatened to widen an investigation into the governor's handling of an anti-corruption commission.

Man accused of putting needles in packaged meat

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:35
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into packaged meat "just for the hell of it" at a grocery store in his hometown at least seven times over more than a year.

Senate Approves Veteran and Highway Bills

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:34
In something of a consolation prize in a year marred by gridlock, the Senate approved expanding veterans’ health care and replenishing the Highway Trust Fund.






White Pass - 7/31/2014 7:05:29 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:31
White Pass US12
7/31/2014 7:05:29 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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 - 7/31/2014 7:13:50 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:31
Satus Pass US97
7/31/2014 7:13:50 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.

Weather: