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Friday Memo: Soaring rent ... measles outbreak ... foiled carjacking

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 22:16
Let's hope there's a gym:  Seattle-area apartment rents continue to increase, according to a new study. West Bellevue is the most expensive with an average of $1,912 a month for a one bedroom, one bath apartment. The cheapest places to rent? SeaTac ($901) and Des Moines ($923). Hey, you're clos

How Robinson Cano changed the course of Mariners' season

Seattle Mariners - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 22:16
BY SAM THOMSEN
Categories: Sports Center

Missing boy found in own basement leaves hospital

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 22:08

Missing boy found in own basement leaves hospitalA 12-year-old Detroit boy who went missing for a dozen days before turning up in his own basement is out of the hospital but hasn't been allowed to see his father and stepmother, police said Thursday.


City Room: New York Today: Pick Your Pool

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 22:07
What you need to know for Friday and the weekend: time to swim, a sunny weekend, and a misbehaving actor.






Vatican convicts ex-envoy of abuse

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 22:03
A tribunal in the Vatican convicts the Church's former envoy to the Dominican Republic of sex abuse and defrocks him.
Categories: BBC World News

If teachers ran the schools, what would be different?

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 22:01
When kids misbehave at the Mathematics and Science Leadership Academy in Denver, they don't get sent to the principal’s office because there is no principal.

VIDEO: Women troops train in Afghanistan

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:59
BBC News visits 'the Sandhurst of the Sands' - the Afghan army academy training troops in preparation for the withdrawal of international forces.
Categories: BBC World News

Bulgarian bank system 'under attack'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:55
Bulgaria's central bank says there has been a systematic attempt to destabilise the country through attacks on the banking system.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 6/27/2014 6:27:24 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:55
White Pass US12
6/27/2014 6:27:24 AM

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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 6/27/2014 6:21:57 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:55
Satus Pass US97
6/27/2014 6:21:57 AM

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:


Stevens Pass - 6/27/2014 6:35:08 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:55
Stevens Pass US2
6/27/2014 6:35:08 AM

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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 6/27/2014 6:25:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:55
Blewett Pass US97
6/27/2014 6:25:53 AM

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:


Snoqualmie Pass - 6/27/2014 6:20:51 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:55
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
6/27/2014 6:20:51 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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

Conditions:
Rock blasting is completed for the week. During blasting I-90 is closed from 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 in both directions between Hyak, exit 54 and Stampede Pass Interchange, exit 62. Bicyclists use the John Wayne Pioneer Trail.

Weather:


India pipeline blast kills 15 people, guts houses

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:53
A state-owned gas pipeline exploded and burst into flames Friday, killing at least 15 people, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of neighboring villages in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, authorities said.

Caesars says it will close Showboat

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:51

Caesars says it will close Showboat on Aug. 31.Casino contraction hit Atlantic City again Friday, as the parent company of the Showboat Casino Hotel announced it will close the Mardi Gras-themed casino on Aug. 31.


Man Utd sign defender Shaw for £27m

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:45
Southampton defender Luke Shaw signs for Manchester United for £27m after completing a medical at the club.
Categories: BBC World News

Fifa lifts Beckenbauer's 90-day ban

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:42
Germany's World Cup winner Franz Beckenbauer has his 90-day ban from football activity lifted by governing body Fifa.
Categories: BBC World News

Poll: Should Obama use his executive powers to fix immigration?

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:37
Should President Obama flex his executive powers to reform immigration laws? U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., thinks so. Read The Seattle Times' news story and watch a floor speech delivered Thursday by Murray on the floor of the U.S. Senate:

Shiite Cleric in Iraq Urges Quick Decision on New Government

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:35
A spokesman for Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani also called for Iraq to remain united, even as a Kurdish leader claimed more territory.