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Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:46
Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. Palestinian acceptance of the court's jurisdiction could expose Israel -- as well as Hamas -- to war crimes investigations.

US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:46
A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security.

Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:46
Trucks marked as being from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to Ukraine began returning to Russia on Saturday.

Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:46
Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.

Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:36

Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nightsFerguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.


Brownlee brothers complete one-two

BBC World News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:34
Britain's Jonathan Brownlee edges out older brother Alistair to win the Stockholm stage of ITU World Series.
Categories: BBC World News

Britain plans tougher laws to tackle UK jihadists

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:33
By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Saturday it planned tougher laws to deal with British Islamist militants after Islamic State (IS) fighters in the Middle East released a video showing a suspected Briton beheading U.S. British Muslims and politicians have expressed horror at the apparent involvement of a Briton in the murder, which has fed concerns about the number of Islamist militants from Britain joining conflicts overseas and then returning home radicalised. Home Secretary Theresa May said she was preparing new laws to tackle Islamist militants at home and to stop them going abroad to fight, adding that Britain faced a long struggle against a "deadly extremist ideology".

White Pass - 8/23/2014 4:41:18 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:20
White Pass US12
8/23/2014 4:41:18 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 - 8/23/2014 4:57:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:20
Satus Pass US97
8/23/2014 4:57:17 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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Stevens Pass - 8/23/2014 4:54:47 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:20
Stevens Pass US2
8/23/2014 4:54:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/23/2014 4:56:55 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:20
Blewett Pass US97
8/23/2014 4:56:55 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 - 8/23/2014 4:58:07 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:20
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/23/2014 4:58:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting completed for the week. 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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Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:16
President Barack Obama has spent less time away from the White House than his predecessors. But his two-week break on the resort island of Martha's Vineyard and hours on the golf course have his detractors teeing up as they highlight the slew of foreign policy crises currently facing the United States.

Emails show Walker recall election campaign push

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:16
Newly released court documents include excerpts from emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group that would run ads for Walker and distribute money to other conservative groups backing him.

Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:16
Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban on commercial drone flights.

Yellen signals uncertainty about a rate increase

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:16
If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message:

At Jackson Hole, central bankers eye varying goals

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:16
The central bankers meeting this week at their annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, aren't exactly in sync. Many are taking steps that clash with the policies of others.

Stocks are mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:16
The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure about how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months.

'Dozens killed' in CAR mine collapse

BBC World News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:14
At least 25 people have died in the collapse of a rebel-held gold mine in the southern Central African Republic, officials say.
Categories: BBC World News