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FM: Foreign troops entering Syria would return ‘in coffins’

Seattle Seahawks - 6 hours 53 min ago

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem warned Saturday that foreign ground troops entering Syria would “return home in wooden coffins.” His comments came after Saudi Arabia said earlier this week it would be willing to send troops as part of a U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State extremists. The group controls large parts […]
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FM: Foreign troops entering Syria would return ‘in coffins’

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 53 min ago

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem warned Saturday that foreign ground troops entering Syria would “return home in wooden coffins.” His comments came after Saudi Arabia said earlier this week it would be willing to send troops as part of a U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State extremists. The group controls large parts […]

11 dead, hundreds rescued as strong quake rattles Taiwan

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 58 min ago

Over 100 missing, 13 dead as strong quake rattles TaiwanRescuers raced to find additional survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday and collapsed a building in a high-rise residential complex, killing at least 11 people and injuring hundreds.


White Pass - 2/6/2016 3:07:25 AM

White Pass Report - 7 hours 9 min ago
White Pass US12
2/6/2016 3:07:25 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Repair work is in winter shutdown and will resume around the first part of April.

Weather:
Snowing heavily

Satus Pass - 2/6/2016 3:15:45 AM

Satus Pass Report - 7 hours 9 min ago
Satus Pass US97
2/6/2016 3:15:45 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies with gusty winds

Stevens Pass - 2/6/2016 3:27:19 AM

Stevens Pass Report - 7 hours 9 min ago
Stevens Pass US2
2/6/2016 3:27:19 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Blewett Pass - 2/6/2016 3:25:24 AM

Blewett Pass Report - 7 hours 9 min ago
Blewett Pass US97
2/6/2016 3:25:24 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/6/2016 3:27:19 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - 7 hours 9 min ago
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/6/2016 3:27:19 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Standing water and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Sixth man on Moon Edgar Mitchell dies

BBC World News - 7 hours 22 min ago
US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who was the sixth man to walk on the Moon and had an "epiphany" in space, dies at the age of 85.
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Russians sneak a peek at BBC's War and Peace

BBC World News - 7 hours 28 min ago
Russians take a view on BBC's version of Tolstoy
Categories: BBC World News

Body of Italian student found in Cairo flown back to Italy

NBA - 7 hours 31 min ago

CAIRO (AP) — The body of the Italian student who was found this week in a Cairo suburb was flown back to Italy Saturday morning, Egyptian airport officials and Italy’s foreign minister said. Paolo Gentiloni told reporters in Amsterdam that the body of 28-year-old Giulio Regeni was being transported to Rome and eventually to the […]
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Body of Italian student found in Cairo flown back to Italy

Seattle Seahawks - 7 hours 31 min ago

CAIRO (AP) — The body of the Italian student who was found this week in a Cairo suburb was flown back to Italy Saturday morning, Egyptian airport officials and Italy’s foreign minister said. Paolo Gentiloni told reporters in Amsterdam that the body of 28-year-old Giulio Regeni was being transported to Rome and eventually to the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Body of Italian student found in Cairo flown back to Italy

Seattle Times Headlines - 7 hours 31 min ago

CAIRO (AP) — The body of the Italian student who was found this week in a Cairo suburb was flown back to Italy Saturday morning, Egyptian airport officials and Italy’s foreign minister said. Paolo Gentiloni told reporters in Amsterdam that the body of 28-year-old Giulio Regeni was being transported to Rome and eventually to the […]

Bhutan's queen gives birth to heir

BBC World News - 7 hours 32 min ago
Bhutan's King Jigme Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema have their first child, who becomes crown prince of the remote Himalayan kingdom.
Categories: BBC World News

Cover Crops, a Farming Revolution With Deep Roots in the Past

New York Times Headlines - 7 hours 33 min ago
The practice of seeding fields between harvests with noncash crops, which had fallen out of favor at modern farms, is making a steady comeback as farmers who have embraced it report higher yields.









The Latest: 6 asylum seekers arrive in Latvia

NBA - 7 hours 35 min ago

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Six asylum-seekers have arrived in Latvia, the first of 531 the nation has agreed to accept as part of the European Union’s relocation scheme. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Ilze Petersone-Godmane says the two […]
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The Latest: 6 asylum seekers arrive in Latvia

Seattle Seahawks - 7 hours 35 min ago

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Six asylum-seekers have arrived in Latvia, the first of 531 the nation has agreed to accept as part of the European Union’s relocation scheme. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Ilze Petersone-Godmane says the two […]
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The Latest: 6 asylum seekers arrive in Latvia

Seattle Times Headlines - 7 hours 35 min ago

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Six asylum-seekers have arrived in Latvia, the first of 531 the nation has agreed to accept as part of the European Union’s relocation scheme. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Ilze Petersone-Godmane says the two […]

North Korea advances 'satellite' launch

BBC World News - 7 hours 35 min ago
North Korea reportedly advances the date of its controversial "satellite" launch suspected to be a cover for weapons testing
Categories: BBC World News

As Flint Fought to Be Heard, Virginia Tech Team Sounded Alarm

New York Times Headlines - 7 hours 38 min ago
Young scientists and their professor helped force Michigan officials to acknowledge the elevated levels of lead in drinking water, and now the government has requested the team’s assistance.