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Self-driving robots are the new longshoremen on L.A. waterfront

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 16:00

A Los Angeles marine-cargo facility demonstrates how autonomous technology could revolutionize freight transport as much as personal travel. Backers say it doubles the speed of loading and unloading ships, saving money, boosting profits and potentially reducing emissions.
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Self-driving robots are the new longshoremen on L.A. waterfront

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 16:00

A Los Angeles marine-cargo facility demonstrates how autonomous technology could revolutionize freight transport as much as personal travel. Backers say it doubles the speed of loading and unloading ships, saving money, boosting profits and potentially reducing emissions.

VIDEO: Fifa appoints female secretary general

BBC World News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:46
Senegal's Fatma Samoura has been appointed as Fifa's first female secretary general, Vishala Sri-Pathma reports.
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Pfizer says it's blocking use of drugs for lethal injections

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:30

File-This April 6, 2016, file photo shows the Pfizer logo appearing on a screen above its trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Pfizer said Friday, May 13, 2016, it was blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put them off limits. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Pharmaceutical company Pfizer said Friday it was blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put them off limits.


Hezbollah: Insurgents killed top military commander in Syria

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:20

BEIRUT (AP) — The top commander of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah was killed in Syria by insurgent shelling, Hezbollah said Saturday, vowing to continue its involvement in Syria’s civil war. Mustafa Badreddine became the highest ranking casualty for Hezbollah since the group joined Syria’s civil four years ago. The group said the blast that killed Mustafa […]
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Hezbollah: Insurgents killed top military commander in Syria

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:20

BEIRUT (AP) — The top commander of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah was killed in Syria by insurgent shelling, Hezbollah said Saturday, vowing to continue its involvement in Syria’s civil war. Mustafa Badreddine became the highest ranking casualty for Hezbollah since the group joined Syria’s civil four years ago. The group said the blast that killed Mustafa […]
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Hezbollah: Insurgents killed top military commander in Syria

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:20

BEIRUT (AP) — The top commander of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah was killed in Syria by insurgent shelling, Hezbollah said Saturday, vowing to continue its involvement in Syria’s civil war. Mustafa Badreddine became the highest ranking casualty for Hezbollah since the group joined Syria’s civil four years ago. The group said the blast that killed Mustafa […]

Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in lethal injections

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:19

The death chamber is seen through the steel bars from the viewing room at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, TexasBy Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters) - - Pfizer Inc has taken steps to ensure that none of its products are used in lethal injections, the largest U.S. drugmaker said on Friday. "We are enforcing a distribution restriction for specific products that have been part of, or considered by some states for, their lethal injection protocols," the New York-based drugmaker said on its website. "Pfizer strongly objects to the use of its products as lethal injections for capital punishment." The move shuts off the last remaining open market source of drugs used in executions, following similar actions by more than 20 U.S. and European drugmakers, according to a report in the New York Times on Friday.


White Pass - 5/14/2016 12:01:09 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:18
White Pass US12
5/14/2016 12:01:09 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
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. Construction has begun and drivers could experience as much as 30 minutes of additional weekday travel time. On nights and weekends, crews will be off the road and delays will be minimal.

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Satus Pass - 5/13/2016 11:54:02 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:18
Satus Pass US97
5/13/2016 11:54:02 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Stevens Pass - 5/13/2016 11:45:35 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:18
Stevens Pass US2
5/13/2016 11:45:35 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Blewett Pass - 5/13/2016 11:59:38 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:18
Blewett Pass US97
5/13/2016 11:59:38 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 5/13/2016 11:48:33 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:18
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/13/2016 11:48:33 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled rock blasting-related closure: Monday, May 16 through Thursday, May 19 from 7:30 p.m. to approximately 8:30 p.m. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past exit 53 near the Summit of Snoqualmie Pass or westbound past exit 70 near Easton.

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Brazil's white male cabinet criticised

BBC World News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 15:07
Brazil's suspended President Rousseff attacks the new government for being entirely made up of white male politicians.
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Postgame notes and quotes: Mariners fall to the Angels, 7-6

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 14:58

Postgame notes, quotes and boxscore from the Mariners' 7-6 loss to the Angels on Friday night at Safeco Field.
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Postgame notes and quotes: Mariners fall to the Angels, 7-6

Seattle Mariners - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 14:58

Postgame notes, quotes and boxscore from the Mariners' 7-6 loss to the Angels on Friday night at Safeco Field.
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Postgame notes and quotes: Mariners fall to the Angels, 7-6

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 14:58

Postgame notes, quotes and boxscore from the Mariners' 7-6 loss to the Angels on Friday night at Safeco Field.
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Postgame notes and quotes: Mariners fall to the Angels, 7-6

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 14:58

Postgame notes, quotes and boxscore from the Mariners' 7-6 loss to the Angels on Friday night at Safeco Field.

Lawmakers miss their own deadline on Puerto Rico debt bill

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 14:56

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans have missed a self-imposed deadline for a plan to help Puerto Rico manage $70 billion in debt.


US set to renew, but tweak, sanctions against Myanmar

NBA - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 14:52

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. business lobby says it is high time to drop the remaining U.S. sanctions on Myanmar, but human rights activists and U.S. lawmakers say not so fast. Former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi is now running the government after winning elections. Still, the military continues to wield considerable power. That […]
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