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A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:26

FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2014 file photo, a South Korean quarantine officer, right, checks the body temperature of a passenger against the possible infection of Ebola virus at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea. South Korea has been stepping up monitoring of its citizens returning from trips to West Africa and other areas affected by the deadly Ebola virus. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Shin Jun-hee, File) KOREA OUTNEW YORK (AP) — As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa worsens, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines are doing and how safe it is to fly.


The Ethicist: Compassionate Capital Punishment

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:16
The messy morals of making death more pleasant.

VIDEO: Boring town and Dull village twinned

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:16
Glenn Campbell meets Boring residents of a town in America that has a special relationship with Dull people in Scotland.
Categories: BBC World News

National report praises Rainier Beach High for discipline fix

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:16
When students show up late for class at Seattle's Rainier Beach High School, they aren't marched off to the principal's office for punishment, they're greeted at the door by a "welcome team" of school staff that gets them talking about why they're tardy and how to fix it.

Mother of 3 kids killed in Pa. carjacking dies

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:15

Johnathan Rosa Cornelius CrawfordPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mother of three children killed when a sport utility vehicle that police said was carjacked crashed into a group on a north Philadelphia corner last month has died, officials said Friday.


US wholesale inventories grow at modest pace in June for 2nd month, as sales slow

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — US wholesale inventories grow at modest pace in June for 2nd month, as sales slow.

VIDEO: Seattle Storm beats Atlanta, spoils Shoni Schimmel's homecoming

WA Huskies - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:01
Seattle (11-20) played one of its best games of the season on Thursday at KeyArena to stay alive in the postseason hunt. My game story about the 88-68 win against Atlanta is mostly about rookie Shoni Schimmel's return to the Northwest. Here's highlights and some good stats that didn't fit:
Categories: Sports Center

VIDEO: Seattle Storm beats Atlanta, spoils Shoni Schimmel's homecoming

Seattle Storm - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:01
Seattle (11-20) played one of its best games of the season on Thursday at KeyArena to stay alive in the postseason hunt. My game story about the 88-68 win against Atlanta is mostly about rookie Shoni Schimmel's return to the Northwest. Here's highlights and some good stats that didn't fit:
Categories: Sports Center

White Pass - 8/8/2014 6:37:58 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:59
White Pass US12
8/8/2014 6:37:58 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 - 8/8/2014 6:24:03 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:59
Satus Pass US97
8/8/2014 6:24:03 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.

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Stevens Pass - 8/8/2014 6:30:13 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:59
Stevens Pass US2
8/8/2014 6:30:13 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/8/2014 6:25:01 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:59
Blewett Pass US97
8/8/2014 6:25:01 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/8/2014 6:26:08 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:59
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/8/2014 6:26:08 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting operations have been completed for the week. Please check back on Sunday for next weeks blasting times. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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US markets open slightly higher

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:56
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors weigh gains in productivity against worsening geopolitical concerns.

Russia arrests Ukrainian officers

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:50
Investigators in Russia announce the arrest of five Ukrainian army officers for alleged war crimes as fighting rages over the border in eastern Ukraine.
Categories: BBC World News

Wealth Matters: Easing the Transition From One Nanny to the Next

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:48
The departure of a nanny can be difficult for children, but there are things parents can do to make it less so.

Afghans sign unity government deal

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:35
Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates sign a deal to form a national unity government after weeks of feuding.
Categories: BBC World News

Russia sanctions affect Washington apples, pears

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:33
A Russia ban on U.S. farm products affects some pears and apples grown in Washington just as the harvest is beginning.

Mother of 3 kids killed in Pa. carjacking dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:28
The mother of three children killed when a sport utility vehicle that police said was carjacked crashed into a group on a north Philadelphia corner last month has died, officials said Friday.

DealBook: Stampede of Mergers Could Mean Growth, or Irrationality, Ahead

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:25
Cheap credit, lower tax bills and a desire for revenue, more than economic optimism, may be behind this year’s surge in corporate acquisitions.