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Invictus Games open in London

BBC World News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 04:12
The Invictus Games for wounded servicemen and women open at the Olympic Park in London, with Prince Harry saying lives will be changed.
Categories: BBC World News

Activists plan NYC climate march before UN summit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:51
NEW YORK (AP) — Labor unions and environmental groups said Wednesday they expect a huge turnout for a New York City march to draw attention to climate change taking place two days before a United Nations summit on the issue.

Maryland judge banned after ordering electric shock for defendant

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:51
Maryland's top court has banned a judge from hearing cases after he ordered that an electric shock device be used on a defendant, a Maryland judiciary spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Charles County Judge Robert Nalley, who retired this year but was permitted to hear cases by the Court of Appeals, was barred because of a courtroom incident in July. Delvon King, of Waldorf, Maryland, was representing himself in a gun-possession case and questioned whether Nalley had the authority to judge him, local media reported. Nalley told a sheriff's deputy to use a remote control to stun King with a shock device strapped to his ankle.

EU says Cyprus legislation clashes with bailout

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:49

A woman and a girl walks outside a branch of Bank of Cyprus in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday Sept. 10, 2014. The European Union warned Cyprus Wednesday that it may be flouting the terms of its multibillion-euro rescue package after the country's parliament approved legislation softening a crucial foreclosures law. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The European Union warned Cyprus Wednesday that it may be flouting the terms of its multibillion-euro rescue package after the country's parliament approved legislation softening a crucial foreclosures law.


Music Review: Philip Glass and Steve Reich Reunite at BAM

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:47
Two pioneers of Minimalism, the composers Philip Glass and Steve Reich, put aside a feud and performed together for the first time in over 40 years at the Next Wave Festival in Brooklyn.

Dollar General goes hostile in bid for rival

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:46
Dollar General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after its rival repeatedly rejected previous offers.

WSDOT names Pierce Transit's Lynne Griffith new ferries chief

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:44
The Washington Department of Transportation has named Lynne Griffith, the CEO of Pierce Transit, to lead the state the state ferry system.

Obama prepared to authorize air strikes in Syria against Islamic State

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:42
By Jeff Mason and Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, who will set out a broad long-term strategy to defeat the Islamic State in a speech to Americans on Wednesday evening, is prepared to authorize air strikes against the group in Syria, U.S. Pursuing the Islamist radicals inside Syria would complement an expanded military campaign to back government forces in Iraq ...

Gates Foundation gives $50 million to fight Ebola outbreak

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:41
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is giving $50 million to help fight the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa.

At 40, Brooks' 'Frankenstein' proves forever young

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:40
"Young Frankenstein" is pushing 40, but is by no means over the hill.

Marijuana case vs. Bernie Goetz dismissed

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:38

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2013 file photo, Bernard Goetz is arraigned in Manhattan criminal court, in New York. The low-level marijuana case against Goetz, the subway vigilant, who was charged with selling $30 worth of marijuana to an undercover officer he'd been flirting with in Union Square park, was dismissed on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, after a judge concluded the clock ran out for trying it. (AP Photo/New York Post, Steven Hirsch, Pool, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A low-level marijuana case against 1980s subway shooter Bernie Goetz has been dismissed after a judge concluded the clock ran out for trying it.


Yes, people do leave Seattle -- and here's where they go

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:32
We all know Seattle is a boom town.

Beckett Festival continues in Seattle with ‘Godot’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:31
Seattle Shakespeare Company’s “Waiting for Godot” plays at ACT Theatre through Sept. 21, as part of a citywide Samuel Beckett Festival.

Chart-topping singer Ariana Grande coming to KeyArena

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:31
Ariana Grande will play KeyArena on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20 via LiveNation.com.

Even after the NASL Sounders folded, the passion never died

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:31
The players who helped set the stage for the home 1994 World Cup and the subsequent creation of MLS came of age in semiprofessional and indoor leagues, in front of empty stadiums and on AstroTurf fields.They came of age on teams like F.C. Seattle.

First Look: San Diego Chargers

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:29
Here's our first look at Sunday's game against the Chargers and Philip Rivers
Categories: Sports Center

White Pass - 9/10/2014 11:57:09 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:19
White Pass US12
9/10/2014 11:57:09 AM

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Satus Pass - 9/10/2014 11:50:27 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:19
Satus Pass US97
9/10/2014 11:50:27 AM

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Stevens Pass - 9/10/2014 11:47:24 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:19
Stevens Pass US2
9/10/2014 11:47:24 AM

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Blewett Pass - 9/10/2014 11:45:37 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:19
Blewett Pass US97
9/10/2014 11:45:37 AM

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