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5 things you need to know Thursday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:55

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.

       

Guatemala buries massacre victims

BBC World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:54
The remains of 31 indigenous Ixil Mayans, killed in 1982 at the height of the Guatemala civil war, are buried in a ceremony in the country's north-west.
Categories: BBC World News

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:54
Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.

Colorado man dies when trailer collapses in wind

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:52

Lyons volunteer coordinators Lucy Banta, right, and Ed Kean help sandbag a neighborhood while steady rains fell over Lyons, Colo., which was hit hard in the previous year's flooding, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. High and low pressure systems, combined with typical summer monsoon weather, drew the abundant moisture to Colorado. More rain is forecast Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Heavy rain has brought much-needed moisture to Colorado's drought-stricken plains and has tested the recovery efforts in the foothill communities hit hard by flooding in September.


Abraham Almonte homers to help Rainiers down Salt Lake

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:52
Almonte’s three-run homer keys four-run sixth inning in Tacoma’s 6-3 victory.

State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:51
WASHINGTON (AP) The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror...

Pat Riley: No indication of LeBron James leaving

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:50
One of the last things Miami Heat president Pat Riley told LeBron James before free agency began this summer was that he would be selling potential players on the notion of playing alongside a four-time NBA MVP.

Indians 2, Mariners 0 --- Kluber dominates

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:46
The Mariners got find out what manager Lloyd McClendon already knew - Corey Kluber is really good.
Categories: Sports Center

Processing issue delays bar exam submissions

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:46
Law school graduates sweated their way through the second and final day of their bar exams Wednesday, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the first day's answers from their computers.

80% of marijuana citations issued by one Seattle police officer

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:41

African-Americans and homeless people were disproportionately cited for marijuana use in Seattle, according to the first six months of data ...

       

NZ lawmakers back match-fixing bill

BBC World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:35
New Zealand lawmakers back a bill making match-fixing a crime punishable by up to seven years in prison, as it prepares to host major sporting events.
Categories: BBC World News

Portuguese bank in 3.6bn euros loss

BBC World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:28
Portugal's troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, reports a bigger-than-expected loss of 3.6bn euros for the first six months of the year.
Categories: BBC World News

Crews work on at pier fire scene

BBC World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:19
Firefighters remained at the scene overnight of a devastating fire that destroyed part of Eastbourne Pier.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 7/30/2014 8:46:35 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:16
White Pass US12
7/30/2014 8:46:35 PM

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 - 7/30/2014 8:48:20 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:16
Satus Pass US97
7/30/2014 8:48:20 PM

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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 7/30/2014 8:52:19 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:16
Stevens Pass US2
7/30/2014 8:52:19 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US2 is closed from Coles Corner at milepost 85 to Leavenworth at milepost 99, due to fire activity. SR 207 and the Chumstick hwy are open as a detour to Leavenworth. No vehicles over 26,000 lbs. allowed on the Chumstick highway. There is no estimated time of reopening.

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Blewett Pass - 7/30/2014 8:46:29 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:15
Blewett Pass US97
7/30/2014 8:46:29 PM

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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 7/30/2014 9:05:42 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:15
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/30/2014 9:05:42 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is scheduled for Thursday starting at 8 p.m. and is scheduled to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed from 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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House votes to sue President Obama

BBC World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:08
The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution authorising a lawsuit against the president for allegedly exceeding his constitutional powers.
Categories: BBC World News