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Snoqualmie Pass - 3/2/2015 4:13:39 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:51
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/2/2015 4:13:39 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Overcast with occasional light snow

Congress united on Israel, divided on Netanyahu

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:51

Israeli prime minister was warmly greeted by lawmakers who voiced support for Israel, but Democrats questioned his motives.

       

Appeals court upholds protection for threatened seabird

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:49

FILE - In this , June 5, 2014, file photo, two marbled murrelets swim off Lopez Island near Seattle, Wash. A federal appeals court has rejected a timber industry lawsuit seeking to strip Endangered Species Act protection from a threatened seabird that nests in old-growth forests. Environmentalists say the Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., should mark the end of a 15-year legal battle over logging trees used by marbled murrelets along the coasts of Oregon, Washington and Northern California. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Steve Ringman)GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by the timber industry seeking to strip Endangered Species Act protection from a threatened seabird that nests in old-growth forests.


Appeals court upholds protection for threatened seabird

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:49

FILE - In this , June 5, 2014, file photo, two marbled murrelets swim off Lopez Island near Seattle, Wash. A federal appeals court has rejected a timber industry lawsuit seeking to strip Endangered Species Act protection from a threatened seabird that nests in old-growth forests. Environmentalists say the Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., should mark the end of a 15-year legal battle over logging trees used by marbled murrelets along the coasts of Oregon, Washington and Northern California. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Steve Ringman)GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by the timber industry seeking to strip Endangered Species Act protection from a threatened seabird that nests in old-growth forests.


Life in prison for man, 19, who killed 9-year-old witness

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:48
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man convicted of fatally shooting a 9-year-old boy who witnessed him kill two other men at an apartment in Flint has been sentenced to life in prison.

Life in prison for man, 19, who killed 9-year-old witness

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:48
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man convicted of fatally shooting a 9-year-old boy who witnessed him kill two other men at an apartment in Flint has been sentenced to life in prison.

Artist: Clinton museum portrait has nod to Lewinsky's dress

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:45

File-This April, 24, 2006, file photo shows former President Bill Clinton, left, looking up at his portrait after Lawrence M. Small, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, right, helped him remove the drape at the Smithsonian Castle Building in Washington. A Philadelphia artist says that his museum portrait of former President Clinton contains a shadow reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress. Nelson Shanks tells the Philadelphia Daily News that a shadow beside Clinton is a literal reference to the dress and a symbolic nod to the shadow the affair cast on his presidency. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia artist has disclosed that his museum portrait of former President Bill Clinton contains a shadow reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress.


Artist: Clinton museum portrait has nod to Lewinsky's dress

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:45

File-This April, 24, 2006, file photo shows former President Bill Clinton, left, looking up at his portrait after Lawrence M. Small, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, right, helped him remove the drape at the Smithsonian Castle Building in Washington. A Philadelphia artist says that his museum portrait of former President Clinton contains a shadow reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress. Nelson Shanks tells the Philadelphia Daily News that a shadow beside Clinton is a literal reference to the dress and a symbolic nod to the shadow the affair cast on his presidency. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia artist has disclosed that his museum portrait of former President Bill Clinton contains a shadow reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress.


Official: Man on terror most-wanted list detained in Somalia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:44

This Most Wanted flyer provided by the FBI shows Liban Haji Mohamed. A U.S. law enforcement official says the former taxi driver from northern Virginia, included on the FBI's list of most-wanted terrorists, has been detained in Somalia and is currently in Somali custody. (AP Photo/FBI)McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A former taxi driver from Northern Virginia who was recently placed on the FBI's list of most-wanted terrorists has been captured in Somalia, a U.S. law enforcement official said Monday.


State Senate passes bill to ban marijuana vending machines

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:43
The Washington state Senate has passed a bill to forbid selling marijuana through a drive-through window or in a vending machine.

State Senate passes bill to ban marijuana vending machines

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:43
The Washington state Senate has passed a bill to forbid selling marijuana through a drive-through window or in a vending machine.

China Names 14 Generals Suspected of Corruption

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:41
The generals, including the son of a former high-ranking leader, were the latest to fall under President Xi Jinping’s sweeping anticorruption campaign.

China Names 14 Generals Suspected of Corruption

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:41
The generals, including the son of a former high-ranking leader, were the latest to fall under President Xi Jinping’s sweeping anticorruption campaign.

Former Va. governor's appeal cites broad bribery definition

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:40
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is appealing his public-corruption convictions.

Signs of strain for European Union

BBC World News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:38
Our new Europe editor on strains showing inside the EU
Categories: BBC World News

Italian tourist killed when hit by piece of Alaska glacier

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:37
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 28-year-old Italian tourist was killed in Alaska when he was crushed by a chunk of ice that broke from a glacier, authorities said.

United Nations Memo: For the U.S. and China, a Test of Diplomacy on South Sudan

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:30
Peace talks funded by both Beijing and Washington are underway this week, but so far the prospects for a breakthrough appear slim.

Watchdog: Air traffic control system is a hacking risk

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:29
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's system for guiding planes and other aircraft is at "increased and unnecessary risk" of being hacked, according to a report by government watchdog released Monday.

Senate passes bill to ban marijuana vending machines and drive-throughs

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:24
The Washington state Senate has passed a bill to forbid selling marijuana through a drive-through window or in a vending machine. In a 47-0 vote Monday, Senators voted to add the new restriction to the state's legalized trade in recreational marijuana, which is restricted to sales in state-licensed stores. Sen. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, said the bill would keep marijuana-laced edible ...

Official: Make driver of submerged truck pay

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:21

Driver of truck allegedly doing "doughnuts" on ice before falling into the Toms River.