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Jihadis capture major Syrian air base in northeast

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:02
Islamic State fighters captured a major military air base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, eliminating the last government-held outpost in a province otherwise dominated by the jihadi group, activists and state media said.

Dickerson aims to reprogram federal software efforts

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:01
Mikey Dickerson, called in to fix the HealthCare.gov website, has been hired away from Google to help revamp the federal government’s other computer systems and websites.

Proud but private parents say no to Facebook baby photos

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:01
Some parents of babies and young children are reluctant to post photos, anecdotes or videos of their kids due to concerns about privacy and security. That’s the case even if the parents themselves are otherwise active in social media.

To post or not to post about baby

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:01
Some social-media tips for parents, relatives and friends.

Emerald Downs results

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:01
Racing results for Sunday, Aug. 24

Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:01
The tourists stream to Florida in their cars, intent on a week at Disney or a sugar-sand seashore or a nonstop party on South Beach. Road weary and thirsty, they pull over at one of the state's five official welcome centers. They walk inside, and then they look up.

Driscoll to take break from Mars Hill pulpit

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:01
Mark Driscoll, controversial founder of Mars Hill Church, told his flock Sunday he is stepping away from the pulpit for six weeks, and will consult a group of advisers about what to do next.

Obama back in D.C. amid crises; as if he never left

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:00

Obama is back from his two-week vacation in Martha's Vineyard.

       

Top winners at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:59
INGLEWOOD Calif. (Reuters) - The 2014 Viacom Inc-owned MTV Video Music Awards were held at the newly-renovated Forum Theater in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday, bestowing accolades on musical talent producing the year's best music videos. Below is a list of key winners: VIDEO OF THE YEAR "Wrecking Ball" - Miley Cyrus ARTIST TO WATCH "Miss Movin' On" - Fifth Harmony BEST MALE VIDEO "Sing" - Ed Sheeran BEST FEMALE VIDEO "Dark Horse" - Katy Perry feat. Juicy J BEST POP VIDEO "Problem" - Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea BEST HIP HOP VIDEO "Hold On (We're Going Home)" - Drake feat. ...
Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Losses From California Quake Could Top $1 Billion

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:58
The magnitude-6.0 earthquake damaged buildings, knocked out power to thousands and injured scores of residents. It was the largest quake to strike the Bay Area since 1989, officials said.






Chicago and 2 California Counties Sue Over Marketing of Painkillers

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:50
Lawsuits by the City of Chicago and Orange and Santa Clara Counties in California contend that drug makers urged doctors to overprescribe painkillers, fueling an increase in abuse, addiction and fatal overdoses.

VMAs 2014: Miley Cyrus Causes a Stir Again, This Time by Staying in Her Seat

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:48
Calling it the start of a serious effort to tackle a major social problem, the pop star had a homeless man accept her video of the year award for “Wrecking Ball.”






Bow down: Beyonce owns the MTV Video Music Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:46

Beyonce accepts the Video Vanguard Award with Blue Ivy and Jay-Z at left during the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)Bow down: Beyonce was the reigning queen of Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

5 things you need to know Monday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:39

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.

       

Survey: Economists say Fed is on 'the right track'

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:39
NEW YORK (AP) — A majority of economists believe the Federal Reserve is doing the right things to help repair the U.S. economy, according to a survey released Monday by the National Association of Business Economists.

White Pass - 8/24/2014 9:02:06 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:38
White Pass US12
8/24/2014 9:02:06 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 8/24/2014 9:01:10 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:38
Satus Pass US97
8/24/2014 9:01:10 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/24/2014 9:04:37 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:38
Stevens Pass US2
8/24/2014 9:04:37 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/24/2014 9:14:51 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:38
Blewett Pass US97
8/24/2014 9:14:51 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather: