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Blewett Pass - 1/25/2016 1:44:45 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:19
Blewett Pass US97
1/25/2016 1:44:45 AM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/25/2016 1:41:20 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:19
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/25/2016 1:41:20 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet. Advance Notice: A closure is planned for the next three nights starting on Sunday, January 24, Monday January 25, and Tuesday January 26 beginning at 11:00 pm and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line from the East Shed (new bridge) area and east toward Slide Curve. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at MP 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at MP 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Clear skies

UK company criticized for asking migrants to wear wristbands

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:15

LONDON (AP) — A private company requiring asylum-seekers to wear red wristbands before they can receive food has been criticized by some British government officials who say it exposes migrants to possible harassment. The policy is impacting asylum-seekers in Cardiff, Wales, 155 miles (240 kilometers) west of London who are being sheltered by Clearsprings Ready […]
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UK company criticized for asking migrants to wear wristbands

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:15

LONDON (AP) — A private company requiring asylum-seekers to wear red wristbands before they can receive food has been criticized by some British government officials who say it exposes migrants to possible harassment. The policy is impacting asylum-seekers in Cardiff, Wales, 155 miles (240 kilometers) west of London who are being sheltered by Clearsprings Ready […]
Categories: Sports Center

UK company criticized for asking migrants to wear wristbands

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:15

LONDON (AP) — A private company requiring asylum-seekers to wear red wristbands before they can receive food has been criticized by some British government officials who say it exposes migrants to possible harassment. The policy is impacting asylum-seekers in Cardiff, Wales, 155 miles (240 kilometers) west of London who are being sheltered by Clearsprings Ready […]

Russian economy has worst year since global financial crisis

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:15

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s economy shrank 3.7 percent in 2015, the worst drop since the depths of the global financial crisis, as the country struggled with a drop in the price of its oil exports and international sanctions, the state statistics service said Monday. The decline is the sharpest for Russia since 2009, when the […]
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Russian economy has worst year since global financial crisis

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:15

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s economy shrank 3.7 percent in 2015, the worst drop since the depths of the global financial crisis, as the country struggled with a drop in the price of its oil exports and international sanctions, the state statistics service said Monday. The decline is the sharpest for Russia since 2009, when the […]
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Russian economy has worst year since global financial crisis

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:15

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s economy shrank 3.7 percent in 2015, the worst drop since the depths of the global financial crisis, as the country struggled with a drop in the price of its oil exports and international sanctions, the state statistics service said Monday. The decline is the sharpest for Russia since 2009, when the […]

Metal on Thai beach likely to be rocket, not plane part

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:10

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese rocket maker said Monday that a large piece of metal that washed up on a beach in Thailand is likely part of a rocket launched by Japan, not a missing Malaysian plane. The discovery of the metal sparked speculation that it might be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared […]
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Metal on Thai beach likely to be rocket, not plane part

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:10

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese rocket maker said Monday that a large piece of metal that washed up on a beach in Thailand is likely part of a rocket launched by Japan, not a missing Malaysian plane. The discovery of the metal sparked speculation that it might be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared […]
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Metal on Thai beach likely to be rocket, not plane part

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:10

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese rocket maker said Monday that a large piece of metal that washed up on a beach in Thailand is likely part of a rocket launched by Japan, not a missing Malaysian plane. The discovery of the metal sparked speculation that it might be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared […]

Massive funnel-web spider to be milked

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:08
Big Boy, a funnel-web spider with a leg span of 10cm, is the largest specimen ever handed in to Australia's only venom-milking programme.
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Washington state lawmaker alters bio after questions raised about war record - Military Times

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:04

Military Times

Washington state lawmaker alters bio after questions raised about war record
Military Times
SEATTLE — A Washington state lawmaker who served in the Arizona Air National Guard has altered his official online biography after a newspaper raised questions about medals he claimed to have earned. Until recently, Republican Rep. Graham Hunt of ...
Questions raised over Washington lawmaker's military historyQ13 FOX

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India, France sign Rafale jet agreement

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:03
India signs a deal with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces.
Categories: BBC World News

India nears deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:01

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s prime minister says the government is close to sealing an agreement with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets. Narendra Modi made the announcement Monday after meeting with President Francois Hollande who is on a three-day visit to India. Modi said some financial details on the multibillion euro deal still […]
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India nears deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:01

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s prime minister says the government is close to sealing an agreement with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets. Narendra Modi made the announcement Monday after meeting with President Francois Hollande who is on a three-day visit to India. Modi said some financial details on the multibillion euro deal still […]
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India nears deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:01

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s prime minister says the government is close to sealing an agreement with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets. Narendra Modi made the announcement Monday after meeting with President Francois Hollande who is on a three-day visit to India. Modi said some financial details on the multibillion euro deal still […]

Praise for de Blasio and Cuomo, but Complaints in Queens After Blizzard

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:00
As Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo were lauded for their coordinated response to the storm, the mayor sought to head off criticism from Queens, where many streets were seemingly untouched.









African Economies, and Hopes for New Era, Are Shaken by China

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:00
Plunging prices are revealing how much nations, hailed in recent years as perhaps having outgrown their roots in raw materials, still depend on those commodities.









The Powers That Were

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:00
In “The Rise and Fall of American Growth,” Robert J. Gordon declares that the kind of rapid economic growth we still consider our due was in fact a one-time-only event.