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VIDEO: Blind nine-year-old is jazz prodigy

BBC World News - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:49
A blind jazz musician is wowing South American audiences, despite being only nine-years-old.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: 'Every day is Bill Murray day'

BBC World News - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:48
The Toronto Film Festival celebrated Bill Murray day as the star attended the premier of his new film, St Vincent.
Categories: BBC World News

Officials: Lightning likely caused Abington fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:48

 Lightning strikes Abington home, starts fireMontgomery County authorities say it appears a lightning strike started a house fire late Saturday afternoon in Abington.


PHOTOS: Lightning sparks Abington fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:46
Montgomery County authorities say it appears a lightning strike started a house fire in Abington.

Meet the genes in the beans of your coffee

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:46
Coffee developed its caffeine-generating capacity independently from its cousin, cacao, according to the first whole-genome study of the plant behind the popular brew.

Dozens accused in Petrobras scandal

BBC World News - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:39
A former director of Brazil's state oil company reportedly accuses dozens of politicians of involvement in a kickback scheme, weeks before an election.
Categories: BBC World News

Mystery shrouds US couple's crash off Jamaica

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:30

Jamaican Marine Police return to the Port Antonio Marina after a fruitless search for a plane that crashed into the ocean near Port Antonio, Jamaica, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. A small plane flew down the Atlantic Coast and beyond Friday before finally crashing in the waters off Jamaica. The fate of the two or more people aboard was not immediately known. Maj. Basil Jarrett of the Jamaican Defense Force said the plane went down northeast of the coastal town of Port Antonio and the military dispatched two aircraft and a dive team. (AP Photo/Everard Owen)KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Rescue crews searching off Jamaica's coast on Saturday said they could no longer see debris spotted earlier, stymieing efforts to solve the mystery surrounding a small plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple that went on a ghostly 1,700-mile journey after the pilot was apparently incapacitated.


White Pass - 9/6/2014 5:41:18 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:28
White Pass US12
9/6/2014 5:41:18 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 - 9/6/2014 5:57:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:28
Satus Pass US97
9/6/2014 5:57:17 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 - 9/6/2014 5:54:47 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:28
Stevens Pass US2
9/6/2014 5:54:47 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Construction is occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 9/6/2014 5:56:55 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:28
Blewett Pass US97
9/6/2014 5:56:55 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:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/6/2014 5:58:07 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:28
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/6/2014 5:58:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is scheduled Monday, September 8 through Thursday, September 11 starting at 7 p.m. for one hour or more each night. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek, milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek, milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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Foreign Powers Buy Influence at Think Tanks

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:18
Prominent Washington think tanks, nonprofits known for their impartiality, have received tens of millions of dollars from foreign governments while pushing United States government officials to adopt policies that often reflect the donors’ priorities, an investigation by The New York Times has found.

Obama lauds golfing partner

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:14

White House travel director Marvin Nicholson has played with President Obama some 140 times.

       

NFC West Watch

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:09
Seahawks’ divisional opponents at a glance

Greek leader promises cuts in oil and income taxes

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:06
The tax cuts announced by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras have not yet been approved by Greece’s troika of international creditors — the European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund — that has granted Greece two loan programs worth about $310 billion

UW's Chris Petersen: Decision to bench star cornerback Marcus Peters was 'easy'

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:01
Washington coach Chris Petersen said it was an "easy" decision for him to bench star junior cornerback Marcus Peters in the second half after Peters drew an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.

Washington 59, Eastern Washington 52: Three quick impressions

WA Huskies - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:01
Three quick takeaways from the Huskies’ 59-52 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday at Husky Stadium:
Categories: Sports Center

Washington 59, Eastern Washington 52: Three quick impressions

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:01
Three quick takeaways from the Huskies’ 59-52 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday at Husky Stadium:

Victims identified in Florida quadruple murder

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 09:00

Handout of Adam Matos, 28By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - Florida police on Saturday identified four bodies that were found dumped in a roadside ditch, and the suspect in the case appeared in court following his arrest in a SWAT operation that rescued a four-year-old boy holed up with him at a hotel. The victims were the child's mother, Megan Brown, 27, her parents and her boyfriend, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office said. Margaret and Gregory Brown, her parents, were both 52. The fourth victim appears to be a boyfriend, Nicholas Leonard, 37, authorities said, calling the information preliminary. ...