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White House: Most kids at border won't stay in US

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:36
The White House said Monday that most unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border are unlikely to qualify for humanitarian relief that would prevent them from being sent back to their home countries.

Tornado confirmed in Michigan; some injuries

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:33

A house is damaged as heavy winds brought down trees during a severe storm late Sunday, July 6, 2014 in Kentwood, Mich. A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph injured several people and caused significant damage to homes in western Michigan. (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Joel Bissell) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUTKENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph spawned a tornado, injured at least six people and caused significant damage to homes in western Michigan, officials said Monday, and storms with tornadoes damaged some homes in Iowa.


Advice is always easier to give than to take

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Advice columnist Carolyn Hax recognizes the complexities of figuring out tough situations, and gives advice to a mother with hurt feelings.

World Cup 2014: FIFA Won’t Act on Neymar Hit Due to Referee’s Ruling

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:23
FIFA’s disciplinary committee rejected a request by Brazil’s soccer federation to punish the Colombian player whose tackle knocked Brazil’s top player, Neymar, out of the World Cup.

NHS 'falling short on complaints'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:22
The NHS still has a long way to go to improve the way it handles complaints, although there are signs of improvement, a survey suggests.
Categories: BBC World News

Protests outside fire station near scene of deadly SW Phila. blaze

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:19

Protests near scene of deadly SW Phila. blazeA group of more than 100 people protested outside a fire station near the scene of a blaze that claimed the lives of four young children in Southwest Philadelphia.


Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:13
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday a day ahead of the start of legal sales, and 21 hours before the only store licensed to sell in Seattle was set to open, a line was already forming.

Iraqi Parliament Wobbles Over Forming Government

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:10
The Parliament first said it would be at least five weeks before members would even try to elect a speaker, then said that members would try to meet Sunday — only five days later than originally planned.






11-year-old among 6 killed in fiery Utah crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:04

This photo provided by the Utah Department of Public Safety, shows a damaged vehicle from a head-on collision, Sunday July 6, 2014, in southern Utah. A van carrying five people was trying to pass a vehicle on U.S. Route 191 when it struck an oncoming sports car holding two people near Monticello, about 285 miles southeast of Salt Lake City, the Utah Highway Patrol said. Both people in the sports car died after it burst into flames, and three of the van's passengers were killed, Trooper Evan Kirby told KSL-TV. The other two passengers in the van were sent to the hospital in critical condition. (AP Photo/Utah Department of Public Safety)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 11-year-old girl was among six victims of a fiery, head-on collision that occurred during one of Utah's deadliest Fourth of July weekends in the past two decades, authorities said Monday.


Tentative Results in Afghan Presidential Runoff Spark Protests

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:03
One candidate, Abdullah Abdullah, rejected the tentative results, and some of his powerful supporters talked of forming a breakaway government.






White Pass - 7/7/2014 4:37:58 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:03
White Pass US12
7/7/2014 4:37:58 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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.

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Satus Pass - 7/7/2014 4:24:03 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:03
Satus Pass US97
7/7/2014 4:24:03 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.

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Stevens Pass - 7/7/2014 4:30:13 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:03
Stevens Pass US2
7/7/2014 4:30:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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.

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Blewett Pass - 7/7/2014 4:25:01 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:03
Blewett Pass US97
7/7/2014 4:25:01 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 7/7/2014 4:26:08 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:03
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/7/2014 4:26:08 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday, July 8 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Extended closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. lasting two or more hours. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62)

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Police: Officer who killed family had raped wife

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:58

FILE - This undated file photo released by the Lindon City Police Department shows police officer Joshua Boren from Lindon, Utah. Authorities say Boren used his service weapon when he killed his wife, two children and his mother-in-law before turning the gun on himself in January. Spanish Fork City Police Lt. Matt Johnson says the agency's investigation was unable to determine Boren's exact motive. But he says investigators did learn the 34-year-old Boren and his wife were having marital problems. (AP Photo/Lindon City Police Department, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police officer who killed his wife, their two children, his mother-in-law and then himself received text messages from his wife just hours earlier threatening to leave him and take their kids and confronting him for raping her, new documents show.


Israel hit by Hamas rocket salvo

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:57
Hamas fires a volley of rockets into southern Israel, prompting air strikes on Gaza, as Israel calls up hundreds of reservists.
Categories: BBC World News

The tough task of reviving India's decaying railways

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:50
Why India's railways need to modernise
Categories: BBC World News

Protests outside fire station in wake of deadly SW Phila. blaze

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:48

Protests near scene of deadly SW Phila. blazeA large group of people protested outside a fire station near the scene of a blaze that claimed the lives of four young children in Southwest Philadelphia.


UN recognizes gay marriages for staffers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:43

Kimmy Denny and her partner, Barb Lawrence, drove three hours for the to be at the court hearing on gay marriage in Miami, Wednesday, July 2, 2014.The couple is engaged and plans to wait until it legal in their Palm Harbor, Fla. home, to marry. Attorneys for gay couples and the state of Florida are squaring off at a hearing on a lawsuit challenging Florida's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Like others filed across the country, the lawsuit contends the gay marriage ban added by voters to the state constitution is discriminatory and violates equal protection guarantees. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)The United Nations is recognizing the gay marriages of all its staffers, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Monday.