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Iraq refugees need urgent help - UN

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:22
UN official says emergency aid drops by the US are helping refugees trapped by Islamist militants, but warns that more needs to be done.
Categories: BBC World News

Malaysia plans overhaul of national airline

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:16
Malaysia's state investment company said Friday it plans to make Malaysia Airlines fully government owned, removing it from the country's stock exchange before carrying out an overhaul of the carrier that is reeling from double disasters.

GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:16
General Motors' troubles with safety recalls have surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.

Russia retaliates on West's sanctions over Ukraine

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:16
Russia retaliated Thursday for sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine by banning most food imports from the West, dealing a blow to Europe that also takes aim at hurting the U.S., Canada and Australia.

Afghan Candidates Agree to Resolve Dispute

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:12
Afghanistan's feuding presidential candidates agreed Friday to resolve their election dispute and said they would set an inauguration date before the end of August.

Enough evidence found for trial in child cage case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:05

Deputies said the child reported living in a 6-by-6-foot outdoor inclosure.

       

Everyday Economics: Selling an Old iPhone? Here Are Things to Consider

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:01
Memory matters, but not the way you might expect, and other counterintuitive lessons from the used-phone marketplace.

Critic’s Notebook: Frank O’Hara’s ‘Lunch Poems’ Turn 50

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:00
Frank O’Hara’s “Lunch Poems,” a volume published in 1964, has been reissued for its 50th anniversary.

White Pass - 8/8/2014 4:32:41 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:58
White Pass US12
8/8/2014 4:32:41 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/8/2014 4:33:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:58
Satus Pass US97
8/8/2014 4:33:00 AM

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 - 8/8/2014 4:32:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:58
Stevens Pass US2
8/8/2014 4:32:40 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/8/2014 4:35:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:58
Blewett Pass US97
8/8/2014 4:35:27 AM

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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/8/2014 4:33:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:58
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/8/2014 4:33:30 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting operations have been completed for the week. Please check back on Sunday for next weeks blasting times. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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N.Y. man twirls toward baton championships

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:57

Richie Terwilliger, 22, is competing in his sixth world championships.

       

Arsenal face Besiktas in play-off

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:55
Arsenal face Besiktas in the Champions League play-offs, while Celtic will play Maribor and the Europa League draw is made.
Categories: BBC World News

Miles away and years on, Cambodians relish verdict

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:46
Sophany Bay saw her two young daughters and son die at the hands of the infamous Khmer Rouge in Cambodia after the family was forced from their home and she was sent to toil in the fields under the movement's reign of terror.

Pakistan returns India soldier

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:43
Pakistan hands back an Indian soldier carried by a river across the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto border dividing the disputed Kashmir region.
Categories: BBC World News

NYC agrees to settle police-car fatality case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:33
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has agreed to a $2 million settlement with the family of a Brooklyn man who died in a collision with a police car.

Top reader photos: Outdoor adventures, painted sunset

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:30

Our daily top photos include a summer sunset, mountain biking and more!

       

35 years later, remains of Jonestown victims found

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:27

inside of the former Minus Funeral HomeDOVER, Delaware (AP) — Thirty-five years ago, funeral directors in Delaware struggled to quickly bury and cremate the remains of more than 900 people who died in a suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, many of them Peoples Temple followers who drank cyanide-laced punch.