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Ohio water ban enters 3rd day

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:26
A water ban entered its third day in northwest Ohio after tests showed some toxins still contaminating Lake Erie, leaving residents to continue scrambling for water for drinking, cooking and bathing.

Ferry capsizes in Bangladesh river; dozens safe

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:26
A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized Monday in central Bangladesh, and authorities said two people died and at least 44 reached safety.

Wildfires raging in northern California

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:26
Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in northern California that together have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain -- one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.

Son: Mother's Ebola should spark push for cure

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:26
One of two known American Ebola victims, missionary Nancy Writebol wasn't looking to abandon her overseas work. But Jeremy Writebol believes his 59-year-old mother can yield a greater good from her impending return to the United States amid West Africa's worst-ever outbreak of the often-deadly virus.

Thousands stranded after California storms; 1 dead

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:25

damage on the property following thunderstorms on SundayMOUNT BALDY, Calif. (AP) — About 2,500 people were stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California, while one person was found dead in a flooded creek, authorities said.


Mexican mayor shot dead in Jalisco

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:24
Unidentified gunmen shoot dead the mayor of Ayutla, in the Mexican state of Jalisco, just over a month after the deputy police chief was killed.
Categories: BBC World News

Woman drives 17 blocks after being shot in West Oak Lane

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:23

Man drives a mile after being shot in West Oak Lane, police sayPhiladelphia police say a woman drove 17 blocks after she and a male passenger were shot several times while sitting in a car in West Oak Lane.


Li Ka-Shing mulls air firm stake

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:23
Asia's richest man, Li Ka-Shing, is looking to buy into Irish aircraft leasing firm Awas in a deal potentially worth up to $5bn.
Categories: BBC World News

NHS to target long waits for ops

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:15
The NHS in England has been ordered to prioritise patients who have endured long waits for routine treatment.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/4/2014 2:51:53 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:10
White Pass US12
8/4/2014 2:51:53 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 - 8/4/2014 2:59:24 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:10
Satus Pass US97
8/4/2014 2:59:24 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 - 8/4/2014 2:49:53 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:10
Stevens Pass US2
8/4/2014 2:49:53 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 - 8/4/2014 2:56:03 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:10
Blewett Pass US97
8/4/2014 2:56:03 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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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/4/2014 2:43:25 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:10
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/4/2014 2:43:25 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . 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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Police: Woman in custody in death of daughter

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:06
The mother of a toddler found dead at a coastal Oregon resort has been taken into custody, authorities said Sunday night.

A Recovery in Need of a Recovery: Why Is the Economy Still Weak? Blame These Five Sectors

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:00
The U.S. is still producing around $800 billion a year less in goods and services than it would if it the economy were at full health.

Portugal rescues ailing bank with $6.6B bailout

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 17:57

Bank of Portugal governor Carlos Costa arrives to make a statement at the Bank of Portugal headquarters in Lisbon, Portugal Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. Portuguese authorities provided 4.9 billion euros ($6.6 billion) in an emergency rescue to prevent the collapse of ailing bank Banco Espirito Santo, one of the eurozone country's oldest and biggest financial institutions. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese authorities are providing 4.9 billion euros ($6.6 billion) in emergency funds to prevent the collapse of Banco Espirito Santo, one of the eurozone country's oldest and biggest financial institutions.


HSBC half-yearly profits fall by 12%

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 17:57
HSBC profits fall by 12% in the first half of the year, as the bank says it paid out $234m to cover the cost of "customer redress".
Categories: BBC World News

22 killed in day of clashes over Libyan airport

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 17:46
A day of militia fighting over control of the international airport in Libya's capital killed 22 people, the country's interim government said Sunday, part of the worsening chaos gripping the country.