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Alibaba's revenue growth surges in latest quarter

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:01
Alibaba's quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares in what could be one of the world's largest IPOs.

Baby found unharmed after SUV stolen outside W. Seattle store

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:00
A man was arrested Wednesday after an SUV was stolen from outside a West Seattle convenience store. A 10-month-old baby was inside the vehicle.

Heroin’s Death Toll Rising in New York, Amid a Shift in Who Uses It

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:00
In all, 420 people in New York City fatally overdosed on heroin in 2013 out of a total of 782 drug overdoses, rising to a level not seen in a decade.






Royals manager beseeches fans to come to ballpark

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:56
Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon’s walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium.

Wawrinka recovers to make last 32

BBC World News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:56
Third seed Stan Wawrinka recovers from a mid-match lapse to beat Tomasz Bellucci 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-6 (7-1) at the US Open.
Categories: BBC World News

Wawrinka recovers to make last 32

BBC World News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:56
Third seed Stan Wawrinka recovers from a mid-match lapse to beat Tomasz Bellucci 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-6 (7-1) at the US Open.
Categories: BBC World News

Ambassador 'suspect in girl beating'

BBC World News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:55
US police say Equatorial Guinea's ambassador is suspected of beating a girl with a chair leg but won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity.
Categories: BBC World News

Deal reached to sell supermarket chain to ex-CEO

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:55
TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO is buying the company from rival relatives.

5 things you need to know Thursday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:49

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.

       

Fla. school board opts out of Common Core testing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:43

The Lee County district voted 3-2 to do away with the statewide, standardized testing.

       

U.S. National Security Council aware of reports that second American killed in Syria

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:34

Man holds up a knife as he rides on the back of a motorcycle touring the streets of Tabqa city with others in celebration after Islamic State militants took over Tabqa air base, in nearby Raqqa cityNational Security Council on Wednesday said it was aware of media reports that a second American associated with Islamic State militant fighters had been killed in Syria, but it could not confirm the death. "We're aware of media reporting and social media activity indicating that a second American citizen associated with ISIL has been killed in Syria," said National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden.


The top 10 plays that helped the Seahawks win the Super Bowl

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:31
1. The tip in the NFC Championship game against San Francisco
Categories: Sports Center

Remaking Medicine: Expansion of Mental Health Care Hits Obstacles

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:30
The Affordable Care Act has prompted one of the largest expansions of mental health coverage in a generation, increasing access for millions, but shortfalls persist.

White Pass - 8/27/2014 9:07:23 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:28
White Pass US12
8/27/2014 9:07:23 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.

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Satus Pass - 8/27/2014 9:12:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:28
Satus Pass US97
8/27/2014 9:12:13 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.

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Stevens Pass - 8/27/2014 9:02:09 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:28
Stevens Pass US2
8/27/2014 9:02:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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Blewett Pass - 8/27/2014 9:04:25 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:28
Blewett Pass US97
8/27/2014 9:04:25 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/27/2014 9:01:00 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:28
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/27/2014 9:01:00 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is complete for the week.

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Asian stocks post cautious gains, Qantas surges

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:25

FILE - In this Monday, March 8, 2010, file photo, a sign for Wall Street is shown near the New York Stock Exchange. Global shares were mixed Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 after the latest record close for the Standard & Poor's 500, with Europe off to a shaky start despite a strong day in Asia. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday but gains were muted ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.


A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:24

Dog meat's popularity is fading a country where 2 million dogs are still eaten every year.