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Russia bans Western food over Ukraine sanctions

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:26
Russia on Thursday banned most food imports from the West in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine -- a sweeping move that will cost Western farmers billions of dollars but could also lead to empty shelves in Russian cities.

Iselle to give Hawaii first hurricane in 22 years

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:22
Iselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn't -- and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years.

After 20 years, Breyer is high court's raging pragmatist

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:21

Justice Stephen Breyer reaches the 20-year mark as the Supreme Court's raging pragmatist.

       

AUDIO: Mum: Why I left children in hot car

BBC World News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:19
A US mother defends her decision to leave her two young children in a 'hot car' whilst she attended a job interview.
Categories: BBC World News

Mariners relishing being in the playoff chase

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:16
You can nitpick the Mariners’ weaknesses, or pooh-pooh the wisdom of the second wild card. But the fact remains: The race for the American League’s final playoff spot is deliciously wide open, with the Mariners smack dab in the middle of it.

Bidens on vacation in Wyoming

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:07

Joe and Jill Biden are spending time at Grand Teton National Park.

       

Americans worry that illegal migrants threaten way of life, economy

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:07

Demonstrators hold signs from an overpass during a protest against people who immigrate illegally on Friday, July 18, 2014, in Indianapolis. What was once a debate over how to fix a broken immigration system and provide a path to citizenship for millions has now become a race to decide how to boost border patrols and send immigrants quickly back to their countries of origin. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)By Alistair Bell KINGSTON New Hampshire (Reuters) - As President Barack Obama considers sidestepping Congress to loosen U.S. immigration policy, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows Americans are deeply worried that illegal immigration is threatening the nation's culture and economy. Seventy percent of Americans - including 86 percent of Republicans - believe undocumented immigrants threaten traditional U.S. beliefs and customs, according to the poll. ...


Israel says 2 Gaza rockets violate truce

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:06

Israel says 2 rockets fired from Gaza, breaking truce as it neared an end Friday

       

Obama hails 'a new Africa emerging'

BBC World News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:03
US President Barack Obama has hailed a new emerging Africa, on the last day of a summit in Washington DC with 40 African leaders.
Categories: BBC World News

Plane sprays Texas high school band with pesticide

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:03

There were no serious injuries, but some students reported coughing, sneezing and rashes.

       

Ukrainian rebels set up recruiting office in Moscow

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:00

Insurgents in Ukraine raise money, collect combat gear and recruit fighters in Russian capital.

       

Malaysia Airlines on course for state ownership

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 17:57

Malaysia's state investment firm wants a 'complete overhaul' of struggling carrier.

       

Body of U.S. general killed in Afghanistan returns home

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 17:52

Maj. Gen. Harold Greene is the highest ranking U.S. officer killed in the Afghan War.

       

White Pass - 8/7/2014 2:16:49 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 17:47
White Pass US12
8/7/2014 2:16:49 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 - 8/7/2014 2:10:07 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 17:47
Satus Pass US97
8/7/2014 2:10:07 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:


Stevens Pass - 8/7/2014 2:07:04 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 17:47
Stevens Pass US2
8/7/2014 2:07:04 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 - 8/7/2014 2:05:17 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 17:47
Blewett Pass US97
8/7/2014 2:05:17 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 - 8/7/2014 2:15:43 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 17:47
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/7/2014 2:15:43 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled 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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Gaza emergency appeal launched

BBC World News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 17:38
British aid agencies launch an emergency appeal for people affected by the conflict in Gaza, saying it has created a "humanitarian emergency".
Categories: BBC World News

23 years later, mother charged in death of son, 5

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 17:36

Michelle Lodzinski's arrest brings comfort to South Amboy, N.J., neighbors.