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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:
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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:
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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

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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.


Seattle council repeals ride-service regulations

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:39
The Seattle City Council, in a 6-3 vote today, repealed regulations it approved just months ago for app-dispatched ride services like uberX and Lyft.

US gives Venezuela stolen Matisse

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:39
A painting by the French artist Henri Matisse, stolen more than a decade ago, is handed back to Venezuela by the United States.
Categories: BBC World News

Scolari: Brazil will be playing for nation, Neymar

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:37
Neymar helped Brazil get this far at the World Cup. Now it's up to the rest of the team to win for its injured star, coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said Monday.

Real Madrid great Di Stefano dies at age 88

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:37
Alfredo Di Stefano, the player Real Madrid has hailed as the most important component in its mid-20th century ascent to becoming a global football powerhouse, has died. He was 88.

Armed man robs Lake City strip club

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:35
It was a nightmare start to the day for Dreamgirls at Ricks.

Kendrys Morales returns to Seattle, says he wanted to take his chances in free agency

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:31
The player who stirred as much off-season discussion as any in these parts --- Kendrys Morales --- is back in town this week with the Minnesota Twins.

Feds doubt climate change's impact on wolverines

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:31

File-This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a wolverine. A top federal wildlife official says there's too much uncertainty about climate change to prove it threatens the snow-loving wolverine, overruling agency scientists who warned of impending habitat loss. (AP Photo/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, File)BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A top federal wildlife official said there's too much uncertainty about climate change to prove it threatens the snow-loving wolverine — overruling agency scientists who warned of impending habitat loss for the "mountain devil."