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Yellen: Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hike

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:27

 Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hikeJACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.


Yellen Emphasizes Caution as Fed Considers Raising Rates

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:19
At her first keynote speech for the Fed’s annual conference, the chairwoman says she wants to see more evidence of a labor market recovery.






Day in pictures: 22 August 2014

BBC World News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:18
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
Categories: BBC World News

The Virtues of Green Bell Peppers

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:15
Other cooks are welcome to banish green peppers from the plates. For me, they will always taste of the languor of long summer days and the occasional comfort of small things.

White Pass - 8/22/2014 9:56:01 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:12
White Pass US12
8/22/2014 9:56:01 AM

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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 8/22/2014 9:46:13 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:12
Satus Pass US97
8/22/2014 9:46:13 AM

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 - 8/22/2014 9:57:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:12
Stevens Pass US2
8/22/2014 9:57:14 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/22/2014 9:47:21 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:12
Blewett Pass US97
8/22/2014 9:47:21 AM

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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/22/2014 9:45:29 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:12
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/22/2014 9:45:29 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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

Conditions:
Rock blasting completed for the week. During blasting I-90 will be closed at milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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Owner crashes into own restaurant in Newark, Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:11

Owner crashes into own restaurant in Newark, DelawareState police say a restaurant owner drove his truck into his own business in Newark, Delaware.


What to Expect from the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:11
Expect a 'gargantuan' Beyoncé performance and more.
Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Oops: County wrongly figured blood-alcohol levels

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:08
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — People who told police they were not that drunk while driving may have been right in one Pennsylvania county.

Police: Cab driver sexually assaulted female passenger

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:06

 Cab driver sexually assaulted female passengerA cab driver has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulted a female passenger.


Mark Driscoll Is Being Urged to Leave Mars Hill Church

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:03
Accused of bullying and other abuses, Mark Driscoll, a celebrity in conservative Christianity, is being urged to leave the megachurch he founded.

Voronin steps out of the mist to return to Teatro ZinZanni

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 01:00
Teatro ZinZanni’s current dinner-theater show, ‘When Sparks Fly,’ features that silent-comedy illusionist extraordinaire, Voronin.

Gaza: Suspected informants executed

BBC World News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 00:56
Hamas executes 18 people suspected of helping Israel, as two Palestinians and an Israeli boy are killed in the latest violence in the Gaza conflict.
Categories: BBC World News

Emily Watson to star in 7/7 drama

BBC World News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 00:51
Actress Emily Watson is to star in a BBC drama about a woman struggling to come to terms with the death of her daughter in the London 7/7 bombings.
Categories: BBC World News

Serbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 00:50

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic speaks during a government press conference in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Vucic says the Balkan country will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports despite pressure from the European Union. The EU has warned candidate countries to refrain from “exploiting” the Russian ban by increasing their exports. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.


German policeman in 'cannibal' trial

BBC World News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 00:43
A policeman goes on trial in Germany accused of murdering a businessman who allegedly shared a cannibalism fetish.
Categories: BBC World News

Pope Francis offers condolences on Szoka's death

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 00:43

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 file photo U.S. Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka celebrates a mass at the Vatican. Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican and was a confidant of St. John Paul II, has died at age 86. Szoka died of natural causes Wednesday night at Providence Park Hospital in Novi, Michigan, the Archdiocese of Detroit said in a statement Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.( AP Photo/Plinio Lepri, File)DETROIT (AP) — Pope Francis says he offers his "heartfelt condolences" to the Detroit archdiocese over the death of Cardinal Edmund Szoka (SHAH'-kuh).