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Limits on overseas mergers prompt renewed debate

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:08
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's decision to curb the ability of U.S. corporations to skirt taxes by merging with foreign companies kicked off an immediate election-season debate over when and how to tackle the nation's complex corporate tax code.

Chicago Bears post road victory over New York Jets

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:07
The Chicago Bears took advantage of early mistakes by the sloppy New York Jets. Then they had to hold their breath before hanging on for a 27-19 NFL victory Monday night.

Obama aide defends Syria strikes to UN leader

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:06

Ambassador Samantha Power cites the right to "collective self-defense."

       

Post-Syria strike, Obama talks climate change, civil society

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:03

President Obama hit the diplomatic trail Tuesday at the United Nations.

       

Obama: The world must address climate change

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:03

The president addressed a United Nations Climate Summit on Tuesday.

       

Chinese Court Sentences Uighur Scholar to Life in Separatism Case

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:49
The punishment of Ilham Tohti, a professor widely considered to be a moderate voice among ethnic Uighurs, was among the harshest imposed on a political dissident in years.






Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:41

FILE - This Sept. 15, 2014, photo shows part of the HealthCare,gov Website in Washington. The government’s own watchdogs say they tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability. But they also came away with respect for some of the security features on the Obama administration’s health insurance website. The report is being released Tuesday, Sept. 23 by the inspector general’s office of the Health and Human Services department. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability — but also came away with respect for some of the health insurance site's security features.


White Pass - 9/22/2014 10:02:06 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:40
White Pass US12
9/22/2014 10:02:06 PM

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:
Monday through Wednesday, and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., motorists can expect 30 minute delays east of the summit for rock fall mesh repair.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/22/2014 10:01:10 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:40
Satus Pass US97
9/22/2014 10:01:10 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 9/22/2014 10:04:37 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:40
Stevens Pass US2
9/22/2014 10:04:37 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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 9/22/2014 10:14:51 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:40
Blewett Pass US97
9/22/2014 10:14:51 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/22/2014 10:08:21 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:40
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/22/2014 10:08:21 PM

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 closures scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 6:30 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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Asia Market Report

BBC World News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:36
Asian markets reversed earlier losses, after better-than-expected China manufacturing activity data, according to a private survey.
Categories: BBC World News

Fireworks blast at China factory

BBC World News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:26
An explosion at a fireworks factory in China has killed at least 12 people and injured 33 others, local government officials say.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: White House intruder 'had ammo'

BBC World News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:16
US authorities say Omar Gonzalez, who broke into the White House on Friday evening, had 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in his car.
Categories: BBC World News

Seahawks analysis: Hugh Millen breaks down game-winning drive, Kam Chancellor’s pick

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:16
Hugh Millen breaks down three key things that happened in the Seahawks’ victory over the Broncos, and awards a game ball.

Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:13

In this Sept. 16, 2014 photo, Ray Ozzie, of the new startup Talko, poses for photographs in San Francisco. Ozzie, Microsoft’s former chief software architect, hopes to orchestrate voice’s comeback through Talko, a mobile application that sends the equivalent of text messages in the form of a spoken word. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.


Yemeni Shiite rebel sweep into capital kills 340

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:13
In a stunning sweep of the Yemeni capital, the country's Shiite rebels seized homes, offices and military bases of their Sunni foes on Monday, forcing many into hiding and triggering an exodus of civilians from the city after a week of fighting that left 340 people dead.

WSU’s next opponent: at Utah

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:10
A quick look at Saturday’s game at Utah (3-0).

China exporting 'tools of torture'

BBC World News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:06
A growing number of Chinese companies are exporting "tools of torture" such as electric shock batons and spiked metal batons, Amnesty says.
Categories: BBC World News