The U.S. government's no-fly list banning people accused of links to terrorism from commercial flights violates their constitutional rights because it gives them no meaningful way to contest that decision, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Anna Brown, ruling on a lawsuit filed in federal court in Oregon by 13 Muslim Americans who were branded with the no-fly status, ordered the government to come up with new procedures that allow people on the no-fly list to challenge that designation. Indeed, for many international travel is a necessary aspect of liberties sacred to members of a free society," Brown wrote in her 65-page ruling. "Accordingly, on this record the court concludes plaintiffs inclusion on the no-fly list constitutes a significant deprivation of their liberty interests in international travel," Brown said.
With pot stores poised to open July 8, Gov. Jay Inslee said state officials will make protecting children’s health their paramount concern, pointing to safeguards in labeling and packaging and new education campaigns for consumers and parents.
It's been an eventful couple of days for DJ Peterson. The Mariners hard hitting infield prospect was promoted to Class AA Jackson after last night's game and today he and Gabriel Guerrero were named to the US Futures Team. Peterson will play for the US team and Guerrero is an outfielder on the
Conditions: Rock blasting is taking place on Snoqualmie Pass and is expected to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 is closed from milepost 56 Gold Creek to milepost 61 Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. I-90 is closed to bicycles in both directions between Hyak, exit 54 and Stampede Pass Interchange, exit 62. Bicyclists use the John Wayne Pioneer Trail.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Archdiocese of Seattle said Tuesday it has agreed to pay $12.1 million to settle 30 sexual abuse claims filed by men who say they were abused decades ago at two archdiocesan schools operated by the Christian Brothers religious order.