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The Seattle Times
75 homes threatened by fast-moving fire near Leavenworththreatening 75 homes. Two helicopters and one heavy air tanker were sent to th
75 homes threatened by fast-moving fire near Leavenworth
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 hours ago
threatening 75 homes. Two helicopters and one heavy air tanker were sent to the scene in Chelan County, according to the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Level 3 evacuations, which mean residents need to leave immediately,... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Bond Road reopens Sunday night, but work continuesp.m. to remove barricades at Dogfish and Gamble creeks. The Port Townsend outfi
Bond Road reopens Sunday night, but work continues
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
p.m. to remove barricades at Dogfish and Gamble creeks. The Port Townsend outfit is on schedule to meet the deadline, said Washington State Department of Transportation spokeswoman Claudia Bingham Baker. Though the opening should reduce heavy... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Winthrop crosswalk plan more than a pedestrian issueShoppe owner Doug Mohre examine proposed changes to Winthrop’s four-way interse
Winthrop crosswalk plan more than a pedestrian issue
Methow Valley News / Posted yesterday
Shoppe owner Doug Mohre examine proposed changes to Winthrop’s four-way intersection during an open house hosted Aug. 17 by Washington State Department of Transportation. Residents express safety, aesthetic concerns about ramp design Plans for new... Read more
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Methow Valley News
New dairy begins selling locally produced milkoff to use as cream (leaving low-fat or skim milk) or shaking it for rich, whol
New dairy begins selling locally produced milk
Methow Valley News / Posted yesterday
off to use as cream (leaving low-fat or skim milk) or shaking it for rich, whole milk. Doubletree Farm is licensed by the Washington State Department of Agriculture as a dairy and as a processing plant — meaning that the pasteurization and... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Safety at forefront as state’s largest fair gets ready to openthat are certified by the state, each ride at the fair will also undergo an ele
Safety at forefront as state’s largest fair gets ready to open
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
that are certified by the state, each ride at the fair will also undergo an electrical inspection, according to the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries. Rides that are up-to-date on their inspections will have a yellow sticker... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Drivers brace for backups through Tacoma this weekend: 2 major construction projectsTACOMA -- Two construction projects could create backups and delays for drivers
Drivers brace for backups through Tacoma this weekend: 2 major construction projects
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
TACOMA -- Two construction projects could create backups and delays for drivers in Tacoma. The Washington State Department of Transportation will be reducing lanes on southbound I-5 and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge over the weekend. Starting August... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Tacoma traffic mess this weekendTwo big Tacoma construction projects start Friday night, meaning heavy traffic
Tacoma traffic mess this weekend
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
Two big Tacoma construction projects start Friday night, meaning heavy traffic for travelers. The Washington State Department of Transportation is urging drivers to travel early in the morning or late in the evening. "We apologize in advance for... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Tacoma traffic mess this weekendTwo big Tacoma construction projects start Friday night, meaning heavy traffic
Tacoma traffic mess this weekend
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
Two big Tacoma construction projects start Friday night, meaning heavy traffic for travelers. The Washington State Department of Transportation is urging drivers to travel early in the morning or late in the evening. "We apologize in advance for... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Former corrections officer charged with workers' comp scamsecurity jobs in another state while telling Washington officials he was unable
Former corrections officer charged with workers' comp scam
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
security jobs in another state while telling Washington officials he was unable to work. Officials said Thursday that a Washington state Department of Labor & Industries investigation caught 43-year-old John J. Gruden on video jogging on a... Read more
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The Columbian
Car fire over Interstate 205 bridge blocks trafficFire & Rescue Lt. Rich Chatman said no one was hurt, and troopers with Washingt
Car fire over Interstate 205 bridge blocks traffic
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
Fire & Rescue Lt. Rich Chatman said no one was hurt, and troopers with Washington State Patrol took over then had the car towed. The roadway wasn’t cleared until about 45 minutes later, according to the Washington State Department of Transportat... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Opioid overuse is creating ‘lost generation,’ expert saysurging them to take tough and immediate action to address the problem. Dr. Gar
Opioid overuse is creating ‘lost generation,’ expert says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
urging them to take tough and immediate action to address the problem. Dr. Gary Franklin, medical director of the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, said two people an hour are dying of opioids misuse in the United... Read more
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Crosscut
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's futureCommittee, serving as the CAO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, time in t
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's future
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
Committee, serving as the CAO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, time in the banking sector, as Director of the Washington State Department of Community, Trade, and Economic Development in Governor Gary Locke’s cabinet, Choe has been a... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Brush fire along I-5 near JBLM main gate slows trafficbrush fire sparked Wednesday afternoon along Interstate 5 near the main gate to
Brush fire along I-5 near JBLM main gate slows traffic
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
brush fire sparked Wednesday afternoon along Interstate 5 near the main gate to Joint Base Lewis-McChord. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the right lane of northbound I-5 was blocked as of 1:20 p.m. Southbound... Read more
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Times News
Demands for extradition of cleric discussedrequest and other issues. During the talks, Turkish Justice Ministry officials
Demands for extradition of cleric discussed
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
request and other issues. During the talks, Turkish Justice Ministry officials would share with the visiting U.S. Justice Department and State Department officials “evidence and testimonies obtained until now” concerning Muslim cleric Fethullah... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Opioid over-prescription a problem in Canada: CMPAAddiction and Mental Health, and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C.
Opioid over-prescription a problem in Canada: CMPA
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Addiction and Mental Health, and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. Dr. Gary Franklin, medical director of the Washington State Department of Labour and Industries, was asked to be a panellist because his jurisdiction has taken a unique... Read more
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Orange County Register
Turkish, American officials discuss US-based cleric's extraditionrequest and other issues. During the talks, Turkish Justice Ministry officials
Turkish, American officials discuss US-based cleric's extradition
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
request and other issues. During the talks, Turkish Justice Ministry officials would share with the visiting U.S. Justice Department and State Department officials “evidence and testimonies obtained until now” concerning Muslim cleric Fethullah... Read more
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Boston Globe
Turkish, US officials discuss US-based cleric’s extraditionrequest and other issues. During the talks, Turkish Justice Ministry officials
Turkish, US officials discuss US-based cleric’s extradition
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
request and other issues. During the talks, Turkish Justice Ministry officials would share with the visiting US Justice Department and State Department officials ‘‘evidence and testimonies obtained until now’’ concerning Muslim cleric Fethullah... Read more
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The Columbian
Driver injured in rollover crash on I-5, blocks trafficCreek Medical Center. Her condition was not immediately available. State patro
Driver injured in rollover crash on I-5, blocks traffic
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Creek Medical Center. Her condition was not immediately available. State patrol said that Grigsby King will face a charge of suspicion of speeding. Traffic was blocked until about 7 a.m., according to Washington State Department of Transporta... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Semi-truck crash slows traffic between Cle Elum and Ellensburgblocked after a semi-truck rolled over Tuesday morning on Interstate 90 between
Semi-truck crash slows traffic between Cle Elum and Ellensburg
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
blocked after a semi-truck rolled over Tuesday morning on Interstate 90 between Cle Elum and Ellensburg, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Only one lane is open in each direction near milepost 93. Drive-time delays... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Semi crash forces closure of eastbound I-90 near Cle Elum— A semi crash near Cle Elum is blocking both eastbound lanes and one westbound
Semi crash forces closure of eastbound I-90 near Cle Elum
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
— A semi crash near Cle Elum is blocking both eastbound lanes and one westbound lane of Interstate 90. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the crash happened around 7 a.m. near Elk Heights Rd (milepost... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Yale Road Fire burns 4K acres, 10 homesValley Chapel roads remain closed and people are advised to stay clear of the a
Yale Road Fire burns 4K acres, 10 homes
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
Valley Chapel roads remain closed and people are advised to stay clear of the area. Spokane County Fire Districts 3 and 8, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, the Washington State Patrol Fire Marshal's Office and the Spokane County... Read more
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The Columbian
Wiesman: Put vaccines on kids’ back-to-school listschool supplies, parents should ask their child’s health care provider if their
Wiesman: Put vaccines on kids’ back-to-school list
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
school supplies, parents should ask their child’s health care provider if their son or daughter needs any vaccinations. Washington State Department of Health works with many partners to ensure children receive the recommended vaccines. Anyone... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee — chaired by Russia and the United States — tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Investigation nets over $66K in back pay for workersceased work on the two projects — both with South Sound ties —at the end of Sep
Investigation nets over $66K in back pay for workers
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
ceased work on the two projects — both with South Sound ties —at the end of September 2015. Complaints filed with the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries led to an investigation that cleared the way for the workers to be... Read more
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The Seattle Times
UW student project taps ORCA cards, unlocks data trovesystem. When the students presented their information to their peers Thursday,
UW student project taps ORCA cards, unlocks data trove
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
system. When the students presented their information to their peers Thursday, representatives from the city of Seattle, Washington State Department of Transportation and Sound Transit were in the audience, asking questions. Sound Transit, WSDOT... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Deer Park debating changes toof the more dangerous intersections – Crawford and Monroe – that a lot of the l
Deer Park debating changes to
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
of the more dangerous intersections – Crawford and Monroe – that a lot of the locals have dubbed as “coffin corner.” The Washington State Department of Transportation is trying to change that, but how is a matter of debate. Robert Hamilton has... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Chaos, trash and tears: Inside Seattle’s flawed homeless sweepsand the city’s Human Services Department declined further comment. Jim McBride
Chaos, trash and tears: Inside Seattle’s flawed homeless sweeps
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
and the city’s Human Services Department declined further comment. Jim McBride, a maintenance superintendent for the Washington State Department of Transportation, said state clean up crews are also tasked with maintaining and responding to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Russia to back Aleppo cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Russia to back Aleppo cease-fires
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee -- headed by Russia and the United States -- that's working to e-escalate the violence so relief can reach civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de Mistura, said... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee — chaired by Russia and the United States — tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County under excessive-heat warninghigh of 98 degrees Thursday sets an Aug. 18 record for the city, surpassing its
Clark County under excessive-heat warning
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
high of 98 degrees Thursday sets an Aug. 18 record for the city, surpassing its previous high of 96 from 2015. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources issued a statewide burn ban on Wednesday through Sept. 30 on all state parks... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires to allow aid throughworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires to allow aid through
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee — chaired by Russia and the United States — tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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WALB Albany
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
WALB Albany / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Heat wave leads to burn bans in metro areaforests, parks and lands protected by natural resources firefighters. A simila
Heat wave leads to burn bans in metro area
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 9 days ago
forests, parks and lands protected by natural resources firefighters. A similar statewide ban was imposed Wednesday by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. Copyright 2016 KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation. All rights r... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
KXXV Waco / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee - chaired by Russia and the United States - tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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DW
US admits $400 million Iran cash payment depended on hostage release |In a press briefing on Thursday in Washington, State Department spokesman John
US admits $400 million Iran cash payment depended on hostage release |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
In a press briefing on Thursday in Washington, State Department spokesman John Kirby initially repeated the line that negotiations earlier this year to return the Iranian money had been conducted separately from the talks to free four US citizens in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-firesworld body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
world body's special envoy to Syria cut short a meeting Thursday of the ad hoc committee — chaired by Russia and the United States — tasked with deescalating the violence so that relief can reach beleaguered civilians. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de... Read more
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