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Heat Advisory issued July 30 at 2:37PM PDT until July 30 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT CONDITIONS AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE LEWISTON AREA... ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING... * TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 105. * TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY COOL AFTER 8 PM. * LOCATIONS...WENATCHEE...OMAK...WATERVILLE...ENTIAT. * IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE

Tonight

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi100° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo67° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi96° Hot

Friday Night

Lo71° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi97° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Saturday Night

Lo71° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Sunday

Hi98° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo72° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi99° Hot

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EU imposes new sanctions on Russian after crash

BRUSSELS — The European Union agreed today to impose new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia’s actions in Ukraine, amid mounting international anger after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over rebel-held territory.

Jakarta governor wins Indonesian presidency

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, won the country’s presidential election with 53 percent of the vote, officials said today.

North Korea threatens to boycott Asian Games

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea threatened today to review its decision to enter the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea, a day after their talks on the games broke down.

Militants kill 8 security personnel in NW Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A group of militants attacked a security checkpoint in a troubled northwestern tribal region before dawn today, and eight security forces and four militants were killed, a government official said.

Malaysia defends downed jet’s path

KIEV, Ukraine — A day after a Malaysia Airlines plane traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed near the Russian border in eastern Ukraine, the Malaysian transportation minister said he believed the crew bore no responsibility for the deadly flight plan.

Israel PM says expansion of Gaza assault possible

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza today to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken the enclave’s Hamas rulers.
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Passenger plane shot down over Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down today over a town in the east of the country, and Malaysia Airlines tweeted that it lost contact with one of its flights over Ukrainian airspace.
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Gaza cease-fire ends with rockets

JERUSALEM — A short humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that began this morning as both sides accepted a United Nations request to hold their fire for a five-hour window has ended.

Assad sworn in for third term as Syrian president

IRBIL, IRAQ — With global attention turned to crises raging elsewhere in the region, a triumphant and defiant Bashar Assad was sworn in Wednesday for a third term as president of war-ravaged Syria.

Putin: U.S. sanctions hurt American businesses

MOSCOW, RUSSIA — President Vladimir Putin today lamented the latest round of U.S. sanctions against Russia, saying they will stalemate bilateral relations and hurt not only Russian but also American businesses.

Gunmen attack Kabul airport

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — Gunmen carried out a pre-dawn rocket attack on Kabul International Airport today, temporarily shutting down the facility and setting off a gunbattle with security forces in which four attackers were killed, officials said.

Israeli strike kills 4 Gaza youths near coastal road

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli war planes and naval vessels intensified attacks across the Gaza Strip today, targeting senior Hamas leaders and bombarding a coastal area, where four Palestinian boys were killed.

Typhoon kills 20 in Philippines, spares Manila

MANILA, Philippines — A typhoon blew out of the northern Philippines today after causing at least 20 deaths, knocking out power in entire provinces, damaging two parked jetliners and forcing nearly half a million people to flee from its lethal wind and rains, officials said.

Subway derails beneath Moscow: 20 people killed, 150 injured

MOSCOW — A subway train derailed today deep below Moscow streets, twisting and mangling crowded rail cars at the height of morning rush hour. At least 20 people were killed, Russian officials said, and 150 more were hospitalized, many with serious injuries.
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Hamas rejects Gaza cease-fire

JERUSALEM — Israel and Hamas exchanged fire today, throwing into disarray an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire meant to end eight days of fighting. Israel initially accepted the proposal while Hamas rejected it. Under the Egyptian plan, proposed late Monday, a 12-hour period of de-escalation was to begin at midmorning today. Hamas lobbed more than 50 rockets at Israel in the six hours after the suggested period began today, before Israel resumed its offensive. The offer, though, is still on the table and Israel says it will halt its fire if Hamas accepts ...

Big gaps in Iran nuclear talks

VIENNA — The fate of a possible landmark nuclear deal with Iran sank further into limbo today, with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry noting “very real gaps” ahead of a July 20 target date for a deal meant to put firm curbs on Tehran’s atomic program.
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Death toll continues to rise in Gaza

Israel’s prime minister vowed today to press forward with a broad military offensive in the Gaza Strip, saying international pressure will not halt what he said was a determined effort to halt rocket fire by Palestinian militants as the death toll from the 4-day-old conflict rose above 100.

Iraqi Kurds take over two northern oil fields

Kurdish security forces took over two major oil fields outside the disputed northern city of Kirkuk before dawn today, Iraq’s Oil Ministry said, the latest move in a deepening dispute with the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.