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Another Seattle area mudslide affects Amtrak, Commuter trains
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Man Convicted of Plot to Attack Seattle Military Complex Gets 17 Years

SEATTLE (AP) — A man who helped plot an attack with machine guns and grenades on a Seattle military complex has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. 33-year-old Walli Mujahidh of Los Angeles was sentenced today after pleading guilty in December to numerous charges. A co-defendant was sentenced last month to 18 years in prison.

United to Put 787 Dreamliners Back into Service

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines is putting Boeing 787s back in the flight schedule, even though the plane is still grounded by government authorities. United says the plane is in its schedule starting May 31. The FAA must approve Boeing’s fix for the plane’s smoldering batteries. United owns six 787s.

Another Western Washington Mudslide Delays more Transit Trains near Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — There was another mudslide today near the spot where an Amtrak train was derailed over the weekend. A railroad spokesman says the slide came down around 11 a.m. on a stretch of track between Seattle and Everett. The new slide will halt Amtrak and Sound Transit trains on the tracks for at least two more days.

Idaho Man’s DUI Pot Conviction Overturned

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Court of Appeals has thrown out a Boise man’s conviction for driving under the influence of marijuana. The court said Geirrod Stark’s blood test results only proved that he’d used marijuana recently — not the day he was stopped. During his original trial, Stark said he was disoriented because he was dehydrated and hungry.

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