STRONG WINDS BLAMED FOR TWO DEATHS AND NEARLY 500,000 POWER OUTAGES IN THE SEATTLE AREA *

ONE MAN WAS KILLED SAT WHEN A TREE FELL ON HIS CAR IN GIG HARBOR, WHILE A FALLING BRANCH KILLED A YOUNG GIRL WHO WAS OUTSIDE PLAYING IN FEDERAL WAY *

PUGET SOUND ENERGY ESTIMATED 224,000 CUSTOMERS WITHOUT POWER, WHILE THREE OTHER SEATTLE-AREA UTILITIES HAD SOME 240,000 OUTAGES BETWEEN THEM *

NATL WEATHER SERVICE REPORTED 20-35 MPH WINDS, WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 50 MPH *

EMINENT NEUROLOGIST AND WRITER OLIVER SACKS HAS DIED AT 82 *

LONDON-BORN SACKS WAS KNOWN FOR BOOKS OF UNUSUAL CLINICAL TALES, INCLUDING "THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT" AND "THE ISLAND OF THE COLORBLIND" *

ONE OF HIS BOOKS, "AWAKENINGS," WAS MADE INTO A FILM STARRING ROBERT DE NIRO AND ROBIN WILLIAMS, WHICH WAS NOMINATED FOR THREE OSCARS INCLUDING BEST PICTURE *

SACKS REVEALED IN AN ESSAY PUBLISHED EARLIER THIS YEAR IN THE NEW YORK TIMES THAT HE HAD TERMINAL CANCER *

GERMANY, FRANCE, UK ISSUE JOINT CALL FOR AN URGENT MEETING OF EU MINISTERS TO FIND CONCRETE MEASURES TO COPE WITH ESCALATING MIGRATION CRISIS *

HOME AFFAIRS MINISTERS OF THE THREE COUNTRIES SPOKE ABOUT THE CRISIS ON SIDELINES OF A MEETING IN PARIS SAT *

THAT MEETING DEALT WITH TRANSPORT SECURITY IN THE WAKE OF A THWARTED ATTACK BY A MOROCCAN NATIONAL ON A HIGH-SPEED TRAIN FROM AMSTERDAM TO PARIS *

UNPRECEDENTED NUMBERS OF MIGRANTS, MOSTLY FROM THE MIDEAST AND N AFRICA, ARE REACHING EU BORDERS, SURPASSING 100,000 IN JULY ALONE *

IRANIAN COURT SENTENCES TWO PEOPLE TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SPYING FOR THE U.S. AND ISRAEL, BUT THEIR NAMES WERE NOT RELEASED *

IT'S NOT CLEAR IF THE WASHINGTON POST REPORTER JASON REZAIAN, WHO FACES SIMILAR CHARGES, WAS ONE OF THE PEOPLE SENTENCED *

RELATIVES OF REZAIAN, WHO HAS BEEN HELD IN IRAN SINCE JULY 2014, ARE WAITING FOR A VERDICT TO BE ISSUED, AFTER COURT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST HIM ENDED EARLIER THIS MONTH *

JUDICIARY SPOX SAYS HE DIDN'T KNOW WHETHER REZAIAN'S VERDICT HAD BEEN ISSUED, ACCORDING TO LOCAL MEDIA *

AIRSTRIKE BY SAUDI-LED COALITION BACKING PRO-GOVT FORCES IN YEMEN KILLS 31 PEOPLE IN NORTHERN PROVINCE OF HAJJAH *

STRIKES TARGETING SHIITE HOUTHI REBELS WHO CONTROL THE CAPITAL HIT A BOTTLING PLANT IN THE PROVINCE SUN MORNING, KILLING MOSTLY CIVILIANS *

U.N. SAYS ALMOST 4,500 PEOPLE HAVE DIED SINCE U.S.-BACKED COALITION STARTED ITS CAMPAIGN IN MARCH, AND THAT THE CRISIS HAS REACHED THE LEVEL OF A "HUMANITARIAN CATASTROPHE" *

POLICE PROBING THE THAILAND BOMBING ATTACK RAIDED A SECOND LOCATION AND WIDENED THEIR SEARCH FOR MORE SUSPECTS ON SUN *

SECURITY FORCES RAIDED A LOW-INCOME APARTMENT BLOCK IN BANGKOK'S MIN BURI DISTRICT, BUT SAY THEY FOUND NO SUSPICIOUS MATERIALS *

AUTHORITIES SAID SAT THEY ARRESTED A SUSPECT IN CONNECTION WITH THE BOMBING AT A BANGKOK SHRINE EARLIER THIS MONTH THAT KILLED 20 PEOPLE *

SUSPECT IS A 28-YR-OLD FOREIGN MAN WHO HAD BEEN HOLED UP IN A SUBURBAN APARTMENT WITH STACKS OF PASSPORTS AND BOMB-MAKING MATERIALS *

THE BIG ISLAND AND MAUI UNDER A TROPICAL STORM WATCH AS A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE APPROACHES HAWAII *

THE CURRENT FORECAST HAS HURRICANE IGNACIO PASSING NORTHEAST OF THE BIG ISLAND ON MONDAY AND NORTH OF MAUI ON TUESDAY *

MAUI'S MAYOR AND HAWAII'S GOVERNOR HAVE SIGNED EMERGENCY PROCLAMATIONS AS THE ISLANDS PREPARE FOR HIGH WINDS, HEAVY RAIN AND OCEAN SWELLS *

VA RELIGIOUS LEADERS GATHERING TO REMEMBER TWO TELEVISION JOURNALISTS WHO WERE SHOT AND KILLED ON AIR LAST WEEK *

INTERFAITH SERVICE FOR 24-YEAR-OLD REPORTER ALISON PARKER AND 27-YEAR-OLD CAMERAMAN ADAM WARD HELD SUN AT THE JEFFERSON CENTER IN ROANOKE *

WARD AND PARKER WERE KILLED BY FORMER CO-WORKER, VESTER FLANAGAN WED WHILE THE TWO WERE ON AN EARLY MORNING ASSIGNMENT *

FLANAGAN RECORDED THE KILLINGS, WALKING UP TO THE TWO AND SHOOTING THEM ON VIDEO *

FLANAGAN POSTED THE HORRIFIC VIDEO ON FACEBOOK THEN KILLED HIMSELF *