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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Moscow today, where he is expected to meet with Russian officials on ending Syria’s long civil war — and the brutal reign of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Russian President Vladimir Putin may be more open to a deal after Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons on a rebel-held village, which drew global condemnation as well as a U.S. missile strike in response. Yesterday, Rex Tillerson said Russia has to choose between aligning itself with the United States and other Western nations or Assad, Iran and the militant group Hezbollah.
A “little” is likely the key word there, but chocolate has made the latest list just released by Consumer Reports on health for the “Top 6 Foods That Keep You Young.” Chocolate works against things in the body that lead to aging everything from your appearance to your skin, and what’s underneath it. KOMO
White House press secretary Sean Spicer apologized yesterday afternoon after comments he made comparing Bashar al-Assad to Adolph Hitler. He said that even Hitler didn’t use chemical weapons. He later attempted to clarify his comments, but then apologized.
First responders facing long detours due to slow-moving slide near Oso- The closure of State Route 530 near Oso is impacting neighbors who need and receive medical care in Darrington. KOMO
Big baby news out of Woodland Park Zoo – Tufani, an eight-year-old giraffe is expecting her first calf. She’s even got her own baby registry on Amazon! Woodland Park Zoo staff say they have no plan to put the cameras on Tufani, out of concerns about potential pregnancy complications. But when the calf is born he, or she, can be watched over a live-stream. KOMO
A backcountry skier is missing near Snoqualmie Pass. The man told a friend he was heading out at 9am and would be back around noon and didn’t return. A King County search and rescue team is looking for him right now.