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In California, Uber driver is employee, not contractor

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:59

Uber driver Levin protests with other drivers against working conditions, in Santa MonicaA driver for Uber is an employee, not a contractor, according to a California ruling that eventually could push up costs for the smartphone-based ride hailing service and hurt the closely watched start-up's valuation. The California Labor Commission's decision could ripple through the burgeoning industry of providing services via smartphones, with potential implications for other “crowdsourced” services such as Uber rival Lyft, chore service TaskRabbit, and cleaning service Homejoy. The ruling - which Uber insisted applied to only one driver - was the latest in a series of legal and regulatory challenges facing the company and other highly valued start-ups in the United States and other countries.


Visits surge to ‘best U.S. beach’ and some Hawaiians unhappy

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:59
Oahu’s Waimanalo Beach was ranked as the top beach in the country in ‘Dr. Beach’s’ annual list. But some locals just want to keep their beach ‘country.’
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Visits surge to ‘best U.S. beach’ and some Hawaiians unhappy

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:59
Oahu’s Waimanalo Beach was ranked as the top beach in the country in ‘Dr. Beach’s’ annual list. But some locals just want to keep their beach ‘country.’
Categories: Sports Center

Visits surge to ‘best U.S. beach’ and some Hawaiians unhappy

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:59
Oahu’s Waimanalo Beach was ranked as the top beach in the country in ‘Dr. Beach’s’ annual list. But some locals just want to keep their beach ‘country.’

Skagit River sockeye fishery opens with some caught in areas from Burlington to Sedro-Woolley

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:58
Another sockeye return starting to grab the attention of anglers in the Puget Sound region is the Skagit River fishery, which opened Tuesday and produced some action. “One report from the Youngs Bar area (near Burlington) had about 12 fish caught on the opener,” said Frank Urabeck, a sport fishing advocate from Bonney Lake. “My […]
Categories: Sports Center

Skagit River sockeye fishery opens with some caught in areas from Burlington to Sedro-Woolley

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:58
Another sockeye return starting to grab the attention of anglers in the Puget Sound region is the Skagit River fishery, which opened Tuesday and produced some action. “One report from the Youngs Bar area (near Burlington) had about 12 fish caught on the opener,” said Frank Urabeck, a sport fishing advocate from Bonney Lake. “My […]
Categories: Sports Center

Skagit River sockeye fishery opens with some caught in areas from Burlington to Sedro-Woolley

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:58
Another sockeye return starting to grab the attention of anglers in the Puget Sound region is the Skagit River fishery, which opened Tuesday and produced some action. “One report from the Youngs Bar area (near Burlington) had about 12 fish caught on the opener,” said Frank Urabeck, a sport fishing advocate from Bonney Lake. “My […]

England win with record run chase

BBC World News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:58
England smash the record for their highest ever one-day run chase to beat New Zealand and level the series at 2-2.
Categories: BBC World News

Clinton proposes tax credit to boost youth employment

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:56

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton listens to a speaker during a campaign stop, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Santee, S.C. (AP Photo/David Goldman)NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Taking aim at unemployment among younger Americans, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday proposed using tax credits to encourage businesses to train young people.


Lawsuit: Delaware coach pushed religion on athletes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:54
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A former Delaware State University volleyball player contends she lost her athletic scholarship because she objected to the coach's requirement that she attend church and participate in Bible studies.

Protester of Ohio Wal-Mart shooting convicted of trespassing

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:53
FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — A man arrested protesting at an Ohio Wal-Mart where police fatally shot a man last year has been convicted of trespassing after pleading no contest and is banned from Wal-Mart stores for two years.

New York man attacks FBI agent in Islamic State-tied probe: U.S.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:53
A New York City man was arrested on Wednesday after authorities said he tried to stab an FBI agent executing a search warrant in connection with an alleged plot to carry out an attack in support of the militant group Islamic State. Fareed Mumuni, 21, was charged with attempting to murder a federal officer after authorities came to his residence in the borough of Staten Island, according to a complaint filed in federal court in Brooklyn.

NYC Council members: Suicide points to need for bail reform

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:53
NEW YORK (AP) — The death of a 22-year-old man who hanged himself after spending three years as a teen jailed without trial should spur New Yorkers to push for bail reform, City Council members said at a hearing Wednesday.

USDA looking into dolphin deaths at SeaWorld

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:51
Lagos, a 7-year-old bottlenose dolphin, died suddenly Monday of what appeared to be pneumonia just months after another bottlenose dolphin died of what was deemed “acute intestinal necrosis.”
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USDA looking into dolphin deaths at SeaWorld

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:51
Lagos, a 7-year-old bottlenose dolphin, died suddenly Monday of what appeared to be pneumonia just months after another bottlenose dolphin died of what was deemed “acute intestinal necrosis.”
Categories: Sports Center

USDA looking into dolphin deaths at SeaWorld

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:51
Lagos, a 7-year-old bottlenose dolphin, died suddenly Monday of what appeared to be pneumonia just months after another bottlenose dolphin died of what was deemed “acute intestinal necrosis.”

FAA investigating close call at Chicago's Midway Airport

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:48
CHICAGO (AP) — Two passenger jets simultaneously began to take off on intersecting runways at Chicago's Midway International Airport, forcing controllers to order one to halt to avoid a collision.

Finally, U.S. Open questions are about to be answered

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:46
All the questions have made for great pre-tournament fodder and have elicited a seemingly endless stream of stories. But on Thursday, we finally will get some answers as the opening round of the U.S. Open, the first held in the Pacific Northwest, is played with the first groups teeing off at 7 a.m.
Categories: Sports Center

Finally, U.S. Open questions are about to be answered

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:46
All the questions have made for great pre-tournament fodder and have elicited a seemingly endless stream of stories. But on Thursday, we finally will get some answers as the opening round of the U.S. Open, the first held in the Pacific Northwest, is played with the first groups teeing off at 7 a.m.
Categories: Sports Center

Finally, U.S. Open questions are about to be answered

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:46
All the questions have made for great pre-tournament fodder and have elicited a seemingly endless stream of stories. But on Thursday, we finally will get some answers as the opening round of the U.S. Open, the first held in the Pacific Northwest, is played with the first groups teeing off at 7 a.m.