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U.S. top court to hear pregnant worker's appeal against UPS

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 22:02

The sun rises over the Supreme Court in WashingtonBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to hear a case that would determine whether UPS Inc treated a pregnant employee unfairly by denying her request for temporary restrictions on her work duties. Peggy Young, a part-time delivery truck driver, had acted on a midwife’s advice that she not be required to lift parcels weighing more than 20 pounds (9 kg) while she was pregnant. Both a federal district court judge and an appeals court ruled in favor of UPS.


White Pass - 7/1/2014 6:15:43 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:42
White Pass US12
7/1/2014 6:15:43 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 7/1/2014 6:05:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:42
Satus Pass US97
7/1/2014 6:05:17 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 7/1/2014 6:10:03 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:42
Stevens Pass US2
7/1/2014 6:10:03 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 7/1/2014 6:05:17 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:42
Blewett Pass US97
7/1/2014 6:05:17 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 7/1/2014 6:07:04 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:42
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/1/2014 6:07:04 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting is scheduled Tuesday and Wednesday starting at 8 pm, and is expected to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 is closed from mp 56, near Gold Creek to mp 61, near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 and westbound mp 70. Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, construction related activities are not scheduled Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6. However due to holiday traffic, drivers may experience delays.

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Birth control ruling sparks political clash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:40

Michael Hichborn kneels and prays as he joins demonstrators while waiting for the Supreme Court's decision on the Hobby Lobby case outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 30, 2014. The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans called it a win for religious freedom. The decision of the Supreme Court, they said, is further evidence the country's new health care law is deeply flawed.


Israel Strikes 34 'Terror Targets' After Bodies of Teens Found

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:40
Following the discovery of the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped in the West Bank earlier this month, reporters said they could hear the sound of airstrikes tonight in Gaza.

10. Amnesia - 5 Seconds of Summer

iTunes Top Ten - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:32
5 Seconds of Summer
5 Seconds of Summer

Expected Release Date: July 22, 2014
Total Songs: 12
Genre: Pop
Price: By Song Only
Copyright ? 2014 Capitol Records Ltd.
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Erdogan to run for Turkey presidency

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:30
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to run for president in the August election, the ruling AK Party confirms.
Categories: BBC World News

Pound lifted by UK factory survey

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:24
The pound hits a near six-year high against the US dollar after a survey suggests the UK's manufacturing sector grew at its fastest pace for seven months in June.
Categories: BBC World News

Erdogan, Survivor of Protests and Inquiries, to Seek Presidency in Turkey

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:24
The post, until now largely ceremonial, could become much more important under Mr. Erdogan, who has held power for a decade.






French Ban on Face Veils Upheld by European Rights Court

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:22
The Strasbourg-based tribunal said that the ban on wearing the head covering in public did not violate Muslims’ religious liberty.






European court upholds French ban on face veils

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:20
The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday upheld France's law banning face-covering Muslim veils from the streets, in a case brought by a woman who claimed her freedom of religion was violated.

'Fault in Our Stars' Amsterdam bench missing

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:19
The city of Amsterdam isn't quite sure whether to blame fate or human error, but a bench upon which the star-crossed teenage lovers talk and kiss in the hit film "The Fault in Our Stars" is missing.

Engineering strike hits South Africa

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:15
Unions says more than 200,000 engineering and metal workers in South Africa have gone on strike, with marches taking place in six major cities across the country.
Categories: BBC World News

Bishop in mob town seeks godfather moratorium

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:14
A southern Italian archbishop has proposed a 10-year moratorium on the naming of godfathers in a bid to stem the way mob bosses use the "padrino" system to spread their influence and authority to the next generation.

L'Oreal settles US advertising case

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:10
The cosmetics company, L'Oreal, agrees to settle a case with US regulators over charges of deceptive advertising.
Categories: BBC World News

VA offers appointment to man 2 years after he dies

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:07
ACTON, Mass. (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department is apologizing to a Massachusetts woman for offering an appointment to her husband almost two years after he died.

More U.S. troops to Iraq, raising total to about 750

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:02
The U.S. is sending another 300 troops to Iraq to increase security at the U.S. Embassy and elsewhere in the Baghdad area to protect U.S. citizens and property, officials said Monday.