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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.

Campus free-speech limits targeted by lawsuits

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:59

Legal actions filed on behalf of students who think their rights have been restricted.

        

Judge rips apart Kentucky's gay marriage argument

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:49

Judge has stayed his ruling until federal appeals court hears similar cases.

        

Huge Crowds Turn Out for Hong Kong Pro-Democracy March

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:45
A huge throng of people, mostly young, took to Hong Kong’s streets Tuesday, defying Beijing’s dwindling tolerance for challenges to its control.

Pennsylvania governor won’t sign budget over lack of pension reform

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:45

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett speaks at a news conference in State CollegeBy By David DeKok HARRISBURG Penn. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett said on Monday that he would not for the moment sign a $29.1 billion budget enacted by the legislature because lawmakers had failed to include pension reform. Corbett, a Republican with sagging poll ratings who is up for re-election this year, wants to push new state employees onto a so-called "hybrid" pension plan.


VIDEO: Harris plaque 'likely to be removed'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:45
The Mayor of Perth in Western Australia has told the BBC that a plaque to the disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris is likely to be removed from the city of his birth.
Categories: BBC World News

Belgium beats USA in extra time, advances in World Cup

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:43

Everything you need to know about the Round of 16 match.

        

NJ raises fines for using phones while driving

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:42

NJ raises fines for using phones while drivingMotorists who can't put down their cellphones face tougher penalties in New Jersey.


White Pass - 7/1/2014 5:15:43 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:42
White Pass US12
7/1/2014 5:15:43 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 7/1/2014 5:05:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:42
Satus Pass US97
7/1/2014 5:05:17 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 5:10:03 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:42
Stevens Pass US2
7/1/2014 5:10:03 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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 7/1/2014 5:05:17 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:42
Blewett Pass US97
7/1/2014 5:05:17 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 7/1/2014 5:07:04 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:42
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/1/2014 5:07:04 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
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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STORY REMOVED: BC-US--Police Officer-Cannibalism

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:41
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn an early version its story about the overturning of a conviction of ex-NYPD officer accused of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women. The APNewsNow version reported the officer was convicted of kidnapping, killing and eating young women. A replacement version will be filed shortly.

PHOTOS: Tacony Creek drowning

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:41

 Tacony Creek drowningFirst responders worked to save a teenage boy who went swimming in the Tacony Creek and did not resurface.


Pakistan 'disrupts terror bases'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 20:35
Pakistan's army says it has severely disrupted militant bases in North Waziristan, despite reports that many militants left before troops moved in.
Categories: BBC World News