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'I'm going to get the demon out of you and make you straight': A religious couple who ran a conversion therapy camp have been charged with trafficking underage boys

'I'm going to get the demon out of you and make you straight': A religious couple who ran a conversion therapy camp have been charged with trafficking underage boys

27 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A grand jury from Texas charged Gary Wiggins, 49 and his wife Meghann, 34, owners of the Joshua Home, with human trafficking, more than a year after allegations of abuse first...
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Convicted City Hall aides file motions for acquittal, new trials

47 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Attorneys for two ex-City Hall aides convicted on extortion charges filed 77 pages of memorandums Wednesday afternoon in support of motions to acquit and motions for new...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders changes Medicare-for-all plan in face of opposition by organized labor

51 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

Leaders and members of unions have complained to candidates that a single-payer plan would offer weaker coverage than they have negotiated under the current system.
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Join us at the Florida Workforce Collaboration Summit

Join us at the Florida Workforce Collaboration Summit

1 hour ago   |   Economic Modeling

Emsi is excited to announce the upcoming Workforce Collaboration Summit on September 26 in Gainesville, FL. This unique, one-day event will bring together leaders from higher...
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Boston Calling convictions have ‘chilling' effect on advocacy, councilors say

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Ten city councilors slammed the federal Boston Calling convictions in a signed statement Wednesday, calling them “grievous misuse of limited prosecutorial resources in service...
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New jobs numbers undercut Trump's claim that his 2017 tax cuts jolted the economy and spurred hiring

New jobs numbers undercut Trump's claim that his 2017 tax cuts jolted the economy and spurred hiring

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

American employers created 500,000 fewer jobs than initially estimated from January 2018 through March 2019, according to new data from the Labor Department released...
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Presidential candidates make their pitch at Altoona event

Presidential candidates make their pitch at Altoona event

4 hours ago   |   KCCI

More than a dozen Democratic presidential candidates stopped in Altoona on Wednesday to speak at the Iowa Federation of Labor's annual convention.
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Biden courts unions by attacking 'Medicare for all'

5 hours ago   |   Washington Examiner

Joe Biden had a simple message for organized labor on Wednesday: Unlike 2020 Democratic rivals on the Left I'll protect your private healthcare plans.
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The Latest: Ex-police union leader, lobbyist appear in court

5 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Latest on the arrest of the former president of the Massachusetts State Police labor union and the union's former lobbyist :
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Bill de Blasio Sounded Like He Inhaled Helium at Iowa Labor Event Via Video Call, Crowd Burst Out Laughing

6 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The mayor was trying to extol the virtues of organized labor, though the defective connection overshadowed his appearance.
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'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

Every dog has its day, and for Monte, a terrier mix shelter dog, that day came with Disney fame. Read more ...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole over 'spiked beer'

Mark Pavelich assaulted his neighbor he had been fishing with earlier in the day, believing he had slipped something into his beer, police said. Read more ...

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

The smoke has reached one city more than 1,700 miles away, even making it pitch black during the day apparently due to smoke and ash. Read more ...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff's deputy at police station

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff's deputy at police station

A gunman opened fire outside a Los Angeles County police station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding one sheriff's deputy, authorities said. The deputy was shot in the shoulder at... Read more ...

Wild tap NHL veteran Bill Guerin as new general manager

Wild tap NHL veteran Bill Guerin as new general manager

Less than a month before training camp is set to begin, the Wild have hired a new GM to steer a the teetering ship. Read more ...

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

The Jets will be without Brandon Copeland for the first four games of the season after the NFL suspended the linebacker for violating the league policy on performance-enhancing... Read more ...

6 seniors face charges for having public sex in Connecticut

6 seniors face charges for having public sex in Connecticut

Police say the six, five men and an 85-year-old woman, were involved in lewd and sexual activity in the Grace Richardson conservation area in Fairfield earlier this month. Read more ...

Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans

Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans

President Donald Trump on Wednesday directed the Education Department to more easily forgive the federal student loans owed by veterans with disabilities, making a move... Read more ...

Author Nicholas Sparks wins federal court case

Author Nicholas Sparks wins federal court case

A federal jury has sided with novelist Nicholas Sparks and the private Christian school he founded in his North Carolina hometown, dismissing claims by the school's former... Read more ...