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Kate Middleton on ‘always questioning' herself as a mother and actually enjoying labor

1 hour ago   |   NY Daily News

Apparently, even royals doubt themselves. The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, is opening up about her own fears and struggles when it comes to motherhood and pregnancy...
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The Wide-Ranging Ways In Which The Coronavirus Is Hurting Global Business

The Wide-Ranging Ways In Which The Coronavirus Is Hurting Global Business

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Some factories are beginning to reopen, but labor shortages continue. In a recent poll of U.S. companies by Shanghai's American Chamber of Commerce, 78% said they lack staff to...
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U.K. Government Announces New ‘Points-Based' Immigration System, Mandating Foreign Workers Prove They ‘Can Speak English'

U.K. Government Announces New ‘Points-Based' Immigration System, Mandating Foreign Workers Prove They ‘Can Speak English'

1 hour ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Boris Johnson's government unveiled plans to end what it called the U.K.'s dependence on “cheap low-skilled labor” and deliver on its pledge to halt freedom of movement from...
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Work beginning for installation of Allegiant Stadium roof

1 hour ago   |   Review Journal

More than 2,000 laborers are at work at Allegiant Stadium where work has begun to install the translucent plastic polymer roof of the home of the Las Vegas Raiders.
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U.K.'s New Immigration Rules Will Restrict Low-Skilled Workers

3 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Business groups denounced the plan, warning of looming labor shortages at a time of nearly full employment.
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Coronavirus hits China's workers as businesses say they can't pay wages now

5 hours ago   |   Fortune

A growing number of China's private companies have cut wages, delayed paychecks or stopped paying staff completely, saying that the economic toll of the coronavirus has left...
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U.K. unveils plans to close borders to unskilled workers and those who don't speak English

6 hours ago   |   Fortune

Boris Johnson's government unveiled plans to end what it called the U.K.'s dependence on “cheap low-skilled labor” and deliver on its pledge to halt freedom of movement from...
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Labor's civil war over 'Medicare for All' threatens its 2020 clout

Labor's civil war over 'Medicare for All' threatens its 2020 clout

17 hours ago   |   Politico

"Medicare for All" is roiling labor unions across the country, threatening to divide a critical part of the Democratic base ahead of several major presidential primaries. In...
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The New Masters of the Universe

19 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In his 1944 classic, The Great Transformation , the economic historian Karl Polanyi told the story of modern capitalism as a “double movement” that led to both the expansion of...
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Wendy's to pay $400K to resolve child labor law allegations

19 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Fast-food chain Wendy's has agreed to pay $400,000 to resolve allegations that it violated child labor laws by having teenage employees at dozens of Massachusetts restaurants...
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5 questions for tonight's Democratic debate, Mike Bloomberg's 1st

5 questions for tonight's Democratic debate, Mike Bloomberg's 1st

The ninth Democratic presidential debate will be the first featuring Mike Bloomberg, the former New York mayor and billionaire owner of a financial data and news empire. Read more ...

5-year-old girl, her mother, grandmother killed in crash near Disney

5-year-old girl, her mother, grandmother killed in crash near Disney

Three members of a Massachusetts family were killed in a crash near Walt Disney World. Read more ...

Body of college student, missing since Valentine's Day, found in Georgia

Body of college student, missing since Valentine's Day, found in Georgia

Anitra Gunn's father told news outlets that he last spoke with his daughter to wish her a Happy Valentine's Day. Read more ...

Third suspect arrested in killing of Barnard student Tessa Majors

Third suspect arrested in killing of Barnard student Tessa Majors

The third and last teen suspect in the fatal stabbing of Barnard College student Tessa Majors has been arrested, law enforcement sources told Read more ...

Bernie Sanders' campaign to request recount of Iowa caucuses

Bernie Sanders' campaign to request recount of Iowa caucuses

In the latest results, released by the Iowa Democratic Party, Buttigieg leads Sanders by just 0.004 percentage points. Read more ...

Rapper Pop Smoke shot and killed in home invasion robbery

Rapper Pop Smoke shot and killed in home invasion robbery

Rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning in what appears to be a home invasion robbery, according to a report. He was 20 years old. Read more ...

Blagojevich Returns Home a Free Man

Blagojevich Returns Home a Free Man

Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. The... Read more ...

The Shamrock Shake is back at McDonald's, along with a brand new dessert

The Shamrock Shake is back at McDonald's, along with a brand new dessert

The Shamrock Shake is finally back as of Wednesday. It is available at McDonald's restaurants nationwide, and this year marks the drink's 50th anniversary. To celebrate the... Read more ...

Bloomberg To Make His Debut On Democratic Presidential Debate Stage In Nevada

Bloomberg To Make His Debut On Democratic Presidential Debate Stage In Nevada

Wednesday's nationally televised debate will give many voters their first unscripted look at Bloomberg, who qualified this week for his first debate. Read more ...

Pitchfork Music Festival releases 2020 lineup

Pitchfork Music Festival releases 2020 lineup

CHICAGO-The lineup for the 2020 Pitchfork Music Festival has been announced. The three-day festival runs Friday, July 17 through Sunday, July 19 at Chicago's Union Park. The... Read more ...