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Hate Those Floating Digital Billboards? New York Just Banned Them

3 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation to outlaw the ads that “blight our shores.” But you may not have seen the last of them.
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Democrat Warren wants to repeal 1994 crime bill, end cash bail

13 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday proposed sweeping changes to federal and state criminal justice systems, including ending cash bail...
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Elizabeth Warren Wants to Repeal the Joe Biden-Authored 1994 Crime Bill

23 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Elizabeth Warren is proposing to repeal the 1994 crime bill in an implicit shot at Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, who wrote the law, as part of a broad new...
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Georgia asks judge not to block restrictive abortion law

53 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Georgia is asking a federal judge not to block the state's restrictive abortion law from taking effect and to dismiss a challenge to the constitutionality of the measure.
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Woman forced to leave bus for wearing face veil in Netherlands

59 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

It is the first time the controversial law, which went into effect this month, has been implemented.
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Clinic Workers Say They've Been Warned To Only Speak English Or They'll Be Fired

1 hour ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

HAINES CITY, Fla. - A group of health care workers at a state-run health clinic in Florida say they've been told to stop speaking Spanish among themselves or risk being...
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Talking Shop: Small Businesses Can Make Millions From Federal Government Contracts

1 hour ago   |   Business

Finding new customers is a tough task all small businesses face. One option many never consider is taking on the federal government as a client. Government procurement - having...
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New York AG sues to block Trump rule aiming to deny green cards to poor immigrants: 'We will not let that happen'

1 hour ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

New York Attorney General Tish James filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the Trump administration from making it nearly impossible for immigrants to obtain green cards if they've...
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What to Know About California's New Police Use-of-Force Law

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Tuesday: Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law one of the nation's toughest standards for the use of deadly force. Also: A stunning turn in the Ghost Ship fire trial.
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Cigarettes Can't Be Advertised On TV. Should Juul Ads Be Permitted?

Cigarettes Can't Be Advertised On TV. Should Juul Ads Be Permitted?

2 hours ago   |   NPR

Though tobacco ads have been banned from TV for about 50 years, the marketing of electronic cigarettes isn't constrained by the law. Public health advocates consider that a...
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Report: Jeffrey Epstein signed a will 2 days before death

Report: Jeffrey Epstein signed a will 2 days before death

Court papers list assets of about $577 million. Read more ...

Baker Mayfield trashes Daniel Jones as a loser

Baker Mayfield trashes Daniel Jones as a loser

Baker Mayfield has joined the long list of Daniel Jones haters. The Browns quarterback ripped the Giants' decision to take Jones with the No. 6 pick in the NFL draft during a... Read more ...

Wendy Anderson, wife of Arkansas State coach, dies at 49

Wendy Anderson, wife of Arkansas State coach, dies at 49

JONESBORO, Ark. - Wendy Anderson, the wife of Arkansas State football coach Blake Anderson, has died after a two-year fight with breast cancer. She was 49. Read more ...

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,' which restricts risky bank moves

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,' which restricts risky bank moves

A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks. Joseph Otting, the... Read more ...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In Their Absence

“I call on all of you to go. The occupation is real. Barring members of Congress from seeing it does not make it go away,” Rep. Omar said. Read more ...

Jimmy Garoppolo's preseason debut was a complete disaster

Jimmy Garoppolo's preseason debut was a complete disaster

The only direction Jimmy Garoppolo can go is up. Making his preseason debut on Monday night against the Broncos, the 49ers quarterback posted a 0.0 passer rating after going... Read more ...

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

New court filings show Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in the Manhattan federal jail. Read more ...

China accuses Twitter & Facebook of censorship over Hong Kong protest criticism

China accuses Twitter & Facebook of censorship over Hong Kong protest criticism

Beijing has accused Twitter and Facebook of censoring mainland Chinese people's views on the Hong Kong protests, after the social networks disabled accounts allegedly linked to... Read more ...

Sister Jean's 100th birthday celebrated with look-alike LEGO statue

Sister Jean's 100th birthday celebrated with look-alike LEGO statue

Sister Jean Celebrates 100th Birthday with LEGO Likeness CHICAGO - Sister Jean's 100th birthday isn't until Wednesday, but Legoland is already celebrating. They created an... Read more ...

Italian PM Conte resigning amid tensions in coalition

Italian PM Conte resigning amid tensions in coalition

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has resigned, after delivering a blistering attack on Vice Premier Matteo Salvini, who he said put his own interests ahead of... Read more ...