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What Jeffrey Epstein Did to Earn $158 Million From Leon Black

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Mr. Epstein specialized in aggressively pitching ways to minimize paying taxes. And not just to Mr. Black, the private equity chief executive who was his main benefactor in his...
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Department store chain Belk filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Belk, the North Carolina-based department store chain which has catered to generations of shoppers for nearly 190 years, announced Tuesday that it will file...
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Chicago Teachers Push For Safe And Equitable Return To In-Person Classes

Chicago Teachers Push For Safe And Equitable Return To In-Person Classes

2 hours ago   |   News One

Expressing pandemic related safety concerns, teachers in Chicago want to continue teaching remotely despite the district's push for in-person classes. The Chicago Teachers...
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US stocks edge lower ahead of major earnings reports

US stocks edge lower ahead of major earnings reports

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US stocks ended lower on Tuesday as investors awaited earnings reports from tech giants. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite touched record highs earlier in...
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Raising The Minimum Wage Takes Crucial Step Towards Equity And Racial Justice

Raising The Minimum Wage Takes Crucial Step Towards Equity And Racial Justice

4 hours ago   |   News One

Democrats in Congress re-introduced the Raise The Wage Act on Tuesday to increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 by 2025, moving the needle towards a living wage...
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Insiders at PR software giant Cision are wondering what's next after layoffs and an exodus of top execs

Insiders at PR software giant Cision are wondering what's next after layoffs and an exodus of top execs

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Employees at PR software giant Cision are complaining of confusion and a lack of transparency from leadership as the business undergoes big changes under...
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Joe Biden orders end of federally run private prisons

5 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

"Today, I'll take action to advance racial equity and push us closer to that more perfect union we've always strived to be," Biden tweeted.
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Biden to sign executive actions addressing ‘racial equity'

5 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   3 articles

The actions order the US Justice department halt use of private prisons.
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Private equity investment means funding firms of great promise that don't trade on public stock exchanges

Private equity investment means funding firms of great promise that don't trade on public stock exchanges

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When you hear the words private equity, a few things probably come to mind: palatial estates, sleek suits, private islands, and, well, money. Lots of it...
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Maryland must do more to get COVID vaccine to African American, LatinX communities COMMENTARY

6 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The state needs to do a better job at getting the vaccine to these communities now before the equity vaccination gap widens even more.
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Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over impeachment trial

Summary List Placement Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, of Vermont, has checked into a local hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over former president Trump's... Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

US judge derails Biden's vaunted 100-day deportation freeze after Texas sues

US judge derails Biden's vaunted 100-day deportation freeze after Texas sues

A federal judge, citing a lawsuit by the Texas Attorney General, has issued a two-week temporary restraining order shutting down US President Joe Biden's effort to halt all... Read more ...

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Senators have taken an oath to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, but some Republican senators want to stop the proceedings. Read more ...

Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators...

Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators support his motion to declare trial unconstitutional

Only five Republican senators opposed a motion by colleague Rand Paul to declare Donald Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional, signaling that Democrats won't have enough... Read more ...

In first call with Putin as president, Biden presses on Navalny's arrest

In first call with Putin as president, Biden presses on Navalny's arrest

President Joe Biden had his first call with Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, raising concerns about the arrest of opposition figure Alexei Navalny while pressing the Russian leader... Read more ...

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which... Read more ...

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move... Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Police say recordings show Robert Kraft paying for sex acts at a Florida spa, but a misdemeanor solicitation charge against the New England Patriots owner was dropped. Read more ...