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Amazon accused of illegally firing a warehouse worker who protested against working conditions and HQ2

Amazon accused of illegally firing a warehouse worker who protested against working conditions and HQ2

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

A former Amazon warehouse employee has filed a complaint against the company claiming he was fired for speaking out about its working conditions. Rashad Long worked at the...
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Pence woos 2016 anti-Trumpers to bankroll billion-dollar reelection

Pence woos 2016 anti-Trumpers to bankroll billion-dollar reelection

2 hours ago   |   Politico

When Vice President Mike Pence appeared before some of the GOP's most powerful donors at the iconic Pebble Beach golf course on Monday evening, he did something that would've...
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Deutsche Bank CEO sees strong case for merger with Commerzbank: source

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Christian Sewing, the chief executive of Deutsche Bank, believes there is a strong case for a merger with rival Commerzbank, according to a person with direct knowledge of his...
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Biden widens choice for Dem voters

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

With word that Joe Biden intends to join the 2020 Democratic race, voters will be given a more politically diverse choice of candidates to choose from. Biden is far more...
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Stories of the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

7 hours ago   |   National Post

Fifty people were killed in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15. Some information about the victims: HUSNA AHMED Farid Ahmed refuses to...
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A Mob Came for My Job-My College Did Not Support Me

8 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Students at my college demanded a review of my tenure because of an article I wrote. Is viewpoint diversity doomed on our campuses?
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In TV debate, Toni Preckwinkle seizes on whether Lori Lightfoot has the experience to run Chicago

9 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

In some ways, the state of Chicago's race for mayor boiled down to a single moment in a televised debate Wednesday night when Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and...
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NTSB closes book on 2017 Methuen plane crash

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Investigators said a single-engine plane crash into a Methuen condominium building two years ago was likely caused by improperly secured oil and fuel line fittings that...
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Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper add diversity to select Library of Congress registry

10 hours ago   |   NBC News

"The Blueprint," which revived Jay-Z's fortunes, becomes one of only eight rap or hip-hop recordings on the National Recording Registry.
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Allentown School Board squabble: One member challenges another member's petitions

11 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

A petition challenge has been filed by an Allentown School Board member against a fellow school board member up for re-election. Robert E. Smith Jr., the school board's...
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

The Federal Reserve surprised markets by cutting its interest-rate forecast to zero hikes this year and just one in 2020. The US-China trade war appears set to linger after... Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...