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These are the top 14 US companies giving new parents at least 4 months of paid time off

These are the top 14 US companies giving new parents at least 4 months of paid time off

20 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The US and most of its states have no paid parental-leave policy, leaving employers to offer it as a perk. Years of research have shown such policies have health and career...
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Exclusive: Huawei's U.S. research arm builds separate identity

38 minutes ago   |   Reuters

The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent since the U.S...
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Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditions

44 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

EL PASO, Texas - Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditions.
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Liberals promise $13M for missing, murdered Indigenous women commemorations

51 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Gender Equality Minister Maryam Monsef says the federal government will fund more than 100 projects to "honour the lives and legacies" of missing and murdered...
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Japan is taking extreme measures to defuse its demographic time bomb

Japan is taking extreme measures to defuse its demographic time bomb

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

In Japan , people aren't having sex . That means they're not having babies either, and the declining fertility rate is creating a demographic time bomb. The Japanese government...
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Government moves migrant kids after poor conditions exposed

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Berlin is freezing rents for the next 5 years, and it's a major step in the city's efforts to prevent an increasingly serious housing crisis

Berlin is freezing rents for the next 5 years, and it's a major step in the city's efforts to prevent an increasingly serious housing crisis

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The Berlin government will freeze rents in the city for five years starting in January 2020, according to Reuters . According to the report, rent in the German capital has...
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POLITICO Playbook PM: Trump puts new sanctions on Iran

1 hour ago   |   Politico

And the Supreme Court limits access to government records.
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Can Congress Stop the Forever War?

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Affairs

When the 116th Congress-including a Democrat-controlled House of Representatives -is sworn into office in a few weeks, there will be no shortage of pressing issues demanding...
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Mayor Pete's Ties, Kamala's Pearls, Biden's Aviators: It's All Up for Debate

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

A breakdown of what the candidates are saying when they aren't saying anything at all.
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Italy on ice: Milan and Cortina selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy on ice: Milan and Cortina selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics

The Italian cities of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo have been selected as the next hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics after the IOC made its formal announcement on Monday. Read more ...

Bernie Sanders unveiling plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion in student debt

Bernie Sanders unveiling plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion in student debt

Two days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday will unveil legislation canceling all $1.6 trillion of student debt held by about 45... Read more ...

Eldorado Resorts Buys Caesars For $17.3 Billion

Eldorado Resorts Buys Caesars For $17.3 Billion

To acquire the venerable Caesars name and properties, Eldorado will part with $7.2 billion in cash and around 77 million in stock shares. (Image credit: Ethan Miller/Getty... Read more ...

Police arrest driver of pickup truck involved in Randolph crash

Police arrest driver of pickup truck involved in Randolph crash

The driver of a pickup truck that collided with a group of motorcyclists, killing seven people and injuring three others, on Friday night is now facing negligent homicide... Read more ...

Trump signs more sanctions punishing Iran after it shot down a US drone

Trump signs more sanctions punishing Iran after it shot down a US drone

President Donald Trump announced a series of new sanctions on Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei and other key officials. The sanctions come in the wake of the Iranian... Read more ...

Aw! Man saves fawn stuck in middle of lake, video shows

Aw! Man saves fawn stuck in middle of lake, video shows

A fawn was rescued after it was spotted swimming in the middle of a California lake. Read more ...

USWNT vs. Spain: Live score, updates, highlights from USA's World Cup...

USWNT vs. Spain: Live score, updates, highlights from USA's World Cup knockout match

Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from the USWNT's knockout stage match against Spain in the 2019 Women's World Cup. Follow along here. Read more ...

U.S. Border Patrol Finds 4 Bodies, Including 3 Children, Near Rio Grande In...

U.S. Border Patrol Finds 4 Bodies, Including 3 Children, Near Rio Grande In Texas

An FBI agent calls it "an incredibly heartbreaking situation." Three of the deceased were children - one toddler and two infants - and the other was a 20-year-old woman. Read more ...

Siblings make history crossing Times Square on high wire 25 stories in the air

Siblings make history crossing Times Square on high wire 25 stories in the air

The Flying Wallendas made the nerve-racking 1,300-foot crossing between 1 Times Square and 2 Times Square. Read more ...

Prep school grad Owen Labrie released from jail for good behavior

Prep school grad Owen Labrie released from jail for good behavior

A New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate as part of a competition among upperclassmen was released from jail Monday for... Read more ...