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California poised to loosen mask and distancing rules for vaccinated workers

9 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

A decision by a state board could end physical distancing requirements for California workers and allow many fully vaccinated employees to stop wearing masks.
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‘Carelessly, Dishonestly and Inhumanely': How Amazon Treats Its Workers

9 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A former employee and others discuss its management system and high turnover rate. Also: Asian American identity; visas for Afghan interpreters.
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At least seven killed in Nepal flash floods

At least seven killed in Nepal flash floods

21 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Local media reports said the missing foreign nationals are from neighboring China and India.
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Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

39 minutes ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

The White House announced Thursday that most federal workers will have Friday off due to the new Juneteenth federal holiday, which President Biden will sign into law Thursday...
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Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

53 minutes ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

Hong Kong police used a controversial new law to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper, accusing them of “collusion with a foreign country" to...
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Dorney Park cuts hours due to worker shortage

Dorney Park cuts hours due to worker shortage

59 minutes ago   |   WGAL

The amusement park says it will only be open five days a week.
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House repeals 2002 Iraq War authorization

House repeals 2002 Iraq War authorization

1 hour ago   |   Politico   |   4 articles

The House voted to repeal the 2002 authorization for the use of military force in Iraq on Thursday, a rare and historic effort by lawmakers to rein in presidential war...
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Lithuania's top diplomat accuses Belarusian authorities of ‘weaponizing migration' & trying to flood his country with refugees

Lithuania's top diplomat accuses Belarusian authorities of ‘weaponizing migration' & trying to flood his country with refugees

1 hour ago   |   RT

The Belarusian authorities are reportedly using illegal immigration and refugees from Iraq and Syria as a hybrid weapon against neighboring nation Lithuania, according to the...
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US, Israeli Policies Drive Houthi - Hezbollah Defense Pact as Yemen Feel Palestine's Pain

1 hour ago   |   MintPress News

SANA'A, YEMEN - A young groom in his early twenties, Zaid Abdullah al-Shareif, took to the stage adorned in traditional Yemeni wedding attire. He wasn't just announcing his...
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AG: Albany Med violated human trafficking law, must repay Filipino nurses

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

State Attorney General Letitia James has ordered Albany Medical Center to pay over $90,000 in restitution to seven of its former nurses after an investigation found the...
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Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police used a controversial new law to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper, accusing them of “collusion with a foreign country" to... Read more ...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is ALREADY linked to Spurs job after Fonseca deal collapses

The internet has reacted after it was announced that the typically hot-headed ex-AC Milan legend Gennaro Gattuso has left his post as Fiorentina manager just 23 days into the... Read more ...

Reynolds signs 'Back the Blue' bill into law

Reynolds signs 'Back the Blue' bill into law

It makes rioting a felony instead of a misdemeanor and increases penalties for blocking streets and highways. Read more ...

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

Fill ‘er up. Read more ...

Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady get nod for Madden 22 cover; Twitter rips box art

Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady get nod for Madden 22 cover; Twitter rips box art

Both players have recently been on the cover of the game and Twitter wasn't happy about it. Read more ...

Will Rafael Nadal play in the Olympics? Tennis star reveals status for...

Will Rafael Nadal play in the Olympics? Tennis star reveals status for Wimbledon, Olympic games

The tennis star will be away from the court for the coming months as he rests his body after the French Open. Read more ...

Jack Leiter, Kumar Rocker lead top MLB Draft prospects to watch in 2021...

Jack Leiter, Kumar Rocker lead top MLB Draft prospects to watch in 2021 College World Series

Or the first time, the MLB Draft is part of the All-Star festivities in July, moved back from its normal spot in early June. So instead of watching the College World Series... Read more ...

Juneteenth Holiday bill on way to Biden's desk

Juneteenth Holiday bill on way to Biden's desk

The United States will soon have a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery. President Joe Biden is scheduled to sign into law on Thursday a bill to make... Read more ...

Supreme Court Rules For A Catholic Group In A Case Involving Gay Rights...

Supreme Court Rules For A Catholic Group In A Case Involving Gay Rights, Foster Care

The decision marks a triumph for a new brand of conservatism on the court, which is putting the Constitution's guarantee to the free exercise of religion at the highest level... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders is drafting a $6 trillion infrastructure package, which...

Bernie Sanders is drafting a $6 trillion infrastructure package, which Senate Democrats are considering passing without the GOP

Summary List Placement Sen. Bernie Sanders, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, drafted a $6 trillion infrastructure package that Senate Democrats are considering approving... Read more ...