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Images show 33 migrants crammed into U-Haul amid 100-degree heat in Texas

Images show 33 migrants crammed into U-Haul amid 100-degree heat in Texas

58 minutes ago   |   New York Post

The US Customs and Border Protection agents were alerted to suspicious activity related to a possible human-smuggling scheme near a McDonald's restaurant.
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‘Carelessly, Dishonestly and Inhumanely': How Amazon Treats Its Workers

1 hour 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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Trinity Church Wall Street giving $4.6M in grants to congregations

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

Trinity Church Wall Street got its parish charter from King William III and during the Gilded Age, tycoons with a scorched earth policy toward labor relations peopled the pews...
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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

2 hours 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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High court backs Nestle, Cargill in child slave labor suit

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday sided with food giants Nestle and Cargill in a lawsuit that claimed they knowingly bought cocoa beans from farms in Africa that used...
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New Report Paints Bleak Picture of Diversity in the Music Industry

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Annenberg Inclusion Initiative examined 4,060 executives at six types of companies, and found 19.8 percent were from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.
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Americans can look forward to a 'very strong' labor market in 2022, Fed's Powell says

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Markets want more clarity from Jerome Powell and the Fed Eric Baradat/Getty Images The labor market is on track for a healthy rebound in the coming months, Fed Chair Jerome...
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Vice President Harris, labor secretary to visit Pittsburgh on Monday

Vice President Harris, labor secretary to visit Pittsburgh on Monday

3 hours ago   |   Post Gazette


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Your next meal is getting more expensive. Here's what's driving the surge in food prices

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tom Werner / Royalty-Free / Getty Images Foods is getting more expensive at grocery stores and restaurants. Some companies are raising prices, while others are selling smaller...
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Sweden's Christian Democrats vow to vote against Prime Minister Lofven in vote of no-confidence, following Left & Sweden Democrats

Sweden's Christian Democrats vow to vote against Prime Minister Lofven in vote of no-confidence, following Left & Sweden Democrats

4 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

The leader of Sweden's Christian Democrats has said his party will vote in favor of ousting center-left Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in a no-confidence vote, after the Left...
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Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city and community leaders declare racism a public health crisis in Chicago. Lightfoot, joined by Dr. Allison Arwady Thursday morning... Read more ...

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

COPENHAGEN - Denmark and Belgium players halted their European Championship match Thursday for a stadium-wide minute's applause for Christian Eriksen. Read more ...

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's first president and champion of African independence Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 97, the country's president Edgar Lungu announced on Facebook Thursday evening. Read more ...

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

Many Republican lawmakers cited concerns over the actual name of the holiday and whether it conflates with the July 4th federal holiday. Read more ...

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force in Iraq. The resolution passed 268-161. The... Read more ...

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

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... Read more ...

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 ...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls listed for $590,000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado real estate is on fire, but even so, will there be any takers for a vandalized $590,000 property described as a "little slice of... 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 ...

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

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