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Apple Sues Israeli Spyware Maker, Seeking to Block Its Access to iPhones

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SAN FRANCISCO — Apple sued the NSO Group, the Israeli surveillance company, in federal court on Tuesday, another setback for the beleaguered firm and the unregulated spyware industry. The lawsuit is the second of its kind — Facebook sued the NSO Group in 2019 for targeting its WhatsApp users —......

Several states expand COVID booster access to all adults

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Several states expand COVID booster access to all adults – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A growing number of cities and states have begun authorizing COVID-19 booster shots for all adults, even though the federal guidance does not yet......

Fewer than 1 in 5 female employees had access to emergency paid leave during the pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Fewer than 1 in 5 women — 15% — worked for employers that provided emergency paid leave during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to research from Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. In contrast, 22% of male workers had access to this......

Wayfair’s Early Access Black Friday Sale Is Happening Now: These Are the 11 Best Deals – E! Online

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New bill would give descendants of Black World War II vets access to GI Bill benefits

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The GI Bill Restoration Act was introduced in the House by Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina and Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts. Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia is set to introduce the legislation in the......

Minister: We deeply regret COP26 wheelchair access issue

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A UK minister has described accessibility issues at the COP26 climate conference as “deeply regrettable”. It comes after Israeli minister Karine Elharrar was not able to attend the summit on Monday because she could not get in in her wheelchair. She tweeted that it was “sad” the UN “does not......

High Court Hears Cases on Novel Texas Law, but Outcome May Not Affect Abortion Access

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The Supreme Court, whose conservative majority is considered poised to overturn decades-old decisions guaranteeing abortion rights, heard its first two abortion cases of the 2021-22 term Monday. But the court could decide this case without deciding the fate of abortion rights in America. At stake is the future of a......

Google is giving all U.S. community colleges free access to their 4 career certificates

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Some of the biggest technology companies in the world, Google and Microsoft, are reinforcing their relationships with U.S. community colleges.  “Today, we’re so excited to announce that all of our Google career certificates will be available for free, to every......

26 Myths That Might Have Originated Because People With Poor Eyesight Had No Access To Glasses, As Shared On Twitter

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Some argue that there are normal question, and then there are stupid questions. Others say there are no stupid questions at all. I say there are questions that need to be asked, and then there are questions that nobody asked, but it’s nice there are discussions around it. TikToker @ShowerThoughtsWMike......

Texas law restricts trans students’ access to sports

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday signed a law that restricts transgender students from participating in school sports consistent with their gender identity. Texas is the eighth state — and the largest — to pass legislation this year addressing transgender athletes’ access to sports. South Dakota also enacted restrictions, but......

CNN denies Australians access to its Facebook pages, cites defamation risk

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SYDNEY, Sept 29 (Reuters) – CNN said it is preventing Australians from accessing its Facebook Inc (FB.O) pages after a court ruled that publishers can be liable for defamation in public comment sections and the social media firm refused to help it disable comments in the country. The move makes......

Health experts voice support for opening booster access to older and at-risk Americans.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here American health experts spoke out on social media and other platforms on Friday and Saturday to applaud the likelihood that federal regulators could soon make Pfizer-BioNTech booster shots available for those 65 and older or at high risk......

ASEAN envoy to Myanmar in talks with junta over terms of visit, seeks access to Suu Kyi

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Brunei’s Second Minister of Foreign Affairs Erywan Pehin Yusof addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept 4 (Reuters) – The Brunei diplomat appointed by a Southeast Asian regional......

For Tribal Members in Oklahoma, Medicaid Expansion Improves Access to Specialty Care

New York Times
“This worked out perfectly,” she said. “We would not have been able to continue to see Dr. Ward and continue care with him if we didn’t have Medicaid expansion.” For Jonathan Martin, 37, his family of five in Park Hill, Okla., lost their health insurance after he was laid off......

Congress could protect access to abortion. Here’s why that’s unlikely to happen.

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Here are a few of the obstacles facing abortion supporters looking to Congress for help: In the Senate, the 60-vote threshold needed to overcome a filibuster to pass most legislation means that Democrats cannot act unilaterally. Democrats control only......

Titillating Tidbits: The Disconnect Between Job Access Rates and Employment in Cleveland Disproportionately Affecting Black People

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click to enlarge Cleveland Fed There’s a reversed relationship between job acccess rates and employment in Cleveland Areas with high job access rates — in other words, areas that provide residents who live there with reasonable commutes to job areas — should produce higher employment rates. They live near where......

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