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December 5, 2020


U.S. Soccer and Women’s Stars Reach Deal on Working Conditions

New York Times
Andrew Das “We are pleased that the USWNT players have fought for — and achieved — long overdue equal working conditions,” Molly Levinson, a spokeswoman for the players, said in a statement. “We now intend to file our appeal to the court’s decision, which does not account for the central......

Afghanistan conference to set aid cuts, conditions amid war, pandemic

(Reuters) – Afghanistan faces funding cuts and tighter restrictions on vital aid from an international donor conference this week, marking further challenges for a nation torn by two decades of war and now ravaged by COVID-19. Ministers from about 70 countries and officials of humanitarian organisations, at the virtual conference......

NASA and SpaceX delay historic launch due to weather conditions

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The historic joint effort between NASA and SpaceX, called Crew-1, to launch a crew of astronauts to the International Space Station has been delayed citing weather conditions. While there were no issues with the launch, the decision to delay......

Demonstrators demand better conditions for Canary Islands’ migrant arrivals

FILE PHOTO: People are seen, as over two thousand migrants rest after being rescued by coast guards or reached the island by their own means, in the Arguineguin harbour, on the island of Gran Canaria, Spain November 13, 2020. REUTERS/Borja Suarez GRAN CANARIA (Reuters) – Demonstrators on the Canary Islands......

‘Is This Worth My Life?’: Traveling Health Workers Decry COVID Care Conditions

Eli Cahan This story also ran on The Guardian. It can be republished for free. David Joel Perea called from Maine, Vermont, Minnesota and, ultimately, Nevada, always with the same request: “Mom, can you send tamales?” Dominga Perea would ship them overnight. That’s how she knew where her 35-year-old son......

Sen. Ted Cruz: GOP will protect Americans with preexisting conditions if Obamacare struck down

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Trump Again Says He Would Welcome a ‘Smooth’ Transition. But He Has Conditions.

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump said Friday night that he would welcome “a smooth, beautiful transition” of power after the election in November but that he would lose only if Democrats cheated — and that “we’re not going to stand for it” if they did. Mr. Trump’s comments to cheering supporters......

Trump to sign executive orders protecting preexisting conditions and preventing surprise medical bills

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump speaks while hosting an event commemorating the repatriation of Native American remains and artifacts from Finland in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, September 17, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Donald Trump......

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