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UAE general accused of torture elected Interpol president

BBC
The group has accused him of involvement in what it alleges is the unlawful arrest and torture of the UAE’s most prominent human rights defender, Ahmed Mansoor, who was detained in 2017 and later sentenced to 10 years in prison for “defaming” the country on social media. BBC – For......

Michigan attorney general opinion wrong, redistricting lawyer says

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here A lawyer for the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission said Wednesday he disagrees with parts of an attorney general’s opinion that memos discussed in a closed-door session of the group should be made public. During a virtual meeting Wednesday with members......

Steve Burton Says He Was “Let Go” From General Hospital Over Vaccine Mandate – E! Online

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Steve Burton said he was fired from General Hospital over the show’s vaccine requirement. The actor, who has played Jason Morgan off and on for nearly 30 years, spoke out on… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

State attorneys general open an inquiry into Instagram’s impact on teens.

New York Times
A bipartisan group of state attorneys general said on Thursday they had opened an investigation into Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, for promoting its social media app Instagram while knowing of mental and emotional harms caused by the service. At least 10 states are involved in the investigation,......

U.S. state attorneys general probe Instagram’s effect on kids

Reuters
WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – A bipartisan coalition of U.S. state attorneys general said on Thursday it has opened a probe into Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms (FB.O), for promoting its subsidiary Instagram to children despite potential harms. The investigation, involving at least nine states, comes at a time......

State attorneys general open an inquiry into Instagram’s impact on teens.

New York Times
A bipartisan group of state attorneys general said on Thursday they had opened an investigation into Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, for promoting its social media app Instagram while knowing of mental and emotional harms caused by the service. At least nine states are involved in the investigation,......

Salzburg is poised to impose a general lockdown as Covid spreads in Austria.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Two states in Austria will restrict public life for vaccinated and unvaccinated people starting next week as hospitals strain under the latest surge in coronavirus infections. The general lockdown in the states — Salzburg and Upper Austria —......

NCAA constitution draft sees ‘general satisfaction’

ESPN
6:56 PM ET Dan Murphy Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Big Ten Joined ESPN.com in 2014 Graduate of the University of Notre Dame Heather Dinich Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of Indiana University During an NCAA special convention held Monday to discuss......

Mets offer general manager job to former Angels GM Billy Eppler

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTg1MzA5MjY4NDU3NTYzNzc1/billy-eppler.jpg Nick Selbe After a long and thus far fruitless search to find its new general manager, the Mets appear to have landed on a suitable candidate—even if it wasn’t their first choice. The team has reportedly offered the position to former Angels GM Billy Eppler, according to Ken Rosenthal......

Ohio attorney general files lawsuit claiming Facebook misled investors about safety measures

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, October 23, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters Meta, formerly known as Facebook, faces new charges from investors for allegedly violating federal securities laws by......

Surgeon general warns of uptick in COVID-19 cases as cold weather arrives

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Olafimihan Oshin Surgeon General Vivek MurthyVivek MurthySunday shows preview: Biden administration confronts inflation spike Surgeon general pushes back on McConaughey over vaccinations for kids Hillicon Valley — US strikes back against Kaseya attackers MORE warned Americans on Sunday of......

Attorney General Nessel apologizes for ‘tailgate-gate’ at MSU-UM game

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Lansing — Attorney General Dana Nessel apologized Wednesday night and admitted to drinking alcohol to the point of feeling sick and having to be helped out of the Oct. 30 football game between the University of Michigan and Michigan......

New York attorney general releases transcripts from Cuomo sexual harassment investigation

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The New York attorney general on Wednesday released hundreds of pages of transcripts from the investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct by former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. The former governor stepped down in August after the investigation found......

Surgeon general on Matthew McConaughey’s opposition to vaccine mandates for kids: ‘Covid is not harmless in our children’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Many kids have died. Sadly, hundreds of children — thousands — have been hospitalized, and as a dad of a child who has been hospitalized several years ago for another illness, I would never wish upon any parent they......

Jim Cramer says General Electric breaking up into 3 companies is the right move

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday cheered General Electric‘s plan to break itself up into three standalone companies focused on energy, aviation and health care. While the eventual separation of the American industrial conglomerate may be symbolically somber, the “Mad Money”......

Storied General Electric to split into 3 public companies

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here General Electric, once one of the most widely held stocks in America by individual investors, will divide itself into three public firms focused on aviation, health care and energy. Founded in 1892 in part by storied inventor Thomas Edison,......

Jill Biden and the surgeon general are pushing for Covid shots in schools.

New York Times
The first lady, Jill Biden, and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, seeking to enlist schools in the effort to vaccinate 28 million young children against the coronavirus, will travel to Virginia on Monday to visit an elementary school that made history in 1954 when its students were the first to receive......

First lady Jill Biden and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy kick off kids vaccination campaign

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here First lady Jill Biden and Dr. Vivek Murthy, the surgeon general, will be visiting a children’s vaccination clinic at a school in McLean, Virginia, with historic significance in vaccine delivery. Franklin Sherman Elementary School was the first school in......

The Biden administration is ‘prepared to defend’ the vaccine rules for big employers, the surgeon general says.

New York Times
The Biden administration is “prepared to defend” sweeping new coronavirus vaccine rules for large companies amid new legal challenges, Dr. Vivek Murthy, the surgeon general, said on Sunday. The administration last week set Jan. 4 as the deadline for companies with 100 or more employees to mandate Covid vaccinations or......

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