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Amazon Workers on Staten Island Aim for Union Vote

New York Times
Tucked in four plastic tubs in a tent by a Staten Island bus stop are stacks of cards with valuable autographs: the signatures of more than 1,700 hourly Amazon workers. “I, the undersigned, authorize the Amazon Labor Union to represent me for the purpose of collective bargaining,” the cards read.......

Before Rhode Island Built Its State House, a Racist Mob Destroyed the Community That Lived There

Smithsonian
Photo of 1982 excavation at North Shore site Snowtown Project On a pair of folding tables in the basement of the Public Archaeology Laboratory (PAL) in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, four metal trays display an unusual assemblage of artifacts. Humble ceramic tableware. Iron padlocks. Dominoes carved out of bone. A cut-glass......

Fire devastates Honduras’ Caribbean resort island of Guanaja

Reuters
TEGUCIGALPA, Oct 2 (Reuters) – A huge fire destroyed or damaged more than 200 houses and businesses on the Honduran island of Guanaja on Saturday, forcing hundreds of residents to flee for safety and ravaging the tourism-dependent resort, relief authorities said. Dramatic video footage shared on social media showed rows......

Spain pledges aid to La Palma as erratic eruption keeps island guessing

Reuters
LA PALMA, Spain, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Spain classified La Palma as a disaster zone on Tuesday, a move that will trigger financial support for the island where a volcanic eruption has wrecked buildings and destroyed crops over the past nine days. The government announced a first package of 10.5......

Gabby Petito’s family and friends gather for memorial on Long Island

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Gabby Petito’s family and friends gather for memorial on Long Island – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Family and friends gathered for a memorial service for Gabby Petito on Sunday. The whereabouts of her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, remain unknown.......

White Sox clinch AL Central, on ‘Fantasy Island’

ESPN
CLEVELAND — The Chicago White Sox have clinched the American League Central title by virtue of a 7-2 victory over the second-place Cleveland Indians on Thursday. The celebration on the field was subdued, in part, because the Sox and Indians had Game 2 of their doubleheader to play but also......

Photos of an Eruption: Canary Island Volcano Sends Thousands Fleeing

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Lava from a volcanic eruption on La Palma, one of the Spanish Canary Islands, spread a path of havoc on Wednesday, destroying hundreds of homes, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people and prompting warnings of toxic explosions.......

Volcano erupts on Spanish island of La Palma

Reuters
LA PALMA, Spain, Sept 19 (Reuters) – A volcano erupted on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma on Sunday, the islands’ government said. A huge column of smoke rose up after the eruption at 3.15 p.m. local time (1415 GMT) in the Cumbre Vieja national park in the south......

Kathy Hochul calls New York’s incarceration rate a “point of shame,” orders the release of 191 Rikers Island inmates

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York Governor Kathy Hochul on Friday signed the “Less Is More” act and ordered the immediate release of 191 inmates housed at Rikers Island in an attempt to reduce the state’s prison population. “New York State incarcerates more......

Cockroaches, rotting food and garbage: Lawmakers say Rikers Island jail conditions are a

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York State lawmakers are calling for greater criminal justice reform amid “an absolute humanitarian crisis” at Rikers Island jail complex. The ten facilities situated in the East River near New York City are scheduled to close by 2027, putting......

Liberal ‘reforms’ turned Rikers Island into a violent hell

NYPost
Rafael A. Mangual Mayor Bill de Blasio’s years of pushing liberal reforms in the name of “equity” have transformed Rikers Island into a death sentence for officers and inmates, Rafael A. Mangual writes. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here......

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