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Biden pushes for long COVID sufferers to be protected by law

Reuters
WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said Monday the White House is pushing for people with long-term symptoms of COVID-19 to be protected against discrimination, as he marked the anniversary of a landmark law for people with disabilities. U.S. agencies will coordinate to ensure people suffering from severe......

Detroit Mercy Law School establishes clinic with Wayne County’s Criminal Integrity Unit

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here The Detroit Mercy Law School and the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office are partnering to create a clinic that will allow students to assist the prosecutor’s Conviction Integrity Unit. The specialized CIU was created in 2018 by Wayne County Prosecutor......

Republican lawmaker says public transit dispute holding up U.S. infrastructure bill

Reuters
Commuters wait for the Chicago Transit Authority Blue line train at the Damen Avenue stop in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Lott/File Photo WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) – The lead U.S. Republican negotiator on an infrastructure plan said on Sunday he hoped for a detailed agreement sometime this......

Judge rules Britney Spears can hire her own lawyer

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Judge rules Britney Spears can hire her own lawyer – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Last week, a Los Angeles judge ruled Britney Spears could hire her own legal counsel as her battle continues to remove her father as......

Veep Joe Biden skirted ‘no see’ mail law with private accounts: Devine

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Miranda Devine As vice president, Joe Biden used private email addresses for government correspondence and Hunter Biden’s business deals in Ukraine, Miranda Devine writes. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free Stock Photos...

EXCLUSIVE Democrats may scrap matching funds from infrastructure bill over wage issue

Reuters
WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) – Democrats are threatening to scrap plans to create an infrastructure bank in the $1.2 trillion bipartisan spending bill after Republicans opposed a provision intended to lift workers’ wages, according to three people familiar with the discussions. A decision to remove funding for the bank would......

Masking guidance unchanged as Delta variant sweeps U.S.- CDC director

Reuters
July 22 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not revised its masking guidance, even as the Delta variant of the coronavirus sweeps the United States, driving up infections, CDC director Rochelle Walensky said on Thursday. Walensky declined to say if the CDC is considering changing......

U.S. senators target tech’s legal immunity to stop vaccine misinformation

Reuters
WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) – Two Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday will add to the stack of bills going after Section 230 – a law that protects tech companies from being sued over content posted by users – making such platforms responsible for health-related misinformation. The legislation introduced by Amy......

Republicans nix U.S. infrastructure debate, could resume next week

Reuters
WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans blocked a move to open debate on Wednesday on a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure measure that is a top priority for Democratic President Joe Biden, but the chamber was poised to take it up again as early as Monday. Republicans objected to......

Republicans abandon Capitol riot probe after Pelosi rejects Jordan, Banks

Reuters
WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) – The top Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday withdrew his five nominees to serve on the special committee probing the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol after Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two of them. Pelosi had earlier rejected Representatives......

Smith & Eulo Law Firm: Orlando Criminal Defense Lawyers Announces 2021 Legal Scholarship Winner

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 ORLANDO, Fla. – July 21, 2021 – — For the second year in a row the Smith & Eulo Law Firm: Orlando Criminal Defense Lawyers has awarded students who are about to enter or already enrolled in Law School with a legal scholarship. Founding Partners Ken Eulo, Esq. and Darryl......

‘Every time, it’s messy:’ U.S. again approaching debt ceiling

Reuters
A family’s stimulus check from the U.S. Treasury for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) aid arrived in the mail in Milton, Massachusetts, U.S., March 25, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress will learn on Wednesday when the federal government will likely run out of money......

England’s ‘freedom day’ marred by soaring cases and isolation chaos

Reuters
England lifts most COVID restrictions Johnson forced to isolate after trying to skip it PM urges caution as cases rocket to 50,000 a day Businesses say app causing isolation chaos Clubbers dance through dawn LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ‘freedom day’ ending over a year of......

U.S. senators drop tax enforcement from bipartisan infrastructure bill -Portman

Reuters
U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) arrives for a vote in the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 10, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein/File Photo WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers trying to salvage a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill have dropped a provision to beef up tax enforcement, Republican......

Mexico regrets U.S. judge’s decision on DACA – ministry

Reuters
A sign in support of DACA Dreamers lies at the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court after the court declined to hear a Trump administration challenge to California’s sanctuary laws, in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 15, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner/File Photo MEXICO CITY, July 16 (Reuters) – The Mexican government regrets......

U.S. judge rules DACA program illegal, suspends new applications

Reuters
NEW YORK, July 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge in Texas on Friday blocked new applications to a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the United States as children from deportation, but said the hundreds of thousands of people already enrolled would not be affected until further......

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