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Millions of Americans could face eviction as housing protection expires in June

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No-Mad | iStock | Getty Images More than 11 million Americans are behind on their rent and many could be pushed from their homes when the national eviction ban expires in June. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium, which has been in effect since September, will lift......

Paycheck Protection Program closed to new applications

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi The Payment Protection Program (PPP), the federal program designed to help keep small businesses open during the COVID-19 pandemic, closed to new applications on Friday as funding dried up. As The Wall Street Journal reported, the $961......

Two doses of Covid vaccines provide effective protection against variant found in India: Study

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker holds syringes with the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a vaccination centre, in El Paso, Texas, May 6, 2021. Jose Luis Gonzalez | Reuters A new study has found that two doses......

Under deadly attack French police demand better protection

Within the past month, a policeman was killed during an anti-drugs operation, and a policewoman was stabbed to death in a targeted attack. “It was the straw that broke the camel’s back,” said Stanislas Gaudon, head of the Alliance police union. “It was something we were afraid of, almost expecting.”......

Biden calls for protection of civilians and journalists in calls with Israel and Palestinian leaders.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here President Biden urged the leaders of Israel and the Palestinians to avoid additional deaths of children and other civilians in the escalating conflict on separate calls on Saturday and also affirmed his commitment to a two-state solution to......

Arizona secretary of state assigned protection following death threats amid election audit

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Hobbs has been a vocal opponent of the audit, which was demanded by Republican state senators and is being overseen by a purveyor of election conspiracies. The audit kicked off last month even though county election officials had conducted......

Fauci says studies show people who’ve had Covid and get vaccinated may have more protection against variants

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a White House press briefing, at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House January 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong |......

Cleveland Heights Adds Source of Income Protection to Housing Law, But State of Fair Housing in NEO is Mixed

click to enlarge The City of Cleveland Heights added Source of Income protection to its fair housing law Monday night, becoming one of a handful of communities in Northeast Ohio where tenants may not be denied housing due to their use of federal housing vouchers. Cleveland Heights joins Linndale, South......

Feds issue new rules to boost prepaid debit card security

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Feds issue new rules to boost prepaid debit card security – CBS News Watch CBSN Live People who use prepaid debit cards are getting new protections. Federal regulators are now requiring companies to be more transparent about fees and......

Biden will nominate a police chief who criticized Trump as head of Customs and Border Protection.

New York Times
President Biden will nominate Chris Magnus, the police chief of Tucson, Ariz., and a critic of the Trump administration’s anti-immigration policies, to lead Customs and Border Protection, one of six new installments of leadership at the Department of Homeland Security. If confirmed, Mr. Magnus would step into a politically divisive......

In a quest to rein in its tech giants, China turns to data protection

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Jan. 22, 2021. Shen Hong | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — China is looking to tighten rules around how its citizens’ personal data is collected, as it moves to......

BHP, Vale Samarco JV files for Brazil bankruptcy protection

FILE PHOTO: The logo of the Brazilian mining company Vale SA is seen in Brumadinho, Brazil January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Samarco Mineracao SA, a joint venture between Brazilian miner Vale SA and BHP Group Ltd, has filed for bankruptcy protection to prevent creditors’......

Consumer protection group cracks down on mortgage servicers that don’t assist struggling homeowners

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Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is warning mortgage servicers that they’re expected to help the surge of struggling homeowners in the pandemic and explore options other than foreclosure. “Responsible servicers should be preparing now,” CFPB Acting Director Dave Uejio said in a statement.......

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