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Inside the push that landed a Trump legal adviser on a federal election advisory board

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Emails obtained by CNN reveal how the push extended to a federal election advisory board and resulted in the 2021 appointment of one of Trump’s legal advisers who helped his failed efforts to pressure Georgia officials into overturning the......

Russia halts gas flow to Finland, intensifies push for Donbas

Reuters
Russia launches assault in Luhansk Russia claims victory after weeks-long siege at Azovstal Russia stops Finland gas flows over payment dispute Russian military says destroyed Western arms in Zhytomyr region KYIV/OSLO, May 21 (Reuters) – Russia stopped providing gas to Finland in an escalation of a row over energy payments......

As college enrollment tanks, there’s a growing push to celebrate students going into skilled trades

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Michael Martinez wanted to be an airline pilot. But as he got older, Martinez, now 18, decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a professional welder instead. In fact, the senior at Brazoswood High School in Clute, Texas,......

Performing artists push for copyright protection from AI deepfakes

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AI is increasingly common in entertainment, audio Performers fear losing work and rights to tech Calls for new legal protections over performances TBILISI, May 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When a friend messaged voice actor Bev Standing to ask whether she was the voice of TikTok’s text-to-speech feature, the Canadian......

Manchin throwing a wrench into Democrats’ push for broader gun control

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexander Bolton A racially motivated mass shooting in Buffalo is putting new pressure on Democrats to consider gun-control legislation — but once again centrist Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is emerging as a problem.  Manchin says the pared-down Manchin-Toomey proposal......

Natural gas prices have already doubled this year. A hot summer could push them even higher

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Workers operate a drilling rig for an EBR Energy LP natural gas well near Columbus, Texas. Scott Dalton | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. natural gas prices more than doubled since the start of the year, and this summer’s air-conditioning......

Democrats push doomed bid for federal abortion law

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The bill before the Senate, called the Women’s Health Protection Act, goes beyond simply making Roe v Wade a law. It would also bar states from enacting restrictions deemed “medically unnecessary”, such as mandatory waiting periods and regulations on abortion clinics. BBC – For more and to sign up click......

Target employees at Virginia store file for union election amid a broader labor push at big companies

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A worker delivers an order to a drive up customer at a Target store on August 19, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Target has joined the growing list of major companies where employees are trying to......

How to fix America’s worker shortage: Push food stamp recipients to get a job

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY If states required able-bodied adults to join employment and training programs, America’s worker shortage could disappear, and the economy would soar.        Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics –......

New York Times adds more subscribers on Wordle push; weak ad sales weigh on revenue

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The New York Times building is seen in Manhattan, New York, U.S., August 3, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 4 (Reuters) – The New York Times Co (NYT.N) added more digital subscribers in the first quarter as more people flocked to its......

Starbucks to hike wages, double training for workers as CEO Schultz tries to head off union push

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Starbucks barista fulfills an order in a South Philadelphia store. Mark Makela | Reuters Starbucks said it will hike wages for tenured workers and double training for new employees as the company and its CEO, Howard Schultz, seek to......

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