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Mexico cheers imminent U.S. border opening, frets over WHO vaccine rules

U.S. Border Patrol officers walk along the perimeter fence near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., where migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. are waiting to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, U.S., September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Marco Bello MEXICO CITY, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Mexico’s president on Wednesday......

Boeing says employees must show proof of Covid vaccination by Dec. 8 under Biden’s federal contractor rules

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Boeing worker in a face mask exits the Boeing Renton Factory, where the Boeing 737 MAX airliners are built in Renton, Washington on April 20, 2020. Jason Redmond | AFP | Getty Images Boeing said Tuesday that its roughly......

IMF chief Georgieva’s lawyer claims data probe violated World Bank staff rules

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks during a joint news conference at the end of the Summit on the Financing of African Economies in Paris, France May 18, 2021. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Lawyers who investigated World Bank data-rigging allegations against......

Developers are building ways to skirt Apple’s cut of in-app purchases in preparation for new rules

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tim Cook at WWDC21 on June 7th, 2021. Source: Apple Developers are building new software for apps that lets companies bill customers without paying Apple, which takes up to 30% of app sales. They’re preparing for new changes Apple has......

Polish court rules some EU law is unconstitutional, deepening dispute

European Union and Polish flags flutter in Mazeikiai, Lithuania April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Tribunal challenges key tenet of European integration EU Commission says ruling raises ‘serious concerns’ Critics: Poland’s long-term future in EU may be at risk EU-funded recovery plan for Poland not approved by the EC WARSAW, Oct......

EXCLUSIVE Dutch watchdog finds Apple app store payment rules anti-competitive – sources

Apple logo is seen on the Apple store at The Marche Saint Germain in Paris, France July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo AMSTERDAM, Oct 7 (Reuters) – The Dutch antitrust authority has found that Apple’s rules requiring software developers to use its in-app payment system are anti-competitive and ordered it......

Biden administration announces relaxed rules for student loan forgiveness program

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden administration announces relaxed rules for student loan forgiveness program – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The Department of Education announced Wednesday an overhaul on a student loan forgiveness program, which could help over half a million borrowers erase......

Google rivals want EU lawmakers to act via new tech rules

Google app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo BRUSSELS, Oct 7 (Reuters) – DuckDuckGo and three other search engine rivals to Google on Thursday urged EU lawmakers to take action against the Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit via new tech rules, saying they......

Los Angeles requires proof of vaccination to enter many businesses, one of the nation’s strictest rules.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Los Angeles will require most people to provide proof of full coronavirus vaccination to enter a range of indoor businesses, including restaurants, gyms, museums, movie theaters and salons, in one of the nation’s strictest vaccine rules. The new......

Airlines warn erratic global COVID-19 rules could delay recovery

BOSTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Global airlines on Tuesday wrapped up their first meeting since COVID-19 brought their industry to its knees, voicing optimism about pent-up demand but desperate for governments to harmonize disjointed border rules to avoid slipping back into recession. The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which groups......

Office of Inspector General to review whether Fed officials’ trading activity broke ethics rules or the law

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell attends the House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 30, 2021. Al Drago | Reuters The Federal Reserve said it is working with the Office of Inspector General in its......

Alex Jones is liable for damages over false conspiracy claims about the Sandy Hook massacre, judge rules

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Alex Jones of Infowars talks to the media while visiting the U.S. Senate’s Dirksen Senate office building as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 5, 2018.  Alex Jones......

JetBlue, Alaska Airlines tell employees they must get Covid vaccinations under federal rules

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Boeing 737-990 (ER) operated by Alaska Airlines takes off from JFK Airport on August 24, 2019 in Queens, New York. Bruce Bennett | Getty Images Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways told their employees that the carriers’ work as government......

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