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Crackdown shows China’s ready to do ‘whatever it takes’ to tackle social issues, major Asia bank says

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here China’s national flag Russell Monk | The Image Bank | Getty Images China’s crackdown on private education signals that Beijing is willing to take strong action to address socioeconomic issues, according to an equity strategist at a major Asian bank.......

French lawmakers approve bill to tackle fourth wave of coronavirus

Protesters attend a demonstration called by the French nationalist party “Les Patriotes” (The Patriots) against France’s restrictions to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, on the “Droits de l’Homme” (human rights) esplanade at the Trocadero Square in Paris, France, July 24, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS, July 26 (Reuters) – The......

UK to launch daily COVID tests in food sector to tackle ‘pingdemic’

A man stands next to shelves empty of fresh meat in a supermarket, as the number of worldwide coronavirus cases continues to grow, in London, Britain, March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Daily tests to replace self-isolation for ‘pinged’ workers Testing sites to be set up at distribution centres this week......

Justice Department rolls out 5 firearms trafficking strike forces to tackle gun violence

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The Justice Department on Thursday is launching five gun trafficking strike forces to tackle gun violence and curb the supply of firearms being illegally trafficked into key regions nationwide, the latest in a series of steps taken......

Biden wants to tackle gun violence. But his firearms nominee is stuck in limbo.

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “I’ve spoken to him a few times, had a Zoom call with him, trying to get all the facts and figures on this stuff, his credentials,” Manchin said. He added that Chipman’s experience “seemed to be exemplary” but that he’s......

Britney spurs Congress to tackle toxic conservatorships

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The political allure of defending Spears goes far beyond the public support that boomed this year for an initially fan-driven effort to “free” the singer from her guardianship, also called a conservatorship. For progressives, she stands out as a victim......

Biden signs order to tackle corporate abuses across U.S. economy

WASHINGTON, July 9 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden signed a sweeping executive order on Friday to promote more competition in the U.S. economy, urging agencies to crack down on anti-competitive practices in sectors from agriculture to drugs and labor. If fully implemented, the effort will help lower Americans’ internet costs,......

Dicky Maegle, Football Star Remembered for a Bizarre Tackle, Dies at 86

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Richard Goldstein Dicky Maegle was an All-American running back at Rice University. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. And he was a Pro Bowl defensive back in his first N.F.L. season. But when Rice announced that Maegle had died on Sunday at 86, he was remembered......

Environmentalist Attenborough tells G7: We need the will to tackle climate change

British environmentalist David Attenborough told Group of Seven leaders on Sunday that tackling climate change was now as much a political challenge as it was a scientific one. “We know in detail what is happening to our planet, and we know many of the things we need to do during......

‘Share dollars and doses’: rich world tries to tackle vaccine inequalities

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi arrive for the virtual G20 summit on the global health crisis, at Villa Pamphilj in Rome, Italy, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Yara Nardi Rich nation leaders and big drugmakers promised on Friday to do more to bridge the......

The Crown’s Gillian Anderson Will Tackle Another Powerful Woman in The Great – E! Online

This casting update will make you say, “Huzzah!” On Friday, May 14, Hulu revealed that Gillian Anderson, who recently received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Margaret… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

To come back from COVID, NYC needs to tackle crime: Goodwin

Michael Goodwin Good news in New York — the city that never used to sleep is finally waking up from its COVID freeze. Most capacity restrictions on restaurants, offices, churches, theaters and museums will end May 19th. Before then, crowds at outdoor events can expand and subways will return to......

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