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Trump Wants U.S. to Get Cut of Any TikTok Deal. No One Knows How That’d Work.

New York Times
WASHINGTON — If he were still running casinos in rough-and-tumble Atlantic City, N.J., President Trump’s demand about Microsoft’s possible purchase of TikTok might be translated this way: I want a piece of the action. In exchange for blessing Microsoft’s acquisition of the Chinese-owned social media platform, Mr. Trump has said......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

Cardinals, finally get back to work, face Cubs

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News The St. Louis Cardinals will return from an eight-day pandemic break to host the division-leading Chicago Cubs on Friday. A COVID-19 outbreak within their roster forced the Cardinals to postpone a series at Milwaukee and home-and-home series against......

Unemployment claims top 1 million for 20th straight week

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Nearly 1.2 million workers applied for unemployment benefits last week, marking the 20th straight week with claims crossing one million. Mark Strassmann reports. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link...

L’Oreal requiring doctor’s note for U.S. employees to work from home

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here “Because I’m worth it” is not an acceptable reason to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, even if L’Oréal is your employer.  Forget the famous tagline, because the U.S. arm of the international beauty brand is insisting that......
CNBC Business

Facebook will allow employees to work remotely until July 2021

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at an event at Facebook’s Headquarters office in Menlo Park, California on January 15, 2012. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Facebook will allow its employees to continue working from home for the next......
CNBC Business

Amazon’s livestreaming platform Twitch will work ‘much closer’ with the music industry in Asia Pacific

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Twitch: Asia Pacific business head says will work closely with music industry SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...
Detroit News

Opinion: Young people must work election polls during COVID-19 pandemic and after

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Maya Patel Published 11:00 p.m. ET Aug. 4, 2020 In the 2018 midterm elections, about six out of 10 U.S. poll workers were over the age of 60, and more than 80% were over 40. That presents a major problem......
New York Times - World

John Hume, Nobel Laureate for Work in Northern Ireland, Dies at 83

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here John Hume was born in Derry on Jan. 18, 1937, the eldest of seven children of Sam Hume, a shipyard riveter who lived for many years on state welfare, and Annie Doherty Hume. In a memoir, “John Hume......

More Than 1,000 Companies Boycotted Facebook. Did It Work?

New York Times
The advertiser boycott of Facebook took a toll on the social media giant, but it may have caused more damage to the company’s reputation than to its bottom line. The boycott, called #StopHateForProfit by the civil rights groups that organized it, urged companies to stop paying for ads on Facebook......

Progress seen in coronavirus relief talks — but still ‘a lot of work to do’

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “I think we would also characterize the discussions as the most productive we’ve had to date,” Mnuchin added. “I would characterize this as there’s still a lot of work to do.” A day after Pelosi and Meadows tossed rhetorical bombs......
BBC - Business

More than half of furloughed staff ‘back at work’

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53618571 Image copyright EPA More than half of the people furloughed during the pandemic are now back at work, a think tank has suggested. The Resolution Foundation said fewer than 4.5 million workers were currently furloughed, as employers begin contributions toward the scheme. It comes as some businesses face putting......

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