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Exit poll: Italian far-right leader’s alliance leads vote

By FRANCES D’EMILIO and NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated press ROME (AP) — Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni’s electoral alliance appears to hold a large lead in Italy’s national vote, a state television exit poll suggested Sunday night after a record turnout . State broadcaster Rai said Meloni’s Brothers of Italy, in alliance with two right-wing parties, appeared to be heading for 45% of ...

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What’s Going On – 9/22 – Our Time Press

AMERICA MID-TERMFor a fortnight, the world has mourned the death of Queen Elizabeth II, 96, and what signals the end of the Empire, British royalty and the Commonwealth. African and Caribbean leaders in countries formerly colonized by Britain have been reluctant to the Queen’s transition. However, most of them attended the Queen’s funeral. In the United States, November 8 is ...

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La Jolla Music Society leaders honored with national and regional awards

LAJOLLA — La Jolla Music Society’s two top leaders – President and CEO Todd Schultz and Artistic Director Leah Rosenthal – were both recently honored with regional and national leadership awards. The San Diego Forum of Corporate Directors honored Schultz as Nonprofit Director of the Year during its annual awards program Sept. 8. Winners are chosen by their board peers ...

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Raj Thackeray keeps everyone guessing on MNS-BJP alliance

Asked about his bonhomie with BJP leaders, Mr Thackeray explained that politics was different from personal relationships. Asked about his bonhomie with BJP leaders, Mr Thackeray explained that politics was different from personal relationships. Continuing to maintain an ambivalent stance on a possible alliance between the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), MNS leader Raj Thackeray ...

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Cabarrus Calendar | Local News

Royal Oaks United Methodist Church has a free spaghetti dinner at 4.30 p.m. At 6 p.m. St. James Male Choir will sing. The church is located at 1020 Kansas St., Kannapolis. Concord’s Double Bridge face-to-face games through Concord Parks and Recreation at the Hartsell Recreation Center, 60 Hartsell School Road, at noon. The cost is $5 per player. You must ...

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Pawtucket Arts Festival celebrates the past, present and future

Donald Grebien The town of Pawtucket is buzzing with so much activity going on; completion of the $47 million Pawtucket-Central Falls Transit Center, $44 million Dexter St. Commons development, construction of a new public safety center, continued construction at Tidewater Landing that will transform Pawtucket’s waterfront and a new, coeducational high school that will roll before voters in November. That ...

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Netanyahu brokers deal for far-right anti-LGBT party to run with religious Zionism

MK Avi Moaz said on Wednesday his anti-LGBT Noam party would renew its union with far-right Religious Zionism and Otzma Yehudit, with the alliance to be called Religious Zionism, forgoing a solo run. The development came after Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu put personal pressure on spiritual leader Noam to do so. “After a long meeting with the party rabbis, it ...

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Los Angeles County to settle lawsuit over homelessness crisis

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County leaders announced a lawsuit settlement agreement Monday that commits hundreds of millions of dollars to expand outreach and support services for homeless residents, marking the potential end of two years of litigation over the crisis of people living on the streets. The agreement places LA County, operator of the local public health system, ...

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Stellantis workers strike at Kokomo casting plant over health and safety concerns

Workers at the Stellantis casting plant in Kokomo, Indiana, went on strike Saturday morning over contract issues. According to a brief announcement posted on the main United Auto Workers website, UAW Local 1166 is asking “management to repair, replace and maintain HVAC systems (which the company has promised to do years ago), address other health and safety issues, provide clean ...

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Why Vietnam shouldn’t go nuclear – The Diplomat

Defense Asia | Security | South East Asia Pursuing a nuclear deterrent against Chinese aggression would undermine the country’s international reputation and destabilize relations with Beijing. Advertising Since the end of the Cold War, Vietnam has been in a precarious position, with Chinese threats increasing both on land and at sea. At constant perimeter, Vietnam is unlikely to match Chinese ...

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Greece files complaint with NATO and UN over Turkey’s remarks

Greece has sent letters to NATO and the UN, complaining about what it called “inflammatory” statements by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and asking them to condemn Ankara’s behavior, officials said on Wednesday. diplomatic sources. The two countries – North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies but historic enemies – have been at odds for decades over a range of issues, including ...

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Group Calls Full Steam to Repair Downtown Greyhound Amtrak Station – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Once a busy hub for rail travel, downtown Union Station is plagued with a number of maintenance issues. Tod Bassler, President of the Indiana Passenger Railroad Alliancesaid, “I wish the environment was more conducive to guest comfort so they don’t have to sleep on the floor.” Bassler also pointed to graffiti in the bathrooms and potholes in ...

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NUS chair suspended amid probe into anti-Semitism allegations

The National Union of Students (NUS) has suspended its president Shaima Dallali while an independent investigation into allegations of anti-Semitism within the student body is completed. Dalali’s suspension came after the conclusion of the first part of an investigation by QC Rebecca Tuck QC into allegations of discrimination against Jewish students. Sources told Jewish News the suspension was not part ...

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Naidu talks about the alliance with NDA

Perhaps for the first time, TDP leader N Chandrababu Naidu spoke about the TDP’s alliance with the BJP and joining the NDA at the Centre. There have been rumors in the Telugu states that the TDP will soon join the NDA and run for the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Assembly elections in alliance with the BJP. The buzz started with ...

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The SCV Chamber to Host the Latino Business Alliance’s Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce (SCV Chamber) announced Monday that its Latino Business Alliance’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration Awards and Networking Reception will take place next month. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. at Tesoro Adobe Historic Park, according to SCV Chamber officials. Each year, the Latino Business Alliance kicks off National Hispanic ...

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Bihar: Ruling alliance calls for withdrawal of universal consent from CBI

Leaders of Bihar’s ruling coalition on Sunday demanded that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) be stripped of its overall authority, saying the agency was being used for political purposes by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government. (BJP) at the federal level. level. Section 6 of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act 1946 (DSPE) stipulates that the CBI must obtain permission ...

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Meghalaya Assembly Elections: NPP will not form pre-election alliance with any party, says CM Conrad K Sangma

New Delhi, August 27: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said on Saturday that his party, the National People’s Party (NPP), would not form any pre-election alliance with any party, including the BJP, for the upcoming parliamentary elections in the country. State. “It’s not just the BJP, we are not entering the coalition with any political party,” Sangma said. Meghalaya ...

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Phyllis F. Krabill Obituary – Akron Beacon Journal

Phyllis F. Krabill passed into the Lord on August 24, 2022. Born on January 31, 1925, Phyllis was, like many of her generation, a “child of depression.” This fact and the resulting frugality informed much of the rest of his life. Phyllis was born on a 100 acre farm on Fixler Road in Sharon Township. The farm had been cleared ...

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Socialist Alliance candidates say solutions exist for housing, health and transport crises

The November 26 Victorian election is taking place amid the biggest housing crisis since the 1930s, a worsening cost of living crisis and an overstretched healthcare system. Moreland Socialist Alliance long-term councilor Sue Bolton, who is running for the Pascoe Vale seat, said left green that solutions exist, but that there is no political will to tackle them. See also ...

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Russian dissidents are not in France for the food

Comment this story Comment “Insupportable.” This is how a Finnish member of parliament describes the sight of Russian tourists crossing the border, stocking up on souvenirs as Vladimir Putin’s army bombs Ukraine. Worse still, the fact that some tourists are traveling to the European Union’s visa-free Schengen zone appears to be undermining a sanctions net that is closing in on ...

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The demolition of a shuttered church begins after a long battle

PHILADELPHIA CREAM – Demolition of a closed 19th-century church in Philadelphia has begun after a year-long battle by some neighbors to save the crumbling structure. Last week, teams surrounded the 140-year-old St. Lawrence Church in the Fishtown neighborhood with scaffolding, fencing and barricades. Neighbors gathered on Wednesday to have their last look, taking photos and pointing to the huge cross, ...

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SAG-AFTRA Efforts Help Land Exclusive Deals With Netflix And AMPTP – Deadline

A confluence of tough negotiations and legislative lobbying has secured significant gains in two new SAG-AFTRA agreements reached earlier this month covering exclusivity, which are standard provisions in television contracts that can prevent regulars market television series and unable to work for unreasonably long periods of time. time, the guild leaders said in a podcast released on Thursday. Earlier this ...

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Sacramento activists sue city to remove homeless camping measure from November ballot

Activists representing homeless residents sued the city of Sacramento on Tuesday, asking the county court to block an anti-camping measure from appearing on November ballots. Activists say the so-called “Emergency Shelter and Law Enforcement Act 2022” violates a federal decision known as Martin v. Boise by criminally punishing homeless people for living outdoors when there is no available shelter space ...

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Restoring Britain’s ‘least productive’ land can support farmers’ incomes and cut emissions, report says

Green Marine proposes that the majority of food be grown on the most productive land with limited use of fertilizers, while farmers reseed more parts of their land New Green Alliance report says restoring habitat in the 10% of England classified as ‘least productive’ could help reverse declining bird population rates while tackling carbon emissions . The Green Alliance has ...

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Former Deputy CM’s Statement on Grand Alliance Government of Bihar, do you know what he said?

Patna: Nitish Kumar formed a government with the RJD by breaking the alliance with the BJP in Bihar. The BJP attacked the new Grand Alliance government in Bihar led by Nitish Kumar. The BJP has accused the grand alliance government of playing a policy of appeasement of Muslims. Union Minister Giriraj Singh and Renu Devi, who was deputy chief minister ...

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Breaking a taboo | The Indian Express

It is perhaps not too surprising that India’s first formal engagement with the Brussels-based North Atlantic Treaty Organization, as this newspaper reports, took so long to organise. NATO has existed since 1949 and has dominated European geopolitics ever since. After the end of the Cold War, it expanded into Europe and its engagement with Asia and its waters increased significantly. ...

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Draghi no longer comes to the rescue of Italy

Comment this story Comment Italian politics bears a striking resemblance to South American telenovelas: filled with episodes of unrequited love, bizarre couplings and multiple breakups. The narrative lines reach a crisis climax before an unexpected turn of events settles everything – the deus-ex-machina moment. It’s the climax of ancient dramas when a god is swung across the stage by a ...

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Community Luncheon welcomes Alliance native Gregory P. Miller to their home

ALLIANCE − Local residents and dignitaries enjoyed a meal, handed out awards and hosted an Alliance native on Saturday at the Greater Alliance Carnation Festival Community Luncheon. About 60 people attended the midday event at the Hoover Price Campus Center on the Mount Union University campus. A native of the Alliance will speak at the Carnation Festival luncheon Kayla Martin, ...

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Saint Kitts and Nevis elects new leader in snap election

August 6, 2022Updated: August 6, 2022 12:36 p.m. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Eastern Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis has elected a new prime minister after holding snap elections three years earlier than expected. Dr. Terrance Drew of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labor Party has ousted Prime Minister Timothy Harris of the People’s Labor Party, according to ...

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Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Live Updates

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Russian President Vladimir V. Putin in Beijing in early February, weeks before Russia invaded Ukraine.Credit…Pool photo by Alexei Druzhinin Amid heightened tensions around Taiwan, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday stressed the importance of Chinese neutrality over the war in his country as Russia finds itself increasingly isolated by the West. “I would like ...

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SEIU503 Local | Oregon Hosts First Labor Climate Summit

Posted: August 1, 2022 (LR SEIU 503 Chairman Mike Powers, Ivonne Rivero, Carol Kelly, Carolynn Kohout, Emily Wang, Patty Falkenstein at the Oregon Workplace Climate Summit) By: Carol Kelly Last week, the Oregon Blue Green Alliance hosted Oregon’s first Labor Climate Summit. Representatives from more than a dozen unions across our state were gathered in one room to discuss the ...

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From DePauw to UW, Husky associate head coach JaMarcus Shephard’s enthusiasm is eternal | University of Washington

JaMarcus Shephard’s enthusiasm transcends time. It’s November 13, 2004, and a 21-year-old Shephard is literally bouncing off the floor, spurting excitedly like a fire hose into football mats. His teammates parade around Little Giant Stadium in Crawfordsville, Indiana, happily ringing the Monon Bell – a 300-pound engine bell awarded to the annual winner between DePauw University and Wabash College. It ...

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AZ Big Media’s Most Influential Women: Dawn Jones, Intel

Az Business and AZRE magazines have announced lists of Arizona’s most influential women publications in 2022, including Dawn Jones, head of diversity and inclusion at Intel. To celebrate the 11th anniversary of the Most Powerful Women program, azbigmedia.com profiles one of the Most Influential Women of 2022 each day before the Most Influential Women of 2022 dinner and reception. READ ...

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Monkeypox testing limited in capital region as statewide cases hit 900

ALBANY — Monkeypox tests are hard to come by in the Capital Region, which saw its first two cases this week, in Albany and Greene counties. Several local urgent care centers and healthcare providers contacted by The Times Union on Friday said their doctors were not prepared to perform a monkeypox test, which involves dabbing a suspicious blister and send ...

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Wildcat strike at TPI Turkey over low pay raises challenges company and union

Amid mass protests and strikes against rising living costs and unbearable living conditions in Sri Lanka and around the world, TPI Composites workers in Turkey have launched a wildcat strike, independent of the union, against low wage increases and poor working conditions on July 6. TPI workers announced on Twitter on Tuesday that the company had declared an illegal lockout ...

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South Africa: Climate Justice Coalition marches to Ramaphosa’s office

Unions, mining communities, climate and energy activists hand in petition About 100 people marched on Monday to the Energy Ministry in Tshwane and then to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office in the Union Buildings. The march was led by the Climate Justice Coalition and supported by various organizations including mine-affected communities, the General Industries Workers Union of South Africa (GIWUSA), the ...

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Palm Beach Daily News social calendar for July 17

Editor’s Note: Items or corrections for posting to the Palm Beach Social Calendar are currently accepted by email only. Please enter the information in the body of the email and do not use attachments. Include your name and phone number, in case we have any questions about your event. Send announcements to [email protected] The deadline for Sunday posting is Wednesday ...

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Early stages of demolition phase for Union Station improvements well underway

Those who pass by Toronto’s historic Union Station will notice that a number of changes are underway as part of the Union Station Improvement Project, with walls going up and others collapsing. “We are in the early stages of the demolition phase of the project,” said James Wattie, a Metrolinx spokesperson in an email to the Daily Commercial News. “The ...

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Netflix relies on Microsoft for its ad-supported video service

SAN FRANCISCO— Netflix has chosen Microsoft to help deliver the ads in a cheaper version of its video streaming service due to launch later this year with a pledge to minimize the privacy intrusions that often accompany digital ads. The Alliance announced Wednesday marks a major step towards Netflix’s first foray into advertising after it has staunchly refused to include ...

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Moment of truth for work? AFL-CIO still supports anti-choice Republican in New Jersey

Several weeks before Labor Day, it seems that despite the great national uproar sparked by the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, longtime “pro-life” Rep. Chris Smith, a Republican from New Jersey, will likely survive the serious challenge. of a much younger Democratic opponent, small business man Matthew Jenkins. Smith’s strong position runs counter to New Jersey polls Rutgers ...

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Western policy pushes Russia towards China

Today’s global power structure can be described as a modified bipolarity. Despite increased spending across NATO, the United States will continue to be the bulwark of Western military power, including nuclear deterrence. Despite its many vulnerabilities, China’s power relative to the United States is undeniably on the rise. In the theoretical conceptualization of bipolarity, a single non-superpower cannot significantly shift ...

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Sells Signals and Communications Strike to Canadian National Railways and Agrees to Binding Arbitration

Are you a railroader at CN or in another company? Contact the CP Worker Rank and File Committee at [email protected] to tell us what you think of the IBEW’s decision to sabotage the struggle of CN signal and communications workers. The two-week strike by 750 Canadian National (CN) signal and communications workers was brutally sabotaged by the International Brotherhood of ...

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Fossil fuel investments drive up ConEd’s energy bills

A version of this story was published by Focus on New York, an investigative news site covering New York State politics. Subscribe to their newsletter here. In February 1973, a liquefied natural gas (LNG) tank exploded on Staten Island, killing 40 workers who were cleaning it up. It was one of the worst industrial accidents in New York’s history and ...

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Faith and patriotism on display as Cedar Area Interfaith Alliance hosts musical concert and ice cream – St George News

CEDAR TOWN — About 200 people gathered in Cedar City Sunday night for a free patriotic concert and ice cream party hosted by the Cedar Area Interfaith Alliance. Members of the Southern Utah Youth Choir sing during a patriotic concert sponsored by Cedar Area Inter-Faith Alliance, Cedar City, Utah, July 3, 2022 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News/Cedar ...

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How they voted, July 3

MUNICIPAL COUNCILS CARLS BAD Carlsbad City Council met in a special closed session on Tuesday to discuss the appointment of a new city attorney. ESCONDIDO Escondido City Council met in a special session Monday and approved a resolution to extend the Westfield North County Mall ground lease from June 2053 to June 2077. The council also authorized a 20-year lease ...

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USC and UCLA reportedly leaving Pac-12 to join Big Ten

In a startling and seismic shift in college athletics, the Big Ten voted Thursday to add Southern California and UCLA as conference members beginning in 2024. The 16-team expansion will occur after current Pac-12 media rights contracts with Fox and ESPN expire and will make the Big Ten the first conference to stretch from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The ...

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Anthony Albanese travels to Europe to talk about Ukraine but with China in mind

Although NATO is much stronger than Russia, it is challenged by the war in Ukraine because it does not participate directly, can only act in support of Ukraine and has no diplomatic channel. obvious way out of the conflict. Loading The alliance now knows that its long-term vision must go beyond its geopolitical moorings and the Indo-Pacific – where an ...

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Protests expected as G-7 leaders set to arrive in Germany

MUNICH (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters are expected to gather in Munich on Saturday as the major economic powers of the Group of Seven hold their annual rally in the Bavarian Alps in Germany, which holds the rotating G-7 presidency this year. Police were expecting at least 20,000 protesters in the Bavarian city, German news agency dpa reported. ...

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Dallas ISD teachers set to get pay raise as state faces shortage – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

ISD Dallas teachers stand to get a pay raise, especially novice educators new to the district. DISD hopes more money will attract and retain more teachers as the state faces a shortage of educators. But the union representing Dallas educators said that may not be enough. Alliance/AFT, a Dallas-based union, encourages parents to call the board and attend Thursday night’s ...

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How much for gas? All over the world the pain is felt at the pump

Cologne, Germany – At a gas station near Cologne Airport, Germany, Bernd Mueller watches the numbers climb rapidly at the pump: 22 euros ($23), 23 euros, 24 euros. The numbers indicating the amount of gasoline it consumes also increase. But much more slowly. Painfully slowly. “I get rid of my car in October, November,” said Mueller, 80. “I’m retired, and ...

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Where to watch Juneteenth in Maine this Sunday

This Sunday marks the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth, a day that celebrates the release of the last black men, women and children held in slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, where black men and women finally learned that slavery had been abolished – two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the ...

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Behind the Animation Guild’s drive to organize production workers

In January, The Animation Guild announced a double breakthrough: By syndicating Harriet the spy studio Titmouse New York, the home of IATSE had not only initiated an expansion outside of Los Angeles County, it had also organized the production staff for the first time in recent history. Since then, TAG has unveiled new campaigns to organize production workers at the ...

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We stand in solidarity with those who refuse to engage in the war in Ukraine and in all other wars

Gathered in Paris for the annual meeting of the European branches of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR), representatives from Austria, England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands , Switzerland and Wales express their deep concern at the increase in armament and military spending in response to the cost of the ongoing war. History teaches that militaristic response leads to ...

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How five countries have been spying on you for decades / Digital Information World

Monitoring everyday people online is usually associated with big tech companies because it’s the kind of thing that could eventually help them increase their profits dramatically. With all of that said and now dismissed, it is important to note that the highest level of surveillance is not carried out by social media companies or tech companies, but rather by a ...

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Clovis syndicate dollars were used to pay for escorts and rent, DOJ says

published on June 10, 2022 – 13:50Written by the staff of The Business Journal A Fresno business owner has been indicted on tax evasion and Social Security charges. According to a press release issued Friday by the United States Department of Justice, a federal grand jury has indicted Marcus Assay, 66, for making false tax returns and concealing a case ...

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Sri Lankan Prime Minister declares policy of class war against workers and rural workers

Addressing Parliament on Tuesday, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe reiterated his demands that the working class and rural workers bear the full burden of the unprecedented economic collapse that has been intensified in every country by the COVID-19 and the US-NATO proxy war against Russia. Ranil Wickremesinghe (Image: Ranil Wickremesinghe Facebook) President Gotabhaya Rajapakse appointed Wickremesinghe Prime Minister after ...

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Mass shootings intensify local reform efforts

With protests scheduled for Saturday following mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, Tulsa, Oklahoma and Buffalo, New York, gun control advocates hope to ramp up pressure on Congress to pass laws and additional funding for research to help curb growing violence. And they say they are prepared to use philanthropic money and their own fundraising to sustain their advocacy until public ...

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NATO organizes naval exercises in the Baltic Sea with Finland and Sweden | Seattle Times

HELSINKI (AP) — NATO on Sunday kicked off a nearly two-week U.S.-led naval exercise on the Baltic Sea with more than 7,000 sailors, airmen and marines from 16 nations, including two aspiring to join the military alliance, Finland and Sweden. The annual BALTOPS naval exercise, launched in 1972, is not organized in response to a specific threat. But the military ...

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Alliance Air launches flight services on Dibrugarh-Tezu route, check ticket prices here | Aviation news

A Dornier 228 jet operated by Alliance Air has landed at Tezu airstrip in Lohit region of Arunachal Pradesh, marking the start of commercial operations, officials said. According to them, the 17-seater Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) plane took around 20 minutes to reach Tezu from Dibrugarh in Assam. The ticket will cost you Rs 1,600. “We express our deep appreciation ...

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The United States and Germany will provide missile systems

Germany announced on Wednesday it would send anti-aircraft missiles and radar systems to Ukraine and the United States was set to unveil details of its own security program as Ukraine struggled to push back a fierce Russian offensive. Russian troops in recent days have seized most of the eastern city of Sievierodonetsk, one of the last major cities under Ukrainian ...

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BOEM Reaches Key Milestone for First U.S. West Coast Offshore Wind Leases

BOEM takes final step for first offshore leases in California ahead of auction (file photo) Posted on May 26, 2022 4:58 PM by The Maritime Executive Continuing with plans for the first-ever proposed offshore wind lease sale on the US West Coast, the US Department of the Interior and Bureau ...

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Full implementation of protocol would mean economic tsunami, says DUP

Updated 4 hours ago Full implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol would result in “an economic tsunami” hitting Northern Ireland, DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has said. Responding to a tweet from a member of the US House of Representatives, the DUP leader said calling for the full implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol was “such madness”. He said: “Full ...

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Ukraine-Russia War: Live Updates – The New York Times

TURIN, Italy — Ukrainian rap and folk group Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, as European viewers and juries gave a token pop culture endorsement of solidarity behind Ukraine in its defense against the invasion of Russia. After 80 days of fighting that forced millions from their homes, wreaked havoc on towns and villages in eastern Ukraine, ...

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Opinion: True to its 1939 tradition, Finland says ‘no’ to Vladimir Putin | Reviews | DW

I was a teenager when my godmother Olga first told me about the “Winter War” of 1939-1940 between the Soviet Union and Finland. She was a nurse in a Moscow hospital when Joseph Stalin launched his ill-prepared conquest of Finland under a false pretense. “It was awful,” she said. “All these young soldiers with terrible frostbite and incurable wounds from ...

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New European Commission proposal would compromise encryption and scan our messages

The executive of the European Union today published a draft law proposal (text) which, if it becomes law, would be a disaster for online privacy in the EU and around the world. In the name of fighting crimes against children, the European Commission has proposed new rules that would require a wide range of internet services, including hosting and messaging ...

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Why the case for Finland’s NATO membership is stronger than ever – European Council on Foreign Relations

Writing for the ECFR on January 10, I outlined three reasons why Finland might eventually join NATO. But I also argued that none were yet strong enough to elicit a candidacy. Several months later, the strength of these reasons is no longer in doubt – and there are now at least two more that could compel Finland down this path. ...

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Workers grapple with new stresses upon returning to the office

NEW YORK – Last summer, Julio Carmona began weaning himself off an all-remote work schedule by showing up at the office once a week. The new hybrid schedule of his job at a state agency in Stratford, Connecticut still allowed him to spend time cooking dinner for his family and taking his teenage daughter to basketball. But over the next ...

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The new USFL is only a few weeks old, but a union is already in the works

The sports union movement may soon have another participant, a union for players in the new United States Football League, and potentially for competitors in future minor football leagues like the XFL slated for next year. A petition to represent the USFL’s approximately 360 players was recently filed with the National Labor Relations Board, and the league has until May ...

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Election in Northern Ireland: Sinn Féin and the Alliance watch for the keys to Stormont’s power

Political leaders in Northern Ireland had a frantic day of last-minute canvassing ahead of the Stormont Assembly elections in the North today. Others will go to the polls in 18 constituencies to elect 90 deputies. DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson used his final day campaigning in Belfast, while Sinn Féin deputy chair Michelle O’Neill spent time in central Ulster. Opinion polls ...

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Was Russia’s decision to cut off natural gas exports a mistake?

Last week, Russia announced it would halt natural gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria after the two countries refused to comply with its request to make export payments in roubles, the national currency of Russia. It is the latest maneuver off the battlefield to retaliate against Western efforts to weaken the country even as its armed forces keep getting slowed ...

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Acorn Tenant Charter supported by the Plaid/Green Alliance and Lib Dems

A TENANTS union has won support for its tenants’ charter from candidates hoping to lead Wales’ capital. Cardiff’s Tenants’ Charter, developed by the community and tenants’ union Acorn, aims to protect those who rent in the city from discrimination and to make renting more affordable. He was backed by Liberal Democrat leaders in Cardiff and the joint Plaid Cymru-Green Party ...

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Newsom’s ‘CARE Court’ homelessness plan faces new questions ahead of first hearing |

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Battle lines have emerged in the debate over Governor Gavin Newsom’s sweeping and controversial efforts to provide court-ordered treatment to homeless people with severe mental illness, with Democrats and local government officials being divided as the plan faces its first public hearing on Tuesday. After Newsom presented his project Court for Community Assistance, Recovery and Empowerment in ...

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Polling agencies project the re-election of French President Macron

French President and centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with supporters as he heads to the polling station in Le Touquet, northern France, Sunday April 24, 2022. France began voting in a Sunday’s presidential run-off with repercussions for the future of Europe, with centrist incumbent Emmanuel Macron the frontrunner, but faces a tough challenge from far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. ...

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Will Amit Shah’s visit revive BJP’s political fortunes in Shahabad in Bihar?

Express press service Patna/Delhi: Even though the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claims that its Veer Kunwar Singh “vijayotsava” program in Jagdishpur in Bhojpur district of Bihar on Saturday is a non-political event, the saffron party wants to revive its fortunes in the region of Shahabad through this as the party could only win two15 seats in the 2020 legislative elections. ...

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How many times can Putin threaten nuclear escalation?

As Russian forces continue to fail in their bid to bring Ukraine under Russian control, and Finland and Sweden have intensified talks over NATO membership, Vladimir Putin’s propensity to threaten nuclear escalation has increased proportionately. This threat appears to be Putin’s way of ensuring that the United States and NATO keep their distance while his army destroys an independent neighboring ...

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East Timor chooses president in runoff amid political row

DILI, East Timor — Voters in East Timor chose a president in a runoff Tuesday between former independence fighters who blame themselves for years of political paralysis. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta had a sizable lead in the first round of the election, but failed to top 50% of the vote and avoid the second round. Ramos-Horta won 46.6%, ...

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A liquor law with a catch

It is possible that attempts to elevator restrictions on Minnesota’s Craft Brewers and Distillers may actually happen in the Minnesota Legislature this year. But there is a catch. In return for greater flexibility on selling growlers and other sizes of craft beer, as well as larger bottles of distilled spirits – changes long opposed by the traditional liquor lobby – ...

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Russia tests submarine-launched missiles in Sea of ​​Japan

TOKYO— Japan’s government said on Thursday it was closely monitoring Russia’s military activities following reports that it carried out tests of missiles launched by submarines in the Sea of ​​Japan during its latest exercises. military off the coast of Japan after its invasion of Ukraine. The missile tests came a day after the US Navy’s 7th Fleet and the Japan ...

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Sweden: only 11 individual working days lost due to strikes and lockouts in 2021

The Swedish Mediation Institute, a government agency that arbitrates labor disputes between unions and employers, released a report on February 24 showing that only 11 working days were lost due to strikes in 2021. View from Stockholm City Hall, Stockholm, Sweden [Source: Wikimedia Commons] Lost workdays are a common measure that government statistical agencies use to measure the extent and ...

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Stark County Area HS Box Scores, Friday, April 9 / Schedule TBA

Dave Clegg North Canton Invitational Team Ranking 1, Perry 117.33; 2, Mentor 99; 3, Hoover 96.5; 4, Hoban 90.33; 5, Jackson 86.33; 6, Louisville 80; 7, McKinley 70.5; 8, Massillon 19. Individual results Shot put: Arnold (H) 49-8. Disc: Arnold (H) 130-7. High jump: Smith (L) 5-10. Long jump: Malone (Men) 19-9. Pole vault: Foxx (P) 14-0. 3,200-metre relay: Louisville ...

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Inflation hits nonprofits’ services and their ability to raise funds

Last Mile Food Rescue in Cincinnati began purchasing a refrigerated truck in November to transport perishable donations from food retailers to distribution sites. The purchase would alleviate some of the pressure on overwhelmed volunteers, who would have to make three or more trips in their cars to haul as much food as a single truck. But Last Mile is experiencing ...

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Dallas-Fort Worth is now a “gateway market” » Dallas Innovates

Dallas-Fort Worth is now a “gateway market,” says Hillwood’s Bill Burton, who predicts the region will experience continued industrial growth for many reasons. Population centers, inland ports, airports and seaports are key drivers of industrial growth – and “DFW has three of these four components”. Burton is a Hillwood executive who oversees the vision and strategy of AllianceTexas, which recently ...

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A billboard calling for San Francisco’s ‘outdoor drug market’ goes up in Union Square

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — San Francisco Mayor London Breed recently traveled to Europe to introduce tourists to San Francisco. But the trip didn’t go well with a group of Bay Area mothers, who responded with a different narrative to potential visitors: Stay home. The group, called ‘Moms Against Drug Deaths’, spent $25,000 on a new billboard in Union Square that ...

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Los Angeles agrees to settle lawsuit over homelessness crisis

LOS ANGELES— Los Angeles leaders announced a lawsuit settlement agreement on Friday that commits the city to sheltering or housing thousands of homeless people within five years, but it’s unclear how far it will expand efforts already underway. The settlement also draws a clear distinction between the responsibilities of the city and those of Los Angeles County, which operates the ...

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Pride Alliance Center hosts events centered on self-discovery and expression

Through the Find My Community Event, Find My Style Event, and Find My Home Away From Home Event, the University of Iowa Pride Alliance Center celebrated Pride Week last week by promoting the discovery of self. Lillie Hawker University of Iowa Pride Alliance Center Coordinator Emma Welch takes a video of purse supplies while preparing for the Find My Style ...

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Braga celebrates the Portuguese-British alliance

Commemorations marking the oldest diplomatic alliance have a wide range of initiatives underway in Portugal and the UK The program for the celebrations of the 650th anniversary of the Luso-British Alliance was presented in Braga by Ricardo Rio, Mayor of the municipality, who was accompanied by Katharine Felton, Political Counselor at the British Embassy in Lisbon and Maria João Rodrigues ...

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Russia-Ukraine War News: Live Updates

LONDON — The European Union is set to approve a sweeping new defense policy that would allow the bloc to deploy up to 5,000 troops in a crisis. “The current hostile environment requires a leap forward,” EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Twitter, citing the conflict in Ukraine. The ‘Strategic Compass’ policy will strengthen the EU’s security and ...

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Understaffing leaves after-school programs with unmet demand

Returning to classrooms for schoolchildren across the country has not meant a return to work for many of their parents who, with workdays lasting longer than schooldays, find after-school programs crucial are rare. School providers cite difficulties hiring and retaining staff as the main reasons they haven’t fully rebounded from pandemic closures and they say they’re as frustrated as the ...

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The Honorary College hosts a discussion: “The War in Ukraine: The Future of Europe and the Transatlantic Alliance” on Wednesday

Twitter Join us on Wednesday March 16 for HC Pulse: Ukraine, Part Two. As Ukraine continues to experience intense conflict and an emerging humanitarian crisis, the United States and the European Union have responded with remarkable resolve and unity. Already, the Russian invasion appears to be acting as a critical moment of change for Europeans and for ...

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Ukraine alleges Russia plotting ‘terrorist’ incident at Chernobyl in latest nuclear risk statement

Ukraine’s Defense Ministry has alleged that Russia is planning to carry out some sort of terrorist attack on the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which is now under the control of Russian forces. This is the latest in a series of claims by Ukrainian authorities regarding risks to Ukraine’s nuclear infrastructure due to the Russian invasion, none of which have materialized. ...

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South Korea’s president-elect wants a tougher stance on North Korea

Seoul, South Korea – South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk Yeol said on Thursday he would cement an alliance with the United States, build a strong military and stand firm against North Korean provocations, hours after winning the country’s hard-fought election. to become its next leader. Yoon, whose single five-year term is due to begin in May, said during his campaign ...

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Estonian Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets after their meeting

THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS LIIMETS: Dear Secretary Blinken, dear Tony, it is truly an honor for me to welcome you to Tallinn today. We just met in Washington, DC, on February 16, just on the eve of this unwarranted war that we’re seeing right now, the Russian-initiated war in Ukraine, which of course has changed the security dialogue here ...

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Australian women’s alliance wants more government action on #MeToo

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA – FEBRUARY 09: Brittany Higgins, a former Liberal Party staffer, greets guests after her address to the media at the National Press Club on February 09, 2022 in Canberra, Australia. 2021 Australian of the Year Grace Tame and Brittany Higgins, advocates for sexual assault survivors, attended the National Press Club together. Prime Minister Scott Morrison apologized directly to ...

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NATO rejects Ukraine no-fly zone, disgruntled Zelenskiy says it means more bombing

A no-fly zone would drag us into war, says NATO Ukrainian president says NATO has given green light to bombings EU considers more sanctions against Russia, including at IMF NATO warns that the worst is yet to come in Russia’s war on Ukraine BRUSSELS, March 4 (Reuters) – NATO on Friday rejected Ukraine’s pleas to help protect its skies from ...

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Complaints from Japanese workers escalate at US bases during COVID-19 pandemic, says union chief

Workplace disputes involving Japanese employees at US military bases in Japan are protracted due to understaffing and people working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, Japan Garrison Forces Union president says , Satohiro Konya. (Pixabay) TOKYO — Workplace disputes involving Japanese employees at U.S. military bases in Japan are protracted due to staffing shortages and people working from home during ...

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Italy takes a risk by joining sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

ROCCA DI MEZZO, Italy — As Italian skiers brushed snow off their boots and warmed up in the lobby of his lodge in the Apennines, the hotel owner worried about the impact of European sanctions against Russia on his already astronomical heating bills. “There will be major downsides for Italy,” owner Roberto Minafra said as his guests checked the latest ...

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European Union closes airspace to Russia, including oligarchs’ private jets

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Sunday that Turkey had decided that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was a “war”. “Is it a conflict or a war? We decided that. Article 19 of the Montreux Convention is very clear. It’s a war,” he said in a live interview with CNN Turk. Turkey’s recognition is important for the application of the ...

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China is Russia’s best hope for blunting sanctions, but beware

BEIJING (AP) — China is the only friend that could help Russia soften the impact of economic sanctions on its invasion of Ukraine, but President Xi Jinping’s government is giving no sign it might be ready to. risking its own access to US and European markets doing too much. Even if Beijing wanted to, its ability to support President Vladimir ...

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Nicaragua condemns 7 other opposition leaders for “conspiracy”

MEXICO — Nicaraguan judges on Wednesday convicted seven opposition leaders, including former high-profile Sandinistas and three former presidential candidates, of “conspiracy to undermine national integrity”. A spokesman for the opposition coalition Civic Alliance said the seven included Félix Maradiaga, Juan Sebastián Chamorro and the Central American country’s former ambassador to the United States, Arturo Cruz Sequeira. All three had planned ...

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Ukraine. Showdown with Russia gives Biden new lease on NATO leadership

Ukraine’s fate and Russia’s future relations with the West remain uncertain. Biden said he was confident that Russian President Vladimir Putin, with more than 150,000 troops and massive weapons amassed on Ukraine’s borders, decided to invade, despite the negotiating carrot offered by the West on a new European security architecture to address his concerns if he steps down, and the ...

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