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U.S. blocks $1 billion in Delaware trust linked to Russian oligarch with ties to Putin

The U.S. Treasury Department said Thursday it’s notified the Delaware-based Heritage Trust that it’s blocking more than $1 billion in assets linked to the sanctioned…

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US judges halt abortion bans in Kentucky and Florida

Courts block conservative states from enforcing bans as abortion rights groups push for injunctions after fall of Roe. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/6/30/us-judges-halt-abortion-bans-in-kentucky-and-florida Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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FCC says it closed a loophole that many robocallers used to evade blocking

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | grinvalds) The Federal Communications Commission today said it closed a robocall loophole by requiring small phone companies to implement the…

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General Motors Is Training First Responders on Electric Car Crashes

More firefighters and EMTs will soon be able to pry you out of your burning Prius and maybe even save the car. General Motors announced…

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Beer made from recycled toilet water pleases Singapore suds sippers

I would have called it Royal Flush, but the brewers of a Singapore beer that uses recycled toilet water decided to call their new beverage…

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Peru wildfire threatens Machu Picchu as remote location hampers efforts to control blaze

Twenty hectares near Inca ruins affected in blaze started by farmers burning grass before sowing crops Peruvian firefighters were fighting to contain a forest fire…

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M 4.8 – 31 km E of Madang, Papua New Guinea

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.8 – 31 km E of Madang, Papua New Guinea Time 2022-07-01 01:19:23 UTC 2022-07-01 01:19:23 UTC at epicenter Location…

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The beautiful clarity of true candor — at work and in life

The hardest thing for most aspiring leaders and managers to master is giving clear, direct and sometimes very hard feedback to others. Why it matters:…

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M 4.5 – 5 km NNW of El Águila, Colombia

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.5 – 5 km NNW of El Águila, Colombia Time 2022-06-30 23:37:47 UTC 2022-06-30 23:37:47 UTC at epicenter Location 4.956°N…

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The (new) GOP plan to defeat Raphael Warnock and Mark Kelly

Republican strategists have discovered a problem: Personal attacks on two of the most vulnerable Democratic senators are falling flat because of their likability. Why it…

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Indigenous tribes push back on calls to open abortion clinics on federal lands

Representatives for some Indigenous tribes tell Axios they have no plans to set up abortion clinics on their lands and would take offense at any…

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A Texas woman accused in a pro cyclist’s death is arrested in Costa Rica

Kaitlin Marie Armstrong (shown), suspected in the fatal shooting of professional cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson at an Austin home, has been arrested in Costa Rica,…

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Russia-Ukraine war: What happened today (June 30)

A roundup of key developments and the latest in-depth coverage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. (Image credit: Alexey Furman/Getty Images) Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/06/30/1108887826/russia-ukraine-war-what-happened-today-june-30 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Turkish police detain hundreds in Istanbul Pride march crackdown

The conservative AKP government of Turkey has repeatedly banned all Pride marches since 2014. AKP politicians—including president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan—and pro-government media continue to target…

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‘If we can’t celebrate gay pirates, the bad guys win’

Love is rarely simple, and love on the high seas is no exception. The HBO Max show Our Flag Means Death brings something fresh to television we…

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Estonia’s Prime Minister Kaja Kallas on how the NATO summit went

NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas at the NATO conference in Madrid, Spain. Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/06/30/1109051151/estonias-prime-minister-kaja-kallas-on-how-the-nato-summit-went Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Thousands have been sent to the hospital due to Japan’s blistering heatwave

Japan is sweltering amid a blistering heatwave not seen in decades. As the country deals with an energy crunch, Japanese businesses are trying to save…

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Scientists say they’ve solved a 700-year-old mystery: Where and when Black Death began

For centuries, scientists and historians have wondered where the Black Death — the deadliest pandemic in recorded history — came from. New research sheds light…

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M 5.9 – 51 km NNE of Namuac, Philippines

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.9 – 51 km NNE of Namuac, Philippines DYFI? – V Time 2022-06-30 18:40:38 UTC 2022-06-30 18:40:38 UTC at epicenter…

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Supreme Court ruling is a body blow to climate efforts

The Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in West Virginia v. EPA may not be the worst outcome environmental advocates feared, but it is a major blow…

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Judge to temporarily block Florida’s 15-week abortion ban

A judge in Florida on Thursday declared the state’s 15-week abortion ban “unconstitutional” and said he will temporarily block the law, nearly a week after…

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Biden backed changes to the filibuster to codify Roe v. Wade. Here’s what that means.

President Biden made waves on Thursday when he said that he supported a carve-out to the filibuster to codify abortion rights. Why it matters: The…

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