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Federal Reserve Chairman says he isn’t concerned by Delta surge

One of the country’s most influential economic officials doesn’t anticipate that surging coronavirus cases will knock the reopening recovery off course. What he’s saying: “There…

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How An American Athlete Found Home In Japan

Texan Ira Brown always dreamed of wealth and a place that felt safe. He found it in Japan. Brown got Japanese citizenship in 2018 and…

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What The Delta Variant And Vaccinations Look Like In Brazil, South Africa And Israel

A look at how the delta variant and vaccine efforts are shaping the course of the coronavirus through three places – Brazil, South Africa and…

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Ubisoft workers slam bosses in open letter over handling of #MeToo scandals

Close to 500 current and former employees of “Assassin’s Creed” publisher Ubisoft are standing in solidarity with protesting game developers at Activision Blizzard with a…

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Companies deploy tech to prevent retail crime

Retailers have a new edge for fighting theft: They’re using technology to disable stolen goods — from iPhones to Black & Decker drills — and…

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Spotify CEO Daniel Ek does a podcast on the future of podcasts

Spotify on Wednesday reported significant ad revenue growth from its podcast business, as part of its quarterly earnings disclosure. Take a listen: Company founder and…

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A German Cycling Official Apologizes After Shouting A Racial Slur During A Race

A German cyclist says he was “appalled” by the words from the sporting director of Germany’s cycling federation. (Image credit: Sebastian Gollnow/dpa/picture alliance via Getty…

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His DACA Status Almost Dashed His Olympic Hopes. He Just Got The All-Clear

Luis Grijalva qualified to run track for his home country of Guatemala. But, being a DACA recipient, the Arizona college student needed a special permit…

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Bipartisan group reaches agreement on $1.2 trillion “hard” infrastructure bill

After weeks of long nights and endless Zoom calls, a bipartisan group of senators finally reached a deal on “the major issues” in their $1.2…

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After walkout, Activision Blizzard employees vow to keep fighting

Organizers of a Wednesday walkout at Activision Blizzard, the gaming company behind “Call of Duty” and “World of Warcraft,” are saying the demonstration “is not…

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Trump allies blame conservative leader for failed Texas endorsement

Donald Trump’s advisers are angry at David McIntosh, president of the conservative Club for Growth, for persuading the former president to endorse a losing candidate…

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State audits of 2020 election could violate federal law, DOJ warns

The Justice Department on Wednesday issued a second warning to states that so-called audits of the 2020 election could violate federal laws, emphasizing the agency’s…

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CDC: Vaccinated people should get tested after exposure even if they show no symptoms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revised its COVID-19 testing guidance for fully vaccinated people, recommending tests after exposure even if they don’t…

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England And Scotland End Their Coronavirus Quarantine For Vaccinated U.S. Travelers

Fully vaccinated people from the United States and much of Europe will be able to enter England and Scotland without quarantining — a move welcomed…

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An Olympic Swimmer Who Battled COVID-19 Twice Is Now A Gold Medalist

Great Britain’s Tom Dean was diagnosed with COVID for a second time just a few months ahead of the Olympic trials. Now he has two…

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Ubisoft workers slam bosses in open letter over handling of #MeToo scandals

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Kandahar residents fear Taliban advance on Afghan city

Thousands of Afghans displaced and many forced to flee to safer places as Taliban surrounds Kandahar city. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/28/war-all-around-the-city-residents-fear-of-taliban-advance Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Stone Age axe dating back 1.3 million years unearthed in Morocco

Researchers find North Africa’s oldest Stone Age hand-axe manufacturing site, dating back 1.3 million years. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/28/archaeologists-in-morocco-announce-major-stone-age-find Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Heat dome dominates U.S. weather as a “derecho” threat looms in Midwest

The latest in a series of relentless heat waves is bringing dangerously hot temperatures to a the Central U.S. on Wednesday, and will contribute to…

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Google offices to mandate vaccines

Google announced Wednesday it would require all in-office workers and visitors to be vaccinated and that employees could continue working from home through Oct. 18….

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Relations between new Israeli government and Palestinian Authority shift substantially

Relations between the new Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority have shifted substantially in recent weeks, with Israeli officials going so far as to call…

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Chinese Billionaire Sun Dawu Is Sentenced To 18 Years For ‘Provoking Trouble’

The staunch advocate of social justice and rural development was found guilty of eight charges. His harsh prison sentence comes amid broader efforts by authorities…

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