Saturday, July 11, 2020

AP Exclusive: ‘Strike for Black Lives’ to highlight racism

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AARON MORRISON Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass...

Alleged Epstein victim disputes investigation that cleared high-level art academy chair

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Zachary Stieber, The Epoch Times A woman who said she and her sister were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein is disputing a purportedly independent investigation that cleared Eileen...

Supreme Court OK’s limiting free birth control on religious grounds

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JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — More employers who cite religious or moral grounds can decline to offer cost-free birth control coverage to their...

Renters face financial cliff ahead; limited help available

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SARAH SKIDMORE SELL AP Personal Finance Writer Renters are nearing the end of their financial rope. People who rent have largely been able to survive the...

Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international students

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COLLIN BINKLEY AP Education Writer BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the Trump administration's...

Wall Street drifts as tech stock gains offset other losses

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STAN CHOE, DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are drifting on Wednesday, as more gains...

‘A hot mess’: Americans face testing delays as virus surges

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CHRISTOPHER WEBER and SOPHIA TULP Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — For two weeks, Rachael Jones has stayed home, going without a paycheck while waiting...

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

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DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer United Airlines is warning 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - they could be furloughed in October, the...

Data: Congress created virus aid, then reaped the benefits

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MATTHEW DALY and BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — At least a dozen lawmakers have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according...

States sue US department over virus relief funds for schools

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OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and DAVID EGGERT  Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is attempting to take pandemic relief funds away from...