Alberto Fernandez: Argentine president apologises for Brazil comments

Alberto Fernandez said Brazilians were "from the jungle", prompting a response from Brazil's leader.
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Palestinian Activist Criticizes Attempts To Sanitize Forced Displacement In Sheikh Jarrah

"Just because you can legalize an evil act doesn’t make it any less evil," Mohammed el-Kurd, told Mehdi Hasan.
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X-Press Pearl: The ''toxic ship' that caused an environmental disaster

The X-Press Pearl, off Sri Lanka, could be a threat to marine life and the fishing industry.
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Biden lays out trip agenda after arriving in UK

President Joe Biden told a hangar of US troops on Wednesday he was in Europe to defend the very concept of democracy, setting high stakes for his first presidential trip abroad and warning Russian President Vladimir Putin he planned to raise touchy issues during their upcoming summit.

1 Person Dead In Fire At Citrus Heights Mobile Home Park

CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) – One person has died following a fire at a mobile home park in Citrus Heights. The fire broke out at 6:40 p.m. on the exterior of a home at 180 Hemet Drive in Stonegate Mobile Home Estates. The fire then spread to the home, and then to two other structures, according to Sacramento Metro Fire Department Captain Chris Vestal. The body of one person was found dead where the fire started, Vestal said.  The fire does not appear to have been the result of foul play. No other in...
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South Korea building collapses onto bus during demolition, killing 9

At least nine people were killed when a five-story building undergoing demolition collapsed onto a bus in South Korea on Wednesday, according to the country's Ministry of the Interior and Safety.
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‘Get to work’: US defence chief tells Pentagon to sharpen China focus

Lloyd Austin says directive is about ensuring that dealing with the threat from Beijing remains a priorityThe US defence secretary, Lloyd Austin, has directed the Pentagon to sharpen its focus on China, which the United States has tagged as its top strategic rival.“Now, it is up to the department to get to work,” Austin said on Wednesday after issuing an internal directive to the Pentagon bureaucracy. Continue reading...
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Kamala Harris' rocky first foreign trip

Kamala Harris traveled to Guatemala and Mexico seeking a serious strategy for stemming migration from the Northern Triangle, but her efforts were quickly overshadowed by her flippant response about why she has not visited the US-Mexico border as vice president.
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SpaceX Starlink internet could be coming to an airline near you

In the not-too-distant future your in-flight internet may be supplied by SpaceX's Starlink service, according to comments made this week by a company executive.
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Harvard-bound student donates her $40,000 scholarship

CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks to the Massachusetts high school senior that made a request for her school to give her $40,000 scholarship to a community college student during her commencement address.
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Watch H.E.R. and Chris Stapleton Do a Guitar Duel on ‘Hold On’ at CMT Awards

Superstar-level singer/guitar-shredders are still a rare hybrid in any genre, let alone in contemporary R&B and country. The two most foremost proponents of the breed in those respective genres, H.E.R. and Chris Stapleton, hooked up for a performance of her “Hold On” at Wednesday’s CMT Music Awards, that few onlookers were shy about heralding as […]
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Morgan Freeman and a University of Mississippi professor donate $1M to college's policing program

The donation establishes the the Center for Evidence-Based Policing and Reform.
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Deaths tripled for migrants crossing the border this year

Doctors along the Texas border warn migrants against attempting to cross the border illegally as migrant deaths during the summer months are higher this year than in previous years. CNN's Rosa Flores reports.
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'There's a safer way to do it': Doctor warns of dangers of crossing border

Doctors along the Texas border warn migrants against attempting to cross the border illegally as migrant deaths during the summer months are higher this year than in previous years. CNN's Rosa Flores reports.
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Injuries Reported At Mobile Home Fire In Citrus Heights

CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) – Firefighters are reporting that there have been injuries at a mobile home park fire in Citrus Heights. The fire broke out at 180 Hemet Drive on Wednesday evening. A Sacramento Metro Fire Department spokesperson says the fire is now involving multiple units. This is a developing story. #MetroFire is o/s of a multi-unit fire in a mobile home park with injuries on #HemetDr in #CitrusHeights. @metrofirepio is en route. — Metro Fire of Sacramento ...
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At least 10 killed in attack on Afghanistan mine-clearing workers

At least 10 people working to clear mines in northern Afghanistan were killed by gunmen in an attack on Tuesday, according to international demining organization Halo Trust.
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United States: Cal/OSHA Updates Guidelines Ahead Of State June 15 Reopening - Foley & Lardner

On June 3, 2021, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, the standard-setting agency within Cal/OSHA, adopted revisions to the November 30, 2020, emergency COVID-19 prevention standards,...
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United States: Federal Court Says It Is OK To Consult With Counsel Before Taking Employment Action - Foley & Lardner

A recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (covering Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico, and Rhode Island) examining retaliatory employment conduct...
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Calaveras County Bans All Fireworks Due To Fire Threat; Will Other Counties Follow?

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Analysis: This is the face of the Democratic Party, circa 2021?

Ask anyone: The Democratic Party is growing more diverse, younger, more liberal and averse to the establishment.
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United States: SEC Commentary Highlights Increased Focus On Data Analytics In Identifying Potential Securities Law Violations - Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders

Recent commentary by Diana Tani, an Assistant Regional Director for the SEC, at the Securities Enforcement West web conference emphasized the agency's focus on data-driven investigations.
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Zuckerberg plans to work remotely for at least 6 months of the year

Facebook is giving its employees more flexibility to work outside the office — and Mark Zuckerberg is leading by example.
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Reporter Flawlessly Recovers After Cicada Dive-Bombs Him On Live TV

The Fox 5 DC reporter said the cicada "rudely gave me a heart attack on live TV."
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United States: Massachusetts COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave - Mintz

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker recently signed legislation requiring employers to provide COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave ("COVID-19 EPSL") to employees who are unable to...
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United States: Vaccine Tracking Your Employees – It's Past Time - Foley & Lardner

With about half of the U.S. working age, vaccine-eligible population now vaccinated, employers want to know which of their employees got the shot. Many employers are under the impression that...
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United States: Costs Of New Massachusetts COVID-19 Sick Leave To Be Reimbursed By The Commonwealth - Foley & Lardner

Effective May 28, 2021, Massachusetts employers are required to provide paid leave for employees who are unable to work for reasons related to COVID-19 ("COVID Leave").
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US considers preparing for airstrikes to support Afghan forces if there's a risk of the Taliban taking over Kabul, report says

US soldiers at a base in the Nangarhar province on Afghanistan in 2015. Wajuk Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration has pledged to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11. But the NYT reported the Pentagon is considering keeping the option of airstrikes even after withdrawal. The talks suggest concern over whether Afghan forces can contain the Taliban without US troops. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Pentagon is looking into the possibil...
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