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How many tax dollars went to a bizarre animated cartoon from the federal government asking people to not poop in the pool this summer?Don’t swim or let your kids swim if sick with diarrhea. One person with diarrhea can contaminate the entire pool. Learn more ways to keep you and those you care about healthy. #HealthySwimming https://t.co/3ogS3ZlQX6 pic.twitter.com/lbN6uvvufu— CDC (@CDCgov) July 1, 2021 Meanwhile...Prince Charles has revealed some of his favorite songs -- including one song tha...
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Florida condo brought down by controlled explosions

The remaining portion of the Champlain Towers South condo is leveled by controlled implosion on Sunday July 4, 2021, in Surfside, Florida.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Controlled explosions as demolition crews blast what's left of collapsed Florida condo

A white cloud of dust rose above the rubble of Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida, after authorities imploded the building Friday, 10 days after it partially collapsed and killed dozens.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Demolition of Surfside, Florida condo near Miami that partially collapsed in June

The Surfside, Florida high-rise that collapsed in June has been demolished. Plans for the implosion were pushed up as a tropical storm neared.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Indonesia faces oxygen crisis amid worsening Covid surge

The government asks producers to prioritise medical oxygen as hospitals struggle to cope.
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Australia: National Minimum Wage increase and other important changes to be aware of from 1 July 2021 - Coleman Greig Lawyers

Employers need to remain aware of the dates from which the changes determined by the Commission will come into effect.
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Australia: [Podcast] Corrs High Vis: Episode 51 – Public Private Partnerships in the Australian construction industry - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

This podcast discusses the risks and benefits of Public Private Partnerships in large scale infrastructure projects.
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Australia: NSW begins consultation on personal injury insurance arrangements for food delivery riders in the gig economy - Carroll & O'Dea

The NSW Government has commenced consultation on six possible options to ensure protection for food delivery riders.
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Didi says removal of app in China will affect business

The ride-hailing company is facing regulatory problems at home, days after its New York share launch.
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Chinese ride-hailer criticises app store removal

The ride-hailing company is facing regulatory problems at home, days after its New York share launch.
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The rest of the partially collapsed Surfside condo has been demolished

The remaining portion of the Champlain Towers South condo building in Surfside, Florida, was demolished just after 10:30 p.m. ET Sunday.
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Man Arrested For Alleged Online Threats Against Modesto Mayor Sue Zwahlen

MODESTO (CBS13) – A man is in custody accused of making threats toward Modesto Mayor Sue Zwahlen over social media, police said on Sunday. Gopi Rajagopal, 45, of Modesto, was booked into the Stanislaus County Jail on charges of making criminal threats and making threats to a public official. Rajagopal was taken into custody Sunday after investigators completed a thorough assessment and evaluation of the alleged threats toward Zwahlen, police said. Details regarding the alleged threats were not r...
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Miami condo search resumes after explosives bring down building

Rescuers hope demolition will give them access to underground garage of Surfside building where victims may be buriedRescuers were given the all-clear to resume work looking for victims at a collapsed South Florida condo building after demolition crews set off a string of explosives that brought down the building’s remains in a plume of dust.Miami-Dade County’s mayor, Daniella Levine Cava, said the demolition went “exactly as planned” about 10.30pm on Sunday. Continue reading...
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Miami condo collapse: explosives demolish remaining portion of building

The demolition is key to resuming the search for victims in Surfside building, say officialsDemolition crews set off explosives late on Sunday to bring down the damaged remaining portion of a collapsed South Florida condo building, a key step to resuming the search for victims as rescuers possibly gain access to new areas of the rubble. No one has been found alive since the first hours after the disaster. So far, rescuers have recovered the remains of 24 people, with 121 still missing.Crews were...
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Miami collapse: Remaining structure demolished over safety fears

The remaining section of a collapsed building is razed as teams prepare to resume search efforts.
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Hobby Lobby advocates for a Christian-run government in Independence Day ads placed in many national newspapers

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Hobby Lobby ran a full-page ad in multiple US newspapers on Independence Day. The advertisement called for a Christian-run government. It featured quotes from historical figures about Christianity. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Independence Day, Hobby Lobby ran an advertisement in many newspapers across the country that advocated for a Christian-run government. The ad, under the title "One Nation Under God," included the biblical verse:...
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These Mobile Pixel screens can turn a laptop into a multi-display power terminal

There are some sure-fire ways to improve your workflow. You can start by cutting down on distractions. You can take regular breaks so you stay sharp. You can organize your time spent on each task and set deadlines with a bit more care. — Read the rest
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Explosives Set Off To Bring Down Rest Of Collapsed Florida Condo

The action is considered a key step to resuming the search for victims.
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Partially collapsed Florida condo fully demolished in late-night controlled explosion – video

The partially collapsed Miami-area condo has been demolished. Demolition crews set off explosives to bring down the damaged remaining portion of a collapsed South Florida condo where no one has so far been found alive. The demolition Sunday night was key to resuming the search for victims of the 24 June collapse, with the approaching Hurricane Elsa storm adding urgency to the project.  So far, rescuers have recovered the remains of 24 people, with 121 still missing. Continue reading...
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Families furious about unvaccinated SummitCare nursing home staff after two more Covid cases

The daughter of an octogenarian aged care resident who has tested positive to Covid is outraged that two-thirds at the Baulkham Hills home’s staff are unvaccinated, and that families were not toldNSW exposure sites; NSW restrictionsDownload our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe daughter of a Sydney aged care resident who tested positive to Covid-19 says she is furious the workforce at the Baulkham Hills nursing home had not been vaccinated, and if she had known she would have take...
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Philippine military plane crash sees death toll climb to 50

The dead are mainly military personnel but three civilians on the ground were also killed.
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Dozens killed in Philippine military plane crash

The aircraft was carrying 96 people, mostly troops, when it overshot a runway on Sunday.
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Bill Cosby defends controversial tweet from co-star Phylicia Rashad

Bill Cosby issued a statement in support of his former co-star and longtime friend Phylicia Rashad, who earlier apologized for celebrating Cosby's release from prison.
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Facebook’s Zuckerberg makes waves with offbeat Fourth of July Instagram video

Watch Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg celebrating the Fourth of July by riding his electric hydrofoil board while holding the American flag.
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The Zuck makes waves with offbeat July 4th Instagram video

Watch Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg celebrating July 4th by riding his electric hydrofoil board while holding the American flag.
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The Zuck makes waves with offbeat Fourth of July Instagram video

Watch Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg celebrating the Fourth of July by riding his electric hydrofoil board while holding the American flag.
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New York City ends July 4 fireworks show with breathtaking grand finale

• July 4th Quiz: How well do you know American symbols?
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See grand finale of NYC July 4 fireworks show

• July 4th Quiz: How well do you know American symbols?
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Evacuation orders issued for Arizona fire

Communities surrounding Arizona's Tiger Fire have been ordered to evacuate as firefighters continue to battle the blaze.
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