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GOP-led Michigan committee found 'no evidence' of voter fraud in 2020 election, further discrediting Trump's false claims

President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani listens to Detroit poll worker Jessi Jacobs during an appearance before the Michigan House Oversight Committee on December 2, 2020 in Lansing, Michigan. Rey Del Rio/Getty Images A GOP-led Michigan Senate committee found "no evidence" of widespread fraud in the 2020 election. Trump had attempted to overturn Michigan's election results. The investigation comes as Trump continues to falsely claims the election was stolen from hi...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, News, Trends, Vote, Joe Biden, Gop, Michigan, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Investigation, Detroit, Rudy Giuliani, Committee

Unemployed Workers Can Visit State Offices Starting June 30

Michigan is reopening 12 state Unemployment Insurance Agency offices for in-person visits more than 15 months after they were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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The smaller, more fearsome warship that will be the 'backbone' of the Russian navy

Russian President Vladimir Putin at a ceremony for laying the keel, docking, and launching Project 22350 frigates Admiral Chichagov and Admiral Amelko at the Severnaya Verf, April 23, 2019. Alexei Druzhinin\TASS via Getty Images Russia is looking to smaller, more powerfully armed frigates to be the mainstay of its surface force. Project 22350 guided-missile frigates will face potential threats both in near-shore defense and in distant waters. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Amazon, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Navy, Russia, Trends, Michigan, Baltic Sea, White Sea, TASS, Russian Navy, Barents Sea, Saint Petersburg Russia, Alexei Druzhinin, Gorshkov, United Shipbuilding Corporation

Michigan Lawmakers Announce Bills After Opioid Deaths Spike

Initial state data shows a 20% increase in opioid overdose deaths in the first half of 2020 from the previous year.
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Michigan GOP investigation finds no evidence of widespread fraud in 2020 election

A Republican-led investigation concluded Wednesday that there was "no evidence of widespread or systematic fraud" in Michigan's 2020 election, rejecting claims by former President Donald Trump and his allies that the state's election results were fraudulent.
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Michigan Republicans Fry Up Last Kraken Tentacle

That should put the matter to rest, right?
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Kamala Harris to visit US-Mexico border for first time as vice-president – live

Vice-president under pressure from Republicans over lack of visitBiden and Harris criticized for not doing more to help voting rightsPresident to discuss gun crime prevention with attorney generalDemocrats seek way ahead after voting rights bill hits roadblock 8.15pm BST Michigan state senate Republicans who investigated Michigan’s 2020 presidential election for months concluded there was no widespread or systemic fraud and urged the state attorney general to consider probing people who have...
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Calls grow to evacuate Afghans to Guam as US troops leave

By JULIE WATSON and BEN FOX SAN DIEGO (AP) — In the chaotic, final hours of the Vietnam War, the U.S. evacuated thousands of South Vietnamese who supported the American mission and were at risk under the communist government. As U.S. and NATO forces prepare to depart Afghanistan by Sept. 11, many are recalling that desperate, hasty exodus as they urge the Biden administration to evacuate thousands of Afghans who worked as interpreters or otherwise helped U.S. military operations there in the pas...
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Michigan Republican-led investigation rejects Trump's claim that 2020 election was stolen

The results of the Michigan Senate Oversight Committee's investigation into the election found no basis for a conspiracy to steal the election.       [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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6 Amazon employees reveal what's driving people to quit, as the company reportedly worries it's burning through workers so fast that it could run out of people to employ

An Amazon fulfillment center employee in Staten Island, NY. Ben Gilbert/Business Insider Amazon burns through hourly employees so quickly that execs worry about running out of people, the NYT reports. Insider spoke to 6 current and former Amazon employees who explained why they think turnover is high. They all cited similar issues, including surveillance, the monotonous nature of the work, and burnout. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Amazon has been hiring hundreds ...
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10 Bulldogs Worth $60K Stolen in Ohio, Recovered in Michigan

Authorities say 10 French bulldogs stolen from a breeder in Ohio and worth an estimated total of $60,000 have been recovered in western Michigan.
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A Hospital Algorithm Designed To Predict a Deadly Condition Misses Most Cases

Epic Systems' algorithm for identifying signs of sepsis, an often deadly complication from infections that can lead to organ failure, doesn't work as well as advertised, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The Verge reports: Epic says its alert system can correctly differentiate patients who do and don't have sepsis 76 percent of the time. The new study found it was only right 63 percent of the time. An Epic spokesperson disputed the findings in a statement to Stat News...
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Senate GOP Probe: No Systemic Fraud in Michigan Election

Senate Republicans who investigated Michigan’s presidential election say there was no widespread or systemic fraud.
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Investor in Reverse Mortgages Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Wholesale and correspondent mortgage lender and servicer Home Point Capital, Inc., which has a history of investing in the reverse mortgage industry, has been named in a class-action lawsuit which alleges the organization made false and improper statements ahead of an Initial Public Offering (IPO) early this year that amounts to violations of federal securities laws. This is according to international law firm Pomerantz LLP, which filed the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern Dist...
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Michigan County Seeks Vote Recount Sought by Trump Backers

A rural county in northern Michigan wants an audit of its 2020 presidential election results.
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Biden urges shots for young adults as variant concern grows

By ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as the White House acknowledges it will miss two key vaccination benchmarks and as concern grows about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead. The delta variant, first identified in India, in the last two weeks has come to represent more than 20% of coronavirus infections in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?

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Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

By ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as concerns grow about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead. The push is underway as the delta variant, first identified in India, has come to represent more than 20% of coronavirus infections in the U.S. in the last two weeks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday. That’s double what it was when t...
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A boat captain found a 95-year-old message in a bottle in Michigan. The internet helped track down the writer's daughter

Boat captain Jennifer Dowker runs shipwreck tours all summer long, so she knows that there are all sorts of secrets hidden under the surface of Michigan's waterways, but she was still shocked to find a message in a bottle written in 1926.
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Break-In Suspect Killed by Michigan Trooper Was Not Armed

More details are emerging about an incident in southwestern Michigan that ended with a state trooper killing a man.
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Michigan Ends Workplace COVID-19 Rules Except in Health Care

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration has scaled back COVID-19 workplace safety rules, keeping mask and other requirements only in health care settings.
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Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening Will Scam the Lottery in ‘Jerry and Marge Go Large’ on Paramount+

Paramount+ is going all-in with Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening on board for their new film Jerry and Marge Go Large. The two A-listers will play a couple that scams the lottery to win big. Based on a true story, the plot seems like a perfect film to watch after spending a year scrambling to make ends meet during the pandemic. Variety reports that director David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada, Marley and Me) will helm a script by Brad Copeland, an Emmy nominee for his work on Arrested Deve...
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WMU Offers Prize Money to Students Who Get Vaccinated

A couple jabs in the arm could make college less expensive at two Michigan schools.
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The Russian navy is upping its game with a new generation of killer torpedoes

Russian Yasen-class nuclear-powered submarine Kazan at its base in Severomorsk, on Russia's Arctic coast, June 1, 2021. Lev Fedoseyev\TASS via Getty Images Russia has a range of torpedoes in its arsenal, but many are older and in some cases obsolete. But Russia's navy and defense industry are steadily developing better and more advanced torpedoes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Torpedo technology vastly improved in the Cold War, and while Russia has a range of tor...
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Entertainment heat wave is coming this summer: What to watch for

Michigan's Jeff Daniels, Tim Robinson have series coming. Made-in-the-D film "No Sudden Move" debuts July 1. Detroiter's tale 'Zola' due June 30.        [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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The Industry, Yuval Sharon’s Opera Company In L.A., Adds Two Artistic Directors

Sharon, the MacArthur fellow who founded the company in 2012 and who became artistic director of Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit last September, isn’t leaving the Industry. But, in what he describes as a deliberate effort to make the organization more diverse on a managerial as well as an artistic level, he and the board have taken on two co-artistic directors, composer Ashley Fure and interdisciplinary artist Malik Gaines. – Los Angeles Times
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Michigan confirms 25 cases of COVID-19's highly contagious delta variant

What you need to know about the delta COVID-19 variant, which has spread to more than 80 countries, including the U.S. Michigan has 25...
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Factory work used to pay far better that fast-food jobs - but thanks to the labor shortage, the gap is quickly closing, and manufacturers are losing staff

Fast-food chains like McDonald's have offered lucrative staff perks as they scramble to find new hires as the economy reopens and customers return. Mikhail Metzel\TASS via Getty Images Factories are struggling to raise wages as quickly as fast-food chains during the labor shortage, the WSJ reported. Restaurants can offer perks to attract new workers, but manufacturers say it's more difficult for them. "Everybody is fighting for the same people," one expert said. See more stories on...
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Suspect in Breaking and Entering Shot by Michigan Trooper

A Michigan State Police trooper responding to a breaking and entering in progress call has fatally shot man.
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