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Catholic Bishops took another step towards denying Biden from receiving communion while he supports abortion rights

US President Joe Biden departs Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church in Wilmington, Delaware on February 7, 2021. - President Joe Biden anticipates the US rivalry with China will take the form of "extreme competition" rather than conflict between the two world powers. Biden said in a CBS interview aired Sunday that he has not spoken with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping since he became US president. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Catholic Bishops voted to advance guidance that would reproa...
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Tesco sales growth slows | Business - The Times

Tesco sales growth slows | Business   The Times
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England Daily: 26 fit Lions, Kieran Tierney’s OK, Harry Kane’s warning & why Scotland need a miracle

England Daily: June 18, 2021 England play their second game of Group D this evening, as they host Scotland at Wembley.On the back of the 1-0 victory against Croatia, the Three Lions will be looking to ensure qualification with all three points against the Scots.Here are the five England stories you need ahead of the big game. 1) All 26 England players fit Perhaps the most pleasing news that could have come out of the England camp ahead of their second group game was that everyone is fit for Frid...
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Wembley, Croatia, Jose Mourinho, Gareth Southgate, Jordan Henderson, Three Lions, Harry Kane, Times


Amazon's Ring recruited LAPD officers as brand ambassadors to help sell its products through influencer marketing

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers wear facial covering while monitoring an "Open California" rally in downtown Los Angeles, on April 22, 2020. - Over the past week there have been scattered protests in several US states against confinement measures, from New Hampshire, Maryland and Pennsylvania to Texas and California. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Amazon-owned Ring enlisted LAPD officers to help promote its products, the LA Times reported. Ring gave the officers free ...
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Two Golden Globes Voters Resign From Embattled HFPA

Two members have resigned from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as the organization is in the midst of a thorough overhaul. Diederik van Hoogstraten of the Netherlands and Wenting Xu of China sent a letter of resignation to the HFPA leadership, the L.A. Times reported Thursday. The two overseas journalists said in their letter that […]
Tags: News, China, Netherlands, Golden Globes, Times, Hfpa, Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Diederik van Hoogstraten, Wenting Xu


Putin says Biden is of 'sound mind,' walking back on Russian disinformation about the president's mental acuity

Russian President Vladimir Putin greets President Joe Biden during the US-Russia Summit 2021 at the La Grange Villa on June 16, 2021, in Geneva, Switzerland.. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Putin backtracked on Russian propaganda about Biden's mental health. The Russian leader said Biden is "of sound mind and should be taken seriously." Russian state news previously pushed disinformation that Biden was not mental well. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President ...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Moscow, Julia Davis, Biden, Times, Donald Trump, Abc News


The Manhattan DA reportedly hasn't flipped the would-be star witness in its Trump investigation. Allen Weisselberg may be holding out for the best deal possible.

Donald Trump, Allen Weisselberg, and Donald Trump Jr. in 2017. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg reportedly still isn't cooperating with prosecutors. Legal experts say as a potential key witness, he may be holding out for the best possible deal. Weisselberg also may never cooperate with the Manhattan DA's probe into the Trump Organization. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Manhattan District Attorney's office is st...
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The DOJ has closed its criminal investigation into Trump's former national security advisor John Bolton over his explosive book

Trump and Bolton. Alex Wong/Getty Images The DOJ has closed its criminal probe into John Bolton's book, NYT reported. The DOJ under Trump sued Bolton to block the release of the book, alleging a breach of contract. It also claimed the book contained classified information and could hurt national security. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Justice Department has shuttered its criminal investigation into whether former national security advisor John Bolton revealed cla...
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Parler Warned the FBI of Potential Violence at the Capitol on Jan. 6 More Than 50 Times

In the aftermath of the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by a mob of angry Trump supporters, Parler — the online hub for bigots and far-right extremists — was quickly painted as an instigating force, one that zealots had used to mount their offensive. But during a House Oversight Committee hearing on Tuesday…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Fbi, United States, Times, Donald Trump, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trumpism, Trump, Christopher Wray, Carolyn Maloney, House Oversight Committee, Eric Swalwell, Antifa, Parler, Alt Tech


Amazon prioritized finding 'wicked smart' college grads for management roles over promoting hourly workers within the ranks, according to a new report

More than 75% of managers at Walmart stores in the US began as hourly workers, according to The New York Times. Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images Amazon kept hourly workers from getting promoted by seeking out new college grads to fill management roles, NYT reports. By comparison, Walmart reportedly promotes hourly workers at roughly double the rate of Amazon. Amazon has a minimum wage of $15 for all workers, a pay floor Walmart has not officially enacted...
Tags: Amazon, Jobs, News, US, Trends, Walmart, Bloomberg, Economy, Earth, Canada, New York Times, Retail, Jeff Bezos, Times, Staten Island, Bezos


In memoriam: mourning the passing of Judge Jack Weinstein

US District Judge Jack Weinstein was nominated to be a federal judge a year before I was born, but twenty-six years later, the very first case I worked on during my first judicial clerkship involved an appeal of Judge Weinstein's remarkable (and yet-still-run-of-the-mill) sentencing opinion in US v. Ekwunoh, 813 F. Supp. 168 (EDNY 1993).  I am certain that the fortuity of my first real case during my first real job involving the intricacies and injustices of federal sentencing played no small ro...
Tags: Law, US, New York Times, Times, Weinstein, Jack Weinstein, Douglas A Berman, Carolin Guentert, Ryan Gerber, Ekwunoh


Amazon tracks warehouse workers' every move because Jeff Bezos reportedly thinks people are inherently lazy

Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images Some Amazon policies were built to stop a "march to mediocrity," according to one plan architect. Employment model and performance trackers were reportedly created to keep workers on their toes. The New York Times revealed the restrictive policies that govern one of the nation's top employers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Many of Amazon's policies were designed to prevent low-skilled workers from becoming lazy, according to a...
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Walmart, E-commerce, New York Times, Retail, The New York Times, Jeff Bezos, Times, The Washington Post, Bezos, Niekerk, Tech Insider, INA FASSBENDER AFP, Grace Kay


Creatd Launches New 'Fiction' Community on Vocal

Creatd, Inc., the parent company of Vocal, today announced the launch of 'Fiction,' Vocal's newest community.  'Fiction'  was launched with the goal of showcasing creators' imaginative work, housing fiction stories of any genre or format. In conjunction with the launch, the Company has also named Unbound as the official supporter of the 'Fiction' community.  Unbound  is the world's first crowdfunding book publisher, whose platform empowers authors with the tools, support, and community to bring...
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Amazon burns through workers so quickly that executives are worried they'll run out of people to employ, according to new report

Inside an Amazon warehouse. Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images Amazon burns through hourly employees, according to a major New York Times investigation. Employee churn is so high that some Amazon execs are reportedly worried about running out of people. The company has been on a hiring spree in order to keep up with increased pandemic shopping. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Amazon has been hiring hundreds of thousands of workers f...
Tags: Amazon, Labor, Trends, Workers, New York Times, The New York Times, Jeff Bezos, Times, Amazon Warehouse, US Amazon, Ben Gilbert, Pandemic, Tech Insider, Times Amazon, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, Fulfillment Center


Wuhan virologist Dr. Shi Zhengli denies COVID-19 lab leak theory in rare interview

This aerial view shows the P4 laboratory (C) on the campus of the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on May 27, 2020. - Opened in 2018, the P4 lab conducts research on the world's most dangerous diseases and has been accused by some top US officials of being the source of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images "I'm sure that I did nothing wrong," she told The New York Times. "So I have nothing to fear." See mor...
Tags: Science, China, US, Trends, C, Lab, Getty Images, New York Times, The Times, Times, Wuhan, Hubei, Hector Retamal, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Coronavirus, Shi Zhengli


The LA Times is Still Denying the Second Amendment

Careful, LA Times, your bias is showing. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The Los Angeles Times editorial page is less a journalistic enterprise than it is a partisan grievance noticeboard. The editorial board’s descent into trivial activist messaging was on full display in a pair of recent pieces lamenting the federal judiciary’s recognition of the Second Amendment. In both, the editorial board denied the core rulings in the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinions in District of Columbia v. Heller a...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, California, Court, Cnn, Chicago, Times, District Of Columbia, Los Angeles Times, Miller, Nra, Highland Park, Antonin Scalia, Benitez, U S Supreme Court


Is Bitcoin More Traceable Than Cash? (slashdot)

The New York Times argues that this week changed Bitcoin's reputation as "secure, decentralized and anonymous" (adding "Criminals, often operating in hidden reaches of the internet, flocked to Bitcoin to do illicit business without revealing their names or locations. The digital currency quickly became as popular with drug dealers and tax evaders as it was with contrarian libertarians.") "But this week's revelation that federal officials had recovered most of the Bitcoin ransom paid in the rec...
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Apple told former White House counsel Don McGahn that his records were subpoenaed by DOJ in 2018: NYT

Donald McGahn, lawyer and Trump advisor, exits following a meeting of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City, U.S., June 9, 2016. Reuters/Brendan McDermid Apple told Don McGahn last month that the DOJ subpoenaed information on an account in February 2018, according to the NYT. The action occurred while McGahn was still serving under then-President Donald Trump. According to the NYT, it is unclear what FBI a...
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Apple told former White House counsel Don McGahn that his and his wife's records were subpoenaed by Trump DOJ in 2018: NYT

Donald McGahn, lawyer and Trump advisor, exits following a meeting of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City, U.S., June 9, 2016. Reuters/Brendan McDermid Apple told Don McGahn last month that the DOJ subpoenaed information on an account in February 2018, according to the NYT. The action occurred while McGahn was still serving under then-President Donald Trump. According to the NYT, it is unclear what FBI a...
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Is Bitcoin More Traceable Than Cash?

The New York Times argues that this week changed Bitcoin's reputation as "secure, decentralized and anonymous" (adding "Criminals, often operating in hidden reaches of the internet, flocked to Bitcoin to do illicit business without revealing their names or locations. The digital currency quickly became as popular with drug dealers and tax evaders as it was with contrarian libertarians.") "But this week's revelation that federal officials had recovered most of the Bitcoin ransom paid in the rec...
Tags: Tech, New York Times, Times, Justice Department, Start, Treasury Department, Haun, Marc Raimondi, Kathryn Haun, Bitwise Asset Management, Jesse Proudman, Hunter Horsley, TRM Labs, Andreessen Horowitz There, Ari Redbord


As travel picks up, hotels are looking for ways to cut labor costs by removing daily room cleanings

Chambermaid Alina Teaca prepares a room at the Radisson Blu Hotel Hamburg Airport for the next guest. Marcus Brandt/picture alliance via Getty Images Hotels want to permanently reduce daily cleanings and breakfast, The Washington Post reported. The new business model comes as hotels look to cut labor costs after the pandemic. Housekeepers said no daily cleaning during the pandemic was more dangerous for them. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hotels are considering cuttin...
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Why the Mexico City Metro Collapsed

A Times investigation shows the serious construction flaws and political pressure behind a tragedy that threatens two of Mexico’s most...
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Dartmouth Abandons Controversial Online Cheating Investigation at Medical School

Dartmouth's Geisel medical school is dropping its investigation into alleged online cheating, the New York Times reports: In March, Dartmouth charged 17 students with cheating based on a review of certain online-activity data on Canvas — a popular learning-management system where professors post assignments and students submit their work — during remote exams. The school quickly dropped seven of the cases after at least two students argued that administrators had mistaken automated Canvas activ...
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Nearly $1 Billion in Funding Restored for California Bullet Train

Back in 2009, then-governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger requested $4.7 billion in federal stimulus money to help build an 800-mile bullet train system from San Diego to San Francisco. "We're traveling on our trains at the same speed as 100 years ago," the governor said. "That is inexcusable. America must catch up." Nearly 12 years later, "a $929-million federal grant for the California bullet train project was restored Thursday," reports the Los Angeles Times, "reversing a decision by ...
Tags: Transportation, Obama, California, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tech, House, San Diego, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Times, Los Angeles Times, Bay Area, Southern California, Trump, Bakersfield


Goldman CEO David Solomon releases charity single called 'Learn to Love Me' as part of his electronic-dance side project

David Solomon performing as DJ D-Sol at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach. Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Casamigos Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon has released a new single, with proceeds going to charity. The single comes days before the company's expected return to the office. The bank chief, who sometimes uses the name "DJ D-Sol," posted the song on his Instagram account. See more stories on Insider's business page. David Solomon, the CEO of Goldman Sachs, dropped a new s...
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How Apple, Google, and Microsoft reacted to Trump-era DOJ subpoenas and requests for data on political rivals and journalists

Apple CEO Tim Cook with former President Donald Trump in 2019. Tom Brenner/Reuters The Trump-era Justice Department requested data from Apple, Google, and Microsoft on his rivals. Rep. Eric Swalwell, whose data was sought, said Trump acted like the "most despicable dictators." Here's how each company responded to the legal requests. See more stories on Insider's business page. During President Donald Trump's years in the White House, the Department of Justice requested informat...
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Trinity Classical girls basketball runs over Faith Baptist in 5AA final to claim its first CIF-SS title

SANTA CLARITA — Trinity Classical Academy girls basketball said all the right things leading up to Friday’s CIF Southern Section Division 5AA championship game against Faith Baptist. Trinity refused to put any stock in two wins over Faith earlier this season. The Knights planned to treat the familiar league rival from Canoga Park like a team they’d never seen before. They would take nothing for granted. But Trinity’s performance in the postseason painted the picture of a juggernaut that’s gotten...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Trinity, Times, High School Sports, Lotz, Duarte, Canoga Park, Shipman, Saugus High School, High School Basketball, Sierra Canyon, CIF Southern Section Division, Millikan, Trabuco Hills


Apple says it didn't share pictures or emails from lawmakers' phones with Trump DOJ under subpoenas seeking to unmask leakers

President Donald Trump meets with members of his American Technology Council, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, on June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Apple revealed new details about the Trump DOJ's subpoena targeting House Intel Committee lawmakers. It told TechCrunch the subpoena included a gag order and "no information" on the DOJ's inquiry. Apple said it gave "account subscriber information" and no content, "such as emails or pictures." See more stories ...
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EU Leaders to Threaten UK's Johnson With Trade War Over Northern Ireland - the Times

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) - European Union leaders will threaten British Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a trade war over Northern Ireland,...
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YouTube has blocked Senator Ron Johnson for 7 days after it removed a video of him spreading coronavirus treatment misinformation

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) speaks to reporters and tells them why he is against a January 6 commission. Drew Angerer/Getty Images YouTube has suspended Senator Ron Johnson's account for spreading medical misinformation. The company specifically prohibits content that contradicts public health guidance. The Republican routinely holds Senate hearings where he promotes baseless conspiracy theories. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senator Ron Johnson has been suspended from Y...
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