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U.K. Plans to Allow Cafes to Use Sidewalks More for Year Longer

34 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Cafes and restaurants in the U.K. will be able to make greater use of sidewalk space for another year as part of the government plan to support the industry.
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Biden administration gives major push to giant offshore wind farm

Biden administration gives major push to giant offshore wind farm

1 hour ago   |   Politico

The Interior Department said on Monday it had completed its environmental review for a massive wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts, a key step toward final approval of the...
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Opinion | 6 Feet Isn't Enough. Workers Need More Ventilation

Opinion | 6 Feet Isn't Enough. Workers Need More Ventilation

9 hours ago   |   Politico

One year into the pandemic and a half million American deaths later, our understanding of how Covid-19 spreads has grown and changed significantly. However, federal safety...
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Essential workers feel ‘left behind' in Massachusetts coronavirus vaccine rollout

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Grocery and other essential workers who have toiled for a year on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic are feeling left behind in the state's vaccine rollout and say the...
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Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief bill OK in sight

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a logjam that had stalled the party's showpiece...
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Gig workers could end up losers in Covid relief bill

Gig workers could end up losers in Covid relief bill

2 days ago   |   Politico

Airbnb, Etsy and other pillars of the gig economy are shaping up to be rare losers in Democrats' coronavirus relief package. Buried in the legislation are provisions that will...
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EU Unlikely to Give U.K. Wide Equivalence, Irish Ambassador Says

3 days ago   |   Bloomberg

The European Union is unlikely to grant wide-ranging access to the British financial services industry, Ireland's ambassador to the bloc warned.
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After Championing Greener Building Codes, Local Governments Lose Right To Vote

After Championing Greener Building Codes, Local Governments Lose Right To Vote

3 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

The nonprofit consortium that oversees much of the nation's building codes just gave the construction and gas industries more control over the process.
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Taylor Takahashi's star role a slam dunk with ‘Boogie'

Taylor Takahashi's star role a slam dunk with ‘Boogie'

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Who says fairy tales can't come true? Consider how Taylor Takahashi came to star as Alfred “Boogie” Chin in Eddie Huang's “Boogie.” “This opportunity fell into my lap,”...
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Utah nears new teen treatment rules Paris Hilton supported

4 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Legislation seeking to regulate Utah's troubled teen industry has gained final approval in the House and is headed to the governor for consideration, weeks after Paris Hilton...
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Jury selection on pause for ex-cop charged in Floyd's death

Jury selection on pause for ex-cop charged in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS - The judge overseeing the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused in the death of George Floyd on Monday paused jury selection for at least a day... Read more ...

Supreme Court Dumps Last Of Trump's Election Appeals

Supreme Court Dumps Last Of Trump's Election Appeals

The court without comment rejected Trump's appeal challenging thousands of absentee ballots filed in Wisconsin, bringing a muted end to his quest. Read more ...

Concerns over virus variants delayed CDC guidelines for vaccinated people

Concerns over virus variants delayed CDC guidelines for vaccinated people

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released hotly anticipated guidelines for vaccinated people Monday, saying those who have received their Covid-19 shot can... Read more ...

Sen. Roy Blunt Announces He Won't Seek Reelection In 2022

Sen. Roy Blunt Announces He Won't Seek Reelection In 2022

Blunt is the fifth Republican senator to announce his intention not to seek reelection next year. Read more ...

GOP Sen. Roy Blunt will not run for reelection

GOP Sen. Roy Blunt will not run for reelection

Sen. Roy Blunt, a member of GOP leadership, announced he will not run for reelection in 2022. “After 14 General Election victories - three to county office, seven to the United... Read more ...

U.S. and South Korea agree on cost-sharing deal for troops

U.S. and South Korea agree on cost-sharing deal for troops

WASHINGTON - The United States and South Korea have reached agreement in principle on a new arrangement for sharing the cost of the American troop presence, which is intended... Read more ...

Leader of New York state Senate calls on Cuomo to quit

Leader of New York state Senate calls on Cuomo to quit

ALBANY, N.Y. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lost the support of the Democratic leaders of the New York state Legislature. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the majority leader of the New York... Read more ...

Biden Signs Order, Saying to 'Let the People Vote'

Biden Signs Order, Saying to 'Let the People Vote'

On the 56th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday march, President Biden signed an executive order intended to guarantee voting rights. "Every eligible voter should be able to vote... Read more ...

Pope calls on Iraq's Christians to forgive Islamic extremists

Pope calls on Iraq's Christians to forgive Islamic extremists

QARAQOSH, Iraq - Pope Francis urged Iraq's Christians on Sunday to forgive the injustices against them by Muslim extremists and to rebuild as he visited the wrecked shells of... Read more ...

2 more former Cuomo aides accuse governor of inappropriate behavior

2 more former Cuomo aides accuse governor of inappropriate behavior

ALBANY, N.Y. - Two more former aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo have accused the third-term Democrat of inappropriate behavior, marking the fourth and fifth women to raise... Read more ...