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Rep's bill would allow STEM ed to branch out

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Sometimes, vocations and avocations need a champion, and students in Massachusetts looking to further their knowledge of science, technology and robotics have one in state Rep...
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Legalized gambling still no sure bet

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The estimated $35 million in annual revenue that supporters of legalized gambling say would funnel into the state treasury seems elusive as ever, if you listen to the...
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Cellphone records tie Proud Boys member to someone in Trump White House, NYT reports

Cellphone records tie Proud Boys member to someone in Trump White House, NYT reports

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A member of the Proud Boys was in contact with someone in former President Donald Trump's White House in the days before the Capitol Attack on January 6...
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China's Modest Growth Target Signals Policy Shift From World

3 days ago   |   Bloomberg

China's government set a conservative economic growth target for this year, shifting its focus from recovery mode to longer-term challenges like reining in debt and reducing...
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Biden Could Be Most Transformative President in 75 Years

3 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Biden has the chance to lead a green and digital recovery that would create millions of good jobs supported by advanced 21st century technologies, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs.
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Stocks turn lower as bond yields continue their upward march

3 days ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Stocks turned lower on Wall Street Thursday as bond yields made another upward spike, renewing pressure on high-flying technology stocks.
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Pakistani PM to seek vote of trust from parliament this week

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's prime minister will seek a vote of confidence from the National Assembly this weekend to prove he still has the support of majority lawmakers in the...
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Rip Up the Unemployment System and Start Again

5 days ago   |   The New Republic

In April of last year, I sat down in front of my computer for a Zoom call with my supervisor at the small technology consulting firm where I was an analyst. It was supposed to...
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Turkey Expands War Tech Search by Tapping Pakistan's China Ties

6 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Turkey is pushing to co-manufacture warplanes and missiles with Pakistan, a hookup that could also give it access to prized war technology from China.
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China wants to dominate AI. The U.S. and Europe need each other to tame it

China wants to dominate AI. The U.S. and Europe need each other to tame it

6 days ago   |   Politico

Political leaders in the U.S. and Europe are becoming increasingly alarmed by China's use of artificial intelligence to track its people and engage in other authoritarian...
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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 ...