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McDonald’s-owned stores increase...

Various large companies have announces raises for their workers recently, including McDonald's, Chipotle, Oliver Garden, Amazon and Costco. The McDonald's wage increases will apply to those employees who work...

Amazon hiring 75,000,...

Amazon continues to grow even bigger, ramping up hiring with 75,000 new employees in preparation for Prime Day next month. It's become one of the busiest shopping days for...

Big operating loss...

The Chinese technology firm Alibaba suffered an operating loss for the first time after going public in 2014. It may be due to a record $2.8 billion fine the...

Politics

Fox News

Fox News giving shows to Bongino, Gowdy

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Two very popular conservatives are getting their own shows on Fox News. Commentator Dan Bongino, who is already a frequent guest, will host a...
Syrian family

Syrian family reunited three years later in Greece

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The Al Khawien family was separated in 2017 as they fled bombs in Syria. Miraculously, they found each other three years ago in a...
colleges have started

Colleges have started paying reparations

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Reparations are starting around the country at universities with a history in discrimination or slavery. Students at Brown University overwhelmingly voted in favor of...

As GOP governors cut aid, more Americans return to work

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Fewer Americans are seeking unemployment benefits, and it may be because Republican governors have started cutting off benefits that had been added for the...
what will Facebook

What will Facebook ultimately decide about banning Trump?

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Facebook has six months to decide what it will do with Trump's current ban. Its quasi-independent oversight board has asked it to decide within...
close associate

Close associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz to plead guilty

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Joel Greenberg, who reportedly was the main friend of Rep. Matt Gaetz's behind the soliciting and hiring of prostitutes, is expected to plead guilty...
hostilities intensifying

Hostilities intensifying between Israel and Gaza

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The violence shows no sign of ending as Israel continues to pound Gaza with airstrikes, and Gaza showers Israel with rockets. Israel has just...
gas shortages

Gas shortages linger despite pipeline mostly back up

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Drivers on the East Coast and in the Southeast are still finding long lines and empty gas stations even though the hacked Colonial Pipeline...
Another Paliranian War

Another PalIranian War Breaks Out

As the world watches, yet again, there is increasing violence coming out of and going into the Gaza Strip. The initial outbreak of violence...
infrastructure plan

GOP refuses to agree to Biden’s infrastructure plan

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Republican leaders in Congress met with President Joe Biden at the White House on Wednesday, but were unable to come to an agreement to...
Sec. of State Antony Blinken

Sec. of State Antony Blinken stands up to Russia

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In a phone call with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. would not hesitate to respond to...

OPINION

Another PalIranian War Breaks Out

As the world watches, yet again, there is increasing violence coming out of and going into the Gaza Strip. The initial outbreak of violence...

The war between Israel and Hamas tests Arab-Israeli normalization

The clashes and violence between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem and the new round of fighting between Israel and Hamas are putting Arab-Israeli normalization...

Is China weakening US intellectual property protection?

Is China weakening US intellectual property protection? There is a global effort afoot to get the United States to suspend intellectual property rights (IP) for...

The Odd Brothers Agree No Peace with Palestinians

The Odd Brothers Agree No Peace with Palestinians The first article I ever wrote in the English language was about how the fractured nature of...

Biden shouldn’t turn a blind eye to Israel’s crimes

Biden shouldn’t turn a blind eye to Israel’s crimes It has become a mantra, a cliché: “We call on both sides to refrain from violence.”...

China Is a Menacing Threat and Overtly Hostile

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been ramping up its military spending to meet its stated goal of replacing the United States as...

Is Stalemate the least bad option in Syria?

Is Stalemate the least bad option in Syria? Far beneath the surface of the Biden Administration’s understandable preoccupation with problems at home, and with China...

Khartoum Tel-Aviv from 3 NO’s to possible Direct flights

Khartoum Tel-Aviv from 3 NO’s to possible Direct flights Historical background In December 2020, ending more than seven decades of enmity, Sudan and Israel reached an...

Electing Iran to UN Women’s Rights Post an Insult

Electing Iran to UN Women’s Rights Post an Insult to Human Rights Hypocrisy. This is the first word that came to mind when I learned...

Gun violence: Disarming could be the solution

Gun violence: Disarming could be the solution Had President Kennedy been alive today he would have been disappointed, seeing racial profiling and the killing of...

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