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Amazon Vote Won’t Deter Union Goals, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh Says
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Amazon Vote Won’t Deter Union Goals, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh Says

Amazon . com Inc. and other large companies should expect to see future labor-organizing efforts despite the rejection of a union at the e-commerce firm’s Bessemer, Ala., warehouse, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said. Mr. Walsh, who took office last month, said the vote doesn’t change President Biden’s goal of increasing union jobs in the U.S.

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Kristin Smart case: New search warrant served at home of suspect's father
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Kristin Smart case: New search warrant served at home of suspect’s father

“We are encouraged by the news,” Smart’s family said. March 16, 2021, 3:30 PM • 6 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article A new search warrant has been served in the 1996 disappearance of California college student Kristin Smart. The warrant was executed at the Arroyo Grande, California, home of Ruben Flores,

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Capitol Police Inspector General On The Jan. 6 Insurrection : NPR
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Capitol Police Inspector General On The Jan. 6 Insurrection : NPR

A detailed review of the Jan. 6 insurrection by the U.S. Capitol Police’s inspector general is set for discussion at a House hearing on Thursday. Jon Cherry/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jon Cherry/Getty Images A detailed review of the Jan. 6 insurrection by the U.S. Capitol Police’s inspector general is set for discussion at

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Louisiana rescue: A dozen people are missing after a commercial vessel capsized off coast
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Louisiana rescue: A dozen people are missing after a commercial vessel capsized off coast

The vessel had 18 people on board, Lafourche Parish President Archie Chaisson told CNN. “Coast Guard watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon notification at 4:30 p.m. of a distressed 129-foot commercial lift vessel,” according to a Coast Guard news release. An urgent marine information broadcast was issued, and multiple “good Samaritan boatcrews” responded,

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ohio’s Down Syndrome Abortion Law
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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ohio’s Down Syndrome Abortion Law

A splintered federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld an Ohio law that makes it illegal for a physician to perform an abortion upon learning that the patient wants the procedure because she fears the fetus has Down syndrome. In a 9-7 vote, the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati allowed Ohio to enforce

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Brooklyn Center Police Chief & Officer Who Shot Daunte Wright Resign : NPR
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Brooklyn Center Police Chief & Officer Who Shot Daunte Wright Resign : NPR

Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon, at Monday’s press conference regarding the killing of Daunte Wright. He, along with Kim Potter, who shot Daunte Wright, resigned Tuesday. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon, at Monday’s press conference regarding the killing of Daunte Wright. He, along

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Some workers can't wait to get back to the office
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Some workers can’t wait to get back to the office

“As soon as I’m…fully vaccinated I am going back to the office,” said Longa, who does administrative IT as a long-term temp for a medical supply company. She and her husband have been working from their 550-square-foot apartment in Florida since last spring. And because they both work with sensitive information, they can’t be in

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Derek Chauvin’s Lawyer Begins Defense in Trial of George Floyd’s Death
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Derek Chauvin’s Lawyer Begins Defense in Trial of George Floyd’s Death

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s defense attorney on Tuesday will begin presenting the case that his client didn’t kill George Floyd but took reasonable measures to restrain a distressed criminal suspect with a sickly heart who posed a danger to officers after poisoning himself with fentanyl. After two weeks of playing defense—largely through the

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