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What we still don’t know about Beirut’s port explosion

Beirut, Lebanon (CNN)It’s been a year since one of the world’s largest ever non-nuclear explosions ripped through Lebanon’s capital, killing more than 200 people. On any given day in Beirut’s worst-affected neighborhoods, theories about the explosion still circulate. No two stories of human tragedy are alike, and most interactions between people here end not with […]

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Taliban suicide-bomb attack targets defence minister’s Kabul home

Taliban suicide-bomb attack targets defence minister’s Kabul home. Islamist group escalates insurgency with assault on Green Zone in Afghan capital. A suicide-bomb and gun attack in Kabul’s Green Zone that targeted Afghanistan’s acting defence minister and killed eight people on Tuesday was claimed by the Taliban, as the hardline Islamist group continued to escalate violence […]

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Agencies Struggle to Implement Mass Testing for Unvaccinated Feds

For example, of the $12.5 billion awarded using other transaction authorities, nearly 60% was funneled through a single consortium management company. Coronavirus Procurement Oversight Congress allocated trillions of dollars to federal agencies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and, in an effort to get that money out the door quickly, the top three spenders awarded more […]

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Andrew Cuomo’s utterly disastrous response to the AG report findings

Just hours after New York Attorney General Letitia James issued a damning report documenting 11 women who had been sexually harassed by Andrew Cuomo, the Empire State governor responded with a recorded video statement designed to defend himself and declare his innocence. It was a total and complete disaster. Like, dumpster, on fire, floating down […]

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Lowe’s, Kohl’s requiring employees to wear masks again

Lowe’s, Kohl’s requiring employees to wear masks again. There are 40 Lowe’s store locations in New Jersey. As COVID-19 cases rise nationwide due to the Delta variant, many retailers are reimplementing mask mandates. Lowe’s and Kohl’s have announced they again will require both vaccinated and unvaccinated employees to wear face masks inside stores, following updated […]

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China’s biggest private companies are in chaos. It’s all part of Beijing’s plan

Hong Kong (CNN Business)China’s crackdown on private enterprise has wiped out more than $1.2 trillion in market value for many powerful Chinese companies and stoked fears about the future of innovation in the world’s second largest economy. But the end goal of Beijing’s aggressive bid for control isn’t about creating chaos. The government wants to […]