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Senate report details broad failures around January 6 attack

WASHINGTON: A Senate investigation of the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol found a broad intelligence breakdown across multiple agencies, along with widespread law enforcement and military failures that led to the violent attack. There were clear warnings and tips that supporters of former President Donald Trump, including right-wing extremist groups, were planning to […]


Republican Filibuster Blocks Pay Equity Bill in the Senate

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked debate on a bill to combat pay discrimination against women and L.G.B.T.Q. workers, the first in a series of votes set up by Democratic leaders this month to highlight the power of the filibuster to stop even the consideration of legislation. The Paycheck Fairness Act, which failed, 49 […]


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US State Ohio Sues To Have Google Declared A Public Utility

Ohio accused Google of favoring own products, websites in search results (Representational) San Francisco: The state of Ohio on Tuesday filed an unprecedented lawsuit calling on a local court to declare Google as much a public utility as an electric company. Google should be designated a public utility subject to government regulation regarding its search […]


Investors Fret as Biden Takes Aim at a 100-Year-Old Tax Loophole

The use of the tax deferral mechanism also provides an opportunity to close the national wealth gap that the killing of George Floyd and the subsequent unrest have focused attention on, said William Brown, a founder of Springhill Real Estate Partners. The firm is a syndicator that pools like-kind exchange proceeds and money from smaller […]


Data shows NBA injuries up in condensed season

Dealing with coronavirus was the priority for the NBA in 2020-21, but as we get to the end of the season, data suggests that the league saw a dramatic increase in injuries not related to COVID. Some team health officials said the carry-over effects will drive how they manage player health for next season. The […]


Halogen lightbulb sales to be banned in UK under climate change plans

Stephen Rouatt, chief executive of Signify UK, which owns Philips lighting, said: “Using energy-efficient LED equivalents for halogen and fluorescent lighting on an even broader scale will significantly help the UK on its journey to decarbonisation, as well as lowering the annual electricity bills for consumers.” Source link

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Kamala Harris, With Blunt Language on Border, Forges Immigration Image

MEXICO CITY — Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday capped her first foreign trip, meeting with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to discuss economic cooperation as well as joint efforts to manage migration and security along their shared border. The two leaders signed an agreement in the national palace that reiterates a commitment to […]

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Kamala Harris engages Mexico on complexities of migration

MEXICO CITY: Vice President Kamala Harris told Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday that the United States and Mexico are “embarking on a new era” during her first in-person meeting with the leader, as she seeks to foster greater cooperation with Mexico on immigration to the US. Speaking at the start of their […]


Foo Fighters Will Play First Concert Back at Madison Square Garden

For the first time in more than 15 months, Madison Square Garden is gearing up to host a rock ’n’ roll concert without social distancing, masks or capacity caps. Foo Fighters will perform on June 20 — but only for fans who are fully vaccinated. It will be the first full-capacity concert in a New […]