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Amazon workers in upstate New York file for union elections

FILE – A logo for Amazon is seen on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite, July 27, 2018. Amazon workers in upstate New York filed a petition for a union election on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 , launching a major labor struggle against the company. A National Labor Relations Board spokesperson said the petition was […]

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Starbucks asks labor board to temporarily suspend union votes

FILE – A sign for a Starbucks coffee shop is pictured in Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass., December 13, 2018. The Seattle-based coffee giant said its revenue rose 9% to $8.2 billion in during the period April-June 2022, a quarterly sheet. That beat Wall Street’s forecast of $8.1 billion, according to analysts polled by FactSet. […]

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Monkeypox? Climate? Deciding what a national emergency is

WASHINGTON (AP) — In November 1979, just over a week after student activists took over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and held 52 U.S. citizens hostage, President Jimmy Carter issued Executive Order 12170 declaring a national emergency against Iran. That order remains in effect today, most recently renewed in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving […]

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Idaho cities refuse federal coronavirus relief money | Local

KEITH RIDLER AP BOISE — Sixteen cities in Idaho have rejected a total of $700,000 in federal coronavirus bailout money, and a city that accepted $550,000 may have to return it if it doesn’t approve of spending it. It’s a small portion of the $5.74 billion Idaho received under the $1.9 trillion U.S. bailout bill […]

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Next up for Serena is Raducanu at the Western & Southern Open

Mason, Ohio Serena Williams plays Monday night at the Western & Southern Open in what should be one of her last matches. That’s a big deal, even for a US Open focus used to hosting the best players in the world. “Serena Williams is a global icon whose impact certainly transcends tennis,” said tournament CEO […]

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An English rugby club launches a chant on the theme of Native Americans

FILE – Rugby balls are lined up on the pitch before the start of the international rugby union match between Scotland and Italy at Murrayfield stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland March 20, 2021. English rugby club Exeter have announced on Thursday, August 11, 2022, they will stop playing his “Tomahawk Chop” chant during games as part […]

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Serena Williams says ‘the countdown has begun’ for retirement

Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced on Tuesday that she was ready to step away from tennis so she could focus on having another child and her business interests, presaging the end of a career that transcended sport. . In an essay published Tuesday by Vogue magazine and an […]

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Idaho cities refuse federal coronavirus relief money

By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Sixteen cities in Idaho have rejected a total of $700,000 in federal coronavirus rescue money, and a city that accepted $550,000 may have to return it if it doesn’t approve. to spend it. It’s a small portion of the $5.74 billion Idaho received under the $1.9 […]

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Brewers tumble from 1st in the division after trading Hader

Luis Uria of the Milwaukee Brewers is hit by a pitch during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday August 7, 2022 in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) morry gash PA MILWAUKEE In the week since the trade of four-time All-Star Closer Josh Hader, virtually nothing has gone right for […]

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Idaho ranks 48th in the nation for labor productivity

HEART OF ALENE — Although it ranks among the lowest states in terms of labor productivity, Idaho has a substantial fiscal surplus. Data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that Idaho’s labor productivity has ranked in the bottom four states for the past decade and beyond. Most recently, the Gem State was in […]

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Apartments, Hotel, Hindu Temple Offered Near Boise Airport

A longstanding hotel in South Boise near Boise Airport could be torn down and replaced with apartments, a new hotel and a Hindu temple. And a well-known Boiséan proposes the development. Former Mayor David Bieter met with city officials July 28 to discuss Gardner Co.’s plans. Bieter now works at Gardner, the Utah development company […]

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US seeks possession of Venezuelan 747 stranded in Argentina

FILE – A Venezuelan-owned Boeing 747, operated by Venezuelan cargo company Emtrasur, taxis on the runway after landing at Ambrosio Taravella Airport in Cordoba, Argentina, June 6, 2022. On August 1, 2022, an Argentinian judge confirmed the ban on the plane and its crew of Venezuelans and Iranians from leaving the country. (AP Photo/Sebastian Borsero, […]

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Asian stocks fall on concerns over Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a bank’s electronic board showing the Hong Kong stock index in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Asian stocks were mostly down on Tuesday due to concerns over the Regional stability during US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s planned visit to Taiwan has drawn threats from Beijing. (AP […]