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Australia gets ‘preferred’ status for Rugby World Cup in ’27

Australia’s James O’Connor lines up a penalty kick during the International Rugby Union match between Wales and Australia at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday 20 November 2021 (AP Photo / Rui Vieira ) Rui Vieira PA LONDON The Rugby World Cup looks set to return to Australia for 2027, leaving the United States […]

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Group seeks unionization at Giti Tire plant in South Carolina

COLOMBIA, SC A coalition comprising state officials, pastors and union leaders is calling on a tire manufacturer to improve conditions at its production facilities in South Carolina, including allowing workers to organize. On Tuesday, a group describing themselves as “concerned community members, human rights defenders, clergy, elected officials, political activists, union leaders and educators who […]

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Global equities generally higher as lockdowns and inflation loom

A man walks past the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo on Monday, November 22, 2021. Stocks were mixed in Asia on Monday after ending the week largely down on Wall Street, despite the first Nasdaq close above 16,000. (AP Photo / Koji Sasahara) Koji Sasahara PA Markets opened higher in Europe on […]

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New hurdle for COVID-19 home testing – the holiday season

Boxes of BinaxNow home COVID-19 tests performed by Abbott and QuickVue home tests performed by Quidel are shown for sale on Monday, November 15, 2021, at a CVS store in Lakewood, Washington, south of Seattle. After weeks of shortages, retailers like CVS say they now have a sufficient supply of rapid COVID-19 test kits, but […]

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Defense chief vows to counter Iran during visit to Bahrain

FILE – Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counterterrorism operations, Tuesday, September 28, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington . Austin, the top US defense official, will pledge on Saturday (November 20) to prevent Iran from obtaining […]

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US clears exploratory gold mine in eastern Idaho

BOISE, Idaho A Canadian mining company that hopes to build an open-pit gold mine in Idaho, west of Yellowstone National Park, may resume exploratory drilling, the US Forest Service said on Friday. The agency said it has approved Excellon Idaho Gold’s Kilgore gold exploration project in Clark County’s Caribou-Targhee National Forest. Excellon Idaho is a […]

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Independent websites team up to boost rural journalism

This image shows the logo of the Institute for Nonprofit News which establishes the Rural News Network for news about rural America. (Institute for Nonprofit News via AP) PA NEW YORK Several independent websites are joining forces to create a news network on rural America, hoping to fill a void created in areas hard hit […]

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Duquesne, Northeastern encounter in the US Virgin Islands

ST. THOMAS Northeast (1-2) vs. Duquesne (1-2) US Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands; Friday, 5:45 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Northeastern and Duquesne are about to collide in the Paradise Jam of the US Virgin Islands. The Northeast sneaked past Boston University by a point on […]

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Starbucks and Amazon open New York takeout store

Starbucks and Amazon are teaming up on a take-out store format. Seattle-based companies will open their first Starbucks Pickup store with Amazon Go on Thursday in New York City. At least three more New York stores are slated for next year. Stores offer the full Starbucks menu as well as prepared salads, sandwiches, and Amazon […]

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Idaho delegation officially challenges Biden’s vaccine mandate for business

November 17, 2021 Washington DC–Today, U.S. Idaho Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch and U.S. Representatives Mike Simpson and Russ Fulcher joined with 48 other Republican Senators and 155 Republican House Members to challenge the President’s vaccine mandate Biden under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) by introducing a joint resolution disapproving the mandate. The Congressional […]

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Ms. Idaho America 2021 inspiring others to never give up

IDAHO – Griffen Turnbull has been crowned Ms. Idaho-America 2021. She is now using her platform to help others by sharing her journey with IVF. Turnbull was crowned Mrs. Idaho in June, a competition celebrating women of all ages and professions. “I felt so grateful like I was still crying and I worked really hard […]