News

Trump administration’s proposed hiring requirement undermines criminal justice reform, bipartisan group of senators says

The proposal would require federal job applicants to disclose whether they went through a criminal diversion program. Critics say it would make it harder for former offenders to find work.

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Source: Washington Post

aprile 24, 2019
Why does it take so long to confirm Trump’s appointments?

The Senate ‘went nuclear’ -- but that won’t speed things up much.

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Source: Washington Post

aprile 24, 2019
What the Steele dossier said vs. what the Mueller report said

The "dossier" written by a former British spy had many shocking claims. We compare some key statements with the findings of the Mueller report.

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Source: Washington Post

aprile 24, 2019

Business

Our schools are beyond breaking point – where is the outrage? | John Harris

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Source: The Guardian

aprile 22, 2019
A chance at last for Hammond to hunt for a new Bank governor | Larry Elliott

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Source: The Guardian

aprile 21, 2019
We’ll rethink 3m target and strategy for apprentices, says Minister

Anne Milton, Minister for skills and apprenticeships, told The Mail on Sunday the Government might use other ways to measure the success of its flagship workplace policy.

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Source: Daily Mail

aprile 21, 2019
Unilever among firms flouting prompt payment rules

Foods giant Unilever has admitted it takes 90 days to pay its suppliers – despite signing up to a Government code that promises that bills will be paid within 60 days.

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Source: Daily Mail

aprile 21, 2019
Bidders diving in for Thomas Cook talks as it works with company ‘doctors’ to fix its finances

Bidders including China’s Fosun have approached the holiday firm about buying its tour operating business – and even the company outright, Sky News reported.

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Source: Daily Mail

aprile 21, 2019
Brexit move by Standard Life Assurance sparks fury 

The company has had 355 complaints from policyholders – with the vast majority angry about losing access to the UK’s regulatory protection.

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Source: Daily Mail

aprile 21, 2019

Arts&Culture

A New Museum Explores 2,000 Years of Jewish Life in Italy

The new Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah in Ferrara explores the long and complex relationship between Christianity and Judaism.

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Source: The New York Times

aprile 24, 2019
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Source: The New York Times

aprile 24, 2019
‘Jeopardy!’ Phenom James Holzhauer Smashes Through $1 Million Mark

Holzhauer, a 34-year-old professional gambler from Las Vegas, is amassing cash at an unprecedented rate and won another $118,816 in his 14th victory on Tuesday.

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Source: The New York Times

aprile 24, 2019
Notre-Dame Musicians Rejoice That Cathedral’s Organ Was Spared

The building’s three organists feared that the instrument had been lost in the fire that destroyed the roof and spire. They can’t wait to play it again.

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Source: The New York Times

aprile 24, 2019

SPORT

  • On Pro Basketball: Damian Lillard From 37 Feet … and the Blazers Eliminate the Thunder

    Lillard and the Trail Blazers waved goodbye to the Thunder.

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    Source: The New York Times

    aprile 24, 2019
  • Justin Gimelstob’s Criminal Case Is Settled. Now He Awaits a Verdict From His Tennis Peers.

    Gimelstob, one of the most influential men in tennis, may lose his position in the ATP after pleading no contest to felony battery.

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    Source: The New York Times

    aprile 24, 2019
  • 2019 N.F.L. Draft Preview: Kyler Murray’s Stature Adds Intrigue Right at the Start

    The Oklahoma quarterback turned out to be taller than many expected when he was officially measured ahead of the draft. He leads a 2019 rookie class that is long on talent.

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    Source: The New York Times

    aprile 24, 2019
  • Sharks 5, Golden Knights 4 in OT | San Jose wins series, 4-3: A Stunning Comeback for the San Jose Sharks, Who Get 4 Goals on a Power Play

    The Sharks clinched a first-round playoff series victory in overtime, after trailing the Vegas Golden Knights by 3-0 midway through the third period.

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    Source: The New York Times

    aprile 24, 2019
  • Phys Ed: After a Knee Injury, Be Wary When Returning to Sports

    Athletes who pass return-to-play tests after an A.C.L. injury remain just as likely to experience a subsequent knee injury as those who fail the tests.

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    Source: The New York Times

    aprile 24, 2019
  • On Baseball: C.C. Sabathia Nears 3,000 Strikeouts in a Triumph of Reinvention

    As dominant as Sabathia was early in his career, he has piled up statistics worthy of the Hall of Fame by finding a different gear well into his 30s.

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    Source: The New York Times

    aprile 24, 2019