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CNN Investigation: Tens of millions of filthy, used medical gloves imported into the US

CNN Investigation: Tens of millions of filthy, used medical gloves imported into the US

Trash bags stuffed full of used medical gloves, some visibly soiled, some even blood-stained, litter the floor of a warehouse on the outskirts of Bangkok. Nearby is a plastic bowl, filled with blue dye and a few gloves. Thai officials say migrant laborers had been trying to make the gloves look new again, when Thai…MORE

Obama says New Jersey Republican gubernatorial candidate won’t be a ‘champion of democracy’

Obama says New Jersey Republican gubernatorial candidate won’t be a ‘champion of democracy’

Former President Barack Obama, stumping in Newark, New Jersey Saturday, took aim at Republican gubernatorial challenger Jack Ciattarelli, saying his participation in a rally to overturn the 2020 election shows “he’s not going to be a champion of democracy.” Obama was making his second campaign stop of the day, this one in support of Democratic…MORE

Walmart announces corporate staff will return to office in November

Walmart announces corporate staff will return to office in November

Walmart announced its corporate employees will return to the office during the week of Nov. 8, the company said Friday. “We had a way of working before the pandemic and we developed an effective way of working during the pandemic. Now, I’m excited about our new, more flexible way of working,” Donna Morris, chief people…MORE

Obama implores Virginia Democrats to wake up ahead of governor’s race

Obama implores Virginia Democrats to wake up ahead of governor’s race

Former President Barack Obama urged voters to shake off their exhaustion with politics during his first in-person foray onto the campaign trail in 2021, telling voters in Virginia that “we can’t afford to be tired.” Obama, in remarks supporting Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe, lambasted his opponent Glenn Youngkin, repeatedly mocking the Republican for…MORE

US Rep. Glenn Thompson released from Walter Reed following Covid-19 diagnosis
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US Rep. Glenn Thompson released from Walter Reed following Covid-19 diagnosis

Rep. Glenn Thompson was released from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday evening following his positive Covid-19 diagnosis. The Pennsylvania Republican, who is vaccinated, “has returned to his home in Pennsylvania to recover,” according to a statement from his office Saturday, and will work virtually from home next week. “He thanks the Attending…MORE

One person was killed and seven more injured at an off-campus party near Fort Valley State University
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One person was killed and seven more injured at an off-campus party near Fort Valley State University

One person was killed and seven more were injured in a shooting incident at an off-campus party near Fort Valley State University (FVSU) in Georgia on Saturday. The Georgia Bureau of Investigations (GBI) is investigating the fatal overnight shooting, the agency said in a tweet. It was Homecoming weekend at FVSU when the tragic incident…MORE

Meet the 15-year-old blind quarterback hoping to reach the NFL

Meet the 15-year-old blind quarterback hoping to reach the NFL

Jasen Bracy is unstoppable when he’s on the football field. The 15-year-old Modesto Raiders starting quarterback is completely blind — and a merciless athlete, passing the ball, running touchdowns and breaking tackles. “I never used even once that I can’t see as an excuse. Never have, never will,” Jasen, who lives in Modesto, California, told…MORE

Turkey’s president has ordered 10 ambassadors to be declared ‘persona non grata’ for backing jailed activist
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Turkey’s president has ordered 10 ambassadors to be declared ‘persona non grata’ for backing jailed activist

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the ambassadors of 10 countries, including the U.S., France, and Germany, be declared “persona non grata” after calling for the release of jailed Turkish businessman and philanthropist Osman Kavala. Persona non grata literally means “an unwelcome person.” “I gave the necessary instructions to our minister of foreign affairs,”…MORE

White House makes massive change to resettlement program to help Afghan refugees
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White House makes massive change to resettlement program to help Afghan refugees

The Biden administration is taking an unprecedented step to resettle the 55,600 Afghan evacuees from the US military bases where they’ve been living for weeks and into permanent homes, an official leading the effort told CNN. The move marks the biggest change to the resettlement program since 1980, when the modern-day infrastructure for admitting refugees…MORE

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