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New York to allow 800,000 non-citizens to vote in local elections

“Someone who has lived here for 30 days will have a say in how we increase our taxes, our debt and our long-term pension liabilities,” he said. “These are things that temporary residents shouldn’t have a say in. “ The push to allow non-citizens to vote in New York comes …

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Global logistics congestion costs hospital charities lives

Urgently needed medical supplies in places like earthquake-stricken southwest Haiti are on hold for a long time as clinic-in-a-box provider Medical Bridges has to struggling to find a shipping capacity to the 90 countries it serves. The small US-based medical mission is representative of a large sector of charitable endeavors …

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Apple Music sued over track that allegedly sampled an original song

Apple Music was sued for alleged copyright infringement, “false and misleading advertising” and business association with transphobia. Apple Music Apple has been accused of including a track in Apple Music that infringes the copyright of an original song. At the same time, the copyright holder alleges that Apple took advantage …

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World’s largest offshore wind farm “unprofitable” for Equinor, say government-funded researchers

Equinor’s investment in Dogger Bank – the world’s largest offshore wind project under construction – will not pay off, according to a study funded by the Norwegian government. The new research raises tough questions about the energy transition strategy of the state-controlled Norwegian oil and gas giant. The study was …

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The three best Black Friday deals: unlimited SIM-only data deals, cheap phone deals, and low-cost broadband

Now is the time to commit to one of Three’s best deals. Whether you’re sticking with an existing handset and signing up for a SIM-only plan, getting a brand new phone with a monthly contract, or looking for plug-and-play broadband, the Three website has a lot to offer ahead of …

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Vietnamese workers hesitate to return after Covid outbreak

Thu Trang traveled to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 2019 excited to find a factory job. She worked eight-hour shifts and was guaranteed overtime pay, and the pay was almost three times what she had earned as a farmer in her country. But during a Covid-19 outbreak this summer, …

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A new ten-year plan for the cosmos

US astronomers on Thursday called on the nation to invest in a new generation of multibillion-dollar “extremely large” telescopes that would be bigger than any currently on Earth or orbiting space. The investment would involve bailing out and combining the efforts of two rival projects, the Giant Magellan Telescope and …

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