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15 04, 2021

McDonald’s to Mandate Anti-Harassment Training Worldwide

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McDonald’s will mandate worker training to combat harassment, discrimination and violence in its restaurants worldwide starting next year, the company said Wednesday. The training requirement will impact 2 million workers at 39,000 stores worldwide. “It’s really important that we be …

15 04, 2021

U.S. Justice Department Backs Extending Ban on Fentanyl Copycats

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department has signaled support for legislation to extend by seven months a ban on illegal copycat versions of fentanyl, the powerful synthetic painkiller that has helped fuel the nation’s opioid epidemic. Without action from Congress, …

15 04, 2021

Nervous North American Farmers Set to ‘Seed in Faith’ Into Parched Soils

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CHICAGO — Fields across the Canadian Prairies and the U.S. Northern Plains are among the driest on record, raising production risks in one of the world’s key growing regions for canola and spring wheat. As planting season begins, the …

14 04, 2021

Japan to Start Releasing Fukushima Water Into Sea in 2 Years

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government announced Tuesday it would start releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean in two years. It’s a move that’s fiercely opposed by fishermen, residents and Japan’s neighbors. The …

14 04, 2021

Marijuana Growing Equipment May Have Caused LA Explosion

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Equipment from a marijuana grow in a Los Angeles home’s garage may have caused an explosion that shattered the structures, trapping one man in the debris and sending another to the hospital with critical burn injuries, …

13 04, 2021

Judge Hands Amazon a Setback in New York Lawsuit Over COVID-19 Shortfalls

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NEW YORK — A federal judge on Friday ruled against Amazon.com Inc as the company defends against New York Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit claiming it prioritized profit over worker safety during the COVID-19 pandemic at two New York City …

12 04, 2021

Severe Storm Damages Buildings in Florida Panhandle

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A cluster of severe storms swept across Southern states early Saturday, leaving at least one dead in Louisiana, bringing down trees and power lines in Mississippi, dropping large hail on a coastal Alabama city and …

12 04, 2021

South Korean Couple Mistakenly Vandalizes $440,000 Artwork

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean exhibition company is trying to persuade an acclaimed American graffiti artist not to restore a $440,000 painting after it was accidentally vandalized by a couple who mistook it for participatory art. The …

12 04, 2021

Ash-Covered St. Vincent Braces for More Volcanic Eruptions

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KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — People who ignored an initial warning to evacuate the area closest to a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent raced to get clear Saturday, a day after it erupted with an explosion …

12 04, 2021

La Nina Is Fading But California, Gulf Coast Still Face Risks

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La Nina, the cooling of the equatorial Pacific that shifts weather patterns the world over, is fading away. But California may still be prone to dryness, and the U.S. Gulf Coast faces the risk of another busy hurricane season. Water …