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Worker Safety Rules Are Among Those Under Fire in Trump Era

Worker Safety Rules Are Among Those Under Fire in Trump Era

June 29, 2017

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Even as the Labor Department awaits confirmation of a new secretary, officials say enforcement actions are moving forward against companies accused of violating workplace safety rules.

There is just one issue: The public isn’t likely to know much about them.…

James Harden lobbied for the Rockets to acquire Chris Paul. It happened.

James Harden lobbied for the Rockets to acquire Chris Paul. It happened.

June 29, 2017

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Chris Paul is going to the Houston Rockets. A day after ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Houston was “an increasingly serious threat” to sign Paul, the Rockets completed a trade that will give them a second superstar.

Houston traded Sam Dekker, …

Eastern European Countries Are Getting Very Good at Responding to Cyberattacks

Eastern European Countries Are Getting Very Good at Responding to Cyberattacks

June 29, 2017

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A girl runs past a closed branch of Oschadbank on June 27, 2017, in Kiev.

The same countries are regularly ranked as having the greatest offensive cyber capabilities—Russia, the United States, Israel, China. But when it comes to …

Bosses can ban workers from wearing Islamic headscarves or other religious symbols, EU’s top court rules

Bosses can ban workers from wearing Islamic headscarves or other religious symbols, EU’s top court rules

June 28, 2017

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Bosses can ban workers from wearing headscarves, the top European Union’s court has ruled.

It is the court’s first decision on the issue of women wearing Islamic headscarves at work.

On the eve of the Dutch election where Muslim immigration …

A Brief History of the Worst Winter Train Rides

A Brief History of the Worst Winter Train Rides

June 28, 2017

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On Monday afternoon, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that all aboveground subway service in New York City would be suspended as of 4 a.m. Tuesday, in advance of the approaching snowstorm.

That may be the smart call from a safety …

Iraq forces retake Mosul train station

Iraq forces retake Mosul train station

June 28, 2017

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(UPDATED) Iraqi forces have taken back a series of neighborhoods as well as sites including the city’s airport, the Mosul museum and the provincial government headquarters

RETAKING MOSUL. Smoke rises following an airstrike in western Mosul on March 6, 2017, …

Ethics complaint filed against White House official

Ethics complaint filed against White House official

June 28, 2017

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Trump meets with CEOs of GM, Ford, Fiat Chrysler

An ethics watchdog group says a White House official appears to have attended meetings with corporate executives earlier this year while he personally held stock in the companies.

The group, Citizens …

India a land of opportunities: PM Narendra Modi tells Dutch CEOs

India a land of opportunities: PM Narendra Modi tells Dutch CEOs

June 28, 2017

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During his interaction with top Dutch CEOs, Modi said the reforms introduced by his government seek to enhance ease of doing business and bring standards at par with global standards. (PIB)

Describing the Netherlands as India’s “natural partner” in its …

Cubs manager Joe Maddon to visit White House on Wednesday

Cubs manager Joe Maddon to visit White House on Wednesday

June 28, 2017

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Joe Maddon won’t be wearing a suit, but the Chicago Cubs manager and several members of the traveling party will visit the White House in an informal gathering Wednesday.

Maddon wasn’t sure if President Trump would visit them.

"I don’t …

London copper marks time ahead of Fed outcome

London copper marks time ahead of Fed outcome

June 27, 2017

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he US Federal Reserve is expected to lift rates at a meeting later on Wednesday. Traders were sidelined ahead of the meeting which may cause volatility in the dollar. (Reuters)

London copper marked time on Wednesday ahead of the outcome …