Andrew Yang calls for US to ‘seriously consider’ four-day workweek

Andrew Yang calls for US to 'seriously consider' four-day workweek

Andrew Yang thinks every weekend should be a long one. The former Democratic presidential candidate urged the US to “seriously consider” adopting a four-day workweek, arguing it would benefit the economy and public health. “3-Day weekends are better than 2-Day weekends,” Yang said on Twitter Monday at the end of the long Memorial Day weekend. … Read more

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Borough Park businesses are flouting coronavirus restrictions

Borough Park businesses are flouting coronavirus restrictions

A slew of businesses that have reopened in Brooklyn’s Borough Park — some in apparent violation of shutdown orders — are allowing customers to pack their stores as if the coronavirus pandemic never happened, The Post has learned. Some of the stores have attempted to mask their operations by covering their windows with butcher paper, … Read more

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Republicans file lawsuit against Pelosi to stop proxy voting

Republicans file lawsuit against Pelosi to stop proxy voting

House Republicans have filed a lawsuit against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and two other chamber officials as part of a long-shot effort to block the use of proxy voting before it goes into effect this week. The lawsuit alleges that the proxy vote legislation passed by the House earlier this month is unconstitutional and sets … Read more

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Pandemic raises fears for pregnant U.S. inmates

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Guadalupe Velazquez has a college degree, owns a flooring company and is pregnant with a baby girl due next month. Velazquez, 30, is also terrified of contracting COVID-19 in the Phoenix halfway house where she is serving her sentence on a decade-old marijuana conviction in federal court in Arizona, according to her … Read more

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White Michigan cop caught on camera allegedly punching black woman

White Michigan cop caught on camera allegedly punching black woman

A white sheriff’s deputy is under investigation after he was caught on camera allegedly punching a black woman in the head in Michigan, according to reports. Chaos broke out around midnight Tuesday in Ypsilanti Township as deputies from the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a shooting, according to Mlive.com. Police said … Read more

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NHC says 70% chance of cyclone near South Carolina coast

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(Reuters) – An area of disturbed weather located off the South Carolina coast has a 70% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday. “Heavy rainfall could cause flash flooding over portions of the Carolinas on Wednesday,” said the Miami-based weather forecaster, adding the … Read more

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South Korea sees highest daily coronavirus spike in more than a month

South Korea sees highest daily coronavirus spike in more than a month

South Korea reported its highest daily spike in new coronavirus cases in about a month-and-a-half Wednesday —  an outbreak linked to a now-closed facility run by one of the country’s largest e-commerce companies, officials reported. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 40 new cases of the deadly bug as of midnight Tuesday … Read more

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