Louisiana bill decriminalizing marijuana signed into law Tuesday

Louisiana bill decriminalizing marijuana signed into law Tuesday
Added 18 minutes ago
Summary: Possession of small amounts of pot was decriminalized in Louisiana after Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a bill: 'This is not a decision I took lightly.'
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Stocks: $TWTR

High-level Chinese Defection Rumored

High-level Chinese Defection Rumored
Added 18 minutes ago
Summary: Chinese State Security Vice Minister Dong Jingwei would be highest-level defector in the history of the People's Republic.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW$TWTR
Cryptos: $DIA$UTED

Longtime food vendors explain their absence from the state fair

Longtime food vendors explain their absence from the state fair
Added 19 minutes ago
Summary: COVID-19 and staffing factored in their decisions.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW
Cryptos: $KFC

KXAN Austin

KXAN Austin
Added 22 minutes ago
Summary: A press release from his office said Abbott, along with other Texas lawmakers and representatives from the National Rifle Association, will start the ceremony from Alamo Hall at 11 a.m.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Cryptos: $UTED

Provo fire crews on scene of fire at Bicentennial Park

Provo fire crews on scene of fire at Bicentennial Park
Added 24 minutes ago
Summary: Fire crews have been working on a fire that broke out Wednesday around Bicentennial Park in southeast Provo.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Stocks: $AWRE$TWTR
Cryptos: $DAILY

California EDD to require job hunting proof for unemployment - Los Angeles Times

California EDD to require job hunting proof for unemployment  - Los Angeles Times
Added 40 minutes ago
Summary: With the pandemic waning, Californians who receive unemployment benefits will next month have to start showing that they are looking for work
Sentiment: negative
11 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW

Florida Gov. DeSantis Pardons Violators Of Masks Mandates, Social Distancing Rules

Florida Gov. DeSantis Pardons Violators Of Masks Mandates, Social Distancing Rules
Added 40 minutes ago
Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
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Juneteenth: What is the newest US holiday and how is it celebrated?

Juneteenth: What is the newest US holiday and how is it celebrated?
Added 41 minutes ago
Summary: The commemoration of the last enslaved black American being freed is now an official US holiday.
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Cryptos: $OPAL

Science Made Simple: What Are Quantum Networks?

Science Made Simple: What Are Quantum Networks?
Added an hour ago
Summary: Today’s internet connects us globally. It sends packets of information that carry our communications in classical signals – sent by bursts of light through optical fibers, electrically through copper wire, or by microwaves to make wireless connections. It is fast and reliable. So why develop a quant
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Cryptos: $UTED

Alabama state offices closed Friday to mark Juneteenth

Alabama state offices closed Friday to mark Juneteenth
Added an hour ago
Summary: Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has informed all state department heads that state offices will be closed Friday.
2 minute read
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Inmates at Dilley state prison being moved to free up space for those charged with smuggling, illegal entry

Inmates at Dilley state prison being moved to free up space for those charged with smuggling, illegal entry
Added an hour ago
Summary: The development comes as Gov. Abbott continues to crack down on human and drug-smuggling.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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National Right-to-Repair Bill Filed in Congress

National Right-to-Repair Bill Filed in Congress
Added an hour ago
Summary: The Fair Repair act would make it easier for everyone in America to fix their own stuff.
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Stocks: $AAPL$BPOP

Factbox-What is Juneteenth and how are people marking the day?

Factbox-What is Juneteenth and how are people marking the day?
Added an hour ago
Summary: Factbox-What is Juneteenth and how are people marking the day?
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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Cryptos: $FSN$AOA$UTED

Cash payments take center stage in Newsom's 1st recall ad

Cash payments take center stage in Newsom's 1st recall ad
Added an hour ago
Summary: Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to make sure Californians know about the cash payments and prize money he's doling out as the scheduling of a recall election date looms
Sentiment: positive
8 minute read
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California administers 40 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine - Los Angeles Times

California administers 40 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine - Los Angeles Times
Added an hour ago
Summary: California officials announced the latest total, 40,098,803 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, Thursday afternoon.
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW

DOJ to states: Bans on transgender youth health care are unconstitutional | TheHill

DOJ to states: Bans on transgender youth health care are unconstitutional | TheHill
Added an hour ago
Summary: The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday filed court documents saying recently passed law...
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
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Stocks: $INTZ$TWTR
Cryptos: $EQL$UTED

Here’s why Cox says he can’t issue a ban on fireworks in Utah and what he suggests instead

Here’s why Cox says he can’t issue a ban on fireworks in Utah and what he suggests instead
Added an hour ago
Summary: As the state faces a severe drought and fire officials predict this summer could be one of the worst on record, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says he’d like to issue
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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CoinFlip Installs Its First Three Bitcoin ATMs in Alaska – CoinSpectator

Added an hour ago
Summary: The company aims to install four more ATMs in the state by the end of the summer.News, bitcoin, cryptoRead More
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Mexican police find corpse, probably Indigenous activist

Mexican police find corpse, probably Indigenous activist
Added an hour ago
Summary: Prosecutors in the northern Mexico border state of Sonora say they have found a badly decayed corpse with clothing that matches the description of an Indigenous rights leader who disappeared almost three weeks ago
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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Bar association's suggestions for police reform draw prickly response

Bar association's suggestions for police reform draw prickly response
Added an hour ago
Summary: Proposals include requiring officers wear body cameras.
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
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Cryptos: $CHERRY

Texas Gov. Abbott Hails "Biggest & Best" Gun Law As He Signs 'Constitutional Carry' Into Effect

Texas Gov. Abbott Hails "Biggest & Best" Gun Law As He Signs 'Constitutional Carry' Into Effect
Added an hour ago
Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Stocks: $TWTR

NYSBA report: Plenty of shared blame for COVID-19 nursing home deaths

NYSBA report: Plenty of shared blame for COVID-19 nursing home deaths
Added an hour ago
Summary: They lay out several key mistakes.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Stocks: $AWRE

Records link big business group to Florida elections probe

Records link big business group to Florida elections probe
Added an hour ago
Summary: Investigators tracing $550,000 spent last year in support of spoiler candidates in key state Senate races have obtained bank records for an organization tied to a big-business lobbying group funded by companies such as Florida Power & Light, Walt Disney World and U.S. Sugar Corp.
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Stocks: $VIEW$DNOW

The Company Eric Adams Keeps

The Company Eric Adams Keeps
Added an hour ago
Summary: He’s the candidate of old political-machine guys like Brooklyn Democratic Party fixer Frank Carone. What would that mean in City Hall?
Sentiment: positive
45 minute read
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Cryptos: $CRW$DAILY

Police inquiry into ‘fake Covid tests’ at Kumbh Mela festival in India

Police inquiry into ‘fake Covid tests’ at Kumbh Mela festival in India
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: Over 100,000 fake Covid tests were reportedly conducted during the massive gathering
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Texas joins list of states dropping permit rules for guns

Texas joins list of states dropping permit rules for guns
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: Texas will now let people carry handguns without first getting a background check and training
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW$WMT

Policeman killed, students abducted in attack on Nigerian school

Policeman killed, students abducted in attack on Nigerian school
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: Attack on Federal Government College in Kebbi State is third assault by gangs on a school in Nigeria in a month.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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The Marathon: Ethiopia And Bitcoin

The Marathon: Ethiopia And Bitcoin
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: The African country is primed to embrace bitcoin, culturally and economically.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Two journalists killed in Mexico, meaning three dead so far this year

Two journalists killed in Mexico, meaning three dead so far this year
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: Gustavo Sánchez Cabrera shot dead Thursday, and Enrique Garcia killed Wednesday, apparently during work as ride-hail driver
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Gov. Abbot Announces $250 Million "Down Payment" For Texas Border Wall

Gov. Abbot Announces $250 Million "Down Payment" For Texas Border Wall
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Schumer Set to Challenge GOP With Vote to Advance Election Bill

Schumer Set to Challenge GOP With Vote to Advance Election Bill
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said he will hold a vote Tuesday on whether to advance sweeping voting-rights legislation to the Senate floor, and the lone Democrat who has withheld his support said he could stick with his party to start debate.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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Missouri gov, attorney general fire back at Biden DOJ over 'federal overreach' on 2nd Amendment rights

Missouri gov, attorney general fire back at Biden DOJ over 'federal overreach' on 2nd Amendment rights
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and and state Attorney General (AG) Eric Schmitt fired back on Thursday after the Justice Department (DOJ) sent a warning to the state over Parson's recent bill he said protects residents' Second Amendment rights.
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $UTED

Mistrial halts case on minimum wage for immigrant detainees

Mistrial halts case on minimum wage for immigrant detainees
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: A trial over whether the GEO Group must pay minimum wage — instead of $1 a day — to immigration detainees who perform tasks like cooking and cleaning at its for-profit detention center in Washington state has ended with a hung jury
Sentiment: negative
9 minute read
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Stocks: $CXW$DNOW

Kim Jong-un health: North Korea ‘making preparations for despot’s death’- signs 'not good'

Kim Jong-un health: North Korea ‘making preparations for despot’s death’- signs 'not good'
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: KIM JONG-UN's health has been been thrust back into the spotlight as the hermit state appears to be making plans for the despot's death - leading one North Korean watcher site to declare it could signal 'Kim's health is not good.'
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Stocks: $VIEW$DNOW

Is Bitcoin More Wasteful Than Bank Bailouts Were?

Is Bitcoin More Wasteful Than Bank Bailouts Were?
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: Many who decry bitcoin’s carbon emissions seem focused only on the issue of “waste” — once categorized this way, any improvements such as shifting to more carbon-neutral sources of energy will not work for its most extreme detractors.
Sentiment: positive
1 minute read
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Stocks: $VIEW$DNOW

New York unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% in May

New York unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% in May
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: 17,500 private sector jobs were added last month.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
1 people have read this

Germany disbands Stasi records agency but saves files | DW | 17.06.2021

Germany disbands Stasi records agency but saves files | DW | 17.06.2021
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: Thousands of people each month still request a look at the files that the former GDR's feared secret police, the Stasi, had kept on them.
4 minute read
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Stocks: $BPOP$DNOW

Migrants will replace inmates in a South Texas prison

Migrants will replace inmates in a South Texas prison
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: DALLAS (AP) — Texas is transferring inmates from a state prison to make room for migrants detained by state authorities, a prison system spokesman sai...
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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New Maine law marks U.S. first on fossil fuel divestment

New Maine law marks U.S. first on fossil fuel divestment
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: With their governor's signature making it law, Maine legislators have become the first in the United States to order state officials to sell fossil fuel assets.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
1 people have read this
Stocks: $DNOW
Cryptos: $UTED

Juneteenth: What is the newest US holiday and how is it celebrated?

Juneteenth: What is the newest US holiday and how is it celebrated?
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: The commemoration of the last enslaved black American being freed is now an official US holiday.
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $OPAL

ABC4 Utah

ABC4 Utah
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – With temperatures soaring and reservoir levels dropping, local water measures are in effect in many places despite no comprehensive conservation plan from the Utah government. It seems to many that the state has been handling the drought on a wing and a prayer. “We need some divine intervention,” Governor Spencer […]
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW
Cryptos: $SALT$FAME

All 29 Utah Sheriffs Promise To "Steadfastly Protect" 2nd Amendment Amid Gun-Control Push

All 29 Utah Sheriffs Promise To "Steadfastly Protect" 2nd Amendment Amid Gun-Control Push
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Sentiment: positive
2 minute read
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LIGO mirrors cooled to near absolute zero could probe quantum gravity

LIGO mirrors cooled to near absolute zero could probe quantum gravity
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: A set of mirrors used to detect gravitational waves is the largest system ever to be brought close to a frigid quantum state at a temperature of just 77 nanokelvin
1 people have read this
Stocks: $DNOW$TISI

Gun rights and medical marijuana activists join forces in Minnesota

Gun rights and medical marijuana activists join forces in Minnesota
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: Coalition emerged because medical marijuana users are barred from holding firearms permits
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Rumors of U.S. Secretly Harboring Top China Official Swirl

Rumors of U.S. Secretly Harboring Top China Official Swirl
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty ImagesChinese-language anti-communist media and Twitter are abuzz this week with rumors that a vice minister of State Security, ...
Sentiment: positive
8 minute read
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Pennsylvania governor says Republican voting bill is based on 'fringe conspiracy theories'

Pennsylvania governor says Republican voting bill is based on 'fringe conspiracy theories'
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, has promised to veto a Republican measure that would restrict voting by mail.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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U.S. electric vehicle startup Canoo to build plant in Oklahoma

Added 5 hours ago
Summary: U.S. electric vehicle startup Canoo (GOEV.O) said on Thursday it plans to build an plant in Oklahoma to assemble the pod-shaped vans it calls "lifestyle vehicles" beginning in 2023.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Stocks: $GOEV

Mike Pompeo launches action committee amid speculation over presidential bid

Mike Pompeo launches action committee amid speculation over presidential bid
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: Mr Pompeo is the latest former Trump administration official to do so.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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A COVID Outbreak At The U.S. Embassy In Kabul Has Sickened 114 People And Killed 1

A COVID Outbreak At The U.S. Embassy In Kabul Has Sickened 114 People And Killed 1
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: Military hospital ICU resources are at full capacity and the embassy has been forced to "create temporary, on-compound COVID-19 wards," according to a note sent to embassy staff.
1 people have read this
Stocks: $VIEW$V

Texas empties prison to prepare to detain immigrants arrested during ramped-up border enforcement

Texas empties prison to prepare to detain immigrants arrested during ramped-up border enforcement
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: The prison — Dolph Briscoe Unit in Dilley — will have capacity for about 1,000 people.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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Utah vaccine incentives could happen, Gov. Spencer Cox says

Utah vaccine incentives could happen, Gov. Spencer Cox says
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: Gov. Spencer Cox said incentives like gift cards or discounts for Utahns who get the COVID-19 vaccine are still being considered as the delta variant of the coronavirus spreads in Utah.
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW

Missouri responds defiantly to Justice Dept. over gun law

Missouri responds defiantly to Justice Dept. over gun law
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican governor and attorney general said in a defiant letter to the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday that t...
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Hawaii had largest increase in demand for crypto out of US states this year

Hawaii had largest increase in demand for crypto out of US states this year
Added 6 hours ago
Summary: A new report from MiQ Digital said that demand for cryptocurrencies in Hawaii had increased more than 687% since last year, even higher than that in California at 655%.
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW
Cryptos: $BTC$DOGE

New York unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% in May

New York unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% in May
Added 6 hours ago
Summary: 17,500 private sector jobs were added last month.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Early-Stage Investing and the Need for Empathy in Silicon Valley

Added 6 hours ago
Summary:

Investor Mike Smith on the state of early-stage investing, the value of diversity in building a business and why the VC world would benefit from more empathy and humility. From Investing in Tech

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Pompeo unveils PAC, demurs on possible 2024 presidential bid

Pompeo unveils PAC, demurs on possible 2024 presidential bid
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has become the latest former Trump administration official to launch a political action co...
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
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Stocks: $TWTR

California poised to ease mask rules for vaccinated workers - Los Angeles Times

California poised to ease mask rules for vaccinated workers  - Los Angeles Times
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: A decision by a state board could end physical distancing requirements for California workers and allow many fully vaccinated employees to stop wearing masks.
Sentiment: positive
12 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW

It is now illegal to pay disabled people in Hawaii less than minimum wage

It is now illegal to pay disabled people in Hawaii less than minimum wage
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: The change was hailed as momentous for the 26,000 people in the islands who have a disability.
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW

Florida governor pardons citizens facing fines for breaking Covid-19 restrictions

Florida governor pardons citizens facing fines for breaking Covid-19 restrictions
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Florida) has pardoned citizens in his state still facing fines and other penalties from violating Covid-19 orders issued by local governments.
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Stocks: $BPOP$NFLX

New York unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% in May

New York unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% in May
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: 17,500 private sector jobs were added last month.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Eviction moratorium ending: Where to turn if you're short on rent

Eviction moratorium ending: Where to turn if you're short on rent
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: Utah housing advocates are worried about a possible wave of evictions after a nationwide moratorium lifts in two weeks, but they say help is available.
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
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Cryptos: $SALT

Gov. Abbott signs slew of gun-related bills into law

Gov. Abbott signs slew of gun-related bills into law
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: Abbott signed Senate Bills 19, 20, and 550, and House Bills 957, 1500, 1927 and 2622.
Sentiment: negative
11 minute read
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A COVID Outbreak At The U.S. Embassy In Kabul Has Sickened 114 People And Killed 1

A COVID Outbreak At The U.S. Embassy In Kabul Has Sickened 114 People And Killed 1
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: Updated June 17, 2021 at 3:52 PM ET The U.S. Embassy in Kabul says it is suffering from a major COVID-19 outbreak that has largely confined staff to
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Stocks: $V

Tokyo state of emergency to be lifted

Tokyo state of emergency to be lifted
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: The state of emergency in Tokyo is to be lifted, five weeks before the start of the Olympic Games.
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Stocks: $TISI

ProPublica Data Visualizations Win Two Malofiej Medals

ProPublica Data Visualizations Win Two Malofiej Medals
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
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Cryptos: $RISE

Most new cases, deaths and hospitalizations are among unvaccinated, Cox says; 369 new COVID-19 cases, over 6K vaccinations

Most new cases, deaths and hospitalizations are among unvaccinated, Cox says; 369 new COVID-19 cases, over 6K vaccinations
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: Unless there's a big surge in vaccinations over the next several weeks, it's looking unlikely that Utah will reach Gov. Spencer Cox's goal of seeing at least 70% of adults in the state have at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by July 4, the governor said Thursday.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW
Cryptos: $SALT

CoinFlip Announces Expansion to State of Alaska with Three New ATM Locations

CoinFlip Announces Expansion to State of Alaska with Three New ATM Locations
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: /PRNewswire/ -- CoinFlip, the leading Bitcoin ATM provider in the world, today announced its first-ever expansion into the state of Alaska with three new...
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
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New York Among Best States To Live In, Says New Report

New York Among Best States To Live In, Says New Report
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: Where do you think New York falls on WalletHub's list of "Best States to Live In?"
Sentiment: positive
2 minute read
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Canoo will build its electric vehicles at a new Oklahoma factory

Canoo will build its electric vehicles at a new Oklahoma factory
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: California EV startup Canoo says it will build a factory outside Tulsa, Oklahoma that will open in 2023. Tulsa had previously stumped hard to try to win Tesla’s Cybertruck factory, before the Silicon Valley automaker decided instead to build in Texas.
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $XVG

Elections officials criticize plans to change Newsom recall - Los Angeles Times

Elections officials criticize plans to change Newsom recall  - Los Angeles Times
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: Local elections officials began sounding the alarm soon after Democrats unveiled new legislation last week allowing the Newsom recall to be held as early as Aug. 24.
Sentiment: positive
9 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW$ORAN

Can Biden Reverse Trump’s Damage to the State Department?

Can Biden Reverse Trump’s Damage to the State Department?
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: In a piece drawn from his book “War on Peace: Revised and Updated,” Ronan Farrow writes about the damage done to the State Department by Mike Pompeo and Donald Trump, and the struggles by the Biden Administration to restore the power of diplomacy.
Sentiment: negative
25 minute read
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Stocks: $ORAN$TWTR
Cryptos: $UTED

Texans Can Carry Handguns Without A License Or Training Starting Sept. 1, After Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Permitless Carry Bill Into Law | Houston Public Media

Texans Can Carry Handguns Without A License Or Training Starting Sept. 1, After Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Permitless Carry Bill Into Law | Houston Public Media
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and other Republicans who were initially noncommittal about the bill were under immense political pressure this session from conservatives and gun rights advocates, who have long lobbied the Texas Legislature for permitless carry.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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Stacey Abrams says she supports Manchin's voting rights compromise

Stacey Abrams says she supports Manchin's voting rights compromise
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: The leading voting rights activist said Thursday that she supported the West Virginia senator’s compromise.
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
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China’s State Media Promotes Bitcoin Miners Going Green in Country & Points to Wasted Energy

China’s State Media Promotes Bitcoin Miners Going Green in Country & Points to Wasted Energy
Added 10 hours ago
Summary: Ahead of the politically sensitive 100th anniversary of the ruling Communist Party on July 1, the country is also trying to cool down speculation in other asset classes just like crypto.
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
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Stocks: $DNOW
Cryptos: $BTC$IDLE

Death of 13 Minors Due to COVID-19 in a Month Baffles India's Meghalaya State

Death of 13 Minors Due to COVID-19 in a Month Baffles India's Meghalaya State
Added 11 hours ago
Summary: More children in India have tested positive for the COVID-19 this year than in 2020 due to the new 'Delta' strain of the virus. Doctors have stressed that children must...
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $DELTA

Texas governor: State, crowdsourcing will fund border wall

Texas governor: State, crowdsourcing will fund border wall
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has divulged some details on his emerging proposal to build more barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico in his ongoing political fight over immigration with the Democratic Biden administration
6 minute read
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Stumbling block: how West Virginia politics explains Joe Manchin

Stumbling block: how West Virginia politics explains Joe Manchin
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: Critics say senator is indicative of the Democratic party in a state where marginalized people have been shut out In interviews, West Virginia Democrats and ...
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
1 people have read this
Stocks: $DNOW
Cryptos: $UTED

Skelton: California state budget is more than a placeholder - Los Angeles Times

Skelton: California state budget is more than a placeholder - Los Angeles Times
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: If California legislators didn't pass a budget by their June 15 constitutional deadline, by law their pay would be withheld. But there's a lot in the plan and it's not just a placeholder, columnist George Skelton writes.
Sentiment: positive
8 minute read
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Bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday passes House

Bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday passes House
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: For many Black Americans, especially those from Southern states, Juneteenth has been an important day in history for over 150 years.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
1 people have read this
Stocks: $DNOW

Texans can carry handguns without a license or training starting Sept. 1, after Gov. Greg Abbott signs permitless carry bill into law

Texans can carry handguns without a license or training starting Sept. 1, after Gov. Greg Abbott signs permitless carry bill into law
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and other Republicans who were initially noncommittal about the bill were under immense political pressure this session from conservatives and gun rights advocates, who have long lobbied the Texas Legislature for permitless carry.
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
1 people have read this

Other states should join Florida in sending law enforcement to border: State attorney general

Other states should join Florida in sending law enforcement to border: State attorney general
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody discusses Gov. Ron DeSantis sending state law enforcement to help the immigration crisis at the southern border.
Sentiment: positive
2 minute read
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Japan announces easing of coronavirus state of emergency ahead of Olympics

Japan announces easing of coronavirus state of emergency ahead of Olympics
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: Japan on Thursday announced the easing of a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and six other areas from next week, with new daily cases falling just as the country begins final preparations for the Olympics starting in just over a month.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
1 people have read this
Stocks: $TISI
Cryptos: $DAILY

North Korea's top diplomat attends second day of Party meeting

North Korea's top diplomat attends second day of Party meeting
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Son Gwon was in attendance at the third plenary meeting of the Workers' Party's Eighth Central Committee on Day 2 of the event.
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $UTED

GABY Owned, Mankind Dispensary Announces State-Wide Launch of New Lifestyle Cannabis Brand, Kind Republic(TM)

GABY Owned, Mankind Dispensary Announces State-Wide Launch of New Lifestyle Cannabis Brand, Kind Republic(TM)
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: Launch Poised to secure state-wide revenue growth for GABY SANTA ROSA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 17, 2021 / GABY Inc. ("GABY" or the "Company") (CSE:GABY)(OTCQB:GABLF), a California consolidator of cannabis dispensaries and the parent company of San Diego's Mankind Dispensary ("Mankind Dispensary"), is pleased to announce the statewide launch of Kind Republic™, a California based lifestyle cannabis brand. Formerly an exclusive brand to
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Japan is lifting Covid-19 restrictions for Tokyo one month before it hosts the Olympics

Japan is lifting Covid-19 restrictions for Tokyo one month before it hosts the Olympics
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Summary: Japan will lift the state of emergency on June 20, Reuters reported. The Olympics are due to begin in Japan on July 23.
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Other states should join Florida in sending aid to border: State AG

Other states should join Florida in sending aid to border: State AG
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Summary: Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody says she hopes other states will ‘step up’ and ‘send help.’
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Erdogan says he told Biden Turkey is not shifting on S-400s - state media

Erdogan says he told Biden Turkey is not shifting on S-400s - state media
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Summary: ANKARA -President Tayyip Erdogan said he had told U.S. President Joe Biden at their first meeting that Turkey would not change its stance on its Russian S-400 missile defences over which Washington sanctioned Ankara, state media reported on Thursday.
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Texas governor wants crowdsourcing to pay for border wall with Mexico

Texas governor wants crowdsourcing to pay for border wall with Mexico
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Summary: Greg Abbott has announced plans to top up state money with funds from crowdsourcing to build more barriers along the 1,200-mile border.
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Texas governor redirects $250 million in taxpayer money to kickstart his state border wall

Texas governor redirects $250 million in taxpayer money to kickstart his state border wall
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Summary: Texas governor redirects $250 million in taxpayer money to kickstart his state border wall
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State legislators question AP&P about parole failures leaving violent fugitives at large

State legislators question AP&P about parole failures leaving violent fugitives at large
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Summary: Utah Adult Probation and Parole took fire from state legislators about the state’s dangerously high parole absconsion rate and the threat to public safety. 2News Investigates has been reporting on parole absconsion and how it puts everyday Utahns at risk for more than six months, covering the state’s most violent parole fugitives. In a judiciary interim committee hearing Wednesday, those reports caught the state legislature’s attention. Rep.
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Japan eases coronavirus restrictions ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Japan eases coronavirus restrictions ahead of Tokyo Olympics
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Summary: The country’s prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, downgraded the state of emergency in the Tokyo area with less stringent measures coming into force.
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Aboriginal groups reject Bill to protect cultural heritage in mining state Western Australia

Aboriginal groups reject Bill to protect cultural heritage in mining state Western Australia
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Summary: PERTH: Indigenous Australians say that a Bill to protect cultural heritage in the mining state of Western Australia is flawed and should not be ...
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Japan to partially lift Tokyo’s coronavirus state of emergency one month before Olympics

Japan to partially lift Tokyo’s coronavirus state of emergency one month before Olympics
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Summary: Japan is set to lift the state of emergency in Tokyo and other areas one month ahead of the Olympics, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has said. Certain “quasi-emergency” measures, however, will be maintained for two more weeks.
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South Carolina electric chair executions halted as court says death row killers must get firing squad option

South Carolina electric chair executions halted as court says death row killers must get firing squad option
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Summary: The men's lawyers say electrocution is cruel and unusual and that a new law moves the state towards less humane execution methods.
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Japan to ease state of emergency, focus on Olympic spectators

Japan to ease state of emergency, focus on Olympic spectators
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Summary: Japan will ease emergency coronavirus restrictions in several prefectures including Tokyo while keeping some measures amid fears that the Olympics could trigger a surge in infections.
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Pennsylvania’s Conspiracy Kiss-Up Contest - The Bulwark

Pennsylvania’s Conspiracy Kiss-Up Contest - The Bulwark
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Summary: To win Donald Trump’s endorsement, candidates for the state’s two major 2022 races embrace his big election lie.
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Olympics: Japan to ease state of emergency, focus on Games spectators

Olympics: Japan to ease state of emergency, focus on Games spectators
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Summary: Olympics: Japan to ease state of emergency, focus on Games spectators
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Japan announces easing of virus emergency ahead of Olympics

Japan announces easing of virus emergency ahead of Olympics
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Summary: TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Thursday announced the easing of a coronavirus state of emergency...
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Democracy 'on the line,' Senate Democrats race to unite on voting rights

Democracy 'on the line,' Senate Democrats race to unite on voting rights
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Summary: U.S. Senate Democrats scrambled to unite around a sweeping election reform bill that they aim to bring to a vote next week, in the face of Republican opposition and state moves to pass laws placing new restrictions on voting.
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Weekly Health Quiz: Ticks, Exercise and a Vaccine Milestone

Weekly Health Quiz: Ticks, Exercise and a Vaccine Milestone
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Summary: Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.
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