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Daily Archives: February 1, 2021
US threatens to reimpose sanctions on Myanmar’s generals over military coup
The United States threatened to reimpose sanctions on Myanmar’s generals after they seized power in a coup and detained elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose whereabouts remained unknown on Tuesday more than 24 hours after her arrest.
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Inspiration: You are not alone in your sufferings
Because Jesus himself was tested through what he suffered, he is able to help those who are being tested. – Hebrews 2:18 Suffering is part of human life. No one is immune to it. Even the Buddhists acknowledge it as the first of four noble truths: life is full of sufferings. For those us who […]
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Kroger says it must close two Long Beach stores due to hazard pay ordinance
HERO workers but… pay for being hero off the card for cheapskate Kroger!
As local governments look to enact hazard pay rules for grocery workers, businesses are pushing back, saying the extra pay is too costly to sustain. Kroger on Monday blamed its decision to close a Ralphs supermarket and a Food 4 Less in Long Beach on a hazard pay measure.
Myanmar coup: US threatens sanctions over Aung San Suu Kyi detention
Aung San Suu Kyi and other elected leaders were detained on Monday as the army seized power.
US tariffs on Scotch whisky ‘have cost £500m in lost exports’
Drop the tariffs tomorrow!
Single malt sales to US have fallen more than third since retaliatory regime was imposed, says industry body
Losses to Scotch whisky exports after tariffs were imposed by the US have reached £500m, according to an industry body.
New figures suggest exports of single malt Scotch whisky have fallen by more than a third – amounting to more than £500m – since a 25% tariff was imposed in October 2019.
Japan firms scramble to assess fallout in Myanmar after coup
Major Japanese firms including Kirin Holdings have pushed into Myanmar since Suu Kyi’s party won a landslide election in 2015.
‘The situation could well lead to a national uprising’ Dozens of scientists and scholars sign open letter demanding that Russia stop persecuting activists and turn instead to international cooperation — Meduza
On January 31, following thousands of arrests at opposition protests in support of the jailed opposition figure Alexey Navalny, dozens of scientists and scholars from institutes and universities across Russia and the West endorsed an open letter condemning the treatment of Navalny and his supporters and warning that the authorities risk a “national uprising” if they cannot reconnect with society. Echoing Andrei Sakharov’s plea for unity of “peace, progress, and human rights,” the signatories say the Russian government is running out of time. Meduza republishes the text below. Source: ‘The situation could well lead to a national uprising’ Dozens of scientists and scholars sign open letter demanding that Russia stop persecuting activists and turn instead to international cooperation — Meduza
‘Chicano Squad’ Podcast Explores All-Latino Homicide Team Formed in Late 1970s
Hosted by actress, writer and advocate Cristela Alonzo (TV’s Cristela), Chicano Squad is a new podcast that revisits the formation of an all-Latino homicide team in Houston, Texas, in the late 1970s, prompted by the brutal murder of a young Latino veteran at the hands of local police officers. In 1979, Houston was in the […]
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C.D.C. Says It’s Scaling Up Ability to Find Virus Variants
Though the U.S. lags on detecting more contagious variants, the agency says it’s stepping up efforts to find them. Here’s the latest pandemic news.
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