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Today, the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) is responding to new U.S. government data from the U.S. Census Bureau that shows new record levels of unalloyed primary aluminum surging into the United States from Canada. In May, 184,789...

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In a complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission, Organic Consumers Association, Animal Equality and Food & Water Watch accused Tyson Foods of misleading consumers by falsely claiming that Tyson chicken products are produced in a natural,...

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The Ellis Island Honors Society (EIHS), the 35-year old non-profit and sponsor of the Ellis Island Medals of Honor, has released an op-ed by chairman Nasser J. Kazeminy on the subject of Independence Day and its relation to immigrants. As a...


1 july 2020

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Below is a statement by Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) on the implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):...

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The House today took a substantial step towards reviving the U.S. economy when it approved a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that will beef up the nation's transportation network while also employing thousands in good-paying, union jobs....

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The International Trademark Association (INTA) applauds the United States Supreme Court on its June 30 ruling in United States Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com. In an 8-1 decision drafted by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Court ruled that...

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United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway testified today before the Senate Democrats' Special Committee on the Climate Crisis, calling for robust investments in domestic manufacturing that will both create jobs and reduce...

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The American Board of Trial Advocates will host a webinar with leaders in the legal community titled "Jury Trials in the Age of Pandemics" on July 21, 2020, via Zoom webinar. ABOTA's mission to save the Seventh Amendment is more important than ever...

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The New York Attorney General's Office has announced a proposed settlement that would create a purported compensation fund for the female survivors of Harvey Weinstein. ...

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Despite the scheduled implementation of a harmful policy by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) today, the Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations (CSRO) and other physician and patient advocacy groups remain committed to fighting and...

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Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Chair Scott Haggerty today commended the U.S. House of Representative's infrastructure bill ? the $1.5 trillion "Moving Forward Act" (H.R. 2) ? which is on the House floor for consideration this week, with...

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The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the revised North American trade deal that takes effect Wednesday....

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The parents of three U.S. Army Special Forces members murdered at the King Faisal Air Base in Jordan in 2016 today urged Congress to call for the extraditions of the Jordanian soldier that killed their sons and a convicted Jordanian terrorist tied to...

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"I applaud the House Select committee on their action plan to tackle the climate crisis. It is our moral imperative to address and resolve this crisis as rapidly as possible, and this plan promises to do so while also tackling urgent economic and...

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The Democrats have issued a bold, new climate crisis plan that commits to "achieving net-negative emissions during the 2nd half of the century." This is a great first step. While we appreciate their focus on this important goal, we cannot put off...

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Artists and activists from the around the world use creative actions to demand the release of 27-year-old feminist artist and LGBT activist Yulia Tsvetkova of Komsomolsk-on-Amur (far Eastern Russia). Yulia has been charged with illegally producing...

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Canada Day: "On Canada Day, we celebrate the amazing place we call home ? and the people we share it with. Whether you are firing up the barbecue or playing outside with the...

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The history of Canada is a history of welcome. It started with the welcoming of Europeans by First Nations who occupied these territories, which are among the most beautiful and richest on the planet. As peoples, our ancestors knew how to help and...

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A $700 million loan provided by the United States Treasury under the CARES Act will help YRC Worldwide, Inc.'s operating companies pay its employees' health care and other benefits and get through this pandemic while protecting the livelihoods of...

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In a historic vote, more than 3,700 school workers in Mississauga and Brampton have said a resounding "Yes" to OPSEU, with 86 per cent in support of joining the most powerful public sector union in the province. The turnout for the vote was...


30 june 2020

18:42
In a historic vote, more than 3,700 school workers in Mississauga and Brampton have said a resounding "Yes" to OPSEU, with 86 per cent in support of joining the most powerful public sector union in the province. The turnout for the vote was...

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Jazz Aviation and EVAS represented by Unifor Local 2002 are disappointed with Air Canada's major reduction in services announcement.  "Airline workers should not have to continue to bear the burden of this global pandemic's economic effects due to...

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Over the past five years, the China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) has infiltrated the United States.  The Rail Security Alliance (RSA), members of Congress, leaders in several State Houses and the Administration have made the case for the...

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The Traffickinghub campaign, which recently gained over one million signatures on their petition to shut down Pornhub, just released an animated video exposing how Pornhub is allegedly enabling and profiting from videos of rape, sex trafficking, and...

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NATSO, representing the nation's truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) urged Members of Congress to oppose the Moving Forward Act, a...

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In the explosive book "Railroaded: The Homophobic Prosecution of Brandon Woodruff for His Parents' Murders" author Phillip Crawford Jr. details how anti-gay bias rather than relevant evidence drove the case against a young defendant. In October 2005...

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The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) congratulates the Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) on a landmark ruling from Ontario's Divisional Court that upholds the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal's decision that the Ministry of Health discriminated...

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today received the Friends of Zion Award in a ceremony at the U.S. State Department. The award was commissioned by the late Shimon Peres, the ninth President of the State of Israel and former chair of Friends of Zion....

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PITTSBURGH, June 30, 2020 Workers from across four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh locations announced on Monday, June 29, that they will be conducting an election to join the United Steelworkers (USW) union. Presenting themselves as the United Museum...

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Family Research Council praised the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Espinoza vs. Montana, which held that it is a violation of the First Amendment to discriminate against religious activity by disallowing neutral and generally-available...

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This disclosure is provided by Manuel P. Asensio, the founder of  the Institute of Judicial Conduct (IJC) based on his knowledge of criminal proceedings against Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.'s conduct at the Administrative Office (AOC) and...

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Today, the American Copper Tube Coalition (ACTC) and its members filed a petition asking the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. Commerce Department (Commerce) to investigate claims that copper tube from Vietnam is being illegally...

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Starting July 1, CAA Club Group is pausing all paid advertising and organic social posts on Facebook and Instagram in support of the #stophateforprofit campaign. As a care-driven organization that is dedicated to Member safety, we cannot support a...

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The Carpenters' District Council of Ontario, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (the "Carpenters") are disgusted and saddened by the racist and hateful acts that have taken place at construction sites across Toronto in recent...

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A memorial event for the closure of 74 child and psychiatric beds at Providence Behavioral Health Hospital by Trinity Health will be held across from the hospital in Holyoke on Wednesday, July 1....

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The Muslim Democratic Caucus of Texas and our co-sponsors invite members of the media to the following: What: A Press Conference will be held on Wednesday July 1st When: At 2:00 PM on July 1st, 2020. Address: 13111 N. Central EXPY, suite 380,...

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As cities and towns across the province slowly begin the process of reopening their communities, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is advising people to stay clear of hydroelectric dams and generating stations over the Canada Day long weekend....

07:45
From an HIV clinic in Lagos, Nigeria to a mobile measles vaccination unit in London, England, Joan Abohweyere had been on the front lines of public health emergencies before. But Covid-19 was something different, a virus that upended the world and...


29 june 2020

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Hundreds of members of San Francisco's hotel community assailed the costly, unscientific, environmentally harmful and job-killing proposed "Healthy Business" ordinance at Monday's Land Use and Transportation Committee meeting. Members of the Hotel...

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The following is a statement issued by the law firm Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, on behalf of the family of Marshall Miles in the case of Soto v. County of Sacramento, et al:...

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The Consumer Federation of California announced its opposition today to the so-called "California Privacy Rights Act" that will appear on the November 2020 general election ballot. The CFC Policy Board voted to oppose the measure after interviewing...

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Unifor urges Premier Kenney to change course and invest in workers instead of further padding corporate profits.  "Alberta's workers are looking for leadership, and instead, Kenney launches an incomplete plan that squeezes education, and school...

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The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a White House effort to temporarily curtail guest worker programs during the current economic downturn....

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In the wake of a recent decision by the City of Newton to renege on its longstanding commitment to ensure school nurses pay parity with teachers in the system, the 28 school nurses plan to conduct informational picketing outside Newton City Hall on...

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Today, the Supreme Court affirmed constitutional protections for abortion care in the U.S. In a 5-4 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, the Court struck down a Louisiana law that would have left nearly one million women of childbearing age in...

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The Sugar Association today released a new consumer research report showing grocery shoppers are confused about the use of sugar substitutes in packaged food. While once limited to use as tabletop sweeteners and ingredients in diet foods, alternative...

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With more than 23,000 wildfires having burned already this year?an increase of 20 percent over last year?the National Shooting Sports Foundation reminds shooters and hunters to take precautions so they don't accidently ignite a wildfire....

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If you watch television, then you have seen commercials for Home Advisor and Angie's List.  Their ads state they are the place to access ratings and reviews of service professionals posted by real-life consumers.  "Not so" says Derrick Sieber, owner...

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CAA South Central Ontario supports the Ontario government's move to assemble a task force to review and reform the towing industry....

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The American Diabetes Association® (ADA) today, along with over 100 other national groups, sent a letter to congressional leaders calling for them to focus their efforts for increasing testing in the most vulnerable communities as they continue to be...

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