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Amazon Faces Wider Fight Over Labor Practices

Amazon Faces Wider Fight Over Labor Practices

Amazon Faces Wider Fight Over Labor Practices Amazon Faces Wider Fight Over Labor Practices Perhaps the most prominent voice in this discussion is the more than one-million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which approved a resolution at its convention in June committing the union to “supply all resources necessary” to organize workers at the company and help them win a union …

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One of China’s Biggest Stars, Kris Wu, Faces a #MeToo Storm

One of China’s Biggest Stars, Kris Wu, Faces a #MeToo Storm

One of China’s Biggest Stars, Kris Wu, Faces a #MeToo Storm One of China’s Biggest Stars, Kris Wu, Faces a #MeToo Storm Several major luxury brands have severed ties with Kris Wu, a Chinese Canadian singer with a huge following, after an 18-year-old accused him of targeting and pressuring her and other young women for sex. The accusations, which Mr. …

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As Lebanon Collapses, Riad Salameh Faces Questions

As Lebanon Collapses, Riad Salameh Faces Questions

As Lebanon Collapses, Riad Salameh Faces Questions As Lebanon Collapses, Riad Salameh Faces Questions The coronavirus pandemic and a huge explosion in the port of Beirut last August further devastated the economy. Estimates put the central bank’s losses at $50 billion to $60 billion. The International Monetary Fund has offered assistance, but Lebanese officials accuse Mr. Salameh of blocking an …

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Brazil’s President Is Hospitalized and Faces Possible Surgery

Brazil's President Is Hospitalized and Faces Possible Surgery

Brazil’s President Is Hospitalized and Faces Possible Surgery Brazil’s President Is Hospitalized and Faces Possible Surgery RIO DE JANEIRO — President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil faced possible emergency surgery for an intestinal obstruction after doctors on Wednesday ordered that he be flown to a hospital in São Paulo for evaluation, the government said. The obstruction is related to a stabbing …

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In Haiti, Biden Faces an All Too Familiar Dilemma

In Haiti, Biden Faces an All Too Familiar Dilemma

In Haiti, Biden Faces an All Too Familiar Dilemma In Haiti, Biden Faces an All Too Familiar Dilemma Barely a week after withdrawing nearly all U.S. forces from Afghanistan, President Biden faces, in Haiti, a strikingly similar dilemma, now much closer to home. In Afghanistan, Mr. Biden concluded that American forces could not be expected to prop up the country’s …

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‘Why?’ Ukrainian Army Faces Criticism for Making Women March in Heels

‘Why?’ Ukrainian Army Faces Criticism for Making Women March in Heels

‘Why?’ Ukrainian Army Faces Criticism for Making Women March in Heels ‘Why?’ Ukrainian Army Faces Criticism for Making Women March in Heels The official pictures aimed to display the next generation of the Ukrainian Army: Dozens of female cadets marching in their fatigues and high heels, ahead of a parade next month for the country’s 30th year independence anniversary. But …

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Bill Cosby, Free but Not Exonerated, Faces an Uncertain Future

Bill Cosby, Free but Not Exonerated, Faces an Uncertain Future

Bill Cosby, Free but Not Exonerated, Faces an Uncertain Future Bill Cosby, Free but Not Exonerated, Faces an Uncertain Future Since Bill Cosby left prison this week after three years of incarceration, flashing a defiant V-sign as he returned a free man to his home in the suburbs of Philadelphia, the talk of his inner circle has been celebratory, as …

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Congress Faces Renewed Pressure to ‘Modernize Our Antitrust Laws’

Congress Faces Renewed Pressure to ‘Modernize Our Antitrust Laws’

Congress Faces Renewed Pressure to ‘Modernize Our Antitrust Laws’ Congress Faces Renewed Pressure to ‘Modernize Our Antitrust Laws’ The F.T.C. is “closely reviewing the opinion and assessing the best option forward,” said Lindsay Kryzak, a spokeswoman for the agency. The rulings were another instance of Facebook’s ability to evade the harshest consequences to its business. Though the F.T.C. fined Facebook …

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Biden Faces Intense Cross Currents in Iran Policy

Biden Faces Intense Cross Currents in Iran Policy

Biden Faces Intense Cross Currents in Iran Policy Biden Faces Intense Cross Currents in Iran Policy WASHINGTON — President Biden’s decision to strike Iranian-backed militias in Iraq and Syria early on Monday illustrated the delicate balancing act of his approach to Tehran: He must demonstrate that he is willing to use force to defend American interests, while keeping open a …

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Hong Kong Protester Faces City’s First Security Law Trial

Hong Kong Protester Faces City's First Security Law Trial

Hong Kong Protester Faces City’s First Security Law Trial Hong Kong Protester Faces City’s First Security Law Trial Mr. Tong’s lawyers are expected to argue, as have many protesters, that the phrase represents a desire to reclaim Hong Kong’s unique identity from the heavy-handed influence of Beijing. The government has said the slogan represents a call for independence, and thus …

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