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Consumer Groups Target Amazon Prime’s Cancellation Process

Consumer Groups Target Amazon Prime’s Cancellation Process

Consumer Groups Target Amazon Prime’s Cancellation Process Consumer Groups Target Amazon Prime’s Cancellation Process LONDON — Those who have tried ending a membership in Amazon Prime, the technology giant’s digital subscription service, may be familiar with the multi-click process: warnings that cancellation will mean losing “exclusive benefits,” and prompts to reverse course, or switch to an annual membership instead. Consumer …

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Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans

Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans

Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans Just hours after rioters were cleared from the Capitol on Wednesday, there was already discussion about what would happen next on Parler and Gab, another social-media platform that has become popular with the far right. Mr. Trump was expected to take his …

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Pressure Grows for States to Open Vaccines to More Groups of People

Pressure Grows for States to Open Vaccines to More Groups of People

Pressure Grows for States to Open Vaccines to More Groups of People Pressure Grows for States to Open Vaccines to More Groups of People Just weeks into the country’s coronavirus vaccination effort, states have begun broadening access to the shots faster than planned, amid tremendous public demand and intense criticism about the pace of the rollout. Some public health officials …

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Early Biden Climate Test: Groups Demand Tougher Rules on Building

Early Biden Climate Test: Groups Demand Tougher Rules on Building

Early Biden Climate Test: Groups Demand Tougher Rules on Building Early Biden Climate Test: Groups Demand Tougher Rules on Building WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has promised to help communities prepare for the effects of climate change. A new demand for tougher building standards could test that commitment. On Wednesday, two influential organizations that advocate for stronger measures …

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What Can Be Learned From Differing Rates of Suicide Among Groups

What Can Be Learned From Differing Rates of Suicide Among Groups

What Can Be Learned From Differing Rates of Suicide Among Groups What Can Be Learned From Differing Rates of Suicide Among Groups It’s a much debated connection. A recent systematic review of studies found that attending religious service is not especially protective against suicidal ideation (thinking about or planning suicide), but it does protect against suicide attempts, and possibly protects …

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Groups Trying to Open Golf to Young People Are Struggling Themselves

Groups Trying to Open Golf to Young People Are Struggling Themselves

Groups Trying to Open Golf to Young People Are Struggling Themselves Groups Trying to Open Golf to Young People Are Struggling Themselves But the Monterey Peninsula Foundation, which organizes the event with Chevron and the title sponsor, PURE Insurance, presented First Tee with a $500,000 donation. The group also made college scholarship donations to all 70 high school seniors who …

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‘Morally bankrupt and a betrayal’: Teachers and police groups react as Sunak expected to announce public sector pay freeze

Unions have hit out as the chancellor is expected to announce a public sector pay freeze

‘Morally bankrupt and a betrayal’: Teachers and police groups react as Sunak expected to announce public sector pay freeze ‘Morally bankrupt and a betrayal’: Teachers and police groups react as Sunak expected to announce public sector pay freeze Unions have slammed a pay freeze for school staff and police – among other public sector workers – expected to be announced, …

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As Fighting Rages in Ethiopia, Aid Groups Plead for Access to Refugees

As Fighting Rages in Ethiopia, Aid Groups Plead for Access to Refugees

As Fighting Rages in Ethiopia, Aid Groups Plead for Access to Refugees As Fighting Rages in Ethiopia, Aid Groups Plead for Access to Refugees ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Even before fighting started in November between the Ethiopian government and powerful military forces in the country’s northern region of Tigray, the area was home to as many as 200,000 refugees and …

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Membership of Anti-Mask Facebook Groups Jumps Sharply

Membership of Anti-Mask Facebook Groups Jumps Sharply

Membership of Anti-Mask Facebook Groups Jumps Sharply Membership of Anti-Mask Facebook Groups Jumps Sharply It’s no surprise that people pushing anti-mask arguments popped up online around the time the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in March and April. But here is what might surprise you: The audience for misleading anti-mask posts on Facebook has grown sharply in the last …

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Coronavirus: First year groups return to school in Northern Ireland | The Independent

Coronavirus: First year groups return to school in Northern Ireland | The Independent

Coronavirus: First year groups return to school in Northern Ireland | The Independent Coronavirus: First year groups return to school in Northern Ireland | The Independent Certain years groups came back to the classroom on Monday, with the full school population set to follow the week after. Primary seven students, Year 12 and Year 14 pupils – as well as …

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