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Saharan dust cloud poses health risks for Georgians

The Georgia Department of Public Health is urging people, especially individuals with chronic lung conditions, to protect themselves from the Saharan dust cloud as it moves over Georgia. The dust cloud is expected to be around for the next few days. Special Photo Newspaper Ads Source

Protesters for and against changing the state flag reflect historic

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - As lawmakers worked to pass the bill to change the Mississippi state flag, protesters from either side of the debate stood firm on their stance outside.“I love this flag. I believe it’s a good representation for the state of Mississippi whether you like it or not,” said David Flynt.It’s with that…

How Frances aversion to collecting data on race affects its

How France’s aversion to collecting data on race affects its coronavirus response - The Washington PostsearchmenumenuWashington Post LogoprofileprofileNext articleshomeshareShare on FacebookEmail this linkShare on TwitterShare on PinterestShare on LinkedIncommentWashington Post LogocloseEmailBioFollowarrow-rightcomment We noticed you’re blocking ads!Keep supporting great journalism by turning off your ad blocker. Or purchase a subscription for unlimited access to real news…

Mississippi votes to strip Confederate emblem from state flag

Mississippi is the last state in the US to feature the Confederate emblem on its flagPoliticians in the US state of Mississippi have passed a resolution to replace the state flag with one without the Confederate emblem.Republican Governor Tate Reeves earlier said he would sign the legislation into law if approved by lawmakers.Mississippi is the…

Gov. announces more than 33 million available for renters, homeowners,

Breaking // THE LATEST: Hospitalizations jump slightly as numbers show lowest positivity rate to date A local lawyer is explaining the rights and responsibilities of renters in CT (WFSB) HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -- On Monday, Gov. Ned Lamont announced more than $33 million in aid is becoming available for renters, homeowners, and landlords in the state.It’s…

The hard truth about the Facebook ad boycott Nothing matters

But in recent days, Facebook has looked a little less invincible. The social network is confronting a new pressure campaign from advertisers unlike anything in its recent history. A growing number of big household names has joined a Facebook advertising boycott over its handling of hate speech and misinformation, culminating on Friday with the news…

Egyptian belly dancer sentenced to prison for ‘sexually suggestive’ posts

Sama El-Masry at the 38th Cairo International Film Festival - AFPA high-profile Egyptian belly dancer has been sentenced to three years in prison and received a £15,000 fine for sharing photos and videos of herself on social media that were deemed to incite “debauchery” and “immorality” in a country with conservative social norms.Cairo’s Misdemeanours Economic Court…

Warren Buffett doesn’t need the Fed’s help

It's not that Berkshire (BRKA) needs or requested assistance from the Fed -- nor that the relatively tiny bond purchases will move the needle for Buffett's massive company. Other blue-chip names including Walmart (WMT), Boeing (BA), ExxonMobil (XOM) and Coca-Cola (KO)also had their bonds bought by the Fed facility, which launched this month. CNN owner…

The virus that shut down the world

Not long ago, to step through the lushly planted Green Wall at Singapore’s Changi Airport was to walk into an ever-more-globally connected future.Millions of passengers each month rushed to and from destinations throughout the world via the most advanced travel experience on Earth — traversing Changi’s new $1 billion terminal meant checking in, dropping bags…

Arab governments denounce Israels plans to annex the West Bank,

Arab governments denounce Israel’s plans to annex the West Bank, warning it will imperil regional security and peace building. But will Israel listen? - The Washington PostsearchmenumenuWashington Post LogoprofileprofilehomeshareShare on FacebookEmail this linkShare on TwitterShare on PinterestShare on LinkedIncommentWashington Post LogocloseEmailBioFollowcloseEmailBioFollowarrow-rightcomment We noticed you’re blocking ads!Keep supporting great journalism by turning off your ad blocker.…