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Labor Shortage Hits Small Businesses

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Labor Shortage Hits Small BusinessesBen Johnson is looking for a data analyst and a data scientist to come work for his Philadelphia-area consulting firm. The search has now stretched to Chicago. U.S. companies of all sizes are struggling to fill jobs as surging demand and a reluctant labor force have resulted in a shortage of available workers. Some of the...

Israel-Gaza conflict: attacks ease after Biden calls for ‘significant de-escalation’

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Israel-Gaza conflict: attacks ease after Biden calls for ‘significant de-escalation’Israel and Palestinian militants halted their fire for several hours early on Thursday as efforts to reach a truce appeared to gather momentum, a day after Joe Biden called publicly for progress towards a ceasefire. It was not immediately clear if the eight-hour quiet – the longest since the attacks began...

A new TimeSplitters is coming under a 'reformed' Free Radical Design

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A new TimeSplitters is coming under a 'reformed' Free Radical Design A new TimeSplitters game will enter development "in the coming months," publisher Deep Silver has confirmed. Not only that, but founding studio Free Radical Design has been reformed to develop it, with founders David Doak and Steve Ellis confirmed to be involved. TimeSplitters is a beloved console FPS...

Elon Musk Says Self-Driving Is the Future. Tesla Owners Are Tricking Their Cars to Do It Now.

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Elon Musk Says Self-Driving Is the Future. Tesla Owners Are Tricking Their Cars to Do It Now.Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk for years has been championing his vehicles’ driver-assistance system called Autopilot and forecasting that self-driving cars are an emerging reality. Some would-be social media stars and Tesla owners can’t seem to wait. Param Sharma, 25, has posted multiple...

A Majority of Portland Residents Reject ‘Defund the Police,’ Poll Finds

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A Majority of Portland Residents Reject ‘Defund the Police,’ Poll Finds A majority of Portland, Ore. residents and those in the surrounding metropolitan area have rejected the ‘defund the police’ movement and calls for decreased police presence in the city. Three-fourths of Portlanders object to a reduction in policing in the city and most support an increase in police officers, according to...

Israeli officials say cease-fire may be reached within two days.

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Israeli officials say cease-fire may be reached within two days. Israel and Hamas will likely reach a cease-fire agreement within the next two days, according to a senior Israeli official familiar with the negotiations and two others who corroborated the account. The cease-fire under discussion would come in stages. The first would include the cessation of all Israeli attacks on Hamas...

Capitol Officers Blast Republicans for Fighting a 1/6 Investigation, Suggest Lawmakers Would Be Dead If Not for Them

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Capitol Officers Blast Republicans for Fighting a 1/6 Investigation, Suggest Lawmakers Would Be Dead If Not for ThemA favorite Republican talking point is that Republicans care about the police while Democrats just want to burn everything down and live in a lawless society. Of course, that claim withers under even the slightest scrutiny, the most recent example being the...

Markets Decline Globally, and Fed Hints at a Policy Review

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Markets Decline Globally, and Fed Hints at a Policy ReviewU.S. stocks, commodities, overseas shares and bitcoin dropped in turbulent trading Wednesday as investors’ risk appetite diminished and the Federal Reserve signaled an eventual shift away from its easy-money pandemic policies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined as much as 587 points in morning trading before paring its losses to less...

Democrats Block GOP Attempt to Kill House Mask Mandate

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Democrats Block GOP Attempt to Kill House Mask Mandate House Democrats blocked Republicans’ attempt to kill the mask mandate for the chamber in a 218-210 vote Wednesday evening. On Wednesday, Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and a coalition of Republicans introduced a resolution to lift the mask-wearing requirement for lawmakers in the House, citing the prevailing CDC guidance and panel advisories. Advertisement The...

Your Thursday Briefing

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Your Thursday Briefing A possible cease-fire in Israel-Gaza conflict Israel and Hamas will most likely reach a cease-fire agreement within the next two days, according to a senior Israeli official familiar with the negotiations and two others who corroborated the account. The cease-fire under discussion would begin with an end to all Israeli attacks on Hamas infrastructure and facilities, as well as...