Tornadoes Confirmed Near Flint, Detroit, Michigan

The National Weather Service says tornadoes struck near Detroit and near Flint on the evening of July 24. The two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Genesee County’s Clayton Township around 6:30 p.m. and in Oakland County around 7:45 p.m., the …

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US Says Ohio Landlord Still Harassing Female Tenants, Violating Consent Decree

A landlord in Ohio is violating a federal lawsuit consent decree by continuing to rent properties and harass female tenants, the U.S. Justice Department says. The United States Attorney’s Office filed a motion requesting a federal judge to find local …

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Louisiana Sees Gains in Not Seasonally Adjusted Employment

The state’s not seasonally adjusted number of employed individuals increased in June both over the month and over the year for the third consecutive month, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported. The June 2021 estimate of 1,936,239 shows a gain from …

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Disney to Resume Florida-Based Cruises in August

Walt Disney Co’s cruise division said on Friday it would start operations from U.S. ports again next month, following a months-long pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Disney Dream will depart from Port Canaveral, Florida on Aug. 9 to the …

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Officials Propose $1m in Fines For Georgia Nitrogen Leak That Killed 6

Federal workplace safety officials are proposing nearly $1 million in fines against four companies following a liquid nitrogen leak in January that killed six workers at a northeast Georgia poultry processing plant. U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh announced the citations …

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China looks to outshine Japan at next year’s winter Olympic games

These are not the Olympics of Japan’s dreams. The Games were supposed to be a comeback after decades of economic stagnation and devastation from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. With geopolitical rival China hosting the Winter Olympics, Japan wants to avoid losing center stage. CNN’s Selina Wang reports.95kO3wDGHes

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Is it cultural appropriation to wear another country’s national dress when you travel?

Stepping into Pandora Cheng’s qipao rental store in central Hong Kong is like stepping back in time. A brown leather Chesterfield sofa sits in one corner beside a gramophone, opposite row-upon-row of tailor-made qipaos, the traditional high-neck Chinese dress.vAkBCSatcKQ

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The Soviet spy steam railway that’s still running

Deep in the dense green forests of Germany’s Mittelgebirge central mountains lies a remarkable railway that has survived war, political upheaval, Cold War tension and repression, economic hardship and repeated threats of closure.E 46ocYV zo

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The Cape Town Opera Company is hitting all the high notes

Hear the powerful voices of an award-winning ensemble tell universal stories, and follow along in South Africa as they build a new audience and educate the next generation about the fun side of this classic art formTB4 ntj21K4

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Worried about traveling with unvaccinated kids? 6 questions answered on how to manage the risks

Across the US, Covid-19 cases are rising again, primarily in unvaccinated populations. Most of these cases are due to the highly infectious delta variant of SARS-Cov-2, the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. Many children are among those who aren’t vaccinated, simply because no vaccines have been authorized for children under 12. About a quarter of children aged 12-15 years have been vaccinated. Given the rise in cases and the inability to vaccinate young children, many parents are concerned about the safety of traveling this summer.9iuK63VuEvc

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