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 …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2021/07/27/624517.htm

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 …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2021/07/27/624537.htm

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 …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2021/07/27/624540.htm

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 …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2021/07/27/624564.htm

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 …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2021/07/27/624566.htm

Vaccinated People In High Covid-Risk Areas Of US Need To Mask Again

People vaccinated against Covid-19 in high-risk parts of the United States should resume wearing masks indoors, the top health authority said Tuesday.

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/vaccinated-people-in-high-covid-risk-areas-of-us-need-to-mask-again-2496450

Chile’s Ancient Mummies Added To UN Heritage List

Chile’s Chinchorro mummies, the oldest in the world to have been purposefully preserved by humans, were added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List on Tuesday.

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/chiles-ancient-mummies-added-to-un-heritage-list-2496453

Joe Biden Names Longtime Aide As European Union Envoy As Ties Grow

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated his longtime aide Mark Gitenstein as ambassador to the European Union as his administration looks to prioritize relations with the 27-nation bloc.

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/joe-biden-names-longtime-aide-as-european-union-envoy-as-ties-grow-2496454

Joe Biden Accuses Russia Trying To Disrupt 2022 Elections

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday accused his Russian counterpart of seeking to disrupt the 2022 congressional elections by spreading “misinformation.”

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/joe-biden-accuses-russia-trying-to-disrupt-2022-elections-2496468

Sydney Braces For Extended COVID-19 Lockdown As Rest Of Australia Opens

Australian officials are set to extend a COVID-19 lockdown in the country’s largest city, Sydney, as new cases remain stubbornly high despite a month under strict stay-home orders, while Victoria and…

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/sydney-braces-for-extended-covid-19-lockdown-as-rest-of-australia-opens-2496469

Biden mileage rule to exceed Obama climate goal

84804740The proposed rules from the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation are expected to be released as early as next week, according to four industry and government officials who have been briefed on the plan.

Original source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/biden-mileage-rule-to-exceed-obama-climate-goal/articleshow/84804740.cms

Activision workers plan walkout to protest sexism

84805730Employees at Activision Blizzard planned a work stoppage on Thursday to protest sexism at the video game company, according to a rallying cry echoing on social media. The Activision Blizzard Walkout for Equality is to last through the work day, with a live event during lunch time hours at the firm’s campus in the Southern California city of Irvine.

Original source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/activision-workers-plan-walkout-to-protest-sexism/articleshow/84805730.cms