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National Exercise Program Fast Facts

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Here's a look at what you need to know about the National Exercise Program, the US system for emergency preparation drills. These exercises are mandated by Congress to test and strengthen federal, state, and local g...

Treasury Department withholds $1.5 million from FDNY 9/11 health program

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The Treasury Department has so far withheld in 2020 approximately $ 1.5 million from a New York City Fire Department health care program for those who worked at Ground Zero following the September 11 terrorist atta...

House report blasts Boeing for its handling of 737 Max program

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Years before the crash of Lion Air Flight 610 killed 189 people, a Boeing pilot struggled for 10 seconds with the same new system on the 737 Max jet that pushes the aircraft's nose down. Those 10 seconds, a new inve...

Trump administration announces new restrictions on employment-based visa program

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The Trump administration is tightening up an employment-based visa program that allows highly skilled foreign workers to come to the United States, arguing the changes are necessary following shocks to the labor mar...

Treasury Department refunds nearly $4 million to FDNY 9/11 first responders health program

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The US Department of Treasury has refunded nearly $ 4 million previously withheld from the health care program assisting September 11 first responders who suffer lasting effects from the attack and ensuing cleanup ...

Trump administration pushes allies to pressure China over its nuclear program

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Washington The Trump administration is working to pressure NATO allies to collectively crackdown on China's nuclear program as it looks to limit Beijing's growing influence in the global arms race. In a meeting with ...

Mnuchin says he was personally involved in securing nearly $4 million for 9/11 first responders health program

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Washington Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Thursday he was "personally engaged" in the move to refund nearly $ 4 million previously withheld from the health care program assisting September 11 first responders...

Pet adoption program expands to help seniors keep pets amid the pandemic

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Joan Reidy, 67, watches and laughs as her new dog Babygirl darts around the backyard. "I call them 'zoomies' because they run and run. So energetic!" Reidy told CNN. "I have to keep up with her and so we go on a lot...

Sinéad O’Connor to enter a year-long treatment program for trauma and addiction

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Sinéad O'Connor will enter a year-long treatment program for trauma and addiction and has postponed her 2021 shows in order to do so, O'Connor announced. The "Nothing Compares 2 U" singer took to Twitter to share th...

The George Floyd Memorial Foundation and a Texas university have launched an internship program for Black men

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The George Floyd Memorial Foundation has teamed up with Texas A&M University-Commerce to launch an internship program for Black male students, the school announced this week. The Be His Legacy Internship Program...

Do you work remotely? This program could pay you $10,000 to do so from Oklahoma

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Are you working remotely but bored and ready to start a new chapter in life, or simply tired of paying a lot in rent for a small apartment? If so, Tulsa Remote will pay you $ 10,000 to move to Oklahoma. The program...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey donated $15 million to help fund program for guaranteed income to residents in need

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While the economic crisis brought on by the pandemic has ravaged communities around the world, the concept of a guaranteed basic income has become increasingly more attractive to many, including Twitter CEO Jack Dor...

California activates ‘mass fatality’ program over rising Covid-19 infections, buys more body bags

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The day after California began its Covid-19 vaccination rollout, the state activated its "mass fatality" program, including the purchase of 5,000 body bags. In a press conference Tuesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said the ...

Federal judge in Texas weighs legality of DACA, putting the program at risk again

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Just weeks after a federal court ordered that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals be restored, a judge in Texas heard arguments in a case challenging the legality of the program, which shields hundreds of thousan...

Biden team prepares to revamp the US refugee admissions program

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President Donald Trump spent years limiting the number of refugees coming to the United States. President-elect Joe Biden, meanwhile, has pledged to set the annual refugee admissions cap at 125,000. But first, his t...

Europe launches mass vaccination program as countries race to contain new variant

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A pilot took to the skies above Germany using his flight path to draw a syringe, ahead of the launch of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign across Europe, according to data from FlightRadar24. The pilot, Samy Kramer, ...

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