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NY Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve NRA – Breitbart
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NY Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve NRA – Breitbart

(AP) — New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions of dollars for lavish personal trips, no-show contracts for associates and other questionable expenditures. Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit, filed in state court in…

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Attorneys general from twenty states call on Facebook to do more to fight discrimination, disinformation and harrassment
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Attorneys general from twenty states call on Facebook to do more to fight discrimination, disinformation and harrassment

In an open letter to Facebook’s leadership posted earlier today, the attorneys general from twenty states called on the company to do more to fight intimidation, discrimination, disinformation, harassment and hate speech on the platform. “Although Facebook has made some progress in counteracting the use of its platform to dehumanize and demean, that is just…

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Attorney General William Barr Warns States, Local Governments to Respect Religious Freedom
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Attorney General William Barr Warns States, Local Governments to Respect Religious Freedom

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images U.S. Attorney General William Barr issued a warning Monday to state and local governments not to infringe on fundamental freedoms and civil rights in their enforcement of coronavirus restrictions, specifically warning against religious discrimination. In a memorandum to all U.S. attorneys, Barr began by noting that he had previously urged prosecutors to…

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NY attorney general calls out Amazon’s ‘inadequate’ COVID-19 measures and ‘chilling’ labor policies
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NY attorney general calls out Amazon’s ‘inadequate’ COVID-19 measures and ‘chilling’ labor policies

The New York attorney general’s office reportedly sent a sternly-worded letter to Amazon telling the company that the measures it has taken regarding the COVID-19 pandemic “are so inadequate that they may violate several provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act,” and firing outspoken workers sends “a threatening message to other employees.” The letter,…

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Surgeon General: Most of the U.S. Won’t Be Ready to Open by May 1
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Surgeon General: Most of the U.S. Won’t Be Ready to Open by May 1

Appearing Friday on Fox News Channel’s America’s Newsroom, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams predicted that most of the United States will not be able to re-open for business by May 1. (Watch from 2:00) A partial transcript is as follows:  ED HENRY: On that question about re-opening the country, re-opening the economy, Dr. Fauci said this…

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General Catalyst leads $6 million investment in team productivity startup Range
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General Catalyst leads $6 million investment in team productivity startup Range

In case you haven’t heard, VCs are loving on workplace software as of late, and productivity tools that help teams collaborate seem to be a particular frothy area of investment. A smattering of top VC firms and angels, including General Catalyst, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Biz Stone and Ellen Pao, are throwing their confidence…

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