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Hong Kong media shutdown due to crackdown on dissent – CBS17.com

through: ZEN SOO, Associated Press Posted: January 2, 2022 / 9:54 AM EST / Update: January 2, 2022 / 9:54 AM EST Police officers guard outside the Stand News Hong Kong office building on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. Hong Kong police arrest six members of an online media outlet for …

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City council’s $ 200 million bet on vocational training faces high chances

The challenges Dyvontrae Johnson and Jonathan Gonzalez face in finding new skills and stable, well-paying jobs in San Antonio is why expensive government programs to retrain unemployed and underemployed adults so often fail. The two have lost or left low-wage jobs over the past two years as the pandemic disrupted …

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Dad grapples with $ 20,000 credit card bill after daughter’s spending spree in Genshin Impact’s game

Lawyer Lionel Tan, who specializes in technology, media and telecommunications, said there was a chance to void a transaction if a minor played an adult game, or if there were any statements confused in the application that misled a user into paying. Mr. Lim’s daughter has just reached the minimum …

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Despite rapid growth, BNPL could be a risky proposition for lenders

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) programs were quickly adopted by consumers due to their ease of access, low or no interest, and other benefits. For several fintech start-ups, BNPL has become a lifeline, allowing them to generate significant income for the company. The trend has become popular around the world, …

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Covid-19 and Omicron News on New Years Eve: Live updates

During much of the pandemic, New York City has attempted to slow the spread of the coronavirus by offering free hotel rooms to those infected who cannot easily isolate themselves from those they live with. But the large number of people sick with the Omicron variant can overwhelm the hotel …

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New Years Message from Scottish Secretary Alister Jack

It has been another difficult year and while Covid continues to demand a lot from all of us, I am optimistic for 2022. We’re working hard to make sure we have the best possible protection against the Omicron variant – but we must not forget that we are in a …

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How New Investors Should Approach the World of IPOs

Well, it turns out that’s true not only for India, but the rest of the world as well. So far in 2021, a total of 1,821 IPOs have been completed worldwide. Of that number, 106 were released in India. By the end of 2021, another 10 people are expected to …

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Mortgage Dos and Don’ts – Santa Clarita Magazine

Maybe the first post of the year should be pretty straightforward and to the point. Things you should really consider when trying to qualify for a new home loan or refinance.Let’s start with DONT’S! 1) DO NOT make major purchases on a car, boat, furniture, jewelry, etc., just before you …

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Covid News: Omicron did not influence the least vaccinated US counties

A security checkpoint at Denver International Airport on Sunday. While the coronavirus was a major factor in the groundings, bad weather and maintenance issues also caused problems.Credit…David Zalubowski / Associated press Flight disruptions in the United States continued on Monday as many people made their first trip in nearly two …

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Ontario dad does dirty work to see daughter in Winnipeg

It is common for people to say that they will do just about anything for their child. Jeremy Markham is doing it. Markham, 40, had the idea to start Mr. Pooper Scooper, a business in Essex, southwestern Ontario that collects dog poop, to earn extra money to see her three-year-old …

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