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First monkeypox case in North Carolina reported - WLOS

First monkeypox case in North Carolina reported – WLOS

First case of monkeypox reported in North CarolinaWLOS First case of monkeypox reported in North CarolinaWYFF4 Greenville First ‘probable case’ of monkeypox in Kentucky found in Louisville residentWDRB Santa Clara County reports first probable case of monkeypoxSan Jose Focus North Carolina health officials confirm state’s first case of monkeypoxIredell Free News See full coverage on …

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Juul Asks Court to Block FDA Ban, Explores Possible Bankruptcy Filings

Juul Asks Court to Block FDA Ban, Explores Possible Bankruptcy Filings

Juul Labs Inc. asked a federal appeals court on Friday to temporarily block the Food and Drug Administration’s order that the vaping company immediately withdraw its e-cigarettes from the U.S. market, a decision that would block your business. In addition to fighting the FDA order, Juul has been working with its legal advisers on options …

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Brazil: Raped girl, 11, gets abortion after initial refusal

Brazil: Raped girl, 11, gets abortion after initial refusal

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazilian prosecutors said Thursday that an 11-year-old girl raped had had a legal abortion after a judge barred her for weeks from terminating her pregnancy. Federal prosecutors in the state of Santa Catarina said in a statement that São Thiago’s Polydoro Ernani hospital had taken “measures to terminate the minor’s pregnancy” following …

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Western Australia: culture of sexual abuse in mining industry 'abhorrent and systemic', inquiry finds

Western Australia: culture of sexual abuse in mining industry ‘abhorrent and systemic’, inquiry finds

Hong Kong CNN Business — Mining in Western Australia, a multibillion-dollar industry that helps power the nation’s economy, is plagued by an “abhorrent and systemic” culture of sexual abuse, according to a parliamentary inquiry published on Thursday. After an investigation that lasted nearly a year, a committee led by state legislators detailed widespread sexual harassment, …

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Google Maps Now Has a Label for LGBTQ+ Owned Businesses

Google Maps Now Has a Label for LGBTQ+ Owned Businesses

Businesses can now choose to self-identify on Google Maps.Photo: Phelan M. Ebenhack (access point) Google has introduced a new tag in Maps and Search that allows businesses to identify themselves as LGBTQ+, adding to a series of labels already on Google Maps that are meant to help people locate and support local businesses. It also …

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