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Top Indonesia court rules new job law unconstitutional

Nov. 25, 2021 10:48 AM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top court ruled Thursday that the country’s widely criticized Job Creation Law is unconstitutional and ordered the government to amend it within two years. The law, passed last year, triggered days of protests in many cities...

DoorDash in $5.3M settlement with San Francisco workers

Nov. 22, 2021 18:31 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials said Monday that they secured more than $5.3 million in a settlement from DoorDash on behalf of workers who made deliveries in the city between 2016 and 2020. The settlement followed an investigation by the San Francisco...

WVa court dissolves injunction in paycheck union dues suit

Nov. 22, 2021 16:26 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Supreme Court on Monday gave a temporary setback to labor groups who challenged a new law prohibiting union dues or fees from being withheld from state employee paychecks. The five-member court said a Kanawha County circuit judge...

A year to go, Qatar World Cup still feels heat of scrutiny

Nov. 21, 2021 19:32 PM EST

The eight stadiums — all within a 30-mile radius of Doha — are now largely complete. The 2022 World Cup has been preserved after fending off hostility from neighbors, corruption investigations and concerns about worker abuses. And a clock on the Corniche waterfront in the Qatari capital...

House Republicans approve anti-vaccine mandate legislation

Nov. 18, 2021 16:45 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Private companies and public entities would be banned from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter a facility or conduct business, under anti-vaccine legislation passed by House Republicans on Thursday that would cover everything from privately run theaters to...

Ex-official subpoenaed in probe of Noem daughter meeting

Nov. 17, 2021 18:16 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers issued a subpoena Wednesday to the former head of the state agency at the center of questions over whether Gov. Kristi Noem influenced her daughter's application for a real estate appraiser license. The Executive Board,...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 17, 2021 13:22 PM EST

Palm Beach Post. November 10, 2021. Editorial: Give popular vote priority in presidential elections It’s a truism most Americans take for granted: Elected officeholders win by getting a majority of the vote. The concept is usually the rule, with...

Noem's daughter says she's quitting real estate business

Nov. 16, 2021 19:57 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's daughter on Tuesday said she would quit the real estate appraiser business following scrutiny over whether her mother used her influence to aid her application for an appraiser license. Noem's daughter, Kassidy...

EU imposes sanctions on 4 new Syria government ministers

Nov. 15, 2021 09:08 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on four ministers recently appointed to the Syrian government, blaming them for playing a role in the continued repression on civilians in the war-torn country. Asset freezes and travel bans in Europe were...

South Dakota lawmakers to press for Noem daughter's records

Nov. 12, 2021 15:35 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers are pressing Gov. Kristi Noem’s administration to hand over a document that could prove whether a plan was in place to give her daughter another chance to win a real estate appraiser license prior to a meeting last year that has spurred...