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Apple once threatened Facebook ban over Mideast maid abuse

Oct. 25, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two years ago, Apple threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from its app store over concerns about the platform being used as a tool to trade and sell maids in the Mideast. After publicly promising to crack down, Facebook...

Kansas lawmaker warned in past is barred from agency offices

Oct. 25, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A first-year Kansas lawmaker has been banned from a state agency's offices over alleged “disruptive, intimidating and berating behavior," eight months after receiving a written warning from a legislative committee about his conduct before taking office. ...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Oct. 25, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

Detroit News. Oct. 21, 2021. Editorial: Protest exposes Line 5 security risk The protest at a Line 5 pumping station in Michigan’s Thumb appears to have been frivolous — a dozen or so young activists mostly hanging out in a parking lot listening...

Road-blocking climate protesters resume campaign in London

Oct. 25, 2021 08:20 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Environmental protesters pressuring the British government to insulate all homes within a decade resumed a road-blocking campaign in London on Monday ahead of the United Nations' annual climate conference. As commuters headed to work, demonstrators from...

Fitness founder revamps Genoa Township gym, plans expansion

Oct. 25, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — Tyler Koronich grew up in Howell and opened his first TRVFIT Fitness gym there in 2013 when he was in his early 20s. The company now has 16 locations, including 15 in Michigan and one in Johnson City, Tennessee. Koronich, now...

West Virginia ex-sergeant claims hostile work enviornment

Oct. 24, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia sheriff's officer filed a lawsuit Friday afternoon accusing the Wood County sheriff of making derogatory and sexist comments about her and another officer, inappropriately touching a female officer and creating a hostile work environment, The...

Dartmouth College requires remote employees to be vaccinated

Oct. 24, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College is requiring employees working remotely to be vaccinated. The Valley News reports that the college expanded its vaccine mandate. It already required that employees who access Dartmouth facilities be fully vaccinated or have a...

Nonprofit opens to help business owners in Fredericksburg

Oct. 24, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — When Brittany Henry first started her marketing and communications business, she was a stay-at-home mom with no other job, and her family desperately needed a second income to cover the cost of health insurance. Henry said she approached a...

Dot banks on post-COVID rural appeal, pays employees to move

Oct. 23, 2021 09:49 AM EDT

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. (AP) — Dot Foods had a problem. In early 2020, COVID-19 put the brakes on six decades of nearly constant hiring. When the pandemic eased and business buzzed again last spring, the company found that prospective employees, less willing to work, or at least having warmed...

Retired FBI official takes job as bus driver during shortage

Oct. 23, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Mike Mason was one of the nation’s highest-ranking FBI officials. Now he drives students to school in a yellow school bus each morning and afternoon. It wasn’t the career turn he’d imagined for himself. He was once the executive assistant...