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Monday, April 15th, 2019


In South Korea’s struggling Kia Town, ‘bad jobs’ better than no jobs

Park Byung-kyu once led Kia Motor’s union in the city of Gwangju, fighting for labor protections against the powerful, family-run chaebol that dominated the economy during South Korea’s rapid industrialization.

Texas Tech’s Davide Moretti on how the Red Raiders rebound after their national title loss

Texas Tech’s sharp-shooting forward joins Andy Katz to break down the national championship game, the Red Raiders’ underdog run to the title game, what he’s looking to improve on next season and more….

Telling the Passover story in the shadow of the Pittsburgh massacre

(RNS) — Joyce Fienberg wanted to make people feel loved and cared for. Her daughter-in-law is using that example to invite non-Jews to the seder table.
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U.S. natural history museum will not host event honoring Brazil president

The American Museum of Natural History in New York said on Monday that it will not host a planned gala dinner that was set to honor Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as “Person of the Year.”

Trump calls Muslim lawmaker Ilhan Omar ‘out of control’ in latest attack

U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Democratic U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar as an “out of control” purveyor of “hate” speech on Monday before leaving for a visit to the state the Muslim-American represents in Congress.

Hulu buys back AT&T’s stake in $1.43 billion deal

Hulu is buying back wireless carrier AT&T Inc’s 9.5 percent stake in the streaming service company in a deal valued at $1.43 billion, the two companies said on Monday.

Ex-Massachusetts Governor Weld to seek 2020 Republican presidential nomination

Former Massachusetts Governor William Weld announced his candidacy on Monday to challenge President Donald Trump for the 2020 Republican presidential nomination.

Financial scam victims have higher risk of Alzheimer’s

(Reuters Health) – Older adults who are victims of financial scams may be more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease than elderly people who don’t get tricked by scammers, a small U.S. study suggests.

After Cyclone Idai, thousands still cut off, many more in need: aid agencies

One month after Cyclone Idai tore through southern Africa bringing devastating floods, aid agencies say the situation remains critical with some communities in worst-hit Mozambique only just being reached with aid.

Record 17.4 million watch ‘Game of Thrones’ kickoff for final season

Some 17.4 million Americans watched the first episode of the final season of television’s “Game of Thrones” – a record audience for the medieval fantasy series, cable channel HBO said on Monday.