Hungary Added a ‘Slave Law’ to Meet Labor Shortages. It’s Not Working So Well.

This is a carte blanche to say: Im offering my people on the labor market. You can exhaust them as far as you wish. The regulation is there, said Miklos Ligeti, the legal director of the anti-corruption group Transparency International Hungary. Mr. Orbans st…
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Chicago broils as two days of extreme heat set in – Chicago Tribune

A two-day blast of extreme heat began baking the Chicago area Friday morning as the temperature overnight fell only to 81 degrees, a possible record for the day. Storms on Thursday postponed excessive heat warnings that went into effect at 10 a.m. Friday for…

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Iran ‘seizes British-flagged oil tanker’ – BBC News

Image copyrightStena Bulk A British-flagged oil tanker has been seized in the Gulf by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Iran media say. The owners of the Stena Impero, which was bound for Saudi Arabia, say they have been unable to contact the vessel and it i…

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Trump and Melania meet with Buzz Aldrin to remember moon landing – CBS News

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are meeting at the White House Friday with Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, and family members of the late Neil Armstrong.  Mr. Trump — who praises space travel and loves to talk about his new…

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Thousands Freed From Prison Custody As DOJ Implements Sentencing Reform Law – NPR

Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen with Hugh Hurwitz, left, acting director of the Bureau of Prisons, and David Muhlhausen, director of the National Institute of Justice, at DOJ in Washington. Susan Walsh/AP More than 3,100 people will leave Bureau of Pr…

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for ‘go back’ remark – Fox News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group of female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying that his remarks were unbecoming of “the strength of America.” Speaking to reporters in Berlin at her ann…

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