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  • BusinessReuters

    Microsoft, AFL-CIO reach deal on AI, labor neutrality

    Microsoft and the AFL-CIO union federation said Monday they had struck a deal whereby the U.S. software giant will remain neutral in efforts by unions to encourage workers to become members. The two sides will also work together on the future of artificial intelligence, in a first-of-its-kind partnership on AI and the future of the workforce as business and labor grapple with the impact of the technology. Microsoft President Brad Smith told Reuters the "neutrality agreement provides a high-lev

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    Hong Kong election sees lowest-ever turnout with dissent banned

    Hong Kong's first district elections for "patriots" saw a turnout of 27.5 percent, the government said Monday, a record low for a race that had shut out all opposition candidates.- 'Hugely humiliating' - John Burns, an emeritus professor at the University of Hong Kong, said the record-low turnout may "reveal citizens' widespread scepticism" about whether the district councils could reflect their views.

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    France says downing of drones in Red Sea 'legitimate defence'

    A French frigate that shot down two drones in the Red Sea was acting in self-defence after coming under attack from the unmanned aerial vehicles, the foreign ministry in Paris said on Monday.The foreign ministry said the drones were engaged in an "attack" on its vessel and had been downed in "legitimate defence".

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  • PoliticsHuffPost

    Mitt Romney Appears Open To Voting For Joe Biden Over Trump In 2024

    "Bad policy we can overcome as a country we have in the past. Bad character is something which is very difficult to overcome,” the Utah Republican said.

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    UK's Sunak faces key test over Rwanda migrant policy vote

    UK leader Rishi Sunak faces the riskiest week of his premiership, with lawmakers gathering Monday to decide whether to back his flagship policy to send asylum seekers to Rwanda. The government announced a new bill last week after Supreme Court judges ruled in November that the deportation plan was illegal, as Rwanda was not a safe country.

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    George Santos Claims He Never Wrote His Phony Résumé

    The serial fabulist's remarks on his biography "astonished" a New York City-based reporter.

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  • LifestyleHuffPost

    I Tried To Track Down 3 Strangers I'd Met On Vacation With Just A Photo. 4 Days Later, I Got A Miracle.

    "How would I go about locating these three random individuals in a sea of people without any idea what their names were or what city they lived in?"

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