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Woman Gets 15 Months in Prison for Punching Flight Attendant in the Face

A California woman who repeatedly punched a Southwest Airlines flight attendant last year, bloodying her face and chipping three of her teeth, was sentenced on Friday to 15 months in federal prison, prosecutors said. The woman, Vyvianna M. Quinonez, 29, of Sacramento, will also have to pay nearly $ 26,000 in restitution and a ,500 …

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The Texas Law That Has Banks Saying They Don’t ‘Discriminate’ Against Guns

Four years ago, JPMorgan Chase joined some of the nation’s largest banks in publicly distancing itself from the firearm industry after a mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., Left 17 people dead. JPMorgan’s relationships with gunmakers “have come down significantly and are pretty limited,” Marianne Lake, then the bank’s chief financial officer, told reporters. “We do …

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How Some People Travel to the US After Positive Covid Tests

Michelle Fishman calls it the “worst-case scenario that you don’t really think through.” After a three-week vacation in Greece, the 52-year-old hotel art consultant from Miami and her husband took pre-departure coronavirus tests required to fly home from overseas. She tested positive, he didn’t. Although coronavirus travel restrictions have eased across many parts of the …

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Illegal Immigration Is Down, Changing the Face of California Farms

To hear more audio stories from publications like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android. GONZALES, Calif. – It looks like a century-old picture of farming in California: a few dozen Mexican men on their knees, plucking radishes from the ground, tying them into bundles. But the crews on Sabor Farms‘ radish …

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Eric Adams Meets With NYC Business Leaders About Subway Safety

The New York City mayor, Eric Adams, held a briefing with more than 100 employers and business leaders on Thursday to discuss public safety in the city and the steps his administration is taking to ensure workers returning to the office feel comfortable during their commutes. The Partnership for New York City, a business group, …

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Goldman’s Move to Unlimited Vacation Is Good for… Goldman

When Goldman Sachs – the investment bank known for its hard-charging culture – recently told its senior bankers that they could take off as much time as they wanted, the policy shift immediately catapulted it into the ranks of America’s most employee-friendly companies. Managers should “take the vacation they need so they can continue to …

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