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By the associated press The highlight of today’s story: On July 13, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed Thurgood Marshall to the post of Solicitor General of the United States; Marshall became the first black lawyer appointed to this post. (Two years later, Johnson appointed Marshall to the United States Supreme Court.) To this date …

Today’s highlight in history: On July 13, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed Thurgood Marshall to the post of Solicitor General of the United States; Marshall became the first black lawyer appointed to this post. (Two years later, Johnson appointed Marshall to the United States Supreme Court.) To this date : In 1787: The Confederation …

Asphalt pavers and drum compactors are back on the road. After a year of many road projects being shelved as cities grapple with budget holes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the summer resurfacing season is underway again, leaving a welcome whiff of hot tar in the air. And for paving companies, the to-do list is …

“Life is fleeting, everything is fleeting,” says Yonit Schiller. “As a photographer, I strive to capture the essence of a second in a single frame. Photography is an escape in time because it allows the moment to linger. I find it rewarding. For me, the goal is to suspend this moment in time. She describes …

Brendan McDermid / Reuters Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams won the Democratic primary for mayor of New York, The Associated Press reported Tuesday night. With nearly every mail-in ballot eventually counted by the city’s notoriously inept election board, Adams – a former police officer who is said to be the city’s second black mayor – …

Today in history Today is Tuesday July 13, the 194th day of 2021. There are 171 days left in the year. The highlight of today’s history: On July 13, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed Thurgood Marshall to the post of Solicitor General of the United States; Marshall became the first black lawyer appointed to …

The public operator of Abu Dhabi airport has canceled a contract with a consortium that was building a 10.8 billion dirhams ($ 2.94 billion) terminal at the emirate’s main airport, told Reuters four sources familiar with the matter. The group, which includes UAE-based Arabtec, Turkish company TAV Insaat and Athens-based Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), won …

Washington (AP) – Employers will not have the immediate opportunity to relax as the US labor market recovers and workers’ needs increase this summer. The labor shortage will likely continue for years after the economy’s rapid recovery has shaken its growing pain. Imagine last year that a number of people of working age did something …

Shamseddine said if prices continue to rise with the removal of subsidies, basic needs will become beyond the reach of most Lebanese, adding that 65% of employed Lebanese earn their wages in pounds and 70% of them earn a salary between LL 1.5 million to LL 2.5 million. “The basic food basket costs LL 2.1 …

BEIRUT, July 1, 2021 – Children of Lebanon are the most affected by one of the world’s worst economic collapses in recent times[1], according to a survey released today by UNICEF. A series of mutually reinforcing crises, including a devastating recession, have left families and children in Lebanon in dire straits, affecting just about every …