Subway’s struggles continue as 50 more corporate staff laid off

Subway Restaurants on Tuesday laid off about 50 people in its business-development and leasing units, or more than 5 percent of its corporate staff, The Post has learned. The layoffs, which mark the struggling chain’s third round of cuts this year, hit the two sections at Subway’s Milford, Connecticut, headquarters, a company insider said. In […]

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Crisis response team — without cops — would be sent to mental health emergencies under proposal

Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez (33rd) supports a non-law enforcement crisis response team for people experiencing mental health emergencies. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times file The “Treatment for Trauma” crisis response team would be staffed by paramedics and social workers and run by the Chicago Department of Public Health. Community health advocates and some aldermen called Tuesday for creation […]

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Hernández: People-pleasing Dave Roberts knows Dodgers fans need a World Series title to be happy

Dave Roberts is a people person. He likes to be liked, and he always has. Which makes this an unusual time for him. Roberts claims he is not on social media, but he has an idea of what people are saying about him, how they don’t trust his judgment, how they don’t think the Dodgers […]

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Jay Johnstone, Major League Outfielder and Prankster, Dies at 74

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Jay Johnstone spent 20 seasons as a major league outfielder and played in the World Series for the 1978 Yankees and the 1981 Los Angeles Dodgers. Although he had a solid career, he was never […]

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Feds fault operator, regulators in limo crash that killed 20

Federal investigators examining the 2018 crash of a stretch limousine that killed 20 people say state regulators repeatedly failed to properly oversee the poorly maintained vehicle By MICHAEL HILL Associated Press September 29, 2020, 10:03 PM • 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ALBANY, N.Y. — State regulators repeatedly failed to […]

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Rapper NBA YoungBoy among 16 arrested in Louisiana’s capital

Rap artist NBA YoungBoy is among 16 people who have been arrested on drug and firearm charges in Louisiana’s capital city By The Associated Press September 29, 2020, 6:47 PM • 2 min read BATON ROUGE, La. — Rap artist NBA YoungBoy is among 16 people arrested Monday on drug and firearm charges in Louisiana’s […]

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Paris Attack Suspect Wanted to Target Charlie Hebdo With Arson

PARIS — The man suspected of stabbing two people outside the former Paris office of Charlie Hebdo last week admitted to investigators that he wanted to set the building on fire, and he railed against cartoons of the prophet in a video found on his phone, but he did not pledge allegiance to any known […]

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NTSB: Regulators failed at jobs in limo crash that killed 20

Federal investigators examining the 2018 crash of a stretch limousine that killed 20 people said Tuesday that state regulators repeatedly failed to oversee a poorly maintained vehicle with corroded brakes. National Transportation Safety Board members are expected to vote later Tuesday on a final report on the deadliest transportation disaster in the United States in […]

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Multiple People Killed After Oregon Police Respond to Call About Hostages

Multiple people were fatally shot after deputies responded to a call about hostages taken at a house in Salem, the capital of Oregon, on Monday afternoon, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said. The statement did not say who was shot during the encounter or how many people died, but it said that no law enforcement […]

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Election officials scramble to find enough poll works ahead of November 3rd

CONCORD, N.H. – The clock is ticking for election officials to fill a massive need for people to work the polls on Election Day. Many senior citizens who typically work the polls are staying home this year due to the risks of the pandemic, researchers from MIT’s Election Data and Science Lab and the voting rights group […]

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Gunfire erupts inside Mexican bar killing 11 amid violent turf war

Officials in Mexico said Monday that 11 people were killed in a massacre at a bar as a turf war plays out between two powerful gangs in the Mexican state of Guanajuato. The bodies of seven men and four women were discovered at the scene, according to Reuters. The report said that rival gangs that […]

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Doc Rivers is out as Clippers coach

Doc Rivers is out as coach of the Clippers, according to people with knowledge of the situation but not authorized to speak publicly. The Clippers, who finished second in the Western Conference this season, were eliminated in the second round of the playoffs by the third-seeded Denver Nuggets after taking a three-games-to-one lead in the […]

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Louisville drops curfew, legislator questions rioting law

A curfew is being lifted in Louisville, where many people have been arrested for refusing to stop their nighttime protests after a grand jury’s decision not to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor By The Associated Press September 28, 2020, 4:00 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this […]

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Bank of England’s Ramsden sees 0.1% as floor for rates

© Reuters. People walk in front of the Bank of England, as the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases grow around the world, in London LONDON (Reuters) – Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden said he thought the floor for the central bank’s key interest rate was 0.1% but the BoE was “duty-bound” to […]

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Most executives seek work-life balance after experiencing pandemic blues: survey

2/2 © Reuters. People walk on Wall St. in front of the NYSE in New York 2/2 (Reuters) – Nearly eight out of 10 corporate executives have experienced poor mental health during the coronavirus crisis, prompting a number of them to re-evaluate and improve work-life balance, a survey showed on Monday. Many top company officials […]

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California Woman Is Charged After Two Protesters Struck by Car

A woman was charged with attempted murder after the car she was driving struck two people during a demonstration for racial justice in California that clashed with a counterprotest on Saturday, the authorities said. The driver, Tatiana Turner, of Long Beach, Calif., was also charged with assault with a deadly weapon, the Orange County Sheriff’s […]

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California Woman Is Charged After Striking Two Protesters With Car, Police Say

A woman was charged with attempted murder after the car she was driving struck two people during a demonstration for racial justice in California that clashed with a counterprotest on Saturday, the authorities said. The driver, Tatiana Turner, of Long Beach, Calif., was also charged with assault with a deadly weapon, the Orange County Sheriff’s […]

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Late night protest in Portland, Oregon, declared unlawful

Several people in Portland, Oregon were arrested in anti-police brutality protests that continued into early Sunday, hours after demonstrations ended with few reports of violence By GILLIAN FLACCUS and SALLY HO Associated Press September 27, 2020, 6:55 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PORTLAND — Several people in Portland, […]

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How to Keep the Coronavirus at Bay Indoors

As the autumn chill ushers people back into homes, classrooms and offices, the coronavirus may resurge even in states that so far have restrained its spread. Why? The virus poses a greater threat in crowded indoor spaces than it does outdoors. Southern states, for example, saw a spike in infections when the temperatures soared this […]

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Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatments

The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate efforts to save their lives, scientists now better understand how to treat and prevent the disease — and millions of others may survive. Ming Wang, 71, and his wife were on a cruise […]

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Police arrest dozens during unauthorized Maryland car rally

More than 100 people have been arrested on criminal and traffic offenses during an unauthorized car rally in a Maryland city, where confrontations between participants and police were captured on videos By The Associated Press September 27, 2020, 3:56 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article OCEAN CITY, Md. — […]

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Tribes see ballot collection as a lifeline in Indian Country

Many older people living on the expansive Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation in northern Nevada relied on the tribe’s senior services van to get to the grocery store or the doctor before the coronavirus pandemic ended that option. Now, tribal officials worry how elders and others who don’t have cars or can’t travel on their own […]

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Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment

The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate efforts to save their lives, scientists now better understand how to treat and prevent the disease — and millions of others may survive. Ming Wang, 71, and his wife were on a cruise […]

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